Dhru Purohit Show
Dhru Purohit Show
Dhru Purohit
Hi, I'm Dhru (like Drew), and every week, I interview the top experts in health, medicine, and mindset to provide you with in-depth, step-by-step protocols to take your health to the next level. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Get Rid of Toxic Mold Before It’s Too Late with Michael Rubino
This episode is brought to you by Cozy Earth and Air Doctor. Over seventy percent of homes in the United States have a species of mold present, and this trend is only expected to rise. This statistic becomes even more alarming when we consider that mold can affect individuals with autoimmune conditions and neurodegenerative diseases and lead to chronic inflammation, fatigue, and brain fog. Today's guest is here to dive deep into the topic of mold, educate us, and ultimately empower us to take action to keep ourselves and our families safe.Today, on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Michael Rubino to discuss the increasing prevalence of mold in our homes and the reasons behind it. Michael highlights the four most toxic mold species, what should raise concern for us, and the top three actions we can take to protect ourselves. He also reveals the results of Dhru's Dust Test and guides us through methods of removing mold from our homes.Michael Rubino is the Founder of HomeCleanse, President of the Change the Air Foundation, and Host of the Never Been Sicker podcast. As a council-certified Mold Remediator, he specializes in helping immunocompromised individuals with mold exposure reactions. His upcoming book, set for release in 2024, serves as a comprehensive guide to mold remediation, reflecting his dedication to improving global indoor air quality.In this episode, Dhru and Michael dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Mold is the number one toxin in the home (2:33 / 2:33) What is the source of mold that most people are dealing with (6:31 / 6:31)Memorable client testimonials (11:51 / 10:44 ) When there is a cause for concern and what to look for (17:00 / 16:00) The four most toxic molds (18:56 / 17:36)How mold damages our body through self-preservation (22:20 / 20:46)Why some people are more impacted by mold than others (24:57 / 23:38)How do you know if you have mold in your home (26:48 / 25:59) How the Dust Test works and Dhru’s test results (31:49 / 32:38)Top three actions you can immediately take to protect yourself (42:45 / 39:48)The top sources of water damage in homes (35:30 / 42:30) How to remove mold (49:07 / 46:23 )How Michael started his journey (58:15 / 55:23)Bacteria and their impact on your health (1:15:40 / 1:12:50) Naturally detoxing your body and simple actions you can take (1:22:00 / 1:19:10) Also mentioned in this episode:Dhru’s Dust Test Resultshttps://www.themichaelrubino.com/https://www.thedusttest.com/Never Been Sicker Podcast Right now, get 40% off your Cozy Earth sheets. Just head over to cozyearth.com and use code DHRUP.AirDoctor is offering my community $300 off. Just go to dhrupurohit.com/filter/ to clean up your home’s air and feel better today. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 14
1 hr 30 min
The True Root Cause of Chronic Pain and How To Manage it Using the Latest Science with Dr. Howard Schubiner
This episode is brought to you by Vivobarefoot and AquaTru. Chronic pain impacts millions of people, and yet traditional methods focus solely on pain management, failing to address the root cause of the pain. Today’s guest is here to share a groundbreaking approach to treating pain, revealing that the brain creates pain as a signal of an underlying emotional issue that needs to be addressed, and treatment can be achieved by rewiring our brains. Today, on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Dr. Howard Schubiner to discuss why chronic pain is more prevalent and how it is connected to our brains. Dr. Schubiner explains why the current approach to pain management is flawed and why Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy has been clinically proven to be more effective in treating chronic pain compared to traditional forms of treatment. He also explores how adverse childhood experiences can trigger chronic pain later in life and how we can rewire our brains, ultimately changing our response to pain.Dr. Howard Schubiner is an internist, pediatrician, and the Mind-Body Medicine Center director at Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. He is a clinical professor at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and has authored more than 100 publications in scientific journals and books, including three books, Unlearn Your Pain. In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Schubiner dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Why back pain has doubled in the last twenty years (2:24 / 2:24)What is pain in the body (5:36 / 5:36) The current approach to pain and pain management is broken (11:13 / 8:55) The Symptom Perception Model and its effectiveness (18:30 / 16:09)Incentives that lead to failure in the system (20:03 / 17:45)Why MRIs don’t provide a complete picture of the pain (25:00 / 23:07)Adverse childhood experiences and the relationship to pain (31:50 / 28:00)Awareness of how the brain generates pain (37:15 / 33:09)Tools for assessing and combating pain (44:51 / 40:54) Pain reprocessing therapy: Changing your response to the pain (51:38 / 47:46) What is Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (59:50 / 56:00) Next steps on addressing chronic pain (1:21:00 / 1:17:13)  Also mentioned in this episode:Unlearn Your Pain websiteReign of Pain PPD/TMS Peer NetworkCurable AppCure of Chronic PainLet your feet do their natural thing, and upgrade your shoes. Just go to vivobarefoot.com/dhru and use the code DHRU15 to get 15% off any order. AquaTru is a countertop reverse osmosis purifier with a four-stage filtration system that removes 15x more contaminants than the bestselling water filters out there. Go to dhrupurohit.com/filter/ and get $100 off when you try AquaTru for yourself.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 12
1 hr 26 min
Expert Exposes Biggest Weight Loss Myths and the Secret to Longterm, Sustained Body Composition with Dr. Morgan Nolte
This episode is brought to you by Birch Living, Bioptimizers, and AquaTru. There is so much conflicting and outdated advice on weight loss and calories in and out. Although some of this advice may initially lead to weight loss, it does not always result in long-term weight loss, sustainable habits, and overall health. Today’s guest is here to break down the research, myths, and advice to help us navigate what actually works in the realm of weight loss and what can be disregarded. Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Dr. Morgan Nolte to discuss why weight gain and insulin resistance have become more prevalent and what we can do to change our relationship with insulin and ultimately maintain ideal weight. Dr. Morgan Nolte is a board-certified clinical specialist in geriatric physical therapy. She recognized a need for preventative education and care that focuses on reversing risk factors instead of just treating symptoms. That led her to focus on developing online courses and coaching programs that help adults reverse insulin resistance for long-term weight loss and disease prevention. In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Nolte dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Why unwanted weight gain and insulin resistance have become the norm (2:30 / 2:30)Aging and how that changes our relationship with insulin (16:17 / 13:35) How calories drive eating behavior (25:02 / 21:28) Tips for keeping the weight off (30:26 / 28:04)Sustainability by adding in rather than removing (37:35 / 34:12)Dr. Nolte’s tips for navigating conflicting advice (42:35 / 38:41)Breaking down carbohydrates (50:55 / 46:50) Optimal fiber levels (1:05:06 / 1:00:47)Four pillars to a low insulin lifestyle (1:08:44 / 1:04:24)Toxic traits that damage mindset (1:20:10 / 1:06:03)The impact of sleep on your appetite (1:26:37 / 1:22:26)Strength training and stress management for optimal insulin levels (1:35:40 / 1:31:16 )Understanding the why behind your goals and what actions you are taking (1:44:25 /1:40:20)Also mentioned in this episode:Zivli Ultimate Food Guide Dr. Nolte’s episode with Dr. Lyon You’re probably eating way too much protein To get 20% off your Birch Living mattress plus two free eco-rest pillows, head over to birchliving.com/dhru today.Start the New Year off right and dial in on your sleep. Go to bioptimizers.com/dhru now and enter promo code DHRU10 to get 10% off any order.AquaTru is a countertop reverse osmosis purifier with a four-stage filtration system that removes 15x more contaminants than the bestselling water filters out there. Go to dhrupurohit.com/filter/ and get $100 off when you try AquaTru for yourself.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 7
2 hr 7 min
An Urgent Warning On Population Collapse, The Fertility Crisis, Erectile Dysfunction & Our Toxic Environment with Ronit Menashe & Vida Delrahim
This episode is brought to you by LMNT, Momentous, and Pique Life. Infertility rates and population decline are skyrocketing, and it's not just about couples choosing not to have kids. The real story is that our current lifestyles are wielding a mighty influence in this alarming decline, and the same factors that influence overall health impact fertility. Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Ronit Menashe and Vida Delrahim, co-founders of WeNatal, to unveil the staggering crisis of plummeting populations and fertility rates. Ronit and Vida share the critical role of environmental toxins and metabolic dysfunction in causing low fertility. They also break down the research on infertility and population decline and dish out the keys to unlocking fertility including quality sleep, diet, movement, and stress reduction. Ronit Menashe and Vida Delrahim are the co-founders of WeNatal, a prenatal supplement company intentionally designed for women and men. Ronit and Vida are also advocates for couples and individuals who aren’t aware of how the modern world and the toxic environment that we all live in could be impacting our fertility journeys.In this episode, Dhru, Ronit, and Vida dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):The shocking rates of population decline and low fertility rates (2:56 / 2:56)Lower sperm levels in men (12:51 / 8:54)The role of environmental toxins on fertility (17:30 / 13:48)Infertility in women and increased rates of miscarriages (19:08 / 15:30)The one percent effect (24:50 / 21:13) Reproductive health as a sign of overall health (29:07 / 25:48)Ronit and Vida’s personal story (37:47 / 32:44)The role of IVF (42:42 / 37:14)The three main root causes of infertility (56:12 / 51:12) Concluding thoughts on fertility and why WeNatal (1:13:47 / 1:08:41)Ronit and Vida’s mission (1:20:21 / 1:15:27)Also mentioned in this episode:WeNatal.com/Dhru to get a FREE 30-day supply of fish oil ($34.95 value) with a subscriptionWeNatal SlidesThe 17-year time lag in researchOf Boys and Men bookRight now, LMNT is offering my listeners a free sample pack with any purchase. Head over to DrinkLMNT.com/dhru today.Optimize your Omega-3 levels by choosing a quality fish oil made by and used by the best. Go to livemomentous.com and enter promo code DHRU to get 20% off any order. For a limited time, Pique is offering my community up to 20% off of their Fasting Bundles PLUS an exclusive gift. Go to Piquelife.com/Dhru to redeem this exclusive offer today!  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 5
1 hr 25 min
The Truth About Seed Oils and How to Prioritize Protein with Nicolas Jammet
This episode is brought to you by Bioptimizers, Cozy Earth, and Sweetgreen. When we hear "fast food," we often picture highly processed, questionably sourced ingredients. But in our hectic lives, we crave quick, wholesome options that boost longevity instead of fueling disease. Meet Nicolas Jammet, one of the masterminds behind Sweetgreen—a game-changing solution now thriving in countless locations nationwide.Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Nicolas Jammet, Co-Founder and Chief Concept Officer of Sweetgreen, a healthy fast food restaurant that prides itself on creating quality food. Nicolas shares how and why Sweetgreen came about and why it was Sweetgreen’s mission to focus on creating with transparency. He also shares why Sweetgreen decided to shift away from seed oils and focus on quality fats and how Sweetgreen continues to be an innovator in the restaurant space. Nicolas is the Co-Founder & Chief Concept Officer of Sweetgreen, the mission-driven restaurant brand that serves healthy food at scale. Sweetgreen’s vision is to be as ubiquitous as traditional fast food but far more transparent and honest. Nicolas has been recognized as a key innovator in food and business and was named Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business.” In this episode, Dhru and Nicolas dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):The shocking decision behind removing seed oils from Sweetgreen’s meals (2:24 / 2:24) Are seed oils harmful (3:52 / 3:52)Innovation in the fast food industry space (19:20 / 16:43)The customer response from an innovative decision (23:30 / 21:08)The importance of high-quality protein and the benefits of eating protein (25:50 / 23:15)Working with regenerative growers (47:46 / 43:08)Collaboration with farmers (51:30 / 47:02)Avoiding sugar in dressings (54:35 / 50:05)Choosing the appropriate grains for Sweetgreen’s menu (56:52 / 52:00) Core health principles (58:40 / 53:54)The why behind building Sweetgreen (1:03:35 / 58:00)The future of Sweetgreen (1:09:00 / 1:04:32)Advice for entrepreneurs ( 1:14:38 / 1:09:55)For more on Nicolas, follow him on Instagram and @nicolasjammet on Twitter/X.Start the New Year off right and dial in on your sleep. Go to bioptimizers.com/dhru now and enter promo code DHRU10 to get 10% off any order.Right now, get 40% off your Cozy Earth sheets. Just head over to cozyearth.com and use code DHRUP.Find out more about Sweetgreen and their newest protein plates at www.sweetgreen.com. New Users of the sweet green app can use the code "Dhru5" for $5 off. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 31
1 hr 28 min
Whistleblower Sounds the Alarm: Organic Food Is Under Threat with Dave Chapman
This episode is brought to you by AquaTru and Sweetgreen. The quality of our food is one of the fundamental pillars in building our health and longevity. With all the food labels, it's hard to differentiate between what truly matters and what is solely a marketing strategy. Lifelong farmer David Chapman is a whistleblower sounding the alarm on the certified USDA organic label and the practices behind the companies using that label.Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with David, a lifelong farmer, Co-Director, and Board Chair of the Real Organic Project, to discuss how the certified organic label has been hijacked and how consumers are being misled. Dave shares the truths about the hydroponic process, the differences between smaller farms and large-scale operations, and the government's shortcomings in regulating the organic farming industry. Dave Chapman is a lifelong organic farmer who runs the Long Wind Farm in Vermont. He is the Co-Director and Board Chair of the Real Organic Project, dedicated to reigniting and connecting the organic movement. David also leads the Real Organic Podcast and co-founded Vermont Organic Farmers. He serves on the Policy Committee of the Organic Farmers Association. His latest project is the creation of the Tomato Masterclass, a training for farmers working to create a strong economic base for their market gardens.In this episode, Dhru and David dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):The top ways consumers are being misled when buying organic (3:58 / 3:58)The impact of these misleading statements on our climate (13:40 / 12:06)Dave’s mission and raising awareness (16:14 / 14:21)What is hydroponic and what it misses (19:27 / 17:50)What kind of eggs we should be eating (29:11 / 27:40)The government’s role in protecting consumers and what is lacking (40:07 / 36:36)Careful and skillful efforts by small farms versus industrialized farms (50:38 / 47:05)The inability of farmers to become certified organic and the importance of trust (55:35 / 52:20)Requirements for grass-fed beef (1:02:58 / 59:25)Dave’s journey in becoming a farmer (1:07:22 / 1:03:53)How the Real Organic Project started and what their certification stands for (1:11:25 / 1:07:48) The Non-GMO Project efforts (1:29:50 / 1:26:17)The certification process by the Real Organic Project (1:37:10 / 1:33:32) How you can help and where to learn more (1:59:17 / 1:55:50)Also mentioned in this episode:Real Organic Project Hydroponic debateAlexandre FarmsAquaTru is a countertop reverse osmosis purifier with a four-stage filtration system that removes 15x more contaminants than the bestselling water filters out there. Go to dhrupurohit.com/filter/ and get $100 off when you try AquaTru for yourself. Find out more about Sweetgreen and their newest protein plates at www.sweetgreen.com. New Users of the sweet green app can use the code "Dhru5" for $5 off.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 29
2 hr 7 min
Why Visceral Fat is So Dangerous and What You Can Do About It with Dr. Ana Claudia Rosa
This episode is brought to you by Cozy Earth and Sweetgreen. In the pursuit of optimal health, physicians and individuals must broaden their perspective beyond the visible, subcutaneous fat. Often fixated on this outer layer, doctors might overlook signs of metabolic dysfunction in leaner individuals and miss the silent killer beneath the surface. Addressing visceral fat levels can unlock the secrets to longevity and redefine the well-being standards for all.Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Dr. Ana Claudia Rosa to discuss visceral fat as the silent killer behind inflammation in our body, which ultimately leads to most chronic diseases. Dr. Rosa shares MRI images to show how individuals with the same body mass index can have varying degrees of visceral fat that can significantly impact their health. Dr. Rosa also shares the lifestyle factors that increase visceral fat and the factors we can hone in on to reverse the percentage of visceral fat in our body. If you are looking to deep dive into visceral fat, this episode is for you! Dr. Ana Claudia Rosa is a physician, radiologist, and medical doctor affiliated with the VA healthcare system. She holds the position of assistant professor at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Rosa is an expert on visceral fat, emphasizing its significance in detection and detailed reporting. She guides both patients and ordering providers through cross-section imaging, particularly MRI scans.In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Rosa dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Why visceral fat is so dangerous to our body and what it can do in your body (1:53 / 1:53)Different types of fat (7:11 / 7:11)How body mass index is not a factor in determining visceral fat (14:37 / 13:15) Ectopic fat and the damage it causes to our organs (21:40 / 20:10) The drivers of visceral fat (26:10 / 24:50) The impact of visceral fat on longevity (40:25 / 38:45) The role stress, sleep, and diet play in reducing visceral fat (52:04 / 48:44) Why the body produces visceral fat (1:14:45 / 1:11:25)Specific lifestyle advice to reduce visceral fat (1:18:30 / 1:16:30) A finding of normal on the MRI versus cause for concern (1:25:12 / 1:22:22)The importance of muscle (1:34:50 /1:32:39)Dr. Rosa’s health journey in losing visceral fat and becoming stronger (1:51:50 / 1:48:36) Health as an investment in your life (2:09:24 / 2:06:06)Distinguishing visceral fat on your MRI (2:12:55 / 2:10:55)Also mentioned in this episode:Watch this episode on YouTubeDr. Rosa’s Presentation Slides Dhru’s episode with Dr. Sean O’Mara Right now, get 40% off your Cozy Earth sheets. Just head over to cozyearth.com and use code DHRUP.Find out more about Sweetgreen and their newest protein plates at www.sweetgreen.com. New Users of the sweet green app can use the code "Dhru5" for $5 off. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 24
2 hr 36 min
Harvard Psychiatrist Explains How to Use a Low Carb Diet to Reverse Brain Fog and Mental Health Disorders with Dr. Georgia Ede
This episode is brought to you by Vivobarefoot, Momentous, and Sweetgreen. It’s undeniable that food can nourish our body or put it in a state of dis-ease. With mental health conditions and disorders on the rise, we often overlook how the foods that we consume each day have the power to transform and reshape our brain chemistry for better or worse. According to Dr. Georgia Ede, each bite can literally change our minds. Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with psychiatrist Dr. Georgia Ede to discuss mental health disorders and their connection to our standard American diet. Dr. Ede shares the benefits of a ketogenic diet, the research behind how food changes our brain chemistry, and the top myths about foods marketed as brain superfoods. Dr. Ede also shares tips from practice and walks us through how we can nourish, protect, and energize our brains for optimal health. Dr. Georgia Ede. Dr. Ede is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in college mental health and nutritional psychiatry. She has 18 years of clinical experience in hospitals, community health centers, specialty clinics, and private practices, utilizing medications and psychotherapy to help adults of all ages. Her newest book is Change Your Diet, Change Your Mind. In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Ede dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Changing brain chemistry through food  (2:50 / 2:50)What ultra-processed foods do to our brains and the symptoms that are not normal (5:36 / 5:36)The standard American diet examples for all three meals (12:54 / 8:35)The impact of insulin resistance on the brain (18:00 / 13:58) The top myths about the brain (26:33 / 22:17)Dr. Ede’s patient testimonials and research (41:07 / 34:20) Four categories that can lead to the harm in the brain (50:11 / 43:38)Optimal fasting insulin levels (1:00:14 / 54:04)Healthy Metabolism: diet is king and exercise is queen (1:03:17 / 57:21) Who should consider a ketogenic diet (1:08:12 / 1:01:50)Dr. Ede’s hot take on meat protein as the true superfood (1:13:35 /1:06:10)Mediterranean diet and its impact on brain health (1:18:22 / 1:11:50)The importance of having quality research (1:37:00  / 1:30:33) Dr. Ede’s experience with changing her diet (1:48:40  / 1:42:36)Nourish, protect, and energize the brain (1:57:03 / 1:50:42)Also mentioned in this episode:Dr. Ede’s new book Change Your Diet, Change Your Mind Let your feet do their natural thing and upgrade your shoes. Just go to vivobarefoot.com/dhru and use the code DHRU15 to get 15% off any order. Optimize your Omega-3 levels by choosing a quality fish oil made by and used by the best. Go to livemomentous.com and enter promo code DHRU to get 20% off any order. Find out more about Sweetgreen and their newest protein plates at www.sweetgreen.com. New Users of the sweet green app can use the code "Dhru5" for $5 off.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 22
2 hr 9 min
The True Cause of Fatty Liver Disease and the Top Dietary and Lifestyle Habits to Address It with Kristin Kirkpatrick & Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh
This episode is brought to you by Bioptimizers and Sweetgreen. When discussing chronic disease and crucial organs, we don’t always think about the role the liver plays in our body. Yet, the liver has a role in every metabolic process in the body, including ensuring our blood sugar levels are stable or ensuring that amino acids are converted into fuel. Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Kristin Kirkpatrick & Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh to shed light on an epidemic affecting one in four people: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Dr. Hanouneh and Kristin share the biggest risk factors that lead to fatty liver disease including, metabolic dysfunction, diabetes, and insulin resistance. Dr. Hanouneh and Kristin discuss the rising prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, emphasizing major risk factors such as metabolic dysfunction, diabetes, and insulin resistance. They also explore how factors like the consumption of ultra-processed foods, sugar, and a sedentary lifestyle contribute to the increase in fatty liver cases. Despite these challenges, there is hope. Dr. Hanouneh and Kristin share that fatty liver is a lifestyle disease, and changes to eating and lifestyle habits can effectively treat most cases of this condition. Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD, is a gastroenterologist and hepatologist specializing in liver disease. Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RDN, is a celebrated author, speaker, and accomplished dietitian with over 25 years in the field. Teaming up with Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh, Kristin co-authored the bestselling book Skinny Liver in 2017, and their upcoming release is called Regenerative Health. In this episode, Dhru, Kristin, and Dr. Hanouneh dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):The top warning signs that you have fatty liver disease (2:36 / 2:36 )What leads to fatty liver and the major components of fatty liver disease (4:21 / 4:21) The relationship between fatty liver disease and chronic inflammation (20:08 / 18:45)What has caused the increase in rates of fatty liver disease (25:14 / 23:45) How to treat and reverse fatty liver disease (44:28  / 41:31) Four metabolic types and the importance of identifying your type for risk of fatty liver (51:44 / 48:30 ) The key tests to measure your risk of fatty liver disease (1:12:17 / 1:08:40) Factors beyond your control that can contribute to fatty liver disease (1:16:27 / 1:12:30) Alcohol and its role in fatty liver disease (1:25:40  / 1:22:40)Gut health and fiber consumption and the impact on the liver (1:31:25 / 1:28:10)12 Liver-friendly foods to incorporate into your diet (1:36:57 / 1:33:43) Supplements that can support liver health (1:48:50 / 1:45:30) Also mentioned in this episode:Regenerative Health BookStart the New Year off right and dial in on your sleep. Go to bioptimizers.com/dhru now and enter promo code DHRU10 to get 10% off any order.Find out more about Sweetgreen and their newest protein plates at www.sweetgreen.com. New Users of the sweet green app can use the code "Dhru5" for $5 off.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 17
1 hr 58 min
Top Hormone Doctor Explains How Chronic Stress and Yo-Yo Dieting Drive Weight Gain and What You Can Do About It with Dr. Taz Bhatia
This episode is brought to you by Air Doctor and AquaTru.Battling belly fat, navigating sleep disruptions, managing stress, and grappling with hormonal fluctuations become paramount concerns for women stepping into their late 30s and 40s. In the complex terrain of perimenopause and menopause, many brave through these challenges without a roadmap to clarity or actionable steps.  Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with board-certified physician Dr. Taz Bhatia to discuss hormonal shifts women face as they head into their 40s. Dr. Taz shares the five patterns women face that lead to changes in body composition, the challenges that come with hormonal imbalances, and the damaging lifestyle habits that can exacerbate these challenges. She also discusses the key reasons women may feel constantly hungry and how fasting can be damaging for a woman already under chronic stress. Dr. Taz gives us her hot takes on the social media trends that ignore the fundamentals and her thoughts on alcohol and GLP-1 pharmaceuticals. Dr. Tasneem Bhatia, commonly known as Dr. Taz, is a board-certified physician specializing in integrative and emergency medicine, pediatrics, and prevention, with expertise in women’s health, weight loss, and nutrition. She is the author of Super Woman Rx, What Doctors Eat, The 21-Day Belly Fix, and the host of RadioMD’s The Dr. Taz Show. Her newest book is The Hormone Shift: Balance Your Body and Thrive Through Midlife and Menopause. In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Taz dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Five patterns and challenges with body composition after 40 (1:51 / 1:51)Four solutions to address the chemistry associated with hormonal changes (7:44 / 6:13)The role of toxins and their impact on our hormonal patterns (14:56 / 13:07) The five fundamental shifts that women experience (26:45 / 25:11)The most damaging lifestyle habits for women in their 40’s (33:58 / 30:35) Four reasons why women may feel constantly hungry (46:26 / 43:20)Dr. Taz’s personal journey into practicing integrative medicine and healing herself (51:46 / 48:45)Social media themes that are missing the mark and skipping past the fundamentals (1:00:24 / 57:30)GLP-1 drugs and their impact on gut health (1:04:30 / 1:01:26) Body composition versus weight tracking (1:09:45 / 1:06:40)The importance of women building and keeping muscle in their 40’s (1:12:45 / 1:10:0)Expressions of hormones for teenagers and what we can do to set them up for life (1:18:15 / 1:15:30)Dr. Taz’s view and concerns about alcohol (1:29:07 / 1:26:40)The 30-day hormone reset (1:31:16 / 1:28:20)Two habits to incorporate and two habits to let go of (1:34:05 / 1:31:00)Also mentioned in this episode:Dr. Taz’s new book, The Hormone Shift AirDoctor is offering my community $300 off. Just go to dhrupurohit.com/filter/ to clean up your home’s air and feel better today.  AquaTru is a countertop reverse osmosis purifier with a four-stage filtration system that removes 15x more contaminants than the bestselling water filters out there. Go to dhrupurohit.com/filter/ and get $100 off when you try AquaTru for yourself. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 15
1 hr 41 min
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