180 Nutrition -The Health Sessions.

This week welcome to the show Chris Kresser.s a globally recognized leader in the fields of ancestral health, Paleo nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine. He is the creator of Chris Kresser dot com, one of the top 25 natural health sites in the world, and the author of the New York Times best seller, Your Personal Paleo Code (published in paperback in December 2014 as The Paleo Cure). Chris has been studying, practicing, and teaching alternative medicine for more than fifteen years.

Chris’s work is informed by his own experience recovering from a chronic, complex illness which began while he was traveling in Southeast Asia in his early 20s. After seeing more than twenty doctors around the world and spending thousands of dollars in an effort to diagnose and treat his condition, Chris decided to take his health into his own hands.

Through extensive study and research, continual self-experimentation, and formal training in integrative medicine, he recovered from this debilitating illness and went on to share what he learned with others through his popular blog, podcast, and private practice.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What is functional medicine and how does it address those problems?
  • How do genes and environmental factors play a part in our longterm health.
  • Gut health... is this a buzz word or do we need to carefully consider it.
  • What are the fundamental problems with conventional medicine?
  • What are your non-­negotiables, to be the best version of yourself?

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This week we are doing it with the awesome Chris Kresser.
[00:01:00] I was very excited to get Chris on the show. I've been listening to his podcast for quite some time, and he was just the perfect gentleman, a great guy, and insane amount of wealth and knowledge. Myself and Stu picked his brains for an hour and got stuck into all sorts of topics. If you're not familiar with Chris, he is a globally recognized leader in the fields of functional and integrative medicine. He's also the creator of chriskresser.com, which is one of the top 25 natural health sites in the world. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling book, "Your Personal Paleo Code".

We got into Chris's own journey, how he got into the functional medicine in the first place, which was driven by his own issues and pain. Then from there, what he's learned along the way, and from diagnosis, and what exactly is functional medicine, and how we can apply it and how it can help us to live healthier and happier lives as well. I have no doubt you're going to enjoy the show guys.

[00:02:00] I just wanted to mention as well, if you haven't been back to our website, 180nutrition.com.eu, we're always updating it, and we've updated the actual website only a couple of weeks ago to make it much more user-friendly to find the content that's in there. We're constantly adding new products as well, ones that we believe and stand by. Not sure if you knew, but we've brought in a [180 Greens Plus 00:01:47] product. That's been doing fantastically well since we released that. We've also brought in [Alglutemine 00:01:53] as well, which is designed to help the small intestine, and also help recovery as well and muscle aches. It's worth getting over there, check out what we got guys, because they're all there, the tools that we use, and they're there to design to help you and serve your purpose so we can all improve our nutritional health, and ultimately live a happier life as well. Go back there to 180nutrition.com.eu. Anyway, let's go over to Chris Kresser. Enjoy.

[00:02:30] Hey, this is Guy Lawrence. I'm joined with Stewart Cook as always. Hi Stu. Good to see you there.


Hello Guy.


Our awesome guest today is Mr. Chris Kresser. Welcome to the show buddy.


Hey Guy, Stu. Happy to be here, thanks for inviting me.


Oh it's an honor, man.


Thanks for coming on.


Yeah, yeah, yeah. We're big fans of your work, and it's going to be great to dig in for the next hour, I tell you. What I've generally been doing lately, Chris, is asking two questions to kick off the show. The first one's a short one basically: If a stranger stopped you on the street and asked you what you did for a living, what would you say?


That really depends on who asks. It's a tricky question. I'll typically say that I train clinicians in functional medicine. Then they'll say, "What the heck is functional medicine," and we have a conversation about it. That really is how ... There are a lot of things that I do, but that's the thing that I'm most passionate about right now. That would probably be how I'd answer the question today, but six months ago I might have answered it a different way, and maybe in two years I'll answer it still a different way, we'll see.


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This week we welcome back to the show Dr John Hart. Dr Hart runs a busy functional medicine practice specialising in brain health.

His passion for brain health led to the establishment of The Hart Clinic for brain health medicine. Dr Hart and his team have completed Dr Dale Bredesen's practitioner training at The Buck Institute for Research on Aging, and offer patients access to this groundbreaking protocol which has been shown to reverse early Alzheimer's disease.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • Dementia - what is it?
  • How does it happen, what are the causes?
  • Can it be reversed, how?
  • Where does genetic inheritance fit into it?
  • How can we optimize brain function?

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Hey, this is Guy Lawrence at 180 Nutrition and of course welcome to another great episode of The Health Sessions, where we're cutting through the confusion by connecting with the leading global health and wellness experts to share the best and the latest science and thinking guys to empower everyone to turn their health and lives around, including myself, because after recording this episode today it is certainly making me think about the future of where my health is going. It's an incredible episode. We welcome back to the show today Dr. John Hart, who is a longevity expert. We had him on the show probably over a year ago and I'd highly recommend you listen to that episode, too, if you haven't, because it really complements this one. Today we are tacking the topic of Alzheimer's and dementia and brain cognition in general, really, and it was absolutely fascinating.

[00:02:00] If you're not familiar with Dr. John Hart, he runs a very busy functional medicine practice specializing in brain health. His passion for brain health led to the establishment of The Hart Clinic for Brain Health Medicine, which we get to talk about today. Him and his team have completed Dr. Dale Bredesen's practitioner training at the Buck Institute of Research of Aging and are offering patients access to this groundbreaking protocol which has been shown to reverse early Alzheimer's disease. I can tell you what, guys, if you know anyone that is suffering with dementia or Alzheimer's, you have to listen to this episode and start implementing some practical advice that John says today, and if you have got a lot of sugar in your diet, I promise you after this episode I'm pretty sure you're going to be removing it - well, I hope so, anyway.

Today's episode just really reinforces the fact about removing processed foods, getting the sugars out of your diet, giving care to yourself, and getting all the basic fundamentals right to set you up well for the long term, because you know prevention is the greatest cure of all and listening to John today is just another fantastic reminder.

[00:03:00] We get a lot of emails with people coming in and struggling and confused about their diet and that's all we want to encourage is to bring them things back. If you are one of them people listening to this and you haven't checked out our product range on our website, go back and check it out, because especially our token 180 Superfood and our greens formula, and there's a couple of other key products there as well, are designed to help you eliminate bad food choices quickly and conveniently and give you all the nutrients, the fiber, the protein, the fats, the vitamins and minerals, all in one hit coming from a natural source. It's as simple as making a smoothie in the morning and replacing those processed foods. I can't stress it enough, and it we've seen it time and time and again, the moment people start doing that, start helping lower their inflammation and it can contribute to your health longer term as well.

We've also got dozens of recipes there, guys. Go and check them out. Lots of ideas. There's free eBooks on there. It's all set up to help you, along with these podcasts, to help you, empower you, so you can make better food choices as well, so make sure you go and check all that out back at 180Nutrition.com.au. Of course, they are available now in the USA and New Zealand as well. Let's go over to John Hart.

Hey, this is Guy Lawrence. I'm joined with Stuart Cooke as always. Hey Stu!


Hello Guy.


Our awesome guest today is Dr. John Hart. John, welcome to the show.


Thanks Guy, thanks for having us back. Stu, how are you doing?


Very well, thank you, John. Great to have you back on the show.


Yeah, it's been over a year mate. Time is flying, it's incredible. We're very much excited to get you back on the show, John, because the last episode you did with us did incredibly well and there was a wealth of information. We're looking forward to stuck into today's topic, which we haven't cover on the show either, believe it or not. It's going to be fantastic.

Now John, just to get all our listeners up to speed, would you mind just sort of filling in a little bit about yourself and what you do?


Sure. The area of medicine I work in is called functional medicine, which is looking at the root cause of chronic degenerative diseases that are by far the commonest problem in society now. It used to be up til about 100 years ago that most people died and suffered from infections and trauma, but we've controlled the environment now to the point that infections and trauma are no longer big problems. The big problems now are the chronic degenerative diseases that do damage a little bit every day that adds up over decades and eventually ends up manifesting as the things that commonly kill us - dementia, cancer, heart attack, stroke. Functional medicine is a branch of medicine that looks at the underlying causes of those diseases. Rather than just getting symptomatic control, it's going downstream, looking at the cause, fixing the cause, and then the symptoms go away.

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This week the roles are reversed as Guy and Stu get interviewed. This episode was taken from The Primal Shift Podcast.

Guy and Stu chat about health, the business of health and productivity hacks.

We Chat About:

  • What the go is with ice baths and controlled cold exposure
  • How the boys came to make their primal shift
  • And how they met, started their bro-mance and their nutrition empire
  • What makes their health business work so well
  • Why education and empowering people with knowledge is so important to them both (like with their health sessions podcasts)
  • Cutting through confusion, allowing for individualism and self-experimentation
  • What are the most common mistakes they see people making with their health and their expectations
  • Taking small steps and going from there
  • How the boys “walk their talk”, structure their day and manage everything they have going on with the business and their daily lives – Guy meditates, Stu makes sure he gets quality sleep
  • How Stu ensures a good night sleep – he shares his best tools and tips
  • Tips for switching off the internal business chatter
  • Guy’s best tips for forming the meditation habit
  • The relaxation response
  • Best productivity hacks – apps, planning, outsourcing, turning off notifications, checking email
  • What is one small thing people can do to get them moving in the right direction – in health and business
  • What’s coming up for 180 Nutrition?

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