With an unprecedented rise in cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, health and wellness are on everyone’s minds.
What has led to the increase of these chronic diseases? How to change our lifestyle to improve our health?
In this episode, Brent Mekosh is joined by Dr. Robert Lufkin, a physician and medical professor at UCLA and USC, in discussing the role of our metabolism and its connection to chronic diseases, the impact of nutrition on health, and the benefits of a low-carb diet.
Dr. Lufkin stresses the value of steering clear of junk food, going back to the basics with unprocessed foods, and making those little everyday changes that can really boost our health.
Dr. Lufkin explores:
- The current health scenario in the United States
- The role of our metabolism in the development of chronic diseases
- Ways our diet influences certain types of diseases
- Reasons exercise is crucial for our overall health
- And more!
- “Lies I Taught In Medical School” by Dr. Robert Lufkin
- “Guns, Germs, and Steel” by Jared Diamond
- “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari
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About Our Guest:
Dr. Robert Lufkin is a physician/medical school professor (UCLA & USC) focusing on the applied science of health, longevity, and consciousness. Dr. Lufkin helps to reimagine the conventional healthcare model with evidence-based, clinically proven lifestyle modifications and other tools. Through this, we prevent/reverse chronic diseases, cultivate consciousness, and live life to the fullest.
Author of over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 32 chapters, and 13 books translated into five languages on medical imaging. Dr. Lufkin has been elected President of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology and President of the Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and awarded the society’s highest honor for his research.