In this interview, we cover;
- Mitochondrial function is an essential basis for good health
- The benefits of tailoring our diet around the habits of our ancestral elders to maximise micronutrient intake
- Diet and lifestyle choices are our complete responsibility and under only our own control to create a more positive healing environment and the basis for health
- You don't need your specialist to approve every single change you make, be guided and supported by your primary caregiver
- Biochemical markers change quickly, it's imperative to monitor pharmaceutical medications alongside nutrient supplementation and dietary change
- Diet and lifestyle changes may be simple for some but they aren't always easy changes, this is where resilience and willingness to change, heal and thrive is important
- Two questions to constantly ask yourself when wanting to nail a nourishing lifestyle;
- What do you want your health for?
- What are 1 or 2 things that are most important to you?
- Factors that Dr Wahls believes contributed to her MS diagnosis: antibiotic use, chemical exposure from living and working in a farming environment, solvent exposure from being a passionate artist, formaldehyde exposure from gross anatomy lab at medical school, reduced vitamin D exposure whilst studying on top of the poor sleep and limited interpersonal communication also whilst studying
- The food that is designed for children today has no nutrition and is made to create addiction and overconsumption
- Dr Wahls top tips for improving the microbiome
- Consumption of a variety of local spices and herbal teas
- Fermented foods on a daily basis
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