Simple Steps to Regain and Preserve Your Metabolic Health - with Dr. Casey Means | EP 181
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🧠 Stay ahead with the latest in science, nutrition, and wellness by subscribing to Dr. Perlmutter’s newsletter at: www.drperlmutter.com. ✉️🌱 In this installment in The Empowering Neurologist Podcast we are thrilled to have a very special guest, and longtime friend, Dr. Casey Means, co-author of the groundbreaking book, Good Energy. Good Energy is not just a book; it's a movement. It invites us to reconsider our day-to-day choices and their profound impact on our body's energy systems. Dr. Means, a Stanford-trained physician, has beautifully woven her medical expertise with cutting-edge research to craft a guide that’s indispensable for anyone looking to enhance their physical and mental well-being through sustainable energy management. In this episode, Dr. Means shares insights into how our everyday habits—what we eat, how we sleep, and even how we think—can significantly influence our metabolic processes, mental clarity, and overall vitality. The book delves into the concept of mitochondrial health, a topic we frequently explore, explaining how these tiny powerhouses in our cells are not just biological entities, but pivotal in shaping our health destiny by influencing all manner of our physiology. Our conversation covers key themes from the book, including: The Role of Diet in Energy Production: How can the right foods transform your health by optimizing energy production at a cellular level? Mindfulness and Mental Energy: Exploring the link between mental practices like mindfulness and physical energy levels. Innovative Health Tracking: Dr. Means is a proponent of leveraging technology (like the continuous glucose monitor) to monitor health markers. We discuss how modern tools can help personalize our health strategies for better energy. Listeners will come away with practical advice on integrating the principles of Good Energy into their lives. This episode is a must-watch for anyone interested in stepping up their energy game, enhancing cognitive function, and ultimately taking charge of their health in a holistic and informed manner. If you want to try Levels today click this link for 2 months free on an annual membership: levels.link/perlmutter ==== 0:00 Intro 3:27 Where We’re Missing the Mark on Health 8:56 Correlation of Movement and Alzheimer’s 11:34 Learn How to Trust Yourself 18:04 Linking Metabolism & Health: How Levels Health Began 27:18 How to Interpret Levels Data to Optimize Your Wellbeing 31:34 American Children’s Health Crisis 35:56 Take Your Health Back 41:16 How This Information is Helping People 53:03 Conclusion ==== Casey Means, MD is the co-founder of Levels, a health technology company with the mission of reversing the world’s metabolic health crisis. She received her BA with honors and MD from Stanford, was President of her Stanford class, and has served on Stanford faculty. She trained in Head & Neck Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University before leaving traditional medicine to devote her life to tackling the root cause of why Americans are sick. She has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Women’s Health, and more.  Calley Means is the co-founder of Truemed - a company that enables Americans to purchase healthy food and exercise tax-free. He is an advocate/whistleblower about the corruption of the food and pharma industries and need to change incentives - and appeared on over 100 major media outlets to advocate for change. Calley is a graduate of Stanford and Harvard Business School. Make sure to tune in and join us for this enlightening conversation. Your journey towards better health and Good Energy starts here! This episode will equip you with the knowledge and tools to make a profound impact on your health. ___________________________ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davidperlmutter/ Website: https://www.drperlmutter.com/ Subscribe to our channel: htt
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