138: 6 Easy Weight Loss Hacks While Still Enjoying Life

6 Easy Weight Loss Hacks While Still Enjoying Life

Welcome to episode 138 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

The significant factor is your diet and nutrition when it comes to losing weight. While many focus on counting calories, there are other highly impactful tools at your disposal to make weight loss easier. If you’re an extremely busy person who prioritizes structure and organization, some of these six principles will be valuable for you.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Six weight loss hacks

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135: Ryan Smith on Why Aging is Optional and Biological Age vs.Chronological Age

Why Aging is Optional and Biological Age vs.Chronological Age

Welcome to episode 135 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have biochemist and co-founder of TruDiagnostic, Ryan Smith, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on biological age and how it’s one of the most impactful pieces of data that you can possess in your arsenal to optimize your health (and predictor of lifespan). Biological age measures how old you truly are based on various biomarkers.

Ryan explains how they combine technology with a powerful algorithm and look at specific locations of your DNA to predict your biological age precisely.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Ryan’s origin story
  • Navigating and making an impact inside a competitive and highly regulated industry
  • Why is biological age important and it’s connecting to chronic illnesses
  • The process and validity around measuring biological age
  • Epigenetics and DNA methylation
  • Epigenetic markers it’s many benefits (and some will be very surprising)
  • Why aging is not just a health issue, but an economic disaster (the numbers will shock you)
  • Why “aging” isn’t inevitable but instead, is a disease that can be treated
  • Common factors that accelerate aging
  • Race, gender, socio-economic status, and various medications impact on aging
  • What’s included in a TruAge report
  • Epigenetic markers and its impact starting at preconception
  • COVID and its (surprising) impact on aging
  • And much more

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124: Dr. Phillip Ovadia on Metabolic Health and How to Stay Off The Operating Table

Dr. Phillip Ovadia on Metabolic Health and How to Stay Off The Operating Table

Welcome to episode 124 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have cardiothoracic surgeon, author, and host of Stay Off My Operating Table, Dr. Phillip Ovadia stopping by for a fascinating discussion on all things metabolic health. Dr. Ovadia is someone who was once obese and has since radically transformed his health. He’s now on a mission to empower people to take back control of their health, starting with their metabolic health.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Dr. Ovadia’s origin story
  • The most surprising thing about being a heart surgeon
  • How Dr. Ovadia went from morbidly obese to metabolically healthy
  • What is metabolic health, and what does proper functioning look like
  • Why not being obese doesn’t mean you can’t be metabolically unhealthy
  • How Dr. Ovadia assesses someone’s metabolic health using five key metrics
  • Why you should include Hem A1c and fasting insulin with your fasting glucose blood test
  • The myths around cholesterol and how you should be thinking about cholesterol
  • What is a CAC (Coronary Artery Calcium) scan is and why does it matter
  • Recommended age for CAC scan
  • The process around Dr. Ovadia’s telemedicine practice
  • And much more

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