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129: Dr. Frank Lipman - The Truth About Getting Old • Finding Passion And Meaning In Your Life (You Don't Need To Quit Your Job)

By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman

Dr. Frank Lipman is a New York Times bestselling author and a pioneer and internationally recognized expert in the fields of Integrative and Functional Medicine. He's the founder and director of Eleven-Eleven Wellness Center in New York City. Dr. Lipman practices "Good Medicine," a unique approach combining western and alternative medicine. He's helped thousands of people reclaim their vitality and recover their zest for life. In this episode, we discuss: The truth about getting old Growing up in South Africa during apartheid Getting turned on to alternative medicine by traditional healers in South Africa The power of belief or placebo effect "Good Medicine," a combination of both western and alternative medicine Dr. Lipman becoming pre-diabetic by eating too much fruit and grains Stop fearing healthy fats and calories The majority of people thrive on a low carb diet The blood sugar rollercoater... get off this ride When you don't know what's going on, treat the gut The majority of your serotonin (happy neurotransmitter) is made in your gut, not your brain Testing and healing the gut (the four R's) Inflammation is at the root of most diseases How sleep is like taking out the trash for your brain Why do most people neglect sleep? Slow down and start meditating The stress threshold The easiest way to start meditating Finding passion and meaning in your life (you don't need to quit your job) Dr. Lipman's morning routine... a good day and a bad day Learning to control your mind Related links: Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products (free shipping over $100)* Raw Elements <== 10% off all Raw Elements products - Apply the code TUHP at checkout (free shipping over $100)* Dr. Frank Lipman's website Dr. Frank Lipman - 10 Reasons You Feel Old and Get Fat (book)* Dr. Frank Lipman - The New Health Rules (book)* Dr. Frank Lipman - Revive (book)* Dr. Frank Lipman - Total Renewal (book)* Our Favourite Mediation Apps (Dr. Lipman's blog) Harriet Beinfield - Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine (book)* Jon Kabat-Zinn - Full Catastrophe Living (book)* Headspace guided mediation app* Calm guided meditation app* People mentioned: Simon Mills* Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community here. 4. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app here. 5. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!

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