Biohacking is the act of making intentional changes to your body in an effort to improve yourself. This vague definition can be used to explain many of my approaches in OHH. I am always looking for lifestyle “hacks” that can help my patients achieve. This blog puts together 5 of my favorite tools that I…
Happy New Year from your team at Optimal Human Health! We hope that each and every one of you are off to a great start and have hit the ground running. This week I’d like to reflect on one of my favorite proverbs and how it can relate to our goals, resolutions and lives. What…
Dairy is delicious but many can’t tolerate it. Dr. Doug discusses the science behind why dairy can be a culprit for weight gain and inflammation as well as some Optimal Human Health approved amazing alternatives! The Dirt on Dairy from Optimal Human Health on Vimeo.
Dr. Doug Discusses the benefits of adding salt to your way of eating. He discusses the controversy over salt restriction and how these guidelines are not helpful for most people. He ends with a discussion of other lifestyle and diet choices that are more much more powerful for controlling blood pressure if needed.
In this short video, Dr. Doug discusses how “vegetable” (seed) oils are making us sick, obese and diabetic.
Diabetes (type 2), Pre-Diabetes and metabolic syndrome are ALL REVERSIBLE. You don’t have to be diabetic or become diabetic. Dr. Doug discusses how what you eat causes diabetes and how changing what you eat can reverse it. No medications or chronic exercise required.
If you are worried about your thyroid, think it may be causing you to gain weight or have noticed your thyroid numbers changing as you lose weight this post is for you!
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in The United States and around the globe. In 2018 the prevalence of obesity was 42.4%1 with 75% of Americans being reported as overweight. Diabetes and Prediabetes have increased in step with obesity and together makeup nearly 50% of the American adult population2.
Here is a quick video update on intermittent fasting for weight loss. This recent study suggests that time restrictive eating is not effective as a weight-loss tool. The video reviews why this may and may not be true and why some people should consider using it while others may want to look at other avenues.