FitFluential Radio - The Intersection of Health, Wellness and Fitness
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Free health, wellness and fitness tips, tricks and wellness advice from fitfluentialradio.com. Tune in to the latest health, wellness and fitness topics where we interview thought leaders and world class experts in exercise, health, medicine and wellness with a focus on demystifying and deconstructing overly complex topics in order to provide actionable health & fitness information that you can apply to your everyday lifestyle to move yourself closer to optimal health & wellness. Go to fitfluentialradio.com for incredibly valuable show notes, transcriptions and every episode in our archives. This podcast includes episodes covering diet, weight loss, healthy living, wellness, workout, exercise, muscle gain, fat loss, weight lifting, bodybuilding, Paleo, Primal, Crossfit, vegan, vegetarian, biohacking and circadian health advice.
Most Recent Episode
Principals of Healthy Living, Nutrution and Longevity with Dr. Mark Shannan
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On today’s episode of Fitfluential Radio, Kevin is joined by Dr. Mark Shannan, a second-generation chiropractor and nutritionist with a nutrition and lifestyle-based chiropractic practice here in Austin, Texas with his father. Dr. Mark joins us on the show today to share his passion and motivation behind his new book, The Original Design for Health, as well as dive deep into the various critical aspects of balancing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We discuss how the wheat of today is significantly different from that of biblical times, how the overall population vastly misunderstands what true health and wellness really is, and the role that social media and marketing agencies have played in impacting the consumer’s misunderstanding of proper health, wellness, and fitness. “My opinion is that there is a God and he wanted health and nutrition to be simple.” – Dr. Mark Shannon In this episode, you’ll learn: What motivated Dr. Mark to write his book? How the general view and understanding about proper health, wellness, and fitness has evolved over the last several generations. How social media and marketing campaigns have fueled the inaccurate and misunderstood beliefs of consumers today. The foundation is “real food for real people.” The vast majority of people do not realize the long-term health effects associated with their modern eating habits. When the body gets food that has been significantly altered from its original state – like wheat – it doesn’t recognize it, doesn’t know what to do with it, and – many times – it will trigger an inflammatory response. Why it’s important for doctors to get a full picture of a patient’s overall health – including physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional – instead of just treating the symptoms of an illness. The four pillars of health. Just because you look fit and healthy on the outside, doesn’t mean you are on the inside. Don’t confuse vanity for good health. The Takeaway: Everyone knows that a plant has four things that control its health – air, water, sun, and soil. You can’t remove one of those factors and the plant still be healthy. Humans are the same way – we ha