The Wellness Show
About This Show
The Wellness Show is a regular weekly Monday morning podcast hosted by Tyhson Banighen, focusing on Health Wealth. & Enlightenment.
Tyhson will be interviewing wellness practitioners, coaches, innovators and heart centered entrepreneurs who have a passion to make us and the earth vibrantly healthy and wealthy. Listen in and start your week with vim and vigor!
Most Recent Episode
TWS Episode 115: Martin Pytela Part II :The Four Body Types & Metabolic Typing
3 days ago
Martin Pytela is the founder and CEO of Life Enthusiast, an online health store that focuses on helping people with chronic inflammatory health issues that do not respond well to mainstream medical practices. Using functional medicine principles he helps people understand how changing their inputs they can achieve different outcomes and turn disease into health. In part II of his interview on The Wellness Show, Martin explains what the four body types are and what Metabolic typing is . Show Notes Episode 115: Four Body Types and Metabolic Typing We highly recommend listening to Part I of his interview Ep 114 Biological Diversity In Part II of the interview Martin explains that the Four Body Types are: Adrenal dominance type Pituitary dominance type Thyroid dominance type Gonadal/Ovarian dominance type Adrenal types, for example weightlifters, are usually stocky, have big chests, strong arms, strong legs, are very resilient and can deal with a lot of stress. They usually crave savoury foods such as meat, sausages, and also spicy foods. If they gain weight it is all over. They usually skip breakfast, have a light lunch and the largest meal is at dinner time. Pituitary types on the other hand are common to both genders, usually have larger size heads, such as Pillsbury dough boy body shape and they crave creamy foods like ice cream, cream cheese, or yogurt which are foods for the brain. Some Europeans who live inland in cold climates are usually the pituitary types. The usually eat large breakfasts, a medium-size lunch, and a light dinner, or no dinner at all. Then, there’s the thyroid types which is the most common type in Europeans. They have slender legs and arms and their bodies and if they gain weight is usually in the belly- like an apple shape. They usually crave starchy foods, sweet things, or bread and butter. They tend to eat even meal sizes all throughout the day, not too light and not too heavy, with some protein. The last body type, which is mainly for women, is the gonadal/ovarian type. These body types usually crave spicy foods, which stimulates their ovaries to produce more estrogen which tends to cause their hips to grow wider, than is proportionate to their body size. To know what body type you have, you ca