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Men live shorter and are, in general, less healthy than women. Dr. Myles Spar tells us how to achieve optimal men's health, why men are not proactive when it comes to health and how to challenge men in your life to start implementing healthy habits. Plus: Win a free-food gift card!

Why do women live longer than men? And why it’s not genetic

What are the 5 healthy habits that make a 13-year difference in life expectancy? Why men are more prone to die from 9 out of 10 leading causes of death in the US.

How to engage a man to start getting healthy? Why you should never begin a health conversation with the word "wellness." The best ways to get a man’s attention.

How to incorporate health through something that a person really cares about? Goal-focused vs. complaint-focused mindset Implementation of basic health principles What is precision preventive medicine? Why accountability and progress tracking are crucial

PLUS: The Weekly Challenge!

THIS WEEK’S GIVE-AWAY: $60 Gift Card from Nona Lim /

TO ENTER THE DRAWING 1. Accept Mary’s Weekly Challenge by… 2. Tagging a guy in your life on Mary’s Facebook post about this episode.

3. FYI - Food from Nona Lim can only be sent to a USA address.

GUEST: MYLES SPAR, MD Myles’ Website

Myles' Blog

Myles' Health Program:


Myles on Instagram

Myles on Twitter

Myles on LinkedIn To enter into the Nona Lim Tag a guy in your life on our FB page

EVENT (March 22-24, 2019) Dr. Spar appearing with Dr Andrew Weil and Dr Victoria Maizes at 1440 Multiversity for a weekend workshop called Optimal Health Within Reach

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Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest info, tips, and advice about nutrition & lifestyle, backed by over 10 years of clinical experience and a healthy sense of humor.


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Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University.
Past experience:
• Private practice (8 yrs)
• Adjunct professor at Bastyr University
• Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.

Mary currently works as a Registered Dietitian Coach at the Scientific Wellness company, Arivale. Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness and believes that food is medicine!

Mary has a new website!   Mary’s (free) Quick Start Guide to Nutrition

DISCLAIMER This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only. Please consult your doctor before following any information you hear here. The opinions expressed here are those exclusively of Mary Purdy, the Show’s producers, and guests, and do not necessarily represent the views of Arivale, Bastyr, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, or other entities.

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