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Rational Wellness Episode 011: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Dr. Ben Weitz

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/ZOOM0003_Tr3_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Ben Weitz answers a question from a listener who was told by her doctor that because she had a negative blood test that her Irritable Bowel Syndrome was caused by stress. Just because the IBS Chek Test is negative does not mean that you don’t have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).  Not that the the IBS Check test is not a useful test, but it only rules out autoimmune origin to IBS....

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Rational Wellness Podcast: Episode 010 Circadian Rhythm with Dr. Corey Schuler

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/corey_schuler.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Corey Schuler joins Dr. Ben Weitz for a discussion on the importance of the body’s internal time clock, the circadian rhythm.  Both the central clock and peripheral time clocks control the metabolism of the body, our sleep, alertness, body temperature, and even our gene expression.  Our modern lifestyle, lack of sleep, exposure to artificial and blue light, caffeine consumption, etc. has had...

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Broccoli Prevents Cancer

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

Broccoli Prevents Cancer   In the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, a new study shows that sulforaphane from broccoli may have a positive impact on genetics and prostate cancer risk.(1)  Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death in men in the US and more targeted preventative strategies are needed. What is sulforaphane? Sulforaphane is a major phytochemical found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, radishes and others.  The highest concentration is found in broccoli...

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Rational Wellness Episode 009: The Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Que Collins

Posted by on Apr 2, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/yes.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Ben Weitz conducts a fascinating interview with Dr. Que Collins about how the Ketogenic diet and other nutritional and lifestyle factors promote health.  Hydrogen atoms are contained in water molecules in the body and for every 1,000,000 atoms there are 156 heavy hydrogen molecules, aka, deuterium atoms.  Higher levels of deuterium are associated with higher levels of cancer, obesity and other chronic diseases....

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 008: Prostate Cancer with Dr. Geo Espinosa

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/prostate.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Ben Weitz has a fascinating conversation with Dr. Geo Espinosa, the Functional Medicine world’s leading expert in Urology and Prostate health.  Dr. Espinosa is the Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center in the Department of Urology, where he is the director of the Integrative and Functional Urology Center.  Dr. Espinosa is the author of the popular prostate cancer...

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Rational Wellness Episode 007 Diabetes with Dr. Jeffrey James

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/zoom_1_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat You’ll Hear In This Episode 01:08    Dr. Ben Weitz provides an introduction on the Diabetes epidemic in the United States 01:25    Diabetics have a 50% increased risk of dying. 01:45    Obesity and Diabetes are both caused by insulin resistance. 05:42    I asked Dr. James what is the biggest factor in our society that contributes to the increase in the rate of Diabetes and Prediabetes?  Dr....

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Rational Wellness Episode 006 with Dr. Arland Hill

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/zoom_0_7_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/zoom_0_7_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Dr. Ben Weitz entices our curiosity with an in depth conversation on Auto Immune diseases with Dr. Arland Hill, Functional Medicine Clinician for fifteen years and Author of “Platform Food, Function, Freedom.com.” Dr. Arland Hill explains the primary reasons why there has...

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 005: Allergies with Dr. Susanne Bennett

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/Dr._Susane_Bennett.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis episode of the Rational Wellness Podcast includes a thought provoking discussion on allergies between Dr. Ben Weitz and Dr. Susanne Bennett. Dr. Bennett is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine doctor with over 27 years of experience and author of such notable publications as Mighty Mito and The Seven Day Allergy Makeover. In addition to her practice and her books, Dr. Bennett, hosts a weekly...

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Removing Toxins With Proper Liver Support

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

Our modern world is awash in toxins, including heavy metals (lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic), herbicides, pesticides, teflon pans, BPA from plastic, pthalates and sodium laurel sulfate in personal care products, flame retardant chemicals found in furniture, chlorine, flouride, and ammonia added to our drinking water, chemicals from paints and other building materials, etc.. Many of these toxins become stored in our fatty tissues. In order to remove stored toxins, your body needs to convert these fat soluble chemicals into water soluble ones...

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Rational Wellness Podcast Episode 004: Acid Reflux with Jeanette Ryan

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Dr. Weitz's Blog | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rationalwellness/00074.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Ben Weitz and Dr. Ryan discuss Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder and treatments using herbal and nutritional strategies.

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