In this first episode of the new series, Reed Davis provides a fascinating discussion around key principles for managing our health and wellbeing, especially in managing body weight. He discusses the importance of an individualised approach and how hormonal imbalance can lead to weight gain.
Reed Davis, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) and Certified Nutritional Therapist (CNT), is an expert in functional lab testing and holistic lifestyle medicine. He is the Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) and the FDN Certification Course.
In this episode we discuss:
1.35 - What is Functional Diagnostic Nutrition?
4.45 - Reed defines the acronym DRESS for success
8.34 - The importance of the root cause in preference to relying on symptoms alone
15.47 - Accessible tools for health and fitness professionals to monitor client health
24.50 - What factors are the top priority in managing body weight? Calories? Hormones?
33.45 - Which hormones are commonly out of balance in the overweight/obese?
38.02 - Cortisol as a catabolic hormone may still, counter-intuitively, impact weight gain
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