Fit to Succeed

Hormones in heath and weight management - Episode 34 with Reed Davis

August 28, 2019 Season 2 Episode 34
Fit to Succeed
Hormones in heath and weight management - Episode 34 with Reed Davis
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Fit to Succeed
Hormones in heath and weight management - Episode 34 with Reed Davis
Aug 28, 2019 Season 2 Episode 34
Nordic Fitness Education
Reed Davis discusses the importance of finding the root cause, and how hormones and macro-nutrient ratios can impact weight management.
Show Notes

Summary:
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.

Guest biography:
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. 

Key content:
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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