How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle: From Gut Health to Life Purpose

How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle: From Gut Health to Life Purpose

Today we have a very special guest, Dr. Terry Wahls. She healed herself from progressive MS and now conducts clinical trials testing the efficacy of therapeutic lifestyle to treat multiple sclerosis related symptoms. In this episode we dive into lifestyle and diet changes that promote good health. We discuss:

  • How many cups of vegetables to eat per day
  • Adjusting your diet based on what your poop looks like
  • Finding your "why" behind a big lifestyle change
  • Why your mitochondria matter

When the mitochondria are working well, that tissue, that organ, works really well -Terry Wahls, MD

She believes healing doesn’t happen from just one thing, but a whole lifestyle approach. As a part of her practice, she has her patients ask themselves questions like “How can I live a more meaningful life in my current health circumstances?”

Tune in to find out how to optimize your health by giving attention not only to healing any specific ailments you might have, but also to your mental state, your diet, your physical activity, your life purpose and more.

Guest Bio:

Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials testing the efficacy of therapeutic lifestyle to treat multiple sclerosis related symptoms. In addition, she is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions. You can learn more about her work from her website, www.terrywahls.com. She hosts the Wahls Protocol Seminar every summer where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook (Terry Wahls MD), on Instagram drterrywahls and on Twitter at @TerryWahls.



2 Comments

  • Colin Hood
    Amazing podcast (as always, thanks for leading from the front Dr. Sandison and Dr. Wahls! I can't seem to find this mysterious but extremely interesting northern avocado that you grow in Iowa... Was is called Piepus? Pluots? Really looking forward to the cookbook, and the next podcast from Collective Insights!
  • Jacquelyn Loera
    Podcast Producer
    Hi Colin. Thank you for your comment. Dr. Wahls isn't on our internal team, so the best way to reach her regarding your question is at https://terrywahls.com/contact/
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