PODCAST

Defiant Health Radio with Dr. William Davis

William Davis, MD

William Davis, MD, cardiologist and author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Wheat Belly books, as well as Undoctored, brings the unvarnished truth about many health conditions. So much information in health is crafted by industry, bent to the benefit of healthcare systems, delivered by willfully ignorant physicians. Yet a critical mass of truly useful, safe, effective health information has been reached--but someone has to deliver it to you. That is Dr. Davis' intention. Among the topics the Defiant Health Podcast covers are:--Microbiome health--The key to so many health conditions, as well as preservation of youth and vigor, can be found in the microbiome.--Heart health--You will find no mention of cholesterol or statin drugs here, only hard-hitting, science-based insights.--Thyroid health--Why do endocrinologists and other doctors get thyroid health so wrong? Let's get it right.--Weight loss--We don't count calories, don't push the plate away, or echo other ineffective knuckle headed solutions that have created the most overweight population of humans in history.--How to get rid of type 2 diabetes--it's painfully easy. --Get on the road to reversing autoimmune diseases--Take steps today to prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's dementia, Parkinsonism, and multiple sclerosis--And many others.For more information on Dr. Davis' insights and programs, seeWheat Belly books--esp. the Wheat Belly Revised & Expanded Edition, 2019Wheat Belly 30-Minute CookbookWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorWheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comTalk to me through my membership website, the Undoctored Inner Circle:InnerCircle.Undoctored.com
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Yogurt of Love
3d ago
18 mins
Yogurt of Love
Restoration of a microbe lost by the majority of people, Lactobacillus reuteri, causes the brain to release oxytocin, the hormone of love, affection, and empathy. It brings you closer to other people, helps you see another person's point of view--it makes you a better human being. It also brings on what can be regarded as age-reversing effects: smoother skin, restoration of lost muscle and strength, deeper sleep, reduced appetite, accelerated healing, and other benefits. We increase bacterial counts 1000--fold by fermenting the microbe as yogurt with impressive results for many people.L reuteri yogurt recipe:https://drdavisinfinitehealth.com/201...The L reuteri yogurt recipe and many other recipes that you can use to replace lost microbes can be found in my new book, Super Gut: The 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose Weight available through Amazon and other book retailers.https://www.amazon.com/Super-Gut-Four... BioGaia Gastrus tablets:https://everidis.com/product/biogaia-...For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Super Gut: The 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightWheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Dr. Davis' Infinite Health Blog: www.DrDavisInfiniteHealth.comDr. Davis' Infinite Health Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Dr. Davis Infinite Health Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.InfiniteHealth.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
3d ago
18 mins
Statins, Anger, Hate, and Aggression
Widely-prescribed statin cholesterol drugs have been associated with muscle weakness and pain, as well as markedly increased potential for type 2 diabetes, while providing minimal reductions in cardiovascular risk. But there is also potential for a rarely discussed collection of side-effects not reported in the billions of dollars of clinical trials sponsored by the drug industry: anger, hate, and aggressive behavior. Paleovalley is Defiant Health's sponsor. To order their excellent grass-fed beef sticks and other products with a 15% discount, go to Paleovalley.com and enter the discount code "defiant."For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Super Gut: The 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightWheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Dr. Davis' Infinite Health Blog: www.DrDavisInfiniteHealth.comDr. Davis' Infinite Health Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Dr. Davis Infinite Health Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.InfiniteHealth.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Jan 16 2022
16 mins
The Seven Hidden Dangers of Sugar
Everyone knows that sugar rots teeth and raises blood sugar. But there are additional phenomena that result from consumption of sugar that even your doctor is likely unaware of. Understand how and why sugar impacts health in so many unexpected ways and  your efforts at regaining health, losing weight, and slowing the phenomena of aging will be more effective.Sugar Science: https://sugarscience.ucsf.eduFor more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Super Gut: The 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightThis is not another “take a probiotic, get some fiber” book on the microbiome.  Super Gut is a blueprint for health like no book before it.  Super Gut will do for the power of the microbiome as the Wheat Belly book did in redefining the notion of a healthy diet. Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Dr. Davis Infinite Health Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Jan 9 2022
18 mins
Ancient Love
Because most of us as modern people have lost the intestinal microbe, Lactobacillus reuteri, that is responsible for increasing release of the hormone, oxytocin, from the brain, are the phenomena of love, affection, and concern for other people less intense than they used to be in prior times? Was love and affection stronger, for instance, in the 19th century, the Middle Ages, or the Greek Empire? I share a unique personal experience that indelibly imprinted this question on my brain. In the meantime, you can enjoy the restoration of increased love, empathy, and social connection by restoring this microbe to your intestinal microbiome.Sources of BioGaia L. reuteri tablets:Gastrus tablets: everidis.com/shop-products/How to make  L. reuteri yogurt using extended fermentation:www.wheatbellyblog.com/2019/07/how-to-make-l-reuteri-yogurt-step-by-step/More about my new book, Super Gut: A Four-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose Weight, including extras for anyone pre-ordering before Feb 1, 2022 release:https://www.wheatbellyblog.com/super-gut/For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Super Gut: The 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightWheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Dr. Davis Infinite Health Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comDr. Davis Infinite Health Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Dr. Davis Infinite Health Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Dec 29 2021
21 mins
Secrets of the Microbiome Revealed in my new Super Gut
My new book, Super Gut: A 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose Weight, will be released Feb 1, 2022. It is a book packed with new ACTIONABLE strategies that show you how to take back control over health. Among the issues I discuss:How replacing microbes lost from the human microbiome can yield extravagant health benefits such as deeper sleep, smoother skin, increased muscle and strength, increased empathy and reduced social anxietyHow to recognize, then manage, the very common problem of overgrowth of unhealthy microbes in the GI tract that can be experienced as autoimmune conditions, type 2 diabetes, obesity and difficulty losing weight, fatty liver, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia and numerous other health conditions. And, of course, Super Gut includes my now famous L. reuteri yogurt and other fermentation projects that provide some astonishing health benefits ordered up just like ordering a meal off a restaurant menu. Pre-order Super Gut and you receive several additional incentives ahead of release:www.wheatbellyblog.com/super-gut/For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Super Gut: The 4-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightWheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorAnd his new book, Super Gut: A Four-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Dec 10 2021
14 mins
Identify the Emotional Roadblocks Holding You Back: An Interview With JJ Flizanes
In this episode of Defiant Health, we consider something that we do not often consider: identifying the emotional stumbling blocks to success. Whether you are faltering in gaining control over weight loss, chronic pain, or other health or life struggle, JJ Flizanes discusses how the cause for your failure can be emotional, some factor in your past life that is keeping you from enjoying the success you desire. After a long career helping people overcome physical disabilities, JJ now devotes her efforts to helping people overcome their emotional roadblocks. JJ is a prolific podcaster and book author. Her podcasts include Fit 2 Love Podcast Show; Spirit, Purpose & Energy with JJ Flizanes; Women, Men, & Relationships with JJ Flizanes and others. She’s author of 3 books including Fit 2 Love: How to get physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit to attract the love of your life. Her latest book is The Invisible Fitness Formula: 5 Secrets to Release Weight and End Body Shame. For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorAnd his new book, Super Gut: A Four-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose WeightOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Dec 3 2021
40 mins
Interview with Dr. David Perlmutter and about his new book "Drop Acid"
Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, known to most Defiant Health listeners as The NY Times bestseller author of Grain Brain, as well as Brain Maker and Brain Wash, makes some surprising and enlightening observations about a blood marker called uric acid. Up until recently, uric acid was thought to be the factor that caused gout and kidney stones. But Dr. Perlmutter reports on emerging science that shows that tracking uric acid is almost as crucial to health as tracking blood sugar and that uric acid underlies many common chronic diseases. Understand what your uric acid level means, then take natural action to bring it under control to gain advantages in health and risk for many health conditions. Dr. Perlmutter's newest book is Drop Acid: The Surprising New Science of Uric Acid--The Key to Losing Weight, Controlling Blood Sugar, and Achieving Extraordinary Health to be released Feb 15, 2022 and available through all major bookstores including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Indie Books. More of Dr. Perlmutter on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DavidPerlmutterMdGet your Paleovalley discount on fermented grass-fed beef sticks, Bone Broth Collagen, and low-carb snack bars:Use the coupon code "Defiant" for an additional 15% discount. Go to this page on the Paleovalley website, enter the code and the discount will be automatically applied to your order:https://paleovalley.com/offers/grass-fed-beef-sticks-bk-lt-promo/defiant?uid=123&oid=2&affid=733For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Nov 17 2021
33 mins
Top Ten Reasons to Never Eat Wheat
Despite the widespread advice to consume more "healthy whole grains," a wide range of health problems, sometimes catastrophic, develop with their consumption. Humans made the mistake of incorporating the seeds of grasses ("grains") into their diet 10-12,000 years ago, not recognizing that they were trading health problems for near-term survival. Then modern agribusiness and genetics manipulations amplified the problems inherent to wheat and grains. The result: deterioration in health, weight gain, type 2 diabetes on a scale never before seen. But recognize this fundamental dietary blunder and you are given the key to regaining magnificent health.Get your Paleovalley discount on fermented grass-fed beef sticks, Bone Broth Collagen, and low-carb snack bars:Use the coupon code "Defiant" for an additional 15% discount. Go to this page on the Paleovalley website, enter the code and the discount will be automatically applied to your order:https://paleovalley.com/offers/grass-fed-beef-sticks-bk-lt-promo/defiant?uid=123&oid=2&affid=733For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQ
Nov 14 2021
19 mins
The Truth About Food Intolerances
Food intolerances are proving to be a rapidly growing problem: intolerances to nightshades, so-called FODMAPs, fructose, histamine-containing foods and others. But why? And does just eliminating the food solve the problem?We need to view food intolerances as a warning sign of the process that causes food intolerances in the first place: disruptions of bowel flora and especially small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, SIBO. Unrecognized or ignored and SIBO can lead over time to weight gain, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune conditions, neurodegenerative diseases, even gastrointestinal cancers. Recognize, confirm, then manage SIBO so that you do not experience health problems later. And much or all of this can be managed on your own, although a little guidance can help.BiotiQuest: www.BiotiQuest.comSugar Shift: https://biotiquest.com/pages/all-probioticsUse discount code UNDOC15 for a 15% discount on BiotiQuest probiotics. AIRE device: www.foodmarble.com For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Nov 5 2021
27 mins
Appetite Control Freak
Many people struggle with controlling their appetite, inevitably giving into temptation and impulse and thereby struggling with weight and multiple measures of health: higher blood sugars, higher blood pressure, higher triglycerides, fatty liver and others. You have the potential for spectacular control over appetite by adopting several natural, healthy, safe practices that allow you to make smart choices in diet, not be plagued by incessant hunger, be satisfied with less food than other people--no drugs, no procedures, just 3 natural and powerful strategies.BiotiQuest: www.BiotiQuest.comSugar Shift: https://biotiquest.com/pages/all-probioticsUse discount code UNDOC15 for a 15% discount on BiotiQuest probiotics. Wheat Belly Blog for Lactobacillus reuteri yogurt: https://www.wheatbellyblog.com/2019/07/how-to-make-l-reuteri-yogurt-step-by-step/For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Oct 28 2021
13 mins
The Magic of Oxytocin
It has only recently become clear that the hormone oxytocin profoundly influences many features of aging: skin, muscle, bone, etc. Most modern people, however, have lost the intestinal microbe, Lactobacillus reuteri or L. reuteri,  responsible for provoking release of oxytocin from the brain (hypothalamus). You can therefore restore this lost microbe that, in turn, causes oxytocin to be released and enjoy thicker smoother skin with fewer wrinkles, restoration of youthful muscle and strength, deeper sleep with vivid dreams, reduction in appetite, and--because oxytocin also influences human social behavior--empathy, a desire for social connection, and reduction in social anxiety. We accomplish this by using a unique fermentation method I devised that increases the number of bacteria to hundreds of billions that therefore provides even greater benefits.How to make L. reuteri yogurt from my Wheat Belly Blog:https://www.wheatbellyblog.com/2019/07/how-to-make-l-reuteri-yogurt-step-by-step/Get your Paleovalley discount on fermented grass-fed beef sticks, Bone Broth Collagen, and low-carb snack bars:Use the coupon code "Defiant" for an additional 15% discount. Go to this page on the Paleovalley website, enter the code and the discount will be automatically applied to your order:https://paleovalley.com/offers/grass-fed-beef-sticks-bk-lt-promo/defiant?uid=123&oid=2&affid=733For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Oct 21 2021
19 mins
Collagen: It's Not Just About Skin Health
The modern diet is woefully deficient in the protein collagen and, as a result, we experience increased potential for skin wrinkles, slower healing, arthritis in joints, even diseases of the aorta. You can correct this situation by including foods rich in collagen, knowing how to navigate collagen hydrolysates, and taking advantage of boosting oxytocin by restoring the intestinal microbe, Lactobacillus reuteri.Get your Paleovalley discount on fermented grass-fed beef sticks, Bone Broth Collagen, and low-carb snack bars:Use the coupon code "Defiant" for an additional 15% discount. Go to this page on the Paleovalley website, enter the code and the discount will be automatically applied to your order:https://paleovalley.com/offers/grass-fed-beef-sticks-bk-lt-promo/defiant?uid=123&oid=2&affid=733For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Oct 13 2021
15 mins
Does Wheat Cause Heart Disease?
The American Heart Association and other agencies, dietitians, and doctors all urge us to cut our intake of fat and eat more "healthy whole grains," ignoring the fact that wheat and other grains provoke a panel of unhealthy metabolic changes that hugely increase risk for heart disease. Understand these phenomena, ban all wheat and grains from your life, and enormous changes develop across multiple metabolic markers that add up to reduced risk for heart disease. Even better, incorporate the short list of nutrients lacking in modern life that further correct insulin resistance and inflammation and take basic efforts to address intestinal microbiome composition and you have the formula for slenderness and freedom from numerous common chronic health conditions.Get your Paleovalley discount on fermented grass-fed beef sticks, Bone Broth Collagen, and low-carb snack bars:Use the coupon code "Defiant" for an additional 15% discount. Go to this page on the Paleovalley website, enter the code and the discount will be automatically applied to your order:https://paleovalley.com/offers/grass-fed-beef-sticks-bk-lt-promo/defiant?uid=123&oid=2&affid=733For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Oct 5 2021
21 mins
Do You Have the Oxytocin Deficiency Syndrome?
Most people already know that the hormone oxytocin is the hormone of love and of uterine contraction during childbirth. But that is only the tip of the iceberg of what this hormone can do. Higher levels of oxytocin have been found to increase dermal collagen and thereby reduce skin wrinkles, restore youthful muscle and strength, preserve bone density, deepen sleep, reduce appetite and have other youth-preserving, anti-aging effects. So how do you recognize a lack of oxytocin and how can you increase your levels to obtain such benefits? Source of Lactobacillus reuteri: BioGaia Gastrus tabletsAvailable through Amazon or through the U.S. Distributor, Everidis: www.everidis.com How to boost counts of L. reuteri by making "yogurt": https://www.wheatbellyblog.com/2019/07/how-to-make-l-reuteri-yogurt-step-by-step/For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQAnd, of course, subscribe to the Defiant Health podcast through your favorite podcast directory!
Sep 28 2021
13 mins
How a Low-Carb Lifestyle Can Lead To Trouble
Low-carb diets work. They are more effective at weight loss and reducing health conditions such as high blood sugar, high blood pressure, even fatty liver. Whether you call it ketogenic, carnivorous, Atkins' or other version of a low-carb diet, the majority of people experience substantial near-term health benefits. But there are some issues to be aware of to prevent the long-term health deteriorations that can develop from such lifestyles. This is why diet is powerful but not enough for genuine long-term health. You must therefore address common nutrient deficiencies that result from modern life, exposures to various toxins in your food and environment, and address your intestinal microbiome.  Paleovalley is Defiant Health's newest sponsor because they only use ultra-clean ingredients that are also delicious. And their grass-fed beef sticks are fermented and thereby a source of healthy probiotics!More information here:paleovalley.comShipping is free for orders of $75 or more. Get a 15% discount for Defiant Health listeners by entering the coupon code “defiant” (not case-sensitive).For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQ
Sep 22 2021
13 mins
Interview with Paleovalley co-founder, Autumn Smith and her journey back to health
My guest in this episode of Defiant Health is co-founder of Paleovalley, Autumn Smith. Autumn describes the emotional and physical struggles she had earlier in her life, finding the healthcare system useless for effective solutions. She and her husband learned about the power of diet and all her health problems are now just a memory. This inspired the couple to start Paleovalley.I’ve had a chance to try a number of their products and they are absolutely terrific. It’s not easy finding products that don’t contain unhealthy ingredients that are consistent with the lifestyles we follow, that is the Wheat Belly and Undoctored lifestyles. That’s why I was so pleasantly surprised to see that the entire line of Paleovalley products—grass-fed fermented beef sticks, turkey sticks, low-carb Super Food snack bars, a bone broth collagen protein powder, Super Greens powder rich in phytonutrients and others—contain only healthy ingredients with no unhealthy additives. Incredible attention to detail has been devoted by Autumn and her co-founders. In this interview, Autumn tells us how and why she and her team went the extra mile to provide clean and healthy food products. Use the coupon code "Defiant" for an additional 15% discount. Go to this page on the Paleovalley website, enter the code and the discount will be automatically applied to your order:https://paleovalley.com/offers/grass-fed-beef-sticks-bk-lt-promo/defiant?uid=123&oid=2&affid=733For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQ
Sep 13 2021
16 mins
Interview With Microbiome Guru Brenda Watson
Brenda Watson's name may already be familiar to you, having been featured on Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, and six PBS specials. She is also a prolific author of books such as The Road to Perfect Health and Fiber 35 Diet. But you may not know that she, along with her husband Stan, were the founders of Renew Life, for many years the largest probiotic company in the U.S. that they have since sold, then started a new probiotic company, Vital Planet.With 25 years of experience in the world of the microbiome, my conversation with Brenda yielded many valuable insights into the power of managing the human microbiome. She is a vocal advocate for the restoration of microbial diversity, one of the most important and insightful aspects of bowel flora management.You can find more from Brenda at:VitalPlanet.comBrendaWatson.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/BrendaWatsonCNCInstagram: www.instagram.com/brendawatsonwellness/?hl=enAmong Brenda's books:The Road to Perfect Health: Balance Your Gut, Heal Your BodySkinny Gut DietFiber 35 DietFor more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQ
Sep 4 2021
37 mins
This Is Your Brain On WheatIodine Deficiency: The Forgotten Public Health Crisis
All throughout human history and up until approximately 100 years ago, iodine deficiency, goiters (enlarged thyroid glands), hypothyroidism, and death from thyroid failure was a common public health problem.  Ask your great grandmother (if you could) about goiters and she would likely have been able to share many horror stories about people who were disfigured by goiters and who died of thyroid failure. This public health problem essentially disappeared when, in the U.S., the FDA asked salt manufacturers to add iodine to table salt. But then, years later, various government agencies advised Americans to cut back on salt--and guess what is now making a comeback? Yes: iodine deficiency, hypothyroidism from iodine deficiency, and even goiters. Don't let this happen to you. In this episode of Defiant Health Radio, I show you how to make certain that sufficient iodine is part of your life. For more information on Dr. Davis’ programs:Books:Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health; revised & expanded editionWheat Belly 10-Day Grain DetoxWheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) CookbookUndoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your DoctorOnline media:Wheat Belly Blog: www.wheatbellyblog.comWheat Belly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialWheatBelly/Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/527516110738721/Undoctored Inner Circle (membership website with direct interaction with Dr. Davis):InnerCircle.Undoctored.comYouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZp4ONYOXZkf92UxxNnAiKQ
Aug 18 2021
14 mins
The Loss of Empathy (and how you can bring it back)

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