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How to Get Past a Weight Loss Plateau

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 300 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. In my experience helping hundreds of individuals lose weight, one of the biggest challenges is breaking through a weight-loss plateau – losing those last few pounds to reach that...

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Does Whey Protein Help Build Muscle? How Much Protein Do I Need?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 295 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. Working out and protein... they go together like peanut butter, and, uh... well not jelly... something more nutritious... they go together like peanut butter and banana. How much...

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How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Quickly

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Quickly

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 285 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. As we age, our blood pressure tends to increase. There are a number of reasons for why this happens: We tend to become more sedentary as we get older Our diets aren’t as varied...

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What is the Best Way to Lose 50 Pounds Quickly and Safely

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 265 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. We really need to approach weight loss from different angles. This is, of course, not to overwhelm you, but to help you kick the you-know-what out of those unwanted pounds....

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Waves of Acceptance

This is a guest post by Jessie Chaplain, who submitted the following essay as an assignment in Dr. Chris Patti's course at Appalachian State University. This essay has been featured on the Optimal Living Daily podcast - Episode 571. I suffer from anxiety, a term that...

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Does Beta Alanine Help with Lactic Acid Build Up?

Does Beta Alanine Help with Lactic Acid Build Up?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 240 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. Luckily for us, beta-alanine has been studied more extensively recently so we have more data to help us make conclusions about its safety and efficacy. As always, let’s start...

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