I didn’t have an audience. I didn’t have a mailing list. I didn’t have any experience podcasting, or talking into a microphone. But I had an idea. Less than 3 years later, I had an audience with somewhere around 50 million unique downloads. I had a clean mailing list with over well over 10,000 subscribers. … Read the rest
I still remember cruising along the dairy aisles when I was still in school and there would only be one brand of soy milk available (this was quite a while ago). Usually, there was plenty of it. No one really wanted to buy it because it tasted differently and wasn’t sweet enough. And when I … Read the rest
Fat loss is a tricky thing. There are so many mechanisms involved. This is probably why we still don’t have the magic ingredient, recipe, or workout that guarantees fat loss.
Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 455 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.
Daily Protein Requirements
I will use my psychic … Read the rest
I realized that I have mentioned yoga and pilates many times before, but I never really took the time to discuss whether it’s helpful for those that are strength training. I’ve always said that both are great for beginners, the young and not-so-young, and of course for flexibility. It’s about time I discussed the actual … Read the rest
Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 445 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.
You often hear health enthusiasts say that they’re counting their macros. What does that mean and how does it differ from counting calories?
I want to start by saying: don’t confuse this topic with the macrobiotic diet. That’s … Read the rest
Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 440 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.
You know the saying:
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.
Is there some truth to the idea that, as we get older, we just aren’t able to learn new things?
We are finding that our brain’s … Read the rest
Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 435 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.
My wife was watching some Golden Girls reruns on TV the other day.
“Why?” you may wonder.
It brings back fond memories. When she was a kid, her parents would allow her to stay up late on Saturday … Read the rest
Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 430 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.
A Ketogenic-type diet has been used since the early 1900s to treat epilepsy. Fast forward to today and this diet is being used to help treat a number of health conditions. But it doesn’t always mean it’s effective … Read the rest
Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 425 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.
I still remember the very first nutrition class I took as an undergraduate student. That’s where I was told that drinking tea was bad for you because it contained caffeine. I was thrilled at the time because I … Read the rest
This is a guest post by Elle Sloboda, 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 819.
As a child, if someone asked me if I was “creative,” I would have quickly … Read the rest