White Rice vs. Brown Rice – Nutrition

White Rice vs. Brown Rice – Nutrition

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 330 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. At my previous job, where I was a wellness specialist for a university, someone asked me about brown vs. white rice. At the time, a well-publicized article mentioned the higher...
How to Fix Your Gut Microbiome After Antibiotics and More

How to Fix Your Gut Microbiome After Antibiotics and More

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 320 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. Lately, researchers have been spending a lot of time researching this thing called the microbiome. One of the biggest challenges when studying the microbiome is actually trying...
Are Protein Bars and Energy Bars Good For You?

Are Protein Bars and Energy Bars Good For You?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 315 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. At this time, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t have any rules on what constitutes a “protein bar.” This means that the food could have 1 gram of protein or 20 and...

What Are Branched Chain Amino Acids?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 310 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. In typical Dr. Neal fashion, I will start from the beginning just to make sure we all understand what branched chain amino acids are. Then I will get into whether they are useful...