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Optimal Health Daily, hosted by the esteemed Dr. Neal Malik, a tenured professor, registered dietitian nutritionist, and certified exercise physiologist, is a treasure trove of health and wellness insights. Dr. Neal delves into the latest research and timeless wisdom in nutrition and fitness, presenting them in easy-to-understand, digestible episodes. His expertise shines through as he handpicks and narrates the most informative and inspiring blog posts, offering practical tips and motivational stories to help listeners on their journey to optimal health.
Each episode is a blend of science-based information and real-life application, making it a unique resource for anyone looking to improve their health and wellbeing. Dr. Malik's approach is holistic and inclusive, recognizing the importance of balancing physical health with mental and emotional wellness. His engaging narration and the podcast's diverse range of topics make it an essential daily listen for you as you seek to lead a healthier, more balanced life.
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Regina Chouza's article on TinyBuddha.com provides a compelling narrative about the pitfalls of crash dieting and the journey towards sustainable weight loss. She shares personal experiences, from extreme diets to emotional eating, ultimately advocating for a balanced, mindful approach to health that emphasizes self-compassion, maintenance over rapid weight loss, and enjoyment in physical activities.
Read along with the original article(s) here: https://tinybuddha.com/blog/stop-crash-dieting-enjoyable-approach-sustainable-weight-loss/
Quotes to ponder:
“Crash dieting was fun; it broke the routine and more importantly, it was a distraction.”
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- Recommended as one of the 5 Health and Wellness Podcasts You Need to Hear by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.
- Recommended as one of the best health and fitness podcasts by Prevention and Discover Pods.
- Recommended as one of the best motivational podcasts by Verywell Mind.
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Health and Fitness: Starter Packs
If you're a new listener, check out our starter packs.
These are OHD Podcast episodes arranged by theme. Learn from the world's best blogs whom we narrate with author permission.
- Exercise Tips: Starter Pack
- Stress Reduction
- Weight Management and Body Image
- Nutrition and Healthy Eating
If you're seeking a podcast on health and fitness, these episodes with short and actionable advice are for you.
Health is not just all about exercise. Our health podcast covers a good deal of food or nutrition related content too. After all, you are what you eat. Other topics include the safety of chemicals in cosmetic products like deodorants, the effectiveness of CBD oils, and more.
Health is also heavily connected to mental health, so you'll learn about how to keep your mind in good shape as a listener of this health podcast. Just think of any bad day you've recently had, and you'll understand how connected the state of your mind really is to your physical health.
Dr. Neal Malik
Dr. Neal Malik (“Dr. Neal”) has a Doctorate in Public Health with emphases in disease prevention and nutrition. He is also a Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Education Specialist. He is currently an assistant professor at California State University, San Bernardino. Dr. Neal has published peer-reviewed scientific research and been featured as a nutrition and wellness expert in over 70 media outlets. Dr. Neal hosts the podcast, Optimal Health Daily, which has been downloaded over 1 million times.
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