Welcome back to FitFluential Radio! On today’s episode, we are discussing some of the hottest topics covered this week in health and wellness. This week, we are diving into the media and news covering topics about circadian cycles and hormone regulation; sunlight, vitamin D and inflammation, sunscreen chemicals and their link to diseases such as cancer; how the environment you live in affects your DNA and immune system; calcium supplements and the true effects on your heart, as well as how to naturally reduce your risk of developing heart complications.
These have been some of the hottest talked about topics this week in health and wellness, and our goal is to not only provide you with the tools, resources, information and our take on what’s happening throughout the health, wellness, and fitness community, but to also encourage you to be your own health advocate and do your own research for your own health.
So, let’s dive right into this week’s topics in health and wellness.
“Think of your health like a bucket filled with water. A poor environment punches holes in that bucket.” – Kevin Cottrell
This Week in Health and Wellness:
- Circadian cycles, hormone regulation, melatonin, and restorative sleep
- Why setting a regular bedtime is critical for your circadian rhythm and what happens to your body with irregular sleep patterns
- Light emitting device effects on your REM sleep
- Sunlight, vitamin D, and the link between sunscreen usage and cancer
- 98% of your DNA is affected by your environment
- Calcium supplements and their effects on the heart – especially for women
- New study aims to lower the guidelines for treating at-risk cardiac patients, and our thoughts
- How to naturally reduce your risk of heart complications
- The link between vitamin D deficiency and inflammation
Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Alex Fergus blog post – See How Easily You Can Improve Your Sleep
- Mercola article – Why the Sun Is Necessary for Optimal Health
- VIB article – Where You Live Shapes Your Immune System More than Your Genes
- Daily Science Article – Calcium supplements may damage the heart
- UCLA Newsroom Article – Most heart attack patients’ cholesterol levels did not indicate cardiac risk
- US National Library of Medicine Nutrition article – Inflammation and vitamin D: the infection connection
- Got Mag video– Testing is Key to Hormone-D!
- FitFluential Radio Episode with Morley Robbins Part 1 – Magnesium Deficiency and Chronic Health Challenges
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Remember our disclaimer: The materials and content discussed within this podcast are the opinions of Kevin Cottrell, Kelly Olexa and/or the guests interviewed. This information is intended as general information only for listeners of the podcast. Listeners should always seek professional advice, and the content and opinions expressed on the podcast should never be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.