Most people are pretty confused when it comes to metabolic health. Fasting, macronutrient ratios, and blood glucose regulation are only a few of the topics that trip people up when it comes to managing a healthy weight and relationship to food.
Naturally, I like to look to the latest research to find a clearer picture. And science has come a long way since the “eat less, exercise more” paradigm was first introduced.
If you’ve wondered what aspects of your diet and lifestyle made the biggest impact on your metabolic health and how to make subtle tweaks for maximum impact, this episode of The Dhru Purohit Podcast is for you. I talk to my good friend Dr. Ben Bikman about all this and more.
Dr. Bikman is a renowned metabolic research scientist and a popular speaker on human metabolism and nutrition. Backed by years of research, Dr. Bikman’s mission is to help the world appreciate the prevalence and relevance of insulin resistance.
He is the author of the book, Why We Get Sick, which offers a thought-provoking yet real solution to insulin resistance and reversing pre-diabetes, improving brain function, shedding fat, and preventing diabetes. Dr. Bikman has a Doctor of Philosophy in Bioenergetics from East Carolina University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in metabolic disorders with the Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- HLTH Code Meal Replacement Shake – https://gethlth.com/
For more on Dr. Bikman, follow him on Instagram @BenBikmanPhD, on Facebook @BenjaminBikmanPhD, on Twitter @BenBikmanPhD, and through his websites http://bikmanlab.byu.edu/ and https://www.insuliniq.com/. Get his book, Why We Get Sick: The Hidden Epidemic at the Root of Most Chronic Disease―and How to Fight It at https://benbellabooks.com/shop/why-we-get-sick/.
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