Dr. Lipman believes that we all have the ability to live a healthy and vital life. As a leader in Functional Medicine, Dr. Lipman practices what he calls Good Medicine; an appropriate blend of cutting-edge, modern medicine with age-old healing techniques from the East. His method is simple - remove what is harmful and add what is beneficial. This method supports and actively promotes physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social wellbeing.
Michael Chernow - Restaurateur and Entrepreneur
39:19Dr. Lipman sits down with Michael Chernow, Restaurateur and Entrepreneur to talk about sustainability, fitness, self-care, and more. Michael is the founder of Seamore’s, co-founder of The Meatball Shop, and co-founder of WellWell. He is dedicated to serving sustainable proteins at both of his restaurant chains - at Seamore’s his focus is 100% sustainable seafood, sourced as close to home as possible and The Meatball Shop focuses on grass-fed beef, pastured chicken, and heritage pork. Listen in as Michael also shares his newest ventures and passions!
Pilar Gerasimo - Healthy Deviant, Author, Journalist, & Speaker
40:09Dr. Lipman sits down with his dear friend Pilar Gerasimo, health journalist, pioneering social explorer, and author - to talk about her new book, The Healthy Deviant. The book is part manifesto, part whispered wake-up call, and a true modern-day survival guide for being healthy in an unhealthy world. They talk about who is a healthy deviant (Pilar says that Dr. Lipman is one of her favorite healthy deviants!), the unhealthy default reality, and how to break from the easy, unhealthy default choices we are presented with in our society. Pilar invites listeners to embark on their own experience of just how rewarding Healthy Deviance can be.
Dr. Gerry Curatola - Biologic Dentist and Founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry
41:59Dr. Frank Lipman sits down with his good friend, Dr. Gerry Curatola, an internationally recognized biologic dentist, to talk about the importance of the mouth in overall health. They chat about his book The Mouth-Body Connection: A 28-Day Program To Create A Healthy Mouth, Reduce Inflammation, And Prevent Disease Throughout The Body, how the oral microbiome defends you (even against viruses), and his 4 cornerstones to a healthy mouth, including how exercise and stress management are not only good for the body, but also for the health of your teeth and gums.
Dr. Terry Wahls - Clinical Professor and Author
34:48Dr. Lipman sits down with his friend and colleague, Dr. Terry Wahls to talk about her story from wheelchair to biking with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Dr. Wahls is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials focused on nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. They also chat about how Dr. Wahls' dietary protocol will help to protect against COVID-19, chronic disease, and is helpful for aging too. Her recently updated book The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine goes into all the details.
Jenny Sansouci - Health Coach and Wellness Writer
29:24Dr. Frank Lipman sits down with one of his favorite health coaches, Jenny Sansouci, to talk about her new book The Rebel's Apothecary. When Jenny learned that her father was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, she dug into her extensive knowledge of the latest alternative therapies to help him through. Dr. Lipman talks to her about the healing powers of cannabis and mushrooms and how these compounds can enhance the lives of anyone living with pain, anxiety, depression, a weakened immune system, insomnia, and more - safely, and without confusion, fear, or an unwanted high.
Dr. Jeffrey Bland - Founding Father of Functional Medicine
39:42Join Dr. Frank Lipman as he sits down with long-time friend, Dr. Jeffrey Bland, to talk about owning our immune defense in the time of COVID-19 and future pandemics. Dr. Bland co-founded The Institute for Functional Medicine, founded the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI), and is known as the “father of Functional Medicine.” He has spent 35+ years teaching people how to build their health through diet and lifestyle - which create the resilience we need right now. Listen in as they discuss the factors which depreciate the immune system against foreign invaders including chemical exposure, sugar dysregulation, air pollution, and more.
Dr. Aseem Malhotra - Award-Winning Cardiologist
34:32Dr. Frank Lipman sits down with his friend, Dr. Aseem Malhotra to talk about what they are calling the two pandemics happening right now, COVID-19 and the "metabolic disease" pandemic. Dr. Malhotra, one of the most influential cardiologists in Britain and a world leading expert in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. He is successfully leading the campaign against excess sugar consumption. They talk about how obesity and chronic illness are complicated issues with many factors - political, personal, food industry, healthcare, and more.
Dr. Michael Grandner - Internationally-Recognized Expert on Sleep and Health
48:09Dr. Frank Lipman sits down with Dr. Michael Grandner to talk sleep in the time of COVID-19. Dr. Grandner's clinical work focuses on non-medication treatments for sleep disorders. His research examines the relationship between sleep and obesity, diabetes, heart disease, daytime functioning, longevity - and the immune system. They dig into how the glymphatic system, microbiome, and melatonin are intertwined with sleep and the immune system. And Dr. Grandner shares his top tips to get more sleep, now and in the future.
Dr. Lisa Mosconi - Women's Brain Health Expert
42:29Dr. Lipman sits down with Dr. Lisa Mosconi to talk about women's health in the time of COVID-19. Dr. Mosconi, who holds a PhD degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine, and is a certified Integrative Nutritionist and holistic healthcare practitioner - also just released her newest book, The XX Brain. In her book she takes on all aspects of women's health, including brain fog, memory lapses, depression, stress, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, and the increased risk of dementia. Dr. Mosconi introduces cutting-edge, evidence-based approaches to protect the female brain, including a specific diet proven to work for women, stress reduction, and sleep.
Bob Rountree, MD - Functional Medicine Pioneer
36:43Dr. Frank Lipman talks with Dr. Bob Roundtree, one of the foremost Practitioners of Functional Medicine and one of the smartest guys he knows on what you can do to stay healthy during the Coronavirus. In this podcast they discuss how chloroquine (an anti-malarial drug) and hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil, a drug used for Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis), may be possible treatments for COVID-19 and how they work. Most importantly they discuss the numerous supplements and herbs that can help prime the immune system and the myth out there about avoiding certain supplements because they cause a cytokine storm.