The New Science of How Your Physique Can Heal Itself


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Katie: Hi there, and welcome to the “Wellness Mama Podcast.” I’m Katie from wellnessmama.com and wellnesse.com. That’s wellness with an E on the tip. And this episode is about “Methods to Eat to Beat Illness,” the brand new science of how your physique can heal itself. And I’m right here with Dr. William Li, who’s a doctor and scientist, and he’s the president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Basis, and the writer of the e-book by the title of this podcast, “Eat to Beat Illness.

 

On this episode, we go deep on specifics associated to this matter, together with how he obtained into this subject, how well being is the pure state of the physique, and the way typically we simply must assist the physique and get out of its method, the shocking analysis displaying that sure meals may need as a lot or extra energy as medicine to assist the physique beat sure ailments, how the physique interprets messages from meals in numerous methods, together with meals that may immediate stem cell development, how fasting comes into play, methods to reframe our meals decisions to assist the physique with out feeling disadvantaged.

 

He debunks some city legends about sure meals, and a few them would possibly shock you. His shocking analysis, and his tackle beer and wine ingesting. After which we go quite a bit into intestine well being. We even have a enjoyable wrap-up on the finish on a mutual matter that neither of us anticipated the opposite to be taken with. So very enjoyable dialog for me. I believe you’ll be taught quite a bit, in addition to Dr. Li, is a wealth of data. So with out additional ado, let’s be a part of him. Dr. Li, welcome. Thanks a lot for being right here.

 

Dr. William: Thanks very a lot, Katie. It’s an actual pleasure.

 

Katie: Effectively, I’ve so many enjoyable questions, and we’re gonna go in so many enjoyable instructions as we speak. However earlier than we do, I’ve a notice that you just took a visit throughout your complete U.S. and I might love to listen to slightly bit extra about that, as a result of I did the identical factor with my youngsters a number of years in the past, and it was undoubtedly memorable.

 

Dr. William: Effectively, , the factor that I’ve at all times marveled about america is simply how completely different components of the nation are from one place to the opposite. And, , I reside close to Boston, so close to an enormous metropolis, and we hear about large cities having nice meals, and also you hear about locations referred to as meals deserts. And so, one of many issues I used to be actually taken with, apart from attractive surroundings, basically, simply to form of expertise what it was wish to search for various kinds of meals, wholesome meals, that anybody can select, irrespective of the place you might be, that was certainly one of my very own private agendas is to truly have a look and to see, how tough wouldn’t it be. And what was actually shocking is whether or not I used to be in Ohio, or whether or not I used to be in Montana, or whether or not I used to be in Wyoming, I at all times was capable of finding one thing that I acknowledge that I may eat, that might assist my physique be more healthy. And so that truly was actually excellent news to me. And, after all, we noticed lots of wonderful nation, which makes me far more appreciative of the place we reside.

 

Katie: That’s great. I had the identical expertise. I really feel prefer it takes slightly extra work generally, nevertheless it’s undoubtedly doable. Not at all times as straightforward as our house kitchens. However that’s encouraging that you just had the identical expertise.

 

Dr. William: Proper.

 

Katie: And you might be most recognized on your work, at the very least, to me, you’re most recognized about your e-book, “Eat to Beat Illness: The New Science of How Your Physique Can Heal Itself”. And I like even that languaging concerning the physique therapeutic itself as a result of I really feel prefer it’s essential to maintain that prime of thoughts. Typically, we consider in search of outdoors sources to heal us. And actually, we work greatest after we assist the physique’s pure course of and ten shifting to a state of therapeutic itself. However let’s begin actually broad. And I might love to listen to slightly of how you bought into this particular subject of analysis. After which additionally, how is it actually doable to eat to beat illness? As a result of I believe it is a actually essential idea.

 

Dr. William: Yeah. Effectively, I’m a doctor, so I’m skilled in inside drugs, which suggests I care for younger and previous women and men, wholesome and sick. And though in drugs we’re skilled to jot down prescriptions and to chase ailments with an increasing number of interventions, the fact is, is on a private degree, my philosophy has at all times been to maintain folks wholesome. And in the event that they get sick, they fall off the wagon, form of how do you get folks again on the trail of well being? Which is admittedly the place our physique desires to be. Now, that’s actually essential, as a result of after I was in medical faculty and in coaching, one of many issues that we had been at all times skilled to do is to determine illness, to seek out illness. What’s most cancers? What’s coronary heart illness? What’s diabetes? What’s dementia? And, , what’s weight problems? So, we get actually good within the medical neighborhood, talking for myself, in figuring out and labeling illness, and explaining why they occur.

 

However truly, what I obtained extra taken with is how will we outline well being. What’s well being? And I noticed that even after I was answering that query, I might typically say, “Well being is simply the absence of illness. If you happen to’re not sick, you’re wholesome.” Proper? However that truly at all times wound up being actually irritating to me, and never a really passable reply. So, fast-forward, I truly wound up beginning a nonprofit group referred to as the Angiogenesis Basis. And angiogenesis is how your physique grows blood vessels. And it seems that that’s an important characteristic of many ailments, greater than 70. However much more importantly, our circulation, our blood vessels are crucial for well being. Now, within the work that I’ve achieved with my nonprofit, we’ve truly helped to develop greater than 40 FDA-approved new therapies for most cancers, problems of diabetes, and even imaginative and prescient loss. And so, it’s been an exhilarating experience to have the ability to be concerned with creating new therapies that may assist sufferers.

 

After I put on my form of medical hat, that provides me nice satisfaction. However I noticed as I used to be getting an increasing number of profitable on this, the query that my sufferers had been at all times asking me is, “Hey, Doc. What ought to I be consuming?” And I began to comprehend that the most important alternative that I may deal with and I may actually attempt to convey to the forefront was not learn how to truly chase ailments and learn how to deal with ailments. That’s essential. That’s by no means gonna cease. However how may we roll the clock again and stop illness, within the first place? And that will get again to the query of what’s well being and that led me to actually ask the query…well being can’t be the “absence of one thing”. It needs to be the results of one thing else. And in order that one thing else occurs to be your personal physique. Our personal our bodies are hardwired to heal itself, which is admittedly outstanding. And that, to me, is the clue to learn how to truly select meals that may activate these hardwired methods to assist our physique do what it actually desires to do.

 

Katie: And I do know you’ve got a TED Discuss this as effectively, that’s gotten an entire lot of views. I’ll hyperlink to that within the present notes about how we will truly eat to starve most cancers. So, earlier than we go deeper, I wanna contact on all illness. However I’d love so that you can simply hit some excessive factors of that particular method as a result of I’m listening to from fairly a number of individuals who have most cancers or have a cherished one with most cancers proper now.

 

Dr. William: Yeah. Effectively, look, I imply, most cancers is that one illness that all of us worry, and each single certainly one of us has been touched, , most likely one or two, or possibly zero levels of separation by this dreaded illness. And right here’s form of, like, the newsflash. Most cancers is one thing that all of us, wholesome folks, kind in our our bodies on a regular basis. I’ve obtained most cancers in my physique, you’ve obtained most cancers in your physique, all people listening to this has most cancers of their physique. And the reason being, our human our bodies are made out of 40 trillion human cells. And these cells, to maintain us alive should divide, they should make extra of themselves, proper. So, you eliminate some previous ones, previous ones which are truly retiring, and also you get the brand new ones. And the brand new ones are actually what permits us to go day-to-day getting higher. One of many large issues about dividing cells is that in the event that they don’t go completely, and also you make one or two errors…take into consideration 40 trillion cells, like, 40 trillion issues on an meeting line being assembled on the identical time, all day lengthy, 24/7 for 70 or 80 years. You’re gonna have some errors. And all it takes is one or two errors, and also you’ve obtained what we name a microscopic most cancers, it’s a mutation in a cell.

 

And so, from the time after we’re younger, youngsters to, nonetheless previous the listeners are as we speak we’ve obtained these tiny little errors, microscopic cancers being shaped. However the nice information is that microscopic cancers are like pimples, you most likely have a number of forming in your again on a regular basis, and also you’ll by no means even understand it as a result of they go away by themselves. And once they go away, when cancers go away, it’s as a result of our immune system wings by and prevents them from truly turning into an issue. It’s like cops on the beat seeing a dude that doesn’t look so savory on the nook, places them at the back of the squad automotive, and takes them away. Now, the opposite motive that cancers don’t develop usually, okay, is as a result of our physique has this great well being protection system, just like the immune system. One other system is the angiogenesis system. Our physique desires to feed our wholesome organs, however when there’s a most cancers, it doesn’t enable blood circulate to feed the most cancers. So, that’s what I gave my TED Discuss is, how will we truly eliminate these blood vessels that cancers wish to develop for themselves.

 

So, I’ve been concerned greater than 20 years with creating new therapies, biotech therapies, lots of which have been FDA-approved, that may lower off the blood provide to a most cancers. It’s not chemo, it’s not radiation, it’s not immunotherapies, truly it’s a standalone method of pre-treating most cancers referred to as anti-angiogenesis. It’s modified the sport as a result of it doesn’t have the uncomfortable side effects of chemo. And it’s very pure as a result of it helps your physique simply starve the most cancers. However with the wonderful factor that I talked about at TED was having achieved all this with medicine and biotech, what I noticed is that we will use the identical system to check meals. So, once you check inexperienced tea, and soy, and cabbage, and herbs, and spices, and citrus, and into these identical methods we use for drug growth, the jaw-dropping outcome was that lots of the meals surrounding us have as a lot, and generally larger energy locked inside, one thing that’s edible and scrumptious than the medicine that we’ve been spending 20 years creating itself. And so, that is meals as drugs.

 

I wound up truly turning into an actual proponent of utilizing science to have a look at vitamin. And this enables, I believe, the medical neighborhood to take part on this dialog as effectively. Beforehand, it’s type of, like, “Effectively, , it’s vitamin.” “We’re not a nutritionist,” the docs say, or they don’t wanna consider in it. However , each most cancers affected person at all times requested their physician, “Hey, Doc. What ought to I be consuming for myself?” And the reply is usually, “Don’t fear about it,” or “You may eat something you need.” Or, , “There’s no knowledge assist something.” And that’s now modified. Simply three weeks in the past, a brand new paper got here out to indicate that in case you eat 5 grams of dietary fiber a day, if in case you have most cancers and also you’re being handled with one thing referred to as immunotherapy, 5 grams of dietary fiber is quantity you’d have in a medium-sized pear or a big apple. Okay. Not very a lot, that having 5 grams of dietary fiber a day decreases the danger of mortality demise when you’re getting handled by 30%. So, what you eat, does matter. And actually, it may be a matter of life and demise.

 

Katie: That’s so fascinating. And I’m so glad to see this analysis catching up as a result of I really feel like the perfect outcomes occur after we can merge vitamin and the newest science, and in addition most likely some age-old methods that we’re now studying the science to assist that cultures have recognized for years and years and years. And it’s so thrilling. I’ve seen a, as an illustration, a graphic on-line, the place a affected person went to a health care provider, and the physician instructed him, “You have got a metabolic illness.” And so they had been like, “Oh, so ought to I alter my weight loss plan?” And the physician mentioned, “No, you must take a tablet.” And I like that that’s not what’s taking place, that we’re seeing folks such as you who’re within the analysis who’re making use of this, and we’re seeing good outcomes. It’s so thrilling. So, on that notice, I might love to listen to possibly a few of these prime meals that you just’re discovering within the analysis which are actually shocking. Like, you talked about fiber however, like, what are among the others which have a very shocking potential right here?

 

Dr. William: Yeah. Effectively, so being any individual who works in meals as drugs, I’ve been gratified to find that it’s not one meals, “the previous superfood concept” however in actual fact, there’s greater than 200 meals and extra being found, actually each single week, meals that may activate our physique’s self-defenses. And so, , the query you’re asking is so essential. So, what are some good meals that folks ought to find out about? However I might say first, let’s speak about how your physique makes use of meals. If you put one thing in your physique, what occurs that truly can shield your well being?

 

So, our physique, our well being is protected by our blood vessel system and our angiogenesis system. Our well being can also be protected by our stem cells. So, most individuals don’t understand that, , it’s true salamanders and starfish can regenerate, however people can also regenerate, simply slowly. And so, whereas biotech firms try to determine learn how to ship stem cells, Mom Nature’s beat everybody to the punch, and there are meals that may truly immediate our stem cells to heal us from the within out. That is true regeneration. Third, we’re protected by our intestine microbiome. Now, lots of people have been speaking concerning the intestine microbiome, nevertheless it’s 39 trillion micro organism packed inside our our bodies, most of it in our intestine, our colon. And these intestine micro organism do all the things, from streamline our metabolism, they assist us drop pounds, unhealthy, dangerous fats, to assist us heal. And the wonderful factor is that a few of these intestine micro organism appear to textual content message our brains and inform our mind to launch social hormones, which then governs our emotional well being as effectively.

 

Our fourth well being protection methods are DNA, far more than a genetic code, . They will use antioxidants to defend themselves, they will additionally repair harm to stop cancers from rising. And our DNA truly protects us from the atmosphere we reside in. After which lastly, our immune system, which is extra highly effective than we ever thought as a result of once you even have a very good immune system, not solely are you immune to micro organism and viruses, and all people is aware of concerning the viruses and immunity, , after the pandemic, however truly what most individuals don’t understand is that the identical immunity that we would like to have the ability to defend us from invaders from the surface world, like micro organism and viruses, additionally shield us from invaders within the inside world, which is definitely inside our physique. And that’s most cancers. Bear in mind, I instructed you concerning the cop on the beat, driving by choosing up the unhealthy man. That’s what a very good immune system does, it takes out the rubbish. And so, we would like to have the ability to discover cancers and eliminate them. And so, these 5 well being protection methods are chugging away from the day we’re born to our final breath. And the nice information is that there’s greater than 200 meals, most of them are thought of scrumptious meals in meals cultures, that may truly gentle up our well being, activate these well being defenses, and assist us push back illness.

 

Katie: That’s so fascinating. And it is smart. And I’ve at all times considered that by way of how will we simply naturally assist the physique in these processes which are already built-in, and also you hear all of the cliches about, , we don’t get sick from a scarcity of…we don’t have a chemotherapy deficiency. We don’t have a no matter, nevertheless it’s, like, studying how can we meld science with what we all know now to truly greatest assist the physique’s pure processes versus work in opposition to it. And I might say most likely lots of meals within the fashionable weight loss plan truly most likely actively work in opposition to these methods you simply talked about, and make them much less environment friendly. And so, it looks as if there’s a very good steadiness of meals that may most likely be very supportive, meals that may very well be overtly dangerous. And possibly there’s an individualization side there as effectively that for sure folks at completely different occasions…so, I’d love so that you can contact on that.

 

Dr. William: Yeah. Effectively, this concept that we’re all completely different is one thing that’s permeating in all places in the case of our understanding of well being, and even our remedy of illness. You already know, what I needed to form of convey to gentle on your viewers is that, , as a medical physician, we’ve been skilled to jot down the identical prescription for a similar situation, irrespective of who it’s, proper. However truly, if you consider it, , would you actually wanna give the identical prescription to the previous grandma, who’s a skinny, little stick, versus the younger man, who’s large and burly, like a soccer participant, or any individual who’s overweight? The underside line is that we’ve recognized for years that each particular person is completely different. In the case of meals, the variations are much more dramatic as a result of our metabolism…all is completely different as a result of the quantity of physique fats that we even have in our personal distinctive metabolism. So, how will we work with, adapt to, , the person? Now, let’s overlay one further factor, Katie, that’s so essential, which is our private preferences, proper.

 

Everyone has obtained their favourite meals that they like to eat. Normally begins with that aroma that you just odor popping out of your mother’s kitchen, that brings you again to your childhood, that everybody can relate to. Man, I keep in mind that’s precisely what my mother used to prepare dinner. And I like it. Normally, folks love these sorts of meals. However all people will…, in case you went to a buffet line, all people’s gonna be capable to pick the issues that they like to eat. Preferences are so essential. All of us wish to select what we would like, versus being restricted or disadvantaged of one thing that we would like.

 

And so, this concept of a shift, , the thought of being instructed what you shouldn’t eat, don’t eat this, don’t eat that, create a state of deprivation, no one likes that, and it doesn’t work. If you truly level folks in the direction of meals that they love, and that is what I at all times do after I discuss to folks. Inform me what meals you favor, and let’s select amongst these meals which are recognized to truly make it easier to. So, in my e-book, “Eat to Beat Illness”, I record 200 meals. I inform folks to take a Sharpie, and a listing of meals and simply begin circling the meals that you just like. You already know, and if it’s a strawberry, or if it’s salmon, or if it’s buckwheat, or, , no matter it’s, folks begin circling these issues. After which I inform them, “Hey, guess what? Have a look at all these belongings you circled. These are your favourite meals, your preferences, and so they all are good for you. So, begin with these meals you’ve most well-liked, and also you’re already method forward of the sport.” It’s constructing confidence that folks could make the fitting selections which are good for them.

 

Katie: That’s such a fantastic reframe, and a fantastic level in not having that target deprivation. I believe that applies to all areas of well being, not simply even illness however even when somebody’s making an attempt to drop pounds. You may’t punish your self. Then you’ll be able to’t…that deprivation mindset will solely get you to date, and ultimately, hormones will beat willpower, and it’s a must to deal with all of these. And I believe that’s a fantastic resolution to that. I’d additionally love to speak about…so we’ve talked slightly bit about meals themselves. In the case of beating illness, I’m curious your tackle the absence of meals and if that additionally has a job. I do know I’ve learn some research associated to fasting and their potential function in most cancers or not. And it looks as if there’s lots of opinions right here. So, I’d love to listen to your tackle this and what you’re seeing.

 

Dr. William: Yeah. So, it’s a fantastic query, Katie. And right here’s how I method it. Fasting is seen as restriction from unbridled consuming, proper. So, mainly, child within the sweet store, you stroll into this factor, and there’s infinite quantity of decisions. Let’s go forward and gobble all of it up. Okay. That’s truly the place our society has advanced to ranging from, , actually the Fifties, post-World Warfare II, this concept of industrialized meals, you may get meals anytime, wherever, , and in any amount. Abundance is one thing that’s seen as one thing great for a affluent society. And sure, , in America, we’re lucky to have the ability to reside in that world. However truly, return in time, not so way back, a few generations, and other people actually had been cautious about their meals. And in case you actually check out how any sort of dwelling creature subsists on this planet, they aren’t stuffing their face, they’re consuming mindfully, selecting what they will discover once they can discover it in ways in which they know are good for them.

 

And I believe that it’s nearly like once you speak about type of fasting and restricted consuming…I’ll come again to that in a second. It’s nearly like we have now to shake off this mindset that we’ve developed that extra is healthier. If you happen to actually give it some thought, our physique is designed to course of vitamins and to search for…and our minds are programmed to search for what our physique wants. And so, we take heed to our physique, okay, versus take heed to our eyes, or advertising and marketing, or no matter else it’s. The underside line is that, , we’ll eat after we wish to eat. Do you keep in mind that, , like, we had been all youthful…I’m positive, , each child will bear in mind this. I don’t wanna eat dinner. I’m full. I don’t wanna at lunch. I’ve had sufficient. You already know what? That’s listening to the physique. That’s an extremely essential factor. And so right here we have now, eat 3 times a day, eat three sq. meals. Be sure you have this. You already know, now we actually have a plate that truly has a portion…it was once a pyramid. Right here’s what I believe. I say that we should always know that we most likely all eat a 3rd greater than we’re purported to be consuming, that’s type of the analysis on common. And we in the reduction of a 3rd on what we’re purported to. Take into consideration that.

 

You already know, in case you went to a household dinner and also you had a plate that you just’re loading meals onto, in case you simply took a 3rd lower than what you’d, as an alternative of two heaping servings, , you are taking only one. All proper. Now you’re right down to a 3rd. Eat that slowly, ensure you choose the meals that you just take pleasure in. You’ll be truly limiting your personal energy. And truly, all that’s been proven there may be that, in actual fact, consuming what your physique tolerates, by way of the quantity and the speed it tolerates, truly improves your well being defenses. You don’t overwhelm your physique, proper. So, once you’re filling up a cup of water beneath the sink, in case you activate the spigot, and it’s working via fairly slowly, that’s wonderful. If you happen to flip it on full blast, it’ll shortly overflow the mug, proper, and we don’t wish to try this to our our bodies. So, restricted consuming is relative. Now, after we truly time limit our consuming, and we eat, , 16/8. So, , that’s form of like intermittent fasting. It seems, that’s only a method to self-discipline ourselves to permit our physique to recuperate from the quantity of energy we’re dumping into it.

 

Right here’s what’s attention-grabbing. After we do intermittent fasting, all of these physique well being defenses I discussed, our circulation improves, our stem cells reboot, our intestine microbiome resets the ecology, will get more healthy. It’s a greater neighborhood. Our DNA fixes itself slightly higher. And our immunity additionally refreshes itself after we truly gave ourselves room to breathe. Okay. So, the outstanding factor is that consuming lower than we’re used to. If you happen to wanna name that caloric restriction, then so be it. If you happen to wanna name it fasting, so be it. If you happen to wanna make it actually excessive, what? That works, too. However you must simply know that anytime you do something to an excessive, there might be penalties. So, the acute of fasting is being on a shipwreck or a desert island, you haven’t any meals. Okay. Or being misplaced in a desert, and you’ll whittle away. I imply, your defenses will get stronger for slightly bit, and then you definitely’ll ultimately whittle away and also you’ll die. And so, we don’t wanna go to any of these extremes. We wanna discover that candy spot for our well being. And that’s the place these private preferences and listening to your physique all make a distinction.

 

Katie: That was such a transparent abstract of all of this analysis surrounding fasting and caloric restriction. And the info appears fairly clear, at the very least from what I’ve learn that there’s a component of caloric restriction correlating to longevity. And that will get much more intense after we’re speaking about particular illness. However you’re proper, I believe it solely works when it might develop into sustainable. And that possibly, for some folks, issues like time-restricted feeding may also help be a software to be taught that course of and to be taught to take heed to their physique, or to at the very least limit energy inside a window, so that they’re not over-consuming for as many hours of the day.

 

I additionally assume that is possibly an attention-grabbing tie-in that doesn’t get talked about sufficient after we speak about Blue Zones, which, after all, had been a buzzword within the information. And all people desires to hyper-focus on what are the particular meals that they’re consuming. And I’ve at all times thought, “Effectively, dangle on. Let’s take a step again from that.” As a result of it additionally may very well be concerning the timing of once they’re consuming or the truth that they’re strolling there, or they’re consuming slowly, or they’re with neighborhood. And we all know that neighborhood…and that may be a big think about well being that we’re not speaking about sufficient. I suppose that additionally, after all, comes into play with illness pathways. Are there some other specifics associated to meals that actually shocked you or that may very well be, like, tangible suggestions for folks as they’re making an attempt to undertake more healthy consuming habits?

 

Dr. William: Yeah. You already know, one of many issues that I attempted to do is to make use of the scientific analysis to assist folks get some readability in order that they’re much less confused in the case of vitamin, proper. I imply, that’s one of many issues about vitamin that’s so overwhelming generally is that you just hear, “Effectively, we’re instructed this at some point, after which we get whiplashed the subsequent day. They instructed us it’s not good for us to eat anymore.” And so, then persons are like, “Effectively, what’s the purpose of even listening to something if no one can truly make up their thoughts?” Effectively, that is the place science truly comes clearly via, shines via this. And one of many issues that I love to do, and by way of some surprises I wanna speak about are actually that there’s lots of city legends on the market. And I believe that science permits us to, , form of open up and bash these city legends like a pinata, . So, what’s inside there? What’s the kernel of fact that’s actually there, and why is it misunderstood? And so, what do we actually do?

 

So, I’ll simply offer you a pair that’s on the market. Proper, now, there’s an city legend that’s quite common amongst ladies that they need to keep away from soy merchandise as a result of soy truly could cause breast most cancers as a result of there’s a phytoestrogen, a plant-based estrogen that may very well be harmful for breast most cancers. And that is…not solely is it legendary, even docs are quoting it to their sufferers who’ve breast most cancers or who’ve a excessive threat for breast most cancers. Effectively, nothing may very well be farther from the reality. Let me inform you the place the origin of this fantasy got here from. So, it’s true some human breast cancers are delicate to human estrogen. And the human estrogen, the hormone estrogen, can truly fireplace up the breast most cancers to develop. It’s true that the plant has one thing referred to as a phytoestrogen, a plant estrogen. However until you’re a chemist, you wouldn’t truly know. However in case you held an image up with a plant estrogen and held up an image up of the human estrogen, they give the impression of being nothing alike. The plant model seems to be nothing just like the human model. After which the analysis has proven that plant model truly blocks the human model. So, form of the plant estrogen is form of like Mom Nature’s tamoxifen, which drug firms have developed, and docs prescribe their sufferers to dam the human estrogen. Okay.

 

So, that’s one form of, like, layer of the onion to peel again. Plant estrogens are usually not harmful as a result of they don’t replicate what human estrogens do. Second, seems the plant estrogens are anti-angiogenic, they starve cancers by slicing off their blood provide. That is analysis I’ve achieved together with many, many others now. If you eat soy, edamame, once you eat tofu, once you eat fermented soy merchandise or drink soy milk, it truly cuts off the blood provide to most cancers. Now, how do we all know this? We’ve examined soy and its extracts in the identical methods we truly used to develop medicine to deal with breast most cancers. And truly, it really works. Now, what about people? Does it truly work in folks? Seems {that a} examine of 5,000 ladies, who’re on the highest threat for breast most cancers, which is ladies with breast most cancers, have been studied. And it was discovered that these ladies who’ve probably the most soy of their weight loss plan even have a lower in mortality, 30% lower. If you happen to eat extra soy, how a lot soy? About 10 grams of soy a day, that’s about you’d get in a tall glass of soy milk. So, simply, simply achievable.

 

And if I instructed you this one examine, which was referred to as the Shanghai Breast Most cancers examine, ladies’s breast most cancers examine is only one examine. So, all of the critics come out and say, “Effectively, you cherry-picked the examine.” Right here’s what I’ll inform you, the meta-analysis, which is all of the research present 14 research in a row with ladies, breast most cancers, and soy, and survival. In each single case consuming extra soy is healthier for survival, and in zero instances, no case is consuming extra soy leading to extra mortality. So, that’s a very essential instance of one thing to offer. And by the way in which, for mothers which are eager about what they need to feed their youngsters, , like, if in case you have a daughter and also you’re making an attempt to determine, “Ought to I feed her, , soybeans or edamame? Are they gonna be harmful for her?” Completely protected. Soy consumption truly is one thing that’s actually wholesome, it’s a fantastic supply of protein, it’s a vegan supply of protein, that may truly be actually, actually useful. Now, clearly, you don’t wanna eat an excessive amount of of something, however, , cheap quantities of soy protein are helpful. So, soy is one fantasy, there’s different myths on tomatoes and sweets, and even purple wine, that, , we will truly break into to actually form of get right down to the nuggets of what’s good and why and the place are the myths coming from.

 

Katie: That’s so fascinating. And I’m curious within the soy analysis, is there any specificity round sourcing? I might guess there are nonetheless most likely processed types of soy that we’d nonetheless wish to keep away from. Or, as an illustration, I’ve been fairly vocal about not consuming very many vegetable oils as a result of I really feel like there are simply higher options, speaking, like, olive oil and issues like that. However I might love if…was there any specificity within the analysis or any steering you’ve got on that?

 

Dr. William: Yeah. So, it’s a fantastic…that’s such an essential query. As a result of, , in case you have a look at the junkiest meals you’ll be able to pull out of the center aisle of a grocery retailer, ultra-processed meals, choose a field, any field, choose a can, any can, and also you look via. There’s, like, 20 or some components. You may’t pronounce most of them. That’s what we name an ultra-processed meals. It’s one thing that your grandmother wouldn’t acknowledge as meals, , all these methods of defining ultra-processed meals. Numerous soy is processed and makes use of filler materials for ultra-processed meals. And we do know that the extra ultra-processed meals you eat, the upper the danger of every kind of ailments together with some types of most cancers. And so, , that’s an instance the place the supply, the shape, the processing, all makes lots of sense. It seems that, like, uncooked soybeans are wonderful, roasted soybeans are wonderful, fermented soybeans are wonderful. The nearer you may get to the entire meals and the minimally quantity you can truly, , have a manufacturing facility course of it, it’s most likely within the okay vary. However something, , that in case you truly begin to grind it up and course of it and make it much less and fewer recognizable from its unique supply, the much less wholesome it truly is.

 

So, I’m with you on that. And that’s a very good rule of thumb, by the way in which, . How does one go about navigating wholesome meals? You already know, like, lots of people I carry round this type of guilt or confusion, like, “Look, I’ve simply grown up my complete life doing it this manner. I don’t know the place to begin.” And what I actually attempt to do is to mainly say, “If you go to a grocery retailer, , first go across the outdoors, go to the produce part,” that’s what I do first, “And see if there’s something that’s interesting to you there in any respect. Begin with that. Spend probably the most time in a produce part” May very well be an apple, it may very well be a carrot, it may very well be a mango. You already know, these are the sorts of ways in which…I believe in case you go to conventional villages in Europe and Asia, you discuss concerning the Blue Zones, folks go to the market, and the very first thing they do is that they don’t go for the cheese or the butcher store first, they go to for recent fruit and vegetable and the herbs part. That’s the place all people goes proper from the start as a result of that’s the place the freshest stuff is. Begin there, and you’ll go and construct out your purchasing cart after that.

 

Katie: Yeah, that’s a fantastic level. And I believe the method distinction…I’m glad you bought to make clear that. As a result of typically I believe when folks consider meals, they consider energy, and that’s a really primary oversimplification, after all. However that’s what lots of the mainstream dialog begins round. And I’ve a pal who says, “Your physique isn’t a checking account, it’s a chemistry lab.” And so, we take note of the indicators these meals are sending, not simply the meals themselves and the energy in them. There’s a lot extra to that dialogue. You probably did point out purple wine, and so with a bunch of mothers listening, I might love so that you can get slightly extra nuanced on the wine dialogue. And I’m hoping it’s not a no-wine-ever advice, however I wanna hear your tackle it both method.

 

Dr. William: No. Effectively, look, to start with, I actually can respect a pleasant glass of purple wine, and even white wine. However all of the well being analysis has proven that, , a glass or two of purple wine has been typically useful to you. You already know, there’s been good research coronary heart well being and mind well being, and even weight problems. However right here’s the true crux of it. The great things in purple wine isn’t present in white wine. It’s what makes the purple wine purple. And it’s the fermentation means of the grape pores and skin. So, in case you’ve by no means toured a vineyard, it’s worthwhile doing it in case you can, and even a YouTube video to take a look at, , like, how wine is definitely made. The purple wine is made with purple grapes. Conserving the grape pores and skin, and the grape pores and skin has lots of these polyphenols. The meat of the grape is also fairly good, however the pores and skin truly has lots of it. And so, once you ferment grapes, which is how purple wine is definitely made, the pure fermentation course of with sugar and alcohol truly attracts out these pure chemical compounds from the pores and skin of the purple grape. They’re referred to as bio-actives. And why they’re referred to as bio-actives is, effectively, the identify says in any respect, they’re biologically lively in your physique. Okay.

 

And so mainly purple wine is stuffed with these luscious…that’s what makes purple wine ruby coloured. All proper. And it additionally provides wine its attribute…purple wine is attribute form of taste that once you hear these people who find themselves wine consultants describe the flavour of wine, the blackberry notes, the tobacco notes, no matter, that’s additionally because of the bio-actives, the flavors which are in there. And people chemical compounds, alone or collectively, together with resveratrol, truly activate our physique’s well being defenses. They make our circulation higher. They assist to develop blood vessels, they assist recruit stem cells, they’re good for our intestine microbiome, they’re antioxidants for our DNA. They really even enhance immunity, in case you have a look at these bio-actives.

 

What concerning the alcohol? What about ethanol? Okay. Ethanol is what makes us drunk. That’s what provides us the excitement. That’s lots of occasions what makes alcohol form of social. Effectively, look, in the case of well being, in zero instances, no case is the alcohol chargeable for something useful to your well being. You already know, that provides you the excitement, that makes it social, that’s wonderful if in case you have it sparsely. And a few folks can’t even tolerate the alcohol. A part of you might be lacking some enzymes in your liver. But it surely’s by no means the alcohol, it’s the opposite great things that makes purple wine purple that’s good for you.

 

So, in case you truly had alcohol-free wine, that is top of the range, you’re gonna get these bio-actives. Identical factor as beer, . Oddly, beer-drinking truly appears to be related to some enchancment in well being and discount of some types of most cancers like kidney most cancers. How may that be? Doesn’t beer make us fats? It may assist us achieve weight? Doesn’t it trigger most cancers? The alcohol isn’t good for you. Okay? I imply, , we’re people, so it’s okay for the human a part of us, like, the social a part of it, however truly all the good things in beer is coming from the fermentation of the hops, that truly is the cloudy stuff that’s in our beer.

 

And so, once more, if in case you have alcohol-free beer, you’d wind up having all these bioactive. So possibly much less enjoyable to drink, however that’s truly the place all the good things is. And so, what I at all times inform folks is, “Look, life is for the dwelling, and so in case you’re any individual who simply enjoys purple wine, simply ensure you have it sparsely, one or two glasses, , a few occasions per week, that’s most likely wonderful.” I imply, you must at all times discuss to your physician if in case you have an issue with alcohol, and take heed to your physique. If you happen to don’t really feel good after ingesting wine…some folks have sulfate allergic reactions and different reactions to wine. By all means, take heed to your physique, don’t take heed to your pals. Keep away from the issues that don’t agree with you. However that’s actually form of slightly little bit of the de-mythologizing purple wine and beer.

 

Katie: Effectively, that’s encouraging. I’m glad there’s excellent news, and caveats which are essential to know. That’s tremendous useful. I do know you additionally discuss quite a bit in your work about intestine well being. And positively, that is an space that we’re additionally studying far more about, and I’m glad that is turning into a spotlight. Are you able to form of give us an summary of intestine well being particular to illness and supporting the physique in all these ways in which we’re already speaking about?

 

Dr. William: Yeah. Our intestine begins from our lips. When you get inside your lips, you’re into the intestine already. And once you go to the very finish, which is the place, , we poop, that’s additionally a part of the intestine. So, how lengthy is our intestine? It’s 30-feet lengthy within the common grownup. So, take into consideration that. It’s longer than your automotive laid out end-to-end. And on the very finish of the intestine, within the colon, that’s truly…it’s referred to as the ilium. It’s truly the primary a part of the colon. And that’s truly the place most of our intestine micro organism in our physique lives. And we do have some in our pores and skin, and we have now some in our crevices, and in our nostrils and our ears. However the actuality is that the majority of it, 99% of it, truly lives in our decrease intestine. Now, why is that essential? Effectively, after I was in medical faculty, we had been conscious that there was intestine micro organism, however we didn’t know the way essential that’s. However our intestine micro organism…after we eat, we’re feeding ourselves, we’re getting the vitamins, , the energy, the proteins, the sugars, the fat, and the bio-actives, by the way in which, we simply talked about. After which something that our human our bodies don’t digest, passes on, after which we’re feeding our intestine micro organism.

 

So, our intestine micro organism, we eat first, our intestine micro organism eat second. Now, after we feed our intestine micro organism…like, take into consideration your intestine micro organism like a pet. If you happen to’ve obtained a cat, a canine, a chicken, fish, daily you’re feeding them, and also you’re fairly cautious you’re feeding them the good things, proper. Like, no one desires to feed their pet one thing intentionally unhealthy. If you feed the pet the good things, you’ve got a cheerful pet, proper. And your pet’s grateful to you, and truly, reward you with no matter it’s that you just get out of your pet.

 

Now, in case you feed your pet one thing unhealthy, it’ll truly get sick. And ultimately, that relationship you’ve got with the pet is gonna be actually off-kilter. Identical factor with our intestine micro organism. After we feed our intestine micro organism, it’s they eat second, proper. If you consider it, like, adults’ and youngsters’ desk. Children eat first, adults eat second. So, mainly the grownups get to eat, that’s our intestine micro organism. If we feed them one thing unhealthy, they’re not gonna do effectively. And our intestine micro organism, 39 trillion micro organism kind an ecosystem. And that ecosystem, when it truly is working effectively collectively, it helps our blood sugar, it helps our lipids, it helps management our blood strain, it helps us regulate our fats, it helps our immune system. The immune system half is admittedly fascinating, Katie, as a result of, once more, we now understand one thing new concerning the human physique, which is that 70% of our immune system is within the layers of our intestine proper subsequent to the micro organism.

 

So, take into consideration your intestine like a jelly roll, and there’s intestine micro organism stuff in the course of the roll, and our immune system is within the layers across the jelly roll, okay, contained in the intestines. And what occurs is that the intestine micro organism, after we feed them effectively, talk with our immune system. I name it, like, faculty roommates. You already know, you’re in a dorm and you’ve got a very skinny wall. The intestine micro organism is like pound via the wall and discuss to the roommate subsequent door, which is the immune system. And identical to in faculty, , you would say what sort of pizza you need simply by shouting via the wall. The underside line is that our immune system listens fastidiously to our intestine.

 

When our intestine is wholesome, being fed good issues like leafy greens with nice dietary fiber, and also you wind up truly getting fed a prebiotic weight loss plan that’s largely fiber, or once you’re truly consuming a probiotic weight loss plan, which may comprise micro organism itself, like yogurt, or kimchi, or sauerkraut, and even sourdough bread, the nice intestine micro organism talks to the immune system and recommends what the immune system does to guard your well being. If you screw up the micro organism, you screw up that communication to the immune system, and now your immune system is haywire and might’t defend your well being in the fitting method. And so, I’m simply kinda providing you with, like, an eagle’s eye view of why it’s so essential to feed our intestine micro organism fiber, which it loves, that’s prebiotic meals, probiotic meals, which is the micro organism itself, you’ll be able to replenish the ecosystem, and the way that truly protects plenty of completely different components of our well being, together with our immune system.

 

Katie: That’s such a very good rationalization. And I do know in your work, you speak about one thing referred to as the 5x5x5. And I’d love so that you can give us an summary and clarify this as effectively.

 

Dr. William: Yeah. So, look, I’ve simply tried to make issues as straightforward as doable for folks to form of digest actually, which is, how do you truly take all this data that we’ve been speaking about and I’ve been sharing with my public on science and analysis and boil it down into some easy methods you’ll be able to bear in mind. 5x5x5 stands for the truth that…simply bear in mind you’ve obtained 5 well being protection methods in your physique. You don’t even must know precisely which of them they’re. You don’t should memorize these difficult phrases. You get 5 methods to feed. Quantity two, the second 5, 5×5 is that we must be feeding every of these each single day. Do one thing to feed every of these well being defenses. So, you’re masking your self, . It’s kinda such as you’re watering each plant, you’ve obtained 5 crops, ensure you water every of your well being protection methods and do a very good factor to it. After which the third 5 is admittedly the truth that each single day, we’ve obtained on common 5 occasions that we encounter meals, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and doubtless a few snacks.

 

Okay. And so, the underside line is that every time you eat, encounter meals is a shot on objective. So, each time you’ve got a shot on objective, go forward and do one thing that’s good on your well being defenses. And in order that’s 5x5x5. Now, which meals and which well being defenses? This is the reason, , I kinda created all these easy tables and charts in my e-book. You may truly check out a protection system, there’s a listing of 100 or so meals in among the methods. And what I inform folks to do, simply, , once you open up the e-book, take an image along with your cellular phone of the web page. Really, to start with, open up the e-book, circle those that you just like, your faves, after which take an image of it. And that method you’ll be able to simply at all times name it up once you’re truly going out purchasing, and even once you’re at a restaurant, you’re sitting round trying on the menu. “Man, what ought to I eat?” Effectively, after all, go on your preferences. However amongst your preferences, have a look and see in case your preferences even have any of the good things as a result of that’s the shot on objective, you’ll be able to truly activate your well being defenses. And now you’ve achieved one thing that you really want, that’s additionally good for your self.

 

Katie: That’s a fantastic tip. And I do really feel just like the physique begins to additionally get very intuitive and crave these meals, the extra we feed it good issues. And it’s a compounding factor. However I typically wish to assume by way of as an alternative of simply energy from meals, what’s the most nutrient density I can get into these energy I’m already gonna be consuming. Like, how can I greatest assist my physique via my meals decisions, which naturally results in very vibrant colours and plenty of herbs and meals which are nice for you? It’s additionally far more thrilling to eat that method.

 

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And I do know you’ve got a lot extra analysis than we will cowl in a one-hour podcast, together with a collection of masterclasses, and I wanna ensure that we touched on these. I’ll put hyperlinks within the present notes. However are you able to speak about your masterclass collection?

 

Dr. William: Yeah. Effectively, my masterclass collection is one thing I do. It’s without cost. I do it, , each month, and you’ll simply go to my web site, drwilliamli.com, and take a look at after I’m doing them and join them. However right here’s the explanation why I did it, the reason being truly fairly essential. You already know, when the pandemic was first declared in 2020, I used to be like everybody else. I used to be type of, , in my home staring out the window questioning, , what can we do. And look, I’m a health care provider, and I knew very effectively that there have been no prescriptions to jot down on the time. The hospitals couldn’t do something for us, and other people didn’t know what to do. And actually, they didn’t wanna go to the physician. And I noticed, at that second, one thing actually profound, which is that this was a second that we may see that docs and well being methods, and hospitals couldn’t do all the things for us. And but, right here we had been, myself included making a choice. You already know, three or 5 occasions a day, I needed to exit to purchase meals, I needed to go work out what to place in my fridge, I had to determine what to prepare dinner daily. And it was by no means extra clear to me.

 

And there was data that folks wanted to find out about, about learn how to make some actually good wholesome decisions. How do you get to know your physique, your 5 well being defenses? How are you aware which meals are literally good for our well being defenses? And, after all, , immune system is such an essential factor. However all of our well being defenses are a chance for us to form of decrease our threat for most cancers, and coronary heart illness, and diabetes, and weight problems, and Alzheimer’s, all these essential situations. And it was that second that I noticed that, , there was a chance for me. I actually felt a way of mission to have the ability to do these free masterclasses.

 

And what’s actually nice is that, , I’ve had as much as 8,000 folks from 38 international locations join a single masterclass. And so, the concept, , we had this, like, loopy time we had been coping with however we learn to use digital medium like Zoom or these digital issues to have the ability to contact folks across the planet, was extremely empowering. And so, what I’m making an attempt to do is, , kinda set into movement an “Eat to Beat Illness” motion that places the ability of well being in everybody’s personal pocket, and also you don’t should depend on the well being system as step primary. Now, clearly, you must see your physician, you must have a health care provider. It’s not a substitute for, nevertheless it’s all that healthcare that we do between visits to the physician’s workplace.

 

And so, from the masterclass, which you’ll join, I additionally, for individuals who actually wanna do a deep dive, I created an internet course, that lets you truly drill in and to actually perceive the nuances of our 5 well being defenses, and the particular meals and the way do you purchase and retailer and put together the meals as effectively. So, , it’s one thing that I discovered myself gravitating an increasing number of in the direction of this. That is actually, , kinda like what you’re doing, which is, how do you get the phrase out about essential data that may change folks’s lives in ways in which aren’t burdensome, however truly are empowering.

 

Katie: Yeah, that’s so essential. And you’ve got so many nice assets, like I mentioned, I’ll hyperlink to the place folks can discover these. So, in case you guys are listening when you’re on the go, that’s wellnessmama.fm. We’ll have a hyperlink to the e-book, the masterclasses, and your TED Discuss, in addition to lots of different data I’ve discovered from you on-line. And as we get close to the tip of our time, a pair final questions I like to ask. The primary being, if there’s a e-book or numerous books, after all, apart from your personal, that’s been very impactful for many folks, however which have had a profound influence in your life. And if that’s the case, what they’re and why?

 

Dr. William: You already know what? I’ll inform you that among the books which have been most impactful for me in the case of well being have truly been cookbooks. And I like to have a look at cookbooks which are coming from meals cultures, whether or not it’s Italy, whether or not it’s Japan, whether or not it’s China. After which in case you have a look inside an space like Italy, for instance, in case you have a look at the meals of Sardinia or the meals of the Amalfi Coast, these are issues now on Amazon. You may simply search on Amalfi coast cookbook, and so they’ll pop up. All these native regional recipes, I discover these to be extremely transformative as a result of it teaches me one thing that I didn’t know earlier than, that might truly entice me to strive one thing I haven’t achieved earlier than. And to make use of components that I simply would possibly be taught to like. You already know, I discussed the Amalfi Coast, however I’ll inform you, I checked out a few cookbooks from Venice, Italy, which is a spot I visited previously, nevertheless it’s so completely different as a result of lots of seafood and lots of greens that we don’t usually encounter, however I needed to attempt to be challenged to be taught issues that I haven’t discovered earlier than. So, I might say, , cookbooks are literally been actually influential for me.

 

You already know, I’ll inform you one other e-book, this isn’t about well being, per se, that truly was actually influential to me, so, , there’s a subject of combined martial arts, which, , we see on tv and it’s form of an enormous deal now. And it’s a fight kind that’s a sport that entails utilizing completely different expertise like boxing, and wrestling, and kickboxing, and judo, and all that kinda stuff. Effectively, I learn a e-book that was written by the daddy of combined martial arts or he’s been attributed to be one of many fathers of combined martial arts, Bruce Lee. So, Bruce Lee was a martial artist. He died many, a few years in the past, within the ’70s. However he got here from Hong Kong…he was an American, truly. He went again to Hong Kong and grew up in America. And he realized that sticking to 1 type of something, karate, judo, taekwondo is just too limiting and that what you actually wanna be capable to do is to adapt your self to be taught completely different kinds and to adapt your self to completely different circumstances.

 

And so, he wrote a e-book referred to as, the “Tao of Jeet Kune Do” which is definitely his type. And it’s an previous e-book now, you’ll be able to nonetheless get it on-line. There’s a Bruce Lee Basis that reissued it, an exquisite collector’s model. But it surely actually talks about his philosophy. So, though he was a fighter and a martial artist, he was truly a thinker. He studied philosophy in faculty. And so, I generally will return to learn that as a result of, , he talks about this concept of being like water, like, to truly navigate via life. You don’t wish to be inflexible and damaged like a department that might snap however you wish to be versatile and adapt your self. And I believe that’s actually essential in the case of meals and well being is to learn to…know your self and adapt your self to your circumstances round you. And that’s truly additionally been one thing that’s been fairly influential for me.

 

Katie: That’s a brand new advice I’m truly actually personally excited to take a look at. I’ve, within the final 12 months or so, began coaching, truly in Jeet Kune Do, and in addition another arts like Kali and completely different types of that. And I like the motion side of them, however I additionally love the meditative side of these patterns and the vitality interplay with one other individual. However that’s so wonderful as a result of I’ve by no means heard anybody else speak about Jeet Kune Do. That’s so thrilling.

 

Dr. William: No, that’s cool. Effectively, you must go to the…try the Bruce Lee Basis, which was the household basis, that his daughter and his spouse arrange. And so they simply republished this unimaginable philosophy e-book referred to as the “Tao of Jeet Kune Do” and it actually talks about…I imply, it’s all his unique philosophies and writings. So, actually worthwhile for anyone who desires to delve slightly bit extra into the roots of learn how to be in contact along with your physique, learn how to be versatile and adaptive, and why you wanna break free from inflexible kinds of something, inflexible kinds of consuming, inflexible kinds of fad weight-reduction plan, inflexible kinds of fasting even. That is about getting in contact with who you might be your self.

 

Katie: Yeah. Effectively, I’m so excited to test this out. And this may increasingly even have already answered the final query I had for you, or at the very least contact on it, which is, in case you had any parting recommendation for the listeners as we speak, that may very well be associated to one thing we’ve talked about or completely unrelated.

 

Dr. William: Effectively, no, I do truly. You already know, I’m any individual who actually appreciates meals tradition. I like meals from traditions that truly actually worth these recipes which have been handed down for a whole bunch of years. You already know, like, I’ve had my justifiable share of, like, fancy meals over the course of my life in my profession. However actually, like, the normal meals that, , frankly, households and peasants ate, or for celebration, or simply even easy consuming, is one thing I actually take pleasure in. And so, I believe that, , I’m an enormous proponent in respecting the meals cultures which are on the market. They’re normally extremely scrumptious and attractive. They’ve been time-proven. You already know, they’re not gonna be dangerous to you, they’re most likely gonna be wholesome for you. However when it provides you the chance to do, and that is actually my parting phrases, is to like your meals, to like your well being. If you happen to can align what you like about one thing that you just’re gonna eat together with how a lot you care about your well being, now you’ve obtained the right alignment of learn how to truly make a meals selection, learn how to plan a meal, and learn how to truly share meals along with your neighborhood in a method that’s wholesome for everybody.

 

Katie: That’s stunning. And I believe very relevant to mothers who are sometimes the meals prepares for our households. And I believe an ideal wrapping up level for as we speak, though I may discuss to you for therefore lengthy since you’re such a wealth of data. I’m very, very grateful for you being right here as we speak and sharing. Thanks a lot.

 

Dr. William: Thanks.

 

Katie: And thanks, as at all times to all of you who’re listening for sharing your most beneficial assets, your time, your vitality, and your consideration with us as we speak. We’re each so grateful that you just did, and I hope that you’ll be a part of me once more on the subsequent episode of the “Wellness Mama” podcast.

 

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