The Beauty of Aging (Nigma Talib, N.D.)
“I think the key is to really believe it when you see something that you're doing every day in your diet that is making your hormones off or your skin off it, a lot of women know what's happening to their bodies. We're more intuitive in that way than men are. So I think it sounds really cheesy and we've heard it over and over again, but please listen to your body because it's telling you something. And so I think that, I think that it's just important to listen and make a note of things that make us feel terrible and things that make us feel good.” So says Dr. Nigma Talib, a Los Angeles based Naturopathic Doctor and the author of the best selling book, Younger Skin Starts in the Gut. A pioneer in the Naturopathic medical profession, Dr. Nigma has been asked to speak all over the world, bringing light to the root causes of illness and how the application of cutting edge dietary, supplemental and functional laboratory testing guidance can correct health issues and enable optimal well-being.Dr. Nigma joins me today to talk about all things wellness, from Vitamin D deficiency and sleep hygiene, to stool tests and hormones. We discuss the nutritional supplements to take to ensure you look like a grape, not a raisin; the importance of the 80/20 rule; and how to establish your personal hormonal baseline through testing. Our hormones are messengers, she tells us, but when they are out of whack wires can get crossed, leading to fatigue, joint pain, premature aging and depression - making it all the more important that we listen to our bodies and get curious, putting together the pieces of our health in a way that allows us to live optimally and feel our best. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: Grapes, not raisins… Exploring the 80/20 rule… The essential supplement checklist… Exercise, done right… MORE FROM DR. NIGMA TALIB:Younger Skin Starts in the Gut: 4-Week Program to Identify and Eliminate Your Skin-Aging Triggers - Gluten, Wine, Dairy, and SugarReverse the Signs of Ageing: The Revolutionary Inside-Out Plan to Glowing, Youthful SkinVisit Dr. Nigma Talib’s WebsiteFollow Dr. Nigma on Twitter and InstagramDIG DEEPER:Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and RewardingHate Working Out? Blame Evolution - NYT, January 2021
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