Green Wisdom Health Podcast by Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis
Is Cholesterol Your Friend of Enemy

Is Cholesterol Your Friend of Enemy

January 28, 2020

Cholesterol has been demonized for many years, but with the rise of high-fat diets like keto, many people have begun wondering if cholesterol is really as bad as it was portrayed. The topic of cholesterol is a relatively complex one because there are so many things that can affect cholesterol or be affected by it including hormones, thyroid function, liver function, and diet and lifestyle choices. There are also many different opinions on what is a healthy cholesterol level, the rise in statin prescriptions, and much more. In this week’s episode we’ll cover some of the more common questions about cholesterol and learn if cholesterol is your friend or enemy. We’ll also go over some lifestyle changes you can make and supplements that may help promote healthy cholesterol levels.

Products Mentioned In Today’s Show

Meta Balance – Meta Balance contains the soluble fiber, alpha-cyclodextrin, a prebiotic patented as FBCx®. FBCx has been researched for over a decade. Clinical studies show that Meta Balance assists in supporting healthy cholesterol and triglycerides and helps to maintain triglycerides after meals.

Omega Supreme Liquid – Omega Supreme Liquid provides concentrated triglyceride-form omega-3 EPA, and DHA derived from fish oil. Omega-3 fatty acids are often called “good fats” due to the numerous roles they play in supporting health, including supporting a balanced inflammatory response, assisting triglyceride metabolism, and supporting heart, joint, skin, brain, and nerve function.

Bergamot – Emerging clinical research has demonstrated that Bergamot may help maintain healthy total cholesterol (TC), high density lipoprotein (HDL), low density lipoprotein (LDL), very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) and triglyceride (TRI) levels. Research has also demonstrated that it may provide antioxidant-balancing properties and help maintain normal inflammatory balance to help preserve coronary arteries.

You can also listen to our Is Cholesterol Your Friend or Enemy? on our YouTube channel here.

Remedies For Cold and Flu Virus Symptoms

Remedies For Cold and Flu Virus Symptoms

January 21, 2020

With the high number of colds, flus and other sicknesses being reported this season, we have received lots of questions about how to keep the immune system healthy and reduce the risk of catching something. Fortunately, there are many supplements you can take to help provide the right nutrients for your immune system, as well as some simple things you can do like washing your hands often and avoiding crowded places when possible. In this week’s episode, we will discuss some natural remedies for cold and flu virus symptoms, and how to promote healthy immune system function throughout this season.

Products Mentioned in Today’s Show

ViraPro – Includes a powerful combination of key nutrients and botanical extracts that provide support for immune challenges. This formula boosts immune defenses by providing nutrients such as L-lysine vitamins A and C, pantothenic acid, B12, and zinc. ViraPro includes the synergistic blend of botanical extracts black elderberry, astragalus, echinacea, and andrographis, all of which have been used traditionally for their clinically effective immune-modulating properties.

Immune Essentials – Supports immune health with a blend of highly researched and effectively concentrated mushroom extracts combined with the polyphenol nutrient support of green tea. This formula provides beta 1,3/1,6 d-glucan and a range of bioactive compounds that have been shown to potentiate immune response. Grown in the USA under rigidly controlled conditions, these mushroom extracts are made with 100% certified organic ingredients.

Lauricidin – Monolaurin is a natural, plant-based medium chain saturated fatty acid extracted from coconut oil that offers unique health-promoting properties.* When taken on an ongoing basis, Lauricidin® may help support a strong immune defense*, support a natural balance of healthy bacteria*, and promote a healthy balance of yeast*.

You can also listen to our Remedies for Cold and Flu Virus Symptoms podcast episode on our YouTube channel here.

Nutritional Myths in the Media

Nutritional Myths in the Media

June 4, 2019

Each week it seems as if a new fad or health solution is reported. Here are just a few of the “Myths” we will address on this show:

  • Saturated fat is bad for you
  • The keto diet is dangerous
  • Buying organic isn’t worth the cost
  • To much protein is hard on the kidneys and liver
  • All fish is healthy
  • Cholesterol is bad and eggs are unhealthy
  • Eating five to six small meals a day stimulates metabolism
  • Sodium is always bad for you
  • All sugar is bad
  • You can make up for a bad diet with supplements
  • To control your weight, the only effective method is counting calories

Product mentioned in today’s show:

Lauricidin - Monolaurin is a natural, plant-based medium chain saturated fatty acid extracted from coconut oil that offers unique health-promoting properties.* When taken on an ongoing basis, Lauricidin® may help support a strong immune defense*, support a natural balance of healthy bacteria*, and promote a healthy balance of yeast

Lab mentioned in today’s show:

Comprehensive Lab -  The GWH - 3. Comprehensive Panel w Consult panel contains 13 tests with 102 biomarkers.

Beauty From The Inside

Beauty From The Inside

April 2, 2019

Beauty From The Inside

Did you know that beauty on the outside starts with beauty on the inside? There are natural ways you can achieve this. Here are just a few ideas:

  • Use Probiotics – they are tied to improved immunity, hormonal control, appetite regulation and energy levels. They can help your nervous system deal with toxins like parasites, viruses, yeast and bad bacteria
  • Quality Omega-3 Supplement – Omega-3’s are loaded with healthy fatty acids that help keep skin moisturized and elastic. They also help regulate hormone function, nervous system health and immune function
  • Collagen protein is one of the best natural skin care supplements available today. Collagen helps build healthy skin cells and helps keep youthful elasticity, softness and firmness.
  • Drink plenty of water because water makes up about 70 percent of your body and a very large portion of your skin.
  • Get good sleep and lower your stress – you should know that “beauty sleep” is more than just a silly saying. A good night’s sleep is truly where the magic happens!

Products mentioned in todays show:

CollaGen -  FORTIGEL® has been shown in human studies to stimulate collagen regeneration, type II collagen and aggrecan, which all help to maintain healthy connective tissue.

Core Support - helps maintain Phase II detoxification by providing protein, fiber and nutrients to promote normal detoxification function.

 

 

Brain Fog, Anxiety and Memory

Brain Fog, Anxiety and Memory

March 26, 2019

Brain Fog, Anxiety and Memory

Symptoms Usually Include:

  • Low Energy or Fatigue (Including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Confusion
  • Headaches
  • Trouble Sleeping
  • Irritability
  • Trouble Concentrating
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia – trouble sleeping though the night
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Low Motivation, feeling hopeless or mildly depressed

Core Support - The ingredients included in Core Support were chosen for their ability to support one of the six pathways of phase II detoxification. N-acetyl cysteine along with glycine and taurine are well-known amino acids for their role in supporting the liver.

Membrin - provides vinpocetine and ginkgo biloba to support cerebral blood circulation, decrease excitotoxicity and scavenge damaging free radicals. In addition, vinpocetine has specifically been shown to inhibit phosphodiesterase, and therefore helps increase cerebrovascular blood flow and improve memory. 

Comprehensive Lab Panel - The GWH - 3. Comprehensive Panel w Consult panel contains 13 tests with 102 biomarkers.

 

 

Stress and Diabetes

Stress and Diabetes

March 20, 2019

Stress and Diabetes

Stress related Diabetes can lead to these health complications which include:

  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Blindness
  • Kidney Disease
  • Nervous System Disease
  • Amputations
  • Dental Disease
  • Pregnancy complications

Products mentioned for Stress:

Cerenity - • Supports a State of Calmness and Relaxation • Increases Serotonin and GABA Production in the Brain • Addresses Neurotransmitter Signaling Systems • Supports Occasional Sleeplessness

Cerevive - • Designed to Support Mood and Brighten Mental Outlook • Supports the Production of the Neurotransmitters Serotonin, GABA, Dopamine, Norepinephrine and Epinephrine • Supports Calming Alpha Brain Wave Activity • Addresses Neurotransmitter Signaling Systems

Products mentioned for Blood Sugar:

GlycemaCORE - • Supports Blood Sugar Balance Already Within Normal Levels • Strengthens Cardiovascular Health

Reacted Chromium - • Provides Highly Absorbed Chromium for a Variety of Protocols • Supports Blood Sugar Balance Already Within Normal Levels • Maintains Healthy Insulin Balance

Lab Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Comprehensive Lab Panel - contains 13 tests with 102 bio-markers.

This panel includes Dr. Lewis' consultation services and recommendations. Please complete the health survey at https://www.greenwisdomhealth.com/health-survey/

 

Do You Have Leaky Gut or an Irritable Bowel?

Do You Have Leaky Gut or an Irritable Bowel?

February 6, 2019

Symptoms of a Possible Leaky Gut:

  • Bloating
  • Food Sensitivities
  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Fatigue
  • Joint Pain
  • Headaches
  • Skin Issues like Rosacea and Acne
  • Digestive Problems
  • Weight Gain

If any of these symptoms are left un-repaired, it can lead to more severe health issues like inflammatory bowel disease, IBS, arthritis, eczema, psoriasis, depression, anxiety, migraine headaches, muscle pain and chronic fatigue.

Products Mentioned on Today’s Show:

SBI Protect Powder - Supports GI Barrier Health and Integrity

Probiotic 225 - Is a maximum-strength probiotic for cases of severe gastrointestinal (GI) and immune challenges

 

Lab Recommended in Today’s Show:

Comprehensive Lab Panel with Complimentary Consult:

Contains 13 tests with 102 bio-markers –

Please fill out the health survey after ordering this panel

 

The Sticky Truth About Cholesterol

The Sticky Truth About Cholesterol

July 26, 2017

Have you been told your cholesterol is to high? Are your statin drugs really helping your health? Is there a natural alternative to get your cholesterol numbers in an optimal range? Listen to this show to find out what you can do to get those pesky cholesterol numbers in range!

www.ProHealthIQ.com

Where Has My Mind Gone?

Where Has My Mind Gone?

June 1, 2017

Memory problems, brain fog? What's going on with your mind? Could it be from lack of sleep, stress, thyroid issues or possibly gut sluggishness? Find out on this show where your mind went and how to get it back!

www.acutabovenaturals.com

 

Fats ….. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Fats ….. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

February 28, 2017

Confused about which fats are good for you and which ones are not? Wondering if all oils like, coconut, fish, flax, MCT are all made to do the same things in the body? Does it really matter? Listen and find out which ones you should be taking for heart health, cholesterol lowering, weight loss and many other health issues!

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