Looking for some scientifically supported ways you can boost your immune system and metabolic health? Are you fed up with sensationalized science and illogical public policy? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Mike Mutzel, clinical nutritionist and biohacker with a talent for disseminating medical journals into digestible messages and lifestyle recommendations. Mike speaks on navigating research studies and how to live while practicing wellness in a fear mongered world and he unpacks new literature on cellular aging and oxidative stress.
This episode will challenge you to take your metabolic health to the next level and may plant some seeds of how to discuss the pandemic at the dinner table with loved ones this holiday season. In his recommendations for mitigating inflammation and enhancing a robust immune response, he covers intermittent fasting, keto, cold plunges, and the importance of determining your epigenetic age! To round things out we cover food and nutrition in your own backyard and discuss Mike’s homestead and experience of raising pigs, chickens, turkeys, and growing food.
Also in this episode:
- Mike’s Story
- The Role of Immune and Metabolic Health in Pandemic
- Regulation of the NLRP3 Inflammasome
- How Keto Regulates Oxidative Stress and Pathogen
- Keto and NADH
- Addressing Cognitive Dissonance
- Calorie Restriction vs Time Restricted Eating
- Considering Epigenetic Age
- Hormesis and Biohacking
- Cold Therapy and Sauna Use
- Mike’s Favorite Compounds
- Thoughts on Homesteading
- Where to find Mike Mutzel:
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About Mike Mutzel:
Mike earned his B.S. in Biology from Western Washington University in 2006 and completed his M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 2015 and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine’s (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP).
In April of 2014 Mike published his first book, Belly Fat Effect: The Real Secret About How Your Diet, Intestinal Health, and Gut Bacteria Help You Burn Fat.
Mike regularly conducts workshops for health care practitioners, teaching leading-edge science in a concise format that can be utilized by progressive clinicians for the prevention of chronic disease. Often termed Translational Medicine, this bench-to-bedside approach is key to ensure the application of pioneering research and concepts in systems biology a preventative health care setting, optimizing patient outcomes.
Mike lives in Kirkland, WA with his wife Deanna, a Doctor of Chiropractic- with their daughter and two dogs Shasta and Rainier as well as pigs, chickens and more!