Eat, Sleep, Relax, and Move Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life
Dr. Rangan Chatterjee is the star of the hit BBC One series, Doctor in the House, and he joins JJ in today’s podcast episode to explain why making disease disappear is simpler than you think! It all starts with what Dr. Chatterjee calls “the 4 pillars of health”: eat, sleep, relax, and move. Listen as Dr. Chatterjee explains how his accessible 4 Pillar Plan can help you live a longer and healthier life, plus the simple shifts you can make in your daily routine, such as adding in “me time” and 5-minute kitchen workouts, that can make a big difference in how you look and feel. Being healthy doesn’t have to be complicated – Dr. Chatterjee gives you practical, easy-to-implement tips and tools to help you take back control of your health!
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Main Points From Today’s Episode
1. The 4 Pillar Plan involves how to eat, sleep, relax, and move your way to a longer, healthier life. These are the 4 areas of health that Dr. Chatterjee has found we have the most control over and that have the most impact on how we feel.
2. Relaxation is potentially the most undervalued pillar of health, but it can make a big difference. One of Dr. Chatterjee’s patients was able to reduce her symptoms of Crohn’s disease by 50% just by adding in relaxation.
3. Eating your food within a 12-hour window is a great way to improve your health. Research shows that following a compressed eating window can help with blood sugar control, weight loss, and immune system function.
[2:04] Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s career briefing
[3:08] The inspiration behind Dr. Chatterjee’s new book, How to Make Disease Disappear
[4:32] Dr. Chatterjee stars in the hit BBC One series, Doctor in the House.
[7:45] The four pillars of health: eat, sleep, relax, and move.
[9:59] What’s different about Dr. Chatterjee’s approach is that it’s very accessible.
[11:31] Suggestions for improving the 4 pillars of health in your life
[12:02] Scheduling in “me” time every day can make a big impact on your health.
[15:06] Chronic stress can cause your body to hang on to excess weight.
[16:38] Dr. Chatterjee’s 5-minute kitchen workouts make it easy to include movement in your routine.
[20:35] Eating your food within a 12-hour window is a great way to help with blood sugar control, weight loss, and immune system function.
[23:20] Beware of the “itchy mouth”!
[25:35] Get Dr. Chatterjee’s simple tips on how to increase your energy in just 5 days.
[26:53] If you’re over age 35 or under stress, you might not be digesting protein well. Metabolic Digestive Balance is a boost of enzymes to help you better digest your food and prevent the absorption of some carbs.
[27:28] Listener’s question: I travel all the time. What are some tips to stay fit on the road?
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