On this episode of Anti-Aging Hacks, I talk to a Naturopath and a Ayurvedic Medicine practitioner

We discuss how he approaches Anti-Aging and Longevity with his clients. He talks about his 3 main pillars:

1. Why losing weight is his #1 approach to a long and healthy life

2. Why Detoxing is so important in this world full of toxins

3. Which lab tests can quickly identify what is wrong with your health so you can take action

Here are the show notes from our episode:

Stephen Cabral’s background and why Naturopathy 2:00

– Got extremely sick as a child

– Bloodwork was ok, but doctors couldn’t figure out why he was sick

– Started reading about health, and met with alternative health practitioners

– Alternative medicine is all about root cause

– Took 10 years to figure out and solve his health challenges

How did Dr. Cabral get into Ayurveda 5:20

– Started learning about body types

– Get into Ayurvedic books, and found a mentor close by to his home

– Did internships in India and Sri Lanka

– Figured out how to relay Ayurvedic principles to Western patients

How to merge Eastern and Western Philosophies 8:06

– Dr. Cabral recommends people try out self experimentation albeit with some guidance

– Now its much faster to lab test and figure out what is going on in your body

– Can lab test gut, food sensitivities, minerals, and heavy metal detox

Dr. Cabral’s Approach to Anti-Aging and Longevity 13:00

– Believes in big rocks DESTRESS protocol: Diet, Exercise, Stress Reduction, Toxin Removal, Rest, Emotional Balance, Supplement Protocol and Success Mindset

– Do 80-90% of these, this allows you to have cheat meals a little bit, or miss sleep a little

– His body gets better every year

– Top Anti-Aging Tip #1: Lose Excess Weight and Be Lean. Waist hip ratio should be better. Get a smaller neck. This may bring you back to great wellness by itself.

– Top Anti-Aging Tip #2: Run labs to make sure you are healthy inside. Heavy metals testing, increasing Telomeres, support mitochondria, and many more

– You can take out the top causes of death such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 and type 3 diabetes

How is Dr. Cabral’s Weight Loss Program Different 18:20

– There is no long term solution to weight loss with high intensity exercise and super low calories

– Dr. Cabral does functional detox for 21 days, lower inflammatory diet plan, helping rebalance blood sugar, improving thermogenesis

– 3-4 days a week of exercise, 10,000 steps a day, eating 3 meals per day, intermittent fasting

– They help people lose the weight, but not to struggle with it the rest of their life

– Estrogen dominance is a big reason why women cannot lose long term weight

– Lab tests: Blood sugar, Vitamin D, Thyroid, Cortisol, Estrogen Dominance, irritability, digestive issues

 – Helps people become carb adapted and fat adapted

– Takes 12-16 weeks for cells to turn over in the body, so you need to test and make sure the program works for longer

Why is Detox important 23:30

– Every natural medical system uses Detox in their programs, and typically do it seasonally

– Before 1940, there were only 2,000 chemicals in the environment

– Real industrial revolution has caused over 100,000 man made chemicals, and over 50% are being identified as carcinogenic

– Average woman uses 12 different bath products and cosmetic product which contain 126 chemicals – all before leaving the house

– These have never been tested over a long time, or tested in combinations that we are being exposed to

– Can do an environmental toxicity test and figure out what is in your system, this is a urine based test

– For heavy metals, you have to run a mineral and metals test. This is a hair test.

– Dr. Cabral recommends the big 5: Gut health, food sensitivities, heave metals, vitamin levels, regular mineral levels, Omega-3

Dr. Stephen Cabral Links

– Cabral Facebook Group

– Equilibruim Nutrition

– Dr. Stephen Cabral website

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