Health Unveiled with Dr. Dan

Health Unveiled with Dr. Dan

There is so much confusion today on how to be healthy. Ideas not rooted in science are masqueraded about as truth causing confusion—and potential danger—as people engage in health practices not validated by bonafide scientific research. This confusion has created a knowledge gap and is impeding the progress of individuals to achieve optimal health.The mission of Health Unveiled is to bridge this health knowledge gap by uncovering science-based research and accurately educating the world on topics related to proper nutrition, exercise, supplementation and general wellness.... Show More

Episodes

November 13, 2019 22 min

Episode Summary:

Dr. Dan discusses natural products that can help with PMS, PMDD, UTIs, morning sickness, breastfeeding, and menopause.


Natural Ingredients to Help with PMS:

  • Chaste-tree
  • Zinc 
  • Calcium 
  • Vitamin D3
  • Phosphatidyl serine and phosphatidic acid
  • Justica pectoralis (water willow)

  • Natural Ingredients to Help with PMDD:

  • Chaste... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan breaks down the actual science behind the safety and efficacy of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)


    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • What are genetically modified organisms (GMOs)?
  • Scientific literature behind the potential benefits of GMOs
  • Literature on the potential dangers of GMOs
  • The real issues behind GMOs
  • Summary/future outlook
  • Dr.... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    With thousands of supplements to choose from, Dr. Dan explains what to look for in order to find science-based products that can support human health.


    Principles For Picking Out a Science-Based Supplement:

  • Avoid Pixie-dusting/Witches Brew Formulations 
  • Steer Clear of Proprietary Blends that don’t give ingredient amounts
  • Choose ingredients that are standardized to b... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Mindfulness and its ability to improve human health is the topic Dr. Dan address in this episode. 

    Episode References:

  • Wikipedia has a nice introduction to mindfulness: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness
  • Stress and anxiety reduction via mindfulness: Read more

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  • Episode Summary:
    Dr. Dan breaks down the actual science behind the hot trend of phytoceramides.

    Episode References:

  • Dr. Oz—How to Fake a Facelift Campaign: https://www.doctoroz.com/episode/how-drop-decade-5-secrets-cheat-your-age?video_id=1937182025001
  • Ceramides Imp... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan discusses the science behind the hot trend of camel milk and its anti-diabetic properties. 

    Episode References:

  • Zero prevalence of diabetes in rural India where camel milk is consumed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17098321
  • See here for a review article on the health benefits of camel milk: Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan breaks down the known science regarding intermittent fasting.


    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Introduce intermittent fasting
  • Different types of intermittent fasting
  • Intermittent fasting in the scientific literature 
  • Potential mode of action of intermittent fasting
  • Challenges and potential issues
  • Key takeaways
  • Future outlook<... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan discusses what is known in the scientific literature about the health benefits, challenges, and future outlook of essential oils.

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Definition of essential oil
  • Molecular composition of essential oils
  • What is the actual published science behind essential oils?
  • Potential problems with essential oils
  • Key takeaways and future o... Read more

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  • September 19, 2019 21 min

    Episode Summary:

    The actual science regarding elderberry is the topic Dr. Dan tackles on this episode.

    Episode References:

  • Elderberry as a food colorant: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31247974
  • Phytonutrients in elderberry: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/p... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan discusses what is actually known in the scientific literature regarding the keto diet.

    Episode References:

  • The keto diet in the treatment of drug resistant epilepsy: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31204451
  • See here for a good review on the science of the ketones diet: Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan discusses a science-based eating pattern that can lower blood pressure.

    Episode References:

  • Blood pressure prevalence by the WHO: https://www.who.int/gho/ncd/risk_factors/blood_pressure_prevalence_text/en/
  • Original New England Journal of Medicine report on the Dietary Appro... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan describes the best science-based methods to repel those pesky mosquitos.

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Synthetically derived insect repellents 
  • Naturally derived insect repellents
  • Factors that attract or repel mosquitos
  • Summary and future outlook

  • Episode References:

  • See here for a nice review of insect repellents: Read more

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  • August 21, 2019 14 min

    The word "diet" is my most hated word in the english language. Diet means short term, non-sustainable, drudgery, gimmicky, burden, and pain. In this episode I discuss basic princioles of how one can eat healthy food sustainably long term—as opposed to a white-knuckle diet.



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    August 14, 2019 24 min

    Episode Summary:

    The scientific efficacy of the popular bean diet is the topic tackled by Dr. Dan on this episode.

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • What is the bean diet?
  • Nutritional composition of beans
  • Scientific literature on the bean diet
  • Is the bean diet scientifically legit?
  • Future outlook and summary 

  • Episode References:

  • Early reference on the b... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan discusses the scientific literature behind different types of mushrooms.

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Introduction to mushrooms
  • Mushrooms with science based evidence
  • Best ways to get mushrooms into our diets
  • Future outlook and summary 

  • Episode References:

  • Reishi mushroom and immune health: Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Microplastics and their implications in human health is the topic Dr. Dan addresses this week. 

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • What are microplastics? 
  • Scientific literature on microplastics and human health
  • Foods that may be high in microplastics
  • Future outlook and summary 

  • Episode References:

  • See here for a review on microplastics: Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    Dr. Dan shares a simple formula for prolonged sustained weight loss based on sound scientific principles.

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Nutritional ingredients in the scientific literature that can promote weight loss 
  • Dr. Dans formula for healthy, sustained weight loss
  • Future outlook and summary 

  • Episode References:

  • Obesity statistics in the Unite... Read more

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  • #35. Episode Summary:

    In this episode Dr. Dan talks about different science-based strategies to support eye health.

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Eye Health  
  • Compounds that can support eye health
  • What can we do to protect our vision
  • What to look for in an eye health supplement
  • Future outlook and summary 

  • Episode References:

  • Statistics on are relate... Read more

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  • Episode Summary:

    The incredible science-based benefits of honey is the focus of this podcast. 

    Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Honey: Background and introduction 
  • Health benefits of honey in the scientific literature
  • What to look for in a honey?
  • Future outlook and summary 

  • Episode References:

  • Traditional Medicine uses for honey: Read more

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  • Plants and the need to study them 
  • Plants have been used since the dawn of time for food, shelter, transportation and medicine—not to mention they produce the very oxygen we breathe! 
  • Why study plants 
  • 50% of all anticancer drugs and 30% of all pharmaceutical drugs are from plants
  • 600,00 species of plants on the earth. Less than 5% of plants have been studied for their bioactive compounds
  • We n... Read more

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