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Episode 35: Optimal Health Week 4

An important part of optimal health is our mental status. With anxiety and depression at an all time high, in this episode we look at nutritional deficiencies, genetics and dysbiosis as a root cause.

0:33 – Understanding depression and anxiety.
4:29 – What happens when the gut cannot absorb nutrients.
5:54 – Vitamin D contributes to dopamine.
8:06 – Stress and quality of sleep.
10:41 – Hormones.
11:46 – Genetics.
15:57 – How all of this affects our mind and what we tell ourselves.

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