Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
The Optimal Ceo
Thanks for joining me today. This episode wraps up the last of a three-part series that I consider
my journey to wellness. Last week, I explained how I went from depressed and suicidal to fully restored with natural
treatment alternatives after a 16 year journey with 9 different psychiatric medications.
I explained my epiphany that as we age, there are certain biological systems that begin to
decline in the body… and how my traditional medical training had not prepared me for this
epiphany… because the “lock-step” mantra of traditional medicine is… “You’re getting older…
what do you expect… here’s the latest and greatest Big Pharma treatment for you to try.”
Today, in this last segment, I’m going to explore at topic that’s very near and dear to my heart…
that is, the topic of obesity.
Now, before you tune out and quit listening because you think you don’t have a weight issue, I
want you to hear this…
If you were to step onto the scales right now… what’s going on inside your body is way more
important than the number you’d be staring at.
In the past few years, obesity researches have expanded their focus to include people who
are… what they call… THIN ON THE OUTSIDE… FAT ON THE INSIDE.
You see, there’s more than one way to be obese.
In the traditional sense of the term, “obesity” means you’re visibly overweight.
In the non-traditional sense of the term, “obesity” means you look “normal” on the outside but
you are fat and fluffy on the inside.
Now, I know this may be a new concept for some of my listeners out there.
What do I mean by this?
Let me explain.
Some people fall within a “normal” weight… yet, when we look at their lean muscle mass to fat
mass ratio, it’s way off.
According to the American Council on Exercise, those who are physically fit… not to be
confused with athletes.. should fall with these ranges…
Women should have about 21-24% body fat and men should have about 14-17% body fat.
Now, my thoughts are that these are simply goals to shoot for.
However, while you’re moving toward these goals, start working aggressively on becoming thin
on the inside.
Here’s what I mean…
There are a lot of people running around with high inflammatory numbers in their bloodwork…
high cholesterol numbers… really crappy diets… and very little exercise WHO APPEAR to be
able to eat anything they want without gaining any weight.
They appear thin by society’s standards.
Yet, when we literally take a microscopic look at them, they are a HOT MESS.
You see the unfortunate bill of goods we’ve been sold is that obesity is defined by physical
This is simply a social construct that has a very narrow, and often damaging, impact on your
health… both emotionally and physically.
It lulls people into the false sense of security that everything is A-OK if our outward appearance
fits societal norms… when in fact, nothing could be further from the truth.
How many times have you heard of a person, who appears physically fit, having a heart attack
or dropping dead of a heart attack?
Look at the Biggest Loser’s TV personality Bob Harper. He ate well, exercised regularly, and had
the physique of a male model, yet Bob had a heart attack in 2017.
This is public knowledge… and the reason he had this heart attack was because of a genetic
condition that made him fat on the inside.
Because of his specific Apo-E Genotype, he had an elevation in a dangerous little cholesterol
This little particle is 300% more predictive of vascular event deaths than any particle we know
Did you know that traditional medicine lipid profiles, also called cholesterol panels, don’t even
check for this?
Did you know that 99% or more of cardiologists worldwide poo-poo the concept of even
checking for this particle?
And that they rationalize their lack of checking it with the statement… “We don’t have anything
to treat it with”?
And did you know that this is medical lingo for BIG PHARMA hasn’t given ...