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We sat down with Dan Garner last weekend at the S.W.I.S conference to talk health optimization from a performance standpoint. Often we find that the largest hinderance to improvement particularly in trained athletes is underlying health conditions. In this episode Dan walks us through his though process when analyzing anyone from your average Joe to world class athletes. We discuss food sensitivities, gut health, digestion, underlying pathogens and of course finding your optimal ranges.
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5:45- What constitutes optimized health
9:30- Why you should listen to your body not try to overcome it.
12:30- How to find out where you should start optimizing.
18:00- The signs and symptoms of food sensitivity and digestive issues.
22:30- When and how should probiotics be used?
28:00- Optimizing your gut after a health problem.
35:30- Average vs optimal test levels.
36:45- The importance of Vitamin D for gut health.
38:30- The art of optimization, insights on reading lab reports.
43:00- The efficacy of stool, blood, urine, and saliva tests.
45:30- Removing health anchors to improve performance.
51:00- Assessing progress on a day to day basis.
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