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Dhru Purohit Podcast

The Biggest Diet & Lifestyle Mistakes People Make After Turning 40 with Shawn Stevenson

Season 2, Ep. 242

This episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough, and Lifeforce

There are many misconceptions about what it takes to lead a healthy lifestyle. But the truth is, you don’t need fancy supplements, an expensive gym membership, or a niche diet to be healthy. In fact, the biggest returns on health are often simple, free, or low-cost—we just need guidance getting started on the journey. 

Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Shawn Stevenson to discuss the top mistakes, misconceptions, and confusion people face when setting out on their health journeys.

Shawn Stevenson is the author of the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter and his latest book, Eat Smarter, and the creator of The Model Health Show, one of the top health podcasts in the world. He is the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for individuals and organizations worldwide.

In this episode, Dhru and Shawn dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):

-Top mistakes that people over 40 make (2:13 / 2:13)

-The power of walking, movement, and muscle as we get older (4:21 / 4:21)

-Areas in health and wellness that cause the most confusion (23:25 / 18:05)

-Protein for satiety and weight loss (26:58 / 24:04)

-The habits that have caused our nation to be sick (41:15 / 37:03 )

-The role of the family unit in creating health (41:24 / 39:54)

-Shawn’s stance on pharmaceutical interventions for obesity and heart disease (1:04:14 / 1:01:44)

-Creating a tipping point where we normalize wellness (1:18:13 / 1:16:33)

-Why focusing on your microenvironment is critical for creating change on a larger scale (1:28:00 / 1:26:25)

-Recipes from Shawn’s new cookbook, Eat Smarter Family Cookbook (1:37:40 / 1:34:12)

-What to eat (and not to eat) for breakfast (1:49:08 / 1:46:24)

-The benefits of raw honey (1:52:56 / 1:50:00)

-Where to order Shawn’s cookbook and special features (2:03:50 / 2:00:30)

Also mentioned in this episode:

-Preorder Eat Smarter Family Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes to Transform Your Health, Happiness, and Connection, here (plus bonuses and free access to the Family Health & Fitness Summit!)

-Ultra-Processed Diets Cause Excess Calorie Intake and Weight Gain

-Trends in Consumption of Ultra-processed Foods Among US Youths Aged 2-19 Years, 1999-2018

-Glyphosate Use, Toxicity, and Occurrence in Food

-Maternal nutrition and the programming of obesity

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Right now, get 15% off your first purchase of Lifeforce at with code DHRU.

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