434: Dr. Alan Goldhamer on the Incredible Healing Power of Water Fasting


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Dr. Alan Goldhamer is one of the world’s leading experts on medically supervised, water-only fasting.

He's an author and frequent lecturer and speaker on fasting, diet and treatment of chronic diseases to achieve optimum health.

In 1984, Alan founded and became Director of TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa, California; since then, he has supervised the fasting and care of more than 20,000 patients.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Who can benefit from water fasting?
  • The 5 categories of adverse events
  • The process of healing at TrueNorth Health Center
  • Education is a critical part of making radical changes
  • Prepping, adapting and what to expect during the fasting process
  • Visceral fat causes inflammation
  • Intermittent fasting limits your feeding window
  • What is the SOS Diet?
  • Recommendations for weight loss
  • The psychological and emotional healing responses to fasting
  • How Alan became interested in fasting
  • Alan shares his 1st fasting experience
  • Alan's personal fasting routine
  • How the fasting landscape has changed over the years
  • Alan's thoughts on dry fasting
  • What type of water is recommended?
  • Don't supplement minerals during a fast
  • Preventing the leading causes of death
  • The importance of a diet high in prebiotics
  • How much fiber is there in beef?
  • Pooping and water fasting... what’s happening here?
  • Good bowel preparation and refeeding after fasting
  • Why it’s important to eliminate caffeine before fasting
  • There's no reason to include highly fractionated, refined oil in your diet
  • Alan's thoughts on the Mediterranean Diet
  • In the long run... a high protein, high fat diet will compromise health
  • How to make a salad dressing without oil
  • Too much salt makes you fat
  • Reversing chronic health conditions with the SOS Diet
  • 1/3 of the population is salt sensitive
  • Hidden sources of sugar & salt
  • Supplementing with B12 and vitamin D
  • Vegan sources of DHA
  • Find out if you are a candidate for water-only fasting

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