Episode 87 Let Food be Your Medicine with Dr. Don Colbert

Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.

-Hippocrates

With his own history of psoriasis, Dr. Colbert found a way to help others find a solution to their own health problems. Focusing on the inflammation caused by food, this interview gives details on how important our fuel is.

Topics Covered In This Episode:

  • How did you get involved in medicine?
  • When did you realize how important food was?
  • How did you resolve your own health problems?
  • What is the biggest issue you see with your patients?
  • What does it mean to treat the root cause of disease?
  • How does inflammation affect us?
  • How can some foods affect us?
  • What are food sensitivities?
  • What symptoms should people look out for?
  • How can people find out they are intolerant to foods?
  • How do emotions play a roll?
  • What can we do about this?
  • What does an anti-inflammatory diet include?
  • What should people avoid, what should they eat?
  • Are there other lifestyle choices that can be helpful?
  • What can people do about cravings?
  • Why is weight loss important?
  • How do hormones affect weight?
  • What is the keto diet?
  • How do you balance protein and fats?
  • How does diet help autoimmunity?
  • How does diet help pain?
  • How can people get ahold of you/your books?