The Lucas Rockwood Show

When you’re struggling with poor mental health, depression, anxiety, or low self esteem
and you want to actively change your mindset, it’s difficult to know where to start. Should you consider therapy? Medication? What about starting in your kitchen? On this week’s podcast, we’ll explore taking a food-based approach to improving mental health.

Listen and learn:

  • The importance of Omega-3s, fiber, and whole food nutrition for your brain 
  • Why performance and behavioral problems at school might be directly linked to poor nutrition
  • How dietary interventions were linked to a 30 percent reduction in self-harm in prisons
  • Why ultra processed foods (UPFs) pose a huge risk to your health and brain 


Links

Kimberley's site

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Kimberley Wilson is a psychologist and the founder of Monumental Health, a service combining evidence-based psychological therapy, with nutritional neuroscience and nutritional psychiatry. She specializes in whole body mental health, treating issues such as depression, low confidence, low self-esteem and self-doubt, disordered eating, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and procrastination. She is also the author of two books, Unprocessed, and How to Build a Healthy Brain

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Direct download: LRS_561_-_How_to_Build_a_Healthy_Brain_with_Kimberly_Wilson.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:00am CET

By 2035, it’s estimated that half the world’s population will be overweight. At the same time, we’ll likely continue to live longer and longer which means the financial cost and even more tragic loss of healthspan will be catastrophic. While the solution seems obvious, eat less and exercise more, things are not so simple in reality. I wonder if perhaps we’re asking the wrong questions about weight? What if the real question to ask is why we’re so hungry in the first place? On this week’s podcast, you’ll meet Amy Shah, MD, whose work focuses on answering this question.

Listen to learn:

  • Why food is mood
  • Why certain foods fill you up, others have “no limits”
  • The importance of resistance training, and yes for women too
  • How meal timing (not long fasting) can be very helpful for everyone
  • Why hyperpalatable foods encourage people to eat up to 500 calories more per day, even when the foods are identical

Links

Dr. Amy Shah’s Site

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Dr. Amy Shah, MD, is a double board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine and allergy/immunology. She is a regular contributor to major media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NBC News, and has been featured on numerous television programs, including The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. She’s the author of two books, I’m So Effing Tired and I So Effing Hungry

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Direct download: LRS_560_-_Why_Im_So_Effing_Hungry_with_Dr._Amy_Shah.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:00am CET

The assault on our sleep really only began in earnest 75 years ago as the world became flooded with light, stimuli, shift work, and birthed the concept of a 24/7 world. Today, we're wired and tired, overworked and under rested. This is not news to you, but what might be

When we think of high-risk jobs, we often think of underwater welders, fishing boat crew, and oil rig workers. But did you know that all shift work is also high risk? You're unlikely to have physical risks, but the metabolic, mental health, impaired driving ability, and even cancer risks are sky high. 

Here's what happens when we don't sleep: 

  • Ghrelin, the hunger hormone goes up
  • Blood glucose and metabolic health suffers 
  • Cardiovascular risk shoots way up
  • Risk of neurodegenerative illness skyrockets 

Links

Russell’s Book

ABOUT RUSSELL FOSTER - Russell Foster is a British professor of circadian neuroscience at Oxford University and the director of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi). He is known for his discovery of non-rod, non-cone ocular photoreceptors that regulate the body’s internal clock. He has received numerous awards for his research, including the Zoological Society scientific medal and the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire). He is the author of Time Line: Your Body Clock and Its Essential Roles in Good Health and Sleep

Direct download: LRS_559_-_Fix_Your_Sleep_with_Russell_Foster.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:00am CET

There are over 400,000 hip replacement operations performed each year in the USA alone. While our modern healthcare systems struggle to produce positive outcomes in some areas, in others - joint replacements in particular - the progress is remarkable. A hip replacement used to be a last ditch effort to live pain-free, whereas today, people are regaining active lives earlier and success rates improve with each passing year. If you, or someone you love, is struggling with an arthritic hip and considering options, this week’s podcast is for you.

Listen and learn:

  • What the 20 year outlook is for a replaced joint and what happens after that
  • Why you should say no to running post-op, and yes to yoga, skiing and tennis
  • What you need to know about femoral acetabular syndrome (FAI), labrum tears, and arthritis
  • Why obesity is a major contributor to hip pain and sadly a common disqualifier for hip replacement surgery

Links

Dr. Hull’s Site

Dr. Hull’s Books

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Jonathan began his career in the British Army as a medical officer with a parachute unit and went on to train as an orthopedic surgeon. He currently has a busy NHS practice. His special interests in orthopedic surgery are hip and knee disorders. He is also the author of Hip Expectations: How to get through a hip replacement by someone who should know better.

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Direct download: LRS_558_-_Hip__Knee_Replacements_with_Dr._Jonathan_Hull.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:00am CET

Are you familiar with the concept of being time poor? This is when you have your life more or less figured out, but you don’t have a spare minute in your schedule. Since time is your greatest asset, and is in short supply, why not buy some of it back if given the opportunity?

For many of us, hiring help in our personal or professional lives seems too expensive, too indulgent, or just downright lazy. But many of us are living lives that are bigger than a 24 hour day, and the only way to get through it with any sense of control and freedom is to enlist some help. On this week’s podcast discover how to buy back your time. 

Listen and learn:

  • How to calculate what you can, or cannot, afford to hire help for
  • How code, content, capital or collaboration are the four ways to scale your impact
  • Why buying back your time before buying possessions might be worth considering 

Links

Dan’s Site

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Dan Martell is an entrepreneur, investor and business coach. He founded a number of companies including Clarity and SaaS Academy. He is the author of a new book, Buy Back Your Time.

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Direct download: LRS_557_-_Buy_Back_Your_Time_with_Dan_Martell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59am CET

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