In today’s episode, Eric explores the increasingly stressful world we live in and its impact on our well-being. Join us as we delve into the fascinating realm of mitochondrial functioning and its role in combating stress-related ailments such as heart disease, neurodegenerative disorders, depression, and anxiety.
Did you know that mitochondria, often regarded as our energy producers, play a crucial role in regulating our immune system? Recent research has uncovered their ability to switch our immune response on and off, making mitochondrial health a key aspect of resilience in the modern world. Discover the stressors that impair mitochondrial functioning, such as chemical pollutants, herbicides, and plastics, and explore ways to minimize their impact.
Furthermore, Eric sheds light on the influence of diet on mitochondrial health, highlighting the detrimental effects of high carbohydrate consumption and the potential benefits of low-carb or ketogenic diets. He also explores the paradox of physical activity as both a stressor and a catalyst for improved mitochondrial function, offering insights into finding the right balance.
In this thought-provoking episode, Eric delves into a often-overlooked form of stress—the constant influx of negative information we encounter daily. Learn how consciously choosing to avoid excessive exposure to fear-inducing news and media can alleviate stress and foster mental well-being. Eric shares his personal experience of staying informed through social conversations, which allows for a balanced perspective while reducing the overwhelming impact of negative influences.
Join us as we empower you to take control of the stressors in your life and discover actionable steps to enhance resilience. Reflect on the stressors you and those you care for face and identify controllable factors that can be eliminated. Let go of fear-inducing media and focus on the aspects of life that are within your sphere of control. Together, we can cultivate resilience and navigate challenges with strength and determination.