Does Whey Protein Help Build Muscle? How Much Protein Do I Need?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 295 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.

Working out and protein… they go together like peanut butter, and, uh… well not jelly… something more nutritious… they go together like peanut butter and banana.

How much protein do you need to eat now that you’re working

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What is the Best Diet for Diabetes? Is a High Carb Low Fat Diet or Low Carb High Fat Diet Better for Diabetics?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 260 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily.

If you were to ask 10 physicians which diet is best with diabetes, you may hear 5 different answers (some of those often contradictory). Frustrating, I know.

My answer will only make sense after I mention a few … Read the rest

Waves of Acceptance

This is a guest post by Jessie Chaplain, who submitted the following essay as an assignment in Dr. Chris Patti’s course at Appalachian State University.

This essay has been featured on the Optimal Living Daily podcast – Episode 571.


I suffer from anxiety, a term that fails to encompass the whole experience. This anxiety … Read the rest