How to Improve Your Metabolism w/ Josh Kreifels, RD

In this episode, Michelle explains how we can support our metabolism with Josh Kreifels, RD. They debunk common myths about metabolism, and talk about how we actually have more power than we think to improve our metabolic health. They discuss: What exactly is our metabolism? You are not doomed by your genetics The role of gut bacteria, thyroid hormones, and inflammation on metabolismDaily (doable) actions for metabolic health Cold plungingPushing yourself in a positive waySubscribe to get your weekly dose of NYC-style-sarcasm, nutritional nuance and messages of healing.Timestamps:(8:30) What makes functional nutrition different? (16:57) What is metabolism? (24:32) Why it’s more than just “calories”(29:07) Influence of gut bacteria (31:42) Thyroid & metabolism(35:42) Inflammation & metabolism(36:52) Daily (doable) actions for metabolic health (51:47) Cold plunging (70:47) How to know if you’re pushing yourself in a positive or negative way (1:02:27) ProteinLinks:Purity Coffee - Code QUIETTHEDIET for 20% off your first order!Obesity Study (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition) Obesity Study: ChartJosh’s resources: Follow Josh on IG Kreifwell.comWork 1-on-1 with Josh6-week Firm Foundation CourseWork with Michelle and her free resources: Quiet the DietPodcast PageEpisode Page (with transcript!) Work 1-on-1 with a functional Registered Dietitian at MSN LLCLearn more about the practiceFollow the pod on IGFollow Michelle on IGSign up for the Newsletter

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Welcome to "Quiet the Diet", the podcast, hosted by Michelle Shapiro, Integrative/Functional Registered Dietitian from NYC. Michelle has supported over 1000 clients to reverse anxiety, approach their weight with love, and heal digestive issues. Utilizing humor, nuance, and compassion, Michelle helps clients access their own liberating self-awareness.On the podcast, Michelle shares her own journey of losing weight the wrong way (and what the consequences of that drastic 100 pound weight loss were), and how she learned to prioritize whole-body health as a result (instead of restrictive diets.)The goal of “Quiet the Diet” is to empower listeners to make health decisions autonomously, every single time they eat. The podcast will arm the listener with the education and support needed to make health decisions based on their own terms. The podcast is a guide to mastering one’s health by listening to one’s self. On "Quiet the Diet," Michelle is not afraid to have hard conversations and tackle difficult topics if it means helping her listeners. She will bring on innovative guests from the healthcare space to shed unique light on important topics. From functional nutrition to the latest research in integrative medicine, Michelle covers it all with her signature nuance and compassion.Whether you're looking to improve your health and well-being or just want to learn more about functional medicine and body neutrality, "Quiet the Diet" has something for everyone. Tune in and join Michelle on her journey to help people quiet the noise of fad diets and focus on nourishing their bodies and minds.