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Happy Bones, Happy Life

May 12, 2021

“Biology is NOT your biography!”

-Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS

Continually breaking new ground in integrative and functional medicine, Ann Louise Gittleman is a top nutritionist and author who is internationally recognized as a pioneer in dietary, longevity, environmental, and women’s health issues.

Ann Louise is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author of over 35 books on health and nutrition including diet, detox, women’s health, men’s health, perimenopause, menopause, beauty and the environment.  As one of the world’s foremost experts in functional and integrative medicine, Ann Louise holds an M.S. in Nutrition Education from Columbia University, has the title of Certified Nutrition Specialist (C.N.S.) from the American College of Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition. As a nutritional visionary and health pioneer, she has fearlessly stood on the front lines of diet and detox, the environment, and women’s health.

Decades before Keto, Paleo, Carnivore, and Intermittent Fasting diet trends, Ann Louise was the very first to proclaim that obesity and diabetes were caused by a lack of the right type of fat and an excess of the wrong kind of carbohydrate. She wrote about this in her first book, the bestselling Beyond Pritkin (1988).  She has also served as the Chief Nutritionist of Pediatric Clinic at Bellevue Hospital and is the former Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, CA. and has won numerous awards. On today’s episode Ann Louise shares fabulous scientific research based tips to improve our bones and keep us young and vibrant as we age.




[00:32] Introduction to Ann Louise Gittleman, 37 books later- the backstory behind Radical Longevity

[05:03] Epigenetics: Why your biology is NOT your biography

[06:30] Ann Louise’s specific supplement and lifestyle protocol to stave off osteoporosis plus “the Cinderella mineral”

[13:33] Hemp, hemp, hooray: why 1-2 tbsp. of Hemp Seed oil daily can reverse and heal the skin from the outside in

[19:50] What minerals can be speeding up the aging process?

[25:26] Biggest takeaway for osteoporosis