#438 How to Determine Your Optimal Diet with Genetics and 5 Key Factors with Dr. Sam Shay

Dr. Sam Shay joins the show to discuss how to determine your ideal diet based on your genetics, and his 5 key factors. Dr. Shay goes over so many interesting topics surrounding diet, including therapeutic diets, the way different diets impact the planet, the pros and cons of popular diets, and so much more. If you’ve been having trouble finding a diet that works for you, this is a must listen episode!

What You’ll Learn

Tune into today’s podcast to hear all about:

  • Why it is essential to find your optimal diet.
  • How your genetics play a huge role in your optimal diet.
  • What happens when you eat a diet that’s not compatible with your genetics.
  • How caffeine and high histamine foods affect certain people.
  • How your eating behaviors can affect your ideal diet.
  • What is “metabolic barbed wire” and are you trapped in it?
  • How to choose the right diet based on your preferences.
  • Dr. Shay’s 5 key factors for finding your optimal diet.
  • Common mistakes people make when determining their ideal diet.


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Dr. Sam Shay’s Bio:

Dr. Sam Shay, DC, IFMCP helps busy, health-conscious entrepreneurs & Mom-preneurs attain and sustain high performance, so that they can create more freedom for themselves and others. He has dedicated his life to helping others through functional medicine and functional genetics.

Dr. Shay walked his own health journey from being chronically unwell from age 6-18, including severe fatigue, anxiety, digestive problems, chronic pain, severe insomnia, and poor nutrition. He dedicated his life to natural medicine to get himself and others well, which led him to functional medicine and functional testing.

Dr. Shay has recently authored a new eBook on Genetics where you can learn the different types of genetics-based weight gain, how to future-proof your brain, food triggers, how to genetically determine your optimal carb-tolerance, vitamin D absorption, and immunity support.

Learn more about Dr. Shay and his work at www.DrSamShay.com


Get a Free Copy of Dr. Shay’s Amazing Book Your Missing Genes

  • This short, informative read (~20 mins) will help you learn the different types of weight gain, how to future proof your brain, the foundations of genetics, and why certain healthy choices you make daily may not be helping you.
  • Discover why mainstream genetics testing tells you little about your unique genetic dispositions when it comes to your health.
  • Understand how to “Stop-the-Clock” of the effects of aging.
  • BONUS: Learn which genetic tests identify trigger foods, Vitamin D absorption, support immunity, and determine your unique diet.

To learn more about Your Missing Genes and pick up a free copy for yourself, click here!






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