#468 Funny Bones: Laughter is The Best Medicine with Dr. David Friedman

Dr. David Friedman, doctor, author, speaker, and comedian, joins the show to talk about how laughter is one of the best medicines, how to add it to your health regimen, and the best practices for eating and dieting. Dr. Friedman go over all of the science-backed research behind laughter’s medicinal properties, the problem with fad diets, and the real cause of the obesity epidemic. He provides us with some hilarious anecdotes from the patients and celebrities he works with, and covers all of the incredible info you can find in his two most popular books. Such an info-packed and funny episode so make sure to tune in!

What You’ll Learn

Tune into today’s podcast to hear all about:

  • Dr. Friedman’s amazing book Funny Bones.
  • How laughter can be used as medicine.
  • Hilarious anecdotes from working with his patients and celebrities.
  • The practical jokes Dr. Friedman likes to play on his patients. 
  • How to add laughter into your health regimen.
  • The problem with all of the fad diets.
  • Why balance is key when dieting.
  • The true cause of the obesity epidemic.
  • Dr. Friedman’s incredible book Food Sanity.


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About Dr. David Friedman:

Dr. David Friedman is the international, award- winning, #1 bestselling author of Food Sanity. He is a Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist, Chiropractic Neurologist, and part-time comedian. He is a Board Certified Alternative Medical Practitioner, and Board Certified in Integrative Medicine. He received a postdoctorate certification from Harvard Medical School, is a former teacher of neurology, and author of the college neuroanatomy textbook Understanding The Nervous System.

Dr. Friedman is a contributing writer for many leading magazines including U.S News & World Report, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, Healthy Living, and Woman’s Day. He’s been a guest on over one hundred syndicated radio and television shows including CBS’ Inside Edition, ABC’s The List, Fox News, NBC News, Discovery Health, and TLC. Friedman’s list of clients has included many top celebrities like John Travolta, Jenny McCarthy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Val Kilmer, and Paul Newman.

As the health expert for Lifetime Television’s syndicated morning show and host of To Your Good Health Radio, Dr. Friedman helps millions with solutions to everyday health and wellness issues. Each show features interviews with world-renowned doctors, celebrities, sports figures, and New York Times bestselling authors whom all share one common goal, finding a healthy lifestyle in the unhealthiest developed country in the world, the good ole U.S.A

You can learn more about Dr. Friedman and his amazing book at doctordavidfriedman.com

Funny Bones

For those who don’t enjoy going to the doctor or anybody who thinks of them as stuffy, stern, and no-nonsense, Dr. David Friedman is here to set you straight! In his new book, the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Food Sanity: How to Eat in a World of Fads and Fiction shares some much-needed laughter during these stressful times.

This hilarious collection of back-to-back puns, wit, cartoons, and rib-tickling true tales spans Dr. Friedman’s thirty years as a chiropractic neurologist. Laughter truly is the best medicine, and Funny Bones is the prescription you need. Each chapter will crack you up and reduce your stress, spasms, aches, and pains!

To learn more about Funny Bones and pick up a copy, click here!


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Dr Wendy Myers, ND is a detox expert, functional diagnostic nutritionist, NES Bioenergetic Practitioner, and founder of Myersdetox.com. She is the #1 bestselling author of Limitless Energy: How to Detox Toxic Metals to End Exhaustion and Chronic Fatigue . Additionally, Wendy is the host of The Heavy Metals Summit, the Myers Detox Podcast, and the Supercharged Podcast. Passionate about the importance of detox to live a long and healthy life, she created the revolutionary Myers Detox Protocol , and Mitochondria Detox kit after working with thousands of clients, as well as a range of supplements to help you detox from everyday living and maintain a healthy lifestyle!

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