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Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo interview Mike Mutzel

In this show you'll learn:

  • How leptin has an effect beyond appetite control
  • Fat cells on fire—how to tame the inflammation
  • Why practices like meditation HeartMath are key for weight loss

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Background:

Many people who have struggled to lose weight and keep it off suspect there's more to it than simply eating less, and resist the notion that failure is simply a matter of not trying hard enough. The fact that two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese suggest it's a more complex situation. One component of the complexity is the influence of appetite hormones. During the past few decades, researchers have identified numerous hormones that play a role in overall appetite control

Join Dr. Ritamarie and Mike Mutzel as they discuss how brain and gut hormones impact eating behavior and weight loss efforts.

Mike MutzelMike has an B.S. in Biology from Western Washington University and is completing his M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine's (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP). He is an independent consultant for one of the world's leading professional nutrition companies, and has worked as a nutritionist with Gerard Guillory, MD of the Care Group, PC in Denver, CO. Mike has lectured alongside Dr. Guillory to large patient-groups in the Denver area and they have been featured on local T.V. programs discussing the power of Nutrition and Functional Medicine.

In April of 2014 Mike launched his first book, Belly Fat Effect: The Real Secret About How Your Diet, Intestinal Health, and Gut Bacteria Help You Burn Fat.

To continue his quest for knowledge Mike attends many Continuing Medical Education (CME) events held by various organizations around the country, learning from top researchers in the field through groups like AACR, ACAM, A4M and IFM. He has currently completed four of six Advanced Practice Modules (APMs) to earn the only board certification in Functional Medicine through IFM.

Mike regularly conducts workshops for health care practitioners, teaching leading-edge science in a concise format that can be utilized by progressive clinicians for the prevention of chronic disease. Often termed Translational Medicine, this bench-to-bedside approach is key to ensure the application of pioneering research and concepts in systems biology a preventative health care setting, optimizing patient outcomes.

Mike lives in Kirkland, WA with his wife Deanna Arnill– a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine – with their daughter and two dogs, Shasta and Rainier.

Additional Resources:

Get Mike Mutzel's FREE 3 part video series and reboot your metabolism and shed more fat.

You can also receive a free recipe to make raw bread!

If you are a health practitioner, discover how the intricate relationship between the gut and the brain can help you help your clients put an end to mood swings, low energy, and chronic low vitality. Join Dr. Ritamarie for the live 2015 SHINE Conference, Scientific and Holistic Investigation of Nutritional Endocrinology, a 3-Day Transformational Event, Friday, October 30 – Sunday, November 1, 2015, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, Lost Pines, Texas.

Check out Dr. Ritamarie's VITAL Health Community for additional resources on the role that plants and herbs play on your hormones and digestive health, as well as strategies to include in your daily routines to achieve more vitality.

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