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Dr. Sten Ekberg, Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Kyle Gillet & Dr. Jason Fung

Science-Backed Strategies for Lasting Weight Loss

Optimize your health to live an extraordinary life!

Have you ever wondered what foods are actually good for you and what foods you should avoid? Today 4 experts come together to share science-backed strategies for achieving sustainable weight loss. Through their diverse perspectives, the experts discuss the complexities of nutrition, the influence of societal factors on our understanding of food, and the importance of a holistic approach to health that considers both the physical and mental aspects. Their collective insights provide valuable guidance for individuals seeking effective and lasting weight loss solutions.


Dr. Sten Ekberg, shares information that helps to take away the nutrition guess work. Dr. Ekberg is a former decathlon athlete who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics for Sweden and was a Swedish decathlete National Record holder. Sten won the Swedish Championship in both decathlon and heptathlon. Ekberg currently resides in the United States where he works as a chiropractor and nutritionist at his office Wellness For Life in Cumming, Georgia.


Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D. is the founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center, Director of the Cleveland Clinical Center for Functional Medicine, and the Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is a New York Times bestselling author with books like 10-Day Detox Diet and Eat Fat, Get Thin. His latest book Food: What The Heck Should I Eat? provides an explanation of the nutritional science around food and why the political, environmental, economic and social issues corrupt our understanding of food.

Dr. Kyle Gillet is a dual-board Certified MD in Obesity Medicine and Family Medicine. His practice includes preventative medicine, aesthetics, sports medicine, hormone optimization, obstetrics and infertility, integrative medicine, and precision medicine including genomics. He believes that each human is a unique creation that requires attention to their body, mind, and soul to achieve optimal health.


Dr. Jason Fung, MD, is a Toronto-based nephrologist and a world-leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets. He is also the bestselling author of The Diabetes Code, The Obesity Code, and The Complete Guide to Fasting, and the creator of the Intensive Dietary Management program as well as co-founder of The Fasting Method.

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And now let’s jump into episode 1493 of The School of Greatness!

“We usually underestimate the amount of calories that we consume, and overestimate the amount of calories that we burn by about ten percent.” @GillettHealth  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What are the top five categories of food we should be thinking of for optimal health?
  • What does insulin resistant mean?
  • What are three foods that you would recommend everybody eliminate?
  • Do you think all inflammation, chronic pain and disease can be eliminated from the foods we eat?
  • Can you gain muscle mass living a fully vegetarian/vegan lifestyle?
  • If you neglect 1 of the 6 pillars of health, which one would hurt you the most?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What foods you should avoid at all costs.
  • How to adjust your diet to optimize your hormones.
  • The connection between sleep and weight loss.
  • The issue with counting calories and alternative weight loss gimmicks.
  • The top 5 foods to eat for a healthier life.
  • Plus much more…

Show Notes:

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