NTI PodTalk with Dr. Stephen Hussey MS, DC

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In this episode of the NTI PodTalk, Dianne interviews Dr. Stephen Hussey MS, DC.

About Dr. Stephen Hussey

Dr. Stephen Hussey MS, DC is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine practitioner. He attained both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States in Portland, OR. He is a health coach, speaker, and the author of two books on health; The Health Evolution: Why Understanding Evolution is the Key to Vibrant Health and Understanding The Heart: Surprising Insights Into The Evolutionary Origins Of Heart Disease – And Why It Matters. Dr. Hussey guides clients from around the world back to health by using the latest research and health attaining strategies. In his down time, he likes to be outdoors, play sports, read, write, and travel. You can visit Stephen’s website to learn more about what he does and to purchase his books.

In this episode Stephen and Dianne discuss:

  • 01:10 – Dianne meets Dr. Hussey at the Weston A Price conference and is so impressed with his talk that she buys his book, Understanding the Heart
  • 02:28 – Dr. Hussey talks a bit about his background and explains how he was able to write a book about the heart when he is not a cardiologist
  • 03:34 – Even with his medical education as a chiropractor and his masters in nutrition and functional medicine, he still didn’t have all the answers he was seeking for his own health issues 
  • 07:30 – Dr. Hussey explains why it is so important to have a “health philosophy” and not just information on health
  • 10:21 – Dr. Hussey explains why the idea that cholesterol causes heart disease is flawed and a myth 
  • 15:50 – The approach to heart disease is the use of statins to lower cholesterol, and it is not working! Heart disease rates continue to rise 
  • 17: 15 – The three imbalances that create an environment in the body that causes a high risk for heart attack (and most chronic diseases)
  • 22:50 – Three myths surrounding heart disease 
  • 24:25 – Two foods that Dr. Hussey always avoids
  • 25:50 – Two foods that Dr. Hussey relies on for optimal health
  • 26:35 – The importance of bioavailability 
  • 27:33 – Two things that Dr. Hussey wants you to know
  • 29:40 – How you can find and contact Dr. Hussey

NTI’s PodTalk is available on all major podcast platformsFind us by searching “NTI PodTalk” in your favorite podcast platform or by following any of the links below.

Apple Podcasts


Google Podcasts

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Dr. Tracy McCubbin, MD of Radiance Functional Medicine

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