In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Anthony Balduzzi to discuss how to prioritize health over the age of forty. Dr. Balduzzi shares his personal connection to the topic, having witnessed his father’s battle with cancer and subsequent passing at a young age. This experience shaped his perspective on prioritizing health, especially as we age. The conversation explores the key aspects of health that individuals over 40 should focus on and emphasizes the significance of maintaining a lifestyle that supports overall well-being.

Show notes: 

[00:01:21] Lessons from losing a parent.

[00:03:16] Aging and health in 40s.

[00:07:30] Daily walking and its benefits.

[00:09:47] The importance of nutrition.

[00:12:35] Breakfast recommendations.

[00:16:30] Lunch and snack options.

[00:19:03] The perfect plate concept.

[00:23:18] Sleep and circadian rhythm.

[00:25:10] Protecting circadian rhythm and melatonin.

[00:29:09] Fasting for optimal health.

[00:31:29] Healthier mitochondria.

[00:34:57] Advice to your younger self.

More About Dr. Balduzzi:

headshot of Dr. Anthony BalduzziDr. Anthony Balduzzi, the founder and CEO of the Fit Father Project and Fit Mother Project, experienced a pivotal moment in his childhood when he watched his own father work relentlessly, only to succumb to illness and pass away at the young age of 42. Anthony was just 9 years old at the time. This life-changing event inspired him to dedicate his life to helping busy fathers and mothers aged 40 and above lose weight, build muscle, and improve their overall health for the well-being of their families.

As a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Arizona, Dr. Balduzzi also holds dual degrees in Nutrition and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to his academic achievements, he is a former national champion bodybuilder. Through his unwavering commitment and efforts, Dr. Balduzzi has successfully helped over 60,000 families across more than 100 countries through his Fit Father and Fit Mother Programs.

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