Jun 23, 2022
EP 148 - Mike Mutzel
Welcome to the Pretty Intense Podcast. Today is an education in health and wellness. We are looking at workout, supplements, food, fasting, blood sugar, all those things. Our guest Mike Mutzel, he has a degree in Biology, and a Masters in Clinical Nutrition. He is an author, a podcast host, with a hugely successful YouTube channel. He is a wealth of information. We are hearing from a scientific perspective how the body reacts to stress, to fasting, and to regular routines. At the end Mike gives us some great advice on how to lose weight really fast, when we have to look amazing in that dress that is a little tight for a wedding in two weeks. And this advice really works. Our producer followed Mike's advice, and had total success in just two weeks. Make sure to have your notepad ready. This is an episode packed with information.
Mike earned his B.S. in Biology from Western Washington University in 2006 and completed his M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 2015 and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine’s (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP). He is a Functional Medicine consultant in the natural product industry 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 published 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- with their daughter and two dogs Shasta and Rainier. They enjoy cooking locally grown whole foods and adhere to an active outdoor life of skiing, hiking and biking. Dr. Deanna practices in the Seattle area and works with clients all over the world.