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The Natural Health Rising Podcast

Natural Health Rising Podcast: The Power of Protein with Dr. David Minkoff

Dr. Minkoff recently spoke with Rachel Smith, FDN-P.

In this episode, we will delve into:

  • Dr. David Minkoff’s life and professional experience;
  • Dr. David Minkoff’s book: The Search for the Perfect Protein
  • What are amino acids and protein (and how to address protein malnourishment)
  • Tips for optimizing our body’s capabilities
  • Common toxic metals in our bodies
  • Heavy metal toxicity and sources of exposure

Listen to it here: 24: The Power of Protein with Dr. David Minkoff – The Natural Health Rising Podcast | Podcast on Spotify


About Dr. Minkoff

Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego. He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine. In 1992, Dr. Minkoff’s attended a lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Bland, widely considered the father of functional medicine, during which he had a eureka moment, and began pursuing the alternative health field with a vengeance, studying under the most accomplished thought leaders on natural & integrative healing. In 1997 Dr. Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic to help friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into LifeWorks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States.