In this Episode, we’re joined by the incredible and insightful Ammar Akbar. Together, we embarked on a thought-provoking conversation about health, wellness, and personal development. We delved into the fascinating concept of the “Four Pillars of Health,” exploring the significance of sleep, stress management, physical activity, and even the surprising impact of light. You wont want to miss this one!
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0:00 – Intro and background on Amar
5:50 – Amar’s health issues and starting his nutrition/health journey
11:05 – Amar’s football career and transition to studying health/nutrition
17:02 – Challenges for Asian footballers in the UK
23:14 – Turning point for Amar – letting go of football to focus on Islam and health
33:35 – Defining longevity and insights from Amar’s grandfather
39:43 – The four cornerstones of health
42:17 – Explaining metabolism and its role in health
53:11 – How stress and cortisol levels affect sleep
1:21:38 – The importance of a balanced diet and food sequencing
1:24:27 – Eating mindfully using our senses, Sunnah techniques
1:30:03 – Intro to mad honey and plans to try it
1:43:53 – Wrap up and closing
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