What You Will Learn In This Episode: 

Dr. Jeffrey Mueller is a medical doctor who has been in practice for over 23 years. He is currently the Medical Director at Whole Family Healthcare in Winter Park, FL. He believes in healing patients through integrative medicine and IV therapy eating a healthy diet that includes lots of nutrient-rich foods. As a vegetarian, Dr. Mueller is still striving to be fully plant-based, but says he watches what he eats very closely. In our conversation, we talk about heart health, nutrient therapy, and touch on sports nutrition.

*Whole Family Healthcare is a paid sponsor of Lean Green DAD, but the opinions expressed above are 100% the opinions of Lean Green DAD™. We are disclosing this in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”For more details on what this means, please visit our disclosure page.

Items  Mentioned In The Podcast: 

  • Dr. Mueller says diet is the single most important factor to someone’s overall health
  • Sadly, the average medical student only receives around 2-4 hours of nutrition education courses in college and basic vitamin education. The rest of the education is based on all drugs and surgery.
  • Dr. Mueller eats a vegetarian diet. He aspires to be vegan.
  • Dr. Mueller decided to move on from the traditional side of medicine to an integrative approach to truly focus on healing the problem, not just putting a bandaid over the symptoms.
  • Dr. Mueller looks at peer-reviewed studies through a published medical database to stay up on the latest science and information in the medical industry
  • Dr. Mueller has an MD, not a Ph.D. My apologies for misspeaking on that one!
  • The American healthcare system is ranked in high 30’s by the World Health Organization, which indicates a very poor ranking for how we handle healthcare in the United States.
  • Casein in milk is a bad ingredient that promotes cancer as found by T. Colin Campbell in the China Study.
  • Dr. T. Colin Campbell was on episode #80 of Lean Green DAD Radio.
  • Whole Family Healthcare, located in Winter Park, FL, uses a nutritional coach to help patients adjust their diets to be less inflammatory.
  • Whole Family Healthcare uses lipid panels and profiles to determine if a patient is improving or not. He also uses urine and organic acids as markers to provide a normal range for and make some determinations.
  • The microbiome is a growing area of medicine and research.
  • There are several professional athletes that choose to eat a plant-based diet, including an MMA fighter that Dr. Mueller knows personally. Magnesium is incredibly important for sports.

*Whole Family Healthcare is a paid sponsor of Lean Green DAD, but the opinions expressed above are 100% the opinions of Lean Green DAD™. We are disclosing this in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”For more details on what this means, please visit our disclosure page.

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Cory is a husband, father of three and vegan athlete. His blog, Lean Green DAD™, is a lifestyle blog about food, family and fun that helps passionate people, mostly parents, who have over-scheduled, busy lives maintain a healthy balance of plant-based nutrition, fitness and overall wellness.
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