A Deep Dive into DNA with Tanya Pennington

Are you aware of how significant a role your genetics play in your overall health and wellness? Tanya Pennington is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Specialist. She works with clients who are in need of lab testing, which cannot be done through a doctor. Doctors treat disease, while Tanya is helping to optimize health through nutrition and lab testing. (https://tanyapennington.com/about) I learned a ton during our conversation, and I know you will, too.

What we discussed:

  • How we met (2:59)
  • Owning her store and ultimately selling it (3:39)
  • Hypothyroid diagnosis (6:46)
  • The threshold to what western medical doctors can provide (8:39)
  • How to go about participating in intense sports that won't cost you your health (8:49)
  • What's different about her way of looking at genetics (13:36)
  • Her recommendation for a DNA testing company (14:14)
  • How her program works in regards to analyzing her clients' DNA (19:31)
  • The importance of testing your DNA (22:11)
  • Actionable results (25:42)
  • Adrenal fatigue and how to treat it (27:42)
  • The effects of living in a heightened stress state and her experience with that (33:58)
  • Tangible things she does now to stay in a parasympathetic state (35:35)
  • Sleep hygiene (39:16)
  • Hormone replacement therapy (42:53)
  • Taking lifestyle factors into account when you get blood panels drawn (52:10)
  • Her protocol when working with clients (55:34)
  • Carbs and female hormone health (58:48)
  • Her new course (1:00:22)

Where to go to learn more from Tanya or sign up for her course:

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Written By

Robert Sikes


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