Dr. Jeff Gladd: Optimize Your Health Beyond Medication

Dr. Jeff Gladd: Optimize Your Health Beyond Medication

Dr. Jeff Gladd: Optimize Your Health Beyond Medication

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Dr. Jeff Gladd to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:

  • What are the key third-party certifications to look for when choosing supplements, and why are they important for ensuring product quality and safety?
  • What are proprietary formulas, and why are they used by supplement manufacturers?
  • What are excipients, and why are they used in supplements?

    Who is Dr. Jeff Gladd?

    Dr. Jeffrey "Jeff" Gladd is the chief medical officer at Fullscript. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2001 before he went on to train in family medicine at Morrill Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. After completing his residency, he started a family practice that encompassed full-spectrum care, including obstetrics, colonoscopy, and endoscopy in Columbia, Indiana in 2006.

    After some of his own health challenges, Dr. Gladd completed an Arizona Integrative Medicine fellowship under the direction of Dr. Andrew Weil in 2009. As he was in fellowship, he also served as the medical director of Parkview Integrative Medicine in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 2010, he then opened GladdMD Integrative Medicine, where he blends health-promoting care with high-access technology, which he still runs today, part-time, as well as being the medical director of Fullscript.

    What did Dr. Scott discuss with Dr. Jeff Gladd?

    00:46 - Who is Dr. Jeffrey Gladd?

    Get introduced to Dr. Jeffrey Gladd, a renowned physician with expertise in integrative medicine. Learn about his background and passion for improving patient health through quality supplements.

    00:53 - Setting Guidelines for Supplements

    Dr. Gladd discusses the importance of setting guidelines for supplement use, emphasizing the need for high-quality ingredients and formulations. He shares insights into identifying beneficial nutrients and avoiding harmful additives.

    05:34 - Importance of Supplement Quality

    Explore Dr. Gladd's perspective on the significance of supplement quality in achieving optimal health outcomes. He highlights the impact of ingredient sourcing, purity, and potency on supplement effectiveness.

    12:32 - Identifying and Avoiding Harmful Additives

    Dr. Gladd provides valuable insights into identifying and avoiding harmful additives commonly found in supplements. He discusses the potential risks associated with certain ingredients and the importance of informed consumer choices.

    15:14 - Scott's Commentary on Supplement Quality

    Scott adds his commentary on the importance of supplement quality, echoing Dr. Gladd's emphasis on ingredient purity and efficacy. Together, they stress the need for consumers to prioritize high-quality supplements for optimal health benefits.

    19:36 - Building a Supportive Community

    Discover the significance of building a supportive community for personal and professional growth. Dr. Gladd shares his experiences and insights on the value of professional networking and finding like-minded peers.

    24:03 - The Role of Exercise in Health

    Dr. Gladd highlights the essential role of exercise in promoting overall health and well-being. He discusses the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of regular physical activity and the importance of incorporating exercise into daily routines.

    30:05 - Importance of Professional Networking

    Learn about the importance of professional networking in advancing one's career and staying updated on industry trends. Dr. Gladd emphasizes the value of connecting with colleagues and attending conferences for ongoing learning and collaboration.

    35:42 - Prioritizing Personal Time and Self-Care

    Dr. Gladd stresses the importance of prioritizing personal time and self-care amidst busy schedules. He discusses the significance of taking breaks, managing stress, and engaging in activities that promote relaxation and well-being.

    40:15 - Final Thoughts and Conclusion

    Wrap up the discussion with Dr. Gladd's final thoughts on living a balanced and healthy lifestyle. He shares key takeaways for listeners to implement in their daily lives, focusing on self-care, professional development, and community building.


    Find more from Dr. Jeff Gladd:

    Website: https://www.fullscript.com/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gladdmd/

    Find more from Smarter Not Harder:

    Website: https://troscriptions.com/blogs/podcast | https://homehope.org

    Instagram: @troscriptions | @homehopeorg


    Get 10% Off your purchase of the Metabolomics Module by using PODCAST10 at https://www.homehope.org

    Get 10% Off your Troscriptions purchase by using POD10 at https://www.troscriptions.com

    Get daily content from the hosts of Smarter Not Harder by following @troscriptions on Instagram.

    Leave a comment

    * Required fields

    Please note: comments must be approved before they are published.