The Joe Cohen Show

Tommy Wood: Are Alternative Health Tests Bullsh*t? | Episode 12

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Episode notes

Joe and Dr. Tommy Wood go over the most popular alternative health tests to tell you which ones are worth it and which ones are not.

Joe and Tommy discuss microbiome tests, organic acid tests, heavy metal tests, and so much more! Plus, find out the one occasion the Dutch test is helpful according to Dr. Tommy.

Tommy also shares the difference between IgE vs IgG food sensitivity tests and which one you should stay away from. They discuss whether vitamins & minerals tests are reliable, and tell you the problem with the RDA.

Find out what Tommy thinks about DNA tests, and why you shouldn’t try a health intervention based on a single SNP. Plus, Joe and Tommy discuss what’s the best approach when it comes to using genetic testing for health (spoiler: It’s polygenic risk scoring).

Dr. Tommy Wood is an MD with a Ph.D. in physiology and neuroscience. He has coached world-class athletes and is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience at the University of Washington.

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