Episode 96: The Truth About Bio Identical Hormones

Dr Allen PetersHave you heard mixed reviews about what kind of hormones are good and bad for you? Listen here to Dr Peters explain the truth about bioidentical hormones and what you need to know to age safely and optimally.

After graduating from UC Berkeley and USC Medical School, Dr.Peters medical experience has included acting state epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control & Chief of Emergency Medicine for Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center.

After  nearly 30 years of working in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Peters began showing signs of low energy, muscle weakness, reduced libido and depression. Upon leaving the ER and seeking to regain his own health he discovered he was experiencing Andropause (the gradual decline of hormone levels in men). Through changes in diet, lifestyle and natural hormone replacement therapy, Dr. Peters is now a walking advertisement for the benefits of his Nourishing Wellness Health program.

As an advocate for preventative medicine, he has studied and trained with nationally recognized  lifestyle medicine experts and institutions including The American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine, The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and  Cenegenics Medical Institute where he became certified in Age Management Medicine.  As a Certified Massage Therapist and Certified Wellness Coach with the American College of Sports Medicine, he supports his clients to achieve greater balance and joy in their lifestyle. As a researcher and author his articles have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association & other peer review journals. His most recent book is Nourishing Wellness: A Path to Wholistic Wellness Wealth . He currently serves as the Medical Director of Nourishing Wellness Medical Center.  His passion is helping men and women to look, feel and actually be many years younger through his proactive, preventive approach to youthful aging and optimal health. He bikes to work daily and will soon celebrate his 70th birthday feeling younger than he did 15 years ago


JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, an Amazon best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life, and author of Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core, and was named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine. Read more...



  1. Pam

    JJ and Dr. Peters, This was a fantastic podcast! Thank you both! It was informative and so easy to listen to. Hearing about Dr. Peters’s personal life experience added so much creditability — and the fact that he is, after all, a medical doctor!

    Thank you both for sharing your gifts with the world. I know that I am benefiting and doing my part to share with those that I love and care about.

    • thanks so much Pam! I really appreciate you commenting and then sharing. Glad you enjoyed and am helping me spread the word!

    • Thank you Pam for your feedback. Are there any questions I can answer from the podcast? Call our office at 310-373-7830 and ask for me.

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