Nourish Balance Thrive http://www.nourishbalancethrive.com/ The Nourish Balance Thrive podcast is designed to help you perform better. Christopher Kelly, your host, is co-founder of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online clinic using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. On the podcast, Chris interviews leading minds in medicine, nutrition and health, as well as world-class athletes and members of the NBT team, to give you up-to-date information on the lifestyle changes and personalized techniques being used to make people go faster – from weekend warriors to Olympians and world champions.

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en-us ℗ & © 2019 Nourish Balance Thrive. All rights reserved. cck197@cck197.net Health Django Web Framework http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/media/podcasts/shows/img/logo_white_600x600.jpg Nourish Balance Thrive http://www.nourishbalancethrive.com/ Nourish Balance Thrive Christopher Kelly cck197@cck197.net The Nourish Balance Thrive podcast is designed to help you perform better. Christopher Kelly, your host, is co-founder of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online clinic using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. On the podcast, Chris interviews leading minds in medicine, nutrition and health, as well as world-class athletes and members of the NBT team, to give you up-to-date information on the lifestyle changes and personalized techniques being used to make people go faster – from weekend warriors to Olympians and world champions. no Nutritional Ketosis and Guided Behavior Change to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jim_mccarter_aug19.mp3 James McCarter, MD, PhD. is a researcher and author of over 60 scientific publications and patents. He recently led research and clinical operations for San Francisco-based Virta Health, a nationwide medical provider that delivers the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery. Dr. McCarter recently directed the Virta - Indiana University Health clinical trial demonstrating reversal of diabetes using nutritional ketosis and guided behavior change. This trial has resulted in changes to the American Diabetes Association Standards of Care and consensus statement on nutrition in 2019, reflecting the benefit of low-carbohydrate diets. 

In this podcast, James discusses the results that have emerged from this research and the incredible outcomes Virta is demonstrating in helping people reverse their type-2 diabetes and improve cardiac risk markers. He also talks about the five facets of treatment behind Virta’s success, and the business model they employ to make treatment more widely available. 

Dr McCarter recently spoke at the AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinology) meeting in Kansas City on ketosis for T2D. These slides provide nice visuals for all of the Virta-IUH trial outcomes as well as background information.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jim McCarter:

[00:00:19] Two-year clinical trial: Athinarayanan, Shaminie J., et al. "Long-Term Effects of a Novel Continuous Remote Care Intervention Including Nutritional Ketosis for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes: A 2-year Non-randomized Clinical Trial." Frontiers in endocrinology 10 (2019): 348.

[00:00:23] Virta Health.

[00:01:09] Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) affects 30 million people in the US, 400 million worldwide.

[00:02:24] Long term complications of T2D.

[00:04:16] Ketogenic diet: Getting people off the glucose rollercoaster.

[00:08:47] Setting up the clinical trial; Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, Virta Medical Director.

[00:10:13] Nine papers published by Virta so far: 7 on the trial and 2 reviews: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, plus whitepaper on cardiovascular benefits of Virta treatment.

[00:10:46] 5 facets to treatment: In-house medication management, health coaching, nutrition behavior change education, biometric feedback, online community.

[00:16:05] Podcasts with Doug Hilbert: How Busy Realtors Can Avoid Anxiety and Depression Without Prescriptions or the Help of a Doctor, and Ancestral Health Symposium ‘18 Recap.

[00:16:54] Doug Hilbert’s AHS talk 2018: AHS18 Douglas Hilbert - Virta 1 Year Clinical Trial Results/Patient Outcomes.

[00:18:13] Adherence to the program: 74% of patients completed 2 years of the trial.

[00:18:26] Blog post: Top 10 Keto Myths Debunked After 150,000 Days of Patient Care.

[00:20:30] Jeff Volek, PhD, RD & Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD.

[00:21:20] Ketone metabolism: beta-hydroxybutyrate, acetoacetate and acetone.

[00:23:05] Beta-hydroxybutyrate as an histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor; Study: Shimazu, Tadahiro, et al. "Suppression of oxidative stress by β-hydroxybutyrate, an endogenous histone deacetylase inhibitor." Science 339.6116 (2013): 211-214.

[00:24:10] Higher levels of ketones correlate with greater reductions of hemoglobin A1c and greater weight loss.

[00:24:29] Ken Ford, Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford (ketone signaling is discussed at minute 54:20).

[00:25:58] Kaiser study on diabetes remission rates: Karter, Andrew J., et al. "Incidence of remission in adults with type 2 diabetes: the diabetes & aging study." Diabetes Care 37.12 (2014): 3188-3195.

[00:29:09] Readout: creating less invasive ways for measuring metabolic markers.

[00:29:28] Dan Ariely; Shapa scale and app.

[00:31:55] Non-scale victories (NSV).

[00:32:56] Ashley Mason podcasts: Paleo Psychology with Ashley Mason PhD and Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems.

[00:33:22] Elimination of drugs that cause hypoglycemia (e.g., sulphonylureas).

[00:34:13] Common pitfalls: Electrolytes.

[00:37:46] Myth: Keto causes diabetic ketoacidosis.

[00:38:50] Improvements in cardio risk markers; Study: Bhanpuri, Nasir H., et al. "Cardiovascular disease risk factor responses to a type 2 diabetes care model including nutritional ketosis induced by sustained carbohydrate restriction at 1 year: an open label, non-randomized, controlled study." Cardiovascular diabetology 17.1 (2018): 56.

[00:44:25] Dave Feldman on The Fat Emperor Podcast with Ivor Cummins: LDL and All-Cause Mortality  - Does Cholestesterol Kill You?; Related NBT podcasts: How to Drop Your Cholesterol, with Dave Feldman, and How Not to Die of Cardiovascular Disease, with Ivor Cummins.

[00:49:15] American Diabetes Association (ADA) changed their Standards of Care and consensus statement on nutrition in 2019.

[00:51:04] Virta's value-based business model.

[00:54:13] Navigating difficult food environments.

[00:55:52] Robb Wolf; Chickasaw Nation.

[01:01:43] Cardiovascular effects of GLP-1 agonist and SGLT2 inhibitor drugs; Studies: Busch, Robert S., and Michael P. Kane. "Combination SGLT2 inhibitor and GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy: a complementary approach to the treatment of type 2 diabetes." Postgraduate medicine 129.7 (2017): 686-697, and DeFronzo, Ralph A. "Combination therapy with GLP‐1 receptor agonist and SGLT2 inhibitor." Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 19.10 (2017): 1353-1362.

[01:02:13] Podcast: Nudge Tactics for Performance and Health, with Simon Marshall, PhD.

[01:04:50] Find James on Twitter, Medium and LinkedIn.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jim_mccarter_aug19.mp3 Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:08:47 GMT Christopher Kelly James McCarter, MD, PhD. is a researcher and author of over 60 scientific publications and patents. He recently led research and clinical operations for San Francisco-based Virta Health, a nationwide medical provider that delivers the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery. Dr. McCarter recently directed the Virta - Indiana University Health clinical trial demonstrating reversal of diabetes using nutritional ketosis and guided behavior change. This trial has resulted in changes to the American Diabetes Association Standards of Care and consensus statement on nutrition in 2019, reflecting the benefit of low-carbohydrate diets. 

In this podcast, James discusses the results that have emerged from this research and the incredible outcomes Virta is demonstrating in helping people reverse their type-2 diabetes and improve cardiac risk markers. He also talks about the five facets of treatment behind Virta’s success, and the business model they employ to make treatment more widely available. 

Dr McCarter recently spoke at the AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinology) meeting in Kansas City on ketosis for T2D. These slides provide nice visuals for all of the Virta-IUH trial outcomes as well as background information.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jim McCarter:

[00:00:19] Two-year clinical trial: Athinarayanan, Shaminie J., et al. "Long-Term Effects of a Novel Continuous Remote Care Intervention Including Nutritional Ketosis for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes: A 2-year Non-randomized Clinical Trial." Frontiers in endocrinology 10 (2019): 348.

[00:00:23] Virta Health.

[00:01:09] Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) affects 30 million people in the US, 400 million worldwide.

[00:02:24] Long term complications of T2D.

[00:04:16] Ketogenic diet: Getting people off the glucose rollercoaster.

[00:08:47] Setting up the clinical trial; Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, Virta Medical Director.

[00:10:13] Nine papers published by Virta so far: 7 on the trial and 2 reviews: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, plus whitepaper on cardiovascular benefits of Virta treatment.

[00:10:46] 5 facets to treatment: In-house medication management, health coaching, nutrition behavior change education, biometric feedback, online community.

[00:16:05] Podcasts with Doug Hilbert: How Busy Realtors Can Avoid Anxiety and Depression Without Prescriptions or the Help of a Doctor, and Ancestral Health Symposium ‘18 Recap.

[00:16:54] Doug Hilbert’s AHS talk 2018: AHS18 Douglas Hilbert - Virta 1 Year Clinical Trial Results/Patient Outcomes.

[00:18:13] Adherence to the program: 74% of patients completed 2 years of the trial.

[00:18:26] Blog post: Top 10 Keto Myths Debunked After 150,000 Days of Patient Care.

[00:20:30] Jeff Volek, PhD, RD & Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD.

[00:21:20] Ketone metabolism: beta-hydroxybutyrate, acetoacetate and acetone.

[00:23:05] Beta-hydroxybutyrate as an histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor; Study: Shimazu, Tadahiro, et al. "Suppression of oxidative stress by β-hydroxybutyrate, an endogenous histone deacetylase inhibitor." Science 339.6116 (2013): 211-214.

[00:24:10] Higher levels of ketones correlate with greater reductions of hemoglobin A1c and greater weight loss.

[00:24:29] Ken Ford, Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford (ketone signaling is discussed at minute 54:20).

[00:25:58] Kaiser study on diabetes remission rates: Karter, Andrew J., et al. "Incidence of remission in adults with type 2 diabetes: the diabetes & aging study." Diabetes Care 37.12 (2014): 3188-3195.

[00:29:09] Readout: creating less invasive ways for measuring metabolic markers.

[00:29:28] Dan Ariely; Shapa scale and app.

[00:31:55] Non-scale victories (NSV).

[00:32:56] Ashley Mason podcasts: Paleo Psychology with Ashley Mason PhD and Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems.

[00:33:22] Elimination of drugs that cause hypoglycemia (e.g., sulphonylureas).

[00:34:13] Common pitfalls: Electrolytes.

[00:37:46] Myth: Keto causes diabetic ketoacidosis.

[00:38:50] Improvements in cardio risk markers; Study: Bhanpuri, Nasir H., et al. "Cardiovascular disease risk factor responses to a type 2 diabetes care model including nutritional ketosis induced by sustained carbohydrate restriction at 1 year: an open label, non-randomized, controlled study." Cardiovascular diabetology 17.1 (2018): 56.

[00:44:25] Dave Feldman on The Fat Emperor Podcast with Ivor Cummins: LDL and All-Cause Mortality  - Does Cholestesterol Kill You?; Related NBT podcasts: How to Drop Your Cholesterol, with Dave Feldman, and How Not to Die of Cardiovascular Disease, with Ivor Cummins.

[00:49:15] American Diabetes Association (ADA) changed their Standards of Care and consensus statement on nutrition in 2019.

[00:51:04] Virta's value-based business model.

[00:54:13] Navigating difficult food environments.

[00:55:52] Robb Wolf; Chickasaw Nation.

[01:01:43] Cardiovascular effects of GLP-1 agonist and SGLT2 inhibitor drugs; Studies: Busch, Robert S., and Michael P. Kane. "Combination SGLT2 inhibitor and GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy: a complementary approach to the treatment of type 2 diabetes." Postgraduate medicine 129.7 (2017): 686-697, and DeFronzo, Ralph A. "Combination therapy with GLP‐1 receptor agonist and SGLT2 inhibitor." Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 19.10 (2017): 1353-1362.

[01:02:13] Podcast: Nudge Tactics for Performance and Health, with Simon Marshall, PhD.

[01:04:50] Find James on Twitter, Medium and LinkedIn.

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NBT People: Mark Alexander https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mark_alexander_jul19.mp3 Mark Alexander is an electronics engineer and technology consultant living in San Francisco. He’s been a member of our Elite Performance Program over the past two years, and in that time we’ve seen him overcome health obstacles that were inhibiting his training and quality of life, including mould exposure, heavy metals, and gut pathogens. 

In this podcast, Mark and I discuss his health journey, including the lab tests, coaching, and tools that made the biggest difference for him. He describes the game-changing protocols that helped him gain 6 pounds of muscle mass in 6 months without changing his training. Mark also shares about the major personal and professional shifts he’s made over the past two years, including leaving his engineering job to pursue more fulfilling work and life experiences. 

Here's the outline of this interview with Mark Alexander:

[00:00:25] Dolby Dimension headset with Atmos Soundscape.

[00:03:48] Mark's background.

[00:07:14] Going through the NBT Elite Performance Program.

[00:08:53] Book: The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman, by Tim Ferriss.

[00:09:15] Working with a functional medicine doctor; food sensitivities.

[00:12:24] Gut pathogen whack-a-mole.

[00:16:03] Supplements for mitochondrial support: nicotinamide riboside, lecithin, creatine.

[00:17:24] Heavy metal testing; Quicksilver Scientific.

[00:18:02] Clearlight Sanctuary 2 Sauna.

[00:18:24] Bryan Walsh Detox program.

[00:20:35] Valter Longo, PhD; Prolon Fasting Mimicking Diet.

[00:21:55] Mold Exposure; Great Plains mycotoxin test.

[00:25:34] Cholestyramine to bind mycotoxins.

[00:26:19] Dr. Deborah Gordon; Podcast: How to Fix Autoimmunity in the over 50s.

[00:26:28] Video: Dr. Gordon at the Ancestral Health Symposium: Mycotoxin Illness: The Great Impostor.

[00:27:42] Supplements vs food for nutrition.

[00:30:02] Gymnastic Bodies program.

[00:30:16] Zach Moore; Podcast: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching.

[00:32:04] Awaken Gym in Denver, CO.; Co-founder Orench Lagman.

[00:35:56] How work was affecting Mark's health.

[00:38:56] Book: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, by Kim Scott.

[00:39:15] Working with people: mindset vs. techniques.

[00:40:37] Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation.

[00:42:28] The Tide Turners Workshop.

[00:43:21] Cal Newport Podcast: How to Live Well in a High Tech World.

[00:44:19] Passion for helping others.

[00:49:44] What's next for Mark; ketogenic ice cream.

[00:50:41] Eating clean while travelling.

[00:52:37] Find Mark: TacticalKeto; Linkedin.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mark_alexander_jul19.mp3 Fri, 02 Aug 2019 19:08:01 GMT Christopher Kelly Mark Alexander is an electronics engineer and technology consultant living in San Francisco. He’s been a member of our Elite Performance Program over the past two years, and in that time we’ve seen him overcome health obstacles that were inhibiting his training and quality of life, including mould exposure, heavy metals, and gut pathogens. 

In this podcast, Mark and I discuss his health journey, including the lab tests, coaching, and tools that made the biggest difference for him. He describes the game-changing protocols that helped him gain 6 pounds of muscle mass in 6 months without changing his training. Mark also shares about the major personal and professional shifts he’s made over the past two years, including leaving his engineering job to pursue more fulfilling work and life experiences. 

Here's the outline of this interview with Mark Alexander:

[00:00:25] Dolby Dimension headset with Atmos Soundscape.

[00:03:48] Mark's background.

[00:07:14] Going through the NBT Elite Performance Program.

[00:08:53] Book: The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman, by Tim Ferriss.

[00:09:15] Working with a functional medicine doctor; food sensitivities.

[00:12:24] Gut pathogen whack-a-mole.

[00:16:03] Supplements for mitochondrial support: nicotinamide riboside, lecithin, creatine.

[00:17:24] Heavy metal testing; Quicksilver Scientific.

[00:18:02] Clearlight Sanctuary 2 Sauna.

[00:18:24] Bryan Walsh Detox program.

[00:20:35] Valter Longo, PhD; Prolon Fasting Mimicking Diet.

[00:21:55] Mold Exposure; Great Plains mycotoxin test.

[00:25:34] Cholestyramine to bind mycotoxins.

[00:26:19] Dr. Deborah Gordon; Podcast: How to Fix Autoimmunity in the over 50s.

[00:26:28] Video: Dr. Gordon at the Ancestral Health Symposium: Mycotoxin Illness: The Great Impostor.

[00:27:42] Supplements vs food for nutrition.

[00:30:02] Gymnastic Bodies program.

[00:30:16] Zach Moore; Podcast: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching.

[00:32:04] Awaken Gym in Denver, CO.; Co-founder Orench Lagman.

[00:35:56] How work was affecting Mark's health.

[00:38:56] Book: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, by Kim Scott.

[00:39:15] Working with people: mindset vs. techniques.

[00:40:37] Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation.

[00:42:28] The Tide Turners Workshop.

[00:43:21] Cal Newport Podcast: How to Live Well in a High Tech World.

[00:44:19] Passion for helping others.

[00:49:44] What's next for Mark; ketogenic ice cream.

[00:50:41] Eating clean while travelling.

[00:52:37] Find Mark: TacticalKeto; Linkedin.

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How to Optimise Nutrition for Postpartum Recovery https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/lily_nichols_jul19.mp3 Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, author and researcher, specializing in evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. She’s been with us on the podcast before, discussing her bestselling books, Real Food for Gestational Diabetes and Real Food for Pregnancy.  

Lily joins us on this podcast to talk about postpartum nutrition and healing, including nose-to-tail eating, carbohydrate restriction, and supporting mom’s recovery and energy needs after the baby arrives. We discuss nutrient requirements for new moms, and factors that affect readiness to resume work and exercise. Lily also shares details about her new webinars on postpartum recovery and nutrition at the Women’s Health Nutrition Academy.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Lily Nichols:

[00:02:40] Environmental mismatches.

[00:03:19] Preparing for postpartum.

[00:06:11] Preparing new moms for what to expect.

[00:08:53] Book: Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition, by Lily Nichols.

[00:10:24] Appropriate postpartum activities, from an ancestral health perspective.

[00:11:20] Katy Bowman.

[00:15:40] The role of nutrient depletion in postpartum recovery.

[00:16:12] Supporting connective tissue and collagen.

[00:17:34] Nose-to-tail in traditional postpartum meals.

[00:19:34] Postpartum energy needs.

[00:27:41] Measuring micronutrient status: what and when to test.

[00:29:28] Risk of anemia 75x higher for women who lost 1000mL of blood at delivery.

[00:33:31] Increased MCTs in the breast milk when mothers eat carbohydrates. Study: Read, W. W. C., PHYLLIS G. LUTZ, and ANAHID TASHJIAN. "Human milk lipids: II. The influence of dietary carbohydrates and fat on the fatty acids of mature milk. A study in four ethnic groups." The American journal of clinical nutrition 17.3 (1965): 180-183.

[00:33:40] Dietary MCTs get passed through breast milk; Study: Francois, Cindy A., et al. "Acute effects of dietary fatty acids on the fatty acids of human milk." The American journal of clinical nutrition 67.2 (1998): 301-308.

[00:34:36] Carbohydrate restriction during lactation.

[00:37:35] Better insulin sensitivity in early postpartum period.

[00:41:03] Gestational diabetes.

[00:42:27] Webinars at Women’s Health Nutrition Academy: Postpartum Recovery and Nutrient Repletion; and Nutrition for Breastfeeding.

[00:44:35] Ayla Barmmer.

[00:45:06] All available courses.

[00:47:15] Podcast: The Human Milk-Oriented Microbiota: Babies and Beyond, with Megan Sanctuary.

[00:49:29] Lily’s Blog.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/lily_nichols_jul19.mp3 Sun, 28 Jul 2019 00:07:00 GMT Christopher Kelly Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, author and researcher, specializing in evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. She’s been with us on the podcast before, discussing her bestselling books, Real Food for Gestational Diabetes and Real Food for Pregnancy.  

Lily joins us on this podcast to talk about postpartum nutrition and healing, including nose-to-tail eating, carbohydrate restriction, and supporting mom’s recovery and energy needs after the baby arrives. We discuss nutrient requirements for new moms, and factors that affect readiness to resume work and exercise. Lily also shares details about her new webinars on postpartum recovery and nutrition at the Women’s Health Nutrition Academy.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Lily Nichols:

[00:02:40] Environmental mismatches.

[00:03:19] Preparing for postpartum.

[00:06:11] Preparing new moms for what to expect.

[00:08:53] Book: Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition, by Lily Nichols.

[00:10:24] Appropriate postpartum activities, from an ancestral health perspective.

[00:11:20] Katy Bowman.

[00:15:40] The role of nutrient depletion in postpartum recovery.

[00:16:12] Supporting connective tissue and collagen.

[00:17:34] Nose-to-tail in traditional postpartum meals.

[00:19:34] Postpartum energy needs.

[00:27:41] Measuring micronutrient status: what and when to test.

[00:29:28] Risk of anemia 75x higher for women who lost 1000mL of blood at delivery.

[00:33:31] Increased MCTs in the breast milk when mothers eat carbohydrates. Study: Read, W. W. C., PHYLLIS G. LUTZ, and ANAHID TASHJIAN. "Human milk lipids: II. The influence of dietary carbohydrates and fat on the fatty acids of mature milk. A study in four ethnic groups." The American journal of clinical nutrition 17.3 (1965): 180-183.

[00:33:40] Dietary MCTs get passed through breast milk; Study: Francois, Cindy A., et al. "Acute effects of dietary fatty acids on the fatty acids of human milk." The American journal of clinical nutrition 67.2 (1998): 301-308.

[00:34:36] Carbohydrate restriction during lactation.

[00:37:35] Better insulin sensitivity in early postpartum period.

[00:41:03] Gestational diabetes.

[00:42:27] Webinars at Women’s Health Nutrition Academy: Postpartum Recovery and Nutrient Repletion; and Nutrition for Breastfeeding.

[00:44:35] Ayla Barmmer.

[00:45:06] All available courses.

[00:47:15] Podcast: The Human Milk-Oriented Microbiota: Babies and Beyond, with Megan Sanctuary.

[00:49:29] Lily’s Blog.

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Movement Analysis and Breathing Strategies for Pain Relief and Improved Performance https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/zac_cupples_jul19.mp3 Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach Zac Cupples has a passion for human anatomy and helping people meet their health and performance goals. He excels at providing individualized treatment through rehab, training, nutrition, sleep, stress management, and sports science.  What’s amazing to me is that he does online consultation, and helped me fix my chronic back pain by video conference!

On this podcast, Zac and I discuss his approach to working with clients and mentoring other practitioners. He talks about some of his assessment methods and strategies for helping people reduce pain while getting remarkable health and performance results. He shares simple breathing techniques that helped me tremendously and discusses some tried-and-true methods for improving client adherence with daily exercises.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Zac Cupples:

[00:00:06] Dr. Ben House; Podcast: Ben House, PhD on Strength Training: a Discussion at the Flō Retreat Center in Costa Rica.

[00:00:52] How Zac got into physical therapy.

[00:02:04] Book: Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks, by Ben Goldacre.

[00:03:19] Physical Therapist Bill Hartman.

[00:05:48] Shawn Baker; Podcast: Life at the Extremes: Fueling World-class Performance with a Carnivore Diet.

[00:06:25] Working with NBA basketball players.

[00:10:23] Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[00:11:36] Sleep as a keystone behaviour; Ashley Mason podcast: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems.

[00:13:43] The effect of sleep on performance; Zac’s post: He Sleeps He Scores: Playing Better Basketball by Conquering Sleep Deprivation.

[00:15:53] Fixing pain.

[00:21:01] Assessing movement.

[00:22:02] Variability in movement positively associated with health and performance. Study: Stergiou, Nicholas, and Leslie M. Decker. "Human movement variability, nonlinear dynamics, and pathology: is there a connection?." Human movement science 30.5 (2011): 869-888.

[00:22:16] Study of javelin throwers: Bartlett, Roger, Jon Wheat, and Matthew Robins. "Is movement variability important for sports biomechanists?." Sports biomechanics 6.2 (2007): 224-243.

[00:24:26] Doing assessments remotely/online.

[00:27:13] NBT Head of Strength and Conditioning, Zach Moore; Podcast: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching.

[00:27:37] Pain vs. tissue damage.

[00:30:30] Book: Back Mechanic by Stuart McGill.

[00:30:46] Barbell Medicine videos on YouTube.

[00:31:06] Harvard Health article: Babying your back may delay healing.

[00:34:21] Consulting with Zac on my chronic lower back pain.

[00:39:29] Using the anal sphincter to tilt the pelvis.

[00:43:35] Breathing for 3D expansion of the body; Video: “Stacking” the Ribcage on top of the Pelvis.

[00:45:55] Influencing client behaviour to ensure follow-through.

[00:53:54] Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Work Week.

[00:55:11] Minimal effective dose.

[00:56:56] Lesley Paterson, Braveheart Coaching, Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:58:30] Altis; Dan Pfaff and Stuart McMillan.

[00:59:55] Comparing recovery postures; Study: Michaelson, Joana V., et al. "Effects of Two Different Recovery Postures during High-Intensity Interval Training." Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine 4.4 (2019): 23-27.

[01:01:47] Zac’s website.

[01:02:08] Human Matrix Seminars.

[01:05:21] Find Zac on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.

[01:05:40] Book: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, by Cal Newport. Podcast: How to Live Well in a High Tech World, with Cal Newport.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/zac_cupples_jul19.mp3 Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:07:00 GMT Christopher Kelly Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach Zac Cupples has a passion for human anatomy and helping people meet their health and performance goals. He excels at providing individualized treatment through rehab, training, nutrition, sleep, stress management, and sports science.  What’s amazing to me is that he does online consultation, and helped me fix my chronic back pain by video conference!

On this podcast, Zac and I discuss his approach to working with clients and mentoring other practitioners. He talks about some of his assessment methods and strategies for helping people reduce pain while getting remarkable health and performance results. He shares simple breathing techniques that helped me tremendously and discusses some tried-and-true methods for improving client adherence with daily exercises.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Zac Cupples:

[00:00:06] Dr. Ben House; Podcast: Ben House, PhD on Strength Training: a Discussion at the Flō Retreat Center in Costa Rica.

[00:00:52] How Zac got into physical therapy.

[00:02:04] Book: Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks, by Ben Goldacre.

[00:03:19] Physical Therapist Bill Hartman.

[00:05:48] Shawn Baker; Podcast: Life at the Extremes: Fueling World-class Performance with a Carnivore Diet.

[00:06:25] Working with NBA basketball players.

[00:10:23] Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[00:11:36] Sleep as a keystone behaviour; Ashley Mason podcast: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems.

[00:13:43] The effect of sleep on performance; Zac’s post: He Sleeps He Scores: Playing Better Basketball by Conquering Sleep Deprivation.

[00:15:53] Fixing pain.

[00:21:01] Assessing movement.

[00:22:02] Variability in movement positively associated with health and performance. Study: Stergiou, Nicholas, and Leslie M. Decker. "Human movement variability, nonlinear dynamics, and pathology: is there a connection?." Human movement science 30.5 (2011): 869-888.

[00:22:16] Study of javelin throwers: Bartlett, Roger, Jon Wheat, and Matthew Robins. "Is movement variability important for sports biomechanists?." Sports biomechanics 6.2 (2007): 224-243.

[00:24:26] Doing assessments remotely/online.

[00:27:13] NBT Head of Strength and Conditioning, Zach Moore; Podcast: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching.

[00:27:37] Pain vs. tissue damage.

[00:30:30] Book: Back Mechanic by Stuart McGill.

[00:30:46] Barbell Medicine videos on YouTube.

[00:31:06] Harvard Health article: Babying your back may delay healing.

[00:34:21] Consulting with Zac on my chronic lower back pain.

[00:39:29] Using the anal sphincter to tilt the pelvis.

[00:43:35] Breathing for 3D expansion of the body; Video: “Stacking” the Ribcage on top of the Pelvis.

[00:45:55] Influencing client behaviour to ensure follow-through.

[00:53:54] Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Work Week.

[00:55:11] Minimal effective dose.

[00:56:56] Lesley Paterson, Braveheart Coaching, Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:58:30] Altis; Dan Pfaff and Stuart McMillan.

[00:59:55] Comparing recovery postures; Study: Michaelson, Joana V., et al. "Effects of Two Different Recovery Postures during High-Intensity Interval Training." Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine 4.4 (2019): 23-27.

[01:01:47] Zac’s website.

[01:02:08] Human Matrix Seminars.

[01:05:21] Find Zac on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.

[01:05:40] Book: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, by Cal Newport. Podcast: How to Live Well in a High Tech World, with Cal Newport.

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How to Live Well in a High Tech World https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/cal_newport_jul19.mp3 Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University and the author of 6 books, including New York Times bestseller Digital Minimalism. His writing focuses on the impact of new technology and social media on our ability to be productive and lead satisfying lives. Not surprisingly, his research suggests we’re becoming less connected and getting less done as technology permeates every moment of our day.

For this podcast, I got to sit down face to face with Cal to discuss his ideas on digital minimalism. He describes how big business has manipulated us into constantly checking our phones, and is now profiting off of our attention. We discuss the consequences of pervasive technology, and the damaging effect it can have on our drive to create and connect with others in meaningful ways.  Fortunately, Cal also has a solution for turning your attention back to the things that really matter.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Cal Newport:

[00:00:35] Cal's background.

[00:02:18] Book: So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love, by Cal Newport.

[00:02:54] Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport.

[00:03:43] Book: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, by Cal Newport.

[00:04:17] Joshua Fields Millburn; The Minimalists Podcast, featuring Christopher Kelly and Dr. Tommy Wood: Health Problems.

[00:04:42] Brad Stulberg; Podcast featuring Brad; Book: The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life, by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness.

[00:05:39] Book: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.

[00:06:37] The myth of preexisting passion.

[00:07:50] We didn't sign up for this.

[00:08:32] Why we’re always looking at our phones.

[00:12:26] Social media as an arms race for your attention.

[00:13:56] Evolutionary psychology; attention engineers.

[00:14:29] BJ Fogg's Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.

[00:14:56] Tristan Harris; Adam Alter.

[00:15:52] Effects of intermittent reinforcement on behavior and dopamine.

[00:16:47] Video: Dopamine Jackpot! Sapolsky on the Science of Pleasure.

[00:17:19] Minimalism; Marcus Aurelius; Henry David Thoreau (author of Walden); Voluntary Simplicity; Marie Kondo.

[00:19:01] Digital hoarding.

[00:24:17] Digital decluttering: Stepping away from optional personal technology for 30 days.

[00:26:29] Book: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon.

[00:28:27] Boredom as a drive that gets us to do things that have meaning and value.

[00:32:24] Book: Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection, by John Cacioppo.

[00:33:11] Book: Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude, by Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin.

[00:38:58] Connection vs communication.

[00:44:56] Josh Turknett’s Intelligence Unshackled Podcast; Podcast with Josh: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:46:30] The effects of technology on biology.

[00:48:55] Digital Declutter Experiment for 30 days: step away, you get back in touch with what matters, use that as the foundation for very carefully rebuilding your digital life.

[00:53:44] Conversation office hours.

[00:57:46] Craftsman's approach to deciding whether or not to use a tool.

[01:02:18] Article: Neuroscientists can predict decisions 11 seconds before we make them, based on this study: Koenig-Robert, Roger, and Joel Pearson. "Decoding the contents and strength of imagery before volitional engagement." Scientific reports9.1 (2019): 3504.

[01:02:45] Will this have any impact? What's next?

[01:05:31] Apple Screen Time reports.

[01:08:30] Upcoming book: A World Without Email (tentative title).

[01:15:15] Cal's website.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/cal_newport_jul19.mp3 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:07:13 GMT Christopher Kelly Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University and the author of 6 books, including New York Times bestseller Digital Minimalism. His writing focuses on the impact of new technology and social media on our ability to be productive and lead satisfying lives. Not surprisingly, his research suggests we’re becoming less connected and getting less done as technology permeates every moment of our day.

For this podcast, I got to sit down face to face with Cal to discuss his ideas on digital minimalism. He describes how big business has manipulated us into constantly checking our phones, and is now profiting off of our attention. We discuss the consequences of pervasive technology, and the damaging effect it can have on our drive to create and connect with others in meaningful ways.  Fortunately, Cal also has a solution for turning your attention back to the things that really matter.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Cal Newport:

[00:00:35] Cal's background.

[00:02:18] Book: So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love, by Cal Newport.

[00:02:54] Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport.

[00:03:43] Book: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, by Cal Newport.

[00:04:17] Joshua Fields Millburn; The Minimalists Podcast, featuring Christopher Kelly and Dr. Tommy Wood: Health Problems.

[00:04:42] Brad Stulberg; Podcast featuring Brad; Book: The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life, by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness.

[00:05:39] Book: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.

[00:06:37] The myth of preexisting passion.

[00:07:50] We didn't sign up for this.

[00:08:32] Why we’re always looking at our phones.

[00:12:26] Social media as an arms race for your attention.

[00:13:56] Evolutionary psychology; attention engineers.

[00:14:29] BJ Fogg's Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.

[00:14:56] Tristan Harris; Adam Alter.

[00:15:52] Effects of intermittent reinforcement on behavior and dopamine.

[00:16:47] Video: Dopamine Jackpot! Sapolsky on the Science of Pleasure.

[00:17:19] Minimalism; Marcus Aurelius; Henry David Thoreau (author of Walden); Voluntary Simplicity; Marie Kondo.

[00:19:01] Digital hoarding.

[00:24:17] Digital decluttering: Stepping away from optional personal technology for 30 days.

[00:26:29] Book: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon.

[00:28:27] Boredom as a drive that gets us to do things that have meaning and value.

[00:32:24] Book: Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection, by John Cacioppo.

[00:33:11] Book: Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude, by Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin.

[00:38:58] Connection vs communication.

[00:44:56] Josh Turknett’s Intelligence Unshackled Podcast; Podcast with Josh: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:46:30] The effects of technology on biology.

[00:48:55] Digital Declutter Experiment for 30 days: step away, you get back in touch with what matters, use that as the foundation for very carefully rebuilding your digital life.

[00:53:44] Conversation office hours.

[00:57:46] Craftsman's approach to deciding whether or not to use a tool.

[01:02:18] Article: Neuroscientists can predict decisions 11 seconds before we make them, based on this study: Koenig-Robert, Roger, and Joel Pearson. "Decoding the contents and strength of imagery before volitional engagement." Scientific reports9.1 (2019): 3504.

[01:02:45] Will this have any impact? What's next?

[01:05:31] Apple Screen Time reports.

[01:08:30] Upcoming book: A World Without Email (tentative title).

[01:15:15] Cal's website.

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A Stop on the Functional Medicine (+Family) Tour https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/bryan_walsh_jul19.mp3 It’s not often I have the opportunity to interview Dr. Bryan Walsh in person, but I managed to pull him aside for a quick chat during his Functional Medicine (+ Family) Tour stop in Santa Clara, CA last weekend. As expected, the course was full of little-known actionable information that health practitioners can use with their clients before resorting to expensive advanced lab testing.

In this podcast, Bryan talks about seeing past the marketing and hype that comes alongside new trends in health science. We discuss the wisdom of spending less time consuming new information and instead mining tried-and-true blood chemistry markers for clues to cellular dysfunction. Bryan is sitting on a goldmine of information collected through years of meticulous research.  There are only 4 stops left on his tour - I highly recommend grabbing yourself a spot before they sell out!

Here’s the outline of this interview with Bryan Walsh:

[00:00:02] Dr. Bryan Walsh’s previous podcasts:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:02:00] How the Functional Medicine tour came about.

[00:04:30] Bryan’s Wellness FX videos.

[00:06:20] Knowledge vs. wisdom.

[00:08:16] Mental shortcuts and getting back to the basics.

[00:08:20] Simon Marshall, PhD and System 1 vs System 2 thinking.

[00:14:01] What’s the rationale for advanced lab testing?

[00:15:42] The time-consuming research behind developing optimal reference ranges.

[00:17:23] Organizing research papers; Zotero.

[00:18:49] Does the body know what it's doing? Pathology vs. defence mechanism.

[00:21:13] Digging deeper to understand why a certain lab value might be off (e.g., vitamin D).

[00:23:53] Keeping up with changing science.

[00:25:21] Levels of organization.

[00:26:44] Considering everything that contributes to healthy cells.

[00:27:08] Who the weekend is for: any practitioner who sees patients or clients.

[00:28:39] Sign up to attend one of the remaining stops on the tour: metabolicfitnesspro.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/bryan_walsh_jul19.mp3 Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:07:07 GMT Christopher Kelly It’s not often I have the opportunity to interview Dr. Bryan Walsh in person, but I managed to pull him aside for a quick chat during his Functional Medicine (+ Family) Tour stop in Santa Clara, CA last weekend. As expected, the course was full of little-known actionable information that health practitioners can use with their clients before resorting to expensive advanced lab testing.

In this podcast, Bryan talks about seeing past the marketing and hype that comes alongside new trends in health science. We discuss the wisdom of spending less time consuming new information and instead mining tried-and-true blood chemistry markers for clues to cellular dysfunction. Bryan is sitting on a goldmine of information collected through years of meticulous research.  There are only 4 stops left on his tour - I highly recommend grabbing yourself a spot before they sell out!

Here’s the outline of this interview with Bryan Walsh:

[00:00:02] Dr. Bryan Walsh’s previous podcasts:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:02:00] How the Functional Medicine tour came about.

[00:04:30] Bryan’s Wellness FX videos.

[00:06:20] Knowledge vs. wisdom.

[00:08:16] Mental shortcuts and getting back to the basics.

[00:08:20] Simon Marshall, PhD and System 1 vs System 2 thinking.

[00:14:01] What’s the rationale for advanced lab testing?

[00:15:42] The time-consuming research behind developing optimal reference ranges.

[00:17:23] Organizing research papers; Zotero.

[00:18:49] Does the body know what it's doing? Pathology vs. defence mechanism.

[00:21:13] Digging deeper to understand why a certain lab value might be off (e.g., vitamin D).

[00:23:53] Keeping up with changing science.

[00:25:21] Levels of organization.

[00:26:44] Considering everything that contributes to healthy cells.

[00:27:08] Who the weekend is for: any practitioner who sees patients or clients.

[00:28:39] Sign up to attend one of the remaining stops on the tour: metabolicfitnesspro.com.

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Nudge Tactics for Performance and Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/simon_marshall_jun19.mp3 I’ve recently taken the new course created by Performance Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD called Nudge Tactics for Health Coaching. He’s leveraging new behavioural science on how people make decisions about their health. Turns out scaring people or educating them is not enough to overcome the difficulty inherent in adopting healthier habits.

On this podcast Simon discusses the latest strategies that actually work when it comes to persuading, nudging, and motivating people (or yourself) to overcome self-sabotage and create better habits. He introduces the SEEDS method - a system of adopting up to 15 teeny tiny behaviours, and then self-monitoring and reviewing progress. He also describes a powerful way to cope with catastrophic thinking when things inevitably go wrong, so you can stay on track.  

Here’s the outline of this interview with Simon Marshall:

[00:00:09] Simon’s new course: Nudge Tactics for Health Coaching. A Health & Wellness Coach’s guide to the science of behavioral economics.

[00:00:36] The science of decision making.

[00:02:10] Behavioral economics.

[00:04:09] Symptoms and behaviours that could be helped by behavioural economics.

[00:04:52] Procrastination.

[00:05:16] Hyperbolic discounting: Our relationship with reward depends in part on how close the reward is to us at that time.

[00:06:19] Commitment vs. motivation to change.

[00:07:20] Old versions of behaviour change: Scaring people, education-based approaches.

[00:10:18] The intention-behaviour relationship.

[00:12:23] Libertarian paternalism.

[00:13:38] Psychological needs theory: People's needs must be respected (autonomy, competence, and relatedness).

[00:15:49] Stages of change model; Precontemplators: the proud couch-potatoes.

[00:18:31] Dr. Tommy Wood’s Highlights email on sunscreen being a terrible idea.

[00:20:52] Professor Susan Michie from UCL; Behavior Change Taxonomy: Michie, Susan, et al. "The behavior change technique taxonomy (v1) of 93 hierarchically clustered techniques: building an international consensus for the reporting of behavior change interventions." Annals of behavioral medicine 46.1 (2013): 81-95.

[00:21:17] The Behavior Change Taxonomy app: for iOS and Android.

[00:22:29] The most potent strategies: Self-monitoring, setting goals and reviewing.

[00:25:27] The science of self-control: Friese, Malte, et al. "Does self-control training improve self-control? A meta-analysis." Perspectives on Psychological Science 12.6 (2017): 1077-1099

[00:26:00] The original marshmallow study: Mischel, Walter, and Ebbe B. Ebbesen. "Attention in delay of gratification." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 16.2 (1970): 329. Details and follow up studies described here.

[00:26:52] Book: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney.

[00:33:18] Stroop effect.

[00:34:07] Book: Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance, by Alex Hutchinson.

[00:37:28] Recent attempt to replicate the marshmallow study: Watts, Tyler W., Greg J. Duncan, and Haonan Quan. "Revisiting the marshmallow test: A conceptual replication investigating links between early delay of gratification and later outcomes." Psychological science 29.7 (2018): 1159-1177.

[00:38:43] SEEDS: Sleep, Exercise, Eating, Drinking and Stress management.

[00:40:09] Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, by James Clear.

[00:40:43] How the SEEDS method works.

[00:44:14] Always do less than you want to.

[00:47:18] Traffic light system: a remedy for catastrophic thinking.

[00:54:15] SEEDS Journal.

[00:55:53] Sign up for the challenge and pick some SEEDS.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/simon_marshall_jun19.mp3 Fri, 28 Jun 2019 13:06:49 GMT Christopher Kelly I’ve recently taken the new course created by Performance Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD called Nudge Tactics for Health Coaching. He’s leveraging new behavioural science on how people make decisions about their health. Turns out scaring people or educating them is not enough to overcome the difficulty inherent in adopting healthier habits.

On this podcast Simon discusses the latest strategies that actually work when it comes to persuading, nudging, and motivating people (or yourself) to overcome self-sabotage and create better habits. He introduces the SEEDS method - a system of adopting up to 15 teeny tiny behaviours, and then self-monitoring and reviewing progress. He also describes a powerful way to cope with catastrophic thinking when things inevitably go wrong, so you can stay on track.  

Here’s the outline of this interview with Simon Marshall:

[00:00:09] Simon’s new course: Nudge Tactics for Health Coaching. A Health & Wellness Coach’s guide to the science of behavioral economics.

[00:00:36] The science of decision making.

[00:02:10] Behavioral economics.

[00:04:09] Symptoms and behaviours that could be helped by behavioural economics.

[00:04:52] Procrastination.

[00:05:16] Hyperbolic discounting: Our relationship with reward depends in part on how close the reward is to us at that time.

[00:06:19] Commitment vs. motivation to change.

[00:07:20] Old versions of behaviour change: Scaring people, education-based approaches.

[00:10:18] The intention-behaviour relationship.

[00:12:23] Libertarian paternalism.

[00:13:38] Psychological needs theory: People's needs must be respected (autonomy, competence, and relatedness).

[00:15:49] Stages of change model; Precontemplators: the proud couch-potatoes.

[00:18:31] Dr. Tommy Wood’s Highlights email on sunscreen being a terrible idea.

[00:20:52] Professor Susan Michie from UCL; Behavior Change Taxonomy: Michie, Susan, et al. "The behavior change technique taxonomy (v1) of 93 hierarchically clustered techniques: building an international consensus for the reporting of behavior change interventions." Annals of behavioral medicine 46.1 (2013): 81-95.

[00:21:17] The Behavior Change Taxonomy app: for iOS and Android.

[00:22:29] The most potent strategies: Self-monitoring, setting goals and reviewing.

[00:25:27] The science of self-control: Friese, Malte, et al. "Does self-control training improve self-control? A meta-analysis." Perspectives on Psychological Science 12.6 (2017): 1077-1099

[00:26:00] The original marshmallow study: Mischel, Walter, and Ebbe B. Ebbesen. "Attention in delay of gratification." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 16.2 (1970): 329. Details and follow up studies described here.

[00:26:52] Book: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney.

[00:33:18] Stroop effect.

[00:34:07] Book: Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance, by Alex Hutchinson.

[00:37:28] Recent attempt to replicate the marshmallow study: Watts, Tyler W., Greg J. Duncan, and Haonan Quan. "Revisiting the marshmallow test: A conceptual replication investigating links between early delay of gratification and later outcomes." Psychological science 29.7 (2018): 1159-1177.

[00:38:43] SEEDS: Sleep, Exercise, Eating, Drinking and Stress management.

[00:40:09] Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, by James Clear.

[00:40:43] How the SEEDS method works.

[00:44:14] Always do less than you want to.

[00:47:18] Traffic light system: a remedy for catastrophic thinking.

[00:54:15] SEEDS Journal.

[00:55:53] Sign up for the challenge and pick some SEEDS.

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How to Treat Hashimoto’s using the Autoimmune Protocol https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/rob_abbott_jun19.mp3 Functional medicine physician Rob Abbott, MD is back on the podcast this week.  Since he was with us last year his career and practice has evolved in exciting ways. While seeing patients at Resilient Roots Functional and Evolutionary Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia, he is also the medical advisor at Autoimmune Wellness and is conducting collaborative research with founders Angie Alt and Mickey Trescott.

Today Rob talks about the results of his recently published pilot study of the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet for women with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. He describes the crowdfunding that made the research possible, the tools and supports they used with the participants, and the dramatic results found at the end of 10 weeks.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Rob Abbott:

[00:00:08] Rob's previous podcast: How to Become a Functional Medicine Doctor.

[00:02:23] Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet.

[00:04:24] Study: Efficacy of the Autoimmune Protocol Diet as part of a multidisciplinary supported lifestyle intervention for Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

[00:05:30] Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt, Autoimmune Wellness.

[00:06:18] Study on AIP for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Konijeti, Gauree G., et al. "Efficacy of the autoimmune protocol diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease." Inflammatory bowel diseases 23.11 (2017): 2054-2060.

[00:07:12] Angie Alt's SAD to AIP in SIX.

[00:09:00] Crowd-funding research.

[00:13:10] Rob Abbott and Adam Sadowski on the 30/30 Health Podcast.

[00:16:20] Study design and questions they set out to answer; Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters (POEM).

[00:20:02] Quality of life questionnaire, SF-36.

[00:20:19] Medical Symptoms Questionnaire (MSQ).

[00:20:55] The study participants.

[00:24:45] How support was delivered during the study.

[00:31:21] James Maskell and Dr. Kelly Brogan.

[00:32:23] The study results.

[00:39:36] Graph of hs-CRP (figure 6 from study).

[00:41:50] The most surprising results.

[00:44:14] Are we putting too much stock in thyroid antibodies as a measure of health?

[00:47:20] Tommy Wood, MD on thyroid autoantibodies.

[00:50:28] Specific Carbohydrate Diet.

[00:52:40] Angie's quarterly SAD to AIP in SIX Program starts in September.

[00:53:01] Lucy Mailing.

[00:53:54] 2019 Ancestral Health Symposium, San Diego, CA.

[00:54:33] Attending AHS19: Megan, Zach, Clay, Josh, Mike T. Nelson.

[00:55:24] Resilient Roots: Functional and Evolutionary Medicine is our full name of the clinic, along with Nutritionist Ryan Hall.

[00:58:07] Crowdfunding for the next study: Eczema-Psoriasis and AIP.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/rob_abbott_jun19.mp3 Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:06:27 GMT Christopher Kelly Functional medicine physician Rob Abbott, MD is back on the podcast this week.  Since he was with us last year his career and practice has evolved in exciting ways. While seeing patients at Resilient Roots Functional and Evolutionary Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia, he is also the medical advisor at Autoimmune Wellness and is conducting collaborative research with founders Angie Alt and Mickey Trescott.

Today Rob talks about the results of his recently published pilot study of the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet for women with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. He describes the crowdfunding that made the research possible, the tools and supports they used with the participants, and the dramatic results found at the end of 10 weeks.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Rob Abbott:

[00:00:08] Rob's previous podcast: How to Become a Functional Medicine Doctor.

[00:02:23] Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet.

[00:04:24] Study: Efficacy of the Autoimmune Protocol Diet as part of a multidisciplinary supported lifestyle intervention for Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

[00:05:30] Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt, Autoimmune Wellness.

[00:06:18] Study on AIP for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Konijeti, Gauree G., et al. "Efficacy of the autoimmune protocol diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease." Inflammatory bowel diseases 23.11 (2017): 2054-2060.

[00:07:12] Angie Alt's SAD to AIP in SIX.

[00:09:00] Crowd-funding research.

[00:13:10] Rob Abbott and Adam Sadowski on the 30/30 Health Podcast.

[00:16:20] Study design and questions they set out to answer; Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters (POEM).

[00:20:02] Quality of life questionnaire, SF-36.

[00:20:19] Medical Symptoms Questionnaire (MSQ).

[00:20:55] The study participants.

[00:24:45] How support was delivered during the study.

[00:31:21] James Maskell and Dr. Kelly Brogan.

[00:32:23] The study results.

[00:39:36] Graph of hs-CRP (figure 6 from study).

[00:41:50] The most surprising results.

[00:44:14] Are we putting too much stock in thyroid antibodies as a measure of health?

[00:47:20] Tommy Wood, MD on thyroid autoantibodies.

[00:50:28] Specific Carbohydrate Diet.

[00:52:40] Angie's quarterly SAD to AIP in SIX Program starts in September.

[00:53:01] Lucy Mailing.

[00:53:54] 2019 Ancestral Health Symposium, San Diego, CA.

[00:54:33] Attending AHS19: Megan, Zach, Clay, Josh, Mike T. Nelson.

[00:55:24] Resilient Roots: Functional and Evolutionary Medicine is our full name of the clinic, along with Nutritionist Ryan Hall.

[00:58:07] Crowdfunding for the next study: Eczema-Psoriasis and AIP.

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Life at the Extremes: Fueling World-class Performance with a Carnivore Diet https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/shawn_baker_jun19.mp3 Dr. Shawn Baker is an orthopaedic surgeon, athlete, and an advocate of a carnivore diet.  Shawn has a rich history in sport: playing semi-professional rugby in New Zealand, competing in and winning Strongman competitions, and setting records as a powerlifter and Highland Games Masters World Champion. In the meantime, he also climbed the ranks as an officer in the US Air Force, conducting surgeries under pressure in war zones of Afghanistan.

In this podcast, Shawn and I discuss his athletic and military background, and his current athletic passion: Concept2 rowing, in which he has repeatedly broken world records. Shawn talks about his choice to excel at sport without the use of performance-enhancing drugs. He also makes a compelling case for the health and performance benefits of eating zero-carb, offering many examples from anthropological data that suggest man evolved to eat meat.  

Here’s the outline of this interview with Shawn Baker:

[00:00:20] The Minimalists; Paul Saladino; Rich Roll.

[00:00:43] The Human Performance Outliers Podcast.

[00:01:23] Shawn's background: Rugby and moving to New Zealand.

[00:07:02] Joining the US Air Force and becoming an orthopaedic surgeon.

[00:14:17] Hardware used in orthopaedic surgery; risks of infection.

[00:18:03] The rise of chronic disease in orthopaedics.

[00:21:58] Paleo diet; Mark Sisson, Robb Wolf.

[00:22:21] Highland Games; Scottish Hammer Throw, Caber Toss.

[00:25:59] Strongman Competitions.

[00:28:01] On not using drugs to maximize performance.

[00:31:13] Concept2 Rowing.

[00:34:04] Shawn's YouTube channel.

[00:34:49] Dietary recommendations for patients.

[00:37:37] Carnivore Diet.

[00:38:51] The downsides of eating vegetables for some people; oxalates.

[00:40:08] Vilhjalmur Stefansson and Karsten Anderson ate exclusively meat diet at Bellevue Hospital; Study: Tolstoi, Edward. The effect of an exclusive meat diet lasting one year on the carbohydrate tolerance of two normal men. Waverly Press, Incorporated, 1929.

[00:40:42] Dr. Gary Fettke, Australian orthopaedic surgeon.

[00:41:53] Hormesis and plant compounds - When does the negative outweigh the positive?

[00:43:04] Dr. Rhonda Patrick; sulforaphane.

[00:49:35] George Diggs.

[00:50:57] Plant foods containing carcinogens; Study: Ames, Bruce N., Margie Profet, and Lois Swirsky Gold. "Dietary pesticides (99.99% all natural)." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences87.19 (1990): 7777-7781.

[00:55:21] Minimalists podcast, featuring Christopher Kelly and Dr. Tommy Wood: Health Problems.

[00:58:41] Shawn’s podcast featuring vegan doctor, Dr. Joel Kahn.

[00:59:21] Zach Bitter.

[01:00:29] Athletes doing well on a carnivorous diet; Owen Franks, Paul Jordaan, Sarah Thackray.

[01:02:29] Book (available 8/20/19): The Carnivore Diet, by Shawn Baker, MD. World Carnivore Tribe Facebook group.

[01:05:41] Anthropological data that suggest people are facultative carnivores.

[01:19:39] Shawn’s website, Human Performance Outliers Podcast, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Meat Heals, Coming soon: Animal Based Nutrition Network.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/shawn_baker_jun19.mp3 Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:06:00 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Shawn Baker is an orthopaedic surgeon, athlete, and an advocate of a carnivore diet.  Shawn has a rich history in sport: playing semi-professional rugby in New Zealand, competing in and winning Strongman competitions, and setting records as a powerlifter and Highland Games Masters World Champion. In the meantime, he also climbed the ranks as an officer in the US Air Force, conducting surgeries under pressure in war zones of Afghanistan.

In this podcast, Shawn and I discuss his athletic and military background, and his current athletic passion: Concept2 rowing, in which he has repeatedly broken world records. Shawn talks about his choice to excel at sport without the use of performance-enhancing drugs. He also makes a compelling case for the health and performance benefits of eating zero-carb, offering many examples from anthropological data that suggest man evolved to eat meat.  

Here’s the outline of this interview with Shawn Baker:

[00:00:20] The Minimalists; Paul Saladino; Rich Roll.

[00:00:43] The Human Performance Outliers Podcast.

[00:01:23] Shawn's background: Rugby and moving to New Zealand.

[00:07:02] Joining the US Air Force and becoming an orthopaedic surgeon.

[00:14:17] Hardware used in orthopaedic surgery; risks of infection.

[00:18:03] The rise of chronic disease in orthopaedics.

[00:21:58] Paleo diet; Mark Sisson, Robb Wolf.

[00:22:21] Highland Games; Scottish Hammer Throw, Caber Toss.

[00:25:59] Strongman Competitions.

[00:28:01] On not using drugs to maximize performance.

[00:31:13] Concept2 Rowing.

[00:34:04] Shawn's YouTube channel.

[00:34:49] Dietary recommendations for patients.

[00:37:37] Carnivore Diet.

[00:38:51] The downsides of eating vegetables for some people; oxalates.

[00:40:08] Vilhjalmur Stefansson and Karsten Anderson ate exclusively meat diet at Bellevue Hospital; Study: Tolstoi, Edward. The effect of an exclusive meat diet lasting one year on the carbohydrate tolerance of two normal men. Waverly Press, Incorporated, 1929.

[00:40:42] Dr. Gary Fettke, Australian orthopaedic surgeon.

[00:41:53] Hormesis and plant compounds - When does the negative outweigh the positive?

[00:43:04] Dr. Rhonda Patrick; sulforaphane.

[00:49:35] George Diggs.

[00:50:57] Plant foods containing carcinogens; Study: Ames, Bruce N., Margie Profet, and Lois Swirsky Gold. "Dietary pesticides (99.99% all natural)." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences87.19 (1990): 7777-7781.

[00:55:21] Minimalists podcast, featuring Christopher Kelly and Dr. Tommy Wood: Health Problems.

[00:58:41] Shawn’s podcast featuring vegan doctor, Dr. Joel Kahn.

[00:59:21] Zach Bitter.

[01:00:29] Athletes doing well on a carnivorous diet; Owen Franks, Paul Jordaan, Sarah Thackray.

[01:02:29] Book (available 8/20/19): The Carnivore Diet, by Shawn Baker, MD. World Carnivore Tribe Facebook group.

[01:05:41] Anthropological data that suggest people are facultative carnivores.

[01:19:39] Shawn’s website, Human Performance Outliers Podcast, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Meat Heals, Coming soon: Animal Based Nutrition Network.

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A Consumer’s Guide to Integrative Medicine https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/tim_gerstmar_jun19.mp3 We’re happy to welcome Dr. Tim Gerstmar back on the podcast this week. Tim is a naturopathic physician, specializing in the treatment of digestive and autoimmune problems. He has spent the past 10 years seeing patients locally at Aspire Natural Health in the Seattle area, and he offers virtual consultation, both nationally and internationally. Tim is also a faculty member at Bastyr University, where he trains and mentors medical students.

In this podcast, Tim talks about choosing a practitioner that has the specific expertise you need and highlights the benefits of working with a health coach. He discusses his new book, The Clear Path to Health, and the mission behind it: making integrative medicine understandable to consumers. (Find out how to get the book for free if you take action by 6/7/19!)

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tim Gerstmar:

[00:00:10] Tim’s previous podcasts: Methylation and Environmental Pollutants and How to Test and Predict Blood, Urine and Stool for Health, Longevity and Performance.

[00:00:26] Ancestral Health Symposium.

[00:00:52] Tim's mission: To make integrative medicine understandable to consumers.

[00:03:03] Book: The Clear Path to Health: Gain Clarity So You Can Feel Your Best Today, Tomorrow, and Into The Next Decade, by Tim Gerstmar.

[00:05:21] No one doctor has all the answers; finding a doctor that has the expertise to help you.

[00:15:10] Gina's story.

[00:17:07] Principles, strategies, and tactics.

[00:25:16] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:28:29] Performance Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD; Podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:29:02] The value of having health coaches to support people in lifestyle changes.

[00:31:00] Health coaches have a PR problem.

[00:32:35] Simon's training course: Nudge Tactics for Health Coaching.

[00:32:43] Book: Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein.

[00:37:03] The value of prescription medication as a tool with a specific use.

[00:41:00] Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of the Adult (LADA)

[00:43:50] Podcast: Run for Your Life: An Ancestral Health Approach to Running, with Mark Cucuzzella.

[00:44:32] The dark sides of conventional and functional medicine.

[00:46:50] Book: The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT, by Russ Harris.

[00:47:06] The problems that can't be solved.

[00:50:26] Secondary benefits of being sick.

[00:53:48] Special offer: Free ebook until 6/7/19.  

[00:54:50] Email support@nourishbalancethrive.com to be entered in a raffle for a paperback book.

[00:55:54] Final thoughts: Context matters and take a step back/find a practitioner to help you.

[00:58:22] Work with Tim: (425) 202-7849 or at info@aspirenaturalhealth.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/tim_gerstmar_jun19.mp3 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:06:38 GMT Christopher Kelly We’re happy to welcome Dr. Tim Gerstmar back on the podcast this week. Tim is a naturopathic physician, specializing in the treatment of digestive and autoimmune problems. He has spent the past 10 years seeing patients locally at Aspire Natural Health in the Seattle area, and he offers virtual consultation, both nationally and internationally. Tim is also a faculty member at Bastyr University, where he trains and mentors medical students.

In this podcast, Tim talks about choosing a practitioner that has the specific expertise you need and highlights the benefits of working with a health coach. He discusses his new book, The Clear Path to Health, and the mission behind it: making integrative medicine understandable to consumers. (Find out how to get the book for free if you take action by 6/7/19!)

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tim Gerstmar:

[00:00:10] Tim’s previous podcasts: Methylation and Environmental Pollutants and How to Test and Predict Blood, Urine and Stool for Health, Longevity and Performance.

[00:00:26] Ancestral Health Symposium.

[00:00:52] Tim's mission: To make integrative medicine understandable to consumers.

[00:03:03] Book: The Clear Path to Health: Gain Clarity So You Can Feel Your Best Today, Tomorrow, and Into The Next Decade, by Tim Gerstmar.

[00:05:21] No one doctor has all the answers; finding a doctor that has the expertise to help you.

[00:15:10] Gina's story.

[00:17:07] Principles, strategies, and tactics.

[00:25:16] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:28:29] Performance Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD; Podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:29:02] The value of having health coaches to support people in lifestyle changes.

[00:31:00] Health coaches have a PR problem.

[00:32:35] Simon's training course: Nudge Tactics for Health Coaching.

[00:32:43] Book: Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein.

[00:37:03] The value of prescription medication as a tool with a specific use.

[00:41:00] Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of the Adult (LADA)

[00:43:50] Podcast: Run for Your Life: An Ancestral Health Approach to Running, with Mark Cucuzzella.

[00:44:32] The dark sides of conventional and functional medicine.

[00:46:50] Book: The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT, by Russ Harris.

[00:47:06] The problems that can't be solved.

[00:50:26] Secondary benefits of being sick.

[00:53:48] Special offer: Free ebook until 6/7/19.  

[00:54:50] Email support@nourishbalancethrive.com to be entered in a raffle for a paperback book.

[00:55:54] Final thoughts: Context matters and take a step back/find a practitioner to help you.

[00:58:22] Work with Tim: (425) 202-7849 or at info@aspirenaturalhealth.com.

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How to Harness Productive Passion and Avoid Burnout https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/brad_stulberg_may19.mp3 Brad Stulberg is a writer, performance coach, and speaker, specializing in developing and harnessing productive passion using evidence-based principles of mastery and success.  He has co-authored two books, Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox, which explore the science and practice of passion and world-class performance. Currently a columnist for Outside magazine, Brad has also written for the New York Times, Wired, New York Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and more. His work also includes coaching executives, entrepreneurs, and athletes.

In this podcast, Brad and I talk about passion - specifically the idea of developing your passion, rather than “finding” it. Brad discusses how passion can be a blessing or a curse, highlighting examples of people whose obsessive approach to their work has led to their downfall. He discusses the myth of living a balanced life and offers advice for people nearing burnout. Brad also describes what the research says about quitting your day job to pursue your passion.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Brad Stulberg:

[00:00:00] Blood Chemistry Calculator package; email support; book an appointment with NBT.

[00:00:32] Simon Marshall, PhD.

[00:00:47] Book: The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life, by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness.

[00:05:13] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:05:44] Passion vs. addiction.

[00:06:37] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:07:04] 75% of people believe in the “fit mindset of passion”; Study: Chen, Patricia, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, and Norbert Schwarz. "Finding a fit or developing it: Implicit theories about achieving passion for work." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 41.10 (2015): 1411-1424.

[00:09:48] Developing vs finding your passion.

[00:11:48] Lower your expectations (like Lisa from The Simpsons).

[00:12:24] Passion can be a gift or a curse; Obsessive passion vs. harmonious passion.

[00:15:15] Burnout.

[00:16:16] Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos, and Lance Armstrong as an examples of obsessive passion.

[00:18:53] Podcast: The Science and Practice of Training Elite Road Cyclists, with David Bailey, PhD.

[00:19:59] 24-48 hour rule.

[00:21:32] Book: Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success,

by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness.

[00:23:01] The biology driving the behavior; dopamine.

[00:25:37] Hedonic adaptation: adapting to your current state of happiness; suffering.

[00:26:54] Podcast: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems, with Ashley Mason, PhD.

[00:29:30] Ellen Langer, PhD.; Podcast: How to Think Yourself Younger, Healthier, and Faster.

[00:30:11] The myth of living a "balanced" life.

[00:31:21] Rich Roll.

[00:34:55] Podcast: How to Sustain High Cognitive Performance, with James Hewitt.

[00:36:54] People pursuing passions don’t view themselves accurately.

[00:38:01] Being on the same journey as his readers, rather than having it all figured out.

[00:39:40] Practice: We build our practice up and then it falls apart.

[00:40:32] Mid-life crises.

[00:42:10] Should you quit your day job? Study: Raffiee, Joseph, and Jie Feng. "Should I quit my day job?: A hybrid path to entrepreneurship." Academy of Management Journal 57.4 (2014): 936-963.

[00:45:38] Up to 40% of white collar work is wasted time.

[00:48:30] Don't try to be the best; be the best at getting better.

[00:49:03] Advice for someone at the burnout point.

[00:50:20] Mentoring.

[00:51:54] Co-author Steve Magness.

[00:53:19] Similarities between fit mindset and fixed mindset.

[00:53:52] Josh Turknett, MD; Podcast: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:55:00] Where to find Brad: Twitter; Brad’s website.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/brad_stulberg_may19.mp3 Wed, 29 May 2019 14:05:20 GMT Christopher Kelly Brad Stulberg is a writer, performance coach, and speaker, specializing in developing and harnessing productive passion using evidence-based principles of mastery and success.  He has co-authored two books, Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox, which explore the science and practice of passion and world-class performance. Currently a columnist for Outside magazine, Brad has also written for the New York Times, Wired, New York Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and more. His work also includes coaching executives, entrepreneurs, and athletes.

In this podcast, Brad and I talk about passion - specifically the idea of developing your passion, rather than “finding” it. Brad discusses how passion can be a blessing or a curse, highlighting examples of people whose obsessive approach to their work has led to their downfall. He discusses the myth of living a balanced life and offers advice for people nearing burnout. Brad also describes what the research says about quitting your day job to pursue your passion.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Brad Stulberg:

[00:00:00] Blood Chemistry Calculator package; email support; book an appointment with NBT.

[00:00:32] Simon Marshall, PhD.

[00:00:47] Book: The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life, by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness.

[00:05:13] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:05:44] Passion vs. addiction.

[00:06:37] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:07:04] 75% of people believe in the “fit mindset of passion”; Study: Chen, Patricia, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, and Norbert Schwarz. "Finding a fit or developing it: Implicit theories about achieving passion for work." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 41.10 (2015): 1411-1424.

[00:09:48] Developing vs finding your passion.

[00:11:48] Lower your expectations (like Lisa from The Simpsons).

[00:12:24] Passion can be a gift or a curse; Obsessive passion vs. harmonious passion.

[00:15:15] Burnout.

[00:16:16] Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos, and Lance Armstrong as an examples of obsessive passion.

[00:18:53] Podcast: The Science and Practice of Training Elite Road Cyclists, with David Bailey, PhD.

[00:19:59] 24-48 hour rule.

[00:21:32] Book: Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success,

by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness.

[00:23:01] The biology driving the behavior; dopamine.

[00:25:37] Hedonic adaptation: adapting to your current state of happiness; suffering.

[00:26:54] Podcast: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems, with Ashley Mason, PhD.

[00:29:30] Ellen Langer, PhD.; Podcast: How to Think Yourself Younger, Healthier, and Faster.

[00:30:11] The myth of living a "balanced" life.

[00:31:21] Rich Roll.

[00:34:55] Podcast: How to Sustain High Cognitive Performance, with James Hewitt.

[00:36:54] People pursuing passions don’t view themselves accurately.

[00:38:01] Being on the same journey as his readers, rather than having it all figured out.

[00:39:40] Practice: We build our practice up and then it falls apart.

[00:40:32] Mid-life crises.

[00:42:10] Should you quit your day job? Study: Raffiee, Joseph, and Jie Feng. "Should I quit my day job?: A hybrid path to entrepreneurship." Academy of Management Journal 57.4 (2014): 936-963.

[00:45:38] Up to 40% of white collar work is wasted time.

[00:48:30] Don't try to be the best; be the best at getting better.

[00:49:03] Advice for someone at the burnout point.

[00:50:20] Mentoring.

[00:51:54] Co-author Steve Magness.

[00:53:19] Similarities between fit mindset and fixed mindset.

[00:53:52] Josh Turknett, MD; Podcast: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:55:00] Where to find Brad: Twitter; Brad’s website.

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NBT People: Graeme Muirhead https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/graeme_muirhead_may19.mp3 Graeme Muirhead has been a member of our Elite Performance Program since February 2018. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Edinburgh Scotland, he studied computer science at Heriot-Watt University. His career in technology brought him to the US in 2009, and he is now a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

On this episode of the podcast, Graeme talks about his transformation from obesity, drinking, smoking, and back pain, to becoming a triathlete, now having completed fourteen Ironman events in Europe and the US. He discusses the moment he made the commitment to get healthy, and the methodical steps he took to develop his running, cycling, and swimming skills. Graeme also shares about his experience as an NBT client over the past year and the coaches at strategies that have helped him to improve his health and performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Graeme Muirhead:

[00:00:38] Becoming an athlete.

[00:05:04] 300 pounds, drinking, smoking, in pain, and the moment it all changed.

[00:06:35] Building healthy habits.

[00:10:29] Becoming a more serious athlete.

[00:11:23] Starting cycling.

[00:14:14] Treating two slipped discs with the yellow pages and masking tape.

[00:17:10] Becoming a marathon runner.

[00:19:47] Becoming a triathlete; Royal Windsor Triathlon.

[00:22:07] Ignoring negative self-talk and developing confidence.

[00:24:48] Breaking things down into chunks; divide and conquer.

[00:25:23] Moving to the USA.

[00:28:50] Full distance Ironman.

[00:32:13] Working with NBT.

[00:32:33] Triathlete Lesley Paterson; Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:33:15] Dr. Simon Marshall, PhD. Podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:36:53] Gut challenges.

[00:37:30] Holistic approach to health and performance.

[00:39:17] Metal toxicity.

[00:39:50] Bryan Walsh’s detox protocol; Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification.

[00:41:47] Working with NBT Scientific Director and Coach Megan Roberts. Podcasts with Megan: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:42:03] Trello.

[00:44:28] Braveheart Coaching; Lesley's camp in San Diego.

[00:45:40] Kona: Ironman World Championship.

[00:46:16] Bob Babbitt; Breakfast with Bob.

[00:46:42] Next challenge: mountain biking.

[00:46:52] Eggbeater pedals.

[00:48:30] Graeme’s website.

[00:49:19] Christmas pudding.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/graeme_muirhead_may19.mp3 Sun, 19 May 2019 12:05:05 GMT Christopher Kelly Graeme Muirhead has been a member of our Elite Performance Program since February 2018. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Edinburgh Scotland, he studied computer science at Heriot-Watt University. His career in technology brought him to the US in 2009, and he is now a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

On this episode of the podcast, Graeme talks about his transformation from obesity, drinking, smoking, and back pain, to becoming a triathlete, now having completed fourteen Ironman events in Europe and the US. He discusses the moment he made the commitment to get healthy, and the methodical steps he took to develop his running, cycling, and swimming skills. Graeme also shares about his experience as an NBT client over the past year and the coaches at strategies that have helped him to improve his health and performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Graeme Muirhead:

[00:00:38] Becoming an athlete.

[00:05:04] 300 pounds, drinking, smoking, in pain, and the moment it all changed.

[00:06:35] Building healthy habits.

[00:10:29] Becoming a more serious athlete.

[00:11:23] Starting cycling.

[00:14:14] Treating two slipped discs with the yellow pages and masking tape.

[00:17:10] Becoming a marathon runner.

[00:19:47] Becoming a triathlete; Royal Windsor Triathlon.

[00:22:07] Ignoring negative self-talk and developing confidence.

[00:24:48] Breaking things down into chunks; divide and conquer.

[00:25:23] Moving to the USA.

[00:28:50] Full distance Ironman.

[00:32:13] Working with NBT.

[00:32:33] Triathlete Lesley Paterson; Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:33:15] Dr. Simon Marshall, PhD. Podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:36:53] Gut challenges.

[00:37:30] Holistic approach to health and performance.

[00:39:17] Metal toxicity.

[00:39:50] Bryan Walsh’s detox protocol; Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification.

[00:41:47] Working with NBT Scientific Director and Coach Megan Roberts. Podcasts with Megan: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:42:03] Trello.

[00:44:28] Braveheart Coaching; Lesley's camp in San Diego.

[00:45:40] Kona: Ironman World Championship.

[00:46:16] Bob Babbitt; Breakfast with Bob.

[00:46:42] Next challenge: mountain biking.

[00:46:52] Eggbeater pedals.

[00:48:30] Graeme’s website.

[00:49:19] Christmas pudding.

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The Science and Practice of Training Elite Road Cyclists https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/david_bailey_may19.mp3 Sports Physiologist and Performance Nutritionist David Bailey, PhD is the Head of Performance for the Bahrain-Merida Pro Cycling Team. He manages and delivers scientific support to elite athletes competing at the highest level in international cycling. He also coaches, providing training prescription, nutritional support and performance interventions. He has worked with World Champions and Olympic medalists for the past 15 years.

In this podcast, Sports Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD talks with David about his role supporting a team of elite road cyclists. They discuss what it takes to prepare athletes for the Tour de France, and some of the subtle aspects of training and physical development that lead to improved performance. David weighs in on doping controversies, and also offers tips for amateur cyclists and “weekend warriors”.

Here’s the outline of this interview with David Bailey:

[00:00:11] Previous podcasts featuring Simon Marshall, PhD: 1, 2, 3, 4

[00:00:26] Head of Performance for the Bahrain Merida Professional Cycling Team.

[00:02:28] The Brownlee brothers.

[00:03:36] Some of David’s previous research; Studies: Thompson, D., et al. "Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from eccentric exercise." European journal of applied physiology 92.1-2 (2004): 133-138; and Bailey, D. M., et al. "Influence of cold-water immersion on indices of muscle damage following prolonged intermittent shuttle running." Journal of sports sciences 25.11 (2007): 1163-1170.

[00:06:29] Anatomy of a road cycling team; Olympic sport vs. professional sport.

[00:09:54] Friction between science and practice.

[00:12:20] Mistakes made along the way.

[00:14:17] Changing your relationship with failure and defining success.

[00:17:55] Marginal gains.

[00:18:18] Dave Brailsford.

[00:23:22] Preparing a team for the Tour de France.

[00:29:59] The physical demands and support needed for competing cyclists.

[00:35:59] Richie Porte.

[00:36:44] Body types that tend to be successful.

[00:38:30] Identifying new up-and-coming riders.

[00:41:00] A typical day for the head of performance.

[00:45:33] Training regimens.

[00:50:11] Simon Yates and Adam Yates; Aaron Thomas.

[00:51:32] Chris Froome; Lance Armstrong.

[00:52:10] Technologies for measuring performance and adaptation.

[00:58:38] Partnering with McLaren Formula One team.

[01:00:45] Effects of cycling order and time in a drafted position on overall performance.

[01:02:56] Chris Boardman has set up a wind tunnel in the UK for amateurs to rent.

[01:05:01] Advice for amateur cyclists and weekend warriors.

[01:08:43] Functional threshold power (FTP) test.

[01:12:29] MAF training.

[01:13:52] Tools for the amateur cyclist.

[01:14:04] Study: Sanders, Dajo, et al. "Analysing a cycling grand tour: Can we monitor fatigue with intensity or load ratios?." Journal of sports sciences 36.12 (2018): 1385-1391.

[01:15:46] Performance enhancing drugs; How to define doping?

[01:17:46] Geraint Thomas.

[01:22:02] Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE).

[01:25:14] Vincenzo Nibali.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/david_bailey_may19.mp3 Mon, 13 May 2019 17:05:22 GMT Christopher Kelly Sports Physiologist and Performance Nutritionist David Bailey, PhD is the Head of Performance for the Bahrain-Merida Pro Cycling Team. He manages and delivers scientific support to elite athletes competing at the highest level in international cycling. He also coaches, providing training prescription, nutritional support and performance interventions. He has worked with World Champions and Olympic medalists for the past 15 years.

In this podcast, Sports Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD talks with David about his role supporting a team of elite road cyclists. They discuss what it takes to prepare athletes for the Tour de France, and some of the subtle aspects of training and physical development that lead to improved performance. David weighs in on doping controversies, and also offers tips for amateur cyclists and “weekend warriors”.

Here’s the outline of this interview with David Bailey:

[00:00:11] Previous podcasts featuring Simon Marshall, PhD: 1, 2, 3, 4

[00:00:26] Head of Performance for the Bahrain Merida Professional Cycling Team.

[00:02:28] The Brownlee brothers.

[00:03:36] Some of David’s previous research; Studies: Thompson, D., et al. "Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from eccentric exercise." European journal of applied physiology 92.1-2 (2004): 133-138; and Bailey, D. M., et al. "Influence of cold-water immersion on indices of muscle damage following prolonged intermittent shuttle running." Journal of sports sciences 25.11 (2007): 1163-1170.

[00:06:29] Anatomy of a road cycling team; Olympic sport vs. professional sport.

[00:09:54] Friction between science and practice.

[00:12:20] Mistakes made along the way.

[00:14:17] Changing your relationship with failure and defining success.

[00:17:55] Marginal gains.

[00:18:18] Dave Brailsford.

[00:23:22] Preparing a team for the Tour de France.

[00:29:59] The physical demands and support needed for competing cyclists.

[00:35:59] Richie Porte.

[00:36:44] Body types that tend to be successful.

[00:38:30] Identifying new up-and-coming riders.

[00:41:00] A typical day for the head of performance.

[00:45:33] Training regimens.

[00:50:11] Simon Yates and Adam Yates; Aaron Thomas.

[00:51:32] Chris Froome; Lance Armstrong.

[00:52:10] Technologies for measuring performance and adaptation.

[00:58:38] Partnering with McLaren Formula One team.

[01:00:45] Effects of cycling order and time in a drafted position on overall performance.

[01:02:56] Chris Boardman has set up a wind tunnel in the UK for amateurs to rent.

[01:05:01] Advice for amateur cyclists and weekend warriors.

[01:08:43] Functional threshold power (FTP) test.

[01:12:29] MAF training.

[01:13:52] Tools for the amateur cyclist.

[01:14:04] Study: Sanders, Dajo, et al. "Analysing a cycling grand tour: Can we monitor fatigue with intensity or load ratios?." Journal of sports sciences 36.12 (2018): 1385-1391.

[01:15:46] Performance enhancing drugs; How to define doping?

[01:17:46] Geraint Thomas.

[01:22:02] Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE).

[01:25:14] Vincenzo Nibali.

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Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Diabetes and Sleep Problems https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ashley_mason_apr19.mp3 Integrative Clinical Psychologist Ashley Mason, PhD. is back on the podcast to discuss her clinical work and research within the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. She is now the Co-Director for the UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment, and the Director of the Sleep, Eating, and Affect (SEA) Lab. Her areas of interest include problematic eating and sleep-related behaviors, and nonpharmaceutical interventions to address them.

In this interview, Ashley and I discuss her current research, which focuses on treating individuals with type-2 diabetes using reduced-carbohydrate diets, mindful eating techniques and environmental management. She shares her insights on some of the root causes fueling the diabetes epidemic, and the factors that keep her research subjects motivated to make difficult lifestyle changes. We also discuss her clinical work treating people struggling with sleep, and the behavioral methods she uses to help them turn things around in a matter of weeks.

Support Ashley’s work.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Ashley Mason:

[00:00:18] Ancestral Health Symposium 2014 in Berkeley.

[00:00:39] Assistant Professor at UCSF.

[00:01:27] Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.

[00:02:19] Pairing diet change with behavioral change for type 2 diabetes.

[00:04:00] How are people becoming diabetic?

[00:05:20] Only 12% of the population is metabolically healthy; Study: Araújo, Joana, Jianwen Cai, and June Stevens. "Prevalence of Optimal Metabolic Health in American Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009–2016." Metabolic syndrome and related disorders 17.1 (2019): 46-52.

[00:07:02] Grubhub; DoorDash.

[00:01:50] Food reward; hyperpalatable foods.

[00:08:11] Ashley’s previous podcast: Paleo Psychology with Ashley Mason PhD.

[00:11:07] Getting people to change their behavior; identifying the why behind wanting to change.

[00:11:49] Low carbohydrate diets can result in reduced need for diabetic medications; Virta Health Studies: McKenzie, Amy L., et al. "A novel intervention including individualized nutritional recommendations reduces hemoglobin A1c level, medication use, and weight in type 2 diabetes." JMIR diabetes 2.1 (2017): e5; and Hallberg, Sarah J., et al. "Effectiveness and safety of a novel care model for the management of type 2 diabetes at 1 year: an open-label, non-randomized, controlled study." Diabetes Therapy 9.2 (2018): 583-612.

[00:15:54] Motivational interviewing.

[00:16:15] Stages of change model (diagram).

[00:17:40] Fundamental reasons for wanting to change.

[00:18:30] Handling the social pressure of eating differently.

[00:24:39] How to work with people in the pre-contemplative stage.

[00:28:01] USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020, eighth edition.

[00:29:25] Taste and price drive decision making.

[00:30:01] Arranging the environment to support better dietary choices.

[00:31:56] Companies with self-insured health plans have incentive to keep employees healthy.

[00:33:05] Mindful eating; paying attention while you're eating. Studies: Brewer, Judson, et al. "Can mindfulness address maladaptive eating behaviors? Why traditional diet plans fail and how new mechanistic insights may lead to novel interventions." Frontiers in psychology 9 (2018): 1418; and Mason, A. E., et al. "Examining the Effects of Mindful Eating Training on Adherence to a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (the DELISH Study): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial." JMIR research protocols 8.2 (2019): e11002-e11002.

[00:43:39] Sleep as a lynchpin to health behavior.

[00:45:54] Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI); Improving sleep as a platform for making other behavior change possible.

[00:46:30] Getting people off of benzodiazepines.

[00:49:50] Previous podcast episodes on chronotypes, meal timing, and sleep hygiene: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:50:16] CBTI strategies for improving sleep.

[00:54:51] Oura Ring; the value of self-report over electronic devices.

[00:58:38] Dealing with external factors: kids, pain.

[01:05:26] Impact of timing bright light, eating, movement, socialization.

[01:08:07] Rhonda Patrick's interview with Satchin Panda, PhD; Our podcast with Satchin Panda: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health.

[01:13:10] Funding research; Experiment.com for crowdfunding; You can support Ashley’s research here.

[01:13:24] Richard Feinman, PhD.

[01:14:49] Ashley’s current and published research.

[01:15:12] Sea Lab; Osher Center Sleep Group.

[01:15:51] Book: Quiet Your Mind & Get to Sleep, by  Colleen E. Carney, PhD and Rachel Manber, PhD.

[01:16:27] Book: The Brave Athlete: Calm the Fuck Down and Rise to the Occasion​, by Simon Marshall, PhD.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ashley_mason_apr19.mp3 Sun, 05 May 2019 09:05:49 GMT Christopher Kelly Integrative Clinical Psychologist Ashley Mason, PhD. is back on the podcast to discuss her clinical work and research within the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. She is now the Co-Director for the UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment, and the Director of the Sleep, Eating, and Affect (SEA) Lab. Her areas of interest include problematic eating and sleep-related behaviors, and nonpharmaceutical interventions to address them.

In this interview, Ashley and I discuss her current research, which focuses on treating individuals with type-2 diabetes using reduced-carbohydrate diets, mindful eating techniques and environmental management. She shares her insights on some of the root causes fueling the diabetes epidemic, and the factors that keep her research subjects motivated to make difficult lifestyle changes. We also discuss her clinical work treating people struggling with sleep, and the behavioral methods she uses to help them turn things around in a matter of weeks.

Support Ashley’s work.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Ashley Mason:

[00:00:18] Ancestral Health Symposium 2014 in Berkeley.

[00:00:39] Assistant Professor at UCSF.

[00:01:27] Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.

[00:02:19] Pairing diet change with behavioral change for type 2 diabetes.

[00:04:00] How are people becoming diabetic?

[00:05:20] Only 12% of the population is metabolically healthy; Study: Araújo, Joana, Jianwen Cai, and June Stevens. "Prevalence of Optimal Metabolic Health in American Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009–2016." Metabolic syndrome and related disorders 17.1 (2019): 46-52.

[00:07:02] Grubhub; DoorDash.

[00:01:50] Food reward; hyperpalatable foods.

[00:08:11] Ashley’s previous podcast: Paleo Psychology with Ashley Mason PhD.

[00:11:07] Getting people to change their behavior; identifying the why behind wanting to change.

[00:11:49] Low carbohydrate diets can result in reduced need for diabetic medications; Virta Health Studies: McKenzie, Amy L., et al. "A novel intervention including individualized nutritional recommendations reduces hemoglobin A1c level, medication use, and weight in type 2 diabetes." JMIR diabetes 2.1 (2017): e5; and Hallberg, Sarah J., et al. "Effectiveness and safety of a novel care model for the management of type 2 diabetes at 1 year: an open-label, non-randomized, controlled study." Diabetes Therapy 9.2 (2018): 583-612.

[00:15:54] Motivational interviewing.

[00:16:15] Stages of change model (diagram).

[00:17:40] Fundamental reasons for wanting to change.

[00:18:30] Handling the social pressure of eating differently.

[00:24:39] How to work with people in the pre-contemplative stage.

[00:28:01] USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020, eighth edition.

[00:29:25] Taste and price drive decision making.

[00:30:01] Arranging the environment to support better dietary choices.

[00:31:56] Companies with self-insured health plans have incentive to keep employees healthy.

[00:33:05] Mindful eating; paying attention while you're eating. Studies: Brewer, Judson, et al. "Can mindfulness address maladaptive eating behaviors? Why traditional diet plans fail and how new mechanistic insights may lead to novel interventions." Frontiers in psychology 9 (2018): 1418; and Mason, A. E., et al. "Examining the Effects of Mindful Eating Training on Adherence to a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (the DELISH Study): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial." JMIR research protocols 8.2 (2019): e11002-e11002.

[00:43:39] Sleep as a lynchpin to health behavior.

[00:45:54] Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI); Improving sleep as a platform for making other behavior change possible.

[00:46:30] Getting people off of benzodiazepines.

[00:49:50] Previous podcast episodes on chronotypes, meal timing, and sleep hygiene: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:50:16] CBTI strategies for improving sleep.

[00:54:51] Oura Ring; the value of self-report over electronic devices.

[00:58:38] Dealing with external factors: kids, pain.

[01:05:26] Impact of timing bright light, eating, movement, socialization.

[01:08:07] Rhonda Patrick's interview with Satchin Panda, PhD; Our podcast with Satchin Panda: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health.

[01:13:10] Funding research; Experiment.com for crowdfunding; You can support Ashley’s research here.

[01:13:24] Richard Feinman, PhD.

[01:14:49] Ashley’s current and published research.

[01:15:12] Sea Lab; Osher Center Sleep Group.

[01:15:51] Book: Quiet Your Mind & Get to Sleep, by  Colleen E. Carney, PhD and Rachel Manber, PhD.

[01:16:27] Book: The Brave Athlete: Calm the Fuck Down and Rise to the Occasion​, by Simon Marshall, PhD.

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The Latest Research on Exogenous Ketones and Other Performance Enhancers https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/brianna_stubbs_apr19.mp3 Back on the podcast today, we have researcher and athlete Brianna Stubbs, PhD. Brianna has been a world-champion rower and is now competing in cycling, running, and triathlon. She is also Research Lead for HVMN, advancing the science on human optimisation and creating content and products to improve physiology, metabolism, and cognition.

As a world expert on ketone metabolism, Brianna is here with me to talk about the latest research on exogenous ketones. We discuss their effects on athletic performance, brain injury, and cognition, and she weighs in on the controversy regarding the effect of ketone esters on the inflammasome. We also look at the misunderstood role of lactate and how it’s now being used to improve athletic performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Brianna Stubbs:

[00:00:35] Our previous podcasts with Brianna: 1, 2, 3.

[00:02:00] Podcast: Professor Tim Noakes: True Hydration and the Power of Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets.

[00:02:19] Andrew Bosch at the University of Cape Town.

[00:05:03] Training for full Ironman.

[00:05:19] Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:07:39] Using ketone esters to fuel for a race.

[00:10:18] Who's using the ketone ester?

[00:11:08] Effects of ketone esters on cognitive function; Study: Evans, Mark, and Brendan Egan. "Intermittent Running and Cognitive Performance after Ketone Ester Ingestion." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 50.11 (2018): 2330-2338.

[00:12:21] Rescue of ATP in the brain of mice given exogenous ketones; Study: Prins, M. L., et al. "Increased cerebral uptake and oxidation of exogenous βHB improves ATP following traumatic brain injury in adult rats." Journal of neurochemistry 90.3 (2004): 666-672.

[00:13:46] Unpublished research on ketone esters in hypoxia: Ketone Esters for Optimization of Cognitive Performance in Hypoxia.

[00:15:33] One hour cycling record; Vittoria Bussi.

[00:16:00] Bradley Wiggins; The Flying Scotsman Graeme Obree; Jens Voigt.

[00:19:19] Professor Tim Noakes; Central governor model of fatigue: Noakes, Timothy D. "The central governor model of exercise regulation applied to the marathon." Sports medicine 37.4-5 (2007): 374-377.

[00:19:32] Cyclists go slower from the first pedal stroke when you put them in a hot laboratory; Study: Tucker, Ross, et al. "The rate of heat storage mediates an anticipatory reduction in exercise intensity during cycling at a fixed rating of perceived exertion." The Journal of physiology 574.3 (2006): 905-915.

[00:19:43] Cold water in mouth reduces perceived effort and improves performance. Study: Burdon, Catriona A., et al. "The effect of ice slushy ingestion and mouthwash on thermoregulation and endurance performance in the heat." International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism 23.5 (2013): 458-469.

[00:19:57] Cooling mouthwash improves performance; Study: Jeffries, Owen, Matthew Goldsmith, and Mark Waldron. "L-Menthol mouth rinse or ice slurry ingestion during the latter stages of exercise in the heat provide a novel stimulus to enhance performance despite elevation in mean body temperature." European journal of applied physiology 118.11 (2018): 2435-2442.

[00:22:25] Podcast: Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training with Paul Laursen, PhD.

[00:22:56] Potential therapeutic applications of ketone esters.

[00:23:43] Ketogenic diet may help with alcohol withdrawal. Study: Dencker, Ditte, et al. "Ketogenic Diet Suppresses Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Rats." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research42.2 (2018): 270-277.

[00:24:43] Dr. Stephen Cunnane; MCT study: Courchesne-Loyer, Alexandre, et al. "Emulsification increases the acute ketogenic effect and bioavailability of medium-chain triglycerides in humans: protein, carbohydrate, and fat metabolism." Current developments in nutrition 1.7 (2017): e000851.

[00:28:13] Ketone esters as nootropics.

[00:30:23] Mitigating traumatic brain injury (TBI); lactate.

[00:31:41] Improved outcomes with lactate infusion in intensive care; Study: Nalos, Marek, et al. "Half-molar sodium lactate infusion improves cardiac performance in acute heart failure: a pilot randomised controlled clinical trial." Critical care 18.2 (2014): R48; and Ichai, Carole, et al. "Half-molar sodium lactate infusion to prevent intracranial hypertensive episodes in severe traumatic brain injured patients: a randomized controlled trial." Intensive care medicine 39.8 (2013): 1413-1422.

[00:32:22] Professor George Brooks; Study: Thomas, Claire, et al. "Effects of acute and chronic exercise on sarcolemmal MCT1 and MCT4 contents in human skeletal muscles: current status." American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 302.1 (2011): R1-R14.

[00:33:07] Ketones: the ugly duckling of metabolism. Study: VanItallie, Theodore B., and Thomas H. Nufert. "Ketones: metabolism's ugly duckling." Nutrition Reviews 61.10 (2003): 327-341.

[00:34:20] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:35:28] Lactate increase carbohydrate usage and improves performance; Study: Azevedo Jr, John L., et al. "Lactate, fructose and glucose oxidation profiles in sports drinks and the effect on exercise performance." PLoS One 2.9 (2007): e927.

[00:37:24] Cytomax, Muscle Milk.

[00:39:11] L-Lactate vs D-Lactate; D-lactate free probiotics.

[00:40:01] Podcast: How to Use Probiotics to Improve Your Health, with Jason Hawrelak, PhD.

[00:40:44] Butyrate and exogenous ketones; Study: Cavaleri, Franco, and Emran Bashar. "Potential Synergies of β-Hydroxybutyrate and Butyrate on the Modulation of Metabolism, Inflammation, Cognition, and General Health." Journal of nutrition and metabolism 2018 (2018).

[00:41:21] Effect of patents on innovation.

[00:42:34] Richard Stallman, president of the Free Software Foundation.

[00:44:10] Paper recently accepted for journal publication on GI symptoms associated with ketone esters (not yet published).

[00:44:53] Acetoacetate diester causing GI symptoms; Study: Leckey, Jill J., et al. "Ketone diester ingestion impairs time-trial performance in professional cyclists." Frontiers in physiology 8 (2017): 806.

[00:49:45] Study: Dearlove, David James, et al. "Nutritional ketoacidosis during incremental exercise in healthy athletes." Frontiers in physiology 10 (2019): 290.

[00:51:21] Dominick D’Agostino, PhD; β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) blocks inflammation; Study: Youm, Yun-Hee, et al. "The ketone metabolite β-hydroxybutyrate blocks NLRP3 inflammasome–mediated inflammatory disease." Nature medicine 21.3 (2015): 263.  

[00:52:32] Newer study showing greater inflammatory response with ketone ester: Neudorf, Helena, et al. "Oral Ketone Supplementation Acutely Increases Markers of NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation in Human Monocytes." Molecular nutrition & food research(2019): 1801171.

[00:53:46] Denmark study on effect of ketones on LPS-induced inflammation: Thomsen, Henrik H., et al. "Effects of 3-hydroxybutyrate and free fatty acids on muscle protein kinetics and signaling during LPS-induced inflammation in humans: anticatabolic impact of ketone bodies." The American journal of clinical nutrition 108.4 (2018): 857-867.

[00:59:32] How to find Brianna and HVMN: Twitter: @BriannaStubbs and @HVMN; Instagram: HVMN; Website: hvmn.com; HVMN blog.

[01:00:00] HVMN podcast on Apple Podcasts;  HVMN on YouTube.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/brianna_stubbs_apr19.mp3 Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:04:44 GMT Christopher Kelly Back on the podcast today, we have researcher and athlete Brianna Stubbs, PhD. Brianna has been a world-champion rower and is now competing in cycling, running, and triathlon. She is also Research Lead for HVMN, advancing the science on human optimisation and creating content and products to improve physiology, metabolism, and cognition.

As a world expert on ketone metabolism, Brianna is here with me to talk about the latest research on exogenous ketones. We discuss their effects on athletic performance, brain injury, and cognition, and she weighs in on the controversy regarding the effect of ketone esters on the inflammasome. We also look at the misunderstood role of lactate and how it’s now being used to improve athletic performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Brianna Stubbs:

[00:00:35] Our previous podcasts with Brianna: 1, 2, 3.

[00:02:00] Podcast: Professor Tim Noakes: True Hydration and the Power of Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets.

[00:02:19] Andrew Bosch at the University of Cape Town.

[00:05:03] Training for full Ironman.

[00:05:19] Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:07:39] Using ketone esters to fuel for a race.

[00:10:18] Who's using the ketone ester?

[00:11:08] Effects of ketone esters on cognitive function; Study: Evans, Mark, and Brendan Egan. "Intermittent Running and Cognitive Performance after Ketone Ester Ingestion." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 50.11 (2018): 2330-2338.

[00:12:21] Rescue of ATP in the brain of mice given exogenous ketones; Study: Prins, M. L., et al. "Increased cerebral uptake and oxidation of exogenous βHB improves ATP following traumatic brain injury in adult rats." Journal of neurochemistry 90.3 (2004): 666-672.

[00:13:46] Unpublished research on ketone esters in hypoxia: Ketone Esters for Optimization of Cognitive Performance in Hypoxia.

[00:15:33] One hour cycling record; Vittoria Bussi.

[00:16:00] Bradley Wiggins; The Flying Scotsman Graeme Obree; Jens Voigt.

[00:19:19] Professor Tim Noakes; Central governor model of fatigue: Noakes, Timothy D. "The central governor model of exercise regulation applied to the marathon." Sports medicine 37.4-5 (2007): 374-377.

[00:19:32] Cyclists go slower from the first pedal stroke when you put them in a hot laboratory; Study: Tucker, Ross, et al. "The rate of heat storage mediates an anticipatory reduction in exercise intensity during cycling at a fixed rating of perceived exertion." The Journal of physiology 574.3 (2006): 905-915.

[00:19:43] Cold water in mouth reduces perceived effort and improves performance. Study: Burdon, Catriona A., et al. "The effect of ice slushy ingestion and mouthwash on thermoregulation and endurance performance in the heat." International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism 23.5 (2013): 458-469.

[00:19:57] Cooling mouthwash improves performance; Study: Jeffries, Owen, Matthew Goldsmith, and Mark Waldron. "L-Menthol mouth rinse or ice slurry ingestion during the latter stages of exercise in the heat provide a novel stimulus to enhance performance despite elevation in mean body temperature." European journal of applied physiology 118.11 (2018): 2435-2442.

[00:22:25] Podcast: Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training with Paul Laursen, PhD.

[00:22:56] Potential therapeutic applications of ketone esters.

[00:23:43] Ketogenic diet may help with alcohol withdrawal. Study: Dencker, Ditte, et al. "Ketogenic Diet Suppresses Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Rats." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research42.2 (2018): 270-277.

[00:24:43] Dr. Stephen Cunnane; MCT study: Courchesne-Loyer, Alexandre, et al. "Emulsification increases the acute ketogenic effect and bioavailability of medium-chain triglycerides in humans: protein, carbohydrate, and fat metabolism." Current developments in nutrition 1.7 (2017): e000851.

[00:28:13] Ketone esters as nootropics.

[00:30:23] Mitigating traumatic brain injury (TBI); lactate.

[00:31:41] Improved outcomes with lactate infusion in intensive care; Study: Nalos, Marek, et al. "Half-molar sodium lactate infusion improves cardiac performance in acute heart failure: a pilot randomised controlled clinical trial." Critical care 18.2 (2014): R48; and Ichai, Carole, et al. "Half-molar sodium lactate infusion to prevent intracranial hypertensive episodes in severe traumatic brain injured patients: a randomized controlled trial." Intensive care medicine 39.8 (2013): 1413-1422.

[00:32:22] Professor George Brooks; Study: Thomas, Claire, et al. "Effects of acute and chronic exercise on sarcolemmal MCT1 and MCT4 contents in human skeletal muscles: current status." American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 302.1 (2011): R1-R14.

[00:33:07] Ketones: the ugly duckling of metabolism. Study: VanItallie, Theodore B., and Thomas H. Nufert. "Ketones: metabolism's ugly duckling." Nutrition Reviews 61.10 (2003): 327-341.

[00:34:20] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:35:28] Lactate increase carbohydrate usage and improves performance; Study: Azevedo Jr, John L., et al. "Lactate, fructose and glucose oxidation profiles in sports drinks and the effect on exercise performance." PLoS One 2.9 (2007): e927.

[00:37:24] Cytomax, Muscle Milk.

[00:39:11] L-Lactate vs D-Lactate; D-lactate free probiotics.

[00:40:01] Podcast: How to Use Probiotics to Improve Your Health, with Jason Hawrelak, PhD.

[00:40:44] Butyrate and exogenous ketones; Study: Cavaleri, Franco, and Emran Bashar. "Potential Synergies of β-Hydroxybutyrate and Butyrate on the Modulation of Metabolism, Inflammation, Cognition, and General Health." Journal of nutrition and metabolism 2018 (2018).

[00:41:21] Effect of patents on innovation.

[00:42:34] Richard Stallman, president of the Free Software Foundation.

[00:44:10] Paper recently accepted for journal publication on GI symptoms associated with ketone esters (not yet published).

[00:44:53] Acetoacetate diester causing GI symptoms; Study: Leckey, Jill J., et al. "Ketone diester ingestion impairs time-trial performance in professional cyclists." Frontiers in physiology 8 (2017): 806.

[00:49:45] Study: Dearlove, David James, et al. "Nutritional ketoacidosis during incremental exercise in healthy athletes." Frontiers in physiology 10 (2019): 290.

[00:51:21] Dominick D’Agostino, PhD; β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) blocks inflammation; Study: Youm, Yun-Hee, et al. "The ketone metabolite β-hydroxybutyrate blocks NLRP3 inflammasome–mediated inflammatory disease." Nature medicine 21.3 (2015): 263.  

[00:52:32] Newer study showing greater inflammatory response with ketone ester: Neudorf, Helena, et al. "Oral Ketone Supplementation Acutely Increases Markers of NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation in Human Monocytes." Molecular nutrition & food research(2019): 1801171.

[00:53:46] Denmark study on effect of ketones on LPS-induced inflammation: Thomsen, Henrik H., et al. "Effects of 3-hydroxybutyrate and free fatty acids on muscle protein kinetics and signaling during LPS-induced inflammation in humans: anticatabolic impact of ketone bodies." The American journal of clinical nutrition 108.4 (2018): 857-867.

[00:59:32] How to find Brianna and HVMN: Twitter: @BriannaStubbs and @HVMN; Instagram: HVMN; Website: hvmn.com; HVMN blog.

[01:00:00] HVMN podcast on Apple Podcasts;  HVMN on YouTube.

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NBT People: Greg White https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/greg_white_apr19.mp3 Greg White writes for television in Los Angeles. He has written for Comedy Central, Netflix, Cartoon Network, Disney, and has developed his own material for networks such as FX and MTV. A former endurance running junkie, his interests include strength training, functional movement, and meditation. He has been an NBT client since 2015 and credits this for helping him connect the dots and find the nexus between health, longevity and performance.

In this episode, Greg and I talk about his transition from a life of overtraining and injury to one of balance and vitality.  He discusses his shift in values from performance to longevity, along with his new passion for strength training. We get into gut health, diet, and the mindset that works for both writing and sport.  Greg also manages to pin me down on our exact calorie and carbohydrate intake recommendations for athletes.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Greg White:

[00:01:03] Greg’s history as a client of Nourish Balance Thrive.

[00:01:21] Chris on Ben Greenfield’s podcast in 2016: Why Is My Cortisol High Even Though I’m Doing Everything Right? Hidden Causes Of High Cortisol, The DUTCH Test & More!

[00:01:29] The MAF Method; Trailrunner Nation - Podcasts.

[00:02:25] Organic Acids Test (OAT).

[00:03:23] Simon Marshall, PhD.

[00:03:41] Phil Maffetone.

[00:09:34] Book: Mindset, by Carol Dweck.

[00:15:34] Greg's gut health journey.

[00:19:29] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:20:01] Oura Ring.

[00:21:43] Ancestral-Paleo Diet.

[00:22:44] Our exact calorie and carbohydrate intake recommendations for athletes.

[00:24:20] Tommy's AHS18 talk: The Athlete's Gut: Pitfalls of Fueling Modern Performance.

[00:25:46] Zach Moore, NBTs Head of Strength and Conditioning.

[00:27:36] 7-Minute Analysis Health Questionnaire.

[00:29:15] Brad Kearns Get Over Yourself podcast. Episodes featuring Dr. Tommy Wood: 1, 2.

[00:30:14] Risk of undereating with a whole-foods diet.

[00:31:57] TED Talk: Run for your life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far: James O'Keefe.

[00:33:30] Podcast: How to Reconcile Performance with Longevity, with Simon Marshall and Tommy Wood.

[00:35:25] Podcast: Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training, with Paul Laursen, PhD.

[00:35:50] Shift in focus from performance to longevity.

[00:36:48] Yaktrax for running/walking in winter.

[00:39:12] Onnit equipment.

[00:39:18] Tawnee Prazak.

[00:40:10] Luna sandals.

[00:42:15] Podcast: NBT People: Will Catterson.

[00:45:17] Katy Bowman.

[00:46:01] Kelly Starrett; Mobility/WOD (M/WOD).

[00:46:12] Beginning strength training.

[00:49:52] Functional Range Conditioning (FRC).

[00:51:14] HOKA shoes.

[00:53:55] NBT on Patreon for premium podcasts and forum access.

[00:54:30] “Inspiration is for amateurs - the rest of us just show up and get to work.” - Chuck Close, painter.

[01:00:54] Tony Robbins.

[01:01:20] Strength training getaways.

[01:04:22] Greg’s YouTube channel.

[01:04:33] TV shows Greg has worked on: Season One of Animaniacs Reboot for Hulu (out in 2020). Comedy Central: Ugly Americans, TripTank; Netflix: The Adventures of Puss in Boots.

[01:05:46] Josh Turknett MD on Patreon. Podcast with Josh: The Migraine Miracle.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/greg_white_apr19.mp3 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:04:56 GMT Christopher Kelly Greg White writes for television in Los Angeles. He has written for Comedy Central, Netflix, Cartoon Network, Disney, and has developed his own material for networks such as FX and MTV. A former endurance running junkie, his interests include strength training, functional movement, and meditation. He has been an NBT client since 2015 and credits this for helping him connect the dots and find the nexus between health, longevity and performance.

In this episode, Greg and I talk about his transition from a life of overtraining and injury to one of balance and vitality.  He discusses his shift in values from performance to longevity, along with his new passion for strength training. We get into gut health, diet, and the mindset that works for both writing and sport.  Greg also manages to pin me down on our exact calorie and carbohydrate intake recommendations for athletes.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Greg White:

[00:01:03] Greg’s history as a client of Nourish Balance Thrive.

[00:01:21] Chris on Ben Greenfield’s podcast in 2016: Why Is My Cortisol High Even Though I’m Doing Everything Right? Hidden Causes Of High Cortisol, The DUTCH Test & More!

[00:01:29] The MAF Method; Trailrunner Nation - Podcasts.

[00:02:25] Organic Acids Test (OAT).

[00:03:23] Simon Marshall, PhD.

[00:03:41] Phil Maffetone.

[00:09:34] Book: Mindset, by Carol Dweck.

[00:15:34] Greg's gut health journey.

[00:19:29] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:20:01] Oura Ring.

[00:21:43] Ancestral-Paleo Diet.

[00:22:44] Our exact calorie and carbohydrate intake recommendations for athletes.

[00:24:20] Tommy's AHS18 talk: The Athlete's Gut: Pitfalls of Fueling Modern Performance.

[00:25:46] Zach Moore, NBTs Head of Strength and Conditioning.

[00:27:36] 7-Minute Analysis Health Questionnaire.

[00:29:15] Brad Kearns Get Over Yourself podcast. Episodes featuring Dr. Tommy Wood: 1, 2.

[00:30:14] Risk of undereating with a whole-foods diet.

[00:31:57] TED Talk: Run for your life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far: James O'Keefe.

[00:33:30] Podcast: How to Reconcile Performance with Longevity, with Simon Marshall and Tommy Wood.

[00:35:25] Podcast: Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training, with Paul Laursen, PhD.

[00:35:50] Shift in focus from performance to longevity.

[00:36:48] Yaktrax for running/walking in winter.

[00:39:12] Onnit equipment.

[00:39:18] Tawnee Prazak.

[00:40:10] Luna sandals.

[00:42:15] Podcast: NBT People: Will Catterson.

[00:45:17] Katy Bowman.

[00:46:01] Kelly Starrett; Mobility/WOD (M/WOD).

[00:46:12] Beginning strength training.

[00:49:52] Functional Range Conditioning (FRC).

[00:51:14] HOKA shoes.

[00:53:55] NBT on Patreon for premium podcasts and forum access.

[00:54:30] “Inspiration is for amateurs - the rest of us just show up and get to work.” - Chuck Close, painter.

[01:00:54] Tony Robbins.

[01:01:20] Strength training getaways.

[01:04:22] Greg’s YouTube channel.

[01:04:33] TV shows Greg has worked on: Season One of Animaniacs Reboot for Hulu (out in 2020). Comedy Central: Ugly Americans, TripTank; Netflix: The Adventures of Puss in Boots.

[01:05:46] Josh Turknett MD on Patreon. Podcast with Josh: The Migraine Miracle.

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How to Use Probiotics to Improve Your Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jason_hawrelak_apr19.mp3 Dr. Jason Hawrelak, PhD. is a researcher, educator, and clinician, specializing in gastrointestinal health, the gut microbiota and the use of probiotics to improve health outcomes. Jason has written extensively in the medical literature on these topics and has been in clinical practice for almost 20 years. He also coordinates and teaches the Evidence-based Complementary Medicine Program at the University of Tasmania in Australia.

In this podcast, Jason and I discuss probiotics: what they are, what they do, and how to use them to improve your health. Jason talks about assessing the gut microbiota, some common misconceptions about probiotics, and specific strains to look for that are backed by research. He also discusses his industry-independent, evidence-based online courses and database, created to help guide clinical practice.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jason Hawrelak:

[00:00:53] Jason’s background.

[00:01:48] Studying people with IBS; learning about FODMAPs the hard way.

[00:06:15] Jason's Probiotic Advisor courses.

[00:06:36] Jason’s scientific publications.

[00:09:39] Manipulating the microbiota to improve health outcomes.

[00:12:20] Tools for assessing the gut microbiota: breath and stool testing.

[00:12:55] The limits of lactulose testing for SIBO.

[00:14:20] Interconnectedness amongst organisms in the microbiome; Mouse study: Qiu, Xinyun, et al. "Changes in the composition of intestinal fungi and their role in mice with dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis." Scientific reports 5 (2015): 10416.

[00:15:11] Apex predators in the gut ecosystem.

[00:15:36] Course: Advanced Probiotic Prescribing.

[00:15:40] Probiotics: live microbes that when administered in adequate amounts produces therapeutic effects.

[00:16:51] Current applications for probiotics.

[00:20:02] Debunking myths about probiotics regarding colonization and quick fixes.

[00:21:34] Fermented foods and drinks.

[00:24:12] The characteristics of a species is strain-specific.

[00:25:01] What to look for in a probiotic product (and red flags for what to avoid).

[00:26:08] Minimum therapeutic dose: one billion colony forming units (CFU).

[00:28:40] The Probiotic Advisor database.

[00:32:31] Promising probiotic strains that aren't yet available on the market.

[00:35:35] Justin Sonnenburg.

[00:35:50] Improving diversity of the gut ecosystem.

[00:36:30] 40 plant foods per week.

[00:39:06] uBiome.

[00:39:24] Genova GI Effects Comprehensive Stool Profile.

[00:42:07] Using uBiome results.

[00:43:33] Connection between the microbiome and mood. Course: Depression, Anxiety, and the Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiota.

[00:44:32] Transmitting depression from one organism to another via fecal transplant; Study: Kelly, John R., et al. "Transferring the blues: depression-associated gut microbiota induces neurobehavioural changes in the rat." Journal of psychiatric research 82 (2016): 109-118.

[00:46:53] Jason’s clinic.

[00:48:00] Join the Gut Microbiota Explorer Challenge when you support us on Patreon.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jason_hawrelak_apr19.mp3 Sat, 06 Apr 2019 11:04:02 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Jason Hawrelak, PhD. is a researcher, educator, and clinician, specializing in gastrointestinal health, the gut microbiota and the use of probiotics to improve health outcomes. Jason has written extensively in the medical literature on these topics and has been in clinical practice for almost 20 years. He also coordinates and teaches the Evidence-based Complementary Medicine Program at the University of Tasmania in Australia.

In this podcast, Jason and I discuss probiotics: what they are, what they do, and how to use them to improve your health. Jason talks about assessing the gut microbiota, some common misconceptions about probiotics, and specific strains to look for that are backed by research. He also discusses his industry-independent, evidence-based online courses and database, created to help guide clinical practice.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jason Hawrelak:

[00:00:53] Jason’s background.

[00:01:48] Studying people with IBS; learning about FODMAPs the hard way.

[00:06:15] Jason's Probiotic Advisor courses.

[00:06:36] Jason’s scientific publications.

[00:09:39] Manipulating the microbiota to improve health outcomes.

[00:12:20] Tools for assessing the gut microbiota: breath and stool testing.

[00:12:55] The limits of lactulose testing for SIBO.

[00:14:20] Interconnectedness amongst organisms in the microbiome; Mouse study: Qiu, Xinyun, et al. "Changes in the composition of intestinal fungi and their role in mice with dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis." Scientific reports 5 (2015): 10416.

[00:15:11] Apex predators in the gut ecosystem.

[00:15:36] Course: Advanced Probiotic Prescribing.

[00:15:40] Probiotics: live microbes that when administered in adequate amounts produces therapeutic effects.

[00:16:51] Current applications for probiotics.

[00:20:02] Debunking myths about probiotics regarding colonization and quick fixes.

[00:21:34] Fermented foods and drinks.

[00:24:12] The characteristics of a species is strain-specific.

[00:25:01] What to look for in a probiotic product (and red flags for what to avoid).

[00:26:08] Minimum therapeutic dose: one billion colony forming units (CFU).

[00:28:40] The Probiotic Advisor database.

[00:32:31] Promising probiotic strains that aren't yet available on the market.

[00:35:35] Justin Sonnenburg.

[00:35:50] Improving diversity of the gut ecosystem.

[00:36:30] 40 plant foods per week.

[00:39:06] uBiome.

[00:39:24] Genova GI Effects Comprehensive Stool Profile.

[00:42:07] Using uBiome results.

[00:43:33] Connection between the microbiome and mood. Course: Depression, Anxiety, and the Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiota.

[00:44:32] Transmitting depression from one organism to another via fecal transplant; Study: Kelly, John R., et al. "Transferring the blues: depression-associated gut microbiota induces neurobehavioural changes in the rat." Journal of psychiatric research 82 (2016): 109-118.

[00:46:53] Jason’s clinic.

[00:48:00] Join the Gut Microbiota Explorer Challenge when you support us on Patreon.

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Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/paul_laursen_mar19.mp3 Paul Laursen, PhD is an author, endurance coach, high-performance consultant and entrepreneur. He has competed in 17 Ironman triathlon races and has published over 125 peer-reviewed papers in exercise and sports science journals. We’ve had him on the podcast once before to discuss High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and he’s since co-authored a book and developed an online course on the topic.

In this podcast, Paul and I take an even deeper dive into HIIT, including the specific physiological benefits that just aren’t available with lower intensity aerobic training. He describes his book and training course, which bridge the gap between the science and application of HIIT. We also get into some of the technology, gadgets, and sports psychology concepts that Paul uses in his coaching.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Paul Laursen:

[00:00:04] Paul's first podcast: Why Do and How to High-Intensity Interval Training.

[00:00:33] Book: Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training, by Paul Laursen, PhD and Martin Buchheit, PhD.

[00:01:20] Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

[00:02:50] Mountain biking trails in Revelstoke, British Columbia.

[00:05:40] Phil Maffetone; MAF method.

[00:06:25] High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).

[00:07:09] What does HIIT training do?

[00:11:43] Type 2 fast-twitch muscle fibers.

[00:11:55] Ken Ford; Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:11:56] Joe Friel; Book: Fast After 50; Podcast: Joe Friel: World-Class Coach of Elite Athletes

[00:13:30] Paul's online video online training course: Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training.

[00:14:08] History of the book and the course; Martin Buchheit, PhD.

[00:14:25] Literature Review: Part 1: Buchheit, Martin, and Paul B. Laursen. "High-intensity interval training, solutions to the programming puzzle." Sports medicine 43.10 (2013): 927-954; Part 2: Buchheit, Martin, and Paul B. Laursen. "High-intensity interval training, solutions to the programming puzzle." Sports medicine 43.10 (2013): 927-954.

[00:16:15] Daniel Plews, PhD.

[00:16:23] Marc Quod, Sports Physiologist from Orica-Greenedge cycling team.

[00:17:28] Josh Turknett, MD; Podcast: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:19:45] Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson. Podcasts featuring Simon: 1, 2, 3, 4; and Lesley: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:20:30] Using HIIT to train an elite triathlete.

[00:22:40] Kyle Buckingham.

[00:28:08] Measuring intensity; GPS watches, heart rate; rating of perceived exertion (RPE).

[00:29:44] TrainingPeaks.

[00:29:50] How work periods are prescribed; 5-zone model.

[00:33:37] Gadget interference in training; Stages; SRM.

[00:35:57] Quarq.

[00:36:28] Garmin Connect.

[00:37:29] The importance of carrying out a HIIT session as prescribed.

[00:38:37] Fartlek.

[00:39:29] Interval training vs. Fartlek; Study: Das, Aditya Kumar, M. Sudhakara Babu, and Kota Satish. "Effect of continuous running fartlek training and interval training on selected motor ability and physiological variables among male football players." International Journal of Physical Education Sports Management and Yogic Sciences 4.1 (2014): 13-18.

[00:41:36] Use of stationary bikes to ensure precision with intervals.

[00:44:55] The psychology of HIIT.

[00:45:44] Book: The Chimp Paradox by Dr. Steve Peters.

[00:49:03] How much better can you get with HIIT?

[00:53:23] HIITscience.

[00:53:33] Book: Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A McDaniel.

[00:54:51] A need for accredited HIIT science instructions and tools to support HIIT prescription.

[00:55:28] Heart rate variability (HRV).

[00:56:11] Martin Buchheit as head of performance for Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.

[00:57:33] Free content at HIITscience.com; Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/paul_laursen_mar19.mp3 Sat, 30 Mar 2019 09:03:20 GMT Christopher Kelly Paul Laursen, PhD is an author, endurance coach, high-performance consultant and entrepreneur. He has competed in 17 Ironman triathlon races and has published over 125 peer-reviewed papers in exercise and sports science journals. We’ve had him on the podcast once before to discuss High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and he’s since co-authored a book and developed an online course on the topic.

In this podcast, Paul and I take an even deeper dive into HIIT, including the specific physiological benefits that just aren’t available with lower intensity aerobic training. He describes his book and training course, which bridge the gap between the science and application of HIIT. We also get into some of the technology, gadgets, and sports psychology concepts that Paul uses in his coaching.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Paul Laursen:

[00:00:04] Paul's first podcast: Why Do and How to High-Intensity Interval Training.

[00:00:33] Book: Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training, by Paul Laursen, PhD and Martin Buchheit, PhD.

[00:01:20] Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

[00:02:50] Mountain biking trails in Revelstoke, British Columbia.

[00:05:40] Phil Maffetone; MAF method.

[00:06:25] High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).

[00:07:09] What does HIIT training do?

[00:11:43] Type 2 fast-twitch muscle fibers.

[00:11:55] Ken Ford; Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:11:56] Joe Friel; Book: Fast After 50; Podcast: Joe Friel: World-Class Coach of Elite Athletes

[00:13:30] Paul's online video online training course: Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training.

[00:14:08] History of the book and the course; Martin Buchheit, PhD.

[00:14:25] Literature Review: Part 1: Buchheit, Martin, and Paul B. Laursen. "High-intensity interval training, solutions to the programming puzzle." Sports medicine 43.10 (2013): 927-954; Part 2: Buchheit, Martin, and Paul B. Laursen. "High-intensity interval training, solutions to the programming puzzle." Sports medicine 43.10 (2013): 927-954.

[00:16:15] Daniel Plews, PhD.

[00:16:23] Marc Quod, Sports Physiologist from Orica-Greenedge cycling team.

[00:17:28] Josh Turknett, MD; Podcast: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:19:45] Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson. Podcasts featuring Simon: 1, 2, 3, 4; and Lesley: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:20:30] Using HIIT to train an elite triathlete.

[00:22:40] Kyle Buckingham.

[00:28:08] Measuring intensity; GPS watches, heart rate; rating of perceived exertion (RPE).

[00:29:44] TrainingPeaks.

[00:29:50] How work periods are prescribed; 5-zone model.

[00:33:37] Gadget interference in training; Stages; SRM.

[00:35:57] Quarq.

[00:36:28] Garmin Connect.

[00:37:29] The importance of carrying out a HIIT session as prescribed.

[00:38:37] Fartlek.

[00:39:29] Interval training vs. Fartlek; Study: Das, Aditya Kumar, M. Sudhakara Babu, and Kota Satish. "Effect of continuous running fartlek training and interval training on selected motor ability and physiological variables among male football players." International Journal of Physical Education Sports Management and Yogic Sciences 4.1 (2014): 13-18.

[00:41:36] Use of stationary bikes to ensure precision with intervals.

[00:44:55] The psychology of HIIT.

[00:45:44] Book: The Chimp Paradox by Dr. Steve Peters.

[00:49:03] How much better can you get with HIIT?

[00:53:23] HIITscience.

[00:53:33] Book: Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A McDaniel.

[00:54:51] A need for accredited HIIT science instructions and tools to support HIIT prescription.

[00:55:28] Heart rate variability (HRV).

[00:56:11] Martin Buchheit as head of performance for Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.

[00:57:33] Free content at HIITscience.com; Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

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An Interpretable Machine Learning Model of Biological Age https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/predicted_age_mar19.mp3 When we launched the Blood Chemistry Calculator (BCC) in early 2018 we couldn’t have predicted the changes the software would undergo or the projects it would lead to. One such project has been researching and writing a scientific paper on the use of machine learning to predict and interpret biological age. The paper is currently in the peer review process on F1000Research, an open research publishing platform.

In this podcast, I talk with lead author Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, about the importance of knowing your biological age and understanding how it can be derived from basic blood chemistry markers.  Tommy and I discuss the peer-review process and the changes we’re making to the software as a result of the feedback that’s been provided. We also discuss the individual markers that have the greatest impact on biological age, and how you can get a free predicted age report.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tommy Wood:

[00:00:58] Tommy got bit by a snake.

[00:02:38] Going to the doctor vs. changing lifestyle.

[00:03:32] Iatrogenic antibiotic injury.

[00:03:49] Antivenom: what it is, what it does and the side effects.

[00:06:49] Snake oral microbiota.

[00:10:23] Effects of antibiotics on gut.

[00:13:29] DUTCH (Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones).

[00:15:54] Our article: An interpretable machine model of biological age.

[00:17:15] Why is biological age important?

[00:19:12] Other tests of biological age; telomeres.

[00:20:31] Epigenetic testing.

[00:20:59] Effects of environment on epigenetic methylation; Studies: Nilsson, Emma, and Charlotte Ling. "DNA methylation links genetics, fetal environment, and an unhealthy lifestyle to the development of type 2 diabetes." Clinical epigenetics 9.1 (2017): 105; and Yet, Idil, et al. "Genetic and environmental impacts on DNA methylation levels in twins." Epigenomics 8.1 (2016): 105-117. Effects of lifestyle change on epigenetic methylation; Studies: Arpón, Ana, et al. "Impact of consuming extra-virgin olive oil or nuts within a Mediterranean diet on DNA methylation in peripheral white blood cells within the PREDIMED-Navarra randomized controlled trial: A role for dietary lipids." Nutrients 10.1 (2018): 15; and Delgado-Cruzata, Lissette, et al. "Dietary modifications, weight loss, and changes in metabolic markers affect global DNA methylation in Hispanic, African American, and Afro-Caribbean breast cancer survivors." The Journal of nutrition 145.4 (2015): 783-790.

[00:21:05] Epigenetic shifts and aging; Study: Pal, Sangita, and Jessica K. Tyler. "Epigenetics and aging." Science advances 2.7 (2016): e1600584.

[00:21:48] Insilico Medicine - Deep Biomarkers of Human Aging: aging.ai.

[00:22:46] Blood Chemistry Calculator (BCC).

[00:23:33] Find out your biological age with the free partial BCC report.

[00:24:04] How the biological age score is determined.

[00:28:13] Why we published the paper.

[00:28:40] Medscape article: Journal Editors on Peer Review, Paywalls, and Preprints.

[00:31:26] F1000Research.

[00:33:54] GitHub; XGBoost; Python.

[00:35:32] The reviewers for the peer review process: Alex Zhavoronkov and Peter Fedichev.

[00:39:10] Ideas that came out of the peer review process.

[00:42:49] Shapley Values and SHAP plots.

[00:43:51] Machine learning competition website: Kaggle.

[00:45:20] The most important blood markers for predicting biological age.

[00:48:02] Total cholesterol and BUN for predicting biological age.

[00:50:48] Nourish Balance Thrive on Patreon; NBT Forum.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/predicted_age_mar19.mp3 Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:03:17 GMT Christopher Kelly When we launched the Blood Chemistry Calculator (BCC) in early 2018 we couldn’t have predicted the changes the software would undergo or the projects it would lead to. One such project has been researching and writing a scientific paper on the use of machine learning to predict and interpret biological age. The paper is currently in the peer review process on F1000Research, an open research publishing platform.

In this podcast, I talk with lead author Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, about the importance of knowing your biological age and understanding how it can be derived from basic blood chemistry markers.  Tommy and I discuss the peer-review process and the changes we’re making to the software as a result of the feedback that’s been provided. We also discuss the individual markers that have the greatest impact on biological age, and how you can get a free predicted age report.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tommy Wood:

[00:00:58] Tommy got bit by a snake.

[00:02:38] Going to the doctor vs. changing lifestyle.

[00:03:32] Iatrogenic antibiotic injury.

[00:03:49] Antivenom: what it is, what it does and the side effects.

[00:06:49] Snake oral microbiota.

[00:10:23] Effects of antibiotics on gut.

[00:13:29] DUTCH (Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones).

[00:15:54] Our article: An interpretable machine model of biological age.

[00:17:15] Why is biological age important?

[00:19:12] Other tests of biological age; telomeres.

[00:20:31] Epigenetic testing.

[00:20:59] Effects of environment on epigenetic methylation; Studies: Nilsson, Emma, and Charlotte Ling. "DNA methylation links genetics, fetal environment, and an unhealthy lifestyle to the development of type 2 diabetes." Clinical epigenetics 9.1 (2017): 105; and Yet, Idil, et al. "Genetic and environmental impacts on DNA methylation levels in twins." Epigenomics 8.1 (2016): 105-117. Effects of lifestyle change on epigenetic methylation; Studies: Arpón, Ana, et al. "Impact of consuming extra-virgin olive oil or nuts within a Mediterranean diet on DNA methylation in peripheral white blood cells within the PREDIMED-Navarra randomized controlled trial: A role for dietary lipids." Nutrients 10.1 (2018): 15; and Delgado-Cruzata, Lissette, et al. "Dietary modifications, weight loss, and changes in metabolic markers affect global DNA methylation in Hispanic, African American, and Afro-Caribbean breast cancer survivors." The Journal of nutrition 145.4 (2015): 783-790.

[00:21:05] Epigenetic shifts and aging; Study: Pal, Sangita, and Jessica K. Tyler. "Epigenetics and aging." Science advances 2.7 (2016): e1600584.

[00:21:48] Insilico Medicine - Deep Biomarkers of Human Aging: aging.ai.

[00:22:46] Blood Chemistry Calculator (BCC).

[00:23:33] Find out your biological age with the free partial BCC report.

[00:24:04] How the biological age score is determined.

[00:28:13] Why we published the paper.

[00:28:40] Medscape article: Journal Editors on Peer Review, Paywalls, and Preprints.

[00:31:26] F1000Research.

[00:33:54] GitHub; XGBoost; Python.

[00:35:32] The reviewers for the peer review process: Alex Zhavoronkov and Peter Fedichev.

[00:39:10] Ideas that came out of the peer review process.

[00:42:49] Shapley Values and SHAP plots.

[00:43:51] Machine learning competition website: Kaggle.

[00:45:20] The most important blood markers for predicting biological age.

[00:48:02] Total cholesterol and BUN for predicting biological age.

[00:50:48] Nourish Balance Thrive on Patreon; NBT Forum.

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A Carnivore Diet for Physical and Mental Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/amber_ohearn_mar19.mp3 At the recent Physicians for Ancestral Health Winter Retreat I had the opportunity to sit down in person with L. Amber O’Hearn, an outspoken advocate of plant-free eating. Since learning about the zero-carb carnivore approach in 2009, Amber has become an international speaker, researcher, and writer on the subjects of ketosis and the health benefits of eating meat.

In this podcast, Amber and I discuss her health journey from veganism to low carb, and then to the more radical carnivore diet. She explains how shunning plant foods led to a dramatic improvement in both her physical and mental health, ending her 20-year battle with bipolar disorder, without the use of medication. She also describes her own version of zero-carb and discusses how a carnivore diet affects ketosis.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Amber O’Hearn:

[00:00:23] Physicians for Ancestral Health.

[00:02:01] Amber's background.

[00:03:02] The path that led her to a low carb diet.

[00:09:23] Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn.

[00:11:53] David Chaum.

[00:12:37] Zcash.

[00:16:10] The Ketogenic Diet for Health: ketotic.org.

[00:16:49] The value of end-to-end citations.

[00:21:52] Amber's post on gluconeogenesis: If You Eat Excess Protein, Does It Turn Into Excess Glucose?

[00:26:04] Josh Turknett MD; Talk: How to Win at Angry Birds: Moving Towards a More Efficient Practice Model.

[00:26:14] Richard David Feinman; blog: The Other.

[00:28:28] Reevaluating previous recommendations: Salt and DHA.

[00:33:03] Bipolar disorder and pharmaceutical treatment.

[00:40:31] Identifying the root cause of psychiatric illness.

[00:45:06] Unwanted side effects from mood stabilizing drugs.

[00:47:16] Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

[00:53:45] Zero carb/plant free diet; Zeroing In On Health, ZIOH. ZIOH Facebook group.

[00:57:05] Charles Washington, founder of ZIOH group.

[00:57:49] Dry fasting leads to increased fat breakdown; Study: Rutkowska, Joanna, et al. "Increased fat catabolism sustains water balance during fasting in zebra finches." Journal of Experimental Biology 219.17 (2016): 2623-2628.

[01:03:58] Pregnancy: Carbohydrate cravings and hyperemesis gravidarum.

[01:05:50] Paleo Baby Podcast: Chloe Archard: Paleo advocate, mom, and host of the “Eat Better” podcast.

[01:06:51] Rat study: Thompson, Betty J., and Stuart Smith. "Biosynthesis of fatty acids by lactating human breast epithelial cells: an evaluation of the contribution to the overall composition of human milk fat." Pediatric research 19.1 (1985): 139.

[01:07:56] Keto Summit; Jeremy Hendon.

[01:09:28] Talk at Low Carb Breckenridge: L. Amber O'Hearn - Ketosis Without Starvation: The Human Advantage.

[01:10:03] The Boulder Carnivore Conference.

[01:10:54] What does a carnivore diet consist of?

[01:11:44] Financial considerations.

[01:13:56] Paleomedicina Clinic  (ICMNI) uses a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet.

[01:14:59] Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD.

[01:15:24] Optimal ketone levels graphic from The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney.

[01:17:30] Autoimmune Protocol Diet (AIP).

[01:18:39] Shawn Baker.

[01:20:26] Andrew Scarborough.

[01:21:41] Ability to eat more protein while remaining in ketosis.

[01:26:07] Georgia Ede, MD.

[01:26:54] Podcast: Disruptive Anthropology: An Ancestral Health Perspective on Barefooting and Male Circumcision, with Stephanie Welch.

[01:27:35] Amber’s blog: empiri.ca.

[01:27:46] Twitter: @ketocarnivore. Amber’s book-in-progress: facultativecarnivore.com. You can also support Amber’s work on Patreon.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/amber_ohearn_mar19.mp3 Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:03:04 GMT Christopher Kelly At the recent Physicians for Ancestral Health Winter Retreat I had the opportunity to sit down in person with L. Amber O’Hearn, an outspoken advocate of plant-free eating. Since learning about the zero-carb carnivore approach in 2009, Amber has become an international speaker, researcher, and writer on the subjects of ketosis and the health benefits of eating meat.

In this podcast, Amber and I discuss her health journey from veganism to low carb, and then to the more radical carnivore diet. She explains how shunning plant foods led to a dramatic improvement in both her physical and mental health, ending her 20-year battle with bipolar disorder, without the use of medication. She also describes her own version of zero-carb and discusses how a carnivore diet affects ketosis.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Amber O’Hearn:

[00:00:23] Physicians for Ancestral Health.

[00:02:01] Amber's background.

[00:03:02] The path that led her to a low carb diet.

[00:09:23] Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn.

[00:11:53] David Chaum.

[00:12:37] Zcash.

[00:16:10] The Ketogenic Diet for Health: ketotic.org.

[00:16:49] The value of end-to-end citations.

[00:21:52] Amber's post on gluconeogenesis: If You Eat Excess Protein, Does It Turn Into Excess Glucose?

[00:26:04] Josh Turknett MD; Talk: How to Win at Angry Birds: Moving Towards a More Efficient Practice Model.

[00:26:14] Richard David Feinman; blog: The Other.

[00:28:28] Reevaluating previous recommendations: Salt and DHA.

[00:33:03] Bipolar disorder and pharmaceutical treatment.

[00:40:31] Identifying the root cause of psychiatric illness.

[00:45:06] Unwanted side effects from mood stabilizing drugs.

[00:47:16] Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

[00:53:45] Zero carb/plant free diet; Zeroing In On Health, ZIOH. ZIOH Facebook group.

[00:57:05] Charles Washington, founder of ZIOH group.

[00:57:49] Dry fasting leads to increased fat breakdown; Study: Rutkowska, Joanna, et al. "Increased fat catabolism sustains water balance during fasting in zebra finches." Journal of Experimental Biology 219.17 (2016): 2623-2628.

[01:03:58] Pregnancy: Carbohydrate cravings and hyperemesis gravidarum.

[01:05:50] Paleo Baby Podcast: Chloe Archard: Paleo advocate, mom, and host of the “Eat Better” podcast.

[01:06:51] Rat study: Thompson, Betty J., and Stuart Smith. "Biosynthesis of fatty acids by lactating human breast epithelial cells: an evaluation of the contribution to the overall composition of human milk fat." Pediatric research 19.1 (1985): 139.

[01:07:56] Keto Summit; Jeremy Hendon.

[01:09:28] Talk at Low Carb Breckenridge: L. Amber O'Hearn - Ketosis Without Starvation: The Human Advantage.

[01:10:03] The Boulder Carnivore Conference.

[01:10:54] What does a carnivore diet consist of?

[01:11:44] Financial considerations.

[01:13:56] Paleomedicina Clinic  (ICMNI) uses a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet.

[01:14:59] Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD.

[01:15:24] Optimal ketone levels graphic from The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney.

[01:17:30] Autoimmune Protocol Diet (AIP).

[01:18:39] Shawn Baker.

[01:20:26] Andrew Scarborough.

[01:21:41] Ability to eat more protein while remaining in ketosis.

[01:26:07] Georgia Ede, MD.

[01:26:54] Podcast: Disruptive Anthropology: An Ancestral Health Perspective on Barefooting and Male Circumcision, with Stephanie Welch.

[01:27:35] Amber’s blog: empiri.ca.

[01:27:46] Twitter: @ketocarnivore. Amber’s book-in-progress: facultativecarnivore.com. You can also support Amber’s work on Patreon.

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Disruptive Anthropology: An Ancestral Health Perspective on Barefooting and Male Circumcision https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/steph_welch_mar19.mp3 Stephanie Welch is a humanist and ancestral health advocate, challenging commonly held societal beliefs and taboos in an effort she calls Disruptive Anthropology. In 2013 she became a full-time urban barefooter in Boston and in 2014 she took up intactivism, combating both male and female circumcision as a matter of health and human rights. Two years later she began studying and speaking on sexual commerce as it relates to male and female interpersonal dynamics.

On this podcast, Stephanie and I talk about some of the stances she’s taken during her years of ancestral advocacy. We talk about the ways that wearing shoes undermines our innate biomechanical development and the social norms she challenges by going barefoot. We also discuss the physical and sexual consequences of male circumcision and the critical aspects of community and connection that have been lost to modern American culture.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Stephanie Welch:

[00:00:08] PAH Winter Retreat.

[00:06:30] Noticing patterns in people’s bodies, as a massage therapist.

[00:07:43] What kind of deleterious effects could happen from wearing shoes?

[00:09:45] The sense of touch that comes through the sole of the foot; mechanoreceptors.

[00:11:37] Flat feet.

[00:14:36] Minimalist footwear; stress fractures.

[00:16:49] What about sharp objects?

[00:17:36] Bruce Parry TV series: Tribe (Going Tribal in the US).

[00:18:16] Toughening up the feet.

[00:21:46] Navigating social norms and conventions.

[00:23:11] Etsy: Barefoot sandals.

[00:24:12] NBT on Patreon; Forum challenge ideas.

[00:27:31] Why circumcision is not Paleo; Video: Not So Vestigial: The Anatomy and Functions of Male Foreskin by Stephanie Welch BA, MA, LMT.

[00:28:33] Parental disagreement about child’s circumcision: News story.

[00:30:41] Medical benefits of the foreskin.

[00:32:13] Does circumcision reduce the risk of disease?

[00:35:49] Functions of the foreskin: protection, lubrication, sensation, mechanical action, partner stimulation, erectile stimulation and penis size.

[00:36:40] Greater force needed during intercourse for circumcised men; Study: O’Hara, Kristen, and Jeffrey O’Hara. "The effect of male circumcision on the sexual enjoyment of the female partner." BJU international 83.S1 (1999): 79-84. (Note: This may not be the specific study described by Stephanie in the podcast).

[00:39:11] The role of the foreskin in lubrication.

[00:41:54] The role of the foreskin in male stimulation.

[00:43:18] Why are people getting circumcised?

[00:52:29] Circumcision later in life.

[00:54:49] Evolutionary Feminism: Rekindling Women’s Sexual Power.

[00:55:45] Nuclear families as the domestic unit of society.

[00:56:36] Compassionate Communities; Podcast: Building Compassionate Communities to Improve Public Health, with Julian Abel, MD.

[00:58:14] Tribal living vs. modern households.

[01:03:55] Stephanie’s Paper: Welch, Stephanie. "Shoes Are Not Paleo." Journal of Evolution and Health 2.1 (2017): 16.

[01:04:01] Paleo f(x).

[01:04:22] Stephanie at the Ancestral Health Symposium.

[01:04:31] Future Frontiers in Austin, Tx.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/steph_welch_mar19.mp3 Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:03:21 GMT Christopher Kelly Stephanie Welch is a humanist and ancestral health advocate, challenging commonly held societal beliefs and taboos in an effort she calls Disruptive Anthropology. In 2013 she became a full-time urban barefooter in Boston and in 2014 she took up intactivism, combating both male and female circumcision as a matter of health and human rights. Two years later she began studying and speaking on sexual commerce as it relates to male and female interpersonal dynamics.

On this podcast, Stephanie and I talk about some of the stances she’s taken during her years of ancestral advocacy. We talk about the ways that wearing shoes undermines our innate biomechanical development and the social norms she challenges by going barefoot. We also discuss the physical and sexual consequences of male circumcision and the critical aspects of community and connection that have been lost to modern American culture.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Stephanie Welch:

[00:00:08] PAH Winter Retreat.

[00:06:30] Noticing patterns in people’s bodies, as a massage therapist.

[00:07:43] What kind of deleterious effects could happen from wearing shoes?

[00:09:45] The sense of touch that comes through the sole of the foot; mechanoreceptors.

[00:11:37] Flat feet.

[00:14:36] Minimalist footwear; stress fractures.

[00:16:49] What about sharp objects?

[00:17:36] Bruce Parry TV series: Tribe (Going Tribal in the US).

[00:18:16] Toughening up the feet.

[00:21:46] Navigating social norms and conventions.

[00:23:11] Etsy: Barefoot sandals.

[00:24:12] NBT on Patreon; Forum challenge ideas.

[00:27:31] Why circumcision is not Paleo; Video: Not So Vestigial: The Anatomy and Functions of Male Foreskin by Stephanie Welch BA, MA, LMT.

[00:28:33] Parental disagreement about child’s circumcision: News story.

[00:30:41] Medical benefits of the foreskin.

[00:32:13] Does circumcision reduce the risk of disease?

[00:35:49] Functions of the foreskin: protection, lubrication, sensation, mechanical action, partner stimulation, erectile stimulation and penis size.

[00:36:40] Greater force needed during intercourse for circumcised men; Study: O’Hara, Kristen, and Jeffrey O’Hara. "The effect of male circumcision on the sexual enjoyment of the female partner." BJU international 83.S1 (1999): 79-84. (Note: This may not be the specific study described by Stephanie in the podcast).

[00:39:11] The role of the foreskin in lubrication.

[00:41:54] The role of the foreskin in male stimulation.

[00:43:18] Why are people getting circumcised?

[00:52:29] Circumcision later in life.

[00:54:49] Evolutionary Feminism: Rekindling Women’s Sexual Power.

[00:55:45] Nuclear families as the domestic unit of society.

[00:56:36] Compassionate Communities; Podcast: Building Compassionate Communities to Improve Public Health, with Julian Abel, MD.

[00:58:14] Tribal living vs. modern households.

[01:03:55] Stephanie’s Paper: Welch, Stephanie. "Shoes Are Not Paleo." Journal of Evolution and Health 2.1 (2017): 16.

[01:04:01] Paleo f(x).

[01:04:22] Stephanie at the Ancestral Health Symposium.

[01:04:31] Future Frontiers in Austin, Tx.

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How to Treat Chronic Sports Injuries Using Minimally Invasive Methods https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/kim_harmon_feb19.mp3 Kimberly Harmon, MD, is board certified in Family Practice with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. She is the Head Football Team Physician for the University of Washington Huskies, as well as a UW Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Kimberly has lectured nationally and has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers on topics relating to sports injury and novel approaches to treatment.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, Kimberly draws from her own research and experience to describe options for the treatment of sport-related tendon and joint injuries using minimally-invasive procedures. They discuss interventions ranging from physical therapy techniques to platelet-rich plasma to relieve pain and improve function. She also discusses some of the main medical and safety challenges faced by today’s college athletes.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Kimberly Harmon:

[00:01:15] Non-surgical approaches to sport-related joint and tendon problems.

[00:04:16] Assessment and treatment; eccentric exercises.

[00:06:48] Early intervention; Physical therapy techniques: Astym and Graston.

[00:07:10] Extracorporeal shockwave therapy.

[00:07:43] Nitrous Oxide; nitro patch.

[00:10:27] Tenotomy.

[00:10:52] Injecting whole blood into the tendon; Platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

[00:12:54] Reviews of PRP studies: 1. Salamanna, Francesca, et al. "New and emerging strategies in platelet-rich plasma application in musculoskeletal regenerative procedures: general overview on still open questions and outlook." BioMed research international 2015 (2015). 2. Barile, Antonio, et al. "Anaesthetics, steroids and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal procedures." The British journal of radiology 89.1065 (2016): 20150355. 3. Jeong, D. U., et al. "Clinical applications of platelet-rich plasma in patellar tendinopathy." BioMed research international 2014 (2014).

[00:14:03] Kim’s research on PRP - about 80% of people respond Mautner, Kenneth, et al. "Outcomes after ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injections for chronic tendinopathy: a multicenter, retrospective review." PM&R 5.3 (2013): 169-175.

[00:15:35] Cortisol vs. PRP.

[00:17:12] Working treatment into recommendations for athletes.

[00:18:40] Joints; treatment with PRP.

[00:20:02] PRP improves joint pain and function; Studies: Bousnaki, M., A. Bakopoulou, and P. Koidis. "Platelet-rich plasma for the therapeutic management of temporomandibular joint disorders: a systematic review." International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery 47.2 (2018): 188-198; and Tietze, David C., Kyle Geissler, and James Borchers. "The effects of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of large-joint osteoarthritis: a systematic review." The Physician and sportsmedicine 42.2 (2014): 27-37.

[00:21:00] Joint replacement.

[00:21:40] Viscosupplementation; brands: Synvisc, Orthovisc, Euflexxa, Supartz; hyaluronic acid.

[00:22:12] PRP vs. hyaluronic acid; Study: Ye, Ye, et al. "Platelet rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid in patients with hip osteoarthritis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials." International Journal of Surgery (2018).

[00:24:00] Stem cells.

[00:28:00] Ablations of the nerves for arthritis; radiofrequency ablation (RFA).

[00:29:36] Being the on-call doctor for the University of Washington Husky football team.

[00:31:23] Problems seen in college athletes; sleep.

[00:33:20] Chair of the Pac-12 Student Athlete Health and Well-Being Board.

[00:34:42] Injury record database; sports analytics.

[00:37:02] Find Kim: Sports Medicine Clinic at Husky Stadium; see her research on PubMed.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/kim_harmon_feb19.mp3 Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:02:44 GMT Christopher Kelly Kimberly Harmon, MD, is board certified in Family Practice with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. She is the Head Football Team Physician for the University of Washington Huskies, as well as a UW Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Kimberly has lectured nationally and has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers on topics relating to sports injury and novel approaches to treatment.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, Kimberly draws from her own research and experience to describe options for the treatment of sport-related tendon and joint injuries using minimally-invasive procedures. They discuss interventions ranging from physical therapy techniques to platelet-rich plasma to relieve pain and improve function. She also discusses some of the main medical and safety challenges faced by today’s college athletes.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Kimberly Harmon:

[00:01:15] Non-surgical approaches to sport-related joint and tendon problems.

[00:04:16] Assessment and treatment; eccentric exercises.

[00:06:48] Early intervention; Physical therapy techniques: Astym and Graston.

[00:07:10] Extracorporeal shockwave therapy.

[00:07:43] Nitrous Oxide; nitro patch.

[00:10:27] Tenotomy.

[00:10:52] Injecting whole blood into the tendon; Platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

[00:12:54] Reviews of PRP studies: 1. Salamanna, Francesca, et al. "New and emerging strategies in platelet-rich plasma application in musculoskeletal regenerative procedures: general overview on still open questions and outlook." BioMed research international 2015 (2015). 2. Barile, Antonio, et al. "Anaesthetics, steroids and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal procedures." The British journal of radiology 89.1065 (2016): 20150355. 3. Jeong, D. U., et al. "Clinical applications of platelet-rich plasma in patellar tendinopathy." BioMed research international 2014 (2014).

[00:14:03] Kim’s research on PRP - about 80% of people respond Mautner, Kenneth, et al. "Outcomes after ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injections for chronic tendinopathy: a multicenter, retrospective review." PM&R 5.3 (2013): 169-175.

[00:15:35] Cortisol vs. PRP.

[00:17:12] Working treatment into recommendations for athletes.

[00:18:40] Joints; treatment with PRP.

[00:20:02] PRP improves joint pain and function; Studies: Bousnaki, M., A. Bakopoulou, and P. Koidis. "Platelet-rich plasma for the therapeutic management of temporomandibular joint disorders: a systematic review." International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery 47.2 (2018): 188-198; and Tietze, David C., Kyle Geissler, and James Borchers. "The effects of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of large-joint osteoarthritis: a systematic review." The Physician and sportsmedicine 42.2 (2014): 27-37.

[00:21:00] Joint replacement.

[00:21:40] Viscosupplementation; brands: Synvisc, Orthovisc, Euflexxa, Supartz; hyaluronic acid.

[00:22:12] PRP vs. hyaluronic acid; Study: Ye, Ye, et al. "Platelet rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid in patients with hip osteoarthritis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials." International Journal of Surgery (2018).

[00:24:00] Stem cells.

[00:28:00] Ablations of the nerves for arthritis; radiofrequency ablation (RFA).

[00:29:36] Being the on-call doctor for the University of Washington Husky football team.

[00:31:23] Problems seen in college athletes; sleep.

[00:33:20] Chair of the Pac-12 Student Athlete Health and Well-Being Board.

[00:34:42] Injury record database; sports analytics.

[00:37:02] Find Kim: Sports Medicine Clinic at Husky Stadium; see her research on PubMed.

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Run for Your Life: An Ancestral Health Approach to Running https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mark_cucuzzella_feb19.mp3 Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, MD is a family medicine physician and Air Force Reserve Lieutenant Colonel, as well as a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Mark has been a competitive runner for almost four decades, with more than one hundred marathon and ultramarathon finishes, and he continues to compete as a national-level masters runner. Mark also owns the first minimalist running and walking shoe store, Two Rivers Treads.

In this podcast Dr. Tommy Wood, MD talks with Mark about his new book Run For Your Life, which outlines the science and the soul of running and nutrition for maintaining a vigorous life. They discuss the aspects of physiology that suggest humans evolved to run, and the features of modern living that can result in foot pain and arthritis. Mark shares his best training tips for both new and experienced runners, as well as resources for healing painful foot conditions.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Mark Cucuzzella:

[00:00:23] Book: Run for Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy, by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella.

[00:01:54] Books: Fat Chance and The Fat Chance Cookbook, by Dr. Robert Lustig.

[00:02:07] Gary Taubes.

[00:04:33] The process of writing a book.

[00:05:44] Co-writer Broughton Coburn.

[00:07:18] Collaboration between Tommy and Mark on low-carb paper: Cucuzzella, Mark T., et al. "A low-carbohydrate survey: Evidence for sustainable metabolic syndrome reversal." Journal of Insulin Resistance 2.1 (2017): 1-25.

[00:08:09] Running.

[00:08:39] Book: Born to Run by Christopher McDougall.

[00:08:42] Features of human physiology and skeleton that support bipedal running; Study: Bramble, Dennis M., and Daniel E. Lieberman. "Endurance running and the evolution of Homo." Nature 432.7015 (2004): 345.

[00:09:31] Book: Story of the Human Body, by Dan Lieberman.

[00:11:20] Zones of training.

[00:12:10] Minimal shoes.

[00:15:12] The road to health for people with obesity and type 2 diabetes.

[00:15:34] Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD and Jeff Volek, PhD, RD.

[00:16:41] Slow jogging; Dr. Hiroaki Tanaka. Videos: 1, 2, and how to slow jog, with Dr. Tanaka.

[00:18:46] The facia and how it relates to running.

[00:20:37] Lawrence van Lingen.

[00:20:53] Book: Anatomy Trains, by Thomas Myers.

[00:21:23] Book: Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System, by Carla Stecco, MD.

[00:22:17] Videos: Gil Hedley: Fascia and stretching: The Fuzz Speech and Strolling Under the Skin.

[00:23:50] Foam rolling.

[00:25:04] The gastrocsoleus complex.

[00:28:23] Plantar fasciitis; Mark’s ebook.

[00:29:47] Hallux valgus (bunion).

[00:31:06] Relieving foot pain: Correct Toes.

[00:32:59] Insole: Barefoot Science.

[00:33:47] Knee osteoarthritis and pain.

[00:34:28] Dr. Casey Kerrigan; Jay Dicharry.

[00:36:11] Modern-day influences on osteoarthritis; Study: Berenbaum, Francis, et al. "Modern-day environmental factors in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis." Nature Reviews Rheumatology(2018): 1.

[00:37:17] Dick Beardsley, Roger Robinson.

[00:39:35] Meb Keflezighi.

[00:41:14] Cardiovascular benefits vs complications of training.

[00:42:44] Podcast: How to Reconcile Performance with Longevity.

[00:44:22] Bernard Lagat.

[00:44:56] Eliud Kipchoge.

[00:48:48] Runforyourlifebook.com and www.DrMarksdesk.com.

[00:50:58] PAH Winter Retreat in Scottsdale, AZ.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mark_cucuzzella_feb19.mp3 Sat, 16 Feb 2019 09:02:32 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, MD is a family medicine physician and Air Force Reserve Lieutenant Colonel, as well as a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Mark has been a competitive runner for almost four decades, with more than one hundred marathon and ultramarathon finishes, and he continues to compete as a national-level masters runner. Mark also owns the first minimalist running and walking shoe store, Two Rivers Treads.

In this podcast Dr. Tommy Wood, MD talks with Mark about his new book Run For Your Life, which outlines the science and the soul of running and nutrition for maintaining a vigorous life. They discuss the aspects of physiology that suggest humans evolved to run, and the features of modern living that can result in foot pain and arthritis. Mark shares his best training tips for both new and experienced runners, as well as resources for healing painful foot conditions.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Mark Cucuzzella:

[00:00:23] Book: Run for Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy, by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella.

[00:01:54] Books: Fat Chance and The Fat Chance Cookbook, by Dr. Robert Lustig.

[00:02:07] Gary Taubes.

[00:04:33] The process of writing a book.

[00:05:44] Co-writer Broughton Coburn.

[00:07:18] Collaboration between Tommy and Mark on low-carb paper: Cucuzzella, Mark T., et al. "A low-carbohydrate survey: Evidence for sustainable metabolic syndrome reversal." Journal of Insulin Resistance 2.1 (2017): 1-25.

[00:08:09] Running.

[00:08:39] Book: Born to Run by Christopher McDougall.

[00:08:42] Features of human physiology and skeleton that support bipedal running; Study: Bramble, Dennis M., and Daniel E. Lieberman. "Endurance running and the evolution of Homo." Nature 432.7015 (2004): 345.

[00:09:31] Book: Story of the Human Body, by Dan Lieberman.

[00:11:20] Zones of training.

[00:12:10] Minimal shoes.

[00:15:12] The road to health for people with obesity and type 2 diabetes.

[00:15:34] Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD and Jeff Volek, PhD, RD.

[00:16:41] Slow jogging; Dr. Hiroaki Tanaka. Videos: 1, 2, and how to slow jog, with Dr. Tanaka.

[00:18:46] The facia and how it relates to running.

[00:20:37] Lawrence van Lingen.

[00:20:53] Book: Anatomy Trains, by Thomas Myers.

[00:21:23] Book: Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System, by Carla Stecco, MD.

[00:22:17] Videos: Gil Hedley: Fascia and stretching: The Fuzz Speech and Strolling Under the Skin.

[00:23:50] Foam rolling.

[00:25:04] The gastrocsoleus complex.

[00:28:23] Plantar fasciitis; Mark’s ebook.

[00:29:47] Hallux valgus (bunion).

[00:31:06] Relieving foot pain: Correct Toes.

[00:32:59] Insole: Barefoot Science.

[00:33:47] Knee osteoarthritis and pain.

[00:34:28] Dr. Casey Kerrigan; Jay Dicharry.

[00:36:11] Modern-day influences on osteoarthritis; Study: Berenbaum, Francis, et al. "Modern-day environmental factors in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis." Nature Reviews Rheumatology(2018): 1.

[00:37:17] Dick Beardsley, Roger Robinson.

[00:39:35] Meb Keflezighi.

[00:41:14] Cardiovascular benefits vs complications of training.

[00:42:44] Podcast: How to Reconcile Performance with Longevity.

[00:44:22] Bernard Lagat.

[00:44:56] Eliud Kipchoge.

[00:48:48] Runforyourlifebook.com and www.DrMarksdesk.com.

[00:50:58] PAH Winter Retreat in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Ben House, PhD on Strength Training: a Discussion at the Flō Retreat Center in Costa Rica https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ben_house_feb19.mp3 This past January several of the NBT team members and I met up for sun and camaraderie at the Flō Retreat Center, in Uvita, Costa Rica. Flō is run by strength coach, Ben House, PhD, who’s been on the podcast once before. Previously we talked about his work with clients and the effects of hormones on building strength and lean mass. It’s now a year later and we’re continuing the conversation.

On this podcast, Ben is joined by myself, Dr. Tommy Wood, Megan Roberts, and Dr. Lindsay Taylor for a discussion of some of the practical and philosophical aspects of strength training and public health. Ben also shares his strategy for evaluating scientific literature and explains why everyone can benefit by building muscle.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Ben House:

[00:00:00] Hikecast with Kim House.

[00:00:07] Flō Retreat Center, Uvita, Costa Rica.

[00:03:03] Addictions.

[00:05:27] Indicators of longevity: grip strength, leg strength and muscle mass, VO2 max.

[00:08:46] Megan's transformation.

[00:09:47] Fat free mass index (FFMI).

[00:10:02] Muscle mass and mortality; Study: Abramowitz, Matthew K., et al. "Muscle mass, BMI, and mortality among adults in the United States: A population-based cohort study." PloS one 13.4 (2018): e0194697.

[00:13:27] FFMI Calculator.

[00:16:16] Working as a personal trainer.

[00:17:56] Getting a PhD: Learning how to learn.

[00:21:32] Glycogen shunt; Studies: Shulman, Robert G. "Glycogen turnover forms lactate during exercise." Exercise and sport sciences reviews 33.4 (2005): 157-162; and Shulman, R. G., and D. L. Rothman. "The “glycogen shunt” in exercising muscle: a role for glycogen in muscle energetics and fatigue." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98.2 (2001): 457-461.

[00:24:47] Dr. Josh Turknett. Podcast: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:25:22] Different types of cells identified in mouse brain; Study: Tasic, Bosiljka, et al. "Shared and distinct transcriptomic cell types across neocortical areas." Nature 563.7729 (2018): 72.

[00:27:18] Dr. Richard Feinman blog post: Meta-analysis is to analysis…

[00:31:58] Keto not conducive to muscle gain in clinical trials; Studies: Vargas, Salvador, et al. "Efficacy of ketogenic diet on body composition during resistance training in trained men: a randomized controlled trial." Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 15.1 (2018): 31. Additional studies showing loss of lean body mass on keto: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:32:42] Luis Villaseñor, KetoGains.

[00:34:27] Solving nuanced health problems.

[00:35:49] Precision Nutrition.

[00:40:36] Books: The Power of Moments and Switch by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.

[00:42:01] Behavior change.

[00:43:13] Is obesity solvable on a macro level?

[00:50:34] Uncoupling proteins; Podcast: Mitochondria: More Than a Powerhouse, with Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[00:52:00] Lindsay Taylor; Podcast: Brain Training for the Primal Keto Endurance Athlete.

[01:03:24] Mike T Nelson; Podcast: How to Assess an Athlete: The Best Principles, Methods, and Devices to Use.

[01:03:43] Retreats at the Flō Retreat Center.

[01:06:52] Bro retreats; hypertrophy camps.

[01:08:35] 2019 Functional Medicine Costa Rica Retreat: Speakers include Bryan Walsh, Pat Davidson, Seth Oberst.

[01:09:46] Zac Cupples; Course: Human Matrix.

[01:10:07] Lucy Hendricks, Ryan L'Ecuyer.

[01:13:16] 30 minutes 2x a week to get to a sufficient FFMI.

[01:14:26] Mechanisms for increasing muscle mass: muscular tension and metabolic stress.

[01:19:35] Zach Moore; Podcast: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching.

[01:19:48] Nourish Balance Thrive on Patreon.

[01:26:47] Is the Flō Retreat Center replicable?

[01:30:15] Ben’s Facebook page; Functional Medicine Costa Rica; broresearch.com; Email: drhouse@broresearch.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ben_house_feb19.mp3 Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:02:07 GMT Christopher Kelly This past January several of the NBT team members and I met up for sun and camaraderie at the Flō Retreat Center, in Uvita, Costa Rica. Flō is run by strength coach, Ben House, PhD, who’s been on the podcast once before. Previously we talked about his work with clients and the effects of hormones on building strength and lean mass. It’s now a year later and we’re continuing the conversation.

On this podcast, Ben is joined by myself, Dr. Tommy Wood, Megan Roberts, and Dr. Lindsay Taylor for a discussion of some of the practical and philosophical aspects of strength training and public health. Ben also shares his strategy for evaluating scientific literature and explains why everyone can benefit by building muscle.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Ben House:

[00:00:00] Hikecast with Kim House.

[00:00:07] Flō Retreat Center, Uvita, Costa Rica.

[00:03:03] Addictions.

[00:05:27] Indicators of longevity: grip strength, leg strength and muscle mass, VO2 max.

[00:08:46] Megan's transformation.

[00:09:47] Fat free mass index (FFMI).

[00:10:02] Muscle mass and mortality; Study: Abramowitz, Matthew K., et al. "Muscle mass, BMI, and mortality among adults in the United States: A population-based cohort study." PloS one 13.4 (2018): e0194697.

[00:13:27] FFMI Calculator.

[00:16:16] Working as a personal trainer.

[00:17:56] Getting a PhD: Learning how to learn.

[00:21:32] Glycogen shunt; Studies: Shulman, Robert G. "Glycogen turnover forms lactate during exercise." Exercise and sport sciences reviews 33.4 (2005): 157-162; and Shulman, R. G., and D. L. Rothman. "The “glycogen shunt” in exercising muscle: a role for glycogen in muscle energetics and fatigue." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98.2 (2001): 457-461.

[00:24:47] Dr. Josh Turknett. Podcast: The Migraine Miracle.

[00:25:22] Different types of cells identified in mouse brain; Study: Tasic, Bosiljka, et al. "Shared and distinct transcriptomic cell types across neocortical areas." Nature 563.7729 (2018): 72.

[00:27:18] Dr. Richard Feinman blog post: Meta-analysis is to analysis…

[00:31:58] Keto not conducive to muscle gain in clinical trials; Studies: Vargas, Salvador, et al. "Efficacy of ketogenic diet on body composition during resistance training in trained men: a randomized controlled trial." Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 15.1 (2018): 31. Additional studies showing loss of lean body mass on keto: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:32:42] Luis Villaseñor, KetoGains.

[00:34:27] Solving nuanced health problems.

[00:35:49] Precision Nutrition.

[00:40:36] Books: The Power of Moments and Switch by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.

[00:42:01] Behavior change.

[00:43:13] Is obesity solvable on a macro level?

[00:50:34] Uncoupling proteins; Podcast: Mitochondria: More Than a Powerhouse, with Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[00:52:00] Lindsay Taylor; Podcast: Brain Training for the Primal Keto Endurance Athlete.

[01:03:24] Mike T Nelson; Podcast: How to Assess an Athlete: The Best Principles, Methods, and Devices to Use.

[01:03:43] Retreats at the Flō Retreat Center.

[01:06:52] Bro retreats; hypertrophy camps.

[01:08:35] 2019 Functional Medicine Costa Rica Retreat: Speakers include Bryan Walsh, Pat Davidson, Seth Oberst.

[01:09:46] Zac Cupples; Course: Human Matrix.

[01:10:07] Lucy Hendricks, Ryan L'Ecuyer.

[01:13:16] 30 minutes 2x a week to get to a sufficient FFMI.

[01:14:26] Mechanisms for increasing muscle mass: muscular tension and metabolic stress.

[01:19:35] Zach Moore; Podcast: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching.

[01:19:48] Nourish Balance Thrive on Patreon.

[01:26:47] Is the Flō Retreat Center replicable?

[01:30:15] Ben’s Facebook page; Functional Medicine Costa Rica; broresearch.com; Email: drhouse@broresearch.com.

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Morning Larks and Night Owls: the Biology of Chronotypes https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/greg_potter_jan19.mp3 Back on the show today is Greg Potter, PhD, Content Director at humanOS.me. Last time Greg was here we discussed entraining circadian rhythm to attain perfect sleep. Today we’re examining circadian biology from a different angle, focusing specifically on chronotypes. Are we biologically wired to be morning larks or night owls? Or do these tendencies stem from social conditioning and modern influences?

On this podcast, Dr. Tommy Wood talks with Greg about the biological underpinnings that may have resulted in distinct chronotypes. They discuss the environmental factors that contribute to early or late tendencies and the impact of having a “late” chronotype on health outcomes. Greg also shares his best practical strategies to optimize the circadian system for the purposes of health, sleep, and productivity.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Greg Potter:

[00:00:00] Try a humanOS Pro Membership for $1 for the first month (use code: NBT).

[00:00:10] Greg’s previous podcast: How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health.

[00:02:04] Satchin Panda podcast: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health.

[00:02:12] Bill Lagakos podcast: Why You Should Eat Breakfast (and Other Secrets of Circadian Biology).

[00:02:44] Chronotypes.

[00:03:33] Michael O'Shea, author of Aspects of Mental Economy (1900).

[00:04:03] Colin Pittendrigh and Serge Daan.

[00:04:40] Horne and Östberg study: Horne, Jim A., and Olov Östberg. "A self-assessment questionnaire to determine morningness-eveningness in human circadian rhythms." International journal of chronobiology(1976).

[00:04:45] Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ).

[00:05:45] Composite Scale of Morningness; Munich ChronoType Questionnaire (MCTQ).

[00:07:19] Objective measures of biological timing: actimetry; Actiwatch; melatonin rhythm, core body temperature, cortisol.

[00:09:20] The circadian system explained.

[00:12:19] Time cues (zeitgebers).

[00:11:39] Entrainment.

[00:15:12] Phase angle of entrainment; Jeanne Duffy, PhD.

[00:17:36] Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells; David Berson, PhD; Samer Hattar.

[00:18:49] Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN); Studies: Moore, Robert Y., and Victor B. Eichler. "Loss of a circadian adrenal corticosterone rhythm following suprachiasmatic lesions in the rat." Brain research(1972); and Abe, K., et al. "Effects of destruction of the suprachiasmatic nuclei on the circadian rhythms in plasma corticosterone, body temperature, feeding and plasma thyrotropin." Neuroendocrinology 29.2 (1979): 119-131.

[00:19:36] Phase Response Curve.

[00:22:03] Sleep homeostasis: the pressure to sleep that accumulates with more time awake.

[00:24:26] David Samson, PhD; Sentinel hypothesis, study: Samson, David R., et al. "Chronotype variation drives night-time sentinel-like behaviour in hunter–gatherers." Proc. R. Soc. B 284.1858 (2017): 20170967.

[00:28:35] Kenneth Wright, Jr.; Study: Wright Jr, Kenneth P., et al. "Entrainment of the human circadian clock to the natural light-dark cycle." Current Biology 23.16 (2013): 1554-1558; Follow up study: Stothard, Ellen R., et al. "Circadian entrainment to the natural light-dark cycle across seasons and the weekend." Current Biology 27.4 (2017): 508-513.

[00:32:49] Weaker time cues: 88% of time indoors, light pollution.

[00:35:56] Twin studies on diurnal type: Vink, Jacqueline M., et al. "Genetic analysis of morningness and eveningness." Chronobiology international 18.5 (2001): 809-822.

[00:36:24] Familial advanced sleep phase syndrome; Study: Toh, Kong L., et al. "An hPer2 phosphorylation site mutation in familial advanced sleep phase syndrome." Science 291.5506 (2001): 1040-1043.

[00:37:48] Delayed sleep phase disorder; study: Patke, Alina, et al. "Mutation of the human circadian clock gene CRY1 in familial delayed sleep phase disorder." Cell 169.2 (2017): 203-215.

[00:38:17] Gene variants involved in the sleep timing; Studies: Hu, Youna, et al. "GWAS of 89,283 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with self-reporting of being a morning person." Nature communications 7 (2016): 10448; and Jones, Samuel E., et al. "Genome-wide association analyses in> 119,000 individuals identifies thirteen morningness and two sleep duration loci." Biorxiv (2016): 031369.

[00:41:33] Economic benefit of later school start times: Hafner, Marco, Martin Stepanek, and Wendy M. Troxel. "Later school start times in the US." An economic analysis (2017).

[00:46:03] Health effects of late chronotype.

[00:47:23] Study: Knutson, Kristen L., and Malcolm von Schantz. "Associations between chronotype, morbidity and mortality in the UK Biobank cohort." Chronobiology international (2018): 1-9.

[00:48:35] Chronotype and cognitive performance; Study: Kyle, Simon D., et al. "Sleep and cognitive performance: cross-sectional associations in the UK Biobank." Sleep medicine 38 (2017): 85-91; and van der Vinne, Vincent, et al. "Timing of examinations affects school performance differently in early and late chronotypes." Journal of biological rhythms 30.1 (2015): 53-60.

[00:50:10] Social jetlag; Study: Wittmann, Marc, et al. "Social jetlag: misalignment of biological and social time." Chronobiology international 23.1-2 (2006): 497-509.

[00:51:10] Social jet lag and poor health; Study: Roenneberg, Till, et al. "Social jetlag and obesity." Current Biology 22.10 (2012): 939-943.

[00:53:01] Calculating social jetlag; Article: Jankowski, Konrad S. "Social jet lag: Sleep-corrected formula." Chronobiology international 34.4 (2017): 531-535.

[00:55:23] The effect of seasonality on circadian rhythm.

[00:57:40] Seasonal changes in gene expression; Study: Dopico, Xaquin Castro, et al. "Widespread seasonal gene expression reveals annual differences in human immunity and physiology." Nature communications 6 (2015): 7000.

[00:58:54] Latitudinal differences in chronotype; Study: Putilov, Arcady A., et al. "Genetic-based signatures of the latitudinal differences in chronotype." Biological Rhythm Research (2018): 1-17.

[00:59:22] Effect of latitude on delayed sleep phase syndrome: Pereira, Danyella S., et al. "Association of the length polymorphism in the human Per3 gene with the delayed sleep-phase syndrome: does latitude have an influence upon it?." Sleep 28.1 (2005): 29-32.

[01:01:46] Book: The Power of When By Michael Breus, PhD.

[01:02:31] Molding the environment to support health outcomes.

[01:04:26] The most important ways to optimize the functions of the circadian system.

[01:05:06] James Hewitt podcast: How to Sustain High Cognitive Performance.

[01:07:12] Blog post: Writing a To-Do List Might Help You Fall Asleep Faster.

[01:08:55] Digital sunset: f.lux, Twilight (Android). Night Shift (iOS).

[01:11:21] Body Scan meditation: Mark Williams or Sharon Salzberg.

[01:14:12] Video: AHS18 - The Athlete's Gut: Pitfalls of Fuelling Modern Performance.

[01:14:25] Effects of irregular meal pattern; Study: Alhussain, Maha H., Ian A. Macdonald, and Moira A. Taylor. "Irregular meal-pattern effects on energy expenditure, metabolism, and appetite regulation: a randomized controlled trial in healthy normal-weight women, 2." The American journal of clinical nutrition 104.1 (2016): 21-32.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/greg_potter_jan19.mp3 Sun, 27 Jan 2019 00:01:14 GMT Christopher Kelly Back on the show today is Greg Potter, PhD, Content Director at humanOS.me. Last time Greg was here we discussed entraining circadian rhythm to attain perfect sleep. Today we’re examining circadian biology from a different angle, focusing specifically on chronotypes. Are we biologically wired to be morning larks or night owls? Or do these tendencies stem from social conditioning and modern influences?

On this podcast, Dr. Tommy Wood talks with Greg about the biological underpinnings that may have resulted in distinct chronotypes. They discuss the environmental factors that contribute to early or late tendencies and the impact of having a “late” chronotype on health outcomes. Greg also shares his best practical strategies to optimize the circadian system for the purposes of health, sleep, and productivity.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Greg Potter:

[00:00:00] Try a humanOS Pro Membership for $1 for the first month (use code: NBT).

[00:00:10] Greg’s previous podcast: How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health.

[00:02:04] Satchin Panda podcast: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health.

[00:02:12] Bill Lagakos podcast: Why You Should Eat Breakfast (and Other Secrets of Circadian Biology).

[00:02:44] Chronotypes.

[00:03:33] Michael O'Shea, author of Aspects of Mental Economy (1900).

[00:04:03] Colin Pittendrigh and Serge Daan.

[00:04:40] Horne and Östberg study: Horne, Jim A., and Olov Östberg. "A self-assessment questionnaire to determine morningness-eveningness in human circadian rhythms." International journal of chronobiology(1976).

[00:04:45] Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ).

[00:05:45] Composite Scale of Morningness; Munich ChronoType Questionnaire (MCTQ).

[00:07:19] Objective measures of biological timing: actimetry; Actiwatch; melatonin rhythm, core body temperature, cortisol.

[00:09:20] The circadian system explained.

[00:12:19] Time cues (zeitgebers).

[00:11:39] Entrainment.

[00:15:12] Phase angle of entrainment; Jeanne Duffy, PhD.

[00:17:36] Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells; David Berson, PhD; Samer Hattar.

[00:18:49] Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN); Studies: Moore, Robert Y., and Victor B. Eichler. "Loss of a circadian adrenal corticosterone rhythm following suprachiasmatic lesions in the rat." Brain research(1972); and Abe, K., et al. "Effects of destruction of the suprachiasmatic nuclei on the circadian rhythms in plasma corticosterone, body temperature, feeding and plasma thyrotropin." Neuroendocrinology 29.2 (1979): 119-131.

[00:19:36] Phase Response Curve.

[00:22:03] Sleep homeostasis: the pressure to sleep that accumulates with more time awake.

[00:24:26] David Samson, PhD; Sentinel hypothesis, study: Samson, David R., et al. "Chronotype variation drives night-time sentinel-like behaviour in hunter–gatherers." Proc. R. Soc. B 284.1858 (2017): 20170967.

[00:28:35] Kenneth Wright, Jr.; Study: Wright Jr, Kenneth P., et al. "Entrainment of the human circadian clock to the natural light-dark cycle." Current Biology 23.16 (2013): 1554-1558; Follow up study: Stothard, Ellen R., et al. "Circadian entrainment to the natural light-dark cycle across seasons and the weekend." Current Biology 27.4 (2017): 508-513.

[00:32:49] Weaker time cues: 88% of time indoors, light pollution.

[00:35:56] Twin studies on diurnal type: Vink, Jacqueline M., et al. "Genetic analysis of morningness and eveningness." Chronobiology international 18.5 (2001): 809-822.

[00:36:24] Familial advanced sleep phase syndrome; Study: Toh, Kong L., et al. "An hPer2 phosphorylation site mutation in familial advanced sleep phase syndrome." Science 291.5506 (2001): 1040-1043.

[00:37:48] Delayed sleep phase disorder; study: Patke, Alina, et al. "Mutation of the human circadian clock gene CRY1 in familial delayed sleep phase disorder." Cell 169.2 (2017): 203-215.

[00:38:17] Gene variants involved in the sleep timing; Studies: Hu, Youna, et al. "GWAS of 89,283 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with self-reporting of being a morning person." Nature communications 7 (2016): 10448; and Jones, Samuel E., et al. "Genome-wide association analyses in> 119,000 individuals identifies thirteen morningness and two sleep duration loci." Biorxiv (2016): 031369.

[00:41:33] Economic benefit of later school start times: Hafner, Marco, Martin Stepanek, and Wendy M. Troxel. "Later school start times in the US." An economic analysis (2017).

[00:46:03] Health effects of late chronotype.

[00:47:23] Study: Knutson, Kristen L., and Malcolm von Schantz. "Associations between chronotype, morbidity and mortality in the UK Biobank cohort." Chronobiology international (2018): 1-9.

[00:48:35] Chronotype and cognitive performance; Study: Kyle, Simon D., et al. "Sleep and cognitive performance: cross-sectional associations in the UK Biobank." Sleep medicine 38 (2017): 85-91; and van der Vinne, Vincent, et al. "Timing of examinations affects school performance differently in early and late chronotypes." Journal of biological rhythms 30.1 (2015): 53-60.

[00:50:10] Social jetlag; Study: Wittmann, Marc, et al. "Social jetlag: misalignment of biological and social time." Chronobiology international 23.1-2 (2006): 497-509.

[00:51:10] Social jet lag and poor health; Study: Roenneberg, Till, et al. "Social jetlag and obesity." Current Biology 22.10 (2012): 939-943.

[00:53:01] Calculating social jetlag; Article: Jankowski, Konrad S. "Social jet lag: Sleep-corrected formula." Chronobiology international 34.4 (2017): 531-535.

[00:55:23] The effect of seasonality on circadian rhythm.

[00:57:40] Seasonal changes in gene expression; Study: Dopico, Xaquin Castro, et al. "Widespread seasonal gene expression reveals annual differences in human immunity and physiology." Nature communications 6 (2015): 7000.

[00:58:54] Latitudinal differences in chronotype; Study: Putilov, Arcady A., et al. "Genetic-based signatures of the latitudinal differences in chronotype." Biological Rhythm Research (2018): 1-17.

[00:59:22] Effect of latitude on delayed sleep phase syndrome: Pereira, Danyella S., et al. "Association of the length polymorphism in the human Per3 gene with the delayed sleep-phase syndrome: does latitude have an influence upon it?." Sleep 28.1 (2005): 29-32.

[01:01:46] Book: The Power of When By Michael Breus, PhD.

[01:02:31] Molding the environment to support health outcomes.

[01:04:26] The most important ways to optimize the functions of the circadian system.

[01:05:06] James Hewitt podcast: How to Sustain High Cognitive Performance.

[01:07:12] Blog post: Writing a To-Do List Might Help You Fall Asleep Faster.

[01:08:55] Digital sunset: f.lux, Twilight (Android). Night Shift (iOS).

[01:11:21] Body Scan meditation: Mark Williams or Sharon Salzberg.

[01:14:12] Video: AHS18 - The Athlete's Gut: Pitfalls of Fuelling Modern Performance.

[01:14:25] Effects of irregular meal pattern; Study: Alhussain, Maha H., Ian A. Macdonald, and Moira A. Taylor. "Irregular meal-pattern effects on energy expenditure, metabolism, and appetite regulation: a randomized controlled trial in healthy normal-weight women, 2." The American journal of clinical nutrition 104.1 (2016): 21-32.

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Formula One Team Medicine: Dr. Luke Bennett https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/luke_bennett_jan19.mp3 Join us at the Physicians for Ancestral Health Winter Retreat

Dr. Luke Bennett, MD is the Medical and Sports Performance Director with Hintsa Performance, and the team doctor for the Mercedes - AMG Petronas Formula One (F1) racing team. His role with F1 involves providing general medical practice for 200 staff on the road and overseeing a team of coaches, trainers, and nutritionists who work with the drivers on the Formula One grid.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Luke discusses his background in critical and intensive care medicine in Australia and the events that launched him from lifelong fan of motorsport to Formula One team doctor. They discuss the training, business, and performance psychology needs of F1 drivers and some of the challenges associated with life on the road.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Luke Bennett:

[00:00:12] Peter Attia Podcast: The Drive.

[00:00:20] Hintsa Performance.

[00:02:30] Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.

[00:05:18] Taking a patient history.

[00:06:35] Transitioning to working with Formula One.

[00:07:47] Dr. Aki Hintsa.

[00:08:39] Formula One.

[00:09:33] Team doctor for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team.

[00:11:28] Haile Gebrselassie; Mika Häkkinen.

[00:12:44] Pete McKnight and Dave Ferguson; Book: The Science of Motorsport, by David P. Ferguson.

[00:13:55] Finding the right coach for the right driver.

[00:17:14] The Core: a close and deliberate examination of what makes a person tick.

[00:18:33] Psychology of sports performance in F1.

[00:21:20] The complex social tapestry of F1 racing.

[00:23:19] Hintsa Chairman Juha Äkräs and CEO, Jussi Raisanen.

[00:25:01] Knowing where to assign your time.

[00:29:23] Tim Ferriss; Financial Times, Sky News; The West Wing Weekly.

[00:30:24] Sam Harris, Waking Up Podcast.

[00:31:19] Shane Parrish; Farnam Street blog.

[00:32:11] Ornithology.

[00:34:35] Hintsa on Twitter and Facebook.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/luke_bennett_jan19.mp3 Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:01:37 GMT Christopher Kelly Join us at the Physicians for Ancestral Health Winter Retreat

Dr. Luke Bennett, MD is the Medical and Sports Performance Director with Hintsa Performance, and the team doctor for the Mercedes - AMG Petronas Formula One (F1) racing team. His role with F1 involves providing general medical practice for 200 staff on the road and overseeing a team of coaches, trainers, and nutritionists who work with the drivers on the Formula One grid.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Luke discusses his background in critical and intensive care medicine in Australia and the events that launched him from lifelong fan of motorsport to Formula One team doctor. They discuss the training, business, and performance psychology needs of F1 drivers and some of the challenges associated with life on the road.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Luke Bennett:

[00:00:12] Peter Attia Podcast: The Drive.

[00:00:20] Hintsa Performance.

[00:02:30] Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.

[00:05:18] Taking a patient history.

[00:06:35] Transitioning to working with Formula One.

[00:07:47] Dr. Aki Hintsa.

[00:08:39] Formula One.

[00:09:33] Team doctor for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team.

[00:11:28] Haile Gebrselassie; Mika Häkkinen.

[00:12:44] Pete McKnight and Dave Ferguson; Book: The Science of Motorsport, by David P. Ferguson.

[00:13:55] Finding the right coach for the right driver.

[00:17:14] The Core: a close and deliberate examination of what makes a person tick.

[00:18:33] Psychology of sports performance in F1.

[00:21:20] The complex social tapestry of F1 racing.

[00:23:19] Hintsa Chairman Juha Äkräs and CEO, Jussi Raisanen.

[00:25:01] Knowing where to assign your time.

[00:29:23] Tim Ferriss; Financial Times, Sky News; The West Wing Weekly.

[00:30:24] Sam Harris, Waking Up Podcast.

[00:31:19] Shane Parrish; Farnam Street blog.

[00:32:11] Ornithology.

[00:34:35] Hintsa on Twitter and Facebook.

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Building Compassionate Communities to Improve Public Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/julian_abel_jan19.mp3 Julian Abel, MD has been a consultant in palliative care since 2001, as well as the Vice President of Public Health Palliative Care International, and the Director of Compassionate Communities UK. Since 2016 Julian has been collaborating with Frome Medical Practice in the UK to roll out their innovative model of building social connection within the community to improve health outcomes and quality of life. The initial results have been remarkable, with dramatic decreases in local emergency admissions compared to surrounding areas.

On this podcast with Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, Julian describes the compassionate community model of care, including the financial and social benefits that come with weaving social support into an existing health care system. He explains how creating stronger connections within the community is a public health imperative and a socially conscious alternative to rising health care costs. He’s also developed a replicable system for bringing the concept to other communities and businesses.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Julian Abel:

[00:02:19] Compassionate communities: Things that matter most to people who are dying and the supportive networks that surround them.

[00:03:08] Palliative care.

[00:05:18] The impact of kindness and compassion on how we function.

[00:06:01] Death: how best to help people with terminal illness.

[00:08:40] Frome Medical Practice in Somerset; Health Connections Mendip.

[00:10:47] Impact of social connection: 14% reduction in emergency admissions in Frome, compared to 28.5% increase in admissions within Somerset; Study: Abel, Julian, et al. "Reducing emergency hospital admissions: a population health complex intervention of an enhanced model of primary care and compassionate communities." Br J Gen Pract 68.676 (2018): e803-e810.

[00:11:53] Social relationships and mortality; Study: Holt-Lunstad, Julianne, Timothy B. Smith, and J. Bradley Layton. "Social relationships and mortality risk: a meta-analytic review." PLoS medicine 7.7 (2010): e1000316.

[00:12:37] Bringing compassionate communities into health services.

[00:14:35] Benefits to health, medicine, and society.

[00:16:23] Compassionate Communities UK.

[00:18:32] Key functions of the model.

[00:23:16] Reciprocity and altruism.

[00:24:31] Systematic program implementation: How to bring these practices to new communities.

[00:26:16] Public Health Palliative Care International; Compassionate City Charter.

[00:29:00] Implementation within companies for staff retention and recruitment, employee morale, productivity.

[00:30:25] Physicians: Emotional distance vs. compassion.

[00:33:49] Placebo effect and therapeutic relationship.

[00:37:14] Fitting the model into even very brief medical consultations.

[00:37:31] Health Connections Mendip service directory.

[00:38:48] A “malnourishment of compassion”, across all age groups.

[00:41:34] Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine article: Compassion is the best medicine, by Julian Abel and Lindsay Clarke.

[00:41:37] Guardian article: The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community, by George Monbiot.

[00:42:13] Highlights email discussing compassionate communities paper and intervention.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/julian_abel_jan19.mp3 Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:01:00 GMT Christopher Kelly Julian Abel, MD has been a consultant in palliative care since 2001, as well as the Vice President of Public Health Palliative Care International, and the Director of Compassionate Communities UK. Since 2016 Julian has been collaborating with Frome Medical Practice in the UK to roll out their innovative model of building social connection within the community to improve health outcomes and quality of life. The initial results have been remarkable, with dramatic decreases in local emergency admissions compared to surrounding areas.

On this podcast with Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, Julian describes the compassionate community model of care, including the financial and social benefits that come with weaving social support into an existing health care system. He explains how creating stronger connections within the community is a public health imperative and a socially conscious alternative to rising health care costs. He’s also developed a replicable system for bringing the concept to other communities and businesses.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Julian Abel:

[00:02:19] Compassionate communities: Things that matter most to people who are dying and the supportive networks that surround them.

[00:03:08] Palliative care.

[00:05:18] The impact of kindness and compassion on how we function.

[00:06:01] Death: how best to help people with terminal illness.

[00:08:40] Frome Medical Practice in Somerset; Health Connections Mendip.

[00:10:47] Impact of social connection: 14% reduction in emergency admissions in Frome, compared to 28.5% increase in admissions within Somerset; Study: Abel, Julian, et al. "Reducing emergency hospital admissions: a population health complex intervention of an enhanced model of primary care and compassionate communities." Br J Gen Pract 68.676 (2018): e803-e810.

[00:11:53] Social relationships and mortality; Study: Holt-Lunstad, Julianne, Timothy B. Smith, and J. Bradley Layton. "Social relationships and mortality risk: a meta-analytic review." PLoS medicine 7.7 (2010): e1000316.

[00:12:37] Bringing compassionate communities into health services.

[00:14:35] Benefits to health, medicine, and society.

[00:16:23] Compassionate Communities UK.

[00:18:32] Key functions of the model.

[00:23:16] Reciprocity and altruism.

[00:24:31] Systematic program implementation: How to bring these practices to new communities.

[00:26:16] Public Health Palliative Care International; Compassionate City Charter.

[00:29:00] Implementation within companies for staff retention and recruitment, employee morale, productivity.

[00:30:25] Physicians: Emotional distance vs. compassion.

[00:33:49] Placebo effect and therapeutic relationship.

[00:37:14] Fitting the model into even very brief medical consultations.

[00:37:31] Health Connections Mendip service directory.

[00:38:48] A “malnourishment of compassion”, across all age groups.

[00:41:34] Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine article: Compassion is the best medicine, by Julian Abel and Lindsay Clarke.

[00:41:37] Guardian article: The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community, by George Monbiot.

[00:42:13] Highlights email discussing compassionate communities paper and intervention.

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How to Support Childhood Cognitive Development https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/josh_turknett_jan19.mp3 We’ve got neurologist Josh Turknett, MD back on the podcast today to talk about “unschooling”, a homeschooling method in which the direction of education is strongly influenced by the student’s interests and choices. It is becoming a popular alternative to traditional schooling, which forces kids to stay indoors, sit still, and be quiet for hours every day, while limiting access to activities they are developmentally wired to appreciate, such as art, drama, and music.

On this podcast Josh and I talk about how best to support a child’s natural cognitive development, specifically using the principles of unschooling. Josh describes this emerging paradigm and explains the benefit it holds for all children - not only those struggling within the traditional school system. We also discuss the best resources we’ve found for educating our own kids and encouraging their cognitive development.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Josh Turknett:

[00:00:13] Previous podcast episode: The Migraine Miracle, with Josh Turknett, MD.

[00:01:10] Physicians for Ancestral Health (PAH); PAH Podcast.

[00:02:33] PAH website: ancestraldoctors.org.

[00:05:38] Intelligence Unshackled Podcast.

[00:08:30] Book: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: And Other Clinical Tales, by Oliver Sacks.

[00:09:02] Geoffrey Hinton: This Canadian Genius Created Modern AI.

[00:09:44] Study: Richards, Blake A., and Paul W. Frankland. "The persistence and transience of memory." Neuron 94.6 (2017): 1071-1084.

[00:10:37] Book: The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the "Jennifer Aniston Neuron", by Rodrigo Quian Quiroga.

[00:12:07] Paleo Baby Podcast.

[00:12:52] Letter To High Meadows Elementary School.

[00:16:58] Arts and music as undervalued disciplines in traditional school systems.

[00:20:15] Harder is not necessarily better.

[00:21:36] Forest school.

[00:23:12] Using the outdoors for primary education.

[00:25:32] Traditional schooling: suppressing activities that come most naturally.

[00:26:03] ADD/ADHD; sleep deprivation and nutrition.

[00:29:57] Unschooling.

[00:33:42] Learning formula: intrinsic motivation, feedback mechanism, learning constructed knowledge.

[00:36:15] Day to day unschooling schedule.

[00:37:10] The myth of poor socialization when homeschooling.

[00:39:37] Balancing interests with general education.

[00:42:37] Duolingo.

[00:42:55] Educational materials.

[00:43:07] Khan Academy; 3Blue1Brown; Smartick.

[00:45:17] Assessing knowledge and progress.

[00:50:37] Book: Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why Being a Great Parent is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think, by Bryan Caplan.

[00:53:59] Book: Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, by Peter C. Brown.

[00:54:12] Movie: Class Dismissed.

[00:54:26] Brainjo on Patreon.

[00:55:24] Censorship on Wikipedia.

[00:55:59] Sam Harris.

[00:57:25] Brainjo.

[01:01:40] mymigrainemiracle.com; elitecognition.com; Brainjo Education Facebook group.

[01:03:00] Physicians for Ancestral Health; PAH winter retreat.

[01:04:01] Book: Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives, by Tim Harford.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/josh_turknett_jan19.mp3 Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:01:00 GMT Christopher Kelly We’ve got neurologist Josh Turknett, MD back on the podcast today to talk about “unschooling”, a homeschooling method in which the direction of education is strongly influenced by the student’s interests and choices. It is becoming a popular alternative to traditional schooling, which forces kids to stay indoors, sit still, and be quiet for hours every day, while limiting access to activities they are developmentally wired to appreciate, such as art, drama, and music.

On this podcast Josh and I talk about how best to support a child’s natural cognitive development, specifically using the principles of unschooling. Josh describes this emerging paradigm and explains the benefit it holds for all children - not only those struggling within the traditional school system. We also discuss the best resources we’ve found for educating our own kids and encouraging their cognitive development.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Josh Turknett:

[00:00:13] Previous podcast episode: The Migraine Miracle, with Josh Turknett, MD.

[00:01:10] Physicians for Ancestral Health (PAH); PAH Podcast.

[00:02:33] PAH website: ancestraldoctors.org.

[00:05:38] Intelligence Unshackled Podcast.

[00:08:30] Book: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: And Other Clinical Tales, by Oliver Sacks.

[00:09:02] Geoffrey Hinton: This Canadian Genius Created Modern AI.

[00:09:44] Study: Richards, Blake A., and Paul W. Frankland. "The persistence and transience of memory." Neuron 94.6 (2017): 1071-1084.

[00:10:37] Book: The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the "Jennifer Aniston Neuron", by Rodrigo Quian Quiroga.

[00:12:07] Paleo Baby Podcast.

[00:12:52] Letter To High Meadows Elementary School.

[00:16:58] Arts and music as undervalued disciplines in traditional school systems.

[00:20:15] Harder is not necessarily better.

[00:21:36] Forest school.

[00:23:12] Using the outdoors for primary education.

[00:25:32] Traditional schooling: suppressing activities that come most naturally.

[00:26:03] ADD/ADHD; sleep deprivation and nutrition.

[00:29:57] Unschooling.

[00:33:42] Learning formula: intrinsic motivation, feedback mechanism, learning constructed knowledge.

[00:36:15] Day to day unschooling schedule.

[00:37:10] The myth of poor socialization when homeschooling.

[00:39:37] Balancing interests with general education.

[00:42:37] Duolingo.

[00:42:55] Educational materials.

[00:43:07] Khan Academy; 3Blue1Brown; Smartick.

[00:45:17] Assessing knowledge and progress.

[00:50:37] Book: Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why Being a Great Parent is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think, by Bryan Caplan.

[00:53:59] Book: Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, by Peter C. Brown.

[00:54:12] Movie: Class Dismissed.

[00:54:26] Brainjo on Patreon.

[00:55:24] Censorship on Wikipedia.

[00:55:59] Sam Harris.

[00:57:25] Brainjo.

[01:01:40] mymigrainemiracle.com; elitecognition.com; Brainjo Education Facebook group.

[01:03:00] Physicians for Ancestral Health; PAH winter retreat.

[01:04:01] Book: Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives, by Tim Harford.

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Startups, Investing, and Technology in Health with Kevin Rose https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/kevin_rose_dec18.mp3 Internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and software coder Kevin Rose had his first taste of success in business when he co-founded Digg, a social news website, in 2004. A few years later he was named one of the top 35 innovators under age 35 by the MIT Technology Review. He’s gone on to create other websites and companies, with a current focus on building health-related mobile apps and investing in promising startups.

In this podcast, Dr. Tommy Wood and I interview Kevin about his professional life as an innovator and entrepreneur. We delve into his remarkable ability to predict societal trends and discuss the direction he sees technology heading next. Kevin also shares some of the practices and supplements he uses to enhance his own cognitive performance and quality of life.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Kevin Rose:

[00:01:03] Kevin's background.

[00:04:05] Combining marketing and programming; TechTV; The Screen Savers.

[00:04:25] Digg.

[00:06:11] Fake news: Turning Obama audio clips into realistic lip-synched video.

[00:06:42] Techmeme for tech news.

[00:10:46] Investing in Facebook and Twitter.

[00:12:23] Anonymous decentralized internet.

[00:13:19] Tor; InterPlanetary File System (IPFS); Blockstack.

[00:14:13] Social media making people miserable.

[00:16:06] Oak meditation app.

[00:16:30] Headspace, Calm.

[00:19:23] The Light Phone; Palm.

[00:20:12] Google Pixel 3.

[00:23:31] Zero fasting tracker app.

[00:24:11] Satchin Panda; Podcast: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health, with Satchin Panda, PhD.

[00:24:16] Valter Longo.

[00:24:46] The Kevin Rose Show podcast.

[00:25:59] Paul Graham: Sitcom startup ideas.

[00:27:29] Wearable technology; Oura ring.

[00:28:29] Continuous glucose monitoring; Study: Beck, Roy W., et al. "Effect of continuous glucose monitoring on glycemic control in adults with type 1 diabetes using insulin injections: the DIAMOND randomized clinical trial." Jama 317.4 (2017): 371-378.

[00:28:53] Dexcom G6.

[00:29:43] Peter Attia; Peter Attia Drive; Podcast: The Critical Factors of Healthspan and Lifespan, with Peter Attia.

[00:30:03] Tim Ferriss.

[00:32:08] Cold and heat; Wim Hof method.

[00:35:34] Peloton: A spin class in your home.

[00:36:30] 23andMe; MTHFR.

[00:37:36] Rapamycin; Ben Greenfield.

[00:38:06] Cognitive benefits: Lion’s mane mushroom; Bacopa.

[00:38:56] Studies: Hericium (lion's mane) and BDNF: Rupcic, Zeljka, et al. "Two New Cyathane Diterpenoids from Mycelial Cultures of the Medicinal Mushroom Hericium erinaceus and the Rare Species, Hericium flagellum." International journal of molecular sciences 19.3 (2018): 740; and Bacopa: Neale, Chris, et al. "Cognitive effects of two nutraceuticals Ginseng and Bacopa benchmarked against modafinil: a review and comparison of effect sizes." British journal of clinical pharmacology 75.3 (2013): 728-737.

[00:39:04] ReCODE protocol; Book: The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline, by Dale Bredesen.

[00:39:48] Blockchain; Electronic health records.

[00:41:13] WellnessFX.

[00:42:06] Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, by James Clear.

[00:42:19] Reasons people come to meditation apps.

[00:43:14] Book: The Illuminated Mind by June D’Estelle.

[00:44:06] Sam Harris.

[00:46:43] User churn.

[00:52:34] Where to find Kevin: kevinrose.com; Instagram.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/kevin_rose_dec18.mp3 Thu, 27 Dec 2018 18:12:04 GMT Christopher Kelly Internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and software coder Kevin Rose had his first taste of success in business when he co-founded Digg, a social news website, in 2004. A few years later he was named one of the top 35 innovators under age 35 by the MIT Technology Review. He’s gone on to create other websites and companies, with a current focus on building health-related mobile apps and investing in promising startups.

In this podcast, Dr. Tommy Wood and I interview Kevin about his professional life as an innovator and entrepreneur. We delve into his remarkable ability to predict societal trends and discuss the direction he sees technology heading next. Kevin also shares some of the practices and supplements he uses to enhance his own cognitive performance and quality of life.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Kevin Rose:

[00:01:03] Kevin's background.

[00:04:05] Combining marketing and programming; TechTV; The Screen Savers.

[00:04:25] Digg.

[00:06:11] Fake news: Turning Obama audio clips into realistic lip-synched video.

[00:06:42] Techmeme for tech news.

[00:10:46] Investing in Facebook and Twitter.

[00:12:23] Anonymous decentralized internet.

[00:13:19] Tor; InterPlanetary File System (IPFS); Blockstack.

[00:14:13] Social media making people miserable.

[00:16:06] Oak meditation app.

[00:16:30] Headspace, Calm.

[00:19:23] The Light Phone; Palm.

[00:20:12] Google Pixel 3.

[00:23:31] Zero fasting tracker app.

[00:24:11] Satchin Panda; Podcast: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health, with Satchin Panda, PhD.

[00:24:16] Valter Longo.

[00:24:46] The Kevin Rose Show podcast.

[00:25:59] Paul Graham: Sitcom startup ideas.

[00:27:29] Wearable technology; Oura ring.

[00:28:29] Continuous glucose monitoring; Study: Beck, Roy W., et al. "Effect of continuous glucose monitoring on glycemic control in adults with type 1 diabetes using insulin injections: the DIAMOND randomized clinical trial." Jama 317.4 (2017): 371-378.

[00:28:53] Dexcom G6.

[00:29:43] Peter Attia; Peter Attia Drive; Podcast: The Critical Factors of Healthspan and Lifespan, with Peter Attia.

[00:30:03] Tim Ferriss.

[00:32:08] Cold and heat; Wim Hof method.

[00:35:34] Peloton: A spin class in your home.

[00:36:30] 23andMe; MTHFR.

[00:37:36] Rapamycin; Ben Greenfield.

[00:38:06] Cognitive benefits: Lion’s mane mushroom; Bacopa.

[00:38:56] Studies: Hericium (lion's mane) and BDNF: Rupcic, Zeljka, et al. "Two New Cyathane Diterpenoids from Mycelial Cultures of the Medicinal Mushroom Hericium erinaceus and the Rare Species, Hericium flagellum." International journal of molecular sciences 19.3 (2018): 740; and Bacopa: Neale, Chris, et al. "Cognitive effects of two nutraceuticals Ginseng and Bacopa benchmarked against modafinil: a review and comparison of effect sizes." British journal of clinical pharmacology 75.3 (2013): 728-737.

[00:39:04] ReCODE protocol; Book: The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline, by Dale Bredesen.

[00:39:48] Blockchain; Electronic health records.

[00:41:13] WellnessFX.

[00:42:06] Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, by James Clear.

[00:42:19] Reasons people come to meditation apps.

[00:43:14] Book: The Illuminated Mind by June D’Estelle.

[00:44:06] Sam Harris.

[00:46:43] User churn.

[00:52:34] Where to find Kevin: kevinrose.com; Instagram.

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How to Use Breathing, Heat, and Cold for Health and Athletic Performance https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/pj_nestler_dec18.mp3 Coach PJ Nestler is a human performance specialist with a life mission to help athletes and coaches realize their full potential. With over 10 years of experience preparing top athletes for competition, PJ has trained dozens of athletes from the UFC, NFL, NHL, and MLB. He has also worked extensively with over 100 fighters, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champions and Top 10 ranked UFC fighters.

On this podcast, NBT Coach Clay Higgins talks with Coach PJ about his role as the Director of Performance with XPT Life, which includes researching, educating, and training based on XPTs Breathe-Move-Recover foundational pillars. PJ discusses the value of breathing protocols to sustain health and improve athletic performance. They also look at exposure to extreme heat and cold for hormetic benefits and offer some things to consider before adding these strategies to your training regimen.

Here’s the outline of this interview with PJ Nestler:

[00:01:00] XPT Experience; Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece.

[00:02:39] Pool training exercises.

[00:07:08] Exploration breathing sessions.

[00:09:22] The rise of breath work as the key to performance.

[00:13:30] Dysfunction in breathing: causes and effects.

[00:16:05] Controlling breath to create the intra-abdominal pressure needed to lift.

[00:17:46] Relief of anxiety.

[00:19:27] The physiology behind different breathing protocols: Understanding the why.

[00:22:41] Identifying the best breathing protocol for an individual.

[00:26:00] Mouth taping.

[00:27:06] Somnifix strips.

[00:29:39] Sleep hygiene; circadian rhythm.

[00:30:41] Functional Range Conditioning (FRC).

[00:30:59] Controlled Articular Rotations (CARS).

[00:31:50] Nighttime routine.

[00:34:19] ChiliPad.

[00:35:48] Cold therapy.

[00:36:41] Using breath to lower heart rate and blood pressure, decrease sympathetic nervous system activity; Studies: Zou, Yan, et al. "Meta-Analysis of Effects of Voluntary Slow Breathing Exercises for Control of Heart Rate and Blood Pressure in Patients With Cardiovascular Diseases." The American journal of cardiology 120.1 (2017): 148-153; and Hering, Dagmara, et al. "Effects of acute and long-term slow breathing exercise on muscle sympathetic nerve activity in untreated male patients with hypertension." Journal of hypertension 31.4 (2013): 739-746.

[00:38:28] Physiological benefits of exposure to extreme heat; Studies: For depression in cancer patients: Koltyn, K. F., et al. "Changes in mood state following whole-body hyperthermia." International journal of hyperthermia 8.3 (1992): 305-307; In cardiovascular disease: Laukkanen, Jari A., Tanjaniina Laukkanen, and Setor K. Kunutsor. "Cardiovascular and other health benefits of sauna bathing: a review of the evidence." Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Vol. 93. No. 8. Elsevier, 2018; In diabetes: Krause, Mauricio, et al. "Heat shock proteins and heat therapy for type 2 diabetes: pros and cons." Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care 18.4 (2015): 374-380; In rheumatic disease, asthma, and chronic bronchitis: Hannuksela, Minna L., and Samer Ellahham. "Benefits and risks of sauna bathing." The American journal of medicine 110.2 (2001): 118-126.

[00:39:20] Hormesis.

[00:40:47] Sauna and cold exposure: What temperature and for how long?

[00:42:10] Research suggests benefit at 175 to 220 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-30 minutes, 2+ times/week.

[00:46:28] Cold exposure for athletic recovery; Study: Versey, Nathan G., Shona L. Halson, and Brian T. Dawson. "Water immersion recovery for athletes: effect on exercise performance and practical recommendations." Sports medicine 43.11 (2013): 1101-1130.

[00:48:19] Find PJ on Instagram, on YouTube, Facebook, xptlife.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/pj_nestler_dec18.mp3 Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:12:05 GMT Christopher Kelly Coach PJ Nestler is a human performance specialist with a life mission to help athletes and coaches realize their full potential. With over 10 years of experience preparing top athletes for competition, PJ has trained dozens of athletes from the UFC, NFL, NHL, and MLB. He has also worked extensively with over 100 fighters, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champions and Top 10 ranked UFC fighters.

On this podcast, NBT Coach Clay Higgins talks with Coach PJ about his role as the Director of Performance with XPT Life, which includes researching, educating, and training based on XPTs Breathe-Move-Recover foundational pillars. PJ discusses the value of breathing protocols to sustain health and improve athletic performance. They also look at exposure to extreme heat and cold for hormetic benefits and offer some things to consider before adding these strategies to your training regimen.

Here’s the outline of this interview with PJ Nestler:

[00:01:00] XPT Experience; Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece.

[00:02:39] Pool training exercises.

[00:07:08] Exploration breathing sessions.

[00:09:22] The rise of breath work as the key to performance.

[00:13:30] Dysfunction in breathing: causes and effects.

[00:16:05] Controlling breath to create the intra-abdominal pressure needed to lift.

[00:17:46] Relief of anxiety.

[00:19:27] The physiology behind different breathing protocols: Understanding the why.

[00:22:41] Identifying the best breathing protocol for an individual.

[00:26:00] Mouth taping.

[00:27:06] Somnifix strips.

[00:29:39] Sleep hygiene; circadian rhythm.

[00:30:41] Functional Range Conditioning (FRC).

[00:30:59] Controlled Articular Rotations (CARS).

[00:31:50] Nighttime routine.

[00:34:19] ChiliPad.

[00:35:48] Cold therapy.

[00:36:41] Using breath to lower heart rate and blood pressure, decrease sympathetic nervous system activity; Studies: Zou, Yan, et al. "Meta-Analysis of Effects of Voluntary Slow Breathing Exercises for Control of Heart Rate and Blood Pressure in Patients With Cardiovascular Diseases." The American journal of cardiology 120.1 (2017): 148-153; and Hering, Dagmara, et al. "Effects of acute and long-term slow breathing exercise on muscle sympathetic nerve activity in untreated male patients with hypertension." Journal of hypertension 31.4 (2013): 739-746.

[00:38:28] Physiological benefits of exposure to extreme heat; Studies: For depression in cancer patients: Koltyn, K. F., et al. "Changes in mood state following whole-body hyperthermia." International journal of hyperthermia 8.3 (1992): 305-307; In cardiovascular disease: Laukkanen, Jari A., Tanjaniina Laukkanen, and Setor K. Kunutsor. "Cardiovascular and other health benefits of sauna bathing: a review of the evidence." Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Vol. 93. No. 8. Elsevier, 2018; In diabetes: Krause, Mauricio, et al. "Heat shock proteins and heat therapy for type 2 diabetes: pros and cons." Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care 18.4 (2015): 374-380; In rheumatic disease, asthma, and chronic bronchitis: Hannuksela, Minna L., and Samer Ellahham. "Benefits and risks of sauna bathing." The American journal of medicine 110.2 (2001): 118-126.

[00:39:20] Hormesis.

[00:40:47] Sauna and cold exposure: What temperature and for how long?

[00:42:10] Research suggests benefit at 175 to 220 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-30 minutes, 2+ times/week.

[00:46:28] Cold exposure for athletic recovery; Study: Versey, Nathan G., Shona L. Halson, and Brian T. Dawson. "Water immersion recovery for athletes: effect on exercise performance and practical recommendations." Sports medicine 43.11 (2013): 1101-1130.

[00:48:19] Find PJ on Instagram, on YouTube, Facebook, xptlife.com.

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Calorie Restriction for Healthy Aging and Longevity https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jon_ramsey_dec18.mp3 Researcher Jon Ramsey, PhD is Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences within the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. His study of animals focuses on nutrition as it relates to obesity and aging. The goal of his research is to understand the biological mechanisms that contribute to the aging process and to develop dietary interventions that promote healthy aging and weight loss.

In this podcast, NBT Scientific Director Megan Roberts interviews Dr. Ramsey about his research in the area of calorie restriction and its beneficial effects on longevity and healthspan. They examine the scientific literature on energy and macronutrient restriction, including some of the possible biological mechanisms driving the anti-aging effects of these interventions. They also discuss what this all means in practical terms for those seeking optimal health as they age.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jon Ramsey:

[00:01:35] Calorie restriction for increasing lifespan.

[00:02:01] Theories of aging.

[00:04:40] Osborne and Mendel; Study: Osborne, Thomas B., Lafayette B. Mendel, and Edna L. Ferry. "The effect of retardation of growth upon the breeding period and duration of life of rats." Science 45.1160 (1917): 294-295.

[00:04:58] Clive McCay; Studies: McCay, Clive Maine, and Mary F. Crowell. "Prolonging the life span." The Scientific Monthly 39.5 (1934): 405-414 and McCay, Carl M., Mary F. Crowell, and Lewis A. Maynard. "The effect of retarded growth upon the length of life span and upon the ultimate body size: one figure." The journal of Nutrition 10.1 (1935): 63-79.

[00:06:25] Calorie restriction literature in animals.

[00:07:39] Types of rodents studied.

[00:08:09] Comparing effect of caloric restriction (CR) on different strains of mice; Study: Liao, Chen‐Yu, et al. "Genetic variation in the murine lifespan response to dietary restriction: from life extension to life shortening." Aging cell 9.1 (2010): 92-95.

[00:09:08] Time restricted feeding in animal models.

[00:11:51] Calorie restriction vs. malnutrition.

[00:12:00] Different levels of calorie restriction. Study: Weindruch, Richard, et al. "The retardation of aging in mice by dietary restriction: longevity, cancer, immunity and lifetime energy intake." The Journal of nutrition 116.4 (1986): 641-654.

[00:13:36] Effects of 10% dietary restriction: Richardson, Arlan, et al. "Significant life extension by ten percent dietary restriction." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1363.1 (2016): 11-17.

[00:15:09] CALERIE study and resulting Publications.

[00:17:56] Analyses of CALERIE data. Studies: Belsky, Daniel W., et al. "Change in the rate of biological aging in response to caloric restriction: CALERIE Biobank Analysis." The Journals of Gerontology: Series A 73.1 (2017): 4-10. and Redman, Leanne M., et al. "Metabolic slowing and reduced oxidative damage with sustained caloric restriction support the rate of living and oxidative damage theories of aging." Cell metabolism 27.4 (2018): 805-815.

[00:19:21] Dietary restriction and oxidative stress; Study: Walsh, Michael E., Yun Shi, and Holly Van Remmen. "The effects of dietary restriction on oxidative stress in rodents." Free Radical Biology and Medicine 66 (2014): 88-99.

[00:20:29] Podcast: How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan, with Megan Roberts.

[00:20:40] Effects of CR on reactive oxidative species production; Study: Ramsey, Jon J., Mary-Ellen Harper, and Richard Weindruch. "Restriction of energy intake, energy expenditure, and aging." Free Radical Biology and Medicine 29.10 (2000): 946-968.

[00:20:59] Effects of fasting on the liver; Study: Salin, Karine, et al. "Decreased mitochondrial metabolic requirements in fasting animals carry an oxidative cost." Functional Ecology (2018).

[00:21:56] Control of food intake: Do animal models accurately reflect human behavior?

[00:25:06] Enriched environment; Study: McMurphy, Travis, et al. "Implementation of environmental enrichment after middle age promotes healthy aging." Aging (Albany NY) 10.7 (2018): 1698.

[00:26:16] Monkey studies; Study: Ramsey, J. J., et al. "Dietary restriction and aging in rhesus monkeys: the University of Wisconsin study." Experimental gerontology 35.9-10 (2000): 1131-1149.

[00:26:35] University of Wisconsin study: Colman, Ricki J., et al. "Caloric restriction delays disease onset and mortality in rhesus monkeys." Science 325.5937 (2009): 201-204.

[00:26:35] National Institute on Aging study: Mattison, Julie A., et al. "Impact of caloric restriction on health and survival in rhesus monkeys from the NIA study." Nature 489.7415 (2012): 318.

[00:31:34] Biological mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of CR.

[00:33:09] Central metabolism sensors.

[00:35:28] Mitochondrial proton leak.

[00:37:41] Study: Bevilacqua, Lisa, et al. "Effects of short-and medium-term calorie restriction on muscle mitochondrial proton leak and reactive oxygen species production." American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 286.5 (2004): E852-E861.

[00:40:59] The influence of dietary fat source; Study: Villalba, José Manuel, et al. "The influence of dietary fat source on liver and skeletal muscle mitochondrial modifications and lifespan changes in calorie-restricted mice." Biogerontology 16.5 (2015): 655-670.

[00:42:16] Effects of protein restriction on longevity; Studies: 1. Davis, Teresa A., Connie W. Bales, and Roy E. Beauchene. "Differential effects of dietary caloric and protein restriction in the aging rat." Experimental gerontology 18.6 (1983): 427-435; 2. Pugh, Thomas D., Roger G. Klopp, and Richard Weindruch. "Controlling caloric consumption: protocols for rodents and rhesus monkeys☆." Neurobiology of aging 20.2 (1999): 157-165.

[00:42:23] More recent studies on protein restriction: 1. Pamplona, Reinald, and Gustavo Barja. "Mitochondrial oxidative stress, aging and caloric restriction: the protein and methionine connection." Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics 1757.5-6 (2006): 496-508; 2. Caro, Pilar, et al. "Effect of 40% restriction of dietary amino acids (except methionine) on mitochondrial oxidative stress and biogenesis, AIF and SIRT1 in rat liver." Biogerontology 10.5 (2009): 579-592.

[00:43:42] Morris Ross study: Ross, Morris H. "Length of life and nutrition in the rat." The Journal of nutrition 75.2 (1961): 197-210.

[00:44:03] Effects of dietary lipid composition on lifespan; Study: López-Domínguez, José A., et al. "The influence of dietary fat source on life span in calorie restricted mice." Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences 70.10 (2014): 1181-1188.

[00:45:07] Anthony J. Hulbert.

[00:48:46] Omega-3 study: Aung, Theingi, et al. "Associations of omega-3 fatty acid supplement use with cardiovascular disease risks: meta-analysis of 10 trials involving 77 917 individuals." JAMA cardiology 3.3 (2018): 225-234.

[00:50:02] Ketogenic Diets.

[00:50:05] Study: Roberts, Megan N., et al. "A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice." Cell Metabolism 26.3 (2017): 539-546. Podcast: A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice, with Megan (Hall) Roberts.

[00:53:47] Intermittent fasting study: Mitchell, Sarah J., et al. "Daily fasting improves health and survival in male mice independent of diet composition and calories." Cell metabolism(2018).

[00:54:19] Valter Longo, PhD.

[00:54:49] Weight cycling; Study: Smith Jr, Daniel L., et al. "Weight cycling increases longevity compared with sustained obesity in mice." Obesity 26.11 (2018): 1733-1739.

[00:55:22] Exercise in the context of carb restriction and longevity.

[00:56:08] Study: Holloszy, John O., et al. "Effect of voluntary exercise on longevity of rats." Journal of applied physiology 59.3 (1985): 826-831.

[00:58:41] Take home points.

[01:01:08] With unlimited resources, what would you study?

[01:02:08] Jon Ramsey, PhD at UC Davis.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jon_ramsey_dec18.mp3 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:12:51 GMT Christopher Kelly Researcher Jon Ramsey, PhD is Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences within the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. His study of animals focuses on nutrition as it relates to obesity and aging. The goal of his research is to understand the biological mechanisms that contribute to the aging process and to develop dietary interventions that promote healthy aging and weight loss.

In this podcast, NBT Scientific Director Megan Roberts interviews Dr. Ramsey about his research in the area of calorie restriction and its beneficial effects on longevity and healthspan. They examine the scientific literature on energy and macronutrient restriction, including some of the possible biological mechanisms driving the anti-aging effects of these interventions. They also discuss what this all means in practical terms for those seeking optimal health as they age.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jon Ramsey:

[00:01:35] Calorie restriction for increasing lifespan.

[00:02:01] Theories of aging.

[00:04:40] Osborne and Mendel; Study: Osborne, Thomas B., Lafayette B. Mendel, and Edna L. Ferry. "The effect of retardation of growth upon the breeding period and duration of life of rats." Science 45.1160 (1917): 294-295.

[00:04:58] Clive McCay; Studies: McCay, Clive Maine, and Mary F. Crowell. "Prolonging the life span." The Scientific Monthly 39.5 (1934): 405-414 and McCay, Carl M., Mary F. Crowell, and Lewis A. Maynard. "The effect of retarded growth upon the length of life span and upon the ultimate body size: one figure." The journal of Nutrition 10.1 (1935): 63-79.

[00:06:25] Calorie restriction literature in animals.

[00:07:39] Types of rodents studied.

[00:08:09] Comparing effect of caloric restriction (CR) on different strains of mice; Study: Liao, Chen‐Yu, et al. "Genetic variation in the murine lifespan response to dietary restriction: from life extension to life shortening." Aging cell 9.1 (2010): 92-95.

[00:09:08] Time restricted feeding in animal models.

[00:11:51] Calorie restriction vs. malnutrition.

[00:12:00] Different levels of calorie restriction. Study: Weindruch, Richard, et al. "The retardation of aging in mice by dietary restriction: longevity, cancer, immunity and lifetime energy intake." The Journal of nutrition 116.4 (1986): 641-654.

[00:13:36] Effects of 10% dietary restriction: Richardson, Arlan, et al. "Significant life extension by ten percent dietary restriction." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1363.1 (2016): 11-17.

[00:15:09] CALERIE study and resulting Publications.

[00:17:56] Analyses of CALERIE data. Studies: Belsky, Daniel W., et al. "Change in the rate of biological aging in response to caloric restriction: CALERIE Biobank Analysis." The Journals of Gerontology: Series A 73.1 (2017): 4-10. and Redman, Leanne M., et al. "Metabolic slowing and reduced oxidative damage with sustained caloric restriction support the rate of living and oxidative damage theories of aging." Cell metabolism 27.4 (2018): 805-815.

[00:19:21] Dietary restriction and oxidative stress; Study: Walsh, Michael E., Yun Shi, and Holly Van Remmen. "The effects of dietary restriction on oxidative stress in rodents." Free Radical Biology and Medicine 66 (2014): 88-99.

[00:20:29] Podcast: How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan, with Megan Roberts.

[00:20:40] Effects of CR on reactive oxidative species production; Study: Ramsey, Jon J., Mary-Ellen Harper, and Richard Weindruch. "Restriction of energy intake, energy expenditure, and aging." Free Radical Biology and Medicine 29.10 (2000): 946-968.

[00:20:59] Effects of fasting on the liver; Study: Salin, Karine, et al. "Decreased mitochondrial metabolic requirements in fasting animals carry an oxidative cost." Functional Ecology (2018).

[00:21:56] Control of food intake: Do animal models accurately reflect human behavior?

[00:25:06] Enriched environment; Study: McMurphy, Travis, et al. "Implementation of environmental enrichment after middle age promotes healthy aging." Aging (Albany NY) 10.7 (2018): 1698.

[00:26:16] Monkey studies; Study: Ramsey, J. J., et al. "Dietary restriction and aging in rhesus monkeys: the University of Wisconsin study." Experimental gerontology 35.9-10 (2000): 1131-1149.

[00:26:35] University of Wisconsin study: Colman, Ricki J., et al. "Caloric restriction delays disease onset and mortality in rhesus monkeys." Science 325.5937 (2009): 201-204.

[00:26:35] National Institute on Aging study: Mattison, Julie A., et al. "Impact of caloric restriction on health and survival in rhesus monkeys from the NIA study." Nature 489.7415 (2012): 318.

[00:31:34] Biological mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of CR.

[00:33:09] Central metabolism sensors.

[00:35:28] Mitochondrial proton leak.

[00:37:41] Study: Bevilacqua, Lisa, et al. "Effects of short-and medium-term calorie restriction on muscle mitochondrial proton leak and reactive oxygen species production." American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 286.5 (2004): E852-E861.

[00:40:59] The influence of dietary fat source; Study: Villalba, José Manuel, et al. "The influence of dietary fat source on liver and skeletal muscle mitochondrial modifications and lifespan changes in calorie-restricted mice." Biogerontology 16.5 (2015): 655-670.

[00:42:16] Effects of protein restriction on longevity; Studies: 1. Davis, Teresa A., Connie W. Bales, and Roy E. Beauchene. "Differential effects of dietary caloric and protein restriction in the aging rat." Experimental gerontology 18.6 (1983): 427-435; 2. Pugh, Thomas D., Roger G. Klopp, and Richard Weindruch. "Controlling caloric consumption: protocols for rodents and rhesus monkeys☆." Neurobiology of aging 20.2 (1999): 157-165.

[00:42:23] More recent studies on protein restriction: 1. Pamplona, Reinald, and Gustavo Barja. "Mitochondrial oxidative stress, aging and caloric restriction: the protein and methionine connection." Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics 1757.5-6 (2006): 496-508; 2. Caro, Pilar, et al. "Effect of 40% restriction of dietary amino acids (except methionine) on mitochondrial oxidative stress and biogenesis, AIF and SIRT1 in rat liver." Biogerontology 10.5 (2009): 579-592.

[00:43:42] Morris Ross study: Ross, Morris H. "Length of life and nutrition in the rat." The Journal of nutrition 75.2 (1961): 197-210.

[00:44:03] Effects of dietary lipid composition on lifespan; Study: López-Domínguez, José A., et al. "The influence of dietary fat source on life span in calorie restricted mice." Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences 70.10 (2014): 1181-1188.

[00:45:07] Anthony J. Hulbert.

[00:48:46] Omega-3 study: Aung, Theingi, et al. "Associations of omega-3 fatty acid supplement use with cardiovascular disease risks: meta-analysis of 10 trials involving 77 917 individuals." JAMA cardiology 3.3 (2018): 225-234.

[00:50:02] Ketogenic Diets.

[00:50:05] Study: Roberts, Megan N., et al. "A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice." Cell Metabolism 26.3 (2017): 539-546. Podcast: A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice, with Megan (Hall) Roberts.

[00:53:47] Intermittent fasting study: Mitchell, Sarah J., et al. "Daily fasting improves health and survival in male mice independent of diet composition and calories." Cell metabolism(2018).

[00:54:19] Valter Longo, PhD.

[00:54:49] Weight cycling; Study: Smith Jr, Daniel L., et al. "Weight cycling increases longevity compared with sustained obesity in mice." Obesity 26.11 (2018): 1733-1739.

[00:55:22] Exercise in the context of carb restriction and longevity.

[00:56:08] Study: Holloszy, John O., et al. "Effect of voluntary exercise on longevity of rats." Journal of applied physiology 59.3 (1985): 826-831.

[00:58:41] Take home points.

[01:01:08] With unlimited resources, what would you study?

[01:02:08] Jon Ramsey, PhD at UC Davis.

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Why You Should Eat Breakfast (and Other Secrets of Circadian Biology) https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/bill_lagakos_dec18.mp3 Join the Brainjo Collective

Researcher and writer Bill Lagakos, PhD earned his doctorate in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology from Rutgers University, with a focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and circadian biology. He went on to post-doctoral research on inflammation and diabetes, which led to an interest and course of study on circadian rhythm with the Mayo clinic. Bill is the author of the book, “The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie,” and maintains an active blog where he explores health-related topics in the scientific literature.

On this podcast with Tommy Wood, MD, Bill discusses critical aspects of entraining circadian rhythm, including the importance of early time-restricted eating. They challenge the concept of chronotypes and discuss why your intermittent fasting program may not be giving you the results you want. Bill also shares his impressions on macronutrient requirements, and the effects of ketosis on body composition and athletic performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Bill Lagakos:

[00:00:22] Bill's Patreon page.

[00:00:41] Blog: Calories Proper.

[00:03:47] Circadian rhythm and metabolism.

[00:05:11] Metabolism is gimped at night; Study: Bo, S., et al. "Is the timing of caloric intake associated with variation in diet-induced thermogenesis and in the metabolic pattern? A randomized cross-over study." International Journal of Obesity 39.12 (2015): 1689.

[00:05:26] Meal timing and the circadian regulation of nutrient partitioning; Study: Jakubowicz, Daniela, et al. "Influences of breakfast on clock gene expression and postprandial glycemia in healthy individuals and individuals with diabetes: a randomized clinical trial." Diabetes care (2017): dc162753.

[00:05:54] Studies: Jacobs, H., Thompson, M., Halberg, E., Halberg, F., Fraeber, C., Levine, H. & Haus, E. (1975) Relative body weight loss on limited free-choice meal consumed as breakfast rather than as dinner. Chronobiologia 2 (suppl 1): 33; and Hirsh, E., Halberg, F., Goetz, F.C., Cressey, D., Wendt, H., Sothern, R., Haus, E., Stoney, P., Minors, D., Rosen, G., Hill, B., Hilleren, M. & Garett, K. (1975) Body weight change during 1 week on a single daily 2000-calorie meal consumed as breakfast (B) or dinner (D). Cronobiologia 2 (suppl 1): 31–32.

[00:06:40] Study: Lombardo, Mauro, et al. "Morning meal more efficient for fat loss in a 3-month lifestyle intervention." Journal of the American College of Nutrition 33.3 (2014): 198-205.

[00:08:57] Study: Gasmi, Maha, et al. "Time-restricted feeding influences immune responses without compromising muscle performance in older men." Nutrition 51 (2018): 29-37.

[00:10:20] Study: Gabel, Kelsey, et al. "Effects of 8-hour time restricted feeding on body weight and metabolic disease risk factors in obese adults: A pilot study." Nutrition and Healthy Aging Preprint: 1-9.

[00:12:19] Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.

[00:12:30] Early Time-Restricted Feeding; Study: Sutton, Elizabeth F., et al. "Early time-restricted feeding improves insulin sensitivity, blood pressure, and oxidative stress even without weight loss in men with prediabetes." Cell metabolism 27.6 (2018): 1212-1221.

[00:13:56] Podcast: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health, with Satchin Panda, PhD.

[00:14:16] Continuous energy restriction vs. Intermittent Fasting; Study: Sundfør, T. M., M. Svendsen, and S. Tonstad. "Effect of intermittent versus continuous energy restriction on weight loss, maintenance and cardiometabolic risk: A randomized 1-year trial." Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases (2018).

[00:15:00] Circadian rhythm disruption and disease risk.

[00:16:10] Electronics at night as circadian rhythm disruption.

[00:16:44] Artificial light at night and cancer; Studies: Yuan, Xia, et al. "Night shift work increases the risks of multiple primary cancers in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 61 articles." Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 27.1 (2018): 25-40; and Kubo, Tatsuhiko, et al. "Prospective cohort study of the risk of prostate cancer among rotating-shift workers: findings from the Japan collaborative cohort study." American journal of epidemiology 164.6 (2006): 549-555.

[00:20:27] Chronotypes as a species-level distinction.

[00:23:33] Philips goLITE BLU Energy Light.

[00:24:17] Best advice for shift workers.

[00:25:20] Genetic polymorphisms; MTNR gene.

[00:26:38] Sleep deprivation leads to increased calorie consumption. Study: Broussard, Josiane L., et al. "Elevated ghrelin predicts food intake during experimental sleep restriction." Obesity 24.1 (2016): 132-138.

[00:27:41] Sleep contributes to the maintenance of lean body mass. Study: Nedeltcheva, Arlet V., et al. "Insufficient sleep undermines dietary efforts to reduce adiposity." Annals of internal medicine 153.7 (2010): 435-441.

[00:29:12] Macronutrient composition of diet.

[00:29:23] Book: The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie, by William Lagakos, PhD.

[00:30:12] Reduced industrial foods resulting in weight loss; Study: Ebbeling, Cara B., et al. "Effects of a low–glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial." Jama 297.19 (2007): 2092-2102.

[00:30:31] Calories less important when eating processed foods; Monkey study: Kavanagh, Kylie, et al. "Trans fat diet induces abdominal obesity and changes in insulin sensitivity in monkeys." Obesity 15.7 (2007): 1675-1684.

[00:32:16] Protein intake recommendations.

[00:34:44] The glucose-sparing effect of ketones.

[00:35:47] Protein needed to maintain lean-muscle mass during keto. Study: Meckling, Kelly A., Caitriona O’sullivan, and Dayna Saari. "Comparison of a low-fat diet to a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss, body composition, and risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in free-living, overweight men and women." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 89.6 (2004): 2717-2723.

[00:36:43] Ketogenic diets and mental health.

[00:37:24] Neuroprotective properties of keto; Study: Maalouf, Marwan, Jong M. Rho, and Mark P. Mattson. "The neuroprotective properties of calorie restriction, the ketogenic diet, and ketone bodies." Brain research reviews 59.2 (2009): 293-315.

[00:37:40] Poor adherence to keto in more severe dementia. Study: Taylor, Matthew K., et al. "Feasibility and efficacy data from a ketogenic diet intervention in Alzheimer's disease." Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions 4 (2018): 28-36.

[00:38:02] MCT oil used to moderate cognitive decline; Study: Henderson, Samuel T., et al. "Study of the ketogenic agent AC-1202 in mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial." Nutrition & metabolism 6.1 (2009): 31.

[00:38:39] Keto for Bipolar Disorder; Study: Phelps, James R., Susan V. Siemers, and Rif S. El-Mallakh. "The ketogenic diet for type II bipolar disorder." Neurocase 19.5 (2013): 423-426.

[00:39:14] Consultation with clients.

[00:41:02] Blog post on changing sleep duration: Circadian rhythms, sleep deprivation, and human performance.

[00:42:21] Athletics and adaptation to ketosis.

[00:43:25] Wingate test.

[00:43:46] Olympic weightlifters; Study: Greene, David A., et al. "A Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet Reduces Body Mass Without Compromising Performance in Powerlifting and Olympic Weightlifting Athletes." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 32.12 (2018): 3373-3382.

[00:45:52] Blog; Twitter; Patreon.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/bill_lagakos_dec18.mp3 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 10:12:09 GMT Christopher Kelly Join the Brainjo Collective

Researcher and writer Bill Lagakos, PhD earned his doctorate in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology from Rutgers University, with a focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and circadian biology. He went on to post-doctoral research on inflammation and diabetes, which led to an interest and course of study on circadian rhythm with the Mayo clinic. Bill is the author of the book, “The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie,” and maintains an active blog where he explores health-related topics in the scientific literature.

On this podcast with Tommy Wood, MD, Bill discusses critical aspects of entraining circadian rhythm, including the importance of early time-restricted eating. They challenge the concept of chronotypes and discuss why your intermittent fasting program may not be giving you the results you want. Bill also shares his impressions on macronutrient requirements, and the effects of ketosis on body composition and athletic performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Bill Lagakos:

[00:00:22] Bill's Patreon page.

[00:00:41] Blog: Calories Proper.

[00:03:47] Circadian rhythm and metabolism.

[00:05:11] Metabolism is gimped at night; Study: Bo, S., et al. "Is the timing of caloric intake associated with variation in diet-induced thermogenesis and in the metabolic pattern? A randomized cross-over study." International Journal of Obesity 39.12 (2015): 1689.

[00:05:26] Meal timing and the circadian regulation of nutrient partitioning; Study: Jakubowicz, Daniela, et al. "Influences of breakfast on clock gene expression and postprandial glycemia in healthy individuals and individuals with diabetes: a randomized clinical trial." Diabetes care (2017): dc162753.

[00:05:54] Studies: Jacobs, H., Thompson, M., Halberg, E., Halberg, F., Fraeber, C., Levine, H. & Haus, E. (1975) Relative body weight loss on limited free-choice meal consumed as breakfast rather than as dinner. Chronobiologia 2 (suppl 1): 33; and Hirsh, E., Halberg, F., Goetz, F.C., Cressey, D., Wendt, H., Sothern, R., Haus, E., Stoney, P., Minors, D., Rosen, G., Hill, B., Hilleren, M. & Garett, K. (1975) Body weight change during 1 week on a single daily 2000-calorie meal consumed as breakfast (B) or dinner (D). Cronobiologia 2 (suppl 1): 31–32.

[00:06:40] Study: Lombardo, Mauro, et al. "Morning meal more efficient for fat loss in a 3-month lifestyle intervention." Journal of the American College of Nutrition 33.3 (2014): 198-205.

[00:08:57] Study: Gasmi, Maha, et al. "Time-restricted feeding influences immune responses without compromising muscle performance in older men." Nutrition 51 (2018): 29-37.

[00:10:20] Study: Gabel, Kelsey, et al. "Effects of 8-hour time restricted feeding on body weight and metabolic disease risk factors in obese adults: A pilot study." Nutrition and Healthy Aging Preprint: 1-9.

[00:12:19] Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.

[00:12:30] Early Time-Restricted Feeding; Study: Sutton, Elizabeth F., et al. "Early time-restricted feeding improves insulin sensitivity, blood pressure, and oxidative stress even without weight loss in men with prediabetes." Cell metabolism 27.6 (2018): 1212-1221.

[00:13:56] Podcast: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health, with Satchin Panda, PhD.

[00:14:16] Continuous energy restriction vs. Intermittent Fasting; Study: Sundfør, T. M., M. Svendsen, and S. Tonstad. "Effect of intermittent versus continuous energy restriction on weight loss, maintenance and cardiometabolic risk: A randomized 1-year trial." Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases (2018).

[00:15:00] Circadian rhythm disruption and disease risk.

[00:16:10] Electronics at night as circadian rhythm disruption.

[00:16:44] Artificial light at night and cancer; Studies: Yuan, Xia, et al. "Night shift work increases the risks of multiple primary cancers in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 61 articles." Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 27.1 (2018): 25-40; and Kubo, Tatsuhiko, et al. "Prospective cohort study of the risk of prostate cancer among rotating-shift workers: findings from the Japan collaborative cohort study." American journal of epidemiology 164.6 (2006): 549-555.

[00:20:27] Chronotypes as a species-level distinction.

[00:23:33] Philips goLITE BLU Energy Light.

[00:24:17] Best advice for shift workers.

[00:25:20] Genetic polymorphisms; MTNR gene.

[00:26:38] Sleep deprivation leads to increased calorie consumption. Study: Broussard, Josiane L., et al. "Elevated ghrelin predicts food intake during experimental sleep restriction." Obesity 24.1 (2016): 132-138.

[00:27:41] Sleep contributes to the maintenance of lean body mass. Study: Nedeltcheva, Arlet V., et al. "Insufficient sleep undermines dietary efforts to reduce adiposity." Annals of internal medicine 153.7 (2010): 435-441.

[00:29:12] Macronutrient composition of diet.

[00:29:23] Book: The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie, by William Lagakos, PhD.

[00:30:12] Reduced industrial foods resulting in weight loss; Study: Ebbeling, Cara B., et al. "Effects of a low–glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial." Jama 297.19 (2007): 2092-2102.

[00:30:31] Calories less important when eating processed foods; Monkey study: Kavanagh, Kylie, et al. "Trans fat diet induces abdominal obesity and changes in insulin sensitivity in monkeys." Obesity 15.7 (2007): 1675-1684.

[00:32:16] Protein intake recommendations.

[00:34:44] The glucose-sparing effect of ketones.

[00:35:47] Protein needed to maintain lean-muscle mass during keto. Study: Meckling, Kelly A., Caitriona O’sullivan, and Dayna Saari. "Comparison of a low-fat diet to a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss, body composition, and risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in free-living, overweight men and women." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 89.6 (2004): 2717-2723.

[00:36:43] Ketogenic diets and mental health.

[00:37:24] Neuroprotective properties of keto; Study: Maalouf, Marwan, Jong M. Rho, and Mark P. Mattson. "The neuroprotective properties of calorie restriction, the ketogenic diet, and ketone bodies." Brain research reviews 59.2 (2009): 293-315.

[00:37:40] Poor adherence to keto in more severe dementia. Study: Taylor, Matthew K., et al. "Feasibility and efficacy data from a ketogenic diet intervention in Alzheimer's disease." Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions 4 (2018): 28-36.

[00:38:02] MCT oil used to moderate cognitive decline; Study: Henderson, Samuel T., et al. "Study of the ketogenic agent AC-1202 in mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial." Nutrition & metabolism 6.1 (2009): 31.

[00:38:39] Keto for Bipolar Disorder; Study: Phelps, James R., Susan V. Siemers, and Rif S. El-Mallakh. "The ketogenic diet for type II bipolar disorder." Neurocase 19.5 (2013): 423-426.

[00:39:14] Consultation with clients.

[00:41:02] Blog post on changing sleep duration: Circadian rhythms, sleep deprivation, and human performance.

[00:42:21] Athletics and adaptation to ketosis.

[00:43:25] Wingate test.

[00:43:46] Olympic weightlifters; Study: Greene, David A., et al. "A Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet Reduces Body Mass Without Compromising Performance in Powerlifting and Olympic Weightlifting Athletes." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 32.12 (2018): 3373-3382.

[00:45:52] Blog; Twitter; Patreon.

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How to Sustain High Cognitive Performance https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/james_hewitt_nov18.mp3 Speaker, author, and scientist James Hewitt is back on the podcast today to discuss his latest research involving cognitive endurance. As the Chief Innovation Officer for Hintsa Performance, James has studied the sleep, stress, and cognitive performance of knowledge workers. In doing so, he has identified behaviors and habits that can derail mental stamina, as well as the ones that lead to sustainable high performance and wellness.

On this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, James shares his observations on cognitive load and inhibitory control, factors that impact our ability to remain committed to goals and excel in areas requiring attention and self-control. He offers specific strategies for enhancing cognitive endurance by optimising the rhythms of work, rest, and peak performance. They also discuss the effect of cognitive load on sports performance, and the evolving role of augmented intelligence in the workplace.

Here’s the outline of this interview with James Hewitt:

[00:00:06] Previous podcast: How to Avoid the Cognitive Middle Gear, with James Hewitt.

[00:00:18] Hintsa Performance.

[00:03:16] Actigraph.

[00:04:07] Placebo sleep; Study: Draganich, Christina, and Kristi Erdal. "Placebo sleep affects cognitive functioning." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 40.3 (2014): 857.

[00:04:35] Oura ring - Study: de Zambotti, Massimiliano, et al. "The sleep of the ring: comparison of the ŌURA sleep tracker against polysomnography." Behavioral sleep medicine (2017): 1-15.

[00:05:18] Cognitive gears.

[00:06:18] Knowledge work.

[00:06:57] Intensity zones.

[00:08:35] Middle gear: pseudo work.

[00:10:50] Inhibitory control.

[00:14:35] Accountability in groups.

[00:16:07] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:17:22] Simon Marshall, PhD. on growth mindset. Podcast: Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do.

[00:20:14] Cognitive task load: time pressure, complexity, switching.

[00:21:39] Switching; study: Mark, Gloria, Daniela Gudith, and Ulrich Klocke. "The cost of interrupted work: more speed and stress." Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2008.

[00:22:35] Study: Hines, Carolyn B. "Time-of-day effects on human performance." Journal of Catholic Education 7.3 (2013): 7.

[00:23:15] Study: Adan, Ana, et al. "Circadian typology: a comprehensive review." Chronobiology international 29.9 (2012): 1153-1175.

[00:24:17] Synchronizing cognitive load with time of day.

[00:25:07] Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport.

[00:27:33] Pomodoro technique.

[00:28:44] We check in with our communication tools once every 6 minutes.

[00:32:33] Book: Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, by Matthew Walker.

[00:33:33] Circadian entrainment to natural light-dark cycles; Study: Stothard, Ellen R., et al. "Circadian entrainment to the natural light-dark cycle across seasons and the weekend." Current Biology 27.4 (2017): 508-513.

[00:38:30] Cognitive load and decision making in the era of augmented intelligence.

[00:38:56] McKinsey Global Institute (2017): A Future That Works.

[00:39:19] Humans and machines working together.

[00:44:29] Video: Augmented Intelligence.

[00:45:02] Roy Baumeister, ego depletion; Study: Baumeister, Roy F., Ellen Bratslavsky, and Mark Muraven. "Ego depletion: Is the active self a limited resource?." Self-Regulation and Self-Control. Routledge, 2018. 24-52.

[00:48:06] Self-control as a value-based choice; Study: Berkman, Elliot T., et al. "Self-control as value-based choice." Current Directions in Psychological Science 26.5 (2017): 422-428.

[00:49:14] Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.

[00:50:10] Linking behaviors to goals.

[00:51:54] Flow; Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - 8 elements of flow.

[00:56:38] Screen Time on iOS.

[00:58:15] Effect of cognitive load on sports performance.

[00:58:27] Brain endurance training; Study: Marcora, Samuele M., Walter Staiano, and Victoria Manning. "Mental fatigue impairs physical performance in humans." Journal of applied physiology 106.3 (2009): 857-864.

[01:00:10] Superior inhibitory control in road cyclists; Study: Martin, Kristy, et al. "Superior inhibitory control and resistance to mental fatigue in professional road cyclists." PloS one 11.7 (2016): e0159907.

[01:02:29] Measuring inhibitory control. Go-No Go Task.

[01:03:13] Stroop task.

[01:03:40] Improving inhibitory control.

[01:06:57] The value of switching off.

[01:08:14] Hintsa; jameshewitt.net; Twitter.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/james_hewitt_nov18.mp3 Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:11:04 GMT Christopher Kelly Speaker, author, and scientist James Hewitt is back on the podcast today to discuss his latest research involving cognitive endurance. As the Chief Innovation Officer for Hintsa Performance, James has studied the sleep, stress, and cognitive performance of knowledge workers. In doing so, he has identified behaviors and habits that can derail mental stamina, as well as the ones that lead to sustainable high performance and wellness.

On this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, James shares his observations on cognitive load and inhibitory control, factors that impact our ability to remain committed to goals and excel in areas requiring attention and self-control. He offers specific strategies for enhancing cognitive endurance by optimising the rhythms of work, rest, and peak performance. They also discuss the effect of cognitive load on sports performance, and the evolving role of augmented intelligence in the workplace.

Here’s the outline of this interview with James Hewitt:

[00:00:06] Previous podcast: How to Avoid the Cognitive Middle Gear, with James Hewitt.

[00:00:18] Hintsa Performance.

[00:03:16] Actigraph.

[00:04:07] Placebo sleep; Study: Draganich, Christina, and Kristi Erdal. "Placebo sleep affects cognitive functioning." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 40.3 (2014): 857.

[00:04:35] Oura ring - Study: de Zambotti, Massimiliano, et al. "The sleep of the ring: comparison of the ŌURA sleep tracker against polysomnography." Behavioral sleep medicine (2017): 1-15.

[00:05:18] Cognitive gears.

[00:06:18] Knowledge work.

[00:06:57] Intensity zones.

[00:08:35] Middle gear: pseudo work.

[00:10:50] Inhibitory control.

[00:14:35] Accountability in groups.

[00:16:07] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:17:22] Simon Marshall, PhD. on growth mindset. Podcast: Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do.

[00:20:14] Cognitive task load: time pressure, complexity, switching.

[00:21:39] Switching; study: Mark, Gloria, Daniela Gudith, and Ulrich Klocke. "The cost of interrupted work: more speed and stress." Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2008.

[00:22:35] Study: Hines, Carolyn B. "Time-of-day effects on human performance." Journal of Catholic Education 7.3 (2013): 7.

[00:23:15] Study: Adan, Ana, et al. "Circadian typology: a comprehensive review." Chronobiology international 29.9 (2012): 1153-1175.

[00:24:17] Synchronizing cognitive load with time of day.

[00:25:07] Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport.

[00:27:33] Pomodoro technique.

[00:28:44] We check in with our communication tools once every 6 minutes.

[00:32:33] Book: Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, by Matthew Walker.

[00:33:33] Circadian entrainment to natural light-dark cycles; Study: Stothard, Ellen R., et al. "Circadian entrainment to the natural light-dark cycle across seasons and the weekend." Current Biology 27.4 (2017): 508-513.

[00:38:30] Cognitive load and decision making in the era of augmented intelligence.

[00:38:56] McKinsey Global Institute (2017): A Future That Works.

[00:39:19] Humans and machines working together.

[00:44:29] Video: Augmented Intelligence.

[00:45:02] Roy Baumeister, ego depletion; Study: Baumeister, Roy F., Ellen Bratslavsky, and Mark Muraven. "Ego depletion: Is the active self a limited resource?." Self-Regulation and Self-Control. Routledge, 2018. 24-52.

[00:48:06] Self-control as a value-based choice; Study: Berkman, Elliot T., et al. "Self-control as value-based choice." Current Directions in Psychological Science 26.5 (2017): 422-428.

[00:49:14] Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.

[00:50:10] Linking behaviors to goals.

[00:51:54] Flow; Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - 8 elements of flow.

[00:56:38] Screen Time on iOS.

[00:58:15] Effect of cognitive load on sports performance.

[00:58:27] Brain endurance training; Study: Marcora, Samuele M., Walter Staiano, and Victoria Manning. "Mental fatigue impairs physical performance in humans." Journal of applied physiology 106.3 (2009): 857-864.

[01:00:10] Superior inhibitory control in road cyclists; Study: Martin, Kristy, et al. "Superior inhibitory control and resistance to mental fatigue in professional road cyclists." PloS one 11.7 (2016): e0159907.

[01:02:29] Measuring inhibitory control. Go-No Go Task.

[01:03:13] Stroop task.

[01:03:40] Improving inhibitory control.

[01:06:57] The value of switching off.

[01:08:14] Hintsa; jameshewitt.net; Twitter.

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The Critical Factors of Healthspan and Lifespan https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/peter_attia_nov18.mp3 → Join us on Patreon ←

Dr. Peter Attia, MD is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice that focuses on increasing healthspan by minimizing the risk of chronic disease and preserving quality of life. Peter trained for five years at Johns Hopkins in general surgery and then spent two years at NIH as a surgical oncology fellow.  He has since been mentored by some of the most experienced and innovative physicians and scientists in the US and Canada.

On this podcast Dr. Tommy Wood, MD talks with Peter about the critical components of lifespan and healthspan, including the factors he has identified as most important. They also discuss the controversial role of statin medication and take a close look at the necessity and sufficiency of risk factors for atherosclerosis. If you want to learn more about Peter’s work, he has a blog, a podcast and an active social media presence.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Peter Attia:

[00:00:35] Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop.

[00:04:01] Eddy Merckx.

[00:04:16] Healthspan. Video: Peter Attia - Reverse engineered approach to human longevity.

[00:05:23] Components of healthspan: cognitive, physical, emotional.

[00:07:21] Lewis Hamilton; Ayrton Senna.

[00:08:35] Reverse engineering healthspan.

[00:11:34] Strength, power, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, flexibility.

[00:14:57] Injuries affecting healthspan.

[00:16:27] Exercise dosing studies: Marshall, Simon J., et al. "Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes." American journal of preventive medicine 36.5 (2009): 410-415; Merghani, Ahmed, Aneil Malhotra, and Sanjay Sharma. "The U-shaped relationship between exercise and cardiac morbidity." Trends in cardiovascular medicine 26.3 (2016): 232-240.

[00:17:26] Atrial fibrillation; mitochondrial injury.

[00:18:39] Study: Nakayama, Hiroyuki, and Kinya Otsu. "Mitochondrial DNA as an inflammatory mediator in cardiovascular diseases." Biochemical Journal 475.5 (2018): 839-852.

[00:19:28] Functional threshold power (FTP).

[00:23:58] Podcast: The High-Performance Athlete with Drs Tommy Wood and Andy Galpin.

[00:23:59] Twin study: Bathgate, Katherine E., et al. "Muscle health and performance in monozygotic twins with 30 years of discordant exercise habits." European journal of applied physiology 118.10 (2018): 2097-2110.

[00:24:50] The emotional component of healthspan.

[00:24:56] The Drive Podcast: Paul Conti, M.D.: trauma, suicide, community, and self-compassion.

[00:25:59] Dave Feldman; Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol.

[00:26:40] Sam Harris: Meditation.

[00:29:30] Video: Commencement speech by David Foster Wallace from 2005 at Kenyon College, This is Water.

[00:30:45] Vulnerability as a practitioner.

[00:33:46] Time-restricted feeding.

[00:34:23] Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM); Oura ring.

[00:35:38] Factors contributing to longevity: deprivation of calories and rapamycin.

[00:37:54] Benefits of fasting.

[00:41:04] Free T3:Reverse T3 ratios during fasting.

[00:42:50] Study: Finkelstein, Joel S., et al. "Gonadal steroids and body composition, strength, and sexual function in men." New England Journal of Medicine 369.11 (2013): 1011-1022.

[00:43:30] Robert Lustig.

[00:45:07] Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

[00:46:09] Statins; side effects.

[00:48:36] Lipoprotein(a) - Lp(a).

[00:49:19] Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) scan.

[00:54:03] The Drive podcasts: Dave Feldman, Ron Krauss, Tom Dayspring: (parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5).

[00:54:32] Risk factors for atherosclerosis: necessity and sufficiency.

[00:56:16] Lead study: Lanphear, Bruce P., et al. "Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: a population-based cohort study." The Lancet Public Health 3.4 (2018): e177-e184.

[00:59:03] LDL cholesterol; ApoB.

[01:01:15] Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH).

[01:04:41] Hyper-responders.

[01:06:25] Saturated fat/cholesterol study: Jones, P. J., A. H. Lichtenstein, and E. J. Schaefer. "Interaction of dietary fat saturation and cholesterol level on cholesterol synthesis measured using deuterium incorporation." Journal of lipid research 35.6 (1994): 1093-1101.

[01:09:43] Feldman Protocol.

[01:11:48] The Drive podcast; peterattiamd.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/peter_attia_nov18.mp3 Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:11:54 GMT Christopher Kelly → Join us on Patreon ←

Dr. Peter Attia, MD is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice that focuses on increasing healthspan by minimizing the risk of chronic disease and preserving quality of life. Peter trained for five years at Johns Hopkins in general surgery and then spent two years at NIH as a surgical oncology fellow.  He has since been mentored by some of the most experienced and innovative physicians and scientists in the US and Canada.

On this podcast Dr. Tommy Wood, MD talks with Peter about the critical components of lifespan and healthspan, including the factors he has identified as most important. They also discuss the controversial role of statin medication and take a close look at the necessity and sufficiency of risk factors for atherosclerosis. If you want to learn more about Peter’s work, he has a blog, a podcast and an active social media presence.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Peter Attia:

[00:00:35] Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop.

[00:04:01] Eddy Merckx.

[00:04:16] Healthspan. Video: Peter Attia - Reverse engineered approach to human longevity.

[00:05:23] Components of healthspan: cognitive, physical, emotional.

[00:07:21] Lewis Hamilton; Ayrton Senna.

[00:08:35] Reverse engineering healthspan.

[00:11:34] Strength, power, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, flexibility.

[00:14:57] Injuries affecting healthspan.

[00:16:27] Exercise dosing studies: Marshall, Simon J., et al. "Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes." American journal of preventive medicine 36.5 (2009): 410-415; Merghani, Ahmed, Aneil Malhotra, and Sanjay Sharma. "The U-shaped relationship between exercise and cardiac morbidity." Trends in cardiovascular medicine 26.3 (2016): 232-240.

[00:17:26] Atrial fibrillation; mitochondrial injury.

[00:18:39] Study: Nakayama, Hiroyuki, and Kinya Otsu. "Mitochondrial DNA as an inflammatory mediator in cardiovascular diseases." Biochemical Journal 475.5 (2018): 839-852.

[00:19:28] Functional threshold power (FTP).

[00:23:58] Podcast: The High-Performance Athlete with Drs Tommy Wood and Andy Galpin.

[00:23:59] Twin study: Bathgate, Katherine E., et al. "Muscle health and performance in monozygotic twins with 30 years of discordant exercise habits." European journal of applied physiology 118.10 (2018): 2097-2110.

[00:24:50] The emotional component of healthspan.

[00:24:56] The Drive Podcast: Paul Conti, M.D.: trauma, suicide, community, and self-compassion.

[00:25:59] Dave Feldman; Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol.

[00:26:40] Sam Harris: Meditation.

[00:29:30] Video: Commencement speech by David Foster Wallace from 2005 at Kenyon College, This is Water.

[00:30:45] Vulnerability as a practitioner.

[00:33:46] Time-restricted feeding.

[00:34:23] Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM); Oura ring.

[00:35:38] Factors contributing to longevity: deprivation of calories and rapamycin.

[00:37:54] Benefits of fasting.

[00:41:04] Free T3:Reverse T3 ratios during fasting.

[00:42:50] Study: Finkelstein, Joel S., et al. "Gonadal steroids and body composition, strength, and sexual function in men." New England Journal of Medicine 369.11 (2013): 1011-1022.

[00:43:30] Robert Lustig.

[00:45:07] Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

[00:46:09] Statins; side effects.

[00:48:36] Lipoprotein(a) - Lp(a).

[00:49:19] Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) scan.

[00:54:03] The Drive podcasts: Dave Feldman, Ron Krauss, Tom Dayspring: (parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5).

[00:54:32] Risk factors for atherosclerosis: necessity and sufficiency.

[00:56:16] Lead study: Lanphear, Bruce P., et al. "Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: a population-based cohort study." The Lancet Public Health 3.4 (2018): e177-e184.

[00:59:03] LDL cholesterol; ApoB.

[01:01:15] Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH).

[01:04:41] Hyper-responders.

[01:06:25] Saturated fat/cholesterol study: Jones, P. J., A. H. Lichtenstein, and E. J. Schaefer. "Interaction of dietary fat saturation and cholesterol level on cholesterol synthesis measured using deuterium incorporation." Journal of lipid research 35.6 (1994): 1093-1101.

[01:09:43] Feldman Protocol.

[01:11:48] The Drive podcast; peterattiamd.com.

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How to Use Data to Take Control of Your Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/dave_korsunsky_nov18.mp3 David Korsunsky spent 15 years working for industry-leading technology firms, and in 2015 founded Heads Up Health, a San Francisco-based startup helping people to aggregate and learn from their own health information. The company can retrieve lab work from over 30,000 providers across the US, building a single health history and a timeline that can help to make sense of your current challenges.

In this podcast, I’m talking with David about his mission to help 100 million people take control of their health. We talk about the Heads Up Health platform, which integrates with apps and devices and eliminates that dusty old pile of lab reports you weren’t sure what to do with.  David also shares his own story as a case study, demonstrating the value of having easy, mobile, shareable access to all of your health information.

Here’s the outline of this interview with David Korsunsky:

[00:01:09] Heads Up Health.

[00:01:24] Robb Wolf's Podcast featuring Dave Korsunsky.

[00:02:08] The story behind Heads up Health.

[00:05:48] WellnessFx.

[00:06:18] Applying engineering mindset to health.

[00:11:36] Devices; Oura ring.

[00:11:53] Elite HRV; CorSense device; Jason Moore.

[00:13:30] MyFitnessPal, My Macros+, Cronometer; Keto-Mojo.

[00:13:56] LEVL, Ketonix.

[00:16:51] requestatest.com; Grace Liu; Ulta Labs.

[00:17:17] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:18:20] DUTCH, OAT, Genova, Doctor's Data, BioHealth Labs.

[00:22:50] Reference Ranges.

[00:26:14] Dave Feldman; Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol.

[00:28:52] Tracking symptoms; seizures.

[00:29:51] Potential applications of machine learning.

[00:32:28] Elimination diet.

[00:33:30] Video: Bryan's H. Pylori case study.

[00:35:28] 23andme DNA testing.

[00:36:49] Data-Driven Health Radio: Episode 20 - Carrie Brown.

[00:37:26] Care team access.

[00:39:18] Dexcom 5; Quantified Self; Freestyle Libre, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM).

[00:41:14] Dr. Simon Marshall, PhD. Podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:42:40] Challenges to progress; Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) movement.

[00:43:12] Podcast: How to Teach Machines That Can Learn, with Pedro Domingos, PhD.

[00:44:15] mint.com.

[00:46:21] Amazon AWS for data storage.

[00:47:53] Data-Driven Health Radio podcast.

[00:49:44] How to get started on Heads up Health.

[00:52:41] dave@headsuphealth.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/dave_korsunsky_nov18.mp3 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:11:06 GMT Christopher Kelly David Korsunsky spent 15 years working for industry-leading technology firms, and in 2015 founded Heads Up Health, a San Francisco-based startup helping people to aggregate and learn from their own health information. The company can retrieve lab work from over 30,000 providers across the US, building a single health history and a timeline that can help to make sense of your current challenges.

In this podcast, I’m talking with David about his mission to help 100 million people take control of their health. We talk about the Heads Up Health platform, which integrates with apps and devices and eliminates that dusty old pile of lab reports you weren’t sure what to do with.  David also shares his own story as a case study, demonstrating the value of having easy, mobile, shareable access to all of your health information.

Here’s the outline of this interview with David Korsunsky:

[00:01:09] Heads Up Health.

[00:01:24] Robb Wolf's Podcast featuring Dave Korsunsky.

[00:02:08] The story behind Heads up Health.

[00:05:48] WellnessFx.

[00:06:18] Applying engineering mindset to health.

[00:11:36] Devices; Oura ring.

[00:11:53] Elite HRV; CorSense device; Jason Moore.

[00:13:30] MyFitnessPal, My Macros+, Cronometer; Keto-Mojo.

[00:13:56] LEVL, Ketonix.

[00:16:51] requestatest.com; Grace Liu; Ulta Labs.

[00:17:17] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:18:20] DUTCH, OAT, Genova, Doctor's Data, BioHealth Labs.

[00:22:50] Reference Ranges.

[00:26:14] Dave Feldman; Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol.

[00:28:52] Tracking symptoms; seizures.

[00:29:51] Potential applications of machine learning.

[00:32:28] Elimination diet.

[00:33:30] Video: Bryan's H. Pylori case study.

[00:35:28] 23andme DNA testing.

[00:36:49] Data-Driven Health Radio: Episode 20 - Carrie Brown.

[00:37:26] Care team access.

[00:39:18] Dexcom 5; Quantified Self; Freestyle Libre, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM).

[00:41:14] Dr. Simon Marshall, PhD. Podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:42:40] Challenges to progress; Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) movement.

[00:43:12] Podcast: How to Teach Machines That Can Learn, with Pedro Domingos, PhD.

[00:44:15] mint.com.

[00:46:21] Amazon AWS for data storage.

[00:47:53] Data-Driven Health Radio podcast.

[00:49:44] How to get started on Heads up Health.

[00:52:41] dave@headsuphealth.com.

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Blood Chemistry in Athletes https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/blood_changes_nov18.mp3 Over the past year, we’ve made the Blood Chemistry Calculator our primary screening and feedback tool for the athletes we work with. In that time we’ve noted some clear patterns in the effects of long-term and vigorous exercise on blood chemistry. We’ve learned that while certain tests seem to be directly affected by hard training sessions, some can also provide clues for how best to enhance athletic performance.

In this podcast I’m talking with Dr Tommy Wood, MD, PhD about blood chemistry in athletes: which markers are affected by intense exercise, how to know if your labs indicate a problem, and what to do about it. We discuss the markers associated with athletic power and lifespan, and why knowing your own blood chemistry numbers may be the best thing you do for your health and performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tommy Wood:

[00:01:24] Liver enzymes (ALT, AST).

[00:04:44] Optimal vs standard reference ranges.

[00:06:28] Differences among ethnic groups.

[00:08:15] Recovery of liver enzymes after exercise; Study: Pettersson, Jonas, et al. "Muscular exercise can cause highly pathological liver function tests in healthy men." British journal of clinical pharmacology 65.2 (2008): 253-259.

[00:10:40] Creatinine.

[00:12:22] Podcast: How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health, with Greg Potter; HumanOS Podcast.

[00:12:52] Creatinine vs creatine.

[00:13:36] Creatine monohydrate; Creapure Creatine; Douglas Labs Creatine Monohydrate.

[00:14:12] Blood Chemistry Calculator; Predicted Age Score.

[00:15:53] Creatinine - U shaped curve.

[00:16:54] Creatinine and kidney function.

[00:17:44] Battle of the quads: Robert Forstemann vs. Andre Greipel.

[00:18:13] Hematocrit.

[00:18:42] Blood doping.

[00:18:44] Book: The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France, by Tyler Hamilton.

[00:19:22] Higher hematocrit = higher power.

[00:20:15] Adaptations that reduce hematocrit.

[00:21:48] Testosterone.

[00:23:27] MCV, RDW.

[00:24:39] Reticulocytes.

[00:26:02] Grigory Rodchenkov; World Anti-Doping Agency.

[00:26:23] Podcast: How to Identify and Treat Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), with Nicky Keay.

[00:26:33] Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN).

[00:27:40] Dr. Tamsin Lewis; Causes of a high BUN.

[00:31:54] Higher RDW = increased risk of mortality.

[00:34:34] Triglycerides ideally < 100.

[00:34:44] Fasting blood glucose - once past 110 not much change in mortality risk.

[00:35:44] Blood glucose and biological age.

[00:36:49] High fasting blood glucose in athletes.

[00:38:35] Machine learning to identify diabetic retinopathy; Study: Gulshan, Varun, et al. "Development and validation of a deep learning algorithm for detection of diabetic retinopathy in retinal fundus photographs." Jama 316.22 (2016): 2402-2410.

[00:40:51] Calcium; lower levels in athletes.

[00:42:26] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford; Grip strength; Study: Fain, Elizabeth, and Cara Weatherford. "Comparative study of millennials' (age 20-34 years) grip and lateral pinch with the norms." Journal of Hand Therapy 29.4 (2016): 483-488.

[00:43:25] Article: Optimizing Vitamin D for Athletic Performance, by Brad Dieter, PhD with contributions from Tommy Wood, MD and Christopher Kelly.

[00:43:46] Cholesterol levels in athletes; Study: Creighton, Brent C., et al. "Paradox of hypercholesterolaemia in highly trained, keto-adapted athletes." BMJ open sport & exercise medicine 4.1 (2018): e000429.

[00:43:50] Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol, with Dave Feldman.

[00:44:40] Higher cholesterol = higher lifespan. Studies: 1. Stückle, Druckerei. "Towards a Paradigm Shift in Cholesterol Treatment. A Re-examination of the Cholesterol Issue in Japan: Abstracts." Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism 66.Suppl. 4 (2015): 1-116 and 2. Ravnskov, Uffe, et al. "Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review." BMJ open 6.6 (2016): e010401.

[00:46:04] How often to run a blood test for an athlete?

[00:47:02] Elite Performance Program (EPP); Patreon; Elite Performance Members Club Forum.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/blood_changes_nov18.mp3 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:11:32 GMT Christopher Kelly Over the past year, we’ve made the Blood Chemistry Calculator our primary screening and feedback tool for the athletes we work with. In that time we’ve noted some clear patterns in the effects of long-term and vigorous exercise on blood chemistry. We’ve learned that while certain tests seem to be directly affected by hard training sessions, some can also provide clues for how best to enhance athletic performance.

In this podcast I’m talking with Dr Tommy Wood, MD, PhD about blood chemistry in athletes: which markers are affected by intense exercise, how to know if your labs indicate a problem, and what to do about it. We discuss the markers associated with athletic power and lifespan, and why knowing your own blood chemistry numbers may be the best thing you do for your health and performance.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tommy Wood:

[00:01:24] Liver enzymes (ALT, AST).

[00:04:44] Optimal vs standard reference ranges.

[00:06:28] Differences among ethnic groups.

[00:08:15] Recovery of liver enzymes after exercise; Study: Pettersson, Jonas, et al. "Muscular exercise can cause highly pathological liver function tests in healthy men." British journal of clinical pharmacology 65.2 (2008): 253-259.

[00:10:40] Creatinine.

[00:12:22] Podcast: How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health, with Greg Potter; HumanOS Podcast.

[00:12:52] Creatinine vs creatine.

[00:13:36] Creatine monohydrate; Creapure Creatine; Douglas Labs Creatine Monohydrate.

[00:14:12] Blood Chemistry Calculator; Predicted Age Score.

[00:15:53] Creatinine - U shaped curve.

[00:16:54] Creatinine and kidney function.

[00:17:44] Battle of the quads: Robert Forstemann vs. Andre Greipel.

[00:18:13] Hematocrit.

[00:18:42] Blood doping.

[00:18:44] Book: The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France, by Tyler Hamilton.

[00:19:22] Higher hematocrit = higher power.

[00:20:15] Adaptations that reduce hematocrit.

[00:21:48] Testosterone.

[00:23:27] MCV, RDW.

[00:24:39] Reticulocytes.

[00:26:02] Grigory Rodchenkov; World Anti-Doping Agency.

[00:26:23] Podcast: How to Identify and Treat Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), with Nicky Keay.

[00:26:33] Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN).

[00:27:40] Dr. Tamsin Lewis; Causes of a high BUN.

[00:31:54] Higher RDW = increased risk of mortality.

[00:34:34] Triglycerides ideally < 100.

[00:34:44] Fasting blood glucose - once past 110 not much change in mortality risk.

[00:35:44] Blood glucose and biological age.

[00:36:49] High fasting blood glucose in athletes.

[00:38:35] Machine learning to identify diabetic retinopathy; Study: Gulshan, Varun, et al. "Development and validation of a deep learning algorithm for detection of diabetic retinopathy in retinal fundus photographs." Jama 316.22 (2016): 2402-2410.

[00:40:51] Calcium; lower levels in athletes.

[00:42:26] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford; Grip strength; Study: Fain, Elizabeth, and Cara Weatherford. "Comparative study of millennials' (age 20-34 years) grip and lateral pinch with the norms." Journal of Hand Therapy 29.4 (2016): 483-488.

[00:43:25] Article: Optimizing Vitamin D for Athletic Performance, by Brad Dieter, PhD with contributions from Tommy Wood, MD and Christopher Kelly.

[00:43:46] Cholesterol levels in athletes; Study: Creighton, Brent C., et al. "Paradox of hypercholesterolaemia in highly trained, keto-adapted athletes." BMJ open sport & exercise medicine 4.1 (2018): e000429.

[00:43:50] Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol, with Dave Feldman.

[00:44:40] Higher cholesterol = higher lifespan. Studies: 1. Stückle, Druckerei. "Towards a Paradigm Shift in Cholesterol Treatment. A Re-examination of the Cholesterol Issue in Japan: Abstracts." Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism 66.Suppl. 4 (2015): 1-116 and 2. Ravnskov, Uffe, et al. "Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review." BMJ open 6.6 (2016): e010401.

[00:46:04] How often to run a blood test for an athlete?

[00:47:02] Elite Performance Program (EPP); Patreon; Elite Performance Members Club Forum.

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Women in Science: Bridging the Gender Gap https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/women_in_science_nov18.mp3 Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) - It’s a group of academic disciplines and professions that have historically been male-dominated. In 2017, women held 47% of all jobs in the US, but only 24% of STEM jobs. As a result, we are lacking the perspectives of women in fields that contribute heavily to our progress as a society.

On the podcast today, NBT Scientific Director Megan Roberts is talking with Elizabeth Nance, PhD, and Brianna Stubbs, PhD, scientists leading teams of researchers in the areas of biotechnology and physiology. The trio talk about the unique aspects of being women in scientific fields, including the importance of allies and mentors, imposter syndrome, and identifying your own biases.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Elizabeth Nance and Brianna Stubbs:

[00:00:23] Elizabeth's STEM-Talk podcast.

[00:00:49] Previous podcasts: Elizabeth: Nanotechnology: The Big Impact of Tiny Particles; Brianna: World Champion Rower and Ketone Monoester Researcher Brianna Stubbs; The D-BHB Ketone Monoester Is Here.

[00:01:08] HVMN.

[00:03:01] Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

[00:09:50] Positive Discrimination

[00:12:59] Nature vs nurture; causes of women’s underrepresentation in science. Studies: Ceci, Stephen J., and Wendy M. Williams. "Understanding current causes of women's underrepresentation in science." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2011): 201014871, and Cheryan, Sapna, et al. "Why are some STEM fields more gender balanced than others?." Psychological Bulletin 143.1 (2017): 1.

[00:15:57] Freakonomics Podcast: What Can Uber Teach Us About the Gender Pay Gap?

[00:18:36] Chemical engineering: 30% women.

[00:21:57] Mentorship.

[00:22:53] Prof. Kieran Clarke, University of Oxford.

[00:23:36] #MeToo Movement.

[00:24:28] Allies in the workplace.

[00:25:25] Service to the department.

[00:29:00] Diversity and mentorship.

[00:31:01] Fluid mentor/mentee roles and boundaries.

[00:34:05] Women in Chemical Engineering.

[00:37:37] Gender differences in mentoring.

[00:40:44] Work-life balance.

[00:47:02] Judgment and criticism from others.

[00:50:29] Parenting.

[00:56:44] Letting the work speak for itself vs. focusing on minority status.

[01:00:22] Book: Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time), by Claude M. Steele.

[01:00:26] Self-fulfilling effect of stereotypes.

[01:05:35] Imposter syndrome.

[01:12:15] Embracing failure.

[01:14:27] University of Washington Resilience Lab.

[01:17:15] Being a catalyst for progress.

[01:17:17] Conscious use of language. Article: Letters of recommendation for women more likely to raise doubts.

[01:25:52] Defining success.

[01:28:36] Brene Brown Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability and Listening to Shame.

[01:29:04] Book: How Successful Women Think: It's All In The Mind, by Latrell King.

[01:30:00] Additional articles: 1. These labs are remarkably diverse — here’s why they’re winning at science; 2. 4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work; 3. The uncomfortable question powerful women should answer; 4. Where Women Must Defy the Odds to Become Scientists; 5. These are the 10 best and worst states for women.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/women_in_science_nov18.mp3 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:11:26 GMT Christopher Kelly Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) - It’s a group of academic disciplines and professions that have historically been male-dominated. In 2017, women held 47% of all jobs in the US, but only 24% of STEM jobs. As a result, we are lacking the perspectives of women in fields that contribute heavily to our progress as a society.

On the podcast today, NBT Scientific Director Megan Roberts is talking with Elizabeth Nance, PhD, and Brianna Stubbs, PhD, scientists leading teams of researchers in the areas of biotechnology and physiology. The trio talk about the unique aspects of being women in scientific fields, including the importance of allies and mentors, imposter syndrome, and identifying your own biases.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Elizabeth Nance and Brianna Stubbs:

[00:00:23] Elizabeth's STEM-Talk podcast.

[00:00:49] Previous podcasts: Elizabeth: Nanotechnology: The Big Impact of Tiny Particles; Brianna: World Champion Rower and Ketone Monoester Researcher Brianna Stubbs; The D-BHB Ketone Monoester Is Here.

[00:01:08] HVMN.

[00:03:01] Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

[00:09:50] Positive Discrimination

[00:12:59] Nature vs nurture; causes of women’s underrepresentation in science. Studies: Ceci, Stephen J., and Wendy M. Williams. "Understanding current causes of women's underrepresentation in science." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2011): 201014871, and Cheryan, Sapna, et al. "Why are some STEM fields more gender balanced than others?." Psychological Bulletin 143.1 (2017): 1.

[00:15:57] Freakonomics Podcast: What Can Uber Teach Us About the Gender Pay Gap?

[00:18:36] Chemical engineering: 30% women.

[00:21:57] Mentorship.

[00:22:53] Prof. Kieran Clarke, University of Oxford.

[00:23:36] #MeToo Movement.

[00:24:28] Allies in the workplace.

[00:25:25] Service to the department.

[00:29:00] Diversity and mentorship.

[00:31:01] Fluid mentor/mentee roles and boundaries.

[00:34:05] Women in Chemical Engineering.

[00:37:37] Gender differences in mentoring.

[00:40:44] Work-life balance.

[00:47:02] Judgment and criticism from others.

[00:50:29] Parenting.

[00:56:44] Letting the work speak for itself vs. focusing on minority status.

[01:00:22] Book: Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time), by Claude M. Steele.

[01:00:26] Self-fulfilling effect of stereotypes.

[01:05:35] Imposter syndrome.

[01:12:15] Embracing failure.

[01:14:27] University of Washington Resilience Lab.

[01:17:15] Being a catalyst for progress.

[01:17:17] Conscious use of language. Article: Letters of recommendation for women more likely to raise doubts.

[01:25:52] Defining success.

[01:28:36] Brene Brown Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability and Listening to Shame.

[01:29:04] Book: How Successful Women Think: It's All In The Mind, by Latrell King.

[01:30:00] Additional articles: 1. These labs are remarkably diverse — here’s why they’re winning at science; 2. 4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work; 3. The uncomfortable question powerful women should answer; 4. Where Women Must Defy the Odds to Become Scientists; 5. These are the 10 best and worst states for women.

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Mitochondria: More Than a Powerhouse https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/bryan_walsh_oct18.mp3 The mitochondria are commonly known as the “powerhouse” of the cell, but energy production is only one of the critical roles played by these organelles. This is why mitochondrial dysfunction tends to have many different signs and symptoms, causing practitioners to chase the wrong things. In fact, the average person with a disorder of the mitochondria will see at least 8 doctors before being properly diagnosed.

Dr. Bryan Walsh, ND is with me today to take an in-depth look at how the mitochondria operate and their roles in the body.  We discuss free radicals and antioxidants (hint - those supplements don’t do what we think they do!). Bryan describes mitochondrial dysfunction - what causes it, how to assess for it, and what can happen when it goes untreated. If you want to take a deep dive into this subject, go take Bryan’s new course, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Mitochondria - an amazing 16-hour training for practitioners and biochemistry enthusiasts.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Bryan Walsh:

[00:03:30] Patients seeing an average of 8.19 doctors before getting diagnosis; Study: Grier, Johnston, et al. "Diagnostic odyssey of patients with mitochondrial disease: Results of a survey." Neurology Genetics 4.2 (2018): e230.

[00:04:20] Functions of mitochondria.

[00:07:22] Systemic problems; widespread hormonal effects.

[00:08:10] Signs of mitochondrial dysfunction.

[00:10:44] STEM-Talk podcast Episode 67: Doug Wallace talks about mitochondria, our human origins and the possibility of mitochondria-targeted therapies.

[00:11:30] Podcasts: How to Track Effectively and The Ideal Weight Program with Dan Pardi.

[00:13:46] Khan Academy.

[00:14:05] Insulin resistance as cellular antioxidant defense mechanism; Study: Hoehn, Kyle L., et al. "Insulin resistance is a cellular antioxidant defense mechanism." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(2009): pnas-0902380106.

[00:16:47] Antioxidants.

[00:20:01] Poor outcomes associated with antioxidant supplementation; Studies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:20:39] Ben Goldacre.

[00:24:22] How mitochondria work; Free radicals.

[00:26:47] Podcast: How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan, with Megan Roberts.

[00:27:32] Blood markers of oxidative stress: Bilirubin, GGT, Uric Acid.

[00:29:05] GGT as a marker of oxidative stress; Study: Lee, Duk-Hee, Rune Blomhoff, and David R. Jacobs. "Review is serum gamma glutamyltransferase a marker of oxidative stress?." Free radical research 38.6 (2004): 535-539.

[00:29:11] GGT as a marker of xenobiotic exposure; Study: Lee, Duk-Hee, and David R. Jacobs Jr. "Is serum gamma-glutamyltransferase a marker of exposure to various environmental pollutants?." Free radical research 43.6 (2009): 533-537.

[00:29:16] GGT as a marker of glutathione deficiency in the liver; Study: Koenig, Gerald, and Stephanie Seneff. "Gamma-glutamyltransferase: a predictive biomarker of cellular antioxidant inadequacy and disease risk." Disease markers 2015 (2015).

[00:30:00] Bilirubin 0.4 or below associated with all-cause mortality; Study: Ong, Kwok-Leung, et al. "The relationship between total bilirubin levels and total mortality in older adults: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004." PLoS One 9.4 (2014): e94479.

[00:31:35] Study: Siems, Werner G., et al. "Uric acid and glutathione levels during short-term whole body cold exposure." Free Radical Biology and Medicine 16.3 (1994): 299-305.

[00:32:20] Uric acid and the ketogenic diet.

[00:37:01] Causes of mitochondrial dysfunction.

[00:39:02] Nutrient deficiencies; Study: Ames, Bruce N., Hani Atamna, and David W. Killilea. "Mineral and vitamin deficiencies can accelerate the mitochondrial decay of aging." Molecular aspects of medicine 26.4-5 (2005): 363-378.

[00:43:26] Infections.

[00:43:41] Do Mitochondria Have An Immune System? Study: Popkov, V. A., et al. "Do mitochondria have an immune system?." Biochemistry (Moscow) 81.10 (2016): 1229-1236.

[00:43:54] Theory: Mitochondria as bacteria.

[00:45:06] Bacteria, viruses target mitochondria; Studies: Lobet, Elodie, Jean-Jacques Letesson, and Thierry Arnould. "Mitochondria: a target for bacteria." Biochemical pharmacology 94.3 (2015): 173-185, and D Williamson, Chad, Roberta L DeBiasi, and Anamaris M Colberg-Poley. "Viral product trafficking to mitochondria, mechanisms and roles in pathogenesis." Infectious Disorders-Drug Targets (Formerly Current Drug Targets-Infectious Disorders) 12.1 (2012): 18-37.

[00:45:50] Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification, with Bryan Walsh.

[00:45:52] Walsh detox protocol; Elite Performance Program.

[00:46:17] Mitochondria as a target of xenobiotic exposure; Study: Meyer, Joel N., et al. "Mitochondria as a target of environmental toxicants." toxicological sciences 134.1 (2013): 1-17.

[00:47:26] 35% of pharmaceuticals tested caused mitochondrial dysfunction; Studies: Dykens, James A., and Yvonne Will. "The significance of mitochondrial toxicity testing in drug development." Drug discovery today 12.17-18 (2007): 777-785, and Meyer, Joel N., and Sherine SL Chan. "Sources, mechanisms, and consequences of chemical-induced mitochondrial toxicity." (2017): 2-4.

[00:48:59] Classes of medications that cause dysfunction.

[00:49:20] Absence of exposure to physical stressors.

[00:52:08] Hormetea; Podcast: Hormesis, Nootropics and Organic Acids Testing.

[00:53:37] Book: Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, by Robert Wright.

[00:57:12] Resveratrol study: Kjær, Thomas Nordstrøm, et al. "No beneficial effects of resveratrol on the metabolic syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 102.5 (2017): 1642-1651. From our Highlights email series.

[00:57:13] Appropriately applied stress in the right amount.

[00:58:10] Dietary interventions.

[00:58:27] Ketogenic, low carb, calorie restriction, time restricted feeding; Study: Vidali, Silvia, et al. "Mitochondria: The ketogenic diet—A metabolism-based therapy." The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology 63 (2015): 55-59.

[00:59:47] Therapeutic uncoupling; protonophore.

[01:02:27] 2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP).

[01:05:33] DNP mouse study: Perry, Rachel J., et al. "Controlled-release mitochondrial protonophore reverses diabetes and steatohepatitis in rats." Science 347.6227 (2015): 1253-1256.

[01:07:21] Curcumin.

[01:08:56] Podcast: A Guide to Flawed Studies with Richard Feinman. Cartoon: The car analogy of metabolic inhibitors.

[01:10:37] Metabolic Fitness Pro.

[01:11:40] Course: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Mitochondria.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/bryan_walsh_oct18.mp3 Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:10:30 GMT Christopher Kelly The mitochondria are commonly known as the “powerhouse” of the cell, but energy production is only one of the critical roles played by these organelles. This is why mitochondrial dysfunction tends to have many different signs and symptoms, causing practitioners to chase the wrong things. In fact, the average person with a disorder of the mitochondria will see at least 8 doctors before being properly diagnosed.

Dr. Bryan Walsh, ND is with me today to take an in-depth look at how the mitochondria operate and their roles in the body.  We discuss free radicals and antioxidants (hint - those supplements don’t do what we think they do!). Bryan describes mitochondrial dysfunction - what causes it, how to assess for it, and what can happen when it goes untreated. If you want to take a deep dive into this subject, go take Bryan’s new course, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Mitochondria - an amazing 16-hour training for practitioners and biochemistry enthusiasts.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Bryan Walsh:

[00:03:30] Patients seeing an average of 8.19 doctors before getting diagnosis; Study: Grier, Johnston, et al. "Diagnostic odyssey of patients with mitochondrial disease: Results of a survey." Neurology Genetics 4.2 (2018): e230.

[00:04:20] Functions of mitochondria.

[00:07:22] Systemic problems; widespread hormonal effects.

[00:08:10] Signs of mitochondrial dysfunction.

[00:10:44] STEM-Talk podcast Episode 67: Doug Wallace talks about mitochondria, our human origins and the possibility of mitochondria-targeted therapies.

[00:11:30] Podcasts: How to Track Effectively and The Ideal Weight Program with Dan Pardi.

[00:13:46] Khan Academy.

[00:14:05] Insulin resistance as cellular antioxidant defense mechanism; Study: Hoehn, Kyle L., et al. "Insulin resistance is a cellular antioxidant defense mechanism." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(2009): pnas-0902380106.

[00:16:47] Antioxidants.

[00:20:01] Poor outcomes associated with antioxidant supplementation; Studies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:20:39] Ben Goldacre.

[00:24:22] How mitochondria work; Free radicals.

[00:26:47] Podcast: How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan, with Megan Roberts.

[00:27:32] Blood markers of oxidative stress: Bilirubin, GGT, Uric Acid.

[00:29:05] GGT as a marker of oxidative stress; Study: Lee, Duk-Hee, Rune Blomhoff, and David R. Jacobs. "Review is serum gamma glutamyltransferase a marker of oxidative stress?." Free radical research 38.6 (2004): 535-539.

[00:29:11] GGT as a marker of xenobiotic exposure; Study: Lee, Duk-Hee, and David R. Jacobs Jr. "Is serum gamma-glutamyltransferase a marker of exposure to various environmental pollutants?." Free radical research 43.6 (2009): 533-537.

[00:29:16] GGT as a marker of glutathione deficiency in the liver; Study: Koenig, Gerald, and Stephanie Seneff. "Gamma-glutamyltransferase: a predictive biomarker of cellular antioxidant inadequacy and disease risk." Disease markers 2015 (2015).

[00:30:00] Bilirubin 0.4 or below associated with all-cause mortality; Study: Ong, Kwok-Leung, et al. "The relationship between total bilirubin levels and total mortality in older adults: the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004." PLoS One 9.4 (2014): e94479.

[00:31:35] Study: Siems, Werner G., et al. "Uric acid and glutathione levels during short-term whole body cold exposure." Free Radical Biology and Medicine 16.3 (1994): 299-305.

[00:32:20] Uric acid and the ketogenic diet.

[00:37:01] Causes of mitochondrial dysfunction.

[00:39:02] Nutrient deficiencies; Study: Ames, Bruce N., Hani Atamna, and David W. Killilea. "Mineral and vitamin deficiencies can accelerate the mitochondrial decay of aging." Molecular aspects of medicine 26.4-5 (2005): 363-378.

[00:43:26] Infections.

[00:43:41] Do Mitochondria Have An Immune System? Study: Popkov, V. A., et al. "Do mitochondria have an immune system?." Biochemistry (Moscow) 81.10 (2016): 1229-1236.

[00:43:54] Theory: Mitochondria as bacteria.

[00:45:06] Bacteria, viruses target mitochondria; Studies: Lobet, Elodie, Jean-Jacques Letesson, and Thierry Arnould. "Mitochondria: a target for bacteria." Biochemical pharmacology 94.3 (2015): 173-185, and D Williamson, Chad, Roberta L DeBiasi, and Anamaris M Colberg-Poley. "Viral product trafficking to mitochondria, mechanisms and roles in pathogenesis." Infectious Disorders-Drug Targets (Formerly Current Drug Targets-Infectious Disorders) 12.1 (2012): 18-37.

[00:45:50] Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification, with Bryan Walsh.

[00:45:52] Walsh detox protocol; Elite Performance Program.

[00:46:17] Mitochondria as a target of xenobiotic exposure; Study: Meyer, Joel N., et al. "Mitochondria as a target of environmental toxicants." toxicological sciences 134.1 (2013): 1-17.

[00:47:26] 35% of pharmaceuticals tested caused mitochondrial dysfunction; Studies: Dykens, James A., and Yvonne Will. "The significance of mitochondrial toxicity testing in drug development." Drug discovery today 12.17-18 (2007): 777-785, and Meyer, Joel N., and Sherine SL Chan. "Sources, mechanisms, and consequences of chemical-induced mitochondrial toxicity." (2017): 2-4.

[00:48:59] Classes of medications that cause dysfunction.

[00:49:20] Absence of exposure to physical stressors.

[00:52:08] Hormetea; Podcast: Hormesis, Nootropics and Organic Acids Testing.

[00:53:37] Book: Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, by Robert Wright.

[00:57:12] Resveratrol study: Kjær, Thomas Nordstrøm, et al. "No beneficial effects of resveratrol on the metabolic syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 102.5 (2017): 1642-1651. From our Highlights email series.

[00:57:13] Appropriately applied stress in the right amount.

[00:58:10] Dietary interventions.

[00:58:27] Ketogenic, low carb, calorie restriction, time restricted feeding; Study: Vidali, Silvia, et al. "Mitochondria: The ketogenic diet—A metabolism-based therapy." The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology 63 (2015): 55-59.

[00:59:47] Therapeutic uncoupling; protonophore.

[01:02:27] 2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP).

[01:05:33] DNP mouse study: Perry, Rachel J., et al. "Controlled-release mitochondrial protonophore reverses diabetes and steatohepatitis in rats." Science 347.6227 (2015): 1253-1256.

[01:07:21] Curcumin.

[01:08:56] Podcast: A Guide to Flawed Studies with Richard Feinman. Cartoon: The car analogy of metabolic inhibitors.

[01:10:37] Metabolic Fitness Pro.

[01:11:40] Course: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Mitochondria.

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How to Connect with Clients as a Health Practitioner https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jeremy_hendon_oct18.mp3 I’m joined again today by one of my good friends and mentors, Jeremy Hendon. Jeremy is an international speaker, consultant, and entrepreneur who has founded and grown several successful companies. I had the pleasure of working with Jeremy on the Keto Summit in 2016 and I can attest to his genius in business and marketing, particularly in the domain of health and wellness.

Jeremy is with me today to talk about marketplace trends that impact health practitioners, and the strategies that cause some businesses to stand out from the crowd. He shares his method for building trust with consumers who are new to diet and lifestyle change. We also discuss the importance of weaving story into your business messaging to attract and strengthen connection with your audience.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jeremy Hendon:

[00:00:40] Previous podcast episodes: The Essential Keto Cookbook, and Paleo Entrepreneurship with Jeremy Hendon.

[00:01:35] Keto Summit.

[00:03:14] Docuseries: The Truth about Cancer; Broken Brain.

[00:05:10] Louise Hendon.

[00:09:06] Curation; Jay Abraham.

[00:13:02] Doing business in health.

[00:15:48] Sell people what they want.

[00:21:23] Uber; Jump; Airbnb.

[00:22:48] Innovation in health coaching.

[00:23:40] doc.ai.

[00:26:03] Creating a better user experience.

[00:29:43] Network effects.

[00:31:38] Building trust and connection.

[00:34:32] Accountability; StickK.

[00:40:23] New directions for NBT.

[00:43:28] Engineering referrals.

[00:45:24] Nourishing Brands.

[00:47:27] CoBionic Foundation.

[00:48:30] Plant based diets.

[00:51:02] Job opportunity.

[00:52:50] The power of story in marketing.

[00:54:35] Book: The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success, by Kevin Dutton.

[00:55:10] The Memory Palace Podcast; Nate DiMeo.

[00:55:23] Story Grid Podcast; Shawn Coyne and Tim Grahl .

[00:56:15] Book: Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence, by Lisa Cron.

[00:56:17] Book: Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting, by Robert McKee.

[00:57:09] jeremyhendon.com.

[00:57:20] Ketosummit; Paleoflourish, Healingautoimmune; CoBionic.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jeremy_hendon_oct18.mp3 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:10:27 GMT Christopher Kelly I’m joined again today by one of my good friends and mentors, Jeremy Hendon. Jeremy is an international speaker, consultant, and entrepreneur who has founded and grown several successful companies. I had the pleasure of working with Jeremy on the Keto Summit in 2016 and I can attest to his genius in business and marketing, particularly in the domain of health and wellness.

Jeremy is with me today to talk about marketplace trends that impact health practitioners, and the strategies that cause some businesses to stand out from the crowd. He shares his method for building trust with consumers who are new to diet and lifestyle change. We also discuss the importance of weaving story into your business messaging to attract and strengthen connection with your audience.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jeremy Hendon:

[00:00:40] Previous podcast episodes: The Essential Keto Cookbook, and Paleo Entrepreneurship with Jeremy Hendon.

[00:01:35] Keto Summit.

[00:03:14] Docuseries: The Truth about Cancer; Broken Brain.

[00:05:10] Louise Hendon.

[00:09:06] Curation; Jay Abraham.

[00:13:02] Doing business in health.

[00:15:48] Sell people what they want.

[00:21:23] Uber; Jump; Airbnb.

[00:22:48] Innovation in health coaching.

[00:23:40] doc.ai.

[00:26:03] Creating a better user experience.

[00:29:43] Network effects.

[00:31:38] Building trust and connection.

[00:34:32] Accountability; StickK.

[00:40:23] New directions for NBT.

[00:43:28] Engineering referrals.

[00:45:24] Nourishing Brands.

[00:47:27] CoBionic Foundation.

[00:48:30] Plant based diets.

[00:51:02] Job opportunity.

[00:52:50] The power of story in marketing.

[00:54:35] Book: The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success, by Kevin Dutton.

[00:55:10] The Memory Palace Podcast; Nate DiMeo.

[00:55:23] Story Grid Podcast; Shawn Coyne and Tim Grahl .

[00:56:15] Book: Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence, by Lisa Cron.

[00:56:17] Book: Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting, by Robert McKee.

[00:57:09] jeremyhendon.com.

[00:57:20] Ketosummit; Paleoflourish, Healingautoimmune; CoBionic.

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How to Create a Career Doing a Sport You Love https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jeff_kendall_weed_oct18.mp3 Jeff Kendall-Weed’s interest in cycling began at a young age when he got his first bike - a used girls’ cruiser from the local Goodwill. Growing up in the mountains of Santa Cruz, California he quickly moved on to BMX and mountain biking and hasn’t stopped since. During and after college Jeff raced in the US and Europe and went on to work for industry leaders Ibis and WTB. Today he is producing stunning cycling videos from the trails he visits around the world.  

On this podcast, Jeff and I talk about the many roles he’s had in the world of mountain biking, and his decision to leave his stable job for a life as an entrepreneur and family man. Don’t let his modesty fool you - Jeff is one of the best bike handlers I’ve seen. You can visit his YouTube channel to see for yourself.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jeff Kendall-Weed:

[00:02:43] Soquel Demonstration Forest.

[00:04:51] Raging River State Forest.

[00:05:44] Sea Otter Classic.

[00:10:01] Truvativ; Lezyne.

[00:11:59] Ibis; Scot Nicol.

[00:12:14] Hans Heim.

[00:13:08] Mojo Carbon.

[00:13:59] European vs US racing.

[00:16:07] Roxy Lo.

[00:16:41] Red Hot.

[00:18:16] Mojo HD 160; Tranny.

[00:21:14] Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB).

[00:22:37] Making videos.

[00:25:10] Kitsbow cycling apparel; Kali Protectives.

[00:25:44] Leavenworth, WA trails.

[00:26:17] Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed in Tahoe with Kitsbow.

[00:27:37] Trailforks app.

[00:28:14] Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed visits the Pacific Northwest.

[00:30:58] Leaving job security.

[00:33:02] Toxoplasmosis study: Johnson, Stefanie K., et al. "Risky business: linking Toxoplasma gondii infection and entrepreneurship behaviours across individuals and countries." Proc. R. Soc. B 285.1883 (2018): 20180822.

[00:36:04] Brandon Semenuk; Video.

[00:37:17] Costa Rica.

[00:39:10] Getting injured.

[00:43:07] Book: The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion by Simon Marshall, PhD. and Lesley Paterson.

[00:43:50] Video: Costa Rica: ripping jungle trails & surviving the emergency room!

[00:48:04] Biking for a living vs. leisure.

[00:51:20] Backpack video: I ALWAYS carry this!

[00:53:21] Jeff's Patreon page.

[00:57:24] jeffkendallweed.com; YouTube channel; Instagram; Facebook.

[00:58:51] Jeff's podcasts.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/jeff_kendall_weed_oct18.mp3 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:10:33 GMT Christopher Kelly Jeff Kendall-Weed’s interest in cycling began at a young age when he got his first bike - a used girls’ cruiser from the local Goodwill. Growing up in the mountains of Santa Cruz, California he quickly moved on to BMX and mountain biking and hasn’t stopped since. During and after college Jeff raced in the US and Europe and went on to work for industry leaders Ibis and WTB. Today he is producing stunning cycling videos from the trails he visits around the world.  

On this podcast, Jeff and I talk about the many roles he’s had in the world of mountain biking, and his decision to leave his stable job for a life as an entrepreneur and family man. Don’t let his modesty fool you - Jeff is one of the best bike handlers I’ve seen. You can visit his YouTube channel to see for yourself.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Jeff Kendall-Weed:

[00:02:43] Soquel Demonstration Forest.

[00:04:51] Raging River State Forest.

[00:05:44] Sea Otter Classic.

[00:10:01] Truvativ; Lezyne.

[00:11:59] Ibis; Scot Nicol.

[00:12:14] Hans Heim.

[00:13:08] Mojo Carbon.

[00:13:59] European vs US racing.

[00:16:07] Roxy Lo.

[00:16:41] Red Hot.

[00:18:16] Mojo HD 160; Tranny.

[00:21:14] Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB).

[00:22:37] Making videos.

[00:25:10] Kitsbow cycling apparel; Kali Protectives.

[00:25:44] Leavenworth, WA trails.

[00:26:17] Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed in Tahoe with Kitsbow.

[00:27:37] Trailforks app.

[00:28:14] Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed visits the Pacific Northwest.

[00:30:58] Leaving job security.

[00:33:02] Toxoplasmosis study: Johnson, Stefanie K., et al. "Risky business: linking Toxoplasma gondii infection and entrepreneurship behaviours across individuals and countries." Proc. R. Soc. B 285.1883 (2018): 20180822.

[00:36:04] Brandon Semenuk; Video.

[00:37:17] Costa Rica.

[00:39:10] Getting injured.

[00:43:07] Book: The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion by Simon Marshall, PhD. and Lesley Paterson.

[00:43:50] Video: Costa Rica: ripping jungle trails & surviving the emergency room!

[00:48:04] Biking for a living vs. leisure.

[00:51:20] Backpack video: I ALWAYS carry this!

[00:53:21] Jeff's Patreon page.

[00:57:24] jeffkendallweed.com; YouTube channel; Instagram; Facebook.

[00:58:51] Jeff's podcasts.

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Nanotechnology: The Big Impact of Tiny Particles https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/elizabeth_nance_oct18.mp3 Dr. Elizabeth Nance received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. She leads a research team in the study of nanoparticles that are capable of targeting disease in the brain. Elizabeth has received numerous awards for her groundbreaking work, and was named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in Science in 2015, described as one of the “most disruptive, game-changing and innovating young personalities in science.”

In this podcast NBT Scientific Director Megan Roberts interviews Elizabeth about her research in nanotechnology and its application in medical development and delivery. They discuss the potential applications of her work for the diagnosis and treatment of debilitating diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. They also talk about the message behind Elizabeth’s 2016 TED talk on the importance of exploring unfamiliar territory as a catalyst for growth and mastery.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Elizabeth Nance:

[00:00:41] Book: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, by Michael Pollan.

[00:06:30] Nanotechnology.

[00:11:42] Justin Hanes, PhD.

[00:11:51] Mucosal barrier.

[00:15:36] Increasing distribution of particles within brain.

[00:17:28] Polyethylene glycol.

[00:20:39] Diffusion and convection.

[00:27:25] Nanoparticles.

[00:33:28] Increasing diffusive capability for improved drug efficacy.

[00:34:05] Curcumin study: Joseph A., Wood T., Chen C-C., Corry K., Juul S., Snyder J., Parikh P., Nance E. Curcumin-loaded brain penetrating nanoparticles for treatment of neonatal hypoxia-ischemia encephalopathy. In press, Nano Research.

[00:35:13] Nanotechnology in cancer.

[00:39:10] Generalizing from animal models.

[00:46:40] Childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy.

[00:48:25] Video: Specializing in Not Specializing | Elizabeth Nance | TEDxUofW.

[00:48:53] Interdisciplinary collaboration.

[00:53:14] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

[01:00:02] Freedom to fail.

[01:01:45] Blood Chemistry Calculator; Tommy Wood, MD, PhD; Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[01:02:06] Machine learning.

[01:06:12] nancelab.com; blog; Facebook; Instagram.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/elizabeth_nance_oct18.mp3 Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:10:36 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Elizabeth Nance received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. She leads a research team in the study of nanoparticles that are capable of targeting disease in the brain. Elizabeth has received numerous awards for her groundbreaking work, and was named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in Science in 2015, described as one of the “most disruptive, game-changing and innovating young personalities in science.”

In this podcast NBT Scientific Director Megan Roberts interviews Elizabeth about her research in nanotechnology and its application in medical development and delivery. They discuss the potential applications of her work for the diagnosis and treatment of debilitating diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. They also talk about the message behind Elizabeth’s 2016 TED talk on the importance of exploring unfamiliar territory as a catalyst for growth and mastery.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Elizabeth Nance:

[00:00:41] Book: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, by Michael Pollan.

[00:06:30] Nanotechnology.

[00:11:42] Justin Hanes, PhD.

[00:11:51] Mucosal barrier.

[00:15:36] Increasing distribution of particles within brain.

[00:17:28] Polyethylene glycol.

[00:20:39] Diffusion and convection.

[00:27:25] Nanoparticles.

[00:33:28] Increasing diffusive capability for improved drug efficacy.

[00:34:05] Curcumin study: Joseph A., Wood T., Chen C-C., Corry K., Juul S., Snyder J., Parikh P., Nance E. Curcumin-loaded brain penetrating nanoparticles for treatment of neonatal hypoxia-ischemia encephalopathy. In press, Nano Research.

[00:35:13] Nanotechnology in cancer.

[00:39:10] Generalizing from animal models.

[00:46:40] Childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy.

[00:48:25] Video: Specializing in Not Specializing | Elizabeth Nance | TEDxUofW.

[00:48:53] Interdisciplinary collaboration.

[00:53:14] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

[01:00:02] Freedom to fail.

[01:01:45] Blood Chemistry Calculator; Tommy Wood, MD, PhD; Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[01:02:06] Machine learning.

[01:06:12] nancelab.com; blog; Facebook; Instagram.

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NBT Olympians: Alex O’Brien https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/alex_obrien_sep18.mp3 Join me on Patreon

From 1992 to 2001 Alex O’Brien competed as an elite professional tennis player on the ATP World Tour. Career highlights include playing for the US Davis Cup team and the 2000 US Olympic Team in Sydney, Australia. Alex also won the US Open doubles championship in 1999 and ranked as the No. 1 world doubles player in May 2000.

We’ve been working with Alex as a member of our own Elite Performance Program. He’s on the podcast with me today to talk about his journey to becoming a professional tennis player and sharing some of the moments that stand out to him from his years on the court. We also discuss his reasons for coming to NBT for health coaching and the progress he’s made since then.

It’s also worth mentioning that in 1998 Alex created the Alex O’Brien Tennis Foundation - a nonprofit organization that brings tennis to underprivileged kids in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas. It’s still going strong after 20 years.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Alex O’Brien:

[00:03:28] Dick Gould, John Whitlinger.

[00:06:30] Playing tennis professionally.

[00:06:39] Jim Courier.

[00:08:35] John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl.

[00:10:36] Strength training.

[00:11:25] Gustavo Kuerten.

[00:13:00] Growth Mindset. Previous podcasts discussing mindset (both with Simon Marshall, PhD): Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead) and Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do.

[00:14:13] Learning from losses.

[00:16:00] Coping strategies for the pressure.

[00:19:29] Björn Borg.

[00:20:34] Becoming a doubles player.

[00:22:09] Sébastien Lareau, Boris Becker, Andre Agassi, Sandon Stolle.

[00:23:36] Wayne Ferreira, Jared Palmer.

[00:24:29] Winner: 1999 US Open - Men’s Doubles.

[00:25:50] Olympics.

[00:27:30] Brandon Slay.

[00:31:11] Health challenges.

[00:33:56] Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast: Why Is My Cortisol High Even Though I’m Doing Everything Right? Hidden Causes Of High Cortisol, The DUTCH Test & More!, with Christopher Kelly.

[00:39:00] Blood Chemistry Calculator; 5-Year Wellness Score.

[00:40:17] Glycomark.

[00:41:51] MTHFR.

[00:42:48] Signal-to-noise ratio.

[00:44:00] Homocysteine; organ meat.

[00:45:07] Coping strategies for stress.

[00:47:05] Making meditation a habit.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/alex_obrien_sep18.mp3 Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:09:36 GMT Christopher Kelly Join me on Patreon

From 1992 to 2001 Alex O’Brien competed as an elite professional tennis player on the ATP World Tour. Career highlights include playing for the US Davis Cup team and the 2000 US Olympic Team in Sydney, Australia. Alex also won the US Open doubles championship in 1999 and ranked as the No. 1 world doubles player in May 2000.

We’ve been working with Alex as a member of our own Elite Performance Program. He’s on the podcast with me today to talk about his journey to becoming a professional tennis player and sharing some of the moments that stand out to him from his years on the court. We also discuss his reasons for coming to NBT for health coaching and the progress he’s made since then.

It’s also worth mentioning that in 1998 Alex created the Alex O’Brien Tennis Foundation - a nonprofit organization that brings tennis to underprivileged kids in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas. It’s still going strong after 20 years.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Alex O’Brien:

[00:03:28] Dick Gould, John Whitlinger.

[00:06:30] Playing tennis professionally.

[00:06:39] Jim Courier.

[00:08:35] John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl.

[00:10:36] Strength training.

[00:11:25] Gustavo Kuerten.

[00:13:00] Growth Mindset. Previous podcasts discussing mindset (both with Simon Marshall, PhD): Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead) and Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do.

[00:14:13] Learning from losses.

[00:16:00] Coping strategies for the pressure.

[00:19:29] Björn Borg.

[00:20:34] Becoming a doubles player.

[00:22:09] Sébastien Lareau, Boris Becker, Andre Agassi, Sandon Stolle.

[00:23:36] Wayne Ferreira, Jared Palmer.

[00:24:29] Winner: 1999 US Open - Men’s Doubles.

[00:25:50] Olympics.

[00:27:30] Brandon Slay.

[00:31:11] Health challenges.

[00:33:56] Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast: Why Is My Cortisol High Even Though I’m Doing Everything Right? Hidden Causes Of High Cortisol, The DUTCH Test & More!, with Christopher Kelly.

[00:39:00] Blood Chemistry Calculator; 5-Year Wellness Score.

[00:40:17] Glycomark.

[00:41:51] MTHFR.

[00:42:48] Signal-to-noise ratio.

[00:44:00] Homocysteine; organ meat.

[00:45:07] Coping strategies for stress.

[00:47:05] Making meditation a habit.

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Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/tommy_zach_sep18.mp3 Zach Moore is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with a true passion for helping people reach their fitness goals. Zach has been providing nutrition and strength coaching for years, both in-person and online, most recently through Precision Nutrition and Ketogains. Earlier this year Zach became the Head of Strength and Conditioning at Nourish Balance Thrive and is now playing a vital role on our coaching team.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Zach shares his journey from a graduate degree in Economics to health coach, describing some of the obstacles he has overcome along the way. They discuss the type and amount of strength training needed for the average person to experience benefit and the common mistakes that hold people back from making progress. Tommy also gives an update on progress made using the training program Zach designed for him.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Zach Moore:

[00:02:32] Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training.

[00:03:50] Precision Nutrition.

[00:04:28] Ketogains.

[00:05:03] Book: Bulletproof Knees, by Mike Robertson.

[00:06:43] Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

[00:07:13] Osteochondritis.

[00:10:30] Online coaching.

[00:17:32] Minimum effective dose to support health goals.

[00:18:45] 2-3x/week for 2-3 sets each movement pattern.

[00:21:00] Movement patterns; Dan John.

[00:21:55] Zach's influences; Mike Robertson, Bill Hartman, Eric Cressey,

[00:22:48] Mike Tuscherer, rate of perceived exertion (RPE).

[00:23:02] Menno Henselmans; Bayesian Bodybuilding.

[00:23:27] Borge Fagerli.

[00:23:46] Greg Nuckols, Eric Helms, Mike Israetel, Brad Schoenfeld

[00:24:12] Stronger by Science

[00:24:23] Alan Thrall’s YouTube videos: How to Deadlift: Starting Strength 5 Step Deadlift and 3 Common Squat Errors feat. Austin Baraki.

[00:24:30] James Krieger; Weightology.

[00:24:55] Super slow; Doug McGuff, Body by Science; Blood flow restriction training.

[00:26:52] Overcoming adversity.

[00:30:38] Mistakes that hold people back.

[00:32:26] Failing to plan; making time.

[00:33:05] Adjusting the plan over time.

[00:34:55] Ketogains bootcamps.

[00:36:01] Macronutrients.

[00:37:40] Effect of ketogenic diet on athletic performance.

[00:39:26] Zach's training and nutrition.

[00:40:14] Carnivore diet.

[00:44:33] Tommy's strength gains with Zach's coaching.

[00:48:04] zmoore.com; ketogains; zach@zmoore.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/tommy_zach_sep18.mp3 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:09:48 GMT Christopher Kelly Zach Moore is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with a true passion for helping people reach their fitness goals. Zach has been providing nutrition and strength coaching for years, both in-person and online, most recently through Precision Nutrition and Ketogains. Earlier this year Zach became the Head of Strength and Conditioning at Nourish Balance Thrive and is now playing a vital role on our coaching team.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Zach shares his journey from a graduate degree in Economics to health coach, describing some of the obstacles he has overcome along the way. They discuss the type and amount of strength training needed for the average person to experience benefit and the common mistakes that hold people back from making progress. Tommy also gives an update on progress made using the training program Zach designed for him.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Zach Moore:

[00:02:32] Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training.

[00:03:50] Precision Nutrition.

[00:04:28] Ketogains.

[00:05:03] Book: Bulletproof Knees, by Mike Robertson.

[00:06:43] Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

[00:07:13] Osteochondritis.

[00:10:30] Online coaching.

[00:17:32] Minimum effective dose to support health goals.

[00:18:45] 2-3x/week for 2-3 sets each movement pattern.

[00:21:00] Movement patterns; Dan John.

[00:21:55] Zach's influences; Mike Robertson, Bill Hartman, Eric Cressey,

[00:22:48] Mike Tuscherer, rate of perceived exertion (RPE).

[00:23:02] Menno Henselmans; Bayesian Bodybuilding.

[00:23:27] Borge Fagerli.

[00:23:46] Greg Nuckols, Eric Helms, Mike Israetel, Brad Schoenfeld

[00:24:12] Stronger by Science

[00:24:23] Alan Thrall’s YouTube videos: How to Deadlift: Starting Strength 5 Step Deadlift and 3 Common Squat Errors feat. Austin Baraki.

[00:24:30] James Krieger; Weightology.

[00:24:55] Super slow; Doug McGuff, Body by Science; Blood flow restriction training.

[00:26:52] Overcoming adversity.

[00:30:38] Mistakes that hold people back.

[00:32:26] Failing to plan; making time.

[00:33:05] Adjusting the plan over time.

[00:34:55] Ketogains bootcamps.

[00:36:01] Macronutrients.

[00:37:40] Effect of ketogenic diet on athletic performance.

[00:39:26] Zach's training and nutrition.

[00:40:14] Carnivore diet.

[00:44:33] Tommy's strength gains with Zach's coaching.

[00:48:04] zmoore.com; ketogains; zach@zmoore.com.

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How to Identify and Treat Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/nicky_keay_sep18.mp3 Dr. Nicky Keay, BA, MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MRCP is a physician and researcher with an extensive background in endocrinology and sports/exercise medicine. Her personal background as a ballet dancer and choreographer led to her long-standing interest in the effects of high-level training and inadequate nutrition on women’s health. Her current research focuses on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), examining the impact of similar factors on male cyclists.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Dr. Keay discusses the detrimental and often permanent impact of low energy availability, especially in weight-sensitive sports in which participants tend to undereat. They discuss the factors involved with RED-S, including diagnosis, intervention and prognosis, as well as the psychological factors that tend to interfere with treatment.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Nicky Keay:

[00:00:11] British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference (BASEM) in Doncaster. Video of presentation: Endocrine and Metabolic aspects of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

[00:02:01] Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S).

[00:03:14] Female Athlete Triad: disordered eating, amenorrhoea and low bone mineral density.

[00:03:25] Bone mineral density worse with harder training; Study: Drinkwater, Barbara L., et al. "Bone mineral content of amenorrheic and eumenorrheic athletes." New England Journal of Medicine 311.5 (1984): 277-281.

[00:04:11] International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus statement on RED-S.

[00:08:50] Bone mineral density among retired dancers; Study: Keay, N., I. Fogelman, and G. Blake. "Bone mineral density in professional female dancers." British journal of sports medicine 31.2 (1997): 143-147.

[00:10:00] Effect of exercise on adolescents; Study: Keay NJ, Frost M, Blake G, New S & Fogelman I (2000) Study of the factors influencing the bone mineral density in girls. Osteoporosis International 11: S1– 31; (being revised for publication).

[00:11:46] Effects of sports on children.

[00:15:46] Rudolf Nureyev.

[00:17:26] Cyclists.

[00:18:05] Mad Keen Cyclists.

[00:19:16] Current research: amateur male cyclists.

[00:23:38] Erectile dysfunction.

[00:26:14] Team Sky.

[00:28:24] Cardiovascular effects of RED-S.

[00:30:45] Diagnosing and treating RED-S.

[00:32:30] RED-S categories: green, amber, red.

[00:33:38] Psychological factors: denial, resistance.

[00:35:14] Exercise addiction: BMJ Article: Hausenblas, Heather A., Katherine Schreiber, and James M. Smoliga. "Addiction to exercise." BMJ: British Medical Journal (Online) 357 (2017).

[00:38:05] Orthorexia.

[00:41:46] Multidisciplinary approach; getting the coach involved.

[00:43:06] Increasing bone density.

[00:44:52] Hopping increases bone density; Study: Allison, Sarah J., et al. "The Influence of High‐Impact Exercise on Cortical and Trabecular Bone Mineral Content and 3D Distribution Across the Proximal Femur in Older Men: A Randomized Controlled Unilateral Intervention." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 30.9 (2015): 1709-1716.

[00:48:01] Timeline for recovery.

[00:48:31] T3 and other hormones recover first.  Bone health takes longer.

[00:49:50] Some evidence that full bone recovery is possible; Study: Hind, Karen. "Recovery of bone mineral density and fertility in a former amenorrheic athlete." Journal of sports science & medicine 7.3 (2008): 415.

[00:50:23] Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

[00:51:08] Oral contraceptive pill.

[00:54:44] Gut health.

[00:55:20] LEAF questionnaire.

[00:55:53] Leaky gut.

[00:56:35] Ghrelin.

[00:57:20] Microbiome disruption.

[00:58:05] Low FODMAP.

[01:00:36] Publications on British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

[01:00:53] nickykeayfitness.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/nicky_keay_sep18.mp3 Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:09:23 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Nicky Keay, BA, MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MRCP is a physician and researcher with an extensive background in endocrinology and sports/exercise medicine. Her personal background as a ballet dancer and choreographer led to her long-standing interest in the effects of high-level training and inadequate nutrition on women’s health. Her current research focuses on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), examining the impact of similar factors on male cyclists.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Dr. Keay discusses the detrimental and often permanent impact of low energy availability, especially in weight-sensitive sports in which participants tend to undereat. They discuss the factors involved with RED-S, including diagnosis, intervention and prognosis, as well as the psychological factors that tend to interfere with treatment.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Nicky Keay:

[00:00:11] British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference (BASEM) in Doncaster. Video of presentation: Endocrine and Metabolic aspects of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

[00:02:01] Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S).

[00:03:14] Female Athlete Triad: disordered eating, amenorrhoea and low bone mineral density.

[00:03:25] Bone mineral density worse with harder training; Study: Drinkwater, Barbara L., et al. "Bone mineral content of amenorrheic and eumenorrheic athletes." New England Journal of Medicine 311.5 (1984): 277-281.

[00:04:11] International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus statement on RED-S.

[00:08:50] Bone mineral density among retired dancers; Study: Keay, N., I. Fogelman, and G. Blake. "Bone mineral density in professional female dancers." British journal of sports medicine 31.2 (1997): 143-147.

[00:10:00] Effect of exercise on adolescents; Study: Keay NJ, Frost M, Blake G, New S & Fogelman I (2000) Study of the factors influencing the bone mineral density in girls. Osteoporosis International 11: S1– 31; (being revised for publication).

[00:11:46] Effects of sports on children.

[00:15:46] Rudolf Nureyev.

[00:17:26] Cyclists.

[00:18:05] Mad Keen Cyclists.

[00:19:16] Current research: amateur male cyclists.

[00:23:38] Erectile dysfunction.

[00:26:14] Team Sky.

[00:28:24] Cardiovascular effects of RED-S.

[00:30:45] Diagnosing and treating RED-S.

[00:32:30] RED-S categories: green, amber, red.

[00:33:38] Psychological factors: denial, resistance.

[00:35:14] Exercise addiction: BMJ Article: Hausenblas, Heather A., Katherine Schreiber, and James M. Smoliga. "Addiction to exercise." BMJ: British Medical Journal (Online) 357 (2017).

[00:38:05] Orthorexia.

[00:41:46] Multidisciplinary approach; getting the coach involved.

[00:43:06] Increasing bone density.

[00:44:52] Hopping increases bone density; Study: Allison, Sarah J., et al. "The Influence of High‐Impact Exercise on Cortical and Trabecular Bone Mineral Content and 3D Distribution Across the Proximal Femur in Older Men: A Randomized Controlled Unilateral Intervention." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 30.9 (2015): 1709-1716.

[00:48:01] Timeline for recovery.

[00:48:31] T3 and other hormones recover first.  Bone health takes longer.

[00:49:50] Some evidence that full bone recovery is possible; Study: Hind, Karen. "Recovery of bone mineral density and fertility in a former amenorrheic athlete." Journal of sports science & medicine 7.3 (2008): 415.

[00:50:23] Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

[00:51:08] Oral contraceptive pill.

[00:54:44] Gut health.

[00:55:20] LEAF questionnaire.

[00:55:53] Leaky gut.

[00:56:35] Ghrelin.

[00:57:20] Microbiome disruption.

[00:58:05] Low FODMAP.

[01:00:36] Publications on British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

[01:00:53] nickykeayfitness.com.

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Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/simon_gm_sep18.mp3 Performance psychologist Dr. Simon Marshall, PhD is with me on the podcast today to talk about one of my favourite topics: growth mindset. A year ago Simon introduced me to the book Mindset by Carol Dweck and reading it made me aware of some of my own limiting beliefs about human potential.  It’s the idea that abilities are developed through dedication and hard work, with fixed factors like genes or talent being just a starting point. These concepts have significantly altered the way I talk to and encourage my kids, and also how I approach new skills in my own life.

In this episode of the podcast, Simon and I talk about the impact of mindset on personal development in all areas, including athletics, education, and the workplace.  Simon shares his strategies for switching to a growth mindset and identifying your own blind spots and biases. If you enjoy this podcast, you’ll definitely want to read The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion, by Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Simon Marshall:

[00:00:10] Lesley Paterson; Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:00:42] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:05:30] VO2 Max test.

[00:07:05] Studies from educational psychology: Yeager, David Scott, and Carol S. Dweck. "Mindsets that promote resilience: When students believe that personal characteristics can be developed." Educational psychologist 47.4 (2012): 302-314.  Also: 1, 2.

[00:09:15] Changing our relationship with failure.

[00:11:32] People don't fail; actions do.

[00:12:38] Book: Black box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do, by Matthew Syed. Not mentioned in the podcast, but Simon also recommends the book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.

[00:14:49] Experience alone doesn't necessarily make you better; Studies: Kahneman, Daniel, and Gary Klein. "Conditions for intuitive expertise: a failure to disagree." American psychologist 64.6 (2009): 515 and Tracey, Terence JG, et al. "Expertise in psychotherapy: An elusive goal?." American Psychologist 69.3 (2014): 218.  Others: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:16:00] Attribution bias.

[00:17:54] Joby Aviation.

[00:18:52] Lack of situational awareness; United Airlines Flight 173.

[00:19:13] Sustained attention; Radar operators in WW2.

[00:20:52] Fixed mindset and diet.

[00:23:19] Blaming.

[00:24:35] Book: Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, by Robert Sapolsky.

[00:26:02] Paradox of success.

[00:28:28] Playing the cards you're dealt.

[00:30:13] How to switch to a growth mindset.

[00:30:43] Expose yourself to failure.

[00:35:32] Self esteem comes from success, not the other way around.

[00:38:27] Dopamine drives the desire to continue.

[00:40:15] Cognitive dissonance; Leon Festinger.

[00:43:21] Tony Blair; Cognitive bias.

[00:44:37] Confirmation bias.

[00:48:27] Book: The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever, by Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns.

[00:48:27] Robb Wolf’s Keto Masterclass; Podcast: The Keto Masterclass with Robb Wolf.

[00:49:38] Book: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, by Kim Scott; Podcast: Radical Candor™ with Dr Tommy Wood.

[00:53:15] Ruinous empathy.

[00:53:47] Earning the right to be direct.

[00:56:43] How to know where your blind spots are.

[00:59:36] New program on Patreon.

[01:00:30] 7-min analysis.

[01:02:05] Barriers to progress: time, motivation, energy, consistency.

[01:02:30] Elite Performance Members Club Forum.

[01:04:24] Finding accountability.

[01:05:12] Accountability as a motivator; Study: Lerner, Jennifer S., and Philip E. Tetlock. "Accounting for the effects of accountability." Psychological bulletin 125.2 (1999): 255.

[01:06:13] Loser avoidance bias.

[01:08:09] patreon.nbt.ai.

[01:08:47] Coming soon: deeper investigations into diet, sleep, exercise, weight loss.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/simon_gm_sep18.mp3 Sat, 08 Sep 2018 09:09:05 GMT Christopher Kelly Performance psychologist Dr. Simon Marshall, PhD is with me on the podcast today to talk about one of my favourite topics: growth mindset. A year ago Simon introduced me to the book Mindset by Carol Dweck and reading it made me aware of some of my own limiting beliefs about human potential.  It’s the idea that abilities are developed through dedication and hard work, with fixed factors like genes or talent being just a starting point. These concepts have significantly altered the way I talk to and encourage my kids, and also how I approach new skills in my own life.

In this episode of the podcast, Simon and I talk about the impact of mindset on personal development in all areas, including athletics, education, and the workplace.  Simon shares his strategies for switching to a growth mindset and identifying your own blind spots and biases. If you enjoy this podcast, you’ll definitely want to read The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion, by Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Simon Marshall:

[00:00:10] Lesley Paterson; Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums.

[00:00:42] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:05:30] VO2 Max test.

[00:07:05] Studies from educational psychology: Yeager, David Scott, and Carol S. Dweck. "Mindsets that promote resilience: When students believe that personal characteristics can be developed." Educational psychologist 47.4 (2012): 302-314.  Also: 1, 2.

[00:09:15] Changing our relationship with failure.

[00:11:32] People don't fail; actions do.

[00:12:38] Book: Black box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn From Their Mistakes - But Some Do, by Matthew Syed. Not mentioned in the podcast, but Simon also recommends the book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.

[00:14:49] Experience alone doesn't necessarily make you better; Studies: Kahneman, Daniel, and Gary Klein. "Conditions for intuitive expertise: a failure to disagree." American psychologist 64.6 (2009): 515 and Tracey, Terence JG, et al. "Expertise in psychotherapy: An elusive goal?." American Psychologist 69.3 (2014): 218.  Others: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

[00:16:00] Attribution bias.

[00:17:54] Joby Aviation.

[00:18:52] Lack of situational awareness; United Airlines Flight 173.

[00:19:13] Sustained attention; Radar operators in WW2.

[00:20:52] Fixed mindset and diet.

[00:23:19] Blaming.

[00:24:35] Book: Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, by Robert Sapolsky.

[00:26:02] Paradox of success.

[00:28:28] Playing the cards you're dealt.

[00:30:13] How to switch to a growth mindset.

[00:30:43] Expose yourself to failure.

[00:35:32] Self esteem comes from success, not the other way around.

[00:38:27] Dopamine drives the desire to continue.

[00:40:15] Cognitive dissonance; Leon Festinger.

[00:43:21] Tony Blair; Cognitive bias.

[00:44:37] Confirmation bias.

[00:48:27] Book: The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever, by Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns.

[00:48:27] Robb Wolf’s Keto Masterclass; Podcast: The Keto Masterclass with Robb Wolf.

[00:49:38] Book: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, by Kim Scott; Podcast: Radical Candor™ with Dr Tommy Wood.

[00:53:15] Ruinous empathy.

[00:53:47] Earning the right to be direct.

[00:56:43] How to know where your blind spots are.

[00:59:36] New program on Patreon.

[01:00:30] 7-min analysis.

[01:02:05] Barriers to progress: time, motivation, energy, consistency.

[01:02:30] Elite Performance Members Club Forum.

[01:04:24] Finding accountability.

[01:05:12] Accountability as a motivator; Study: Lerner, Jennifer S., and Philip E. Tetlock. "Accounting for the effects of accountability." Psychological bulletin 125.2 (1999): 255.

[01:06:13] Loser avoidance bias.

[01:08:09] patreon.nbt.ai.

[01:08:47] Coming soon: deeper investigations into diet, sleep, exercise, weight loss.

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Why Your Diet Isn't Working: Sleep and Circadian Rhythm https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ahs_sleep18.mp3 For today’s podcast, I’ve rounded up several of the NBT coaches to look more deeply at the single factor that is capable of improving athletic performance, mood, testosterone levels, blood glucose, fatigue, productivity, stress tolerance and gut health. We’re talking about sleep - the under-rated and often slighted backbone of a healthy lifestyle. In today’s busy world it’s easy to put sleep last on the list, but there are many reasons not to let that happen.

Coaches Megan Roberts, Clay Higgins, and Zach Moore are with me today to discuss the specific benefits of getting good sleep, as well as evidence-based steps you can take if you’re struggling with persistent thoughts at night or waking too early. We share what has worked for our clients (and ourselves!) to create habits and environments conducive to sound sleep.

Here’s the outline of this conversation with Megan, Clay, and Zach:

[00:01:03] Megan's article: Why Your Ketogenic Diet Isn't Working Part 2: Sleep and Circadian Rhythm.

[00:01:45] Podcast: How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health, with Greg Potter.

[00:02:10] Circadian rhythm.

[00:04:55] Sleep deprivation increases hunger hormones; Study: Spiegel, Karine, et al. "Brief communication: sleep curtailment in healthy young men is associated with decreased leptin levels, elevated ghrelin levels, and increased hunger and appetite." Annals of internal medicine 141.11 (2004): 846-850.

[00:05:03] Glucose tolerance.

[00:06:45] Carb Back-Loading by John Kiefer.

[00:07:47] Effect of restricted sleep on perception of attractiveness; Study: Sundelin, Tina, et al. "Negative effects of restricted sleep on facial appearance and social appeal." Royal Society open science 4.5 (2017): 160918.

[00:08:21] How to know if you're getting enough sleep.

[00:10:14] How to quiet the monkey mind.

[00:11:02] Box breathing.

[00:12:04] Podcast: How to Get Perfect Sleep with Dr. Kirk Parsley, MD.

[00:12:57] Getting sleep with a baby in the house.

[00:14:29] Podcast: Perfect Health with Paul Jaminet.

[00:17:55] Ancestral Health Symposium; Kevin Boyd, DDS.

[00:18:21] Things that disrupt circadian rhythm.

[00:18:44] Bright light during the day prevents light-induced melatonin suppression at night; Study: Kozaki, Tomoaki, et al. "Effects of day-time exposure to different light intensities on light-induced melatonin suppression at night." Journal of physiological anthropology 34.1 (2015): 27.

[00:19:11] f.lux; getting more light during the day; blue blocking glasses; iris.

[00:20:35] Ben Greenfield.

[00:21:35] Caffeine.

[00:24:04] Swiss Water Decaf.

[00:25:14] Rooibos tea; Bryan Walsh’s Detox Protocol.

[00:25:20] Alcohol inhibits melatonin.

[00:27:12] Simon Marshall podcasts: 1, 2, 3.

[00:27:36] Book: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg.

[00:28:26] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:28:50] Neurotransmitter imbalance caused by stress; Study: Mora, Francisco, et al. "Stress, neurotransmitters, corticosterone and body–brain integration." Brain research 1476 (2012): 71-85.

[00:29:28] Changing the environment.

[00:29:45] Low-blue light bulbs, amber bulbs; Chilipad.

[00:32:38] Obstructive sleep apnea; elevated hemoglobin.

[00:33:31] Pulse oximeter.

[00:34:08] Kevin Boyd’s Amazing Shrinking Face presentation.

[00:34:25] Breathe Right strips; mouth taping.

[00:35:37] Podcast: How to Achieve High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel; High Intensity Health Podcast.

[00:36:19] Dripkit coffee.

[00:36:58] Nocturia.

[00:41:09] Early time restricted eating.

[00:43:17] Alarm clocks.

[00:44:30] Podcast: The Migraine Miracle, with Josh Turknett, MD.

[00:45:08] Chamomile tea; Study: Abdullahzadeh, Mehrdad, Pegah Matourypour, and Sayed Ali Naji. "Investigation effect of oral chamomilla on sleep quality in elderly people in Isfahan: A randomized control trial." Journal of education and health promotion 6 (2017).

[00:45:41] Great Lakes Collagen Hydrolysate.

[00:46:43] Doc Parsley’s Sleep Remedy.

[00:47:15] Paradoxical intentions.

[00:47:40] Electromagnetic radiation; Podcast: Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs): The Controversy, the Science, and How to Protect Yourself, with Dr. Joseph Mercola.

[00:48:12] Faraday cage.

[00:48:36] Tracking sleep; Oura Ring: Study: de Zambotti, Massimiliano, et al. "The sleep of the ring: comparison of the ŌURA sleep tracker against polysomnography." Behavioral sleep medicine (2017): 1-15.

[00:49:16] Orthosomnia; Study: Baron, Kelly Glazer, et al. "Orthosomnia: Are Some Patients Taking the Quantified Self Too Far?." Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 13.02 (2017): 351-354.

[00:50:37] Dan Pardi; Podcasts: How to Track Effectively and The Ideal Weight Program.

[00:51:18] Bedtime for iPhone.

[00:51:42] Better athletic performance in the afternoon, study: Heishman, Aaron D., et al. "Comparing Performance During Morning vs. Afternoon Training Sessions in Intercollegiate Basketball Players." Journal of strength and conditioning research 31.6 (2017): 1557; Adjusting to consistent training times: Chtourou, Hamdi, and Nizar Souissi. "The effect of training at a specific time of day: a review." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 26.7 (2012): 1984-2005.

[00:52:39] Effect of changing seasons; Study: Wehr, Thomas A. "Melatonin and seasonal rhythms." Journal of biological rhythms 12.6 (1997): 518-527.

[00:53:38] Jet lag; melatonin supplementation.

[00:54:47] Camping to reset circadian clock; Study: Stothard, Ellen R., et al. "Circadian entrainment to the natural light-dark cycle across seasons and the weekend." Current Biology 27.4 (2017): 508-513.

[00:55:55] Sleeping pills.

[00:57:01] 5-HTP.

[00:58:11] Tommy's alternative sleep remedy (before sleep): 5HTP (2 caps = 200mg) + Magnesium Glycinate (100mg) + Melatonin (0.5mg) + Cougar Tranquilizer Tea (1 cup).

[00:59:11] Gratitude; Studies: Wood, Alex M., et al. "Gratitude influences sleep through the mechanism of pre-sleep cognitions." Journal of psychosomatic research 66.1 (2009): 43-48 and Jackowska, Marta, et al. "The impact of a brief gratitude intervention on subjective well-being, biology and sleep." Journal of health psychology 21.10 (2016): 2207-2217.

[00:59:58] Chronotype.

[01:00:45] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[01:05:50] Elite Performance Program.

[01:06:40] nourishbalancethrive.com; book a 15-minute starter session.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ahs_sleep18.mp3 Mon, 03 Sep 2018 08:09:49 GMT Christopher Kelly For today’s podcast, I’ve rounded up several of the NBT coaches to look more deeply at the single factor that is capable of improving athletic performance, mood, testosterone levels, blood glucose, fatigue, productivity, stress tolerance and gut health. We’re talking about sleep - the under-rated and often slighted backbone of a healthy lifestyle. In today’s busy world it’s easy to put sleep last on the list, but there are many reasons not to let that happen.

Coaches Megan Roberts, Clay Higgins, and Zach Moore are with me today to discuss the specific benefits of getting good sleep, as well as evidence-based steps you can take if you’re struggling with persistent thoughts at night or waking too early. We share what has worked for our clients (and ourselves!) to create habits and environments conducive to sound sleep.

Here’s the outline of this conversation with Megan, Clay, and Zach:

[00:01:03] Megan's article: Why Your Ketogenic Diet Isn't Working Part 2: Sleep and Circadian Rhythm.

[00:01:45] Podcast: How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health, with Greg Potter.

[00:02:10] Circadian rhythm.

[00:04:55] Sleep deprivation increases hunger hormones; Study: Spiegel, Karine, et al. "Brief communication: sleep curtailment in healthy young men is associated with decreased leptin levels, elevated ghrelin levels, and increased hunger and appetite." Annals of internal medicine 141.11 (2004): 846-850.

[00:05:03] Glucose tolerance.

[00:06:45] Carb Back-Loading by John Kiefer.

[00:07:47] Effect of restricted sleep on perception of attractiveness; Study: Sundelin, Tina, et al. "Negative effects of restricted sleep on facial appearance and social appeal." Royal Society open science 4.5 (2017): 160918.

[00:08:21] How to know if you're getting enough sleep.

[00:10:14] How to quiet the monkey mind.

[00:11:02] Box breathing.

[00:12:04] Podcast: How to Get Perfect Sleep with Dr. Kirk Parsley, MD.

[00:12:57] Getting sleep with a baby in the house.

[00:14:29] Podcast: Perfect Health with Paul Jaminet.

[00:17:55] Ancestral Health Symposium; Kevin Boyd, DDS.

[00:18:21] Things that disrupt circadian rhythm.

[00:18:44] Bright light during the day prevents light-induced melatonin suppression at night; Study: Kozaki, Tomoaki, et al. "Effects of day-time exposure to different light intensities on light-induced melatonin suppression at night." Journal of physiological anthropology 34.1 (2015): 27.

[00:19:11] f.lux; getting more light during the day; blue blocking glasses; iris.

[00:20:35] Ben Greenfield.

[00:21:35] Caffeine.

[00:24:04] Swiss Water Decaf.

[00:25:14] Rooibos tea; Bryan Walsh’s Detox Protocol.

[00:25:20] Alcohol inhibits melatonin.

[00:27:12] Simon Marshall podcasts: 1, 2, 3.

[00:27:36] Book: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg.

[00:28:26] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:28:50] Neurotransmitter imbalance caused by stress; Study: Mora, Francisco, et al. "Stress, neurotransmitters, corticosterone and body–brain integration." Brain research 1476 (2012): 71-85.

[00:29:28] Changing the environment.

[00:29:45] Low-blue light bulbs, amber bulbs; Chilipad.

[00:32:38] Obstructive sleep apnea; elevated hemoglobin.

[00:33:31] Pulse oximeter.

[00:34:08] Kevin Boyd’s Amazing Shrinking Face presentation.

[00:34:25] Breathe Right strips; mouth taping.

[00:35:37] Podcast: How to Achieve High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel; High Intensity Health Podcast.

[00:36:19] Dripkit coffee.

[00:36:58] Nocturia.

[00:41:09] Early time restricted eating.

[00:43:17] Alarm clocks.

[00:44:30] Podcast: The Migraine Miracle, with Josh Turknett, MD.

[00:45:08] Chamomile tea; Study: Abdullahzadeh, Mehrdad, Pegah Matourypour, and Sayed Ali Naji. "Investigation effect of oral chamomilla on sleep quality in elderly people in Isfahan: A randomized control trial." Journal of education and health promotion 6 (2017).

[00:45:41] Great Lakes Collagen Hydrolysate.

[00:46:43] Doc Parsley’s Sleep Remedy.

[00:47:15] Paradoxical intentions.

[00:47:40] Electromagnetic radiation; Podcast: Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs): The Controversy, the Science, and How to Protect Yourself, with Dr. Joseph Mercola.

[00:48:12] Faraday cage.

[00:48:36] Tracking sleep; Oura Ring: Study: de Zambotti, Massimiliano, et al. "The sleep of the ring: comparison of the ŌURA sleep tracker against polysomnography." Behavioral sleep medicine (2017): 1-15.

[00:49:16] Orthosomnia; Study: Baron, Kelly Glazer, et al. "Orthosomnia: Are Some Patients Taking the Quantified Self Too Far?." Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 13.02 (2017): 351-354.

[00:50:37] Dan Pardi; Podcasts: How to Track Effectively and The Ideal Weight Program.

[00:51:18] Bedtime for iPhone.

[00:51:42] Better athletic performance in the afternoon, study: Heishman, Aaron D., et al. "Comparing Performance During Morning vs. Afternoon Training Sessions in Intercollegiate Basketball Players." Journal of strength and conditioning research 31.6 (2017): 1557; Adjusting to consistent training times: Chtourou, Hamdi, and Nizar Souissi. "The effect of training at a specific time of day: a review." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 26.7 (2012): 1984-2005.

[00:52:39] Effect of changing seasons; Study: Wehr, Thomas A. "Melatonin and seasonal rhythms." Journal of biological rhythms 12.6 (1997): 518-527.

[00:53:38] Jet lag; melatonin supplementation.

[00:54:47] Camping to reset circadian clock; Study: Stothard, Ellen R., et al. "Circadian entrainment to the natural light-dark cycle across seasons and the weekend." Current Biology 27.4 (2017): 508-513.

[00:55:55] Sleeping pills.

[00:57:01] 5-HTP.

[00:58:11] Tommy's alternative sleep remedy (before sleep): 5HTP (2 caps = 200mg) + Magnesium Glycinate (100mg) + Melatonin (0.5mg) + Cougar Tranquilizer Tea (1 cup).

[00:59:11] Gratitude; Studies: Wood, Alex M., et al. "Gratitude influences sleep through the mechanism of pre-sleep cognitions." Journal of psychosomatic research 66.1 (2009): 43-48 and Jackowska, Marta, et al. "The impact of a brief gratitude intervention on subjective well-being, biology and sleep." Journal of health psychology 21.10 (2016): 2207-2217.

[00:59:58] Chronotype.

[01:00:45] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[01:05:50] Elite Performance Program.

[01:06:40] nourishbalancethrive.com; book a 15-minute starter session.

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Ancestral Health Symposium ‘18 Recap https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ahs18.mp3 Last month the NBT team had a rare live meet-up at the Ancestral Health Symposium in Bozeman, Montana. While there, we had a chance to see many of our previous podcasts guests in person presenting their latest work. For this podcast, we passed the microphone around and shared our impressions of some of the talks we’d seen.

Along the way, we covered all kind of topics, ranging from the performance benefits of caffeine to setting up an ice bath at home. Dr. Tommy Wood shared highlights from his AHS presentation, “The Athlete’s Gut,” explaining why 70% of endurance athletes have a gut problem. We also caught up with friends from Virta Health, who are on a mission to reverse Type 2 Diabetes in 100 Million People.  

Here’s the outline of this conversation with Tommy, Megan, Clay, Zach, Josh, and Doug:

[00:00:08] Ancestral Health Symposium 2018.

[00:00:24] Swiss Water Decaf.

[00:01:34] Association of coffee drinking with all-cause mortality; Studies: Loftfield, Erikka, et al. "Association of Coffee Drinking With Mortality by Genetic Variation in Caffeine Metabolism: Findings From the UK Biobank." JAMA internal medicine 178.8 (2018): 1086-1097.

[00:02:55] Caffeine for improved performance; Studies: Astorino, Todd A., and Daniel W. Roberson. "Efficacy of acute caffeine ingestion for short-term high-intensity exercise performance: a systematic review." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 24.1 (2010): 257-265; and Ganio, Matthew S., et al. "Effect of caffeine on sport-specific endurance performance: a systematic review." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 23.1 (2009): 315-324.

[00:03:09] Effect of CYP1A2 gene + caffeine; Studies: Guest, Nanci, et al. "Caffeine, CYP1A2 Genotype, and Endurance Performance in Athletes." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 50.8 (2018): 1570-1578; and Rahimi, Rahman. "The effect of CYP1A2 genotype on the ergogenic properties of caffeine during resistance exercise: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study." Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971-) (2018): 1-9.

[00:03:39] Caffeine gene: CYP1A2; marker (SNP): rs762551; Click here to check your 23andMe results. AA: faster metabolizer of caffeine; AC: medium metabolizer; CC: slower metabolizer.

[00:03:56] Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol, with Dave Feldman.

[00:04:23] Lean Mass Hyper-responders.

[00:05:35] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:08:06] Inversion pattern.

[00:10:56] Podcast: How Not to Die of Cardiovascular Disease, with Ivor Cummins.

[00:11:14] Book:  Eat Rich, Live Long: Mastering the Low-Carb & Keto Spectrum for Weight Loss and Great Health, by Ivor Cummins.

[00:11:19] Podcast: The True Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease, with Dr. Jeffry Gerber.

[00:11:42] Peter Attia.

[00:12:05] Dr. Tim Gerstmar Podcasts: How to Test and Predict Blood, Urine and Stool for Health, Longevity and Performance and Methylation and Environmental Pollutants.

[00:12:15] AHS 2014 Talk: Methylation: How 1 Carbon Affects Your Brain, Your DNA and Everything - Tim Gerstmar, N.D.

[00:13:06] Book: Antifragile; Nassim Taleb’s Lindy Effect.

[00:14:22] Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet

[00:17:48] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More, with Dr. Ken Ford.

[00:17:55] Study: Fain, Elizabeth, and Cara Weatherford. "Comparative study of millennials' (age 20-34 years) grip and lateral pinch with the norms." Journal of Hand Therapy 29.4 (2016): 483-488.

[00:19:01] Lucy Mailing.

[00:19:54] Lactobacillus reuteri.

[00:21:24] Age-related macular degeneration.

[00:23:06] Podcast: How to Avoid Kidney Stones with Dr Lynda Frassetto.

[00:15:30] Podcast: How to Have a Healthy Gut, with Dr. Michael Ruscio.

[00:24:47] Podcast: Getting Stronger, with Todd Becker; hormesis.

[00:25:36] Getting Stronger blog.

[00:25:51] XPT Life.

[00:27:18] Setting up a chest freezer cold bath.

[00:29:07] Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece.

[00:31:12] Podcast: NBT People: Clay Higgins.

[00:31:23] Podcast: How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan.

[00:31:46] Dr. Josh Turknett, Ancestral Health Symposium 2014 talk: Migraine as the Hypothalamic Distress Signal.

[00:32:37] Mymigrainemiracle.com.

[00:36:54] Strategy for avoiding migraines.

[00:40:37] Book: The Migraine Miracle; mymigrainemiracle.com; Facebook group; The Miracle Moment Podcast, membership community.

[00:41:54] Keto Blast.

[00:42:49] Tommy's AHS 2018 talk: The Athlete's Gut.

[00:45:47] Hadza studies: 1. Raichlen, David A., et al. "Physical activity patterns and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk in hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 29.2 (2017): e22919; 2. Pontzer, Herman, et al. "Energy expenditure and activity among Hadza hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 27.5 (2015): 628-637.

[00:48:31] Effect of intense exercise on the gut; Study: van Wijck, Kim, et al. "Physiology and pathophysiology of splanchnic hypoperfusion and intestinal injury during exercise: strategies for evaluation and prevention." American journal of physiology-gastrointestinal and liver physiology 303.2 (2012): G155-G168.

[00:49:32] Paula Radcliffe.

[0:49:59] Fueling for endurance events.

[00:51:15] Protein intake after workouts; Study: Aragon, Alan Albert, and Brad Jon Schoenfeld. "Nutrient timing revisited: is there a post-exercise anabolic window?." Journal of the international society of sports nutrition 10.1 (2013): 5.

[00:54:13] Exercise for health and longevity.

[00:55:12] Polarized training; MAF pace, sprints.

[00:56:53] Undereating; ancestral athletes.

[00:59:30] Adding carbs back in.

[01:01:09] Gut dysbiosis and pathogens.

[01:02:02] Parasites on lettuce: Chierico, Del. "Detection and prevalence of protozoan parasites in ready-to-eat packaged salads on sale in Italy." Food microbiology (2017).

[01:02:13] Sebastian Winter.

[01:05:36] Gut microbiota of cyclists; Study: Petersen, Lauren M., et al. "Community characteristics of the gut microbiomes of competitive cyclists." Microbiome 5.1 (2017): 98.

[01:05:48] Lauren Petersen Podcasts: The Athlete Microbiome Project: The Search for the Golden Microbiome and An Update on The Athlete Microbiome Project.

[01:05:52] Methane dominant SIBO; Methanobrevibacter smithii.

[01:07:02] Book: The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion, by Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson (audible version here).

[01:07:56] Podcast: How Busy Realtors Can Avoid Anxiety and Depression Without Prescriptions or the Help of a Doctor, with Doug Hilbert.

[01:08:01] Podcast: How to Reverse Insulin Resistant Type Two Diabetes in 100 Million People in Less Than 10 Years with Jim McCarter.

[01:10:11] Virta Health.

[1:20:04] Pain as motivation to change.

[01:24:00] www.virtahealth.com. Apply to Virta Health.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/ahs18.mp3 Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:08:38 GMT Christopher Kelly Last month the NBT team had a rare live meet-up at the Ancestral Health Symposium in Bozeman, Montana. While there, we had a chance to see many of our previous podcasts guests in person presenting their latest work. For this podcast, we passed the microphone around and shared our impressions of some of the talks we’d seen.

Along the way, we covered all kind of topics, ranging from the performance benefits of caffeine to setting up an ice bath at home. Dr. Tommy Wood shared highlights from his AHS presentation, “The Athlete’s Gut,” explaining why 70% of endurance athletes have a gut problem. We also caught up with friends from Virta Health, who are on a mission to reverse Type 2 Diabetes in 100 Million People.  

Here’s the outline of this conversation with Tommy, Megan, Clay, Zach, Josh, and Doug:

[00:00:08] Ancestral Health Symposium 2018.

[00:00:24] Swiss Water Decaf.

[00:01:34] Association of coffee drinking with all-cause mortality; Studies: Loftfield, Erikka, et al. "Association of Coffee Drinking With Mortality by Genetic Variation in Caffeine Metabolism: Findings From the UK Biobank." JAMA internal medicine 178.8 (2018): 1086-1097.

[00:02:55] Caffeine for improved performance; Studies: Astorino, Todd A., and Daniel W. Roberson. "Efficacy of acute caffeine ingestion for short-term high-intensity exercise performance: a systematic review." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 24.1 (2010): 257-265; and Ganio, Matthew S., et al. "Effect of caffeine on sport-specific endurance performance: a systematic review." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 23.1 (2009): 315-324.

[00:03:09] Effect of CYP1A2 gene + caffeine; Studies: Guest, Nanci, et al. "Caffeine, CYP1A2 Genotype, and Endurance Performance in Athletes." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 50.8 (2018): 1570-1578; and Rahimi, Rahman. "The effect of CYP1A2 genotype on the ergogenic properties of caffeine during resistance exercise: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study." Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971-) (2018): 1-9.

[00:03:39] Caffeine gene: CYP1A2; marker (SNP): rs762551; Click here to check your 23andMe results. AA: faster metabolizer of caffeine; AC: medium metabolizer; CC: slower metabolizer.

[00:03:56] Podcast: How to Drop Your Cholesterol, with Dave Feldman.

[00:04:23] Lean Mass Hyper-responders.

[00:05:35] Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead), with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:08:06] Inversion pattern.

[00:10:56] Podcast: How Not to Die of Cardiovascular Disease, with Ivor Cummins.

[00:11:14] Book:  Eat Rich, Live Long: Mastering the Low-Carb & Keto Spectrum for Weight Loss and Great Health, by Ivor Cummins.

[00:11:19] Podcast: The True Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease, with Dr. Jeffry Gerber.

[00:11:42] Peter Attia.

[00:12:05] Dr. Tim Gerstmar Podcasts: How to Test and Predict Blood, Urine and Stool for Health, Longevity and Performance and Methylation and Environmental Pollutants.

[00:12:15] AHS 2014 Talk: Methylation: How 1 Carbon Affects Your Brain, Your DNA and Everything - Tim Gerstmar, N.D.

[00:13:06] Book: Antifragile; Nassim Taleb’s Lindy Effect.

[00:14:22] Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet

[00:17:48] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More, with Dr. Ken Ford.

[00:17:55] Study: Fain, Elizabeth, and Cara Weatherford. "Comparative study of millennials' (age 20-34 years) grip and lateral pinch with the norms." Journal of Hand Therapy 29.4 (2016): 483-488.

[00:19:01] Lucy Mailing.

[00:19:54] Lactobacillus reuteri.

[00:21:24] Age-related macular degeneration.

[00:23:06] Podcast: How to Avoid Kidney Stones with Dr Lynda Frassetto.

[00:15:30] Podcast: How to Have a Healthy Gut, with Dr. Michael Ruscio.

[00:24:47] Podcast: Getting Stronger, with Todd Becker; hormesis.

[00:25:36] Getting Stronger blog.

[00:25:51] XPT Life.

[00:27:18] Setting up a chest freezer cold bath.

[00:29:07] Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece.

[00:31:12] Podcast: NBT People: Clay Higgins.

[00:31:23] Podcast: How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan.

[00:31:46] Dr. Josh Turknett, Ancestral Health Symposium 2014 talk: Migraine as the Hypothalamic Distress Signal.

[00:32:37] Mymigrainemiracle.com.

[00:36:54] Strategy for avoiding migraines.

[00:40:37] Book: The Migraine Miracle; mymigrainemiracle.com; Facebook group; The Miracle Moment Podcast, membership community.

[00:41:54] Keto Blast.

[00:42:49] Tommy's AHS 2018 talk: The Athlete's Gut.

[00:45:47] Hadza studies: 1. Raichlen, David A., et al. "Physical activity patterns and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk in hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 29.2 (2017): e22919; 2. Pontzer, Herman, et al. "Energy expenditure and activity among Hadza hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 27.5 (2015): 628-637.

[00:48:31] Effect of intense exercise on the gut; Study: van Wijck, Kim, et al. "Physiology and pathophysiology of splanchnic hypoperfusion and intestinal injury during exercise: strategies for evaluation and prevention." American journal of physiology-gastrointestinal and liver physiology 303.2 (2012): G155-G168.

[00:49:32] Paula Radcliffe.

[0:49:59] Fueling for endurance events.

[00:51:15] Protein intake after workouts; Study: Aragon, Alan Albert, and Brad Jon Schoenfeld. "Nutrient timing revisited: is there a post-exercise anabolic window?." Journal of the international society of sports nutrition 10.1 (2013): 5.

[00:54:13] Exercise for health and longevity.

[00:55:12] Polarized training; MAF pace, sprints.

[00:56:53] Undereating; ancestral athletes.

[00:59:30] Adding carbs back in.

[01:01:09] Gut dysbiosis and pathogens.

[01:02:02] Parasites on lettuce: Chierico, Del. "Detection and prevalence of protozoan parasites in ready-to-eat packaged salads on sale in Italy." Food microbiology (2017).

[01:02:13] Sebastian Winter.

[01:05:36] Gut microbiota of cyclists; Study: Petersen, Lauren M., et al. "Community characteristics of the gut microbiomes of competitive cyclists." Microbiome 5.1 (2017): 98.

[01:05:48] Lauren Petersen Podcasts: The Athlete Microbiome Project: The Search for the Golden Microbiome and An Update on The Athlete Microbiome Project.

[01:05:52] Methane dominant SIBO; Methanobrevibacter smithii.

[01:07:02] Book: The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion, by Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson (audible version here).

[01:07:56] Podcast: How Busy Realtors Can Avoid Anxiety and Depression Without Prescriptions or the Help of a Doctor, with Doug Hilbert.

[01:08:01] Podcast: How to Reverse Insulin Resistant Type Two Diabetes in 100 Million People in Less Than 10 Years with Jim McCarter.

[01:10:11] Virta Health.

[1:20:04] Pain as motivation to change.

[01:24:00] www.virtahealth.com. Apply to Virta Health.

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How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/panda_aug18.mp3 Dr. Satchin Panda, PhD. is a professor and researcher at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and a founding executive member of the Center for Circadian Biology at the University of California, San Diego. He is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on circadian rhythms and has been publishing revolutionary research with a current focus on the benefits of time-restricted eating. He is also the author of The Circadian Code, a guide for optimizing health and reversing disease by living in alignment with the body’s internal clock.

Dr. Panda is with Dr. Tommy Wood on the podcast today, talking about the evidence that points to the dramatic impact of meal timing and light exposure on health. They discuss the high risk of chronic disease that comes with circadian mismatch and share the most important steps you can take to mitigate the damage associated with living in a world that never sleeps.

In the introduction, I mention a survey. You can answer the questions (and get a little more detail about the program with Simon Marshall) at this link:

http://survey.nbt.ai

Here’s the outline of this interview with Satchin Panda:

[00:00:37] Book: The Circadian Code, by Satchin Panda.

[00:03:25] Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

[00:06:56] Joe Bass, MD, PhD.

[00:07:05] Study: Kohsaka, Akira, et al. "High-fat diet disrupts behavioral and molecular circadian rhythms in mice." Cell metabolism 6.5 (2007): 414-421.

[00:07:47] Study: Gill, Shubhroz, et al. "Time-restricted feeding attenuates age-related cardiac decline in Drosophila." Science 347.6227 (2015): 1265-1269.

[00:10:08] Christopher Vollmers, Assistant Professor at UC Santa Cruz.

[00:10:53] Different Time Restricted Feeding (TRF) windows; Study: Chaix, Amandine, et al. "Time-restricted feeding is a preventative and therapeutic intervention against diverse nutritional challenges." Cell metabolism 20.6 (2014): 991-1005.

[00:13:29] myCircadianClock; Study: Gill, Shubhroz, and Satchidananda Panda. "A smartphone app reveals erratic diurnal eating patterns in humans that can be modulated for health benefits." Cell metabolism 22.5 (2015): 789-798.

[00:17:55] Endurance athletes.

[00:19:10] Improved athletic performance; Study: Chaix, Amandine, et al. "Time-restricted feeding is a preventative and therapeutic intervention against diverse nutritional challenges." Cell metabolism 20.6 (2014): 991-1005.

[00:20:32] Ketone production.

[00:23:13] High fat diet leads to increased ketone production, improved endurance.

[00:24:24] Meal timing.

[00:26:52] Consistency is important.

[00:29:53] Supplements and coffee.

[00:32:05] Kenneth Wright, Jr.; Night owls and morning larks Study: Wright Jr, Kenneth P., et al. "Entrainment of the human circadian clock to the natural light-dark cycle." Current Biology 23.16 (2013): 1554-1558.

[00:34:05] Michael Herf; f.lux.

[00:35:24] Biphasic sleep; arousal threshold.

[00:39:46] Exposure to light.

[00:40:33] Effect of light on skin; Study: Lindblom, Niki, et al. "Bright light exposure of a large skin area does not affect melatonin or bilirubin levels in humans." Biological psychiatry 48.11 (2000): 1098-1104.

[00:41:02] Improving sleep.

[00:41:22] Naps.

[00:42:52] Night workers and swing shifts.

[00:43:20] Studying firefighters.

[00:43:28] Food timing effective for resetting circadian clock; Study: Oike, Hideaki, et al. "Time-fixed feeding prevents obesity induced by chronic advances of light/dark cycles in mouse models of jet-lag/shift work." Biochemical and biophysical research communications 465.3 (2015): 556-561.

[00:45:09] Traveling through time zones.

[00:47:47] Timing of physical activity.

[00:49:00] Email apnea.

[00:50:00] Meal timing for prevention of cancer; Study: Kogevinas, Manolis, et al. "Effect of mistimed eating patterns on breast and prostate cancer risk (MCC‐Spain Study)." International journal of cancer (2018).  More from the MCC Research Team.

[00:50:34] Effect of nightly fasting on breast cancer; Study: Marinac, Catherine R., et al. "Prolonged nightly fasting and breast cancer prognosis." JAMA oncology 2.8 (2016): 1049-1055.

[00:50:52] Night shift work increases women’s risk of cancer: Yuan, Xia, et al. "Night shift work increases the risks of multiple primary cancers in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 61 articles." Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 27.1 (2018): 25-40.

[00:51:03] Optimal timing of drugs; studies: Lévi, Francis, et al. "Implications of circadian clocks for the rhythmic delivery of cancer therapeutics." Advanced drug delivery reviews 59.9-10 (2007): 1015-1035; and Lauriola, Mattia, et al. "Diurnal suppression of EGFR signalling by glucocorticoids and implications for tumour progression and treatment." Nature communications 5 (2014): 5073.

[00:52:14] Lifestyle: what, when and how much we eat, sleep, and move.

[00:53:40] Book: The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight, by Valter Longo, PhD.

[00:55:43] Architecture Study: Dance, Amber. "Science and Culture: The brain within buildings." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114.5 (2017): 785-787.

[00:56:44] Benefits of daylight in architecture; Study: Boubekri, Mohamed, et al. "Impact of windows and daylight exposure on overall health and sleep quality of office workers: a case-control pilot study." Journal of clinical sleep medicine 10.06 (2014): 603-611; and Daylighting Facts & Figures.

[00:59:29] 30 minutes of bright light in the morning.

[01:00:51] Recommendations: 8 hours sleep, wait to eat breakfast, eat within 10 hours; 30 minutes of bright light, dim light/no food 3 hours before bed.

[01:01:46] mycircadianclock.org; myLuxRecorder app.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/panda_aug18.mp3 Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:08:04 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Satchin Panda, PhD. is a professor and researcher at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and a founding executive member of the Center for Circadian Biology at the University of California, San Diego. He is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on circadian rhythms and has been publishing revolutionary research with a current focus on the benefits of time-restricted eating. He is also the author of The Circadian Code, a guide for optimizing health and reversing disease by living in alignment with the body’s internal clock.

Dr. Panda is with Dr. Tommy Wood on the podcast today, talking about the evidence that points to the dramatic impact of meal timing and light exposure on health. They discuss the high risk of chronic disease that comes with circadian mismatch and share the most important steps you can take to mitigate the damage associated with living in a world that never sleeps.

In the introduction, I mention a survey. You can answer the questions (and get a little more detail about the program with Simon Marshall) at this link:

http://survey.nbt.ai

Here’s the outline of this interview with Satchin Panda:

[00:00:37] Book: The Circadian Code, by Satchin Panda.

[00:03:25] Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

[00:06:56] Joe Bass, MD, PhD.

[00:07:05] Study: Kohsaka, Akira, et al. "High-fat diet disrupts behavioral and molecular circadian rhythms in mice." Cell metabolism 6.5 (2007): 414-421.

[00:07:47] Study: Gill, Shubhroz, et al. "Time-restricted feeding attenuates age-related cardiac decline in Drosophila." Science 347.6227 (2015): 1265-1269.

[00:10:08] Christopher Vollmers, Assistant Professor at UC Santa Cruz.

[00:10:53] Different Time Restricted Feeding (TRF) windows; Study: Chaix, Amandine, et al. "Time-restricted feeding is a preventative and therapeutic intervention against diverse nutritional challenges." Cell metabolism 20.6 (2014): 991-1005.

[00:13:29] myCircadianClock; Study: Gill, Shubhroz, and Satchidananda Panda. "A smartphone app reveals erratic diurnal eating patterns in humans that can be modulated for health benefits." Cell metabolism 22.5 (2015): 789-798.

[00:17:55] Endurance athletes.

[00:19:10] Improved athletic performance; Study: Chaix, Amandine, et al. "Time-restricted feeding is a preventative and therapeutic intervention against diverse nutritional challenges." Cell metabolism 20.6 (2014): 991-1005.

[00:20:32] Ketone production.

[00:23:13] High fat diet leads to increased ketone production, improved endurance.

[00:24:24] Meal timing.

[00:26:52] Consistency is important.

[00:29:53] Supplements and coffee.

[00:32:05] Kenneth Wright, Jr.; Night owls and morning larks Study: Wright Jr, Kenneth P., et al. "Entrainment of the human circadian clock to the natural light-dark cycle." Current Biology 23.16 (2013): 1554-1558.

[00:34:05] Michael Herf; f.lux.

[00:35:24] Biphasic sleep; arousal threshold.

[00:39:46] Exposure to light.

[00:40:33] Effect of light on skin; Study: Lindblom, Niki, et al. "Bright light exposure of a large skin area does not affect melatonin or bilirubin levels in humans." Biological psychiatry 48.11 (2000): 1098-1104.

[00:41:02] Improving sleep.

[00:41:22] Naps.

[00:42:52] Night workers and swing shifts.

[00:43:20] Studying firefighters.

[00:43:28] Food timing effective for resetting circadian clock; Study: Oike, Hideaki, et al. "Time-fixed feeding prevents obesity induced by chronic advances of light/dark cycles in mouse models of jet-lag/shift work." Biochemical and biophysical research communications 465.3 (2015): 556-561.

[00:45:09] Traveling through time zones.

[00:47:47] Timing of physical activity.

[00:49:00] Email apnea.

[00:50:00] Meal timing for prevention of cancer; Study: Kogevinas, Manolis, et al. "Effect of mistimed eating patterns on breast and prostate cancer risk (MCC‐Spain Study)." International journal of cancer (2018).  More from the MCC Research Team.

[00:50:34] Effect of nightly fasting on breast cancer; Study: Marinac, Catherine R., et al. "Prolonged nightly fasting and breast cancer prognosis." JAMA oncology 2.8 (2016): 1049-1055.

[00:50:52] Night shift work increases women’s risk of cancer: Yuan, Xia, et al. "Night shift work increases the risks of multiple primary cancers in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 61 articles." Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 27.1 (2018): 25-40.

[00:51:03] Optimal timing of drugs; studies: Lévi, Francis, et al. "Implications of circadian clocks for the rhythmic delivery of cancer therapeutics." Advanced drug delivery reviews 59.9-10 (2007): 1015-1035; and Lauriola, Mattia, et al. "Diurnal suppression of EGFR signalling by glucocorticoids and implications for tumour progression and treatment." Nature communications 5 (2014): 5073.

[00:52:14] Lifestyle: what, when and how much we eat, sleep, and move.

[00:53:40] Book: The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight, by Valter Longo, PhD.

[00:55:43] Architecture Study: Dance, Amber. "Science and Culture: The brain within buildings." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114.5 (2017): 785-787.

[00:56:44] Benefits of daylight in architecture; Study: Boubekri, Mohamed, et al. "Impact of windows and daylight exposure on overall health and sleep quality of office workers: a case-control pilot study." Journal of clinical sleep medicine 10.06 (2014): 603-611; and Daylighting Facts & Figures.

[00:59:29] 30 minutes of bright light in the morning.

[01:00:51] Recommendations: 8 hours sleep, wait to eat breakfast, eat within 10 hours; 30 minutes of bright light, dim light/no food 3 hours before bed.

[01:01:46] mycircadianclock.org; myLuxRecorder app.

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A New Metric for Predicting Athletic Performance https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mobile.equilibria.on.2018-07-10.at.09.10.mp3 Alessandro (Alex) Ferretti has been practicing nutritional therapy for over 15 years.  He formed Equilibria Health Ltd. in 2004, which is now recognized as one of the UK’s leading providers of nutrition education. He has lectured internationally on the subjects of nutrition and human performance, and his current focus is on research in the areas of heart rate variability (HRV) and blood glucose, nutrigenomics, and factors affecting metabolic flexibility.

In this podcast, Alex describes the metric he has developed which can provide a signal of an inflammatory response and preview athletic performance. He and Dr. Tommy Wood also discuss his online Mitokinetics tool, developed for the purpose of estimating caloric requirements in the context of different macronutrient ratios.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Alex Ferretti:

[00:00:33] Robb Wolf, Ben Lynch, Dan Plews, Paul Laursen.

[00:04:17] Metabolic flexibility; Podcast: How to Assess an Athlete: The Best Principles, Methods, and Devices to Use, with Mike T. Nelson.

[00:04:29] Weikko Jaross.

[00:06:30] Immune system cells requiring carbohydrate metabolism; Studies: MacIver, Nancie J., et al. "Glucose metabolism in lymphocytes is a regulated process with significant effects on immune cell function and survival." Journal of leukocyte biology 84.4 (2008): 949-957; Also: 1, 2, 3.

[00:12:40] Metabolic health correlates with quick adaptation to ketogenic diet.

[00:16:00] New Zealand cyclists study: Zinn, Caryn, et al. "Ketogenic diet benefits body composition and well-being but not performance in a pilot case study of New Zealand endurance athletes." Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 14.1 (2017): 22.

[00:16:20] Genetic factors affecting metabolic flexibility.

[00:17:20] DNAFit test.

[00:18:31] Environmental factors affecting metabolic flexibility.

[00:18:39] DIETFITS study: Gardner, Christopher D., et al. "Effect of low-fat vs low-carbohydrate diet on 12-month weight loss in overweight adults and the association with genotype pattern or insulin secretion: the DIETFITS randomized clinical trial." Jama 319.7 (2018): 667-679.

[00:21:48] Eating: When, how, and how much.

[00:22:28] Training low/competing high, sleep.

[00:23:35] Disrupted sleep cycles affecting fasting blood glucose (FBG), heart rate variability (HRV).

[00:24:36] Assessment to determine the best dietary approach.

[00:25:23] 5 points: Life load (stress), chronobiology, sleep, physical activity, diet.

[00:27:30] Food preferences in relation to stress response and sleep deprivation; Studies: McHill, Andrew W., et al. "Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body fat." The American journal of clinical nutrition 106.5 (2017): 1213-1219; Also: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:29:59] HRV Apps: HRV4Training, Elite HRV.

[00:31:00] Validity of ultra-short HRV measurements; Study: Munoz, M. Loretto, et al. "Validity of (ultra-) short recordings for heart rate variability measurements." PLoS One 10.9 (2015): e0138921.

[00:31:09] Oura ring.

[00:32:10] Ferretti Index (HRV/BG Index).

[00:35:36] FBG in relation to mortality; Study: Bjørnholt, JØRGEN V., et al. "Fasting blood glucose: an underestimated risk factor for cardiovascular death. Results from a 22-year follow-up of healthy nondiabetic men." Diabetes care 22.1 (1999): 45-49.

[00:35:43] HRV in relation to mortality; Study: Camm, A. John, et al. "Mortality in patients after a recent myocardial infarction. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of azimilide using heart rate variability for risk stratification." Circulation (2004).

[00:36:41] Ferretti Index formula: RMSSD/(FBG mmol/L)²; In US: RMSSD/(FBG mg/dL/18)².

[00:38:00] Every other day HRV readings; Study: Li, S. J., Y. Y. Su, and M. Liu. "Study on early heart rate variability in patients with severe acute cerebral vascular disease." Zhongguo wei zhong bing ji jiu yi xue= Chinese critical care medicine= Zhongguo weizhongbing jijiuyixue 15.9 (2003): 546-549.

[00:38:27] Study using hs-CRP: Aeschbacher, Stefanie, et al. "Heart rate, heart rate variability and inflammatory biomarkers among young and healthy adults." Annals of medicine 49.1 (2017): 32-41.

[00:41:56] Eating later in the day (8PM or later) correlated with higher FBG, sleep disruption, HRV.

[00:44:08] Frequent small meals led to higher blood glucose.

[00:45:33] Dawn Phenomenon.

[00:48:12] DUTCH test.

[00:49:52] Homocysteine test as part of a cardiovascular assessment.

[00:51:56] Macronutrient ratio may not be as important as other factors.

[00:53:41] Interleukin-6; insulin as anti-inflammatory hormone.

[00:54:36] Mitokinetics tool, developed by Alessandro Ferretti and Weikko Jaross, as discussed in this NBT blog post by Dr. Tommy Wood. Information about using the tool can be found on this help page or in this video.

[00:55:57] Dr. Kevin Hall.

[00:56:17] Keto and low-carb dieters - may require lower caloric intake.

[01:00:18] alessandroferretti.co.uk.

[01:00:41] Videos.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mobile.equilibria.on.2018-07-10.at.09.10.mp3 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:08:20 GMT Christopher Kelly Alessandro (Alex) Ferretti has been practicing nutritional therapy for over 15 years.  He formed Equilibria Health Ltd. in 2004, which is now recognized as one of the UK’s leading providers of nutrition education. He has lectured internationally on the subjects of nutrition and human performance, and his current focus is on research in the areas of heart rate variability (HRV) and blood glucose, nutrigenomics, and factors affecting metabolic flexibility.

In this podcast, Alex describes the metric he has developed which can provide a signal of an inflammatory response and preview athletic performance. He and Dr. Tommy Wood also discuss his online Mitokinetics tool, developed for the purpose of estimating caloric requirements in the context of different macronutrient ratios.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Alex Ferretti:

[00:00:33] Robb Wolf, Ben Lynch, Dan Plews, Paul Laursen.

[00:04:17] Metabolic flexibility; Podcast: How to Assess an Athlete: The Best Principles, Methods, and Devices to Use, with Mike T. Nelson.

[00:04:29] Weikko Jaross.

[00:06:30] Immune system cells requiring carbohydrate metabolism; Studies: MacIver, Nancie J., et al. "Glucose metabolism in lymphocytes is a regulated process with significant effects on immune cell function and survival." Journal of leukocyte biology 84.4 (2008): 949-957; Also: 1, 2, 3.

[00:12:40] Metabolic health correlates with quick adaptation to ketogenic diet.

[00:16:00] New Zealand cyclists study: Zinn, Caryn, et al. "Ketogenic diet benefits body composition and well-being but not performance in a pilot case study of New Zealand endurance athletes." Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 14.1 (2017): 22.

[00:16:20] Genetic factors affecting metabolic flexibility.

[00:17:20] DNAFit test.

[00:18:31] Environmental factors affecting metabolic flexibility.

[00:18:39] DIETFITS study: Gardner, Christopher D., et al. "Effect of low-fat vs low-carbohydrate diet on 12-month weight loss in overweight adults and the association with genotype pattern or insulin secretion: the DIETFITS randomized clinical trial." Jama 319.7 (2018): 667-679.

[00:21:48] Eating: When, how, and how much.

[00:22:28] Training low/competing high, sleep.

[00:23:35] Disrupted sleep cycles affecting fasting blood glucose (FBG), heart rate variability (HRV).

[00:24:36] Assessment to determine the best dietary approach.

[00:25:23] 5 points: Life load (stress), chronobiology, sleep, physical activity, diet.

[00:27:30] Food preferences in relation to stress response and sleep deprivation; Studies: McHill, Andrew W., et al. "Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body fat." The American journal of clinical nutrition 106.5 (2017): 1213-1219; Also: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:29:59] HRV Apps: HRV4Training, Elite HRV.

[00:31:00] Validity of ultra-short HRV measurements; Study: Munoz, M. Loretto, et al. "Validity of (ultra-) short recordings for heart rate variability measurements." PLoS One 10.9 (2015): e0138921.

[00:31:09] Oura ring.

[00:32:10] Ferretti Index (HRV/BG Index).

[00:35:36] FBG in relation to mortality; Study: Bjørnholt, JØRGEN V., et al. "Fasting blood glucose: an underestimated risk factor for cardiovascular death. Results from a 22-year follow-up of healthy nondiabetic men." Diabetes care 22.1 (1999): 45-49.

[00:35:43] HRV in relation to mortality; Study: Camm, A. John, et al. "Mortality in patients after a recent myocardial infarction. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of azimilide using heart rate variability for risk stratification." Circulation (2004).

[00:36:41] Ferretti Index formula: RMSSD/(FBG mmol/L)²; In US: RMSSD/(FBG mg/dL/18)².

[00:38:00] Every other day HRV readings; Study: Li, S. J., Y. Y. Su, and M. Liu. "Study on early heart rate variability in patients with severe acute cerebral vascular disease." Zhongguo wei zhong bing ji jiu yi xue= Chinese critical care medicine= Zhongguo weizhongbing jijiuyixue 15.9 (2003): 546-549.

[00:38:27] Study using hs-CRP: Aeschbacher, Stefanie, et al. "Heart rate, heart rate variability and inflammatory biomarkers among young and healthy adults." Annals of medicine 49.1 (2017): 32-41.

[00:41:56] Eating later in the day (8PM or later) correlated with higher FBG, sleep disruption, HRV.

[00:44:08] Frequent small meals led to higher blood glucose.

[00:45:33] Dawn Phenomenon.

[00:48:12] DUTCH test.

[00:49:52] Homocysteine test as part of a cardiovascular assessment.

[00:51:56] Macronutrient ratio may not be as important as other factors.

[00:53:41] Interleukin-6; insulin as anti-inflammatory hormone.

[00:54:36] Mitokinetics tool, developed by Alessandro Ferretti and Weikko Jaross, as discussed in this NBT blog post by Dr. Tommy Wood. Information about using the tool can be found on this help page or in this video.

[00:55:57] Dr. Kevin Hall.

[00:56:17] Keto and low-carb dieters - may require lower caloric intake.

[01:00:18] alessandroferretti.co.uk.

[01:00:41] Videos.

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How to Reconcile Performance with Longevity https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/performance_longevity_aug18.mp3 Performance isn’t as much as a priority as longevity is now, but I still love to compete.  This dilemma, so well stated by one of our clients, got us thinking.  It’s well documented that exercise extends both lifespan and healthspan, and the people we work with typically have no trouble meeting the widely recommended 150 minutes per week of moderate physical activity.  But what happens when you’re a competitive athlete training significantly more than that?

For this podcast, I met up with Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD and Performance Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD to talk about the benefits and risks of intense exercise with regard to longevity and healthspan.  The science points to a U-shaped curve with dangers at both ends of the spectrum - not enough activity and also too much - and we discuss the point at which an athlete’s long-term health might suffer. We also talk about the kinds of exercise that will keep you strong and resilient as you age.

Here’s the outline of this discussion with Drs Tommy Wood and Simon Marshall:

[00:00:37] Lesley Paterson 2018 ITU World Champion; Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums, with Lesley Paterson.

[00:03:08] Performance, longevity, healthspan.

[00:05:21] Atrial fibrillation.

[00:05:51] Braveheart Coaching.

[00:08:01] Up to 6-7 hours/week of exercise, moderate to vigorous intensity, correlates with increased lifespan.

[00:08:29] 100 steps per minute; Study: Marshall, Simon J., et al. "Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes." American journal of preventive medicine 36.5 (2009): 410-415.

[00:09:08] Intense exercise associated with cardiac diseases; Study: Merghani, Ahmed, Aneil Malhotra, and Sanjay Sharma. "The U-shaped relationship between exercise and cardiac morbidity." Trends in cardiovascular medicine 26.3 (2016): 232-240.

[00:09:17] Above 25-30 miles/week, some increase in mortality; Study: Lee, Duck-chul, et al. "Leisure-time running reduces all-cause and cardiovascular mortality risk." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 64.5 (2014): 472-481.

[00:09:37] Diminishing returns vs. harm.

[00:10:32] 2/3 of people not getting enough exercise.

[00:10:47] Risks with high levels of exercise.

[00:11:37] Podcast: Arrhythmias in Endurance Athletes, with Peter Backx.

[00:11:49] Higher coronary artery calcium (CAC)  in marathon runners; Study: Kröger, Knut, et al. "Carotid and peripheral atherosclerosis in male marathon runners." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 43.7 (2011): 1142-1147.

[00:12:12] Elevated troponin in marathon completers; Study: Regwan, Steven, et al. "Marathon running as a cause of troponin elevation: a systematic review and meta‐analysis." Journal of interventional cardiology 23.5 (2010): 443-450.

[00:13:08] Extreme exercise unveiling congenital vulnerabilities.

[00:14:26] Required ECGs, cardiac stress test.

[00:16:15] Half of marathoners as former smokers; Study: Möhlenkamp, Stefan, et al. "Running: the risk of coronary events: prevalence and prognostic relevance of coronary atherosclerosis in marathon runners." European heart journal 29.15 (2008): 1903-1910.

[00:17:30] Gut permeability, endotoxemia.

[00:18:18] Hunter gatherer populations.  Studies: 1. Raichlen, David A., et al. "Physical activity patterns and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk in hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 29.2 (2017): e22919; 2. Pontzer, Herman, et al. "Energy expenditure and activity among Hadza hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 27.5 (2015): 628-637.

[00:19:49] Periods of rest.

[00:21:48] Why do people "over"-exercise?

[00:21:50] Personal goals, exercise dependency, training goals.

[00:23:24] Liking the gear, competition.

[00:24:41] Self-referenced challenge, especially for long events.

[00:26:19] Managing performance anxiety.

[00:27:10] Competitor vs participant mindset; Podcast: Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead), with Dr. Simon Marshall.

[00:32:01] Short term vs. prolonged exposure to extreme exercise.

[00:37:15] Building good exercise habits.

[00:40:24] Tommy's exercise regimen.

[00:40:41] Zach Moore: NBT Head of Strength and Conditioning.

[00:41:57] Standing, walking, playing with dogs.

[00:45:25] Strength and power in endurance sports.

[00:48:01] Wingate test.

[00:49:27] Simon's exercise regimen.

[00:52:17] Aim for aerobic fitness and strength in top 25% of peer group.

 
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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/performance_longevity_aug18.mp3 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:08:36 GMT Christopher Kelly Performance isn’t as much as a priority as longevity is now, but I still love to compete.  This dilemma, so well stated by one of our clients, got us thinking.  It’s well documented that exercise extends both lifespan and healthspan, and the people we work with typically have no trouble meeting the widely recommended 150 minutes per week of moderate physical activity.  But what happens when you’re a competitive athlete training significantly more than that?

For this podcast, I met up with Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD and Performance Psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD to talk about the benefits and risks of intense exercise with regard to longevity and healthspan.  The science points to a U-shaped curve with dangers at both ends of the spectrum - not enough activity and also too much - and we discuss the point at which an athlete’s long-term health might suffer. We also talk about the kinds of exercise that will keep you strong and resilient as you age.

Here’s the outline of this discussion with Drs Tommy Wood and Simon Marshall:

[00:00:37] Lesley Paterson 2018 ITU World Champion; Podcast: Off Road Triathlon World Champion Lesley Paterson on FMT and Solving Mental Conundrums, with Lesley Paterson.

[00:03:08] Performance, longevity, healthspan.

[00:05:21] Atrial fibrillation.

[00:05:51] Braveheart Coaching.

[00:08:01] Up to 6-7 hours/week of exercise, moderate to vigorous intensity, correlates with increased lifespan.

[00:08:29] 100 steps per minute; Study: Marshall, Simon J., et al. "Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes." American journal of preventive medicine 36.5 (2009): 410-415.

[00:09:08] Intense exercise associated with cardiac diseases; Study: Merghani, Ahmed, Aneil Malhotra, and Sanjay Sharma. "The U-shaped relationship between exercise and cardiac morbidity." Trends in cardiovascular medicine 26.3 (2016): 232-240.

[00:09:17] Above 25-30 miles/week, some increase in mortality; Study: Lee, Duck-chul, et al. "Leisure-time running reduces all-cause and cardiovascular mortality risk." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 64.5 (2014): 472-481.

[00:09:37] Diminishing returns vs. harm.

[00:10:32] 2/3 of people not getting enough exercise.

[00:10:47] Risks with high levels of exercise.

[00:11:37] Podcast: Arrhythmias in Endurance Athletes, with Peter Backx.

[00:11:49] Higher coronary artery calcium (CAC)  in marathon runners; Study: Kröger, Knut, et al. "Carotid and peripheral atherosclerosis in male marathon runners." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 43.7 (2011): 1142-1147.

[00:12:12] Elevated troponin in marathon completers; Study: Regwan, Steven, et al. "Marathon running as a cause of troponin elevation: a systematic review and meta‐analysis." Journal of interventional cardiology 23.5 (2010): 443-450.

[00:13:08] Extreme exercise unveiling congenital vulnerabilities.

[00:14:26] Required ECGs, cardiac stress test.

[00:16:15] Half of marathoners as former smokers; Study: Möhlenkamp, Stefan, et al. "Running: the risk of coronary events: prevalence and prognostic relevance of coronary atherosclerosis in marathon runners." European heart journal 29.15 (2008): 1903-1910.

[00:17:30] Gut permeability, endotoxemia.

[00:18:18] Hunter gatherer populations.  Studies: 1. Raichlen, David A., et al. "Physical activity patterns and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk in hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 29.2 (2017): e22919; 2. Pontzer, Herman, et al. "Energy expenditure and activity among Hadza hunter‐gatherers." American Journal of Human Biology 27.5 (2015): 628-637.

[00:19:49] Periods of rest.

[00:21:48] Why do people "over"-exercise?

[00:21:50] Personal goals, exercise dependency, training goals.

[00:23:24] Liking the gear, competition.

[00:24:41] Self-referenced challenge, especially for long events.

[00:26:19] Managing performance anxiety.

[00:27:10] Competitor vs participant mindset; Podcast: Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead), with Dr. Simon Marshall.

[00:32:01] Short term vs. prolonged exposure to extreme exercise.

[00:37:15] Building good exercise habits.

[00:40:24] Tommy's exercise regimen.

[00:40:41] Zach Moore: NBT Head of Strength and Conditioning.

[00:41:57] Standing, walking, playing with dogs.

[00:45:25] Strength and power in endurance sports.

[00:48:01] Wingate test.

[00:49:27] Simon's exercise regimen.

[00:52:17] Aim for aerobic fitness and strength in top 25% of peer group.

 
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Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs): The Controversy, the Science, and How to Protect Yourself https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mercola_jul18.mp3 Indiegogo campaign: Medical Study on Hashimoto's Disease and AIP

Dr. Joseph Mercola is a board-certified physician and best-selling author whose name has become synonymous with natural health. He’s long been a controversial figure in the public eye, thanks to his outspoken opposition to the norms of the medical establishment. He has maintained a popular website over the past 20 years, catering to the growing number of people seeking alternatives for the prevention and treatment of chronic illness.

On this podcast, Dr. Mercola talks with Dr. Tommy Wood about the health consequences of electromagnetic fields (EMFs). They review the science that supports the need for greater caution in the age of cell phones and wireless technology. They also discuss the specific biological processes in the human body that are affected by EMFs and the steps you can take in your own home to mitigate the damage.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Dr. Mercola:

[00:03:30] Research funded by telecoms industry; Study: Huss, Anke, et al. "Source of funding and results of studies of health effects of mobile phone use: systematic review of experimental studies." Epidemiology 17.6 (2006): S439.

[00:03:43] Olle Johansson; Talk: Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields.

[00:04:03] Types of EMFs - Electric, Magnetic, and Radio frequencies.

[00:05:09] 10^18 (quintillion) times increase in exposure to radio frequencies.

[00:06:54] Sam Milham, epidemiologist.

[00:08:38] Thomas Levy, cardiologist.

[00:09:22] Martin Pall, PhD; Studies evaluating the effect of calcium channel blockers on EMF toxicity: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:10:14] Voltage-gated calcium channel (VGCG).

[00:10:23] Paul Héroux.

[00:10:52] Video: Dr. Mercola Interviews Paul Heroux.

[00:11:23] Magnesium as a natural calcium channel blocker.

[00:12:52] Resveratrol study: Kjær, Thomas Nordstrøm, et al. "No beneficial effects of resveratrol on the metabolic syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 102.5 (2017): 1642-1651.

[00:14:31] Study: Pacher, Pál, Joseph S. Beckman, and Lucas Liaudet. "Nitric oxide and peroxynitrite in health and disease." Physiological reviews 87.1 (2007): 315-424.

[00:15:30] NAD/Diabetes Study: Yoshino, Jun, et al. "Nicotinamide mononucleotide, a key NAD+ intermediate, treats the pathophysiology of diet-and age-induced diabetes in mice." Cell metabolism 14.4 (2011): 528-536.

[00:16:00] Richard Veech; NADPH as the true battery of the cell.

[00:16:43] Effect of exogenous ketones on NADPH. Study: Veech, Richard L., et al. "Ketone bodies mimic the life span extending properties of caloric restriction." IUBMB life 69.5 (2017): 305-314.

[00:17:14] Symptoms of EMF exposures: brain and heart.

[00:18:00] Cancer: Glioblastoma increase; Study: Philips, Alasdair, et al. "Brain tumours: rise in Glioblastoma Multiforme incidence in England 1995–2015 suggests an adverse environmental or lifestyle factor." Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2018 (2018). [00:18:02] Tumors on ipsilateral side of head that cell phone is used; Study: Hardell, Lennart, and Michael Carlberg. "Mobile phone and cordless phone use and the risk for glioma–Analysis of pooled case-control studies in Sweden, 1997–2003 and 2007–2009." Pathophysiology 22.1 (2015): 1-13.

[00:18:29] Electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

[00:19:28] World Health Organization: EMF given 2B classification.

[00:20:18] Long-term effects.

[00:20:26] Infertility; Study: Sommer, Angela M., et al. "Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (UMTS) on reproduction and development of mice: a multi-generation study." Radiation research 171.1 (2009): 89-95.

[00:21:12] Autism, Alzheimer's, fertility; Study: Adams, Jessica A., et al. "Effect of mobile telephones on sperm quality: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Environment international 70 (2014): 106-112.

[00:23:00] Book: The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs: How to Fix Our Stupid Use of Technology, by Nicholas Pineault; Electrosmog Rx online course.

[00:23:38] How to mitigate EMF.

[00:23:48] Acousticom 2; Magda Havas.

[00:25:10] Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt.

[00:26:14] Reducing EMF in the home.

[00:27:53] Shielding; smart meters, Faraday cage.

[00:30:04] Materials that block EMF.

[00:32:40] 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine, Organic Acids Test, DUTCH Test.

[00:34:07] DNA damage; Studies: Lai, Henry. "Single-and double-strand DNA breaks in rat brain cells after acute exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation." International journal of radiation biology 69.4 (1996): 513-521; Replicated by 2004 European REFLEX study. Final REFLEX report here.

[00:34:33] Ionizing vs non-ionizing radiation.

[00:35:16] REFLEX report: 24 hours of cell phone use equivalent to 1600 chest x-rays.

[00:36:02] Reducing ionizing radiation on aeroplanes.

[00:36:26] Zach Bush’s Nitric Oxide Dump.

[00:36:54] Exogenous ketones; Dr. Veech’s ketone ester.

[00:37:10] NRF2 upregulators (e.g., molecular hydrogen), Cannabidiol (CBD).

[00:38:10] Hormetea.

[00:39:15] Mitigating damage from cell phones.

[00:40:11] Magnetic fields; Trifield.

[00:40:42] Dirty electricity; Book: Dirty Electricity: Electrification and the Diseases of Civilization, by Samuel Milham.

[00:41:43] Grounding.

[00:42:27] Stetzerizer Filter; Dave Stetzer, Martin Graham; Greenwave.

[00:44:47] EMF Tents.

[00:46:10] Hierarchy of treatment interventions.

[00:47:33] Book: Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) and What You Can Do about It, by Martin Blank; Dr. Mercola’s video interviews.

[00:48:55] Other interesting papers Tommy has read along the way: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:48:55] Bioinitiative 2012 Report.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/mercola_jul18.mp3 Sun, 29 Jul 2018 21:07:09 GMT Christopher Kelly Indiegogo campaign: Medical Study on Hashimoto's Disease and AIP

Dr. Joseph Mercola is a board-certified physician and best-selling author whose name has become synonymous with natural health. He’s long been a controversial figure in the public eye, thanks to his outspoken opposition to the norms of the medical establishment. He has maintained a popular website over the past 20 years, catering to the growing number of people seeking alternatives for the prevention and treatment of chronic illness.

On this podcast, Dr. Mercola talks with Dr. Tommy Wood about the health consequences of electromagnetic fields (EMFs). They review the science that supports the need for greater caution in the age of cell phones and wireless technology. They also discuss the specific biological processes in the human body that are affected by EMFs and the steps you can take in your own home to mitigate the damage.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Dr. Mercola:

[00:03:30] Research funded by telecoms industry; Study: Huss, Anke, et al. "Source of funding and results of studies of health effects of mobile phone use: systematic review of experimental studies." Epidemiology 17.6 (2006): S439.

[00:03:43] Olle Johansson; Talk: Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields.

[00:04:03] Types of EMFs - Electric, Magnetic, and Radio frequencies.

[00:05:09] 10^18 (quintillion) times increase in exposure to radio frequencies.

[00:06:54] Sam Milham, epidemiologist.

[00:08:38] Thomas Levy, cardiologist.

[00:09:22] Martin Pall, PhD; Studies evaluating the effect of calcium channel blockers on EMF toxicity: 1, 2, 3, 4.

[00:10:14] Voltage-gated calcium channel (VGCG).

[00:10:23] Paul Héroux.

[00:10:52] Video: Dr. Mercola Interviews Paul Heroux.

[00:11:23] Magnesium as a natural calcium channel blocker.

[00:12:52] Resveratrol study: Kjær, Thomas Nordstrøm, et al. "No beneficial effects of resveratrol on the metabolic syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 102.5 (2017): 1642-1651.

[00:14:31] Study: Pacher, Pál, Joseph S. Beckman, and Lucas Liaudet. "Nitric oxide and peroxynitrite in health and disease." Physiological reviews 87.1 (2007): 315-424.

[00:15:30] NAD/Diabetes Study: Yoshino, Jun, et al. "Nicotinamide mononucleotide, a key NAD+ intermediate, treats the pathophysiology of diet-and age-induced diabetes in mice." Cell metabolism 14.4 (2011): 528-536.

[00:16:00] Richard Veech; NADPH as the true battery of the cell.

[00:16:43] Effect of exogenous ketones on NADPH. Study: Veech, Richard L., et al. "Ketone bodies mimic the life span extending properties of caloric restriction." IUBMB life 69.5 (2017): 305-314.

[00:17:14] Symptoms of EMF exposures: brain and heart.

[00:18:00] Cancer: Glioblastoma increase; Study: Philips, Alasdair, et al. "Brain tumours: rise in Glioblastoma Multiforme incidence in England 1995–2015 suggests an adverse environmental or lifestyle factor." Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2018 (2018). [00:18:02] Tumors on ipsilateral side of head that cell phone is used; Study: Hardell, Lennart, and Michael Carlberg. "Mobile phone and cordless phone use and the risk for glioma–Analysis of pooled case-control studies in Sweden, 1997–2003 and 2007–2009." Pathophysiology 22.1 (2015): 1-13.

[00:18:29] Electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

[00:19:28] World Health Organization: EMF given 2B classification.

[00:20:18] Long-term effects.

[00:20:26] Infertility; Study: Sommer, Angela M., et al. "Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (UMTS) on reproduction and development of mice: a multi-generation study." Radiation research 171.1 (2009): 89-95.

[00:21:12] Autism, Alzheimer's, fertility; Study: Adams, Jessica A., et al. "Effect of mobile telephones on sperm quality: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Environment international 70 (2014): 106-112.

[00:23:00] Book: The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs: How to Fix Our Stupid Use of Technology, by Nicholas Pineault; Electrosmog Rx online course.

[00:23:38] How to mitigate EMF.

[00:23:48] Acousticom 2; Magda Havas.

[00:25:10] Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt.

[00:26:14] Reducing EMF in the home.

[00:27:53] Shielding; smart meters, Faraday cage.

[00:30:04] Materials that block EMF.

[00:32:40] 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine, Organic Acids Test, DUTCH Test.

[00:34:07] DNA damage; Studies: Lai, Henry. "Single-and double-strand DNA breaks in rat brain cells after acute exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation." International journal of radiation biology 69.4 (1996): 513-521; Replicated by 2004 European REFLEX study. Final REFLEX report here.

[00:34:33] Ionizing vs non-ionizing radiation.

[00:35:16] REFLEX report: 24 hours of cell phone use equivalent to 1600 chest x-rays.

[00:36:02] Reducing ionizing radiation on aeroplanes.

[00:36:26] Zach Bush’s Nitric Oxide Dump.

[00:36:54] Exogenous ketones; Dr. Veech’s ketone ester.

[00:37:10] NRF2 upregulators (e.g., molecular hydrogen), Cannabidiol (CBD).

[00:38:10] Hormetea.

[00:39:15] Mitigating damage from cell phones.

[00:40:11] Magnetic fields; Trifield.

[00:40:42] Dirty electricity; Book: Dirty Electricity: Electrification and the Diseases of Civilization, by Samuel Milham.

[00:41:43] Grounding.

[00:42:27] Stetzerizer Filter; Dave Stetzer, Martin Graham; Greenwave.

[00:44:47] EMF Tents.

[00:46:10] Hierarchy of treatment interventions.

[00:47:33] Book: Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) and What You Can Do about It, by Martin Blank; Dr. Mercola’s video interviews.

[00:48:55] Other interesting papers Tommy has read along the way: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:48:55] Bioinitiative 2012 Report.

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How to Measure Immune Balance Using Blood Testing https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/immune-balance-jul18.mp3 We launched the Blood Chemistry Calculator six months ago and have come to rely on it for our Elite Performance Program clients as an initial screening tool and measure of ongoing progress. With the input of 39 basic blood chemistry markers, the calculator uses a machine-learning algorithm to predict health status in 6 specific areas: immune balance, toxicity, metabolic health, nutrition, oxidative balance, and a general 5-year wellness score.

On this podcast, Tommy and I are talking specifically about the Immune Balance Score, the domain that forecasts immune system health and inflammation from 13 out of the 39 input markers and one forecasted value (CRP). Tommy discusses these markers in detail, citing research that supports using them to predict health outcomes. He also shares ideas for next steps to improve functioning in the area of immune balance.

You can now try some features of the Blood Chemistry Calculator for free by visiting bloodcalculator.com and clicking “Free Report”.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tommy Wood:

[00:00:30] Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC); Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:00:49] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:01:03] Peer Review.

[00:02:32] Immune Balance Score.

[00:04:00] Dashboard of Blood Chemistry Calculator scores (example).

[00:04:08] Predicted Age Score.

[00:05:12] Who is the calculator for?

[00:06:09] Building a health coach referral network.

[00:07:05] Podcast: How to Measure Hormones, with Mark Newman.

[00:08:31] Combining 2+ reports for longitudinal tracking.

[00:09:08] Markers that make up the Immune Balance Score.

[00:10:49] Sensitivity and specificity.

[00:13:40] All-cause mortality: dying from any cause.

[00:17:05] Evaluating scientific research: PubMed + Google.

[00:19:53] C-Reactive Protein (CRP) > 0.5 associated with 75% increase in all-cause mortality; Study: Li, Yunwei, et al. "Hs-CRP and all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality risk: a meta-analysis." Atherosclerosis 259 (2017): 75-82.

[00:21:10] Jeremy Powers; Podcast: National Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers on Racing, Training and the Ketogenic Diet.

[00:22:30] Dr. Bryan Walsh - Timing of blood testing for athletes.

[00:24:49] Albumin: less than 4 g/dL = increased risk of all-cause mortality; Studies: 1. Fulks, Michael, Robert L. Stout, and Vera F. Dolan. "Albumin and all-cause mortality risk in insurance applicants." J Insur Med 42.1 (2010): 11-17; 2. Proctor, Michael J., et al. "Systemic inflammation predicts all-cause mortality: a glasgow inflammation outcome study." PloS one 10.3 (2015): e0116206; 3. Lee, Won-Suk, et al. "Population Specific Biomarkers of Human Aging: A Big Data Study Using South Korean, Canadian, and Eastern European Patient Populations." (2018).

[00:27:25] Gamma Gap (globulins): > 3 g/dL = increase in all-cause mortality; Studies: 1. Juraschek, Stephen P., et al. "The gamma gap and all-cause mortality." PloS one 10.12 (2015): e0143494; 2. Yang, Ming, et al. "The gamma gap predicts 4-year all-cause mortality among nonagenarians and centenarians." Scientific reports 8.1 (2018): 1046.

[00:29:58] Table that shows reference ranges, scores assigned.

[00:30:39] Ferritin - iron overload vs. indicator of inflammation; >200 ng/mL = 50% increase risk of all-cause mortality; Study: Kadoglou, Nikolaos PE, et al. "The association of ferritin with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in community-dwellers: The English longitudinal study of ageing." PloS one 12.6 (2017): e0178994.

[00:34:20] Iron overload podcast: Iron overload and the impact it can have on performance and health, with Dr. Tommy Wood; Blood donation.

[00:34:37] Podcast: Rethinking Positive Thinking, with Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:36:31] Hemoglobin - higher = more aerobic power; Lower = chronic inflammation or nutritional deficiency.  

[00:37:27] Hemoglobin has U-shaped curve - increased all-cause mortality if too low or too high. Optimal: from 14.5 g/dL (13 for women) + 1.5-2 g/dL; Study: Fulks, Michael, Vera F. Dolan, and Robert L. Stout. "Hemoglobin Screening Independently Predicts All-Cause Mortality." (2015): 75-80.

[00:39:02] Christopher Kelly’s combined report.

[00:39:18] Fasting blood glucose: >100 mg/dL = higher all-cause mortality. Study: Bjørnholt, JØRGEN V., et al. "Fasting blood glucose: an underestimated risk factor for cardiovascular death. Results from a 22-year follow-up of healthy nondiabetic men." Diabetes care 22.1 (1999): 45-49.

[00:40:57] Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW): ideal is below 12%; Study: Al-Kindi, Sadeer G., et al. "Red Cell Distribution Width Is Associated with All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients with Diabetes." BioMed research international 2017 (2017).

[00:41:17] White Blood Cells.

[00:41:28] Eosinophils >0.275 x10E3/uL= increased risk of 30-year all-cause mortality; Study: Hospers, Jeannette J., et al. "Eosinophilia is associated with increased all-cause mortality after a follow-up of 30 years in a general population sample." Epidemiology (2000): 261-268.

[00:42:21] Ratios between markers.

[00:43:20] Platelets - High is associated with increased risk of mortality after heart attack; Study: Tsai, Ming-Tsun, et al. "U-shaped mortality curve associated with platelet count among older people: a community-based cohort study." Blood 126.13 (2015): 1633-1635.

[00:43:39] Lymphocyte:Monocyte ratio; Study: Xiang, Fangfang, et al. "Monocyte/lymphocyte ratio as a better predictor of cardiovascular and all‐cause mortality in hemodialysis patients: A prospective cohort study." Hemodialysis International 22.1 (2018): 82-92.

[00:45:23] Where to go from here?  

[00:45:40] Acute vs. chronic inflammation.

[00:47:07] Antimicrobials: Monolaurin, Lauricidin, Selenomethionine; antibody testing.

[00:47:40] Malcolm Kendrick Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead).

[00:48:51] bloodcalculator.com; Quest lab locator.

[00:49:11] UK: Fibrhealth.

[00:49:15] Australia: https://stephenanderson.com.au/nbt/; Podcast: How to Get Help and Feel Great in Australia Using Advanced Blood Interpretation, with Stephen Anderson.  

[00:49:38] support@nourishbalancethrive.com

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/immune-balance-jul18.mp3 Tue, 24 Jul 2018 08:07:05 GMT Christopher Kelly We launched the Blood Chemistry Calculator six months ago and have come to rely on it for our Elite Performance Program clients as an initial screening tool and measure of ongoing progress. With the input of 39 basic blood chemistry markers, the calculator uses a machine-learning algorithm to predict health status in 6 specific areas: immune balance, toxicity, metabolic health, nutrition, oxidative balance, and a general 5-year wellness score.

On this podcast, Tommy and I are talking specifically about the Immune Balance Score, the domain that forecasts immune system health and inflammation from 13 out of the 39 input markers and one forecasted value (CRP). Tommy discusses these markers in detail, citing research that supports using them to predict health outcomes. He also shares ideas for next steps to improve functioning in the area of immune balance.

You can now try some features of the Blood Chemistry Calculator for free by visiting bloodcalculator.com and clicking “Free Report”.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Tommy Wood:

[00:00:30] Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC); Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:00:49] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:01:03] Peer Review.

[00:02:32] Immune Balance Score.

[00:04:00] Dashboard of Blood Chemistry Calculator scores (example).

[00:04:08] Predicted Age Score.

[00:05:12] Who is the calculator for?

[00:06:09] Building a health coach referral network.

[00:07:05] Podcast: How to Measure Hormones, with Mark Newman.

[00:08:31] Combining 2+ reports for longitudinal tracking.

[00:09:08] Markers that make up the Immune Balance Score.

[00:10:49] Sensitivity and specificity.

[00:13:40] All-cause mortality: dying from any cause.

[00:17:05] Evaluating scientific research: PubMed + Google.

[00:19:53] C-Reactive Protein (CRP) > 0.5 associated with 75% increase in all-cause mortality; Study: Li, Yunwei, et al. "Hs-CRP and all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality risk: a meta-analysis." Atherosclerosis 259 (2017): 75-82.

[00:21:10] Jeremy Powers; Podcast: National Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers on Racing, Training and the Ketogenic Diet.

[00:22:30] Dr. Bryan Walsh - Timing of blood testing for athletes.

[00:24:49] Albumin: less than 4 g/dL = increased risk of all-cause mortality; Studies: 1. Fulks, Michael, Robert L. Stout, and Vera F. Dolan. "Albumin and all-cause mortality risk in insurance applicants." J Insur Med 42.1 (2010): 11-17; 2. Proctor, Michael J., et al. "Systemic inflammation predicts all-cause mortality: a glasgow inflammation outcome study." PloS one 10.3 (2015): e0116206; 3. Lee, Won-Suk, et al. "Population Specific Biomarkers of Human Aging: A Big Data Study Using South Korean, Canadian, and Eastern European Patient Populations." (2018).

[00:27:25] Gamma Gap (globulins): > 3 g/dL = increase in all-cause mortality; Studies: 1. Juraschek, Stephen P., et al. "The gamma gap and all-cause mortality." PloS one 10.12 (2015): e0143494; 2. Yang, Ming, et al. "The gamma gap predicts 4-year all-cause mortality among nonagenarians and centenarians." Scientific reports 8.1 (2018): 1046.

[00:29:58] Table that shows reference ranges, scores assigned.

[00:30:39] Ferritin - iron overload vs. indicator of inflammation; >200 ng/mL = 50% increase risk of all-cause mortality; Study: Kadoglou, Nikolaos PE, et al. "The association of ferritin with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in community-dwellers: The English longitudinal study of ageing." PloS one 12.6 (2017): e0178994.

[00:34:20] Iron overload podcast: Iron overload and the impact it can have on performance and health, with Dr. Tommy Wood; Blood donation.

[00:34:37] Podcast: Rethinking Positive Thinking, with Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:36:31] Hemoglobin - higher = more aerobic power; Lower = chronic inflammation or nutritional deficiency.  

[00:37:27] Hemoglobin has U-shaped curve - increased all-cause mortality if too low or too high. Optimal: from 14.5 g/dL (13 for women) + 1.5-2 g/dL; Study: Fulks, Michael, Vera F. Dolan, and Robert L. Stout. "Hemoglobin Screening Independently Predicts All-Cause Mortality." (2015): 75-80.

[00:39:02] Christopher Kelly’s combined report.

[00:39:18] Fasting blood glucose: >100 mg/dL = higher all-cause mortality. Study: Bjørnholt, JØRGEN V., et al. "Fasting blood glucose: an underestimated risk factor for cardiovascular death. Results from a 22-year follow-up of healthy nondiabetic men." Diabetes care 22.1 (1999): 45-49.

[00:40:57] Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW): ideal is below 12%; Study: Al-Kindi, Sadeer G., et al. "Red Cell Distribution Width Is Associated with All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients with Diabetes." BioMed research international 2017 (2017).

[00:41:17] White Blood Cells.

[00:41:28] Eosinophils >0.275 x10E3/uL= increased risk of 30-year all-cause mortality; Study: Hospers, Jeannette J., et al. "Eosinophilia is associated with increased all-cause mortality after a follow-up of 30 years in a general population sample." Epidemiology (2000): 261-268.

[00:42:21] Ratios between markers.

[00:43:20] Platelets - High is associated with increased risk of mortality after heart attack; Study: Tsai, Ming-Tsun, et al. "U-shaped mortality curve associated with platelet count among older people: a community-based cohort study." Blood 126.13 (2015): 1633-1635.

[00:43:39] Lymphocyte:Monocyte ratio; Study: Xiang, Fangfang, et al. "Monocyte/lymphocyte ratio as a better predictor of cardiovascular and all‐cause mortality in hemodialysis patients: A prospective cohort study." Hemodialysis International 22.1 (2018): 82-92.

[00:45:23] Where to go from here?  

[00:45:40] Acute vs. chronic inflammation.

[00:47:07] Antimicrobials: Monolaurin, Lauricidin, Selenomethionine; antibody testing.

[00:47:40] Malcolm Kendrick Podcast: Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead).

[00:48:51] bloodcalculator.com; Quest lab locator.

[00:49:11] UK: Fibrhealth.

[00:49:15] Australia: https://stephenanderson.com.au/nbt/; Podcast: How to Get Help and Feel Great in Australia Using Advanced Blood Interpretation, with Stephen Anderson.  

[00:49:38] support@nourishbalancethrive.com

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How to Assess an Athlete: The Best Principles, Methods, and Devices to Use https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/miketnelson.on.2018-06-26.at.10.05.mp3 Educator, coach, and exercise physiologist Dr. Mike T. Nelson is back on the podcast today.  With a PhD in Exercise Physiology, Mike has made learning and teaching about the human body his life’s work. He has published research in physiology and engineering journals and speaks internationally on topics related to metabolic flexibility and movement.

Today Mike is here to speak with Tommy from a coaching perspective about assessing athletes, specifically in the areas of physical performance, nutrition, lifestyle, and technology. Drawing on two decades of education and experience, he discusses the specific tools and principles he uses to evaluate his clients, mixing trusted methods with new technology. He also describes the best way to pick a coach and shares his criteria for selecting devices among new technology.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Mike T. Nelson:

[00:00:54] Previous podcasts: High Ketones and Carbs at the Same Time? Great Performance Tip or Horrible Idea… and The Importance of Strength Training for Endurance Athlete.

[00:01:36] Dr. Pat Davidson.

[00:02:00] International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience 2018; Carrick Institute; Dr. Frederick Robert Carrick.

[00:02:47] Mass 2 - discussed with Dr. Ben House on this podcast: How to Manage Testosterone and Estrogen in Athletes.

[00:03:02] Dr. Bryan Walsh (podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

[00:03:59] Should practitioners look the part?

[00:04:48] Dr. Michael Ruscio; Podcast: How to Have a Healthy Gut.

[00:06:07] Brian Shaw.

[00:08:10] Tips for finding a coach.

[00:10:08] Athlete assessments (physical, nutrition, lifestyle, technology).

[00:11:29] Kendall Manual Muscle Testing.

[00:11:45] Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR).

[00:13:22] Cooper Test; 500m row.

[00:14:48] Rob Wilson; Brian MacKenzie; Art of Breath.

[00:20:29] Be Activated.

[00:21:50] Jill Miller, Coregeous ball.

[00:22:34] Zach Moore, MA, CSCS, Head of Strength and Conditioning at NBT.

[00:23:54] Gabriele Wulf; Study: Wulf, Gabriele. "Attentional focus and motor learning: a review of 15 years." International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6.1 (2013): 77-104.

[00:28:02] Cal Dietz.

[00:28:20] Dr. Eric Cobb at Z Health.

[00:29:38] Cronometer, myfitnesspal.

[00:34:57] Metabolic flexibility.

[00:35:37] FASTER study: Volek, Jeff S., et al. "Metabolic characteristics of keto-adapted ultra-endurance runners." Metabolism 65.3 (2016): 100-110.

[00:37:17] Metabolic Flexibility study: Goodpaster, Bret H., and Lauren M. Sparks. "Metabolic flexibility in health and disease." Cell metabolism 25.5 (2017): 1027-1036.

[00:37:40] Glycomark.

[00:37:59] Pop tart test.

[00:39:16] Sleep; Podcasts with Dan Pardi and Kirk Parsley; Book: Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, by Matthew Walker, PhD.

[00:40:04] Fun; liking what you do.

[00:42:08] Oura ring.

[00:42:46] Heart Rate Variability (HRV).

[00:45:04] Coaching: What to work on and document.

[00:50:47] Omegawave, Moxy.

[00:53:16] Dophin Neurostim.

[00:54:12] Push Band.

[00:54:35] Halo Sport Headset.

[00:55:06] Transcranial Electrical Stimulation Study: Vöröslakos, Mihály, et al. "Direct effects of transcranial electric stimulation on brain circuits in rats and humans." Nature communications 9.1 (2018): 483.

[00:55:57] Evaluating new technology.

[01:01:11] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[01:02:29] Sensitivity and Specificity.

[01:09:11] miketnelson.com; flexdiet.com.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/miketnelson.on.2018-06-26.at.10.05.mp3 Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:07:00 GMT Christopher Kelly Educator, coach, and exercise physiologist Dr. Mike T. Nelson is back on the podcast today.  With a PhD in Exercise Physiology, Mike has made learning and teaching about the human body his life’s work. He has published research in physiology and engineering journals and speaks internationally on topics related to metabolic flexibility and movement.

Today Mike is here to speak with Tommy from a coaching perspective about assessing athletes, specifically in the areas of physical performance, nutrition, lifestyle, and technology. Drawing on two decades of education and experience, he discusses the specific tools and principles he uses to evaluate his clients, mixing trusted methods with new technology. He also describes the best way to pick a coach and shares his criteria for selecting devices among new technology.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Mike T. Nelson:

[00:00:54] Previous podcasts: High Ketones and Carbs at the Same Time? Great Performance Tip or Horrible Idea… and The Importance of Strength Training for Endurance Athlete.

[00:01:36] Dr. Pat Davidson.

[00:02:00] International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience 2018; Carrick Institute; Dr. Frederick Robert Carrick.

[00:02:47] Mass 2 - discussed with Dr. Ben House on this podcast: How to Manage Testosterone and Estrogen in Athletes.

[00:03:02] Dr. Bryan Walsh (podcasts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

[00:03:59] Should practitioners look the part?

[00:04:48] Dr. Michael Ruscio; Podcast: How to Have a Healthy Gut.

[00:06:07] Brian Shaw.

[00:08:10] Tips for finding a coach.

[00:10:08] Athlete assessments (physical, nutrition, lifestyle, technology).

[00:11:29] Kendall Manual Muscle Testing.

[00:11:45] Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR).

[00:13:22] Cooper Test; 500m row.

[00:14:48] Rob Wilson; Brian MacKenzie; Art of Breath.

[00:20:29] Be Activated.

[00:21:50] Jill Miller, Coregeous ball.

[00:22:34] Zach Moore, MA, CSCS, Head of Strength and Conditioning at NBT.

[00:23:54] Gabriele Wulf; Study: Wulf, Gabriele. "Attentional focus and motor learning: a review of 15 years." International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6.1 (2013): 77-104.

[00:28:02] Cal Dietz.

[00:28:20] Dr. Eric Cobb at Z Health.

[00:29:38] Cronometer, myfitnesspal.

[00:34:57] Metabolic flexibility.

[00:35:37] FASTER study: Volek, Jeff S., et al. "Metabolic characteristics of keto-adapted ultra-endurance runners." Metabolism 65.3 (2016): 100-110.

[00:37:17] Metabolic Flexibility study: Goodpaster, Bret H., and Lauren M. Sparks. "Metabolic flexibility in health and disease." Cell metabolism 25.5 (2017): 1027-1036.

[00:37:40] Glycomark.

[00:37:59] Pop tart test.

[00:39:16] Sleep; Podcasts with Dan Pardi and Kirk Parsley; Book: Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, by Matthew Walker, PhD.

[00:40:04] Fun; liking what you do.

[00:42:08] Oura ring.

[00:42:46] Heart Rate Variability (HRV).

[00:45:04] Coaching: What to work on and document.

[00:50:47] Omegawave, Moxy.

[00:53:16] Dophin Neurostim.

[00:54:12] Push Band.

[00:54:35] Halo Sport Headset.

[00:55:06] Transcranial Electrical Stimulation Study: Vöröslakos, Mihály, et al. "Direct effects of transcranial electric stimulation on brain circuits in rats and humans." Nature communications 9.1 (2018): 483.

[00:55:57] Evaluating new technology.

[01:01:11] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[01:02:29] Sensitivity and Specificity.

[01:09:11] miketnelson.com; flexdiet.com.

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NBT Olympians: Leif Nordgren https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Leif.Nordgren.Jul18.mp3 Minnesota-raised biathlete Leif Nordgren started skiing when he was just three and shot his first rifle at 14. He won a bronze at the Youth World Championships in 2008 and went on to join the US biathlon team, participating in his first world championship in 2011. Leif has competed in both the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympic Games on the 5-man US Olympic Biathlon Team and continues to compete annually in the international Biathlon World Cup.

It’s been a pleasure working with Leif over the past year as a member of our own Elite Performance Program.  He’s on the podcast with me today to talk about his journey becoming a professional biathlete, including his training approach and diet, and the resilience needed to shoot a firearm with precision right after an all-out sprint. Leif also shares about the health challenges he’s overcome along the way, including gut pathogens and food intolerances that required some detective work and experimentation to identify.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Leif Nordgren:

[00:00:14] NBT Elite Performance Program (EPP).

[00:05:54] Becoming a competitive skier.

[00:07:31] US biathlon team.

[00:07:39] Skate (freestyle) skiing.

[00:09:55] VO2 max.

[00:13:22] Shooting.

[00:17:59] Junior World Championships.

[00:21:08] Training approach.

[00:21:21] Vladimir Cervenka.

[00:26:24] Per Nilsson.

[00:26:57] Periodization.

[00:27:37] Knowing when you've overtrained.

[00:30:04] World Cup racing.

[00:32:44] Implementation Intention: planning for the unexpected.

[00:35:30] 2014 Olympics in Soche.

[00:43:35] Making a living.

[00:45:25] Lake Placid US Olympic Training Center; US Olympic Committee.

[00:46:56] Diet.

[00:50:05] Autoimmune Protocol (AIP).

[00:53:12] H.Pylori, Candida.

[00:54:47] Ironman study: Jeukendrup, A. E., et al. "Relationship between gastro-intestinal complaints and endotoxaemia, cytokine release and the acute-phase reaction during and after a long-distance triathlon in highly trained men." Clinical Science 98.1 (2000): 47-55.

[00:55:47] Book: The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, by Dr. Steven Gundry.

[01:01:46] Podcast: Robb Wolf Paleo Solution Episode 226 with Christopher Kelly.

[01:02:19] Sleep improvements, timing of training, DUTCH test.

[01:06:18] World cup races live streamed: www.biathlonworld.com; teamusa.org/US-Biathlon.

[01:07:47] Instagram: @leifcnordgren; Twitter: @leifcnordgren; Facebook: Leif Nordgren.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Leif.Nordgren.Jul18.mp3 Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:07:37 GMT Christopher Kelly Minnesota-raised biathlete Leif Nordgren started skiing when he was just three and shot his first rifle at 14. He won a bronze at the Youth World Championships in 2008 and went on to join the US biathlon team, participating in his first world championship in 2011. Leif has competed in both the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympic Games on the 5-man US Olympic Biathlon Team and continues to compete annually in the international Biathlon World Cup.

It’s been a pleasure working with Leif over the past year as a member of our own Elite Performance Program.  He’s on the podcast with me today to talk about his journey becoming a professional biathlete, including his training approach and diet, and the resilience needed to shoot a firearm with precision right after an all-out sprint. Leif also shares about the health challenges he’s overcome along the way, including gut pathogens and food intolerances that required some detective work and experimentation to identify.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Leif Nordgren:

[00:00:14] NBT Elite Performance Program (EPP).

[00:05:54] Becoming a competitive skier.

[00:07:31] US biathlon team.

[00:07:39] Skate (freestyle) skiing.

[00:09:55] VO2 max.

[00:13:22] Shooting.

[00:17:59] Junior World Championships.

[00:21:08] Training approach.

[00:21:21] Vladimir Cervenka.

[00:26:24] Per Nilsson.

[00:26:57] Periodization.

[00:27:37] Knowing when you've overtrained.

[00:30:04] World Cup racing.

[00:32:44] Implementation Intention: planning for the unexpected.

[00:35:30] 2014 Olympics in Soche.

[00:43:35] Making a living.

[00:45:25] Lake Placid US Olympic Training Center; US Olympic Committee.

[00:46:56] Diet.

[00:50:05] Autoimmune Protocol (AIP).

[00:53:12] H.Pylori, Candida.

[00:54:47] Ironman study: Jeukendrup, A. E., et al. "Relationship between gastro-intestinal complaints and endotoxaemia, cytokine release and the acute-phase reaction during and after a long-distance triathlon in highly trained men." Clinical Science 98.1 (2000): 47-55.

[00:55:47] Book: The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, by Dr. Steven Gundry.

[01:01:46] Podcast: Robb Wolf Paleo Solution Episode 226 with Christopher Kelly.

[01:02:19] Sleep improvements, timing of training, DUTCH test.

[01:06:18] World cup races live streamed: www.biathlonworld.com; teamusa.org/US-Biathlon.

[01:07:47] Instagram: @leifcnordgren; Twitter: @leifcnordgren; Facebook: Leif Nordgren.

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How to Entrain Your Circadian Rhythm for Perfect Sleep and Metabolic Health https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/g.d.m.potter.on.2018-05-15.at.09.071-4.mp3 Greg Potter, PhD is the Content Director at humanOS.me, an online platform that uses a behaviour change model to help people lead more healthy lives. He creates online courses and other content to teach about the impact of lifestyle on health and recently spoke at the Biohacker Summit in Stockholm, Sweden on cutting-edge strategies for improving sleep.

Greg is talking today with Dr. Tommy Wood about his research in the areas of circadian biology and metabolic health. They discuss the vital role of adequate sleep and the societal influences that undermine the quality of our slumber and our health. Greg shares his best and most actionable steps for improving your sleep, including the timing of exercise and meals, using caffeine and alcohol wisely, and even what to wear to bed.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Greg Potter:

[00:00:13] HumanOS.me.

[00:00:46] Podcast: How to Track Effectively, with Dan Pardi.

[00:01:04] What's a real British biscuit?

[00:03:31] Myfood24.

[00:04:35] Eating later in the day associated with increased body fat; Study: McHill, Andrew W., et al. "Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body fat." The American journal of clinical nutrition 106.5 (2017): 1213-1219.

[00:05:00] Associations between self-reported sleep duration and health outcomes; Study: Potter, Gregory DM, Janet E. Cade, and Laura J. Hardie. "Longer sleep is associated with lower BMI and favorable metabolic profiles in UK adults: Findings from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey." PloS one 12.7 (2017): e0182195.

[00:05:24] Melatonin.

[00:05:51] Circadin slow-release melatonin.

[00:06:48] MTNR genetic polymorphisms.

[00:13:09] Effects of altered circadian rhythm. Studies: 1. Potter, Gregory DM, et al. "Nutrition and the circadian system." British Journal of Nutrition 116.3 (2016): 434-442; 2. Potter, Gregory DM, et al. "Circadian rhythm and sleep disruption: causes, metabolic consequences, and countermeasures." Endocrine reviews 37.6 (2016): 584-608.

[00:13:35] Metabolic consequences of reduced sleep.

[00:16:40] Night shift work.

[00:17:27] Health effects of night shift work; Study: Kecklund, Göran, and John Axelsson. "Health consequences of shift work and insufficient sleep." BMJ: British Medical Journal (Online) 355 (2016).

[00:18:24] Social jet lag.

[00:20:24] Article: The Real Reason Why Spaniards Eat Late.

[00:21:24] Naps.

[00:23:55] Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep.

[00:24:44] HumanOS courses on circadian biology.

[00:25:21] Study: Phillips, Andrew JK, et al. "Irregular sleep/wake patterns are associated with poorer academic performance and delayed circadian and sleep/wake timing." Scientific reports 7.1 (2017): 3216.

[00:26:08] Zeitgeber (time cue).

[00:27:10] Light-dark cycle, blue light.

[00:29:54] Light pollution; Study: Kyba, Christopher CM, et al. "Artificially lit surface of Earth at night increasing in radiance and extent." Science advances 3.11 (2017): e1701528.

[00:30:17] Artificial light at night; Study: Wyse, C. A., et al. "Circadian desynchrony and metabolic dysfunction; did light pollution make us fat?." Medical hypotheses 77.6 (2011): 1139-1144.

[00:30:38] Chronotypes.

[00:32:46] Study: Toh, Kong L., et al. "An hPer2 phosphorylation site mutation in familial advanced sleep phase syndrome." Science 291.5506 (2001): 1040-1043.

[00:35:37] Celine Vetter; Study: Vetter, Céline, et al. "Aligning work and circadian time in shift workers improves sleep and reduces circadian disruption." Current Biology 25.7 (2015): 907-911.

[00:37:54] RAND group paper: Later School Start Times in the US: An Economic Analysis.

[00:39:06] Satchin Panda.

[00:41:35] Studies: Rothschild, Jeffrey, and William Lagakos. "Implications of enteral and parenteral feeding times: considering a circadian picture." Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 39.3 (2015): 266-270; and Grau, Teodoro, et al. "Liver dysfunction associated with artificial nutrition in critically ill patients." Critical Care 11.1 (2007): R10.

[00:42:20] Carb backloading.

[00:46:50] Meal timing; Study: Wehrens, Sophie MT, et al. "Meal timing regulates the human circadian system." Current Biology 27.12 (2017): 1768-1775.

[00:47:41] Study: Kessler, Katharina, et al. "The effect of diurnal distribution of carbohydrates and fat on glycaemic control in humans: a randomized controlled trial." Scientific reports 7 (2017): 44170.

[00:48:06] John Kiefer.

[00:49:46] Dim light melatonin onset (DLMO).

[00:50:14] Timing of exercise before sleep.

[00:50:49] Greg’s tips for improving sleep.

[00:57:08] f.lux, Twilight for Android, Night Shift for iOS.

[00:58:10] HumanOS.me; Video: Greg Potter: Hacking Your Way To Better Sleep and Life (Biohacker Summit 2018 Stockholm).

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/g.d.m.potter.on.2018-05-15.at.09.071-4.mp3 Wed, 04 Jul 2018 08:07:35 GMT Christopher Kelly Greg Potter, PhD is the Content Director at humanOS.me, an online platform that uses a behaviour change model to help people lead more healthy lives. He creates online courses and other content to teach about the impact of lifestyle on health and recently spoke at the Biohacker Summit in Stockholm, Sweden on cutting-edge strategies for improving sleep.

Greg is talking today with Dr. Tommy Wood about his research in the areas of circadian biology and metabolic health. They discuss the vital role of adequate sleep and the societal influences that undermine the quality of our slumber and our health. Greg shares his best and most actionable steps for improving your sleep, including the timing of exercise and meals, using caffeine and alcohol wisely, and even what to wear to bed.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Greg Potter:

[00:00:13] HumanOS.me.

[00:00:46] Podcast: How to Track Effectively, with Dan Pardi.

[00:01:04] What's a real British biscuit?

[00:03:31] Myfood24.

[00:04:35] Eating later in the day associated with increased body fat; Study: McHill, Andrew W., et al. "Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body fat." The American journal of clinical nutrition 106.5 (2017): 1213-1219.

[00:05:00] Associations between self-reported sleep duration and health outcomes; Study: Potter, Gregory DM, Janet E. Cade, and Laura J. Hardie. "Longer sleep is associated with lower BMI and favorable metabolic profiles in UK adults: Findings from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey." PloS one 12.7 (2017): e0182195.

[00:05:24] Melatonin.

[00:05:51] Circadin slow-release melatonin.

[00:06:48] MTNR genetic polymorphisms.

[00:13:09] Effects of altered circadian rhythm. Studies: 1. Potter, Gregory DM, et al. "Nutrition and the circadian system." British Journal of Nutrition 116.3 (2016): 434-442; 2. Potter, Gregory DM, et al. "Circadian rhythm and sleep disruption: causes, metabolic consequences, and countermeasures." Endocrine reviews 37.6 (2016): 584-608.

[00:13:35] Metabolic consequences of reduced sleep.

[00:16:40] Night shift work.

[00:17:27] Health effects of night shift work; Study: Kecklund, Göran, and John Axelsson. "Health consequences of shift work and insufficient sleep." BMJ: British Medical Journal (Online) 355 (2016).

[00:18:24] Social jet lag.

[00:20:24] Article: The Real Reason Why Spaniards Eat Late.

[00:21:24] Naps.

[00:23:55] Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep.

[00:24:44] HumanOS courses on circadian biology.

[00:25:21] Study: Phillips, Andrew JK, et al. "Irregular sleep/wake patterns are associated with poorer academic performance and delayed circadian and sleep/wake timing." Scientific reports 7.1 (2017): 3216.

[00:26:08] Zeitgeber (time cue).

[00:27:10] Light-dark cycle, blue light.

[00:29:54] Light pollution; Study: Kyba, Christopher CM, et al. "Artificially lit surface of Earth at night increasing in radiance and extent." Science advances 3.11 (2017): e1701528.

[00:30:17] Artificial light at night; Study: Wyse, C. A., et al. "Circadian desynchrony and metabolic dysfunction; did light pollution make us fat?." Medical hypotheses 77.6 (2011): 1139-1144.

[00:30:38] Chronotypes.

[00:32:46] Study: Toh, Kong L., et al. "An hPer2 phosphorylation site mutation in familial advanced sleep phase syndrome." Science 291.5506 (2001): 1040-1043.

[00:35:37] Celine Vetter; Study: Vetter, Céline, et al. "Aligning work and circadian time in shift workers improves sleep and reduces circadian disruption." Current Biology 25.7 (2015): 907-911.

[00:37:54] RAND group paper: Later School Start Times in the US: An Economic Analysis.

[00:39:06] Satchin Panda.

[00:41:35] Studies: Rothschild, Jeffrey, and William Lagakos. "Implications of enteral and parenteral feeding times: considering a circadian picture." Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 39.3 (2015): 266-270; and Grau, Teodoro, et al. "Liver dysfunction associated with artificial nutrition in critically ill patients." Critical Care 11.1 (2007): R10.

[00:42:20] Carb backloading.

[00:46:50] Meal timing; Study: Wehrens, Sophie MT, et al. "Meal timing regulates the human circadian system." Current Biology 27.12 (2017): 1768-1775.

[00:47:41] Study: Kessler, Katharina, et al. "The effect of diurnal distribution of carbohydrates and fat on glycaemic control in humans: a randomized controlled trial." Scientific reports 7 (2017): 44170.

[00:48:06] John Kiefer.

[00:49:46] Dim light melatonin onset (DLMO).

[00:50:14] Timing of exercise before sleep.

[00:50:49] Greg’s tips for improving sleep.

[00:57:08] f.lux, Twilight for Android, Night Shift for iOS.

[00:58:10] HumanOS.me; Video: Greg Potter: Hacking Your Way To Better Sleep and Life (Biohacker Summit 2018 Stockholm).

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How to Have a Healthy Gut https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/dr.ruscio.on.2018-05-10.at.15.36.mp3 Functional medicine practitioner, clinical researcher, and international lecturer Dr. Michael Ruscio is back on the podcast today, talking with Dr. Tommy Wood about the work he’s doing to advance understanding of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and other disorders of the gut. In addition to seeing patients, maintaining a podcast and blog and conducting his own clinical research, he’s recently written Healthy Gut, Healthy You, a practical guide to intestinal health and overall well-being.

In this podcast, Dr. Ruscio discusses his evidence-based strategies for identifying and treating SIBO in his clinic, including breath testing, prokinetics to prevent relapse, and symptom management. He also talks about how he has built a successful online platform to bring his work to a wider audience. You can find Dr. Ruscio’s previous podcasts with us here and here.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Michael Ruscio:

[00:00:21] Book: Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out, by Dr. Michael Ruscio.

[00:04:02] When to reach out to a health practitioner.

[00:04:44] Setbacks during protocol.

[00:05:45] When to do testing.

[00:09:43] Tracking progress.

[00:10:37] Mark Pimentel, MD.

[00:10:40] North American Consensus guidelines: Rezaie, Ali, et al. "Hydrogen and methane-based breath testing in gastrointestinal disorders: the North American consensus." The American journal of gastroenterology 112.5 (2017): 775.

[00:10:50] Rome Foundation Guidelines: Gasbarrini, A. N. T. O. N. I. O., et al. "Methodology and indications of H2-breath testing in gastrointestinal diseases: the Rome Consensus Conference." Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics 29 (2009): 1-49.

[00:11:09] Study: Khoshini, Reza, et al. "A systematic review of diagnostic tests for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth." Digestive diseases and sciences 53.6 (2008): 1443-1454.

[00:13:41] Study: Distrutti, Eleonora, et al. "Evidence that hydrogen sulfide exerts antinociceptive effects in the gastrointestinal tract by activating KATP channels." Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 316.1 (2006): 325-335.

[00:14:00] Study: Lin, Eugenia, et al. "Measurement of hydrogen sulfide during breath testing correlates to patient symptoms." Gastroenterology 152.5 (2017): S205-S206.

[00:15:00] Controlling GI symptoms.

[00:16:38] Efficacy of peppermint, study: Enck, Paul, et al. "Therapy options in irritable bowel syndrome." European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology 22.12 (2010): 1402-1411.

[00:18:30] Building an online platform.

[00:23:19] Balancing clinical mission with sponsorships.

[00:26:24] Identifying truth vs. bias.

[00:29:40] Evaluating scientific research.

[00:32:50] When to try something that's not evidence-based.

[00:36:12] In-progress clinical trials.

[00:38:44] Prokinetics for preventing SIBO relapse.

[00:39:37] Study - Pimentel, Mark, et al. "Low-dose nocturnal tegaserod or erythromycin delays symptom recurrence after treatment of irritable bowel syndrome based on presumed bacterial overgrowth." Gastroenterology & hepatology 5.6 (2009): 435.

[00:40:59] Healthy Gut Healthy You; Healthyguthealthyyoubook.com; drruscio.com; Dr. Ruscio Radio Podcast, weekly videos.

[00:42:10] Article: Is SIBO a Real Condition? By Alan Christianson.

[00:42:11] Rebuttal article: Is SIBO a Real Condition? by Michael Ruscio.

[00:42:43] Future of Functional Medicine Review clinical newsletter.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/dr.ruscio.on.2018-05-10.at.15.36.mp3 Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:06:32 GMT Christopher Kelly Functional medicine practitioner, clinical researcher, and international lecturer Dr. Michael Ruscio is back on the podcast today, talking with Dr. Tommy Wood about the work he’s doing to advance understanding of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and other disorders of the gut. In addition to seeing patients, maintaining a podcast and blog and conducting his own clinical research, he’s recently written Healthy Gut, Healthy You, a practical guide to intestinal health and overall well-being.

In this podcast, Dr. Ruscio discusses his evidence-based strategies for identifying and treating SIBO in his clinic, including breath testing, prokinetics to prevent relapse, and symptom management. He also talks about how he has built a successful online platform to bring his work to a wider audience. You can find Dr. Ruscio’s previous podcasts with us here and here.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Michael Ruscio:

[00:00:21] Book: Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out, by Dr. Michael Ruscio.

[00:04:02] When to reach out to a health practitioner.

[00:04:44] Setbacks during protocol.

[00:05:45] When to do testing.

[00:09:43] Tracking progress.

[00:10:37] Mark Pimentel, MD.

[00:10:40] North American Consensus guidelines: Rezaie, Ali, et al. "Hydrogen and methane-based breath testing in gastrointestinal disorders: the North American consensus." The American journal of gastroenterology 112.5 (2017): 775.

[00:10:50] Rome Foundation Guidelines: Gasbarrini, A. N. T. O. N. I. O., et al. "Methodology and indications of H2-breath testing in gastrointestinal diseases: the Rome Consensus Conference." Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics 29 (2009): 1-49.

[00:11:09] Study: Khoshini, Reza, et al. "A systematic review of diagnostic tests for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth." Digestive diseases and sciences 53.6 (2008): 1443-1454.

[00:13:41] Study: Distrutti, Eleonora, et al. "Evidence that hydrogen sulfide exerts antinociceptive effects in the gastrointestinal tract by activating KATP channels." Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 316.1 (2006): 325-335.

[00:14:00] Study: Lin, Eugenia, et al. "Measurement of hydrogen sulfide during breath testing correlates to patient symptoms." Gastroenterology 152.5 (2017): S205-S206.

[00:15:00] Controlling GI symptoms.

[00:16:38] Efficacy of peppermint, study: Enck, Paul, et al. "Therapy options in irritable bowel syndrome." European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology 22.12 (2010): 1402-1411.

[00:18:30] Building an online platform.

[00:23:19] Balancing clinical mission with sponsorships.

[00:26:24] Identifying truth vs. bias.

[00:29:40] Evaluating scientific research.

[00:32:50] When to try something that's not evidence-based.

[00:36:12] In-progress clinical trials.

[00:38:44] Prokinetics for preventing SIBO relapse.

[00:39:37] Study - Pimentel, Mark, et al. "Low-dose nocturnal tegaserod or erythromycin delays symptom recurrence after treatment of irritable bowel syndrome based on presumed bacterial overgrowth." Gastroenterology & hepatology 5.6 (2009): 435.

[00:40:59] Healthy Gut Healthy You; Healthyguthealthyyoubook.com; drruscio.com; Dr. Ruscio Radio Podcast, weekly videos.

[00:42:10] Article: Is SIBO a Real Condition? By Alan Christianson.

[00:42:11] Rebuttal article: Is SIBO a Real Condition? by Michael Ruscio.

[00:42:43] Future of Functional Medicine Review clinical newsletter.

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From Neonatal Neurobiology to Elite Performance Coaching: Interview with Dr. Tommy Wood https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/pah-podcast-tommy-wood-1_2018-02-08-t01-04-00am.mp3 Dr. Tommy Wood studied medicine at the University of Oxford, graduating in 2011.  After two years as a junior doctor in the UK, he returned to academia to earn his PhD in physiology and neuroscience at the University of Oslo, Norway.  He is the current PAH President, as well as the Chief Scientific Officer of Nourish Balance Thrive, a company that specializes in optimizing health and performance in athletes using advanced biochemical testing and an online health-coaching paradigm.

Tommy believes that diet and lifestyle interventions should form the basis of treatment for all systemic disease, and has lectured internationally on subjects related to this. In this podcast, Dr. Wood discusses his professional journey and the research that has gone into developing a machine learning algorithm to forecast health conditions from a basic blood chemistry.

Please leave a review for the Physicians for Ancestral Health podcast.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Drs Josh Turknett and Tommy Wood:

[00:00:37] From biochemistry to coaching elite athletes.

[00:07:00] Crossfit, Robb Wolf.

[00:09:02] Paleo Diet, Autoimmune Protocol Diet (AIP).

[00:09:25] Terry Wahls.

[00:09:52] Multiple Sclerosis risk factors.

[00:12:19] Talk: Systems Analysis and Multiple Sclerosis - Physicians for Ancestral Health Symposium, 2015.

[00:14:28] Terry Wahls studies: Lee, Jennifer E., et al. "A Multimodal, Nonpharmacologic Intervention Improves Mood and Cognitive Function in People with Multiple Sclerosis." Journal of the American College of Nutrition 36.3 (2017): 150-168; and Wahls, Terry, et al. "Dietary approaches to treat MS-related fatigue: comparing the modified Paleolithic (Wahls Elimination) and low saturated fat (Swank) diets on perceived fatigue in persons with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial." Trials 19.1 (2018): 309.

[00:14:34] MPI Cognition: Dale Bredesen's approach to Alzheimer’s disease.

[00:15:12] Difficulty of studying multimodal therapies.

[00:16:24] Nourish Balance Thrive.

[00:17:21] Megan Roberts, MSc; Study: Roberts, Megan N., et al. "A ketogenic diet extends longevity and healthspan in adult mice." Cell metabolism 26.3 (2017): 539-546.

[00:18:00] Clay Higgins - health coach.

[00:18:58] Blood Chemistry Calculator; Christopher Kelly; Bryan Walsh.

[00:19:19] Optimal reference ranges. Podcast: Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol, with Tommy Wood, MD., PhD.

[00:20:32] DUTCH test, Organic Acids Test (OAT), stool testing: 1, 2.

[00:21:25] Gut problems in ~90% of runners.

[00:24:47] Subjective quality of life as predictive of health (e.g., lack of sex drive, GI symptoms, sleep problems).

[00:28:03] Blood glucose as predictor of all-cause mortality.

[00:28:56] Hemoglobin and RDW as predictive measures.

[00:30:11] Study: Petursson, Halfdan, et al. "Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study." Journal of evaluation in clinical practice 18.1 (2012): 159-168.

[00:31:34] Study: Stavenow, Lars, and Thomas Kjellström. "Influence of serum triglyceride levels on the risk for myocardial infarction in 12 510 middle aged males: interaction with serum cholesterol." Atherosclerosis 147.2 (1999): 243-247.

[00:31:46] Study: Després, Jean-Pierre, et al. "Hyperinsulinemia as an independent risk factor for ischemic heart disease." New England Journal of Medicine 334.15 (1996): 952-958.

[00:34:42] Metabalomics.

[00:39:04] Meeting the Queen.

[00:42:37] nourishbalancethrive.com; Blood Chemistry Calculator; 7-minute analysis; Highlights Newsletter; ancestraldoctors.org; email.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/pah-podcast-tommy-wood-1_2018-02-08-t01-04-00am.mp3 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:06:04 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Tommy Wood studied medicine at the University of Oxford, graduating in 2011.  After two years as a junior doctor in the UK, he returned to academia to earn his PhD in physiology and neuroscience at the University of Oslo, Norway.  He is the current PAH President, as well as the Chief Scientific Officer of Nourish Balance Thrive, a company that specializes in optimizing health and performance in athletes using advanced biochemical testing and an online health-coaching paradigm.

Tommy believes that diet and lifestyle interventions should form the basis of treatment for all systemic disease, and has lectured internationally on subjects related to this. In this podcast, Dr. Wood discusses his professional journey and the research that has gone into developing a machine learning algorithm to forecast health conditions from a basic blood chemistry.

Please leave a review for the Physicians for Ancestral Health podcast.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Drs Josh Turknett and Tommy Wood:

[00:00:37] From biochemistry to coaching elite athletes.

[00:07:00] Crossfit, Robb Wolf.

[00:09:02] Paleo Diet, Autoimmune Protocol Diet (AIP).

[00:09:25] Terry Wahls.

[00:09:52] Multiple Sclerosis risk factors.

[00:12:19] Talk: Systems Analysis and Multiple Sclerosis - Physicians for Ancestral Health Symposium, 2015.

[00:14:28] Terry Wahls studies: Lee, Jennifer E., et al. "A Multimodal, Nonpharmacologic Intervention Improves Mood and Cognitive Function in People with Multiple Sclerosis." Journal of the American College of Nutrition 36.3 (2017): 150-168; and Wahls, Terry, et al. "Dietary approaches to treat MS-related fatigue: comparing the modified Paleolithic (Wahls Elimination) and low saturated fat (Swank) diets on perceived fatigue in persons with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial." Trials 19.1 (2018): 309.

[00:14:34] MPI Cognition: Dale Bredesen's approach to Alzheimer’s disease.

[00:15:12] Difficulty of studying multimodal therapies.

[00:16:24] Nourish Balance Thrive.

[00:17:21] Megan Roberts, MSc; Study: Roberts, Megan N., et al. "A ketogenic diet extends longevity and healthspan in adult mice." Cell metabolism 26.3 (2017): 539-546.

[00:18:00] Clay Higgins - health coach.

[00:18:58] Blood Chemistry Calculator; Christopher Kelly; Bryan Walsh.

[00:19:19] Optimal reference ranges. Podcast: Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol, with Tommy Wood, MD., PhD.

[00:20:32] DUTCH test, Organic Acids Test (OAT), stool testing: 1, 2.

[00:21:25] Gut problems in ~90% of runners.

[00:24:47] Subjective quality of life as predictive of health (e.g., lack of sex drive, GI symptoms, sleep problems).

[00:28:03] Blood glucose as predictor of all-cause mortality.

[00:28:56] Hemoglobin and RDW as predictive measures.

[00:30:11] Study: Petursson, Halfdan, et al. "Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study." Journal of evaluation in clinical practice 18.1 (2012): 159-168.

[00:31:34] Study: Stavenow, Lars, and Thomas Kjellström. "Influence of serum triglyceride levels on the risk for myocardial infarction in 12 510 middle aged males: interaction with serum cholesterol." Atherosclerosis 147.2 (1999): 243-247.

[00:31:46] Study: Després, Jean-Pierre, et al. "Hyperinsulinemia as an independent risk factor for ischemic heart disease." New England Journal of Medicine 334.15 (1996): 952-958.

[00:34:42] Metabalomics.

[00:39:04] Meeting the Queen.

[00:42:37] nourishbalancethrive.com; Blood Chemistry Calculator; 7-minute analysis; Highlights Newsletter; ancestraldoctors.org; email.

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How to Become a Functional Medicine Doctor https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/rda4zf.on.2018-05-03.at.14.10.mp3 Physician, podcaster, and poet, Rob Abbott, M.D. is a family medicine resident in Front Royal, Virginia and a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.” Rob recently launched the Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine, making ancestral health and wellness principles available to the members of his own community.

In this conversation with Dr. Tommy Wood, Rob describes the moment he knew that functional medicine was the right path for him, and talks about maintaining an ancestral health perspective during his otherwise conventional medical training. He and Tommy discuss some little-known alternatives to traditional medical insurance and health care, as well as educational resources Rob is developing for consumers and health practitioners.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Rob Abbott:

[00:00:56] Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solution Podcast.

[00:02:13] Paleo f(x).

[00:07:33] Chris Kresser’s Healthy Skeptic Podcast; Emily Deans, Chris Masterjohn, Stephan Guyenet.

[00:10:34] Life of a medical resident.

[00:13:10] Motivational interviewing.

[00:13:53] Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt, Autoimmune Wellness, Autoimmune Protocol.

[00:18:41] Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solution Podcast: Episode 373 - Dr. Brandon Alleman - Direct Primary Healthcare.

[00:20:03] Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine.

[00:22:15] James Maskell of Evolution of Medicine.

[00:23:25] Healthshares (examples: Health Share of Oregon and Liberty Health Share).

[00:29:29] Self-awareness.

[00:30:19] Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners.

[00:34:40] Preventative Medicine.

[00:37:35] Podcast: How to Make Disease Disappear, with Rangan Chatterjee.

[00:39:01] Kresser Institute’s ADAPT Health Coach Training Program, ADAPT Practitioner Training Program. Podcast: How to Become a Health Coach (And Why Health Coaching Will Transform Healthcare), with Chris Kresser.

[00:40:55] Intervention at the community level.

[00:43:31] Changing the food supply.

[00:47:23] Appearances on other podcasts: Mastering Nutrition Podcast: Nutrition in Medical School - Do Doctors Learn Enough?; Dr. Ruscio Radio: An Inside Look Into a Day in My Functional Medicine Practice with Medical Student Robert Abbott.

[00:47:58] Making connections in the health sphere.

[00:52:11] Create something people can't ignore.

[00:54:58] Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification, with Bryan Walsh.

[00:59:04] Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine; Kerri Cooper, Ryan Hall.

[00:59:57] Website: A Medicinal Mind; Ebook: The Ultimate Integrative and Functional Medicine Educational Resources of 2018.

[01:01:12] Melanie Dorion.

[01:01:42] Institute for Functional Medicine, American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine (A4M).

[01:01:50] Pentad Integrative Health, educational modules; Rob’s podcast: A Medicinal Mind.

[01:02:40] Ancestral Health Symposium.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/rda4zf.on.2018-05-03.at.14.10.mp3 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:06:17 GMT Christopher Kelly Physician, podcaster, and poet, Rob Abbott, M.D. is a family medicine resident in Front Royal, Virginia and a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.” Rob recently launched the Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine, making ancestral health and wellness principles available to the members of his own community.

In this conversation with Dr. Tommy Wood, Rob describes the moment he knew that functional medicine was the right path for him, and talks about maintaining an ancestral health perspective during his otherwise conventional medical training. He and Tommy discuss some little-known alternatives to traditional medical insurance and health care, as well as educational resources Rob is developing for consumers and health practitioners.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Rob Abbott:

[00:00:56] Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solution Podcast.

[00:02:13] Paleo f(x).

[00:07:33] Chris Kresser’s Healthy Skeptic Podcast; Emily Deans, Chris Masterjohn, Stephan Guyenet.

[00:10:34] Life of a medical resident.

[00:13:10] Motivational interviewing.

[00:13:53] Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt, Autoimmune Wellness, Autoimmune Protocol.

[00:18:41] Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solution Podcast: Episode 373 - Dr. Brandon Alleman - Direct Primary Healthcare.

[00:20:03] Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine.

[00:22:15] James Maskell of Evolution of Medicine.

[00:23:25] Healthshares (examples: Health Share of Oregon and Liberty Health Share).

[00:29:29] Self-awareness.

[00:30:19] Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners.

[00:34:40] Preventative Medicine.

[00:37:35] Podcast: How to Make Disease Disappear, with Rangan Chatterjee.

[00:39:01] Kresser Institute’s ADAPT Health Coach Training Program, ADAPT Practitioner Training Program. Podcast: How to Become a Health Coach (And Why Health Coaching Will Transform Healthcare), with Chris Kresser.

[00:40:55] Intervention at the community level.

[00:43:31] Changing the food supply.

[00:47:23] Appearances on other podcasts: Mastering Nutrition Podcast: Nutrition in Medical School - Do Doctors Learn Enough?; Dr. Ruscio Radio: An Inside Look Into a Day in My Functional Medicine Practice with Medical Student Robert Abbott.

[00:47:58] Making connections in the health sphere.

[00:52:11] Create something people can't ignore.

[00:54:58] Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification, with Bryan Walsh.

[00:59:04] Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine; Kerri Cooper, Ryan Hall.

[00:59:57] Website: A Medicinal Mind; Ebook: The Ultimate Integrative and Functional Medicine Educational Resources of 2018.

[01:01:12] Melanie Dorion.

[01:01:42] Institute for Functional Medicine, American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine (A4M).

[01:01:50] Pentad Integrative Health, educational modules; Rob’s podcast: A Medicinal Mind.

[01:02:40] Ancestral Health Symposium.

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How to Prevent and Heal Lyme and Its Co-Infections https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Sunjya.Schweig.Jun18.mp3 Dr. Sunjya Schweig, M.D. is a board-certified physician who has been studying, teaching, and practicing integrative and Functional Medicine for over 20 years. In 2014 he joined forces with Chris Kresser to launch the California Center for Functional Medicine, offering patients an investigative approach to healthcare. He is also the founding Chair of the Integrative Medicine Committee for the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

On this podcast, Dr. Schweig shares the personal journey that resulted in years of focused study and his current expertise in Lyme Disease. He discusses the factors that interfere with getting the right treatment, including political pressure and inadequate testing protocols. He also offers his best resources for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe from tick-borne illness.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Sunjya Schweig:

[00:00:05] Mission Heirloom.

[00:03:40] California Center for Functional Medicine, Chris Kresser; Podcast: How to Become a Health Coach (And Why Health Coaching Will Transform Healthcare).

[00:05:28] Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine; Mark Hyman, Patrick Hanaway, The Institute for Functional Medicine.

[00:06:00] Article: Topol, Eric J. "Individualized medicine from prewomb to tomb." Cell 157.1 (2014): 241-253.

[00:08:15] Kalish Institute of Functional Medicine; ADAPT Health Coach Training Program.

[00:08:53] Ray Stricker, Richard Horowitz.

[00:09:29] Clymb Health.

[00:09:53] Oura Ring.

[00:13:56] Hill Park Integrative Medical Center; Brian Bouch.

[00:18:16] Erythema migrans (bullseye rash), <50% of people.

[00:21:34] Optimum Health Institute.

[00:22:33] Chronic Lyme.

[00:22:51] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA).

[00:24:14] Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria.

[00:25:18] Rhesus monkey study: Embers, Monica E., et al. "Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in rhesus macaques following antibiotic treatment of disseminated infection." PloS one 7.1 (2012): e29914.

[00:25:44] Ying Zhang at Johns Hopkins, Kim Lewis at Northeastern University; Monica Embers at Tulane University. [00:26:24] Testing: a major problem; ELISA test; Western Blot.

[00:29:36] ELISPOT testing.

[00:30:18] Study: Johnson, Barbara JB, Mark A. Pilgard, and Theresa M. Russell. "Assessment of new culture method for detection of Borrelia species from serum of Lyme disease patients." Journal of clinical microbiology 52.3 (2014): 721-724. CDC response: Concerns Regarding a New Culture Method for Borrelia burgdorferi Not Approved for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease.

[00:30:27] Lyme wars.

[00:34:34] Book: Why Can't I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease, by Richard Horowitz.

[00:40:53] Preventing Lyme.

[00:42:35] California Department of Public Health website.

[00:43:54] Lemon eucalyptus oil, permethrin.

[00:44:16] Environmental Working Group on DEET.

[00:46:14] Tick identification, duration of attachment, location.

[00:47:38] TickEncounter for identification.

[00:48:29] Tickreport.com for testing; Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

[00:49:58] Nate Nieto, Dan Salkeld Study: Salkeld, Daniel J., et al. "Disease risk & landscape attributes of tick-borne Borrelia pathogens in the San Francisco Bay Area, California." PloS one 10.8 (2015): e0134812.

[00:51:12] Ixodes tick - always get it tested.

[00:53:23] Study: Citera, Maryalice, Phyllis R. Freeman, and Richard I. Horowitz. "Empirical validation of the Horowitz multiple systemic infectious disease syndrome questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease." International journal of general medicine 10 (2017): 249; Horowitz Medical Questionnaire.

[00:57:42] International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS); lymedisease.org.

[00:58:14] ccfmed.com; drschweig,com; Twitter: @drschweig.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Sunjya.Schweig.Jun18.mp3 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:06:05 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Sunjya Schweig, M.D. is a board-certified physician who has been studying, teaching, and practicing integrative and Functional Medicine for over 20 years. In 2014 he joined forces with Chris Kresser to launch the California Center for Functional Medicine, offering patients an investigative approach to healthcare. He is also the founding Chair of the Integrative Medicine Committee for the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

On this podcast, Dr. Schweig shares the personal journey that resulted in years of focused study and his current expertise in Lyme Disease. He discusses the factors that interfere with getting the right treatment, including political pressure and inadequate testing protocols. He also offers his best resources for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe from tick-borne illness.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Sunjya Schweig:

[00:00:05] Mission Heirloom.

[00:03:40] California Center for Functional Medicine, Chris Kresser; Podcast: How to Become a Health Coach (And Why Health Coaching Will Transform Healthcare).

[00:05:28] Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine; Mark Hyman, Patrick Hanaway, The Institute for Functional Medicine.

[00:06:00] Article: Topol, Eric J. "Individualized medicine from prewomb to tomb." Cell 157.1 (2014): 241-253.

[00:08:15] Kalish Institute of Functional Medicine; ADAPT Health Coach Training Program.

[00:08:53] Ray Stricker, Richard Horowitz.

[00:09:29] Clymb Health.

[00:09:53] Oura Ring.

[00:13:56] Hill Park Integrative Medical Center; Brian Bouch.

[00:18:16] Erythema migrans (bullseye rash), <50% of people.

[00:21:34] Optimum Health Institute.

[00:22:33] Chronic Lyme.

[00:22:51] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA).

[00:24:14] Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria.

[00:25:18] Rhesus monkey study: Embers, Monica E., et al. "Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in rhesus macaques following antibiotic treatment of disseminated infection." PloS one 7.1 (2012): e29914.

[00:25:44] Ying Zhang at Johns Hopkins, Kim Lewis at Northeastern University; Monica Embers at Tulane University. [00:26:24] Testing: a major problem; ELISA test; Western Blot.

[00:29:36] ELISPOT testing.

[00:30:18] Study: Johnson, Barbara JB, Mark A. Pilgard, and Theresa M. Russell. "Assessment of new culture method for detection of Borrelia species from serum of Lyme disease patients." Journal of clinical microbiology 52.3 (2014): 721-724. CDC response: Concerns Regarding a New Culture Method for Borrelia burgdorferi Not Approved for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease.

[00:30:27] Lyme wars.

[00:34:34] Book: Why Can't I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease, by Richard Horowitz.

[00:40:53] Preventing Lyme.

[00:42:35] California Department of Public Health website.

[00:43:54] Lemon eucalyptus oil, permethrin.

[00:44:16] Environmental Working Group on DEET.

[00:46:14] Tick identification, duration of attachment, location.

[00:47:38] TickEncounter for identification.

[00:48:29] Tickreport.com for testing; Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

[00:49:58] Nate Nieto, Dan Salkeld Study: Salkeld, Daniel J., et al. "Disease risk & landscape attributes of tick-borne Borrelia pathogens in the San Francisco Bay Area, California." PloS one 10.8 (2015): e0134812.

[00:51:12] Ixodes tick - always get it tested.

[00:53:23] Study: Citera, Maryalice, Phyllis R. Freeman, and Richard I. Horowitz. "Empirical validation of the Horowitz multiple systemic infectious disease syndrome questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease." International journal of general medicine 10 (2017): 249; Horowitz Medical Questionnaire.

[00:57:42] International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS); lymedisease.org.

[00:58:14] ccfmed.com; drschweig,com; Twitter: @drschweig.

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How to Become a Health Coach (And Why Health Coaching Will Transform Healthcare) https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/kresser.may18.mp3 Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., is an internationally recognized leader in the area of ancestral health and integrative medicine. He is the author of The Paleo Cure and the force behind ChrisKresser.com, one of the top 25 health websites in the world. Chris has been studying, teaching, and practicing Functional Medicine for over 15 years with a mission to disseminate evidence-based natural health solutions to as many people as possible.

Today Chris is with us to discuss the growing need for health coaches in an age when about half of adults in the US have at least one chronic disease.  His aim is to curb the rise of preventable illness and to empower more people with the tools they need to recover their health. The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program will be launching in June with the enrollment deadline coming up soon, on June 3rd.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Chris Kresser:

[00:00:18] Healthy Skeptic Podcast; Danny Roddy, Steve Wright, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf.

[00:02:21] California Center for Functional Medicine.

[00:02:50] Sunjya Schweig.

[00:06:00] ADAPT Health Coach Training Program.

[00:06:17] Paleo f(x).

[00:10:01] Aetna wellness program pilot study: Steinberg, Gregory, et al. "Reducing metabolic syndrome risk using a personalized wellness program." Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 57.12 (2015): 1269-1274.

[00:12:54] Parsley Health.

[00:13:32] Rangan Chatterjee; Podcast: How to Make Disease Disappear.

[00:15:10] Obstacles to functional medicine.

[00:17:37] Mark Hyman.

[00:20:13] Qualities of a good health coach.

[00:20:21] Core coaching skills: Motivational Interviewing, stages of change, positive psychology, coaching to strengths.

[00:21:10] CDC Study: Liu, Yong, et al. "Peer Reviewed: Clustering of Five Health-Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention Among Adults, United States, 2013." Preventing chronic disease 13 (2016).

[00:22:21] Zoom video conferencing.

[00:23:34] Ancestral diet and lifestyle.

[00:24:45] Functional medicine principles.

[00:26:41] Building and managing a practice.

[00:32:22] International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching (ICHWC).

[00:35:04] Podcast: Rethinking Positive Thinking, with Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:38:22] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:38:31] John Kinyon, Forest Fein, Ken Kraybill.

[00:41:21] Coaching program structure.

[00:44:02] kresserinstitute.com; kresser.co/coach.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/kresser.may18.mp3 Wed, 30 May 2018 07:05:28 GMT Christopher Kelly Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., is an internationally recognized leader in the area of ancestral health and integrative medicine. He is the author of The Paleo Cure and the force behind ChrisKresser.com, one of the top 25 health websites in the world. Chris has been studying, teaching, and practicing Functional Medicine for over 15 years with a mission to disseminate evidence-based natural health solutions to as many people as possible.

Today Chris is with us to discuss the growing need for health coaches in an age when about half of adults in the US have at least one chronic disease.  His aim is to curb the rise of preventable illness and to empower more people with the tools they need to recover their health. The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program will be launching in June with the enrollment deadline coming up soon, on June 3rd.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Chris Kresser:

[00:00:18] Healthy Skeptic Podcast; Danny Roddy, Steve Wright, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf.

[00:02:21] California Center for Functional Medicine.

[00:02:50] Sunjya Schweig.

[00:06:00] ADAPT Health Coach Training Program.

[00:06:17] Paleo f(x).

[00:10:01] Aetna wellness program pilot study: Steinberg, Gregory, et al. "Reducing metabolic syndrome risk using a personalized wellness program." Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 57.12 (2015): 1269-1274.

[00:12:54] Parsley Health.

[00:13:32] Rangan Chatterjee; Podcast: How to Make Disease Disappear.

[00:15:10] Obstacles to functional medicine.

[00:17:37] Mark Hyman.

[00:20:13] Qualities of a good health coach.

[00:20:21] Core coaching skills: Motivational Interviewing, stages of change, positive psychology, coaching to strengths.

[00:21:10] CDC Study: Liu, Yong, et al. "Peer Reviewed: Clustering of Five Health-Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention Among Adults, United States, 2013." Preventing chronic disease 13 (2016).

[00:22:21] Zoom video conferencing.

[00:23:34] Ancestral diet and lifestyle.

[00:24:45] Functional medicine principles.

[00:26:41] Building and managing a practice.

[00:32:22] International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching (ICHWC).

[00:35:04] Podcast: Rethinking Positive Thinking, with Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:38:22] Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:38:31] John Kinyon, Forest Fein, Ken Kraybill.

[00:41:21] Coaching program structure.

[00:44:02] kresserinstitute.com; kresser.co/coach.

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How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/megan.oxidative.stress.may18.mp3 Our own Scientific Director and coach Megan Roberts is back on the podcast today to discuss an important but often misunderstood aspect of health and longevity: oxidative stress.  It’s a condition associated with numerous chronic health problems including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Today we cover everything you need to know about oxidative stress: what it is, what causes it, how to know if you’ve got it, and how to fix it.  If you want an objective assessment of your own oxidative stress burden, try using our Blood Chemistry Calculator.  The calculator, powered by a machine-learning algorithm, analyzes your own basic lab work to produce a single Oxidative Balance Score that you can use to track progress over time.

Note: During this podcast, you’ll hear us talk about the “Oxidative Stress Score” on the Blood Chemistry Calculator Report.  This has since been renamed the Oxidative Balance Score.  

Here’s the outline of this interview with Megan N. Roberts:

[00:02:20] Blood Chemistry Calculator. Example report here.

[00:04:52] Free radicals.

[00:05:47] Oxidative stress: not always bad.  Study: Pizzino, Gabriele, et al. "Oxidative stress: Harms and benefits for human health." Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2017 (2017).

[00:06:13] Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS).

[00:07:52] Hormesis.

[00:08:47] Podcast: The High-Performance Athlete with Drs Tommy Wood and Andy Galpin.

[00:09:04] Supporting adaptation vs. recovery.

[00:10:07] High dose vitamins, polyphenols.

[00:12:05] Diseases associated with increased oxidative stress.

[00:13.30] Lipid peroxidation.

[00:14:12] Metabolic Fitness Pro.

[00:15:46] Factors that increase oxidative stress.

[00:17:11] Gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT).

[00:19:24] Bilirubin.

[00:20:05] Uric Acid; Study: Sautin, Yuri Y., and Richard J. Johnson. "Uric acid: the oxidant-antioxidant paradox." Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids 27.6-7 (2008): 608-619.

[00:23:52] Albumin.

[00:24:26] HDL.

[00:24:53] Podcast: Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol, with Dr. Tommy Wood.

[00:25:05] Lipopolysaccharide (LPS).

[00:26:53] Ferritin; Study: ORINO, Kouichi, et al. "Ferritin and the response to oxidative stress." Biochemical Journal 357.1 (2001): 241-247.

[00:27:08] Fenton Reaction.

[00:28:46] Nutritional immunity: PubMed.

[00:31:26] The poor misunderstood antioxidant.

[00:33:40] Dietary sources of antioxidants.

[00:35:12] Supplementation can be contraindicated.

[00:35:45] Measuring oxidative stress.

[00:37:50] Podcast: Risk Assessment in the Genomic Era: Are We Missing the Low-Hanging Fruit? with Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[00:38:21] Oxidative Balance Score. Example here.

[00:40:00] What to do if oxidative stress is elevated.

[00:40:44] Study: Bhatnagar, Anubhav, Yogesh Tripathi, and Anoop Kumar. "Change in oxidative stress of normotensive elderly subjects following lifestyle modifications." Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR 10.9 (2016): CC09.

[00:41:30] Nutrition, digestion, absorption.

[00:42:15] Avoid Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs).

[00:44:20] Minimally processed diet.

[00:46:22] Wild Planet sardines.

[00:47:27] Hormetic stress; Hormetea.

[00:48:14] Podcast: Hormesis, Nootropics and Organic Acids Testing, with Dr. Tommy Wood.

[00:48:26] PHAT FIBRE is currently sold out.

[00:48:55] Four Sigmatic 10 Mushroom Blend.

[00:49:23] Sleep, blood donation.

[00:51:02] Study: Islam, Md, et al. "Dietary phytochemicals: natural swords combating inflammation and oxidation-mediated degenerative diseases." Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2016 (2016).

[00:55:57] bloodcalculator.com.

[00:56:43] Mobile phlebotomy.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/megan.oxidative.stress.may18.mp3 Tue, 22 May 2018 09:05:01 GMT Christopher Kelly Our own Scientific Director and coach Megan Roberts is back on the podcast today to discuss an important but often misunderstood aspect of health and longevity: oxidative stress.  It’s a condition associated with numerous chronic health problems including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Today we cover everything you need to know about oxidative stress: what it is, what causes it, how to know if you’ve got it, and how to fix it.  If you want an objective assessment of your own oxidative stress burden, try using our Blood Chemistry Calculator.  The calculator, powered by a machine-learning algorithm, analyzes your own basic lab work to produce a single Oxidative Balance Score that you can use to track progress over time.

Note: During this podcast, you’ll hear us talk about the “Oxidative Stress Score” on the Blood Chemistry Calculator Report.  This has since been renamed the Oxidative Balance Score.  

Here’s the outline of this interview with Megan N. Roberts:

[00:02:20] Blood Chemistry Calculator. Example report here.

[00:04:52] Free radicals.

[00:05:47] Oxidative stress: not always bad.  Study: Pizzino, Gabriele, et al. "Oxidative stress: Harms and benefits for human health." Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2017 (2017).

[00:06:13] Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS).

[00:07:52] Hormesis.

[00:08:47] Podcast: The High-Performance Athlete with Drs Tommy Wood and Andy Galpin.

[00:09:04] Supporting adaptation vs. recovery.

[00:10:07] High dose vitamins, polyphenols.

[00:12:05] Diseases associated with increased oxidative stress.

[00:13.30] Lipid peroxidation.

[00:14:12] Metabolic Fitness Pro.

[00:15:46] Factors that increase oxidative stress.

[00:17:11] Gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT).

[00:19:24] Bilirubin.

[00:20:05] Uric Acid; Study: Sautin, Yuri Y., and Richard J. Johnson. "Uric acid: the oxidant-antioxidant paradox." Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids 27.6-7 (2008): 608-619.

[00:23:52] Albumin.

[00:24:26] HDL.

[00:24:53] Podcast: Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol, with Dr. Tommy Wood.

[00:25:05] Lipopolysaccharide (LPS).

[00:26:53] Ferritin; Study: ORINO, Kouichi, et al. "Ferritin and the response to oxidative stress." Biochemical Journal 357.1 (2001): 241-247.

[00:27:08] Fenton Reaction.

[00:28:46] Nutritional immunity: PubMed.

[00:31:26] The poor misunderstood antioxidant.

[00:33:40] Dietary sources of antioxidants.

[00:35:12] Supplementation can be contraindicated.

[00:35:45] Measuring oxidative stress.

[00:37:50] Podcast: Risk Assessment in the Genomic Era: Are We Missing the Low-Hanging Fruit? with Dr. Bryan Walsh.

[00:38:21] Oxidative Balance Score. Example here.

[00:40:00] What to do if oxidative stress is elevated.

[00:40:44] Study: Bhatnagar, Anubhav, Yogesh Tripathi, and Anoop Kumar. "Change in oxidative stress of normotensive elderly subjects following lifestyle modifications." Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR 10.9 (2016): CC09.

[00:41:30] Nutrition, digestion, absorption.

[00:42:15] Avoid Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs).

[00:44:20] Minimally processed diet.

[00:46:22] Wild Planet sardines.

[00:47:27] Hormetic stress; Hormetea.

[00:48:14] Podcast: Hormesis, Nootropics and Organic Acids Testing, with Dr. Tommy Wood.

[00:48:26] PHAT FIBRE is currently sold out.

[00:48:55] Four Sigmatic 10 Mushroom Blend.

[00:49:23] Sleep, blood donation.

[00:51:02] Study: Islam, Md, et al. "Dietary phytochemicals: natural swords combating inflammation and oxidation-mediated degenerative diseases." Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2016 (2016).

[00:55:57] bloodcalculator.com.

[00:56:43] Mobile phlebotomy.

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How to Win More by Training Less https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Brad.Kearns.May.18.mp3 Brad Kearns has been a noted speaker, author and coach in the health and fitness world for over two decades. During his nine-year career as a triathlete, he was one of the world's top-ranked professionals, amassing 30 wins worldwide on the pro circuit. Brad currently works with Mark Sisson from Mark’s Daily Apple, and the two have co-authored several books including Primal Endurance (2016), and The Keto Reset Diet (2017).

Brad is with us today to talk about his evolution as an athlete and the factors that contributed to his success, including leaving the corporate world early on (because it just wasn’t as much fun as training) and the ironic breakthrough that caused him to start winning races. His current projects include producing Primal Blueprint Mastery Courses to support those transitioning to an ancestral diet and lifestyle.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Brad Kearns:

[00:00:23] Podcast: How to Recognise Good Chocolate (and Why You Should Care), with Toréa Rodriguez.

[00:00:49] Chocolate: Fruition, Theo, Creo, Lillie Belle Farms.

[00:01:25] Podcast: Brain Training for the Primal Keto Endurance Athlete, with Lindsay Shaw Taylor; Mark Sisson, marksdailyapple.com.

[00:02:47] Mike Pigg.

[00:03:09] 7-Minute Analysis.

[00:03:41] Primal Endurance Podcast.

[00:06:26] Podcast: Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol, with Tommy Wood.

[00:08:23] Book: The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance, by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney.

[00:14:21] Results happen naturally when your motivation is pure.

[00:17:17] Podcasts: National Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers on Racing, Training and the Ketogenic Diet and National Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton on Ketosis and MTHFR.

[00:20:42] Transition to triathlete.

[00:24:16] Andrew MacNaughton.

[00:31:27] Richard Branson.

[00:33:08] What do triathletes eat?

[00:33:49] Kenny Souza.

[00:34:22] The Brownlee Brothers.

[00:34:53] Lance Armstrong.

[00:36:16] Lone Mountain Wagyu.

[00:36:28] Cate Shanahan.

[00:37:48] Ted Talk: Run for your life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far: James O'Keefe at TEDxUMKC.

[00:38:15] Peter Attia.

[00:39:28] Mark Allen; Phil Maffetone.

[00:39:47] Slowing down.

[00:40:59] Heart rate monitoring.

[00:43:45] Johnny G.

[00:46:40] Transition to primal diet.

[00:47:18] Book: The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat, by Loren Cordain.

[00:47:18] Article: Paleolithic Nutrition: A Consideration of Its Nature and Consequences (Special Article, N Engl J Med 1985:312;283-289), by S. Boyd Eaton, M.D., and Melvin Konner, Ph.D.

[00:50:28] Book: Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever, by Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns.

[00:53:01] Book: Primal Endurance: Escape chronic cardio and carbohydrate dependency and become a fat burning beast!, by Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns; Audiobook here.

[00:54:43] Primal Blueprint Mastery Courses.

[00:57:33] Steve Phinney.

[00:58:59] Keto Reset Facebook Group.

[00:59:00] Book: The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook: Reboot Your Metabolism with Simple, Delicious Ketogenic Diet Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker, by Mark Sisson, Lindsay Taylor, and Layla McGowan.

[01:01:33] ketoreset.com; primalendurance.fit.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Brad.Kearns.May.18.mp3 Tue, 15 May 2018 08:05:02 GMT Christopher Kelly Brad Kearns has been a noted speaker, author and coach in the health and fitness world for over two decades. During his nine-year career as a triathlete, he was one of the world's top-ranked professionals, amassing 30 wins worldwide on the pro circuit. Brad currently works with Mark Sisson from Mark’s Daily Apple, and the two have co-authored several books including Primal Endurance (2016), and The Keto Reset Diet (2017).

Brad is with us today to talk about his evolution as an athlete and the factors that contributed to his success, including leaving the corporate world early on (because it just wasn’t as much fun as training) and the ironic breakthrough that caused him to start winning races. His current projects include producing Primal Blueprint Mastery Courses to support those transitioning to an ancestral diet and lifestyle.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Brad Kearns:

[00:00:23] Podcast: How to Recognise Good Chocolate (and Why You Should Care), with Toréa Rodriguez.

[00:00:49] Chocolate: Fruition, Theo, Creo, Lillie Belle Farms.

[00:01:25] Podcast: Brain Training for the Primal Keto Endurance Athlete, with Lindsay Shaw Taylor; Mark Sisson, marksdailyapple.com.

[00:02:47] Mike Pigg.

[00:03:09] 7-Minute Analysis.

[00:03:41] Primal Endurance Podcast.

[00:06:26] Podcast: Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol, with Tommy Wood.

[00:08:23] Book: The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance, by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney.

[00:14:21] Results happen naturally when your motivation is pure.

[00:17:17] Podcasts: National Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers on Racing, Training and the Ketogenic Diet and National Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton on Ketosis and MTHFR.

[00:20:42] Transition to triathlete.

[00:24:16] Andrew MacNaughton.

[00:31:27] Richard Branson.

[00:33:08] What do triathletes eat?

[00:33:49] Kenny Souza.

[00:34:22] The Brownlee Brothers.

[00:34:53] Lance Armstrong.

[00:36:16] Lone Mountain Wagyu.

[00:36:28] Cate Shanahan.

[00:37:48] Ted Talk: Run for your life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far: James O'Keefe at TEDxUMKC.

[00:38:15] Peter Attia.

[00:39:28] Mark Allen; Phil Maffetone.

[00:39:47] Slowing down.

[00:40:59] Heart rate monitoring.

[00:43:45] Johnny G.

[00:46:40] Transition to primal diet.

[00:47:18] Book: The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat, by Loren Cordain.

[00:47:18] Article: Paleolithic Nutrition: A Consideration of Its Nature and Consequences (Special Article, N Engl J Med 1985:312;283-289), by S. Boyd Eaton, M.D., and Melvin Konner, Ph.D.

[00:50:28] Book: Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever, by Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns.

[00:53:01] Book: Primal Endurance: Escape chronic cardio and carbohydrate dependency and become a fat burning beast!, by Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns; Audiobook here.

[00:54:43] Primal Blueprint Mastery Courses.

[00:57:33] Steve Phinney.

[00:58:59] Keto Reset Facebook Group.

[00:59:00] Book: The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook: Reboot Your Metabolism with Simple, Delicious Ketogenic Diet Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker, by Mark Sisson, Lindsay Taylor, and Layla McGowan.

[01:01:33] ketoreset.com; primalendurance.fit.

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How to Get Help and Feel Great in Australia Using Advanced Blood Interpretation https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Steve.Anderson.May18.mp3 Stephen Anderson has been an Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner for nearly 20 years.  He’s had over 2500 patients and upwards of 40,000 consultations (that would be over 3/4 million acupuncture needles, but who’s counting). In 2016, Steve went through the Kresser Institute’s Practitioner Training Program for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine, completing the ADAPT Level 1 Framework.  Since then, his focus has shifted to working more with clients who are ready to make a deeper commitment to their health.

Steve is on the podcast today talking about his transition into Functional Medicine and his practical application of our Blood Chemistry Calculator to guide treatment decisions and keep clients motivated.  Steve is currently running his busy clinic in Australia and is now introducing an easy way for Aussies to get lab work done locally and try the calculator for themselves.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Stephen Anderson:

[00:00:12] The Holistic Practitioner (THP) Podcast.

[00:00:25] THP Podcast: Dr. Tommy Wood - Reframing Insulin Resistance.

[00:02:07] Taichi.

[00:03:30] Chinese Kung Fu Academy; Grandmaster Henry Sue.

[00:03:58] Cheng Man-ch'ing.

[00:04:29] Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis.

[00:07:48] Accelerated learning.

[00:07:54] Book: How to Develop a Super Power Memory, by Harry Lorayne; Peg memory system.

[00:08:09] Podcast: Learning to Learn with Jonathan Levi.  Course: Become a SuperLearner.

[00:09:28] Acupuncture.

[00:10:52] Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

[00:12:30] Dr. Michael D. Fox at the Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine.

[00:17:13] Functional Medicine.

[00:18:57] Simon Marshall, PhD. Podcasts: How to Create Behaviour Change and Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead).

[00:20:25] Kresser Institute for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine; ADAPT Practitioner Training Program.

[00:23:16] Dr. Amy Nett.

[00:24:11] Hierarchy of treatment.

[00:25:52] THP Podcast: A Patient’s Perspective of Functional Medicine Treatment.

[00:29:26] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:29:37] THP Podcast: Chris Kelly On Becoming An Effective Health Coach.

[00:29:41] Dr. Bryan Walsh; Podcasts:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:29:42] Megan Roberts; Podcast: Why Your Diet Isn’t Working: Under Eating and Overtraining.  Blog post: What We Eat and How We Train Part 1: Coach and Ketogenic Diet Researcher, Megan Roberts.

[00:31:06] 7-Minute Analysis.

[00:36:39] 5-year wellness score; Intermountain Risk Score. Study: Horne BD, May HT, Muhlestein JB, Ronnow BS, Lappé DL, Renlund DG, et al. Exceptional mortality prediction by risk scores from common laboratory tests. Am J Med. 2009;122: 550–558.

[00:39:14] Thomas Dayspring, Peter Attia; LDL-P.

[00:42:13] Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

[00:44:17] Mediterranean diet, B-vitamins, Thorne Choleast-900 (Monacolin K), Ubiquinol, Glutathione.

[00:46:35] Feedback via lab results as the incentive to change behaviour.

[00:49:58] Coronary artery calcium scan; Podcasts: How Not to Die of Cardiovascular Disease, with Ivor Cummins; The True Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease, with Jeff Gerber.

[00:52:12] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:53:14] stephenanderson.com.au/nbt.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Steve.Anderson.May18.mp3 Sat, 05 May 2018 10:05:01 GMT Christopher Kelly Stephen Anderson has been an Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner for nearly 20 years.  He’s had over 2500 patients and upwards of 40,000 consultations (that would be over 3/4 million acupuncture needles, but who’s counting). In 2016, Steve went through the Kresser Institute’s Practitioner Training Program for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine, completing the ADAPT Level 1 Framework.  Since then, his focus has shifted to working more with clients who are ready to make a deeper commitment to their health.

Steve is on the podcast today talking about his transition into Functional Medicine and his practical application of our Blood Chemistry Calculator to guide treatment decisions and keep clients motivated.  Steve is currently running his busy clinic in Australia and is now introducing an easy way for Aussies to get lab work done locally and try the calculator for themselves.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Stephen Anderson:

[00:00:12] The Holistic Practitioner (THP) Podcast.

[00:00:25] THP Podcast: Dr. Tommy Wood - Reframing Insulin Resistance.

[00:02:07] Taichi.

[00:03:30] Chinese Kung Fu Academy; Grandmaster Henry Sue.

[00:03:58] Cheng Man-ch'ing.

[00:04:29] Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis.

[00:07:48] Accelerated learning.

[00:07:54] Book: How to Develop a Super Power Memory, by Harry Lorayne; Peg memory system.

[00:08:09] Podcast: Learning to Learn with Jonathan Levi.  Course: Become a SuperLearner.

[00:09:28] Acupuncture.

[00:10:52] Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

[00:12:30] Dr. Michael D. Fox at the Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine.

[00:17:13] Functional Medicine.

[00:18:57] Simon Marshall, PhD. Podcasts: How to Create Behaviour Change and Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead).

[00:20:25] Kresser Institute for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine; ADAPT Practitioner Training Program.

[00:23:16] Dr. Amy Nett.

[00:24:11] Hierarchy of treatment.

[00:25:52] THP Podcast: A Patient’s Perspective of Functional Medicine Treatment.

[00:29:26] Blood Chemistry Calculator.

[00:29:37] THP Podcast: Chris Kelly On Becoming An Effective Health Coach.

[00:29:41] Dr. Bryan Walsh; Podcasts:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

[00:29:42] Megan Roberts; Podcast: Why Your Diet Isn’t Working: Under Eating and Overtraining.  Blog post: What We Eat and How We Train Part 1: Coach and Ketogenic Diet Researcher, Megan Roberts.

[00:31:06] 7-Minute Analysis.

[00:36:39] 5-year wellness score; Intermountain Risk Score. Study: Horne BD, May HT, Muhlestein JB, Ronnow BS, Lappé DL, Renlund DG, et al. Exceptional mortality prediction by risk scores from common laboratory tests. Am J Med. 2009;122: 550–558.

[00:39:14] Thomas Dayspring, Peter Attia; LDL-P.

[00:42:13] Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

[00:44:17] Mediterranean diet, B-vitamins, Thorne Choleast-900 (Monacolin K), Ubiquinol, Glutathione.

[00:46:35] Feedback via lab results as the incentive to change behaviour.

[00:49:58] Coronary artery calcium scan; Podcasts: How Not to Die of Cardiovascular Disease, with Ivor Cummins; The True Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease, with Jeff Gerber.

[00:52:12] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.

[00:53:14] stephenanderson.com.au/nbt.

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How to Make Disease Disappear https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/rangan.chatterjee1.on.2018-04-15.at.08.09.mp3 Dr. Rangan Chatterjee may be best known as the medical doctor who helped ordinary people turn their health around on the BBC’s Doctor in the House. He’s now a speaker and author and has compiled his best medical advice into a new book, How to Make Disease Disappear. It’s a guide to restoring health using simple techniques that are accessible to everyone, at any stage of health or illness, without a lot of expensive tests or supplements.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Rangan breaks down his 4 Pillars of Health: Relax, Eat, Move, and Sleep.  He outlines the basic-but-powerful lifestyle interventions that have been most effective in his clinical practice for reversing chronic illness, and also shares the strategies that resolved his own 10-year battle with back pain.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Rangan Chatterjee:

[00:00:28] Book: How to Make Disease Disappear. In the UK: The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move, and Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life.

[00:00:35] Ted talk: How to make diseases disappear.

[00:01:44] Nephrology to GP.

[00:03:12] Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

[00:04:05] Show: Doctor in the House.

[00:06:20] 4 Pillars of Health.

[00:08:49] Relax.

[00:11:46] Crohn’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

[00:12:24] Medical Symptoms Questionnaire (MSQ).

[00:16:18] Low testosterone, hormone cascade.

[00:21:20] Genova Adrenocortex Stress Profile.

[00:24:41] Reframing, gratitude.

[00:25:21] Charles Poliquin.

[00:27:54] Social isolation.

[00:33:39] Eat.

[00:34:09] Cost-effective strategies for improving food quality.

[00:42:00] Jamie Oliver.

[00:44:53] Supplements.

[00:44:58] Magnesium.

[00:45:25] Fibromyalgia, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - Allergy Research Group NT Factor Advanced Physicians Formula.

[00:45:50] MitoQ (CoQ10).

[00:49:04] Move.

[00:49:40] Icelandic Health Symposium, 2017, Doug McGuff.

[00:50:54] Sarcopenia, strength training.

[00:51:35] Video: 5 Minute Kitchen Workout.

[00:56:57] Sleepy glutes and back pain.

[00:58:47] Gary Ward: Anatomy in Motion.

[01:01:20] Videos: Wake Up Your Sleepy Glutes: 1: Flex on a Step, 2: Hip Adduction, 3. Foot Clocks, 4. 3D Hip Extension.

[01:02:46] Sleep.

[01:03:47] Professor Russell Foster: 1-2 hours less sleep than 60 years ago.

[01:04:33] Insulin resistance.

[01:05:33] Embrace morning light.

[01:06:52] Caffeine, alcohol.

[01:09:30] No tech 90.

[01:12:30] Book: How to Make Disease Disappear.

[01:12:43] drchatterjee.com.

[01:12:52] Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/rangan.chatterjee1.on.2018-04-15.at.08.09.mp3 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:04:52 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Rangan Chatterjee may be best known as the medical doctor who helped ordinary people turn their health around on the BBC’s Doctor in the House. He’s now a speaker and author and has compiled his best medical advice into a new book, How to Make Disease Disappear. It’s a guide to restoring health using simple techniques that are accessible to everyone, at any stage of health or illness, without a lot of expensive tests or supplements.

In this podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood, Rangan breaks down his 4 Pillars of Health: Relax, Eat, Move, and Sleep.  He outlines the basic-but-powerful lifestyle interventions that have been most effective in his clinical practice for reversing chronic illness, and also shares the strategies that resolved his own 10-year battle with back pain.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Rangan Chatterjee:

[00:00:28] Book: How to Make Disease Disappear. In the UK: The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move, and Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life.

[00:00:35] Ted talk: How to make diseases disappear.

[00:01:44] Nephrology to GP.

[00:03:12] Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

[00:04:05] Show: Doctor in the House.

[00:06:20] 4 Pillars of Health.

[00:08:49] Relax.

[00:11:46] Crohn’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

[00:12:24] Medical Symptoms Questionnaire (MSQ).

[00:16:18] Low testosterone, hormone cascade.

[00:21:20] Genova Adrenocortex Stress Profile.

[00:24:41] Reframing, gratitude.

[00:25:21] Charles Poliquin.

[00:27:54] Social isolation.

[00:33:39] Eat.

[00:34:09] Cost-effective strategies for improving food quality.

[00:42:00] Jamie Oliver.

[00:44:53] Supplements.

[00:44:58] Magnesium.

[00:45:25] Fibromyalgia, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - Allergy Research Group NT Factor Advanced Physicians Formula.

[00:45:50] MitoQ (CoQ10).

[00:49:04] Move.

[00:49:40] Icelandic Health Symposium, 2017, Doug McGuff.

[00:50:54] Sarcopenia, strength training.

[00:51:35] Video: 5 Minute Kitchen Workout.

[00:56:57] Sleepy glutes and back pain.

[00:58:47] Gary Ward: Anatomy in Motion.

[01:01:20] Videos: Wake Up Your Sleepy Glutes: 1: Flex on a Step, 2: Hip Adduction, 3. Foot Clocks, 4. 3D Hip Extension.

[01:02:46] Sleep.

[01:03:47] Professor Russell Foster: 1-2 hours less sleep than 60 years ago.

[01:04:33] Insulin resistance.

[01:05:33] Embrace morning light.

[01:06:52] Caffeine, alcohol.

[01:09:30] No tech 90.

[01:12:30] Book: How to Make Disease Disappear.

[01:12:43] drchatterjee.com.

[01:12:52] Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

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Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead) https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/malcolm_kendrick_mar18.mp3 Dr. Malcolm Kendrick is a medical doctor, author, speaker, and sceptic living in Cheshire, England.  His evidence-based arguments refute the lipid hypothesis and other ideas related to chronic illness that has resulted in a pervasive culture of fear and misinformation.  His popular blog features an ongoing series of posts on the real causes of heart disease, pointing to endothelial damage as a causal factor and nitric oxide as vital for preserving health.

Dr. Kendrick is with us to share not only what really causes cardiovascular disease, but the specific environmental and psychosocial factors that cause the most harm, and what we need to do to maintain good health. We also discuss unexpected side effects of common medications and supplements and the healing power of specific micronutrients.  If you enjoy this podcast, you can support Dr. Kendrick’s work by pre-ordering his latest book, A Statin Nation: Damaging Millions in a Brave New Post-Health World, available 7/12/18.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Malcolm Kendrick:

[00:01:05] Book: The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid it, by Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:01:07] Book: Doctoring Data: How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense, by Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:01:14] The International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics (THINCS).

[00:01:46] Trail Runner Nation Podcast: Metabolic Flexibility with Christopher Kelly.

[00:02:59] Highlights email series.

[00:03:01] Podcast: The True Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease, with Jeffry Gerber.

[00:03:07] Blog series: What causes heart disease?

[00:05:28] Study: Hayashi, Keiko, et al. "Laughter lowered the increase in postprandial blood glucose." Diabetes care 26.5 (2003): 1651-1652.

[00:06:20] Stress hormones, sympathetic nervous system.

[00:07:32] Graph: Lithuanian death rate; Study: Kristenson, Margareta, et al. "Increased psychosocial strain in Lithuanian versus Swedish men: the LiVicordia study." Psychosomatic Medicine 60.3 (1998): 277-282.

[00:08:25] Paul Rosch, M.D, founder of the American Institute of Stress.

[00:10:20] Endothelium, glycocalyx.

[00:11:12] Nitric Oxide (NO).

[00:11:37] Alfred Nobel, nitroglycerin (glyceryl trinitrate, or GTN), Viagra.

[00:13:13] Study: Andersson, Daniel P., et al. "Association between treatment for erectile dysfunction and death or cardiovascular outcomes after myocardial infarction." Heart (2017): heartjnl-2016.

[00:13:39] Sunlight as nitric oxide stimulant.

[00:14:45] Vasculitis, Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Rheumatoid arthritis, Sickle-cell disease.

[00:17:05] Endothelial progenitor cells.

[00:17:55] Carl von Rokitansky, Rudolf Virchow.

[00:21:19] Endothelial damage required for arterial plaque.

[00:21:52] Study: Law, M. R., and S. G. Thompson. "Low serum cholesterol and the risk of cancer: an analysis of the published prospective studies." Cancer causes & control 2.4 (1991): 253-261.

[00:23:49] Study: Ravnskov, Uffe, et al. "Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review." BMJ open 6.6 (2016): e010401.

[00:25:03] Statins increasing NO, studies: 1, 2, 3.

[00:26:52] Study: Lanphear, Bruce P., et al. "Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: a population-based cohort study." The Lancet Public Health (2018).

[00:28:17] Corticosteroids.

[00:30:25] Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

[00:34:56] Study: Winnik, Stephan, et al. "Systemic VEGF inhibition accelerates experimental atherosclerosis and disrupts endothelial homeostasis–implications for cardiovascular safety." International journal of cardiology 168.3 (2013): 2453-2461.

[00:36:29] QRISK survey for heart disease.

[00:41:21] Inflammation as healing.

[00:42:40] Study: Willis, G. C. "The reversibility of atherosclerosis." Canadian Medical Association Journal 77.2 (1957): 106.

[00:44:36] Corticosteroids reduce inflammation, increase CVD risk, NSAIDs.

[00:45:05] Study: Guilhem, Gaël, et al. "Effects of air-pulsed cryotherapy on neuromuscular recovery subsequent to exercise-induced muscle damage." The American journal of sports medicine 41.8 (2013): 1942-1951.

[00:49:06] Lipoprotein A.

[00:51:27] Vitamin C deficiency as possible cause of CVD.

[00:53:01] Study: Lee, A. J., et al. "Plasma fibrinogen and coronary risk factors: the Scottish Heart Health Study." Journal of clinical epidemiology 43.9 (1990): 913-919.

[00:55:27] Diabetes, triglycerides, sepsis, gingivitis as procoagulants.

[00:58:39] Major endothelial offenders.

[01:00:03] Study: Escolar, Esteban, et al. "The effect of an EDTA-based chelation regimen on patients with diabetes mellitus and prior myocardial infarction in the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT)." Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes (2013): CIRCOUTCOMES-113.

[01:01:03] Study: Douaud, Gwenaëlle, et al. "Preventing Alzheimer’s disease-related gray matter atrophy by B-vitamin treatment." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110.23 (2013): 9523-9528.

[01:01:44] Study: Marik, Paul E., et al. "Hydrocortisone, vitamin C, and thiamine for the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock: a retrospective before-after study." Chest 151.6 (2017): 1229-1238.

[01:02:27] Allen Smith, dying of flu, recovered with Vitamin C.

[01:03:13] sunlight, viagra, stress management, alcohol.

[01:04:23] Blue zones, strong social relationships.

[01:05:07] Lifestyle and environmental factors associated with lower life expectancy.

[01:13:05] Statins.

[01:15:49] Absolute risk vs. relative risk; side effect vs. adverse effect, adverse events.

[01:21:07] Problems caused by statins.

[01:21:29] CoQ10, ATP.

[01:23:47] Placebo effect, nocebo effect.

[01:24:40] Study: Gupta, Ajay, et al. "Adverse events associated with unblinded, but not with blinded, statin therapy in the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial—Lipid-Lowering Arm (ASCOT-LLA): a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial and its non-randomised non-blind extension phase." The Lancet 389.10088 (2017): 2473-2481.

[01:25:45] Study: Cohen, Jerome D., et al. "Understanding Statin Use in America and Gaps in Patient Education (USAGE): an internet-based survey of 10,138 current and former statin users." Journal of clinical lipidology 6.3 (2012): 208-215.

[01:26:32] PCSK9 inhibitors.

[01:27:54] Study: Sabatine, Marc S., et al. "Evolocumab and clinical outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease." New England Journal of Medicine 376.18 (2017): 1713-1722.

[01:35:16] L-arginine, citrulline.

[01:39:34] Study: Tunstall-Pedoe, Hugh. "Does dietary potassium lower blood pressure and protect against coronary heart disease and death? Findings from the Scottish Heart Health Study?." Seminars in nephrology. Vol. 19. No. 5. 1999.

[01:40:40] Study: Graudal, Niels. "A radical sodium reduction policy is not supported by randomized controlled trials or observational studies: grading the evidence." American journal of hypertension 29.5 (2016): 543-548.

[01:43:55] Groupthink, cognitive bias.

[01:44:21] Michael Alderman, M.D.

[01:44:48] Evolutionary Psychology.

[01:45:58] Peer Review.

[01:51:36] Study: Bronstein, Alvin C., et al. "2010 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System (NPDS): 28th Annual Report." Clinical Toxicology 49.10 (2011): 910-941.

[01:52:57] Book: A Statin Nation: Damaging Millions in a Brave New Post-Health World, by Malcolm Kendrick.  

[01:57:37] drmalcolmkendrick.org.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/malcolm_kendrick_mar18.mp3 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:04:35 GMT Christopher Kelly Dr. Malcolm Kendrick is a medical doctor, author, speaker, and sceptic living in Cheshire, England.  His evidence-based arguments refute the lipid hypothesis and other ideas related to chronic illness that has resulted in a pervasive culture of fear and misinformation.  His popular blog features an ongoing series of posts on the real causes of heart disease, pointing to endothelial damage as a causal factor and nitric oxide as vital for preserving health.

Dr. Kendrick is with us to share not only what really causes cardiovascular disease, but the specific environmental and psychosocial factors that cause the most harm, and what we need to do to maintain good health. We also discuss unexpected side effects of common medications and supplements and the healing power of specific micronutrients.  If you enjoy this podcast, you can support Dr. Kendrick’s work by pre-ordering his latest book, A Statin Nation: Damaging Millions in a Brave New Post-Health World, available 7/12/18.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Malcolm Kendrick:

[00:01:05] Book: The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid it, by Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:01:07] Book: Doctoring Data: How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense, by Malcolm Kendrick.

[00:01:14] The International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics (THINCS).

[00:01:46] Trail Runner Nation Podcast: Metabolic Flexibility with Christopher Kelly.

[00:02:59] Highlights email series.

[00:03:01] Podcast: The True Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease, with Jeffry Gerber.

[00:03:07] Blog series: What causes heart disease?

[00:05:28] Study: Hayashi, Keiko, et al. "Laughter lowered the increase in postprandial blood glucose." Diabetes care 26.5 (2003): 1651-1652.

[00:06:20] Stress hormones, sympathetic nervous system.

[00:07:32] Graph: Lithuanian death rate; Study: Kristenson, Margareta, et al. "Increased psychosocial strain in Lithuanian versus Swedish men: the LiVicordia study." Psychosomatic Medicine 60.3 (1998): 277-282.

[00:08:25] Paul Rosch, M.D, founder of the American Institute of Stress.

[00:10:20] Endothelium, glycocalyx.

[00:11:12] Nitric Oxide (NO).

[00:11:37] Alfred Nobel, nitroglycerin (glyceryl trinitrate, or GTN), Viagra.

[00:13:13] Study: Andersson, Daniel P., et al. "Association between treatment for erectile dysfunction and death or cardiovascular outcomes after myocardial infarction." Heart (2017): heartjnl-2016.

[00:13:39] Sunlight as nitric oxide stimulant.

[00:14:45] Vasculitis, Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Rheumatoid arthritis, Sickle-cell disease.

[00:17:05] Endothelial progenitor cells.

[00:17:55] Carl von Rokitansky, Rudolf Virchow.

[00:21:19] Endothelial damage required for arterial plaque.

[00:21:52] Study: Law, M. R., and S. G. Thompson. "Low serum cholesterol and the risk of cancer: an analysis of the published prospective studies." Cancer causes & control 2.4 (1991): 253-261.

[00:23:49] Study: Ravnskov, Uffe, et al. "Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review." BMJ open 6.6 (2016): e010401.

[00:25:03] Statins increasing NO, studies: 1, 2, 3.

[00:26:52] Study: Lanphear, Bruce P., et al. "Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: a population-based cohort study." The Lancet Public Health (2018).

[00:28:17] Corticosteroids.

[00:30:25] Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

[00:34:56] Study: Winnik, Stephan, et al. "Systemic VEGF inhibition accelerates experimental atherosclerosis and disrupts endothelial homeostasis–implications for cardiovascular safety." International journal of cardiology 168.3 (2013): 2453-2461.

[00:36:29] QRISK survey for heart disease.

[00:41:21] Inflammation as healing.

[00:42:40] Study: Willis, G. C. "The reversibility of atherosclerosis." Canadian Medical Association Journal 77.2 (1957): 106.

[00:44:36] Corticosteroids reduce inflammation, increase CVD risk, NSAIDs.

[00:45:05] Study: Guilhem, Gaël, et al. "Effects of air-pulsed cryotherapy on neuromuscular recovery subsequent to exercise-induced muscle damage." The American journal of sports medicine 41.8 (2013): 1942-1951.

[00:49:06] Lipoprotein A.

[00:51:27] Vitamin C deficiency as possible cause of CVD.

[00:53:01] Study: Lee, A. J., et al. "Plasma fibrinogen and coronary risk factors: the Scottish Heart Health Study." Journal of clinical epidemiology 43.9 (1990): 913-919.

[00:55:27] Diabetes, triglycerides, sepsis, gingivitis as procoagulants.

[00:58:39] Major endothelial offenders.

[01:00:03] Study: Escolar, Esteban, et al. "The effect of an EDTA-based chelation regimen on patients with diabetes mellitus and prior myocardial infarction in the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT)." Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes (2013): CIRCOUTCOMES-113.

[01:01:03] Study: Douaud, Gwenaëlle, et al. "Preventing Alzheimer’s disease-related gray matter atrophy by B-vitamin treatment." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110.23 (2013): 9523-9528.

[01:01:44] Study: Marik, Paul E., et al. "Hydrocortisone, vitamin C, and thiamine for the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock: a retrospective before-after study." Chest 151.6 (2017): 1229-1238.

[01:02:27] Allen Smith, dying of flu, recovered with Vitamin C.

[01:03:13] sunlight, viagra, stress management, alcohol.

[01:04:23] Blue zones, strong social relationships.

[01:05:07] Lifestyle and environmental factors associated with lower life expectancy.

[01:13:05] Statins.

[01:15:49] Absolute risk vs. relative risk; side effect vs. adverse effect, adverse events.

[01:21:07] Problems caused by statins.

[01:21:29] CoQ10, ATP.

[01:23:47] Placebo effect, nocebo effect.

[01:24:40] Study: Gupta, Ajay, et al. "Adverse events associated with unblinded, but not with blinded, statin therapy in the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial—Lipid-Lowering Arm (ASCOT-LLA): a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial and its non-randomised non-blind extension phase." The Lancet 389.10088 (2017): 2473-2481.

[01:25:45] Study: Cohen, Jerome D., et al. "Understanding Statin Use in America and Gaps in Patient Education (USAGE): an internet-based survey of 10,138 current and former statin users." Journal of clinical lipidology 6.3 (2012): 208-215.

[01:26:32] PCSK9 inhibitors.

[01:27:54] Study: Sabatine, Marc S., et al. "Evolocumab and clinical outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease." New England Journal of Medicine 376.18 (2017): 1713-1722.

[01:35:16] L-arginine, citrulline.

[01:39:34] Study: Tunstall-Pedoe, Hugh. "Does dietary potassium lower blood pressure and protect against coronary heart disease and death? Findings from the Scottish Heart Health Study?." Seminars in nephrology. Vol. 19. No. 5. 1999.

[01:40:40] Study: Graudal, Niels. "A radical sodium reduction policy is not supported by randomized controlled trials or observational studies: grading the evidence." American journal of hypertension 29.5 (2016): 543-548.

[01:43:55] Groupthink, cognitive bias.

[01:44:21] Michael Alderman, M.D.

[01:44:48] Evolutionary Psychology.

[01:45:58] Peer Review.

[01:51:36] Study: Bronstein, Alvin C., et al. "2010 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System (NPDS): 28th Annual Report." Clinical Toxicology 49.10 (2011): 910-941.

[01:52:57] Book: A Statin Nation: Damaging Millions in a Brave New Post-Health World, by Malcolm Kendrick.  

[01:57:37] drmalcolmkendrick.org.

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Rethinking Positive Thinking https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/gabriele.oettingen.on.2018-03-09.at.11.07.mp3 Psychologist, researcher and author Gabriele Oettingen, PhD. has been studying human behaviour for over 30 years, with a focus on goal setting and turning positive fantasies into reality. She has written over 150 scientific articles and book chapters relating to social and personality psychology, developmental and educational psychology, and health and clinical psychology on the topics of thinking about the future and the control of cognition, emotion, and behaviour.

During the course of her research, Dr. Oettingen has concluded that positive thinking in itself, while popular, is unlikely to result in desired outcomes.  Instead, she offers Mental Contrasting, an empirically validated process, helping people not just to identify their goals but to manifest them in all areas of life, including health, career, academics, and relationships.  In this interview, she shares her simple yet powerful 4-step WOOP strategy, along with tips for maximising its efficacy.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Dr. Gabriele Oettingen:

[00:00:09] Professor of Psychology, New York University.

[00:00:22] PhD: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Max Planck Institute for Behavioral Physiology, Seewiesen, Germany.

[00:01:10] Book: Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, by Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:01:19] www.woopmylife.org.

[00:05:19] Study: Oettingen, Gabriele, and Thomas A. Wadden. "Expectation, fantasy, and weight loss: Is the impact of positive thinking always positive?." Cognitive Therapy and Research 15.2 (1991): 167-175.

[00:06:15] Positive fantasies, worse outcomes.

[00:08:12] Study: Oettingen, Gabriele, and Doris Mayer. "The motivating function of thinking about the future: expectations versus fantasies." Journal of personality and social psychology 83.5 (2002): 1198.

[00:10:18] Podcasts: How to Create Behavior Change and Why We Self-Sabotage (And What To Do Instead), with Simon Marshall.

[00:10:42] Why is positive thinking so popular?

[00:12:49] Podcast: The Epidemic We Don’t Talk About, with Erik Kerr.

[00:13:37] Mental Contrasting.

[00:20:18] Emotional obstacles, habits, irrational beliefs.

[00:22:15] Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan (WOOP).

[00:23:09] Changing health behaviours.

[00:23:37] Wish: dear to your heart, feasible, challenging.

[00:27:06] Study: Kappes, Heather Barry, Bettina Schwörer, and Gabriele Oettingen. "Needs instigate positive fantasies of idealized futures." European Journal of Social Psychology 42.3 (2012): 299-307.

[00:28:48] WOOP as a skill.

[00:32:24] Energization.

[00:34:25] How WOOP works; non-conscious consequences.

[00:39:08] Prerequisites: openness, 5 minutes.

[00:40:57] For those with low expectations.

[00:44:18] Other methods of behaviour change.

[00:44:38] Incentives, self-efficacy, social comparison.

[00:46:44] Changing content of goals. Implicit theories.  Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:47:26] E. Tory Higgins. Prevention-Promotion, Approach-Avoidance: Regulatory Focus Theory.

[00:48:34] Self-regulation.

[00:49:31] Using non-conscious processes to conquer other non-conscious processes.

[00:50:33] Example: WOOP in action.

[01:01:38] www.woopmylife.org, WOOP app.

[01:02:25] Book: Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, by Gabriele Oettingen.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/gabriele.oettingen.on.2018-03-09.at.11.07.mp3 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:04:06 GMT Christopher Kelly Psychologist, researcher and author Gabriele Oettingen, PhD. has been studying human behaviour for over 30 years, with a focus on goal setting and turning positive fantasies into reality. She has written over 150 scientific articles and book chapters relating to social and personality psychology, developmental and educational psychology, and health and clinical psychology on the topics of thinking about the future and the control of cognition, emotion, and behaviour.

During the course of her research, Dr. Oettingen has concluded that positive thinking in itself, while popular, is unlikely to result in desired outcomes.  Instead, she offers Mental Contrasting, an empirically validated process, helping people not just to identify their goals but to manifest them in all areas of life, including health, career, academics, and relationships.  In this interview, she shares her simple yet powerful 4-step WOOP strategy, along with tips for maximising its efficacy.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Dr. Gabriele Oettingen:

[00:00:09] Professor of Psychology, New York University.

[00:00:22] PhD: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Max Planck Institute for Behavioral Physiology, Seewiesen, Germany.

[00:01:10] Book: Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, by Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:01:19] www.woopmylife.org.

[00:05:19] Study: Oettingen, Gabriele, and Thomas A. Wadden. "Expectation, fantasy, and weight loss: Is the impact of positive thinking always positive?." Cognitive Therapy and Research 15.2 (1991): 167-175.

[00:06:15] Positive fantasies, worse outcomes.

[00:08:12] Study: Oettingen, Gabriele, and Doris Mayer. "The motivating function of thinking about the future: expectations versus fantasies." Journal of personality and social psychology 83.5 (2002): 1198.

[00:10:18] Podcasts: How to Create Behavior Change and Why We Self-Sabotage (And What To Do Instead), with Simon Marshall.

[00:10:42] Why is positive thinking so popular?

[00:12:49] Podcast: The Epidemic We Don’t Talk About, with Erik Kerr.

[00:13:37] Mental Contrasting.

[00:20:18] Emotional obstacles, habits, irrational beliefs.

[00:22:15] Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan (WOOP).

[00:23:09] Changing health behaviours.

[00:23:37] Wish: dear to your heart, feasible, challenging.

[00:27:06] Study: Kappes, Heather Barry, Bettina Schwörer, and Gabriele Oettingen. "Needs instigate positive fantasies of idealized futures." European Journal of Social Psychology 42.3 (2012): 299-307.

[00:28:48] WOOP as a skill.

[00:32:24] Energization.

[00:34:25] How WOOP works; non-conscious consequences.

[00:39:08] Prerequisites: openness, 5 minutes.

[00:40:57] For those with low expectations.

[00:44:18] Other methods of behaviour change.

[00:44:38] Incentives, self-efficacy, social comparison.

[00:46:44] Changing content of goals. Implicit theories.  Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck.

[00:47:26] E. Tory Higgins. Prevention-Promotion, Approach-Avoidance: Regulatory Focus Theory.

[00:48:34] Self-regulation.

[00:49:31] Using non-conscious processes to conquer other non-conscious processes.

[00:50:33] Example: WOOP in action.

[01:01:38] www.woopmylife.org, WOOP app.

[01:02:25] Book: Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, by Gabriele Oettingen.

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How to Use Wearable Technology to Track Training and Recovery https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/donmoxley.on.2018-02-16.at.08.08.mp3 Don Moxley is an exercise physiologist and the Sports Scientist for the Ohio State University Wrestling Team.  With a passion for teaching and coaching, he specializes in fitness and athletic assessment, training, and performance optimization.  Under his guidance, the OSU team won their first-ever National Championship in 2015, and individuals on the team have gone on to win national titles and Olympic medals.  His strategy involves analyzing Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and other biomarkers in order to plan personalized training and recovery regimens for his athletes.

Don is here today with Dr. Tommy Wood to discuss using wearable technology to track readiness, improve resilience, and prevent overtraining and injuries. He shares the powerful impact of psychological stress, sleep, and recovery on athletic performance, and also reveals the key performance indicators for world-class wrestling, as well as the devices and assessment strategies he uses for his own athletes.   

Here’s the outline of this interview with Don Moxley:

[00:00:16] Ohio State Wrestling Team, Sports Scientist.
[00:00:25] Elite HRV podcast.
[00:00:49] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.
[00:01:00] Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC).
[00:03:19] Bob Bartels, Edward Fox.
[00:03:53] Kevin Akins.
[00:04:03] Louie Simmons, Westside Barbell.
[00:04:28] Ted Lambrinides Hammer Strength.
[00:04:42] Steve Bliss, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
[00:06:16] Human Performance Center at Columbus State Community College.
[00:06:38] HealthFirst, Polar.
[00:07:35] Applying technology to exercise science.
[00:09:13] Wrestling overview.
[00:09:56] Weight cutting.
[00:12:16] Long term athlete development model.
[00:13:51] Tom Ryan.
[00:14:14] Velotron, CompuTrainer.
[00:14:37] Pelatonia fundraiser.
[00:15:45] Zephyr bioharness.
[00:16:33] Overtraining syndrome.
[00:17:31] Readiness, Root Mean Square of the Successive Differences (RMSSD).
[00:20:11] Functional Movement Screening
[00:21:15] Raouf “Ron” Gharbo.
[00:21:35] Firstbeat system.
[00:21:54] Resting nighttime RMSSD predicts success.
[00:22:46] Polar Team Pro Shirt.
[00:23:02] AccuroFit.
[00:23:18] Omegawave. Podcast: How to Measure Readiness to Train, with Val Nasedkin.
[00:24:19] Effect of emotional stress on physiology.
[00:27:30] Talent but no resilience.
[00:28:13] Study: Prochaska, James O., and Wayne F. Velicer. "The transtheoretical model of health behavior change." American journal of health promotion 12.1 (1997): 38-48.
[00:31:00] Study: Marshall, Simon J., and Stuart JH Biddle. "The transtheoretical model of behavior change: a meta-analysis of applications to physical activity and exercise." Annals of behavioral medicine 23.4 (2001): 229-246. Podcast: How to Create Behaviour Change, with Simon Marshall, PhD.
[00:31:53] Elite HRV.
[00:32:09] HR transmitter sampling at >200hz; Polar monitors (H7, H10), Ouraring.
[00:33:40] Tracking and improving sleep.
[00:36:02] Book: The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - but Some Don’t, by Nate Silver.
[00:36:14] Wearable data systems: Zebra, Catapult.
[00:37:26] Factors that correlate with athletic success.
[00:41:37] Parasympathetic, sympathetic.
[00:43:54] Parasympathetic co-stimulation.
[00:46:06] Subjective questions.
[00:49:22] Faster buy-in.
[00:50:24] Female athletes.
[00:51:07] Managing the athlete's stress response.
[00:52:22] Observing coaches.
[00:53:14] Best practice for athlete and coach.
[00:55:07] Find Don: donmoxley@gmail, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, about.me.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/donmoxley.on.2018-02-16.at.08.08.mp3 Fri, 30 Mar 2018 06:03:14 GMT Christopher Kelly Don Moxley is an exercise physiologist and the Sports Scientist for the Ohio State University Wrestling Team.  With a passion for teaching and coaching, he specializes in fitness and athletic assessment, training, and performance optimization.  Under his guidance, the OSU team won their first-ever National Championship in 2015, and individuals on the team have gone on to win national titles and Olympic medals.  His strategy involves analyzing Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and other biomarkers in order to plan personalized training and recovery regimens for his athletes.

Don is here today with Dr. Tommy Wood to discuss using wearable technology to track readiness, improve resilience, and prevent overtraining and injuries. He shares the powerful impact of psychological stress, sleep, and recovery on athletic performance, and also reveals the key performance indicators for world-class wrestling, as well as the devices and assessment strategies he uses for his own athletes.   

Here’s the outline of this interview with Don Moxley:

[00:00:16] Ohio State Wrestling Team, Sports Scientist.
[00:00:25] Elite HRV podcast.
[00:00:49] Podcast: Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford.
[00:01:00] Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC).
[00:03:19] Bob Bartels, Edward Fox.
[00:03:53] Kevin Akins.
[00:04:03] Louie Simmons, Westside Barbell.
[00:04:28] Ted Lambrinides Hammer Strength.
[00:04:42] Steve Bliss, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
[00:06:16] Human Performance Center at Columbus State Community College.
[00:06:38] HealthFirst, Polar.
[00:07:35] Applying technology to exercise science.
[00:09:13] Wrestling overview.
[00:09:56] Weight cutting.
[00:12:16] Long term athlete development model.
[00:13:51] Tom Ryan.
[00:14:14] Velotron, CompuTrainer.
[00:14:37] Pelatonia fundraiser.
[00:15:45] Zephyr bioharness.
[00:16:33] Overtraining syndrome.
[00:17:31] Readiness, Root Mean Square of the Successive Differences (RMSSD).
[00:20:11] Functional Movement Screening
[00:21:15] Raouf “Ron” Gharbo.
[00:21:35] Firstbeat system.
[00:21:54] Resting nighttime RMSSD predicts success.
[00:22:46] Polar Team Pro Shirt.
[00:23:02] AccuroFit.
[00:23:18] Omegawave. Podcast: How to Measure Readiness to Train, with Val Nasedkin.
[00:24:19] Effect of emotional stress on physiology.
[00:27:30] Talent but no resilience.
[00:28:13] Study: Prochaska, James O., and Wayne F. Velicer. "The transtheoretical model of health behavior change." American journal of health promotion 12.1 (1997): 38-48.
[00:31:00] Study: Marshall, Simon J., and Stuart JH Biddle. "The transtheoretical model of behavior change: a meta-analysis of applications to physical activity and exercise." Annals of behavioral medicine 23.4 (2001): 229-246. Podcast: How to Create Behaviour Change, with Simon Marshall, PhD.
[00:31:53] Elite HRV.
[00:32:09] HR transmitter sampling at >200hz; Polar monitors (H7, H10), Ouraring.
[00:33:40] Tracking and improving sleep.
[00:36:02] Book: The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - but Some Don’t, by Nate Silver.
[00:36:14] Wearable data systems: Zebra, Catapult.
[00:37:26] Factors that correlate with athletic success.
[00:41:37] Parasympathetic, sympathetic.
[00:43:54] Parasympathetic co-stimulation.
[00:46:06] Subjective questions.
[00:49:22] Faster buy-in.
[00:50:24] Female athletes.
[00:51:07] Managing the athlete's stress response.
[00:52:22] Observing coaches.
[00:53:14] Best practice for athlete and coach.
[00:55:07] Find Don: donmoxley@gmail, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, about.me.

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The Dog as the Ultimate Health Upgrade (an Introduction for Pre-Contemplators) https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Torea.Dogs.Feb.28.mp3 Of all the things I’ve done to improve my own health, getting a dog has been one of the most important.   Today’s podcast is really an informal conversation with my good friend, FDN practitioner and health coach, Toréa Rodriguez.  Toréa has been on the podcast several times, and today we’re focusing on the many benefits of having a dog, which truly spans far beyond companionship.

We discuss making the leap from contemplating dog ownership to actually making the commitment, as well as dog training, dog-related stress, optimal diets, and the many health benefits – physical and emotional – of adopting a pup.  We share tips for building rapport and establishing a hierarchy with a canine companion, as well as considerations for endurance athletes with dogs-in-training. If you’d like to learn more about Toréa or consult with her on health matters she can be found at torearodriguez.com.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Toréa Rodriguez:

[00:00:14] Previous podcast appearances (5/18/14, 6/25/15, 8/29/16), Paleo Baby Podcast: 12/21/15.

[00:02:29] Growing up on a ranch.

[00:03:37] Benefits of dog ownership.

[00:04:48] Transtheoretical model (“stages of change”); Podcast: How to Create Behaviour Change, with Simon Marshall, PhD.

[00:05:09] Video: Dr. Tommy Wood Modelling and Quantifying Metabolism to Optimise Health and Performance, 2016 Biohacker Summit UK.

[00:07:07] Study: Giles-Corti, Billie, and Robert J. Donovan. "Relative influences of individual, social environmental, and physical environmental correlates of walking." American journal of public health 93.9 (2003): 1583-1589.

[00:07:36] Podcast: Bike fit done right with Nigel McHollan.

[00:08:43] Chris Kresser.

[00:10:51] Morning routine.

[00:11:51] Studies: Bonmati-Carrion, Maria Angeles, et al. "Protecting the melatonin rhythm through circadian healthy light exposure." International journal of molecular sciences 15.12 (2014): 23448-23500, and Kozaki, Tomoaki, et al. "Effects of day-time exposure to different light intensities on light-induced melatonin suppression at night." Journal of physiological anthropology 34.1 (2015): 27.

[00:13:37] Meeting the neighbors.

[00:14:12] Rick Hunter, Hunter Cycles.

[00:14:56] Study: Handlin, Linda, et al. "Short-term interaction between dogs and their owners: effects on oxytocin, cortisol, insulin and heart rate—an exploratory study." Anthrozoös 24.3 (2011): 301-315.

[00:16:05] Breeds.

[00:21:29] Our dog breeder: Havuherd Australian Cattle Dogs.

[00:22:40] Mindfulness.

[00:24:16] Instagram: Torea, Chris.

[00:25:09] Dog-related stress.

[00:26:58] Doggie Dan.

[00:28:44] Podcast: How to Manage Testosterone and Estrogen in Athletes, with Ben House, PhD.

[00:30:06] Dog training: George Menna.

[00:30:43] Doggie Dan's 5 Golden Rules.

[00:32:13] Power of the pack.

[00:33:35] Microbes and autoimmunity.

[00:34:04] Triclosan, MRSA.

[00:35:09] Health benefits of dog ownership.  Studies: 1. Allen, David T. "Effects of dogs on human health." Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (USA) (1997). 2. Cutt, Hayley, et al. "Dog ownership, health and physical activity: A critical review of the literature." Health & place 13.1 (2007): 261-272. 3. Vinik, Aaron. "The conductor of the autonomic orchestra." Frontiers in endocrinology 3 (2012): 71. 4. Song, Se Jin, et al. "Cohabiting family members share microbiota with one another and with their dogs." elife 2 (2013). 5. Almqvist, Catarina, et al. "Effects of early cat or dog ownership on sensitisation and asthma in a high‐risk cohort without disease‐related modification of exposure." Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology 24.2 (2010): 171-178.

[00:37:16] Orthorexia.

[00:40:03] Book: Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, by Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:40:47] Mental contrasting.

[00:44:43] Ellen Langer.

[00:46:00] WOOP (Wish, Obstacle, Outcome, Plan), the WOOP app.

[00:46:50] Paleo for dogs.

[00:49:20] Book: The Barf Diet: Raw Feeding for Dogs and Cats Using Evolutionary Principles, by Ian Billinghurst.

[00:50:25] Darwin’s raw dog food.

[00:54:00] Orthopedic maturity.

[00:55:05] Torea’s website.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Torea.Dogs.Feb.28.mp3 Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:03:00 GMT Christopher Kelly Of all the things I’ve done to improve my own health, getting a dog has been one of the most important.   Today’s podcast is really an informal conversation with my good friend, FDN practitioner and health coach, Toréa Rodriguez.  Toréa has been on the podcast several times, and today we’re focusing on the many benefits of having a dog, which truly spans far beyond companionship.

We discuss making the leap from contemplating dog ownership to actually making the commitment, as well as dog training, dog-related stress, optimal diets, and the many health benefits – physical and emotional – of adopting a pup.  We share tips for building rapport and establishing a hierarchy with a canine companion, as well as considerations for endurance athletes with dogs-in-training. If you’d like to learn more about Toréa or consult with her on health matters she can be found at torearodriguez.com.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Toréa Rodriguez:

[00:00:14] Previous podcast appearances (5/18/14, 6/25/15, 8/29/16), Paleo Baby Podcast: 12/21/15.

[00:02:29] Growing up on a ranch.

[00:03:37] Benefits of dog ownership.

[00:04:48] Transtheoretical model (“stages of change”); Podcast: How to Create Behaviour Change, with Simon Marshall, PhD.

[00:05:09] Video: Dr. Tommy Wood Modelling and Quantifying Metabolism to Optimise Health and Performance, 2016 Biohacker Summit UK.

[00:07:07] Study: Giles-Corti, Billie, and Robert J. Donovan. "Relative influences of individual, social environmental, and physical environmental correlates of walking." American journal of public health 93.9 (2003): 1583-1589.

[00:07:36] Podcast: Bike fit done right with Nigel McHollan.

[00:08:43] Chris Kresser.

[00:10:51] Morning routine.

[00:11:51] Studies: Bonmati-Carrion, Maria Angeles, et al. "Protecting the melatonin rhythm through circadian healthy light exposure." International journal of molecular sciences 15.12 (2014): 23448-23500, and Kozaki, Tomoaki, et al. "Effects of day-time exposure to different light intensities on light-induced melatonin suppression at night." Journal of physiological anthropology 34.1 (2015): 27.

[00:13:37] Meeting the neighbors.

[00:14:12] Rick Hunter, Hunter Cycles.

[00:14:56] Study: Handlin, Linda, et al. "Short-term interaction between dogs and their owners: effects on oxytocin, cortisol, insulin and heart rate—an exploratory study." Anthrozoös 24.3 (2011): 301-315.

[00:16:05] Breeds.

[00:21:29] Our dog breeder: Havuherd Australian Cattle Dogs.

[00:22:40] Mindfulness.

[00:24:16] Instagram: Torea, Chris.

[00:25:09] Dog-related stress.

[00:26:58] Doggie Dan.

[00:28:44] Podcast: How to Manage Testosterone and Estrogen in Athletes, with Ben House, PhD.

[00:30:06] Dog training: George Menna.

[00:30:43] Doggie Dan's 5 Golden Rules.

[00:32:13] Power of the pack.

[00:33:35] Microbes and autoimmunity.

[00:34:04] Triclosan, MRSA.

[00:35:09] Health benefits of dog ownership.  Studies: 1. Allen, David T. "Effects of dogs on human health." Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (USA) (1997). 2. Cutt, Hayley, et al. "Dog ownership, health and physical activity: A critical review of the literature." Health & place 13.1 (2007): 261-272. 3. Vinik, Aaron. "The conductor of the autonomic orchestra." Frontiers in endocrinology 3 (2012): 71. 4. Song, Se Jin, et al. "Cohabiting family members share microbiota with one another and with their dogs." elife 2 (2013). 5. Almqvist, Catarina, et al. "Effects of early cat or dog ownership on sensitisation and asthma in a high‐risk cohort without disease‐related modification of exposure." Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology 24.2 (2010): 171-178.

[00:37:16] Orthorexia.

[00:40:03] Book: Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, by Gabriele Oettingen.

[00:40:47] Mental contrasting.

[00:44:43] Ellen Langer.

[00:46:00] WOOP (Wish, Obstacle, Outcome, Plan), the WOOP app.

[00:46:50] Paleo for dogs.

[00:49:20] Book: The Barf Diet: Raw Feeding for Dogs and Cats Using Evolutionary Principles, by Ian Billinghurst.

[00:50:25] Darwin’s raw dog food.

[00:54:00] Orthopedic maturity.

[00:55:05] Torea’s website.

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How to Drop Your Cholesterol https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Dave.Feldman.on.2018-02-09.at.08.03.mp3 Dave Feldman is a software engineer who discovered for himself the benefits of a ketogenic diet in April 2015, experiencing what he describes as “seven blissful months” - until getting some labs back that included a 300+ total cholesterol.  He learned he was a “hyper-responder,” which inspired him to learn all he could about cholesterol and the lipid system. For the last 2.5 years he’s been using self-experimentation methods to meticulously adjust dietary macronutrient ratios in order to manipulate his blood chemistry.  He’s found out that the lipid system is actually quite easy to change, and does so in surprising ways related to diet.

Dave is here today with Dr. Tommy Wood to share his discoveries about all things cholesterol: LDL, HDL, VLDL, lean-mass hyper-responders, and what you need to know to evaluate your own labs.  Dave is an active speaker and blogger, and his N=1 experiments are detailed on his blog at cholesterolcode.com.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Dave Feldman:

[00:00:19] Video from Low Carb Breckenridge 2017: Dave Feldman: The Dynamic Influence of a High Fat Diet on Cholesterol Variability.

[00:00:47] Dave’s background.

[00:01:17] Cholesterol doubled, hyper-responder.

[00:01:54] Distributed object networks.

[00:02:46] Changing fat intake to manipulate cholesterol levels.

[00:03:01] Cholesterol Drop Protocol.

[00:05:27] Reverse engineering cellular energy.

[00:06:20] Lipoprotein.

[00:09:37] Very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), triglycerides.

[00:10:00] Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance.

[00:10:29] Intermediate density lipoprotein (IDL).

[00:14:35] Hydrolysis of fatty acids.

[00:17:11] 3-day average, LDL-C, LDL-P.

[00:19:05] Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), Friedewald equation.

[00:21:00] Direct vs Calculated LDL-C.

[00:23:25] Non-low carbers.

[00:24:15] Carb swapping.

[00:27:16] Vegans.

[00:28:07] Sex hormones.

[00:29:35] Metabolic flexibility.

[00:29:59] Lean mass hyper-responders.

[00:34:59] Hypothyroidism, T3, testosterone, creatinine.

[00:37:08] Dave’s interview with Ken Sikaris on Low Carb Conversations podcast.

[00:37:34] All-cause mortality.

[00:38:15] Study: Fulks, Michael, Robert L. Stout, and Vera F. Dolan. "Association of cholesterol, LDL, HDL, cholesterol/HDL and triglyceride with all-cause mortality in life insurance applicants." J Insur Med 41.4 (2009): 244-53.

[00:40:00] APOC2, C-reactive protein.

[00:44:44] 99% of the LDL particle lifespan.

[00:45:59] Atherosclerosis.

[00:46:31] Lipopolysaccharides (endotoxin).

[00:50:23] Cyrex Array 2 - Intestinal Antigenic Permeability Screen.

[00:52:15] Study: Varbo, Anette, Jacob J. Freiberg, and Børge G. Nordestgaard. "Extreme nonfasting remnant cholesterol vs extreme LDL cholesterol as contributors to cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in 90000 individuals from the general population." Clinical chemistry 61.3 (2015): 533-543.

[00:51:38] Peter Attia, Thomas Dayspring.

[00:53:23] Remnant cholesterol.

[00:59:44] Cholesterolcode.com.

[01:00:38] Low Carb Breckenridge, Low Carb Cruise, Ketocon, Ketofest, @DaveKeto.

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cck197@cck197.net https://nourishbalancethrive.s3.amazonaws.com/podcast/Dave.Feldman.on.2018-02-09.at.08.03.mp3 Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:03:11 GMT Christopher Kelly Dave Feldman is a software engineer who discovered for himself the benefits of a ketogenic diet in April 2015, experiencing what he describes as “seven blissful months” - until getting some labs back that included a 300+ total cholesterol.  He learned he was a “hyper-responder,” which inspired him to learn all he could about cholesterol and the lipid system. For the last 2.5 years he’s been using self-experimentation methods to meticulously adjust dietary macronutrient ratios in order to manipulate his blood chemistry.  He’s found out that the lipid system is actually quite easy to change, and does so in surprising ways related to diet.

Dave is here today with Dr. Tommy Wood to share his discoveries about all things cholesterol: LDL, HDL, VLDL, lean-mass hyper-responders, and what you need to know to evaluate your own labs.  Dave is an active speaker and blogger, and his N=1 experiments are detailed on his blog at cholesterolcode.com.

Here’s the outline of this interview with Dave Feldman:

[00:00:19] Video from Low Carb Breckenridge 2017: Dave Feldman: The Dynamic Influence of a High Fat Diet on Cholesterol Variability.

[00:00:47] Dave’s background.

[00:01:17] Cholesterol doubled, hyper-responder.

[00:01:54] Distributed object networks.

[00:02:46] Changing fat intake to manipulate cholesterol levels.

[00:03:01] Cholesterol Drop Protocol.

[00:05:27] Reverse engineering cellular energy.

[00:06:20] Lipoprotein.

[00:09:37] Very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), triglycerides.

[00:10:00] Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance.

[00:10:29] Intermediate density lipoprotein (IDL).

[00:14:35] Hydrolysis of fatty acids.

[00:17:11] 3-day average, LDL-C, LDL-P.