Transcript — The Drive — Dave Feldman

Transcript of episode 19 of The Drive with Peter Attia, released October 8, 2018.

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This Bud’s for you? Don’t mix alcohol with epidemiology

This week I read this fantastic article on alcohol and epidemiology: Remember when a glass of wine a day was good for you? Here’s why that changed. In particular, I was impressed with the nuance they explore around the difference between folks who drink nothing at all versus very small amounts, and some of the…

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Dunning, Kruger, and the opioid epidemic

I can’t believe I just found about the Dunning-Kruger effect. In a nutshell, it’s the cognitive bias of illusory superiority that comes from our inability to recognize our lack of ability. It might actually explain much of the Twittersphere. Image credit: Erik de Haan Granted, since I just learned about the Dunning-Kruger effect, I’m at…

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The keto buffet

Tomorrow, I’m releasing a whopper of a podcast episode with my good friend Dom D’Agostino. Admittedly, it gets pretty dense at times, but I love being dense (just ask my kids). If you are new to all things ketosis — or even if you’re a seasoned vet — I suggest you read these two posts,…

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Living with Alzheimer’s

Last week, during a long flight, I read this longform (~ 30-minute read) article from 2015, entitled, “Slipping Away. Jo Aubin has Alzheimer’s. He’s 38.” The very last line just killed me, perhaps in part because of how much I, too, love Pearl Jam. My eyes welled up with tears until I couldn’t keep them…

Ketosis & fasting

My experience with exogenous ketones

Theory to anecdote: I decided to find out for myself if ketones could, indeed, offer up the same amount of usable energy with less oxygen consumption.

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Does it help to know your coronary artery calcium score?

I read an interesting paper on fitness, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores from the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study. This paper looked at “generally healthy middle-aged men” and associations between their level of aerobic fitness (Ken Cooper, of which the study is named after, is recognized as the person who introduced the…

Ketosis & fasting

Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part I)

In part I of this post I will see to it (assuming you read it) that you’ll know more about ketosis than just about anyone, including your doctor or the majority of “experts” out there writing about this topic.

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Calorie restriction: Part IIA – monkey studies

Madison, Wisconsin and Baltimore, Maryland: a tale of two studies


Narrative glossary: calorie restriction

The A to Z of CR.

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