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#130 – Carol Tavris, Ph.D. & Elliot Aronson, Ph.D.: Recognizing and overcoming cognitive dissonance

“If someone really is certain about something, they have almost certainly frozen their ability to change their minds when they need to.” – Carol Tavris

Cholesterol

#129 – Tom Dayspring, M.D.: The latest insights into cardiovascular disease and lipidology

Atherogenic lipoproteins are really the issue behind clinical atherosclerotic vascular disease. … The data has just become so overwhelming.” —Tom Dayspring

Exercise

#128 – Irene Davis, Ph.D.: Evolution of the foot, running injuries, and minimalist shoes

“Rather than have the runners adapt to the running, they took the shoe and adapted it to the runner.” — Irene Davis

Sleep

#127 – AMA #3 with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, Ph.D.: Fasting, gut health, blue light, caffeine, REM sleep, and more

“Could we think that sleep could now provide a contribution to this Horvath clock of determining your biological age? . . .I think it probably does.” —Matthew Walker, Ph.D.

Sleep

#126 – Matthew Walker, Ph.D.: Sleep and immune function, chronotypes, hygiene tips, and addressing questions about his book

“It’s not time that heals all wounds. It’s actually time during REM sleep and dreaming that provides this emotional convalescence.” — Matthew Walker, Ph.D.

Mental models

#125 – John Arnold: The most prolific philanthropist you may not have heard of

“I always recognized the limited social value of trading. I think there is a need for someone to provide risk warehousing and liquidity to markets, but trying to tell the story about how I was adding value or contributing to society was hard. And that always bothered me.” — John Arnold

Nutritional biochemistry

#124 – AMA #15: Real-world case studies—metabolic dysregulation, low testosterone, menopause, and more

As a follow up to AMA #14 where Peter explained his framework for analyzing labs, this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode focuses on a number of real-world case studies exploring metabolic dysregulation, low testosterone, menopause, hypothyroidism, elevated uric acid, and more. From the examples discussed, you can follow along how our clinical team goes about…

Podcast

#123 – Joan Mannick, M.D. & Nir Barzilai, M.D.: Rapamycin and metformin—longevity, immune enhancement, and COVID-19

“I think what the mTOR inhibitors are doing is not stopping people from getting infected [with a virus], but if you get infected, there’s a better immune response and your symptoms will be milder.” — Joan Mannick

Mental health

#122 – Lori Gottlieb: Understanding pain, therapeutic breakthroughs, and keys to enduring emotional health

“Change happens gradually, then suddenly.” — Lori Gottlieb

Diseases

#121 – Azra Raza, M.D.: Why we’re losing the war on cancer

“We are living in an era of the most sophisticated technological advances possible, and yet the treatment of cancer is paleolithic.” — Azra Raza

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