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Expert insight on health, performance, longevity, critical thinking, and pursuing excellence. Dr. Peter Attia (Stanford/Hopkins/NIH-trained MD) talks with leaders in their fields.

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#102 - Michael Osterholm, Ph.D.: COVID-19?Lessons learned, challenges ahead, and reasons for optimism and concern

In this episode, Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota and author of Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs, provides an overview on the COVID-19 pandemic in regards to what has happened to date, what we?ve learned about how the disease spreads, and his optimism and pessimism about what potentially lies ahead. Michael gives his take on the true case fatality rate, why it differs around the world, and which underlying conditions, such as obesity, impact risk of severe illness and death. We also discuss the outlook regarding vaccines, repurposed drugs/antivirals for treatment, and Michael?s growing concern about supply chain limitations with respect to drugs, vaccines, n95 masks, and testing kits.

We discuss:

Recapping the brief history of COVID-19 and what potentially lies ahead [2:15];
Some positive news about immunity and reinfection [10:45];
Case fatality rate?The challenge in finding the true rate, difference by country, and the impact of age, underlying conditions, and obesity [13:00];
What has to be true for less than 100,000 Americans to die from COVID-19? [24:30];
How do we best protect healthcare workers? [29:45];
Concerns about testing capability?Reagent shortfall and a supply chain problem [39:30];
Vaccines and antivirals?The outlook, timing, and challenges [47:45];
Long term health of survivors of COVID-19 [56:45];
The impact of comorbidities?Diabetes, obesity, and immunosuppressed patients [59:30];
Understanding R0 and how the disease spreads [1:01:30];
The challenge of forecasting with so many unknown [1:08:00];
What explains the difference in cases and fatalities in different parts of the world? [1:14:30];
Repurposed drugs/antivirals being considered for treatment options?any optimism? [1:16:45];
A parting message from Michael about what lies ahead [1:18:30]; and
More.

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2020-03-31
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#101 - Ryan Holiday: Finding stillness amidst chaos


Ryan Holiday, bestselling author and author of Daily Stoic, discusses practical ways to find stillness and apply the insights of stoic philosophy in the midst of COVID-19 chaos. Ryan discusses the importance of taking back a feeling of control, the benefits of structure and routine, and the idea of being prepared for anything.

We discuss:

Using times of adversity to evaluate and reflect how you?ve set up and prioritized your life [2:30];
What insights might the famous stoics provide amidst this COVID-19 pandemic? [8:15];
The possible consequences of the socially isolating nature of a pandemic (and why we need good leaders) [13:00];
Stoicism?what it means and how to apply it [18:45];
Lessons taken from the life of Winston Churchill?stillness, structure, routine, hobbies, empathy, forward thinking, and more [23:30];
Alive time vs. dead time?taking control of your time and making it count [38:45];
Auditing how the world (and its leaders) are handling the COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of stoic philosophy [44:15];
Asserting control and using routine to find stillness in an environment not conducive for it [52:15];
Why you should find a way to exercise, especially now [58:30];
How to find purpose during this time?goal setting, having a project to work on, and the benefits of keeping a journal [1:02:00];
What is Ryan most optimistic about and what is he most concerned about over the next few months? [1:08:45];
How can you follow Ryan?s work and messages about stoicism and stillness? [1:17:45]. And more.

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2020-03-27
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#100 - Sam Harris, Ph.D.: COVID-19?Comprehending the crisis and managing our emotions

In this episode, Sam Harris, neuroscientist, author, and host of the Making Sense Podcast, joins Peter to discuss this unprecedented coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The discussion includes the important distinction between COVID-19 and influenza, the impact on the economy, the dire situation in New York, and the challenge of creating a safe and effective vaccine. Additionally, Sam brings insights from his extensive meditation practice to help those struggling with stress, anxiety, and fear in this extraordinary situation.

We discuss:

A time unlike any other?why many people don?t seem to fully grasp the magnitude of this situation [2:00];
Why comparing COVID-19 to influenza is a bad analogy [10:45]
The impact on the economy of measures like shelter-in-place?Is the ?cure? worse than the disease? [16:45];
Why are some places, like New York, getting hit so much worse? [24:45];
The trickle down effect of an overrun healthcare system on non-COVID-19 related health issues [34:45];
How to calm our minds and manage our emotions during this craziness [38:00];
Talking to kids about this situation without burdening them with undue stress [50:15];
Insights from meditation practice?Recognize and unhook yourself from a heightened emotional state [52:00];
How to make the most of a situation where you let your emotions get the best of you [59:15];
What are some potential positive things that Sam hopes could be learned from this crisis and applied to the future? [1:09:30];
The unfortunate politics being layered on top of this crisis [1:15:30];
The challenge of creating a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 [1:20:00]; and
More.

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2020-03-24
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#99 - Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.: Continuing the conversation on COVID-19

In this episode, Dr. Peter Hotez M.D., Ph.D., Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine Baylor College of Medicine, returns to continue the conversation on COVID-19. Dr. Hotez informs us on how we can gauge the number of infected people, behaviors to reduce the probability of becoming infected, and the inconsistency of hospitalizations among young adults between different countries.  Dr. Hotez underscores the continued uncertainty in many virus-related developments, but ends with some points of optimism.

Disclaimer: This is information accurate as of March 19, 2020, when it was recorded.

We discuss:

How to gauge true number of infected people [5:45]
Reducing the probability of getting infected [22:45]
Inconsistency by country in infected young people [27:15]
Conferred immunity, seasonality, and repurposed therapeutics [30:30]
Vaccine development [39:30]
Practical behaviors to reduce risk of transmission [46:00]
Mental Health resource and funding [51:00]
Points of optimism [56:00]; and
More.

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2020-03-20
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Qualy #129 - Evolutionary reasons to sleep

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #47 ? Matthew Walker, Ph.D., on sleep ? Part I of III: Dangers of poor sleep, Alzheimer?s risk, mental health, memory consolidation, and more.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

Occasionally, we will also release an episode on the main podcast feed for non-subscribers, which is what you are listening to now.

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2020-03-17
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#98 - Peter Attia, M.D. and Paul Grewal, M.D.: Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ

In this episode, Dr. Paul Grewal, M.D. joins Peter to discuss what they have learned in the past week in the midst of the rapid changes surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Their conversation touches on both optimism and uncertainty: actionable steps we can take to improve the situation with the understanding that it is too late for viral containment. Specifically, Peter and Paul discuss some promising drug treatment, reasons for isolating-behavior adoption, and what they are personally instituting in their own lives.

Disclaimer: This is information accurate as of March 13, 2020, when it was recorded.

We discuss:

When the gravity of Coronavirus (COVID-19) hit home [04:30];
Hospitalization and ICU bed space as an issue [8:15];
Natural history and pathology of COVID-19 [12:00];
Potential drug therapies [22:00];
How thinking has changed from containment to management [30:00];
What Paul and Peter are doing [49:00];
What we know about viral transmission [57:00]; and
More.

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2020-03-15
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#97 - Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.: COVID-19: transmissibility, vaccines, risk reduction, and treatment

In this episode, Dr. Peter Hotez M.D., Ph.D., Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine Baylor College of Medicine, shares his expertise on viral disease and how it applies specifically to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the virus that causes it (SARS-CoV-2). Dr. Hotez informs us about the current state of disease progression, which has many unknowns, but has thus far been greatly determined by the delayed response time and lack of testing. Moreover, we discuss what we can do on a country, state, community, and individual level in order to collectively slow transmission of the disease. He shares with us a potential hope in convalescent plasma therapy and underscores the need for US federal involvement - particularly in the creation of a specialty task force to address areas of concern and unknowns.

Disclaimer: This is information accurate as of March 13, 2020, when it was recorded.

We discuss:

The disease and the virus: transmissibility and lethality [04:30];
Disease transmission: US playing catch-up [12:00];
Convalescent plasma coronavirus therapy [16:00];
Remdesivir drug treatment and vaccination challenges [19:45];
Disease mechanism and reported pathology [27:45];
Most concerning geographic regions in the US [39:00];
Risk reduction [46:30]; and
More.

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2020-03-14
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Qualy #125 - Hierarchies in healthcare, physician burnout, and a broken system

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #37 ? Zubin Damania, M.D.: Revolutionizing healthcare one hilariously inspiring video at a time.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

Occasionally, we will also release an episode on the main podcast feed for non-subscribers, which is what you are listening to now.

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2020-03-10
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#96 - David Epstein: How a range of experience leads to better performance in a highly specialized world

In this episode, David Epstein, best-selling author of Range and The Sports Gene, discusses the evidence around the most effective ways to improve long-term performance and learning in our specialties, our sports, our careers, and our lives. David makes a compelling case that a range of experiences and skills are more likely to lead to expert performance compared to early specialization, and offers an in-depth critique of the much-publicized 10,000-Hour Rule. David also provides insights into our role as parents in the process of encouraging exposure to many things, the concepts of when to push them, when to give them space, and when to allow them to quit. Furthermore, David goes into many other fascinating topics such as the role of talent, genetics, and practice in reaching expert status, what differentiates a kind vs. wicked learning environment, the importance of ?informal training,? and many case studies that suggest strategies for short-term success may not be best for long-term development.

We discuss:

A shared interest in Ayrton Senna, and pondering the value in participating in sports [2:30];

Examining the 10,000-Hour Rule, and the importance of questioning existing dogma [15:00];

How the medical profession is affected by bad science, and the importance of understanding individual variation [28:00];

David?s most surprising findings when writing The Sports Gene [35:45];

Kind versus wicked learning environments [40:45];

How and why strategies for short-term success may not be best for long-term development [47:30];

Contrasting the success stories of Tiger Woods and Roger Federer?which path is more common, and an argument for diversified training and experiences [59:15];

Is there an age-range or ?critical window? during which exposure is necessary to reach a certain level of proficiency or mastery of a skill or knowledge? [1:14:00];

How diversifying your interests and unraveling your identity from your speciality could lead to more enjoyment and actually improve performance in your speciality [1:22:15];

The undervalued importance of ?informal training? [1:29:15];

Advice for increasing match quality in your work?where interests and abilities align?to optimize both job performance and fulfillment [1:41:15];

Would David want his own son to attend college given the current state of higher education? [1:51:15];

The role of a parent?how to encourage sampling, when to push them, when to allow them to quit, and insights from the childhoods of Tiger Woods and Wolfgang Mozart [1:55:45];

The need for varied perspectives and the ability to improvise?insights gained from the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy [2:08:45];

How a diversified background and identity could be the difference in life or death?the Hotshot firefighters case study [2:22:15];

David?s takeaways from the inspiring story of Frances Hesselbein [2:29:00]; and

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2020-03-09
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Qualy #121 - The ?art? of longevity: the challenge of preventative medicine and understanding risk

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #52 ? Ethan Weiss, M.D.: A masterclass in cardiovascular disease and growth hormone ? two topics that are surprising interrelated.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

Occasionally, we will also release an episode on the main podcast feed for non-subscribers, which is what you are listening to now.

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2020-03-03
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#95 - Luke Bennett, M.D.: The emotional, cognitive, and physical demands that make Formula 1 a unique and special sport

In this episode, Luke Bennett, Medical and Sports Performance Director for Hintsa Performance, explains the ins and outs of Formula 1 with a focus on the behind-the-scenes human element, and what makes it so emotionally, cognitively, and physically demanding for the drivers as well as the many team members. Luke first talks about his fascinating background with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Australia, which lead to his current position with Hintsa working closely with F1 drivers to improve their health and performance despite jet-lag and sleep constraints due to an unrivaled travel schedule. Luke also sheds light on the underappreciated level of sheer physical strength and endurance it takes to drive an F1 car combined with the extreme cognitive aptitude, spatial awareness, and ability to navigate a socially complex environment that is needed to be successful as a driver. Additionally, Luke gives an overview of how the F1 season and races work, the incredible advances in car technology and safety measures, and what Luke and Hintsa hope to bring in the near future to the unique and special sport that is Formula 1.

We discuss:

What it?s like to be a ?flying doctor? in Australia, and how Luke ended up working in Formula 1 with Hintsa [3:10];
Behind the scenes of Formula 1?crazy travel, jet lag, massive teams, and fascinating human storylines [10:45];
The incredible physical strength and cognitive aptitude needed to be a F1 driver [19:00];
The technological leap to hybrid electric engines [29:30];
The trend towards younger drivers in F1 [32:30];
Advancements in safety?the history and recent upgrades [36:00];
How Hintsa manages the athletes through the incredible social complexity of the sport [41:45];
Explaining the difference between F1, F2, F3, and F4, and the path to reaching the F1 [47:30];
Comparing F1 in the 60s & 70s to today?Incidences of deaths, number of crashes, physicality of driving, new regulations, and more [53:45];
Women in F1?Past, present, and future [1:06:10];
How F1 teams manage their cars and engine over the season, & some new regulations coming in 2021 [1:09:15];
What insights has Luke taken from his time as a triathlete to working with F1 drivers? [1:12:50];
How Luke survived cancer, and gained an increased sense of empathy [1:15:45];
How Luke manages his health against the brutal travel and lifestyle that comes with working in Formula 1 [1:19:40];
New training techniques, technology to monitor the physiology of drivers, and other things Luke is hoping to bring to Formula 1 [1:22:40];
How long does it take a driver to learn a new circuit? [1:27:45];
The incredible emotional control needed to be a successful F1 driver [1:30:00];
Which F1 teams are showing signs of competing in future seasons? [1:32:15]; and
More.

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2020-03-02
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Qualy #120 - What is the difference between ketone salts and esters?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #05 ? Dom D?Agostino, Ph.D.: ketosis, n=1, exogenous ketones, HBOT, seizures, and cancer.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

Occasionally, we will also release an episode on the main podcast feed for non-subscribers, which is what you are listening to now.

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2020-02-28
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#94 - Mark Hyman, M.D.: The impact of the food system on our health and the environment

In this episode, Mark Hyman, M.D., director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and the author of Food Fix, discusses that if we can fix the food system, we can solve many big problems?namely the chronic disease/obesity epidemic, the rising costs of healthcare, as well as the big problems facing the environment. Mark first briefly lays out the health consequences of processed food with a focus on the gut microbiome. From there, Mark discusses the environmental consequences of industrial farming and lays out how we can affect change on the individual level, through policy and regulations, and perhaps most importantly through regenerative agriculture. Additionally, Mark talks about the potential health risks of consuming GMO foods, herbicides, and other chemicals used in industrial farming as well as the environmental consequences, such as the loss of soil, caused by those same fertilizers and methods of farming.

We discuss:

The negative consequences of the existing food environment [3:25];
What makes processed food so unhealthy? [9:00];
The gut microbiome: Inflammation from gut permeability and how to measure gut health [18:30];
Steps to fixing a bad gut?The Five R?s [24:30];
Some staggering health statistics, and which races might be more genetically susceptible [27:15];
An argument for government regulations and policies to fight back against a massive food industry with unlimited resources (and what we can learn from the tobacco story) [29:00];
Industrial farming and climate change: The degradation of soil and use of fertilizer [41:45];
Regenerative agriculture: Could it be the answer to food waste, our health problems, and the environment? [51:45];
Comparing the Impossible Burger to regeneratively raised beef [1:06:00];
GMO and Roundup?The potential health risks of consuming GMO foods sprayed with Roundup (glyphosate) and other herbicides and pesticides [1:08:15];
How the livelihood of farmers are being affected by big ag companies and the current industrial farming system [1:16:30];
The loss of biodiversity in our food, and what ?organic? really means [1:19:00];
What can people do on the individual level to protect themselves as well as affect change to the toxic food system? [1:25:00];
What role does the USDA play in this ?toxic? food environment and how do we fix it? [1:30:15];
The top 3 changes Mark would make if he was ?food czar? [1:35:15];
Mark?s rebuttal against the argument that it?s best for the environment if we stop farming animals and move to a fully plant-based diet (and his argument for ?agriculture 2.0") [1:36:30];
What is Mark?s overall mission with the work that he?s doing? [1:40:30];
Bread in the US vs. Europe: Why does bread (and wheat products) taste different and potentially cause less health problems in Europe versus the US? [1:42:00]; and
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2020-02-24
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Qualy #116 - Dealing with anger in spots where you know it?s coming

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #34 ? Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

Occasionally, we will also release an episode on the main podcast feed for non-subscribers, which is what you are listening to now.

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2020-02-21
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#93 - AMA with Jason Fried: Work-life balance, avoiding burnout, defining success, company culture, and more

In my first interview with Jason Fried, Jason explained his overall philosophy about work-life balance and how exactly he optimizes for efficiency. For this special follow-up AMA, we've decided to release the full episode to everyone (including non-subscribers), so all can hear Jason answer questions from listeners that dive deeper into topics such as work-life balance, the role of luck versus hard work in success, specifics around Basecamp?s unique process-oriented approach to projects, 4-day work weeks, practical tips for people searching for the right company culture, tips on writing and parenting, and a whole bunch more.

If Jason had taken his own advice about work-life balance at the start of his career, would he have achieved the same level of success? [2:05];

What is Jason?s definition of success, and what is he optimizing for? [10:10];

Basecamp?s policy on email and expectations for a quick response, and why Jason believes in sleeping on big decisions [14:30];

How Jason implements ?true? work-life balance in his life and at Basecamp [19:15];

Does work and life have to be separated in order to have balance? [32:00];

How Jason makes time the fixed component to avoid the compulsion to keep pushing forward on a project perpetually [34:15];

Jason?s tip for physicians who may be facing burnout [45:00];

Signs of ?burnout? if you do the same thing for work and pleasure, and tips to avoid and manage that feeling [49:45];

Is a 40-hour work week the correct amount? [53:45];

How to evaluate a company?s culture when looking for a job with the right work environment [59:00];

Jason?s take on salaries and alternate incentives like equity, profit sharing, etc. [1:06:45];

What traits does Jason look for when hiring new employees? [1:13:45];

Does Jason believe in process-oriented work or outcome-driven work, and Basecamp?s unique process for completing projects [1:16:15];

How does Jason handle a project that results in a failure? [1:20:00];

Advice for people in situations where they don?t have full control of their time and work demands [1:23:50];

How much of success should be attributed to skill versus luck? [1:29:30];

The importance of writing skills, and tip to improve your writing [1:43:15];

Lessons learned from parenting, and Peter?s top priority when it comes to raising kids [1:52:15];

An important skill: the ability to say ?no? to things [2:01:15]; and

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2020-02-17
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Qualy #109 - How does one select the right physician as a patient?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #04 ? AMA #1: alcohol, best lab tests, wearables, finding the right doc, racing, and more.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

Occasionally, we will also release an episode on the main podcast feed for non-subscribers, which is what you are listening to now.

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2020-02-11
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92 - AMA #12: Strategies for longevity (which don't require a doctor)

In this ?Ask Me Anything? (AMA) episode, Peter explains the various levers one can pull to affect longevity with a specific focus on the strategies and tactics one can implement that do not require the help of a physician. Once again, Bob Kaplan, Peter's head of research, will be asking the questions. If you?re not a subscriber and listening on a podcast player, you?ll only be able to hear a preview of the AMA.

If you?re a subscriber, you can now listen to this full episode on your private RSS feed or on our website at the AMA #12 show notes page.

We discuss:

The five levers you can pull to affect longevity [1:15];

Nutritional biochemistry: Framework, 3 nutritional interventions, and how to approach your goals, and what you should be tracking [4:30];

Exercise for brain health, and the 4 components of exercise [20:45];

Exercise component?Stability [24:30];

Exercise component?Strength [29:00];

What is Peter optimizing for with his exercise? [30:30];

Exercise components?Zone 2 and zone 5 training [33:15];

More about DNS, and why we need to be careful with rushing kids through neuromuscular development stages [45:00];

Sleep: How to improve quantity and quality [48:15]; and

More.

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2020-02-10
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Qualy #106 - Does LDL cause heart disease?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #03 ? Ron Krauss, M.D.: a deep dive into heart disease.

 

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2020-02-05
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#91 ? Eric Topol, M.D.: Can AI empower physicians and revolutionize patient care?

In this episode, Dr. Eric Topol, founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, shares how artificial intelligence and deep learning is currently impacting medicine and how it could transform the healthcare industry, not only in terms of the technological advancements, but also in restoring the patient-doctor relationship for better patient outcomes and experiences. We also discuss Eric?s rich and fascinating career in cardiology as well as his involvement as one of the first outspoken researchers to question the cardiovascular safety of Vioxx.

We discuss:

Eric?s background and his source of interest in cardiology [3:15];
The US medical field?s resistance to technological change and learning from other healthcare models [11:15];
Eric?s mission at the Cleveland Clinic [20:15];
How Eric helped to elucidate the issues with Vioxx (and why he came to regret it) [29:45];
How Eric came to found one of the most influential research centers in the world [47:30];
How AI and deep learning is currently impacting medicine, and the future possibilities [56:30];
Gut microbiome?Its role in health, impact on glycemic response and fuel partitioning, and how deep learning could improve our research and treatment [1:17:45];
Why machines combined with human doctors is superior to one without the other [1:32:00];
How AI and machines can reinstate medicine as an attractive career (and alleviate physician burnout) [1:36:45];
Eric?s dream experiment [1:47:15] and;
More.

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2020-02-03
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Qualy #102 - Is the food industry still saying that all calories contribute equally to adiposity and insulin resistance?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #14 ? Robert Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.: fructose, processed food, NAFLD, and changing the food system.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2020-01-29
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#90 - Ryan Holiday: Stillness, stoicism, and suffering less

In this episode, Ryan Holiday, author of Stillness is the Key, shares the profound impact that stoic philosophy has had on his personal life and his career as a successful writer. Ryan stresses the importance of stillness in a modern world set up to encourage the opposite and lays out the best strategies to develop stillness in your life. He also explains the destructive nature of being driven by ego, as well as the perils of jealousy and anger, and provides practical steps you can take to avoid those harmful states.

We discuss:

Has a more connected world improved or worsened our lives? [2:15];
Consequences of an overly secure life, living in the present, & the misconception of unlimited time [5:45];
Stoicism 101: The definition and origins of stoic philosophy [15:45];
Ryan?s career transition into writing, and his take on what makes a book or business successful [26:45];
Storytelling?The upside and downside of telling stories and self-narrative [36:15]; Does achieving success have to come from a place of craving and proving others wrong? And what are the costs of building a legacy? [38:45];
Ego?confusing ego with confidence, signs your ego is showing, & antidotes to the negative effects of ego [52:45];
Ryan?s advice to Peter about writing (and finishing) his book [1:06:30];
Stillness?what it is, how it compares to meditation, & the obstacles to achieving stillness [1:10:30];
Ryan?s morning routine, relationship with his smartphone, and how he avoids falling victim to the trappings of technology and a hyperconnected world [1:17:40];
The perils of jealousy and envy [1:24:15];
How to live in the moment in a modern world not designed for stillness [1:32:15];
How the idea of ?dying well? can help you live better [1:36:00];
How has fatherhood impacted Ryan?s philosophies on stillness and living in the moment? [1:39:45];
How to make your favorite day your every day [1:42:00];
The most reliable strategies for developing stillness [1:47:30];
Anger?what the stoics say about anger, outrage in politics, & why more anger isn?t the solution [2:02:00];
How to follow Ryan?s work [2:12:00]; and
More.

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2020-01-27
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Qualy #99 - The steroid controversy: Mark?s use of them and Peter?s perspective

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #28 ? Mark and Chris Bell: steroids, powerlifting, addiction, diet, training, helping others, documentaries, and living your best life.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2020-01-23
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#89 - AMA #11: All things fasting

In this ?Ask Me Anything? (AMA) episode, Peter answers a wide range of fasting-specific questions from subscribers. Peter starts by defining the various fasting protocols, details his own personal fasting regimen, explains his revised plan for 2020, and provides a ton of value to anyone interested in fasting. Once again, Bob Kaplan, Peter's head of research, will be asking the questions. If you?re not a subscriber and listening on a podcast player, you?ll only be able to hear a preview of the AMA.

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We discuss:

Defining the various fasting protocols [1:00];
Why Peter plans to switch to a 3-day fast once per month in 2020 [11:00];
How Peter uses his CGM to gain insights into the depth of fast [13:15];
Peter?s supplement protocol during fasting, and why he eats a ketogenic diet leading up to a prolonged fast [17:00];
Peter?s exercise regimen during a fast [23:30];
Peter?s hunger levels during a typical 7-day fast [26:45];
Fasting observations?Core body temperature and thyroid hormone [30:30];
Fasting observations?Glucose, BHB, and hunger levels [33:15];
Peter?s sleep protocol during a fast [40:15];
Does Peter observe any differences between men and women in their ability to fast? [47:00];
How Peter prefers to break a long fast [50:15];
Importance of community support while fasting, and is there a perfect fasting protocol? [52:00]; and
More.

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2020-01-20
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Qualy #94 - Comparing the two broad types of meditation, and Peter?s favorite meditation apps

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #34 ? Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2020-01-15
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#88 - Paul Grewal, M.D.: Treating metabolic disease and strategies for long-term health

In this episode, Paul Grewal, internal medicine physician and co-author of Genius Foods, discusses what has got him so focused on lifestyle changes for metabolic health which was partly brought on by his own experience of losing almost 100 pounds at two points in his life. Paul and Peter discuss how the results from a NuSI-funded study has impacted their feelings about the supposed ?metabolic advantage? of a low-carb diet. Paul then makes the case for what he calls the ?active poisoning? of the American food supply, defines his five phenotypes of obesity manifestation, as well as lays out his nutritional and training approach with his patients (as well as himself personally). Overall, this discussion is a treasure trove of topics from endocrinology, insulin resistance, caloric restriction, fasting, exercise, causes of obesity, LDL and heart disease, and much more.

We discuss:

Paul?s health story?two instances of major weight loss [3:15];
The multiplication of adipocytes after weight loss, and why an obese adult that was overweight in childhood is harder to treat than adult-onset obesity [7:30];
Low-carb diets?Is there a metabolic advantage in energy expenditure? (And Peter?s take on the NUSI study) [12:45]; The relationship between hyperinsulinemia and hyperglycemia?which is causing which? [27:00];
Weight gain?Which macronutrients are driving it, processed foods, and overfeeding studies [31:15];
The active poisoning of our food supply with processed foods [36:15];
The role of fructose in metabolic disease and NAFLD [39:00];
Where traditional medicine falls short in the real world and why ?functional medicine? is gaining steam [45:45];
Relationship between heart disease and LDL, residual risk, LDL clearance problem, and a patient case study [54:00];
Relationship between heart disease and fatty acids (SFA, PUFA, seed oils, etc.) [1:04:30];
Paul?s nutritional approach with patients [1:12:30];
High-carb/low-fat diet for muscle gain, and the ?reverse diet? to combat the slowdown of metabolism after caloric restriction/weight loss [1:15:00];
Fasting?ideal duration, how to preserve muscle mass, and the ultimate tool of medicine [1:23:30];
The 5 phenotypes of obesity, and the impact of carbs, cortisol, and sleep on adiposity [1:28:30];
Uric acid [1:38:15];
Paul?s 2nd big physical transformation?How he did it and kept the weight off [1:39:15];
Paul and Peter?s personal struggles with food, internal dialogue, and self-image [1:45:00];
Paul?s personal nutritional strategy (and how his exercise influences it) [1:52:00];
A low-fat diet Peter is willing to try [2:00:40]; The keto diet for competitive athletes [2:05:00];
How Peter prescribes exercise to his patients [2:08:30];
Calculating glycogen depletion and RQ, creatinine-kinase system, Tabata workouts, and more [2:10:30]; and
More.

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2020-01-13
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Qualy #89 - Cortisol and healthy aging

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #31 ? Navdeep Chandel, Ph.D.: metabolism, mitochondria, and metformin in health and disease.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2020-01-07
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#87 - Rick Johnson, M.D.: Fructose?The common link in high blood pressure, insulin resistance, T2D, & obesity?

In this episode, Rick Johnson, Professor of Nephrology at the University of Colorado, explains how his research into the causes of blood pressure resulted in a change of research direction to focus more on how fructose has such profound metabolic effects. Rick discusses the relationship between salt and high blood pressure, provides a masterclass into uric acid, and expertly reveals the mechanisms and pathways by which sugar (specifically fructose) can profoundly impact metabolic health. From there, he explains how he applies this information to real life patients, as well as touches on some of the most promising ideas around pharmacotherapy that are being developed in response to the epidemics of fatty liver, insulin resistance, diabetes, and obesity. Furthermore, Rick gives his take on artificial sweeteners compared to real sugar, discusses cancer?s affinity for fructose, and much more.

We discuss: 

The connection between blood pressure and fructose that shifted Rick?s professional focus [4:00];
The relationship between salt and blood pressure (and the role of sugar) [5:45];
Defining fructose, glucose, and sugar [19:30];
An ancient mutation in apes that explains why humans turn fructose into fat so easily [23:00];
The problems with elevated uric acid levels, and what it tells us about how sugar causes disease [31:30];
How sugar causes obesity?explaining the difference in glucose vs. fructose metabolism and the critical pathway induced by fructose [40:00];
Why drinking sugar is worse than eating it [50:00];
Unique ability of sugar to drive oxidative stress to the mitochondria, insulin resistance, and diabetes [54:00];
Why cancer loves fructose [1:00:15];
The many areas of the body that can use fructose [1:05:00];
Fructokinase inhibitors?a potential blockbuster? [1:07:15];
Treating high uric acid levels?Rick?s approach with patients [1:10:00];
Salt intake?what advice does Rick give his patients? [1:16:30];
How excess glucose (i.e., high carb diets) can cause problems even in the absence of fructose [1:21:00];
Artificial sweeteners vs. real sugar?which is better? [1:29:15];
Umami, MSG, alcohol, beer?do these have a role in metabolic illness? [1:33:45];
Fructose consumption?Is any amount acceptable? Is fruit okay? Where does Rick draw a hard line? [1:38:45]
How does Rick manage the sugar intake of his young kids? [1:43:00]; and
More.

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2020-01-06
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Qualy #85 - The past, present, and future of medicine, hospitals, and healthcare

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #06 ? D.A. Wallach: music, medicine, longevity, and disruptive technologies.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-12-31
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#86 - Damon Hill: Overcoming loss, achieving success, and finding one's identity

In this episode, Damon Hill, 1996 Formula 1 World Champion, opens up about his personal struggles with depression, feelings of inadequacy, loss of identity, and his ultimate path to healing following his remarkable racing career. Damon?s life was given a tragic jolt at 15 years of age when his father and legendary F1 driver Graham Hill died suddenly?the common string that ties together so much of his life and has forged so much of who he is to this day. We discuss Damon?s unique and remarkable racing career including his legendary battles with Michael Schumacher as well as Damon's firsthand account of what happened that tragic day on May 1st, 1994, when his teammate, Ayrton Senna, died at Imola. But this is not just about racing; rather it?s a human story that's cloaked in a racing one.

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2019-12-30
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Qualy #82 - What is the most common first presentation of heart disease?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #03 ? Ron Krauss, M.D.: a deep dive into heart disease.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-12-25
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#85 - Iñigo San Millán, Ph.D.: Mitochondria, exercise, and metabolic health

In this episode, Dr. Iñigo San Millán, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, explains the crucial role of mitochondrial function in everything from metabolic health to elite exercise performance. Iñigo provides a masterclass into the many different energy system pathways, the various fuel sources (including the misunderstood lactate), the six zones of exercise training, and the parameters he uses to measure metabolic health. Additionally, he highlights the power of zone 2 training in its ability to act as a powerful diagnostic tool, and perhaps more importantly as a treatment for mitochondrial and metabolic dysfunction.

We discuss:

Iñigo?s background in sports and decision to focus on education [7:15];

Explaining the various energy systems and fuels used during exercise [14:45];

Iñigo qualifies energy systems into six training zones [26:00]; 

Lactate is an important fuel source [33:00];

Zone 2 training?physiologic characteristics, fuel sources, lactate, and the transition into zone 3 [40:30];

Using blood lactate levels (and zone-2 threshold) to assess mitochondrial function [47:00];

Accessing mitochondrial function by looking at one?s ability to utilize fat as fuel (with an RQ test) [55:00];

Athletes vs. metabolically ill patients?mitochondria, fat oxidation, muscle glycogen capacity, ?fat droplets?, and more [1:00:00];

Physiologic characteristics of zone 3, zone 4, and the lactate threshold [1:20:00];

Fueling exercise?dietary implications on glycolytic function [1:30:30];

Relationship between exercise and insulin sensitivity (and what we can learn from studying patients with type 1 diabetes) [1:46:30];

Metformin?s impact on mitochondrial function, lactate production, and how this affects the benefits of exercise [2:04:15];

Raising awareness for risk of ?double diabetes? [2:15:00];

How to dose zone 2 training, and balancing exercise with nutrition [2:18:00];

Proposed explanation of the Warburg Effect: Role of lactate in carcinogenesis [2:27:00];

Doping in cycling, and the trend towards altitude training [2:39:15] and;

More.

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2019-12-23
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Qualy #80 - The four pillars of charity: water that helped it overcome the stigma of nonprofits and become successful

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #25 ? Scott Harrison: transformation, finding meaning, and taking on the global water crisis.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-12-20
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#84 - AMA #10: Low testosterone, hypothyroidism, building muscle (and preserving it while fasting)

In this ?Ask Me Anything? (AMA) episode, Peter answers a wide range of questions from subscribers. Bob Kaplan, Peter?s head of research, asks the questions. If you?re not a subscriber and listening on a podcast player, you?ll only be able to hear a preview of the AMA.

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We discuss:

Does testosterone supplementation impact longevity? [2:40];
Under what conditions does Peter decide to treat patients who have low testosterone? [8:50];
Are there risks involved with testosterone replacement therapy? [17:10];
How does Peter diagnose and treat hypothyroidism? [21:30];
How might someone do time-restricted feeding while also adding muscle mass? [26:30];
If building muscle requires higher levels of IGF-1, should we be concerned about longevity? [34:45];
How to preserve muscle mass while fasting [41:45];
Is it possible to simultaneously lose fat and add muscle mass? [46:30]; and
More.

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2019-12-16
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Qualy #73 - How can we change the food system when 10 companies control almost 90 percent of the calories we consume in the US?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #14 ? Robert Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.: fructose, processed food, NAFLD, and changing the food system.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-12-10
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#83 - Bill Harris, Ph.D.: Omega-3 fatty acids

In this episode, Bill Harris, Ph.D. in human nutrition and expert on omega-3 fatty acids, sets the table by clearly defining the families of fatty acids (saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated) before diving into the current landscape of polyunsaturated fat (omega-6 and omega-3) with a particular focus on EPA and DHA (the two main elements of fish oil supplements). Bill gives a historical overview, updates us on the latest science related to the health benefits, and provides plenty of insights as to how we should think about increasing our EPA and DHA intake.

We discuss:

Bill?s long history of studying fatty acids [6:30];
Defining the fatty acids?SFA, MUFA, PUFA, omega-3, omega-6, and more [9:45];
What is the significance of fatty acids? Why should we care? [19:45];
History of fat phobia, saturated fat, and does PUFA reduce cholesterol? [23:45];
Breaking down the conversion process of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids including how we get to EPA and DHA [28:00];
Takeaway from Bill?s 1980 study looking at how salmon oil affected cholesterol and triglyceride levels [36:15];
History of our understanding of omega-3 and its effect on LDL cholesterol [45:00];
Prescribed fish oil drugs vs. OTC supplements?Differences and recommended brands [52:00];
Health benefits of EPA [57:45];
Potential benefits of ALA and how it compares to taking EPA and DHA directly [1:12:45];
Health benefits of DHA [1:17:15];
Cell membrane omega-3 index?What is it, the role of genetics, how to increase it, and a recommended target [1:19:00];
Is EPA or DHA neuroprotective? Can it help with depression? [1:23:30];
Recommended fish to eat for EPA and DHA - Any mercury concerns? [1:25:45];
Can omega-3 mitigate risks associated with smoking? [1:29:15];
The problem with the omega-6 to omega-3 ratio [1:30:00];
The problem with labeling any kind of fatty acid as ?bad? [1:36:00];
Why increasing EPA and DHA intake matters more than reducing omega-6 intake [1:38:00];
Important takeaway from the VITAL study [1:46:30];
Importance of testing your omega-3 index [1:53:00];
Exciting study coming out soon, and why you need to take your fish oil with food [1:57:15]; and
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2019-12-09
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Qualy #69 - Advice to parents and kids for creating a sustainable environment that?s going to prevent them from running into metabolic problems

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #14 ? Robert Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.: fructose, processed food, NAFLD, and changing the food system.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-12-03
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#82 - Mark Messier: Leadership, personal growth, and performing under pressure

In this episode, Mark Messier, six-time Stanley Cup champion, shares the most valuable lessons he picked up over 25+ years of professional hockey resulting in one of the longest and most decorated careers in hockey history. Mark shares what lead to his unique brand of humble leadership, how he was able to get talented individuals to effectively work as a team, the importance of maturing and evolving as a person, and how he was able to stay calm and perform at his best under enormous amounts of pressure. Additionally, we go through his favorite moments as a player, what it was like playing with and learning from The Great One, Wayne Gretzky, and much more.

We discuss:

Overview of Mark?s extraordinary 25+ year professional hockey career [7:15];
The trend towards kids focusing on one sport earlier and earlier?A good or bad thing? [12:00];
Mark?s early passion for hockey, and when he realized it could be his ?job? [14:15];
Going pro at age 17 [19:30];
Mark?s favorite experience playing professional hockey [25:45];
Playing with (and learning from) the great Wayne Gretzky [26:40];
A hard lesson learned in his first year as a pro [32:00];
Lessons learned from losing his first Stanley Cup Finals [35:45];
Redemption?Winning his first Stanley Cup and the beginning of a dynasty in Edmonton [41:15];
Importance of team character [54:00];
The shocking trade of Wayne Gretzky, and Mark stepping up as the new leader and team captain [59:30];
Playing for the New York Rangers?the lure of the city and the pressure to perform [1:07:00];
Ending the 54-year championship drought for the New York Rangers [1:13:30];
Becoming a great leader [1:16:30];
How to win the mental war against your opponent [1:20:30];
Opposing players for which Mark had great respect [1:22:00];
Retiring after an unbelievably long and lustrous career [1:27:00];
How to leverage stress and nervousness into a positive force [1:32:45];
The most important quality?A willingness to learn, improve, and evolve [1:36:00];
What does Mark do today for exercise to stay in great shape? [1:44:30];
Why playing sports is such a great thing for kids [1:49:30]; The Mark Messier Foundation [1:53:00];
How has Mark avoided the ?loss of identity? feeling which plagues many retired athletes? [1:56:15];
Does Mark think it?s possible to reproduce a team as good as his Oilers teams of the 80s? [1:59:30];
Would Mark ever want to coach in the NHL? [2:03:00];
Will the Toronto Maple Leafs ever win the Stanley cup? [2:04:00]; and
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2019-12-02
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Qualy #65 - The three laws of medicine ? Law #1: A strong intuition is much more powerful than a weak test

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #32 ? Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D.: new frontiers in cancer therapy, medicine, and the writing process

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-11-26
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#81 - Debra Kimless, M.D. & Steve Goldner, J.D.: Cannabis ? the latest science on CBD & THC

In this episode, Dr. Debra Kimless and Steve Goldner share their knowledge on the science, policy, and market evolution of medicinal cannabis. We start with the differences between THC and CBD, how they work in the body, and how they act on the brain. We discuss the many potential benefits of using CBD, THC, hemp in the various forms of administration (smoking, vaping, edibles, oils, etc.) as well as some of the safety issues including the recent uptick in incidents of hospitalization and death linked to vaping. Debra and Steve are both involved with the company, Pure Green?Debra the Chief Medical Officer and Steve the founder and CEO?whose aim is to create the safest, most efficacious form of delivery of cannabis. Their bigger mission is to shift the perception of the cannabis plant, garner acceptance of its medicinal benefits, and ultimately get it descheduled on a federal level so more people can access cannabis for a range of chronic ailments.

We discuss:

Debra and Steve?s background reason for their interest in medical cannabis [7:00];
The history of medical use of cannabis [11:15];
How THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids work [16:00];
Hemp?What it is, special uses, and the 2018 farm bill [22:45];
The legal status of CBD, Deb and Steve?s clinical trial, and how CBD differs from THC [30:15];
The safety profile of THC [35:00];
Is marijuana as a gateway drug? [45:30];
Smoking vs. vaping vs. edibles?Benefits, risks, and mechanistic differences [53:30];
Can you build up a tolerance to the effects of THC? [1:15:00];
What do people generally want to get from using marijuana? [1:17:15];
Cannabinoid synthetics [1:22:30];
Efficacy of CBD oils as a sleep aid [1:25:00];
Pure Green Cannabis [1:30:30];
Anecdotal evidence and managing the hype surrounding cannabis in medical treatment [1:38:45];
Aspirations for the future of medicinal cannabis, and the legal challenges that await them [1:45:15];
Descheduling cannabis: A human rights issue [2:04:00] and;
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2019-11-25
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Qualy #61 - Rapamycin in cancer treatment

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #10 ? Matt Kaeberlein, Ph.D.: rapamycin and dogs ? man?s best friends? ? living longer, healthier lives and turning back the clock on aging and age-related diseases.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-11-19
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#80 - Celebrity AMA #1: Fasting, rapamycin, performance vs. longevity, and more

In this special, bonus celebrity AMA episode, Peter answers questions from former Olympians and past guests, Apolo Ohno and Sasha Cohen, on a wide range of subjects including fasting, learning, training for performance versus longevity, and much more. This bonus AMA is available in full to everyone.

Apolo's questions begin [1:45];
Why women may have a harder time fasting, and tips for those who are struggling [2:10];
Is there any place for fasting as part of a nutritional strategy in adolescents? [6:15];
Tips for learning and retaining large amounts of new information (and the best nutritional approach) [9:15];
Must read books of 2019 [14:45;
If you could only keep a few watches for the rest of your life which would they be? [16:45];
What workout would Peter do inside a hotel room? [22:15];
What is Peter?s ultimate gorge meal? [23:45];
How do you foresee fasting as a mechanism for performance in athletes? [25:30];
What is driving Peter to strive for excellence? [33:30];
Sasha's questions begin [38:40];
What are you most excited about in the longevity space? [38:45];
At what point do you see enough data or proof that a new drug, or type of fasting is worth trying it out for yourself? [41:30];
Is it possible to obsess so much about your health that it becomes a negative stressor? [46:45];
Which tests are worth doing if you want to be proactive about your health? [48:15];
Are there any supplements Peter things are beneficial to be taking? [55:15];
How does Peter?s training differ when optimizing for performance versus longevity? [56:30];
How does taking testosterone and growth hormone affect performance versus longevity? [59:15]; and
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2019-11-18
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Qualy #57 - A primer on NAD+/NADH, its effect on lifespan/healthspan, and a review of the supplements

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #02 ? Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D.: the performance and longevity paradox of IGF-1, ketogenic diets and genetics, the health benefits of sauna, NAD+, and more.

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-11-12
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#79 - Ric Elias: Earning the gift of life

In this episode, Ric Elias, founder of Red Ventures, opens up about the fateful day he knew for certain that he was going to die as a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549. Ric dives deep into how that day impacted his life, greatly changed his perspective, and improved his relationship with his family and the broader community. We also talk about his incredible role as CEO of an enormous company, his remarkable work in philanthropy, and all the wisdom he has acquired in his extraordinary life.

We discuss:

Ric?s life leading up to the day of the plane crash [5:30];
The plane crash?What it?s like knowing you?re about to die, feelings of regret and sadness [11:15];
The improbable plane landing in the Hudson River [19:00];
Emotions after the safe landing (and a story he?s never told before) [25:45];
A powerful story about Captain Sully [29:30];
Earning his second chance at life, and playing the ?infinite game? [38:30];
Why time is the ultimate currency, and how (and why) to say ?no? [46:15];
Raising kids in an achievement culture, Ric?s definition of life success, and what Ric wants to instill in his kids [53:00];
What Ric believes is actually worth getting upset, and the organizations that are taking steps to help people [1:09:00];
The core principles of Red Ventures (Ric?s company) [1:19:15];
Ric?s tips for developing business acumen and negotiation skills [1:29:30];
What qualities does Ric look for in people he wants to work with? [1:32:50];
What is the next big problem that Ric wants to solve? [1:35:30];
What is the most challenging part of your business today? [1:37:30];
If Ric could go back and talk to himself in the morning before getting on that plane, what would he say? [1:39:15]; and
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2019-11-11
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Qualy #53 - Screening for prostate cancer

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #39 ? Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer.  

 

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-11-05
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#78 - Sasha Cohen: The price of achievement, and redefining success

In this episode, Sasha Cohen, former US Olympic figure skater, discusses the most challenging things about life as an Olympian?the pressures, the expectations, years of sacrifice, but worst of all a loss of identity post-career resulting in many former Olympians suffering from depression. We begin by talking about everything that led up to her unforgettable moment from the 2006 Olympics, and how she handled herself so beautifully in the face of disaster. Most importantly, we talk about post-skating life when she shares many insights such as the downside of constantly striving for a moment, the hollowness of achievement, and the importance of redefining our definition of success.

We discuss:

Sasha?s mindset going into the 2006 Olympics as the favorite [6:30];
Figure skating basics, scoring, short program vs. long program, etc. [13:40];
Sasha?s unforgettable performance at the 2006 Olympics [18:10];
Win, lose, or draw, why many Olympians suffer from a loss of identity [32:30];
Dealing with the disappointment of ?losing the gold? [40:30];
The tiny window of opportunity for Olympians, and the overwhelming pressure to meet expectations [49:30];
Sasha?s unique childhood, finding figure skating, and channeling her hyperactive personality into becoming an amazing skater [1:01:30];
The consequences of extreme training at a young age, and trying to control the uncontrollable [1:10:00];
What is driving extreme athletes and Olympians to be the best? [1:18:30];
Why many former Olympians and athletes struggle with depression [1:25:00];
Refining success?How Sasha overcame her own loss of identity [1:32:30];
What advice would Sasha give her 15-year-old self? [1:40:45];
Lessons we can learn from watching the rapid downfall of many former Olympians [1:45:00];
Advice for people who are tying their identity to being ?successful? or striving to be ?the best? [1:56:00];
Life lessons Sasha wants to apply to being a mother to her baby boy she is expecting [2:05:00]; and
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2019-11-04
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Qualy #52 - Insights about berberine

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #26 ? AMA #3: supplements, women?s health, patient care, and more.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-11-01
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#77 ? AMA #2 with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, Ph.D.: short sleep mutants, optimal sleep environment, sleep apnea, & rapid fire questions

In this special episode, Matthew Walker returns for his second AMA episode where he provides his expert insight on numerous sleep-related questions directly from listeners. He answers a wide range of questions from the gene that causes the short sleeping phenotype, to the ideal sleeping position, to the optimal temperature for best sleep, to how fasting affects sleep, plus a full dissertation on sleep apnea, and much, much more.

We discuss:

DEC2?A genetic mutation that produces a short sleeping phenotype [11:00];
What is the best position to sleep in? [22:45];
Should you consider a ?sleep divorce? with your partner? [27:00];
The challenge of kids wanting to sleep in bed with their parents [28:45];
Is there an ideal type of pillow? [32:30];
Any data on hammock sleeping? Should adults be rocked to sleep like a baby? [34:45];
The optimal room temperature and body temperature for the best sleep [38:30];
Do humidifiers help? [50:40];
How do high altitudes affect sleep? [53:15];
What is the data on weighted blankets (e.g., the Gravity blanket)? [57:00];
Caffeine?How much, and in what way, does it affect sleep? [58:15];
How does sexual activity relate to sleep quality? [1:04:00];
Should we be sleeping in two phases? First sleep & second sleep? [1:06:30];
Napping?Is there ideal duration? Should we be napping or not? [1:08:30]; Advice for new parents dealing with sleep deprivation [1:12:00];
Understanding your sleep chronotype [1:16:15];
If you drink too much alcohol in a given night, is there anything you can do to make sure your sleep isn?t wrecked? [1:20:45];
How postmenopausal women can manage their sleep problems with (and without) hormone replacement therapy [1:23:00];
Could a daily practice of Wim Hof's breathing method help or hinder quality of sleep? [1:29:15];
Why do some people paradoxically feel more tired the more they sleep? [1:31:15];
Sleep apnea?How to know if you have it, the different types, the causes, and helpful resources [1:33:15];
Is there such a thing called ?sleep eating?? [1:45:00];
If Matt was ?sleep czar?, what changes would he make to society to improve sleep? [1:46:15];
Catch up sleep: Explaining the difference between retrospective damage and prospective benefit [1:48:45];
Does poor sleep really speed up the aging process? [1:50:30];
Is medicated sleep better than no sleep? [1:53:00];
Does vivid dreaming disrupt the sleep cycle? [1:56:45];
Is there potential benefit to using ?binaural beats? or some type of sound to induce better sleep? [1:57:45];
How is sleep affected by fasting and time-restricted eating? [1:59:45];
Is there any evidence that polyphasic sleep (e.g., "Uberman") works? [2:03:30]; and
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2019-10-28
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Qualy #46 - Rapamycin?s effects on cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegeneration

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #09 ? David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.: rapamycin and the discovery of mTOR ? the nexus of aging and longevity?.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-10-23
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#76 - Kyle Kingsbury: Finding meaning, depression, and psychedelics

In this episode, Kyle Kingsbury, retired UFC fighter and director of human optimization at Onnit, discusses the purpose and meaning that football and MMA gave him but which also acted as a distraction from his inner demons. Kyle opens up about his use of PEDs (steroids, testosterone, HGH) in college and talks about some of the misconceptions around them. Next, Kyle talks about his battle with depression and a close call with suicide that lead to life-changing experiences with psilocybin and ayahuasca?which really became the turning point in his own journey towards being more emotionally healthy, finding inner peace, and being a better husband and father. *DISCLAIMER: The substances spoken about in this episode are illegal and by no means are we advocating for anyone to use them or experiment with them. There are physical, physiological, psychological, and legal risks around the use of these plants. This conversation is purely informational only.

We discuss:

Growing up in a volatile home [6:30];
Playing college football at ASU, and letting go of NFL aspirations [15:45];
Kyle?s experience taking anabolics (steroids/testosterone), misunderstood science, and fear mongering [23:15];
Kyle?s experience with taking HGH [35:30];
The Whizzinator [36:45];
Struggles with depression and drugs, and a lack of meaning after football [41:00];
Kyle?s close call with suicide, and a spiritual experience [47:15];
Finding refuge with mixed martial arts, and Kyle?s early success in cage fighting [52:30];
Lessons from Kyle?s first loss in fighting, and training for the UFC [59:45];
First experiences with psilocybin and ayahuasca, quieting the monkey mind, and finding inner peace [1:07:15];
Overt vs. covert depression, depression in men vs. women, and the transition from adaptive to maladaptive behaviors [1:16:00];
Peeling back the layers with ayahuasca: Kyle tells stories about the most transformative experiences with psychedelics [1:19:00];
Does Kyle feel like he has lost his ?edge? as a result of his journey? [1:26:15];
Where would Kyle be had he not discovered the power of psychedelic medicines? [1:29:45];
Parenting: Stopping the cycle of trauma, reconnecting to our ancestral roots, and Kyle?s opinion on ayahuasca as a potential tool for kids [1:31:40];
Relationship with parents, blind spots, compassion, and forgiveness [1:37:15]; and
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2019-10-21
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Qualy #43 - What are Peter?s thoughts on fasting and ketosis for females?

Today's episode of The Qualys is from podcast #26 ? AMA #3: supplements, women?s health, patient care, and more.

The Qualys is a subscriber-exclusive podcast, released Tuesday through Friday, and published exclusively on our private, subscriber-only podcast feed. Qualys is short-hand for ?qualifying round,? which are typically the fastest laps driven in a race car?done before the race to determine starting position on the grid for race day. The Qualys are short (i.e., ?fast?), typically less than ten minutes, and highlight the best questions, topics, and tactics discussed on The Drive.

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2019-10-17
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