Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferris is a notorious self-experimenter, three-time New York Times bestselling author, angel investor, startup advisor, and much, much, much more. 

In this episode, we discuss... 

  • (00:00) Introduction
  • (02:29) Oxytocin, vasopressin, and the neuroendocrine basis of pair bond formation
  • (05:54) Tim’s self-experimentation with the ketogenic diet and the biomarkers he measures daily
  • (14:55) Can a ketogenic diet reduce Alzheimer’s disease risk?
  • (22:14) Inflammation accelerates aging, but is necessary for tissue repair
  • (26:17) Vitamin C reduces inflammation, but may also inhibit muscle growth
  • (35:22) Tim describes his experience with Lyme disease
  • (45:43) Rhonda talks about her experience with MRSA and antibiotics
  • (48:55) Tim’s personal experience with ketosis
  • (55:06)The 4-Hour Body talks about improving your body's performance while doing less
  • (01:02:56) How to reduce social stress by exposing yourself to similar stresses
  • (01:09:52) Meditation can help you stay focused and improve production
  • (01:12:40) Tim Ferriss' future plans in Hollywood

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