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Dan Pardi

Dr. Dan Pardi researches sleep neurobiology and is a co-founder of Dan’s Plan, an online wellness and technology company.

In this episode, we discuss...

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:03:27 - Circadian rhythms are key to health
  • 00:07:07 - Artificial lights suppress melatonin production
  • 00:12:04 - Sleep clears toxins from the brain
  • 00:16:14 - Sleep deprivation increases appetite and decreases energy expenditure 
  • 00:24:09 - Sleep is critical for creating long-term memories
  • 00:31:29 - Blue light can reset circadian rhythm in the Antarctic winter
  • 00:36:57 - Long-term exercise improves sleep quality in women 
  • 00:44:43 - Sleep deprivation worsens decision-making 
  • 00:51:02 - Practices that encourage healthy sleep
  • 00:53:57 - A healthy diet supports good sleep
  • 00:59:59 - Dan’s plan bridges the gap between research and your personal health

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