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Dr. Dominic D'Agostino

This podcast is with Dr. Dominic D'Agostino, an assistant professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa and all-around expert on ketosis.

In this podcast we discuss:

  • (00:00) Introduction
  • (03:46) Ketosis has abundant therapeutic potential 
  • (10:20) What to eat to maintain nutritional ketosis
  • (19:58) Does a high-fat diet harm the gut?
  • (29:14) Adaptations to a ketogenic diet expand mitochondrial capacity
  • (38:45) How the brain uses ketones
  • (46:36) Ketones improve Alzheimer's symptoms (unless you have an APOE4 allele)
  • (57:17) Are ketone supplements a "magic pill?"
  • (01:07:32) Why cancer cells may need sugar
  • (01:23:51) Metformin is more than a diabetes drug
  • (01:30:33) The body creates sugars while in ketosis
  • (01:36:21) Restricting glutamine to slow cancer growth
  • (01:43:24) Ketone supplements taste awful, but likely improve health

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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Direct download: dagostino_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

Dr. Peter Attia

Peter is the founder of Attia Medical, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity and optimal performance.

In addition to being a medical doctor, Dr. Attia has done research on the role of regulatory T cells in cancer regression and other immune-based therapies for cancer. Regulatory T cells have also been, in the past, referred to as suppressor T cells because of their role in actually attenuating or reducing the inflammatory response.

Dr. Attia and I share interests in all things related to longevity and healthspan, which includes the role of diet, nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress. Dr. Attia is a medical doctor and specializes in implementing these strategies in clinical practice. You can learn more about that at his website www.attiamedical.com.

In this episode, we discuss...

  • (00:00) Introduction
  • (05:39) The difficulty of identifying longevity compounds
  • (08:41) The mTOR and IGF-1 growth/longevity pathways 
  • (19:11) Preventing cell and tissue damage to live longer
  • (22:28) Dr. Attia's ideal diet for prolonging lifespan
  • (25:45) Measuring gut microbes is challenging 
  • (35:34) Alzheimer's disease risk is more lifestyle than genetics
  • (42:05) Environmental triggers of Alzheimer’s disease
  • (55:49) What prolonged fasting teaches us about metabolism
  • (53:36) Healing brain injury and concussion with metabolism

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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Direct download: peter_attia_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:01pm EST

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