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    When In-Laws Are More Dangerous Than Chocolate Cake (w/Dr. Ron Sinha)

    • calendar_today December 1st, 2022

    Arguing over vaccines with your crazy relatives might raise your glucose more than dessert; continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for insight into diet, exercise, sleep, emotional stress, and more with Dr. Ronesh Sinha.

    Check out Dr. Sinha’s website, follow him on Instagram, and subscribe to his Meta Health podcast. All our prior episodes together.

    Topics & Timecodes

    00:00 Intro to lifestyle medicine

    02:30 ABIM recertification, left vs. right brain medicine, Attia & Thor on National Geographic

    10:03 Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) as a motivator, exploring root causes, the primary care doc crisis

    19:25 Insulin resistance, matching carbs to your metabolism, vital role of protein intake & muscle mass, fasting, plant-based diets

    31:53 Sleep quality, food choices, glycemic variability, glucose spikes & recovery periods, “worry journaling”

    43:47 Public speaking and stress, cortisol release & glucose levels

    51:28 Social media & the news, memory recall, creating spaces to give the nervous system a break, biopsychosocial factors, the right brain approach

    57:45 CGM data patterns, approaching exercise realistically, walking, “EPIC” workouts, positive vs. negative stress

    1:07:54 The pandemic of emotional repression, teen metabolic health in decline

    1:18:20 Gender-specific considerations, alcohol

    1:23:12 Environmental conditioning, the downside to working from home, the approaching societal tipping point, waking up

    1:27:47 Second-selfing, audience capture, internal capitalism, final thoughts

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