The Drive with Peter Attia — Tom Dayspring (1)

On: Part I of V: An introduction to lipidology.

Episode: 20

Date: October 2018

Key Subjects:

  • Mostly personal introduction to Tom Dayspring.
  • Discussion on benefits of fasting:
    • Most powerful way to deplete glycogen and insulin.
    • Turn nutrient sensing organelles and molecules off.
    • Don’t want those things off indefinitely, but evolutionarily unnatural for them to always be on.
  • Every cell in the body can make cholesterol.
    • The purpose of lipoproteins is not to deliver cholesterol to the cells – cells already have it.
    • Purpose is to deliver energy to cells that need it in the form of triglycerides and phospholipids.
    • Presence of cholesterol inside lipoprotein likely to provide structure to the molecule.

Key Takeaways:

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Worth Listening:

  • 7/10

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