The Drive with Peter Attia — Rick Johnson

On: The common link in high blood pressure, insulin resistance, T2D, & obesity Episode: 87 Date: January 2020Background: Nephrologist. Key Subjects: Ancient mutation helped us to turn fructose into fat.Allowed us to survive long periods without food.Now, food is abundant,

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Robert Lustig

On: Fructose, processed food, NAFLD, and changing the food system Episode: 14 Date: September 2018Background: endicronologist. Key Subjects: Issues with sugar:Contributes to inflammation, gout, high blood pressure, fatty liver, etc. (see “Fructose and Glucose” write-up).Issues with processed food:It’s not the

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Siddhartha Mukherjee

On:New frontiers in cancer therapy, medicine, and the writing process Episode: 32 Date: December 2018Background: oncologist, researcher, and author of the “The Gene”, “The Laws of Medicine”). Key Subjects: Rules of writings:No long stretches of science without a human element

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Bill Harris

On: Omega-3 fatty acidsEpisode: 83 Date: December 2019 Key Subjects:Phd in human nutrition, expert on omega-3 fatty acids, CEO of OmegaQuantBasics of fatty acid biochemistry (see also “Fatty Acids”).Key markers of omega-3 and -6 typically within fairly narrow range.About 20-30%

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Rick Doblin

On: The creation, scheduling, toxicity, therapeutic use, and changing public opinion of what is possibly the single most important synthetic molecule ever created by our species Episode: 65 Date: August 2019 Key Subjects:Founder and executive director of MAPSThe history of

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The Drive with Peter Attia — David Sinclair

On: Slowing aging – sirtuins, NAD, and the epigenetics of aging Episode: 27 Date: November 2018 Key Subjects: Genetics professor at Harvard Medical School and co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging.Sirtuins.Play a key role

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Chris Masterjohn

On: Navigating the many pathways to health and disease Episode: 46 Date: March 2019 Key Subjects: Entrepreneur, independent researcher and doctorate in nutrition.Methylation.See Methylation write-up for more details.Methylation cycle: From methionine to homocysteine.Homocysteine either gets broken down or converted back to

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Methylation

This summary was put together based on a wide variety of public information, much of it from Wikipedia. Certain sections of the summary below borrow heavily from the podcast “The Drive with Peter Attia — Chris Masterjohn“ where methylation is

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Jake Kushner

On: How to thrive with type 1 diabetes and how everyone can benefit from the valuable insights. Episode: 41 Date: February 2019 Key Subjects: See type 1 diabetes write-up for details.Insulin is the master regulator:Many of the major steps of

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Type 1 Diabetes

This summary relies heavily on the podcast “The Drive with Peter Attia — Jake Kushner“. The show-notes of this excellent episode contain more relevant details, charts, book recommendations and resource links. Any mistakes in the summary below are mine. Summary

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