The Drive with Peter Attia — Iñigo San Millán

On: Mitochondria, exercise, and metabolic healthEpisode: 85 Date: December 2019Background: Researcher in sports medicine and performance, diabetes, cancer and critical care medicine.Key Subjects:Breakdown into six different metabolic training zones based on:Type of muscle fiber recruited: slow or fast twitch.Type of

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Peter Hotez (2)

On: COVID-19 (Continued)Episode: 99 Date: March 2020Background: Scientist, pediatrician, and advocate in the fields of global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical disease control.Key Subjects:No real sense of actual number of cases (% of population infected).Geographical distribution of cases (density) probably

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Making Sense — Scott Galloway

On: Wealth and HappinessEpisode: 189 Date: March 2020 Background: Marketing professor, entrepreneur, author of ”The Algebra of Happiness”.Key Subjects:Mixed relationship between wealth and well-being. (see also “Making Sense — Kahneman”)As wealth increases, well-being:Levels out for the “experienced self”:In the moment

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Paul Grewal

On: COVID-19 FAQEpisode: 98 Date: March 2020Background: Internal medicine physician and co-author of Genius Foods.Key Subjects:Impact of limited healthcare capacity.Lack of ICU beds drives higher morbidity rate of COVID-19.Inability to provide appropriate care for those hospitalized.NY State example:About 3,000 ICU

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Peter Hotez

On: COVID-19Episode: 97 Date: March 2020Background: Scientist, pediatrician, and advocate in the fields of global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical disease control.Key Subjects:COVID-19.One of three 21st century coronavirus pandemics:SARS (2003), MERS (2012), COVID-19 (now).SARS-CoV2 is the virus; COVID-19 is the

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Robert Sapolsky

On: The pervasive effect of stress – is it killing you?Episode: 51 Date: April 2019Background: Neuroendocrinologist.Key Subjects:Dual hormonal pathway triggered by stress stimulus:Immediate response – adrenalin:Triggers activation of parasympathetic nervous system.Secondary response – cortisol:Continues parasympathetic response (elevated blood glucose).Shuts down

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Matthew Walker (Parts 1, 2 and 3)

On: Dangers of poor sleep, Alzheimer’s risk, mental health, etc.Heart disease, cancer, sexual function, sleep disruption.Effects of poor sleep from performance to genetics. Episode: 48,49,50″ Date: April 2019Background: Neuroscientist, sleep expert. Key Subjects:Part 1We need sleep to “clean up”.Being awake

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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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