re64: Richard Robinson on losing weight, gaining mental clarity, and intermittent fasting
He just came off of a 5-day water fast.
That's 5 days without food.
"I could just use that jolt right now. I weigh more than I want to. I don't have the clarity."
"I was going to go 7 days. I was feeling great."
"I did something called the fasting mimicking diet." Valter Longo
"You wouldn't believe how many calories miming burns."
Time Restricted Eating
"A sauna session is just as powerful as an exercise session."
"You should not eat outside of a 12-hour window."
- eat between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM
- do not eat between 7:00 PM and 7:00 AM
- Skip a meal
- Skip 24 hours
Helps to regulate weight.
"The Real Magic" is autophagy. Which means "eating yourself." Historically, every religion has fasting."
"If we don't eat, it's insanely positive on our physiology."
"You get brand new white blood cells and your immune system gets a boost."
"I do it for cancer insurance."
"It has amazing positive effects on blood work."
"If you just look at the top 4 things that are going to kill us, most likely, after the age of 50, fasting has positive indications against all of them."
"I have insane clarity."
Jack Dorsey has become quite a lifestyle/health influencer, apparently. Here are his routines (many of which you'll recognize, including fasting). Also, interview with him on Ben Greenfield's podcast.
Released a new episode this morning: #59 - Jason Fung, M.D.: Fasting as a potent antidote to obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and the many symptoms of metabolic illness. This link takes you to an episode landing page where you can find the show notes, listen to or watch the episode, access references from the conversation, and more.
"here are some links mostly around fasting (which has given me an
amazing emotional high after 72 hours or more) and I also love Mark
Sisson and his Primal approach to living since he's over 60 and in
Phil Libin former Evernote CEO and Fasting
Tim Ferriss and Dr. Dom Dagostino
Dr. Valter Longo - Fasting mimicking diet
Dr. Rhonda Patrick
Here's a podcast with Rhonda (via Tim Ferriss) that I found incredibly
insightful an fascinating even though it gets deeply technical, but I
recommend to stick with it throughout and if not at the last part when
she answers the question
about the things that give the most bang for the buck is very
Other Dr. Rhonda Patrick links
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