Food Lies & The Secrets to Longevity with Brian Sanders

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Food Lies & The Secrets to Longevity with Brian Sanders

Dr. Stephanie sits down with Brian Sanders, the filmmaker behind Food Lies, host of the Peak Human podcast, and international speaker to bust some common myths around our diet and evolution history. The two will dive into the great misconceptions about our ancestors and our diet, including the role meat, played in our brain development, fasting, and the average age of mortality. They will trace the evolution of the Modern Diet through Ancel Keys, and comment on the effects of smoking and convenience foods. Brian Sanders and Dr. Stephanie will discuss the propaganda surrounding the vegan diet and the moral dilemma regarding animal death. Finally, they will reveal what happens when testosterone levels decline, and when we restrict protein in relation to mTOR which has been touted as the secret to longevity. The two will share their simple ways to improve your health today.

0:00 Brian’s Origin Story
8:47 Misconceptions About Our Ancestors and Their Diet
22:36 Evolution Of Modern Diet – Seventh Day Adventist
29:00 The Modern Diet – Ancel Keys, Smoking & Convenience Food
38:00 Vegan Diet and Propaganda
46:15 Moral Dilemma: Animal Death
57:10 Declining Levels Of Testosterone
1:05:40 Protein Restriction and mTOR
1:19:45 Simple Ways To Improve Your Health
1:26:00 Conclusion

I’m Dr. Stephanie

Part geek, part magic, and all the way passionate about being a well-lived woman.

I want to throw my grandkids in the air in my 70’s. I want to be squatting even more weight than I am now, and putting my OWN luggage in the overhead bin. Sound like weird goals? For me these are just some of the little things that represent a life well-lived.

My health is MY job – I’ll be damned if I rely on luck, ‘good genes’ or a cocktail of drugs that over promise and under deliver.

The Betty Body is my first book-baby, and a collection of what I’ve learned after thousands of clinical hours, hundreds of conversations with the world’s top experts, and most importantly…

This book is an outline of what took ME from “rock-bottom health” at 38, to being my own version of a Betty in my perimenopausal mid 40’s. A woman who is physically strong, full of energy, enjoys mental clarity, great sex and a joyful family life. Is it all roses? Of course not. But I have the stamina and tools to deal with the push and pull of life so that it doesn’t turn into chronic stress.

I want this for you too. Let’s go Bettys!