Episodes

The importance of early-day light for improved sleep | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker explains how altering the timing and duration of daytime light exposure influences sleep.

High estrogen and insulin associated with breast cancer growth in diabetes & obesity | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson describes how obesity - along with the growth factors estrogen and insulin - affect the risk of breast cancer development and recurrence.

Breakfast skipping and late-night eating (after 7PM) linked to poorer metabolic health | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses how skipping breakfast and eating late into the evening may contribute to worse metabolic health.

13 hour daily fast associated with a 36 percent decrease in breast cancer recurrence | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses how simply changing when one eats can have a profound effect on the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

Earlier eating window reduces inflammation and hemoglobin A1C in people doing time-restricted eating | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson describes the advantages of an earlier eating window on inflammation and blood glucose control.

Does meal frequency matter for time-restricted eating? | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

In this clip, Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses the effect that meal frequency has on breast cancer risk.

Meal timing and late eating as a modulator of cancer risk and risk-associated biomarkers | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

In this clip, Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses how eating in accordance with the body's natural circadian rhythm may reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Why your digestive system needs rest (justification for daily fasting) | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson describes how eating following the body's circadian clock enables the body to focus on repair rather than on digestion.

Up to 75 percent of breast cancers associated with modifiable factors like obesity, smoking, and inactivity | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses how healthful choices, such as even modest weight loss, can have beneficial effects that reduce the risk of breast cancer and a variety of other diseases

Time-restricted eating may help sleep, metabolism, and spontaneous activity (apart from weight loss) | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses the beneficial effects that time-restricted eating can have on the biomarkers of health - independent of weight loss.

Non-pharmaceutical approach to lowering hemoglobin A1c using time-restricted eating | Ruth Patterson

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Patterson explains how a lifestyle approach - an altered eating window - can be an effective way to reduce blood sugar levels.

Women AND men’s health prior to conception affects offspring | Elissa Epel

Posted on June 25th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Elissa Epel describes how pre-pregnancy parental health impacts offspring.

How telomere length varies at birth and may impact longevity and healthspan | Elissa Epel

Posted on June 25th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Elissa Epel describes the effects of longer sperm telomere length on subsequent generations.

Genetics and microbiome affect individualized responses to a variety of foods | Elissa Epel

Posted on June 25th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Dr. Elissa Epel describe the factors that influence how we respond to diet.

Compressing the morbidity window - maximum longevity vs. healthspan | Elissa Epel

Posted on June 25th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Elissa Epel describes how even small lifestyle changes can have an effect on telomere length and healthy aging to compress morbidity.

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