re64: Richard Robinson on losing weight, gaining mental clarity, and intermittent fasting
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He just came off of a 5-day water fast.

That’s 5 days without food.

Just water.

Show Notes

“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

Dr. Rhonda Patrick

“A sauna session is just as powerful as an exercise session.”

“You should not eat outside of a 12-hour window.”

example:

  • eat between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM
  • do not eat between 7:00 PM and 7:00 AM

Intermittent Fasting

  • 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.”

"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."
“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."
“I have insane clarity.”
"You get brand new white blood cells and your immune system gets a boost."
“You get brand new white blood cells and your immune system gets a boost.”

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
terrific shape.”

Phil Libin former Evernote CEO and Fasting
https://backchannel.com/inside-one-founders-personal-fast-club-dea3a3592123

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/07/phil-libin-fasting-weight-loss.html

Tim Ferriss and Dr. Dom Dagostino
http://tim.blog/2015/11/03/dominic-dagostino/
https://dominicdagostino.wordpress.com/tag/intermittent-fasting/

Dr. Valter Longo – Fasting mimicking diet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6PyyatqJSE

https://prolonfmd.com/fasting-mimicking-diet/?doing_wp_cron=1497767472.4480669498443603515625

http://biohackingwellness.com/fasting-eat-less-live-longer/

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
worthwhile

Other Dr. Rhonda Patrick links
https://www.foundmyfitness.com/news/t/fasting

https://medium.com/@podcastnotes/the-9-best-life-extending-vitamins-and-supplements-recommended-rhonda-patrick-on-the-joe-rogan-4d22389864e