Hope Jahren is today’s guest, and she is here to discuss her book, The Story of More, and how the Earth feels about the mess that we’ve made. Hope shares her thoughts on consumption trends and the overuse of a lot of products. How can we fix this? Decisions about small things can work exponentially.
[1:00] Hope Jahren
[2:00] What’s going on in Norway with the Coronavirus pandemic?
[2:45] Using smog levels as an indicator of how active the economy is.
[8:00] We overuse a lot of products, but are we using less of anything?
[13:00] The little changes we can make as individuals that work for the greater good.
[18:00] Our meat consumption is way over what’s needed.
Dr. Cynthia Fisher, Patient Rights Advocate joins Jason Hartman today to discuss the issue of hospital pricing transparency. If this issue is ever forced into action, will cash pricing or insurance pricing be the better deal in hospitals? As well, how does this issue play into Coronavirus, and have hospitals been hurt or have they benefited from Covid-19?
[1:00] Hospital pricing transparency?
[3:00] Will cash pricing or insurance pricing be the better deal in hospitals?
[6:15] What can we fix in this next round of stimulus?
[7:30] What’s a charge master rate?
[10:00] Sued using the first amendment saying, “we have the right as hospitals and insurance companies to have our gag orders and secret hidden prices as part of our freedom of speech.”
[13:00] Have the hospitals been hurt by COVID-19?
[16:20] Patient was charged $6,000 for being tested and treated for COVID-19 in a tent outside the hospital.
Jason brings up the potentially forgivable loans from the SBA. Also, Jason discusses inflationary forces due to Trump's initiative for de-globalization.
In part II, Dr. Kaeberlein, professor of pathology, talks about the disadvantages of the elderly when it comes to vaccines. Dr. Kaeberlein elaborates on why this is connected to Coronavirus vaccines. Find out more about anti-aging and the Dog Aging Project.
[2:30] The SBA is giving out potentially forgivable loans
[9:20] De-globalization will lead to many inflationary forces
[13:20] Dr. Matt Kaeberlein, Coronavirus and Age, and why those two are connected in such an important way
[17:50] Can we overcome the disadvantage of the elderly when it comes to vaccines and susceptibility to viruses?
[21:20] What therapies are you (Kaeberlein) working on to combat the age-related diseases?
[23:40] “The goal is to try to identify either drugs or lifestyle interventions that have an impact on these molecular hallmarks of aging in the direction that we want them to go” - Dr. Kaeberlein
[26:20] We probably have interventions now that could have a significant impact on health and longevity in people
[29:20] Until we consider biological age in our approach to these diseases, we’re going to continue to fail
[30:20] What’s the dog aging project?
[31:25] Does rapamycin slow aging?
Jason Hartman talks with Dr Vince Giuliano, founder of AgingSciences & Anti-Aging Firewalls, about maximizing your healthspan. Currently the limit to human life seems to be around 122 years. Can we make it longer? Maybe. Can we improve how well you live until then? Definitely. Vince details advances we're seeing in longevity and several ways you can reduce inflammation in your body.
[2:56] The direction going on in the field of life extension
[7:09] Human beings are not designed to live forever
[11:45] Some of the big advances coming in longevity
[14:56] 60 year olds today can expand their healthspan 15-20 years
[18:14] How do you battle inflammation?
In this off-topic 10th episode, Jason Hartman talks with Lawrence Susskind, Ford Professor of Environmental & Urban Planning at MIT and Vice-Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and author of Entrepreneurial Negotiation: Understanding and Managing The Relationships That Determine Your Entrepreneurial Success, about what urban development means in today's age and ideas coming up that can help alleviate many of our city's difficulties.
Jason and Lawrence also discuss the importance of negotiation and the mindset you must have whenever you enter into them. Many people's attitudes these days are skewed toward doing what's best for themselves, and Lawrence explains why that's wrong and why the methods we're trying to use for negotiations are all wrong.
[3:04] The art of urban planning and its changing nature
[6:06] Cities are going through a process of change and we're likely to see big cities continuing to spread rather than becoming denser
[11:09] Some ideas for the future on how to reduce or eliminate traffic
[15:47] The single most important thing to becoming a better negotiator
[20:49] You need to know the other party's options so that you can know where you stand in negotiations
[24:42] How negotiation can make you a better leader
[29:10] We need to stop thinking that text based communication can be a way to run a business
Jason Hartman talks with Chris Burres, founder of SES Research, about some of the advancements being made with carbon these days. In a study with rats, the C60 was able to make the rats life expectancy increase significantly, and Chris is hopeful that will be something that extrapolates into humans.
[3:27] Why is the new carbon type important to longevity studies?
[7:22] Why haven't the studies moved up the animal scale?
[10:54] Olive oil can be as good an anti-inflammatory as Aspirin, but you have to take 3-6 Tbsp of it so it's not feasible
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Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Stephen Schimpff, former Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center and current professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he teaches residents and fellows in oncology and infectious diseases and is a former professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Schiff wrote the book Longevity Decoded: The 7 Keys to Healthy Aging and talks with Jason about what the keys are and how we can keep them sharp and utilize them to live our best life.
[1:36] Every year, in every organ, we lose about 1% of function
[3:40] The list of 7 Keys to Healthy Aging
[8:41] The recommended amount of added sugar that Americans should be eating
[11:20] Why our balance deteriorates as we get older and how we can fix it
[14:40] Ways you can find out if you have inflammation
[18:57] How much sleep do you need?
Jason Hartman talks with Matt Richtel, Pulitzer prize winning New York Times reporter and author of the new book An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System, about the new information that's come to light about our immune system and how we can help/hurt it by our actions. Matt dispels some myths that are long, long held, and gives solutions as to how we can best improve our health.
[1:38] Matt's journey to understanding the immune system came from his friend's serious illness. It led to him confronting several myths about the immune system.
[5:07] Our immune system actually tries to get along with everything as best as possible, not to automatically attack
[7:10] Why it's a mistake to try and "boost your immune system"
[10:02] New research on your "gut health"
[13:59] How stress weakens your immune system
Jason Hartman talks with Ocean Robbins, decendant of the Baskin-Robbins family and author of the new book 31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World, about the state of American's eating today. The two break down how our diets have changed over the years, why some aspects of our diets are the way they are, how to make a more ethical, sustainable world, and more.
[2:45] Has anything changed since Diet for New America came out?
[4:48] There's a lot of money being made on the status quo
[8:00] What to do if you want a more ethical, sustainable world
[12:20] Jason's theory on meat through the ages
[15:08] We aren't getting nearly enough fiber in our diet now
[16:53] The key use of willpower is to establish healthy habits
Jason Hartman speaks with Dr. Joe Christiano about the benefits and possibilites of stem cells, where the research is and the kinds of treatements available.
1:29 - Where stem call activation is and how stem cells can actually be extracted from adult bodies.
5:30 - The current limit of stem cell capabilities.
11:07 - How to find the right places for treatment.
Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Stephen Schimpff about the challanges of aging and how to overcome them and maximize your longevity with diet, certain exercises, sleep and more.
1:25 - Overview of the aging challanges we deal with
3:24 - Overview of the 7 Keys
5:50 - Diet and avoiding SUGAR
10:50 - The key to exercise and type you should do
11:35 - The 3 parts to balance
13:30 - The role that chronic stress plays in aging and how to measure it
19:10 - What's the right amount of sleep?
Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein about the history of hormones and the influence they have on far more than we realize. The discussion covers their roles in behavior, health and more.
1:20 - The true, broader meaning of the word, "aroused"
5:43 - Hormonal supplements and treatments, good? bad?
8:53 - Being weary of doctors' ties to financial support from treatments and how it could be influencing their recommendation
11:20 - Habits to help our hormone balances
16:40 - Hormonal influence on criminal behavior
18:25 - The role of hormones in mental and physical gender identification
22:48 - Potential new breakthroughs in the near future
Fernando Aires speaks with Michael Greger, best selling author of How Not To Die and it's companion cook book, about just that... how to eat healthy and prolong your life by avoiding and unnatural diet.
2:54 - Avoiding heart diseases, cancers and diabetes with your diet rather than medical treatment
3:56 - Is vaping really better than smoking?
5:40 - The negatives of how doctors treat chronic diseases
7:09 - The one diet proven to reverse heart disease
8:46 - Wild meat vs farmed meat
10:15 - The effects of oils in your diet
12:05 - What processed foods are and what they do to you
14:00 - The prevelance of sugar
15:20 - How you should intake fructose
16:23 - Foods that effect prostate cancer
18:28 - Coffe... good or bad?
19:58 - The "daily dozen" foods that should be consumed daily
Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Douglas Vaughan about the biological process behind aging, senescence, and how people can understand it and age healthily. They also discuss a genetic mutation that was been discovered that could potentially help the process of aging.
1:30 - A background on the molecular fingerprint of aging and properly understanding the term, senescence
5:11 - The various ways aging can be measured, especially understanding telomeres
7:03 - A genetic mutation that is seemingly slowing the aging process and the study of an Amish community that seems to have this mutation
12:02 - What makes it a mutation rather than just genes?
Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Charles Brenner about metabolism, something called NAD and what it truly is and how it relates to you. He covers the science and even the testing behind it.
1:08 - A true understanding of what metabolism and NAD actually are.
4:14 - Why people generally gain weight, or have to work harder to keep it off, as we age.
6:44 - How being out of sync with nature can cause some of these issues.
9:38 - The role stress plays in your life, positive and negative, and how noise can increase stress.
14:05 - How to deal with NAD deficiencies.
20:24 - Some insight into the ethics of animal testing.
Fernando Aires talks with Suzanne Weinstein about Nootropic Botanicals and how they can help you succeed in life while also making life easier.
3:34 - Why people take nootropics and what they are doing
6:16 - The emotional effects of them as well as what we psychologically do to possibly need them
11:50 - The differences between these and regular smart drugs
15:50 - How people can only change when they are READY to
17:49 - The six different products available and what they do
22:16 - The results her clients are seeing
26:00 - How to pick the one that best suits you
Fernando Aires speaks with Dr. Erin West about the benefits of acupuncture treatement and the Chinese medicine approach to treatement.
2:20 - An overview of acupuncture
7:52 - How stress can actually benefit you through motivation and necessity
9:48 - How acupuncture relieves stress and pain
12:17 - How acupunture and Chinese medicine in general can help with infertility issues
15:30 - The reason behind adding herbs to acupuncture
18:32 - Common sense ideas in Chinese medicine such as avoiding cold water
22:12 - How Dr. West's past experience as a vet and dealing with animals helps her with he current work with people
24:56 - The differences and similarities in medicinal approaches between the US and Canada
Fernando Aires talks with Thomas Moore about how your mental and spiritual attitudes can extend your longevity.
2:58 - How aging can be a positive experience
7:45 - Eliminating the negative energy of past resentment and anger
10:24 - The effects of religion and how what it's supposed to be is great but there is some disparity
13:08 - What to alter in your daily lives to help your spiritual helath and extend longevity
16:27 - How anger can limit longevity
20:53 - Putting that time into your own development
Fernando Aires talks with Maggie Hadleigh-West, a filmmaker whose film, "Sick to Death!" covers her own journey of discovering her thryroid issues, as well as other people's, and how the industry may be trying to keep those people sick because it's simply good for business.
3:40 - How pharmacutical companies are NOT working towards cureative medicines
5:25 - Her story and journey towards discovering her real health issues, which includes several wrong diagnoses and wrong medications and turns out it was hashimoto
10:37 - Explaing thyroid hormones
13:43 - How she found the right diagnosis
20:01 - What the film is about
24:40 - What people can do to help themselves get diagnosed
Fernando Aires talks with Judy Gaman about how to achieve longevity with the help from health, activity, sleep and even happiness.
2:32 - Making your plan to live longer
5:33 - Avoiding fad diets and truly just living a healthier lifestyle
8:31 - The mentality that "it's genetic" and we can't do anything about it and how we overcome said mentality
11:27 - The role that sleep plays in your health
16:15 - The importance of having a "spritual life"
20:50 - The role that chromosomes play in all this
24:04 - An example from a dear friend of Judy's that lived past 100
Fernando Aires speaks with Joy Stephenson-Laws about ALL the nutrients we need in our diets and how minerals are often forgotten. They even discuss how/where your nutrition levels can be tested and what we can have to make sure we are getting those nutrients.
2:54 - The SIX main nutrients and minerals' role, especially vitamins
7:16 - The nutrition tests available at Proactive Health Labs
11:40 - How people can make their immune systems more resilient
17:55 - How weight is not everything, it's also water balance and muscle mass, etc.
21:56 - The importance of food in all of this
24:38 - The message is that it's up to us to take care of ourselves
Fernando Aires talks with Colette Heimowitz about the Atkins diet in Lifestyle. They cover misconceptions about carbs and fats and sugars and most importantly, how the Atkins diet can leave you totally full and satisfied with all the health benefits.
2:47 - Why low carb diets have become so popular and why they work
7:41 - What is the right amount of protein?
12:20 - The 'evolution' of the Atkins diet and the changes it has undergone
18:07 - The right food is more important than the amount of food or counting calories
23:03 - The effects the diet has on cholesterol
26:47 - An encouraging example of a meal
Fernando Aires talks with John LaRocco and they discuss the future of surgical capabilities, the research behind it and how it's not as far off as we may think.
2:40 - "Living corpse research" and how close we are to a head transplant
4:32 - the real issue, reconnecting a spinal cord
6:27 - the psychological factors of such a transplant
13:24 - the progress with artificial organs
16:22 - potential solutions for life support issues
Fernando Aires talks with Dr. Nick Porterfield about what chiropractics really should mean and how to properly diagnose and treat injuries that athletes suffer from. He discusses how common the wrong diagnosis or treatments are in the field, and ultimately how to prolong and get the most out of an athlete's career. And it doesn't just apply to professional athletes but anyone training for anything physical or is just physically active.
4:34 - The clear, proper meaning of chiropractics.
9:25 - The "anatomy train" and how the area that hurts is not always the problem area that needs treatment.
12:19 - Hip problems and where the joint actually is.
18:56 - Improving, helping or avoiding problems with disks and joints.
22:14 - What to do with inflammation.
Fernando Aires speaks with Dr. William Sears about the health benefits of omega threes, omega sixes, how they are derived from nature, and how your body is its own private pharmacy. Learn how the medicines your body makes are far superior to any that you buy and even how to preserve your joints.
3:09 - How omega threes are so effective and help athletes and how Dr. Sears learned about them but watching salmon swim.
5:50 - Omega threes, the membrane molecule
8:30 - Omega threes vs sixes
11:05 - Your own personal pharmacy and how your body creates medicines
15:02 - When to intervene with medicines your body did not create and why you may need to
17:41 - What tears your joints down and how to treat it