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Health show that explores how to biohack your health including your mind, body and gut so you can live the best life you can, customised to how your body works. This is biohacking your own ideal life. Your host, Gary Kirwan, talks with people all around the world who are helping to improve health in interesting ways. This may includes diet, supplements, exercise, mind training & gadgets. The ideas shared are meant to be actionable so you can start creating a better you starting today. For more information about Biohackers Lab please go to the website BiohackersLab.com

Biohackers Lab: Health Show for How to Live Your Best Life Gary Kirwan

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Health show that explores how to biohack your health including your mind, body and gut so you can live the best life you can, customised to how your body works. This is biohacking your own ideal life. Your host, Gary Kirwan, talks with people all around the world who are helping to improve health in interesting ways. This may includes diet, supplements, exercise, mind training & gadgets. The ideas shared are meant to be actionable so you can start creating a better you starting today. For more information about Biohackers Lab please go to the website BiohackersLab.com

    Greg Potter PhD - How Nutrition & Habits Can Affect Sleep

    Greg Potter PhD - How Nutrition & Habits Can Affect Sleep

    Sleep, nutrition, and metabolism researcher, Greg Potter (PhD), is today’s guest interview.

    Greg talks to us all about sleep quality and the many factors that influence it. He explains where to begin when fixing a broken sleep schedule and why good sleep hygiene is important.

    We then find out about what makes good sleep quality and the many factors that influence this; in particular we talk about how diet affects sleep.

    We also go into discussing chrononutrition and time restricted eating, stimulus control, metabolic health, carbohydrates, creatine, shift work, stimulant consumption and caffeine, alcohol consumption and tips on improved sleep.

    Go to the show notes for episode 108 at BioHackers Lab for more links & highlights.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Dr Ben Bikman - Why We Get Sick from Insulin Resistance

    Dr Ben Bikman - Why We Get Sick from Insulin Resistance

    Associate Professor, Dr Ben Bikman, is today’s guest interview.

    Ben is back with us to talk about how insulin resistance is making us sick.

    He explains how a wide range of diseases are in some ways connected to insulin resistance and how lifestyle interventions in terms of diet can stop progression.

    We then find out about different types of fat and combining fat with carbohydrates. We also go into discussing listener questions about protein, low ketones, the carnivore diet, OMAD, high fat meal replacement shakes, as well as tips on mitigating the insulin response.

    Go to the show notes for episode 107 at BioHackers Lab for more links & highlights.

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    • 54 min
    Chris Burres - C60 Oil Supplements Overview

    Chris Burres - C60 Oil Supplements Overview

    Owner of SES Research and founder of MyVitalC, Chris Burres, is today’s guest interview.

    Chris talks to us all about the anti-aging supplement, C60. He explains how research has shown that C60, when taken as a ESS60 supplement in olive oil, improves longevity and has a range of other possible health benefits.

    We then find out about why ESS60 is the preferred supplement form and the problems that may arise when processing C60.

    We also go into discussing toxicity, solvents, different oil mediums, the perfect dosage, olive oil, healthy skepticism, various reported benefits and more.

    Go to the show notes for episode 106 at BioHackers Lab for more links & highlights.

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    • 59 min
    Tim Spector - Microbiome vs Genetic Responses to Diets

    Tim Spector - Microbiome vs Genetic Responses to Diets

    Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Tim Spector, is today’s guest interview.

    Tim shares with us the importance of considering our own gut microbiome when making nutrition choices.

    He explains how the gut microbiome trumps genetics in determining how we respond to diet and why we develop disease. We then find out about why generalised nutrition advice fails and how personalised prediction models might soon give us highly individualised diet recommendations.

    We also go into discussing what data on twin studies tells us, other important factors such as circadian rhythms, timing of meals, fasting, microbes and drug efficacy as well as probiotics, prebiotics, the carnivore diet and the effect of location on the microbiome.

    Go to the show notes for episode 105 at BioHackers Lab for more links & highlights.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Laura & Chris Spath - Carnivore Diet Story

    Laura & Chris Spath - Carnivore Diet Story

    Husband and wife carnivores, Laura and Chris Spath, are today’s guest interview.

    They share with us how switching to a carnivore diet helped them lose 250 pounds of excess weight and regain their health.

    They explain their diet background and the health scare that led them to considering an all meat diet.

    We then find out about what made this diet different from keto and low carb. and why it worked long-term to help them keep their weight off.

    We also go into discussing satiety, family dynamics, reversing type 2 diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and other health issues, women mentors, consistency, as well as tips on getting started, sourcing and cooking meat.

    Go to the show notes for episode 104 at BioHackers Lab for more links & highlights.

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    • 48 min
    Brad Marshall’s Croissant Diet Weight Loss Revelations

    Brad Marshall’s Croissant Diet Weight Loss Revelations

    Author of the blog Fire in a Bottle and creator of The Croissant Diet, Brad Marshall, is today’s guest interview.

    Brad shares with us how The Croissant Diet that he came up with helped him lose weight and reduce his waist size.

    He explains how historical French way of eating inspired the idea of creating the Croissant Diet weight loss experiment and the scientific hypothesis behind it.

    We then find out about why fat quality trumps macros, why Brad decided to increase the stearic acid ratio in the butter he was using and incorporating carbohydrates.

    We also go into discussing satiety, insulin, saturated fat and unsaturated fat ratios, as well as all things stearic acid (tips, cost, percentages and more).

    Go to the show notes for episode 103 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep103-brad-marshall/ for more links & highlights.

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    • 1 hr 13 min

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