Ray Cronise is a former NASA material scientist and cofounder of zero gravity, a company that offers weightless parabolic flights to consumers and researchers. The interesting thing about this interview, isn't strictly raised professional background, however, but instead his propensity towards aggressive self-experimentation.
In this episode, Ray and I discuss...
(00:00) Introduction (03:40) Ray's 23-day (and counting) water fast (05:13) Using fasting and cold stress to lose weight (10:44) Meeting nutritional needs over the long-term (17:22) We are simultaneously overnourished and malnourished (23:31) Inflammation may be the best predictor of aging (29:03) What is metabolism and how do we measure it? (40:22) Meal timing to optimize health (01:12:04) Cold stress promotes wellness (01:27:19) Similarities between cold stress and exercise (01:42:27) Exercise and cold stress delay neurodegeneration (01:45:13) Cold stress increases fat oxidation (01:51:52) Anecdotes and fun facts about melatonin If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.
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