Dr. Sharad Paul is a renowned skin cancer surgeon, evolutionary biologist, and social entrepreneur with a passion for helping others. In today's podcast episode, Dr. Paul explains how a positive mindset and healthy lifestyle can make a big difference in how you look and feel. Listen as Dr. Paul explains the impact of genetics on your health and what you can do to overcome "sluggish genes." Dr. Paul also shares the importance of having a positive outlook on life and how exercise can help counteract stress, plus he reveals his top tips for healthy, glowing skin. Dr. Paul knows the secrets to optimal health – after all, he's never taken a sick day himself in over 30 years!
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Main Points From Today’s Episode
One cannot have bad health and good skin. When studying the genomics of skin cancer, Dr. Paul realized it was really the genomics of good health. Being positive and doing what you love can make a big difference in your health. It’s also important to make meaningful connections with others. Genes are our blueprint, but they're not our destiny. While you may be born with "sluggish genes", there are things you can do to overcome this tendency.
[1:18] Dr. Sharad Paul’s career briefing
[2:30] How did Dr. Paul become interested in medicine and evolutionary biology?
[3:39] One cannot have bad health and good skin.
[5:15] Dr. Paul has never lost a day of work due to being sick.
[5:55] The impact of stress on your health
[6:45] Being positive and doing what you love can make a big difference in your health.
[9:37] Honest and open communication is important to Dr. Paul.
[11:20] Making meaningful connections with others is key to happiness.
[12:10] The health benefits of generosity
[13:38] One of the reasons that humans have such a big footprint on the planet compared to other animals is because we cooperated and looked after each other in colonies.
[15:57] Is there such a thing as “sluggish genes”?
[18:05] Dr. Paul’s tips for healthy skin
[20:37] One study found that mice who ate the “American Cafeteria Diet” not only gained weight, they also became negative, angry, and had higher rates of depression. As if that wasn’t enough, they also had bad skin.
[23:20] Exercise can help counteract the anxiety and stress response.
[28:09] Get Dr. Sharad’s free gifts
[29:45] Discover the number one resource for fast and lasting fat loss by visiting jjvirgin.com
[30:13] Listener’s question: Do you think I should get genetic testing done?
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