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BioHackers Lab: Health Show for How to Live Your Best Life

Gary Kirwan

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BioHackers Lab: Health Show for How to Live Your Best Life

BioHackers Lab: Health Show for How to Live Your Best Life

Gary Kirwan

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The BioHackers Lab podcast explores how to improve your health including your gut, mind, and body so that you can live the best life you can. Lifestyle changes you make can be 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 different diets, using certain supplements, using exercise, mind training & health gadgets. The ideas shared are meant to be actionable so that you can start creating a better you starting today. Please go to the website https://www.biohackerslab.com for all episodes and summary notes from interviews.

Latest Episodes

Matthew Amsden - What is ProofPilot?

CEO and founder of ProofPilot, Matthew Amsden, is today’s guest interview. Matthew talks to us about his company ProofPilot. He explains how it is making research easily available to consumer good companies that traditionally didn't have opportunities to run these types of studies. We then find out about the type of products that can be tested, how the research can be conducted remotely and who can participate in the studies. We also go into discussing managing placebos, using alternatives such as case controls or wait-list controls, study reliability, avoiding conflict of interest and removing incentives bias, third party review, as well as advice on how to use clinical research in the health decision making process. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 113 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep113-matthew-amsden/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

24 MIN2 w ago
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Matthew Amsden - What is ProofPilot?

Dr Benjamin Jack - Custom Made Emergency Med Kit Service by Duration Health

Practicing emergency medicine physician and founder of Duration Health, Dr Benjamin Jack, is today’s guest interview. Benjamin talks to us about the emergency medicine kit service his company can provide people. He explains what type of medicine and tools the kit contains and who could benefit from getting one. We then find out about the process of obtaining one and physician support it includes. We also go into discussing where the medication comes from, the kits shelf-life, renewal process, pricing and payment options as well as advice on when it is a good idea to seek medical attention. Go to the show notes for episode 112 at BioHackers Labhttps://www.biohackerslab.com/ep112-dr-benjamin-jack/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

24 MINMAY 28
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Dr Benjamin Jack - Custom Made Emergency Med Kit Service by Duration Health

Sleep Apnea Help for Adults & Kids - Dr Meghna Dassani DMD

Dentist, Dr Meghna Dassani, is today’s guest interview. Meghna talks to us all about how to identify and ways to deal with sleep apnea. She explains what sleep apnea is and how to recognise the signs and symptoms. We then find out that sleep disordered breathing should never be ignored as it can lead to more serious problems and what we can do to treat it. We also go into discussing sleep apnoea in children, the importance of breastfeeding in early development, snoring, how dentist can help diagnose breathing problems, risk factors such as obesity, misdiagnosis, as well as treatments such as CPAP machines and dental braces. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 111 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep111-dr-meghna-dassani/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

35 MINMAR 11
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Sleep Apnea Help for Adults & Kids - Dr Meghna Dassani DMD

Danny Johnson - Meat Buying Tips from a Butcher

Captain of the American Butchers’ Guild Team and head butcher at Taylor’s Market, Danny Johnson, is today’s guest interview. Danny talks to us about how to choose the best cuts of meat for your budget. He explains why it is a good idea to build a good relationship with your butcher and how to know when you found a good one. We then find out about sourcing meat and get tips on lesser known cuts of meat, how to talk to your butcher, buying in bulk and how trends drive prices. We also go into discussing organ meat, cooking tips, freezing meat, ageing, questions to ask your butcher when buying bacon and sausages as well as the Butchers Guild mission and the World Butchers Challenge. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 110 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep110-danny-johnson/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

56 MINMAR 5
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Danny Johnson - Meat Buying Tips from a Butcher

Jerry Teixeira - Why Do Bodyweight Strength Training Exercises

The man behind the Bodyweight Strength Training YouTube channel, Jerry Teixeira (JT), is today’s guest interview. JT talks to us about how you can get superior results at home without the use of gym equipment. He explains why we should focus on compound movements to build strength for the best and fastest results. We then find out about the benefits of callisthenics as well as how maintaining our strength and incorporating exercise in general into our routine are vital for health and longevity. We also go into discussing age related muscle loss, how to get started, progressive bodyweight training, tips on recovery and active recovery, benefits of stretching and the role of diet in training. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 109at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep109-jerry-teixeira/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

64 MINFEB 26
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Jerry Teixeira - Why Do Bodyweight Strength Training Exercises

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 108at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep108-greg-potter/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

63 MINFEB 17
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Greg Potter PhD - How Nutrition & Habits Can Affect Sleep

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 107 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep107-dr-ben-bikman/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

54 MINFEB 11
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Dr Ben Bikman - Why We Get Sick from Insulin Resistance

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 106 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep106-chris-burres/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

59 MINFEB 4
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Chris Burres - C60 Oil Supplements Overview

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 105 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep105-tim-spector/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

62 MINJAN 28
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Tim Spector - Microbiome vs Genetic Responses to Diets

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 104 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep104-laura-and-chris-spath/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

48 MINJAN 20
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Laura & Chris Spath - Carnivore Diet Story

Latest Episodes

Matthew Amsden - What is ProofPilot?

CEO and founder of ProofPilot, Matthew Amsden, is today’s guest interview. Matthew talks to us about his company ProofPilot. He explains how it is making research easily available to consumer good companies that traditionally didn't have opportunities to run these types of studies. We then find out about the type of products that can be tested, how the research can be conducted remotely and who can participate in the studies. We also go into discussing managing placebos, using alternatives such as case controls or wait-list controls, study reliability, avoiding conflict of interest and removing incentives bias, third party review, as well as advice on how to use clinical research in the health decision making process. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 113 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep113-matthew-amsden/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Matthew Amsden - What is ProofPilot?

Dr Benjamin Jack - Custom Made Emergency Med Kit Service by Duration Health

Practicing emergency medicine physician and founder of Duration Health, Dr Benjamin Jack, is today’s guest interview. Benjamin talks to us about the emergency medicine kit service his company can provide people. He explains what type of medicine and tools the kit contains and who could benefit from getting one. We then find out about the process of obtaining one and physician support it includes. We also go into discussing where the medication comes from, the kits shelf-life, renewal process, pricing and payment options as well as advice on when it is a good idea to seek medical attention. Go to the show notes for episode 112 at BioHackers Labhttps://www.biohackerslab.com/ep112-dr-benjamin-jack/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

24 MINMAY 28
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Dr Benjamin Jack - Custom Made Emergency Med Kit Service by Duration Health

Sleep Apnea Help for Adults & Kids - Dr Meghna Dassani DMD

Dentist, Dr Meghna Dassani, is today’s guest interview. Meghna talks to us all about how to identify and ways to deal with sleep apnea. She explains what sleep apnea is and how to recognise the signs and symptoms. We then find out that sleep disordered breathing should never be ignored as it can lead to more serious problems and what we can do to treat it. We also go into discussing sleep apnoea in children, the importance of breastfeeding in early development, snoring, how dentist can help diagnose breathing problems, risk factors such as obesity, misdiagnosis, as well as treatments such as CPAP machines and dental braces. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 111 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep111-dr-meghna-dassani/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

35 MINMAR 11
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Sleep Apnea Help for Adults & Kids - Dr Meghna Dassani DMD

Danny Johnson - Meat Buying Tips from a Butcher

Captain of the American Butchers’ Guild Team and head butcher at Taylor’s Market, Danny Johnson, is today’s guest interview. Danny talks to us about how to choose the best cuts of meat for your budget. He explains why it is a good idea to build a good relationship with your butcher and how to know when you found a good one. We then find out about sourcing meat and get tips on lesser known cuts of meat, how to talk to your butcher, buying in bulk and how trends drive prices. We also go into discussing organ meat, cooking tips, freezing meat, ageing, questions to ask your butcher when buying bacon and sausages as well as the Butchers Guild mission and the World Butchers Challenge. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 110 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep110-danny-johnson/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

56 MINMAR 5
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Danny Johnson - Meat Buying Tips from a Butcher

Jerry Teixeira - Why Do Bodyweight Strength Training Exercises

The man behind the Bodyweight Strength Training YouTube channel, Jerry Teixeira (JT), is today’s guest interview. JT talks to us about how you can get superior results at home without the use of gym equipment. He explains why we should focus on compound movements to build strength for the best and fastest results. We then find out about the benefits of callisthenics as well as how maintaining our strength and incorporating exercise in general into our routine are vital for health and longevity. We also go into discussing age related muscle loss, how to get started, progressive bodyweight training, tips on recovery and active recovery, benefits of stretching and the role of diet in training. Go to the show notes for BioHackers Lab podcast episode 109at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep109-jerry-teixeira/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

64 MINFEB 26
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Jerry Teixeira - Why Do Bodyweight Strength Training Exercises

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 108at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep108-greg-potter/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

63 MINFEB 17
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Greg Potter PhD - How Nutrition & Habits Can Affect Sleep

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 107 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep107-dr-ben-bikman/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

54 MINFEB 11
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Dr Ben Bikman - Why We Get Sick from Insulin Resistance

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 106 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep106-chris-burres/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

59 MINFEB 4
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Chris Burres - C60 Oil Supplements Overview

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 105 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep105-tim-spector/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

62 MINJAN 28
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Tim Spector - Microbiome vs Genetic Responses to Diets

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 BioHackers Lab podcast episode 104 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep104-laura-and-chris-spath/ for more links & highlights. Support the show: https://ko-fi.com/biohackerslab

48 MINJAN 20
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Laura & Chris Spath - Carnivore Diet Story

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