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Piet Hein van Dam, CEO Clear – Ultimate precision nutrition device with continuous glucose monitor (CGM)

Wearing a CGM can be an eye-opening experience; Seeing how exactly eating certain food affects your blood glucose as it happens provides such powerful insights into your metabolic health. However, making sense of your CGM data can be overwhelming, as many factors like timing of a meal, food combination, and even hormones can affect the body’s glucose responses. Clear combines CGM with precision nutrition recommendations to help people understand the best foods to support healthy metabolism 

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Time stamps
1:00 How Piet Hein got into precision nutrition 
3:30 Blood glucose as marker for health
9:10 End user experience with Clear CGM device & precision nutrition recommendations
15:10 Exogenous vs. endogenous glucoses, how Clear takes into account them
20:00 Where Clear is currently available
27:50 Reasons for wearing CGM for 2-week 
32:00 Are bananas a healthy food? 
34:30 Alcohol-free beer vs. beer with alcohol: which one raises your blood glucose more?
37:30 Future of precision nutrition
  
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Company website: http://www.clear.bio
Clear blog on if bananas are a healthy food: www.clear.bio/blog/are-bananas-really-that-healthy/

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Michael Lustgarten PhD. Scientist with a plan to conquer aging; how rigorous biomarker tracking can help us live longer

Dr. Lustgarten is a scientist at Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University with a mission to conquer aging through rigorous tracking of biomarkers. His Youtube videos, in which Dr. Lustgarten crunches scientific data in formats easily digestible by everyone and also provides his own biomarkers, are super educational and have inspired me personally in many ways. In our interview, we discuss his Youtube videos, his book Microbial Burden, his cutting-edge research on microbiome’s impacts on aging and much more! 

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1:30 Dr. Lustgarten’s approaches to longevity; quantification through biomarkers
7:00 Dr. Lustgarten’s Youtube videos; health optimization and longevity
10:30 Reference values vs. optimal values; why you should focus on the latter
17:00 Dr. Lustgarten’s longevity strategies including dietary and exercise based approaches
20:00 Exercises’ impacts on maximum and average lifespans
21:40 Nutrition-dense food
33:40 How to optimize mineral intakes? “Small scales vs. big scales”
37:50 What’s adequate Vitamin K intake? RDA is not always optimal
38:55 Organ meats, carnivore diet
43:00 How to optimize mitochondrial health; exercise, fasting
48:00 Body’s water content (hydration); impacts of vegetables, muscle mass
51:07 Dr. Lustgarten’s book: Microbial Burden
57:56 Microbial metabolites
67:50 Exercises’ impacts on gut microbiome

Probiotics, prebiotics and bacterial metabolites
Optimal values and reference values for biomarkers

  
I cannot recommend highly enough Dr. Lustgarten’s videos on Youtube! They provide bite-sized takeaways for everyone that are based on solid sciences/measurements, whether you are a novice just getting started with biohacking or a seasoned biohacker. 

Dr. Lustgarten’s Youtube channel:  youtube.com/channel/UCT1UMLpZ_CrQ_8I431K0b-g (or search for Michael Lustgarten) 
Facebook: @mike.lustgarten 
Twitter: @mike_lustgarten 
Instagram: @conqueraging122
Microbial Burden on Amazon: amzn.to/2V5WhXR

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Interview with Nathalie Niddam, Optimizing Superhuman Performance

In this interview Nathalie discusses her biohack experiences, peptides and her Facebook group, Optimizing Superhuman Performance with Peptides, Nutrition and More. Find out her favorite biohacks, peptides and future plans for her group!

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Nathalie Niddam