The Model Health Show

One important tenet of living a longer, healthier life is eating a variety of nutrient-dense foods. In the landscape of diet wars, nutritional dogma, and predatory marketing tactics, it can be hard to cut through the noise. So what exactly should you be eating to increase your lifespan and healthspan? 

Today’s guest, Dave Asprey, is a longtime health science entrepreneur, a four-time New York Times bestselling author, and the father of biohacking. He’s back on The Model Health Show to share his top five foods that are correlated with a longer lifespan, including animal-based protein, blueberries, grass-fed butter, and more. 

You’re going to hear the real science behind dietary cholesterol, some of the nuances with consuming olive oil and fish oil, and how to upgrade your cup of coffee. We’re discussing how alcohol impacts longevity, the benefits of dairy fat, and how your nutrition can make your brain and hormones work better. As always, Dave is bringing the science and entertainment. I hope you enjoy this interview with the one and only, Dave Asprey! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why saturated fats are critical for building your hormones. (6:45)
  • What you need to know about fake avocado oil. (7:12)
  • The relationship between testosterone and dopamine. (8:39)
  • Why most people have low testosterone levels. (8:54)
  • The last place in your budget to cut costs. (10:52)
  • How canola oil was infiltrated into our food system. (11:38)
  • Why 80% of vegans quit their diet. (13:24)
  • The environmental implications of a plant-based diet. (20:39)
  • How our regulatory agencies have been lying to us. (24:24)
  • The evidence behind consuming olive oil. (26:03)
  • Two theories behind how olive oil impacts longevity. (27:11)
  • The health benefits of blueberries. (29:06)
  • Which animal proteins have the most minerals and nutrients. (31:07)
  • Why a pescatarian diet can backfire. (31:59)
  • The truth about plant-based omega 3s. (32:38)
  • Which food is the best source of EPA & DHA. (33:10)
  • The drawbacks of consuming too much fish oil. (33:50)
  • How coffee influences your longevity. (38:59)
  • The surprising truth about mold in coffee. (39:20)
  • How to choose between fair-trade and organic coffee. (49:00)
  • What happens in your body when you drink alcohol. (59:39)
  • The connection between longevity and ejaculation. (1:07:01)

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