Episode #293 – Blood Sugar, Autophagy and Brain Health Strategies

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, Episode #293 – Blood Sugar, Autophagy and Brain Health Strategies

, Episode #293 – Blood Sugar, Autophagy and Brain Health Strategies

In This Episode:

  • 07:01 The Importance of the ‘Quit Sugar Summit’ 
  • 07:16: Sugar and David Jockers’ childhood
  • 12:00:  What happened when Dr. Jockers started drinking lots of water in college
  • 13:17: Discovering the term ‘intermittent fasting’
  • 14:40: What is the first thing you need to do to get healthy?
  • 15:25: What’s in your salad dressing?
  • 18:38: What do we call it when our blood sugar is high?
  • 20:19: The dangers of high fructose corn syrup
  • 24:27: Should we limit our high-sugar fruit intake?
  • 28:34: Understanding ketones as a tool
  • 30:45: Our body’s inflammation amplifying system
  • 35:32: Understanding the benefits of fasting
  • 39:30: What does autophagy actually mean? 
  • 33:00: What are the hallmarks of all neurodegenerative diseases?
  • 46:10: What neuroplasticity has taught us
  • 48:16: The importance of having a thriving brain
  • 50:30: What does it mean to be ‘hangry’?
  • 54:37: Understanding Einstein’s brain
  • 55:13: Increasing your own brain connectivity
  • 58:25: Understanding proprioception 
  • 59:06: What is the future of health?

Dr. Jockers is in the hot seat in this episode of Functional Nutrition as he gets interviewed by Mike Collins as part of the ‘Quit Sugar Summit’. If you’ve enjoyed Dr. Jockers when he’s interviewing other guests, or speaking on a particular health topic, then you’re really in for a treat in this episode as he shares his story on how he came to be empowering people to reach their health potential. 

There’s valuable information on fructose and corn syrup, and the first three things you can do to kick start your healthier eating regime. And because it’s all told from the perspective of how Dr. Jockers achieved a healthy lifestyle himself, the conversation is super relatable. 

Knowledge is power, and with the knowledge that Dr. Jockers is freely dishing out, the power is truly in our hands to make those incremental changes that lead to us ditching the sugar and making more healthy eating decisions in general, setting us up for a lifetime of wellness that is well worth it. 

“I really focus on creating the world’s best natural health content to inspire, educate, and empower as many people as possible to reach their health potential.” ~ Dr. David Jockers

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