Episode #145 with Dr. Isaac Jones of Designer Health Centers

Episode 145

Summary:

In Episode #145 Ari speaks with Dr. Isaac Jones of Designer Health Centers to talk about wellness and the arrival of functional digital health. During their conversation, Ari asks Dr. Jones about lifestyle choices, making the most out of a diet, supplement essentials and the origins of the DHC business.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 16:28 – Introduction of Dr. Isaac Jones of Designer Health Centers
  • 16:53 – Dr. Jones is a high-performance health consultant
  • 20:14 – Dr. Jones went to school in Canada before coming down to the US to get his doctorate
  • 21:45 – Maximizing performance means real, tangible benefits
  • 22:22 – Nutrition impacts the expression of the genome
  • 24:00 – The future of healthcare is in behavioral health science
  • 24:15 – Micronutrient deficiency is a real problem
  • 25:50 – Most lab tests look downstream…Dr. Jones looks upstream
  • 27:00 – Many of our most virulent diseases are diseases of lifestyle which means they are PREVENTABLE
  • 27:18 – What most people don’t realize is that disease starts 10, 20, 30 years before ever being diagnosed
  • 29:49 – If you really want to maximize performance you have to look upstream
  • 30:40 – Dr. Jones ideal diet for high-performers
  • 30:55 – Beta-oxidation
  • 31:40 – Aim for a low-carb diet, enriched with healthy fats
  • 34:30 – Working out on an empty stomach spikes your natural HGH levels
  • 35:45 – Dr. Jones shares his 1st meal of the day
  • 37:00 – Beef protein is hypoallergenic
  • 38:04 – Dr. Jones supplements
  • 39:35 – Vitamin C is not Vitamin C
  • 41:05 – People are starting to overdose on Omega-3s
  • 43:40 – DesignerHeathCenters.com or SuperHumanEntrepreneur.com

7 Key Points:

  1. Don’t be limited by geographical origins or location.
  2. If you maximize your performance, a better life will find you.
  3. Nutrition directly impacts the health and structure of your genome.
  4. Don’t address problems as they are presented; anticipate them before they arrive.
  5. Looking for a creative way to boost the effectiveness of your workout?—Try exercising on an empty stomach.
  6. Many of the killer diseases plaguing western society (heart disease, certain types of cancer, etc.) are fundamentally preventable.
  7. Eat well. Be well.

Resources Mentioned:

  • German Wings – An article suggesting that pilots may commit suicide more often than reported
  • Otto – Basically Siri but far more responsive and accurate, plus, it’s always listening
  • Carte – Similar to Fetch except it’s a website you use yourself; unlike Fetch, this is not a concierge service
  • Pitch Black in Real Life – A new substance that may allow humans to see in the dark
  • Pack Lane – Next-level, customized packaging for branding
  • We Are Becoming Flaky – Being a “flake” is a growing problem that’s tarnishing human relationships
  • Questions to Change Problems – An article highlighting questions you can ask yourself to put your problems in perspective
  • Overcoming Adversity – The 5 secrets to overcoming adversity

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