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422: Become Stronger To Live Longer: The Importance Of Muscle Strength For Healthy Aging with Dr. Stuart Phillips

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While it’s clear that diet can affect longevity, there’s great uncertainty about which combinations of foods are best for attaining a long and healthy life. In this episode, our special guest Dr. Stuart Phillips reveals the latest research on protein as a key nutrient for muscle health and longevity. Listen Now!


Brief Bio:Dr. Stuart Phillips is a Professor at the Department of Kinesiology, Director at The McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence, a tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in skeletal muscle health in aging, a key opinion leader in protein science for exercise, weight loss, and aging, and President and CEO of NutriFitEx Consulting Ltd, specializing in scientific strategies for product innovation in nutrition and exercise science.


In this episode, you’ll learn:                  

  • Insights on aging well [05:37-08:09]
  • Why 120 is the maximum lifespan of a human [08:31-11:19
  • The 3 cornerstones of aging well [11:20-11:30]
  • The importance of nutrient-dense foods in elderly [11:32-13:33]
  • What’s more important: exercise or diet[15:02-18:58]
  • The effects of hyper-palatable foods [19:15-23:47]
  • What’re the optimal nutrients? [23:59-28:59]
  • Protein and its role in healthy aging [28:11-32:15]
  • How to be mildly insulin resistance [32:16-44:51]
  • Guidelines and dosage of physical activity [43:35-44:08]
  • Want to live longer? The optimal amount of exercise revealed [44:53-51:07]
  • Who lives longer: endurance athletes Vs average active person [51:11-54:02]
  • The importance of staying socially connected & its connection with longevity [54:05-01:00:13]
  • Can relationships boosts longevity and well being [01:02:35-01:03:05]
  • Takeaways from this episode [01:04:33-01:05:15]
  • And much more…


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317: Facts & Myths About Protein For Health And Longevity with Dr. Stuart Phillips


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Ted Ryce
Ted Ryce
Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, world-class fitness trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 20 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and dozens of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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