Michael Twyman, M.D.: “Walking at sunrise is one of the best things you can do.”
Michael, a board-certified cardiologist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss his underrated tips to prevent heart disease, plus:
- What tests you should ask for to assess cardiovascular health (~00:27)
- How frequently you should get a calcium score (~03:49)
- Annual labs you should get at the doctor (~05:09)
- Successful lifestyle interventions to prevent heart disease (~10:14)
- The link between sleep and cardiovascular health (~12:41)
- What your resting heart rate can tell you about cardiovascular health (~14:38)
- The best exercises to prevent heart disease (~19:11)
- Michael’s diet philosophy for heart health (~25:31)
- How to get enough protein on a plant-based diet (~29:07)
- The importance of natural light for heart health (~31:54)
- What to do if you have to wake up before sunrise (~35:27)
- The best blue-blocking devices and softwares (~36:34)
- What to do if you have to stare at a screen all day (~37:59)
- Why we don’t talk enough about light in health conversations (~40:47)
- The benefits of red light therapy (~43:53)
- Why you shouldn’t always wear sunglasses (~46:53)
- How much sun is too much (~49:28)
- How to tell if your mitochondria are healthy (52:49)
Referenced in the episode:
- Check out Michael's website.
- Apollo Neuro.
- Boston Heart cholesterol balance test.
- f.lux and Iris Tech.
- Check out Doug Wallace's research.
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