Dispelling the myths about fats and metabolism in relation to our diet, Dr. William W. Li joins Corinna Bellizzi in this episode. Dr. Li is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and author of the New York Times bestseller Eat to Beat Disease. Coming back to the show, he continues to give us a new way to think about our health through his new book, Eat to Beat Your Diet: Burn Fat, Heal Your Metabolism, and Live Longer. It’s an anti-diet book that will upend what you thought you knew about our health. So follow along and learn how you can elevate your health, improve your metabolism, and improve your health defenses. Don’t miss out!
Key takeaways from this episode:
02:35 Summarizing the 5 health defenses as outlined in NYT Bestselling Book: Eat To Beat Disease
04:44 Dispelling myths about fats: introducing white fat vs. brown fat
11:30 The four phases of metabolism: dispelling myths about age-related metabolic slow downs
19:30 How the body stores and uses fats, plus the stem cell connection
26:48 The impact of stress and lifestyle choices on our metabolism
30:09 The power of food choices and fasting to supercharge your metabolic health
33:58 How to activate brown fat to burn white fat and improve metabolism
40:13 Limit empty calories and consume more of the these for a healthy metabolism
47:00 A calorie is not a calorie and the importance of omega-3 to support a healthy metabolism
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