Paul Jaminet: The Perfect Health Diet – #34
By: Dave Asprey
Paul Jaminet. Ph.D. was an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, became a software entrepreneur during the Internet boom, and now provides strategic advice to entrepreneurial companies while pursuing research in economics. Paul’s experience overcoming a chronic illness has been key to his views of aging and disease, and in writing his new book Perfect Diet Solution.
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What We Cover
- Paul Jaminet’s origins, where his interest came from for a natural diet (~1:15)
- How important for people to understand the evolution and biology of the food they eat? (including vitamin D, nutrient deficiencies thoughts on self-experimentation variables, optimization of your own health) (~8:12)
- Now, the Bulletproof Diet focuses eating a high amount of fat, a fairly high amount of protein, and avoiding processed carbs like bread, grains, and sugar. It focuses on eating what is natural and minimizing mycotoxins that come in low-quality foods. Can you explain how your diet in your book “Perfect Health Diet” is similar and how it differs? (~16:02)
- In part 4 of your book you go into detail about supplements. What are your daily recommendations? (~19:50)
- What about Rheumatoid Arthritis and nightshades (potato and tomato)? (~24:00)
- Liver, health benefits, and cooking (~26:50)
- Eggs, particularly allergies (~29:31)
- We discuss sleep hacking a lot here at the BulletproofExec Blog; can you share with us the importance of circadian rhythms and optimal sleep? (including immune system) (~31:58)
- What are your top three recommendations for someone who wants to be as powerful and high performance in all aspects of life? (~36:21)
- Where can people learn more about you and your work? (~40:04)
Links From The Show
Perfect Health Diet, Website
Food & Supplements
The Bulletproof Diet
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