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The Meta Health Podcast

Aug 20, 2021

Beta cells are the insulin-producing cells in our pancreas and their durability is a key factor in promoting longevity and optimal health.  In this episode I use the battery analogy to explain how beta cells work and what actions you can take to preserve your beta cell battery life which helps prevent/reverse diabetes...

Aug 18, 2021

Glucose transporters (aka Glut) are a key protein that shuttles glucose into cells.  Understanding Glut helps you understand how your body transports and utilizes sugar, and how you can impact your glucose metabolism through lifestyle changes like exercise.  We'll use some clever mnemonics to keep the different Glut...

Aug 17, 2021

This is the first of a series of episodes that digs deep into insulin's actions and uses what I call the "mango cell model" so you understand the key components of cell structure.  I'm also going to introduce a key glucose transporter called GLUT and end with my opinion about mangos and fruits in general when it comes...

Aug 16, 2021

Your time is precious and there are a ton of health podcasts out there already.  In my trailer I discuss how this show might add some unique value and give you a totally different angle on learning about metabolism and health science.