Protein amount, quality and timing | Dr Don Layman

In Episode #236, I’m joined by Dr Donald Layman to hone in on protein amount, quality, and timing. “Functional mobility, metabolic health, and muscle are far more important than what most people give it credit for.” There is endless online dialogue on protein. We continue to see bold claims from every direction; some influential figures […]

Skincare, haircare and deodorant | Michelle Wong, PhD

In Episode #235, cosmetic chemist Dr Michelle Wong returns for an extensive exploration of skincare. “Our skin has evolved with the environment – a lot of the time it can take care of itself quite well if we just leave it alone a bit.” In last week’s episode, Dr Michelle Wong introduced the topic of […]

Sunscreen must-knows | Michelle Wong, PhD

In Episode #234, I sit down with Michelle Wong, PhD to examine exactly why sunscreen is so important. “Don’t believe everything you read, especially if it comes from a beauty brand.” The Proof has covered a wide range of topics connected to health and longevity, spanning nutrition, exercise, alignment, and more. In this episode, we investigate […]

Saturated fats, sugar, and metabolic health | Dr Richard Johnson

Saturated fats, sugar, and metabolic health | Dr Richard Johnson The Proof with Simon Hill Podcast episode 233

In Episode #233, I’m joined by Dr. Richard Johnson to examine how diet affects the health and function of metabolism and the liver. “I do think that this fructose pathway is a lot more important than we think.” After Dr. Johnson’s appearance in Episode #215, listeners of The Proof had many more questions. Most of the feedback I […]

Fasting, metabolic health, shift-work and cancer | Dr Courtney Peterson

Fasting, metabolic health, shift-work and cancer | Dr Courtney Peterson The Proof with Simon Hill podcast episode 232

In Episode #232, I’m joined by Dr Courtney Peterson to examine the results of her recent study on early time-restricted eating. “One of the big advantages of Time Restricted Eating is that you don’t have to count calories. You just count time on the clock.” Time-restricted eating (TRE) is a topic of ongoing interest for those looking […]

Cholesterol, metabolic health and heart disease | Dr Alan Flanagan and Danny Lennon

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In Episode #231, I sit down with Dr Alan Flanagan and Danny Lennon to examine cholesterol, statins, the ketogenic diet, and longevity. “Getting LDL down always comes first.” – Dr Alan Flanagan LDL cholesterol has been making waves on social media in recent years. With some diet camps making bold claims about its relevance and […]

Can dairy be regenerative? | Ecologist Nicholas Carter

Can dairy be regenerative? | Ecologist Nicholas Carter The Proof with Simon Hill podcast episode 230

In Episode #230, I’m joined by ecologist Nicholas Carter to examine the role of dairy and other animal foods on the environment. “The dairy industry, as big as it is, is probably the most vulnerable to major disruption.” Over the course of recent episodes, we’ve worked towards building a more comprehensive picture of the topics […]

Specific exercise to avoid disease and live longer | Dr Paul Taylor

Specific exercise to avoid disease and live longer with Dr Paul Taylor The Proof with Simon Hill podcast episode 229

In Episode #229, I’m joined by Paul Taylor to discuss how to exercise to live better for longer. “Sublethal exposures to intermittent stressors – that is the key.” Over the past month, The Proof has increasingly explored the role of exercise in relation to long-term health outcomes. In today’s episode, we build on previous conversations with an […]

How much protein do we need? | Stuart Phillips and Dr Christopher Gardner

How much protein do we need with Stuart Phillips and Christopher Gardner The Proof with Simon Hill podcast episode 228

In Episode #228, I sit down with Dr Stuart Phillips and Dr Christopher Gardner for a discourse on how much protein we really need. “A true assessment of protein quality should take into account the other nutrients that come in those foods and the impact on the environment.” – Dr Christopher Gardner There is ongoing conversation […]

The carnivore diet, veganism and nutrition misinformation | Dr Alan Flanagan

The carnivore diet, veganism and nutrition misinformation with Dr Alan Flanagan The Proof with Simon Hill podcast episode 227

In Episode #227, I sit down with Drew Harrisberg and Alan Flanagan, PhD to discuss the carnivore diet and veganism, assessing many of the popular claims made by health and nutrition “influencers”. “The primary determinant of our health now, of health generally, is not outlier behaviours. It is diet and lifestyle and exercise — and […]