What you need to know about omega 3 and 6 fats | Philip Calder, PhD

If you follow a plant-based diet, chances are you’ve questioned whether you’re getting enough omega-3. Polyunsaturated fats are currently a highly contentious topic in online nutrition spaces, and in this episode, I sit down with Professor Philip Calder to unpack everything you need to know. “Fatty acids are not all, by definition, bad. They have […]

The science of zone 2 cardiovascular exercise (Part 1) | Inigo San Millan, PhD

Zone 2 training has gained significant attention in recent years, with many people trying to integrate this incredibly beneficial type of exercise into their routines. But how do you know when you’re in Zone 2, and what are the mechanisms and benefits of this type of training? In Episode #277, I’m joined by Dr Inigo […]

How the microbiome affects metabolism and body weight | Dr Will Bulsiewicz, MD

Dr Will Bulsiewicz is an absolute powerhouse when it comes to the science of gut health and the microbiome. He’s also a favourite on The Proof, dating back to his ground-breaking first appearance on Episode #17 of the show. Having returned to The Proof multiple times since that initial episode, Dr Bulsiewicz has joined me to explore various topics, including building […]

Achieving Longevity and Healing through Food: A Deep Dive | Dr. Joel Fuhrman

In an era when nutrition advice is abundant, yet chronic diseases continue to rise, Dr Joel Fuhrman offers a different perspective. Having coined the term “Nutritarian”, his work focuses not only on promoting health and longevity, but also healing through food. In this Episode #274, Dr Fuhrman joins me to delve into the nutritarian lifestyle […]

Dating, sex, marriage, and relationship building | Jillian Turecki

When we think about health and wellness, what usually comes to mind is nutrition, exercise, sleep, or some other tangible metric. But what about love? In Episode #273, I sit down with relationship coach Jillian Turecki to hear her insights on the power of a healthy relationship. “The quality of your love life is directly […]

Is longevity science overhyped? | Professor Charles Brenner, PhD

The desire to live longer is not new to humans. But as time goes on, the concept of extending lifespan seems to be less about fantasy and more about a scientific “cure”. In our rush to find a silver bullet, has science been subverted along the way? In Episode #272, Professor Charles Brenner joins me […]

How to heal your microbiome after antibiotics | Dr Will Bulsiewicz, MD

For many health-conscious people, the use of antibiotics is a double-edged sword. We understand their power in combating illness but also recognise that they pose risks for the gut microbiome. I’m often asked for guidance about antibiotics by The Proof community, and in Episode #271, gastroenterologist and bestselling author Dr Will Bulsiewicz returns to the show to […]

Women’s health misinformation | Dr Jen Gunter, OB, GYN

The field of women’s health, historically understudied and often misunderstood, has finally begun to occupy a crucial place in mainstream health conversations. This shift, while empowering and supporting many women on their health journeys, has also unleashed a flood of misinformation and disinformation. These can be misleading marketing tactics at best, and at worst, they […]