Episode 141 The Circadian Code with Satchin Panda

There is a symphony of complex systems going on in our body and in our organs that are taking care of us.  Satchin Panda is discussing how to take care of these systems, and work at an optimal cicadian rhythm for your body, and why it’s so important.  

Topics Covered In This Episode:

  • What inspired you to write this book?
  • What do you mean by Circadian rhythm?
  • Why is it so important?
  • Traditionally (before electricity) what would this have looked like as a daily routine?
  • How does light affect us?
  • How do the clocks in our organs work?
  • Why is a regular routine important?
  • Is eating regularly important?
  • What health problems can we see if our circadian rhythm is off?
  • How does it affect digestion?
  • How does it affect metabolic disorders?
  • Does it affect our heart?
  • Can a disharmony lead to weight gain?
  • Can if affect inflammation?
  • What about our immune system?
  • What about depression?
  • What is time restricted eating?
  • How far from bedtime should we eat?
  • Is exercise important?
  • Is there an optimal time to exercise?
  • How does a disrupted rhythm affect health?
  • How do we know our rhythm is disrupted?
  • How should we start our day?
  • What should our eating habits look like?
  • How can we optimize sleep?
  • How much sleep should we get?
  • Is screen time important?
  • Is there a better way to optimize learning/attention at work/school?
  • How can someone get more info/your book/website?