Gladden Longevity

Q&A: Steve + Dr. Gladden – Episode 162

Join Dr. Jeffrey Gladden and Steve Reiter in this episode of the Gladden Longevity Podcast. In this episode, they chat about the year 2022 and what it meant personally and professionally for Dr. Gladden and the podcast. They talk about feeling safe, dry January, intermittent fasting, the importance of drinking water, NAD, and they answer salient questions. Listen to learn more. 

Listen to this episode to learn about making a hundred, the new thirty, and Living Young for a Lifetime!

Show Notes:

Steve wishes Dr. Gladden a happy new year and shares how Dr. Gladden is enjoying his visit to Puerto Rico. (00:25) 

Steve questions Dr. Gladden about 2022 and how it was for him. (00:49) 

Dr. Gladden explains how 2022 was a transformative year for him. (1:00) 

Dr. Gladden speaks about some of the issues he dealt with to become a better person and that feeling safe was one of them.  (2:00) 

Dr. Gladden shares some of the insights he got about wanting to make a life instead of a living. (4:02) 

Dr. Gladden says you learn to swim by swimming, and you learn to be courageous by being courageous and having courageous conversations. (5:55) 

Steve hints about “dry January” and asks Dr. Gladden to speak about it. (8:11) 

Dr. Gladden reveals that there may be some value to “dry January” but that it’s more important to ask yourself about your relationship with alcohol and what you want it to be. (10:01) 

Dr. Gladden adds that some people discover that they are alcoholics when they confront their relationship with alcohol. (12:03) 

Dr. Gladden expresses that fasting has many benefits. (14:40) 

Dr. Gladden notes that it is much better to skip dinner than breakfast and suggests that fasting is not harmful but eating too much food in one sitting after fasting is unhealthy. (17:01) 

Decreasing what you take for dinner in the evening is a healthier way to eat. (18:55) 

Dr. Gladden gives an example of his great-grandfather, who lived to be ninety-six, and how he drank eight glasses of water daily. (23:00) 

Dr. Gladden goes over a method by which biological age is measured. (25:38) 

Dr. Gladden emphasizes that it’s not just about measuring the age but about what we do with the results. (27:10) 

Dr. Gladden states that genetics may be an asset in one situation and a liability in another situation. (28:02) 

Dr. Gladden points out that you lose sodium and fluid in the sauna, too, and hydrating is important. (29:10) 

Dr. Gladden advises readers to take deeper looks and read studies in detail when they are posted or released in the news as they may not apply to them and also take other factors at play. (31:39) 

Dr. Gladden suggests that in dealing with studies, you must look at them through your own lenses to know what works. (33:25) 

Dr. Gladden advocates that you are better off maximizing your own NAD production. (35:17) 

Dr. Gladden mentions how Sinclair actually popularized NMN as the best molecule to allow people to make NAD. (37:10) 

Dr. Gladden believes that NMN will not go away any time soon. (38:46) 

Dr. Gladden insinuates that NAD may not be suitable for cancer patients. (41:30) 

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