Dr. Gabrielle Lyon ON The Truth About Muscle, Protein, And Longevity

5th Dec, 2022

Erica Lippy

health & wellness, Life Hacks, Podcasts

My guest Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is the founder of the Institute for Muscle Centric-Medicine™. She services the leaders, innovators, mavericks, and executives in their prospective fields. In addition, Gabrielle works closely with the Special Operations Military and has a private practice that services patients worldwide. Dr. Lyon is a Washington University fellowship-trained physician. Her postdoctoral training was a combined research and clinical medicine fellowship in Nutritional Science/Obesity Medicine and Geriatrics. She is also board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Lyon completed her undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition, Vitamin, and Mineral Metabolism at the University of Illinois and continues to be mentored over the last two decades by one of the world-leading protein experts Dr. Donald Layman. Her goal is to change the paradigm of medicine from obesity-focused to muscle-centric and change the way we think about health and medicine with high scientific integrity.

She has also has her own podcast, The Gabrielle Lyon Show, a place to provide you with the framework for navigating the health and wellness space and, most importantly, being the champion of your own life.

Now let’s talk about this subject:

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon ON The Truth About Muscle, Protein, And Longevity

Learn today the truth about the importance of consuming protein and how that will help impact your quality of life and longevity. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon reveals why protein and muscle is essential for your well-being and health span. She explains how there are only 2 ways to maintain skeletal muscle and why protein restriction is not the right advise being given. Learn today what is required to live a longer and more enjoyable life span.

“Longevity isn’t the end point, I think it’s health span and quality of life”

We Talk About:

  • The controversy between protein and longevity
  • Longevity experts what they commonly say
  •  Her experience with clinical research
  • Two ways to maintain skeletal muscle 
  • Protein restriction 
  • Why doctors are more focused on cardiovascular opposed to resistance training
  • Dr. Gabrielle’s perspective on disease starting in skeletal muscle 
  • Misconception we need mostly cardio
  • Falling as we get older, what to know
  • Training people to manage their environment
  • Heavy weight training and longevity
  • Does the quality of the muscle matter
  • Needing protein for full body turnover
  • Protein load issue or caloric load issue for aging?
  • Recommendations for protein
  • Essential amino acids – 9 are critical
  • How you know quality protein you are getting
  • Is supplementation recommended for vegans to get essential amino acids
  • How much the average person should get protein
  • How to best meet your recommended protein
  • Recommendation for intermittent fasting
  • Is too much protein over recommended amount bad for our health
  • Best source of protein for protein shake 
  • When to supplement amino acids and timing

More insights

 “If you were to leave with us a piece of wisdom you have learned in your life’s journey, what would that life lesson be that you would love to share with us today?

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