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‚ÄčThe Melanie Avalon Podcast Episode #23 - Gil Blander: Inside Tracker 

Gil Blander is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of InsideTracker, a company dedicated to providing personalized health and wellness recommendations through blood and DNA analytics. Gil received his Ph.D. in biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science and completed his Doctoral fellowship at MIT. Gil is widely recognized as an expert in the science of aging and leads a team of specialists in nutrition and exercise physiology.

InsideTracker is designed for people who want to enhance their performance, increase their energy levels, feel better, and maintain a healthy weight. It is widely used by a variety of professional athletes as well as everyday people interested in health optimization. By analyzing a vial of blood, a DNA sample, or the two together, Gil and his team at InsideTracker provide their customers with a detailed look at their current health and share a personalized diet, exercise plan, and other key recommendations for improving and performing at their best.


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9:10 - Gil Blander's Path To Longevity And Inside Tracker 

14:00 - What Are Conventional Blood Reference Ranges Based On? 

16:00 - Normal Vs. Optimized Range

16:20 - How Often Are Reference Ranges Updated? 

17:30 - How Have The Reference Ranges Changed Through The Years?

18:45 - Which Biomarkers To Test?

23:45 - Addressing Underlying Issues (Thyroid)

25:00 - How Fast Do Blood Biomarkers Change? 

27:50 - Blood Glucose Vs. HBA1c

30:00 - The Importance Of Testing Multiple Factors  

31:45 - Cholesterol And Diet

32:35 - Normal Vs Optimized Ranges 

35:40 - Predictive Analytics 

37:00 - Blood Glucose On High Vs. Low Carb Diets

39:00 - Micronutrients And Total Body Status

41:15 - Uncommon Tests 

42:20 - Interpreting Iron Blood Tests

49:20 - Interpreting Markers Of Inflammation 

55:45 - The Role Of Knowledge In Blood Tests

58:05 - Interpreting Liver Enzyme Results 

1:03:45 - Testosterone, Cortisol, And Anabolism Vs. Catabolism

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1:09:45 - Differences In Lab Facilities (Quest, Labcorp, etc.) 

1:12:45 - Genetic Testing At Inside Tracker

1:17:00 -  The Placebo And Nocebo Effect With Genetic Testing

1:22:05 - Testing Food Sensitivities

1:25:20 - How Fast To See Changes, And Retesting 

1:27:10 - Uploading Your Own Data

1:28:45 - Finding Your Inner Age

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