Dr. Ann Shippy On Epigenetics, The Paleo Diet, And Mold

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“You can teach your genes how to behave.”
— Dr. Ann Shippy

Greetings, SuperFriends!

In this week's episode, we are once again joined by Dr. Ann Shippy, a former IBM engineer turned traditional medicine doctor, turned functional medicine doctor, turned author, and TEDx speaker. She attended the University of Texas Medical School, after leaving a career at IBM engineering for 10 years.

Today she runs a thriving medical practice in Austin, Texas, and is board certified in internal medicine and functional medicine. Now, I wanted to have Dr. Shippy back on the show because, last time, we talked more about fasting and preventing disease, but I wanted to get a better sense of, first off, what epigenetics is, and what it practically means for us. And then I wanted to go a little deeper into mold, because Dr. Shippy has actually written an entire book on mold, as well as go a little deeper on diet, too.

So, we expand on everything we talked about last time in the episode, and we also refresh and relearn. I really enjoyed this episode and I learned quite a bit, and that's a pretty good indication that you are going to enjoy this conversation as well!

-Jonathan Levi

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • Who is Dr. Ann Shippy, what does she do, and how did she get here? [4:00]
  • How does Dr. Shippy manage all aspects of her work? [6:30]
  • What is epigenetics? [7:30]
  • What are some negative things we can avoid with epigenetics? [11:00]
  • What is methylation, and how does it work? [13:00]
  • What are some other things we can do based on epigenetics? [18:45]
  • The paleo diet and its benefits [21:40]
  • Some information about cholesterol, and what we really need to take a look at [24:00]
  • What is Dr. Ann Shippy's take on animal protein [27:20]
  • Mold, its negative effects on our health, and what we can do [29:40]
  • What are some things Dr. Ann Shippy does to perform at a SuperHuman level? [36:50]
  • The truth about aging [39:55]
  • Where can you learn more about Dr. Ann Shippy? [41:20]
  • Dr. Ann Shippy's final takeaway message [42:00]

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3 Comments

  1. Luiz
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    Thanks, I learned a lot of interesting things in past episodes.

  2. Shivaditya Purohit
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    loved th heart and the depth of the conversation. The way that Dr. Metivier shared from his enormous experience and insights was just amazing. Thank you Jonathan for doing this podcast!! 🙂

  3. Rob
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    Great interview with Dr. Greg Wells! He mentioned a doctor from Colorado around the 42:30 point of the podcast, discussing turmeric and black pepper. I couldn’t make out the doctor’s name. Can you provide me with his full name and maybe his website or contact info. Interested in his products.

    Thanks,

    Rob

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