139: Professor Gordan Lauc on How Glycans Are a Key Tool in Healthy Aging and Will Shape the Future of Medicine

How Glycans Are a Key Tool in Healthy Aging and Will Shape the Future of Medicine

Welcome to episode 139 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular biology and Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at GlycanAge, Professor Gordan Lauc, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on glycans. Glycans are becoming increasingly recognized as a pivotal piece in the longevity puzzle. However, you probably haven’t heard of why glycans are massively important—until now.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Gordan’s origin story
  • What are glycans (and their importance)
  • Epigenetics and glycans
  • AGE’s vs. glycans
  • Glycans and their connection to perimenopause (and estrogen)
  • Glycans and COVID
  • How glycans serve as a check engine light for our health
  • Why are glycans being studied more
  • How many times to test yourself each year
  • And much more

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78: All DNA Tests Aren’t Equal + Why Genetic Data Alone Isn’t Enough

All DNA Tests Aren’t Equal + Why Genetic Data Alone Isn’t Enough

Welcome to episode 78 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Genetic tests are becoming more and more popular. And with that popularity comes many options to the marketplace and many more opportunities to become confused. In this episode, I discuss why not all genetic tests are equal, plus key factors to consider when choosing a genetic test. Lastly, I’ll share why I’m not a fan of direct-to-consumer tests because of one big reason.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Why not all consumer-based genetic tests are the same
  • The unintentional but powerful downside people encounter with direct to consumer test
  • Why genetic data alone isn’t enough
  • And much, much more

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72: Gratitude 2.0: The Untold Story (and Science) of Gratitude + How It Can Reverse Aging and Boost Your Immune System

Gratitude 2.0: The Untold Story (and Science) of Gratitude + How It Can Reverse Aging and Boost Your Immune System

Welcome to episode 72 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

With all the doom and gloom in the world, it seems as though everywhere we turn, there’s one crisis or another. Being informed is good, but consuming a steady diet of bad news takes a toll on your energy, relationship, business, health, and even how you age. But, no need to fret. There’s a simple action that counteracts all of this: gratitude. Gratitude is much more than some sentimental thing.

Inner balance gratitude 2.0
Blue blocking glasses and my Inner Balance Bluetooth device

And in today’s episode, we’re taking a deep dive into the science of gratitude and its effect on your heart, immune system, and how you age.

HeartMath Rhythm
An example of a change in heart rhythms after shifting emotions

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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • About the state of the world today and how it’s suffocating your potential
  • Gratitude 1.0 and what it is
  • Gratitude 2.0 and what it is
  • How gratitude is scientifically measured and the surprising research behind it
  • Gratitude and its effect on your heart and immune system
  • How to alter your mental state
  • About the connection between your prefrontal cortex and depression
  • 4 Benefits of gratitude 2.0
  • How to start leveraging gratitude in your daily life
  • Much much more

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