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Autophagy: The Secret of Youth with Naomi Whittel

By JJ Virgin

Naomi Whittel has traveled the world to find the most powerful anti-aging ingredients, and she joins JJ in today's podcast to talk about the groundbreaking science of autophagy. Listen as Naomi explains exactly what autophagy is and how this cellular detoxification process can help restore your energy and renew your youth, as well as the simple steps you can take to stimulate autophagy today. Find out why the timing of your meals matters and the “powerphenols” that can boost your health, plus how to figure out your circadian rhythm so you can activate autophagy at night. You’ll also get Naomi’s simple recipe for Autophagy Tea that will have your skin glowing from the inside out!   Freebies From Today’s Episode Get Naomi Whittel’s free Glow 15 Cookbook by going to JJVirgin.com/glow15.   Main Points From Today’s Episode Autophagy is the process by which cells remove toxins and repair damage. Naomi explains how to boost autophagy so you can look and feel your best. Timing matters: what you do is important, but when you do it is equally as important. Naomi recommends starting your day with fat and saving your carbs for later in the day. Naomi’s autophagy tea contains powerful ingredients that help keep your cells healthy. Those include citrus bergamot Earl Grey tea, EGCG from green tea, and cinnamon.   Episode Play-By-Play [2:02] Naomi Whittel’s career briefing [3:44] What is autophagy? [6:23] What was the inspiration behind Naomi’s book, Glow 15? [8:28] Simple steps you can take right now to stimulate autophagy [9:03] Timing matters – start your day with fat and save your carbs for later in the day. [11:10] Why Naomi is a fan of intermittent fasting and protein cycling [13:58] 30 minutes of interval training or resistance training every other day can promote autophagy. [14:56] Knowing your circadian rhythm and what type of sleeper you are helps to activate autophagy at night. [17:30] Naomi’s autophagy tea contains powerful ingredients that help keep your cells healthy. [19:10] Naomi’s favorite supplements include “powerphenols.” [20:44] Meditation is the one thing that Naomi does every day that makes the biggest difference. [22:14] Get Naomi’s free Glow 15 Cookbook with plenty of yummy, de-aging recipes. [25:11] Listener’s question: I’ve always been told you should have 3 meals and 2 snacks a day. What’s wrong with that advice?   Mentioned in this episode: JJVirgin.com/glow15 JJ Virgin on YouTube Sleep Candy 7-Day Stop, Drop & Swap Challenge JJ Virgin Official Facebook page JJ Virgin on Instagram

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