Episode 144: Why Muscle Is Our Metabolic Currency With Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
Welcome to Betty Bites. In this episode, we welcome Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. Gabrielle is a functional medicine physician and expert in muscle-centric medicine and has vast experience leveraging evidence-based medicine with emerging cutting-edge science to restore metabolism, balance hormones, and optimize body composition. In this short episode, we discuss how muscle is the largest endocrine organ in the body, how muscle is our metabolic currency, and how we need to shift the conversation from fat to muscle.
If you would like to tune in to the full episode with Dr. Gabrielle – click here. In the full episode together, Dr. Stephanie and Dr. Gabrielle talk about muscle-protein synthesis, how diet and aging affect this process, and the recent documentary, The Game Changers. Dr. Gabrielle shares her thoughts on plant and animal-based protein, growth pathways, and vegetarian and vegan diets. Finally, Dr. Gabrielle speaks to how she’s integrated the mindset of the Navy SEALs into her practice and everyday life.
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