Greg Potter is a health and performance consultant. He also works as Chief Scientific Officer for a digital health startup and is an international public speaker and science writer. Greg’s PhD work at the University of Leeds on sleep, diet, and metabolic health was featured by the likes of the BBC World Service, the Washington Post, and Reuters. Greg has a BSc and an MSc in Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University, where he coached a sprinter to four gold medals at the European Championships. Greg has also worked with groups such as The United States Naval Special Warfare Command on health and performance optimisation.
Websites and Social Media Links:
Twitter – @GDMPotter
Instagram – gdmpotter
ATSW – Episode 210: Greg Potter – Circadian Rhythm masterclass
Research and Articles Mentioned:
Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Oxidative Stress Even without Weight Loss in Men with Prediabetes
Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves 24-Hour Glucose Levels and Affects Markers of the Circadian Clock, Aging, and Autophagy in Humans
Glycemic control is impaired in the evening in prediabetes through multiple diurnal rhythms
Early Time‐Restricted Feeding Reduces Appetite and Increases Fat Oxidation But Does Not Affect Energy Expenditure in Humans
People and Resources mentioned:
0:00 – 3:10 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Greg about his background
3:11 – 4:48 – Robbie asks Greg what is health?
4:49 – 16:30 – Robbie asks Greg to discuss all things circadian biology and chrononutrition
16:31 – 18:50 -Robbie asks Greg does melatonin impact insulin production and secretion?
18:50 – 27:14 – Robbie asks Greg about a.m. sunlight’s influence on melatonin onset and release
27:15 – 46:58 – Greg goes deep into chrononutrition
46:59 – 1:08:54 – Robbie asks Greg what strategies can people utilise to improve their circadian regulation via meal timing
1:08:55 – 1:13:23 – Robbie ask Greg is caloric content or meal size more important for circadian regulation?
1:13:24 – 1:16:09 – Robbie asks Greg where people can find out more about him and his work?
1:16:10 – 1:18:22 – Robbie wraps up the show!