May 31, 2013
In this app insider interview with Dan Pardi from Dan's Plan, you're going to learn how to reduce illness, maintain physical abilities, increase performance, raise sleep quality, and maximize longevity and lifespan.
Dan Pardi is the CEO and co-founder of Dan’s Plan, an online wellness and technology company promoting optimal health in our modern world. Prior to founding this company, Dan established a track record of excellence in various health-related occupations, including innovative work in bioinformatics and Scientific and Medical Affairs in the biopharmaceutical industries. Dan has also performed scientific research on diet, exercise, and cancer, and continues to conduct research today in both sleep neurobiology and cognitive neuroscience at Stanford University and the University of Leiden.
As a lauded presenter and educator, Dan has been invited to speak to physician and academic audiences around the world, including Switzerland, Germany, Moscow, Belgium, Netherlands, Turkey, Budapest, and throughout the United States. He is an invited member of the Society for Ingestive Behavior and was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Directors for IISRA, which is a global association helping to stimulate independent research grants for academic investigators. Early in his career, he also served as the Assistant Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of San Francisco, where his primary responsibility was the design of year-round training protocols to optimize in-season peak performance for 13 different athletic teams.
In this interview, I ask Dan:
You talk about being an intelligent eater. What does that mean?
What does it mean to be a good food citizen?
When it comes to physical activity, you use the word Enduring Mover. What do you mean by that?
What are your top tips for restorative sleep?
How do you prefer to track sleep?
What are some other keys to gut heath, fasting, happiness and stress?
Be sure to check out the “FitBit” body tracker and also check out Dan's “Optimize Your Health” Infographic.