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Microbiome, Exercise, Diet, Metabolism, Circadian Rhythms, Endocannabinoids | Christoph Thaiss

About the Guest: Dr. Christoph Thaiss is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. His lab studies how the body detects & responds to environmental stimuli, with a focus on interactions between the gut microbiome, immune & nervous systems.

Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes talks to Christoph Thaiss, PhD about: sensory systems of the body & basic principles of how they work; gut microbiome & the consequences of depleting it with antibiotics; endocannabinoids & exercise; how microbiome composition influences the brain & motivation to engage in exercise; prebiotics & probiotics; circadian rhythms & eating patterns.

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