Episode 50

Published on:

30th May 2023

Muscle Will Help You Live Longer | William Evans PhD

William J. Evans, PhD is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center and Human Nutrition in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Evans is the author or co-author of more than 300 publications in scientific journals, has more than 75,000 citations and was the first to describe sarcopenia. He is the co-inventor of a non-invasive and accurate measurement of muscle mass which is strongly related to health outcomes in older people. He is a founding member of the Society for Sarcopenia, Cachexia, and Wasting Disorders.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What’s more important, muscle size or strength?
  • The difference between lean body mass and skeletal muscle.
  • What you should focus on to maintain health as you age.
  • Why much of the research about muscles up until now has been wrong.

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The Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Show promotes a healthy world, and in order to have a healthy world, we must have transparent conversations. This show is dedicated to such conversations as the listener; your education, understanding, strength, and health are the primary focus. The goal of this show is to provide you with a framework for navigating the health and wellness space and, most importantly, being the champion of your own life. Guests include highly trustworthy professionals that bring both the art and science of wellness aspects that are both physical and mental. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is a Washington University fellowship-trained physician who serves the innovators, mavericks, and leaders in their fields, as well as working closely with the Special Operations Military. She is the founder of the Institute of Muscle-Centric Medicine® and serves patients worldwide.