Jessie Inchauspé brings clarity and levity to the wellness space as a biochemist, researcher, and author. Her Instagram account, @GlucoseGoddess, exploded when she started sharing what she learned about glucose monitoring and managment. Her book, Glucose Revolution, has been called the best practical guide for managing glucose to maximize health and longevity. Even if you don’t think you have a glucose “problem,” you’re almost certainly in the group of people who could stand to improve their overall well-being by taking a more thoughtful approach to nutrition. In this conversation, Jessie offers simple sustainable changes that can have a significant impact on an array of health markers from sleep to energy levels to preventing disease. This is a must listen if you want to be well.
Behind Her Brilliance: Curiosity and a willingness to fail and be wrong
Say hi to Jessie on Instagram: @glucosegoddess
JESSIE INCHAUSPÉ | Biochemist + Researcher + Author
Jessie Inchauspé is on a mission to translate cutting-edge science into easy advice to help people improve their physical and mental health. She’s the founder of the wildly popular Instagram account @GlucoseGoddess, where she teaches hundreds of thousands of people about healthy food habits. She holds a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from King’s College London, and a master of science degree in biochemistry from Georgetown University. Her work at a genetic analysis start-up in Silicon Valley made her realize that, as the key to good health, food habits beat genetics. In her first book, Glucose Revolution, Jessie shares her startling discovery about the essential role of blood sugar in every aspect of our lives, from cravings to fertility, and the surprising hacks to optimize it while still eating the foods we love.
-How Jessie found her way from a quiet life in the South of France to a globally influential
-What Jessie learned about mental health after a life-changing physical injury
-How Jessie connected the dots between glucose and overall wellness
-How to know if you’re experiencing negative glucose spikes
-Myths about the various kinds of sugar (and which ones are best for you)
-The simple thing to do after dinner to improve your glucose levels and sleep
-The alcohol debate and which ones are best for maintaining healthy glucose levels
-Why the order of your meal matters more than its contents
-How vinegar impacts glucose (and why you should add vinegar to your daily routine)
-Why desserts > sweet snacks
-How to measure the impact of your nutrition changes
-The fascinating thing Jessie recently changed her mind about
And much more!
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Jessie’s Instagram account @GlucoseGoddess
Glucose Revolution (Jessie’s book)
Seeing Is Forgetting by Lawrence Weschler (Jessie’s book pick)