Freakonomics: Food + Science = Victory

Dubner speaks with Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats fame. Kenji makes Alton Brown’s approach to food look childish. This is a wonderful show chock full of great cooking tips for delicious foods (as well as ways to simply eat healthier from some of the other guests). If you’re into cooking or being healthier, you’ll enjoy this one.

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Bulletproof Radio: Summer Bock on Fermented Foods and Restoring Gut Health

New to Podcastnotes, Bulletproof Podcast. Our first set of notes digs into the microbiome, gut health, and fermentation.

Summer Bock is a Master Fermentationist who guides people to experience a deeper level of healing. Her mission is to radically improve people’s health while empowering them to revolutionize the local food system using delicious, local and healthy food. A skilled herbalist with a background in microbiology, she is certified by the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and Columbia University. Summer has created an avid following with her signature programs The Probiotic Power Cleanse, Gut Rebuilding, and the yearlong Fermentationist Certification Program. Here is a chapter out of Summer’s book, Gut Rebuilding.

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Rhonda Patrick: Buffering the effects of stress with meditation

Rhonda discusses some of the mechanisms by which chronic stress (and rumination) affect the brain and brain aging, the gut and inflammation, the immune system, and biological aging through acceleration of telomere shortening. She talks about how meditation can buffer these negative effects of stress and improve cognitive performance, brain aging and b iological aging in general.

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The Joe Rogan Experience: Dr. Rhonda Patrick

Rhonda and Joe go in depth on the damage from blows to the head during MMA, genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, the role of epigenetics and overall recommendations for how to eat, sleep, exercise and supplement.

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The Tim Ferriss Show: The Oracle of Silicon Valley, Reid Hoffman and Michael McCullough

Listen to the Podcast with @reidhoffman and Michael McCullough the founder of QuestBridge.org   7.5/10 Microphones What Reid took from his alternative schooling in Vermont (Putney School): Grounding in the breadth of human condition, perhaps more so than most people in silicon valley who are valley narrowly focused Tips for Non-Technical Founders: Depends on how … Continue reading The Tim Ferriss Show: The Oracle of Silicon Valley, Reid Hoffman and Michael McCullough

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The Joe Rogan Experience: Rhonda Patrick (Part 2/2)

Full Episode, Podcast Score: 9/10 Microphones Sponsors: Squarespace (code: Joe), Legalzoom, Meundies, Onnit (code: Rogan) Find Rhonda Patrick at: Foundmyfitness.com, @foundmyfitness Part II Cold Therapy Discussion Continued: Biomarkers (markers in your blood that can be tested) to establish level of exercise during a study: Pro-inflammatory cytokines (e.g. IL beta and TNF-alpha) to be tested right after exercise Then use cold … Continue reading The Joe Rogan Experience: Rhonda Patrick (Part 2/2)

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The Joe Rogan Experience: Rhonda Patrick (Part 1/2)

Full Episode, Podcast Score: 9/10 Microphones Sponsors: Squarespace (code: Joe), Legalzoom, Meundies, Onnit (code: Rogan) Find Rhonda Patrick at: Foundmyfitness.com, @foundmyfitness Part I Kombucha: Probiotic fermented drink (contains small levels of alcohol) Buy some / Make your own Water: You can die from drinking too much water (Radio contest, Frat hazing) Sauna Benefits: Rhonda goes in depth on her blog on Sauna … Continue reading The Joe Rogan Experience: Rhonda Patrick (Part 1/2)

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