Lots of eye opening facts in this one. Rich and Zach get into the many harmful effects caused by consuming glyphosate, the main chemical used in Roundup, the tie between glyphosate and neurological diseases, and why it’s even destroying the microbiome. Lots of antibiotic talk as well.
Lesson learned, I’ll never eat non organic again.
Rhonda Patrick returns with another whirlwind of hard science backed recommendations to optimize your health and happiness. First tip: start eating Broccoli Sprouts.
LONGEVITY, EPIGENETICS, MICROBIOME HEALTH & THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EATING FOR LONG-TERM WELLNESS VERSUS PERFORMANCE
This episode is a geeky deep dive into the hardcore science behind everything from telomeres and the mechanisms behind aging and longevity to the primacy of maintaining microbiome health; oxidative stress and the relationship between inflammation and chronic disease; epigenetics and genetic disposition versus expression; and of course nutrition – divining truth from myth, the impact of micronutrient inadequacies, focused supplementation and the difference between eating for optimal wellness versus performance.
I couldn’t help but get out some notes on the immensely intriguing Wim Hof (aka the Ice Man). He’s recently been on not just the FoundMyFitness podcast, but also the Tim Ferris Show and Joe Rogan Experience. He was also the subject of a VICE Documentary with over 1 million views to date.
It’s so easy to try out his deep breathing technique and see how many push-ups you can do or how long you can hold your breath after wards. It’s pretty amazing, I’ve tried it.