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
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.
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
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 therapy and compare the
Sponsors: Squarespace (code: Joe), Legalzoom, Meundies, Onnit (code: Rogan) Listen Here 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 research Dose