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Ben Greenfield Life

Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldLife.com! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.

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How A Biochemist & Engineer Reversed His Coronary Artery Disease & Calcium Scan Score Based On Over 16,000 Hours Of Study & Research, With Patrick Theut.
If you're dealing with plaque, high calcium scores, coronary artery disease, or other heart concerns, you're in for an eye-opening podcast that could change your life. In this episode, you'll dive into Patrick Theut's remarkable journey of reversing coronary artery disease, the diet plans and high-dose vitamin regimen that helped him regenerate his pancreas and fix his thyroid, and the crucial role of vitamin K in heart health. Patrick Theut is a biochemist and engineer who has successfully managed to reverse his coronary artery disease, recording his experience in his fascinating Cardiac Manifesto, linked here. In total, he has invested over 16,000 hours of study into the cause of heart disease. Today, you'll uncover his insights into why this disease develops, how to stop it from progressing, and protocols that can potentially reverse it. Additionally, Patrick unveils the hidden power of gut health in maintaining a strong heart and reveals his personal dietary secrets that have kept heart disease at bay. You'll also delve into Patrick's groundbreaking venture in cardiac health, K-vitamins.com. His company sells a vitamin K blend called Koncentrated K that includes micro-encapsulated astaxanthin — a potent carotenoid pigment and antioxidant found naturally in algae, shrimp, lobster, crab, and salmon. Koncentrated K also contains the highest dose of the three most researched forms of vitamin K to help you improve your cardiac health and live a long and vibrant life. Ready to take control of your heart health and explore new frontiers in cardiac wellness? Join me and Patrick as we embark on a journey to understand the intricacies of heart disease, unlock the secrets of optimal cardiac health, and discover groundbreaking approaches to reversing coronary artery disease. Oh, and for further insights into enhancing your heart health, you can explore the “Resources From This Episode” section, where you'll find all of my podcasts, plus interesting studies on neutrophil to HDL ratio (NHR). This wealth of information could be life-changing for you or a loved one! For full show notes: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/vitaminkpodcast Episode Sponsors: Kreatures of Habit: Go to kreaturesofhabit.com/ben and use code BGL20 for 20% off your first purchase. Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get 20% off at organifi.com/Ben. BEAM Minerals: Go to beamminerals.com and use code BEN at checkout for 20% off your order. JoyMode: Go to usejoymode.com/GREENFIELD or enter GREENFIELD at checkout for 20% off your first order. Our Place: Go to fromourplace.com and enter code BEN at checkout to receive 10% off sitewide.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
63:42 5/25/24
Ben's Guide to the Most Affordable and Advanced At-Home Lab Tests, Learn How to Reach Peak Health & Performance Through Testing
Imagine you had a map that revealed a hidden landscape teeming with secrets about your body — decoding your gut health, your genetic predispositions, your oxidative stress levels, and even your biological age.  It's a lot more accessible than you might think... In this episode, you'll get a breakdown of the intricate world of lab testing, mapping out the route to peak health and high performance. From comprehensive gut examinations and cutting-edge hormone analyses to the pivotal Omega-3 Index Report, you're about to get a roadmap for interpreting your body's data. I'll also share my rigorous testing routine, including annual gut and blood tests, once-in-a-lifetime genetic tests, and various one-off samplings, to demonstrate how to tailor testing for your health needs. Why is this so crucial? Because, as I always say, you can't manage what you don't measure. The intel gathered isn't just fascinating — it’s pivotal for anyone serious about optimizing their health and wellness. But here's the kicker: while lab testing is necessary, it can often be unnecessarily expensive. That's why I've created a one-stop-shop resource page featuring the best, most affordable at-home health tests from Rupa Health. Additionally, I've enlisted AI tools and an expert coaching team to help you decode your treasure trove of data after testing to help you minimize costs. Throughout this show, you'll hear about crucial markers like lipid peroxides and 8-OHdG that can tell you a lot about oxidative damage (how fast you're aging on a cellular level). You'll also get to dive into mold and mycotoxin testing you can do from the comfort of your home with Rupa Health, and I’ll explain why the Omega-3 Index Report is more than worth its $84 price tag if you're keen on getting your fatty acid balance in check. There's even the fascinating realm of biological age testing to see if your cells are younger or older than your chronological age. Tune in to uncover the essential lab tests that can reveal everything from hidden food sensitivities and heavy metal toxicity to the intricacies of your gut's microbiome. You won't want to miss this deep dive into the nuances of oxidative stress, fatty acid profiles, hormone health, and more to get a clear picture of how to fine-tune every aspect of your well-being. Ready to demystify the numbers and biomarkers that hold the key to unlocking your best health? For full show notes: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/testingpodcast Episode Sponsors: Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use Greenfield10 to get 10% off on your order. LVLUP Health: Head over to lvluphealth.com/BGL for a special discount on their game-changing range of products. BioStack Labs: Get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more at biostack.com/ben15. Ketone-IQ: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at Ketone.com/BENG. Timeline Nutrition: Go to timelinenutrition.com/BEN and use code BEN to get 10% off your order.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
46:53 5/23/24
UNLOCK Your Gut’s FULL Potential: Top Tests, Kid Probiotics & Poop Secrets!
Bloating, gas, constipation, and food intolerances — you've probably experienced these symptoms before. In fact, a study evaluating gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in Americans found that out of 71,812 people, 61 percent reported GI problems in the last week. Experiencing gut health issues is nothing to take lightly, though...   For example, "leaky gut" — an increase in intestinal permeability — can allow toxins, bacteria, and undigested food particles into the bloodstream, potentially causing inflammation and autoimmune reactions. Disruptions in the gut-brain axis may also contribute to conditions like anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders. Additionally, malabsorption of nutrients in the gut can lead to deficiencies in essential vitamins and minerals. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.  In this "Best of Gut Health" compilation episode, you'll embark on a journey through the world of gut health with my top subject matter experts, getting the opportunity to explore alternatives to GLP-1 weight loss drugs and the latest in probiotics, uncovering the secrets of microbiome testing and its impact on your mood, gaining insights into the delicate balance of a child's microbiome, unlocking the intricate link between eating disorders and gut health, delving into the power of cold thermogenesis in triggering fat loss, and much more! Each of my guests offers a deep dive into gut health, bringing a unique perspective to the table. Dr. Coleen Cutcliffe emphasizes the role of specific bacteria in stimulating GLP-1 production and highlights the importance of a high-fiber diet in this process, which metabolizes into short-chain fatty acids, ultimately influencing insulin responses, blood sugar regulation, and food cravings. Meanwhile, Dr. Patrick Hanaway sheds light on microbiome testing, explaining the significance of individual biomarkers like calprotectin and pancreatic elastase in assessing gut health. He also touches on the impact of gut bacteria on mood and the emerging field of psychobiotics. On the other hand, Raja Dhir discusses supporting children's microbiome, stressing factors like breastfeeding and diet diversity in shaping an infant's gut microbiome. Additionally, Dr. Lauryn Lax explores the concept of total gut reset, linking eating disorders to gut health and discussing strategies for managing conditions like constipation. Lastly, Joel Greene tackles the role of cold thermogenesis in weight loss, explaining its impact on fat loss and sharing tips for optimizing this process for better results. With a wealth of expert perspectives, tips, biohacks, and more, this show is tailor-made for anyone experiencing gut health issues and searching for answers. For the full show notes, visit: BenGreenfieldLife.com/guthealthpodcast Episode Sponsors: IonLayer: Go to ionlayer.com/ben for $100 off your kit to start reaping the benefits of NAD+. FUM: Head to tryfum.com/BEN and use code BEN to save an additional 10% off your order today. BIOptimizers Mushroom Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben now and enter promo code BEN10 to get 10% off any order. Apollo: Head over to apolloneuro.com/bengreenfield and use code BG15 for 15% off. Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get 20% off at organifi.com/Ben.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
67:36 5/18/24
#1 Way to SUPERCHARGE Glutathione Absorption (Plus Crazy Benefits) With Dr. Nayan Patel
I recently read The Glutathione Revolution: Fight Disease, Slow Aging, and Increase Energy with the Master Antioxidant and had my mind blown by a ton of facts I never knew about glutathione, the body's so-called "master antioxidant" that plays a crucial role in protecting cells from oxidative stress and damage caused by free radicals, building and repairing tissue, making chemicals and proteins needed in the body, and supporting the immune system. After 11 years of clinical research on glutathione, Dr. Nayan Patel finally shares how powerful and essential glutathione is to the body’s detox system, discusses the various benefits it has with slowing the aging process, and explains how you can increase your levels naturally. Dr. Patel is regarded as the foremost expert on absorbable forms of glutathione and holds the only patent on transdermal glutathione. In addition to many other topics such as cellular function and hormone replacement, he is a highly sought-after global authority on the critical role that glutathione and all other antioxidants and endogenous molecules play in the body. Along with traveling the world educating practitioners on advanced biochemistry and anti-aging science, Dr. Patel also serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, where he is also an alumnus. He is a licensed compounding pharmacist who is still involved in designing and compounding drugs and nutrition therapies for his patients, including athletes, CEOs, highly stressed actors, physicians, and the community where he has practiced for 25 years. Besides being a pharmacist, CEO, and leader, he is a father to his three kids, husband to his supportive wife, and son to his dad who is his inspiration to help heal the world. Dr. Patel is a firm believer in providing the body with the tools it needs to defend itself and promote a healthy lifestyle that fits the pace of the modern world. His company, Auro Wellness (use code BEN10 for a 10% discount), is deeply committed to research and innovation.  Ready to explore more about one of the latest breakthroughs in anti-aging science? Let's dive in... For the full show notes, visit BenGreenfieldLife.com/auropodcast Episode Sponsors: CAROL Bike: Get $250 off yours with the code at carolbike.com/ben today. ZBiotics: Get 15% off your first order at zbiotics.com/BEN when you use code BEN. Young Goose: Visit younggoose.com and use code BEN10 at checkout to enjoy a 10% discount on your first order. MOSH: Head to moshlife.com/BEN to save 20% off plus FREE shipping. Pique: Visit PiqueLife.com/Ben and get 15% off with a minimum of a $60 purchase.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
59:54 5/16/24
How To Listen To Your Body Better, The Best Way To Use HRV Data, Spartan DEKA FIT Training, The Power Of Ownership & More With Justin Roethlingshoefer
From a young age, Justin Roethlingshoefer has always been self-motivated to improve, developing the discipline and work ethic necessary to excel. At 13 years old, his father said, “Son, talent will get you noticed, but consistency will get you paid,” setting up his quest of founding Own It. I met Justin when my wife and I presented to guests at his Own It event for couples in Napa Valley, and we hit it off right away. After being exposed to his deep body of knowledge and witnessing his passion for helping people achieve physical, mental, and life success, I knew I had to have him on the podcast. Today's show is all about optimizing not just your fitness, but your life — you'll get to explore topics like training for the Spartan DEKA FIT, using HRV tracking to measure human performance, understanding your purpose, taking ownership of your life, and much more! Justin's work focuses on peak performance, human optimization, and applying data and testing to create personalized blueprints. He excels at simplifying complex concepts, particularly within the Outer Energy team at Own It Coaching, where he takes the latest research on nutrition, training, and recovery and packages it into digestible, systematic, and applicable steps. Additionally, Justin is an Amazon best-selling author for his books: Intent, The Athletic Performance Blueprint, and Own It... …and now the brand new book we discuss in this show: The Power of Ownership: Redeem Your Health, Live Life by Design, and Break the Relentless Pursuit of Normal. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/ownit Episode Sponsors: BON CHARGE: Go to boncharge.com/GREENFIELD and use coupon code GREENFIELD to save 15%. Quantum Upgrade: Unlock a 15-day free trial with the code “BEN15” at quantumupgrade.io. Hiya: Go to hiyahealth.com/BEN to receive 50% off your first order. C60: Get 15% off at shopc60.com/ben-greenfield using code “GREENFIELD15” LMNT: Go to DrinkLMNT.com/BenGreenfield to get a free gift with your purchase!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
68:14 5/11/24
How to Biohack International Travel, Ben's Inexpensive Hair Loss Prevention Protocol, Top Ancestral Living Strategies For A Longer Lifespan, & More With Jag Chima.
Whether it's biohacking to limit jet lag, preventing balding, discovering simple daily movements to emulate the physicality of your ancestors, sipping healthier alcohol choices, or debunking fasting misconceptions, today's show is packed with practical advice for rejuvenating the body and mind. In this episode, explore the fusion of ancestral wisdom and cutting-edge biohacking strategies for achieving peak wellness with me and Jag Chima, an entrepreneur, investor, visionary, health and fitness enthusiast, philanthropist, and the host of The Inspired Lifestyle Podcast. Jag is the founder of The London Group, a diversified conglomerate with extensive operations in the UK, India, and other parts of the world. He has been featured on many media platforms including BBC News Asia, BBC Asian Network, and MATV, and is a sought-after speaker and strategic advisor on business affairs. Jag believes in facing fears and taking on challenges for growth and personal development, as demonstrated by his recent adventures completing a triathlon and a 1,450 km bicycle ride from Delhi to Mumbai. He is a proud supporter of The Unique Home for Girls, a home for unwanted, abandoned girls in Punjab, India. Join Jag and me as we discuss everything from mindful eating to combat hyper-palatable foods to utilizing antioxidants for protection against environmental pollutants and the implications of oxidation-prone fats in your diet. The episode doesn't stop at internal health, though — it also provides transformative tips for enhancing your skincare and haircare routines using budget-friendly bio hacks like peptides and red light therapy, discovering the art of preparing plant-based foods to maximize their nutrient content, and staying true to the holistic wisdom your ancestors practiced. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/chima Episode Sponsors: Manukora: Use code BEN at manukora.com/ben for a free pack of honey sticks with your order — a $15 value. LeelaQ: Visit http://leelaq.com/ben and use code BEN10 for 10% off. Troov: Save 30% off your first order with code Ben at drinktroov.com/products/BEN. BEAM Minerals: Go to beamminerals.com and use code BEN at checkout for 20% off your order. Kreatures of Habit: Go to kreaturesofhabit.com/ben and use code BGL20 for 20% off your first purchase. IQBAR: Get 20% off all IQBAR products plus FREE shipping by texting BEN to 64000.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
75:32 5/9/24
The Latest Health Hacks, How To Use Methylene Blue, The Guy Who Ate A Human Finger, Alcohol Microdosing & More With The UK's Leading Biohacker, Tim Gray.
After years spent self-healing his body from chronic health conditions through biohacking alone, Tim Gray embarked on a mission to educate and empower the masses. As such, he created the Health Optimisation Summit, Europe’s largest health conference, which aims to provide people with the knowledge, tools, and resources to take their health and performance to the next level. In this episode, Tim and I discuss a range of topics, including new technologies and the lineup for the 2024 Health Optimisation Summit, breathwork, mitohormesis (mildly stressing your mitochondria to enhance your health and longevity), peptides, protocols for using methylene blue, my beauty regimen, and much more! So, who is Tim Gray? Tim is known as the UK's leading biohacker and the founder of the fantastic Health Optimisation Summit. The Summit is a world-first collaboration between US-based health titans ​Bulletproof Biohacking Conference and ​Paleof(x), showcasing the best speakers from the health, biohacking, fitness, longevity, nutrition, and functional and preventative medicine spaces. Tim is also the man behind the ​Biohacker London Meetup​ group, a growing global community that laid the foundation in the UK for the Summit’s success. Be sure to join Tim and me in London on June 15–16 at the Health Optimisation Summit 2024 — the ultimate gathering for anyone passionate about biohacking, wellness, and living their best life. You can grab your tickets here! For the full show notes, visit: BenGreenfieldLife.com/biohackertim Episode Sponsors: Vuori: Go to vuori.com/BEN for 20% off your first purchase and free shipping on orders over $75. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order.  Joovv: Go to Joovv.com/ben and apply code BEN for an exclusive discount. LVLUP Health: Go to lvluphealth.com/BGL for a special discount on their game-changing range of products. BIOptimizers Mushroom Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben and enter promo code BEN10 to get 10% off any orderSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
70:06 5/4/24
A Conversation With One Of India's Top Health Authors & Biohackers About Body Transformation, Air Pollution, The Magic of Ghee, Timed Meditation & Much More With Ritesh Bawri
On a recent three-week tour of India, I had the pleasure of meeting a host of individuals making a huge impact on the country's health and wellness scene. Today, I'm thrilled to have a guest on the show who I knew was a kindred spirit from the moment I met him. Ritesh Bawri, a successful Indian businessman, shares my dedication to health by walking 10,000 steps daily, adhering to an ancestral sleep schedule, and opting for ghee over vegetable oil at restaurants. In this episode, you'll discover Ritesh's health journey, insights on managing India's air pollution, the value of Ayurveda, the impact of seed oils on health, spirituality's role in longevity, and much more. So, who is Ritesh exactly? Ritesh is a fourth-generation entrepreneur and the founder of Breathe Again, a global platform that helps successful people learn to live a long and healthy life. He has an impressive track record, having built and sold several businesses in the construction industry valued at over $1 billion. Eight years ago, Ritesh underwent a remarkable transformation. He lost 60 pounds and reversed type 2 diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and hyperacidity. Since then, he has been on a mission to transform the lives of over 10,000 people from over 20 countries. Ritesh's work has earned him recognition from the highest levels of government and the entertainment industry. He has worked with the Prime Minister of India and six Chief Ministers, as well as actors, actresses, and entrepreneurs. Ritesh is also the author of the book The Amazing Health Transformation, which launched at number two on Amazon's bestselling list, and the host of The Ritesh Bawri Show. For the full show notes, visit: bengreenfieldlife.com/ritesh Episode Sponsors: Ion Layer: Use code GREENFIELD at ionlayer.com/ben for $100 off your kit. Beekeeper's Naturals: Go to beekeepersnaturals.com/BEN or enter code BEN to get 20% off your order. Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get them now for 20% off at organifi.com/Ben. CAROL Bike: Visit carolbike.com/ben today and get $250 off your order. KetoneIQ: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at Ketone.com/BENG.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61:11 5/2/24
How To Avoid Botched Facial Plastic Surgery, Do Red Light Masks Actually Work?, Opioid-Free Surgical Recovery, & More With Dr. Cameron Chesnut.
Interested in reclaiming your youthful appearance but terrified by the thought of a plastic surgeon transforming your face into a botched job fit for reality TV? In today's episode, explore how to achieve natural-looking results and rejuvenate your appearance through facial plastic surgery and other effective anti-aging strategies with Dr. Cameron Chesnut, a renowned facial plastic surgeon.  People from all corners of the globe seek Dr. Cameron's astonishing, high-impact outcomes from minimally invasive procedures that leave his patients looking natural, rejuvenated, and seemingly untouched. He is known globally for his progressive use of regenerative medicine and postoperative recovery techniques, as well as his dedicated personal preparation for performance readiness. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and the founder of Clinic 5C — an integrated practice of facial plastic surgery, functional medicine, dermatology, wound care, and cosmetics. Dr. Cameron has been described by the Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress as, "[the] best example of the new generation of modernly trained international surgeons." You can catch my previous episodes with Dr. Cameron by checking out the links below: The Big Beauty Podcast Part 2: Botox & Healthy Botox Alternatives, Liposuction, Hollywood’s “Devil Drug,” Popsicles, Vibrators, Non-Invasive Anti-Aging Protocols & Much More With Dr. Cameron Chesnut. The Big Beauty Podcast: Anti-Aging, Hair Growth, Gray Hair, Baldness, Beauty Myths & Beauty Truths, Dermarolling vs. Microneedling, Scars & Stretch Marks, Testosterone, DHT & Much More With Dr. Cameron Chesnut. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/cameron3 Episode Sponsors: Troov: Save 30% off your first order with code Ben at drinktroov.com/products/ben. BioStack Labs: Get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more by going to biostack.com/ben15. HVMN: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at hvmn.com/BENG. Clearlight Sauna: Go to HealwithHeat.com and use code: BEN for a discount and free shipping. Air Doctor: Visit airdoctorpro.com/beng now to save big.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
48:11 4/27/24
The Best EMF Protection Devices, How To Build A Smart Home That's Low EMF, Fraud In the EMF Industry & More With Hagen Thiers Of Qi Technologies & Waveguard.
From his earliest years, Hagen Thiers battled relentless adversaries: headaches, dizziness, and the torment of sleepless nights. These problems persisted, and by the time he was 11 years old, he was diagnosed with electro-hypersensitivity. Now an expert and inventor in groundbreaking electromagnetic field (EMF) protection, Hagen joins me on the podcast to share his journey of creating technology that can protect you, your home, and your family from the harmful effects of electromagnetic radiation. Just like him, around 10 percent of Germans live with the debilitating effects of electrosmog. For Hagen, escaping into areas with no electrosmog pollution wasn’t an option. In 2014, he founded Qi-Technologies, named after Hagen's advanced invention, which reduces the strength of electromagnetic fields in its vicinity by depolarizing artificial radiation, such as that emitted by mobile phones, Wi-Fi, and other sources of electrical pollution.  Since 2019, Hagen has been able to show numerous studies validating the effectiveness of Qi technology. Further studies are in progress. With a focus on delivering its products to customers internationally, Qi Technologies has now become Waveguard (use code BENGREENFIELD20 to save 20%). Join Hagen and me as we journey into the world of EMF protection and discover how you can safeguard yourself and your loved ones from the pervasive effects of electromagnetic radiation. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/waveguardpodcast Episode Sponsors: Mito Red Light: Go to mitoredlight.com and use code BGLIFE to save 5%. Young Goose: Visit younggoose.com and use code BEN10 at checkout for 10% off your first order.  Our Place: Go to fromourplace.com and enter code BEN at checkout to receive 10% off sitewide. JoyMode: Go to usejoymode.com/GREENFIELD or enter GREENFIELD at checkout for 20% off your first order.  Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Go to organifi.com/Ben and get 20% off your order.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
67:47 4/25/24
Solosode 471: Why Ben Greenfield Drinks One Serving Of Alcohol Per Day, The Effects Of Alcohol On Longevity, How To Detox After Partying, The Best Supplements For Drinking & Much More
Alcohol and longevity — it's an extremely controversial topic that most health experts shy away from.  But I'm not afraid of courting controversy when there's scientific evidence to consider. Sure, you've heard the warnings about alcohol being a toxin that should be avoided at all costs — and in some cases this is true. But what if I told you that in moderate amounts (emphasis on moderate), alcohol can actually be beneficial for longevity and brain health? In this episode, I'm diving deep into the latest research on alcohol's effects on your body, and why I choose to drink almost every single day. First, I'll explain the concept of mitohormesis — how temporary stressors like alcohol can actually boost your mitochondrial function and resilience when consumed in the right amounts. Next, you'll gain insights into finding the "Goldilocks Zone" for your alcohol intake — the amount of alcohol consumption that provides health benefits without the notorious downsides of drinking too much booze. I'll also discuss supplements like dihydromyricetin (DHM) that can block alcohol's intoxicating effects while still allowing you to reap the rewards of moderate drinking. Additionally, you'll hear about using binders like chlorella, charcoal, and fruit pectin to remove toxins like acetaldehyde from your body after drinking, my routine for enjoying a nightly glass of organic wine or a cocktail, and recommendations for healthier alcoholic beverage choices like Dry Farm Wines, shrubs, and even ketone "alcohol" alternatives. Whether you're a teetotaler or a casual drinker, this episode might just reshape your thoughts around alcohol. By the end, if you choose to partake in this longevity strategy, you'll have a step-by-step game plan for your own conscientious alcohol consumption. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/alcohol Episode Sponsors:  Kineon: Visit shop.kineon.io/bengreenfield  today and receive 10% off your purchase. Timeline Nutrition: Go to timelinenutrition.com/BEN and use code BEN to get 10% off your order. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order. Ipothecary: Go to ipothecarystore.com/ben and use code BEN20 for 20% off. Air Doctor: Visit airdoctorpro.com/beng now to save big.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
45:09 4/20/24
The Ultimate Eastern Medicine Approach To Lyme, Epstein-Barr, Parasites, Viruses, Gut Issues & More With Dr. Chris Motley
Are you tired of feeling like your body is fighting against you? Do you find yourself battling unexplained fatigue, muscle aches, and brain fog day after day, with no relief in sight?  Imagine waking up each morning with a renewed sense of energy and clarity, ready to take on the day after uncovering and addressing hidden ailments impacting your health, happiness, and ability to live life to the fullest. In this episode, embark on an exploration of holistic healing and cutting-edge therapies for Lyme disease, Epstein-Barr virus, parasites, viruses, gut issues, and more with Dr. Chris Motley, an expert in Eastern medicine. Dr. Chris Motley, a Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan University, is a certified practitioner in acupuncture, applied kinesiology, clinical kinesiology, and liver methylation therapy. Additionally, he holds a diploma in acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Motley serves both in-person patients and offers virtual consultations worldwide. His expertise extends to addressing complex health issues such as Lyme disease, liver methylation, parasites, SIBO, viral infections, hormonal imbalances, chronic structural problems, neurological conditions, and fertility challenges, guiding individuals toward vibrant health. From unique therapies like frequency medicine to personalized diet and movement practices, tune in to gain valuable insights into Dr. Motley's comprehensive solutions for challenging health conditions! For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/motley Episode Sponsors: Clearlight Sauna: Go to HealwithHeat.com and use code: BEN for a discount and free shipping. Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get 20% off at organifi.com/Ben. LVLUP Health: Go to lvluphealth.com/BGL for a special discount on their game-changing range of products. BIOptimizers Mushroom Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben now and enter promo code BEN10 to get 10% off any order. FUM: Head to tryfum.com/BEN and use code BEN to save an additional 10% off your order today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
66:47 4/18/24
The 55-Year-Old Mom Who Spends Just $106 Per Month On The Gym & Supplements Is Reversing Her Age Faster Than Biohackers & Tech Billionaires: Julie Gibson Clark
In the world of tech titans, competition extends beyond the boardroom to space conquest and extravagant lifestyles. However, one of the most intriguing competitions focuses on reversing the aging process itself: the Rejuvenation Olympics, Bryan Johnson's brainchild. Quickly rising to the top of the leaderboard is Julie Clark, a single mom in her 50s earning less than $100k per year. Today, she joins the show to teach you how to defy aging with her budget-friendly routine, which includes regular exercise, sauna sessions, a balanced diet with limited refined sugars and grains, and affordable supplements. Despite not having a billionaire's budget, Julie's aging rate — 0.665 (she only ages 66 out of 100 days) — is remarkable, demonstrating that longevity is within reach for many, without breaking the bank. Unlike many of her counterparts in the Rejuvenation Olympics, her routine is somewhat ordinary. She spends $27 a month on a gym membership and $79 a month on the longevity supplement NOVOS. Julie consumes about 16 ounces of a variety of vegetables daily, snacking on carrots, radishes, and peppers during her workday. She limits the amount of refined sugars and grains she eats, and at least three times a week, Julie uses the sauna for 20 minutes before taking a cold shower. Through these simple, affordable health and longevity methods, Julie is considered a top competitor at the Rejuvenation Olympics — measured by the DunedinPACE test, the gold standard for assessing the pace of human aging. This test analyzes DNA methylation marks in white blood cells, providing unique insight into an individual's rate of aging. In this episode, you'll uncover the diverse approaches to anti-aging with me and Julie, showcasing that while there is no one-size-fits-all solution, healthy habits, including exercise, diet, and smart supplementation, can significantly impact healthspan and lifespan. Whether you're a billionaire or an average Joe, the key to longevity may be simpler and more accessible than you think. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/julieclark Episode Sponsors: Hiya: Go to hiyahealth.com/BEN. This deal is not available on their regular website.  Troov: Save 30% off your first order with code Ben at drinktroov.com/products/ben. LMNT: Receive a free LMNT Sample Pack with any order when you order through drinklmnt.com/BenGreenfield. Quantum Upgrade: Unlock a 15-day free trial with the code “BEN15” at quantumupgrade.io. ZBiotics: 100% money-back guarantee and 15% off your first order at zbiotics.com/BEN use code BEN.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60:15 4/13/24
Big Things I’ve Changed My Mind About: Keto, Carnivore, Cryotherapy, Statins, THC, Sleep Hygiene, Minimal Effective Dose Of Exercise & More!
As I've been researching and writing Boundless 2.0, I've found myself reevaluating many of the health and fitness strategies that I previously endorsed.In this episode, prepare to have your perspective challenged as I discuss some of the significant shifts in thinking I've undergone while exploring the latest science and experimenting with biohacking. To kick off the show, I discuss one of the biggest areas where I've updated my thinking — the ketogenic diet. While I was previously gung-ho about strict therapeutic ketosis for all sorts of applications, I now have a more nuanced view that involves limiting carbohydrates during the day for enhanced focus and consuming 200 to 300g in the evening to support better sleep and hormonal balance. Additionally, I've moved away from a saturated fat-heavy keto diet to a Mediterranean-style approach with foods like avocados, olives, oily fish, and olive oil. When it comes to exercise, I used to be that guy who obsessively crushed two-a-day workout sessions. But the more I dig into the research, the more I've come to understand the importance of staying within the "Goldilocks Zone" — enough training to accrue benefits, but not so much that you risk overtraining. Another controversial mind shift I've experienced is around statins, which was prompted by my advanced cardiac screening. My Cleerly test revealed plaque buildup, leading me to start a PCSK9 inhibitor and a daily dose of rosuvastatin and acetamide. While I still don't think these drugs should be blindly taken, in some cases the benefits can outweigh the risks if properly monitored. My view on cold exposure has also slightly changed after digging into research. I used to be all about long ice baths and open-water cold swims, but now I've shifted to shorter, more frequent cold exposures. (You'll hear multiple times throughout this show that optimizing your body is all about finding the right balance and avoiding excessive stress.) This show also covers topics like the hidden benefits of aspirin, ginger, and yes... even "dick pills." Plus, you'll gain insights into sleep hacking, why I'm taking a more discerning stance on cannabis, and the dangers of extreme biohacking. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/470 Episode Sponsors: Paleovalley: Go to paleovalley.com/ben to get 15% off your first order. C60: Visit shopc60.com/ben-greenfield and use code GREENFIELD15 for 15% OFF your first order. Mito Red Light: Go to mitoredlight.com and use code BGLIFE to save 5%. Ion Layer: Use code GREENFIELD at ionlayer.com/ben for $150 off your kit and start reaping the benefits of NAD+. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "GREENFIELD10" to get 10% off.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
100:20 4/11/24
Best Of Hormone Health: How To Stop Hormonal Weight Gain, The Truth About Birth Control, How To Optimize Your Testosterone Levels & More
If you're feeling exhausted 24/7, gaining weight despite sticking to a strict fitness routine, or struggling with mood swings, your hormones are likely out of balance.  Today's episode, "Best Of Hormone Health," offers real solutions to help you regain control of your hormones and optimize your hormone health with expert insights and actionable strategies. From balancing cortisol levels to enhancing growth hormone production, this episode covers a range of topics to assist you in overcoming hormonal challenges. Up first, Dr. Marcos De Andrade (Dr. De) is here to revolutionize your understanding of growth hormone deficiency in adults and overall hormone health. Next, explore the complexities of thyroid health, shedding light on how this crucial gland affects weight gain, metabolism, and overall vitality with Dr. Amie Hornaman. Expect in-depth insights on the importance of thyroid tests, such as TSH, T3, T4, and reverse T3, in diagnosing thyroid issues.  After this, delve into cortisol modulation and adrenal health with Dr. Craig Koniver who will help you unlock valuable insights into managing stress and optimizing your body's cortisol levels for peak performance. The next featured guest is Dr. Jolene Brighten who sheds light on the effects of hormonal birth control on the body and menstrual cycles. Finally, Jay Campbell shares his extensive knowledge of testosterone optimization and its impact on overall health. He discusses various delivery systems for testosterone, including injectable, transdermal, and oral options. Ready to revolutionize your understanding of hormone health? Tune in to join this enlightening journey through the fascinating world of hormones. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/hormonepodcast Episode Sponsors: Joovv: Go to Joovv.com/ben and apply code BEN for an exclusive discount. Manukora: Visit manukora.com/ben or use code BEN to get a free pack of honey sticks with your order. BON CHARGE: Go to boncharge.com/GREENFIELD and use coupon code GREENFIELD to save 15%. Thrive Market: Go to ThriveMarket.com/BEN for 30% off your first order, plus a FREE $60 gift! LeelaQ: Visit http://leelaq.com/ben and use code BEN10 for 10% off.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
87:57 4/6/24
Can One Tiny Molecule Support Hair Growth, Address Allergies, Fight Inflammation & Increase Longevity? The Truth About C60 With Ken Swartz & Jessica MacNaughton.
Are allergies making your life miserable, leaving you desperate for relief? Is hair loss, chronic inflammation, and the relentless march of time wearing you down? Picture a solution that not only promotes luscious hair growth and conquers your dry eyes, stuffy nose, and stiff joint pain but also holds the potential to enhance your longevity and vitality. In this episode, explore the transformative potential of Carbon 60 (C60) with Ken Swartz and Jessica MacNaughton, the visionaries behind C60 Power — a pioneering provider of high-quality C60 health solutions that enhance mitochondrial and immune functions for boosted health and wellness. Ken, aka “Ken the Scientist,” the Chief Science Officer of C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%), earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Arizona State University. In 2017, he founded C60 Power which offers C60 made with certified organic oils and 99.99% pure sublimated Carbon 60, never exposed to solvents, and sourced in the U.S. Jessica MacNaughton serves as the CEO at C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%) and shopc60.com. She earned an Executive MBA and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Denver. Jessica’s background includes 23 years of professional experience working in corporate America. She has held leadership positions in Fortune 500 and 200 companies, as well as in several private companies, including three of her own. After taking Carbon 60 for about six months, she noticed her body’s response to seasonal allergies had significantly changed. Her very painful PMS symptoms were also nowhere to be found. She noticed a dramatic increase in hair growth and nail strength. Her mental clarity and focus had become substantially sharper and her ability to problem-solve and deal with stress had expanded. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/purplepowerpodcast Episode Sponsors: Vuori: Go to vuori.com/BEN for 20% off your first purchase & free shipping on any U.S. orders over $75. Organifi Sunrise: Free shipping and 20% off the Sunrise to Sunset Kit at organifi.com/ben. Beekeeper's Naturals: Go to beekeepersnaturals.com/BEN or enter code BEN to get 20% off. HVMN: 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at hvmn.com/BENG. BIOptimizers Mushroom Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben and enter promo code BEN10 to get 10% off.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58:58 4/4/24
Follistatin & Klotho Gene Therapy, Stem Cells In Mexico, NK Killer Cells, Advanced Age Reversal Tactics & More With Adeel Khan
Are you tired of feeling the effects of aging, like sluggish muscles, persistent inflammation, and a general slowdown? Imagine receiving a treatment that not only decelerates these processes but also enhances muscle growth and restores your energy at the cellular level. In this episode, Dr. Adeel Khan, a repeat guest, unveils the revolutionary treatments offered at his clinic, Eterna Health, such as follistatin gene therapy and Klotho injections. These cutting-edge treatments combat the aging process, helping you feel youthful and vibrant — stay tuned to hear about my personal experience during my visit to his Cabo location. As the CEO and founder of Eterna Health, a revolutionary concept in specialized healthcare, Dr. Khan's allure extends beyond borders. Patients from across the globe seek out his unwavering dedication to understanding cellular physiology and the art of cellular repair, leading to collaborations with scientists in Canada, the USA, Mexico, Dubai, Italy, and Japan. Dr. Khan’s grand vision reaches beyond personal success. His ultimate aspiration is to democratize regenerative medicine, making it affordable and accessible to people from all walks of life. Join Dr. Khan and me as we explore the benefits of cutting-edge treatments for slowing down the aging process, enhancing muscle growth, improving overall health, and innovative approaches to regenerative medicine, shedding light on the future of anti-aging therapies. Oh, and if you didn't catch our first interview together, I highly recommend checking that out here: “The Difference Between Getting Stem Cells Internationally Vs. The USA, Peptides, Testosterone & Hormones, Tissue Engineering, DNA Editing, Truths & Myths Of Regenerative Medicine & More.” For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/eternapodcast Episode sponsors: Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use “Greenfield10” to get 10% off on your order.  Mary Ruth’s Organics: Use code MROBENG20 for 20% off (valid on both maryruthorganics.com and Amazon). Limitless Life Nootropics: Visit limitlesslifenootropics.com/bengpeptides and use code BEN  for an exclusive discount. Ipothecary: Go to ipothecarystore.com/ben and using code BEN20 for 20% off. Wild Health: Get 20% off with code BEN at wildhealth.com/benSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
56:49 3/30/24
The Ultimate Workout Set For Travelers, Energizing Anti-Aging Biohacks, How To Build a Healthy Home From The Ground Up, & Ben's Top Unasked Question with Kris Gethin.
Struggling to maintain your health and fitness routine while constantly on the go? Curious how to biohack your way to better performance and longevity as you age? Feeling overwhelmed by the demands of modern parenting and frustrated with the limitations of the traditional school system? Today's show covers it all as I join Kris Gethin's podcast to unpack practical solutions and expert insights on staying healthy and fit, especially during travel, optimizing your well-being with the latest biohacking and anti-aging strategies, building a healthy home, and innovative parenting approaches. Kris Gethin is renowned as one of the world's leading body transformation specialists, earning the title of the world's number one transformation coach and personal trainer on platforms like Trainerize and Bodybuilding.com and governing bodies such as the PT Academy. As the co-founder of the Kris Gethin Gyms franchise, former co-founder of Kaged Supplements, former editor-in-chief of BodyBuilding.com, former editor-at-large at Weider Publications, and former publisher of Kaged Muscle Magazine, Kris has positively impacted the lives of millions through education and transformation. Host of The Kris Gethin Podcast and author of the best-selling book Body by Design, Kris has excelled as a natural pro bodybuilder, IRONMAN triathlete, Ultramarathoner, Spartan competitor, and motocross racer. Currently, he dedicates his time to training clients online via www.krisgethin.com, assisting celebrities in their health and wellness journeys, and hosting anti-aging, fitness, and biohacking seminars and retreats worldwide. In this episode, explore a wide range of topics, including my meetup with Kris in India, workout routines when traveling, biohacking tips, my reasons for homeschooling, and the challenges of modern education. Additionally, you'll discover efficient biohacks for reversing biological aging, including the benefits of peptides, hormetic stressors, and the significance of NAD supplementation. Also, you won't want to miss out on the top questions people ask me, and the one I wish more people would ask — the answer will surprise you! For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/gethin Episode Sponsors: Beam Minerals: Go to beamminerals.com and use code BEN at checkout for 20% off your order. JoyMode: Go to usejoymode.com/GREENFIELD or enter GREENFIELD at checkout for 20% off your first order. Young Goose: Visit younggoose.com and use code GREENFIELD at checkout to enjoy a 5% discount on your order. Mito Red Light: Go to mitoredlight.com and use code BGLIFE to save 5%. BioStack Labs: Get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more by going to biostacklabs.com/ben.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
68:10 3/28/24
The Most Important Supplement To Take If You're On Statins, Plant-Based Compounds That Increase Testosterone & Bone Density, Japanese Anti-Aging Secrets & More With Dr. Barrie Tan.
Experiencing muscle discomfort from statins? Curious about natural ways to alleviate these symptoms and boost your heart health? In this episode, explore the role of geranylgeraniol (GG) and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) in supporting muscles affected by statins with repeat guest, Dr. Barrie Tan, the world’s foremost expert on annatto, geranylgeraniol (GG), vitamin K in the form of MK-4 and vitamin E in the form of tocotrienols. Get ready to discover the benefits of these essential compounds that support cardiovascular health and muscle function, especially in individuals taking statins. A scientist first and foremost, Dr. Tan earned his Ph.D. in chemistry/biochemistry from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and spent several years as a professor at UMass. Dr. Tan has committed himself to the research and development of phytonutrients — natural compounds found in plants that reduce and slow chronic disorders. Dr. Tan is credited with discovering a form of vitamin E called tocotrienol from three major sources: palm, rice, and annatto — a natural dye and food coloring derived from the seeds of the achiote tree, known for its potential health benefits, including antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. Editor of two prestigious books on tocotrienol and founder of the International Tocotrienol Conference, Dr. Tan was dubbed the “Tocotrienol King” by Dr. Stephen Sinatra, a highly respected and sought-after cardiologist. Dr. Tan has held roles of Chief Scientific Officer and Scientific Board Member for multinational organizations. His career includes periods working in association with the US Armed Forces and a Prince of Thailand. He has successfully launched multiple businesses in the nutrition industry and owns an array of patents and intellectual property, keeping him at the forefront of scientific innovation. He is an internationally celebrated and sought-after speaker, having presented at multiple respected conferences in the field including; IFT, ADA, ASN, IHS, A4M, NPA, AACR, ICIM, IAOMT, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dr. Tan is currently the President of American River Nutrition, a natural health R&D company he started with his wife, Elizabeth, in 1998. Described as a scientific pioneer, his mission is simple: improve the everyday health of people’s lives through the rigorous application of DeltaGold® – the first-ever tocopherol-free tocotrienol product extracted from annatto, and the most potent form of vitamin E in existence today. Be sure to check out Dr. Tan's formulations for Designs for Health (use code BEN15 to save 15%): For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/ggpodcast Episode Sponsors: Organifi: Go to Organifi.com/Ben for 20% off your order. Ned: Get 15% off Ned products with code GREENFIELD by going to helloned.com/GREENFIELD. Ipothecary: Go to ipothecarystore.com/ben and use code BEN20 for 20% off. Clearlight Sauna: Go to HealwithHeat.com and use code BEN for a discount and free shipping. Limitless Life Nootropics: Visit limitlesslifenootropics.com/bengpeptides and use the code BEN at checkout for an exclusive discount.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50:38 3/23/24
Is There One Perfect Diet For All Humankind, Keto vs. Plant-Based, Hunger & Carb Cravings Pro Tips & More With Matt & Wade, Authors Of The Ultimate Nutrition Bible.
Do you ever feel like you're locked in a battle with your diet, following all the rules but seeing no results?  My guests on today's show, Matt Gallant and Wade T. Lightheart, just put the finishing touches on one of the most complete, unbiased nutrition books I've ever read: The Ultimate Nutrition Bible. If you grab it here (use code BEN10 to save 10%), you can start creating an optimized nutrition plan based on your goals, your genes, and your psychology. Matt Gallant and Wade T. Lightheart, founders of BIOptimizers (use code BEN10 to save 10%), are here to help you identify the factors that will bring you lasting results by helping you create a nutritional strategy that works for you. This all-in-one, comprehensive guide to the current diet and nutritional landscape will help you establish a personalized, sustainable dietary strategy based on your goals, genetics, and unique needs. Matt is a kinesiologist with a degree in the science of physical activity and the CEO/co-founder of BIOptimizers. He’s been a strength and conditioning coach for multiple pro athletes, a self-defense instructor, and has over 18 years of experience formulating supplements. He’s been successfully following a mostly ketogenic diet for over 30 years. He’s also a serial entrepreneur who’s built over 14 profitable companies. Wade is a certified sports nutritionist advisor and the president, director of education, and co-founder of BIOptimizers. As a plant-based and drug-free athlete for more than two decades, Wade is a three-time National Natural Bodybuilding Champion who competed in both the IFBB Mr. Universe and the INBA Natural Olympia by the age of 31. At the age of 50, Wade came out of retirement to win the Open Men’s and Grand Master’s categories at the INBA Ironman International, then competed at the PNBA Natural Olympia. Six months later, Wade successfully ran his first marathon in four hours. Ready to dive in and discover how your genetic predispositions can revolutionize your approach to nutrition and performance? Join me, Matt, and Wade as we share insights on managing genetic challenges, optimizing hunger management, and exploring the latest in personalized nutrition testing. Oh, and great news — Matt and Wade are giving you an exclusive offer — not only will you get 10% off The Ultimate Nutrition Bible by using the promo code BEN10, but you’ll get over 200 recipes worth of cookbooks (along with other bonuses) as a thank-you for listening to the show! For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/nutritionbiblepodcastEpisode Sponsors: Maximus Oral Testosterone+: Go to maximustribe.com/ben to learn more. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order.  Timeline Nutrition: Go to timelinenutrition.com/BEN and use code BEN to get 10% off your order. Thrive Market: Go to ThriveMarket.com/BEN for 30% off your first order, plus a FREE $60 gift! Joovv: Go to Joovv.com/ben and apply code BEN to get an exclusive discount.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54:34 3/21/24
Q&A 469: The New, Science-Backed Way To Keep Your Metabolism Elevated, Best Biohacks For Addiction, Healing Joints Fast Using Modern Medicine & Much More!
News Flashes Everything you need to know about why twitching, calf raises, frequent activity and other “non-exercise” forms of daily movement are a gamechanger when it comes to glucose and lipid regulation, lowered risk of type 2 diabetes, fat loss, and general physiological health...08:10 This is an absolutely fantastic list of things that can help with opiate, kratom, or substance withdrawal. Worth a check...21:43 Related to yesterday’s tweet about getting off kratom, opioids, etc., here’s another excellent resource for anti-depressant withdrawal...34:31 Quelling tobacco/nicotine addiction with black pepper, lime rinds, St. John’s Wort, lavender, and more...39:34 Bob Beede asks: Dealing with arthritis in both knees and right arm. Have any suggestions? Thanks!...44:00  Donna asks: Could you recommend a “dirty” electricity filter to plug my grounding mat into?...57:03 Martin asks: Hello Ben, I just found the old episode from 2021 with Andreas Wecker, and I'm intrigued by his seed oil products. But given that almost all biohackers/functional medicine practitioners I've read or listened to say to stay away from seed oils, will you please provide an update?...1:04:38 Full Show Notes: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/469 Episode sponsors: BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben now and use code BEN10 to get 10% off any order. CAROL Bike: Visit carolbike.com/ben today for $250 off. Aires Tech: Aires Tech is offering a 30% discount to all Ben Greenfield Life listeners at airestech.com/ben by using code BEN30. FUM: Head to tryfum.com/BEN and use code BEN to save an additional 10% off your order today. Mary Ruth’s Organics: Save 20% on Mary Ruth's Organics products by using code MROBENG20 (valid on both maryruthorganics.com and Amazon).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
63:23 3/16/24
Staying Strong Forever, Research-Backed Protein Intake Recommendations, The Best Supplements For Muscle Gain & More With Dr. Gabrielle Lyon.
Having trouble mustering the motivation for a muscle-building gym session? Prepare to feel a fire lit under your ass after listening to today's episode featuring Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, who emphasizes the importance of muscle-centric medicine (especially after you hit thirty and beyond). Neglecting this component of your health could trigger a chain reaction of issues, from obesity and heart disease to muscle loss and cognitive decline. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, a board-certified family physician, is at the forefront of a revolution in modern medicine. Her approach targets the body's largest organ — skeletal muscle — to enhance longevity and combat the dangers of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Dr. Lyon's book, Forever Strong: A New, Science-Based Strategy for Aging Well, outlines her whole-body, whole-person protocol for muscle health optimization. Through her private practice, popular YouTube channel, influential podcast, and new book, she asks a fundamental question: How can you build strength, not just in the weight room, but in your daily life? Dr. Lyon's mission is to help you uncover the secrets to building consistent dietary and lifestyle habits, so you can show up for yourself and your loved ones, making the world a stronger place, one step at a time. Join Dr. Gabrielle Lyon and me as we delve into the science behind building and maintaining skeletal muscle mass, the benefits of resistance training for brain health, the optimal daily protein intake for muscle synthesis, and much more! For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/lyon Episode sponsors: LMNT: Go to DrinkLMNT.com/BenGreenfield to get a free gift with your purchase! Hiya: Go to hiyahealth.com/BEN to get 50% off your first order. Alitura: Visit alitura.com today, use code BG20, and enjoy an exclusive 20% discount. ZBiotics: Go to zbiotics.com/BEN15 and use code BEN15 for 15% off your first order. Quantum Upgrade: Unlock a 15-day free trial with the code “BEN15” at quantumupgrade.io.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
63:21 3/14/24
Best Of Mental Health And Happiness Hacking: How To Reduce Anxiety And Depression, Elevate Your Sense Of Calm And Focus, Become The Master Of Your Thoughts & Much More.
When your mind is shrouded in a fog caused by chronic stress, anxiety, and unease, it can feel as though everything in your life is unraveling. From struggling to think clearly to feeling overwhelmed constantly and experiencing sleepless nights, the downward spiral can seem never-ending. In this special "Best of Mental Health and Happiness Hacking" episode, embark on a journey to restore clarity and peace to your mind by delving into a curated collection of insights from leading experts in mental health and happiness.  If you feel like you're currently struggling with your mental health and general happiness — hang in there — it can and will get better. With this show, you'll walk away with a toolkit of practical strategies and wisdom that can help guide you out of the haze and into a state of profound mental well-being. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/mentalpodcast Episode Sponsors: Organifi: Go to Organifi.com/Ben for 20% off your order. BON CHARGE: Go to boncharge.com/GREENFIELD and use coupon code GREENFIELD to save 15%. Manukora: Go to manukora.com/ben or use code BEN, you’ll automatically get a free pack of honey sticks with your order — a $15 value. C60: Visit shopc60.com/ben-greenfield and use the coupon code GREENFIELD15 for 15% OFF your first order. Limitless Life Nootropics: Are you ready to transform your health journey? Visit limitlesslifenootropics.com/bengpeptides and use the code BEN at checkout for an exclusive discount.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
79:02 3/9/24
How To Start Your Own Small Farm Anywhere In The World & Grow Your Own Herbs, Plant Medicines, Oils, Tinctures, Teas & More With Brad Krass & Doug Wolkon.
Imagine the lush landscape of Hawaii — the brilliant green foliage, the vibrant flowers, the fragrant herbs and plants — being transferred into your backyard or the parcel of land you've purchased. In today's episode, I welcome Brad Krass and Doug Wolkon (a repeat guest on the show) who are experts in creating thriving, bountiful farms using only two or three acres of land.  If you aren't familiar with my previous podcasts featuring Doug Wolkon of Kauai Farmacy (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%), I first discovered him through my friend Laird Hamilton when he brought me to Doug's fabulous farm in Kauai. He was growing a vast array of superfoods and extracting and making tinctures, oils, powders, and all sorts of different compounds from his small farm, using fascinating tactics. Since then, I've been a huge fan of Kauai Farmacy. I use their teas, salves, lotions, dried cacao beans, and all sorts of crazy superfoods that show up at my house from the islands every few months or so from Doug. Doug ended up training Brad (also featured in today's show) who lives very close to me. Brad took all of Doug's concepts and did the same thing in Sandpoint, Idaho, about an hour from my house. Brad's farm, New Flower (use code BEN to save 10%), is a permaculture-based herb farm that promotes a wellness lifestyle culture through natural farming practices and a nourishing herbal apothecary with high-quality herbal products. Learning how to farm in Hawaii and then reapplying it to a different area of the world is such an interesting concept that I knew I had to get this duo on the show together. By the end of today's episode, you'll walk away knowing more about all things farming, gardening, permaculture, and how to grow food anywhere using the cool concepts that Doug and Brad have implemented. For more information on plant medicine and farming, check out my other two interviews with Doug: Crazy Superfoods You’ve Never Heard Of, The Little-Known Libido-Enhancing Berry, Remineralizing Your Body With Lubricating Plant Oils & More With Kuaui Farmacy’s Doug Wolkon. Ancient Healing Secrets, Tinctures, Salves, Hydrosols & Teas, Permaculture Tips & Much More From A Little-Known Superfood Farm In Hawaii. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/newflower Episode Sponsors: LeelaQ: Visit http://leelaq.com/ben and use code BEN10 for 10% off. Joovv: Go to Joovv.com/ben and apply code BEN. BEAM Minerals: Go to beamminerals.com and use code BEN at checkout for 20% off your order. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order. Aires Tech: Use code BEN30 for a 30% discount for listeners at airestech.com/ben.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61:39 3/7/24
Biohacks For Dramatically Increasing Your Lifespan, How To Live Like Your Ancestors, Why Yellow Glasses and Daily Alcohol Intake Improve Health & More With Mukesh Bansal.
The transformative power of biohacking extends beyond the physical realm... In my 20+ years as a human performance enthusiast, I've found that biohacking is more than just a tool for optimizing health; it's been instrumental in unlocking my life's mission, discovering profound purpose, and living with genuine meaning. This is why I share my bold experiments and transformative hacks — to guide you toward optimal health and a life rich in purpose and connection. During my recent trip to India, I got the chance to sit down and reflect on my journey as a biohacker and explore the depths of increasing human performance, vitality, longevity, and life fulfillment with one of India's top businessmen, Mukesh Bansal. As a leading authority in the sphere of health and wellness in India, Mukesh is the author of two influential books, No Limits and Hacking Health. No Limits distills his findings on talent, deliberate practice, mindset, habit, willpower, and learning to optimize performance. Hacking Health takes on the mammoth task of demystifying the science, simplifying the research, and tracing the story of your relationship with your body. Mukesh Bansal also hosts the podcast SparX, a gateway to the latest research, tested strategies, and actionable insights for maximizing your human potential. If you're seeking practical insights into creating daily routines for optimal health and vitality, you won't want to miss out on this episode that supports your biohacking journey and helps you pursue a more meaningful life. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/mukesh Episode Sponsors: CAROL Bike: Visit carolbike.com/ben and use code BEN for $250 off. BIOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben now and use code BEN10 to get 10% off any order. Beekeeper's Naturals: Go to beekeepersnaturals.com/BEN or enter code BEN to get 20% off your order.  Maximus Oral Testosterone+: Go to maximustribe.com/ben to learn more. Organifi: Go to Organifi.com/Ben for 20% off your order.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
92:25 3/2/24
How To Render Seeds & Plants More Digestible, Get More Amino Acids From Vegetables & Everything You Need To Know About Sprouts & Sprouting With Doug Evans.
Picture this: nestled within a tiny seed lies the blueprint for life itself, quietly waiting for the right moment to burst forth. Add a splash of water and a hint of sunlight, and these unassuming seeds awaken, transforming into vibrant sprouts teeming with life and health benefits. Today, I'm exploring the captivating world of sprouting with Doug Evans, the mastermind behind The Sprouting Company. If you're interested in uncovering the remarkable benefits of sprouts and how they can revolutionize your health and well-being, you won't want to miss this episode.  Doug, an early pioneer in the natural food industry, wrote The Sprout Book, which I read during the COVID-19 quarantine. This book teaches you how to easily grow sprouts, microgreens, grasses, and much more. It also helps you discover the vast health benefits of sprouts, including improving the digestive process, increasing metabolic rate, boosting enzymatic activity, preventing anemia, aiding in weight loss, regulating cholesterol, reducing blood pressure, preventing neural tube defects, enhancing skin health, improving vision, supporting the immune system, and increasing usable energy reserves. Doug's mission extends beyond providing sprouts; he's a beacon of knowledge on their nutritional benefits, making healthy eating and self-sufficiency in food production accessible to all. In this show, you'll explore topics like the best seeds for sprouting, the optimal daily intake of sprouts, the potential health risks associated with sprouting, proper storage methods, the best sprout recipes, and much more. Oh, and if you're looking for additional information on sprouting, I suggest checking out our first podcast together: “How To Tap into the Power of the Planet’s Most Nutritious Foods: Sprouts, Shoots, Microgreens & More With Doug Evans.” You can also visit The Sprouting Company by clicking here (use code BEN to save 10%). For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/sproutingpodcast Episode Sponsors: Mary Ruth’s Organics: Use code MROBENG20 (valid on both maryruthorganics.com and Amazon). BioStack Labs: Get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more by going to biostacklabs.com/ben. Ipothecary: Use code BEN20 for 20% off at ipothecarystore.com/ben MTE: Use code GETMTE for 20% off your first order at GetMTE.com. Mito Red Light: Go to mitoredlight.com and use code BGLIFE to save 5%.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44:45 2/29/24
Negotiation, Communication & Body Language Tactics To Upgrade Your Life & Relationships, With Former FBI Negotiator Chris Voss.
Envision a situation, whether in your personal life or professional endeavors, where you were eager to negotiate effectively but fell short, leaving all parties involved feeling dissatisfied. Now, reimagine that same scenario with the benefit of training from a former FBI lead negotiator. How might that conversation have unfolded differently, leading to a more successful outcome for everyone? Today's guest, Chris Voss, is a renowned author, dynamic speaker, and expert in the art of negotiation. Using captivating stories, insights, and useful tips for business and everyday life, he guides those who want to improve their negotiation skills. Chris has lectured on negotiation at business schools across the country and has been seen on ABC, CBS, CNN, and Fox News. Chris has also been featured in Forbes, TIME, Fast Company, and Inc. During his tenure from 1986 to 2000, Chris served as a member of the New York City Joint Terrorism Task Force. His responsibilities included investigating the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, monitoring the New York City landmark bomb plot, and serving as the "co-case agent" during the investigation of the 1996 TWA Flight 800 explosion. Chris spent 24 years working in the FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit and was the FBI's chief international hostage and kidnapping negotiator from 2003 to 2007. After retiring from the FBI in 2007, Chris founded The Black Swan Group, a consultancy and training firm specializing in negotiation skills. His experiences have led him to share his knowledge as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and as a lecturer at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He is also a co-author of the book Never Split The Difference, which challenges traditional negotiation strategies. His other written works include The Full Fee Agent and Empathy and Understanding In Business. As a leading authority in negotiation tactics and strategies, he created and narrated a MasterClass, "The Art of Negotiation," in 2019. Enhancing your negotiation skills can lead to better outcomes, stronger relationships, and increased effectiveness in various situations. So, if you're ready to completely transform your negotiation approach, join me and Chris as we uncover the secrets behind tactical empathy, mirroring, labeling, and other strategies that can revolutionize your negotiations. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/neversplit Episode Sponsors: Ned: Go to helloned.com/GREENFIELD and get 15% off Ned products with code GREENFIELD. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order. Alitura: Visit alitura.com today, use code BG20, and enjoy an exclusive 20% discount on your order. Thrive Market: Go to ThriveMarket.com/BEN for 30% off your first order, plus a FREE $60 gift! Ipothecary: Go to ipothecarystore.com/ben and use code BEN20 for 20% off.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
59:08 2/24/24
The Little-Known Sleep-Enhancing Molecule Most People Don't Understand: Truth About GABA & Sleep Hacking With Dr. Scott Sherr.
Do you find yourself battling with anxiety that grips your chest or insomnia that keeps you tossing and turning through the night? If so, this episode equips you with actionable strategies that lead toward a calmer, more revitalized you. Dive into the depths of neurotransmitter science with Dr. Scott Sherr as he unravels the mysteries of GABA modulation and helps you discover how rebalancing GABA levels can calm the storms of anxiety, pave the way for restful sleep, and unlock a path to overall well-being.  Dr. Scott Sherr is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician certified to practice Health Optimization Medicine (HOMe) and a specialist in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). He is the founder of HOMe-SF, the first HOMe clinic in the United States, and the Chief Operating Officer of Health Optimization Medicine and Practice (HOMe/HOPe)–USA, a nonprofit education company training doctors and healthcare practitioners in detecting and correcting the root causes of health, not just disease. Additionally, Dr. Scott is also the COO of Smarter Not Harder (SNH), the for-profit arm of HOMe/HOPe. SNH is the company behind Troscriptions, a line of precision-dosed buccal troches that address the bottlenecks along the path to optimal health. They have five products on the market, now including Blue Cannatine, Just Blue, Tro+ Blue, Tro Calm, and Tro Zzz. Dr. Scott is also the co-founder of OneBase Health, an innovative HBOT ecosystem leveraging synergistic technologies to accelerate results. His clinical practice includes HOMe as its foundation, along with an integrative approach to hyperbaric oxygen therapy. This approach encompasses cutting-edge and dynamic HBOT protocols, comprehensive laboratory testing (using the HOMe framework), targeted supplementation, personal practices, synergistic technologies (new and ancient), and more. Prepare to embark on a fascinating journey into the intricate world of GABA. Join me and Dr. Scott as we unravel the profound impact of this neurotransmitter on anxiety, sleep, and your overall well-being. This enlightening discussion is brimming with practical insights to help you optimize your GABA levels and elevate your quality of life. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/gabapodcast Episode Sponsors: JoyMode: Go to usejoymode.com/GREENFIELD or enter GREENFIELD at checkout for 20% off your first order. BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough: Go to bioptimizers.com/ben now and use code BEN10 to get 10% off any order. Manukora: Go to manukora.com/ben or use code BEN, and get a free pack of honey sticks with your order. Timeline Nutrition: Go to timelinenutrition.com/BEN and use code BEN to get 10% off your order. Clearlight Sauna: Go to HealwithHeat.com and use code BEN for a discount and free shipping.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
66:15 2/22/24
How To Unlock Your Brain's Full Potential, Biohacks To Unleash Your Mind, The "Secret Sauce" For A Leaky Gut & More With Dr. Greg Kelly.
Find yourself yearning to amplify your brainpower but facing hurdles like mental fog, lack of focus, or suboptimal cognitive performance? You're in the right place — today's episode explores the art and science of enhancing cognitive prowess, tapping into the boundless potential of the human mind, and biohacking brain function.  Dr. Gregory Kelly is a naturopathic physician (ND), the Director of Product Development at Neurohacker Collective, and the author of Shape Shift — a practical, yet fascinating guide on how to unravel the mysteries of your body shape and weight. Additionally, he previously appeared on my show "How To Clear Out Damaging, Life-Shortening Zombie Cells In Just 2 Days A Month, A 'Shotgun Formula' For Senescent Cells & More With Dr. Gregory Kelly." Dr. Greg was the editor of the Alternative Medicine Review and has been an instructor at the University of Bridgeport in the College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he taught classes in advanced clinical nutrition, counseling skills, and doctor-patient relationships. He has also published numerous articles on various aspects of natural medicine and nutrition, contributed three chapters to the Textbook of Natural Medicine, and has more than 30 journal articles indexed on PubMed. His areas of special interest and expertise include nootropics, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, weight management, and the chronobiology of performance and health. Recently, I had the pleasure of joining Dr. Greg on his enlightening show, Collective Insights Podcast, where he and I delved deep into strategies for optimizing brain function and enhancing overall health and longevity. Today, I'm thrilled to share this insightful conversation with you, graciously allowed by Dr. Greg for release to my audience. Get ready to unlock practical strategies to enhance focus, relaxation, and cognitive performance, and embark on a journey to uncover the full potential of your cognitive abilities! For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/gregkelly Link: neurohacker.com/bensfavsCode: BENSFAVS (15% off any purchase) Episode Sponsors: Organifi: Go to Organifi.com/Ben for 20% off your order. FUM: Go to tryfum.com/BEN and use code BEN for 10% off your order today. Joovv: Go to Joovv.com/ben and apply code BEN for an exclusive discount. LMNT: Go to DrinkLMNT.com/BenGreenfield to get a free gift with your purchase! Hiya: Go to hiyahealth.com/BEN for 50% off your first order.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50:11 2/17/24
The Perfect Approach For A Child's Healthy Gut, How To Help Your Body Make It's Own Natural Antidepressants, The Problem With Probiotics & More With Seed's Raja Dhir.
Ever wondered if babies born via C-section are missing crucial gut bacteria? Discover the answer to this question and more as you journey through the intricate realms of gut flora and fermentation, uncovering their profound impact on your health and vitality.  Today's show dives into the essence of probiotics — live organisms that bestow remarkable health benefits — and delves deep into how to improve and restore your (and your child's) gut health.  Several years ago, I interviewed probiotic expert and Seed co-founder Raja Dhir in this episode. Today, Raja's back. Join me and Raja as we bust myths and unearth the science behind optimal gut health, all through the lens of cutting-edge research and practical insights. Get ready to be enlightened, empowered, and inspired to optimize your own microbiome for peak performance and well-being. For the full show notes, visit: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/seed2 Episode Sponsors: Maximus Oral Testosterone+: Go to maximustribe.com/ben to learn more. ZBiotics: Get 15% off your first order at zbiotics.com/BEN when you use code BEN. MTE: Check them out at GetMTE.com and use code GETMTE for 20% off your first order. Jigsaw Health: Visit JigsawAC.com and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order.  HVMN: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at hvmn.com/BENG. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60:21 2/15/24

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