This podcast is about one of the most important biological pathways you could possibly take the time to learn about: the NRF2 pathway.

The most potent naturally-occurring inducer of this pathway, a plant compound known as sulforaphane, may be one of the most potent health-enhancing compounds at our disposal and yet... no one is keeping it out of your hands! No $1,000 per pill markup is keeping it out of your hands -- it’s available to anyone willing to take the little bit of time it takes each week to produce broccoli sprouts.

Here are a few of the more salient points surrounding sulforaphane that are discussed in this podcast...

  • (00:00) Introduction
  • (03:36) Cruciferous vegetables reduce risk of death from all causes
  • (07:15) Mechanisms of sulforaphane's anti-cancer effects 
  • (12:02) Sulforaphane activates NRF2, detoxifying the body
  • (18:53) Curciferous vegetables and cardiovascular disease
  • (21:57) Does sulforaphane slow aging?
  • (29:39) Sulforaphane improves symptoms of autism, schizophrenia, and depression
  • (36:18) Neurodegernative diseases and taumatic brain injury can be treated with sulphoraphane
  • (41:36) Concluding thoughts

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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