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...

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

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