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Does meat consumption cause cancer? Or, put another way… does avoiding meat help prevent cancer?

If you aren't already savvy to the topic, this may sound more absurd than it should. Here's why: there have been many, many, many correlative studies that have found that higher meat consumption is associated with a significantly higher risk of cancer and cancer mortality.

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • 00:01:18 - How cancer starts
  • 00:04:49 - Growth factors make cancer thrive
  • 00:08:54 - Applying the science to your needs
  • 00:11:33 - Cycle prolonged fasting with recovery and protein

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Direct download: meat_solocast_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

The World Health Organization estimates that more than 350 million individuals of all ages have depression and approximately one-third of all patients with depression fail to respond to conventional antidepressant therapies like SSRI’s. The good news is that today, good science is starting to illuminate the underlying biological mechanisms of depression. This new understanding may soon help the clinical world develop new and more effective treatments. 

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • 00:00:00 - The scope of depression and SSRI use
  • 00:03:37 - How inflammation can cause depression
  • 00:09:26 - But what causes inflammation?
  • 00:12:03 - Treating depression with diet 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Dr. Roland R. Griffiths

Dr. Roland R. Griffiths is a clinical pharmacologist at Johns Hopkins and has been researching mood-altering compounds for over 40 years.

As an unusually prolific scientist, having published over 360-times, he's also responsible for having started the psilocybin research program at Johns Hopkins nearly 2 decades ago.

In this podcast, you'll discover: 

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:04:05 - Psilocybin produces meaningful mind-altering effects 
  • 00:12:52 - Psilocybin can treat depression and anxiety in people with life-threatening cancer 1
  • 00:22:53 - Psilocybin rewires the brain, preferentially breaking fear-based circuits 
  • 00:28:11 - Meditation and psychedelics quiet neural activity of the default mode network
  • 00:34:09 - "The hard problem of consciousness" may not be solved by neuroscience
  • 00:40:16 - Psilocybin helps people quit smoking (80 percent abstinence at six months post-treatment) 2
  • 00:47:08 - The risks of psilocybin include bad trips and psychiatric problems
  • 01:02:00 - Meditation delivers similar benefits to psilocybin without the risks
  • 01:07:18 - Sauna use improves mood Salvinorin A
  • 01:10:23 - Salvinorin A, ayahuasca, and other psychedelics

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/roland-griffiths

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:16am EST

Dr. Jed Fahey is a multi-decade veteran of isothiocyanate research and is the director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center at Johns Hopkins University.

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:03:44 - What is sulforaphane?
  • 00:10:25 - The NRF2 pathway, a master regulator of antioxidants
  • 00:14:22 - Cruciferous vegetables are rich sources of sulforaphane
  • 00:20:39 - Does cooking broccoli destroy sulforaphane? 
  • 00:26:00 - Sulforaphane supplements vary widely in quality
  • 00:36:41 - Antibiotics wipe out sulforaphane-producing bacteria in the gut
  • 00:46:44 - Managing Helicobacter pylori growth with a sulforaphane-rich diet
  • 00:56:15 - Sulforaphane reduces inflammation, but does it extend lifespan?
  • 01:11:31 - The therapeutic potential of sulforaphane for autism spectrum disorders, Alzheimer's disease, and schizophrenia
  • 01:22:44 - Research challenges and clinical trials
  • 01:30:51 - Is sulforaphane an anti-depressant?
  • 01:34:50 - Moringin from moringa may be an alternative to sulforaphane with similar bioaction
  • 01:53:55 - How to maximize sulforaphane conversion
  • 02:13:27 - Testing the anticancer power of sulforaphane 

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/jed-w-fahey

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Direct download: fahey_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07pm EST

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