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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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