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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