The Hygiene Hypothesis

The Hygiene Hypothesis

March 31, 2018

It’s been said recently that, as a society, we “overuse” hand sanitizer and antibiotics. And that the sterilization and killing the bacteria in us and on us may not be as beneficial long-term as we’ve thought.  Certainly, those who embrace the “Hygiene Hypothesis” believe that...

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Dr. Rhonda Patrick on Sulforaphane and Its Health Implications

Dr. Rhonda Patrick on Sulforaphane and Its Health Implications

March 17, 2018

We love Dr. Rhonda Patrick at FoundMyFitness.  This is a 40 minute lecture on sulforaphane.  She makes a very comprehensive case for its benefits. Skip to your favorite topic by clicking one of the time points below.  Key sections: 00:01:14 - Cancer and mortality 00:19:04...

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Healthy Soap: Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap

Healthy Soap: Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap

March 17, 2018

We live in a toxic environment.  We inhale toxins into our lungs when we pass a smoker, a laundry mat or a freshly cleaned bathroom.  We ingest toxins into our body when we eat MacDonalds (glyphosate) or eat tuna (mercury).  We absorb toxins into our...

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Supplements We Like: Longvida Curcumin

Supplements We Like:  Longvida Curcumin

March 11, 2018

Longvida by Verdure Sciences is an award-winning curcumin supplement made by Neuroscientists at UCLA.  Why do we like it?  Curcumin is the wonder chemical found in turmeric that exerts antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer actives.  The problem is that taken orally, it is poorly absorbed and so not...

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Rhonda Patrick Interviews Jed Fahey on Sulforaphane

Rhonda Patrick Interviews Jed Fahey on Sulforaphane

March 10, 2018

Rhonda Patrick is a researcher and video blogger who seems to get interviews with some of the most cutting-edge scientists.  Jed Fahey is at Hopkins and has done a tremendous amount to further the research on sulforaphane, the plant-based chemical found in broccoli.   Rhonda's interview...

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The Skinny on Stevia

The Skinny on Stevia

March 10, 2018

Diets that try to minimize carbohydrate intake and insulin spikes, such as the ketogenic diet, do so by eliminating sugar additives (even natural and organic sugars like sucanat) from your diet.  If this is you, then you’ve undoubtedly discovered stevia.  Stevia is an herb that...

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Carrot Ginger Juice Recipe

Carrot Ginger Juice Recipe

February 22, 2018

We’ve been growing broccoli sprouts and juicing them for years.  Many recipes have come and gone, but one has stood the test of time:  the carrot ginger.  For those of you who count your carbs, yes, this recipe has an apple.  You can leave it...

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