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Our Brain Health episodes are for everyone — anyone who owns a brain will find benefit.

Clear, quick, and focused thinking begins with proper brain health, so here we touch on the basic do's and don'ts of maintaining your brain.

Otherwise, scroll down and enjoy...

Autoimmunity Question & Answers with Dr. Terry Wahls

Practical Advice for Navigating Autoimmunity in Everyday Life In Episode 136, Dr. Terry Wahls shared the clinical results of her latest research.  Wahls herself is a walking testimonial to the effectiveness of the dietary changes now known as “the Wahls Protocol™” — and clinical research is currently providing further evidence to reinforce her recommendations. For those who experience the daily …

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Dr. Terry Wahls talks functional medicine, ketosis, and implementing the Wahls Protocol in practice.

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Ketamine has quite the reputation as a club drug. But research is showing its promising potential as a treatment for severe cases of depression.

Rapamycin and Easter Island heads

Rapamycin, derived from bacterium found on Easter Island, could help you live longer. Dr. Kaeberlein explains the science behind rapamycin, and how he’s using it to help man’s best friend live longer.

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Jesse talks to Dr. Lucy Cheke about the memory-imparing consequences of obesity.

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Jesse talks to Dr. Richard Wurtman about Souvenaid, a new medical food that seems to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Good news for chocoholics: People who eat a small amount of chocolate at least once a week perform better cognitively.

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Jesse talks with Dr. Carhart-Harris about the prototypical psychedelic, LSD, how it changes the brain in long-lasting ways, and why you’ll never look at bicycles the same way again.

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We’ve all heard of the 10,000 Hour Rule, but what about deliberate practice? Dr. Ericsson talks us through becoming an expert through deliberate practice, including visualization, finding a mentor, and more.

Smarter babies

More intelligence is “lost” to inadequate fetal nutrition than to anything else, period. In this special Mother’s Day episode, Jesse speaks with Dr. Kavitha Menon about the greatest dangers to the development of baby brains, in both the developing and the developed world. Get your maternity checklist ready with items from iodine supplements to skillets to workout videos and give yourself better odds at a little Einstein.

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