Episode 41
Daniel Kim-Shapiro on Beetroot Juice and Cognition


Jesse speaks to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, Director of the Translational Science Center at Wake Forest University and expert on this week’s topic: beetroot juice.

Episode 40
A Nootropics Roundtable


Jesse and two guests discuss some popular misconceptions about smart drugs, their personal favorite stacks, and other topics surrounding the growing popularity of neurological performance enhancers

Episode 39
Dr. Emily Deans Explains Ketosis


Dr. Emily Deans Explains Ketones and the State of Ketosis

Episode 33
Dr. James Wilson on Adrenal Fatigue


In episode #33, Jesse interviews Dr. James Wilson on the topic of topic of adrenal fatigue. In 1998, Dr. Wilson coined the term “adrenal fatigue” to identify below-optimal adrenal function (mostly resulting from stress) and distinguish it from Addison’s Disease.  However, after more than 15 years, not everyone in the medical community believes adrenal fatigue […]

Episode 32
Dr. Michael Lewis and the Power of Omega-3 Fatty Acids


Dr. Michael Lewis discusses the positive impacts Omega-3 fatty acids can have on the health and maintenance of the human brain.

Episode 28
Mark Divine on Mental Toughness and the Navy SEALs


Mark is the author of several books: 8 Weeks to SEALFIT, Way of the SEAL, and Unbeatable Mind. SEALFIT — a personal-improvement regimen developed by Mark — is uniquely effective at developing elite level physical and mental fitness, helping trainees to operate at an entirely new level in mental toughness, creative problem solving, leadership, team effectiveness and awareness.

Episode 27
Dr. Terry Wahls’ Functional-Medicine Diet: The Wahls Protocol

Dr. Terry Wahls

Dr. Wahls discusses her personal story of recovery from multiple sclerosis, her new book The Wahls Protocol, and the day-to-day choices that can extend your life, maximize your health and fend off the most common degenerative neurological diseases.

Episode 26
Dr. Laura Juliano Discusses Caffeine


In episode #26, Dr. Juliano speaks with Jesse about the nuances, dangers and benefits of caffeine — the world’s most popular and readily-available cognition-enhancing drug.

Episode 24
Dr. Gomez-Pinilla and the Impact of Diet and Exercise on Cognition


Dr. Gomez-Pinilla’s research is to investigate neuronal adaptation to environmental factors like diet — and how this scales up to the whole-organism level.

Episode 17
Dr. Raza Naqvi’s Review of 32 Published Pharmacological Studies


Dr. Naqvi advises his patients to get off of as many medications as possible, unless there is a proven upside — and especially if they are already on other medications with which their may be unknown interactions.