Episode 54
L-tryptophan and Your Holiday Brain

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In Episode #54 – as a special Thanksgiving treat – we’re joined by Professor Gilles Guillemin, world leader in research on
L-tryptophan and neuroinflammation. Professor Guillemin dispels the turkey-makes-you-sleepy myth that often comes up at this time of year, and explains the actual effects of L-tryptophan and its metabolites on our neurochemistry.

Episode 52
Mimicking Caloric Restriction with Oxaloacetate

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Alan Cash, physicist and entrepeneur behind benaGene Advanced Anti-Aging supplement introduces us to oxaloacetate and talks us through its positive CRON (Calorie Restriction with Optimal Nutrition)-mimicking effects.

Episode 51
The Aquatic Origins Of Your Brain

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In Episode #51, Jesse speaks with Dr. Michael A. Crawford of Imperial College London about the role of seafood — and the essential fats they contain — in the evolution, development, and maintenance of our brains. Dr. Crawford shares with us a “coastal evolution theory,” the importance of proper nutrition for brain-health, and how it is our mothers who are most responsible for our cognitive abilities.

Episode 41
Daniel Kim-Shapiro on Beetroot Juice and Cognition

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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

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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

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Dr. Emily Deans Explains Ketones and the State of Ketosis

Episode 33
Dr. James Wilson on Adrenal Fatigue

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Jesse interviews Dr. James Wilson on the topic of topic of adrenal fatigue.

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

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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

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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.