I have discussed garcinia cambogia before but figured you guys deserved a podcast about it. It is however still definitely a scam. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 28: Garcinia Cambogia is a Scam”
Today’s episode is all about nitrates. It was inspired by Meathead Goldwyn’s post over at Amazing Ribs. People have falsely linked this compound to cancer so I wanted to do some mythbusting today. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 27: Nitrates”
We are back on mushrooms again! Just like the reishi or the lion’s mane chaga mushrooms are another medicinal mushroom with really interesting potential health effects. May be an effective anti-cancer, antioxidant, immunostimulant, and more.
This episode is all about starting to teach the basics of biochemistry. In this case we are looking directly at the glycolysis pathway. If you really don’t care about the underlying science feel free to skip this episode. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 25: Glycolysis”
I may have taken too hard of a stance on alternative medicine and supplements. SOME of them do seem to have beneficial health effects. Lions mane mushrooms seem to fall into this category, as they are anti-cancer, antioxidant, pro-brain, and a potent nootropic.
There might be something to these mushrooms, just like the reishi I talked about before.
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This episode is all about one of my favorite drugs, coffee. Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed mind altering substances, full of a huge number of compounds with various health effects. Coffee seems to have pretty incredible health benefits, and seems quite safe. This is one you are going to want to share with the coffee consumers in your life.
In this episode I discuss five tools that can help you tell good studies from bad studies. This was a fun one to record, and I hope you enjoy. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 22: Good and Bad Studies”
This one was weird for me. I am immensely skeptical of any alternative treatments or medications, but there is some really interesting evidence that reishi mushrooms could help prevent cancer, and that they may help your immune system. Also if you want to purchase some FourSigmatic mushroom products and support this website, use this link. You’ll get 10% off and I get a very small commision which helps me support this website. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 21: Reishi Mushrooms”
This episode is all about the health benefits of walking, and quite frankly they took my breath away. This is such a small intervention for frankly huge health outcomes. Walk and walk now. Like seriously. One of the easiest things you can do. Hat tip to Dr. William Lagakos Ph. D who started me down this research rabbit hole. Check out his site here. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 20: Go for a Walk, Even if it’s just for 1 Minute and 40 Seconds”
You have to love caffeine. Has to be one of the most socially acceptable drugs of all time, and it feels fantastic. Highly recommend it. But today we discuss the health and mental effects of caffeine. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 19: Caffeine”