This episode was a request from Al Boulley, who was curious about the effect of certain minerals on human health, and in this one I focused in on magnesium. Magnesium may have benefit for depression, anxiety, insulin sensitivity, glycemic control, and even testosterone.
Creatine is a popular supplement used by athletes and weightlifters to improve their athletic performance. It has been shown to be effective in improving strength and sprint performance and may also improve your intelligence.
Today we are discussing the cordyceps mushroom, another medicinal mushroom like the chaga mushroom, the lion’s mane, and the reishi mushroom. They all have significant and sometimes surprising health effects. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 30: Cordyceps Mushrooms”
Note: This is not medical advice. I am not a doctor nor do I play one on TV. Always consult with a medical professional before beginning any diet or exercise program.
Garcinia cambogia is a fruit. I’ve heard the fruit tastes good. Feel completely free to eat it if you would like. It becomes a scam when people attempt to market it to people as a weight loss supplement. We are going to play a game called what does the literature say. Continue reading “Garcinia Cambogia: Scam”