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Rhonda Patrick discusses sauna use associated with lowering risk for dementia and heart disease

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Rhonda Patrick describes the role that heat shock proteins play in reducing the risk of disease.

Rhonda Patrick on optimal sauna duration and temperature

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Jari Laukkanen discusses the optimal temperature and amount of time for sauna use to obtain the greatest health benefits.

Sauna decreases blood pressure (strong impact) | Jari Laukkanen

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Jari Laukkanen describes some of the mechanisms that drive healthy blood pressure among men who use the sauna regularly.

Sauna use associated with reduction of heart disease and all-cause mortality | Jari Laukkanen

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Drs. Rhonda Patrick and Jari Laukkanen discuss findings from a study linking sauna use and lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

Is the liver stressed when on a ketogenic diet? | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin describes the liver's functions and proposes that the ketogenic diet does not put any undue stress on the liver.

Nicotinamide riboside for prevention of hearing loss and the importance of NAD+ for mitochondria | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin discusses several ways in which NAD+ supplementation can benefit mitochondrial health and play a protective role against aging.

Replenishing falling levels of NAD+ may be a strategy for reducing some symptoms of aging | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin explains how nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide levels diminish with age along with the ongoing research to understand the reasons why.

Top biomarkers for measuring aging | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin describes the emerging field of biomarkers of aging and the diverse strategies, including artificial intellegence, that are being employed.

Increased protein intake during caloric restriction | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin discusses the idea that increasing protein levels too high while on a ketogenic diet may have adverse health effects.

Supplementing with exogenous ketone esters vs. eating a ketogenic diet | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin describes how supplementing with exogenous ketone esters may confer some of the beneficial effects of the ketogenic diet.

B-Hydroxybutyrate protects against oxidative stress as a nutrient and as a transcription regulator | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin discusses the role of beta-hydroxybutyrate in protecting against oxidative stress, both as a nutrient, but also as a transcription regulator.

Cyclic ketogenic diet improved healthspan and improved memory in mice | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin explains how a cyclic or the portion-controlled ketogenic diet is linked to improvements in lifespan and memory in mice.

Plausible mechanisms by which intermittent fasting may be effective against aging | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin describes how fasting or a fasting-mimicking diet can influence healthspan and lifespan including discussion of some of the potential mechanisms.

High intake of carbohydrates linked with all cause mortality | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin explains the importance of the insulin signaling pathway in aging and highlights both animal and human research in this area.

Lifestyle interventions that have positive effects on healthspan and lifespan | Eric Verdin

Posted on July 15th 2019 (over 2 years)

Dr. Eric Verdin explains how exercise and nutrition form the cornerstone of strategies to slow aging, but exciting approaches are ahead.

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