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Apr 2, 2019

Dr. Steven Gundry (IG: @drstevengundry) is a renowned cardiologist, New York Times best-selling author of "The Plant Paradox" and medical researcher.

During his 40-year career in medicine, he has performed over 10,000 heart surgeries and developed life-saving medical technology.

Dr. Gundry is currently practicing medicine in California.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The truth about our genes
  • What is the holobiome?
  • The influence of the oral microbiome on brain health
  • Explaining the microbiome & lectins
  • How exercise impacts your microbiome
  • The benefits of living in a Blue Zone
  • A 5-minute exercise program
  • HIIT vs. Crossfit
  • Why long-distance running isn’t recommended
  • The secrets to life Dr. Gundry learned from his great grandmother
  • What happens to your brain while you’re sleeping?
  • Break fast, not breakfast
  • Eat vegan 5 days a week
  • Dr. Gundry’s diet
  • Consume a litre of olive oil a week
  • Olive oil is high in polyphenols
  • Oxidation & smoke point of olive oil
  • Buying olive oil
  • Top sources of polyphenols
  • The benefits of pu’erh tea & Turkish coffee
  • Why dogs are beneficial to our health
  • Children who grow up with dogs are less likely to have allergies

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Dr. Steven Gundry - The Longevity Paradox (book)

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Dr. Steven Gundry - The Plant Paradox (book)

Dr. Steven Gundry - The Plant Paradox Quick & Easy 30-Day Plan (book)

Dr. Steven Gundry - The Plant Paradox Cookbook (book)

Dr. Steven Gundry - Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution (book)

The Dr. Gundry Podcast - 021: Is Your Dog The Best Medicine with Tammy Geller

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Dr. Dale Bredesen - The End of Alzheimer's (book)

Blue Zones (Wikipedia)

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Dr. Valter Longo - The Longevity Diet (book)

Prolon - 5 Day Fast

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