The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 3/29-4/4

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Welcome to Ben Greenfield's Weekly Roundup!

In this weekly post, I share with you my most interesting discoveries of the week, including the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with opportunities to learn, giveaways, discounts, and more!


New Discoveries

Confused About the Status of Stem Cell Treatments in the U.S.?

Have you been considering harnessing the power of stem cell treatments to potentially improve your joint and cognitive function, accelerate healing, or even rejuvenate your skin?

If so, here's some news you don't want to miss…

A recent development out of Utah has sparked some important conversations around the legality and FDA approval of stem cell therapy in the U.S. Just last week, Utah passed a law requiring doctors to have their patients acknowledge via a waiver that stem cell therapy isn't FDA approved.

But here's the kicker — not being FDA-approved doesn't equate to being illegal.

Think about it; if that were the case, you'd have to say goodbye to most essential oils and supplements.

Supplements are regulated by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in the United States, but in a manner that is different from how prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and even foods are regulated. Under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA), supplement manufacturers are responsible for ensuring that a dietary supplement is safe before it is marketed.

The FDA is responsible for taking action against any unsafe dietary supplement product after it reaches the market — but manufacturers are not required to register their products with the FDA nor get FDA approval.

Now, back to stem cell therapy…

While it might be trendy, stem cell therapy isn't actually new; it's been around since the 1970s and is now used for benefits such as reducing joint pain, growing hair, smoothing skin, improving sexual performance, and increasing longevity. The legal issues surrounding stem cell treatments usually arise when there's a miscommunication about its FDA approval status.

This new law in Utah actually highlights that stem cell treatments are indeed legal in the USA, as state law can't go against federal law. This is a significant point for those considering this innovative therapy.full body stem cell makeover

For a closer look at the ins and outs of stem cell therapies, check out the interview I did with my friend and expert stem cell doctor, Harry Adelson. Last summer, I underwent my third Full Body Stem Cell Makeover®️ with him at Docere Clinics in Park City, Utah, this time using umbilical cord stem cells. Following the stem cell treatment, I experienced a remarkable rejuvenation, waking up with a vigor and vitality reminiscent of being 18 again. Not only did my workout recovery time drastically shorten, but I also noticed a significant enhancement in my libido, a welcome benefit that added to the overall sense of renewed energy and well-being. I also got sick less often and had a more youthful appearance, including a reduction of wrinkles and greater hair volume. Needless to say, I was very impressed, so much so that I'm planning another visit next summer.

The bottom line? Stay informed and make sure you're getting the right information about these cutting-edge treatments before deciding if you're for them or against them.

Want to learn more about my thoughts on the many benefits of stem cell treatments? Check out these resources:


A 30-Second Bedtime Ritual for Deep, Restorative Sleep

Imagine massaging a pea-sized amount of potent cream into your temples and behind your ears before hitting the pillow, then being whisked away into a night of vivid dreams and deep rejuvenation.

If you want to wake up feeling like a million bucks, I've stumbled upon an invaluable solution for anyone battling to secure that elusive good night's sleep…

Somnium is not your average sleep aid but a scientifically backed product developed by Dr. Christine Schaffner, a board-certified naturopathic doctor who has helped thousands of people recover from chronic and complex illnesses.

Somnium harnesses the power of transdermal liposomal GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), a naturally occurring amino acid that functions as a neurotransmitter in the brain, and bioactive fermented chondroitin sulfate to regulate your mood, boost your memory, and, most importantly, enhance the quality of your sleep. It does this by facilitating relaxation on a deep cellular level, leading to a deep sleep that many dream about but seldom achieve.

What makes Somnium stand out in a sea of sleep solutions? 

It's all about the delivery. Many people with sleep issues lack sufficient GABA in their brains, but oral GABA supplements often fall short due to the digestive tract barrier. 

Somnium's unique topical application, backed by over 59 studies, recognizes the skin as an effective gateway for absorption, effectively absorbing into the skin and crossing the blood-brain barrier to deliver results you can feel.

Plus, it addresses challenges standing in the way of your overall health — including harmful electromagnetic fields (EMFs), environmental toxicants, and stress — offering a holistic approach to combating the modern roadblocks affecting your nervous system, circadian rhythm, and sleep. 

Ready to achieve a more restorative and profound sleep that leads to motivated and productive mornings? Try Somnium and get 20% off your order here with code BEN20.


Did You Catch the Debut of Hacking Happiness, the New Series I'm Hosting?

Behind the scenes, I’ve been helping to create (and host!) a brand new documentary series called Hacking Happiness — a project two years in the making that will redefine how you approach happiness.

Hacking HappinessThroughout history, the quest for lasting happiness has puzzled experts, philosophers, and seekers alike. And yes, like you, I've been on that quest too. My journey has been about more than just physical achievements; it's been a quest to elevate my baseline of happiness and truly understand what it means to live joyfully.

Join me as I host over 40 world-class experts in happiness, personal development, and biohacking, leading you on a dive deep into the art and science of cultivating joy, well-being, and fulfillment.

To start watching Hacking Happiness for free, click this link!

Want to double down on maximizing your happiness? I recommend partnering the documentary with “The Joyful Mind: 9 Strategies for Lifelong Happiness,” a FREE eBook full of insights and strategies backed by extensive research and millions of dollars in scientific studies, all aimed at enhancing happiness in the most genuine and lasting ways. You can grab your copy of the book here.


Transform Your Life and Reach Boundless Success

Are you craving a truly personalized approach to fitness and unwavering accountability to reach your goals?

If so, your search ends today.

Imagine having a team of dedicated expert coaches right by your side, crafting a training plan tailored exclusively for you. We'll dive deep into your unique goals, aspirations, and challenges to create a roadmap that leads you to success.

My Elite Coaching Program focuses on workouts, biohacking secrets, and nutrition. But it's not just about workouts and exercises — this comprehensive, holistic journey covers every facet of your well-being, from personalized nutritional advice to cutting-edge biohacking techniques, positioning you at the pinnacle of peak performance. We leave no stone unturned in our quest to help you surpass your own limits.

My new 16-week program will guide you from information overload to transformation enjoyment.

If you're ready to banish brain fog and push your energy through the roof, use code ELITE2024 to save 40% off your first month of the Ben Greenfield Elite Coaching program. This exclusive rate is valid through June 30, 2024, so make sure to secure your spot before it's too late!


I'm Hiring for Multiple Positions!

I'm excited to announce two openings on the BGL team: one for a Content Manager and one for a Social Media Specialist.

The Content Manager will have a pivotal role aimed at steering content creation efforts across various platforms and ensuring the seamless execution of content strategy. If you have experience scheduling and overseeing campaign calendars, analyzing marketing reports, predicting campaign outcomes, and launching promotions and campaigns, this position might be a great fit for you.

The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for executing all BGL marketing activities, including social posting and engagement, social media copywriting, affiliate linking, and creative link updates.

Interested in applying for either position? Then I'd love to hear from you — check out the open roles at BGL here.


Explore a Fusion of Biohacking and Culinary Innovation in Boundless Kitchen

Dive into a unique blend of biohacking and molecular gastronomy with 48 innovative recipes designed for health, longevity, and pure deliciousness. I'm taking you on a wild ride through my kitchen lab, where we'll explore everything from unconventional tools to fringe superfoods like organ meats and colostrum.

Get ready to expand your cooking skills with dishes ranging from Carrot Cake Blender Waffles to Sous Vide Blueberry Brisket. You'll not only master techniques like sous vide and air frying but also discover the science of clean eating and the restorative power of food. Get ready to unleash a world of flavor and innovation in your cooking!

Want a copy for your kitchen, or would you like to gift Boundless Kitchen to your friends and family? Order it here.


Podcasts I Recorded This Week: 

Can One Tiny Molecule Support Hair Growth, Address Allergies, Fight Inflammation & Even Increase Longevity? The Truth About C60 With Ken Swartz & Jessica MacNaughton.

This episode was brought to you by Vuori, Organifi Sunrise, Beekeeper's Naturals (code BEN), HVMN, and BIOptimizers Mushroom Breakthrough (code BEN10).

 

 

Age Reversal In Mexico: Follistatin & Klotho Gene Therapy, The Right & Wrong Kind Of Stem Cells, NK Killer Cell Infusion, Nerve Blocks & More With Adeel Khan.

This episode was brought to you by Jigsaw Health (code GREENFIELD10), Mary Ruth’s Organics (code MROBENG20), Limitless Life Nootropics (code BEN), Ipothecary (code BEN20) and Wild Health (code BEN).

 


Podcasts I Was Featured On Recently:

Ben Greenfield & Davinia Taylor: The Human Guinea Pigs

How to Use Peptides to Boost Immunity, Heal, Burn Fat, Build Muscle, Increase IQ & Slow Aging

How to Perform at Your Peak During a Chess Game | Ben Greenfield on ChessMood Podcast

Ep. 30 | The Formula for Living Longer with Ben Greenfield


Articles Recently Released About Me:

Biohacking is a term that's thrown around a lot these days, but what does it really mean? In my recent conversation on the podcast Brave New World with Lord Evgeniy Lebedev, we delve into this topic, exploring how simple lifestyle changes in exercise, diet, and exposure to light can contribute to overall wellness. As we spend a day together, I share insights on biohacking and how you might already be practicing it without even realizing it.

Catch that podcast here or check out this related article, published by The Standard. The article includes a video interview featuring my time with Lord Lebedev and an interview with journalist Will Hosie where I dive deeper into why biohacking and being a human performance enthusiast reflects my desire to fulfill God's purpose for me.


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Product Of The Week

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Every time you sweat, you're not just losing water; you're also shedding crucial electrolytes, including sodium.

Without replenishing both, you might find yourself battling muscle cramps, energy dips, and those annoying brain-fogged headaches, regardless of whether you're crushing it at the gym or just going about your day.

The problem is that most people only replace the water they lose. Why? Because since the 1940s, people have been told to drink at least eight glasses of water per day, thirsty or not. However, drinking without listening to your body's thirst cues can actually backfire, diluting your blood's electrolyte balance and leading to a whole host of issues, including fatigue and confusion.LMNT Promo WKRU

So, what's the fix?

It's not to cut back on water but to smartly add electrolytes into the mix — and that's where LMNT shines.

LMNT packs the perfect blend of sodium, potassium, and magnesium to power up your hydration game, boost your energy, and keep you performing at your peak — all without a speck of sugar or any artificial colors and other nasty ingredients.

Curious about the taste? LMNT comes in a variety of flavors, such as the zesty kick of Citrus Salt, the sweet tang of Raspberry Salt, the bold twist of Mango Chili, or even a Chocolate Salt Mocha that keeps your blood sugar steady. With so many options, there's an LMNT flavor out there with your name on it. Trust me, hydration just got a whole lot more exciting.

You're in luck because LMNT came up with a fantastic offer just for you — simply visit LMNT's site here to get a free sample pack with any purchase.


Upcoming Events:

Health Optimization Summit — London: June 15–16, 2024

The Health Optimization Summit is the ultimate gathering for anyone passionate about biohacking, wellness, and living their best life. Dubbed a must-do event, it promises a transformative weekend filled with the opportunity to meet and learn from over 35 world-class speakers (including yours truly) in nutrition, longevity, mental health, relationships, and more. Learn best-kept secrets, try out the latest high-tech health gadgets, and discover the cleanest supplements and foods on the market. Don't miss this life-changing weekend — grab your tickets before they're gone here.

The Longevity Circle Retreat in Croatia — Superyacht Wellness Adventure: Sept 4–10, 2024

Step aboard the ultimate luxury wellness journey: the longevity-focused Superyacht Wellness Adventure, set against the breathtaking backdrop of Croatia from September 4–10, 2024. This exclusive, invite-only event offers an unparalleled experience that blends opulence with the pursuit of wellness, disease prevention, and a long, happy life. With only 10 cabins available, this intimate retreat promises personalized attention and an atmosphere of elite exclusivity. Each day, I will lead 5–6 invigorating workouts, share insights through 1–2 enlightening talks, and engage in organic discussions and Q&A sessions, ensuring a transformative experience. Secure your spot here on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure and be part of a select group dedicated to elevating their health.

Biohacking Retreat with Ben Greenfield — Costa Rica: Oct 28–31, 2024

Join me this October for an unparalleled biohacking retreat set in the breathtaking landscapes of Costa Rica. This is an exclusive opportunity to dive deep into the world of biohacking, wellness, and personal optimization at Kinkára, a sanctuary of rejuvenation and adventure. Over three nights, you'll get to explore cutting-edge strategies for enhancing your health and performance, from engaging lectures to hands-on meditation and breathwork sessions. We'll bond over group hikes, savor three meticulously prepared meals daily, unwind with live music, and experience the transformative Temezcal ceremony. Plus, you'll enjoy luxury amenities and quality time with me and a community of like-minded individuals. Space is intentionally limited to 50 guests to ensure a personalized and impactful experience. Don't miss this chance to elevate your well-being and connect with the essence of biohacking amidst Costa Rica's natural beauty. Secure your spot here to ensure you don't miss out!

Keep up on Ben's LIVE appearances by following bengreenfieldfitness.com/calendar!


Kion Product Of The Week: Kion Amino Acids

If you aren’t using Kion Aminos yet, it’s time to start.

Check this out: You’ve probably heard that your body is made up of mostly water. What you probably haven't heard is that everything is 50% amino acids.

These building blocks of life are essential for health and fitness. No matter how you like to move — whatever you do to stay fit — amino acids are essential.

This is why Kion Aminos is my fundamental supplement for fitness.

I drink them every day for energy, muscle, and recovery.

Kion Aminos is backed by over 20 years of clinical research, has the highest quality ingredients, no fillers or junk, undergoes rigorous quality testing, and tastes amazing with natural flavors.

So, if you want to naturally boost energy, build lean muscle, and enhance athletic recovery… you need to get Kion Aminos.

Click here to get your hands on the new, ultra-refreshing Watermelon and Mango Kion Aminos.


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Ben

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