October 26, 2016
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October 26, 2016 Podcast: 361: 12 Futuristic Inventions That Could Save Your Life, The Best Way To Purify Your Water, How To Fight Food Cravings & More!
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- Better sex, anti-aging and the Fountain Of Youth…with…Rosemary?
- 12 futuristic products that might change your life: (what's cooler, the @Ouraring or a glamping toilet?).
- Glycerol got banned by WADA years ago for “hyperhydration”…but this legal, cheap trick works even better. (here are the sodium chloride tablets Ben mentions)
- This just in: ibuprofen kills your heart.
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As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Rachel Browne, the Podcast Sidekick.
The Best Way To Purify Your Water
Karissa says: Karissa has a question about your home water purification system – she wants to know what brand it is and what type you use? She loves the show and thank you so much for all the hard work you put into it!
–How To Detox Your Home article
–Home water test kit
–Public water supply reports from the EPA
–State certified laboratories for drinking water from the EPA
–Structured Water Filter: Hydro Energiser Whole House Structured Water Unit
–Aquatru countertop filtration ($100 discount by using this link.)
Natural Fixes For Adult ADD & Autism
James says: He wants to know if you have ever heard about the brain balance centers? While they are mostly geared towards children, he's wondering if there's an application for this sort of training for adults? The center is based on the work of Dr. Robert Mololo and his book “Disconnected Kids – The Ground Breaking Brain Balance Program For Children With Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia And Other Neurological Disorders.”
-Book: The Autism Revolution: Whole-Body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be
–My podcast with Peter Shankman on why ADD may be good
How Diatomaceous Earth Works
AJ says: She was wondering if you have opinion or experience with Diatomaceous Earth. She's taking it for intestinal parasites and wondering if it has any research behind it, or if you have experimented with it Ben, because she knows you've had intestinal parasites before, or if there are any other benefits?
–Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth on Amazon
How To Fight Food Cravings
Tobey says: He's from Seattle and he's a firefighter. He's pretty good about fighting cravings on a normal day when he gets enough sleep, but after working a 24-28 hour shift, his willpower isn't very good, he's more hungry and he struggles to workout. Being in shape is important to the job, for injury prevention, and potentially for his life. Do you have any recommendations, biohacks, supplements, or nutritional facts to help him recover faster, fight those cravings and get a good workout in the next day?
In my response, I recommend:
–Dark chocolate stevia
–Good glass bottle sparkling water
–Mucuna Dopa extract
–Electrostimulation (and other ways to maintain muscle when you can't workout)
–Hot Cold Contrast
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13 thoughts on “361: 12 Futuristic Inventions That Could Save Your Life, The Best Way To Purify Your Water, How To Fight Food Cravings & More!”
I have a question about why you are recommending the AquaTru water filtration system when it uses RO technology. The other website you recommend, Greenfield water systems, presents a good argument as to why RO systems are not a good choice. I must be missing something. Would you please explain or direct me to the explanation on your website? I am currently looking for a water filtration system for our apartment. Thank you very much for any clarification and insight you can provide.
In regards to countertop water filtration, how do the Berkey Filters compare? I have heard you mention them in the past but it’s not making its way into the discussion. Thanks!
They are ok, but I recommend the Aquatru over them. You will find a link above.
Hey Ben, Aquatru use Tritan plastic which is claimed to be safe, but this article suggests otherwise https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/03/tritan-certichem-eastman-bpa-free-plastic-safe/
P.S. Here is one of the sources that mentions adrenomedullin in that Blue Zone and the benefits of low levels:
In this podcast you mentioned that the centenarians in Italy had high levels of adrenomedullin, but from every other article I’ve read regarding this specific Blue Zone, it is reported that they had very LOW levels, which contributed to their longevity. I believe the article you sourced from NYTimes doesn’t specify, but simply says that they are equal to that of a teenager.
Just wanted to make note of that…
I purchased the AquaTru filter and really like it! I’d like to use pink sea salt to add minerals back in, and wanted to see what your recommendation is in terms of how many teaspoons to add per ounce of water. Thanks!
Sodium chloride will be pretty unlikely to be banned… it’s also called table salt. $12 a bottle for salt tablets sounds like a rip off.
Awesome show as usual..
So i listened to that Z-health podcast from 2013…Now that is fascinating stuff.
Maybe a redux episode is in order?
Thanks, Ben. love you.
with respect to exposing the water to sunlight, have you heard or seen anything about blue, solarized water before?
Science or woo woo?
ps I’m going to miss the contrast between your twang and Rachel’s sweet accent for the next 10 days.
I have not! This would be a good one to call into the podcast! Go to speakpipe.com/bengreenfield and try keep it under 45 seconds.
Do you mind sharing the article on the genes affecting caffeine metabolism? I’ve only seen the one that says if one is a slow or fast caffeine metabolizer. However, you mentioned that they have found some other snp’s that we can look at on the podcast.
yes, check this out! http://www.zmescience.com/science/news-science/co…