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

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Are allergies making your life miserable, leaving you desperate for relief? Is hair loss, chronic inflammation, and the relentless march of time wearing you down? Picture a solution that not only promotes luscious hair growth and conquers your dry eyes, stuffy nose, and stiff joint pain but also holds the potential to enhance your longevity and vitality.

In this episode, explore the transformative potential of Carbon 60 (C60) with Ken Swartz and Jessica MacNaughton, the visionaries behind C60 Power — a pioneering provider of high-quality C60 health solutions that enhance mitochondrial and immune functions for boosted health and wellness.

Ken, aka “Ken the Scientist,” the Chief Science Officer of C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%), earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Arizona State University. He spent the early part of his career as a secondary school teacher and is passionate about helping and educating people.

Ken has run several research science laboratories throughout his career and discovered C60 while developing the MOXY fusion reactor. During his research, he became aware of the powerful free radical neutralizing properties of C60. He noticed, after taking C60 for a couple of months, that it not only protected him from radiation but also improved his overall health.

About eight months after Ken started taking C60, he was at a routine visit with his optometrist and discovered that his dry macular degeneration was gone. The doctor was dumbfounded and told him that in all his years, he had never seen such a miraculous outcome. Due to this healing experience, he decided to dedicate himself to the research, study, and production of C60 (buckminsterfullerene) products.

In 2017, he founded C60 Power which offers C60 made with certified organic oils and 99.99% pure sublimated Carbon 60, never exposed to solvents, and sourced in the U.S.

Jessica MacNaughton serves as the CEO at C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%) and She earned an Executive MBA and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Denver. Jessica’s background includes 23 years of professional experience working in corporate America. She has held leadership positions in Fortune 500 and 200 companies, as well as in several private companies, including three of her own. She spent 18 years working in commercial real estate. In 2017, she experienced a health-related, stress-induced burnout situation, which inspired her to focus on her health. That same year, she met Ken Swartz, who introduced her to Carbon 60, a Nobel Prize-winning molecule and powerful antioxidant.

After taking Carbon 60 for about six months, she noticed her body’s response to seasonal allergies had significantly changed and she was no longer using up a box of tissues every other day. Her very painful PMS symptoms were also nowhere to be found. She noticed a dramatic increase in hair growth and nail strength. Her mental clarity and focus had become substantially sharper and her ability to problem-solve and deal with stress had expanded.

Inspired by her health journey with Carbon 60, she and Ken Swartz joined forces in 2018 to bring C60 to the masses.

During this discussion, you'll discover:

-Who are Jessica MacNaughton and Ken Swartz?…05:16

  • C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
  • Jessica McNaughton is the CEO of C60 Power
  • Ken Swartz is the Chief Science Officer 
  • Produces oils, gummies, and different products using C60
    • Has run several research science laboratories throughout his career
    • A lot of the research around C60

-How did Jessica get interested in C60?…07:08

  • Ken introduced Jessica to C60 (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
  • Included it in her daily routine a few months after
  • Jessica has always struggled with:
    • Severe allergies
    • Painful PMS symptoms
    • Problems with growing hair
  • 6 months after taking C60, her problems were gone
  • Was dealing with stress better

-How did Ken get interested in C60?…09:25

  • After Fukushima — a nuclear disaster that occurred in 2011 (triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami) — Ken started working on the MOXY fusion reactor
    • A metal-oxygen fusion reactor
    • A more efficient form of nuclear fusion
  • Discovered Carbon 60 or C60 (scientific name is buckminsterfullerene)
  • Research with rats getting C60 and being exposed to radiation
    • Those who got C60 survived, the control group died
  • Started taking C60 and noticed many benefits
    • Dry macular degeneration was gone after 7 months
    • After C60, it was completely gone
  • The electrical engineer on his team, Gary Rodriguez, also had severe wet macular degeneration and type 2 diabetes
    • Ken prepared C60 in MCT coconut oil
    • Gary's illness disappeared after taking the C60/MCT oil for a year
    • Having MCT in your diet is really important if you have glucose-processing issues like type 2 diabetes
  • As you get older, superoxide dismutase and catalase (endogenous antioxidants) levels drop 
    • C60 mimics the two, and taking C60 will restart your mitochondria
  • Nerve cells are 50% mitochondria

-How does C60 work?…14:13

  • C60 neutralizes superoxide, the main and most damaging oxidative radical produced by the mitochondria
    • Neutralizes it back into regular oxygen in one step
    • Superoxide dismutase (SOD) turns superoxide into hydrogen peroxide
    • Catalase turns the hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen
  • C60 molecule just basically steals the electron of superoxide and then gives it to a hydrogen ion
  • The only thing in nature that gets a positive charge by pulling hydrogen ions from the environment and then storing them inside its cage-like structure

-How do you make C60?…16:09

  • Made in nature
    • Meteoric impacts make a lot of it
  • It's hypothesized that it was the original antioxidant of life because it has no toxicity virtually at any level
  • SOD catalase mimics
  • Restores your mitochondria function
    • Mitochondria makes ATP
    • Makes pregnenolone, the precursor molecule for all the hormones
    • Taking C60 restarts the endocrine system
  • Harry Kroto is one of the discoverers
  • Harry Kroto, Richard Smalley, and Robert Curl basically proved the existence of C60
    • Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996
  • It can be made with two carbon rods in a light helium atmosphere
    • Running electricity through it turns the carbon into ashes
    • 10% of those ashes turn into C60
  • It’s important where you get your C60
    • Some C60 in the market is made using methyl benzene, a known carcinogen
    • C60 made with it is not pure
  • How to get 99.99% purity for the C60
    • Put C60 in a sublimator — a device used to sublimate a substance, meaning to transition it from a solid directly to a gas without passing through the liquid phase
    • It floats to the other side of the sublimator where it condenses
    • It is then taken off the plates
  • The production of C60 is like recreating the atmosphere of a large red star in the lab
  • What is a large red star?
  • The Sun burns hydrogen into helium (yellow star)
    • Eventually, the core is going to run out of hydrogen, with only helium left
    • When only helium is left, the core will shrink and it will get a lot hotter
    • Eventually, it will start burning helium into carbon, becoming a giant red star

-Why should you use C60 for longevity and reverse aging?…21:01

  • Tarek Baati study: The prolongation of the lifespan of rats by repeated oral administration of C60
    • Gave C60 to Wistar rats
    • Looking for toxicity but instead, they increased the rats’ lifespan by 90%
  • Wistar rats characterize human aging (usually die of cancers, cognitive decline, or some diseases associated with human aging)
  • The Wistar rats in the study had no cancers, had no cognitive decline, had no diseases
  • The same study was done on wild-type mice
    • Completely prevented cognitive decline in the mice, and it increased their lifespan by 11%
    • More characteristic of what it would do for a person — 11% increase in lifespan
  • C60 doesn't increase lifespan, it increases health span

-What does C60 do?…23:39

  • C60 does not prevent cure, mitigate, diagnose, or treat any disease
    • Works at the cellular level to lift the oxidative burden
    • Helps to neutralize oxidative stress and free radicals — turns them back into water
  • Think about C60 as a fire extinguisher for your cells
    • Blows out the inflammation and the oxidative stress
  • Inflammation manifests itself in every human body differently
  • C60 addresses chronic inflammation and gets it balanced

-Are there any studies on C60 in human beings?…25:24

-How is C60 different from other antioxidants?…26:53

  • Four important antioxidants, especially in cellular metabolism
    • CoQ10 — there are supplements for (use code BEN15 to save 15%)
    • Glutathione — there are supplements for (use code BEN10 to save 10%)
    • Superoxide dismutase — cannot supplement
    • Catalase — cannot be supplemented
  • Superoxide dismutase and catalase work together to take care of the superoxide ion — the most damaging oxidative radical in the body
  • C60 mimics them and does the job of both (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
    • Passes the gut barrier and the blood-brain barrier, and is taken into the cells by endocytosis — a cellular process by which cells absorb molecules
  • Counterindication — if on a blood thinner, consult with your doctor and get more testing before you try C60
  • A huge increase in libido for people who take C60

-What is the connection between C60 for airline travel and radiation?…31:30

  • Humans are 70% water
  • The main oxidative radical that radiation produces is the hydroxyl ion
  • C60 neutralizes the hydroxyl ion
  • C60 is the foremost radiation protection that you can take (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
  • C60 is nonpolar, so it has to be dissolved in oil
    • Olive oil (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
    • Avocado oil (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
    • MCT oil (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
  • C60 gummies are in 100% whole coconut oil (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
  • Ben’s morning smoothie
  • Hair growth protocol
    • You can rub it on topically but you can also just consume it
    • If you have white hair, it'll come back salt and pepper because C60 works as an SOD catalase
    • Restarts ATP production in your hair follicles

 –How does C60 increase stem cell production?…37:09

  • C60 also increases stem cell production
  • It was discovered accidentally in a study with rabbits who were given arthritis and afterward given C60 
    • Inflammation in those rabbits went way down
    • Found that the cartilage had regrown — which was unexpected
  • Senescent cells and fermentation mode
  • C60 goes into the mitochondria of senescent cells
    • Restarts the mitochondria
    • Senescent cells blow up and initiate apoptosis (programmed cell death)
    • Wipes out senescent cells all over your body
    • Then stimulates stem cell production
  • A lot of doctors want people to take C60 before and after surgery
  • Leaky gut or other gut inflammatory issues

-How are regenerative medicine physicians using C60?…40:07

  • Many doctors utilize C60 in a protocol
  • No injections yet
  • Helps with nerve, spine, and joint issues
  • C60 and cancer have been studied in animals — successful in the animal studies
  • Disclaimer, C60 does not cure anything — it provides some form of relief in terms of the cracking, the popping, and the aching that you experience in your knees and shoulders

-What are the different types of oil used for C60?…41:45

  • Different types of oil used are about choice — what people prefer
  • Avocado oil is great for consuming daily — easy to digest
    • For making homemade salad dressing
  • MCT is good in coffee and smoothies
  • Olive oil is great for intermittent fasting
  • Avocado and olive oil hold more C60 due to the structure of the oil — usually take a teaspoon
  • MCT has a little bit less C60 — usually take a tablespoon
  • There is also a C60 for pets
    • For aging pets with inflammatory issues
  • C60 Power YouTube channel

-Ben’s ad for his house in Spokane…44:21

-How do you stack C60?…46:25

  • C60 and hydrogen water
    • C60 is kind of like a hydrogen sponge, and hydrogen gas is an antioxidant
  • Many athletes use C60 (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
    • Especially MCT coconut oil — MCTs give that extra boost
    • From mid-pack to champions in their field
    • C60 is not banned by any athletic organization
  • Ben's travel stack pack:

-What new C60 products are being developed?…48:55

  • New C60 products are coming out in the next year
    • C60 Youth Renewal Eye Cream — for the delicate skin around your eyes
    • C60 Anti-Gravity Serum — to help lift and improve the quality and youthfulness of the skin
    • C60 Sexy — an edible massage oil, especially for any dryness issues; is safe anywhere
  • The impact on libido and testosterone levels
    • It helps to balance out hormones by activating pregnenolone
  • C60 is not a miracle drug
    • A very powerful antioxidant that helps to neutralize free radicals and oxidative stress
    • Helps to create that environment where your body can do what it's supposed to do naturally
  • Works great with other supplements
  • The purple color is natural
  • Not to be heated up; not intended to be a cooking oil
  • Extends the lifespan of oils for rancidity
  • Most of the other competitors get their supply from one single source that uses benzene extraction
  • Some companies are selling C60 in sunflower oil which causes inflammation
  • C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%) does third-party tests for every single manufacturing run for quality, safety, bioavailability, and purity
  • C60 Power (use code GREENFIELD15 to save 15%)
  • The C60 in human studies has been proven to promote a balanced immune response and also a balanced allergic response

-And much more…

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

  1. Griftfield interviews Grifter. says:

    “the MOXY fusion reactor… [is a metal oxygen fusion reactor]… ]takes oxygen and a metal, fuse it together, and make new metals]…”

    An expensive rust machine.

  2. Keith Carr says:

    Thanks, sound to good to be true. Will check out the cost. Love your podcasts.

  3. Impressed after reading your products n will be interested to know more

  4. Bob says:

    If it helps with hair why is Ken’s so thin?!

  5. Jeff says:

    I got excited about trying C60 until I saw the price, completely unaffordable.

  6. David says:

    discount code is not valid

    1. Ivo says:


      “GREENFIELD15, please enter a valid coupon code.”

      1. Ben Greenfield says:

        I just checked and it’s working. However, it cannot be combined with the 20% discount for a subscription.

    2. Ben Greenfield says:

      it works, but it cannot be combined with the 20% discount for a subscription

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