Max Lugavere: How to Live the Genius Life

Podcast #11

Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast The Genius Life. Lugavere appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, the Rachael Ray Show, and The Doctors. He has contributed to Medscape, Vice, Fast Company, CNN, and the Daily Beast, has been featured on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and in The Wall Street Journal.

Time stamps:

3:18 Sub-optimal brain function (brain fog).

7:13 Sleep and the brain.

15:11 Looking at things through an ancestral lens.

18:00 Using your intuition and the pitfalls of science.

20:51 Practical techniques to keep your brain healthy.

25:02 The Lipid Hypothesis.

30:16 Cholesterol, insulin resistance, and the brain. 

37:31 Oxidative stress and animal fats.

40:12 Farm raised vs.wild salmon.

41:00 Heavy Metals.

43:57 How to re-mineralize your filtered water.

47:00 Pitfalls of our modern lifestyle.

51:43 Cold and heat therapy. 

56:14 Research of Charles Raison , Psychiatrist.

57:44 Max Lugavere’s exercise routine. 

62:05 High Intensity Interval frequency.

66: 55 The most radical thing Max did the past week.