On this podcast, I interview Dr. William Li all about meals. Particularly, we’re speaking concerning the science of how your physique defends itself and heals, and the position that meals performs in that course of.

I’ve talked earlier than about “superfoods” in my e book Past Greater Leaner Stronger and right here on the podcast, however on this episode, Dr. Li dives deeper into how sure meals can have an effect on our physique’s means to heal and forestall illness by means of their results on angiogenesis (the method the physique makes use of to develop new blood vessels), the immune system, and the microbiome.

We additionally discuss concerning the particular chemical compounds in these meals that exert the advantages, how fiber works and impacts the intestine, meals that may damage your microbiome, and extra. You’ll additionally study a few of Dr. Li’s favourite meals to include to be able to match all of this scientific information into your every day life.

In case you’re not conversant in Dr. Li, he’s an internationally famend doctor, scientist, and creator of the New York Instances bestseller Eat to Beat Illness: The New Science of How Your Physique Can Heal Itself.

He’s additionally the president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Basis, which is a nonprofit group that works to advertise medical innovation and breakthrough know-how to disrupt illness and enhance world well being. 

So, if you wish to study all about how meals impacts the physique’s means to thrive and beat illness, and what meals you need to be consuming regularly to spice up your well being, take heed to this podcast!

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7:07 – How does the physique heal itself?

11:50 – What are your favourite “tremendous” meals?                     

14:01 – The important thing to remaining match for so long as attainable                         

16:06 – Meals that may prune away unneeded blood vessels           

19:13 – What’s the chemical in cruciferous greens that’s so helpful?

20:23 – How do you enhance absorption of isothiocyanates?

22:50 – What’s the microbiome, what results does it have in your physique, and what meals can enhance your intestine?                  

26:29 – How does fiber work?

30:20 – How can we assist the immune system with meals?

36:47 – What meals are dangerous to the microbiome?

43:03 – What does the analysis say about synthetic sweeteners and the microbiome?

44:09 – What causes controversy in meals analysis?

Talked about on the Present:

Dr. Li’s Ebook: Eat to Beat Illness

Dr. Li’s web site

Legion VIP One-on-One Teaching

Past Greater Leaner Stronger

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