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Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.




How To Unlock Your Brain's Full Potential, Biohacks To Unleash Your Mind, The "Secret Sauce" For A Leaky Gut & More With Dr. Greg Kelly.

Find yourself yearning to amplify your brainpower but facing hurdles like mental fog, lack of focus, or suboptimal cognitive performance? You're in the right place — today's episode explores the art and science of enhancing cognitive prowess, tapping into the boundless potential of the human mind, and biohacking brain function. Dr. Gregory Kelly is a naturopathic physician (ND), the Director of Product Development at Neurohacker Collective, and the author of Shape Shift — a practical, yet fascinating guide on how to unravel the mysteries of your body shape and weight. Additionally, he previously appeared on my show "How To Clear Out Damaging, Life-Shortening Zombie Cells In Just 2 Days A Month, A 'Shotgun Formula' For Senescent Cells & More With Dr. Gregory Kelly." Dr. Greg was the editor of the Alternative Medicine Review and has been an instructor at the University of Bridgeport in the College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he taught classes in advanced clinical nutrition, counseling skills, and doctor-patient relationships. He has also published numerous articles on various aspects of natural medicine and nutrition, contributed three chapters to the Textbook of Natural Medicine, and has more than 30 journal articles indexed on PubMed. His areas of special interest and expertise include nootropics, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, weight management, and the chronobiology of performance and health. Recently, I had the pleasure of joining Dr. Greg on his enlightening show, Collective Insights Podcast, where he and I delved deep into strategies for optimizing brain function and enhancing overall health and longevity. Today, I'm thrilled to share this insightful conversation with you, graciously allowed by Dr. Greg for release to my audience. Get ready to unlock practical strategies to enhance focus, relaxation, and cognitive performance, and embark on a journey to uncover the full potential of your cognitive abilities! For the full show notes, visit: Link: Code: BENSFAVS (15% off any purchase) Episode Sponsors: Organifi: Go to for 20% off your order. FUM: Go to and use code BEN for 10% off your order today. Joovv: Go to and apply code BEN for an exclusive discount. LMNT: Go to to get a free gift with your purchase! Hiya: Go to for 50% off your first order. See for privacy information.


The Perfect Approach For A Child's Healthy Gut, How To Help Your Body Make It's Own Natural Antidepressants, The Problem With Probiotics & More With Seed's Raja Dhir.

Ever wondered if babies born via C-section are missing crucial gut bacteria? Discover the answer to this question and more as you journey through the intricate realms of gut flora and fermentation, uncovering their profound impact on your health and vitality. Today's show dives into the essence of probiotics — live organisms that bestow remarkable health benefits — and delves deep into how to improve and restore your (and your child's) gut health. Several years ago, I interviewed probiotic expert and Seed co-founder Raja Dhir in this episode. Today, Raja's back. Join me and Raja as we bust myths and unearth the science behind optimal gut health, all through the lens of cutting-edge research and practical insights. Get ready to be enlightened, empowered, and inspired to optimize your own microbiome for peak performance and well-being. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Maximus Oral Testosterone+: Go to to learn more. ZBiotics: Get 15% off your first order at when you use code BEN. MTE: Check them out at and use code GETMTE for 20% off your first order. Jigsaw Health: Visit and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order. HVMN: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at See for privacy information.


Best of Intimacy and Biohacking Sex: Optimize Libido, Orgasm Enhancement, Thrust In Time, Better Erections Naturally, Breathwork & More.

Let’s cut to the chase — this week, since it is Valentine's Day month, after all, I turn up the heat with a show that uncovers the secrets to lengthening orgasms, heightening sexual pleasure, boosting libido, and unlocking the door to mind-blowing ecstasy. Are you up for the adventure? If so, tune in, buckle up, and get ready for a wild ride that will redefine the way you think about sex, pleasure, and connection. In this “Best of Intimacy and Biohacking Sex” episode, I unpack a treasure trove of knowledge and unconventional tactics to enhance your sexual well-being and experiences. Join this intimate odyssey that begins with the captivating dynamics of women, cannabis, and sex. Next, delve into how to bid farewell to those “magic” little blue pills with Dr. Nathan Bryan and uncover the secrets to getting better erections naturally with nitric oxide tablets, aphrodisiacs, and sustainable sexual health improvements. Venturing further, explore how to “Thrust in Time,” a transformative experience that transcends your sexual satisfaction, expertly explained by Susan Bratton. You’ll also discover methods to unlock the profound connection between breathwork and sexual performance with my guest, Travis Steffens, and unearth ancient practices that elevate intimate experiences with the intertwining of breath and ecstasy. Finally, prepare to be enlightened on red wine's surprising effects on hormonal balance and sexual function, alongside the controversial topic of how sexual activity and ejaculation frequency can influence athletic performance. Are you ready to challenge your perceptions and elevate your intimate encounters? Join me now for a journey through the lesser-discussed corridors of sexual health and pleasure. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Quantum Upgrade: Unlock a 15-day free trial with code BEN15 at Manukora: Go to to get a free pack of honey sticks with your order — a $15 value. C60: Visit and use code GREENFIELD15 for 15% off your first order. IQBAR: Text BEN to 64000 to get 20% off all IQBAR products & free shipping! Message and data rates may apply. Organifi: Go to for 20% off your order. See for privacy information.


Is Mold Making You Sick, Symptoms of Mold Illness, and How to Release Toxins and Conquer Mold Poisoning With Brian Karr

Are you grappling with brain fog, eczema, anxiety, depression, or insomnia, but the cause of your ailments defies doctors' explanations? Sounds like you could have a toxic mold problem on your hands. Embark on a captivating exploration of indoor environmental health with today's guest, Brian Karr, who has empowered over 3,000 hypersensitive individuals to cultivate healthier living environments. A Certified Microbial Investigator (CMI) by the American Council for Accredited Certifications, Brian is an expert at identifying mold indicators and developing strategic remedial strategies for mold growth and biotoxin production throughout homes and buildings. He is also the co-founder of We Inspect, a national indoor environmental assessment company with a laser focus on mold and biotoxin detection and management. Additionally, Brian created the Mold Masterclass, an innovative digital training program designed to teach students how to identify and eradicate mold and mycotoxins from their homes. Notably, Brian was also a distinguished speaker at the 2020 Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Annual Meeting, where he conveyed a specialized approach to mold and biotoxin remediation for hypersensitive individuals. His contributions also extend to educational articles published by the Indoor Air Quality Association. Recently, I had the privilege of joining him on an episode of his podcast #moldfinders: RADIO (which he was gracious enough to let me share with you today) to discuss concerns related to chronic inflammation, mitochondrial disruption, and how biohacking can offer solutions for core body issues. In today's episode, join me and Brian in unraveling the complexities of indoor environmental health, exploring how mold and biotoxins might be affecting your well-being. From detection to remediation, this conversation is a journey into creating healthier living spaces and, ultimately, a healthier you. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Jigsaw Health: Visit and use "Greenfield10" to get 10% off on your order. Ultimate Longevity: Head to to get your hands on valuable tools to help you bring down your inflammation. Apollo: Go to and use code BG15 for 15% off. LeelaQ: Visit and use code BEN10 for 10% off. Thrive Market: Join to today and get $80 in free groceries! See for privacy information.


Q&A 468: Can Cardio Grow Muscle, The Dark Side Of Microdosing Psychedelics, Gluten Free Vs. Low-FODMAP & More!

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What They Don't Tell You About Nutrition Coaching, Going From Anorexia to Healthy Fitness Pro, Making Money In The Diet Industry & More With Jason Phillips

Envision the oppressive pursuit of physical perfection — enduring rigorous training on a mere 800-calorie daily diet. You might look like Adonis on the outside, but on the inside, you have the testosterone levels of a 90-year-old. My guest today, Jason Phillips, not only broke free from the clutches of this demanding reality but reshaped it into a narrative of resilience. Beyond reclaiming his health and vitality, he transformed his journey into a guiding compass for others aspiring to optimize their well-being and achieve better health, fitness, and longevity goals. Jason, a veteran in the fitness industry for decades, transitioned from a former cover model and professional athlete to becoming a highly sought-after fitness and nutrition coach. Currently serving as the CEO and founder of the Nutritional Coaching Institute, Jason's influence extends through various avenues. At the core of his impactful work is a successful mentorship program for fitness and nutritional professionals. Here, Jason offers both group and individualized coaching to some of the most talented people in the industry, nurturing their growth and expertise. Jason routinely speaks at Google, has been interviewed by Entrepreneur Weekly, and has been the featured speaker at the Cascade Classic and the 2018 Fitness Business Summit. NCI Special Offer - 78% off their Exclusive Level 1 Certification Bundle For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: MTE: Go to and use code GETMTE for 20% off your first order. Vuori: Go to and get 20% off your first purchase and free shipping over $75. Beekeeper's Naturals: Go to or enter code BEN to get 20% off your order. IQBAR: Get 20% off all IQBAR products (plus FREE shipping) by texting BEN to 64000. Message and data rates may apply. See terms for details. HVMN: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at See for privacy information.


How To Become A Strong Family, Turning Hard Hikes Into Teachable Moments, Raising Confident And Resilient Children & More With Joe And Mell Hashey

Ever found yourself pondering the decisions you'd navigate if life orchestrated an unexpected turn and reshaped your family's journey? My guests today, Joe and Mell Hashey, had their lives turned upside down in 2020, forcing them to bid farewell to their cherished "dream home" and embark on a 2,000-mile journey to an unfamiliar town, where they knew no one. This transformative experience became the catalyst for the creation of Strong Family Co. — a versatile framework any family can adopt to establish values and cultivate stress-free family leadership. Joe Hashey earned his Master of Education from Colgate University, where he played football for a few years before four knee surgeries. He went on to become an award-winning high school social studies teacher for eight years and a local youth coach. Mell Hashey is a former social worker turned stay-at-home mom of three. In college, Joe's father passed away due to preventable health issues. Fueled by a passion for promoting health and wellness, Joe launched a local personal training company dedicated to helping busy adults live longer and healthier lives. He has been a prominent leader in his community for 15 years and was honored as the Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Person of the Year in 2018. Realizing he was dedicating more time to his business than to his family, Joe swiftly rebalanced. Now, as a business consultant for companies coast to coast, he applies those lessons to guide the most important organization in his life: his family. Together, the Hasheys penned, Strong Family Guidebook: Your Guide to Raising Confident, Independent, and Resilient Children, a practical guide full of the wisdom that transformed their family into a resilient unit. Joe and Mell emphasize the irreplaceable role parents play in their children's lives, reminding you that amidst career and financial pursuits, parenthood is earned through daily commitment. From organizing family meetings to instilling lasting principles in your children, The Strong Family Guidebook offers an operating system for your family's unique values and dynamics, fostering a resilient family, where individual strengths contribute to the collective magic that binds you together. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Paleovalley: Go to to get 15% off your first order. Organifi: Go to for 20% off your order. Jigsaw Health: Visit and use code Greenfield10 to get 10% off on your order. BEAM Minerals: If you want to up your mineral game, give BEAM Minerals a try. Go to and use code BEN at checkout for 20% off your order. Ultimate Longevity: Head to to get your hands on grounding mats for your mattress, pillow, blankets, and more. See for privacy information.


Q&A 467: Cheap Hacks To Reverse Aging, Life Extension For Dogs, Could Peptides Cause Cancer & Much More!

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Can Smoking Cigarettes Make You Live Longer, Are The Blue Zones A Myth, Which Meat You Should Think Twice About Eating & More With Dr. Steven Gundry

Envision a life where you gracefully surpass the age of 100, untouched by the afflictions that typically accompany old age — no battles with debilitating diseases, no encounters with cancer, no navigating each step with the constant fear of stumbling and facing a hip-breaking incident. In a captivating discussion with Dr. Steven Gundry, I explore the secrets of the world's blue zones, where vitality remains a constant companion and thriving well beyond what is conventionally deemed "your best years" is not a distant dream but a tangible reality. Dr. Gundry is one of the world’s top cardiothoracic surgeons and a pioneer in nutrition. He hosts the top-rated health show, The Dr. Gundry Podcast, is the founder and director of The International Heart and Lung Institute Center for Restorative Medicine, and is the founder of Gundry MD, a line of wellness products and supplements. After a distinguished surgical career as a professor and chairman of cardiothoracic surgery at Loma Linda University, Dr. Gundry changed his focus to curing modern diseases via dietary changes. He is the author of New York Times bestsellers, including The Plant Paradox, The Plant Paradox Cookbook, The Plant Paradox Quick & Easy, and The Longevity Paradox, along with national bestsellers such as The Plant Paradox Family Cookbook, The Energy Paradox, Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution, and Unlocking the Keto Code. Additionally, he has had more than 300 articles published in peer-reviewed journals on using diet and supplements to eliminate heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune disease, and multiple other diseases. Dr. Gundry's latest book Gut Check .... In today's episode, join Dr. Gundry and me in uncovering topics for a long, healthy life, such as Okinawan food fermentation, Sardinian smoking, the benefits of goat and sheep products, and best practices for a vibrant existence. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: FUM: Use code BEN to save an additional 10% off your order at Timeline Nutrition: Go to and use code BEN to get 10% off your order. Ned: Get 15% off Ned products with code GREENFIELD at Organifi: Go to for 20% off your order. JoyMode: Go to or enter GREENFIELD at checkout for 20% off. See for privacy information.


Healing Your Gut (Finally), Why You Shouldn't Freak Out About Food Labels, What Your Poop Can Tell You About Your Gut & More With Dr. Lauryn Lax

Picture receiving a diagnosis of 13 "incurable" illnesses, a daunting revelation where hope seems elusive, and the prospect of a life defined by suffering and pain becomes your reality. Today's guest, Dr. Lauryn Lax, intimately knows this struggle, as her own journey unfolded against the backdrop of such adversity. Now, she's on a mission to help people disrupt old paradigms, unleash their inner wisdom, and ignite their full potential. As a Doctor of Occupational Therapy, clinical nutritionist, and functional medicine practitioner, Dr. Lauryn's expertise spans over two decades, making her a specialist in gut health, hormone imbalances, toxic mold recovery, and disordered eating. Her personal story has been featured on ABC, Good Morning America, TEDx, CBS, and USA Today. You can follow her work by tuning in to The Health Detective Podcast, where she discusses topics like functional medicine, nutrition, mindset, gut healing, hormone balance, and food freedom. She's also published eight books, including Total Gut Reset, which provides a customized health program to heal from the inside out. This fascinating and resourceful guide includes insights on how to solve poor gut health that could be causing issues like slow metabolism, skin breakouts, bloating, constipation, cancer, diabetes, autoimmune disease, thyroid and hormone imbalances, and anxiety. In this episode, join me in unraveling the layers of wisdom embedded in Dr. Lauryn's journey. From the profound link between eating disorders and gut issues to intriguing topics such as poop analysis and coffee withdrawal constipation, tune in for an unforgettable conversation on gut health that will ignite your path toward holistic well-being. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: ZBiotics: Get 15% off your first order at when you use code BEN. MTE: Use code GETMTE for 20% off your first order at Neurohacker Senolytic: Use code BENSENO for an additional 15% off at Jigsaw Health: Visit and use Greenfield10 to get 10% off on your order. HVMN: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at See for privacy information.


Is Methylene Blue The Key To Lasting Vitality? Defying Disease, Revitalizing Cells, And Safeguarding Your Prostate From Cancer With Dr. John Lieurance

Picture a bygone era when the busy hands of textile workers were stained in the vibrant indigo hues of methylene blue. Now, fast forward to cutting-edge strategies in modern science, where methylene blue plays a pivotal role in health and wellness. Embark on the fascinating journey of how this mesmerizing compound leaped from fabric to the frontier of health and wellness, becoming a beacon of innovation. Today's guest, Dr. John Lieurance, renowned as the "Dr. Strange of Medicine," unfolds the purposes, benefits, and best practices of methylene blue. Dr. Lieurance, a renowned chiropractic neurologist with over 22 years of experience in Sarasota, Florida, has gained significant attention for his groundbreaking Functional Cranial Release (FCR) procedure. However, this is just one of many tools that he has integrated into a clinical setting over the past 30 years of his illustrious career. Dr. Lieurance's holistic approach to health and wellness is evident in his dedication to his craft, which extends beyond his clinic at Advanced Rejuvenation. He masterfully blends therapies that address the three pivotal pillars: identity, divinity, and vitality. He also travels globally, imparting his knowledge to other medical professionals. His fresh new book, Methylene Blue: Magic Bullet, is a treasure trove of never-before-seen information on the practical ins and outs of use and the deep science behind methylene blue. Join me as I venture into Dr. Lieurance's clinic to explore the revolutionary force preventing infections and disease, elevating energy, and refining mental acuity. Also, don't miss out on my "Barking Elephant Procedure," a unique methylene blue and ozone injection to the prostate gland that serves as an effective cancer preventative. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Beam Minerals: Go to and use code BEN at checkout for 20% off your order. LMNT: Go to to get a free gift with your purchase! Hiya: Go to and receive 50% off your first order! Paleovalley: Go to to get 15% off your first order. BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough: Go to and use code BEN10 to get 10% off any order. See for privacy information.


The Ultimate Healthy-Eating Hack, Making Family Dinners Fun, Getting Kids To Cook & Much More With Shawn Stevenson.

Imagine transforming your family dinners into not just a routine but a cornerstone of health, connection, and joy. Just like you, I savor those precious moments with my wife and sons gathered around the dinner table. And today, we're delving into the art of family meals with none other than Shawn Stevenson. You might remember Shawn from our enlightening discussion on "Sleep, Light, Alarms, Caffeine, Night Shifts, Naps, Sleeping Positions & More With Shawn Stevenson." I've also joined him on his show for the episode "TMHS 133: Accelerated Fat Loss And Going Beyond Training — With Ben Greenfield." In an age dominated by the incessant pull of cell phones and the constant glow of television screens, meaningful moments of family connection can fall by the wayside. Shawn's latest book, Eat Smarter: Family Cookbook, transcends recipes, emerging as a guide to reclaiming family togetherness over meals. Additionally, Shawn is the mastermind behind the USA Today national bestseller Eat Smarter and the internationally acclaimed Sleep Smarter. As the creator of The Model Health Show, Shawn's impact on the health and wellness community is undeniable, holding the esteemed position of the number #1 health podcast in the U.S., boasting millions of listener downloads each year. A graduate of the University of Missouri–St. Louis with a background in business, biology, and nutritional science, Shawn co-founded the Advanced Integrative Health Alliance. His expertise has garnered attention from Forbes, Fast Company, The New York Times, Muscle & Fitness, ABC News, ESPN, and numerous other major media outlets. Excited to explore how meals can be more than just sustenance but a source of joy, connection, and well-being for your loved ones? Get ready to revolutionize your family dinners and elevate your health game with Shawn's expert guidance. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: C60: Use the coupon code “GREENFIELD15” for 15% OFF your first order at KetoMed: Visit and use the code Ben40 to receive $40.00 off, plus free shipping and handling, and no tax. Quantum Upgrade: Unlock a 15-day free trial with the code “BEN15” at Manukora: Use code BEN at and automatically get a free pack of honey sticks with your order — a $15 value. CAROL Bike: Use code BEN and get $250 off at See for privacy information.


Optimizing Lifespan with Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, High Cholesterol Dilemmas, CT Angiography Revelations, Best Cancer Diagnostics & More with Dr. Darshan Shah, MD

Darshan Shah, MD, is a renowned surgeon, published author, tech entrepreneur, wellness specialist, and founder and CEO of Next Health. A graduate of esteemed institutions such as Mayo Clinic, Harvard Business School, and Singularity University, Dr. Shah has an expansive medical and business background that allows him to connect with patients on a more profound level. He's also a five-time guest who first appeared on the podcast in 2019 when he and I discussed the opening of his first Next Health clinic, and again later when the two of us co-hosted a panel during my Boundless book tour in 2020, where we delved into topics ranging from sleep biohacks to spiritual disciplines and parenting strategies. Having performed over 10,000 surgeries, his dexterity and expertise are unquestionable, yet what sets Darshan apart is his unwavering commitment to optimizing health and extending lifespan, a mission that finds its manifestation in Next Health. Each clinic offers a comprehensive array of cutting-edge health services, from genetic testing to biohacking technologies, all tailored to meet individual health needs. By harnessing the power of modern medical advancements, Next Health's clinics are designed not just to treat disease but to foster optimal wellness and extend the healthy human lifespan. Dr. Shah is a wellness specialist and an advocate for health optimization. He weaves these passions together to inspire a broader audience as a published author and through the innovative health solutions offered by Next Health. Embark on a riveting journey as I, alongside Dr. Shah, delve into the transformative effects of therapeutic plasma exchange. Navigate the nuanced cholesterol debate, gain insights from CT angiography adventures, and discuss strategies for tackling a stubborn calcium score. You'll also learn essential diagnostic measures for cancer and the impact of responsible red meat choices. Plus, don't miss out on exciting information about Next Health's new Maui Four Seasons location, and much more! For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Apollo: Go to and use code BG15 for 15% off LeelaQ: Visit and use code BEN10 for 10% off. Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get 20% off at HVMN: Visit and subscribe upon checkout for 30% off. Jigsaw Health: Visit and use “Greenfield10” to get 10% off on your order. See for privacy information.


Q&A 466: A Guide To Essential Amino Acids, The Best Fat Loss Supplements, Can You Gain Muscle If You're Old, Pelvic Tilt Fixes & Much More!

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Unbeatable Peptide Stacks, Advanced Age Reversal Strategies, How To Banish Anxiety & Panic, Your Brain On THC, Ketones & Ketosis & More: The Most Listened To Episodes Of 2023

Venture back with me to 2013: “Wrecking Ball” is blaring on your radio for the ninetieth time today, skinny jeans have America in a chokehold, and podcasts aren’t considered top-tier entertainment — or not like they are now. That’s because new research compiled by the Pew Research Center shows that a decade ago, a mere 12 percent of Americans ages 12 and up hadn’t listened to a podcast in the last month… Today, in 2023, that number has jumped to an astonishing 42 percent. It's a seismic shift in the sonic landscape — a revolution in how people consume a symphony of stories, insights, and education. As I wrap up this year with 13,630,038 downloads (but who’s counting?), 2023 emerges as a standout year for monumental growth with the global podcast listener count clocking in at a whopping 464.7 million and projections for 2024 suggesting an even more jaw-dropping figure of 504.9 million listeners. Twice a week, for nearly two decades now, I’ve hosted podcasts, including my old podcasts I used to own and run such as Endurance Planet, the Get-Fit Guy, Rock Star Triathlete Academy, Train For Top Dollar, Ben Greenfield Fitness, and many others. Since then, I’ve recorded several THOUSAND episodes of content that are a virtual library (or two) (or three) of in-depth information to empower you to upgrade your lifespan and healthspan; find purpose, happiness, fulfillment, and connection, explore new adventures and challenges; discover how to use cutting-edge strategies to hack your life; and achieve full optimization of mind, body, and spirit, all with boundless energy that equips you to go and conquer every mountain you’ve been called to climb. Crafting this final episode for the year, my team and I wanted to showcase the top podcasts that listeners tuned into the most. Condensed to around an hour and a half, these discussions offer quick highlights, and if you're eager for more, I've linked to the original podcasts for a deeper dive. Happy New Year — and in case you're wondering, here is how to subscribe to my free podcast and where it can be found... ...enter your email address in the pop-up somewhere at the top of this page to receive all emails from me, including podcast episodes, for free. Also be sure to check out my YouTube channel, where you can view podcast episodes in video form. For the full show notes, visit: Episode sponsors: Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get 20% off at LeelaQ: Visit and use code BEN10 for 10% off. Pendulum: Get 20% off your first month of any Pendulum probiotic with code GREENFIELD at Levels: Your first purchase will include a one-month supply of continuous glucose monitors, a 12-month software membership, and an additional 2 free months of their annual membership if you go to CAROL Bike: Get $250 off yours with the code BEN at See for privacy information.


Pain-Killing Without Pharmaceuticals: Is This The Most Powerful Wearable Red Light Therapy That Exists? The Kineon Move+ With Forrest Smith

Explore the dynamic intersection of tech entrepreneurship and wellness innovation with today's remarkable guest, Forrest Smith. As the visionary founder of Kineon Labs, a former extreme athlete, and an esteemed leader, Forrest brings to the forefront an impressive 20-year track record of not only creating but also scaling successful startups. An avid sports enthusiast, Forrest's competitive spirit was honed on the fields of Atlanta, where he played various sports and continues to actively participate in rugby matches and CrossFit training. This athletic passion was the catalyst for the conception of the Knee+ enhanced light therapy device, a key offering from Reviiv Light that embodies his commitment to health and fitness. From the age of 14, Forrest has cultivated a deep fascination for Chinese culture and language, a passion that has grown into fluency and profound professional expertise in the Asian market. His 18 years of experience in startup creation and executive management in Asia have been marked by considerable success. In 2000, Forrest embarked on his first entrepreneurial journey in China with a fabric sourcing company, which was later acquired in 2002. Over the next decade, he demonstrated his exceptional aptitude for business development and leadership, founding and directing a series of companies, including Source Pro Asia, August Vale, and Illumitron. Each venture flourished under his guidance, leading to acquisition by larger corporations, such as Wilway Holdings and Cooper Lighting. In addition to his remarkable entrepreneurial journey, Forrest has demonstrated his versatility and expertise through various roles, from Director of Asian Operations for a Fortune 500 company to Director of Business Development. His educational background is as diverse and robust as his professional experience, with an International Baccalaureate focused on Chinese, further studies at the prestigious Nanjing University/Johns Hopkins Center, and undergraduate studies at Georgia Tech. His profound dedication to his work, coupled with his extensive experience and knowledge, positions Forrest as a thought leader in his industry, driving the integration of health, wellness, and advanced technology. For the full show notes, visit: Episode Sponsors: Essentia: Save $100 on your mattress purchase using code BENVIP at Calroy: Save 20% when you bundle a 3-month supply of Arterosil HP at Füm: Head to and use code BEN for 10% off your order. Seed: Use code BEN at for 30% off your first month of Seed’s Daily Synbiotic. Good Idea: Go to and use code BEN10. See for privacy information.


Alternatives To Alcohol & Plant Medicine, Growth Through Ayahuasca, A Shower Routine That Grows Your Brain, Is Eating Bugs A Mind-Control Experiment & More With Mike Cernovich.

Embark on an exploration through the multifaceted realms of journalism, literature, and filmmaking as I dive into a compelling discussion with Michael Cernovich, a cultural luminary dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of superior existence. In 2015, Cernovich penned the best-selling book Gorilla Mindset, offering the world invaluable insights on living a better life. He maintains an ongoing exploration of culture and current affairs, and specifically focuses his work on answering the question, "What is on the other side of fear?" His film on media propaganda, Hoaxed, was a top 10 independent film for two weeks in a row and dominated the charts on Apple TV and iTunes in the documentary category. Hoaxed trended as one of the top 10 most streamed films before it was banned from Amazon without explanation. Cernovich was instrumental in bringing the story of Jeffrey Epstein into popular consciousness, as he filed a lawsuit to unseal previously hidden court files in a case involving Epstein. Cernovich has broken dozens of stories of significant interest and obtained files proving a powerful Congressman had settled a sexual harassment lawsuit secretly. As a result of this discovery, the Congressman resigned. He currently writes primarily on Substack, often about parenting, and on Twitter, where he has over a million followers. Some days Cernovich focuses on political subjects, and other times he discusses mental health, fitness, trauma, and the use of plant medicines as well as the demonology and other controversies surrounding Ayahuasca. As part of his philanthropy, Cernovich has contributed and raised money for a veterans charity that focuses on finding solutions for PTSD and drug and alcohol addiction through the use of ibogaine. Cernovich is not just a truth-seeker, philanthropist, and storyteller but also a devoted husband and father of three (who is eagerly anticipating a fourth child). Full Show Notes: Episode Sponsors: HVMN: Save 30% off your first subscription order of Ketone-IQ at Lucy Gum: Save 20% on any order at and use discount code BEN20. Thyroid Fixxr: Go to and use code BEN20 for 20% off. Manukora: Head to or use code BEN, & get a free pack of honey sticks with your order — a $15 value. CAROL Bike: Get $250 off a bike with the code BEN at today. See for privacy information.


Biohacking The Brain, Choosing Safe Supplements, Raw Liver, Getting To Sleep Without Medication & More With UFC MMA Fighter Michael Chandler.

Michael Chandler is not just a force to be reckoned with in the octagon; he's a living embodiment of peak performance, resilience, and an unyielding pursuit of excellence. Chandler's venture into the world of mixed martial arts began in 2009, setting the stage for a career that would redefine the standards of the sport. It wasn't long before his prowess caught the attention of the MMA world, especially during his tenure with Bellator MMA from 2010 to 2020. During this period, he not only claimed the Bellator Lightweight Championship three times but also emerged victorious in the Bellator Season Four Lightweight Tournament, solidifying his status as a dominant force in the lightweight division. In 2020, Chandler made a pivotal transition to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he continued to showcase his unparalleled skills. As of July 17, 2023, he stands proudly at #5 in the UFC lightweight rankings, a testament to his unwavering commitment to excellence. His next fight will be against Conor McGregor, the Two-Division UFC World Champion and Former Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Champion. Currently, Chandler is also a coach on ESPN's weekly MMA/UFC show, The Ultimate Fighter. Beyond the realm of professional fighting, Chandler's life is a harmonious blend of family, love, and unshakeable determination. In 2013, he began dating Brie Willett after emailing for almost two years. Subsequently, they got married in 2014. Their family expanded in 2017 with the adoption of their son, Hap, and in April 2022, they welcomed their second adoptive son, Ace, into the world. In this episode, Chandler and I delve into a myriad of topics, ranging from implementing cold thermogenesis techniques for kids, navigating the intricate labyrinth of supplement regulations confronting UFC warriors, strategically stacking supplements, and fortifying cognitive health against potential injuries and Alzheimer's disease. Full Show Notes: Episode Sponsors: Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Get 20% off at LMNT: Go to to get a free gift with your purchase! BioStack Labs: Get 15% off your purchase of $100 at Apollo: Go to and use code BG15 for 15% off. Pendulum: Get 20% off your first month of any Pendulum probiotic with code GREENFIELD at See for privacy information.


Eating Healthy At Parties, Hidden Toxins In Your Children's "Health Food," Why Baby Food Has MSG & More With Food Babe Vani Hari.

How do you feed your family the right way in a world full of crap that could be killing your kids? I can't think of a better person to answer this question than this week's guest, Vani Hari, aka "The Food Babe." She's a revolutionary food activist, a New York Times best-selling author, co-founder of the organic food brand Truvani, and was named one of the “Most Influential People on the Internet” by TIME magazine. She also joined me many years ago for the podcast episode "'The Food Babe' Says They’re Feeding You Lies (How to Unravel the Food Industry’s Playbook and Reclaim Your Health)." Hari started to spread information about what is really in the American food supply. She teaches people how to make the right purchasing decisions at the grocery store, how to live an organic lifestyle, and how to travel healthfully around the world. Her new book Food Babe Family inspires you with over 100 recipes and everything you need to feed your family in a way that will foster a love for REAL food for life. The fact is, the multimillion-dollar food industry has used its vast resources to target parents, convincing them that it’s difficult to feed their children good food. But here’s the truth: parenting is difficult, but feeding your children simple, healthy, real food shouldn’t be. In Food Babe Family, Vani dispels popular myths about feeding your kids, offers more than 100 delicious recipes that make it simple to put healthy, real food on the table, and helps parents start children on a lifelong path of making good food choices. From Pumpkin Muffins to Taco Salad Cups, Zucchini Pizza Bites, “Chick-fil-A” Chicken Nuggets and Waffle Fries, and even Homemade “Oreos,” Food Babe Family proves it’s not only possible, but fun to eat real food without artificial dyes, high fructose corn syrup, and other nasty ingredients. Full Show Notes: Episode Sponsors: Joovv: Visit and apply code BEN. BiOptimizers Stress Guardian: Visit and use promo code BEN10 for 10% off your first order. Hiya: Receive 50% off your first order at Not available on the website. Quantum Upgrade: 15-day free trial with the code “BEN15” at Xtend-Life: Use code BEN15 at for 15% off, plus free shipping. See for privacy information.


(Part 2) The Most Mind-Blowing Information On Heart Disease You'll Ever Hear: Understanding The Heart (Uncommon Insights Into Our Most Commonly Diseased Organ)

Welcome to PART 2 of this amazing show about heart health, all based on the book Understanding the Heart: Uncommon Insights Into Our Most Commonly Diseased Organ by Stephen Hussey. As mentioned in several podcasts throughout the year, I've recently come across what I believe to be the best book on cardiovascular health that I've ever read. Before this point, my top book recommendation would have been Dr. Thomas Cowan's Human Heart, Cosmic Heart, ideally paired with a listen to my own big show on all the different ways to test, analyze, and medically quantify your heart health, which you can listen to in the episode titled "The Best Way To Test How Healthy Your Heart Is: Ben Greenfield Undergoes A Complete Advanced Cardiac Evaluation & Reports The Surprising Results!" Anyway, this latest, groundbreaking book — Understanding the Heart: Surprising Insights Into the Evolutionary Origins of Heart Disease―and Why It Matters — is by the remarkable Dr. Stephen Hussey, MS, DC, a chiropractor, functional medicine practitioner, health coach, and speaker. He attained both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Master of Science in human nutrition and functional medicine from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. In addition to Understanding the Heart, Dr. Hussey is also the author of another excellent book on health and longevity titled The Health Evolution: Why Understanding Evolution Is the Key to Vibrant Health. Through his unique expertise, he guides clients from around the world back to health using ancestral wisdom and the latest research. In his downtime, Dr. Hussey likes to be outdoors, playing sports, reading, writing, and spending time with his wife and their pets. During our show — which is a re-release of one of the most popular podcasts on cardiovascular health that I've ever recorded — you'll learn the fascinating history of heart disease, why the naked mole-rat is important in understanding heart health, where water, infrared light, aspirin, ketones, and other little-known heart health "hacks" fit in, and a BIG surprise toward the end of this two-part podcast series. Full Show Notes: Episode Sponsors: Essentia: Save an additional $100 on your mattress. Use code BENVIP at Organifi Shilajit Gummies: Harness the ancient power of pure Himalayan Shilajit for 20% off at JoyMode: Visit or enter GREENFIELD for 20% off your first order. Calroy: Visit and save 20% when you bundle a 3-month supply. ProLon: Save 15% on your order at See for privacy information.