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The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

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    • 4.5 • 1.6K Ratings

The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

    Non-negotiables for longevity | Dan Buettner

    Non-negotiables for longevity | Dan Buettner

    Dan Buettner: “20% of how long we live is dictated by our genes. The other 80% is lifestyle or environment.” 
    Buettner, a longevity expert and founder of Blue Zones, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss his underrated tips for living a longer life, plus:
    - How prayer can actually help you live longer & healthier (14:31)
    - How your friendships add years to your life (19:15)
    - Why sourdough is a true longevity food (21:21)
    - The best type of coffee for longevity (23:13)
    - How to gamify healthy eating (25:30)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Buettner's book, The Blue Zones Challenge.
    - mbg Podcast episode #298, #157 & #34, with Buettner.
    - Danish twin study on longevity.
    - Research by Walter Willett, M.D., associating a plant-based diet with living longer.
    - Buettner's previous book, The Blue Zones Kitchen.
    - Follow Buettner on Instagram.

    Enjoy this episode sponsored by Uprising Foods! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 36 min
    The biggest misconceptions about multivitamins | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN

    The biggest misconceptions about multivitamins | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN

    Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN: “Taking a multivitamin [is like] brushing your teeth. If you don't brush your teeth daily, whole body health is going to break down pretty quickly."
    Ferira, mbg's Director of Scientific Affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the multivitamin red flags you shouldn't ignore, plus:
    - The connection between multivitamins & longevity* (14:28)
    - Why you should avoid gummy multivitamins (22:38)
    - How to know if your multivitamin is actually high-quality (24:07)
    - Why gender- or age-specific labels don't make sense (31:24)
    - The best time of day to take a multivitamin (36:05)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - mbg Podcast episode #347, with Ferira on vitamin D.
    - A study showing people who used multivitamins daily had a significant reduction in multiple micronutrient inadequacies.*
    - Abstract for COSMOS trial multivitamin study at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease 2021 conference.
    - NHANES data demonstrating national nutritional gaps for many essential vitamins and minerals.
    - A study showing multivitamins' positive effects on cognitive function, specifically memory.*
    - A study showing multivitamins' positive link with telomere length & longevity.*
    - Physician's Health Study II assessing clinical trial effects of multivitamins on health.*
    - Ferira's mbg article on common mistakes multivitamins make.

    Don't forget to use the code MULTIPOD to save 25% off mbg's ultimate multivitamin+. Our premium, comprehensive, and gentle formula optimizes the dose and bioavailability of each ingredient to promote nutritional sufficiency for life—a one-stop shop, if you will.* To learn more, visit mindbodygreen.com/multivitamin.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

    • 41 min
    The dangers of multitasking & how to stop | Entrepreneur & cancer survivor Thatcher Wine

    The dangers of multitasking & how to stop | Entrepreneur & cancer survivor Thatcher Wine

    Thatcher Wine: “Can you sit with a little bit of boredom and curiosity about the world instead of needing to be doing another thing at the same time?”
    Wine, an author, entrepreneur, and cancer survivor, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the health benefits of monotasking, plus:
    - How to know if you're reading wrong (11:24)
    - How to become a better listener (19:02)
    - Why you should built a pillow fort for better sleep (22:56)
    - How to cultivate the art of conversation (28:32)
    - How slowing down can optimize your health (32:42)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Wine's book, The Twelve Monotasks.
    - Juniper Books.
    - mbg article on how to set yourself up for high-quality sleep.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 41 min
    Everything you need to know about medical & recreational marijuana | Psychiatrist Rebecca Siegel, M.D.

    Everything you need to know about medical & recreational marijuana | Psychiatrist Rebecca Siegel, M.D.

    Rebecca Siegel, M.D.: “There needs to be more research [on marijuana] so physicians can either get behind it or not get behind it."
    Siegel, a psychiatrist and a licensed prescriber of medical marijuana in New York state, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how marijuana actually affects your brain, plus:
    - How to know if medical marijuana will work for you (01:32)
    - Is marijuana really a gateway drug? (08:06)
    - How men & women's brains react differently to marijuana (14:41)
    - Healthier "swaps" for marijuana (24:50)
    - How to know if you or someone you love is abusing marijuana (27:02)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Find the podcast transcript here.
    - Siegel's book, The Brain On Cannabis.
    - King's College study on marijuana & psychosis.
    - Malcolm Gladwell's op-ed on marijuana.
    - Learn more about Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome.
    - Alex Berenson's book, Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence.
    - Amen Clinics.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 34 min
    Dr. Google, invisible illnesses & how to make better health care choices | Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.

    Dr. Google, invisible illnesses & how to make better health care choices | Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.

    Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.: "When you're choosing a doctor, it's important to feel connected to this person—you're going to get better treatment and better health outcomes.” 
    Miron-Shatz, a researcher, author, and medical decision-making expert, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to feel more empowered in your health, plus:
    - How to Google health-related questions without spiraling (00:44)
    - How to navigate probabilities & percentages in health care (10:33)
    - Nonnegotiable qualities to look for in a doctor (12:20)
    - Why you should always ask your doctor for alternatives (23:19)
    - What to do if you feel dismissed by a health care professional (26:32)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Miron-Shatz's book, Your Life Depends On It.
    - Miron-Shatz's research on thank you letters.
    - Miron-Shat'z mbg article on health literacy.
    - Thinking Fast And Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.
    - mbg's Invisible Illness series.
    - Miron-Shatz's website.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 40 min
    How to know if you have a leaky gut | Gastroenterologist Marvin Singh, M.D.

    How to know if you have a leaky gut | Gastroenterologist Marvin Singh, M.D.

    Marvin Singh, M.D.: “70% of our immune system sits in our gut microbiome. It’s silly not to look at that when you're looking at your whole health.” 
    Singh, an integrative gastroenterologist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the new science of caring for your gut, plus:
    - What is precision health care (02:12)
    - Five lab tests for gut heath assessment (03:27)
    - What you need to know before getting a colonoscopy (24:26)
    - How to tell you have issues with the integrity of your gut lining (29:23)
    - The ultimate food list for gut health & overall well-being (31:51)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Singh's book, Rescue Your Health.
    - BiomeFX.
    - mbg Podcast episode #22, with Mark Hyman, M.D.
    - Nutrigenomix.
    - An article explaining how 23AndMe was not accurate in giving results for BRCA gene.
    - 3x4 Genetics.

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    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

    • 39 min

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1.6K Ratings

Long time in China ,

High quality podcast

Love this podcast and the range of topics and guests. How about adding timestamps like other podcasts do (MindPump)? That way I can listen once and then go back and re-listen to the specific topics I find useful.

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Informative & engaging!

I love Jason’s podcast, it’s one of my go-to health podcasts! He’s a down-to-earth kind of guy, and interviews amazing professionals in the field of mind-body-health. I always come away from his podcast with some relevant info or tip to implement my healthy lifestyle.

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