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Are you obsessed with ascending to the top of your field, optimizing your health, and cultivating a prosperous life?

We’re obsessed with helping you get there. Welcome to H.V.M.N.

By interviewing leading health experts, analyzing the latest scientific literature, and meticulously self-experimenting, Silicon Valley CEO Geoffrey Woo explores the limits of human performance & health.

What's the evidence behind today's hottest nutritional strategies, such as the ketogenic diet? Is there a benefit to skipping breakfast and intermittent fasting? Could the carnivore diet correct autoimmune conditions? Are there ways we can manipulate our biological "clock" and extend human lifespan?

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Are you obsessed with ascending to the top of your field, optimizing your health, and cultivating a prosperous life?

We’re obsessed with helping you get there. Welcome to H.V.M.N.

By interviewing leading health experts, analyzing the latest scientific literature, and meticulously self-experimenting, Silicon Valley CEO Geoffrey Woo explores the limits of human performance & health.

What's the evidence behind today's hottest nutritional strategies, such as the ketogenic diet? Is there a benefit to skipping breakfast and intermittent fasting? Could the carnivore diet correct autoimmune conditions? Are there ways we can manipulate our biological "clock" and extend human lifespan?

Join Geoff and our community as we pursue science, knowledge, and truth.

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    The impact of ketones in patients with heart failure

    The impact of ketones in patients with heart failure

    In this week’s episode, Latt and I dissect another ketone and cardiovascular health paper. This paper is from Monzo et al and was published in November 2020 and was a study on human patients.
    Do exogenous ketones have a potential therapeutic role for heart failure? Find out in this week's research round-up.
    Paper discussed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33248064/
    Watch the previous Research Roundup here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZwcfHoaiAM&t=1s
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    • 23 min
    Free Fatty Friday #21: Build an Unstoppable Mindset - An Evolutionary Biological Theory

    Free Fatty Friday #21: Build an Unstoppable Mindset - An Evolutionary Biological Theory

    I'm sharing my secret of how to build an unstoppable mindset. I break down why the default fear response is the way it is and provide a roadmap to re-program your mind to conquer challenges, setbacks, and psychological insults.
     
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    • 17 min
    #195: Meditation, Mental State, Breathwork with Robert Bent

    #195: Meditation, Mental State, Breathwork with Robert Bent

    Today, we have Robert Bent, founder of Inward, a global community to improve mental health. This episode is a wide-ranging one talking about “dark retreats,” silent meditations, and psychedelics & flow. Robert has a fascinating backstory of hedge funds, Ethereum Foundation and cryptocurrencies, and biohacking.
    Inward Breathwork: https://www.inwardbreathwork.com/
    Dark Retreat: https://robbiebent.substack.com/p/building-the-othership-episode-1
    The Case For Vipassana: https://medium.com/@robbiebent/the-case-for-vipassana-3307abe12b1f
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Are ketones good for the heart?

    Are ketones good for the heart?

    Geoff and Latt are back for another research roundup!
    Today, we dissect the paper by Yurista et al published in January 2021 which determines the effect of ketone ester supplementation in heart failure.
    We discuss the paper’s methods and results which combines two different research groups using two different exogenous ketone esters in mice and rats.
    So what's the verdict? Are ketones good for the heart?
    Paper discussed:
    Ketone Ester Treatment Improves Cardiac Function and Reduces Pathologic Remodeling in Preclinical Models of Heart Failure
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33356362/
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    • 30 min
    #194: Fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease with Dr. Dale Bredesen

    #194: Fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease with Dr. Dale Bredesen

    Maintaining and optimizing brain and cognitive function is a key goal behind the H.V.M.N. community.
    In this episode, Geoff brings on Dr. Dale Bredesen, a top researcher of neurodegenerative diseases to talk everything about cognitive health, cognitive decline, the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease, and a potential path to combat it**.**
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    High dosage of exogenous ketone better or worse?

    High dosage of exogenous ketone better or worse?

    Geoff and Latt dissect the paper by McCarthy et al published in March 2021 which answers a key question from the previous research roundup: how to optimally dose ketone esters and is higher, always better?
    They discuss the paper’s protocols, methods, results, and the athletes’ exogenous ketones dosing experience. What are the findings? Does it clarify the effect of dose-response effect of ketone supplementation on endurance performance and exercise responses?
    Check out the previous research roundup here: Exogenous Ketone Oxidation Rates in Athletes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4B3Krxc3-g
    Paper discussed:
    Increased Cardiorespiratory Stress During Cycling After Ketone Monoester Ingestion Authors:
    McCarthy, DG
    Bostad, W
    Powley, FJ
    Little, JP
    Richards, DL
    Gibala, MJ
    https://macsphere.mcmaster.ca/handle/11375/25548
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    • 31 min

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