The Genius Life

By Max Lugavere

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Sapna
 Feb 1, 2019
This is one of my favourite podcasts because it is packed full of information and presented very well. Max Lugavere is an excellent host and the calibre of the guests he invites add to the quality of the show. It is well worth a listen.

Danny
 Oct 21, 2018
Max hosts very high quality people and asks great questions. His voice is also good and makes ingesting the podcast very easy. I've gone through 4 podcasts back to back thanks to his style of podcasting. A+

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You don't have to be born a Genius to become one. Follow health and science journalist, New York Times bestselling author, TV personality and nutrition expert Max Lugavere as he speaks to the most insightful minds of our time about what it means to live like a Genius.

Episode Date
118: The Secret to Making Healthcare More Effective and Accessible to All | James Maskell
57:46

James Maskell has spent the past decade innovating at the cross section of functional medicine and community. He created the Functional Forum, the world's largest integrative medicine conference with record-setting participation online and growing physician communities around the world. He is the author of The Community Cure: Transforming Health Outcomes Together.

Jul 08, 2020
117: Heal Your Thyroid Naturally, Plus Red Light Therapy Benefits | Marni Wasserman and Jesse Chappus
54:38

Marni Wasserman is a nutritionist and chef who has suffered from Hashimoto's autoimmune thyroiditis. Jesse Chappus is a chiropractor. Both are the hosts of the Ultimate Health Podcast.

Jul 01, 2020
116: Mindset Tactics to Become More Powerful in Work and in Society | Vishen Lakhiani
53:32

Vishen Lakhiani is the founder of Mindvalley. He is a personal growth expert, meditation teacher, entrepreneur, and the author of the new book The Buddha and the Badass.

Jun 24, 2020
115: Advanced Anti-Aging Techniques, PRP for Stubborn Injuries, Hydration Tips | Scott Greenberg, MD
49:35

Scott Greenberg, MD specializes in holistic and comprehensive approaches to sports medicine, regenerative orthopedics, chronic pain, arthritis, and post-concussion syndrome. Using methods such as prolotherapy, PRP, and stem cell therapy, he has had great success in treating patients from around the world with a wide variety of problems.

This episode is sponsored by Halo Sport (www.halosport.com). Use code 'MAX' to donate 1 case for every case you order to NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC.

Jun 17, 2020
114: Finding the Funny in Chronic Pain and Depression | Nicole Arbour
52:36

Nicole Arbour is a comedian, actress, YouTuber, and podcaster.

Jun 10, 2020
113: We Are Made to Eat Meat | Shawn Baker, MD
01:12:58

Shawn Baker, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, multi-sport world record holding Masters 50+ Athlete, and the author of The Carnivore Diet.

Jun 03, 2020
112: Why You Probably Need More Vitamin C and How to Get It, Food Combining, Oral Health and Disease | Thomas Levy, MD
57:43

Thomas Levy, MD is a board-certified cardiologist. After practicing adult cardiology for 15 years, he began to research the enormous toxicity associated with much dental work, as well as the pronounced ability of properly-administered vitamin C to neutralize this toxicity. He has now written eleven books, with several addressing the wide-ranging properties of vitamin C in neutralizing all toxins and resolving most infections, as well as its vital role in the effective treatment of heart disease and cancer. Others address the important roles of dental toxicity and nutrition in disease and health.

May 27, 2020
111: Getting Fit at Home, Keto Baking Secrets, and Staying Creative During Quarantine | Crosby Tailor
01:13:26

Crosby Tailor (@crosbytailor on Instagram) is a model, certified personal trainer, and chef known for his phenomenal ketogenic cookies and superfood desserts.

May 20, 2020
110: How to Sleep Better, Get Happier and Be Less Anxious Naturally | Ellen Vora, MD
59:17

Ellen Vora, MD attended Columbia University for medical school and received her B.A. in English from Yale University. She’s a board-certified psychiatrist, acupuncturist and yoga teacher.

May 13, 2020
109: How Processed Foods Are Destroying Your Health | David A. Kessler, MD
57:04

David A. Kessler, MD served as commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration under presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He is a pediatrician and has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. He is the author of Fast Carbs, Slow Carbs: The Simple Truth About Food, Weight, and Disease.

May 06, 2020
108: How to Think For Yourself in the Age of Unreason | Dave Rubin
48:15

Dave Rubin is the host of The Rubin Report and the author of the new book Don't Burn This Book: Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason.

Apr 29, 2020
107: Easy Money Tips to Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis | Nicole Lapin
42:29

Nicole Lapin is a finance expert and The NY Times best-selling author of Rich Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally.

Apr 27, 2020
106: The 11 Factors That Sabotage Your Mind and Hurt Your Brain | Daniel Amen, MD
01:01:11
Apr 22, 2020
105: Foods and Supplements That Fight COVID-19 | Chris Masterjohn, PhD
57:10

Chris Masterjohn, PhD is a nutrition and micronutrient expert. He recently created The Food and Supplement Guide for the Coronavirus which contains science-based best guesses on what you could be taking that may be helping (or hurting) your risk for coronavirus infection.

Apr 20, 2020
104: How to Supercharge Your Mind to Learn Anything Faster | Jim Kwik
01:08:47

Jim Kwik is a world-renowned memory coach to the stars and the author of the new book Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life.

Apr 15, 2020
103: How to Gain Muscle and Not Get Fat During COVID-19 Self-Quarantine | Sal di Stefano
01:05:07

Sal di Stefano is a personal trainer for 20 years and one of the hosts of Mind Pump Radio.

Apr 13, 2020
102: How to Protect Women's Brains from Aging and Disease | Lisa Mosconi, PhD
59:18

Lisa Mosconi, PhD, is a neuroscientist and author of The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women to Maximize Cognitive Health and Prevent Alzheimer's Disease. She is the Director of the Women’s Brain Initiative and Associate Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC)/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where she serves as an Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Neurology and Radiology. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Department of Psychiatry at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, and t the Department of Nutrition at NYU Steinhardt School of Nutrition and Public Health.

Apr 08, 2020
101: Staying Mentally Healthy While Self-Quarantined | Drew Ramsey, MD
55:01

Drew Ramsey, MD is a psychiatrist, author, and farmer. He is a clear voice in the mental health conversation and one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using nutritional interventions. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Apr 06, 2020
100: How to Stay Strong During Tough Times and Get More Out of Life | IN-Q
01:08:01

IN-Q is a globally-recognized and highly celebrated spoken word poet tackling themes like love, loss, forgiveness, and belief. His new book is called Inquire Within.

Apr 01, 2020
99: COVID-19, Immune Supplements, Quarantine Wellness, and Audience Q&A | Molly Maloof, MD
01:08:27

Molly Maloof, MD is a San Francisco-based physician.

Mar 30, 2020
98: Fighting MS With Food, How to Know if Your Poops are Healthy, and Detox Essentials | Terry Wahls, MD
01:00:57

Terry Walhs is a physician who has effectively battled her MS with diet principles. Her new book, The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles, is essential brain-food reading.

Mar 25, 2020
97: How to Finally Quit Sugar and Adopt Healthier Habits | Michele Promaulayko
59:18

Michele Promaulayko is the former Editor-in-Chief of Women's Health, Yahoo Health, and Cosmopolitan. Her new book is Sugar Free 3: The Simple 3-Week Plan for More Energy, Better Sleep & Surprisingly Easy Weight Loss!

Mar 18, 2020
96: How to Get More Confident, Pivot Toward Your Dreams, and Achieve Anything | David Nurse
56:04

David Nurse is an NBA life and optimization coach and worldwide motivational speaker. As a former professional basketball player (both international and domestic) and a coach for the Brooklyn Nets, David has personally helped over 100 NBA players with their personal and professional development both on and off the court. He's the author of Pivot & Go: The 29 Day Mindset Blueprint to Redefine and Achieve YOUR Success.

Mar 11, 2020
95: How to Save Money, Your Health, and the Planet at Every Meal | Mark Hyman, MD
54:34

Mark Hyman, MD is a board-certified physician, a leader in the field of functional medicine, author of 11 New York Times best-selling books, and is the author of the new book, Food Fix: How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet—One Bite at a Time.

Mar 04, 2020
94: Max Debates the Carnivore Diet | Paul Saladino, MD
01:42:55

Paul Saladino is a board-certified internal medicine physician, carnivore diet advocate, and the author of The Carnivore Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Optimal Health by Returning to Our Ancestral Diet.

Feb 26, 2020
93: How Wheat, Grains, and Sugar Are Destroying Your Heart | William Davis, MD
01:05:26

William Davis, MD is a cardiologist and the author of the internationally best-selling Wheat Belly series of books. His latest book is Wheat Belly (Revised Edition): Lose the Weight, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health.

Feb 19, 2020
92: How to Get Metabolically Flexible to Burn More Fat and Crush Your Workouts | Mark Sisson
01:01:47

Mark Sisson is the author of Keto For Life: Reset Your Biological Clock in 21 Days and Optimize Your Diet for Longevity. He is a former 2:18 marathoner and fourth-place Hawaii Ironman triathlete, and presides over a wide-ranging Primal enterprise, featuring the Primal Kitchen line of healthy condiments.

Feb 12, 2020
91: How to Practice Self-Love, the Key to Everything You Desire | Kamal Ravikant
46:12

Kamal Ravikant is the author of Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It.

Feb 05, 2020
90: Biohacking the Female Body to Feel Amazing, Kick More Ass, and Have More Sex | Alisa Vitti
01:09:55

Alisa Vitti is a women’s hormone and functional nutrition expert and pioneer in female biohacking. She is the best selling author of WomanCode, and her new book, In the FLO.

Jan 29, 2020
89: Powerful Secrets to Living a Long, Happy, and Lean Life | Ben Greenfield
56:48

Ben Greenfield is a former bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, human performance consultant, speaker and author of 13 books, including Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging.

Jan 22, 2020
88: Detox Your Brain to Lose Weight, Beat Stress, and Crush Life | David Perlmutter, MD
56:14

David Perlmutter, MD is a board certified neurologist and the author of the new book, Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships, and Lasting Happiness.

Jan 15, 2020
87: Where Medicine Fails, Is Dairy Healthy, Mercury in Fish, and Exercising for Longevity | Chris Kresser
01:08:46

Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac is the co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine, founder of Kresser Institute, creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times best selling author of The Paleo Cure. He is one of the most respected clinicians and educators in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health, and has trained over 1,000 practitioners around the world in his unique approach.

Jan 08, 2020
86: My 10 Mind-Blowing Discoveries of 2019 | Craig Clemens
01:08:03

Craig Clemens is an internationally recognized copywriter with over a billion dollars in sales under his belt.

Jan 01, 2020
85: Ancient Herbs for Libido, Hair Growth, Great Skin, and Less Stress | Josh Axe, DC
57:15

Dr. Axe is a doctor of natural medicine, clinical nutritionist, and a doctor of chiropractic who founded DrAxe.com, one of the top natural health websites in the world today.

Dec 25, 2019
84: How Your Environment Shapes Your Body and Thoughts | Aaron Alexander
01:05:04

Aaron Alexander is a pioneering manual therapist and movement coach with over sixteen years of professional experience whose clients range from A-list Hollywood celebrities to professional athletes and everyone in between. His new book, The Align Method: 5 Movement Principles for a Stronger Body, Sharper Mind, and Stress-Proof Life, is available for pre-order now.

Dec 18, 2019
83: How to Instantly De-Stress and Supplement for Better Health, Sleep, and Longevity | Andrew Huberman, PhD
01:15:46

Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has made numerous important contributions to the fields of brain development, brain plasticity, and neural regeneration and repair.

Dec 11, 2019
82: Bone Broth Benefits and Staying Healthy While Getting Your Dream Business off the Ground | Justin Mares
46:51

Justin Mares is the founder + CEO of Kettle & Fire, the fastest-growing bone broth brand in the country. Head to kettleandfire.com and use promo code MAXBROTH for 20% off of everything!

Dec 04, 2019
81: Fighting Candida and Yeast Overgrowth and Eating for Your Mycobiome | Mahmoud Ghannoum, PhD
59:55
Nov 27, 2019
80: Help! I'm at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease | Richard Isaacson, MD
01:14:06

Richard Isaacson is a board-certified neurologist and director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian.

Nov 20, 2019
79: Prevent Burnout and Stop Feeling Like Crap | Robin Berzin, MD
01:05:33

Robin Berzin, MD is a Columbia University-trained physician and the founder and CEO of Parsley Health, a new "operating system" for primary care medicine—one that combines modern medicine and smart technology with a functional, whole body approach that anyone, anywhere, can benefit from."

Nov 13, 2019
78: Inflammation Hacks, Food Sensitivity Testing, and What Your Eyebrows Reveal About Your Health | Will Cole, DC
59:08

Will Cole is a leading functional-medicine expert and consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh. He specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems.

Nov 06, 2019
77: Losing Fat Without Counting Calories, "The Game Changers," Plant-Based Politics | Sal di Stefano
01:11:22

Sal Di Stefano is one of the hosts of Mind Pump Radio and Mind Pump TV. By 19 he was managing health clubs and by 22 he owned his own gym. After 20 years as a personal trainer he has dedicated himself to bringing science and truth to the fitness industry.

Oct 30, 2019
76: Sex, Hormones, and Your Brain on Birth Control | Sarah E. Hill, PhD
01:14:27

A leading researcher in the dynamic and rapidly expanding field of evolutionary psychology Sarah E. Hill completed her PhD at UT Austin and is now a professor at TCU. With more than fifty scientific publications and multiple prestigious research grants to her credit, Dr. Hill has become an authority on evolutionary approaches to psychology and health. She is the author of This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Oct 23, 2019
75: How to Have Happier, Healthier Periods and Be More Fertile | Tracy Lockwood Beckerman, RD
01:00:36

Tracy Lockwood Beckerman is a nationally recognized registered dietitian, author of the new book The Better Period Food Solution and women's health expert. She is the nutrition expert for Betches Media, a regular guest on their podcast Diet Starts Tomorrow and is the host of Well+Good's YouTube Series You Versus Food.

Oct 16, 2019
74: Gut Health, the Microbiome, and How Fiber Protects Your Heart | Raja Dhir
01:21:29

Raja Dhir is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Seed Health, a microbial
sciences company pioneering applications of bacteria to impact human
and environmental health. He’s an expert on the microbiome, and is able to speak eloquently on a number of topics related to gut health.

Oct 02, 2019
73: Menstrual Blood Face Masks, Urine Therapy, and Sunning Your Butthole | Ra of Earth
01:09:44

Ra is the owner of http://kriyaoftheweek.com which offers a short daily practice for people to get into meditation and working with their energy. It is based on an accumulation of techniques from his many years of gym ownership, a lifetime of competitive athletics, studies in psychology, and multidimensional energetic techniques from around the world.

Sep 18, 2019
72: The 4 Deprivation-Free Keys to Weight Loss, Better Digestion, and True Health | Kelly LeVeque
01:09:54

Kelly LeVeque is a holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and celebrity health coach based in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of Body Love: Live in Balance, Weigh What You Want, and Free Yourself from Food Drama Forever

Sep 11, 2019
71: How to Overcome Loss, Beat Boredom, and Stay Present | Aubrey Marcus
58:11
Sep 04, 2019
70: The Nutrient Dense Super-Nut You Need to Try | Darin Olien
56:23

Superfood hunter Darin Olien is known within the health and wellness community as an exotic superfood expert and environmental activist who travels the planet to discover new and underutilized medicinal plants. He's the author of SuperLife: The 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make You Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome and founder of Barukas. You can try Barukas at http://barukas.com/genius and use promo code "Genius" for 15% off your first order.

Aug 28, 2019
69: Fighting Alzheimer's Disease with Comedy | Lauren Miller Rogen
55:01

Lauren Miller Rogen is an actor, filmmaker, and co-founder with her husband Seth of Hilarity for Charity, dedicated to raising awareness around Alzheimer's disease.

Aug 21, 2019
68: Brain-Boosting Foods and Supplements, Keto, and Exercise for Stress Relief | Max Lugavere
01:07:53

Surprise, this was taped in front of a live studio audience! And... I'm being interviewed! We discuss keto, stress overload, dietary and lifestyle interventions to improve or slow cognitive decline, nootropic foods and supplements, and much more.

Aug 14, 2019
67: Fasting, Getting Fat-Adapted, and Boosting Your Mitochondria | Molly Maloof, MD
01:00:13

Dr. Molly Maloof is on a mission to radically extend healthspan and maximize human potential using scientific wellness, health technology, educational media, & health optimization medicine. Her fascination with innovation permeates her concierge medical practice that is focused on providing personalized medicine to entrepreneurs, technology executives, & investors.

Aug 07, 2019
66: The Truth About Collagen, Optimizing Iron Levels, and the Little-Known Skin Vitamin | Chris Masterjohn, PhD
01:14:09

Chris Masterjohn has a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and is an expert in micronutrients. In this episode, we discuss the common MTHFR mutation, why riboflavin is critical for skin health, collagen supplementation, achieving healthy iron status, and more. To assess and ultimately fix any nutrient deficiencies you may have, check out his very thorough course, Testing Nutritional Status: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet. Use code GENIUS for 20% off.

Jul 31, 2019
65: How to Have More Mind-Blowing Sex | Emily Morse, PhD
58:36

Emily Morse is a doctor of human sexuality and the author of Hot Sex: Over 200 Things You Can Try Tonight!

Jul 17, 2019
64: Secrets of the Carnivore Diet Revealed | Paul Saladino, MD
01:06:44

Paul Saladino, MD is a licensed physician and functional medicine expert who currently advocates for and consumes a "Carnivore," or all-meat, diet.

Jul 10, 2019
63: Sleep Tracking, Hot and Cold Immersion, and the Power of Walking | Kyle Kingsbury
51:08

Kyle Kingsbury is a retired mixed martial artist, UFC fighter, and the host of the Kyle Kingsbury podcast.

Jul 03, 2019
62: Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor for Less Stress and Better Sex | Lauren Roxburgh
36:28

Lauren Roxburgh is a best selling author, wellness educator and speaker. Roxburgh is a go-to writer and expert on all things fascia, alignment, the mind-body connection and movement medicine and regularly works with Hollywood’s A-List along with some of the greatest athletes and surgeons on the planet. Her new book is called The Power Source: The Hidden Key to Ignite Your Core, Empower Your Body, Release Stress, and Realign Your Life.

Jun 26, 2019
61: How Meat Can Be Good For You and the Planet | Anya Fernald
01:06:01

Anya Fernald is a sustainable food expert and the co-founder and CEO of Belcampo.

Jun 19, 2019
60: Everyday Tactics for Less Pain and More Purpose | Aaron Alexander
01:06:00

Aaron Alexander is a manual therapist and movement coach who has helped the world’s best athletes, celebrities and every one in between to relieve pain, increase strength and optimize their movement. In addition, he hosts the top-rated Align Podcast which features the world’s thought leaders on all things movement and wellness.

Jun 12, 2019
59: Biohack Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life | Teemu Arina
01:08:04

Teemu Arina is a technology expert, biohacker, coauthor of the Biohacker's Handbook and curator of the Biohacker Summit. Use code GENIUSFOODS for free shipping on the Handbook at https://biohackingbook.com/, and use GENIUSFOODS for a generous discount off tickets to the Biohacker Summit this November in Helsinki, Finland.

Jun 05, 2019
58: Top Tactics for Less Stress and Better Health | Crosby Tailor
01:19:03

Crosby Tailor is a model, certified personal trainer, and chef known for his phenomenal ketogenic cookies and superfood desserts. I consider him one of my go-to experts when it comes to fat loss and exercise physiology.

May 29, 2019
57: How Psychedelics Might Fix Our Mental Health Crisis | Michael Pollan
01:02:07
May 22, 2019
56: Cancer Free with Food | Liana Werner-Gray
42:40

Liana Werner-Gray is a holistic and natural-health advocate and the author of Cancer Free with Food: A Step-by-Step Plan with 100+ Recipes to Fight Disease, Nourish Your Body & Restore Your Health. After healing herself of cancer through embracing a natural lifestyle, she began lecturing and teaching about the Earth Diet internationally. She is the founder and owner of the Earth Diet, where she directs a team that helps people all over the world find recipes that work for them. She has helped thousands of people improve conditions such as acne, diabetes, depression, heart disease, obesity, and more.

May 15, 2019
55: When Your Boobs Are Trying to Kill You | Sarah Anne Stewart
38:55

Sarah Anne Stewart is a certified holistic health coach who connects people from all walks of life, strives to end body insecurity, and shows us how we can achieve the body we desire without shame or frustration by nurturing the mind. 

May 08, 2019
54: Why It Pays to Suck at Something | Karen Rinaldi
55:47

Karen Rinaldi is the author of It's Great to Suck at Something: The Unexpected Joy of Wiping Out and What It Can Teach Us About Patience, Resilience, and the Stuff that Really Matters. She has worked in the publishing industry for over two decades. In 2012, she founded the imprint Harper Wave at HarperCollins. The feature film Maggie’s Plan is based on her novel The End of Men. Karen has been published in The New York Times, Oprah.com, Time, LitHub and other publications. She lives in New York, New Jersey, and (whenever possible) Costa Rica with her husband and two sons.

May 01, 2019
53: Why You're Probably Nutrient Deficient | Chris Masterjohn, PhD
01:14:09

Chris Masterjohn earned his PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut in 2012. He served as a postdoctoral research associate in the Comparative Biosciences department of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From August 2014 to December 2016, he served as Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York.

To assess and ultimately fix any nutrient deficiencies you may have, check out his very thorough course, Testing Nutritional Status: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet. Use code GENIUS for 20% off.

Apr 17, 2019
52: Treating ADD Naturally | Vanessa Fitzgerald
51:30

Vanessa Fitzgerald (@VeesHoney) is a Certified Nutrition Consultant and Health Coach. After a multi-year struggle with Adderall addiction, Vanessa shares her story with the tactics she used to break the addiction and enhance her focus naturally.

Apr 10, 2019
51: The Surprising Ways Alcohol is Ruining Your Life | James Swanwick
58:52

James Swanwick is an Australian-American entrepreneur and activist who helps social drinkers reduce or quit alcohol. A former journalist, Swanwick has interviewed world leaders like Al Gore, champion athletes, and movie stars like Bradley Cooper.

He hosts the 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge. Use code "Max" for 25% off!

Apr 03, 2019
50: Top Tactics for Fat Loss, Weight Gain, and Muscle Growth | Mind Pump
01:13:11

Mind Pump consists of 3 super smart fitness trainers; Sal DiStefano, Adam Schafer, and Justin Andrews, all dedicated to exposing the truth about fitness and the industry.

Mar 27, 2019
49: Low Protein for Better Health? | Steven Gundry, MD
01:00:47

Steven Gundry, MD is a former cardiac surgeon, a practicing physician, the New York Times best-selling author of "The Plant Paradox," and the author of the new book, "The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age."

Mar 20, 2019
48: How to Support Your Immune System | Matt Richtel
01:04:43

Matt Richtel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of the new book An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives.

Mar 13, 2019
47: Why Organic Food Tastes Better and Is Better for You | Bob Quinn, PhD
44:55

Bob Quinn is an organic farmer who holds a PhD in plant biochemistry. His new book is called Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food and it is available now for pre-order.

Feb 27, 2019
46: This Simple Skill Makes You Sexier and Healthier | Emily Fletcher
59:12

Emily Fletcher is a world-renowned meditation teacher, the creator of the Ziva meditation technique, and the founder of the groundbreaking zivaONLINE online meditation training e-course. She is also the author of Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance

Feb 20, 2019
45: Why Your Sports Drink Sucks | Robin Shobin
41:15

Robin Shobin is the founder of Charlotte's Book, a beauty and wellness website, and Halo Sport, a new sports drink featuring the little-known amla berry. Learn why your sports drink sucks and what to do about it.

Feb 13, 2019
44: When Alzheimer's Hits Home | Michael Trainer
49:24

Michael Trainer is the co-creator of Global Citizen, a music festival dedicated to ending poverty, and the founder of Peak Mind, which helps people achieve peak performance through meditation.

Feb 06, 2019
43: Life's Greatest Mysteries Revealed | Craig Clemens
01:09:46

Craig Clemens is one of the top advertising copywriters in the world and, with a powerful understanding of human psychology, has influenced the health decisions of millions.

Jan 30, 2019
42: How Plastic is Wrecking Your Health | Carol Kwiatkowski, PhD
54:04

Carol Kwiatkowski, PhD is the Executive Director of the Endocrine Disruption Exchange, a science-based non-profit whose mission is to reduce the production and use of chemicals that interfere with healthy hormone function. 

Jan 24, 2019
41: How to Fast for a Faster Metabolism | Jason Fung, MD
01:14:43

Jason Fung, MD is a Toronto-based nephrologist, obesity expert, and author of "The Obesity Code," "The Diabetes Code," and "The Complete Guide to Fasting." Learn how fasting can actually boost your metabolism, preserve muscle, fix obesity, and prevent disease.

Jan 16, 2019
40: Why You Need Bone Broth, with Recipes | Marco Canora
49:12

Marco Canora is an American chef, restaurateur and television personality. He has appeared on the Food Network on shows such as The Next Iron Chef, Chopped and Top Chef. Canora owns Hearth and Terroir in New York and is also the founder of Brodo, a producer and seller of bone broth.

Jan 02, 2019
39: How the Food Industry Corrupts Science | Marion Nestle, PhD
52:32

Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, emerita, at New York University. Her most recent book is Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat.

Dec 20, 2018
38: Are Supplements Healthy and Safe? | Danielle Citrolo, PharmD
39:18

Danielle Citrolo, PharmD holds degrees in biochemistry and chemistry from North Carolina State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy, NY. She discusses the science behind many commonly used supplements including Cognizin Citicoline which is used in many cognition-boosting supplements.

Dec 12, 2018
37: How to Optimize Sleep for Fat Loss and Better Health | Shawn Stevenson
59:48

Shawn Stevenson is a nutritionist and the host of the top rated health podcast The Model Health Show. He is also the author of the best-selling book Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success.

Dec 05, 2018
36: The Psychedelic Origins of Christmas | Tero Isokauppila
36:47

Tero Isokauppila is a Finnish foraging expert, founder of medicinal mushroom company Four Sigmatic, and the author of Santa Sold Shrooms.

Nov 28, 2018
35: How Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar Can Harm Your Brain | David Perlmutter, MD
01:00:29

David Perlmutter, MD is a board-certified neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and the New York Times best-selling author of Brain Maker and Grain Brain, now updated with the latest nutritional and neurological science. 

Nov 21, 2018
34: How Nature Can Make You Fit and Healthy | Abel James
40:45

Abel James is the author of the NY Times best-selling book The Wild Diet, is the host of the top health podcast The Fat Burning Man Show, and is the star of ABC's My Diet is Better Than Yours.

Nov 14, 2018
33: How to Grow | Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD
50:30

Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD is a professor of psychology at Columbia University. He's also a columnist for Scientific American and the host of The Psychology Podcast. He studies creativity, intelligence, and humanistic psychology and focuses on how to remove the blocks that impede living well. 

Oct 31, 2018
32: Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill | James DiNicolantonio, PharmD
57:44

James DiNicolantonio is a doctor of pharmacy, a cardiovascular research scientist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, the associate editor of British Medical Journal's (BMJ) Open Heart, and author of Superfuel: Ketogenic Keys to Unlock the Secrets of Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Great Health. We discuss all things omega-3s and omega-6s. Prepare to gain an in-depth understanding of the biologic impact of each of these fats and the foods that they are found in!

Oct 24, 2018
31: How to Buy the Best Extra-Virgin Olive Oil | Nicholas Coleman
48:55

Nicholas Coleman is one of the worlds few oleologists, meaning he's dedicated his life to the study of the olive and its oil. He's an advisor to Yale's Olive Institute, a globally-renowned lecturer, and the founder of Grove and Vine, a subscription-based service which sends out hand-picked varietals quarterly. Check out groveandvine.com to learn more and use code 'GENIUS' to save $20 off a subscription! In this episode, you're going to learn everything you need to know about extra-virgin olive oil, including some of its benefits, how to buy the best kinds, how to store it, and tons more.

Oct 17, 2018
30: Coffee Enemas and Other Biohacks | Ben Greenfield
01:05:18

Ben Greenfield is a fitness expert, triathlete, blogger, and the host of the Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast, one of the top health podcasts there is! He's the ultimate human guinea pig, integrating all means of cutting edge (even untested!) tactics to attain optimal wellness. He also loves to put coffee up his butt. For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com.

Oct 10, 2018
29: CBD Benefits and Buyer's Guide | Gretchen Lidicker
42:04

Gretchen Lidicker is the health editor of the hugely popular wellness site mindbodygreen and the author of the new book, "CBD Oil, Everyday Secrets: A Lifestyle Guide to Hemp-Derived Health and Wellness." She has worked on the academic and clinical side of integrative medicine for many years. Originally from Sedona, Arizona, she has a B.S. in biology and earned her master’s degree in physiology with a concentration in complementary and alternative medicine from Georgetown University.

Oct 04, 2018
28: Fat Loss Secrets from the Doctor Who Tried Everything | Paul Grewal, MD
01:24:09

Paul Grewal, MD is a board-certified internal medicine physician and co-author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods. He is a renowned expert on preventative health, with a focus on reversing diseases like type 2 diabetes, helping patients achieve weight loss goals, and hormone health.

Sep 26, 2018
27: What's the Deal with Chickpea Pasta? | Betches
01:00:51

Aleen Kuperman and Samantha Fishbein are the brilliant and hilarious minds behind Betches, the wildly popular blog and viral social media empire that covers everything from politics to celebrities to health and wellness. They are the co-hosts of Diet Starts Tomorrow, a health-focused podcast that has featured some of the top names in wellness (including yours truly).

Sep 19, 2018
26: Fixing Anxiety and Depression With Food | Drew Ramsey, MD
57:10

Drew Ramsey, MD is a psychiatrist, author, and farmer. He is a leading voice in the mental health conversation and one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using nutritional interventions. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His recent book is called Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight Loss, and Transform Your Health and he is the creator of the Eat to Beat Depression e-course (use code MAX15 for 15% off). For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/drew-ramsey.

Sep 13, 2018
25: The Anti-Alzheimer's Foods | Martha Clare Morris, ScD
39:09

Martha Clare Morris is the author of "Diet for the Mind" and the Director of the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging and the MIND Center for Brain Health at Rush University in Chicago. She is the Principal Investigator of multiple studies that investigate dietary risk factors for the development of Alzheimer's disease, cognitive decline, and other common chronic conditions of older people.

Sep 10, 2018
24: The Guy Who Became Obese on Purpose | Drew Manning
35:54

Drew Manning is a personal trainer, fitness expert, and the host of The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience podcast. Wanting to better understand the needs and struggles of his overweight clients, Drew decided to walk a mile in their shoes. He became temporarily obese, gaining 75 pounds in just over 6 months. Then, he set out to lose the weight, realizing profound truths about how we lose weight, especially when contending with the modern food supply.

Aug 29, 2018
23: The Benefits of Going Gluten Free | Nicole "NoBread" Cogan
49:27

Nicole "NoBread" Cogan suffered from severe food allergies that made her chronically sick and affected her job. To cope, she created a blog called NoBread, focused on helping readers find gluten-free meals at restaurants around the world.

Aug 22, 2018
22: How to Eat and Live like a Rockstar | Matt Nathanson
01:10:41

Matt Nathanson is a platinum-selling singer/songwriter with such hits as "Come On Get Higher," "Faster," and "Headphones." He offers his take on how to feed the body and mind proper "nutrition" to stay sane in a hectic world. For links and show notes go to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/matt-nathanson

Aug 15, 2018
21: The Healing Power of... Meat? | Crosby Tailor
01:01:04

Crosby Tailor and I discuss current dietary trends including the carnivore diet, veganism, the ketogenic diet (keto), and fruitarianism. Crosby Tailor is a low carb dessert chef, wellness expert, and fitness model.

Aug 08, 2018
20: The Hidden Secret To Getting Everything You Want | Craig Clemens
01:10:20

Craig Clemens is one of the top advertising copywriters in the world and, with a powerful understanding of human psychology, has influenced the health decisions of millions. In this episode, learn how to become a more impactful communicator and influencer, regardless of your craft or profession.

Aug 01, 2018
19: How to Lose Weight and Get in Shape | Sal Di Stefano
01:02:50

Sal Di Stefano is one of the hosts of Mind Pump Radio and Mind Pump TV. By 19 he was managing health clubs and by 22 he owned his own gym. After 20 years as a personal trainer he has dedicated himself to bringing science and truth to the fitness industry.

Jul 25, 2018
18: How to Have a Better Memory | Jim Kwik
58:41

Jim Kwik woke up in the hospital after suffering head trauma in kindergarten and thereafter experienced profound learning difficulties to the point that he was called "the boy with the broken brain" by his classmates. He's since dedicated his life to learning any available method to overcome his difficulties, and his passion and expertise in the realm of memory have led to him becoming the go-to instructor for people who want to remember better. For full show notes, http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/jim-kwik.

Jul 18, 2018
17: How to Achieve Massive Success and Real Impact | Tom Bilyeu
53:32

Tom Bilyeu is the host of the massively popular YouTube series Impact Theory, Relationship Theory, and Health Theory. He is also the founder of Quest Nutrition, a nutritional supplement company with a $1 billion valuation.

Jul 11, 2018
16: The Nutrient That Makes Your Skin and Brain Younger | William Sears, MD
01:02:51

Dr. William Sears, MD is a Harvard-trained pediatrician who's written more than 40 best-selling books—including The Baby Book, which has sold more than a million copies—and countless articles on nutrition, parenting, and healthy aging. His most recent book is The Dr. Sears T5 Wellness Plan: Transform Your Mind and Body, Five Changes in Five Weeks. For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/william-sears.

Jul 04, 2018
15: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury with Food | Cavin Balaster
44:23

Cavin Balaster suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) seven years ago that led to a diffuse axonal injury (DAI), putting him in a coma with a less than 10 percent chance of recovery beyond a persistent vegetative state. But he woke up and recovered in a remarkable way: claiming to owe much of his success to the power of food. For full show notes and links, head to: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/cavin-balaster

Jun 27, 2018
14: How to Heal Trauma, Fix Back Pain, and Poop Better | Aaron Alexander
01:03:11

Aaron Alexander is an accomplished manual therapist and movement coach with over 13 years of professional experience. He is the founder of the Align Movement, an integrated approach to functional movement and self-care that has helped thousands of people out of pain and into health. He also hosts the top-rated Align Podcast featuring the biggest names in movement and wellness. For full show notes: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/aaron-alexander

Jun 20, 2018
13: The Power of Time-Restricted Eating aka Intermittent Fasting | Satchin Panda, PhD
01:09:17

Dr. Satchin Panda is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and one of the leading researchers in the areas of time-restricted eating and circadian biology and genetics. For full show notes, head to: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/satchin-panda

Jun 13, 2018
12: How to Use Mushrooms for Better Health | Tero Isokauppila
40:19

Tero Isokauppila is a Finnish foraging expert, self-experimenter, founder of medicinal mushroom company Four Sigmatic, and one of the smartest cacao experts I know. He is also the author of Healing Mushrooms: A Practical and Culinary Guide to Using Mushrooms for Whole Body Health. For full show notes, head to: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/tero-isokauppila

Jun 06, 2018
11: How to Quiet the Inner Critic and Experience More Wonder | Amber Rae
29:05

Amber Rae is is an author, artist, and speaker who has been described by mindbodygreen as "The Brené Brown of wonder." Her new book is Choose Wonder Over Worry: Move Beyond Fear and Doubt to Unlock Your Full Potential, and I personally think it would look beautiful on your coffee table after you've absorbed its life-changing insights. For full show notes, head to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/amber-rae

May 30, 2018
10: How to Become a World-Changing Innovator | Melissa Schilling
54:05

Melissa A. Schilling is the John Herzog Chair Professor of Management at New York University Stern School of Business, a world-renowned expert in innovation strategy, and author of Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World. For full show notes, visit: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/melissa-schilling

May 23, 2018
9: The Foods That Can Improve Your Smile | Steven Lin, DDS
39:06

Steven Lin is a passionate health educator applying functional dentistry to help people achieve whole body health, a TEDx speaker, and author of The Dental Diet: The Surprising Link between Your Teeth, Real Food, and Life-Changing Natural Health. For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-9-the-foods-that-can-improve-your-smile-steven-lin-dds

May 16, 2018
8: How Fasting Can Rebuild Your Immune System | Valter Longo, PhD
38:48

Valter Longo is a professor of gerontology and biological science at USC and Director of the USC Longevity Institute. He is one of the foremost researchers studying fasting—developing what he calls the Fasting Mimicking Diet—and is the author of The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight. For full show notes, head to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/8-how-fasting-can-rebuild-your-immune-system-valter-longo-phdmp3

May 09, 2018
7: Why You Probably Need to Eat More Salt | James DiNicolantonio, PharmD
32:01

James DiNicolantonio is a doctor of pharmacy, a cardiovascular research scientist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, the associate editor of British Medical Journal's (BMJ) Open Heart, and author of The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong—and How Eating More Might Save Your Life. For full show notes, head to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-7-why-you-probably-need-to-eat-more-salt-james-dinicolantonio-pharmd

Apr 17, 2018
6: The Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's | Amy Berger
44:31

Amy Berger is a certified nutrition specialist and nutritional therapy practitioner who holds a master's degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and is the author of The Alzheimer's Antidote: Using a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease, Memory Loss, and Cognitive Decline. For full show notes, head to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-6-the-crazy-link-between-diabetes-and-alzheimers-amy-berger

Apr 16, 2018
5: Blueberries and Ketosis For A Better Brain | Robert Krikorian, PhD
59:27

Robert Krikorian is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and the director of the Cognitive Aging Program at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. He is one of the lead researchers exploring ketogenic diet as an intervention for people with cognitive impairment, and on the impact of anthocyanins (antioxidants found in blueberries and other pigmented fruits and vegetables) on cognitive aging. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-5-blueberries-and-ketosis-for-a-better-brain-robert-krikorian-phd

Apr 13, 2018
4: Fat Loss and Inflammation Hacks | Crosby Tailor
01:00:41

Crosby Tailor is a model, certified personal trainer, and chef known for his phenomenal ketogenic cookies and superfood desserts. I consider him one of my go-to experts when it comes to fat loss and exercise physiology; by the end of this episode, I'm confident you'll understand why. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-4-fat-loss-and-inflammation-hacks-crosby-tailor

Apr 13, 2018
3: The Antidepressant Foods | Felice Jacka, PhD
52:06

Felice Jacka is the director of Deakin University's Food and Mood Centre and founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR). She is an expert in the role of nutrition in mental health and has led studies confirming the benefits of dietary improvement on depression. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-3-the-antidepressant-foods-felice-jacka-phd

Apr 04, 2018
2: The 1 Hack That Changes Your Life | Sarah Anne Stewart
31:04

Sarah Anne Stewart is a certified holistic health coach who connects people from all walks of life, strives to end body insecurity, and shows us how we can achieve the body we desire without shame or frustration by nurturing the mind. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-2-the-1-hack-that-changes-your-life-sarah-anne-stewart

Apr 04, 2018
1: How To Meal Prep Like a Boss | Amanda Meixner
31:41

Amanda Meixner (@meowmeix on Instagram) is a widely popular meal prep and fitness fanatic who knows her way around an Instant Pot, doesn't shy away from egg controversy, understands that occasional indulgence in pizza is good for the soul, and may in fact be part squirrel. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-1-how-to-meal-prep-like-a-boss-amanda-meixner

Apr 04, 2018