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Jul 11, 2019

Q&A Episode 398

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Ben's travels and extensive travel gear...1:42

News Flashes...15:00

-Top 12 keto myths debunked (WARNING - these studies were performed in diabetic patients NOT in active athletes)
-It’s pretty shocking how many nutrition studies rely on self reported data when we KNOW people vastly underestimate the # of calories consumed: Click here to read up on it.
-This incredibly helpful portal summarizes all systematically scientific research data on the effects of electromagnetic fields (EMF) - with an inventory of 28,495 publications and 6,364 summaries of individual scientific studies on EMF, updated daily

-Interesting - how men’s bodies change when they become fathers

Special Announcements...41:40

- Click here to follow Ben on Instagram, and get ready for some epic stories about his morning, day and evening routine!

Here's where I'm speaking and traveling around the world coming soon.

  • 13-14 July -- Train to Hunt nationals in Mesa, CO
  • 27-28 July -- Race the River Sprint Triathlon in Couer d'Alene, ID
  • 3-4 August - Aspen Snowmass
  • Late September -- Spartan World Championships in Lake Tahoe, CA

- View Ben’s Calendar Here

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Listener Q&A:

The Problem With Sunscreen (& What To Do About It)...55:15

Alex asks: There are a lot of claims from the sunscreen industry about its ability to reduce or remove the risk of skin cancer. From what I've seen, the rates of skin cancer have increased, as has the use of sunscreen. What are your thoughts on that, and what are some of your strategies in regards to using sunscreen?

In my response, I recommend:

-Article: Is Sunscreen The New Margarine? guide to sunscreens

Healthy sunscreen recipes

-Superessentials fish oil with astaxanthin

-Dr. Thomas Cowan's vegetable powders

-A New Path book by Arthur Haines

-Sunlight Makes You Skinny & Blue Light Makes You Fat: 11 Ways To Biohack Light To Optimize Your Body & Brain

Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide Benefits...1:10:56

Steve asks: I've used the food-grade hydrogen peroxide in the One Minute Miracle every day for several years. I didn't hear you mention it on your recent water podcast, so I want to get your take on it.

In my response, I recommend:

-35% Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide

Does Hydrogen Rich Water Feed SIBO Bacteria?...

Kathy asks: I've heard you talk a lot about hydrogen-rich water lately on the podcast. If someone has hydrogen-dominant SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth), is hydrogen-rich water or the tablets going to be a good thing for them to ingest?

In my response, I recommend:

-Active H2 Molecular Hydrogen from Water & Wellness (Dr. Robert Slovak's website)

-My podcast on hydrogen water with Tyler Lebaron

-Drinking hydrogen water and intermittent hydrogen gas exposure...

-Intestinal Microbiota Ecological Response to Oral Adminstrations of Hydrogen-Rich Water

-Effects of the long-term consumption of hydrogen-rich water on the antioxidant activity in female Chinese soccer players

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