Today, we welcome Max Lugavere. Max is a filmmaker, health and science journalist, and the author of the New York Times best-seller Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, published in 8 languages around the globe. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast, The Genius Life.

We talk about how the quality of food we eat affects our health, the different diet approaches and how effective they can be, activities we can learn and engage in to stay fit, and so much more! 

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What to Listen For:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:50 Look at the quality of food you’re eating
  • 05:36 Our foods have become nutrient depleted  
  • 11:26 Take the precautionary principle approach
  • 15:55 “People think that I’m some big carnivore or something…” 
  • 23:41 Varied conversations about different diet programs
  • 26:49 There’s no one size fits all diet
  • 28:58 Different activities to keep you fit
  • 37:08 How to take care of yourself while traveling
  • 41:00 Surround yourself with people who share your values
  • 43:13 “She’s absolutely my WHY.” 

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