s2/e39 Become an "Anti-Biohacker" with Dr. Adrian Chavez, MS, PhD (dr.adrian.chavez)

“Biohacking” practices have proliferated in the last 20 years, marketed as ways to optimize your body, health, and performance… but is biohacking something you should really be focusing on? Dr. Adrian Chavez calls himself an “anti-hacker” and joins the show to talk about biohacking, marketing, and why you should focus on nailing the foundations instead of pouring money into biohacks. A brief history of biohacking A spectrum of biohacks: from legit in certain situations to legit dangerous in others Marketing/follow the money: is someone creating a problem & selling you the solution? Belief systems vs. the search for “truth” Nutritional/diet trends High-profile adherents of certain biohacks & dietary trends Understanding the foundational principles: nutrition, hydration, sleep This episode is sponsored by InsideTracker! For a limited time, get 20% off the entire InsideTracker store; visit insidetracker.com/runningexplained today! Created by leading scientists in aging, genetics, and biometrics, InsideTracker analyzes your blood, DNA, and fitness tracking data to identify where you’re optimized—and where you’re not. You’ll get a daily Action Plan with personalized guidance on the right exercise, nutrition, and supplementation for your body. Add InnerAge 2.0 to any plan to calculate your true biological age, and see how you’re aging from the inside out! -- Dr. Adrian Chavez has a PhD in Nutrition; his mission is to help people improve their well-being and prevent or reverse chronic diseases using science-based nutrition and lifestyle strategies. He is an expert in the gut/brain connection and hosts the Your Nutrition Prescription podcast. The Nutrition Science Podcast --

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