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Dec 4, 2017

Dave Asprey is a well-known blogger and media figure on health and human performance because of his "Bulletproof Executive" work behind Bulletproof Coffee and the Bulletproof Diet. He's been featured on ABC's Nightline, CNN, and in Vogue and Men's Health.

Today, he’s here with us to discuss how to important the mitochondria are and how to biohack it with just a few simple lifestyle changes.


“The Mitochondria decides whether cells live, die, or divide. They run things, not us.” Dave Asprey


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How mitochondria are similar to a frame of the house
  • Just how much your diet affects the mitochondria
  • Why mitochondrial dysfunction is the primary cause of just about every chronic disease there is
  • Why Dave compared the mitochondria to playing a reverse Jenga
  • The significance of knowing just enough of the Krebs Cycle
  • Why Mitochondria is practically ancient bacteria
  • Dave’s three changes that people should start focusing on right now


Key Takeaways:

  • Ketones play a major role when it comes to mitochondrial health
  • Just changing our light bulb or indoor lighting will greatly enhance mitochondrial efficiency
  • Sunlight is still the best source of vitamin D and boosts mitochondrial functions


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