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Welcome to Ben Greenfield’s Weekly Roundup!

In this weekly post, I share with you my most interesting discoveries of the week, including the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with opportunities to learn, giveaways, discounts, and more!

New Discoveries

Exciting News — My Latest Culinary Creation, Boundless Kitchen, Is Finally Here!

Dive into a unique blend of biohacking and molecular gastronomy with 48 innovative recipes designed for health, longevity, and pure deliciousness. I’m taking you on a wild ride through my kitchen lab, where we’ll explore everything from unconventional tools to fringe superfoods like organ meats and colostrum.

Get ready to expand your cooking skills with dishes ranging from Carrot Cake Blender Waffles to Sous Vide Blueberry Brisket. You’ll not only master techniques like sous vide and air frying but also discover the science of clean eating and the restorative power of food. Get ready to unleash a world of flavor and innovation in your cooking!

Want a copy for your kitchen, or would you like to gift Boundless Kitchen to your friends and family? Order it here.

Are Your Beverage Choices Heightening Your Vulnerability to Disease?

Find yourself yawning over yet another glass of plain, old water? I totally get it. But the quest to discover a sugar-free beverage that isn’t crammed with questionable additives? That’s a real challenge.

Some intriguing research from a recent study has thrown the spotlight on how your beverage choices can impact your heart health and lifespan, particularly if you’re navigating the choppy waters of a gastrointestinal condition such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Here’s the lowdown: Over a decade of observations involving almost 2,000 people with IBD tracked the effects of different drinks on cardiovascular disease and overall mortality. And guess what? Unsurprisingly, the results demonstrated that sugary sodas and artificially sweetened beverages aren’t doing you any favors.

Downing more than one unit (about one 8-ounce glass) of sugar-sweetened drinks daily was linked to a whopping 64% increase in cardiovascular risk and a 97% jump in the risk of dying from any cause.

And those artificially sweetened drinks? Despite being lower in calories, they’re not off the hook either, showing a 78% increase in cardiovascular disease risk. Men seemed to fare even worse than women when consuming sugary drinks, and as you’d expect, those with IBD were at even greater risk of experiencing side effects from drinks with added sugar compared to the general population.

But here’s a bit of a silver lining: natural juices, while still sources of sugar, didn’t seem to stir up the same trouble. No significant links were found between natural juice consumption and the previously mentioned health risks in folks with IBD.

So, what’s the takeaway?

Whether you’re dealing with chronic digestive issues or aiming for optimal health, it’s clear that what you sip on can have a big impact on how you feel and function. The bottom line is that science proves sugary and artificially sweetened beverages are ticking time bombs for your waistline, heart, and lifespan.

Want to learn more about my thoughts on sugary drinks and beating cravings for sweets? Check out these resources:

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Podcasts I Recorded This Week: 

How Eating With Family Or Friends Makes You Healthier, Make Family Dinners Fun, Teach Children To Cook & Much More With Shawn Stevenson.

This episode was brought to you by C60 (code GREENFIELD15), KetoMed, Quantum Upgrade (code BEN15), Vuori, Manukora (code BEN), and CAROL Bike (code BEN).

Ben Greenfield Gets A “Young Blood Transfer” Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, How To Melt Plaque, Testing For Cancer & More with Dr. Darshan Shah, MD

This episode was brought to you by Apollo (code BG15), LeelaQ (code BEN10), Organifi Shilajit Gummies, HVMN, and Jigsaw Health (code GREENFIELD10).

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Product Of The Week

::: Unlock Restful Nights With CURED Nutrition’s Night Caps :::

I’m always on a quest to find the best sleep aids, from tech hacks to natural herbal remedies, and I’ve recently come across something that has truly impressed me — CURED Nutrition’s Night Caps.

Genuine rest goes beyond mere clocked hours; it’s the art of being truly rejuvenated by the time you spend sleeping.

CURED’s Night Caps are made with full-spectrum cannabinoid extract featuring an array of cannabinoids and terpenes that work together to create what’s known as the “entourage effect,” a synergistic effect that produces better results than any isolated cannabinoid can. Each serving contains 30mg CBD, 5mg CBN (a lesser-known cannabinoid with powerful sleep-inducing properties), and a low dose of THC for optimal relaxation.

Worried about waking up feeling groggy? No need. With CBD and CBN, you’ll get out of bed feeling refreshed and ready to take on your day. Unlike exogenous melatonin, which, when overused, can mess with your body’s natural sleep-supporting hormones, CBD and CBN work with your body’s natural endocannabinoid system, ensuring you wake up without any circadian rhythm issues or daytime fatigue.

Just pop one of the Night Caps about an hour before bed and get ready to drift off effortlessly, enjoy a deep, uninterrupted slumber, and wake up feeling clear-headed. 

Great days start with great nights, so here’s a sweet deal to get your sleep on track…

CURED Nutrition is offering you an exclusive 20% discount — all you need to do is head over to their website here, and use the code BEN at checkout to start feeling the difference in the quality of your sleep!

Upcoming Events:

Brain Rejuvenation Retreat: February 15–16, 2024

Join me from February 15th to the 16th at the Brain Rejuvenation Retreat, where world-leading peptide expert Regan Archibald and I will merge our knowledge in longevity, peptides, and fitness. This unique collaboration aims to offer you a transformative health experience, propelling you forward on your path to optimal health and vitality. Discover more about the Brain Rejuvenation Retreat and how these insights can shape your journey to complete well-being here.

Unlock Longevity: February 24, 2024

On February 24th, I’ll be live in Austin, Texas, for Unlock Longevity, a unique gathering with leading regenerative medicine experts from North America. This exclusive event is your chance to gain insider knowledge in the realm of anti-aging and vitality. Our distinguished speakers will unveil groundbreaking treatments and secrets in rejuvenation and longevity, previously unshared with the public. Don’t miss the opportunity to engage in deep, personal discussions on health and anti-aging, and interact directly with our experts. Learn more about Unlock Longevity here.

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Kion Product Of The Week: Kion Protein Bar

You know I’m a huge fan of Kion.

They combine the cleanest natural ingredients into complementing supplements (and foods!) that help you unlock your body’s natural energy.

And their new Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar is out of this world delicious.

Not only that but it is made with only real, whole-food ingredients— giving it balanced macronutrients for clean, stable energy.

The Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar’s complex flavors and texture come from real, natural, whole-food ingredients such as…

Organic almonds
Organic cocoa nibs
Organic chia seeds
Organic coconut
Organic honey

And, it contains 11 grams of satiating protein from grass-fed whey protein isolate to support your active lifestyle.

I promise you, you’re going to love this new protein bar. Click here to try it.

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