“We Are Happy Because We Laugh” This episode is all about what is happening to your brain as you laugh. We talk about the science behind laughing and how laughing can improve your immune system. Laughing Lovebugs, Lauren and Alik are a husband and wife team of Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders. Yes... LOL! You read that right we are "Laugh Yogis"...we are the Laughter Professionals. In laughter yoga, we combine laughter exercises & deep breathing with childlike playfulness & movement to connect, unwind, and let go. No sense of humor, flexibility, or yoga mat required! Laughter Yoga is perhaps the only exercise routine that helps to ease physical, mental & emotional stress all at the same time.
"Grasp The Interconnectedness of Healthy Systems" In this episode, we talk all about what conditions in the gut suppress the immune system the most. Plus, Dr. Mayer reveals which diets hurt the microbes in our guts and which diets help the microbes in our gut. Dr. Emeran A Mayer is a Gastroenterologist, Neuroscientist and Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and the Executive Director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience at UCLA. As one of the pioneers and leading researchers in the role of brain gut interactions in health and chronic disease, in particular in IBS, his scientific contributions to basic
"Build Your Immune System" Have you ever wondered if there was a magic combination of vitamins and minerals you needed to put together to get the best cellular effect? Well, Dr. Kedar Prasad answers this question for us! Dr. Kedar N. Prasad obtained a Ph.D. in Radiation Biology from the University of Iowa. He went to Brookhaven National Laboratory for postdoctoral training. Dr. Prasad was a Professor and the Director for the Center for Vitamins and Cancer Research in the Department of Radiology at the University of Colorado Medical School. He published over 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Science, and PNAS, and was supported by the NIH for over 30 years. He has edited and
"We Are Awareness" This Thought Leader episode is all about getting out of fear and negativity. Luckily, there are other thought patterns and frequencies that we can tap into when we meditate. Michael Bernard Beckwith is the Founder and Spiritual Director of the Agape International Spiritual Center. Founded in 1986, Agape is a trans-denominational community in Los Angeles comprised of thousands of local members and global live streamers. Highly regarded for his teachings on the science of inner transformation, Dr. Beckwith embraces a practical approach to spirituality utilizing meditation, affirmative prayer, and Life Visioning™, a process he originated. These practices teach us to take the experience of inner peace and awakened awareness into our everyday lives. In
"Empower Your Body to Stay Healthy" This episode is all about keeping glutathione working at its best to stay healthy and support our immune systems. Dr. Nayan Patel is an internationally recognized expert, consultant, and lecturer on glutathione, and has been a respected pharmacist for twenty-two years. After studying mechanical engineering and chemistry at California State University, Fullerton, Dr. Patel received his Pharm.D degree from the USC School of Pharmacy. He now serves as an adjunct faculty member. Dr. Patel has traveled the world educating practitioners on advanced biochemistry and anti-aging science and is a member of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists. He lives with his family in Southern California. In this podcast, The Glutathione Revolution,
Earlier this week I discussed a new meta analysis titled Intermittent fasting, a possible priming tool for host defense against SARS-CoV-2 infection, has made some impressive findings about the benefits of fasting, specifically autophagy fasting, in promoting health and preventing COVID-19. As I dove deeper into the science, I found more and more research around “autophagy dysfunction” and what that means for your immunity and lung health. Given the state of the world right now, our health and immune strength is incredibly important, and autophagy plays a vital role in clearing out dysfunctional parts of cells, so the cell can be more receptive to making energy and participating in a healthy immune response. First, a refresher on autophagy: Autophagy