A podcast about health, science, nutrition, aging, and fitness.

COVID-19 Q&A #2 - Antibody-Dependent Enhancement, Cross-Immunity, Immunity Duration & More
Jun 10 • 55 min
This is a continuation of the last episode where Dr. Patrick took questions from newsletter subscribers around the on-going pandemic and tried to add value by talking about some of the recent research, among other things. Some of the topics that came…
Vitamin C: Oral vs. Intravenous, Immune Effects, Cancer, Exercise Adaptation & More
May 13 • 79 min
In this episode, Dr. Rhonda Patrick discuss all things vitamin C. This episode covers oral bioavailability, intravenous vitamin C bioavailability, immune cell function, common cold and other viral infections, lung function, sepsis, pneumonia,…
COVID-19 Q&A #1 with Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D.
Apr 14 • 74 min
This episode features Dr. Rhonda Patrick answering some of the most popular questions related to COVID-19. Look for another COVID-19-focused Q&A, coming soon. Some of the questions we selected from the batch to cover in this episode include:…
New Omega-3, sulforaphane research, and more! [Kevin Rose Show]
Jan 6 • 96 min
This episode was originally recorded for . Given some of the unique discussions we had, I had no choice but to ask the great Kevin Rose if he would let me re-post it over here on the FoundMyFitness podcast feed. A request which he graciously obliged….
Is Resveratrol a Longevity Compound?
Dec 30, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode, Rhonda gives a summary of the science of resveratrol including its effects in animals and humans, mechanisms, and the bottom line on resveratrol supplementation and safety. Relevant timepoints… 00:03:39 - Clinical effects of…
NAD+, Nicotinamide Riboside, and Nicotinamide Mononucleotide with Rhonda Patrick
Nov 13, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode, Rhonda describes NAD+ (perhaps one of the most important molecules in the human body), why it is so important for aging, and why it declines with age. She discusses some of the popular NAD+ boosters like nicotinamide riboside and…
Dr. David Sinclair on Informational Theory of Aging, Nicotinamide Mononucleotide, Resveratrol & More
Nov 6, 2019 • 82 min
David A. Sinclair, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and co-director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging. He is the co-founder of the journal Aging, where he serves as…
Sauna Use as an Exercise Mimetic for Heart and Healthspan
Sep 16, 2019 • 46 min
This podcast is the audio from a presentation Dr. Rhonda Patrick gave on how the sauna may be an exercise mimetic for heat health and healthspan. Sauna use has emerged as a means to increase lifespan and improve overall health, based on compelling…
Exercise as a Treatment for Depression
Aug 2, 2019 • 17 min
In this short episode, Dr. Patrick discusses some of the compelling science including observational studies, randomized controlled trials, and human mechanistic studies that suggests exercise is a powerful tool for preventing or managing the symptoms…
Dr. Elissa Epel on Telomeres and the Role of Stress Biology in Cellular Aging
Jun 9, 2019 • 73 min
Elissa Epel, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco where she serves as the director of the Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions Center. Her research centers on the mechanisms of healthy aging and…
Dr. Matthew Walker on Sleep for Enhancing Learning, Creativity, Immunity, and Glymphatic System
Feb 28, 2019 • 167 min
Matthew Walker, Ph.D., is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and serves as the Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. Formerly, Dr. Walker served as a professor of psychiatry at the Harvard…
Fasting Q&A with Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Mike Maser
Jan 9, 2019 • 49 min
This episode features a Q&A session with Dr. Rhonda Patrick. The questions were sourced from social media followers of both FoundMyFitness and also Zero Fasting Tracker, a convenient mobile app used widely in the fasting community for logging. In…
Dr. Dale Bredesen on Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease
Sep 30, 2018 • 74 min
Dale E. Bredesen, M.D., is a professor of neurology at the Easton Laboratories for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Bredesen’s laboratory focuses on…
Dr. Valter Longo on Resetting Autoimmunity and Rejuvenating Systems with Prolonged Fasting & the FMD
Jul 9, 2018 • 77 min
This podcast is a spectacular round two podcast with Dr. Valter Longo. Dr. Longo is the current director of the longevity institute at the University of Southern California and also director of the Oncology and Longevity Program at the Institute of…
Dr. Charles Raison on Depression, the Immune-Brain Interface & Whole-Body Hyperthermia
Mar 19, 2018 • 118 min
Charles Raison, M.D. is a professor at the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Founding Director of the Center for Compassion Studies in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona. Dr….
Dr. Eric Verdin on Ketogenic Diet Longevity, Beta-Hydroxybutyrate & HDAC Inhibitors
Dec 13, 2017 • 63 min
Eric M. Verdin, M.D. is the fifth president and chief executive officer of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and is a professor of Medicine at UCSF. Dr. Verdin’s laboratory focuses on the role of epigenetic regulators in the aging process, the…
Dr. Satchin Panda on Practical Implementation of Time-Restricted Eating & Shift Work Strategies
Oct 30, 2017 • 122 min
This is a nearly 2-hour round 2 episode with none other than Dr. Satchin Panda of the Salk Institute! At nearly two hours of dialog, this episode touches on a lot of material but has a special focus on practical implementation of time-restricted…
Dr. Guido Kroemer on Autophagy, Caloric Restriction Mimetics, Fasting & Protein Acetylation
Jul 30, 2017 • 70 min
Dr. Guido Kroemer is a professor at the University of Paris Descartes and an expert in immunology, cancer biology, aging, and autophagy. He is one of the most highly cited authors in the field of cell biology and was the most highly cited cell…
Dr. Jari Laukkanen on Sauna Use for the Prevention of Cardiovascular & Alzheimer’s Disease
Jun 15, 2017 • 27 min
This podcast features Jari Laukkanen, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist and scientist at the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio. Dr. Laukkanen has been conducting long-term trials looking at the health…
Judith Campisi, Ph.D. on Cellular Senescence, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Cancer & Aging
Apr 27, 2017 • 68 min
Dr. Judith Campisi is a professor of biogerentology at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and a co-editor in chief of the Aging Journal. As an expert on cellular senescence, the discussion involves a lot of talk about aging and cancer,…
Gordon Lithgow, Ph.D. on Protein Aggregation, Iron Overload & the Search for Longevity Compounds
Apr 4, 2017 • 46 min
Dr. Gordon Lithgow of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging tells us about worms! Well, more accurately, his lab does research on nematodes, particularly an animal known as C. elegans. This unassuming scientific model has a lot of important…
Refined Sugar and Its Effects on Mortality, the Brain, Cancer, Hormones & More
Mar 15, 2017 • 15 min
If you’re anything like me, having the facts straight can sometimes help you to push through the tough part of building new habits or breaking old bad ones. This podcast talks about the realities about what the science says surrounding the…
Does Saturated Fat Cause Heart Disease?
Feb 10, 2017 • 24 min
Today we try to answer or at least explore a big question in the world of health: does saturated fat cause heart disease? This is not an unreasonable concern given the fact that there have been several associative studies that have found a link…
Does Meat Consumption Cause Cancer?
Jan 27, 2017 • 15 min
Does meat consumption cause cancer? Or, put another way… does avoiding meat help prevent cancer? If you aren’t already savvy to the topic, this may sound more absurd than it should. Here’s why: there have been many, many, many correlative studies…
On Depression and Its Underlying Causes
Jan 25, 2017 • 15 min
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 350 million individuals of all ages have depression and approximately one-third of all patients with depression fail to respond to conventional antidepressant therapies like SSRI’s. The good…
Roland Griffiths, Ph.D. on Psilocybin, Psychedelic Therapies & Mystical Experiences
Jan 19, 2017 • 77 min
Dr. Roland R. Griffiths is a clinical pharmacologist at Johns Hopkins and has been researching mood-altering compounds for over 40 years. As an unusually prolific scientist, having published over 360-times, he’s also responsible for having started the…
Jed Fahey, Sc.D. on Isothiocyanates, the Nrf2 Pathway, Moringa & Sulforaphane Supplementation
Jan 5, 2017 • 152 min
Dr. Jed Fahey is a multi-decade veteran of isothiocyanate research and is the director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center at Johns Hopkins University. Much of this conversation, as you might expect given Dr. Fahey’s pedigree as a research…
Sulforaphane and Its Effects on Cancer, Mortality, Aging, Brain and Behavior, Heart Disease & More
Dec 12, 2016 • 52 min
This podcast is about one of the most important biological pathways you could possibly take the time to learn about: the NRF2 pathway. The most potent naturally-occurring inducer of this pathway, a plant compound known as sulforaphane, may be one of…
Valter Longo, Ph.D. on the Fasting-Mimicking Diet & Fasting for Longevity, Cancer & Multiple Sclerosis
Sep 30, 2016 • 82 min
Professor of gerontology and biological sciences and director of the longevity institute at the University of Southern California.
Ruth Patterson, Ph.D. on Time-Restricted Eating in Humans & Breast Cancer Prevention
Jul 8, 2016 • 47 min
Today’s episode features Dr. Ruth Patterson, a professor in the UC San Diego Department of Family Medicine and Public Health as well as Associate Director of Population Sciences and leader of the Cancer Prevention program at Moores Cancer Center.
Satchin Panda, Ph.D. on Time-Restricted Feeding and Its Effects on Obesity, Muscle Mass & Heart Health
Jun 30, 2016 • 99 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick speaks with Dr. Satchin Panda, a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla California. Satchin’s work deals specifically with the timing of food and it’s relationship with our biological clocks.
Ray Cronise on Cold Thermogenesis, Intermittent Fasting, Weight Loss & Healthspan
May 3, 2016 • 124 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick speaks with Ray Cronise on the tail end of his 23-day water fast.
Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D. on Modified Atkins Diet, Ketosis, Supplemental Ketones and More
Mar 23, 2016 • 114 min
This podcast is with Dr. Dominic D’Agostino, an assistant professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa and all around expert on ketosis. In this podcast we discuss… * Dom’s efforts at teasing out the differences between induced nutritional…
Peter Attia, M.D. on Macronutrient Thresholds for Longevity & Performance, Cancer & More
Mar 12, 2016 • 69 min
This podcast is with Dr. Peter Attia. Peter is the founder of Attia Medical, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity and optimal performance. You may have first heard about Dr. Attia…
How Cryotherapy Affects the Brain, the Immune System, Metabolism, and Athletic Performance
Feb 12, 2016 • 62 min
This podcast has a 20-page report associated with it! Get it now at Dr. Rhonda Patrick explains how cold shock is a type of hormesis, which is a description of a type of stress that, in the right doses, is enough to shock…
Rich Roll on Self-Transformation, Environmental Impact of Food, and the Plant-Based Diet
Jan 23, 2016 • 99 min
This podcast features Rich Roll. Rich is an author, a podcaster (“Rich Roll Podcast” on iTunes), as well as founder and first person to complete the EPIC5 Challenge. The EPIC5 challenge involves completing 5 Full Iron Distance triathlons on 5 Hawaiian…
Dr. Darya and Kevin Rose Talk Meditation Retreats, Diet, Seasonal Eating, and More
Dec 24, 2015 • 53 min
In this episode, Dr. Rhonda Patrick chats with Dr. Darya and Kevin Rose. They chat about Darya’s fascinating experience on a 10-day silent meditation retreat where she spent around 7 hours a day doing seated meditation, intermingled with another 6 hours a…
Dr. Pierre Capel on the Power of the Mind & the Science of Wim Hof
Nov 6, 2015 • 75 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick interviews Dr. Pierre Capel, professor emeritus in experimental immunology at the Utrecht University in the Netherlands where he researched a wide range of topics from genetic modification to cancer immunotherapy. Pierre also works with…
Wim Hof (the Iceman) on Defeating Extreme Cold & Attenuating the Immune Response
Oct 22, 2015 • 58 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick interviews Wim Hof also known as the “Iceman.” Wim holds the world record for the longest ice bath (1 hour and 53 minutes and 12 seconds), just to name one of his many impressive feats. Dr. Patrick and Wim talk a bit about Wim’s back…
PRESENTATION: Rhonda Speaks at the Orthomolecular Congress in Bussum, Netherlands
Oct 15, 2015 • 58 min
In this audio recorded Oct. 3rd, 2015, Dr. Rhonda Patrick delivers the keynote lecture at the Orthomolecular Medicine Congress in Bussum, Netherlands (MBOG Congres 2015). Discussion includes how micronutrient inadequacies are very prevalent, and how her…
Buffering the Negative Effects of Chronic Stress with Meditation
Sep 25, 2015 • 40 min
In this podcast I discuss some of the mechanisms by which chronic stress (and rumination) affect the brain and brain aging, the gut and inflammation, the immune system, and biological aging through acceleration of telomere shortening. I talk about how…
Sauna Use and Building Resilience to Stress with Dr. Rhonda Patrick
Sep 11, 2015 • 64 min
In this episode Rhonda talks about how heat stress from using the sauna makes the body more resilient to the stresses of aging, possible reasons why one study associated sauna use with up to a 40% lower all-cause mortality as well as a 50% lower…
The Sonnenburgs On How The Gut Microbiota Interacts With Our Bodies
Sep 3, 2015 • 46 min
Dr. Justin Sonnenburg is an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford and Dr. Erica Sonnenburg is a senior research scientist in the Sonnenburg lab where they research many aspects the interaction between diet with the 100 trillion or…
Ron Krauss on Re-thinking Saturated Fat & LDL Cholesterol
Aug 27, 2015 • 83 min
Dr. Ronald Krauss, M.D. is the director of atherosclerosis research at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Adjunct Professor at UCSF and UC Berkeley. Dr. Krauss is really one of the pioneering scientists that changed the way we all think about…
CHORIBar: Micronutrients, Fiber & Polyphenols in a Bar
Aug 20, 2015 • 61 min
Meet some of the CHORI bar team: Dr. Bruce Ames, Dr. Joyce McCann, and Dr. Mark Shigenaga. On this podcast we talk about the different types of HDL and LDL cholesterol and what they do in the body. We discuss a low-calorie, micronutrient- and fiber-dense…
Dr. Aubrey de Grey and Dr. Rhonda Patrick Talk Aging
Aug 13, 2015 • 48 min
Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist and the founder of the SENS research foundation which aims to find technologies that can repair the various types of damage that occur during the aging process. In this episode Rhonda and Aubrey discuss the…
Rhonda Answers the Most Popular Questions About Vitamin D
Aug 6, 2015 • 30 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick answers some of the most popular questions regarding vitamin D including how she decide how much vitamin D to supplement with, can you get too much vitamin D, and more.
Dan Pardi on the Consequences of Sleep Loss & Ways to Improve Sleep
Jul 28, 2015 • 75 min
Dan Pardi is a Ph.D candidate that researches sleep neurobiology at Stanford and University of Leiden. He is also co-founder of Dan’s Plan, an online wellness and technology company. In this podcast Rhonda and Dan discuss what the determinants of good…
Tim Ferriss on Biomarkers, Ketosis, Microbiome, and Lyme Disease
Jul 20, 2015 • 75 min
Tim Ferriss, notorious self-experimenter, three-time New York Times bestselling author, an angel investor, startup advisor, and much, much, much more. Full audio transcript available at:
Jim Kean Talks Biomarkers, Building a Spectator Sport
Jul 1, 2015 • 32 min
Jim Kean is the CEO of National Pro Grid League (NPGL) and founder of WellnessFX. In this podcast Rhonda and Jim discuss the quantified self movement and the importance of measuring biomarkers more than once, the gut’s role in cholesterol and serotonin in…
Dr. Bruce Ames Talks CHORI-Bar Weight Loss
Jun 22, 2015 • 9 min
Dr. Rhonda Patrick speaks with Dr. Bruce Ames, about a micronutrient- and fiber-dense nutrition bar (referred to as the CHORI bar) that was developed in the Ames laboratory. The bar was formulated to be moderate in calories (107 kcal/≈25 g bar), but…
Bruce Ames on Triage Theory, Longevity Vitamins & Micronutrients
Feb 11, 2015 • 43 min
In this podcast Dr. Rhonda Patrick interviews Dr. Bruce Ames about his triage theory, which he proposes that the body has developed a rationing response to shortages of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) throughout evolution. When cells run out of a…