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The Genius Life

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You don't have to be born a Genius to become one. Follow health and science journalist, New York Times bestselling author, TV personality and nutrition expert Max Lugavere as he speaks to the most insightful minds of our time about what it means to live like a Genius.

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You don't have to be born a Genius to become one. Follow health and science journalist, New York Times bestselling author, TV personality and nutrition expert Max Lugavere as he speaks to the most insightful minds of our time about what it means to live like a Genius.

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1045 Ratings
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Fantastic!

By bvbball23 - Feb 15 2019
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Max is a terrific interviewer and has some awesome guests! Love his non-dogmatic approach to health and wellness and his book is terrific. Bout time to get together with the Mindpump boys again; love that dynamic!

GREAT

By enzo Pazos - Feb 14 2019
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Thank you Max!!

iTunes Ratings

1045 Ratings
Average Ratings
977
30
18
9
11

Fantastic!

By bvbball23 - Feb 15 2019
Read more

Max is a terrific interviewer and has some awesome guests! Love his non-dogmatic approach to health and wellness and his book is terrific. Bout time to get together with the Mindpump boys again; love that dynamic!

GREAT

By enzo Pazos - Feb 14 2019
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Thank you Max!!

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The Genius Life

Rank #58 in Health category

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You don't have to be born a Genius to become one. Follow health and science journalist, New York Times bestselling author, TV personality and nutrition expert Max Lugavere as he speaks to the most insightful minds of our time about what it means to live like a Genius.

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Rank #1: 4: Fat Loss and Inflammation Hacks | Crosby Tailor

Apr 13 2018
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Crosby Tailor is a model, certified personal trainer, and chef known for his phenomenal ketogenic cookies and superfood desserts. I consider him one of my go-to experts when it comes to fat loss and exercise physiology; by the end of this episode, I'm confident you'll understand why. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-4-fat-loss-and-inflammation-hacks-crosby-tailor

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Rank #2: 13: The Power of Time-Restricted Eating aka Intermittent Fasting | Satchin Panda, PhD

Jun 13 2018
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Dr. Satchin Panda is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and one of the leading researchers in the areas of time-restricted eating and circadian biology and genetics. For full show notes, head to: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/satchin-panda

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Rank #3: 28: Fat Loss Secrets from the Doctor Who Tried Everything | Paul Grewal, MD

Sep 26 2018
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Paul Grewal, MD is a board-certified internal medicine physician and co-author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods. He is a renowned expert on preventative health, with a focus on reversing diseases like type 2 diabetes, helping patients achieve weight loss goals, and hormone health.

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Rank #4: 37: How to Optimize Sleep for Fat Loss and Better Health | Shawn Stevenson

Dec 05 2018
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Shawn Stevenson is a nutritionist and the host of the top rated health podcast The Model Health Show. He is also the author of the best-selling book Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success.

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Rank #5: 19: How to Lose Weight and Get in Shape | Sal Di Stefano

Jul 25 2018
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Sal Di Stefano is one of the hosts of Mind Pump Radio and Mind Pump TV. By 19 he was managing health clubs and by 22 he owned his own gym. After 20 years as a personal trainer he has dedicated himself to bringing science and truth to the fitness industry.

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Rank #6: 3: The Antidepressant Foods | Felice Jacka, PhD

Apr 04 2018
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Felice Jacka is the director of Deakin University's Food and Mood Centre and founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR). She is an expert in the role of nutrition in mental health and has led studies confirming the benefits of dietary improvement on depression. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-3-the-antidepressant-foods-felice-jacka-phd

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Rank #7: 35: How Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar Can Harm Your Brain | David Perlmutter, MD

Nov 21 2018
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David Perlmutter, MD is a board-certified neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and the New York Times best-selling author of Brain Maker and Grain Brain, now updated with the latest nutritional and neurological science. 

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Rank #8: 26: Fixing Anxiety and Depression With Food | Drew Ramsey, MD

Sep 13 2018
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Drew Ramsey, MD is a psychiatrist, author, and farmer. He is a leading voice in the mental health conversation and one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using nutritional interventions. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His recent book is called Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight Loss, and Transform Your Health and he is the creator of the Eat to Beat Depression e-course (use code MAX15 for 15% off). For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/drew-ramsey.

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Rank #9: 16: The Nutrient That Makes Your Skin and Brain Younger | William Sears, MD

Jul 04 2018
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Dr. William Sears, MD is a Harvard-trained pediatrician who's written more than 40 best-selling books—including The Baby Book, which has sold more than a million copies—and countless articles on nutrition, parenting, and healthy aging. His most recent book is The Dr. Sears T5 Wellness Plan: Transform Your Mind and Body, Five Changes in Five Weeks. For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/william-sears.

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Rank #10: 39: How the Food Industry Corrupts Science | Marion Nestle, PhD

Dec 20 2018
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Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, emerita, at New York University. Her most recent book is Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat.

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Rank #11: 5: Blueberries and Ketosis For A Better Brain | Robert Krikorian, PhD

Apr 13 2018
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Robert Krikorian is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and the director of the Cognitive Aging Program at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. He is one of the lead researchers exploring ketogenic diet as an intervention for people with cognitive impairment, and on the impact of anthocyanins (antioxidants found in blueberries and other pigmented fruits and vegetables) on cognitive aging. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-5-blueberries-and-ketosis-for-a-better-brain-robert-krikorian-phd

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Rank #12: 38: Are Supplements Healthy and Safe? | Danielle Citrolo, PharmD

Dec 12 2018
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Danielle Citrolo, PharmD holds degrees in biochemistry and chemistry from North Carolina State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy, NY. She discusses the science behind many commonly used supplements including Cognizin Citicoline which is used in many cognition-boosting supplements.

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Rank #13: 8: How Fasting Can Rebuild Your Immune System | Valter Longo, PhD

May 09 2018
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Valter Longo is a professor of gerontology and biological science at USC and Director of the USC Longevity Institute. He is one of the foremost researchers studying fasting—developing what he calls the Fasting Mimicking Diet—and is the author of The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight. For full show notes, head to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/8-how-fasting-can-rebuild-your-immune-system-valter-longo-phdmp3

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Rank #14: 22: How to Eat and Live like a Rockstar | Matt Nathanson

Aug 15 2018
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Matt Nathanson is a platinum-selling singer/songwriter with such hits as "Come On Get Higher," "Faster," and "Headphones." He offers his take on how to feed the body and mind proper "nutrition" to stay sane in a hectic world. For links and show notes go to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/matt-nathanson

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Rank #15: 20: The Hidden Secret To Getting Everything You Want | Craig Clemens

Aug 01 2018
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Craig Clemens is one of the top advertising copywriters in the world and, with a powerful understanding of human psychology, has influenced the health decisions of millions. In this episode, learn how to become a more impactful communicator and influencer, regardless of your craft or profession.

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Rank #1: 4: Fat Loss and Inflammation Hacks | Crosby Tailor

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Crosby Tailor is a model, certified personal trainer, and chef known for his phenomenal ketogenic cookies and superfood desserts. I consider him one of my go-to experts when it comes to fat loss and exercise physiology; by the end of this episode, I'm confident you'll understand why. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-4-fat-loss-and-inflammation-hacks-crosby-tailor

Apr 13 2018
1 hour
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Rank #2: 13: The Power of Time-Restricted Eating aka Intermittent Fasting | Satchin Panda, PhD

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Dr. Satchin Panda is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and one of the leading researchers in the areas of time-restricted eating and circadian biology and genetics. For full show notes, head to: http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/satchin-panda

Jun 13 2018
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #3: 28: Fat Loss Secrets from the Doctor Who Tried Everything | Paul Grewal, MD

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Paul Grewal, MD is a board-certified internal medicine physician and co-author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods. He is a renowned expert on preventative health, with a focus on reversing diseases like type 2 diabetes, helping patients achieve weight loss goals, and hormone health.

Sep 26 2018
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #4: 37: How to Optimize Sleep for Fat Loss and Better Health | Shawn Stevenson

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Shawn Stevenson is a nutritionist and the host of the top rated health podcast The Model Health Show. He is also the author of the best-selling book Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success.

Dec 05 2018
59 mins
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Rank #5: 19: How to Lose Weight and Get in Shape | Sal Di Stefano

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Sal Di Stefano is one of the hosts of Mind Pump Radio and Mind Pump TV. By 19 he was managing health clubs and by 22 he owned his own gym. After 20 years as a personal trainer he has dedicated himself to bringing science and truth to the fitness industry.

Jul 25 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #6: 3: The Antidepressant Foods | Felice Jacka, PhD

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Felice Jacka is the director of Deakin University's Food and Mood Centre and founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR). She is an expert in the role of nutrition in mental health and has led studies confirming the benefits of dietary improvement on depression. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-3-the-antidepressant-foods-felice-jacka-phd

Apr 04 2018
52 mins
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Rank #7: 35: How Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar Can Harm Your Brain | David Perlmutter, MD

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David Perlmutter, MD is a board-certified neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and the New York Times best-selling author of Brain Maker and Grain Brain, now updated with the latest nutritional and neurological science. 

Nov 21 2018
1 hour
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Rank #8: 26: Fixing Anxiety and Depression With Food | Drew Ramsey, MD

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Drew Ramsey, MD is a psychiatrist, author, and farmer. He is a leading voice in the mental health conversation and one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using nutritional interventions. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His recent book is called Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight Loss, and Transform Your Health and he is the creator of the Eat to Beat Depression e-course (use code MAX15 for 15% off). For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/drew-ramsey.

Sep 13 2018
57 mins
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Rank #9: 16: The Nutrient That Makes Your Skin and Brain Younger | William Sears, MD

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Dr. William Sears, MD is a Harvard-trained pediatrician who's written more than 40 best-selling books—including The Baby Book, which has sold more than a million copies—and countless articles on nutrition, parenting, and healthy aging. His most recent book is The Dr. Sears T5 Wellness Plan: Transform Your Mind and Body, Five Changes in Five Weeks. For full show notes, head to http://maxlugavere.com/podcast/william-sears.

Jul 04 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #10: 39: How the Food Industry Corrupts Science | Marion Nestle, PhD

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Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, emerita, at New York University. Her most recent book is Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat.

Dec 20 2018
52 mins
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Rank #11: 5: Blueberries and Ketosis For A Better Brain | Robert Krikorian, PhD

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Robert Krikorian is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and the director of the Cognitive Aging Program at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. He is one of the lead researchers exploring ketogenic diet as an intervention for people with cognitive impairment, and on the impact of anthocyanins (antioxidants found in blueberries and other pigmented fruits and vegetables) on cognitive aging. For full show notes: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/the-genius-life-5-blueberries-and-ketosis-for-a-better-brain-robert-krikorian-phd

Apr 13 2018
59 mins
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Rank #12: 38: Are Supplements Healthy and Safe? | Danielle Citrolo, PharmD

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Danielle Citrolo, PharmD holds degrees in biochemistry and chemistry from North Carolina State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy, NY. She discusses the science behind many commonly used supplements including Cognizin Citicoline which is used in many cognition-boosting supplements.

Dec 12 2018
39 mins
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Rank #13: 8: How Fasting Can Rebuild Your Immune System | Valter Longo, PhD

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Valter Longo is a professor of gerontology and biological science at USC and Director of the USC Longevity Institute. He is one of the foremost researchers studying fasting—developing what he calls the Fasting Mimicking Diet—and is the author of The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight. For full show notes, head to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/8-how-fasting-can-rebuild-your-immune-system-valter-longo-phdmp3

May 09 2018
38 mins
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Rank #14: 22: How to Eat and Live like a Rockstar | Matt Nathanson

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Matt Nathanson is a platinum-selling singer/songwriter with such hits as "Come On Get Higher," "Faster," and "Headphones." He offers his take on how to feed the body and mind proper "nutrition" to stay sane in a hectic world. For links and show notes go to: https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/matt-nathanson

Aug 15 2018
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #15: 20: The Hidden Secret To Getting Everything You Want | Craig Clemens

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Craig Clemens is one of the top advertising copywriters in the world and, with a powerful understanding of human psychology, has influenced the health decisions of millions. In this episode, learn how to become a more impactful communicator and influencer, regardless of your craft or profession.

Aug 01 2018
1 hour 10 mins
Play Now