Health Via Modern Nutrition

Are you obsessed with ascending to the top of your field, optimizing your health, and cultivating a prosperous life? We’re obsessed with helping you get there. Welcome to H.V.M.N. By interviewing leading health experts, analyzing the latest scientific literature, and meticulously self-experimenting, Silicon Valley CEO Geoffrey Woo explores the limits of human performance & health. What'sRead More


#165 - A Plant-Based Diet Approach to a Healthy Heart & More · Dr. Joel Kahn (America's Healthy Heart Doc)

Jul 7, 2020
97 min
It's no secret that the H.V.M.N. Podcast regularly features interviews from some of the top carnivore diet proponents out there. To name a few, our episodes with Mikhaila Peterson, Dr. Paul Saladino, Dr. Shawn Baker, and Ironman World Champion Pete...
Jul 7, 2020 • 97 MIN

#164 - How COVID-19 Went Viral: Virology & Integrative Medicine Interventions Explained · Dr. Matthew Cook

Jul 1, 2020
63 min
Dr. Matthew Cook is a board-certified anesthesiologist, regenerative medicine specialist, and the president of BioReset Medical: A medical facility that specializes in progressive, natural, non-invasive treatments for a number of common and complex...
Jul 1, 2020 • 63 MIN

When Do Ketone Esters Work Best? Making Sense of Conflicting Data on Exogenous Ketones · Research Roundup

Jun 25, 2020
41 min
"Exogenous ketosis impacts neither performance nor muscle glycogen breakdown in prolonged endurance exercise". This is the title of a recent study on exogenous ketones impact on performance, and published by Professor Peter Hespel in The Journal...
Jun 25, 2020 • 41 MIN

#162 - The Sapien Diet: Adopting Ancestral Principles, Avoiding Food Lies, & Modern Nutrition Science · Brian Sanders (@Peak Human)

Jun 17, 2020
70 min
"That's how [Game Changers] made a whole film, they cherry-picked their data...I'd love to make a film that couldn't be debunked. That's my whole goal." Nutrient density, millions of years of human evolution, and modern nutrition science is the...
Jun 17, 2020 • 70 MIN

#161 - The Man Behind #LancetGate: A Breaking Science Scandal with Global Ramifications · James Todaro, MD

Jun 16, 2020
55 min
13 days after publishing a paper on hydroxychloroquine (a potential drug for coronavirus treatment), The Lancet retracted the study due to faulty data.  In the midst of a global pandemic, the study (that have since been retracted) was used as a...
Jun 16, 2020 • 55 MIN

#160 - Modern Leadership: We Need Communication, Transparency, and Empathy...NOW

Jun 16, 2020
31 min
Less than half a year into 2020, we've experienced global, tectonic shifts that are still being felt now. It's time for modern leadership. Common attributes of leadership, such as assertiveness and charisma, are simply no longer enough in the...
Jun 16, 2020 • 31 MIN

#159 - Blood Glucose Regulation: A Guide to Glycemic Index, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, & Intermittent Fasting · Kara Collier, RDN

May 28, 2020
61 min
Kara Collier, the Director of Nutrition at Nutrisense, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician who specializes in glucose control and metabolism. Kara, drawn to the power of continuous glucose monitors...
May 28, 2020 • 61 MIN

#158 - Lance Armstrong Gets Real: Living With His Past, Sobering Up, & Why Cycling Must Evolve

May 21, 2020
66 min
With everything out on the table and no stone left unturned, Lance Armstrong pulls back the curtain on the reality of his controversial cycling career, the lessons learned from his decisions, and how he plans to move forward. Lance Armstrong, a...
May 21, 2020 • 66 MIN

Could Exercise Decrease Immune System Function & Increase Infection Risk? · Research Roundup

May 17, 2020
16 min
Multiple studies have shown that moderate exercise is beneficial for the immune system, especially for the elderly and those with chronic diseases. This is a fairly common and widely-accepted understanding. However, there is another school of...
May 17, 2020 • 16 MIN

#157 - Coronavirus Crisis Finally Reveals Metabolic Dysfunction as the True Pandemic? · Dr. Paul Saladino

May 12, 2020
80 min
"Absolutely there are diets that can protect you against coronavirus. The health of an individual at a metabolic level is...everything." Dr. Paul Saladino is the leading authority on the science and application of the carnivore diet. He has used...
May 12, 2020 • 80 MIN

#156 - Apolo Ohno (8x Olympic Medalist) Reveals His Mental Hacks for Success

May 5, 2020
67 min
Apolo Anton Ohno has a remarkable track record as an athlete, becoming the most decorated American Olympian at the Winter Olympics and inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. Post-sport career (& post "Dancing With the Stars" fame, as we're...
May 5, 2020 • 67 MIN

#155 - Intermittent Fasting During Quarantine & Effects on Immune System - Should You Do It?

May 1, 2020
44 min
Could intermittent fasting or time restricted eating help you stay safe from the coronavirus? Is it a good idea to put the human body under metabolic "stress", when many are already faced with a particularly stressful time? It's not a simple "Yes"...
May 1, 2020 • 44 MIN

#154 - Hybrid Fitness: Balancing Strength & Cardio for a Healthy Life · Kris Gethin

Apr 27, 2020
68 min
Strength vs. Cardio. That's a topic that's been discussed and argued over within many fitness schools of thought. Is one approach truly better than the other? In this podcast interview, we get interesting insights into this age-old question from...
Apr 27, 2020 • 68 MIN

#153 - Running Through Hell: Enduring Ultrarunning & Boosting Mental Health · Lisa Tamati

Apr 23, 2020
20 min
Lisa Tamati is a professional ultra endurance athlete who has crushed some of the toughest endurance events in the world, such as the grueling Badwater Ultramarathon held in Death Valley. Lisa became the first woman from New Zealand to complete...
Apr 23, 2020 • 20 MIN

Keto / Low-Carb Diets & Ketone Esters REVERSE Brain Aging...But Glucose Accelerates It · Research Roundup

Apr 14, 2020
11 min
Brain aging is inevitable, but not uniform; every brain ages differently. Are there lifestyle and nutritional interventions we can follow to reduce the rate of decline? A recent study found that those who followed a ketogenic and low-carb diet did...
Apr 14, 2020 • 11 MIN