Dhru Purohit Podcast


Top Food Hacks to Supercharge Your Health with Max Lugavere

Season 2, Ep. 88

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Processed foods, sedentary lifestyles, and mixed messages about nutrition have completely disrupted our health, leading us to feel awful and long for better health. While it might seem complicated, identifying and turning around the unique offenders in your own life is simpler than you might think. 

Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru talks with his good friend Max Lugavere about streamlining your health so you can get back to feeling great. 

Max Lugavere is a health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times bestselling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, now published in 10 languages around the globe. His sophomore book, also a best-seller, is called The Genius Life: Heal Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Become Extraordinary. His upcoming cookbook, Genius Kitchen, hits shelves on March 29. Max is the host of a #1 iTunes health and wellness podcast, called The Genius Life.

In this episode, we dive into: 

-The best time to eat dessert (5:23)

-Understanding sugar alcohols (10:22)

-Max’s approach to dairy consumption (16:30)

-The benefits of vitamin K2 (20:45)

-The relationship between full-fat dairy consumption and metabolic health (22:13)

-How to make coffee healthier (34:28) 

-The benefits of saturated fat and how much value we should place on LDL levels (43:24) 

-How salt can positively impact your health (51:41) 

-Max’s approach to fasting (1:00:31) 

-The power of movement and exercise for brain health (1:09:01)

-Max’s favorite recipes from his book (1:23:02)


For more on Max Lugavere, follow him on Instagram @maxlugavere, Facebook @maxlugavere, YouTube @maxlugavere, and through his website maxlugavere.com. Get his book, Genius Kitchen, at geniuskitchenbook.com. Listen to his podcast, The Genius Life, here.

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