Welcome to Ben Greenfield's Weekly Roundup and Cool New Discoveries!
Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts and more!
New Discoveries Of The Week: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!
– Nifty Little Shot I'm Using To Hydrate This Summer
It's been quite some time since I've featured ORAL I.V., but with as many of my clients, readers, and followers are engaged in hefty hot exercise and race sessions this summer, I thought I'd remind you of these handy little bottles that I first revealed in my podcast with Anthony Beck entitled “The Physician Who Personally Advises The World’s Leading Health Authorities, And His Tiny Invention That Pro Athletes Swear By.” In that episode, Dr. Beck describes this tiny liquid shot that you can keep in your purse, fanny pack, race bag, etc that only contains trace minerals + structured water.
No sugar, no chemicals, no additives, no stimulants, and zero calories. It's a balanced blend of crystalloid electrolytes, structured water, Sodium, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Potassium, Selenium, Chromium, Silicon, and a blend of other natural trace minerals that the body requires to trigger its hydration processes. When you drink, you actually need to drink less water as it hydrates your body quite well with just a tiny 13mL shot. The stuff works, and I have a whole pantry of it from which I've been drinking one bottle AM and one bottle PM.
You can check it out here, and be sure to use code: BEN20 to save 20%!
– Swiss Mountain Clinic Synopsis
Well, I have gotten so many questions about the Swiss Mountain Clinic retreat that I embarked upon last month that I thought I'd give you a quick synopsis here.
I first learned of this European Biological Medicine treatment center in my podcast with Robyn Openshaw entitled: “Fringe Medicine, Blood Ozone, Water Fasting, Hyperthermia & More: What Does Europe Know About Medicine & Cancer That Americans Don’t?“.
I then put together a group of 26 attendees to go with me for a week of liver and colon detoxification treatments, although the clinic also specializes in conditions such as mold, Lyme, Parkinson's and cancer. The place was a peaceful oasis in the Swiss Alps, and an “EMF free” zone to boot, with pure clean spring water and gorgeous hiking opportunities in the Swiss Alps each day. It was, in a slightly cliched way to put it, the experience of a lifetime.
Below you can see a series of Instagram posts I created while I was there, many of which feature the type of treatments you can expect. If you want to attend the Swiss Clinic yourself, you can join one of Robyn Openshaw's 2 to 3 week guided retreats that she arranges there by clicking here or you can contact the Swiss Clinic directly to arrange your own customized visit on your own schedule by clicking here. Be sure to mention my name so they know I sent you!
Podcasts I Recorded This Week:
399: The Latest Science On Low Carb Diets, Is Fasting An Eating Disorder, ShouldLean Females Fast, How To Combat Sleep Deprivation & Much More.
Articles Published By Me And Kion This Week:
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– August 3-4, 2019: Colorado Rockies Ultra, Beast, and Sprint Weekend – Aspen, CO. The mountains are calling! High in the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, team members from my company, Kion and I will be experiencing the immense beauty of Colorado while conquering climbs, crawls, carries, and traverses. We hope to see you there! Sign up here!
– September 12 – 15, 2019: RUNGA Immersion, Napa Valley, California. I attend this total mind-body reboot retreat each year with my wife, Jessa, to connect with a handful of friends and YOU can one of them! I would love if you could join me at this retreat. Click here for details on this incredible event!
– September 27 – 29, 2019: Spartan World Championships, Squaw Valley, California. Right beside Lake Tahoe, this epic venue was once host to the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. Join me there for the greatest obstacle course race in North Tahoe Lake, Olympic Village, CA. Sign up here!
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This Week's Most Popular Instagram Post:
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Beef heart, baby. The heart is rich in folate, iron, zinc, and selenium. It is also a great source of vitamins B2, B6, and B12, all three of which are in a group known as B-complex vitamins. B vitamins found in organ meats have a cardioprotective effect, meaning they may protect against heart disease (that’s called the “Doctrine of Signatures” – heart is good for your heart!). I took this lovely cut from Grassland Beef (link in bio), marinated it for 24 hours in vinegar and lemon, rubbed it with sea salt, black pepper and tarragon, coated it with olive oil, then smoked it at 165F on the @traegergrills for 2 hours. Then I slathered it in @primalkitchenfoods “No Soy” Teriyaki sauce and did a quick 2 minute sear per side at 500. This stuff will be amazing with the homemade wild nettle and dandelion leaf pesto I whipped up earlier. #meat #organmeats #nosetotail #vitamins #minerals #healthyfood #healthyliving #hearttoheart #oliveoil #healthyfats #wildplants
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There’s a saying, which I’m probably somewhat bastardizing, that “all the natural plant medicine you need can be found…
Leave your comments below – and any news or discoveries that you think I missed!