The Food & Drink You Should Avoid Is Not What You Think | Ben Greenfield | LIFESTYLE | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to human performance consultant Ben Greenfield about the little known risk of digital connected home workout machines like Peloton, how intermittent fasting may be the secret of traditional diets in the blue zones, and the possible benefits of drinking alcohol and other toxins. First, Ben explains why he no longer uses wearable health devices for self tracking. Ben explains one of the little known risks of home gym equipment that utilize online personal training like Peloton, Tonal, Tempo, and Mirror. He weighs the pros and cons of a workout at home and how to figure out what is best for you. Next, Ben explains why there is no one single diet that works best for everyone. Because of your biochemical individuality a low carb diet or a high carb low fat diet may be best. Ben also discusses why the mediterranean diet seems to work for so many different types of people. Ben also shares what the single factor is that unites all of the healthiest blue zone diets and why it’s so important to eat when you are in a parasympathetic state. Ben shares some of the research related to supercentenarians and it probably isn’t what you think. Far from avoiding sugar entirely they frequently consume it almost daily. He also stresses how one of the most important dietary choices a person can make is to avoid vegetable oil. Finally, Ben explains the concept of hormesis and how toxins like alcohol can actually be beneficial for your body. He discusses how wine produced with biodynamic agriculture can replicate some of the beneficial effects of the alcohol consumed as a part of the blue zone lifestyle. He also explains how you can easily make some clean healthy cocktails. Ben also discusses what most people get wrong about psilocybin, microdosing and ayahuasca. Looking for inspiring individuals to give you helpful life strategies? Curious about increasing your self awareness to change to a more intentional living approach? Do you want to learn how the power of habit and a personal development plan can lead to dramatic self improvement? These speakers help put their audiences on a path to lifelong learning to improve both body and mind. To start learning check out this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEbhOtC9klbC2YRtDs9vM2Vjx7f_G2eOh To make sure you never miss a single Rubin Report video, click here to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJdKr0Bgd_5saZYqLCa9mng?sub_confirmation=1 Looking for smart and honest conversations about current events, political news and the culture war? Want to increase your critical thinking by listening to different perspectives on a variety of topics? If so, then you’re in the right place because on The Rubin Report Dave Rubin engages the ideas of some of society’s most interesting thought leaders, authors, politicians and comedians. The Rubin Report is the largest talk show about free speech and big ideas on YouTube. Dave allows his guests to speak their minds and his audience to think for themselves. New videos every week. The Rubin Report is fan funded through monthly and one-time donations: http://www.rubinreport.com/support ****** Dave Rubin’s book, “Don’t Burn This Book” is now available: www.dontburnthisbook.com LISTEN to The Rubin Report podcast: www.rubinreport.com/podcast See Dave LIVE: https://daverubin.com/events/ Sign up for our newsletter with the best of The Rubin Report delivered to your inbox once a week: http://www.rubinreport.com/newsletter Official Rubin Report Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/therubinreport All art on the set are original works by Caylin Rose Janet. Get a print here: https://www.caylinrosejanet.com/rubinreportart.html ****** Ben Greenfield Human Performance Consultant Ben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bengreenfield Ben on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bengreenfieldfitness/?hl=en ****** Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Follow The Rubin Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rubinreport Follow Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daverubin Follow Dave on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rubinreport/?hl=en About Dave Rubin: http://daverubin.com/

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