Hormesis, Nootropics and Organic Acids Testing

May 11, 2017

In this dense and technical episode with Dr Tommy Wood, we introduce Hormetea!

Why Hormetea?

We love polyphenols - those magical compounds from plant foods that lend them their bright colours and multiple health benefits. The greens and yellows in tea, the deep orange of turmeric, and purples of berries. Many of these compounds provide some of their benefits by activating the metabolic machinery associated with fasting and autophagy - a process known as hormesis. To get all these great compounds in one place, we went into the kitchen and cooked up a tea - Hormetea. In one serving, you’ll find the best-researched plant polyphenols in doses that have been clinically-proven to reduce inflammation and improve metabolic health, with a touch of pepper to increase bioavailability. We’re sure you’re going to love it!

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About the Hormetea ingredients:


Matcha - green tea catechins

Grape seed extract


Broccoli seeds

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Here’s the outline of this podcast with Tommy Wood, MD, PhD:

[00:00:29] Icelandic Health Symposium. Tommy's talk from last year’s event.

[00:02:25] This year’s event is called Who Wants to Live Forever.

[00:02:41] Maryanne DeMasi was last year’s host, this year it’s Tommy!

[00:02:55] Speakers: Ben Greenfield, Dr Bryan Walsh, Diana Rogers, Dr Dominic D’Agostino, Dr Doug McGuff, Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Dr Satchidananda Panda.

[00:03:49] Speaker dinner.

[00:03:58] Practitioner workshop.

[00:04:59] Mountain biking in Iceland.

[00:05:18] PHAT FIBRE, Wood, Thomas R., and Christopher Kelly. "Insulin, glucose and beta-hydroxybutyrate responses to a medium-chain triglyceride-based sports supplement: A pilot study." Journal of Insulin Resistance 2.1 (2017): 9.

[00:06:46] PFv2 is more ketogenic (C8 oil).

[00:07:01] Some glucose is required even in low-carb athletes.

[00:07:37] Professor Kieran Clarke.

[00:09:06] Testing nutritional supplements.

[00:10:10] Professor Elizabeth Nance.

[00:10:48] Hormetea.

[00:11:14] Hormesis.

[00:11:32] Plant polyphenols.

[00:12:03] Rhonda Patrick, PhD.

[00:13:28] Anthocyanins.

[00:13:53] Root causes of MS talk.

[00:16:02] Berries at the farmer's market.

[00:16:53] Frozen berries can be found online.

[00:17:19] Matcha green tea.

[00:18:52] Grapeseed extract (not grapefruit seed extract).

[00:20:38] Turmeric.

[00:21:33] Meriva.

[00:22:33] Broccoli sprouts.

[00:24:03] Morning smoothie.

[00:24:14] NRf2.

[00:26:18] Hormesis in the metabolically deranged.

[00:27:09] 8-hydroxy-2' -deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG).

[00:28:12] Hormetea preparation instructions.

[00:29:27] Video instructions for review.

[00:31:57] Organic acids test (OAT).

[00:32:24] Podcast: Bill Shaw, PhD.

[00:33:35] Tommy's results: before and after.

[00:33:46] Qualia (we have no financial affiliation).

[00:35:21] PhD defence.

[00:36:07] Acute stimulation then a come down.

[00:38:23] MOA dopamine.

[00:40:05] Professor Robert Sapolsky dopamine video.

[00:42:05] Noradrenaline (because there ain’t no receptor for norepinephrine).

[00:43:10] Serotonin.

[00:44:28] Kyurinate and quinolinate.

[00:44:56] 5-HTP

[00:47:30] Book a free EPP Starter Session.

[00:48:43] Model of encephalopathy of prematurity at the University of Washington.

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