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Dr. Tom O’Bryan, leading expert on autoimmunity joins us today to discuss the factors contributing to autoimmunity.  Ben and Tom discuss the dietary, environmental, and biological factors that lead to autoimmunity.  Topics covered include how to transition your diet versus going cold turkey, the effect your micro biome has on your genetic expressions, your CNS’s effect on your overall health and how grains and gluten affect your gut.

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Time Stamps:

2:20- Why Encinidas is the center for health and wellness.  The yogi mentality.

5:00- Morality vs religion.  The approach of Paramahansa Yogananda.

11:00- How your psychology is affecting your health and your susceptibility to autoimmunity.  The contributors to autoimmunity genetics, environment, and intestinal permeability.

22:45- What are the triggers for autoimmunity?

25:00- Your gut bacteria contributes 100-150x more genes than your human genome. Are we just vessels for colonies of bacteria?

28:00- Why you need to make friends with your microbiome.

29:45- How much does a parasympathetic state affect your ability to heal yourself?

38:00- Understanding intestinal permeability.  What triggers leaky gut?

44:00- Keto, vegetarian, or paleo.  Which if any are the best for feeding your micro biome.

46:15- Are grains something everyone should avoid?

49:40- Transitioning your micro biome to fit your dietary choices.

56:40- Mitigating LPS in your blood on a ketogenic diet.

57:00- Lipid-Raft Transytosis.  How LPS enters the blood even without leaky gut.

1:00:00- Can you determine if LPS is entering through leaky guy vs LRT?

1:02:00- Where does LPS come from and how can we mitigate it?

1:05:00- How Glyphosate and Astrazine are destroying our guts.

1:06:45- Dr. O’Bryan’s docuseries on autoimmunity.

1:08:40- Celiac and autoimmunity.

1:12:30- How can we save the planet? Dr. O’Bryan’s take on the environment.

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