#10: Mood and Digestion

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01:45 - Danny and Georgi’s digestive experiences
02:30 - The Pavlov Principle - “you are what you eat”
03:43 - Low-carb and long-distance running
04:12 - Is lactic acid a useful fuel?
05:45 - Georgi’s crash on low-carb
06:37 - Discovering Ray Peat
07:18 - Interest in inflammatory bowel disorders
07:55 - The resolution of symptoms with a bowel movement
08:48 - Digestive problems and the simple medical mind
11:27 - Internet Paleo diet experts and the intestine
12:10 - The problem with modern and alternative medicine
13:41 - Prebiotic and probiotic problems
14:30 - Lactobacillus and lactate production
15:15 - Fermented foods, lactate, and cancer
16:14 - 5-HTP, L-tryptophan—is increasing serotonin a good idea?
17:17 - Excess serotonin causes fibrosis
18:15 - The bioenergetic view of digestive function
21:07 - The hypothyroid colon - carbon dioxide deficiency
22:25 - An explanation of cellular respiration from Georgi [Info Graphic: http://bit.ly/cellularresp]
26:33 - Lab tests for digestive health
28:43 - The liver detoxifies endotoxin
29:15 - “One of the biggest appeals of Ray’s ideas”
30:00 - Thiamine (vitamin B1) and digestive illness
30:21 - Caffeine, vitamin K2, and liver health
31:37 - Caffeine (with sugar) is similar to thyroid hormone
32:48 - Caffeine tolerance as a metric for liver health? 
34:14 - Caffeine tolerance between ages (anecdote) 
35:26 - Caffeine lowers serotonin and increases dopamine
36:39 - Danny talks about mood
37:19 - Aggression is the result of a impaired metabolism
38:33 - Carrageenan—a powerful carcinogenic allergen
39:05 - Is the FDA a joke?
40:15 - Antibiotics—useful for lowering serotonin, endotoxin, and nitric oxide?
41:00 - Is the destruction of the gut flora a bad thing?
41:50 - Intestinal bacteria and serotonin
43:11 - Long-term antibiotic use
43:48 - Carrot salad, bamboo shoots, and vitamin K for intestinal health
44:53 - Should you take vitamin K when you take an antibiotic?
46:00 - Georgi’s tips for digestion, mood, and stress tolerance
46:33 - Georgi’s thoughts on “resistance starch”
48:00 - Ammonia as an underrated factor in health
49:20 - Protein, potato juice, green leaves, and ripe fruits
50:45 - Low fat intake and serotonin synthesis
51:31 - Georgi, where can we find more of your work?