November 23, 2022

Dr. Chris Palmer: Diet & Nutrition for Mental Health | Huberman Lab Podcast #99

My visitor this episode is Chris Palmer, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist and also aide professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He clarifies the essential connection between nutrition, metabolic rate and also mental health and also his introducing work using the ketogenic diet plan to effectively deal with patients with numerous mental diseases, consisting of anxiety and schizophrenia. Dr. Palmer clarifies exactly how the ketogenic diet plan is an evidenced-based treatment for epilepsy, resembles the fasted state and can balance out the cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s. He defines the crucial roles of mitochondria in psychological health and wellness, just how particular conditions most likely arise from mitochondrial dysfunction, and also just how low-carbohydrate diet plans enhance mitochondrial turnover to improve psychological wellness. He likewise describes exactly how low-carbohydrate diet plans favorably impact the digestive tract microbiome and also weight loss, essential danger variables for mitochondrial health such as marijuana and alcohol, as well as the most effective method to increase distributing ketones depending on private demands. We likewise cover exactly how a ketogenic diet plan effects state of mind, sleep, and also fertility. Dr. Palmer’s job stands as an advanced approach to psychological health and wellness as well as disease that, offered the occurrence of mental health and wellness difficulties, ought to be of rate of interest to individuals of all backgrounds and ages.

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00:00:00 Dr. Chris Palmer, Mental Health & Metabolic Disorders
00:03:25 Thesis, Eight Sleep, ROKA
00:07:18 Nutrition & Mental Health
00:20:43 Low-Carb Diets & Anti-Depression, Fasting, Ketosis
00:27:52 Schizophrenia, Depression & Ketogenic Diet
00:34:32 AG1 (Athletic Greens).
00:35:38 Psychiatric Mediations, Diet Adherence.
00:42:35 Highly Processed Foods, Ketones & Mental Health Benefits.
00:46:51 Ketogenic Diet & Epilepsy Treatment.
00:56:10 Ketogenic Diet & Mitochondria Health.
00:57:05 Nutrition & Benefits for Neurologic/Psychiatric Disorders.
01:05:44 Mitochondrial Function & Mental Health.
01:15:12 InsideTracker.
01:16:23 Mitophagy, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Aging & Diet.
01:25:09 Neurons, Mitochondria & Blood Glucose.
01:31:54 Obesity, Ketogenic Diet & Mitochondria.
01:40:00 Mitochondrial Function: Inheritance, Risk Factors, Marijuana.
01:46:34 Alcohol & Ketogenic Diet.
01:55:21 Brain Imaging, Alzheimer’s Disease & Ketones.
02:01:05 Exogenous (Liquid) Ketones vs. Ketogenic Diet.
02:06:27 Neuronal Damage, Ketones & Glucose.
02:10:16 Alzheimer’s Disease, Age-Related Cognitive Decline & Ketogenic Diet.
02:23:45 Ketogenic Diet & Weight Loss.
02:35:47 Ketogenic Diet & Fasting, Hypomania, Sleep.
02:46:37 Low Carbohydrate Diets, Menstrual Cycles, Fertility.
02:52:23 Obesity Epidemic, Semaglutide & GLP-1 Medications.
03:01:01 Zero-Cost Support, YouTube Feedback, Spotify & Apple Reviews, Sponsors, Momentous Supplements, Neural Network Newsletter, Social Media.

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