The Longevity & Biohacking Show with Jason Hartman

A show created to inform listeners on the important aspects of health, wealth and happiness to ensure you live life to its fullest. Your host, Jason Hartman, interviews top notch authors and gurus in the field to reveal expert advice. Guest include: Dr. Charles Tandy, David Ewing Duncan, Dr. Joseph Maroon, Dr. Edmund Chein, Dr. Michael Mosley, Matt Fitzgerald, Dr. Norman Shealy, Ari Tulla, Budge Collinson, Luis Tijerina, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Brett Osborn, Ted Anton, Patrick Cox, Jenny Craig, and many more.
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Jun 14, 2017

Supplements about in the world today as our bodies are constantly bombarded by more and more toxins that surround us. This has spawned companies like RepliCel, a regenerative medicine company that focuses on developing cell therapies that use healthy cells to provide normal healing and function.

RepliCel has products that target skin rejuvenation, hair restoration, tendon repair and dermal injection, and Fernando talks with their CEO Lee Buckler about why their treatments are better than the ones currently on the market.

Key Takeaways:

[2:46] Why Replicel's method makes more sense than regular cell therapy

[7:35] Do the new cells introduced to the body trigger, are the new cells doing the job or are they triggering a reaction from the body?

[9:27] Where the cells are gotten, and how hair regeneration works

[14:11] Where Replicel is in their trials, as well as their discovery of treatments for tendons

[19:58] How much is all of this going to cost?

[20:59] Who is the target audience for Replicel's product?

[24:25] Why is Replicel's collagen treatment better than supplements?

[27:17] The amount of toxins in our world today makes it hard to keep our body functioning properly as you get older


Jun 8, 2017

Jason talks with Dr. Robert Young on how maintaining an alkaline body will help keep disease and sickness away. Robert is co-author, with his wife Shelley, of the PH Miracle: Balance your Diet, Reclaim your Health, which has been printed in over 20 languages. Robert and his wife have made it their mission to help people with an alkaline diet and a lifestyle with an approach they call The New Biology.


May 31, 2017

The Paleo diet becomes more and more popular as people look for ways to improve their eating habits and health. Nora Gedgaudas is recognized by many as THE expert on the Paleo diet, and has written the international best seller, Primal Body, Primal Mind: Beyond the Paleo Diet for Total Health and a Longer Life. Fernando Aires and Nora take some time to discuss

Key Takeaways:

[2:23] Nora's journey that started during her summer close to the north pole watching wolves

[5:00] Nora lost 25 pounds eating a lot of fat over the summer

[10:22] The importance of protein moderation

[15:14] Studying what our ancestors ate

[17:15] Why haven't our bodies adapted to grains in 12,000 years?

[21:02] What's wrong with us that fatigue has impacted so many?

[26:05] Blood sugar and insulin surges are partially to blame for our constant state of anxiety

[29:00] The Dalai Lama's interest in Nora's book Rethinking Fatigue

[33:12] It doesn't matter what brain training protocol you're doing if your brain doesn't have the right nutrients

[34:47] Nora's new program and her mastermind group


In Search of the Perfect Human Diet

"The 2 things that are most likely to shorten your life are sugar and excess protein"

May 25, 2017

What is making us sick? American lifestyles are making us fat, giving us migraines, and causing cancer. Jason Hartman and Sydney Ross Singer, medical anthropologist and author, shed some light on these problematic factors. Sydney has some interesting research on sleep, and explains the impact sleep has on circulation to the brain and body. Sleep problems can cause all sorts of problems, from migraines to sleep apnea to carpel tunnel.

As is widely known, stress levels affect overall health. Sydney thinks it's time everyone takes charge of their own health and consider eliminating negative lifestyle choices to give their bodies a chance to heal.

Sydney Ross Singer is pioneering a new field of health research, called Applied Medial Anthropology, and is trained in biochemistry, anthropology and medicine. He is the author of numerous controversial health books, including Dressed to Kill: The Link Between Breast Cancer and Bras, and is the director of the Institute for the Study of Culturogenic Disease located in Hawaii.


Dressed to Kill: The Link Between Breast Cancer and Bras

Killer Culture

May 17, 2017

Fernando Aires talks with Todd White, founder of Dry Farm Wines. Dry Farm Wines are naturally made wines that are low in sugar and sulfites, organic, natural, biodynamic, and hangover free. There are few natural wine makers in the world, and Dry Farm Wines is dedicated to bringing them to the public.

Fernando and Todd dive into why commercially made wines are made the way they are, why it's hurting us, and why drinking natural wine can actually help you avoid a hangover. The even look at the fact that the wine industry has convinced the government to keep labels off wine, and not have to tell you the truth about even the alcohol content in their wine.

The two also delve into the ketogenic diet and Todd's upcoming ketogenic diet cookbook.

Key Takeaways:

[8:48] What makes a natural wine

[11:01] The process that leads to wines being left with sugar in it

[14:58] The alcohol content label printed on your wine bottle is not required to be accurate, and how that's taken advantage of

[16:25] What happens when irrigation is introduced to vineyards

[20:41] Why natural wines help you avoid hangovers

[29:30] For the first time ever, US life expectancy is decreasing

[30:32] The basics of Todd's business model

[33:23] Todd's Ketogenic cookbook that's in the making

[37:48] The results Todd has seen during his 3 years on the Ketogenic diet


May 10, 2017

In this is 10th episode, Jason Hartman talks with the long-time friend of Bill Clinton, Dolly Kyle. Dolly’s new book Hillary the Other Woman is based on her decades of experience being Bill’s personal friend and lover. Dolly describes the Hillary as an aggressive liar, a controlling grandmother type and a crony of all the top players in Washington and the media. Dolly says a Hillary presidency would be dangerous to all Americans and people should inform themselves before voting. She also shares the numerous lawsuits and scandals which should have rocked the Clinton dynasty but instead the media chooses to remain quiet.

Key Takeaways:

[2:21] Dolly met Billy at a very young age. When he went off to college Billy told her she was a distraction and she should marry someone else.

[5:33] In January of 1974 Billy and Dolly reconnected to start their adult relationship.

[7:21] Bill Clinton was dating Dolly, Hillary and Marla Crider at the same time.

[9:37] Dolly and Billy still communicate when they both are in Arkansas.

[10:32] Bill Fulbright introduced Bill Clinton to the money people who would fund his congressional run.

[14:38] When Dolly met Hillary for the first time she was shocked.

[19:01] Are the stories true about Hillary vilifying Bill’s girlfriends?

[20:33] Dolly believes Bill raped Juanita Broaddrick.

[27:02] Hillary made an investment in cattle futures and benefited through cronyism.

[30:14] Hillary Clinton obtained 900 files about people in Washington. It’s known as Filegate.

[34:08] Dolly Kyle’s book includes 11 pages of people the Clinton’s have harmed and an entire chapter on how they manipulate the media.

[39:36] America was not meant to be a country of political dynasties.

[41:03] Of Dolly Kyle’s 768 book reviews on Amazon, 80% are positive.

[42:18] The story of Danny Williams should be getting more traction in the media.


Hillary the Other Woman

“The Clinton Truth Suppression Technique hides a lie amongst complexities.”

May 4, 2017

Fernando Aires talks with Jim Poole, President and CEO of Solace Lifesciences, about their product NuCalm. NuCalm is designed to aid in managing stress and sleep and is used by many professional athletes, as well as cancer patients. The two discuss how the system works, what state NuCalm tries to get your body into, whether there are any side effects, and more.

Jim travels 250 days a year to bring NuCalm to as many people as he can, and he uses NuCalm every day he's on the road. They've worked with MMA fighters, 25 professional teams, Olympians, golfers, tennis players, boxers, and other athletes to help them gain a mental edge on their opponent.

Key Takeaways:

[2:34] What is NuCalm and how does it work?

[6:56] The 3 manners in which we achieve parasympathetic nervous system dominance

[9:20] What a session of NuCalm consists of

[12:55] Reaching the alpha and theta zone

[15:49] NuCalm's role for cancer patients

[19:19] The impact NuCalm can have on professional athletes

[24:58] The concept of NuCalm is to be a tool so we can effectively manage stress and improve sleep without drugs

[27:04] Whether NuCalm has any side effects or dependency issues

[30:44] NuCalm pricing and where/how you can get it


"We're not in balance with ourselves, we're not in balance with our families, the world is out of balance."

Apr 26, 2017

Dr Christopher Exley is enamored with aluminum. So much so that he has become one of the leading experts on the topic. Jason Hartman talked with Dr Exley about how it's possible that the 3rd most abundant element that makes up our Earth's crust can be harmful to life. Over the past 30 years, Christopher has looked into whether silicon is the reason aluminum hasn't been destroying biology.


Dr Exley's Keele University Profile

Apr 20, 2017

Fernando Aires talks with Beyond Verbal's CEO Yuval Mor about their ability to use technology to diagnose health issues. Beyond Verbal is working on technology that uses voice intonations to identify potential maladies, changes in emotion, and the potential uses the technology can be used for in smartphones, cars, and other venues.

Key Takeaways:

[3:23] How you can gain meaning out of voice intonations

[9:13] The corrolation between voice analysis and your health

[15:38] Yuval's collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, and why they use the voice to diagnose

[19:27] How the market is reacting to Beyond Verbal

[24:16] Where Beyond Verbal is getting their voice samples to aid their research

[29:14] What technology being able to understand voice intonation could mean


Moodies Emotions Analytic App on iTunes Store

Moodies Emotions Analytic App on Google Play

Apr 13, 2017

Jason Hartman talks with Lawrence Levy, former Pixar Chief Financial Officer and author of To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History, about how he has melded Eastern philosophies with Western business practices. The two delve into ways to break out of times when you're stuck, how Lawrence helped Pixar become more than a small graphics company, and how to actually get yourself started so that you live a happier life.

Key Takeaways:

[1:57] How Lawrence is able to meld Western business ideas with Eastern philosophies

[7:13] What we don't know about ourselves, and how to find it

[9:28] When Lawrence joined Pixar, and how the company was floundering with no money, no identity, and had Steve Jobs paying for payroll out of his own pocket

[12:07] What the "middle way" is

[15:52] We are constantly measuring ourselves, but we can't solely focus on measurements

[17:56] What the initial challenge is when you're looking to follow your heart


Apr 5, 2017

Fernando Aires talks with Angela Martinucci, founder of Mind Balance. Angela is a breast cancer survivor who discovered NeurOptimal during her recovery from cancer treatments and surgery. Her results were so amazing that she decided to bring the technology to as many people as she can.

Key Takeaways:

[2:21] What is NeurOptimal?

[6:18] The hardware NeurOptimal uses

[7:19] How often people use NeurOptimal

[9:35] NeurOptimal can help kids with ADHD

[13:51] How NeurOptimal helped Angela during her battle with breast cancer

[17:11] Whether there are any negative side effects

[19:37] How much it costs and the various platforms available


Mar 30, 2017

Jason Hartman talks with Brian M Delaney, author of The Longevity Diet and President of the Calorie Restriction Society. The two discuss whether cutting calories can lead you to a longer life, how to deal with the hunger that will ebb into your life, and new study information that is teaching us more about our bodies.

Key Takeaways:

[0:35] Living longer by cutting calories?

[4:47] Why glucose can be so concerning

[6:35] If our bodies are so hungry after a hard workout, that can't be bad can it?

[10:49] The importance of body types throughout man's history

[15:18] The most important things to know about The Longevity Diet

[19:03] A new theory on hunger


The Longevity Diet

Mar 22, 2017

Fernando Aires hosts this episode of The Longevity Show, and talks with the medical director at The Clinic at Bulletproof Labs, Dr. Scott Sherr. Scott is a certified medical physician, and certified in hyperbaric oxygen medicine. The two discuss the opening of the new lab inside of Bulletproof Labs, how much more effective IV/IM injections can be, quality control, hyperbaric therapy, and more.

Key Takeaways:

[2:28] How Dr Sherr's company is working with Bulletproof Labs in their space in Santa Monica

[5:32] The importance of bioavailability, and how much effective doing it via IM/IV method is compared to oral methods

[8:05] Why fat/water solubility doesn't matter when you do supplements via IM/IV

[10:38] How Dr Sherr's company makes their signature cocktail, and why it's important

[14:39] The amount of quality control that's done before each cocktail is released to the public

[19:20] How to properly measure the results of the cocktails

[22:32] What hyperbaric therapy is and the benefits it provides

[25:42] When Dr Sherr's lab will open


Mar 16, 2017

Jason Hartman is joined by Dr Allen Francis to discuss how important changing diagnosis methods in the US has been, and the general trend in drug usage it has produced. The number of people currently dependent on things like anti-depressants, anti-anxiety, and anti-psychotic drugs, is beyond comprehension. Dr Frances tries to help Jason understand exactly what we're facing.

Key Takeaways:

[1:50] Current usages of anti-depressants or psychological medicines in America are incredible

[3:50] Drug companies are targeting consumers, causing them to ask for (and receive) billions of dollars in unneeded prescriptions.

[7:40] Dr Frances hopes that prescription drug usage will follow the trend line smoking has been on for the last 20 years.

[9:10] Simply paying primary care doctors more would allow them to give each patient more time, and would probably transform medical standards in the US.

[13:20] Our current ‘let’s hope for the best’ mindset has only caused more problems

[15:15] After mass shootings we always talk about gun violence, but ignore the issue of what drugs the shooters had been taking

[17:00] Comparing medical systems of other countries (such as Egypt) to the USA shows some pretty unflattering results

[19:00] DSM-5 turns simple issues into huge diagnosable health concerns.

[20:55] Current guidelines have led to specialists seeing their specialty in every patient


Mar 9, 2017

Ira Pastor is the CEO of Bioquark. He has 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry including pharmaceutical commercialization, biotech drug development, managed care, distribution, OTC, and retail. Before joining Bioquark, Ira served as VP of Business Development for the Phytomedics Inc., bringing in $40 million of private equity and over $50 million of licensing deals.

Ira joined host Fernando Aires in this episode to talk about Bioquark's current research into making our bodies regenerate like other organisms in order to avoid all the trouble that can be created by introducing foreign bodies into our ecosystem.

Key Takeaways:

[1:32] How Bioquark works

[3:38] Why humans aren't able to regenerate parts like "lower" organisms

[8:59] What triggers in the body cause regeneration to start?

[11:38] If Bioquark is tapping into our youthful regeneration to make our bodies heal faster

[15:57] The types of problems Bioquark is designed to solve

[19:36] How is it possible to bring people back from the dead?

[23:11] If they are currently doing any clinical research for recovering braindead patients

[27:49] Where the money for their research and development is coming from

[28:15] The biggest challenges facing Bioquark's work


Mar 1, 2017

Geoff Woods, inspired by Jim Rohn's quote "you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with", decided to spend his time with high level CEOs and entrepreneurs. That determination led him to become Vice President of The ONE Thing. Geoff is turning Gary Keller's best selling book, The ONE Thing, into a business. The mission of the business is simple, teaching people to truly focus in on their life and begin to do more by doing less.

Key Takeaways:

[2:42] What "The ONE Thing" is

[6:24] One of Geoff's examples of his "most important thing"

[10:13] If Gary's multiple business ventures are going against the idea of "ONE thing"

[13:30] How to implement your one thing in your life

[16:50] It takes 66 days to make a habit stick

[19:15] Consuming content is great, but you have to take action


Feb 22, 2017

Genae Girard sued Myriad Genetics, and her victory may have changed the course of humanity. Genae was the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the U.S. Patent Office and Myriad Genetics. Myriad had been allowed to patent human genes connected with breast and ovarian cancer, and also allowed to monopolize the testing procedure.

When Genae was diagnosed with having a cancer causing gene in her 30s, she wanted to get a second opinion. That was when she discovered that only one company (Myriad) could do the test, and they weren't going to redo it. The US government had been allowing companies to patent genes, and Genae's victory have voided many of the patents that were pending.

The UNANIMOUS Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional to patent anything that exists in nature. The justices also reprimanded Myriad by creating an environment that hurt every woman with the same diagnosis, and for making decisions that hurt potential healthcare for those impacted.

Feb 16, 2017

Dr Allan Hamilton began his working career as a janitor, but he sure didn't stay one. From scrubbing floor and emptying trash cans, Dr Hamilton moved on to graduating from Harvard Medical School and finishing his neurosurgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He now has Professorships at the University of Arizona in Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, Psychology, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

He's written over 20 medical textbook chapters, 50 peer-review research articles, and worked on the editorial board of several medical journals. He is also a decorated Army officer, serving in Operation Desert Storm.

Fernando speaks with Dr Hamilton about technological uses for our medical care, the power of the mind, and his book Zen Mind, Zen Horse - The Science and Spiritualilty of Training Horses.

Key Takeaways:

[4:08] Why Dr. Hamilton hates the phrase "dummy medicines"

[7:52] Stopping your intellect from hampering your hope, and creating "intention"

[11:42] How the evolution of bicycles, and the creation of the market for mountain bikes, is a perfect example of putting the intention out there

[15:35] What things Dr Hamilton is working on currently to extend life

[18:51] Whether Dr Hamilton is concerned that the move toward quantified self will lead to more self diagnosis

[22:07] The possible amazing implications technology can bring to healthcare

[25:54] Dr Hamilton's ties to Gray's Anatomy


Feb 9, 2017

Certified Nutritionist Mira Calton is the author of, “RICH FOOD POOR FOOD: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System.” Mira has five tips and 20 fruits and vegetables that should always be purchased organic. While food labels may say “natural”, the contents actually may not be as “natural” as you may think.

Mira Calton is a Licensed Certified Nutritionist, and is Board Certified in Integrative Health. Mira became interested in nutrition because of personal experience. Before entering the nutritional spotlight, she owned and ran her own PR firm in Manhattan with a specialization in high-end fashion, film, and restaurant promotion. Her was put on hold when she was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis at 30. Unable to continue running her firm, Mira searched outside of the traditional medical community to find a cure to her diagnosis. Her search led to Orlando, Florida, where she met nutritional guru, Jayson Calton. Working together, the two created a drug-free, micronutrient based program, which completely reversed Mira’s advanced osteoporosis, and inspired them both to make micronutrient deficiency the focus of their lives.


Feb 1, 2017

Fernando Aires talks with The First Lady of Nutrition, Ann Louise Gittleman about diabesity, how "fat is where it's at", helping your body beat toxins, and more.

Ann Louise Gittleman was the very first to realize and tell everyone that obesity and diabetes was actually created by a lack of the right type of fat and too much of the wrong kind of carbohydrate. In 1997, Ann was the first nutritionist writing about the dangers of gluten, and stood alone in proclaiming that one diet doesn't work for every body.

Key Takeaways:

[2:34] The areas of study Ann has been involved in during her career, and how her mentor impacted her

[6:49] How Dr. Robert Atkins pushed the establishment and was critical to changes in nutrition

[10:30] What you need to do to clean out your live and the right type of bile

[13:36] If sugars and grains are real foods

[18:06] What is the supplement Asea?

[22:10] Whether Ann has any concerns about using glutathione supplements

[26:52] What supplements Ann believes we should be taking


Jan 26, 2017

Today’s approach to good health is constantly shifting with new research and awareness. The FDA makes changes to the food pyramid when new studies show many of the quantities and foods in the food groups are not as healthy as once believed. Jason Hartman interviews Matt Stone, independent author and health researcher of Matt shares how incredibly misinformed people are about many conditions and diseases, such as obesity, Type II diabetes, allergies, heart disease and cancer. Matt tells about how restrictive diets don't impact metabolism like you'd expect, Vitamin D deficiencies, and other common health mistakes. After years of research, Matt has come up with the “180 Degree of Opposites”:
– Eat more, exercise less.
– Saturated fat is the healthiest type of fat
– For treating obesity, the best diet is a high calorie diet
– Saturated fat is the best fat for reducing heart disease risk
– Carbohydrates are Good for Type 2 Diabetics
– Spend more time in the sun, without sunscreen
– Heredity has much to do with our health problems, but has absolutely nothing to do with genes
– Germs do not cause disease, poor health does

In 2005, Matt launched an independent investigation into human health through disciplines as diverse as nutrition, exercise, the culinary arts and traditional agriculture, to paleopathology and psychoneuroendocrinology. When he learned that current food beliefs are not sensible nor are they in line with history, 180DegreeHealth was born; as the name implies, Matt is trying to make society do a 180 to our standard health advice and a 180 on the alarming health trends of today, including the dramatic and exponential rise of obesity, type II diabetes, tooth decay, crooked teeth, mental disorders of all kinds, autoimmune disease, allergies and asthma, heart disease, cancer, early puberty, and even nearsightedness.


Jan 19, 2017

Maria Whalen is the world’s leading authority on invincible wellness™. Maria fights for personal health freedom, sustainability and independence in all things. Her system strives to create autonomy for your health, finances, business and lifestyle. Maria invented the revolutionary Invincible Wellness™ System that gives each of us the power to handle almost anything when it comes to our health.

Maria’s Invincible Wellness™ System counteracts, disrupts and dismantles the outdated and obsolete approach of both western and alternative systems of healthcare and treatment. She works with entrepreneurs; leaders and titans of the business world; doctors; lawyers; and people just like you, to make you totally independent of the broken “sick care system.”

Key Takeaways:

[2:45] What the Invisible Wellness System is

[7:15] What Maria considers "biohacking" to mean

[12:30] The 5 places your body operates from

[17:25] How you can actually heal your ailments

[21:20] What process Maria takes you through on your journey to health

[25:00] Maria's gift to the listeners


Jan 11, 2017

JJ Virgin is a celebrity nutrition and fitness expert, as well as a four-time NY Times bestselling author. She and Jason Hartman got together to discuss JJ's ventures into biohacking through diet,

Key Takeaways:

[1:54] How JJ got started in the biohacking business

[6:50] How movies like Concussion have brought awareness to head injuries, but have also led to people labeling head injuries as "football things" and not realizing the dangers in other activities

[10:10] Whether we are on the verge of major breakthroughs in longevity and healthspan advances

[13:15] How having good relationships is an important lifehack

[18:40] One thing that made a huge difference to JJ when her son was laid up in the hospital after his horrific accident.

[22:40] Why JJ thinks we need to not coddle our kids, and how we're doing them a disservice

[25:30] Making your goals stick, rather than just being a wish


Jan 5, 2017

Kristin Comella is a world renowned expert on regenerative medicine, with an expertise in stem cells. She was listen in Terrapin’s list of the Top 50 Global Stem Cell Influencers and was number 1 on the Academy of Regenerative Practices list of Top 10 Stem Cell Innovators. Kristin has led the way in stem cell therapies from a variety of sources, including cord blood, bone marrow, muscle, and adipose.

Kristin led the team that gained the first ever FDA approval for a clinical trial using a combined cell and gene therapy product in the heart. In addition, she also handles managing the development, manufacturing, and quality systems of cellular products.

Kristin has held positions in several companies including US Stem Cell, Stemlogix, Tulane University and Osiris Therapeutics. She was co-founder and CEO of Stemlogix, and is currently serving as the Chief Scientific Officer, and board member, of US Stem Cell, focusing on the discovery, development, and commercialization of autologous cell therapies for the treatment of degenerative diseases.

Key Takeaways:

[4:15] How the body uses stem cells inserted into the body

[7:25] A surprising place a mass of stem cells can be found

[12:20] Why stem cell therapies have been gaining traction in the past few years

[15:40] The typical price range of stem cell therapy

[18:20] Whether Fernando's decision not to bank his child's cord blood was a mistake

[23:30] Using stem cell therapy for aesthetic purposes

[26:40] How US Stem Cells can verify the results of therapy


Dec 29, 2016

After a cancer scare, where researchers questioned him about his exposure to chemicals from common household items such as weed killers, glue, detergents, plastic meat wrap, etc, McKay Jenkins started doing his own research on the toxins that are getting into our bodies and environment. Jason Hartman and McKay Jenkins discuss what McKay found that led him to write his book, What’s Gotten into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World.

Before his surgery for a benign tumor in his abdomen, McKay came across many people with various types of cancers and started wondering just how many chemicals we’re exposed to every day. The number was staggering. The toxins are all over. Leached into our environment and ingested through our air, food, water, and numerous household items and lawn care products. Even samples of our water show pharmaceuticals; mattresses contain neurotoxins that break down over time; children’s clothing contains flame retardants; many pots and pans are coated with Teflon. And that's just a start. Body burden studies that are designed to reflect the amount of toxins in a person’s body reveal high levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in blood samples.

McKay talks about the lack of regulations written in the interest of large corporations rather than protecting consumers. Corporatocracy want consumers to shop without thinking; putting chemicals that are ILLEGAL in Europe into cosmetics here in the USA. Warning labels aren't required on cosmetics, yet the same degreaser found in the hardware store carries a warning lable.

In addition to his book, What’s Gotten into Us, McKay is the author of several other books. He is also the editor of The Peter Matthiessen Reader (Vintage, 2000), an anthology of the American nature writer’s finest and most enduring nonfiction work. McKay holds degrees from Amherst, Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, and Princeton, where he received a PhD in English. He has also written for Outside, Orion, The New Republic, and many other publications.


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