What Do Vegans Get Wrong? Plant-Based Biohacking, 8 Common Damaging Deficiencies, And Natural Supplementation Hacks — #047

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By Leon The Alchemist: Biohacking, Longevity, Ancestral Health, and Herbal Medicine Geek, Leon The Alchemist: Biohacking, Ancestral Health, and Herbal Medicine Geek. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Vegans catch a lot of flak sometimes in the biohacking world, mostly from those who tend to observe an ancestral type diet, or followers of paleo, keto, or and especially those who abide by the carnivore diet. And while I personally don't believe a vegan diet is the healthiest option for optimal human performance, I also don't believe that a diet that includes standard industrially-farmed meat is either, due to it being filled with hormones, antibiotics, and a ton of other junk.

In saying all that, this episode is not an argument for or against a primarily vegan or vegetarian diet, as it's not my intention in this episode to tackle that. However, this episode has been designed to uncover what the science is saying about the compounds, elements, and minerals that someone observing these lifestyles is likely deficient in, as well as how to biohack these deficiencies to optimise your health to the best of your ability, while avoiding animal-based products as much as you can.

In this episode, I cover the most common things you're likely to be deficient in as a vegan or vegetarian, what some of these deficiencies can lead to in the short and long term, how to get more of compounds like creatine, selenium, and amino acids into your body, how to do this as naturally as possible, how to supplement if you can't find a natural source, some biohacking upgrades to make supplementing more powerful, some statistics on the average deficiencies of some of these compounds in those who observe a meatless diet, and much more.

Again, this episode isn't designed as a tool to try and change your mind or your lifestyle if you observe a plant-based diet, only as a tool to help you get more of the things you're likely missing out of into your life.

VEGAN CREATINE DEFICIENCIES: https://bit.ly/2hwineX

VEGAN-FRIENDLY CREATINE: https://amzn.to/2UBkLm5

VEGANS AND DHA: https://bit.ly/2whVhPQ

ALGAE OIL SUPPLEMENT: https://amzn.to/2Pumb0B

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RED LIGHT RISING THERAPY: https://bit.ly/2II3ztE

AMINO COMPLEX: https://bit.ly/2GxHLNB

BETA-ALANINE: https://bit.ly/2DAvWpl

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