Manage episode 214625684 series 2355490
A few years ago Cavin Balaster was involved in a serious accident which left him in a coma with less than a 10 percent chance of survival which would have been in a vegetative state. Flash forward to today and Cavin is not only able to lead a normal life but has also written a book about the experience. Join us as Cavin tells his story and gives great insight on how he was able to support brain healing through nutrition and supplemental changes.
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2:00- The accident that changed Cavin’s life forever and the life changing research that he did as a result.
4:45- Giving your brain its best shot. Cavin shares advice on how to encourage brain health.
9:30- How “under the table” nutrients helped Cavin’s brain start to restore function.
14:15- The importance of gut health for brain health.
21:45- Supporting neuroplasticity with supplementation.
24:00- The mindset of change. Why the belief of “I can” is the most important piece of the puzzle.
30:00- How Cavin’s life practices have changed since his accident.
38:30- Pain is not good or bad, it is there to let us know what’s going on. Cavin’s long road to recovery.
42:30- How to Feed a Brain- Cavin tells us about the book he wrote on his recovery process.
45:00- How to live your greatest life with your healthiest brain, Cavin’s tips for living a great life.
50:00- Is a ketogenic diet necessary to promote brain health?