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Kiran Krishnan on the Immune Health, Herd Immunity, Viral Exposure, Microbiome, Gut Health, and More

Updated: Oct 28, 2020

Kiran Krishnan - Peak Human Podcast


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Kiran Krishnan is a Research Microbiologist who has been involved in the nutrition industry for the past 17 years. His early work involved hands-on Research and Development in the fields of molecular medicine and microbiology at the University of Iowa. He is a frequent lecturer on the human microbiome at medical and nutrition conferences and health summits and a regular expert guest on national and satellite radio. He is also a founder of Microbiome Labs, a company dedicated to researching the microbiome and providing research-based probiotics for patients.[4:10] What we know about the Microbiome.



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[4:10] What we know about the Microbiome.

[6:10] There’s 40 trillion microbes in and on our body.

[10:00] Microbes in the gut are messengers.

[11:40] 80% of immune health is in the lining of the gut.

[13:40] Our digestive tract is outside of our body.

[17:10] Obesity, diabetes, and heart disease are linked to severe COVID cases.

[22:30] Inflammation is the root cause.

[27:20] A non-inflammatory diet builds a resilient immune system.

[31:20] Strategic dietary changes shift our food options.

[35:40] Alternative or natural medicine is growing.

[39:40] Stress is a potent disruptor of the microbiome.

[44:40] Fleeting exposure is the best protection against a virus.

[47:10] Herd Immunity is a long term protection.

[51:40] Filth and germs are critical for the immune system.

[56:40] Antibiotics save lives, but they’re over-prescribed.

[1:01:50] Gluten creates an immune response in everybody.

[1:05:00] Alzheimers is a result of inflammation.

[1:16:40] Spore-based probiotics are evolutionarily supported.

[1:21:10] Fermented meat and vegetables contain beneficial microbes.

[1:26:10] Dietary variety and nose to tail nutrition is beneficial.

[1:28:50] We can change our gut microbiome.

[1:32:20] Yes, you can eat onions despite their sulfate content.


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1 comentario

Tim Noonan
Tim Noonan
24 oct 2020

Hi Brian, I would like to know how to get in touch with Kiran. He does not seem to have a presence on social media or LinkedIn. Also, he seems to be affiliated with Probiogen and with Microbiome Labs and Just Thrive. Wondering what the differences are between these products and if he is no longer affiliated with Microbiome Labs and has moved to Probiogen? Thanks! Tim

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