Nutrition is complex — and it partners with chemistry in a complex dance. So who better to be a guide in this subject than an established scientist in the health and wellness space? 🧑🔬
Shawn Wells is a biochemist, formulation scientist, and an all-around nutrition wizard who understands the deep chemical correlations in the body in association with functionality.
It may sound like a lot, but that’s the nice thing about science — there’s always an answer to be uncovered.
Let’s dive into a hot topic right away — insulin resistance.
Shawn spills the beans on how our friends across the globe seem to have a better handle on this issue. Why? Well, they move more, they fast, they eat less processed stuff. Pretty straightforward, right?
Meanwhile, us folks in the U.S. are caught up in a whirlwind of ultra-processed goodies that mess with our insulin levels and tag along a bunch of health issues.
The lesson? Eat more natural, unprocessed, whole foods to shake insulin resistance for our bodies to be able to digest all the good vitamins and minerals we are supposed to be getting from our foods. 🍅🥕🥦
Health Improving Components
Hold on to your hats, folks, because we're diving into the nitty-gritty of health-boosting components.
Berberine, semaglutide, and a bunch of others are being more widely considered in the nutrition space. They're not just here for weight loss — they're tackling anti-aging, boosting performance, and giving your body a tune-up.
And who knew caffeine could be a troublemaker for some? Enter paraxanthine — like caffeine, but without the drama.
We're also exploring grains of paradise, a spice that sounds like something out of a fantasy novel — but it packs a punch against inflammation, fat, and bacteria. 💥
From psychedelics to compounds that mimic the magic of exercise and a whole new breed of vitamins — Shawn is on a mission to make our bodies the best they can be.
Psychedelics for depression? A compound that gives you exercise benefits without breaking a sweat? Sign us up!
Shawn's enthusiasm for pushing the boundaries of what's possible in health is contagious, and it’ll be exciting to see what he cooks up next. 🧪
More to Go
And there you have it — a personal journey through the world of nutrition's chemistry with the one and only Shawn Wells.
There’s a lot more to be discovered about the connections in the human body to different chemical components, but for now, it’s good to understand what can make a difference on overall wellness.
Keep learning, keep exploring, and trust science to lead the way!