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#267: How Root Canals Can Destroy Your Health, Natural Remedies for Ulcers, The Best Kind of Garlic to Use and Much More!

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Jan 8, 2014 Podcast: How Root Canals Can Destroy Your Health, Natural Remedies for Stomach Ulcers, The Best Kind Of Garlic To Use, How to Get Rid Of Car Sickness, How Long Should You Rest After Interval Training, What Supplements To Use Before Workouts, and How To Train For An Ultramarathon?

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Listener Q&A:

As compiled, edited and sometimes read by Brock, the Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast “sidekick”.

How Root Canals Can Destroy Your Health

Steve asks: Whats your take on root canals? I have seen and read alot of info by Dr. Mercola saying how bad they are . What are my options zirconia implant? Extraction partial i really dont wanna be toothless but i do wanna be healthy please help.

Natural Remedies for Stomach Ulcers

Anna asks: I have a question regarding stomach ulcer. I got one and I was wondering if you could tell me what I should do to fix my problem.

The Best Kind Of Garlic To Use

Brian asks: My name is Brian and I am a firm believer in garlic raw and supplement form, I am wondering what is the best brand of garlic and what should I look for in the supplement?

How to Get Rid Of Car Sickness

Betsy asks: I live in Denver – we have a house in Breckenridge at 11,000 ft (near Mt. Quandary) .   Since we have had kids, it’s been difficult to make it up for weekend adventures.  The last two times we have attempted mountain trips our almost 3 year old gets really car sick.  The drive is about 1 hour 3 min.  She has puked both times.  The route isn’t too too swirly.  We’ve tried the regular advice – roll down the window (even though it’s freakin’ cold), light snack before we go – tell her to look out the window…  No dice.

How Long Should You Rest After Interval Training?

Jacob asks: I do triathlon and had a question about training. I work out two to three times a day and when I swim, I always do intervals. My question is this: Should I do hard intervals in both bike and run workouts in the same day and then make the next day a recovery day? Or, besides swimming, keep the intervals to either the bike or the run for that day and then do the intervals in the other discipline  the next day. I have heard of some cyclists smashing themselves with hard intervals twice a day and then going very easy on off days. I am wondering if this or if doing intervals everyday ( except for weekly rest day ) in just bike or the run is the the way to go. I would appreciate your input.

What Supplements To Use Before Workouts

Peggah asks: So I read your personal vitamin regimen, and specifically, the supplements you take pre-workout. I don’t take any pre-workout supplements now and was wondering if you had any recommendations. I workout usually after sitting at a desk for close to 10 hours, and feel like I would definitely benefit from having additional energy and would love to take something that would help me burn more fat/build more muscle. But I’m also not training for a triathlon or doing crazy-hard workouts, so I imagine (but am not sure) that something like the X2 Performance would be overkill. I’m 28, 5’4, 130lbs (would like to lose 10 and just get more toned), can run like 4 miles at a 10 min pace, workout 3-4 times a week, and generally do a combination of cardio and weights for 45 minutes at my apartment’s gym. Anyway, if you have any thoughts on pre (or post) workout supplements for a pretty average gym-goer who wants to step it up a little, would love to hear your thoughts!

How To Train For An Ultramarathon

James asks: My name is James STACIWA, I am a chiropractor in Newcastle, Australia & have been doing triathlons for about 4years now & I love the endurance side of things. In 2014 I plan on tackling a different beast, an Ironman in Jan, a 75k ultramarathon in the Victorian mountain country then a 100k north face ultramarathon in the nsw mountains. I was wondering if you would have any recommendations/suggestions for a training regime that would require me to go from ironman athlete to ultramarathon man?


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