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Gut Health Gurus Podcast

Kriben Govender is a Food Scientist and Gut Health Advocate. He is the founder of Gut Health Superstore, Nourishme Organics. He had a seemingly happy life which came crashing down. He was bullied in the workplace, his marriage collapsed, he lost his job and found himself alone in an apartment ready to end his life. Kriben soldiered on, and discovered the impact of gut health on overall health. His purpose is to share the importance of gut health in addressing many different health issues. In this show, Kriben explores how you can improve your health and wellbeing by focusing on your gut.

Jul 6, 2020

A practical conversation with Tony Shields, CEO of Freshcap Mushrooms on the health benefits of mushrooms and how to grow your own at home.
  • Tony’s origin story
  • Best type of Mushrooms to start growing
  • Mushrooms and Gut Health
  • Mushrooms and Brain health
  • Turkey Tail
  • Lions Main
  • Chaga Mushrooms
  • Cordyceps
  • Fresh Mushrooms vs Dried vs Extracts
  • Cordyceps pre-workout hack
  • Mushrooms and Immunity
  • Tero Isokauppila Book- Founder of Four Sigmatic
  • Fungi, Yeast and the Gut
  • Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • Mushrooms and CO2
  • Mycelial Networks
  • Mushroom Growing Kits
  • How to Make a Mushroom Fruiting Block?
  • What is Grain Spawn?
  • How to Make Grain Spawn?
  • What is Mycelium (Culture)?
  • Culture vs Spore?
  • Video Demonstration available on Youtube
  • How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms?
  • What is a mushroom plug?
  • Starting with Grain Spawn
  • Adding to grain spawn to substrate
  • Hardwood Substrate
  • Sterilising Substrate
  • Making a mushroom garden bed
  • Growing Mushrooms in a Bucket ( Bucket TEK)
  • Soaking and Pasteurising Hardwood
  • Freshcap Youtube Videos
  • Growing from Spores
  • How long does colonisation take?
  • When is colonisation complete?
  • Paul Stamets Books- Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
  • How to Fruit Mushrooms?
  • Shot Gun Fruiting Chamber
  • Mushrooms and Light
  • Humidity and Fresh Air
  • Mushrooms and CO2
  • The frequency of light for fruiting
  • How long does it take to fruit mushrooms?
  • When do you harvest mushrooms?
  • How to maintain humidity?
  • Using a hydrometer
  • Sonic Disk Humidifier
  • What is cloning?
  • How to make a copy of mushroom on agar?
  • Cloning of foods
  • Limitation of Mushrooms Cloning
  • How to Make Agar?
  • Sterilising Agar in a Pressure Cooker
  • Tony’s top health tip
  • Future Prospective for Psilocybin Mushrooms and Mental Health
  • Gut Brain Connection and Diet
  • Interview with Professor Ted Dinan 
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