… you’ll learn how butyrate and phospholipids keep your gut, cells and brain performing at their best. You’ll find out how your mucosal barrier defends against pathogens in your gut microbiome. You’ll also learn about discoveries in the field of cell membrane medicine. This focus determines how your body functions now and also how you age.
Jessica Kane Berman joins the show to share new information and interesting science about cellular health from the perspective of BodyBio, the company founded by her grandfather, Ed Kane, an inventor, health explorer and early biohacker. He went looking for answers to his own health issues in the 1980s and got deep into the science of fatty acid research and cell membrane medicine through blood testing.
“My grandfather focused on addressing the cell as the foundation and structure and function of a living human being,” Jess explains. “He used phospholipids, bioactive lipids, butyrate, and electrolytes to really address and optimize neurometabolic and cellular health.”
BodyBio sticks to a very specific group of products, most notably butyrate and a phospholipid complex of phosphatidylcholine. Jess explains how true liposomal phosphatidylcholine and phospholipids get through to the cells to help rebuild that membrane.
And when “good” bacteria in your gut help your body break down dietary fiber in your large intestine, that produces butyrate, a short-chain fatty acid.
“We’re losing sight of this important short-chain fatty acid production in our gut,” Jess says. “The No. 1 thing that butyrate does is it feeds the colonocytes. The colonocytes are the cells that line our gut wall.” BodyBio created a unique gut product that’s a prebiotic bacteriaphage plus butyrate in the form of tributyrin.