Mitochondria, Supplementation, and Nootropics with Mansal Denton — The Bledsoe Show #122


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Mansal Denton (@mansaldenton) is the founder of Nootropedia, an unbiased and accessible online nootropics resource to help you improve your cognitive abilities. Nootropics are substances that enhance mental functions, such as memory.

He previously co-founded and grew Pure Nootropics into one of the 3 largest nootropics commodity ecommerce sites and exited after 15 months with buyout.

In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the world of personal development, travel, meditation, and acro yoga.

In this episode we dive into Mansal’s background, the mistakes you can make with nootropics, how the health of your mitochondria can increase your longevity, the supplements Mansal is currently taking, why obsessing over your body can be problematic, hunting, and much more.



Episode Breakdown:

⚡️0-10: Mansal’s background, thoughts on nicotine and other stimulants, and the mistakes you can make with nootropics

⚡️11-20: How the health of your mitochondria can help increase your longevity and the work Mansal is doing with mitochondria

⚡️21-30: All things fasting and the supplements Mansal is currently taking

⚡️31-40: NMN, why you might not feel the effects of supplementation, and why saying the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell does not give us the complete picture

⚡️ 41-50: Why obsessing over the body can be problematic, anti-aging is going to be the new keto of health, and why you need to start with lifestyle before diving into nootropics

⚡️51-61: Hunting, humans relationship with life and death, and the importance of having intimacy with the life cycle


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