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Muscle Expert Podcast | Ben Pakulski Interviews | How to Build Muscle & Dominate Life

Aug 9, 2018

A few years ago Cavin Balaster was involved in a serious accident which left him in a coma with less than a 10 percent chance of survival which would have been in a vegetative state.  Flash forward to today and Cavin is not only able to lead a normal life but has also written a book about the experience.  Join us as Cavin tells his story and gives great insight on how he was able to support brain healing through nutrition and supplemental changes. 


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Time Stamps


2:00- The accident that changed Cavin’s life forever and the life changing research that he did as a result.


4:45- Giving your brain its best shot.  Cavin shares advice on how to encourage brain health.


9:30- How “under the table” nutrients helped Cavin’s brain start to restore function.


14:15- The importance of gut health for brain health.


21:45- Supporting neuroplasticity with supplementation.


24:00- The mindset of change.  Why the belief of “I can” is the most important piece of the puzzle.


30:00- How Cavin’s life practices have changed since his accident.


38:30- Pain is not good or bad, it is there to let us know what’s going on.  Cavin’s long road to recovery.


42:30- How to Feed a Brain- Cavin tells us about the book he wrote on his recovery process.


45:00- How to live your greatest life with your healthiest brain, Cavin’s tips for living a great life.


50:00- Is a ketogenic diet necessary to promote brain health?