The Best Foods According to Rhonda Patrick

Andrew Merle
2 min readMar 8, 2023

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Dr. Rhonda Patrick is one of the world’s leading experts on health, nutrition, and longevity.

Dr. Patrick’s career has included aging research at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences. She also trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, where she investigated the effects of micronutrient (vitamins and minerals) inadequacies on metabolism, inflammation, DNA damage, and aging and whether supplementation can reverse the damage.

She did her graduate research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where she studied the link between mitochondrial metabolism, apoptosis, and cancer.

Dr. Patrick now runs the popular site FoundMyFitness.com, where she is a leading authority on all things health, including exercise, nutrition, fasting, genetics, heat and cold stress, sleep, stress reduction, and more.

Dr. Patrick has a great podcast of her own, but recently she joined Lewis Howes on his School of Greatness podcast. During their interview, Dr. Patrick shared the top 4 foods people should consume every day.

Dr. Patrick recommends an overall diverse diet filled with lots of fermentable fiber (foods such as blueberries, nuts, mushrooms, dark leafy greens, onion, garlic, etc.). But she said if people simply eat these 4 foods every day…

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Andrew Merle

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