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Love & Guts

Dec 21, 2020

#185 Kiran Krishnan, a research microbiologist that has been involved in the dietary supplement and nutrition market for the past 18 years. He comes from a university research background having spent several years with hands-on R&D in the fields of molecular medicine and microbiology at the University of Iowa. Kiran established a Clinical Research Organization where he designed and conducted dozens of human clinical trials in human nutrition.

Kiran is also a co-founder and partner in Nu Science Trading, LLC.; a nutritional technology development and research company. He is a co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Microbiome Labs. He is a frequent lecturer on the human microbiome at medical and nutrition conferences. He is an expert guest on national and satellite radio, has appeared in several international documentaries, and has been a guest speaker on several International health summits as a microbiome expert. He is currently involved in 16 novel human clinical trials on probiotics and the human microbiome.

In this episode we cover:

  • The differences between innate and adaptive immunity
  • The role of the gut microbiome in the immune response
  • The impact Free LPS on the immune system
  • How commensal microbiota is required to fight viral infections
  • The difference between a virus and bacteria
  • How the success of vaccines depend on one's immune capabilities
  • How to effectively improve SCFA, especially butyrate production
  • Ways we can support our immune system, via the gut
  • And so much more