179: Understanding DNA Damage & How to Reverse It With NanoVi

179: Understanding DNA Damage & How to Reverse It With NanoVi

 
 
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Understanding DNA Damage and How to Reverse It With NanoVi

Rowena Gates is a principal and vice president of the Eng3 Corporation, a life science technology company addressing health, wellness, and performance. She’s also a serial entrepreneur which is so inspiring to me personally.

Prior to joining Eng3, she spent six years as the founder and CEO of Aviarc, a company that provided Internet-based solutions for international trade. She has a whole list of other successful ventures as well. In addition she received a doctorate from the University of Washington for her dissertation on international strategic alliances.

As a science geek, I have no doubt I’ll be hanging on every word in this interview!

Episode Highlights With Rowena Gates

  • What DNA damage is, how it occurs, and why it’s unavoidable (hello aging!)
  • Some ways we can repair DNA damage as fast as possible
  • Why telomeres are in the press lately (and what they are)
  • The role proteins play in the body and why they’re important for DNA
  • Free radicals: why the reactive oxygen species cause damage & what we can do about it
  • Why too many antioxidants may be just as bad as not enough
  • How the NanoVi works using ordered water help address inflammation, oxidative stress, and DNA damage, and more
  • The reason I’m sold on this device (hint: it has to do with top-notch medical studies)
  • Who’s using the NanoVi now (I’m on this list)
  • NanoVi uses for dentistry

Quotables From Rowena

We don’t have a healthcare crisis as much as we have a health crisis. Solve the health part of it and the care part of it goes away.

We tend to focus on what’s wrong… but really what the body is doing right is just amazing. It’s fixing all this free radical damage — quadrillions of hits every day — and it does a lot of things right. [The body’s] capacity to fix things is almost unlimited.

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  1. Can anyone point me to the research on not taking too many antioxidants? That would be fascinating to read.

    • I’ve read it somewhere on Dr.Mercola’s website.

  2. Katie, you said you are currently using the NanoVi, would you please tell us your experience with it? It is fascinating but also EXPENSIVE! But so worth the price if it really does what it says. I read the website endorsements. But want to hear from you, who I assume is not making a profit from recommending it, what it’s value is. Can you do that?

    • I’ve just started using it over the past couple of months and there are numerous clinical studies about how it protects against cellular damage. Since it works on a cellular level, the effects are felt over a long period of time and not in the short term, so I plan to write more about this once I’ve had time to use it longer and have personally studied the results on myself and family, as well as the clinical results.

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