EP 1122

1122. NAD+: A Quantum Leap in Biohacking

Dr. Gregory Kelly, lead product formulator at Neurohacker Collective, explains what NAD is and why it’s essential for longevity, cognition, energy levels, and athletic performance.

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On today’s Upgrade Spotlight episode, we’re talking all about NAD+. In the biohacking world, everyone and their mother has heard of NMN and NAD+, but there’s more to it than meets the eye.

To get into the nitty gritty of NAD+, we’re joined by Dr. Gregory Kelly, a naturopathic physician and the lead product formulator at Neurohacker Collective, also known as Qualia. I’m an advisor to the company, and they do fantastic and innovative work in the longevity space. Their NAD+ supplement is a quantum leap in biohacking and a no-brainer to add to your stack.

In today’s episode, Dr. Kelly explains what NAD is and why it’s essential for longevity, cognition, energy levels, and athletic performance. We talk about the differences between NR, NMN, and Niacinamide. We also explore the most efficient way to get NAD. Is an IV worth the money or will supplements give you more bang for your buck?

Plus, Dr. Kelly breaks down exactly what’s included—and not included—in the Qualia NAD+ formula. I’ve been a major proponent of NAD for more than 10 years, but I don’t like to spend all my time and money getting it. If you feel the same, you’re going to want to tune into this episode.

“There are so many things that cause metabolic stress. We want a fuel supply of NAD to be able to deal with it.”



What Is NAD & Why Do We Care?


The Most Efficient Way To Get NAD

  • NAD supplements vs. IVs
  • The differences between NR vs. NMN vs. Niacinamide


Sirtuin’s Superpowers

  • What is sirtuin?
  • The connection between sirtuin and NAD
  • The role of the PARP family
  • Why NAD levels get lower as we get older


The Qualia NAD+ Formula


The Buzz on Coffee Berry

  • What is coffee berry?
  • How caffeine impacts NAD levels
  • How coffee berry raises BDNF
  • Head Strong by Dave Asprey


 When Is the Best Time To Take NAD+?

  • Why timing matters for metabolic health
  • Timing your supplements to your circadian rhythm


NAD+ in Clinical Trials

  • How Greg increased his NAD levels by 156%
  • Results of a brand new NAD study


 What’s NOT in the Qualia Supplement

  • Why NMN is not included in their formula
  • FDA Restrictions on NMN as a dietary supplement
  • Visit neurohacker.com/davenad to save 50% on Qualia NAD+ by Neurohacker


 A Quantum Leap for Biohacking

  • How NAD+ impacts energy levels and sleep quality
  • NAD+ for brain fog and cognition
  • How to get more results for less money


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