Scientific Nutrition Update 34: Sauna’s

Inspired by some of the profiles in Tim Ferriss’ book The Tool’s of Titans who used saunas to improve athletic performance I looked at what the literature suggested and found that this is a pretty well supported tactic. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 34: Sauna’s”

Scientific Nutrition Update 21: Reishi Mushrooms

This one was weird for me.  I am immensely skeptical of any alternative treatments or medications, but there is some really interesting evidence that reishi mushrooms could help prevent cancer, and that they may help your immune system.  Also if you want to purchase some FourSigmatic mushroom products and support this website, use this link. You’ll get 10% off and I get a very small commision which helps me support this website. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 21: Reishi Mushrooms”

Scientific Nutrition Update 10: My Experience With a 40 Hour Fast

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In this episode I discuss my experience with a longer 40 hour fast.  Audio quality is a little bit wonky on this one and I’m sorry for that.  Now remember fasting can be a sign of disordered eating, if you are worried you may be falling into disordered eating patterns or if you have an eating disorder please seek health.  This is the number for a hotline that can help: 1-800-931-2237

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Scientific Nutrition Update 7: Frequently Asked Questions About Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome back, today we are discussing frequently asked questions about intermittent fasting.  If I don’t answer your question in this episode, remember you can always call in with the Anchor app and leave me a message with a question and I’ll answer it for you.  Just click here and you’ll be able to leave me a message with your question for me to answer.  The full script and episode for this episode is right below the fold. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 7: Frequently Asked Questions About Intermittent Fasting”

Scientific Nutrition Update 6: How to get Started Intermittent Fasting

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Okay first things first, I said I was going to include a link for you to get this chapter of my book for free so here you go:

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Scientific Nutrition Update 5: What is Intermittent Fasting?

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In this episode we go strongly into my wheelhouse and discuss what is intermittent fasting.  This is obviously something I’m knowledgeable about it so I’m just gonna throw it up here and give you a few links to help you learn more. Episode and script and links are all right below the fold

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Scientific Nutrition Update 4: Trend Line Dieting

In this episode we discuss a tool I discussed in yesterday’s episode and a couple times before.  It is a technique I call trend line dieting, that helps you figure out how your weight is actually changing.  It was first introduced to me in The Hacker’s Diet by John Walker and is a way to take control of your weight.  This is a really interesting episode you should listen to. Just click the read more button to hear this one.

Could a Sauna Help you Run Farther and Lift More?

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I AM NOT A DOCTOR.  PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN SAUNAS.  THIS IS INFORMATIONAL ONLY.  ALWAYS CONSULT WITH A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.

Occasionally I’ll come across a piece of health or fitness advice that sets my bullshit detector off hard.  I was reading Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss (a book I highly recommend) when a couple of the people profiled in the book suggested that one of their secrets to health was using a sauna.

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