Been a long time since I have done a review, but I am back today with one for Four Sigmatic Mushroom Matcha Drink Mix with Lion’s Mane and Ginger. I have covered the science of Lion’s Mane before and I would recommend you look at that if you’re curious. Continue reading “Four Sigmatic Mushroom Matcha Drink Mix with Lion’s Mane Review”
In this episode I get to rant about something I have always found very interesting, the placebo effect. This effect is so much larger and more important than is often realized. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 36: The Placebo Effect”
this is going to be a controversial episode. I am talking about the science of a spice I have grown to quite like MSG (monosodium glutamate). It has a beautiful umami flavor, and for the vast majority of people is safe. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 35: Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)”
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”
This episode is basically a rant about something that frustrates me that I see all the time in online low carb dieting and ketogenic diet groups. People do not realize how much of the initial weight loss with low carb diets is water weight.
This episode was inspired by Dr. William Lagakos of Calories Proper and his work on circadian rhythm and blue light. Basically I had to determine whether there was enough evidence in the literature to justify my wearing these incredibly ugly glasses. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 31: Blue Blockers”
Today we are discussing the cordyceps mushroom, another medicinal mushroom like the chaga mushroom, the lion’s mane, and the reishi mushroom. They all have significant and sometimes surprising health effects. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 30: Cordyceps Mushrooms”
I have discussed garcinia cambogia before but figured you guys deserved a podcast about it. It is however still definitely a scam. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 28: Garcinia Cambogia is a Scam”
Today’s episode is all about nitrates. It was inspired by Meathead Goldwyn’s post over at Amazing Ribs. People have falsely linked this compound to cancer so I wanted to do some mythbusting today. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 27: Nitrates”
We are back on mushrooms again! Just like the reishi or the lion’s mane chaga mushrooms are another medicinal mushroom with really interesting potential health effects. May be an effective anti-cancer, antioxidant, immunostimulant, and more.