All posts by John Alexander

Hi, I'm John, a researcher and writer.

With a keen interest in health and longevity.

Note: not an MD or PhD.

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FLH Newsletter #1 (Email Archive)

The email below went out to ~2,000 email subscribers on October 17, 2021. Email isn’t something I’ve done much of thus far, so it was an experiment. Email Subject: FLH Newsletter #1 – Lowering Your Iron Stores for Better Health...

John Alexander / Updated October 18, 2021

Using Blood Donations to Lower Iron Stores – My Experience

Earlier this year I came across P.D. Mangan’s research on iron, and how having excess can negatively affect health. If you’re not already familiar with that, he has a great book called Dumping Iron, which I’ve reviewed and summarized here....

John Alexander / Updated October 18, 2021

Andrew Huberman TRT Usage – His Dosing and Experience

Andrew explained recently on the Power Project podcast hat he had never touched exogenous testosterone until this year (2021) at age 45. However, as part of research for a book he’s writing on hormone optimization, he wanted to experiment and...

John Alexander / Updated October 4, 2021

Andrew Huberman Supplements – Full List – Deep Dive Into What & Why

Below we’ll look at the supplements Andrew Huberman uses and discusses, related to: Improving sleep quality Mitigating stress Boosting testosterone Improving cognitive performance It’s important to note that Andrew is not an MD, and does not give medical recommendations. He...

John Alexander / Updated October 4, 2021

Dumping Iron Review & Book Summary

In this post I’ll be reviewing the book Dumping Iron by P.D. Mangan. It looks at the under discussed issue of excess iron, and how many people can dramatically improve their health by lowering their iron levels. ^ P.D. Mangan...

John Alexander / Updated October 17, 2021

Rhonda Patrick – Broccoli Sprouts, Sulforaphane & Moringa

In this post we’ll run through: What sulforaphane is, and why it’s of interest How Rhonda sprouts broccoli seeds for their sulforaphane content The sulforaphane supplements Rhonda takes Moringa, and why she’s started taking it The What & Why of...

John Alexander / Updated August 26, 2021

Joe Rogan Supps Change Log

This post covers the changes I’ve made to the Joe Rogan Supplements article over time. Jan 14, 2021 – Updated: Added section on Quercetin, after Joe’s interview with Dr Mark Gordon. See clip here. Sept 10, 2020 – Updated: Added...

John Alexander / Updated May 3, 2021

N95 vs FFP Change Log

This post covers the changes I’ve made to the N95 vs FFP3 & FFP2 masks article over time. July 11, 2020 – Updated: Added section on risk mitigation for airplane flights. May 22, 2020 – Updated: Added section and research...

John Alexander / Updated July 11, 2020

7 Tips To Help You Get Through a Multi-Day Fast

In this post I draw upon my own personal experience of fasting to share with you 7 tips to help you get through multi-day fasts. Let’s begin👇 1) Start Small and Build Gradually The longest I’ve fasted so far is...

John Alexander / Updated May 9, 2020

Rhonda Patrick – Toddler Supplements

In Rhonda’s April Q&A sessions for crowd sponsors she discussed the supplements she gives to her toddler (if you’re a crowd sponsor, jump to 1h 15mins of that video). The supplements she opted for are chew-able, and (of course) Rhonda...

John Alexander / Updated January 14, 2021