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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Rhonda Patrick Fish Oil Spreadsheet

(This post is a companion to the Rhonda Patrick Fish Oil post) The spreadsheet below focuses on fish oil supplements with low levels of total oxidation and heavy metals – based on the IFOS batch testing.  To view the...

John Alexander / Updated December 4, 2021

Peter Attia Exercise Routines – How He Trains & Why

Peter is a former time-trial cyclist and endurance swimmer. For example, he’s one of small group to have swum the Catalina Channel in both directions (separate swims). That’s in the range of a 10-hour swim, if you’re really giving it...

John Alexander / Updated November 23, 2021

Peter Attia Diet – What He Eats & Why

Before we touch on how Peter eats now, it’s worth noting he hasn’t always eaten this way. For example, for 3 years, between 2011 and 2014 Peter ate a 100% ketogenic diet. This was back before ketogenic diets really hit...

John Alexander / Updated November 23, 2021

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 Boosting testosterone Improving cognitive performance Mitigating stress It’s important to note that Andrew is not an MD, and does not give medical recommendations. He...

John Alexander / Updated December 3, 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 December 4, 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