John Alexander

All posts by John Alexander

Note: Not a Medical Doctor or PhD. I'm a researcher and writer, with a focus on the subjects of health and longevity. My intent is to write about scientific research in an accessible, understandable way. If you believe something I've stated needs a reference, and I haven't done so, please let me know in the comments.

Bredesen Protocol Book Summary – Including Diet, Supplements, Exercise & Sleep Optimizations

Dale Bredesen’s book The End of Alzheimer’s gives us a novel approach to first understanding, and then treating Alzheimer’s. It differs from the approach typically taken by doctors and pharmaceutical companies, whereby they prescribe one or two drugs to help....

/ January 8, 2021

ProLon Soup Tips – How to add some flavor and spice to the soups

Whilst the ProLon diet may be great for our health, it’s somewhat limited in its scope of taste and ingredients. But it doesn’t always have to be – in this article I will share with you some ways to ‘spice...

NMN Brand Comparison List

This post is a companion to the David Sinclair Supplements post. The intention is to bring together (hopefully) useful information into a single page, and speed up the analysis process. The top section contains options for the USA, and further...

/ August 4, 2020

Peter Attia’s Nutrition Framework Summarized – 3 Levers We Can Pull

Peter Attia recently summarized his nutrition framework into a 1 page diagram: Breaking dietary modifications into 3 “levers” we can pull. These are: CR – Calorie Restriction TR – Time Restricted Eating (often referred to as intermittent fasting) DR –...

/ January 8, 2021

ProLon Cleanse – Will I Lose Weight? What to Expect?

Maybe you’ve heard of the ProLon diet, and you’re thinking of trying it, but would like to know a little more. Below we’ll look answering some of the questions you might have. Will I Lose Weight? ProLon has been shown...

/ November 9, 2020

Peter Attia Supplements, Diet & Exercise – What He Does & Why

Peter Attia is a medical doctor, perhaps best known for his podcast, and appearances on popular podcasts like Tim Ferriss & Joe Rogan. He currently focuses on the science behind living a longer, healthier life. Each patient he works with...

/ January 8, 2021

Peter Attia – Sleep Supplements & Hacks

Whilst a young Peter Attia used to stay awake for heroically long shifts during medical residency, he has since wizened up to the value of sleep. Making 8 hours of sleep per night a non-negotiable. Peter Attia’s Sleep Cocktail To...

/ January 8, 2021

Current State of Longevity Science in 2019

Since reading Aubrey de Grey’s book Ending Aging, and realizing that aging itself is a problem to be tackled. I’ve been thinking more about what one can do about aging. As a result I ended up going to Aubrey’s Undoing...

/ January 8, 2021

ProLon Review – My 5-Day Fasting Experience – Pros & Cons

I first came across the man behind the ProLon 5-day fast; Valter Longo – via one of Rhonda Patrick’s podcasts. He talked about many of the potential health benefits their fast can bring, including: Supporting the body’s natural processes of...

/ February 5, 2021

David Sinclair Supplements – What He Takes & Where to Buy – NMN, Resveratrol & Metformin

David recently garnered attention with his appearances on the Rhonda Patrick and Joe Rogan podcasts. Using his moment in the spotlight to raise awareness for life extension research. Despite being 50 years of age, David looks much younger. Given that...

/ February 23, 2021