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.

Obesity Code Meal Plan – Printable PDF

In Jason Fung’s book “The Obesity Code”, he outines two example methods of fasting; 24 hour & 36 hour fasts. Below are printable sample meal plans for those time periods. Each version has pre-progammed example meals + empty versions that...

John Alexander / Updated January 8, 2021

Taotronics BH22 vs BH040 vs BH060 – Differences Reviewed

In my previous review of sub $70 bluetooth noise cancelling headphones, the Taotronics BH22s came out on top. Since that review, Taotronics have released two more similarly prices headphones, the BH040s & BH060s. Below lets look at their differences… Feature...

John Alexander / Updated January 8, 2021

Dr Rhonda Patrick Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Baby Info & Experience (2021 Update)

For all of us keenly interested in what Dr Rhonda Patrick has to say about health, it’s also fascinating to hear her scientific take on pregnancy and raising an infant. In this post we’re going to look at a number...

John Alexander / Updated June 13, 2021

Dr Rhonda Patrick Curcumin Brand Choice (Turmeric Extract)

Dr Rhonda Patrick has recently been discussing the benefits of curcumin. In this article we will look at the products she uses + the scientific studies and information behind curcumin’s benefits. Let’s begin with the curcumin/turmeric product that Rhonda has...

John Alexander / Updated August 30, 2020

Matthew Walker – 12 Tips for Good Sleep – Author of Why We Sleep

Matthew Walker’s book; Why We Sleep was a game changer for me. Whilst I’d known for a long time that sleep was important; the extent to which was unclear. Matthew puts it succinctly when he says “There is not one...

John Alexander / Updated January 8, 2021

Joe Rogan Supplements Stack – Deep Dive – July 2021 Update

At 53 years of age, Joe Rogan is in better physical shape than many 30 year olds. And it’s not just his physique that’s impressive, he’s also managing to stay mentally sharp too. Whether he’s injecting testosterone, devouring elk meat...

John Alexander / Updated July 31, 2021

Dr Rhonda Patrick Diet – What, Why & How She Eats – Feb 2021 Update

Before we dig into the specifics of Dr Rhonda Patrick’s diet, let’s look at her core diet strategies: Time Restricted Feeding – Rhonda aims to fit her meals into a 10 hour eating window – such that she fasts for...

John Alexander / Updated June 10, 2021

Dr Rhonda Patrick Fish Oil Brand Choice

Rhonda currently takes an omega-3 supplement called Norwegian PURE-3, which is touted as a high quality fish oil with low levels of oxidation. It comes in 2 versions; high DHA and high EPA. Rhonda alternates back and forth between the...

John Alexander / Updated June 24, 2021

Best Budget Noise Cancelling Headphones Review – Under $70 – All Bluetooth & Over Ear

There has to be a decent budget alternative Bose QC35 bluetooth headphones… right? Bose QC35s being (arguably) the best noise cancelling headphones on the market. Well… that’s how this post came into being. A few days ago my sister tried...

John Alexander / Updated January 8, 2021

Medicinal Mushrooms Analysis – Lion’s Mane & Turkey Tail

This post is about mushrooms boost the immune system (Turkey Tail) and grow new brain cells (Lion’s Mane). Our Modern Scepticism of Plant & Fungi Based Medicines Growing up as a child of the 90s, it would have been easy...

John Alexander / Updated January 8, 2021