John

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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. Follow on: Twitter

Broccoli Sprout Seeds – Raab/Rapini vs Normal

It had been pointed out in the comments on a separate post, that a number of broccoli seed retailers are, in fact, selling “Rapini/Raab/Rabe” seeds – marketed as regular broccoli speeds. For those of us looking to buy broccoli sprouts,...

/ April 22, 2020

FastLifeHacks Readers Special – May 2020

(Please note: this post contains links to ProLon, if you make a purchase from one of these links, I may receive a small commission) L-Nutra have kindly provided the following ProLon coupon code for FastLifeHacks readers: —   ProLon Frequently...

/ May 28, 2020

Dr Rhonda Patrick’s ApoE4 Paper Summarized – How Omega-3 DHA Phospholipids May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s in ApoE4 Carriers

When I first heard about Rhonda’s paper on ApoE4, Alzheimer’s & Omega-3 Phospholipids – it sounded important, but I had no idea what it was about. For a start, I didn’t know my ApoE4 allele’s from my MSFD2A transporters –...

/ April 22, 2020

Dr Rhonda Patrick Exercise – Routine & Recommendations

Previously we looked at Rhonda’s diet and the supplements she takes. In this post we’ll look at her exercise routine + scientific reasoning behind it. We all know that exercise is good (no-one but Donald Trump seems to argue with...

/ April 22, 2020

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...

/ April 22, 2020

Valter Longo – The Longevity Diet – Summary & Discussion

Whilst Valter Longo is perhaps currently best known for his work on the Prolon Fast Mimicking Diet, he recently came out with a book; The Longevity Diet. Detailing the way he suggests approaching food (when we’re not fasting!). In creating...

/ May 28, 2020

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...

/ April 22, 2020

Dr Rhonda Patrick Pregnancy & Baby Health Optimization Guide (2020)

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...

/ May 20, 2020

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...

/ April 22, 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...

/ April 22, 2020