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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Prolon Fast Mimicking Diet – Box Contents Calories & Ingredients

This is a companion post to my ProLon review. Below is a list of the products contained within ProLon, allowing people with allergies or special dietary needs to easily check the ingredients. Note that I’ve added a section at the...

John Alexander / Updated July 1, 2020

Prolon Diet Cost – How much does the Fast Mimicking Diet (FMD) cost?

The Prolon Diet (Fast Mimicking Diet) costs: $249 (USA) £225 (UK) €199 (Italy) (Shipping is included in above prices) USA site: UK site: Italy site: The above prices are for single kits, they also offer bulk discounts...

John Alexander / Updated May 28, 2020

Obesity Code Diet Plan – What to Eat, What to Avoid + Sample 7-Day Diet – Jason Fung

The Obesity Code aims to clear up myths on weight loss, and provide a simple formula for long term success. Below I’ll discuss aspects from the book, including an example diet plan at the bottom. Since writing The Obesity Code...

John Alexander / Updated December 4, 2021

Rhonda Patrick Supplements List – Updated December 2021

In this post we’ll look at the supplements Rhonda takes currently. She adjusts her supplements over time, and this post is kept continually updated. If interested, view the change log here. It’s important to note that Rhonda has no affiliation...

John Alexander / Updated December 4, 2021

Dr Rhonda Patrick PQQ Brand Choice (Pyrroloquinoline Quinone)

Lets dig into what PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline Quinone) is and why we might want to supplement it. But first, if you’ve arrived here to learn more about how Dr Rhonda Patrick is supplementing PQQ, lets address that: Dr Rhonda Patrick has...

John Alexander / Updated April 22, 2020

Dr Rhonda Patrick – Krill Oil Brand Choice

Most recently, Rhonda gets all her omega-3 phospholipids direct from salmon roe caviar. Rhonda is a big fan of wild salmon roe caviar, which is a potent source of omega-3 phospholipids (~438 mg of EPA and ~514 mg of DHA...

John Alexander / Updated April 22, 2020

Tim Ferriss – 3 Day Fast Method Details – 2019 Update – from Tools of Titans

As part of the “Dom D’Agostino” chapter in Tools of Titans, Tim Ferriss discusses his foray into fasting. Tim came into fasting as method to tackle his long-standing Lyme disease. He began with a 7 day water fast at a...

John Alexander / Updated January 8, 2021

Bruce Ames’ Triage Theory – How we can lead longer, healthier lives by avoiding micronutrient deficiencies

What if we are consistently attributing poor health to the wrong things? Focusing too much on fats and carbohydrates, all the while, important cellular processes in our body are hampered by micronutrient deficiency. For someone who’s interested in nutrition, I’ve...

John Alexander / Updated January 30, 2021