Since a ton of people have been asking me about why I sit in the snow in just my shorts, I figured I’d give you guys a comprehensive response and a resource to look back on when all of my excited explanations have faded away. In episode 2 of the Panoptic Podcast, you’ll learn the […]Read More Why I Sit in the Snow, and Why You Should Too
There are a few things that you should know about this week. Two that are related: There’s an enzyme that can boost metabolism in heat-producing brown fat tissue. Certain bile acids can turn white-fat fat-deposits into metabolically active brown-fat like tissue. Two that are seemingly unrelated: Paleo diets help post-menopausal women lose weight and maintain […]Read More Fat-Burning Brown-Fat, Paleo and Post-Menopause, & Why You Should Drink Less Caffeine
It looks as though our Western Diet (WD) can cause long-term changes to our immune systems. Researchers found that the WD causes larger immune reactions with repeated feedings, and more aggressive responses by the immune system even in small doses. The Western Diet is characterized by a high consumption of red meat, refined sugars, saturated […]Read More Fast-Food Triggers Large + Aggressive Immune Response
We’ve had a few firsts recently. We have our first prolonged human study of the effects of Caloric Restriction, and Our first human study of early time-restricted-eating. Calorie Restricted Eating Delays Aging in Humans In a two-year, 218 participant study, researchers were able to show positive effects of caloric restriction (CR) on numerous clinical disease […]Read More Eat Less, Live Long
This is an excerpt from the LTTalk delivered at Life Time Fitness in Schaumburg, IL on 10/28/2017 Welcome to F-Words! Walking out of here today, I’d like you to understand a little bit more about fat-loss, famine (calorie restriction) dieting, fasting, and best of all, feasting. I want you to understand a little bit more […]Read More Biohacks: Fat-Loss, Famine, Fasting, and Feasting.
Hello-ski! We’re going to jump around a little bit here just so I can jettison some of this stuff out into the aether. Three things: Eating schedule and weight loss Exercise and its effect on breast cancer outcomes. Exercise and its effect on cognition in breast cancer survivors. Here we go. Meal Timing & Weight […]Read More Lions, Bears, & Breast Cancer
It appears as though periodized dieting may be better than continuous dieting for weight loss and maintenance. A study published on September 17th found that men who went through a 2-week period of calorie restriction, followed by a 2-week period of ad libitum eating (or eating as they pleased), lost more weight than men who followed […]Read More Periodizing your Diet