[Note: Since formatting on facebook is minimal, this post — for my fellow gym members — is reposted here. ] Hi all! In light of the situation, I wanted to share a few fitness thoughts. This post is ~1,400 words, or 6-min @ 250words/min, in five sections. Here’s the outline: 1) Sun salutations 2) CrossFit… Continue reading A few fitness thoughts amidst our stay-at-home orders.
In 2013, in my first semester of graduate school, I had an idea: “What if we could trace the effects of a single nutrient from physics/chemistry/geology up through biology, past neuroscience and behavior, through all other areas of the university, from economics and art history to geopolitics and beyond?” Not until 2017 did I realize… Continue reading Quantum Nutrition: A Short Introduction
A few months ago, a member of my gym asked, “You recommend lithium for everyone, but do you think lithium specifically affects athletic performance?” Yes, yes I do. Like much about biology — and everything about lithium — we don’t understand the exact mechanisms very well. But here’s why lithium affects athletic performance. Table of… Continue reading Question: do you think lithium specifically affects athletic performance?
As always, the short version: Congratulations on being among the first 25 people to subscribe to this list! In this email: a note about drugs, a few big ways I’ve changed my mind, and some thoughts on cryptocurrency investing. The first link in the final section, “Quiet website changes,” is one of the most important… Continue reading email 001: drugs, news on water filtration and security, cryptocurrency, and more
Hi all, I’ve been working on this site seriously for the past few months, and on most days, I am more patient than others. Today, I am impatient. Veterans are committing suicide. The elderly, teenagers, and the depressed, too, are killing themselves. And there is a very simple, scientifically supported solution: correct a single micronutrient… Continue reading Letter to Servicemembers, Active and Inactive