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?
Food Rules , 2009 & In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, 2008 Michael Pollan I have a theory that a writer’s second book, which is what this one is for me, is the most difficult to write and the most revealing to read. To borrow a metaphor from geometry, a first book is like… Continue reading Food Rules & In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto Michael Pollan, 2008-2009