In the last newsletter, we discussed
"time restricted eating"
, a strategy that confers some of the benefits of fasting and allows for weight loss.
Please click through to see the list of advantages.
2.Biohacking for longevity.
is the biochemical term for cells rejuvenating themselves by getting rid of redundant protein and other junk. It is a mechanism for self preservation and is important in longevity, brain health, immune function, and tumor prevention. It can be induced by exercise, relative fasting and low carb diets. If you're interested in this kind of thing please click to read.
Fun fact #1: Evolutionarily we stop eating when we're sick because it boosts our immune system!
Fun fact #2: Coffee helps autophagy! Caffeinated is better, but even decaffeinated works.
Fun fact #3:
is one of the most elegant biohacks of all for long life and good looks!
. I've added
to my daily routine of supplements. (Word of warning: I am only able to take one per day due to heart burn, so watch out for that!) Curcumin is not only good for joints, but is also good for brain health. I have a formulation that ensures good bioavailability have some in my office if you'd like to try it.
Broccoli sprouts are easy to grow at home and a cheap and excellent source of sulpforaphane. Sulforaphane is a great anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer supplement
As patients know, I'm a bit wary of statins. They can be important, but also over-prescribed.