“Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.”
― Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
While working in my kitchen I could just make out the sounds of what I thought was a Harry Potter movie on the television. A part of me...
The magical last part of my 3-part series on self-esteem! The topic of this blog post entails actually increasing your self-esteem levels from a scientific perspective.
Who doesn't benefit from more self-esteem?
Well, many people do.
But before I dive deep into today's topic,...
There we go:
The second instalment of my 3-part series on self-esteem. I posted the first instalment about giving a definition of self-esteem and the science as to whether you can change your self-esteem levels a few weeks ago.
Right now, you're reading the follow up on the psychological...
Does it feel like you've tried everything under the sun for reducing stress, alleviating common ailments, boosting brain performance, improving sleep, or lifting your mood?
Most therapeutic protocols include taking oral...
“Apple’s watch could be as revolutionary as the first clocks” - Nicholas Carr, Time Magazine
“Scrub this way, now that way, rinse…”
Standing in front of the sink I suddenly feel a buzz on my wrist. Looking down, I see a notification on the small OLED...
Let me guess.
You might be thinking:
"Self-esteem, isn't that something you're born with?"
Yes and no.
You probably know of some people who have it all: they give a mind-blowing presentation on the fly, derive pleasure from the fact that difficult questions come up afterwards, and then ask a...
Hey folks, it's Joe from Alex Fergus again!
In this blog post I'll review Chili's OOLER sleep system. The Ooler is an upgrade of the original ChiliPad and can be used to cool you down & warm you up during sleep.
That way, you can optimize your sleeping temperature, so that you get...
This blog post is the third and last installement of my series on zinc, and, covers the topic of 1) supplementing zinc; 2) lab testing your zinc status.
Not everyone is able to perfect their zinc status through just food. If your digestion is compromised, for...
Want the ultimate n=1 experiment?
Move halfway across the world, from the winter-y Norhern hemisphere to one of the sunniest places on the planet: Playa del Carmen in Mexico.
The contrast couldn't be starker.
Let's consider some before/after photos to observe the difference. First, my situation...
Welcome to the second installment of this series on Zinc. In the first blog post, I've talked about the evolutionary history of zinc as well as its downsides.
In this blog post, I'll consider what foods you need to eat to get adequate zinc status, and how to prevent a deficiency from developing....