Truth be told, I've mostly owned Fitbit products as wearable activity trackers. I've owned a Fitbit Ultra and a Fitbit One that lasted me a combined 4+ years and a Basis Peak that lasted about 8 months before I got tired of it. I wanted to upgrade to something that had heart rate as a … Continue reading Fitbit Charge 2 HR: An indispensable tool for lifestyle optimization
Month: June 2018
Why We Sleep: A book everyone should read
Image source The great thing about science is that it causes us to evolve our thinking on topics over time. When we look back at the days of bloodletting as a serious form of medicine, it's easy to laugh at the simplistic approach to a very complex topic. It probably wasn't easy to laugh for … Continue reading Why We Sleep: A book everyone should read
Does early time-restricted feeding improve autonomic nervous system function?
Time-restricted feeding(TRF) is a method of meal scheduling that involves restricting your eating window every day, typically to 12 hours or less. The data seems to be up and down on whether it's useful for anything, likely because there are other factors that are at play for most of the things they study it for. … Continue reading Does early time-restricted feeding improve autonomic nervous system function?
Baking soda prevents cancer? Nope, but now we know how exercise may
Whew, another day another opportunity to overstate the results of a clinical research study. The study in question is the new study showing that an acidic environment disrupts the circadian clock by inhibiting mTORC1, and this effect can be reversed by buffering the environment with something such as baking soda. While this study does give … Continue reading Baking soda prevents cancer? Nope, but now we know how exercise may