Serotonin is synonymous with sleep. The misconception that serotonin promotes sleep is as strong as the dubious claim that serotonin is the “happiness” hormone. Want to sleep better? Boost your … Continue reading Serotonin dubs thee sleepless
The question is, why isn’t credit being given where it’s due? Arnold Schwarzenegger most likely wouldn’t have achieved success, or in the way that he did, if it wasn’t for … Continue reading The man with the biggest influence in the health industry, but whose name is never mentioned
Exercise can be great, but should be done correctly. If it’s not done correctly, it can lead to chronic low grade inflammation and lots of internal scar tissue, that leads … Continue reading How to protect yourself against exercise-induced endotoxin absorption
Meh! That’s your brain in serotonin. Do you want to run away from your emotions, or still have emotions? SSRIs are one of the most common prescribed class of drugs … Continue reading Feeling meh? Do this to get rid of apathy!
“But he’s so fit!” “His heart rate is 40bpm!” “He can run a mile close to 4 minutes!” “He’s done over 10 marathons!” “He is below 10% bodyfat!” “How could … Continue reading “Healthy” fitness equals low testosterone (and other health issues)
I recently had a pretty bad experience after eating an off egg or two on top of a very stressed day. At first, my digestion stopped. Then I started becoming … Continue reading From White To Clear: How I Transformed My Tongue In Only 8 Days
Part 1 we talked about the importance of proper glucose oxidation. And to optimize glucose oxidation, we need proper thyroid function. You’d be surprised how many mental conditions link back … Continue reading Hypo-intellectism: is hypothyroidism the cause?
The current views on brain function is too reductionist. What makes you feel good? Dopamine! But what about endocannabinoids, opioids, GABA, etc. And about glucose oxidation (which is the primary … Continue reading The biggest missing links to optimal brain function – part 1 (carbs)
A question often asked is “can you lose fat on a Ray Peat diet?”… “And if so, how does one go about doing so correctly?”. The main reason for this … Continue reading How to lose fat safely while Peating
Hopefully this article will ruffle some feathers…or scales… I’ll start with the core negative functions of omega 3 and then discuss some of its other “benefits” such as creating different … Continue reading Why Omega 3 should be avoided and what to use/do instead
We certainly don’t want to harm our mitochondria, right? Since the mitochondria control everything, from energy production, regeneration, longevity, etc., we should be protecting and optimizing it, not inhibiting it. … Continue reading Is aspirin harmful to the mitochondria?
If I say burning fat, most people think of fat burners. Or they might think of sweat dripping, feet dragging, maximal exertion, exhaustive exercise where they’ll have to get up … Continue reading The only thing fat burners burn is your wallet