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
Salicylic acid and its derivatives/metabolites have so many benefits, yet many people have been fearmongered of some “side effects” that aspirin is thought to cause. In this article series I’m … Continue reading Is aspirin really harmful to the gut (bleeding risk)?
Fructose is the most evil monosaccharide there is according to most nutritionists out there. One of the main reasons why is because it’s thought to deplete ATP. Glucose is thought … Continue reading Fructose series part 1: fructose depletes ATP?
Elevated prolactin is such a common issue and it could be rather difficult to lower it or keep it low. Part of the struggles to lower prolactin, is to increase … Continue reading 8 uncommon herbs that lower prolactin and restore dopaminergic neurotransmission
Optimal transit time is essential for optimal health. Slow transit time can lead to enhanced toxic bacterial byproducts, such as ammonia, endotoxins, acetate, etc., and create oxidative stress, cellular and … Continue reading Top 6 Anti-Constipation Foods (#1 is a must eat)
Let’s start from the top. Testosterone synthesis begins in the hypothalamus, then the pituitary and then the testes. GnRH -> LH -> testosterone synthesis. However, some compounds can actually increase … Continue reading 7 Uncommon Testosterone Boosting Supplements you need to try out
Your cortisol might not be where you think it is. There are currently 3 major ways of measuring cortisol, which include, blood, urine, and saliva. All of those can show … Continue reading How to lower your invisible (intracellular) cortisol
How does stable mood, good energy, mental clarity and good deep sleep sound to you? And those are not the only benefits you’ll get from lower serotonin, but also less … Continue reading Anti-serotonin stack for more energy and well-being