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September 15, 2017
How to Get Better Sleep with a Simple App (Better Sleep Series Part 1)

Clients of mine know that I'm big on getting sleep dialed in right. If you don't enter "high quality refresh mode" consistently, all the nutrition, supplementation, and exercise in the world isn't going to make much of an impact. After all, you can go longer without food (about 3 weeks) than you can without sleep (about […]

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April 18, 2017
25 Is the Most Random Age, According to Science

25 is the 'golden age' for the ability to make random choices according to a new study. That's right. Step aside sexual peak, cognitive peak, and athletic performance peak... Random Peak is here.     If you're around my age, you probably remember in middle school how commonly the phrase "Oh my god, your so random" was […]

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April 13, 2017
Study Alert: Kombucha Ameliorates The Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Copper, Zinc, and Iron Status

Well, I certainly didn't see this coming when I woke up this morning. But, I stumbled across a study looking at the effects of electromagnetic fields on the copper, zinc, and iron levels of rats, and how kombucha reduces those effects.   Published in the Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences in 2014, the study is titled […]

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April 5, 2017
Health Coaching for Millennials Who Hate the Word Millennial

I'm 27. I guess that makes me a millennial. I suppose I am by definition, but I also don't feel like that word describes me well at all. My identity can't be shrunk down into a single catch-all phrase. Even among my immediate friend group, there are only so many commonalities among us. Personally, I think […]

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March 2, 2017
Timing Light Exposure for Weight Loss

This Blog Originally Appeared on The Apeiron Center for Human Potential Website. Life evolved on this planet under the rays of the sun. Since the advent of electricity, we have drastically altered our light environment and we are now just beginning to understand the consequences of it. Overexposure to light at night disrupts the natural […]

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March 2, 2017
Apeiron Blog: PPARGC1A and Healthy Mitochondria

Here's a link to a blog I wrote for Apeiron about the gene PPARGC1A that is largely responsible for regulating the growth of new mitochondria. https://www.apeironcenter.com/epigenetics/healthy-mitochondria-with-epigenetics/ And, I love the picture that got made for the article I've copied below. Update since I wrote that article, I've been experimenting with regular cold exposure, and its […]

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March 2, 2017
Mitochondria As Chi

The paper this post is based on can be found here. Be warned, its pretty dense. The author, Doug Wallace, is one of my favorite researchers, and I'll be posting more from him in the future and attempting to translate it into a more digestible form. This post contains a summary of mitochondrial DNA vs Nuclear DNA, hapolotypes, and […]

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March 2, 2017
Facebook Post Update: Classical Music, Songbird Brains, and Evolutionary Origins of Babytalk

About 2 months ago, I put up the facebook post that I've copied and pasted in italics below. I just came across this study looking at the epigenetic modfications to genes after listening to classical music that are related to brain function and singing in song birds. I'd consider it a pretty potent indicator that […]

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March 2, 2017
Study Alert: Epigenetic regulation of the oxytocin receptor gene

The study describes how the oxytocin receptor gene can be turned up or turned down in response to different life experiences. Know someone who doesn't trust anyone or someone who would trust a stranger with their life? There might be underlying genetic differences that create the predisposition to either types of behavior, and then epigenetic […]

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March 2, 2017
Study Alert: Regular Sun Exposure Increases Life Expectancy

Avoidance of sun exposure as a risk factor for major causes of death: a competing risk analysis of the Melanoma in Southern Sweden cohort. Study Link Here Let me preface this post by saying that I'm a big proponent of reasonable sun exposure. Burning is clearly bad for a number of reasons, but more and […]

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