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Musings, Updates, and Informational Pieces
May 10, 2018
When Carrots Don't Cut It: Your Genes and Vitamin A

Quick Summary: Beta-Carotene is the most abundant type of Vitamin A in the plant kingdom. But, in order to use Beta-Carotene, our bodies have to convert it to retinol, the active form of vitamin A. Common variations in the BCO1 gene can create much lower conversion rates and thus lower levels of bioavailable vitamin A from […]

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March 6, 2018
Appearance on Future Fossils Podcast

I was recently featured on my friend Michael Garfield's amazing podcast Future Fossils. We talked about all things cannabis genomics. Check it out here. And, go subscribe to his podcast on itunes if you're into mind bending conversations on consciousness, art, integral activism, futurism, technoshamanism, and all other things with some really top notch guests. […]

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January 31, 2018
I Had An Existential Crisis this Morning and It Turns Out I Just Needed to Write This Blog

“Maybe coaching isn’t really for me” “Maybe I can’t actually help people” “I just want a job that I can show up to and get payed” “I don’t want to have to market myself online” “It would be easier to just do something else” Those are some of the things that were swirling around my […]

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January 1, 2018
New Year's Resolutions are BS: Priming Yourself for Growth in 2018

Welcome to the New Year! It's the time of resolutions, both failed and realized. After being around people for a while (and being a person myself) I've learned that you're likely to fall into one of two categories: You're stoked to start doing the thing you want to be doing for the "new you for […]

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November 21, 2017
What is a SNP? Why it matters for your health.

If you've hung around health forums on the interwebs before, chances are you've heard people talking about SNPs. This topic can be pretty confusing even to relatively well-informed folks, so this blog post is designed to be very simple introduction to what a SNP is, and what it isn't. Before we dive into SNPs, I'm […]

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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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