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Using NanoVi to Lower Oxidative Stress, Improve Body Composition, and Boost Mitochondria

by Bob • October 18, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments, Tech

Modern living wreaks cellular havoc within our bodies – polluted air and water, food, EMFs, and toxins we are exposed to from indoor and outdoor environments, air travel, solar radiation, smoking, and even intense exercise all produce cellular damage. If not addressed, damaged cells lead to lack of energy, aging, and poor health. A major cause of cellular damage is free radicals. A ... [ Read more ]
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Ketones for Optimal Cognitive Performance and Deep Ketosis

by Bob • November 18, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments, Mind

I’ve previously written about some experiments I’ve conducted involving ketosis, from intermittent fasting to longer five-day fasts and caloric restriction, to help my body kick-start production of ketones. However, in these cases getting into ketosis involved a lot of work so I was looking for ways to shortcut/“hack” the process. In recent years, exogenous ketone supplements have become very popular. ... [ Read more ]
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Introducing BobAPI — A Personal API to Collect and Share All of My Life Data

by Bob • September 9, 2017
in Data / Analytics, Tech

Donating my body, er… being!… to (citizen) science. My requirements were relatively straightforward: “All Bob’s Data Are Belong to You.”¹ Although I had been kicking around the idea of building a personal API for some time, it wasn’t until earlier this year that I started cobbling together an early version of what exists today. While the code has undergone several ... [ Read more ]
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VCS Test – Visual Contrast Sensitivity Testing for Mold and Toxin Exposure

by Bob • September 1, 2017
in Data / Analytics, Environment, Experiments, Mind, Tech

The online Visual Contrast Sensitivity Test (or VCS Test) is a simple (and free) online test that can identify potential exposure to neurotoxins, biotoxins, and nutritional deficiencies in the body. These compounds have been implicated in diseases such as ADHD, CFIDS, fibromyalgia, mold illness, and Lyme disease. According to the online VCS Test creators: "Visual contrast sensitivity testing measures your ... [ Read more ]
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Mimicking the Fasting Mimicking Diet – My 5-Day Experiment

by Bob • November 18, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments

There are numerous studies that demonstrate the benefits of periodic, short-duration fasting, such as weight loss, improved insulin sensitivity and brain function, immune system regeneration, and longevity. I’ve been a fan (and practitioner) of intermittent fasting for several years, but other than an occasional 24-hour liver cleanse or protein fast, I had never done any extended fasting. My original plan was to ... [ Read more ]