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

by Bob • September 6, 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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How to Build a DIY Near Infrared Sauna for Under $150

by Bob • September 3, 2017
in Body, Tech

I’m a huge fan of infrared saunas, and I’ve written previously about benefits I’ve experienced from using them. I recently hacked together my own DIY near infrared sauna for home/personal use, and it was so easy and affordable that I wanted to share! Infrared saunas come in several varieties, with the main difference being the wavelengths they produce, and in term ... [ 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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Indoor Air Quality – Measuring My Indoor Environment, Part 1

by Bob • September 6, 2017
in Data / Analytics, Environment, Experiments, Tech

This is the first in a series of posts where I explore various aspects of my indoor environment. You can read part 2 on water quality here and part 3 on EMF and electromagnetic radiation here. Most people think of Quantified Self as being mainly focused on gaining knowledge about one’s body and health. That’s a fine generalization, but most ... [ Read more ]