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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 ]
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Bulletproof Diet and Intermittent Fasting – My 30-Day Results

by Bob • September 3, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments

Approximately 3 months ago, I decided to try out the “Bulletproof” diet and document my experience adapting to a high (healthy) fat, low carb diet. For those of you who haven’t read my previous post, basically the Bulletproof Diet could be called an “upgraded” Paleo diet. The premise is simple – eat a high (healthy!)-fat, low carb diet, getting 50-60% ... [ Read more ]
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The Bulletproof Diet and Intermittent Fasting – My First 30 Days

by Bob • September 3, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments

I first met Dave Asprey at the 2012 Quantified Self conference, where he gave several talks (“Using Software to Exercise your brain & grow focus” and “Data Does not Lie: Orgasm vs. Performance”). He was a popular guy, and attracted a large crowd wanting to talk to him wherever he went. For those of you who haven’t heard of Dave, he’s a ... [ Read more ]