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Mimicking the Fasting Mimicking Diet – My 5-Day Experiment

by Bob • September 1, 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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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 ]