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by Ben Greenfield Well folks, this is it. For the past three years, I've been tirelessly toiling behind the scenes to create the book I've personally always wished existed: a complete guide to optimizing the human body, mind, and spirit—written with no stone unturned, no fluff, no “watered down” drivel—just pure, hardcore, practical, from-the-trenches content. I won't lie: nearly every big...
The ancestral ritual of fasting has seen a revival in modern times and has taken the health scene by storm. Whether it be intermittent fasting, liquid fasting, or various kinds of prolonged fasting, the benefits of consciously going without food are profound. Fasting, however, isn’t always easy. Whether you’re a seasoned faster, have had trouble sticking to a...
By now, you probably know the vast benefits that fasting has on the body. Going without food, we’ve got that part down… …but what about breaking the fast? Many of us put a lot of thought into preparing for and engaging in a fast, but when the time comes to break the fast, it's a different scene all...
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This episode of Bulletproof Radio was recorded live with Dr. Andrew Weil at True Food Kitchen in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Weil is an internationally known pioneer and leader in integrative medicine. He is a recognized expert for his views on living a healthy lifestyle, his philosophy of healthy aging, and his critique of the future of medicine and health care.  “I am absolutely...
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, my guest is Lance Dalleck, Ph.D., a professor of Exercise and Sport Science at Western Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. He shares some interesting findings from his research that support the effectiveness of high-intensity interval training on the CAR.O.L. bike, an AI-powered, interactive exercise bike with self-learning algorithms. CAR.O.L. stands for CARdiovascular Optimization Logic. You may remember that I...
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YuIn this episode of Bulletproof Radio, I’m at the Beverly Hilton in L.A. with my good friend Dawson Church, Ph.D. Today we’re going to dive into brain wave—what they are, why their frequencies are important and what they do in various emotional states, from stress to meditation. You’ll find out how brain growth is influenced by “the power of our behavior,...
Article by Ben Greenfield Turmeric, pictured above in all of its whole, unadulterated glory is everywhere nowadays—supplements, beauty products, salad dressings, fancy overpriced lattes; it's even made its way into chocolate. You've probably had your fingers or countertops stained by turmeric, sprinkled turmeric powder on your salads or smoothies, or started taking a turmeric supplement for any number of...
Recovery. It’s not sexy, we know… Rest days? Foam rolling? Deloading? Stretching? Boring… Most people would rather just crush themselves in the gym day after day, because that’s how you see results, right? Maybe not. What if we told you adequate recovery is actually one of the most important factors in optimal fitness and physical health? What if sucky recovery is why…  You...
Even though fasting is an ancient practice, its popularity has resurfaced recently in a number of ways, from intermittent fasting to juice fasts to multi-day water fasts and beyond. The recent resurgence of fasting can be attributed to a litany of new research on its ability to improve body composition, gut health, metabolic health, and support disease prevention. However, there...
The practice of fasting is resurfacing in a big way, and people across the globe are integrating this ancient method into their modern lifestyles. However, despite the mounds of evidence highlighting its benefits on health and longevity, there are still a lot of logistical questions left unanswered. As coffee lovers and students of fasting, we wanted to explore the...

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