MCT Oil and Keto: Why Supplementing With MCT Oil Helps Weight Loss

Article at a Glance: MCT oil is an essential supplement for people who want to reap the benefits of burning fat for fuel — aka ketosis. When your body is in ketosis, you produce ketones. Ketones help curb food cravings, increase your energy levels, and increase your metabolic rate. Certain strains of MCT oil are more effectively broken down into ketones. Caprylic acid (C8) is the gold standard because it most effectively provides energy for...

Read More

InstaMix: Make Bulletproof Coffee Anywhere

If you’ve traveled since starting Bulletproof, you probably know how inconvenient it can be to find good food on the road. I fly about 100 times every year and I always bring the makings for Bulletproof Coffee with me: Upgraded Coffee Beans, Brain Octane Oil, and a stash of grass-fed butter that I usually hide away in a BPA-free soap dish. It’s a hassle, but I’m pretty adamant about drinking my morning cup. Fortunately, making...

Read More

Can You Take Supplements While Fasting? What You Need to Know…

Article at a Glance: When you fast, your body burns fat and detoxes your cells. If you’re a fasting purist, you drink only water during your fast. If you follow Bulletproof Intermittent Fasting, you can consume fat, but avoid protein and carbs. Whichever fasting method you follow, the question remains: Can you take supplements while fasting and still reap the benefits? Certain vitamins and medications are meant to be taken with food. Take them during...

Read More

MCT Oil vs. Coconut Oil: What Is MCT Oil Really?

Coconut oil is good for you. It’s a cheap and abundant source of lauric acid, a medium chain triglyceride (MCT). In the US, coconut oil and MCT oil manufacturers are legally allowed to claim that lauric acid is an MCT because chemists named it that way, even though biochemists recognize that it does not act like other true biological MCTs in your body. If you are counting on plain coconut oil or “MCT-labeled” oil to...

Read More

MUSHROOM COFFEE: BENEFITS AND MUSHROOM LATTE RECIPES

WHAT IS MUSHROOM COFFEE? Don’t worry, guys. Mushroom coffee is not what you might think. There are no mushrooms floating in it and no, it does not taste like mushrooms.Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee is made from regular coffee infused with medicinal mushroom extracts and it’s official, I’m in love. To create a cup of mushroom coffee, all you need to do is mix the powder with hot water, much like instant coffee. Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee is...

Read More

How to Lose Weight and Stick to Your Diet This Year

Article at a Glance: Even if you know how to lose weight, it’s hard to change your habits. Your brain likes to take the easy route, and at some point will start clamoring for you to go back to your old ways. Removing obstacles can make weight loss, or any goal, easier to achieve. Strategies like finding a diet buddy, being armed with recipes, and even something as simple as knowing why you want to...

Read More

L-Theanine and Caffeine Improves Cognition

  Vitamin E Helps Build Muscle The study at Georgia Regents University found that the fat-soluble Vitamin E plays a major role in plasma membrane health. This is critical for the repair and recovery process after resistance training as those sessions induce micro traumas to our skeletal muscle cells. The study concluded that Vitamin E (a longtime favorite supplement of bodybuilders) enhanced the repair step, as it is essential for membranes of muscles cells to recover from...

Read More

Curcumin: Everything You Need to Know About Turmeric Extract

Turmeric (not “toomeric” or “tumeric”) has been used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for over 4,000 years and is still widely used to treat conditions from cuts on the skin to cancer. You probably know turmeric as the flavorful spice that gives Indian curries it distinctive yellow color. Since the 1900’s scientists have published over 11,000  studies documenting turmeric’s wide-ranging health benefits, making it one of the world’s most well-researched natural health remedies. But the real...

Read More

Does Serotonin Help You Learn Faster?

We all lead busy, technology-dependent lives, where we’re constantly pressured to learn more and more in shorter periods of time. At the same time, depression seems to also be on the rise: According to the WHO, over 300 million people worldwide have depression. So is there a common denominator between learning and depression? A new study from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU) and the University College London (UCL) explores a positive correlation between...

Read More

Why GABA is one of the Best Supplements for Anxiety and Sleep

Are you feeling stressed, anxious, or fearful for no reason? Have you been unable to fall asleep or enjoy a good night’s rest? Then I need to tell you about GABA. GABA is one of the main neurotransmitters in our brains which is responsible for regulating anxiety. Rather than getting caught in the trap of dependence-producing alcohol or drugs, I recommend GABA supplements as a natural solution for anxiety, depression, insomnia and more. GABA supplements...

Read More

Post navigation