Category: Books

Book Notes: The First 20 Hours

Today, I was organizing all my Google Drive files and I found a blog post outline from 2013 that I never published. That summer I read the excellent book The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything . . . … [continue reading]

Nutrition for Injuries

Thanks to a tip from Pauline, I read the latest book by Lyle McDonald titled Optimal Nutrition for Injury Recovery.

Optimal Nutrition for Injury

Optimal Nutrition for Injury Recovery

This was an interesting book because I learned I had not been thinking properly … [continue reading]

What I Learned From The Power of When

Earlier this year, I read the book The Power of When after hearing the author on a podcast interview.

Power of When

The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype–and the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a [continue reading]

The Myth of Stress Notes

I just finished reading an interesting book on stress. I jotted down some of the key ideas.

The Myth of Stress: Where Stress Really Comes From and How to Live a Happier and Healthier Life by Andrew Bernstein

The author … [continue reading]

No More Low Carb Lies

The original title of this post “Tell Me Low Carb Lies” was confusing, so I renamed it.

I still recall exactly where I was when I discovered that Gary Taubes was wrong about his insulin theory of obesity. It was … [continue reading]

5 Ideas From Food For Mood

Matt Stone just released a new book titled Food for Mood: Dietary and Lifestyle Interventions for Anxiety, Depression, and Other Mood Disorders. Like his other books, it is an extension of the metabolism discussion. This particular book focuses on … [continue reading]