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Spiking Iron Levels Quickly with Beef Organ Capsules

Two weeks ago, I mentioned how eating less meat had reduced by iron levels to 36.0, which is the lowest I’ve ever had. In order to donate blood in Washington, a man needs a hematocrit level of 39.0. In the … [continue reading]

An Ethical Case For Not Being 100% Vegan?

As some of you know, I have been following the smartest vegans and seeing what I can learn from them.

I would say that I’ve reduced my animal calorie consumption and increased my plant-based consumption by more than 50% since … [continue reading]

Cadmium and Potatoes: Time to Worry?

Recently, I got an alarming¬†comment on an older post informing me that potatoes are high in cadmium. As someone that has been preaching the benefits of the Potato Hack for a while, I wanted to dig further into this … [continue reading]

Frequent Blood Donations and Injury Recovery

I’m currently reading Beyond Training by Ben Greenfield and although I don’t think I’m the target audience for the book (endurance athletes) or agree with a lot of what he writes, I did land on a gem of an idea.… [continue reading]

Fasting Lessons I Learned This Month

The plan was to do my 4th Fasting Mimicking Diet from July 3 to July 8 and then donate blood on July 9th. Let me unpack that sentence.

A Fasting Mimicking Diet is a 5-day very low protein diet created … [continue reading]

Frequent Blood Donations and Cold Intolerance

I want to give a hat tip to Chuck, who in the comments of my last post, asked me if my frequent blood donations have had an effect on my cold tolerance. That question rattled me, because I have … [continue reading]