The Exercise Paradox, Part 1

Reading time ~ 9 minutes Paradox Summary: We have a clear, clinically-proven way to not only reduce widespread disease, depression, anxiety, but also to proactively improve the daily and long-term function of our brains, hearts and blood. This treatment is often free, can be very enjoyable, and most of its side effects are positive. In fact, in an industry plagued … Read More

Habits of The Chronically Healthy

Reading Time: Intro / Explanation of idea: 9 minutes;  Each of the three habits – 2-3 minutes [NOTE TO READERS: If you like this article or find it helpful in some way, please let me know (like, comment, email, share). I am considering putting together a little e-book of 25-30 of these habits and I would like to know if … Read More

Unlikely Nutritionist #1: Warren Buffett

  We all know Warren Buffett as the billionaire entrepreneur and investor. In this video (9 minutes), I describe three of Buffett’s investing principles and how we can apply them directly to our diets to improve our health.   [TRANSCRIPT COMING]   Trying something new here.  Please let me know if you found this useful. Besos, Justy

Freak to Geek Part II: The Results

[Reading Time: 25-30 minutes]   Now well into my fourth decade (I recently turned 32), I’ve come to a realization: I really don’t know that much. On a yearly basis, I’ve come across new information that either wholly dispels, or calls into serious question, the beliefs I previously had, the stories I told, and the narratives in which I lived. … Read More

Freak To Geek: My Vegan Experiment

[On The Title: this title is a nod to Tim Ferris and his article-turned-chapter: “From Geek to Freak.”  That article is about going from a best-selling writer /entrepreneur / weakling to a mound of muscle in mere weeks using what might be considered unconventional principles. This two-part article is in the opposite direction – going from “freak” – a mildly-muscular, … Read More

Should We Eat Meat, Wheat, Soy, Dairy or Eggs? Here’s What Researchers Say (The “Yellow-Light” Foods)

“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” Bertrand Russell “NEVER eat ingredients you cannot pronounce.  … Except quinoa. You should eat quinoa.” Random Funny Person Welcome back to the Intelligent Eater – the part of my Diletantric (invented word) writings that makes you feel bad … Read More

The “Red-Light” Foods: Expert Consensus on What Foods May Cause Disease

Hey, fella. Previously on “The Intelligent Eater,” I discussed what my research has suggested are the expert-consensus healthy-foods; the “Green-light” foods.  A concept I stole from Dr. Mikey Greger. I think it is worth restating – I do not claim to be an expert myself.  I am no doctor, scientist, or nutritionist.  I am just a boy, standing in front … Read More