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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting: How 48 Hours Rocked My World

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting: How 48 Hours Rocked My World

Blog Summary: I posted on FB about a 48 hour fast that I did, and a fried asked me for a bit more detail, so I decided to write this blog. Basically, of all the things I do for health, it had the most profound impact of anything I have tried in the past 1.5 years.  I realized just how much eating close to bedtime can disrupt sleep.  My average wake-up time shifted back 2.5 hours very quickly, and I…

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Mitochondria #2: Meeting Biology’s Galileo

Mitochondria #2: Meeting Biology’s Galileo

A few days ago I met with with Dr. Doug Wallace, the Director of the Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine (CMEM) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute and Professor of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. “More than 35 years ago, Dr. Wallace and his colleagues founded the field of human mitochondrial genetics. The mitochondria are the cellular power plants, organelles that generate most of the cell’s…

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Mitochondria #1: Your Vital Force

Mitochondria #1: Your Vital Force

Summary: For thousands of years, people asked the question “What is Life?” The famous physicist Erwin Schrodinger even wrote a book by this title. No one was able to explain what causes something to be alive, and what distinguishes animate matter from inanimate matter. Isaac Newton proved that nothing can move without energy, and scientists today have found the “missing link”: the force that gives us life. It is found in a bacteria called a mitochondria. Without mitochondria, there would…

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The Stranger on a Beach: Every Moment is an Opportunity To Act of Love and Change The World

The Stranger on a Beach: Every Moment is an Opportunity To Act of Love and Change The World

Our current state of body and of mind is our vehicle to appreciate the beauty of Creation as it unfolds, whether you believe in the big bang theory, in a religion, or all of it. I learned this lesson loud and clear during a wellness retreat in Ecuador and on a journey with a shaman, and I personally experienced the power of this belief in the first conversation I had, with a stranger on a beach in Martha’s Vineyard, the…

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Using My Morning Routine To Find Peace With Myself, Exactly The Way I Am Now

Using My Morning Routine To Find Peace With Myself, Exactly The Way I Am Now

And, Wisdom From My Yogi Friends, Dani Pogachefsky and Grant Ifflander.   For the first time after 5 weeks of travel out West, in Ecuador, and in Martha’s Vineyard, I woke up this morning back at my house in the suburbs of Philadelphia, where I have lived since birth. Most of my “stories” from growing up are deeply attached to this place.  The greatest among these is the story that I have to do something, and that I’m not good enough…

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The Optimal Health Prescription Infographic

The Optimal Health Prescription Infographic

This infographic is just a summary of where I will be taking this website in the future. It is very simplified, but a great resource for people who don’t want to wait to start elevating their organisms to their highest functioning potential, from energy levels, to sleep quality, to hormone production and the resulting physical attractiveness, body composition, performance, hair quality, skin quality, and just about everything else you can think of that a healthy body possesses.