Health

The Real Happy Pill | Anders Hansen

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Published in: 2016 Amazon | Goodreads Imagine traveling back to 10,000 years B.C. The people you meet would speak a different language and have completely different experiences. But by and large, they would be like you. We humans, including our brains, have not changed much in 12,000 years. But our lifestyle has changed tremendously in just

In Defense of Food | Michael Pollan

Published in: 2009 Amazon | Goodreads Eat real food. Not too much. Mainly vegetables. It is Michael Pollan’s simple answer to the question that has eluded humanity for a long time. That is how Michael Pollan begins – and summarizes – the book. Pollan is an American writer, journalist and activist. He is perhaps best

The Bulletproof Diet | Dave Asprey

Lots of people have bloated stomachs or “brain fog” as a result of inflammation. The Bulletproof diet is designed for those who want to minimize inflammation in order to optimize their performance. Dave Asprey has most famously developed Bulletproof Coffee (see below). Infographic summary / overview on the diet can be found here. ANTI-NUTRIENTS. Food

Daring Greatly | Brené Brown

Published: 2015 Goodreads | Amazon Brene Brown believes that it is difficult to feel lovable if you constantly wear a mask. It is then the mask, and not oneself, that receives the confirmation. Vulnerability and authenticity are therefore the bravest thing we can do – the risk of disappointment is large but so is the reward. It

50 secrets of the world’s longest living people | Sally Beare

Published: 2005 Goodreads | Amazon The author Sally Beare  looks at the nutrition and lifestyle of the world’s five most long-living populations in places like: Okinawa, Japan; Bama, China; Campodimele, Italy; Symi, Greece; and Hunza, Pakistan. Beare has tried to identify common denominators, provides authentic recipes and describes a plan on how to put everything together to

A short guide to a long life | David Agus

Published: 2014Goodreads | Book Depository Stroke, cancer and heart disease account for 50% of the deaths in the western world and are the result of how we live. But life does not have to be a coin toss whether we are to suffer from any of these three. Minor corrections and good habits early in