Knowledge is power. Understanding why swapping certain ingredients out of your diet and replacing them with these new "whacky" ones will help you understand why they work. I use MCT every day in some capacity. This is why I champion it.
In an ideal world, we would be getting doses of collagen from our diets. Collagen is abundantly found in animal connective tissue, skin, bones and cartilage (especially inbovine—cow collagen), however, very rarely do we consume adequate amounts of these sources.
I believe biohacking is needed now more than ever. We live in a society that has sadly normalised feeling sub-par and having a variety of symptoms like aches and pains, brain fog, headaches, fatigue, and insomnia, just to name a few. While the conventional healthcare system has had a reactive approach to treating what’s wrong in the body, biohacking takes a proactive approach to adopt health-promoting behaviours.
Today, the concept of fasting has been taken and given a modern spin, known as intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting is creating a lot of buzz among health professionals these days. Some claim it to be “the breakthrough” to fat loss while others believe it’s just another fad diet. But what does the evidence say? And who can really benefit from it?
Hormones are special chemical messengers in the body that control most bodily functions. The hormones that have the biggest impact are our steroid hormones. These include: estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA and cortisol.Understanding these major hormones and what they do, can help us take better control of our health.