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Discussion in 'Beginners Area' started by Jack Kruse, May 26, 2015.

  1. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    Need info on frequently-covered topics, e.g., DHA, leptin, circadian rhythms, light, etc.? This stickied post is your friend smile emoticon

    Below you'll find topic areas with links to relevant posts, research articles, blogs and books. Feel free to suggest additions in the comments. This post will be updated as needed.

    THE GROUP'S PURPOSE AND CRITICAL THINKING
    1. Our goal is to help you teach yourself → http://on.fb.me/1cEfwfl
    2. Why curiousity helps with learning and retention →http://bit.ly/1RQbhOo
    3. The group leans heavily on the Socratic method →http://bit.ly/1KaYhRa. This means questions lead to more questions which lead to personal revelations.
    4. 9 rules that will help you detect B.S. → http://bit.ly/1JQZKbW
    5. What you should consider before trying any biohack →http://on.fb.me/1FBxRDL
    6. Want to get a friend in the group or have a general question about the group? → Tag the creator and admin, Jason Lauritzen, in your post or comment.

    CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS, LIGHT AND UBIQUITINATION
    1. What is the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) and why is it important? →http://bit.ly/1FNjKNh
    2. Why timing and clock genes are so important →http://on.fb.me/1GBcOmT
    3. How artificial light disrupts melatonin production →http://on.fb.me/1LG6N8B
    4. It only takes a small pulse of the wrong kind of light at the wrong time to disrupt circadian rhythms → http://on.fb.me/1J30NHe
    5. Screw up your circadian rhythm and memory and learning suffer →http://on.fb.me/1FUPZfh
    6. Overview of your circadian biology throughout the day →http://on.fb.me/1As0tAz
    7. How light affects signaling pathways → http://on.fb.me/1dvdwqL
    8. What is ubiquitination? Why is it important? → Read Jack's ubiquitination series (currently at 14 entries) → http://bit.ly/1Rl5tuX
    9. Altered circadian rhythms up breast cancer risk →http://on.fb.me/1LDJ34k
    10 . Altitude alters gene expression → http://on.fb.me/1SAzEQh
    11. An overview of blue light phototoxicity → http://on.fb.me/1RlcmfZ
    12. Why myopia and eye diseases are booming (and are being found in younger populations) → http://on.fb.me/1GBgm8M
    13. Blue light-blocking filters for your electronic devices with screens →http://bit.ly/1KxNy3a
    14. Most cost-effective blue-blocking glasses → http://amzn.to/1AwgMw2. Need the version that fits over glasses? → http://amzn.to/1FUWfDF
    15. Need blue-blocking tints for your prescription lenses? →http://on.fb.me/1FBPbZr
    16. How to tell if your blue-blocking filters or lenses work →http://on.fb.me/1FBPp2S
    Martin, Jude, Kristi Lambert and 2 others like this.
  2. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    THE EPI-PALEO DIET AND EVOLUTION
    1. Get an overview of the Epi-Paleo diet, e.g., what foods are included, its benefits, etc. → http://bit.ly/1FdjlC8
    2. Jack’s brain gut series (17 in all) → How we evolved and why Epi-Paleo is important → http://bit.ly/1SAuzre
    3. Why you should eat seafood, not fish oil pills → http://on.fb.me/1A771Ei
    4. Why the DHA in seafood, i.e., SN-2, is superior to pills and foods like grass-fed beef → http://bit.ly/1ELLa17
    5. Proof that you can chuck your fish oil, only eat seafood once a day and have a great omega 6:3 → http://on.fb.me/1EMdwcw
    6. Eating as little as one serving of seafood a week can keep you mentally young → http://on.fb.me/1FdkeKS
    7. Why you don’t have to worry about mercury from seafood (even if you’re pregnant) → http://on.fb.me/1H7lddE
    8. Is fish oil good or bad? → http://bit.ly/1KXBSDJ
    9. Why seafood is better than fish oil for lowering blood pressure →http://bit.ly/1Prmlmk
    10. Food sources with the highest concentration of DHA →http://bit.ly/1Q67mZS
    11. Why horizontal gene transfer, epigenetics and junk genes are important → http://on.fb.me/1IYxOG7
    12. THE Epi-Paleo book → “Epi-Paleo Rx: The Prescription for Disease Reversal and Optimal Health” → http://amzn.to/1ELNbu1

    ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS (EMF), NON-NATIVE EMF (NNEMF) AND GROUNDING/EARTHING
    1. Read Jack’s complete EMF series (9 in all) → http://bit.ly/1HoAvAm
    2. Simple ways to reduce nnEMF in your home and office →http://bit.ly/1cIdpXN
    3. How nnEMF impacts biology (features interactive illustrations with links to research and studies) → http://bit.ly/1PHtvDd
    4. Why you should think twice before using grounding/earthing products → http://on.fb.me/1FURWZ4
    5. Magnetic fields can activate genes → http://on.fb.me/1KxLs3o
    6. “Cross Currents” → Robert O. Becker’s most comprehensive book on nnEMF → http://amzn.to/1Q68ZHg
    7. “Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic (EMF) Radiation and What You Can Do About It” → One of the most current and easy to understand books on EMF → http://amzn.to/1FLgFgH
    8. “Search for a Golden Cage” → A short, informative film on those with electromagnetic hypersensitivity → http://ti.me/1Q6a9SX
    9. “Resonance: Beings of Frequency” → Comprehensive documentary on EMF → http://bit.ly/1RgZo2G
    10. “Take Back Your Power” → Great documentary on smart meters and nnEMF → http://bit.ly/1FPRono
    Brent Patrick and Kristi Lambert like this.
  3. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    COLD THERMOGENESIS (CT)
    1. Read Jack’s complete CT series (13 in all) as your starting point →http://bit.ly/1EcBb4e
    2. Ready to start CT? Read this overview of the protocol →http://bit.ly/1IFyAaI
    3. The CT easy-start guide → http://bit.ly/1e8GbBZ
    4.Don’t have access to a tub you can fill with ice for CT? An alternative is to use the Cool Fat Buster → http://bit.ly/1IJEHJJ. (Bonus: Eric Grove, the creator, is in the group.)
    5. CT converts white adipose tissue (WAT) to brown adipose tissue (BAT) → http://on.fb.me/1JR1emG
    6. How CT activates different pathways to generate body heat →http://on.fb.me/1PrpXor
    7. Cold air exposure increases BAT, T3 synthesis and glucose utilization → http://on.fb.me/1FlOyEu
    8. Why you should ignore articles about pills that convert WAT to BAT →http://on.fb.me/1Ke2Av5
    9/ Info on uncoupling protein 1 (UCP1) and CT →http://on.fb.me/1Ke2FyQ
    10. Shivering from CT promotes irisin which helps with cancer cell apoptosis → http://on.fb.me/1B5mDmW
    11. CT helps remove superoxide → http://on.fb.me/1ET0MAL
    Cold allows leptin easier access to your brain → http://on.fb.me/1FlOWCV
    12. Do you have to “top off” glycogen stores due to CT? →http://on.fb.me/1Prqwi0
    13. CT can stimulate T3 even if you don’t have a thyroid →http://on.fb.me/1GcWSY1
    14. “Becoming the Iceman” → A good book on CT and Wim Hof, the Iceman → http://amzn.to/1Fhx4HW


    LEPTIN, EXERCISE AND INTERMITTENT FASTING (IF)
    1.Read Jack’s complete leptin series (14 in all) as your starting point →http://bit.ly/1RkSRnJ
    2. The leptin Rx, i.e., how to perform a leptin reset/restore leptin sensitivity → http://bit.ly/1PKH0Sk
    3. What to do once you complete the leptin reset → http://bit.ly/1SArGXy
    4. Low-carb diets promote burning excess liver fat for energy →http://on.fb.me/1LDzXoj
    5. Your brain counts electrons, not calories → http://on.fb.me/1dvbmaE
    6. How being leptin sensitive lets you tap uncoupling proteins, i.e., why you emit lots of heat → http://on.fb.me/1cXWvod
    7/ Why you should become leptin sensitive before exercising →http://on.fb.me/1Aw2HyD
    8. How does IF work? → http://bit.ly/1SAss6K
    9. Context as to when IF is more or less effective →http://on.fb.me/1ArQXxu
    Brent Patrick and Kristi Lambert like this.
  4. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    QUANTUM BIOLOGY
    1. What is quantum biology? → http://on.fb.me/1HIGkc3
    2. Jack’s quantum biology series (12 in all) → http://bit.ly/1EvqGJB
    3. Jack’s tensegrity series (8 in all) → http://bit.ly/1cgxOmg
    4. How collagen provides rapid communication throughout the entire body → http://on.fb.me/1FNgAcb
    5. “Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology” → One of the best books available on the topic → http://amzn.to/1Fe1usy
    6. “The Rainbow and the Worm: The Physics of Organisms” → Denser reader than “Life on the Edge” but very good info on physics and biology → http://amzn.to/1FUEXGO


    WATER
    1. Video lecture of Dr. Gerald Pollack explaining the different phases of water → http://bit.ly/1Q8ECzX
    2. Video illustrating how EZs can be more fragile than you think →http://on.fb.me/1Kl1J8z
    3. “The Fourth Phase of Water” → The best book available on how water REALLY behaves → http://amzn.to/1J2VAPF


    PALEO FOLLIES
    1. Read this before you listen to a Paleo rant about resistant starch, the need for more carbs (regardless of context) and the danger of "too much" protein → http://bit.ly/1EMj4no
    2. Why Paleo and Atkins have been upping their carb allowance →http://on.fb.me/1Ke1nnm
    3. Context on why we share Paleo fail and dispute stories →http://on.fb.me/1dsRTaB
    4. Why Paleo Mom doesn’t get it → http://on.fb.me/1AplU5k

    PODCAST EPISODES WITH WORTHWHILE TOPICS AND GUESTS
    1. Primal Edge Health (10.13.14) → Jack’s first podcast with Tristan where they talk Paleo fails, DHA and mitochondria → http://on.fb.me/1GB9rwd
    2. Primal Edge Health (4.12.15) → Jack talks ketosis, circadian rhythms and more with Tristan → http://on.fb.me/1GB880y
    3. ReWild (5.5.15) → Dr. Pollack discusses water →http://on.fb.me/1Q8E1yd
    4. Ben Greenfield Fitness → Is bluetooth radiation dangerous? →http://on.fb.me/1FUL0va
    5. Living the Optimized Life Ep. 33 → Jack Kruse: Cold Thermogenesis →http://on.fb.me/1esrmKF
    6. SalBen Research (Rub’s company) interviews Tristan →http://on.fb.me/1GBaNHv
    7. SelfHacked with Joe Cohen → Jack: biohacking water, DHA and blue light → http://on.fb.me/1FNj5vd
    8. SelfHacked with Joe Cohen → Dr. Pollack: water and optimal health →http://on.fb.me/1esrCcO
    Brent Patrick and Kristi Lambert like this.
  5. Links to or through Facebook seems to have gotten messed up, somehow. They don't work for me and I suspect they only work for Jack. Let's try that again:


    THE GROUP'S PURPOSE AND CRITICAL THINKING
    1. Our goal is to help you teach yourself → http://on.fb.me/1cEfwfl
    2. Why curiousity helps with learning and retention →http://bit.ly/1RQbhOo
    3. The group leans heavily on the Socratic method →http://bit.ly/1KaYhRa. This means questions lead to more questions which lead to personal revelations.
    4. 9 rules that will help you detect B.S. → http://bit.ly/1JQZKbW
    5. What you should consider before trying any biohack →http://on.fb.me/1FBxRDL
    6. Want to get a friend in the group or have a general question about the group? → Tag the creator and admin, Jason Lauritzen, in your post or comment.

    CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS, LIGHT AND UBIQUITINATION
    1. What is the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) and why is it important? →http://bit.ly/1FNjKNh
    2. Why timing and clock genes are so important →http://on.fb.me/1GBcOmT
    3. How artificial light disrupts melatonin production →http://on.fb.me/1LG6N8B
    4. It only takes a small pulse of the wrong kind of light at the wrong time to disrupt circadian rhythms → http://on.fb.me/1J30NHe
    5. Screw up your circadian rhythm and memory and learning suffer →http://on.fb.me/1FUPZfh
    6. Overview of your circadian biology throughout the day →http://on.fb.me/1As0tAz
    7. How light affects signaling pathways → http://on.fb.me/1dvdwqL
    8. What is ubiquitination? Why is it important? → Read Jack's ubiquitination series (currently at 14 entries) → http://bit.ly/1Rl5tuX
    9. Altered circadian rhythms up breast cancer risk →http://on.fb.me/1LDJ34k
    10 . Altitude alters gene expression → http://on.fb.me/1SAzEQh
    11. An overview of blue light phototoxicity → http://on.fb.me/1RlcmfZ
    12. Why myopia and eye diseases are booming (and are being found in younger populations) → http://on.fb.me/1GBgm8M
    13. Blue light-blocking filters for your electronic devices with screens →http://bit.ly/1KxNy3a
    14. Most cost-effective blue-blocking glasses → http://amzn.to/1AwgMw2. Need the version that fits over glasses? → http://amzn.to/1FUWfDF
    15. Need blue-blocking tints for your prescription lenses? →http://on.fb.me/1FBPbZr
    16. How to tell if your blue-blocking filters or lenses work →http://on.fb.me/1FBPp2S
  6. THE EPI-PALEO DIET AND EVOLUTION
    1. Get an overview of the Epi-Paleo diet, e.g., what foods are included, its benefits, etc. → http://bit.ly/1FdjlC8
    2. Jack’s brain gut series (17 in all) → How we evolved and why Epi-Paleo is important → http://bit.ly/1SAuzre
    3. Why you should eat seafood, not fish oil pills → http://on.fb.me/1A771Ei
    4. Why the DHA in seafood, i.e., SN-2, is superior to pills and foods like grass-fed beef → http://bit.ly/1ELLa17
    5. Proof that you can chuck your fish oil, only eat seafood once a day and have a great omega 6:3 → http://on.fb.me/1EMdwcw
    6. Eating as little as one serving of seafood a week can keep you mentally young → http://on.fb.me/1FdkeKS
    7. Why you don’t have to worry about mercury from seafood (even if you’re pregnant) → http://on.fb.me/1H7lddE
    8. Is fish oil good or bad? → http://bit.ly/1KXBSDJ
    9. Why seafood is better than fish oil for lowering blood pressure →http://bit.ly/1Prmlmk
    10. Food sources with the highest concentration of DHA →http://bit.ly/1Q67mZS
    11. Why horizontal gene transfer, epigenetics and junk genes are important → http://on.fb.me/1IYxOG7
    12. THE Epi-Paleo book → “Epi-Paleo Rx: The Prescription for Disease Reversal and Optimal Health” → http://amzn.to/1ELNbu1

    ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS (EMF), NON-NATIVE EMF (NNEMF) AND GROUNDING/EARTHING
    1. Read Jack’s complete EMF series (9 in all) → http://bit.ly/1HoAvAm
    2. Simple ways to reduce nnEMF in your home and office →http://bit.ly/1cIdpXN
    3. How nnEMF impacts biology (features interactive illustrations with links to research and studies) → http://bit.ly/1PHtvDd
    4. Why you should think twice before using grounding/earthing products → http://on.fb.me/1FURWZ4
    5. Magnetic fields can activate genes → http://on.fb.me/1KxLs3o
    6. “Cross Currents” → Robert O. Becker’s most comprehensive book on nnEMF → http://amzn.to/1Q68ZHg
    7. “Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic (EMF) Radiation and What You Can Do About It” → One of the most current and easy to understand books on EMF → http://amzn.to/1FLgFgH
    8. “Search for a Golden Cage” → A short, informative film on those with electromagnetic hypersensitivity → http://ti.me/1Q6a9SX
    9. “Resonance: Beings of Frequency” → Comprehensive documentary on EMF → http://bit.ly/1RgZo2G
    10. “Take Back Your Power” → Great documentary on smart meters and nnEMF → http://bit.ly/1FPRono
  7. COLD THERMOGENESIS (CT)
    1. Read Jack’s complete CT series (13 in all) as your starting point →http://bit.ly/1EcBb4e
    2. Ready to start CT? Read this overview of the protocol →http://bit.ly/1IFyAaI
    3. The CT easy-start guide → http://bit.ly/1e8GbBZ
    4.Don’t have access to a tub you can fill with ice for CT? An alternative is to use the Cool Fat Buster → http://bit.ly/1IJEHJJ. (Bonus: Eric Grove, the creator, is in the group.)
    5. CT converts white adipose tissue (WAT) to brown adipose tissue (BAT) → http://on.fb.me/1JR1emG
    6. How CT activates different pathways to generate body heat →http://on.fb.me/1PrpXor
    7. Cold air exposure increases BAT, T3 synthesis and glucose utilization → http://on.fb.me/1FlOyEu
    8. Why you should ignore articles about pills that convert WAT to BAT →http://on.fb.me/1Ke2Av5
    9/ Info on uncoupling protein 1 (UCP1) and CT →http://on.fb.me/1Ke2FyQ
    10. Shivering from CT promotes irisin which helps with cancer cell apoptosis → http://on.fb.me/1B5mDmW
    11. CT helps remove superoxide → http://on.fb.me/1ET0MAL
    Cold allows leptin easier access to your brain → http://on.fb.me/1FlOWCV
    12. Do you have to “top off” glycogen stores due to CT? →http://on.fb.me/1Prqwi0
    13. CT can stimulate T3 even if you don’t have a thyroid →http://on.fb.me/1GcWSY1
    14. “Becoming the Iceman” → A good book on CT and Wim Hof, the Iceman → http://amzn.to/1Fhx4HW


    LEPTIN, EXERCISE AND INTERMITTENT FASTING (IF)
    1.Read Jack’s complete leptin series (14 in all) as your starting point →http://bit.ly/1RkSRnJ
    2. The leptin Rx, i.e., how to perform a leptin reset/restore leptin sensitivity → http://bit.ly/1PKH0Sk
    3. What to do once you complete the leptin reset → http://bit.ly/1SArGXy
    4. Low-carb diets promote burning excess liver fat for energy →http://on.fb.me/1LDzXoj
    5. Your brain counts electrons, not calories → http://on.fb.me/1dvbmaE
    6. How being leptin sensitive lets you tap uncoupling proteins, i.e., why you emit lots of heat → http://on.fb.me/1cXWvod
    7/ Why you should become leptin sensitive before exercising →http://on.fb.me/1Aw2HyD
    8. How does IF work? → http://bit.ly/1SAss6K
    9. Context as to when IF is more or less effective →http://on.fb.me/1ArQXxu
  8. QUANTUM BIOLOGY
    1. What is quantum biology? → http://on.fb.me/1HIGkc3
    2. Jack’s quantum biology series (12 in all) → http://bit.ly/1EvqGJB
    3. Jack’s tensegrity series (8 in all) → http://bit.ly/1cgxOmg
    4. How collagen provides rapid communication throughout the entire body → http://on.fb.me/1FNgAcb
    5. “Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology” → One of the best books available on the topic → http://amzn.to/1Fe1usy
    6. “The Rainbow and the Worm: The Physics of Organisms” → Denser reader than “Life on the Edge” but very good info on physics and biology → http://amzn.to/1FUEXGO


    WATER
    1. Video lecture of Dr. Gerald Pollack explaining the different phases of water → http://bit.ly/1Q8ECzX
    2. Video illustrating how EZs can be more fragile than you think →http://on.fb.me/1Kl1J8z
    3. “The Fourth Phase of Water” → The best book available on how water REALLY behaves → http://amzn.to/1J2VAPF


    PALEO FOLLIES
    1. Read this before you listen to a Paleo rant about resistant starch, the need for more carbs (regardless of context) and the danger of "too much" protein → http://bit.ly/1EMj4no
    2. Why Paleo and Atkins have been upping their carb allowance →http://on.fb.me/1Ke1nnm
    3. Context on why we share Paleo fail and dispute stories →http://on.fb.me/1dsRTaB
    4. Why Paleo Mom doesn’t get it → http://on.fb.me/1AplU5k

    PODCAST EPISODES WITH WORTHWHILE TOPICS AND GUESTS
    1. Primal Edge Health (10.13.14) → Jack’s first podcast with Tristan where they talk Paleo fails, DHA and mitochondria → http://on.fb.me/1GB9rwd
    2. Primal Edge Health (4.12.15) → Jack talks ketosis, circadian rhythms and more with Tristan → http://on.fb.me/1GB880y
    3. ReWild (5.5.15) → Dr. Pollack discusses water →http://on.fb.me/1Q8E1yd
    4. Ben Greenfield Fitness → Is bluetooth radiation dangerous? →http://on.fb.me/1FUL0va
    5. Living the Optimized Life Ep. 33 → Jack Kruse: Cold Thermogenesis →http://on.fb.me/1esrmKF
    6. SalBen Research (Rub’s company) interviews Tristan →http://on.fb.me/1GBaNHv
    7. SelfHacked with Joe Cohen → Jack: biohacking water, DHA and blue light → http://on.fb.me/1FNj5vd
    8. SelfHacked with Joe Cohen → Dr. Pollack: water and optimal health →http://on.fb.me/1esrCcO

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