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Biohacking, nootropics, and the notion of optimizing one's human performance are on a rapid rise. Nootrobox founders Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt are some of the foremost thinkers in this space, and they are here to have intellectual conversations that will make you THINK every Monday.


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Feb 26, 2019

Welcome to the HVMN Research Round Up, hosted by Dr. Brianna Stubbs. Today, we’ll be going down one of Brianna's personal favorite rabbit holes: The way that ketones from the ketogenic diet and exogenous ketone affect inflammation.

Is the ketogenic diet as a whole responsible for the reduction of inflammation? Or is...

Feb 20, 2019

HVMN's Geoffrey Woo (CEO) & Dr. Brianna Stubbs (Research Lead) watch respond to a recent video posted by Marc Lobliner (Tiger Fitness). The video was titled "Intermittent Fasting is a HOAX - Studies Are In!".

Obviously, we had some thoughts on Tiger Fitness' aggressive statements. Intermittent fasting is not an end all...

Feb 18, 2019

Learning never ends. It's fundamental to how we improve our respective crafts, expand our understanding of the world, and grow as individuals.

An emerging technique aimed to accelerate learning is transcranial direct current stimulation, which stimulates brain cells via tiny doses of electricity. Enter Halo...

Feb 13, 2019

When we attempted to promote our podcast episode featuring Dave Feldman on Facebook, they denied the ad for "false, misleading, or deceptive claims".

The ad copy is as follows:

"Cholesterol just became a little more complicated. We challenge traditional cholesterol guidelines with Dave Feldman, who has years of rigorous...

Feb 11, 2019

The concept of physical periodization - the intentional cycling of a training pattern - is well understood and practiced by top athletes. What about applying periodization to nutrition? This has been explored less, yet the health and performance benefits of accelerating metabolic adaptation through cycles of diet...