Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

 

We love talking directly to our THINKERS! Give us feedback, share your favorite episode, and drop suggestions for guests! 

 

We'll see you on the other side of the microphone :)

Oct 19, 2020

What is the proper human diet? Eating is something we do multiple times a day, every single day, but defining a 'proper' human diet from a scientific perspective is elusive as ever.

In this episode, Geoffrey Woo sits down with Dr. Ken Berry, the best-selling author of "Lies My Doctor Told Me", to discuss the proper...


Oct 16, 2020

We have a great lineup of questions this week. We cover topics ranging from lean mass changes in fasting; how glycogen, the storage form of carbohydrates, works in the body; various nuances and applications of the ketogenic diet for hypertrophy, and long-term longitudinal use; and target blood glucose fluctuations after...


Oct 12, 2020

It all goes down to the food we eat!

After his mother was diagnosed with a mysterious form of dementia, Max Lugavere put his successful media career on hold to learn everything he could about brain health and performance and investigating the critical link between our brain and the food we eat.

In this episode, Geoffrey...


Oct 5, 2020

Heart disease is commonly associated with cholesterol and fat. What’s the science and data say, and is that an outdated and overly simplified model?

Geoffrey Woo sits down with interventional cardiologist, Dr. Nadir Ali to discuss how a cardiologist started applying a Low Carbohydrate High Fat (LCHF) diet in his...


Oct 2, 2020

It’s Free Fatty Friday! Its been a couple weeks, and we missed you! We have a metabolism heavy line up of questions this week, especially with the publication of a new UCSF study that supposedly showed that “intermittent fasting” doesn’t work. Is that true? Let’s find out!

Q1: 2:32 Breakdown of UCSF fasting...