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Why You Should Not Eat Veggies

Plants vs. Meat: Why I Stopped Eating Veggies

In this article, I’ll talk about the scientific rationale behind having removed most plant foods from my diet in favor of meat and organ meats. That’s because plants are poor sources of vitamins and minerals. Plus, plants use chemicals (instead of teeth and claws) to deter you from eating them.

How to live a healthy lifestyle

How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

While many people know how to live healthily, the world we live in doesn’t make it easy to actually do so. In fact, our food and the healthcare systems appear to be stacked against us, making it difficult to live a healthy life. In this article, I’ll share my top five tips that can help you improve your well-being — and you can implement many of them today.

ANTIAGING

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TouchPoints Review: Stress Relief in 30 Seconds

TouchPoints is a wrist-worn device that uses bi-lateral tactile stimulation (vibrations) that engage both hemispheres of the brain to reduce stress and anxiety. My kids and I have been using TouchPoints for several weeks to find out if it really works.

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How Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) Impact Your Health

Scientific studies have shown that EMFs can impact your body on a cellular level, causing tissue heating and more. In this blog post, I’ll dig into the scientific evidence and explain why you should reduce your exposure to certain EMFs. I’ll also introduce you to EMF mitigation devices you can install in your home or place of work.

Biosense review - breath ketone meter

Biosense Breath Ketone Meter Review

Biosense uses deep lung sampling to accurately and non-invasively measure your breath ketone levels. In this review, I’ll tell you why I prefer Biosense over any of the other ketone testing methods I’ve tried, including urine and finger-prick tests.

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Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Artificial sources of light emit wavelengths that don’t occur in nature after sunset. That blue and green light disrupts our circadian rhythm and the release of melatonin, leading to poor sleep. Blue light blocking glasses can help protect your melatonin release and significantly improve your sleep.

fitness gear

WHOOP Strap 3.0 Review

WHOOP STRAP 3.0 Review

Hands-on review of the WHOOP Strap 3.0 from the perspective of an amateur CrossFit athlete, and a comparison with the Apple Watch Series 4, Biostrap and Oura Ring.

Whoop vs Fitbit

WHOOP Strap 3 vs. Fitbit Sense

An in-depth comparison of two popular fitness and sleep trackers: the WHOOP Strap 3.0 and the Fitbit Sense, the company’s flagship wearable. After reading this article, you’ll be able to decide which fitness tracker is best for you.

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WHOOP vs. Apple Watch

I’ve been wearing an Apple Watch since Day 1 and a WHOOP strap since early 2019. I still wear both devices. In this article, I explain why that is and what the differences are between the two devices as far as fitness and sleep tracking are concerned.

Oura Ring 2 Review and Comparison

Oura Ring Hands-On Review and Comparison

I’ve had the Oura Ring for several weeks to see how it compares to WHOOP in terms of accuracy and in delivering actionable information that I can use to improve my health. Here is everything I’ve learned over the past 30 days.

PowerDot 2.0 Electric Muscle Stimulator Review

PowerDot Smart Muscle Stimulator Review

PowerDot 2.0 is an electric muscle stimulator (EMS) that has been scientifically proven to reduce pain, speed up recovery times and improve strength and conditioning. In this review, I’ll tell you how my wife and I use PowerDot as part of our CrossFit routine.

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SHOULD YOU SUPPLEMENT WITH BOVINE COLOSTRUM?

Should You Supplement with Bovine Colostrum?

Bovine colostrum is packed with micronutrients, antibodies and growth factors that have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties to help your body fight off infections. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this intriguing supplement that most people have never even heard of.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF SOIL-BASED PROBIOTICS

Health Benefits of Soil-Based Probiotics

Soil-based probiotics (SBOs) have unique advantages over traditional probiotics because of their natural protection mechanisms. SBOs are shelf-stable and resist heat and the harsh environment that is the human GI tract.

ketogenic Diet

Biosense review - breath ketone meter

Biosense Breath Ketone Meter Review

Biosense uses deep lung sampling to accurately and non-invasively measure your breath ketone levels. In this review, I’ll tell you why I prefer Biosense over any of the other ketone testing methods I’ve tried, including urine and finger-prick tests.

WHY YOU NEED ELECTROLYTE SUPPLEMENTS ON KETO

Why You Need Electrolyte Supplements On Keto

The ketogenic diet increases your risk of an electrolyte imbalance as the body flushes out vital minerals as you enter ketosis. That’s why it’s important to replenish your electrolytes through diet and supplementation. Here are the top three supplements I use.

Best Cooking Oils for Keto

Here are the top 10 cooking oils/fats for keto, paleo and other low-carb diets — including some exotic options, such as camel hump fat — based on scientific evidence and what my wife and I cook with.

Best nuts and seeds for keto

Best Nuts and Seeds For Keto

Nuts and seeds are popular food choices on the ketogenic (keto) diet. But it’s not only the carbohydrates in nuts and seeds you should be worried about! Most nuts contain antinutrients and inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids. Here is what you need to know.

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Why You Should Not Eat Veggies

Plants vs. Meat: Why I Stopped Eating Veggies

In this article, I’ll talk about the scientific rationale behind having removed most plant foods from my diet in favor of meat and organ meats. That’s because plants are poor sources of vitamins and minerals. Plus, plants use chemicals (instead of teeth and claws) to deter you from eating them.

Is Pizza Healthy or Unhealthy?

Is Pizza Healthy or Unhealthy?

To find out whether pizza is healthy or unhealthy, we have to understand the ingredients that make up this delicious food. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about pizza and how to enjoy it guilt-free, even if you follow a paleo or ketogenic diet like I do.

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Intermittent fasting and working out

How to Improve Muscle Recovery

Studies have shown that consuming a 1:1 ratio of fat and protein before or after physical activity can speed up muscle recovery while carbs often have the opposite effect.

Benefits of nose breathing

Benefits of Nose Breathing

A deep-dive into the scientifically-proven benefits of nose breathing and how you can use them to improve your exercise performance and overall wellbeing.

How To Recover From A Workout Faster

How to Recover From a Workout Faster

A tough workout adds stress to your body and causes muscle tissue to break down. In other words, working out hard makes you weaker — at least, temporarily. It’s what’s you do before and after a workout that determines if your body can repair the inflicted damage and come out stronger on the other side. That’s called supercompensation and it’s a key factor in muscle recovery.

Product Reviews

MUD WTR Review

MUD WTR Coffee Alternative Review

MUD\WTR is an organic coffee alternative made out of mushrooms, cacao and spices. It has only one-seventh of the caffeine of coffee and it gives you a longer-lasting boost of energy without the jitters and crash.

Kyvol AF60 air fryer review

Kyvol Air Fryer Review

Air frying is considered a healthier alternative to deep frying. In this review, I’ll debunk some myths and tell you when air frying is truly a better option. I’ll also share my impression of the Kyvol AF60 air fryer, which we’ve been using for the past few months.

SHOULD YOU SUPPLEMENT WITH BOVINE COLOSTRUM?

Should You Supplement with Bovine Colostrum?

Bovine colostrum is packed with micronutrients, antibodies and growth factors that have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties to help your body fight off infections. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this intriguing supplement that most people have never even heard of.

the best beef liver supplements

Best Beef Liver Supplements

Liver is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. But when was the last time you ate it? Freeze-dried beef liver supplements are an excellent choice for getting liver back into your diet without the taste and flavor issues. In this article, I share my top supplement recommendations that we use at the Kummer household.