The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 12/14 – 12/20

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Welcome to Ben Greenfield's Weekly Roundup and Cool New Discoveries!

Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts and more!

New Discoveries Of The Week: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!

– Spiritual Book I'm Enjoying Right Now

Awareness, by Anthony De Mello, is one of the 24 must-read books recommended by Eckhart Tolle, and I'm finding it incredibly enlightening. This one-of-a-kind, how-to-do-it book responds to the longing that, sooner or later, arises in every human heart for a greater connection to life, to our own spirit, to God. One of my favorite parts so far?

“…continue to be aware, to live life from moment to moment. How marvelously it is described in those words of the gospel: “Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns … Consider the lilies of the field … they neither toil nor spin.” That’s the real mystic speaking, the awakened person. So why are you anxious? Can you, for all your anxieties, add a single moment to your life? Why bother about tomorrow? Is there a life after death? Will I survive after death? Why bother about tomorrow? Get into today. Someone said, “Life is something that happens to us while we’re busy making other plans.” That’s pathetic. Live in the present moment. This is one of the things you will notice happening to you as you come awake. You find yourself living in the present, tasting every moment as you live it. Another fairly good sign is when you hear the symphony one note after the other without wanting to stop it.”

Damn. Read this book for sure.

– Edible Honeycombs


So I personally haven't been doing much honey as I'm eating a low FODMAP diet right now (meaning I'm limiting fructan sugars), but my twin boys have been absolutely LOVING these edible honeycombs from Pass The Honey. Each one is an individually wrapped, single-serve honeycomb that’s incredibly tasty and contains a ton of essential vitamins and minerals.

Honeycomb is kind of the original ancient superfood, and my kids have been smearing this stuff on waffles, mixing with yogurt, and having along with a handful of nuts. The folks at Pass The Honey have long been fascinated with bees and their secret elixir that boosts vitality. However, until now, honeycomb was messy, sticky, and sold in inconvenient bulk trays. Not this stuff. These mess-free, single-serve honeycombs are excellent for on-the-go vitality wherever life takes you or your kids. I dig 'em.

You can get a package of single-serve honeycombs here from Pass The Honey (use code: BEN for a 15% discount on orders of the 7-ct pack).

Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

Quench: The Big “8 Glasses Of Day” Water Myth, Why Water Isn’t The Best Way To Fully Hydrate & Much More!

This episode was brought to you by Boundless, Kion Serum (code: BGF10), Organifi Gold (code: BENG20), Four Sigmatic (code: BENGREENFIELD), and Native Deodorant (code: BEN). 



Supplements Update: What Supplements Does Ben Greenfield Take (& How To Time / Choose Your Personal Supplementation Protocol).

This episode was brought to you by Kion Colostrum (code: BGF10), Organifi Green Juice, code: BENG20) Clearlight Saunas (code: BENGREENFIELD), and Harry's Razors.



Articles I Published This Week:

My Daily Gratitude Practice: A Prized And Protected Part Of My Day (And Why It Should Be Yours too).

– My full article feed and all past archives of my articles are here if you want to check out past articles.

Special Announcements:

::: Save 10% On A Super Unique Holiday Gift For The Biohacker In Your Life :::

You may have heard me talk about this gadget in my latest podcast with Luke Storey. He keeps his next to his wifi router and I keep one in my office and in my bedroom.

The Somavedic is advertised as a one-stop-shop for EMF mitigation, water structuring, and free radical reduction! ⁣

It claims to use the energy of precious stones and minerals to create a coherent field around the unit where our bodies are in a more natural environment—essentially overpowering non-native EMF with natural frequencies. Admittedly, the science is not very robust on this thing, but anecdotally I can tell you that I definitely sleep better when mine is in the bedroom, I feel less irritable during a long day of working in an electrically charged office, and I’ve had several clients actually do pre-and-post blood inflammatory tests and found that their inflammatory markers dropped her medically when they change nothing else except adding this into their working at home environment. ⁣

You can grab one here and, for a limited time, save 21% with code: BEN21.

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Upcoming Events:

– January 6, 2020: Kion Fasting Challenge – Worldwide. Join me, team Kion, and thousands of other like-minded individuals (last year we had over 12,000 participants) for a FREE 5-day fasting challenge! Click here for details and to sign up.

– January 16: Boundless Launch Party – New York, NY. Biohack the World Boundless Book Tour. Join me and the world’s foremost biohackers in this intentional, socially-conscious incubator space for an interactive storytelling session and Q&A to discover what’s on the cutting edge of anti-aging, nutritional and exercise science. RSVP here.

– January 29: Boundless Launch Party – Century City, CA. Save the date, and stay tuned for more details!

– January 31: Boundless Launch Party – Santa Monica, CA. Save the date, and stay tuned for more details!

April 24 – 26: Paleo f(x) – Austin, TX. Join me and dozens of health and fitness experts to discover the latest breakthroughs in epigenetics, biohacking, Keto, AIP, nootropics, blood testing, strength conditioning, sleep, stress and much more. Try out delicious new foods, discover new workouts, and even try new gadgets in the biohacking lab. Register here.

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