February 28, 2020
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!
My Mind-Blowingly Tasty Ice Creamesque Anti-Aging Breakfast Smoothie
I'm constantly being asked about my smoothies, and as a result, I've scattered plenty of delicious, healthy smoothie recipes throughout the internet—like my “Wendy's Frosty” smoothie here and a green smoothie recipe here. What you're about to discover though, is my ultimate anti-aging smoothie comprised of a host of superfoods I've researched throughout the years and found to enhance telomere length, repair DNA, upregulate sirtuins and NAD, etc.
Not only is this smoothie going to make you feel like a rockstar and prepare you to tackle whatever your day throws at you, but it also tastes frickin' delicious.
Watch the video below, which I prepared in the kitchen of one of my clients when I visited him on my recent trip to India, for the full recipe and instructions (if you want all these ingredients straight from my Amazon shopping list, just click here).
The Latest Methylene Blue/CBD/Nicotine Nootropic Stack
If you heard my podcast with Dr. Ted Achacoso, or have seen me popping a tiny blue “troche” on my morning sunshine walks, then you might be familiar with Troscriptions (Tx), a new methylene blue nootropic. A troche (pronounced Troh-key) is simply a small lozenge designed to slowly dissolve between a person’s cheek and gum. As the troche dissolves, the ingredients are gradually absorbed through the cheek mucosa into the bloodstream.
The nicotine in these troches is a fast-acting and a safer alternative to smoking or vaping, both of which contain volatile and carcinogenic (cancer-causing) compounds that have been associated with lung disease, heart attacks, depression, and many other conditions. They have no fillers, preservatives, and no carcinogenic ingredients. You simply let it dissolve slowly between your cheek and your gums (do not chew it!).
The immediate effects of the combo of methylene blue, nicotine and CBD in these cause near-instant focus, clarity, verbal fluidity, mental performance, mitochondrial enhancement and much more. The zen ramping happens over 15 to 30 minutes and lasts between 3 to 4 hours. I call it blue tongue magic (and btw, baking soda in water swished in your mouth gets the blue off).
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It's been one month since Boundless has launched; and I'm proud to say that all of the blood, sweat, and tears that went into researching, writing, and publishing this book have paid off. Boundless currently sits at #1 in Aging Nutrition & Diets, #1 in Exercise & Fitness For the Aging, and #1 in Alternative Medicine Reference on Amazon.
And now, you can get Boundless on Audible and on your Kindle…
- New Audible customers can listen here for free here, and existing Audible customers can order here.
- Click here to order Boundless for your Kindle.
Already bought the book?
One thing I like to do with a book like this that I really want to get the most out of is have a hard copy for reading at home and jotting down notes into. Then, an audiobook for listening to while working out, walking, or on the go.
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I suspect that most dietary arguments would fly out the window if we all just learned to love our bodies, love the company that we are eating with, and love our food.
— Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfield) February 23, 2020
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Essential Habits to Enhance Longevity Pt. 1𝐃𝐢𝐞𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐞Fancy biohacks, injections and supplements aside, here…
Leave your comments and any news or discoveries that you think I missed below!