July 24, 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!
Incredibly Interesting Book On A Crazy “Physical Culture Icon” I'm Reading Right Now
Mr. America: How Muscular Millionaire Bernarr Macfadden Transformed the Nation Through Sex, Salad, and the Ultimate Starvation Diet.
During two feverish decades between the world wars, Bernarr Macfadden did more to educate the world about healthy eating, alternative medicine, regular sexual activity, and exercise than anyone in history. His disciples included Upton Sinclair and Charles Atlas; among his employees were Walter Winchell, Ed Sullivan, and Eleanor Roosevelt. He launched the worst newspaper in U.S. history, founded a whole-grain utopian community in the New Jersey suburbs, trained fascist cadets for Mussolini, and came within a hair's breadth of being elected senator from Florida running on a physical fitness platform. Yet today few have heard of this larger-than-life entrepreneur who changed American society. In Mr. America Mark Adams illuminates Macfadden's captivating, ambitious, and unparalleled life.
You can pick up a copy on Amazon here.
My Perfect Pumpkin Pie Keto Smoothie Recipe
Yesterday on Instagram, I asked my audience to guess the ingredients to my mystery smoothie—one of which is one of the most well-researched supplements for increased strength and muscle mass and two others are derived from insects…
…so, without further ado, here are the mystery ingredients:
- 1/2 cup Organic Pumpkin Puree
- 5g (1 scoop) Kion Creatine (use code BEN1 to save 10% on your first purchase)
- 1 scoop PerfectKeto – BHB keto salts (preferably salted caramel flavor)
- 1 scoop PerfectKeto – Keto Collagen
- One heaping tablespoon To be keto Chocolate SuperFuel with mushrooms (preferably chai flavor)
- 1 teaspoon Lost Empire Herbs Black Ant Extract
- One dropperful Omica Organics Stevia (preferably vanilla)
- Sprinkle a handful of Beekeepers Naturals Bee Pollen and a handful of energybits Chlorella Tabs after blending (use code BEN to save 10%)
You can also add about two heaping teaspoons of Ceylon cinnamon for additional flavor, along with a teaspoon of sea salt. Are you using any of these already? Anything I should add? Let me know in the comments section below!
Podcasts I Recorded This Week:
Why Viruses Are Crucial To Life On This Planet, The Link Between Air Pollution, Glyphosate & Pandemics, Loss Of Biodiversity (& What We Can Do About It) & More With Dr. Zach Bush.
This episode was brought to you by Kion Serum (code BEN10), Butcher Box, Pique Tea (code GREENFIELD), and Lucy Nicotine Gum (code BEN20).
Q&A 415: What Is Ben Greenfield’s Current Daily Routine? 13 New Body Hacks, What To Do About Caffeine Sensitivities, Alternatives To Coffee & Much More.
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Articles I Published This Week:
All Of Your Burning Keto Questions Answered: Fasting On Keto, Keto For Fat Loss, Keto Nootropics & Supplements, & Much More!
Sabbath Ramblings: The “Make Every Moment Count” Myth.
My full article feed and all past archives of my articles are here if you want to check out past articles.
Articles I Was Featured In This Week:
Soles By Michelin: Ben Greenfield on biohacking: the new training that can’t be ignored
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Why Humans Need Cold Exposure: An Evolutionary Case for Cold Therapy https://t.co/zEhx9kOhDf via @getkion
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4 thoughts on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 7/18 – 7/24”
Hi Ben, are you concerned with putting ketones in your smoothie considering the fact that ketone supplementation in the presence of carbs and protein upregulates mTOR? Do you plan to continue putting ketones in your morning smoothie?
mTOR isn’t always evil.
What on earth are you eating pumpkin for??? I thought you were Dr. Gundry informed.
For Pumpkin Pie Keto Smoothie:
Add Turmeric with the Ceylon Cinnamon for an extra spicy kick!