December 9, 2022
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!
My Latest Fascinating Discoveries: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!
New Children & Teens Financial App That I Am Drooling Over (& Wish Had Existed When I Was A Kid!)
Did you know that 76% of young adults can’t pass a basic financial literacy test? And that three out of four high school grads will be in debt within a year?
As I talk about in my book Boundless Parenting, it's so important to leave your kids with more opportunities, a better life, and a strong moral compass. This means that you need to establish a strong foundation that sets the path for your child's financial, economic, and social success.
When you teach your kids about money at a young age, you're actively laying the “life skills” bricks for that strong foundation. But where you do start? Anyways, my friend Scott Donnell (who I also interviewed here about his Hapbee technology) just launched a new financial literacy app called Gravystack, which is designed to teach kids about money, and this thing goes way beyond the basics of earning and spending.
Gravystack helps kids learn by watching their money earned flow through a “Money Machine” which then gets filtered into their Spend Jar, Save Jar, and Share Jar. Being able to see this in real-time helps them to understand better how to manage their money with much more confidence.
The app gives your kids the opportunity to:
- Learn the value of saving with the Save Jar
- Spend real money through their Spend Jar with their Gravystack debit card (that you control)
- Donate from their Share Jar to any US charity of their choice
- Play cool games that teach them about managing their money
- And more!
This is the app “of the future” for truly teaching your kids about the new world of finances. Fact is, many young people just today don’t know how to accomplish real-life financial tasks like opening a bank account, buying or leasing a car, or budgeting for groceries. GravyStack's mission is to create 50 million financially competent kids ready to succeed in the real world. Kids as young as eight years old can learn to make and manage money with GravyStack.
Click here to check it out, along with your kids. This one will be a game changer for financial literacy for our youth, and I'm happy to help spread the word about it.
Healthy Ice Cream That *Actually* Tastes Good
But until a few years ago, there was no such thing as “healthy” ice cream in the grocery store, and I would pay for my indulgence later in the form of wrecked digestion, gas, and bloating from the dairy and sugar combination.
Now, not only are there ice cream brands that don't contain unhealthy sweeteners, additives, and gut-disrupting dairy, there are companies creating ice creams that deliver health benefits. Like, they're not just not unhealthy, they're actually healthy. (I go through what makes an ice cream healthy in depth in this recent article.)
My latest favorite healthy ice cream just started shipping, so I wanted to make sure you had the “scoop.” Guardian Angel Dessert Co. makes ice cream specifically to strengthen and defend the body’s immune system, which they call “Delicious Defense.”
Here's GAD's “NO” list: Dairy, Gluten, Grains, Soy, Pea/Whey Protein, High Sugar, HFCS, Artificial Colors or Dyes, Artificial Flavors, Sugar Alcohols, Stevia, Artificial Sweeteners.
And take a look at this impressive “YES” list: Coconut Milk Base, Keto and Paleo Friendly, Multi-Collagen Protein, Bioavailable Vitamin C, Bone Broth Protein, Probiotics, MCT Oil, Allulose, Monk Fruit, Essential Oils, All Natural Colors (from fruit/vegetables).
The “heavenly” flavors include Salted Caramel, Pistachio, and Coconut Vanilla, and you can order multi-packs to figure out your favorites (also, the packaging is pretty badass).
Read more about the health benefits of GAD ice cream and place your first order here with code BEN to save 10%.
My New Parenting Book Is Available To Pre-Order Now
It's officially done.
That is, I just put the finishing touches on my brand new parenting book – which covers and decodes everything from education to baby nutrition to discipline to legacy to finances to college and much, much more!
It's called…drumroll please…
Boundless Parenting: Tools, Tactics & Habits of Great Parents.
This book isn't just written by me and my superstar wife Jessa. Rather, I put together a dream list of amazing and inspirational parents who I admire and asked them to share their best-of-the-best tools, tactics, and habits for raising incredible children in this modern world.
Part of my motivation to create this anthology of parenting wisdom was my own wish to know “all the answers” before I became a parent. I would have loved to have had the perfect parenting blueprint. Unfortunately, when Jessa and I were young parents, there was no step-by-step instruction guide that existed for how to raise impactful, happy, and fulfilled young humans – so we, along with most parents, walked into this life-altering journey without a blueprint.
But now it exists. Why try to go on this parenting journey alone and make time-wasting and life-changing mistakes when parents who have come before you can share with you all their insider secrets?
So now Boundless Parenting is here…I couldn't be more excited, and guess what? Pre-orders are LIVE right now! Head over to BoundlessParentingBook.com to learn more and sign-up for pre-order notifications.
A Quick Little Holiday “By The Way”
I posted my annual holiday gift guide a few weeks ago, and wanted to point it out to you in case you are in the market for a little convenient holiday shopping for your loved ones (or yourself ;). It's jam-packed with all my favorite biohacking go-tos and really nice deals and discounts that you're definitely going to enjoy, so don't miss out! It's not too late to check out the holiday specials offered by our awesome partners, including Ra Optics, Timeline Nutrition, JoyMode, HigherDOSE, and more.
Click here to check out this year's holiday gift guide.
Podcasts I Recorded This Week:
Get A Complete, Full-Body Biohacking Workout in 20 Minutes with No External Loads or Joint Impact, Using The Electrical Modality That Is Taking The World By Storm – How Katalyst Works With Bjoern Woltermann.
Ben Greenfield's VIP Text Club: To receive exclusive texts from Ben Greenfield, text the word “FITNESS” to 411247 (within the U.S. only).
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Product Of The Week:
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Six Senses Retreat: February 27, 2023 – March 3, 2023
Join me for my “Boundless Retreat” at Six Senses from February 27th, 2023 to March 3rd, 2023, where you get to improve on your functional fitness, nutrition, longevity, and the delicate balance between productivity and wellness. Complete with a healthy farmhouse breakfast, yoga spa sessions, and sound healing, you get to learn how to live a boundless life just like me, and I'd love to see you there. Learn more here.
Keep up on Ben's LIVE appearances by following bengreenfieldfitness.com/calendar!
Kion Product Of The Week: Kion Aminos Featured Flavors
Kion Aminos just added mouth-watering Watermelon and Mango to their already delicious lineup of essential amino acid supplements.
If you aren’t using Kion Aminos yet, it’s time to start.
Check this out: You’ve probably heard that your body is made up of mostly water. What you probably haven't heard is that everything is 50% amino acids.
These building blocks of life are essential for health and fitness. No matter how you like to move—whatever you do to stay fit—amino acids are essential.
This is why Kion Aminos is my fundamental supplement for fitness.
I drink them every day for energy, muscle, and recovery.
Kion Aminos is backed by over 20 years of clinical research, has the highest quality ingredients, no fillers or junk, undergoes rigorous quality testing, and tastes amazing with natural flavors.
So, if you want to naturally boost energy, build lean muscle, and enhance athletic recovery…you need to get Kion Aminos.
Asking A Quick Favor About My New Book Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits For Spiritual Stamina
I just wanted to quickly thank all of you who ordered a copy of my new book, Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits for Spiritual Stamina.
This book was written and inspired by my own personal temptations, struggles, and failures, and informed by what I’ve studied and learned along the way.
It’s my deepest wish and prayer that it touches your life and gives you the tools and tactics you need to build your own spiritual stamina, strap on your sword, trust God and experience the peace, love, and joy of His creation.
If Endure does make even the smallest impact on your life, I would love it if you could help me spread the word far and wide, by:
- Leaving a review on Amazon
- Sharing the book on social media and tagging me (@bengreenfieldfitness)
- Buying a copy for your friends and family
Thanks again for all your support!
P.S. I can also give special discounts for bulk purchases of my books. So, if you would like to use them for a Bible study or a book club, please email pu[email protected], and my team will get you set up.
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