July 16, 2021
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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!
Your Free Pass To Watch Me In A Groundbreaking New Psychedelics Docuseries
If you've been following me, you know that I have strong—and admittedly, potentially controversial—feelings about psychedelics, and it's a subject I've explored in depth (check out this article, this podcast, and Chapter 5 of my book Boundless for more). My personal belief is that, when used responsibly, psychedelics can have profound physical and mental benefits…
…which is why I was stoked to be asked to be part of a new 9-part online docuseries featuring the world's top research and mental health experts talking about psychedelics. Psychedelics Revealed just opened registration for the world premiere of this fascinating, information-packed production. The first episode airs on July 27th, and for a limited time, you can watch the entire series for free when you claim your seat here.
My entire philosophy on optimal health is based on marrying ancestral wisdom and modern science, and the use of psychedelics goes back to the ancient Greeks and possibly even earlier than that. There's been a massive amount of research done on psychedelics since then, and shockingly (or perhaps not-so-shockingly) much of what's been found has not been released to the public…until now.
In my interview for the docuseries, I even talk about the role of psychedelics in strengthening my family—and my marriage. Psychedelics Revealed will only be available for free for a limited time, though, so if you want to watch, register today.
This Melt-In-Your-Mouth Rib Rack Is Worth An Early Wakeup
A while back, I got my hands on a big ol' US Wellness Meats (save 15% with code BEN) pasture-raised pork rib rack, and decided to give it the all-day treatment. Now that grilling season is in full swing, I thought I'd share what I did…and the delicious results.
Then at 3 pm, I gave it a good rubdown with sea salt and curry powder, and put it in the Traeger Grill at 165°F on super smoke mode for the next 3 hours. At 6 pm, I turned up the heat on the Traeger to 350°F, and by 7 pm the internal temp read 140°F.
Throughout the cooking process, I sprayed the rack with red wine, apple cider vinegar, and syrup every 30 minutes. I then pulled it and, to let the juices settle inside (that’s key), rested it for 15 minutes, and drenched it in Primal Kitchen's BBQ sauce.
This is perfect over a bed of sauerkraut…melt-in-your-mouth dripping in pork fat. Yum.
How about anybody else? Any favorite pork or smoker recipes?
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Ancestral Health Symposium (August 12-14, 2021)
I'll be joining other researchers, clinicians, health enthusiasts, fitness professionals, and entrepreneurs at the 2021 Ancestral Health Symposium, a scientific conference that provides a forum for learning and discussion on all areas of human health.
Las Vegas Keto Expo (October 15-16, 2021)
I'll be speaking at the Las Vegas Keto Expo along with 13 other keto experts. The first 300 guests to register here will get a free drink chip for the poolside party and a free t-shirt.
Keep up on all of my LIVE appearances by following bengreenfieldfitness.com/calendar!
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