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Ardy Arianpour, founder & CEO, Seqster: How harmonizing health data in a single space can help with health optimization
Many of us wear several health wearables, be it Whoop, Fitbit, or in my case, Lief Therapeutics, take tests such as comprehensive blood panels, Organic Acids Test (OAT) etc., all from different providers. The results are available through their own platforms/apps, making it hard to get the maximum values out of these data. Seqster, a company […]
Tasty and nutrition-filled energy bars are everyone’s favourites! Upgrade your healthy snack with added grass-fed collagen for further health benefits. Most often, collagen is associated with skin benefits, but collagen’s health benefits go much deeper than just skin deep. It is very rich in amino acid glycine – a 100 grams of grass-fed beef collagen […]
Catharine discovered the power of algae while searching the best nutritional support for her sister who was fighting cancer. Upon witnessing the powerful health benefits of algae, she decided to dive deep into researching algae and their health benefits and founded ENERGYBits, a company that specializes in top quality microalgae (spirulina & chlorella). Catharine discusses […]
From the very first day I had Lief on, it changed my life completely providing insights previously unavailable. This may sound a little dramatic, but for me, who had no clue for why my HRV is routinely so lousy, continuous HRV data finally pinpointed which types of activities and/or life choices are hurting my HRV […]
Rohan Dixit, founder and CEO of Lief Therapeutics: Discover and improve the state of your mind through continuous HRV monitoring with biofeedback
Rohan left his academic job as neuroscientist to spend almost an year with monks in Tibetan mountains. Initially focusing on scanning monks’ brains, his focus shifted to heart rate variability (HRV) as a way into the state of our mind. In this interview, Rohan discusses HRV both as a measurement of and intervention to mental […]
Growing up in Japan, I never paid attention to certain cultural teachings around me that I only now, as a grown-up living outside my home country, realise are super valuable insights into a long and healthy living. In my conversation with Martin Kremmer, he reminded me of one of these biohacks that kids growing up […]
Nichola Conlon: Co-founder & CEO of Nuchido; Restore your NAD+ level by fixing the body’s NAD+ factory
Today, biohackers are widely aware of the importance of NAD+ in the body, whose level dramatically declines as we age. Amid the increased awareness, NAD+ precursors like NR and NMN have gained tremendous popularity. But is supplementing with an NAD+ precursor the best way to restore NAD+ to a youthful level? Nichola discusses why fixing […]
Interview with Tord Wingren, founder and executive advisor BrainLit: company on a mission to make healthy indoor lighting for everyone
Did you know that 20 % of our genes are affected by the light? Our genes developed when our ancestors lived outdoors living with the natural light. Yet, many of us today spend a significant portion of our day indoors surrounded by artificial lighting that is suboptimal to our health. What can we do about it? […]
With the increasing popularity of red & near infrared light therapy among biohackers and health optimizers, ever-increasing number of brands offer light therapy panels today, but not all light panels are made equal. We are very excited to share our conversation with Scott from Mito Red Light whose light therapy panel we personally use and […]
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