32+ Zeitgebers (Biological Cues) And How To Enhance Your Circadian Rhythm

Right now as I write this, I am watching the morning sun, sitting on a bench in Dolores Park with my shirt off an laptop out - in 50ºF weather!

Last night I had no sleep as I just traveled from FL to CA and helping my brother pack until 4am… and I woke up around 5am (8am my normal time… thanks jetlag).

That’s why I believe today’s topic of discussion should be circadian rhythm cues, also called Zeitgebers.

Zeitgebers (the German word for “time givers”) are signals that help synchronize the body's circadian clock with the environment.

In this post, we will discuss the most common zeitgebers, how they affect our circadian rhythm, and how we can use them to enhance our sleep, stress, weight, social life, and more.

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The 35+ Benefits Of French Maritime Pine Bark (Pycnogenol, Flavangenol And Oligopin)

n this post, we will discuss the benefits of French Maritime Pine Bark and Pycnogenol as well as their mechanisms of action.

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The 29+ Benefits Of Sophora flavescens (Ku Shen)

Ku shen (sophora flavescens) is a root with powerful effects on cancer, metabolic diseases, neurological disorders and more.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of ku shen, its caveats, and where to buy ku shen.

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The 27+ Benefits Of Ecklonia Cava and Phlorotannins

Ecklonia cava is a powerful brown algae that shows promising potential in many metabolic diseases.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of Ecklonia cava, where to buy it, and its mechanism of action.

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Torpor And Hibernation Mimetics: Hibernation Induction Triggers, DADLE, and Deltorphins

Hibernation induction trigger (HIT) is a hormone that binds to delta-opioid receptors and has the ability to protect tissues from death, oxygen loss, and more. 

HIT may be beneficial for preserving muscle in those who are bedridden and may be useful for astronauts who are weightless. 

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The 14+ Benefits of PeaLut / Glialia (Palmitoylethanolamide + Luteolin)

PeaLut is the combination of two powerful components that when combined can abolish inflammation, increase hippocampal growth, and reduce pain.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of PeaLut and where to buy it.

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The 28+ Benefits Of Embelin And Its Natural Sources

Embelin suppresses cancer, combats inflammation, ameliorates autoimmunity, and destroys many infectious agents.

It also has anti-diabetic, anti-obesity, neuroprotective, and cardioprotective protective effects.

In this post, we will discuss the MANY benefits of embelin, its natural sources, and some synergies of embelin.

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PON1: Increase Longevity And Detox Pesticides with 99+ Ways To Increase Paraoxonase 1

Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) is an enzyme that plays a role in most diseases.

In this post, we will discuss how you can use PON1 to improve overall health, longevity, and detox mechanisms.  

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How To Run While Sitting Down: Exercise Mimetics

Exercise Mimetics are novel ways of getting the benefits of exercising, without having to exercise.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits and mechanisms of exercise and some possible ways to replace exercise. 

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Are You ApoE4? 88+ Ways To Increase Apolipoprotein E (ApoE)

ApoE is a master regulator for many genes implicated in cholesterol metabolism (such as Alzheimer's Disease and Atherosclerosis).

In this post, we will discuss the benefits and downsides of ApoE, how to determine if you are ApoE2, E3, or E4, and ways to fix it.

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DJ-1/PARK7: How To Revive NRF2 (with 27+ Ways To Increase Protein Deglycase DJ-1)

Protein deglycase DJ-1 (DJ-1), also known as Parkinson disease protein 7 (PARK7) is a master regulator of redox status.

In this post, we will discuss how DJ-1 increases dopamine, enhances mitochondria, and combats most oxidative-stress related diseases. 

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How To Have Your Cake And Eat It Too: Calorie Restriction And Fasting Mimetics

Calorie Restriction Mimetics (CRMs) are compounds that can induce the same mechanisms as eating less, without having to actually eat less. 

In this post, we will discuss how to have your cake (food) and eat it too. 

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Hormesis: What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

When you optimize your body and fix all deficiencies, where is there to go next in enhancing your body?

Well there is hormesis, which is a very powerful tool for enhancing all aspects of your life.

Hormesis, if done properly can strengthen metabolism, longevity, and wellbeing as well as protect you from chronic illness in general.

In this post we will discus what hormesis is, how to do it, and what to watch out for so you can do it properly.

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The 27+ Benefits Of Burdock (Arctium lappa)

Burdock root has been used for centuries (over 3000 years) in China and in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for "purifying the blood", but in this post we will discuss the actual ways burdock works on improving the body.

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256+ Ways To Increase Dopamine Naturally (Supplements And Genetics)

Dopamine is extremely important for everyday function and plays a much larger role in the body than just bonding, motivation, cognition, emotion, well-being, and movement.

Unfortunately, our environment today is very good at manipulating and hijacking our dopamine system.

In this post we will discuss, how/why dopamine is produced, how chronic inflammation affects dopamine, what are some quick fixes for dopamine, and what are some long lasting dopamine builders, as well how to avoid losing dopamine. 

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The 13+ Benefits Of Chitosan And Chitooligosaccharides

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of chitosan and chitosan derivatives.

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115+ Ways To Increase Tyrosine Hydroxylase (And What Decreases It)

Tyrosine hydroxylase is a necessary enzyme to create neurotransmitters and protect the body against oxidative stress.

In this post, we will discuss its benefits, downsides, and ways to increase its activity. 

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The 18+ Benefits of Hops (Humulus lupulus)

Have you ever wondered what gave beer its bitter, "hoppy" taste and aroma?

Well the answer is hops. 😋

In this post, we'll be discussing the benefits of hops, how it works on the body, and some non-alcoholic benefits of beer

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The 5+ Benefits Of KB220, KB220Z, and Neuroadaptagen Amino-Acid Therapy

There are many ways to improve dopamine levels in the brain - dopamine-enhancing diets, hyper-oxygenation, toxic heavy metal detoxification, exercise, meditation, yoga, but most notably, balancing brain neurotransmitters utilizing nutraceuticals aka "neuronutrients". 

KB220z (aka KB220 and formerly known as LG9939, Recomposize, Genotrim) is a "neuronutrient" that acts on optimizing glutamatedopamineserotonin, and endorphins in the brain. 

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Why NRF2 Activation Can Make You More Sick

Recent cancer research has helped us understand how the body detoxes.

By studying upregulated genes in tumorous cells, we were able to find the Nuclear Erythroid 2–Related Factor 2 (NRF2) pathway.

NRF2 is a major transcription factor in detoxing the body and keeping it healthy.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits/downsides of NRF2 activation, as well as why NRF2 may be hurting you more than helping you (and what you can do about it).

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