• Kris -
  • Prahlad - home care, holistic healing perspectives
  • Colin - mindfulness.
  • John - was a software dev/db - retired. cycling now, coaching - fitness, health
  • Ryan - wife in biology/nutritional science.


  • Nutrition
  • Whey protein
  • Virgin coconut oil is a good fat for smoothies bran with almond milk
  • Keto for the last year and a half
  • The art and science of Low Carbohydrate Living
  • John: If it rots, it’s good
  • Ryan: Paleo is too high in protein
  • The greener the vegetable, the
  • Are you giving up processed sugars?
  • More than 5g of sugars (fruit even), blood can only handle about that much. It goes into panic mode over that, releasing the hormone insulin. Turns it immediately fat.
  • Carbohydrates make you fat
  • Ryan: Ketones or Glucose, our brain can only run off one of these two things
  • Ryan: Calories in and out is bullshit. Not enough time in a day (on a treadmill or bicycle)
  • With juice, they take the fiber out of it
  • Eat what’s local and in season
  • Insulin blocks leptin, which tells your brain to stop eating
  • Resources:
  • Podcasts:
  • Ben Greenfield
  • Nourish balance thrive
  • Rob Wolf
  • Nothing wrong with coffee – Ryan quit just to remove dependance
  • Anon: Had hemmerhoids diagnosed once, had forced high fiber from doctor, no pain in one day. haven’t wanted white things since (flour, rice, sugar etc)
  • Ryan: When you start to understand via reading what is happening when you put anything in your mouth and what happens to it when you eat it. I have to give credit to my wife for this.
  • Kris: ex-gf got me to where I am eating healthy wise as well

One tip for people reading in terms of diet/nutrition:

  • Cut down on desserts
  • Colin: I lost 50lbs. I attribute it to Mindfulness: seperating what I wanted to eat vs what I did eat.
  • John: Get off processed food & refined sugar
  • Ryan: Same as John – Take control of your own life!


Future Talks:

  • metabolism
  • biology
  • Depression
  • ethics/morals in science
  • CRISPR-Cas9
  • sleep