Author: Spencer Brooks

Spencer Brooks is a science writer with a background in psychopharmacology and nutrition. When he's not writing, he's cooking, studying winemaking, competing in Brazilian jiu jitsu, and rocking out to the greatest hits of the '80s.

How to Improve Memory: The Scientific Approach

Memory is a valuable part of high performance. Improving your memory will help you learn faster, and getting rid of…

Is the Keto Diet Safe? How to Avoid Common Issues

The ketogenic diet is more popular than ever, but is keto safe? As word spreads about eating a high-fat and…

4 Best Keto Supplements – and the Ones You Can Skip

The ketogenic diet is a powerful tool for upgrading your body and brain. Eating keto has all kinds of benefits,…

3 Things It Takes to Be a Genius (and How to Hack Them)

In a recent Bulletproof Radio podcast episode [iTunes], intelligence and creativity researcher Dean Simonton talked about what it takes to…

5 Food Additives That Wreck the Gut

The Bulletproof Diet focuses on whole foods like grass-fed meat and organic vegetables that are free of additives — but…

Heart Rate Variability Training for Fear, Anxiety, and Focus

Did you know that your heart doesn’t have a steady beat? The classic, rhythmically repeating thump-thump most of us think…

Is Fibromyalgia an Autoimmune Disease, and Can Diet Help?

Fibromyalgia is an unusual illness. It’s reasonably common — several million cases a year — and, according to most doctors,…

4 Ways to Treat Hypothyroidism Naturally

Hypothyroidism — when you have an underactive thyroid gland — is one of the most widespread conditions in the United…