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My name is Jay. I’m an independent health researcher with the goal of providing you with the tools you need to take control of your health. Whether you’re struggling with a chronic condition or want to lose weight, I’m here to clarify what’s really going on and guide you on your path to accomplishing your health goals.

Featured Posts

  • In this episode we discuss our health journeys and our discovery of Ray Peat’s work; anti-authoritarianism, dietary dogmatism, and experimentation; whether sugar, specifically fructose, causes inflammation; and nutrition in relation to working out, meal timing, and snacks....

  • The mainstream belief is that these conditions are caused by specific chemical imbalances in the brain and that these imbalances can only be fixed with prescription medications. But, this theory doesn’t hold up and these medications are not the solution to the growing problem of depression and other mental health disorders...

  • In the last carbs vs. fats article, I described the different effects of carbohydrates and fats on our health through a bioenergetic lens and how this view suggests that fats are an inferior fuel compared to carbohydrates. But, many of the claims in favor of “fat-burning,” including that it improves blood sugar regulation, cognitive function, and libido, are directly related to the hormonal effect...

  • Hormones are a common focus when it comes to our health, especially in the alternative field. Hormone imbalances are considered to cause various issues, including hypothyroidism, blood sugar dysregulation, acne, PMS, PCOS, weight gain, mood instability, depression, and many others. As a result, our hormones have become the targets for various interventions. But, like many other reductionist tende...