Nootropics: Your Questions Answered

What Are Nootropics? Nootropics cover a broad category of compounds with ‘cognitive boosting properties’. They can help increase your memory, boost learning ability, improve your mood and assist overall brain function. Also referred to as neuro-enhancers, cognitive boosters, or memory enhancers. Some state that nootropics can be natural or synthetic, others argue nootropics are always

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Microdosing Pyschedelics: what, how, why, when

There has been a renosaonce in research on psychedelics in recent years. Modern research (and not so modern!) has revealed the promising potential of LSD and psilocybin for treating alcohol and tobacco dependence, depression, and end-of-life anxiety, while related research on MDMA has shown great promise for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.  Psychedelics can also increase

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The Ultimate Guide To Citrinin (a mycotoxin)

Citrinin And Human Health Although citrinin is regularly associated with human foods, its significance for human health is unknown. Citrinin has been shown to be toxic and carcinogenic in animals. Other adverse effects include: Immunotoxicity/supression Mitochondrial dysfunction by inducing oxidative stress even at low concentration/dose. Mitochondria are often described as the ‘powerhouses of cells’, due

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Have You Heard About PEA: Palmitoylethanolamide?

What Is Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA)? Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is both considered an endogenous compound, being produced naturally in the body, and a food component (see below for what foods it is found in). It has  multiple functions related to metabolic and cellular homeostasis. PEA was identified back in the 1950s as a therapeutic substance with “potent anti-inflammatory

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Alex’s Favourite Books In 2020

Quarantine has really helped me get stuck in to lots of great books. Here are my favourites books of 2020.  This is a must read for all men (but women may find it highly valuable too!). The bestselling, widely heralded, Jungian introduction to the psychological foundation of a mature, authentic, and revitalized masculinity. Redefining age-old

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Alex’s Morning Routine

Over the years the first 2-3 hours of my day, my morning routine, have looked vastly different. They have in fact been the extreme opposites. For a period I would wake early, have a shower, brew a coffee and get straight to work at 06:00. These days the first 2-3 hours of my day are

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