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Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts, and more!
New Discoveries Of The Week: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!
A Botanist In Your Pocket
Spending so much time outdoors has become a practice in awareness—rather than seeing trees and other plants as big masses of green, I've been able to start to recognize and appreciate their God-given distinctions. Of course, with countless species out there, I'm nowhere near being able to identify every growing thing I encounter.
That's where PictureThis has been coming in handy. I've been using this cool app to learn about all sorts of plants. All you need to do is take or upload a photo of any plant and you'll get instantaneous and accurate plant ID results with their revolutionary artificial intelligence technology. PictureThis has a 10,000+ and growing plant database, and not only will it help you to identify the plants you find, but you can also learn everything you want to know, from watering frequency to pest and disease control.
PictureThis will also virtually troubleshoot your sick plants; you just take a picture to get problem causes and treatment suggestions. There's also gardening advice and plant experts that help you troubleshoot your garden problems.
PictureThis offers a 7-day free trial and then it's only $29.99 for an entire year. Considering I'm outside exploring constantly, I think it's well worth the $.08 that works out to every day. :)
Tahini has been around since medieval times, and while it is a traditional Middle Eastern condiment, it is now consumed worldwide. Raw, hulled ground sesame seeds, which are chock-full of iron, calcium, and protein, are the base of tahini. Tahini paste is low in carbohydrates, high in fiber, and a great source of healthy fat.
To limit my omega-6 and polyunsaturated fat (PUFA) intake, I don't use seed or nut butters much at all, but for something to drizzle quite lightly on a salad or meat, I have to say that something about the sesame-ish taste of Tahini just agrees with me, and I like the savory flavor it can add to a dish.
I'll be honest…I was a little skeptical when I heard about the Tahini Goddess tahini paste. Their flavors include Caesar Style, Spicy Chili, and Chocolate, and while I love chocolate (see above), I don't know how I feel about it in tahini. I found the taste to be really interesting, though, and I like that Tahini Goddess only uses 100% Humera sesame seeds roasted slowly over low temperatures.
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It's officially grilling season.
There's nothing like standing on the deck on a beautiful summer evening with a cold beverage in your hand and a slab of meat on the grill.
My pick for the best grill out there is, hands-down, Traeger's Ironwood 885 Pellet Grill.
The Traeger Grill is the world’s number one selling wood-fired grill for good reason. In addition to some other pretty impressive features you can discover here, the Ironwood 885's double side-wall insulation improves temperature consistency and pellet efficiency.
Yes, now you can smoke, bake, roast, braise, bbq, and of course, grill whatever your little carnivore heart desires with pure, hardwood flavor, not just during the summer months but year-round.
Until you've eaten a steak, brat, or chicken thigh cooked over a hardwood flame, you won't know what you're missing out on by cooking with charcoal or gas. Not only do Traegers produce the tastiest grilled delicacies your mouth will ever have the pleasure of tasting, but they're also super simple to use.
Check out the Traeger Ironwood 885 here. And if you want a chance to win your own, pre-order my new Boundless Cookbook today. Traeger is giving away an Ironwood 885 on June 14th, and you'll also be entered to win other prizes worth more than $4,000. (If you've already pre-ordered, no fear…you're entered.)
::: An Entirely New Cooking Experience: The Boundless Cookbook :::
You've discovered a new diet, so you tinker with a few Paleo, Carnivore, or Keto recipes for a bit, then you get bored, frustrated, or just tired of the food and give up and watch all of your progress disappear.
Today, I’m putting all of that to an end as I finally unveil my top-secret project I've been working on: the Boundless Cookbook. Yes, I’ve been holed away in my secret Batman lab kitchen testing all manner of superfoods, fringe ingredients, recipe twists, molecular gastronomy, and a whole lot more to bring you this new and unique culinary guide.
Here’s what you’ll discover inside:
- Never-seen-before biohacking recipes that will invigorate your body.
- How to prepare nutrient-dense wild game, fish, and organ meats that taste like heaven.
- My secret mouthwatering rubs, salts, and marinades that give your muscles and nervous system the building blocks they need to operate at peak performance.
- My best tips on preparing smoothies and cocktails that will boost your muscle cell growth, help you eliminate brain fog, and reduce inflammation in your body.
- My drive and energy-stimulating superfood concoctions, which will boost your sex drive and take intimacy with your partner to a new high.
- Guilt-free, healthy desserts from my wife and twin boys that actually taste good and don’t take your blood glucose and insulin on a rollercoaster ride.
- All of that, and much, much more!
::: Are You Ready To Realize Your Full Potential? :::
Every day, THOUSANDS of people decide to get healthy, with the hopes of having their most urgent problems solved. They want more energy, they want to feel better, and they want to enjoy life to the fullest.
Are you one of these people?
The truth is, the power to operate at your full human capacity already exists inside you. You just need to learn how to tap into it. And I'm here to teach you how.
This is exactly why I created the Boundless Masterclass: a step-by-step guide for optimizing every element of your life force.
This course is a comprehensive program for people who care about whole-human wellness. It covers everything you need to create lasting behavior change, achieve lifelong health, and truly realize your full potential.
Here's what the course covers:
- The most comprehensive, research-based blueprint for full body and brain optimization. Learn to live, eat, breathe, and vibrate in a truly superhuman way.
- Learn how to get lean and burn fat fast. Build muscle in the safest, cleanest & fastest way possible. Maximize recovery and bounce back no matter how hard the workout.
- Learn my exact, trench-tested strategies, tools, biohacks, and resources for enhancing performance, fat loss, digestion, recovery, immunity, cognition, hormones, sleep, and longevity.
Live the joyful, adventurous, and fulfilling life you've been seeking. Get started on your journey TODAY!
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to your well-being. They support heart health, brain function, athletic recovery, and more. The only question is…
…are you getting enough?
If you’re not eating at least two servings of fatty fish a week, you're likely deficient in these crucial fats.
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