Author: Alex

Lab-grown “Mini-lungs” Provide Details on How SARS-COV-2 Affects the Lungs

Researchers made a huge step forward in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic by creating lab-grown “mini-lungs” that provide details on how SARS-COV-2 affects the lungs. SARS-COV-2, also known as COVID-19 or “the new Coronavirus” has taken the planet by storm. More aggressive than the flu, it is able to spread very fast, so we all had…


Can Intermittent Fasting Cause Kidney Stones?

Intermittent Fasting (IF) has been creating quite a hype lately. It comes with a LOT of benefits (see this article), but it can also lead to some problems. The topic I want to discuss today is Can Intermittent Fasting Cause Kidney Stones? Embed from Getty Images My Experience I was practicing IF for about 7-8…


What Percentage of Our Brain Do We Use?

You have certainly seen or read at least a few times that we only use 10 percent of our brains on a daily basis. This idea has appeared in many books and movies. Probably the best known are the movie Lucy, and the novel The Dark Fields with its adaptation, the movie Limitless (the percentage…


Is Bone Broth Good for You?

Collagen has been a buzz word lately. More and more health-conscious individuals, athletes, or people with chronic diseases (like Lyme or Leaking gut) are talking about getting collagen supplements or drinking bone broth on a regular basis. There are lots of studies regarding collagen supplements, as this is a growing market and many companies fund…


What Are Brainwaves and How Do They Influence You?

The human brain contains approximately 86 billion neurons. These are the bits and pieces that form our thoughts, emotions, memories, or behaviors. In order to do that, they need to communicate, and they do that using electricity and chemical substances.¬† When multiple neurons transmit an electrical signal,¬†this becomes strong enough to be measured even from…


Improve Your Memory with Aerobic Exercise

I’m sure you know exercising is good for you, but did you know that you can actually improve your memory with cardio exercise? If you have ever searched for exercising plans (who didn’t at least once?), you encountered the terms cardio or aerobic exercise. What is Aerobic Exercise? Aerobic exercise, also known as cardio, are…


What Is VO2 Max and How to Calculate It

If you practice any sport and you searched for training plans, you have certainly bumped into the VO2 max term multiple times. But what is VO2 max? It is a value that indicates the maximum volume of oxygen your body can take in and use during exercise. It can be found under many names, like…


How to Biohack Your Workouts

Being active and fit is very important for your health. Some people spend more than one our several times per week at the gym, others spend the same amount working out at home or outside. Most of the people doing this actually enjoy their time working out. In fact, if you hate it and you…


Jump-start Your Day with a Cold Shower

I’m not a morning person, and I always struggled with a lack of energy and focus in the morning. This was until I discovered that I can jump-start my day with a cold shower! This wakes me up quickly, and I come out of it energized and ready to conquer the day. I remember that…


Easy Biohacks – How to Hack Your Body Language

Body language is a type of nonverbal communication based on physical behaviors like body posture and movements, eye movement, and facial expressions. The first impression you make is extremely important, and body language plays a significant role in building it. It is said that you never get a second chance to make a good first…