Vitamin Nicotine?

I’m literally the opposite of a medical expert, but I’m interested in cognitive enhancers and I have personal experience with nicotine which has convinced me that it is cognitively beneficial in the short term. Googling around, I found some research which I would say is markedly outside of the normal opinion, but I think it’s … Read more Vitamin Nicotine?

Polysaccharide K May Combat Multiple Sclerosis

Let me preface this article by saying I am not a medical expert of any sort. I recently saw an interesting article claiming Polysaccharide K could inhibit or reverse several kinds of cancer. I looked briefly into the academic literature on this, which was confirmatory, and while trying to understand the immune response to this … Read more Polysaccharide K May Combat Multiple Sclerosis

A Quick Hack to Help Intermittent Fasting

My intermittent fasting plan restricts eating to between noon and 8 PM. Sometimes intermittent fasting is hard because I get hungry. I’ve noticed instead of committing not to eat for X hours it’s sometimes mentally easier for me to commit not to eat until after I finish drinking X cups of water, coffee, or tea. … Read more A Quick Hack to Help Intermittent Fasting

Economic Eating

AfterEcon is all about what to after having studied economics. That is, it is all about applying economics (distinct from the study of Applied Economics). This article reviews some recent dietary changes I’ve made through that lens. When I was younger, enrolled at ACC, and working at WalMart, my diet consisted of oatmeal for breakfast … Read more Economic Eating

The Future of Food is Litty McGee

This article roughly estimates a healthy cost per meal for your use in a budget, and mentions related services of interest. Food is awesome. I’m fortunate enough to have a wife that can cook, some cooking skills of my own, a living location in proximity to many good restaurants, and a budget to more or … Read more The Future of Food is Litty McGee