Morbidly obese, angry, and failing both at work and in his MBA program, Dave Asprey embarked on a quest to find out if and how he could hack his brain to gain stamina, productivity and smarter functioning. He spent 17 years and more than $1 million developing his two-week “Head Strong” program. More than just enabling you to think better, Asprey asserts that his program will even boost your IQ. His personal saga is engrossing, though he overdoes the sales pitches for his products. Note that to comply with his program, even for just two weeks, you’d probably have to change your life significantly. getAbstract, which doesn’t give medical advice, suggests judging his advice for yourself, though it’s hard to argue against his core idea: better nutrition, smart exercise, stress-easing meditation and a toxin-free life are good for your brain.
About the Author
Dave Asprey is the founder and CEO of Bulletproof, a human performance and nutrition company; a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur; and author of the New York Times best-selling book The Bulletproof Diet. He is also the founder of 40 Years of Zen, a brain training and cognitive performance facility and host of the world’s largest biohacking conference.
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3 years agoNot better than any other diet book, lots of unproven and simplified statements. Rather poor.
4 years agoMitochondria needs to be treat well with good food, suplements, light, sports and no toxins.
4 years agoMyelin needs to be incorproated with linaza, giasol seeds, olive oil extra virgen.
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