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Sunday Coffee – The Problem With Cold Brew

For the last month(ish), I’ve been drinking mostly cold-brew iced coffee as part of my current coffee experiments. I honestly don’t know if it’s made any difference to my health in terms of acidity/heat. However, two problems have come up … Continue reading

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Product Review: Lumen

In the fall of 2018, I came across an Indigogo campaign for a product called Lumen. It purported to be a device that, with a single breath, could tell you your daily resting/basil metabolic rate. The campaign also said that … Continue reading

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Coffee Experiments: Part 1

Since coffee is now a potential suspect in my health, weight, and medical problems, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the subject and have set up a few experiments to try. For more details on why coffee is … Continue reading

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Caffeine, by Michael Pollan (audio)

Well this is apropos, listening to a book on the history and science of caffeine while doing my own experiments with the stuff. This short book – what’s the novella equivalent of nonfiction? – discusses how the human race discovered … Continue reading

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Cold Brew the Easy Way

Once upon a time – aka the fall of 2015 – I began to make my own cold brew iced coffee. I love iced coffee, and I’d found a recipe from Pioneer Woman that talked about how to make your … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Resting Metabolic Rate

I mentioned on Sunday that my Lumen arrived, and that when I originally bought it, it was supposed to tell me my daily resting/basil metabolic rate through breath analysis. There are lab-level machines that can do this in doctor’s offices … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Ozempic

**Let me preface the following post by saying that 1) I do not have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or high blood sugar; and 2) I have PCOS, which is a hormonal imbalance that usually includes insulin resistance regardless of blood sugar levels … Continue reading

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