The Bulletproof Diet Book Summary by Dave Asprey

The Bulletproof Diet Book Summary by Dave Asprey

The Bulletproof Diet Book Summary by Dave Asprey
The Bulletproof Diet Book Summary by Dave Asprey

You'll learn why starving yourself can be beneficial why athletes and entrepreneurs are putting butter in their coffee how to enter ketosis for optimal performance and why multivitamins are trash lesson one what is the bulletproof diet it's a high fat moderate protein and low carb diet created by biohacker.

Dave Asprey there are five basic things your diet should provide energy for your brain feel for your body nutrients for your cells no unnecessary toxins and satisfaction the dye aims to fulfill this it's made up of healthy fats organic vegetables and protein foods healthy fats account for found in foods like grass-fed red meat cacao butter coconut oil and various bulletproof products dietary fat contains more energy per gram than any other nutrient so it is most effective at delivering energy to the parts of the body that need it.

It also has the least impact on insulin levels the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels organic vegetables make up 20% of the diet and include things like asparagus avocado bok choy broccoli Brussels sprouts and more vegetables are rich in vitamins minerals and fatty acids protein is another 20% of the diet and includes grass-fed beef and lamb pastured eggs gelatin and colostrum proteins are the building blocks of the body they are used to make muscles enzymes hormones neurotransmitters and more lesson2 anti-nutrients chronic inflammation can be dramatically reduced by avoiding anti nutrients including lectins, phytates, oxalates and mold toxins.

Inflammation is the body's natural response to a toxin stress or trauma it's only when inflammation lasts for months or years that it causes major problems cardiovascular diseases various cancers and diabetes account for almost common link between all of these diseases is inflammation the bulletproof diet is designed to eliminate as many entry nutrients possible lesson 3 intermittent fasting the idea of starving yourself temporarily is scary however there are plenty of science fact benefits including cancer prevention aid with fat loss building muscle and increased resilience.

It's also been shown to increase focus prevent chronic disease and increased neural plasticity which makes it easier for your brain to grow and evolve the problem with intermittent fasting is that you can feel an energy drop in the middle of the day it's also difficult to resist the urge to eat so Dave came up with a new technique he calls bulletproof intermittent fasting a hack that allows you to reap the benefits of intermittent fasting without the negative side effects this is where bulletproof coffee comes into play lesson 4 bulletproof coffee it consists of two cups of hot brewed coffee made with low tops and coffee beans up to two tablespoons of grass-fed unsalted butter and up to two tablespoons of MCT or coconut oil.

It can make you feel full for six hours so you can resist the temptation to eat and reap the benefits of fasting many athletes and entrepreneurs are drinking it such as World Poker champion M Lee professional wrestler Samuel Shaw and entrepreneurial legend Pat Flynn it keeps you alert energized and rejuvenated throughout the day it also helps you enter ketosis faster lesson 5 ketosis ketosis is a beneficial state where your body burns fat for energy instead of sugar usually your body burns carbs have fuel but when it runs out of carbs.

It starts converting fat to glycerol for energy your liver produces ketones as a byproduct of this fat metabolism which puts you into ketosis it's controversial but your brain and body work more efficiently on ketones rather than glucose the bulletproof diet aims to keep your body in a state of ketosis so you're constantly in a high state of performance I just started the diet myself you can see my progress on my blog I'll leave a link in the description lesson six supplements 40% of Americans take a daily multivitamin multivitamins suck for two reasons number one to save on production costs they are often stuffed with cheap fillers which can make it difficult for the body to absorb and number two the dosages of each individual substance is imbalanced leading to over or under consumption.

The Bulletproof Diet Book Summary by Dave Asprey
The Bulletproof Diet Book Summary by Dave Asprey

How much of each substance you need depends on your own body's needs and want nutrients you're already getting from your food Dave highly recommends you take high quality targeted supplements based on your own needs it's best to get a blood test from your doctor so you know what you're deficient in the following have an amazing cost-benefit ratio and which Dave believes are the 10 most important supplements that most people should be taking for optimal performance vitamin D magnesium vitamin k2 vitamin C iodine krill oil vitamin A selenium copper and vitamin b12 Dave claims our vitamin D is probably the most important bio hack from the world of anti-aging and human performance it affects 1000 different genes and plays a helpful role for hormones like testosterone HGH and estrogen.

It moderates immune function and inflammation and assists in calcium metabolism and burn information if you're not getting much exposure to sunlight dave recommends you take 1000 international units for every 25 pounds of body weight alternatively you can go out in the Sun wearing a tank top and shorts for 10 minutes and your body will produce around 10,000 international units of vitamin D magnesium is almost important as vitamin D and is used in over 300 enzymatic processes to provide yourselves with energy magnesium deficiency is associated with cardiovascular disease diabetes asthma anxiety PMS headaches muscle cramps and nausea dave recommends 600 to 800 milligrams per day.

Although supplements sound great don't rely on them for the life-changing effects always buy targeted high-quality supplements get a blood test and realize that your overall diet asleep and exercise will give you way more health venomous than supplements to summarize we learn about the bulletproof diet anti-nutrients intermittent fasting bulletproof coffee ketosis and supplements in the next video you will learn why students and business executives are using smart drugs how to get a week's worth of cardio benefits in just 15 minutes the five best muscle building exercises with a ridiculous cost-benefit ratio and over ten ways to hack your sleep.

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