The Biohacking Handbook

Laundry Detergent & Toxicity: What You Need to Know

Guest Post by: Tru Earth  We spend a lot of time washing and drying our clothes – as much as 6,000+ minutes and 406 loads per year! And if you’ve visited a grocery store recently, you’ve probably noticed an entire aisle filled from top to bottom with laundry detergent, which has become a staple for cleaning and freshening clothes in nearly every household (in America). But be weary of the toxicity found [...]

Why Words Matter, and How They Affect You Every Day

In a world where more of us are speaking up, many are still not being heard. Why? Because words matter; and yet there’s a laundry list of words and phrases that are either negative, overused, and/or not used correctly. These self-limiting sayings not only affect how we show up in the world every day; they can also negatively impact how others perceive us. First, Weasel [...]

How to Reduce Oxidative Stress and Master Homeostasis

Written by: Comosystems  Over the past couple of decades, digital devices have become integral parts of daily life. However, research suggests that the electromagnetic fields (EMF) that these devices emit can damage cellular components such as proteins, lipids and DNA, and cause oxidative stress in tissues throughout the human body. Exposure to EMFs take your body out of homeostasis; lifetime [...]

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Biohackers

When shopping for a biohacker, it's important to think about where they currently are in their health journey, and where they want to be. Some biohackers are extremely experienced and devoted to pushing their bodies further; these are the people that want access to the latest and greatest technology, and that feel excited to be [...]

Finding Your Zen In a Highly Stimulated World

Wooosaaah. Between work, family, relationships, and health, life can feel pretty stressful and complicated at times. That’s why it’s incredibly important to find safe and sustainable methods of aiding stress, exhaustion, and/or aches.  Research shows that meditation -- the practice of staying present and mindful, even if only for a few minutes each day – can have neurological benefits for the brain and human health, such as inducing a sense of calm. More specifically, meditation reduces activity in the [...]

Why Non-Toxic Products Are So Important For Growth and Development

Written by: Megan Whitaker, Holistic Living Consultant and Environmental Health Expert Kids need their own space. They also need a lot of stuff. No matter how minimalistic a parent may be, their children are going to require a sizeable list of non-negotiable purchases such as car seats and crib mattresses. But all that gear could [...]

What You Need to Know About Mitochondrial Disease

New to the world of mitochondrial disease (“mito” for short)? Continue reading for key facts and figures about what this disease is, its symptoms, and how it works.   It is estimated that one in every 5,000 individuals have mitochondrial disease -- a chronic, and typically genetic disorder that occurs when the mitochondria cannot produce enough energy (ATP) to keep the cell alive and healthy (NCBI).    Mitochondrial [...]

What are Mitochondria, and Why Do They Matter?

Every living thing is comprised of cells, which are the building blocks of life. Inside of these cells are a series of organelles – sub-compartment-like entities that perform various but specific functions. Different cells throughout your body notably have different shapes and sizes, and thus, different purposes.  Similar cells (ones that do the same job) [...]

Responsive Kinetics: Not Just For Elite Athletes

By Matt McFall, Founder of FasTwitch Kinetics I'm excited to introduce responsive kinetics training modality and its efficacy to all of you. We are all on a quest in life and for each the depth of that quest will change, morph as we discover ways to enhance our lives and have a positive effect on [...]

The Most Important Takeaways From #mbgrevitalize 2019

This past weekend, mindbodygreen held its 6th annual #mbgrevitalize event, and we were there to capture the magic!  This year’s theme was Longevity, Consciousness, and Community – in which hundreds of wellness leaders gathered in Dove Mountain, Arizona, to discuss what it really means to be conscious, to form meaningful connections, and to inspire lasting [...]