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Living Well Longer + Our 6 Best ‘Bang For Your Buck’ Life Hacks

Living Well Longer + Our 6 Best ‘Bang For Your Buck’ Life Hacks

Sometimes you listen to a podcast that does it all and blows you away in the process. This conversation between Tim Ferriss and Rhonda Patrick was one of those epic, all-encompassing long-form conversations that kind of covers everything in just the right amount of research-backed detail. If living long and living well are your thing then this conversation is for you. We’ve hacked it down to our favourite bits and added in a little Fibr along the way. The interface between nutrition and genetics, aka nutrigenomics, plays a central theme with a focus on mitigating the damaging effects of ageing....

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Anti Anxiety Solutions that Don't Involve Meditation and Breathing

Anti Anxiety Solutions that Don't Involve Meditation and Breathing

We all know that Meditation and Breathing are great for anxiety (please do these!) but here at FIbr, we’ve learnt there are other equally if not more effective anti-anxiety strategies that are easier to implement and require less effort and ‘thought’ than meditation. Let’s face it when experiencing a full-blown episode of anxiety, it’s not always easy or appropriate to plug into the Headspace App (which by the way is superb!). More and more people are experiencing the symptoms of anxiety on a daily basis. Sleeplessness, panic attacks and the inability to think clearly all prevent people from living life as they...

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The DUTCH Plus - The Ultimate Hormone Test (& More)

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The DUTCH Plus - The Ultimate Hormone Test (& More)

The DUTCH test is a cutting edge at home urine test offering a comprehensive insight into your hormone levels and how well they may or may not be functioning. D = dried U = urine T = test C = comprehensive H = hormones Taking hormone testing to a new level; alongside sex hormones and their metabolites, the DUTCH Plus looks at the overall diurnal pattern of free cortisol, and the total and distribution of cortisol metabolites. The inclusion of Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) brings another important piece of the HPA axis into focus. The addition of 6 organic acid markers...

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Product Spotlight: OmegaTropic

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Product Spotlight: OmegaTropic

Our new favourite, ‘here to stay’ supplement on the block is a unique omega-3 formulation which combines a 1:1 ratio of EPA/DHA, alongside glycerophosphocholine (GPC) to provide comprehensive brain function support and sports performance! Omegatropic #Your Best Performance Yet….and here’s why….. A clinical grade dose of Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Did you know 8% of the brain’s weight is actually omega-3. The number of studies that demonstrate optimising intake of omega-3 has some effect on cognition or behaviour are multiple. Your brain thrives on quality omega 3’s. Essential fatty acids (EFA) cannot be made within the human body so ensuring...

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Exogenous Ketones, Ketosis and Weight Loss (Plus Our Top Keto Supplements)

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Exogenous Ketones, Ketosis and Weight Loss (Plus Our Top Keto Supplements)

Diet’s come and go and it seems Keto is the new black. The Ketogenic diet is making a come back (if it ever went away) and everybody's talking Keto again but for good (scientific) reason. This resurgence in popularity is most likely due to the diet’s positive effects upon weight loss, neurological disorders and insulin resistance. What is it Ketosis Exactly? Ketosis is a normal metabolic process. Put simply, when the body does not have enough glucose for energy it burns stored fats instead; this results in a build-up of acids called ketones within the body. Essentially, your body preferentially...

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