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Circadian Rhythms in Modern Life

By?Vladimir Heiskanen This paper discusses the Western human circadian rhythm and its relation to health. 1. The circadian rhythm of a modern man “In 1910, the average American slept nine hours a night, disturbed only by the occasional Model T backfiring. We now average 7.5 and declining.” – Robert Sapolsky (Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers) The typical Western person’s...

Ode To Good Health

By Julia Gumm? It’s hard to know just what to do When seeking perfect health. Should you buy Mercola’s tanning bed? Do you have that kind of wealth? Should you guzzle fresh pressed green juice? Till you pass a kidney stone? Must you detox your filthy liver? Swear off cakes and pies and scones? Maybe the key is Atkins (If you’ve enough thyroid to spare.) Or actually, how ?bout...

Books by Matt Stone

Eat for Heat: The Metabolic Approach to Food and Drink is a steady bestseller in Amazon’s Diet Therapy category. The book discusses revolutionary new insights into the role of body fluid concentration in metabolic rate, and continues to?be highly effective for individuals?applying its methods. The premise is extremely simple and straightforward… By manipulating the ratio of...

Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition – Meredith

By Matt Stone I am not a proud owner of a television, but I was blessed to have my first Extreme Makeover experience last night. The show was incredibly bizarre. Even a casual observer could have pointed out the many holes in’the mainstream views on weight, food, appetite, and obesity. Like most?TV weight loss shows I have seen (not many, fortunately), it was a peculiar blend of sad,...

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Matt Stone is the founder of 180DegreeHealth. He is an independent health researcher and author of more than 10 books, including multiple titles that have made it to #1 in their respective categories on Amazon. ?Most of his research has drawn him towards metabolic rate and how many basic functions (digestion, reproduction, aging, immunity, inflammation, mood, circulation,’sleep) perform...