As usual, I’m impressed with his work.
I’ve met Dave in person, been interviewed on his podcast, and video-conferenced with him in the past. He’s a really nice guy. Humble and kind are the words that come to mind when I think of him. And when I read his books, especially the latest, I think of him as courageous (and of course, interesting).
Inspired by my weird? cravings for MCT oil and his new book, I wanted some Bulletproof Coffee.
Back up: You all know I’m learning Italian for a few reasons: 1) bad-ass speaking more than one language 2) I’m living in Italy, so Italian was the smart choice, and 3) longevity. Learning a foreign language is really good for your brain.
I decided to try MCT oil and see if it helped my learning the language. I hadn’t had MCT in a couple of years I’d estimate?
In the late spring, I ordered C8 MCT oil from Amazon in the UK, and I started whisking butter and MCT into my coffee for a traditional Bulletproof Coffee Recipe as Dave Asprey created.
For whatever reason, maybe it was traveling during the summer and I couldn’t bring my big glass bottle of C8 MCT oil, but I found myself going back to just shots of espresso.
Then, I set it aside to oil-pull for oral health.
Not using it for coffee, I started to make my through the bottle this fall by oil-pulling. But, I decided I wanted to add extra-virgin olive oil to it so I could reap those benefits with my oil-pulling as well.
Then, because I like mint, I added mint essential oil drops. It made for a great oil-pulling solution.
Fast-forward to last month.
Before reading Super Human, I found myself craving MCT oils and keto-style coffee. In my research, I found this powder (on Amazon in the UK) to mix into coffee that included collagen protein powder, grass-fed butter powder (how do they do that lol?), MCT oil powder, and whey protein powder, plus a few trace ingredients of other things.
I wanted it. I ordered it.
I started making coffee with it and found myself only craving this coffee a couple of times in the morning. I didn’t want my usual scrambled eggs or greek yogurt or anything else. I did enjoy swallowing raw egg yolks though and continued to do that on the side.