Dr Oz: Tim Ferriss Energy Boosters – Natto, Dandelion Coffee & Plantain Weed
Tim Ferriss Energy Boosters: In this segment of the Oz show today Tim Ferriss shared with Dr Oz today a few energy boosters for that afternoon slump that hits us all. Tim’s Super Tonic Dandelion Coffee, Natto, Plantain Weed, or breathe in the aroma from a basil bowl.
These are just Tim Ferriss’ energy boosters to help you lose weight and jumpstart your body from today’s Dr Oz Show.
Tim Ferriss 30/30 Rule
Tim says to eat 30 grams of protein within the first 30 minutes of waking up to rev up your metabolism plus it will prevent overeating later in the day. Research shows that a protein-rich breakfast will keep you fuller longer and helps promote weight loss.
In The morning Tim Ferriss recommends Blue Light Therapy, Coffee With Grapefruit Juice (have a shot of grapefruit juice before your morning coffee) to prolong the energy effects of your coffee. Try incorporating a half-cup of black lentils into an omelette in the morning as 1/2 cup of black lentils contains 12 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber to keep you full.
Tim Ferris also said to eat “dirt” for breakfast to increase energy, one of Tim’s tasty recipes that looks like dirt that contains almond milk, cocoa powder and coffee.
Dr Oz: Tim Ferriss Natto
This fermented soybean paste is very popular in the Japanese diet. Natto contains the enzyme nattokinase, which aids digestion and has also been shown to reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s and blood clots. Take 2-3 tablespoons of natto first thing in the morning. Or try a nattokinase supplement. Take 100mg, 3 times a day. Available at Japanese markets or health food stores.
Dr Oz: Tim Ferriss Basil Bowl
Holy basil leaves contain eugenol and caryophyllene, aromatic compounds that have long been used in ayurvedic medicine as essential oils to elevate mood and spirit. To release their aroma, place the leaves in a bowl and pour steaming hot water over them. Add mint and thyme, if you wish, which also have energy-boosting properties. Breathe in these aromas anytime in the afternoon to help you relax and regain energy. Available at grocery and health food stores.
Dr Oz: Tim Ferriss Plaintain Weed
This weed has been used for hundreds of years to help reduce various types of inflammation-related ailments including psoriasis and bruises. Plantain weed can help reduce the inflammation caused by daily stress. Apply plantain weed ointment to your temples in the late afternoon. Available at health or natural food stores.
Try a cup of Tim Ferriss’ Super Tonic: Dandelion Coffee to boost energy at any time of the day, reach for Ferriss’ Super Tonic. This alternative to regular coffee contains dandelion root, a substance often used by competitive wrestlers to help keep weight down. This medicinal herb has also been used for centuries to aid liver function, cure an upset stomach and more. It also increases energy and helps reduce excess water bloat.
You can buy dandelion powder or capsules at any health food store. Or buy it in chopped form and grind into powder on your own.
1-2 tbsp dandelion root powder
1/4 cup water
Coconut milk, to taste
Cardamom, to taste
Brew in a regular coffeemaker. Or use a drip method by placing ground dandelion in a coffee filter on top of a cup and pour water over it. Let steep for the perfect brew. Because dandelion tastes bitter, you may want to add some sweet and creamy coconut milk. Top with aromatic cardamom.
Tim Ferriss’ 4 Easy Tricks to Master Healthy Cooking
Try macadamia nut oil, it contains the highest level of monounsaturated fats, tastes a lot like butter and has a high smoking point.
Health benefits from pairing herbs:
1. Pair Fish and Fennel for digestion & Constipation
2. Pair Beef & Pork and Rosemary – rosemary protects against dementia and Alzheimer’s.
3. Pair Eggs With Tarragon – tarragon fights fatigue and calms nerves.
A few more of Tim’s secret are Try olive oil on Ice Cream, Black Pepper on Watermelon and almond butter on a hamburger