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Dominic D'Agostino, Ph. D., is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida. He focuses on medical biochemistry, physiology, neuroscience, and neuropharmacology. D'Agostino is also a Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC)
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Brain Energy
A Revolutionary Breakthrough in Understanding Mental Health--and Improving Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, OCD, PTSD, and More
Christopher M. Palmer MD - 2022-11-15
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Discover a groundbreaking theory that unites all mental disorders within a single framework. Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Chris Palmer explains why mental disorders are metabolic disorders of the brain, providing solutions and treatments for all mental disorders, from anxiety to schizophrenia. Brain Energy draws on the latest science and research to offer practical advice and strategies to help readers reclaim their mental health. Don't miss out on this revolutionary book that is changing the way we understand and treat mental illness.
Dominic D'Agostino
Brain Energy, by Dr. Chris Palmer, is a great book to gift for yourself and others. I've been a huge fan of Chris' work for years and he was an amazing speaker at our 2022 Metabolic Health Summit. (Amazon Affiliate Link:      source
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Organized Innovation
A Blueprint for Renewing America's Prosperity
Steven C. Currall - 2014-02-05 (first published in 2013)
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This book challenges the myths of innovation and presents a blueprint for an organized approach to technology breakthroughs. The authors provide a framework for optimizing the way America creates, develops, and commercializes new technologies to advance global competitiveness and prosperity.
Dominic D'Agostino
Check out USF's presidents book "Organized Innovation". This book provides a great framework for entrepreneurs. It is a roadmap for optimizing the impact of new technologies through synergistic relationships between universities, business, and government      source
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Sacred Cow
The Case for (Better) Meat
Diana Rodgers - 2020-07-14
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Discover the truth about red meat and the environment in Sacred Cow. In this science-based book, registered dietitian Diana Rodgers and bestselling author Robb Wolf take a critical look at the assumptions and misinformation about meat, focusing on the cow. Learn why meat and animal fat are essential for our bodies, why a sustainable food system cannot exist without animals, and why regenerative cattle ranching is a tool for mitigating climate change. Gain practical guidance on supporting sustainable farms and transitioning to a conscientious diet. Get ready to challenge your assumptions about beef and its place on the table.
Dominic D'Agostino
Sacred Cow. Listening now. Highly recommend it. Check out the book! #regenerativeagriculture #regenerativefarming #grassfedbeef #ketonutrition #farmlife      source
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson - 2004-09-14 (first published in 2003)
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Explore the universe and the human experience with one of Bill Bryson's biggest books. From the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to answer the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about ourselves and the world around us. Join him on an adventure to understand how we got from there being nothing to there being us, as he learns from some of the world's most advanced archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians. A Short History of Nearly Everything is a profoundly clear and entertaining journey through the depths of human knowledge.
Dominic D'Agostino
Just finishing "Short History of Nearly Everything". This book is information-dense and manages to be humorous and super entertaining. Audiobook is perfect for a long road trip if you have Audible.      source
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Metabolic Regulation
A Human Perspective
Keith N. Frayn - 2010-02-22 (first published in 1996)
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This essential guide to metabolism and metabolic regulation provides an integrated picture of important concepts such as energy balance, body weight regulation, and adaptation to extreme situations. With clear explanations and accessible 2-color diagrams, this book is perfect for students and practitioners in medicine, biochemistry, nutrition, and other health sciences. The new edition features extensive chapter updates and helpful Q&A sections online for an even better learning experience.
Dominic D'Agostino
Metabolic Regulation: I used this book studying nutrition as an undergrad in the mid 1990s. It is such a great resource on nutritional physiology. I highly recommend it      source
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How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform our Health Care System
Travis Christofferson - 2019-10-03
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"Curable" by Travis Christofferson is a fascinating investigation into the root causes of the US healthcare crisis. Through the lens of psychology, the author argues that our irrational thought patterns and systemic flaws have created a broken system. Christofferson presents a "moneyball approach to medicine," connecting revolutionary baseball analytics, Nobel Prize-winning psychological research, and cutting-edge treatments to present a fixable solution. "Curable" challenges readers to overhaul the current system by reframing the conflict between intuition and statistics, and creating better support systems for overwhelmed doctors. A must-read for those passionate about improving the future of medicine.
Dominic D'Agostino
Many of you may have read the book "Tripping Over the Truth" by Travis Christofferson. I had the honor of writing the foreword to that book. Travis' New book "Curable" is an amazing story that you will find engaging and highly informative. Check it out!      source
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Keto Answers
Simplifying Everything You Need to Know about the World's Most Confusing Diet
Anthony Gustin - 2019-09-14
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Discover the Keto diet's secrets to losing fat and improving your health with this comprehensive guide. Written by experts who have spent over a decade using keto to battle health issues and help patients lose fat, this book has all the answers you need to succeed. Learn about the confusion surrounding the diet and clear up common misconceptions. Find out what works and what doesn't, so you can take control of your brain, reclaim your life and restore your health with ease.
Dominic D'Agostino
Just finished "Keto Answers". This 484 page book hits every possible question you'd have on keto, from benefits to practical implementation. Very well done @dranthonygustin and @theketologist !      source
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Failure Is Not an Option
Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
Gene Kranz - 2001-05-01 (first published in 2000)
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Experience the making of history with a firsthand account from a veteran NASA flight director. Failure Is Not an Option covers the early days of America's manned space program, from the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, with new information about famous space flights. Learn about the amazing feats of teamwork, leadership, discipline, and trust that made the space program a success. Kranz also offers bold suggestions for what we should be doing in space now. A must-read for anyone interested in space exploration and the making of history.
Dominic D'Agostino
Gene Kranz has always been a huge inspiration. Just finished his book "Failure is not an option". The level of detail he goes into describing mission control is fantastic.      source
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12 Rules for Life
An Antidote to Chaos
Jordan B. Peterson - 2018-01-23
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Discover the ancient wisdom and groundbreaking scientific research that form the foundation of a well-lived life. From discipline and freedom to adventure and responsibility, this thought-provoking book distills the world's wisdom into 12 essential rules for modern living. With a humorous and insightful approach, you'll learn why standing up straight and petting cats can change your life, and how to avoid the destructive paths of resentment and arrogance. With 12 Rules for Life, you'll shatter common misconceptions and elevate your mind and spirit to new heights.
Dominic D'Agostino
Just finishing the Audio book version "12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos" read by the author Jordan Petersen. Fantastic book! @jordanbpeterson      source
Endurance by Alfred Lansing
Fight Cancer with a Ketogenic Diet by Ellen Davis
Cancer as a Metabolic Disease by Thomas Seyfried
The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
The Language of God by Francis S. Collins
Unlimited Power by Anthony Robbins