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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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Organized Innovation
A Blueprint for Renewing America's Prosperity
Steven C. Currall - 2014-02-05 (first published in 2013)
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"Organized" and "innovation" are words rarely heard together. But an organized approach to innovation is precisely what America needs today. This book presents a blueprint for coordinating technology breakthroughs to advance America's global competitiveness and prosperity.That prosperity is at risk. As other nations bolster technology innovation ef...
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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We’re told that if we care about our health—or our planet—eliminating red meat from our diets is crucial. That beef is bad for us and cattle farming is horrible for the environment. But science says otherwise. Beef is framed as the most environmentally destructive and least healthy of meats. We’re often told that the only solution is to reduce or q...
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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In Bryson's biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To ...
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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The important Third Edition of this successful book conveys a modern and integrated picture of metabolism and metabolic regulation. Explaining difficult concepts with unequalled clarity, author Keith Frayn provides the reader with an essential guide to the subject. Covering topics such as energy balance, body weight regulation and how the body cope...
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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Smart metrics, slow thinking, off-label drugs, and a "Moneyball" prescription for fixing modern medicine--by the author of Tripping Over the Truth The United States is fast becoming the sickest nation in the Western world. Cancer rates continue to rise. There is an epidemic of chronic disease in children. Even with all the money and modern innovati...
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 - 2019-08-30
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Do you want to lose fat and improve your health?You've probably seen all of the success stories about the ketogenic diet. You've done your research, but nothing makes sense. There's so much confusion! Do you count total or net carbs? Should you eat a lot of protein or not? Is keto safe long term? What happens when you fall off the wagon?Combined, w...
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 - 2009-06-23 (first published in 2000)
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Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America's manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA's Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history. He participated in the space program from the early days of the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, and beyond. He endured the...
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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What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys an...
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
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Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Alfred Lansing - 2015-04-28 (first published in 1959)
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The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling ...
Dominic D'Agostino
@catalin357 I read that too. Great book!      source
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Fight Cancer with a Ketogenic Diet
Using a Low-Carb, Fat-Burning Diet as Metabolic Therapy
Ellen Davis - 2017-01-16
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The ketogenic diet is a natural, nontoxic metabolic therapy being studied and utilized for cancer prevention and treatment. It works because cancer cells are dependent upon a constant supply of blood sugar (glucose) to stay alive. Normal cells can make energy from both glucose and ketones (metabolic by-products of burning fat), but most cancer cell...
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