From April 27 to 29th, we attended the Paleo F/X conference in Austin, Texas. The “holistic lifestyle immersion event” covered everything health and wellness, from nutrition and fitness to sustainability and self-improvement. We sat through some inspiring keynote presentations, mastermind panels, and cooking demonstrations, all the while picking the minds of the wellness community's most esteemed authors, bloggers, activists, biohackers, chefs, and others related to the paleo lifestyle.
Keynote speakers include Dr. Mercola, founder of DrMercola.com, a reliable source of health articles, optimal wellness products, medical news, and free natural newsletter; JJ Virgin, who is a certified nutrition specialist, certified health and fitness instructor who started a website for nutrition advice, programs, podcasts, blogs, and more to help visitors take back their health, and dial into their diet, and master their mindset; Dr. Perlmutter, a renowned neurologist whose expertise includes gluten issues, brain health & nutrition, and preventing neuro-degenerative disorders; Mark Sission of wellness portal Marks Daily Apple; and Dennis McKenna, an American ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacognosist, lecturer, and author.
Meanwhile, we met with some of the brightest minds, thought leaders and amazing brands in the wellness and paleo movement.
Some notable personalities we crossed paths with include Jason Thomas of Pili Hunters and Walid Abdul-Wahab of Desert Farms Camel Milk. Pili Hunters sells pili nuts, which are favored for their high fat to low carbohydrate ratio. Desert Farms Camel Milk is where you can find food and beauty products based in, well, camel milk, which besides being quite nutritious, has been linked to preventing both diabetes and cancer!
Other brands we loved include Vasper, which has designed a workout machine that combines compression, liquid cooling, and interval training in one; CBD oil company Elixinol; Sauna Space, which provides unique, minimalist design sauna structures; angel fund group Wild Ventures; personal meditation assistant technology creator Muse; and Mark Dhamma of Supercharged Entrepreneurs, a consulting service that promotes increased energy, focus, and results.
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