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- Silicon Valley executives have some surprising and unusual habits when it comes to eating, sleeping, and relaxing.
- Some of their more extreme rituals, like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s fasting regime, have provoked criticism.
- Other routines are surprisingly mundane for executives who are among the richest individuals on the planet.
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The stars of Silicon Valley certainly are an eclectic bunch.
Tech moguls like Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos all have their own rituals, which help them manage their multi-billion dollar empires, and maintain healthy minds and bodies. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has even turned his own lifestyle habits into a quasi-cult following.
The eating, sleeping, and exercise patterns of the tech world’s top executives vary from the extreme — Dorsey eats once a day and eschews food almost entirely on weekends — to the surprisingly every day: Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos both insist on doing the dishes.
Scroll on to read more about the diverse and unusual lifestyles of Silicon Valley’s elite.
JACK DORSEY is he undisputed king of weird Silicon Valley lifestyle trends.
The Twitter CEO frequently talks about his bizarre lifestyle and health habits, which have prompted a range of reactions from raised eyebrows to harsh criticism — and have garnered a following which The New York Times’ Nellie Bowles described as a personality cult.
Source: New York Times
Dorsey fasts. He only eats one meal a day in the week and abstains from food almost all weekend, eating a meal on Sunday evening.
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The Twitter CEO’s revealed details about his eating habits on a podcast with Ben Greenfield, a fitness influencer who has tweeted anti-vaxx messages.
It prompted some critics to say that Dorsey was promoting eating disorders. Dorsey has also experimented with veganism and paleo diets in the past.
Source: Business Insider
He kicks off his mornings with a drink called "salt juice."
It’s a mixture of water, Himalayan salt, and lemon, and according to the New York Times, it’s available in Twitter offices the world over.
Source: New York Times
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