Ketosis

The interplay of exercise and ketosis – Part II

You’ll recall from last week’s post I did a self-experiment to see if I could learn something about the interplay…

Ketosis

The interplay of exercise and ketosis – Part I

I embarked on a self-experiment last weekend to see if I could better understand the interplay between the different types…

Nutritional biochemistry

How do you make that ice cream you keep talking about?

By popular demand: The Peter Attia Ice Cream.

Nutritional biochemistry

Do calories matter?

In a word, yes.  But, technically this is the wrong question.

Nutritional biochemistry

Why Weight Watchers is actually a low carb diet

Invariably I get asked the question, “If carbohydrates are so bad, why did [so-and-so] lose weight on the [such-and-such] diet?”,…

Nutritional biochemistry

How can carbohydrate restriction be healthy if it means limiting “natural foods” like fruits and vegetables?

This week I’d like to tackle one of the most important questions that I get asked.  However, before getting to…

Nutritional biochemistry

What are the side effects of aspartame, stevia, and other sugar substitutes?

Once you realize how harmful sugar is (by sugar, of course, I mean sucrose and high fructose corn syrup or…

Understanding science

Irisin: The magic exercise hormone?

On January 11, 2012, an article was published in the NY Times Health blog section titled, “Exercise hormone may fight…

Nutritional biochemistry

Sugar 101 – How harmful is sugar?

Any discussion on the culpability of poor nutrition as the cause of our health woes begins with a discussion on…

Understanding science

Narrative glossary

A list of terms, with explanation, and sometimes a little color.

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