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Nutritional biochemistry

Learn more about nutritional biochemistry, including metabolic pathways, fuel partitioning, mitochondrial metabolism, and relationships between diet, health, and disease.

Nutritional biochemistry

#156 – Jake Muise: Humanely harvesting axis deer while alleviating its impact on Hawaii’s vulnerable ecosystems

“If you can successfully harvest an axis deer with a bow, you can do almost any other animal on the planet.” —Jake Muise

Nutritional biochemistry

#153 – AMA #21: Deep dive into olive oil, high-intensity exercise, book update, and more

“Think of diets like drugs…no one would ever believe that there is one drug that should be used by everyone for everything.” —Peter Attia

Nutritional biochemistry

#149 – AMA #20: Simplifying the complexities of insulin resistance: how it’s measured, how it manifests in the muscle and liver, and what we can do about it

“If you’re in the business of wanting to live the healthiest life you can live, which means longer and better, you’ve got to be insulin sensitive, full stop.” — Peter Attia

Nutritional biochemistry

Do I really need 8 glasses of water a day?

Questioning the 8 x 8 rule

Nutritional biochemistry

Should we still be worried about MSG?

I recently bought a food product that had a “no MSG” label on the front of it. This strikes me…

Nutritional biochemistry

#141 – AMA #18: Deep dive: sugar and sugar substitutes

“Is glucose a sugar? Yes. Is fructose a sugar? Yes. Are they the same? Not even close.” —Peter Attia

Nutritional biochemistry

#140 – Gerald Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.: A masterclass on insulin resistance—molecular mechanisms and clinical implications

“If we can understand insulin resistance, then that’s going to be the best way to fix diabetes, heart disease,. . .fatty liver disease, and slow down cancers.” — Gerald Shulman

Nutritional biochemistry

Replacing sugar with allulose

Allulose is on the top of my sweetener preference list for both objective and subjective reasons.

Nutritional biochemistry

#136 – AMA #17: Body composition methods tour de force, insulin resistance, and Topo Chico

“Skeletal muscles are the greatest reservoir that you have for glucose disposal.” —Peter Attia

Nutritional biochemistry

Topo Chico

Am I going to throw out my current stockpile of Topo Chico?

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