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Nutritional Biochemistry

I often get asked, ‘Which diet works best?’. In my view, this is simply the wrong question. Nutritional biochemistry is a powerful lever in our longevity toolkit, but it is much more than fad diets or the number on the bathroom scale. A better question might be, “how can I use nutrition to support my metabolic health?”

Reframing the goal toward metabolic health is a critical starting point. From there, you can combine general principles of nutrition science (such as how much protein you need) with personalization tactics (such as using a CGM to monitor glucose levels) to build a nutrition plan that makes sense for you.

See the collection of audio clips, podcasts, and articles below to learn more about my nutrition and fasting framework.

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…

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

By popular demand: The Peter Attia Ice Cream.

Do calories matter?

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

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…

What I actually eat (circa Q4 2011)

Note to readers: This post was written in December of 2011.  PLEASE do not ask me why I eat ‘this’…

Is ketosis dangerous?

You may have heard from your doctor that ketosis is a life-threatening condition. If so, your doctor is confusing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) with nutritional ketosis,…

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