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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

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?

Nutritional Biochemistry

#124 – AMA #15: Real-world case studies—metabolic dysregulation, low testosterone, menopause, and more

As a follow up to AMA #14 where Peter explained his framework for analyzing labs, this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)…

Nutritional Biochemistry

Breakfast: a legacy of cereal…and sin?

Where did the idea of eating sugar-coated grains soaked in milk for breakfast come from?

Nutritional Biochemistry

The red meat and plant-based recommendation wars

Does reducing meat consumption improve health?

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