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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

Is a Mediterranean diet best for preventing heart disease?

This week an article titled Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet was featured in the New England…

Nutritional biochemistry

Is a low fat diet best for weight loss?

I know many of you are awaiting Part II of the mini-series on ketosis, but I’d like to digress briefly…

Nutritional biochemistry

What I actually eat, part II – “IFIK” (circa Q3 2012)

Note to readers: This post was written in September of 2012.  PLEASE do not ask me why I eat ‘this’…

Nutritional biochemistry

Hey Peter, what does your daughter eat?

If there’s one question I get asked often, it’s this one.  And I understand why.  Anyone who knows me, and…

Nutritional biochemistry

What does lower back pain have in common with low carb eating?

Strange question, huh? Before you get too excited, I’m not about to tell you that a low carbohydrate diet is…

Nutritional biochemistry

How do some cultures stay lean while still consuming high amounts of carbohydrates?

Many of you have asked this question over the past few months, and I’m sure many more of you have…

Nutritional biochemistry

Gravity and insulin: the dynamic duo

Last week I wrote about how carbohydrates are effectively a performance-enhancing substance, at least for certain performances in certain people. …

Nutritional biochemistry

What do anabolic steroids, EPO, and carbohydrates have in common?

Before getting to this week’s post, if anyone didn’t see the 60 Minutes segment on Sunday about the toxicity of…

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.

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