Weekly emails


Calorie restriction?

In case you missed it, there’s a new series on calorie restriction (CR) up on the site.

Weekly Emails

Sunday drive

He was an artist, musician, and athlete rolled into one.


The importance of metabolic syndrome and the man behind it

This condition we now all take for granted was barely understood just 30 years ago.

Mental health

This is water

It took many events in my life, and many years, for this to finally sink in.

Weekly Emails

The Cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will be…

A very welcome reminder of what humans are capable of.


Fat, cancer, discomfort, and giving

This week we learned there’s often more to the story than the one you’re being told.

Mental health

The power of second chances and the Super Bowl

I was moved to tears by this interview and I’ve already sent it to a half dozen people I care about.


Back to the future

The most interesting paper I (re-)read this week was “Twenty-five years of mTOR: Uncovering the link from nutrients to growth,” by my buddy David Sabatini.

Mental health

Breaking the cycle of pain and shame

This video is such a powerful case study in how this cycle of pain and shame can be passed from one generation to the next


A big predictor of heart disease risk that most doctors don’t screen for

The most interesting article I read this week was this paper on the NHLBI’s recommendations to reduce Lp(a)-mediated risk of cardiovascular disease.

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