Body composition: impact on disease risk and how to assess and improve it
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
1w ago
A refresher on why you should care about body composition and a practical guide to determining and interpreting your measurements The post Body composition: impact on disease risk and how to assess and improve it appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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#300 – Special episode: Peter on exercise, fasting, nutrition, stem cells, geroprotective drugs, and more — promising interventions or just noise?
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
2w ago
“The probability that having a high VO2 max, high muscle mass, and high muscle strength are going to increase the length of your life and improve the quality of your life. . .is so high that to act in disregard of that is irresponsible.” —Peter Attia The post #300 – Special episode: Peter on exercise, fasting, nutrition, stem cells, geroprotective drugs, and more — promising interventions or just noise? appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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#299 ‒ Optimizing muscle protein synthesis: the crucial impact of protein quality and quantity, and the key role of resistance training | Luc van Loon, Ph.D.
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
1M ago
"It's the exercise that makes you respond way more to the same or less amount of protein that you ingest.” —Luc van Loon The post #299 ‒ Optimizing muscle protein synthesis: the crucial impact of protein quality and quantity, and the key role of resistance training | Luc van Loon, Ph.D. appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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Silencing the alarm over a recent paper on dietary protein and atherosclerosis
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
1M ago
A recent report that high protein intake contributes to atherosclerosis has limited relevance to anyone but transgenic mice The post Silencing the alarm over a recent paper on dietary protein and atherosclerosis appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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Does time-restricted eating increase the risk of cardiovascular death?
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
2M ago
Why I don’t put any stock in a recent “study” The post Does time-restricted eating increase the risk of cardiovascular death? appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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“DNA diets” are still a long way off from offering an easier route to weight loss
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
2M ago
A recent study reports that leveraging genetics to inform diet choice is ineffective in promoting weight loss beyond the effects of calorie restriction alone The post “DNA diets” are still a long way off from offering an easier route to weight loss appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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Optimizing protein quantity, distribution, and quality
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
2M ago
Maximizing muscle protein synthesis is more than a matter of daily protein intake. How we distribute protein throughout the day matters, as does protein quality. The post Optimizing protein quantity, distribution, and quality appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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A study comparing the effects of vegan and omnivorous diets fails Science 101
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
3M ago
A direct-to-docuseries twin study should not be mistaken for valid, knowledge-generating research The post A study comparing the effects of vegan and omnivorous diets fails Science 101 appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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Does low iron intake change exercise capacity?
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
3M ago
A study demonstrates metabolic shifts that occur with and without sufficient iron levels The post Does low iron intake change exercise capacity? appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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Is low-to-moderate alcohol consumption beneficial for longevity?
Nutritional biochemistry by Peter Attia
by Peter Attia
5M ago
There is a common belief that low-to-moderate consumption of alcohol has unique health benefits. What does the evidence show? The post Is low-to-moderate alcohol consumption beneficial for longevity? appeared first on Peter Attia ..read more
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