Plant Protein vs Animal Protein. Are All Proteins Created Equal?

I sometimes hear the phrase “animal protein” used as a derogatory term, as if there’s something inherently bad about them.  But, are memes like this perpetuating an ethical paradigm or belief system rather than promoting human health or sustainability?  Is there any difference between ‘animal protein’ and ‘plant protein’?  Or are amino acids just more …

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Can Longevity Be Bought in a Bottle? Thoughts on David Sinclair’s Lifespan Book, Diet and Protein

Professor David Sinclair is arguably the smartest and perhaps the most well-known personality in the field of anti-aging research.  I have been fascinated by his work over recent years.   Sinclair has been involved in a lot of cutting edge research in the anti-aging field over the past few decades and has a deep understanding of …

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Do We Need Meat in Our Diet?

Nutrition can be confusing.  The fact that there is so much passionate disagreement over what constitutes an ‘optimal human diet’ suggests that we still have a lot to learn.    One of the earliest Biblical conflicts and the first murder involved revolved around whether an animal vs grain sacrifice was more appropriate (i.e. Cain vs Abel).   …

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Does More Protein at Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?

tim ferriss 30 g protein satiety

You’ve probably heard that dietary adage about getting 30g of protein at breakfast to help manage your appetite.  Tim Ferriss popularized in his Four Hour Body and recently reiterated in this video. But does more protein at breakfast actually help you manage your hunger and keep you satisfied? 30g protein breakfast data analysis To understand whether protein …

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Best Macro Split for Fat Loss, Bulking and Maintenance

Many people like to define their diet based on macro ranges, such as: low-carb, ketogenic, high-fat, low-fat, high-protein, or high-carb. However, if you want to control your appetite, reduce body fat, and improve your health, you probably want to know if your chosen dietary preference works. Everyone agrees that consciously restricting calories can be difficult.  …

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