How to make sense of dietary advice

I am often perplexed at some of the dietary advice that I read about or that come from respected and/or well meaning people.  Even if you look at advice from the generally low carb advocates, you find a huge variation in what is recommended as “best for your health”.  I can well understand that readers just give up in the end and give in to the temptations of the dark side.

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mTOR, Protein and Fasting

The New Year has come and gone and everyone spent some time thinking about losing weight, healthy eating and whether to bother with a New Year’s resolution. Well, in case you are still working on your resolution (maybe for next year) then here is something to think about. While the picture at the top might scare you away, the message is worthy of your time as I hope it adds to your understanding of how your body repairs itself and why eating (or not eating) plays such a large part. Continue reading