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The personal blog of Peter Attia, M.D.

What are the side effects of aspartame, stevia, and other sugar substitutes?

What are the side effects of aspartame, stevia, and other sugar substitutes?
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One quick update:  Two weeks ago I was interviewed by the great folks at A Sweet Life.  Their site is a great resource, especially for folks with diabetes, ...

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My pet peeve

My pet peeve
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A few months ago someone forwarded me a clip from The Dr. Oz Show where Dr. Oz and Gary Taubes were having a discussion about the merits of carbohydrate restriction.   You can read about it here.

Yes, I get it — much of this sort of TV ...

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Irisin: The magic exercise hormone?

Irisin: The magic exercise hormone?
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On January 11 an article was published in the NY Times Health blog section titled, “Exercise hormone may fight obesity and diabetes.”  The article reports on a recently published study in the journal Nature, the abstract of which can be found Continue Reading

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The insulin response (video)

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(YouTube link: http://youtu.be/1o31A0Ptc3g)

This video is part of the interview I did for Open Water Source, but most of what I talk about will interest non-swimmers and non-athletes. (See the rest of the videos in this series.)

Transcript

Open Water Source: In ...

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Sugar 101 – How harmful is sugar?

Sugar 101 – How harmful is sugar?
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Any discussion on the culpability of poor nutrition as the cause of our health woes begins with a discussion on sugar. One of the world’s experts on this topic is Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at UCSF.  Dr. ...

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The Fat Trap, NYT Magazine article – thoughts and comments

The Fat Trap, NYT Magazine article – thoughts and comments
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On January 1, NY Times wellness columnist, Tara Parker-Pope, wrote an article in the NYT Magazine titled The Fat Trap, and many of you forwarded it on to me. This ...

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