Blog - The Eating Academy | Peter Attia, M.D.

My 10 favorite TED talks

My 10 favorite TED talks
Share

You may be thinking, “What does this have to do with nutrition? Or exercise? Or ketosis? Or the other things Peter obsesses over?”  Well, technically, nothing. But since this is a personal blog, I figure every once in a while I can write something for ...

Continue Reading
122

Ketones and Carbohydrates: Can they co-exist?

Ketones and Carbohydrates: Can they co-exist?
Share

For reasons I’m still struggling to understand, the idea of “nutritional ketosis” (NK, to be distinguished from starvation ketosis, SK or diabetic ketoacidosis, DKA) is often discussed and debated in much the same way as religion or politics. Perhaps this can be said of all nutrition, ...

Continue Reading
566

How to make a fat cell less not thin: the lessons of fat flux

How to make a fat cell less not thin: the lessons of fat flux
Share

I do still plan to finish the third, and perhaps a fourth, part on the “Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state?” mini-series.  However, a question I get often makes me realize a tiny bit of housekeeping is in ...

Continue Reading
407

My Quantified Self, Part I

My Quantified Self, Part I
Share

A few weeks ago I gave a presentation at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola, Florida.  Ken Ford, the CEO and Founder of IHMC, is ...

Continue Reading
302

Is sugar toxic?

Is sugar toxic?
Share

I remember one of my mentors in surgical residency made a very important distinction for me.  He said, “Peter, never forget what you are getting paid to do, and what you are doing for free.”  You see, there are some aspects of being a surgeon that are not particularly ...

Continue Reading
318

TEDMED 2013…now I get it

TEDMED 2013…now I get it
Share

I just got back from the 2013 TEDMED conference at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.  I’ve always enjoyed watching TED talks online, but I’d never been to the actual conference.  I was told the experience is very different.  That was an understatement.  I don’t even know ...

Continue Reading
312
Page 3 of 12 12345...»