Nutrition — Fatty Acids

Summary Introduction. Saturated Fatty Acids. Unsaturated Fatty Acids. MUFA — Omega-9. PUFA — Omega-3. PUFA — Omega-6. Omega-6 to Omega-3 Ratio. Lower Omega-6. Moderately Increase Omega-3. Supplement GLA. Supplement Curcumin. Role in Early Life. Introduction Fats. One of the five

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Summary Introduction. Sirtuins and Gene Silencing. Sirtuins Activity. Sirtuins and Senescence. Introduction Silent information regulator (SIR). Crossroads of nutrient sensing and stress regulation. Responds to energy and nutrients. Controls cellular health. Regulates adaptive response to energy availability. Silences genes. Repairs

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Nutrition — Methylation

This summary was put together based on a wide variety of public information, much of it from Wikipedia. Certain sections of the summary below borrow heavily from the podcast “The Drive with Peter Attia — Chris Masterjohn“ where methylation is

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Type 1 Diabetes

This summary relies heavily on the podcast “The Drive with Peter Attia — Jake Kushner“. The show-notes of this excellent episode contain more relevant details, charts, book recommendations and resource links. Any mistakes in the summary below are mine. Summary

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Nutrition — Cholesterol

This post relies heavily on the blog posts and podcasts of Peter Attia, specifically his nine part series of blog posts entitled “The Straight Dope on Cholesterol” as well as the podcasts episodes of the The Drive with Peter Attia

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Summary Introduction. mTOR Activation and Inhibition. Rapamycin. Sources. Introduction Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR). Involved in cell metabolism, survival, and growth Central regulator of metabolism and physiology. Regulates many cellular processes. Ccell growth, proliferation, protein synthesis, autophagy. Within the cell,

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Nutrition — Sulforaphane

Summary Introduction. Formation of Sulforaphane. Three Active Pathways: Pathway 1: Nrf2. Pathway 2: NF-kappaB. Pathway 3: heat shock response / proteins. Other Relevant Functions. Usage Considerations. Sources. Introduction Chemical compound produced by plants. Not stable, highly reactive large molecule. Not

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