The Drive with Peter Attia — Iñigo San Millán

On: Mitochondria, exercise, and metabolic healthEpisode: 85 Date: December 2019Background: Researcher in sports medicine and performance, diabetes, cancer and critical care medicine.Key Subjects:Breakdown into six different metabolic training zones based on:Type of muscle fiber recruited: slow or fast twitch.Type of

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Exercise — Energy Systems and Exercise Zones.

Key Takeaways: Aim for regular moderate intensity exercise: Uses and builds low twitch muscle fibers. These fibers have the highest number of mitochondria – you want more of them. These fibers also help clear lactate. More low twitch fibers =

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Nutrition — Caloric Restriction

Three forms of nutrition restriction. Time restriction (when you eat). Caloric restriction (how much you eat). Diet restriction (what you eat). Crude approach Technical macro-nutrients approach.  (“FoundMyFitness — Peter Attia“) Proteins: up to level needed to maintain muscle mass. Carbs:

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Fructose and Glucose (and a Bit of Salt)

Key Takeaways: Fructose and glucose are very similar simple carbohydrates. Fructose is found in fruits and vegetables. Glucose is made by plants, mostly consumed in bonded form (lactose, starch, etc.). Fructose and glucose play a role in the storage and

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