This episode digs deep into protein and more specifically amino acids (protein building blocks) and their role in metabolism, weight control, insulin resistance, and overall health. We cover some of the following:

  • Quick overview of mitochondrial metabolism
  • Introducing protein and amino acids
  • The role of amino acids in energy production
  • Fasting and ketosis
  • Can excess protein intake lead to fat/weight gain?
  • The link between amino acids and insulin resistance


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