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Hot Cakes, #01

Something new this week: a format called Hot Cakes (a twist on Hot Takes), where Patrick selects a few things he’s come across lately and gets my take on them. Topics include: diet breaks, self-reported gluten intolerance, and essential amino acids.

on the Highs and Lows of Continuous Glucose Monitors

What are Continuous Glucose Monitors and why are they so popular? To answer, we discuss hyper- and hypoglycemia, give a useful analogy for thinking about blood sugar spikes, and defend the worried well from more bad marketing.

on Having Your Cake and Eating it Too

What trade-offs do we have to accept to achieve our health, fitness, and nutritional goals? This week, we’re talking about the four biggest ones, touching on simplicity, boredom, monotony, habits, sustainability, and progress.