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OptimizeMe Nutrition

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Quick Bites, #02

Seven listener questions:
1) Nutrition & menopause 
2) Relationship between high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and weight loss
3) Natural yeast/sourdough starter and health benefits
4) Children and trying to instill good nutrition habits
5) Cooked versus raw on the #800gChallenge®
6) Muscle cell size and inflammation
7) How to lose weight but build muscle (increase performance) simultaneously

on Protein Timing & Muscle Protein Synthesis

What is muscle protein synthesis, how does it affect muscle growth, and why does it matter? Those are the questions we’re tackling in this second of two episodes on protein digestion, absorption, and timing.

on Digesting and Absorbing Protein

You may have heard the “rule” that the body can only digest 30g of protein at a time. Is it true? That’s part of what we’re talking about today in the first of two episodes on protein digestion, absorption, and timing.

on Why Diets Fail

Statistically speaking, few people are able to maintain weight loss a year after losing it. Fewer still when looking two or three years out. That’s obviously a problem. In this episode, we look at why that might be the case.