Outlive: Review and Summary Notes


Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity by Peter Attia

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This booked helped explain the method of action behind why caloric restriction is correlated with longevity, as it helped me understand the gears-level causal pathways between common diet advice and health.

Basically, the insight for me is that excess calories (or glucose) causes metabolic dysfunction because excess calories are stored by the body in unhealthy/dysfunctional ways, in places where they don’t belong.

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