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The Meta Health Podcast

Jan 12, 2022

Muscles are a key organ for longevity, yet the majority of patients I see in my clinic suffer metabolically, physically, and even mentally from a lack of optimal muscle strength.  Most individuals are also consuming insufficient protein to activate muscle growth.  In this episode I discuss:

  • The science of muscle growth (aka muscle protein synthesis)
  • The role of insulin and mTOR using a Marvel superhero 
  • Defining optimal protein intake for muscle growth
  • Vegetarian vs animal protein
  • Fasting, exercise and other lifestyle factors affecting muscle