Animal fat helps build muscle

Another victim of the last 40 years of the war on animal fat is muscles. Animal fat is the best source of choline,  a vitamin-like essential nutrient involved in many physiological processes, including normal metabolism and transport of lipids. Choline deficiency causes muscle damage and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but it seems it could also

Build more muscles to live longer

As we often point out, causation does not mean correlation. That's why epidemiologic studies quite often have nothing to do with science and reality. One of the often reported piece of data when talking about obesity is that people with higher BMI seem to live longer, and by many is considered the proof that being

Over 40? Eat more protein

Being physically strong it's paramount for a healthy living. Keeping or improving muscle mass and avoiding sarcopenia has a strong influence on length and quality of life, but it's quite common to start losing muscle and gain fat after 40, even with an active life.The solution? Easy: eat more protein (and possibly lift weights). The