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Mouse study shows need for individualized approach to nutrition

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by Badger67, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. Badger67 Taxidea taxus

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    While done in mice, its still interesting results nonetheless.
    Dietary effects may not simply just be a totality of energy, but also genetic predisposition. (lots of individuals theorized this but it seems the next step is to further this in humans to find out how much).


    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160713100857.htm
     
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    I would also say the type and variety (maybe as far as genetic makeup) of gut bacteria has a role in how we respond to different types of food.

    This varies from person to person by a large margin.
     
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    That's quite true actually. There was a study done a few years back on smoking cessation and weight gain and how gut bacteria was the influential change that created the new adipose tissue.
     
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    It might just be to do with gut bacteria, current theory is we inherit them from our mothers, maybe when you see a fat family it is not just their poor diet or genetics at work.......
     
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    but mice tho
     
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    I suspect that to be true about individual diets. I'm finding that to be the case for me. As an example I have a stomach condition that also can hurt my energy levels. Fatigue can be a problem.

    This year I've found following a fish diet, for meat I would only eat wild caught fish, will lead to much greater energy levels.

    A few weeks ago out of curiosity I thought I would add grass fed beef back into the diet. When I did that, my energy levels slowly dropped. The stomach became more grumpy. Additionally I put on 10 pounds quickly!

    Now I'm back to only eating wild caught fish and as a result my energy levels are going back up, and I've lost the 10 pounds.

    I'm not entirely sure why this has happened for me, but have a few theories on what is going on.
     
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    My theory is the fish has PEDs
     
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    I think, your going to have a hard time disproving that...........
     

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