Thu, 12 December 2019
mTOR is an enzyme that’s expressed when nutrients and growth factors are abundant, like after you eat a big meal.
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About Today's Show:
Certain “longevity experts” talk about how mTOR is an initiator for cancer and other diseases, so in seeking to avoid these diseases, folks should strive to avoid mTOR activation.
Naturally, the conversation will then lean towards avoiding protein and eating more plant-based foods.
The problem with this narrative is that it’s only half the story: plant-derived foods can stimulate mTOR just like animal foods can.
This new video may clear up the confusion and help you better understand the loads of confusion about mTOR, protein, cancer and other diseases.
P.S. Learn new science from mTORman David Sabatini about what regulates mTOR and its involvement in various diseases.