Life’s Short — Eat Bacon

To most of us, the expression would mean throw caution to the wind — we’re here for a good time, not a long time. For Murph, it’s a bit more literal.

Murph’s basic approach, based on the book, is to eat 75% of his calories from fat. Dr Perlmutter recommends no more than 10% of calories from carbs. To make it simple, Murph consumes equal parts protein and carb to make up the remaining 25%. His focus is on the balance of macro nutrients, more than total calories.

Bacon can provide  fat.

By request, here’s the first installment of “What’s Murph eating?” Dinner tonight was mozzarella salad with tomato and avocado, plain greek-style whole milk yogurt (Fage) with “ungranola” (see grain brain cookbook) and blueberries, and, of course, bacon.

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