Bankai's Journal - ERE mode:hard

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Re: Bankai's Journal - ERE mode:hard

Post by Scott 2 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:37 pm

You probably will notice this, but unless you buy a nut milk fortified with pea protein, it is lower protein than soy milk.

I agree there is debate, which is what leads me to still allow 1-2 servings of soy a day. Without meat, it is a useful option to have in the diet.

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Post by Augustus » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:18 pm

There's a cancer risk to eating within 3 hrs of going to sleep, also a cancer risk to not letting stomach rest for 13 hrs (only water during that time). Valter Longo and a cancer research study at SDSU iirc both talk about it.

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Post by Sabaka » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:48 pm

That's a cool meal plan @Bankai. A bit of weird coincidence but I've just started bulking, and I also follow a diet which tries to minimise as much as possible animal products. I don't really like eating constantly though, so instead I've created a 'bulk shake' which I consume 5/7 days of the week. It's basically 100g powdered oats and 100g vegan protein powder, both from It's pretty cheap so it might be suitable if you fancied an alternative to the soy protein powder :)

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Re: Bankai's Journal - ERE mode:hard

Post by Bankai » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:42 pm

@Augustus - thanks for this, I've never looked into eating frequency vs cancer risk. I'm looking up relevant articles in PubMed.

@Sabaka - thanks for the suggestion, I just found a pretty cheap pea protein powder. Looking at the reviews, it's a typical trilemma, i.e. high quality & cheap, but tastes awful (unflavoured). Oh well, I'm sure some cinnamon & fruits will help. Re bulk shake, do you drink it all at once? The few articles I found on the subject seem to agree with the common practice of spreading proteins over multiple meals for best absorption. I.e. this review from last year:

Based on the current evidence, we conclude that to maximize anabolism one should consume protein at a target intake of 0.4 g/kg/meal across a minimum of four meals in order to reach a minimum of 1.6 g/kg/day. Using the upper daily intake of 2.2 g/kg/day reported in the literature spread out over the same four meals would necessitate a maximum of 0.55 g/kg/meal.

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Re: Bankai's Journal - ERE mode:hard

Post by Augustus » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:00 pm

It's still being actively researched, so I don't know how many finished studies you'll find. Here are some links: ... ating-tre/ ... 3116302509

The last one has the researcher who found the clearest link to breast cancer reduction in humans. IIRC she is expanding the study to other cancers now, but the suspicion is that time restricted feeding slows down lots of different types of cancers, based on evidence in mice. Key quote is:
“…in time-restricted fed mice, if we just implant a tumor, then the tumor will not grow as much as the mice that eat randomly the same number of calories.” Dr. Satchin Panda, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
This is because during a fasting-state our body is able to enter into alternative metabolic processes, which rely less on glucose and more on ketones. This shift from sugar metabolism to utilizing fatty acids (beta oxidation) is important in cancer, as cancer cells use the process of fermentation to drive their growth and replication.
Basically TRF inhibits cancer growth. Or at least that's the theory. So far the only human study was specifically aimed at breast cancer, but it did have a big impact. If it does apply to many cancers, then time restricted feeding will slow down cancer growth and occurrence. This is all new research that no one has really done before afaik, we'll find out more in the next few years.

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