Peter Attia is a medical doctor, scientist, and author who works to bridge the gap between the worlds of medical science and nutrition. He is an advocate for evidence-based approaches to health and wellness and is highly respected in the medical, scientific, and nutrition communities.
Dr. Attia was born in Canada and studied biology and psychology at Queen’s University in Ontario. He then attended Stanford University for medical school and completed a surgical residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. After his residency, he worked as a general and bariatric surgeon at the University of California, San Diego, where he gained experience in nutrition, preventive medicine, and the science of aging.
In 2012, Dr. Attia founded his own medical practice, Attia Medical, P.C., where he and his team specialize in the use of personalized, evidence-based, and data-driven approaches to nutrition and health. He is a driving force behind the concept of “nutritional medicine,” which bridges the gap between traditional medicine and nutrition by using evidence-based strategies to optimize health and longevity.
Dr. Attia is passionate about nutrition and health and regularly shares his knowledge through lectures, podcasts, and books. He hosted his own podcast, “The Drive,” for four years and has written the book “The Eating Academy.” He also regularly contributes to the popular blog “The Eating Academy,” where he shares his insights on optimal nutritional and lifestyle approaches. He is a regular contributor to the popular blog “The Huffington Post” and is a founding board member of NuSI. This non-profit organization aims to reduce diet-related suffering by funding rigorous nutrition science.
In addition to his work in nutrition, Dr. Attia is an avid athlete and an advocate for the use of exercise and movement to optimize health. He regularly participates in endurance events such as triathlons and marathons and is a member of the Crossfit community.
Dr. Attia is a passionate advocate for the use of evidence-based approaches to health and nutrition and regularly shares his insights and knowledge with the public. His work has been featured in outlets such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Wall Street Journal. He is highly respected in the medical, scientific, and nutrition communities and is dedicated to helping people make informed decisions about their health.