I wrote earlier about how excess calories can lead to inflammation. Reading a lot of the disease research, sometimes I think they are missing the forest from the trees.
In my opinion, body composition trumps almost everything else in terms of dictating health. Here’s a good quote from a new study :
”Also, the association between lean muscle and vascular calcification was independent of visceral adipose tissue. In conclusion, adipose tissue was positively and lean body mass inversely associated with prevalent aortic calcification.”