My favorite motivational ketogenic guru on portion size from history. (i.e. the art of austere discipline and hormetic living in a highly refined world!)
”…In 1558 Venetian merchant Luigi Cornaro became the first diet guru when he wrote The Art of Living Long.
Cornaro’s book came during the renaissance, which profoundly influenced European thinking. He portrayed old age as worthwhile. He also recommended a high fat, low carbohydrate diet taken in small, measured quantities. He wrote “I accustomed myself to the habit of never fully satisfying my appetite, either with eating or drinking.” His first rule was to regain self control over what you eat. He lived to be around 100 years old. His book is still in print. …” …More