Monthly Archives: February 2013

ApoE4 and PCOS, Metabolic Syndrome, Female-to-Male TS – Part 1

The ε4 allele has been alleged by many to be contributory to a number of Western disease outcomes. Not only that, the differing responses of the human organism having the various alleles of apoE has created, I think, a nightmare of misunderstanding and … Continue reading

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My Current Diet Experiment – Surprising Weight Loss Continues!

— Good Carbs, Bad Carbs? My latest diet experiment was started in response to the lab tests  that concluded my previous diet experiment because despite a significant reduction in sat fat, my LDLc number didn’t really budge (actually, it went up … Continue reading

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ApoE4, Alzheimer’s and Cardiovascular Disease … and The Lipid Hypothesis?

So much to blog; so little time! I want to continue with discussing the Plant Positive slide 33 from my last post, but I have more pressing personal concerns that are taking my attention. I didn’t mention it when I … Continue reading

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The Cholesterol Wars, 3.03: Surgical Intervention and LDL – part 1

— Slide 33 from Plant Positive‘s “How Much LDL?“ So, finally (!), I’m going to get into really examining the data presented in this Plant Positive video. The video is comprised of 42 slides plus a voice-over narrative. This post will … Continue reading

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The Mythical “Long List of Vegan and Vegetarian Centenarians”

Oh, how I hate it when mis-truths, half-truths and outright deceptions are used by some to try to promote their agendas! And, oh, how I love busting them. Today, I went to a site I usually like, and found it promoting: … Continue reading

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Plant Positive re Plagiarism vs Copyright Infringement?

UPDATE: Plant Positive has removed his accusations of me from his YouTube page. Since  I no longer feel the need to defend myself, that content has been removed. I’m still a huge, huge fan of the Plant Positive videos. I … Continue reading

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The Cholesterol Wars, 3.02: “I Am But An Egg”

—  Part 2 of a review of the Plant Positive video, How Much LDL? Honestly, trying to review this excellent second video in Plant Positive’s Primitive Response  series, has smeared egg on my title and caused me to re-evaluate what I know about the subject. Seriously, … Continue reading

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The Cholesterol Wars, 3.01: The Video Data, Indexed

—  Part 1 of a review of the Plant Positive video, How Much LDL? There are 42 slides plus text in this video from Plant Positive. This post is intended merely as an index to these slides so that they … Continue reading

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The Cholesterol Wars, 3.00: Review of “The Futility of Cholesterol Denialism, Part 1” by Plant Positive

This is an introduction to my second discussion of a Plant Positive (PP) video. The subject material presented is huge. In order to discuss this without being superficial, I’ve broken my comments up into a number of posts, each mostly … Continue reading

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My Current Diet Experiment – Surprising Weight Loss!

This experiment was started in response to the lab tests  that concluded my previous diet experiment: My thought at the moment is, the prudent experiment would be to raise my carbs even a little further (safe since my A1c is … Continue reading

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