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Rethinking Paleo – the good, the bad and the ugly

Just the other day, I ran into this mostly great blog post by one of my favorites, Stephan Guyenet, that discussed a 2012 study supposedly comparing a Paleolithic diet with a conventional coronary care diet. In this case, I have to disagree with both … Continue reading

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Yet Another Journal Study that Will Obfuscate Rather than Clarify

A friend sent me a journal link to evaluate and now I have to rant! The journal article was reporting the results of a study comparing the effect on diabetic blood sugar control of a low-carb ketogenic vs a low GI … Continue reading

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The Cholesterol Wars, 1: Intro

Before I can continue telling the Bill Lands story (see Who Is Bill Lands and Why Would Anyone Care?, 1: Intro), I think I have to digress into cholesterol and politics. In case it’s escaped your notice, there’s a huge war raging … Continue reading

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WTF? How Do You Explain These Lab Values?

Isn’t reality fascinating — often so different from our expectations! My lab values are back and they are actually a bit mind boggling! My just ended diet experiment: Total fat:                  – decrease … Continue reading

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My Diet Experiment History, Part II

OK, finally (!!) continuing the diet history story … After abandoning veganism and red yeast rice (an over-the-counter statin), my (calculated) LDL cholesterol (LDLc) fluctuated from 92 to 128, mostly reflecting how often I ate out. Then, after 2 years, in … Continue reading

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