Tag Archives: LDL

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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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 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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Holy Shiitake! Look at these lab values!

The lab released these last night. Looks like the wild and crazy ride my cholesterol numbers have been on for the last year might be explained by …

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