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Sugar – Could it really be killing us?

Sugar! My sweet, most-beloved! Are you really my enemy? How could that be when I love you so much? That sugar was killing us was the accusation made by its most widely known and harshest critic, Robert Lustig, MD, back in 2009 with … Continue reading

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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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What Is the Best Diet for Managing Diabetes?

This is really part 2 of a “catch-up” series on what I’ve been researching and thinking about recently that started with yesterday’s, “What Do I Know Now That I Didn’t Know Then?“. For anyone trying to manage their pre- or … 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, 3.00: 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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