Tag Archives: Paleo

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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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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Who Is Bill Lands and Why Would Anyone Care?, 1: Intro

OK, now that I’ve presented a little of my personal background, I can get on to the “meat” of this blog. I have to start with Bill Lands. I consider him to be one of  the (if not THE) most important figures … 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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