Category Archives: Cholesterol

Tom Naughton’s Diet, Health, and the Wisdom of Crowds: Brilliant

Tom Naughton, filmmaker of Fat Head fame, gave this presentation at Springfield College in Massachusetts. I don’t believe that I have ever heard these concepts of the wisdom of crowds, combined with a brief history of nutritional “science” gone wrong, … Continue reading

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A grain eater’s cholesterol panel

Much of the $23 billion spent each and every year on statin drugs is really targeting the treatment of “high cholesterol” created by consuming grains. It doesn’t initially seem this way, as people (including most of my colleagues) focus on … Continue reading

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My interview for Jimmy Moore’s Cholesterol Clarity

Jimmy Moore of the Livin’ La Vida Low Carb Show has posted my interview that helps launch his new book, Cholesterol Clarity. In this interview, as in his Cholesterol Clarity book, Jimmy takes apart the arguments of the Lipid Hypothesis … Continue reading

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Cholesterol belly

Kate posted these “before” and “after” values for her cholesterol panel, i.e., values from before her wheat elimination, then values after elimination. Her experience helps illustrate a number of important issues that surround lipid/cholesterol testing. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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