Category Archives: Small LDL particles

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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Safe sex . . . on weekends only

“I think totally eliminating wheat is too hard! What if I cut back, say, 80 or 90%? Can I still get most of the benefits?” The short answer: No. Let me explain. If you cut back on sugar by 90%, … Continue reading

Posted in Appetite stimulation, Bowel flora, Gliadin, Small LDL particles, Wheatlessness | 116 Comments

Heart Poison

Claire has small LDL particles. Small LDL particles are the #1 most common abnormality leading to coronary disease, heart attack, as well as procedures like stents and bypass surgery. (No, it’s NOT high cholesterol!) At the start of her program, … Continue reading

Posted in Gluten-free, Small LDL particles | 86 Comments