Category Archive: Experiments

Jun 13

Carotid Artery Update, SAD Diet Edition

[UPDATE — 6/14/18 — I’ve added further data and some study comparisons below!] Of all the metrics I’ve been wondering about following my Weight Gain Experiment, CIMT certainly ranks in the Top Three. I speculated several times that I wouldn’t be surprised if it had an impact. But how much? The Jury is in: Lots …

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Jun 01

The #WaterOnlyChallenge is On

  For the last month, I’ve managed to drink only water. Now I’m going to take that challenge to the next level and commit to the entire summer. No sweetened drinks. No tea. No alcohol. No coffee (okay, I didn’t drink coffee anyway). Not even club soda or Perrier. Just still water only. I’m doing this …

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May 30

Low Carb Cruise 2018 Recap, Weight Gain Data Dump, and the Coming LMHR Speech

[Special note: By now you should’ve listened to Siobhan Huggins debut on Dr Bret Scher’s podcast where she covers a lot of the powerful immunological research regarding cholesterol and LDLs in particular. Where I put lots of focus on the energy model, she puts effort into the research on the “support” side, as I call …

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May 05

Weight Gain Experiment – Progress Update

Before getting started, let me again emphasize that I highly discourage anyone else doing this experiment. As I’ve warned both here on the blog and on YouTube, this experiment has both short and long-term risks. In order to gain weight, I’m inducing a constant state of heightened insulin (duh!) to accumulate fat. Patrons –> I have an …

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Apr 12

Gaining Weight for Science

Here’s an experiment I never thought I’d do — and post I never thought I’d be writing! As I’ve complained about a few times, my Capstone and Added Sugar experiments both put on belly fat and subq. Immediately after going back to keto, about 70% appeared to go away within days (much of that was …

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