Category Archive: Guide

Jul 04

High Triglycerides on Low Carb – And What to Do About It

Triglycerides (TGs) are effectively fat-based energy. And if you’re on a low carb, high fat diet (LCHF), you are likely eating them every day, along with storing them as such in your own fat cells. The “tri” is for the three fatty acids grouped in each one to a glycerol backbone. So a common question …

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Nov 06

Basics of Cholesterol on Low Carb – Part I

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while and I’ve finally come around to the first installment. This is to be a series of short videos (5-10m) covering topics related to cholesterol and from a very simple, layperson perspective. I’ll have several more to come as shown on the new page I’m adding for …

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Sep 18

Heads Up Health, Patron Content, Ferritin Drop

Heads Up Health I met David Korsunsky last year and was instantly a fan of his product, Heads Up Health (HUH). His staff has been tenaciously aggregating all these different medical systems and lab result formats into a single repository that’s really easy to work with. Obviously, as a data fiend, I was immediately interested. This weekend …

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Aug 31

Lab Tests – Measuring your Metabolic Health

Note from Craig– In addition to helping Dave wrangle data behind the scenes, I will occasionally be dropping in as a guest writer to contribute some additional content. This blog was an invaluable resource when I first found out I was a hyper-responder, and I’m looking forward to helping others understand their own cholesterol situations. Hope …

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Jul 03

Are you a Lean Mass Hyper-responder?

One of the benefits of establishing this niche in Low Carb Cholesterol Research is that I get people sending me their labs constantly. Naturally, I obsess over possible patterns with hyper-responders.There’s one pattern that is clearly emerging that I’m calling a Lean Mass Hyper-responder. (LMHR) General Hyper-responder vs Lean Mass Hyper-responder I consider a hyper-responder …

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