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Jul 12

Ketofest Cholesterol Experiment – Updates/Progress

This post will be continually amended each day until this coming Monday, July 17th. In the interest of transparency, I’ll be reporting my notes as the experiment progresses. The exception to this rule are any notes that might impact the outcome of the experiment, such as something I report that could influence the participants significantly. …

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Jul 11

Ketofest Cholesterol Experiment – The Hypothesis

As detailed previously, participants of this experiment will consume food in two stages: Low Days – Low calorie consumption or fasting for three days, while still at a low-carb, high-fat ratio (LCFH diet) : July 11th, 12th, and 13th High Days – High calorie consumption for three days, while still at a low-carb, high-fat ratio (LCFH diet) …

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Jul 09

Doubters, Haters, Colleagues, and Friends

One of my favorite quotes of all time happens to be from Mahatma Ghandi: First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. I’ve certainly felt the first and second of these stages, and I now believe I’m entering into the third. But don’t confuse my motivation from …

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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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Jun 25

Thank You, American Heart Association (Sincerely)

Once again, I’m apparently having a very different reaction than everyone else. Last week the American Heart Association (AHA) put out a Presidential Advisory statement online warning against the use of saturated fats and in favor of polyunsaturated fats. Lead author Frank Sacks, MD was quoted by Medscape: We want to set the record straight on …

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