Monthly Archive: June 2019

Jun 21

Lipoprotein Power – LDL and the Immune System

If one were to hear the words “lipoprotein” or “cholesterol” in a sentence, it might be expected that the next words would be “heart disease”, or “diabetes” or “metabolic syndrome”. However, while working alongside Dave and digging deeper into research on the lipid system, I found that surprisingly the next words were sometimes “infection” or …

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Jun 16

A Provocative Question About Cholesterol and Mortality

I felt the urge to riff for 4.5 minutes on this topic and made it a video. And for a few examples, see also my NHANES tweets here (taken from my risk presentation)… A preview of my new slide for the upcoming talk this weekend #LowCarbSeattle. This is the lipid profile of the five living …

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Jun 13

New Report Tool Launched

Consider this our open beta for the new Report Tool. Feel free to try it out yourself and comment in your report down below. Also, let us know any/all issues or bugs you may encounter. Please remember we have limited bandwidth to develop this, so we can’t typically do feature requests. Thanks!

Jun 06

Guest Post – Troubleshooting Health Issues as a Carnivore

My name is Josh Blackburn. I’ve struggled with obesity since childhood, developed bipolar disorder in my early teens, and my gut health began to deteriorate after high school. Throughout my life I’ve employed a myriad of strategies to try and combat these issues, but battling them through exercise and caloric restriction left me fatter and …

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Jun 04

Guest Post – The Case for Lower LDL on Low Carb

Note from Dave: It’s no secret that I consider myself “cautiously optimistic” about high LDL on a low carb diet given what I’ve learned to this point (see my most recent presentation on it). But as always, I encourage everyone to listen to every major side of a debate, which is why I’m pleased for …

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