Lean Mass Hyper-Responder: Is it the saturated fat?
It’s a question that comes up again and again: Could Lean Mass Hyper-Responders (LMHRs) just be eating more saturated fat? Rather than repeatedly answering this question in cumbersome Twitter threads, I thought I’d save both Dave and myself some time by consolidating 5 points that challenge the saturated fat hypothesis of LMHR: 1. Magnitude of effect. Many …
Comment on: Mark’s “Making of a LMHR”
Recently, Mark Lightell, a 29-year-old endurance athlete, took it upon himself to try to convert to the LMHR phenotype with a two-week n=1 experiment. You can find Mark’s post about this experience here. Mark and Dave invited me to do a little commentary on Mark’s experiment. Here it goes… First, I want to reinforce my …
Our Paper on Low Carb, LDL Cholesterol, and the LMHR Phenotype is Now Finalized
Note from Dave: this guest post from Nick Norwitz discusses our #LMHRpaper, which as of today, is now finalized. Thanks again to the many wonderful readers who contributed their efforts in our final edit. The final version of the Lean Mass Hyper-Responder (LMHR) paper was just released! I’m pleased to report that, even in the …