Category: Aside

Permission Pathways – How We Justify Cheating

For two and a half years I’ve been eating LCHF, save the times I’ve left it for experimental purposes. Generally, I’m pretty staunch on the macronutrient requirements, but I also try to further “do better” on things such as reducing processed foods and items high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). To give an example, I …

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Welcome Craig to the Blog!

  In case you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been pretty stretched thin these days. Lots and lots of growing pains. My presentations, appearances, and social presence are now having me find limits I didn’t even know I had — and this doesn’t even account for the experiments themselves. This is made even more difficult by the …

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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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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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We Now Pause for this Commercial Break

Well, I knew this would happen at some point. I’ve gotten through the last year and a half of research through funding from one primary provider: me. There’s a long story I may post on later as to how I had the savings to spend and why I did it. (In fact, it’s a pretty …

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