Category: Cholesterol

OxLDL Replication Experiment – Design and Hypothesis

Starting tomorrow, August 30th, I’ll be executing a replication of the OxLDL experiment I performed last year. Experiment Design As with the first, I’ll have three phases: Eat baseline diet for five days (maintenance calories) Eat 1/2 baseline diet for five days (hypocaloric) Eat high calorie keto for five days (hypercaloric) Additional Notes: In the …

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Debate/Discussion with Layne Norton (Biolayne)

I had a cordial debate/discussion with Layne Norton on Mark Bell’s podcast.

#EVOOvsButter Trials and Tribulations

Although involving a lot of unpleasantness, the last three days have been interesting, to say the least. To explain why, we should start from the beginning… Inspiration for the EVOOvsButter Experiment Before this experiment, there have been a number of others that used a ketogenic meal replacement mix with different sources of fat. These were …

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs Butter Experiment v1.1 – Design

[Update 2020-08-14: After some issues over the second day (see social media discussion), I’m changing the design and restarting the experiment with lower overall dosage of both the EVOO and butter arms. The schedule is likewise pushed back exactly one week. All changes reflected below…] The original version of this experiment was unfortunately paused due …

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#EVOOvsButter Pause, LMHR Study Update, Energy Model Paper

EVOOvsButter Experiment Paused The Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs Butter Experiment had to be aborted. I was feeling a number of symptoms I assume to be related to electrolyte issues on Day 2 and some further issues on Day 4 and 5 that may or may not be electrolyte related. I may detail the symptoms …

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