Category: Cholesterol

Philippa’s Hypothesis – Thyroid Dysfunction May Explain LMHR Phenotype

In this interview, Dave talks to Philippa about her hypothesis that the Lean Mass Hyper-responder phenotype may be described by an underlying thyroid dysfunction. They deep dive into the idea to discuss the relevant research, and compare it to Dave’s lipid energy model. 0:00 Intro and brief overview of Lean Mass Hyper-responders Site mentioned: Lean …

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Presenting the Lipid Energy Model to Stanford University

I was incredibly honored to be invited by Annelise E. Barron, Associate Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, to present my research to her class and discuss the Lipid Energy Model in depth. Originally, I was going to be flying to the campus to give the talk directly, but with the current Covid-19 crisis all speakers were …

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Lipids and Viral Infections

A Quick Recap In our last post about lipids and the immune system, we focused about how lipoproteins, particularly LDL, can participate in immune responses directly during infection – both by blocking the infection of cells through multiple mechanisms, and by binding to pathogens to neutralize them. In that post, infections were being referenced generally …

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A Dialog on the Lipid Triad with Sigma Nutrition Radio

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A while ago a podcast aired (episode 317) from Sigma Nutrition Radio that referenced concern of low carbers having high LDL cholesterol (LDL). But in particular, that they shouldn’t take comfort in having high HDL cholesterol (HDL) and low Triglycerides (TG). This was meaningful to me as it was referencing the “Lipid Triad” (high LDL, …

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Documentary Update – Nine Weeks Around the World

We’re now wrapping up our international trip and will be heading back to “the states” this week. We’ve traveled 17 countries and 28 cities for the duration via plane, train, automobile, ship, and just about every public transit you can imagine. Over Fifty Hours of Interviews… So Far In all, we gathered 36 interviews with …

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