Category: Experiments

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 …

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Guest Post: Making of a LMHR?

Note from Dave: Mark Lightell is actually a frequent commenter at the LMHR Facebook group, but he is notably an advocate for reduction of LDL cholesterol and ApoB, and a firm believer in the Lipid Heart Hypothesis. However, he’s also interested in our work and saw a clear opportunity to make a contribution with this …

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Blasting Off Into 2022

Make no mistake, 2021 has been a watershed year for us. There have been many substantial developments both in what has been completed and what has just begun. New Research Spotlight for Siobhan Huggins Early in the year my colleague, Siobhan Huggins was diagnosed with Lipedema and quickly shifted focus to this and related conditions. …

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BREAKING: Our Paper on Low Carb, LDL Cholesterol, and the LMHR Phenotype is Now Available

IMPORTANT UPDATE 1-28-2022: Our paper is now finalized with this guest post from Nick Norwitz now fully updated. 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 early …

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Own Your Labs has Arrived

For almost a year now Own Your Labs (OYL) has been in a kind of “Soft Launch”. It originated from our efforts to gather anonymized data such as through our #BloodTestingDrive at several conferences. Put simply, we’ve sought to (1) get people easier access to bloodwork, and (2) promote greater open science by putting together …

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