Category: Experiments

Cholesterol Code – Part V : More Fat, Less Cholesterol… to The Second Power

For the short version with pictures, see below. For the long version, read on after… The Plan A couple months ago I started talking to my sister about taking my data to the next level. But to do so, I’d need someone else’s help — to which she immediately volunteered. (Side note: my sister is …

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Cholesterol Code – Part IV : Still Correlating… in the reverse

I just attended Low Carb USA at San Diego where I shared much of the data below. And while I was interested in a possible divergence that seemed to appear at the end of May in Part III, it turned out to be more of a one-off, probably due to a higher percentage of protein …

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Cholesterol Code – Part III : The Divergence

In Part I, I shared the data of my first 15 cholesterol blood tests and how closely it correlates with dietary fat. To recap: My cholesterol baseline jumped after starting a ketogenic diet, which led me to do close blood testing against a theory I had on the lipid system appearing as a network (more …

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Cholesterol Code – Part II : The LDL-P Gap

In Part I, I shared the data of my first 15 cholesterol blood tests and how closely it correlates with dietary fat. To recap: My cholesterol baseline jumped after starting a ketogenic diet, which led me to do close blood testing against a theory I had on the lipid system appearing as a network (more …

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Cholesterol Code – Part I : More Fat, Less LDL-C

I’ve thought a lot about how best to get this information out and knowing it will have many possible audiences. So I decided to just put it in a multipart series. This first installment will have some extremely surprising data with regard to dietary fat and its effect on LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides on a …

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