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First Published Data for LMHR Study Now Available

The KETO-CTA (#LMHRstudy) vs Matched Control (#MiHeart) analysis is now published in Metabolism. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.metabol.2024.155854 METHODS 80 Participants of #LMHRstudy fell within #MiHeart age range and were then matched 1:1 for age, gender, race, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and past smoking to asymptomatic subjects from the #MiHeart cohort. PRIMARY ANALYSIS High resolution heart scans (#CCTA) allowing …

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Undeniable Hope

On November 27th, 2015, a number on a piece of paper changed my life forever. The massive increase I saw in my LDL cholesterol after adopting a low carb diet would ultimately send me into an entirely different life path, one I’d chronicle in real time on this blog. Now, eight and a half years …

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Special Event: Live Reaction to Lipid Video by Nutrition by Science

A few days ago, Mario Kratz, released a video around lipids and ASCVD that also featured our work with Lean Mass Hyper-Responders and the Lipid Energy Model. To be sure, while I did got a chance to listen to it at 2x speed on a drive between two meetings, it was more of a skimming, …

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Oreos versus Statins: An LMHR cholesterol drop N = 1

I mean for this post to serve as a transparent and prospective article of scientific intent, not a contract or final document. I will express the aim, describe the design, pose my hypothesis and provide considerations. Overview: Aim: To assess the impact of Oreo supplementation versus statin therapy on LDL-C levels in a lean-mass hyper-responder …

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One Year Since Publication of the Lipid Energy Model

On this day last year, May 20th, 2022, we published the Lipid Energy Model in Metabolites. To say this was a milestone in my unlikely journey into research would be an understatement. The Lipid Energy Model (LEM) started as a simple idea around why I suspected my LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) would rise substantially on a …

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