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Paleo and saturated fat
February 8, 2019

Is the Paleo Community Right About Saturated Fat? A Look at the Evidence

This post is the third in our “Study Series,” the blog series we started to give a deep dive into the nutrition studies that are so often thrown around in… Read More

September 19, 2019

How to Avoid Eating Trans Fats – and why it Matters

Trans fats are a particularly dangerous type of fat that are great at preserving the shelf life of processed foods, but terrible for your cardiovascular health. Sadly, though, the Food… Read More

ghee vs. butter
January 18, 2019

What we can learn from an 18 country study on dietary fat

In our first Study Series post, titled What is a Good Carb? we looked at a new study that is music to the ears of the plant based community. That… Read More

Vegan studies
November 18, 2016

Why your salad needs fat – but not just any fat

Updated August 2nd, 2017  While researching the bioavailability of lycopene yesterday, I came across a series of interesting studies. Lycopene is a well known type of carotenoid, as is beta-carotene…. Read More

January 20, 2020

Ranking the 20 Foods Highest in Cholesterol

Cholesterol is so fundamental to life that our body’s make 80% of the cholesterol in our system at any given time. In fact, all our cells can make their own… Read More

Bowl of oatmeal with blueberries in it
November 22, 2019

Are Grain Free Diets Healthy? Why I am 75% but not 100% Grain Free

Are grain free diets “healthy,” or do they increase the risk for heart disease? As we will learn in this post, the answer depends on a number of different factors… Read More

November 20, 2019

#17 – Biohack Fails, Unusual Heart Drug Side Effects, The Impact of Diet on LDL-C, and the Latest in Nutrigenetic Testing with Dr. Aaron Gardner

Pharmaceutical drugs, especially statins, tend to get a bad rap, but the world of heart drugs goes well beyond statins. In fact, one of the best known heart drugs called… Read More

October 17, 2019

#16 – The Game Changers Movie Review: Should We All be Vegan?

Your favorite celebrity has gone Vegan, but should you? The answer is a resounding yes according to James Wilkes, a former UFC fighter who went plant based after suffering an… Read More

September 27, 2019

#14 – ApoE4 Case Study: One Man’s Journey to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease with Gerald Holbrook

If you follow nutrition trends, you know “fat is back.” Arguing that carbohydrates and sugar is at the root of all illness, an army of influencers want you to eat… Read More

September 19, 2019

Case Study: Gerald H

Learn how an ultramarathon runner dropped his LDL by 100 points and got off blood pressure medications by changing diet What made you suspect you could use a change in… Read More

September 17, 2019

West Angeleno

Eat like you live west of Lincoln Park your Bird scooter in front of your favorite butter coffee joint on Main Street in Santa Monica and get in line with… Read More

September 12, 2019

I Went on a Mezcal and Pizza Bender – Then I got my Blood Drawn

I’ve written previously about the results of various lab tests I’ve had done – HbA1c, lipids and Lp(a), Sitosterol, food sensitivity, tissue transglutamanase. For the HbA1c post, I even brought… Read More

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