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December 12, 2017

TMAO and Heart Disease: what we know (and what we don’t)

In a previous post (and several others) John covered the ongoing debate about dietary cholesterol, with a particular focus on eggs. As part of that post he introduces the molecule… Read More

Vegan diet nutrient deficiency
November 12, 2017

Plant Based Diets and Longevity: Breaking Down a Harvard Nutrition Study

A big part of the reason I became involved with Gene Food was to help people understand that nutrition advice shouldn’t be one size fits all. What works for some,… Read More

Paleo and saturated fat
November 10, 2017

Should you eat eggs everyday? No, and cholesterol isn’t the whole story

For a different take on eggs, and when to exclude them from the diet, check out my recent interview with Chris Masterjohn, PhD. I just finished a delicious breakfast of… Read More

Berberine Supplement
July 27, 2017

Micro-dosing berberine: good idea? bad idea?

Relevant podcast: Dissenting opinions on popular supplements, peptides, collagen, metformin, omega-3 and more with our industry insider. Does taking small doses of berberine, even below the 500 mg dose offered… Read More

June 16, 2017

Citrus Bergamot: the all Natural Statin?

We know that vitamin C and fiber rich citrus fruits are healthy, but how much efficacy do they really have when it comes to “big” health issues, such as heart… Read More

March 20, 2017

Your Lp(a) is High: What Next?

Discovering that you have elevated Lp(a) (pronounced “lipoprotein little a”) is upsetting. I know because I’ve been there. Lp(a) production is related to inherited LPA gene variants, some of which I… Read More

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