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ghee vs. butter
November 13, 2018

Can a Ketogenic Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? What about ApoE4?

We received a question recently from a gentleman who purchased a custom nutrition plan and wondered about the results. His diet type was assigned as Villager, which due to issues… Read More

steak and high protein diets
November 5, 2018

Eating Too Much Meat? These Lab Tests May Hold the Answer

While the emerging scientific consensus from researchers like Dr. Valter Longo at USC seems to be to reduce meat intake for optimal health (especially before the age of 65) no… Read More

October 23, 2018

Sterol sensitivity: a genetic explanation for success on the Carnivore diet?

I’ve already written about why I think the carnivore diet is unhealthy, but some, at least for a time, seem to thrive on it. Why? The carnivore diet has gotten… Read More

Fasting mimicking soup packet
October 6, 2018

ProLon – the Easy, Evidence-Based Way to do a 5-Day Fast

Designed to take the headache out of fasting (not literally, you may still have a headache for the first day or two), ProLon was invented by Valter Longo, an esteemed… Read More

steak and high protein diets
September 17, 2018

Why the Carnivore Diet is Probably Unhealthy and What to Try Instead

Before we begin, some of you may be interested in a podcast interview I did recently with L. Amber O’Hearn, founder of the Carnivore Diet Conference, where we discussed most… Read More

Lectin and Dr. Gundry
September 3, 2018

Dr. Gundry’s The Plant Paradox: A Review of the Evidence

In his book the Plant Paradox (View on Amazon), Dr. Steven Gundry sounds the alarm on the “danger of lectins” as the source for a wide variety of ailments plaguing… Read More

August 26, 2018

Vegan Bodybuilding: Is a Plant Based Diet Best for Building Muscle?

Youtube is full of bodybuilders who are Vegan and think you should be too. Some of my favorites are Derek Simnet, Jon Venus and Brian Turner, but despite the obvious… Read More

July 31, 2018

I ate an Impossible Burger – wish I hadn’t

Update: the latest version of the Impossible Burger is now made gluten free without wheat, which is a welcome change. Thanks to our readers for bringing this to my attention…. Read More

Apples Nutrition
June 25, 2018

Can polyphenols in fruit kill cancer cells?

Polyphenols are currently all the rage in some scientific circles, but what are they and why are folks so excited? In short, polyphenols are a group of more than 10,000… Read More

two fish oil capsules
June 7, 2018

Can Fish Oil Help Heal After a Head Injury?

Last year, while in Los Angeles, I drilled my head while hanging out on an outdoor patio. I was visiting with a friend over coffee on an outdoor area with… Read More

May 23, 2018

My Experience with Caffeine Withdrawal: the Science Behind the Headaches

Caffeine gives me the jitters, which makes sense in light of my genetics. I am homozygous for the CYP1A2 gene, which means I metabolize caffeine more slowly than some of… Read More

Hypothyroidism and Nutrition
May 15, 2018

Hypothyroidism and Nutrition: Eating For A Healthy Thyroid

Is it possible to “fix” hypothyroidism by diet alone? The short answer is no — there’s no dietary factor that can cure every case of hypothyroidism. There are, however, specific… Read More

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