Diet, Inflammation and Cholesterol

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Carb-Loaded invited me to do a Google+ video hangout. The hangout application is rather impressive as it allows live viewing, multiple users, recording and immediate posting to You Tube. We discussed diet, inflammation, oxidative stress, cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk assessment from the perspective of […]

Skiing on Ketones

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It was fun spending the weekend with Rod Tayler, MD, and family while on their skiing holiday in Vail, Colorado. Rod is a physician and Anesthesiologist from Melbourne who is leading the low carb down under movement throughout Australia. Listen to Dr. Tayler’s Sweet Poison Lecture […]

Mummies, Clogged Arteries and Ancient Junk Food

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Add Clogged Arteries to the list of just some of the chronic diseases found in Ancient mummies. The HORUS study just published in the Lancet and presented at a meeting of the American Academy of Cardiology theorizes that humans are sensitive to the development of atherosclerotic plaque regardless of […]

More Meat Phobia

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The media is once again sensationalizing Meat Phobia. The results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study published in BMC Medicine suggest that men and women with a high consumption of processed meat are at increased risk of early death, in particular due […]