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Cholesterol and Health News: Eat Butter!

Time magazine’s cover story, Ending the War on Fat, declares “Eat Butter” to improve cholesterol and health. This historic message reverses 30+ years of bad nutritional advice largely based on unproven hypotheses, inconclusive research, opinion and bureaucracy. Although the front cover might imply we slather […]

Who’s the cholesterol expert now?

My new chemical engineer friend and colleague, Ivor Cummins, has turned biochemistry into his hobby. Although I can think of many more entertaining hobbies it is fascinating to watch Ivor use his engineering skills, calculating his way through piles of evidence to solve the […]

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 […]

Fat Reform Lecture – ASBP Orlando

Watch my Fat Reform lecture at the ASBP obesity conference in Orlando, October 26, 2012 . Present were almost 600 physicians and healthcare professionals. This lecture discusses the new paradigm of low carb, high fat, LCHF, ancestral, paleo and primal diets, carbohydrate […]