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Board rules

These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

1. Forum Rules

a. Be polite and respectful.

b. Use the forum for the purposes described in the "About" section below.

c. Make clear if the content of your post is NOT in line with Ray Peat's philosophy.

d. If you wish to post links to studies or other websites, please include at least a brief mention of what the link target is about, and why you think it is relevant to the current thread. Unrelated or unexplained links may be removed.

2. We Do Not Permit

a. Sexual or offensive language or content.

b. Harassment of other users, name calling, etc.

c. Abuse or disruption of our services.

d. The impersonation of Ray Peat Forum staff or members.

e. Misrepresentations of Dr. Ray Peat, or persistent misinformation about his expressed ideas.

f. Claims of miraculous or certain results for everybody by any particular proposed set of actions.

g. Selling or advertising products or services without prior written permission from the Admin. Which includes posting of referral links or codes.(Members not associated with particular products or services under discussion may post information or reviews about them.)

h. Back seat moderating. If you have an issue please click the report button and notify us so we can look into the situation. We will not allow disruption of the forum due to grievances with moderators. If you disagree with a moderator decision you do this via PM.

i. Doxing - Doxing or doxxing is the act of publicly revealing previously private personal information about an individual or organization.

j. Any language other than English.

k. Use of AI.

l. Disparaging of forum.

3. Rule Infractions

The forum admin/moderators reserves the right to issue warnings, edit or delete posts, publish or not publish any post, restrict members access to posting and/or private messaging via the forum for any period of time or indefinitely, at the discretion of the forum, as needed for the purposes of the forum as described in the "About" section below.


Content and information placed in the Ray Peat Forum does not necessarily reflect the views of Ray Peat Forum.

While it is permissible to discuss medically-oriented topics, nothing posted here should in any way be interpreted as authoritative medical advice.

While the information provided by knowledgeable members is certainly available for the education of forum members, Ray Peat Forum makes no claim of accuracy and does not endorse suggestions or recommendations set forth here.

For products and services discussed in the forum, Ray Peat Forum or any of its operators or facilitators make any representations with respect to the contents thereof, and specifically disclaim any implied or express warrants of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose.

Ray Peat Forum does not necessarily verify the information in its forums, and therefore, cannot judge the merits or lack thereof, of any offering, information, suggestions, ideas, opinions or advice.

Understand that when you post here you have granted "Ray Peat Forum" a non-exclusive license to the content you posted, providing that you hold copyright to the content. Accordingly, you may not remove your content without permission from the site owner. The termination of the non-exclusive license must be agreed upon by both parties. We make regular back-ups of our data base, and reserve the right to restore any content deleted without permission.

*This message is not intended to discourage people from posting, only to encourage those posting to be very careful about providing specific medical advice. We welcome everyone's input and hope that this forum will continue to grow as an open and enjoyable platform for discussing Dr. Ray Peat's Philosophies.


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Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.


This forum is for members interested in learning about and discussing Dr. Ray Peat's ideas, as presented in his writing and interviews, and in helping each other to think about how we can apply these ideas in our own lives. Ray Peat has agreed to this forum being started, but he does not moderate or participate here. Posts here do not necessarily represent his views.

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