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  1. B

    Do cats need carbs?

    This one is for cat lovers :cat: Recently a stray cat brought kittens to our house so we're now in charge of feeding four cats. So I'm wondering, do cats need carbohydrates and what type would be best for them? I know they officially don't, or at least not much, but I recall Ray once saying...
  2. Hans

    The biggest missing links to optimal brain function – part 1

    What inspired me to write this article is overall reductionism when it comes to mental function. Far too many people want to focus on specific neurotransmitters and blame certain ones for certain conditions (e.g. low dopamine in anhedonia), but health as a whole started to deteriorate first, and...
  3. J

    Wild Salmon Fixed Dry Skin and Improved Digestion

    Been on a very low PUFA and restricted diet (mostly carnivore, but experimented a lot with carbs, no fish) for almost 2 years. I've had dry skin, especially on my knuckles for about 1 and a half years. I had read to eat more fat and so I did. Lamb fat, beef fat, but the more fat I ate, the...
  4. ddjd

    why does saturated fat + carbs make me fat??

    i did keto years ago before peating and i never had a problem eating so much saturated fat whilst very low carb, in fact i lost tons of weight from saturated fat ALONE, but as soon as i combine saturated fats with carbs, its a huge problem - belly bloat, sluggish liver, constantly tired. low...
  5. Hgreen56

    Has Anyone Ever Actually Heard Dr Peat Recommend A High Carb Diet?

    Has anyone ever actually heard Dr Peat recommend a high carb diet? The only time I've ever heard him questioned about optimal macro ratios, he said he doesn't know, and that 33/33/33 might be good. That's hardly high carb. In fact, the only time I've heard him use the words "high carb," is when...
  6. haidut

    Only Dietary Fat, Not Protein Or Sugar (sucrose), Drives Obesity

    This is a recent study that confirms another controversial one I posted on the forum more than a year ago. https://raypeatforum.com/community/threads/low-protein-high-carb-diet-healthier-than-caloric-restriction.6909/ The newer study also had some unexpected findings. For example, increasing...