Does anyone have any thoughts on the following?
I have hypoglycemia - blood test measured in the 30s with low-normal insulin. I’ve been following many of RP’s principles for 6mos now. Overall I’m doing really well- putting on muscle, way better cognitive ability, temps and pulse are...
A lot of people are concerned about the possibility that sugar/fructose can increase triglycerides and this is worsened when doctors tell their patients to stay away from ALL sugar when their triglycerides are elevated.
I decided to write an article on whether fruit juice contributes...
Fruit-derived supplements reduced markers of muscle damage, inflammation and oxidative stress, whilst increased force generation capacity for 24–48 hours after strenuous exercises.
Fruit-derived supplements could be used as recovery strategies from strenuous exercise sessions...
Serotonin, Norepinephrine, and Related Compounds in Bananas | Science
Quoting the table -
Value is the result obtained on three bananas
Considering the average weight of pulp - 130 g
Avg weight of peel - 60 g
Serotonin - 28 mcg/g or 3.7 mg/banana
Norepinephrine - 1.9 mcg/g or 0.25...
Circulating adiponectin is emerging as an important link between obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the spectrum of lifestyle factors that modulate the adiponectin concentration remains to be elucidated...
Love to hear everyones thoughts on this concept:
Freelee The Banana Girl reveals her New Year's 30-day cleanse | Daily Mail Online
I find it interesting that she overloads on fruit and potatoes; she could be low in protein but her mindset may not be quite so misguided? Ketoacids from fruit...
I could never before get enough ripe fruit, and this way I'm eating a lot more fruit and sugar.
Until someone suggested cooking fruit. So now I make fruit compote from peaches, mangos, tangerines, and other stone fruits. I also use blueberries as I don't think they have a PUFA seed in them...
Im sure there are some people in the forum who squeeze their own OJ daily, that have already figured this out. I am looking to start, and before I invest in an orange press I want to know if there is a good online source for oranges which could be cheaper than the grocery store. Are oranges...
This is obviously very individual but I thought I might share this just in case it helps anyone else at the beginning of their journey. After trying lots of different combinations of things I find that what really works for raising my temps now is cooked fruit with lots of sugar, cinnamon and...
Hello, what Peat says about cucumbers?
Last night i eat a cucumber with salt and sugar (japanese style) and i notice its very easy to digest.
So i search in nutrition data and found a good surprise:
1 cucumber (about 300 g)
Protein: 11 %
Carbs: 83 %
Fats: 6 %
Its a decent amount of protein...
Hey guys I'm from Canada and am finding it difficult to find good, fresh fruit now that it's the winter season.
Ideally I aim to buy organic fresh fruit but not only is it very expensive, it's also not very tasty at this time of year.
I have heard vitamin C is the only vitamin which is lost...
What is the physiological mechanism behind a banana causing head pressure eye ball pressure? Had it happen couple times now and aspirin helped, shyed away since then, but then my wife baked some plantain... had a small maybe an ounce piece if that... before I know it, eye ball and head...
oh that serotonin, pineapples, bananas,plums, tomatoes. I am just interested does the ripening lower the serotonin or not?
I just find that out and I have a ton of tomatoes,cucumbers and zucchinis in my garden?
Are zucchinis and cucumbers OK?
What is the general consensus on Grapefruit?
Other than a line stating it is Estrogenic, I cannot find any mention of this fruit throughout Ray Peats articles/ this forum.
However, Functional Alps seem to favor its ability to aid the liver:
http://www.functionalps.com/blog/2011/1 ... -estrogen/
I believe Papaya is the perfect Fruit, and for the following reasons would recommend it to all that do not eat it currently
- Incredibly Easy to digest - Not only is it soft, this fruit contains a host of proteolytic enzymes. these include papain, chymopapain, caricain and glycyl...
If you are up against the wall on liquid intake and needing density, how detrimental is going with a few bananas a day? Based on an estrogen in fruit chart that Danwich posted in another thread, the estrogen content of dates and other dried fruit is through the roof. Bananas are low.