Due to excessive bot signups along with nefarious actors we are limiting forum registration. Keep checking back for the register link to appear. Please do not send emails or have someone post to the forum asking for a signup link. Until the current climate changes we do not see a change of this policy. To join the forum you must have a compelling reason. Letting us know what skills/knowledge you will bring to the community along with the intent of your stay here will help in getting you approved.
Hi guys, i have recently done blood work and it turned out with:
total cholesterol = 279 mg/dl
HDL = 34 mg/dl
Trig = 311 mg/dl
Magnesium = 1.80 mg/dl
Total Ca = 9.90 mg/dl
Vitamin D = 92 nmol/L
Im 24yo male, my diet is peaty low pufa, high carbs and protein, high fruits.
Last year i had...
The first article below is actually about praising fermented foods, which I don't really agree with. So, I am posting it mostly because of the quote on endotoxin/LPS, which is a very rare finding in published medical literature since medicine does not recognize chronic, low-grade endotoxemia as...
I posted a few studies some time ago showing that HDL is associated with CVD mortality.
Good (HDL) Cholesterol Is Not So Good After All
Peat has spoken many times about the false claims of the medical industry that HDL is in fact the "good" cholesterol. HDL is most commonly elevated by stress...
I'm shockingly uninformed on the Peat-ey perspective on HDL, but maybe this explains some of the flaws in the "you should blindly increase HDL levels" idea:
HDL Composition May Help Predict Health Risks and Design Therapeutics
And the actual study:
HDL Glycoprotein Composition and Site-Specific...
Many people on the forum are familiar with Ray's writings about cholesterol and how the "good" one called HDL is actually elevated by toxins, alcohol, endurance exerise, etc and is mainly used to carry poison from the tissues back to the liver for excretion. So, having high HDL is actually not a...
That really was an excellent interview, thanks a lot, Amazoniac.
It details how cholesterol is a detoxifier, whether a fat-free diet is healthy or not, the pro-thyroid effect of milk, the anti-metabolic effect of free fatty acids (unsaturated and saturated), and how our gut bacterias synthetise...