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  1. haidut

    Keto (low-carb) diet causes heart fibrosis, blocks mitochondrial biogenesis

    The bad news for the low-carb / keto community keep piling on. There are a number of posts on this blog about studies demonstrating insulin resistance, diabetes, obesity and even sarcopenia as a result of low-carb diets or their close mimetic known as intermittent fasting. Now, the study below...
  2. P

    What's The Latest Thinking On Beef *Organ* Supplements?

    I couldn't find any info in my quick searching on "beef organs". There are a number of vendors selling beef organ supplements bother here and online that tout health benefits. Here's a listing of one such supplement's ingredients: Brain (Bovine) Approximately 65mg Heart (Bovine) Approximately...
  3. haidut

    Vitamin E Restores Cardiac Health After Heart Attack

    A great study that gives vitamin E a much deserved exposure in mainstream media. A few years ago, vitamin E was lambasted by the press for failing to prevent prostate cancer and heart attacks. Yet, upon a more careful look, it quickly becomes evident that those trials were handicapped from the...
  4. haidut

    The People With The World's Healthiest Hearts Eat A 72% Carbohydrate Diet

    So much for carbs making you fat, diabetic, sick and old. This is a nice corroboration of the other thread I posted on Okinawan diet. The author of this study actually mentions the Okinawan people as second-most-healthy in terms of cardiovascular system. The Tsimane diet has the same amount of...
  5. haidut

    Niacinamide May Help Treat/reverse Heart Disease

    Yet another study showing the beneficial effects of improving mitochondrial function. This time, the study looked at heart health and found that NAD precursors like niacinamide and nicotinamide riboside (NR) can help prevent the decline in mitochondrial function and oxygen consumption driven by...
  6. haidut

    US Government Study Found Cellphones (EMF) Cause Brain And Heart Cancer

    This is one of the very few official studies from the US government that directly acknowledges the carcinogenicity of cellphone radiation. The study only found increased incidence in male animals, but the findings in females were inconclusive which is not the same as a finding of safety...
  7. haidut

    The Big Study On Curing Heart Condition Through Genetic Editing May Be Wrong

    Yet another one of these blockbuster studies on gene editing as a way to "erase" diseases may turn out to be a premature fanfare. Hey @Drareg, I think you will like this. Inter-homologue repair in fertilized human eggs? | bioRxiv Was the big paper about the successful editing of human embryo...
  8. raypeatclips

    Magnesium Reduces Toxic Effect Of Calcium Overload In The Heart

    [Action of magnesium salts on the toxic effects of calcium overload in the isolated and perfused rat heart]. - PubMed - NCBI G Ital Cardiol. 1988 Jul;18(7):605-14. [Action of magnesium salts on the toxic effects of calcium overload in the isolated and perfused rat heart]. [Article in Italian]...
  9. raypeatclips

    Serum Magnesium Concentrations Were Inversely Associated With Mortality From IHD And Mortality

    Serum magnesium and ischaemic heart disease: findings from a national sample of US adults. - PubMed - NCBI Int J Epidemiol. 1999 Aug;28(4):645-51. Serum magnesium and ischaemic heart disease: findings from a national sample of US adults. Ford ES1. "Data from the National Health and Nutrition...
  10. haidut

    The Trophic Effects Of Androsterone

    As I mentioned in a few past threads, androsterone was studied intensively in the first half of the 20th century and one of the reasons was its functional similarity to thyroid. In addition to its hypocholesterolemic effect androsterone was also found to be highly trophic to a number of organs...
  11. beachbum

    Article: Coronary Heart Disease Unknown In Coconut Eating Population In Sri Lanka

    Hello everyone, I found this study about heart disease and coconut oil consumption. http://pca.da.gov.ph/heartdisease.php Below I will post the study, above is the link. STUDY SHOWS HEART DISEASE ABSENT IN COCONUT EATING POPULATION Dr. Bruce Fipe A study published in the medical journal...
  12. S

    Peat Got The Fats Quite Wrong

    Hi folks! I have some strong points against some of Rays ideas: So all started because my blood lipid levels have gone bad from being spot on average before I started "peating". LDL is high now. I was looking around once more and found quite shocking information. It is quite obvious and...
  13. haidut

    The Obesity "paradox" - Confirmed Once Again

    This study looked at people who had undergone cardiac surgery, so it probably does not apply directly to "healthy" people. However, the findings are pretty telling - if you are unhealthy and about to have a surgical procedure being overweight or mildly obese can save your life...
  14. J

    High Dietary Taurine Reduces Apoptosis And Atherosclerosis In The Left Main Coronary Artery

    High Dietary Taurine Reduces Apoptosis and Atherosclerosis in the Left Main Coronary Artery
  15. A

    Mitochondria as Key Targets of Cardioprotection via T3

    Mitochondria as Key Targets of Cardioprotection in Cardiac Ischemic Disease: Role of Thyroid Hormone Triiodothyronine Francesca Forini 1,* , Giuseppina Nicolini 1,2 and Giorgio Iervasi http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/16/3/6312 www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/16/3/6312/pdf "In conclusion, if we exclude...
  16. haidut

    Resveratrol Apparently Is Not The Answer To The French "paradox"

    Yet another study, which shows that whatever the longevity benefits of wine and berries are, they are not due to resveratrol. Just thinking how many hundreds of millions went into "researching" and promoting this substance is just mind boggling. http://www.futurity.org/resveratrol-wine-heart/...
  17. haidut

    Significant drop in mortality when doctors are away from work

    Ray has been saying that a significant number (perhaps majority) of deaths are iatrogenic - i.e. caused by the medical procedures and/or staff. These studies seem to confirm his view: http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/12/ ... o-survive/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18849101
  18. Amazoniac

    Replacing Saturated Fatty Acids with PUFA according to AHA

    Just sharing to show how they insist in convincing the population that replacing the protective and stable Saturated Fats with PUFA is a better option.. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/ear ... 114.010236 [moderator edit: fulltext link posted here]
  19. haidut

    BCAA protect against heart attack damage

    The proposed mechanism is inhibition of Ca+ channels. Other substances that do the same are magnesium, cyproheptadine, taurine, etc. Not surprisingly, all of them have shown benefit in reducing CVD incidence and damage. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10442223
  20. haidut

    Cyproheptadine - A Wonder Drug?

    Hi all, As you many of you know, Ray Peat has mentioned cyproheptadine as a possible option for correcting certain physiological processes that have been derailed after years of eating PUFA, being exposed to chronic stress, toxins, endotoxin, battling chronic diseases, etc. As I mentioned in...
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