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  1. C

    Why Would A Man Lose All Visible Underarm Hair?

    Even teenage girls have pigmented underarm hair so I'm not sure how this happens to a male. I had also lost all visible forearm hair even though I had normal brown forearm hair prior to puberty then no longer visible after about 20 years (just fine unpigmented vellus hair). Unfortunately the...
  2. DDRB

    Why low carbers looks more androgenic.

    Ii believe what i've seen on the ray peat forum and other places, carbs should make you more masculine by optimizing testosterone production (+gnrh) and uptake (detaching testosterone from shbg and albumin), they should also make you more muscular thanks to insulin. However, to start with my...
  3. Hans

    When keto diets backfire and cause health problems

    Chronically doing a very low-carb diet can lead to problems. Obviously, not everyone suffers from them, but a relatively large percentage do. Here I talk about a few of the side effects of doing a very low carb diet...
  4. haidut

    For most individuals, the risks of keto diets outweigh the benefits

    The title is the actual conclusion of the study, in the authors' own words. Among the diseases they claim keto diets cause are colon cancer, CVD, kidney disease, liver disease, Alzheimer Disease (AD) and...diabetes! If there is one disease keto diets are supposed to help with preventing and even...
  5. A

    Dave Asprey Got Transplant

    I have seen enough pictures of transplanted hair line to spot one. I am not body shaming as I myself was losing hair. This is just a note to self that Keto diet is not good for hair.
  6. 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...
  7. thingsvarious

    I Tried Out Every Diet Under The Sun. Here I Share What I Learned

    I am a med student in my last year. About to become a functional medicine doctor. In the last few years i tried out literally any type of diet under the sun. I want to share with you some things I learned along the way. There are many diets out there. Nutrition is like religion, people protect...
  8. haidut

    Keto Diet Can Cause Lethal Kidney Failure

    The bad news for the low-carb diets just keep piling on. This case report is about a young and (presumably) healthy Indian actress, which quickly deteriorated and eventually died of kidney failure while subjecting herself to the keto diet. Before the hate mail starts pouring into my mailbox...
  9. J

    The Low-Fat Era - A Big Fat Lie?

    You hear all the time from low-carb/keto/carnivore people that the introduction of low-fat products and the governmental push of low-fat diets is a major cause of today's health problems. So I actually tried to dig up nutrition statistics over the ages. If you actually look at the statistics...
  10. haidut

    The Keto Diet Works Only For A Week, Then It Causes Obesity And Diabetes

    A great study that goes a long way towards dispelling the currently dominant dietary fad - the keto diet, as well as various other functionally equivalent diets such as Paleo, Warrior, intermittent fasting, etc. As the study unequivocally demonstrates, the reductions in blood sugar and weight...
  11. Mito

    Glucose And Lipid Homeostasis And Inflammation In Humans Following An Isocaloric Ketogenic Diet

    Objective The objective of this study was to measure changes in glucose, lipid, and inflammation parameters after transitioning from a baseline diet (BD) to an isocaloric ketogenic diet (KD). Methods Glucose homeostasis, lipid homeostasis, and inflammation were studied in 17 men (BMI...
  12. P

    The Gorilla Theory Of Ketogenic Advocators Is Debunked

    Short chain fatty acids are different than what keto people eat on a keto diet. Ruminant animals and gorilla ,none of them get into ketosis or hypoglycemia state, propionate readily converts into glucose, that is how these animals gluconeogenesis works. Human also converts this SCF to glucose...
  13. Westside PUFAs

    Ray Peat On The Stress Of Ketogenic Diets

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