metabolism

  1. BearWithMe

    Boosting metabolism causes huge stress reaction in very well fed body

    I'm eating 400-500g of sugar and 200-250g of protein every day. Around 3000 kcal daily. All good quality, Peaty foods. Oranges, raisins, milk, cheese, organ meats. I'm eating every hour or so. Yet I can't handle even the slightest metabolic boost. 100mg of caffeine, 50mg of niacinamide, 150mg...
  2. haidut

    PUFA promote torpor / hibernation, decrease lifespan

    Not many studies on this topic, but here is one that will hopefully satisfy my critics who keep complaining that there is no evidence for the anti-metabolic, pro-hibernation effects of PUFA. Apparently, PUFA is sought after by hibernating animals (but even they consume it within very tightly...
  3. haidut

    Blocking PUFA/prostaglandins restores metabolism and reverses brain aging

    The bad news for PUFA has been accumulating for decades, yet public health authorities continue to claim that type of fat is "essential". Whatever indirect admissions of the pathological role of PUFA in both chronic and acute/infectious diseases is given to the public, is usually confined to the...
  4. ScurveDream

    Should friendship be forced? How exactly does "friendship" or "having friends" work across different parameters?

    I have noticed some people just always have friends, and they don't do anything special or specific to make or keep them. Sometimes it's just neighborhood kids, workplace, schools, etc. -- and often it just naturally happens. I find it disheartening that some say that "making" or "finding"...
  5. K

    Rat smarter with pullover / rat hats

    Hello friends of metabolic health Georgi @haidut mentions a study in a danny roddy podcast (iirc) that rats with beanies or a sweater are more intelligent/ solve a rat labyrinth faster. I am now searching this for like a week, and i can not find it. IF PLEASE SOMEONE CAN TELL ME WHERE I CAN...
  6. rothko

    Recommendations for Books on Evolution of Metabolism

    Hello! Im interested in the evolution of metabolic processes. I have found academic books which are focused on the very minute, but nothing that would be useful to me. Does anyone have any recommendations? I was looking at Nick Lane's vital question. Mae-Won Ho? Gerald Pollack? Ling? I am...
  7. haidut

    Reduced pyruvate and/or increased lactate drive heart failure

    I just did a post on the role of reduced glucose metabolism, lower pyruvate/NAM/NAD and elevated lactate in the pathogenesis of glaucoma. Just minutes later, another study popped up in my newsfeed. Namely, a study that demonstrates the exact same metabolic disturbances as the main drivers of...
  8. haidut

    Low energy production (glucose metabolism) may cause andropause

    As many of my readers know, aging men can also experience the equivalent of menopause and doctors informally call that state "andropause". Its official name is age-related hypogonadism and most of that hypogonadism is of the "secondary" type - i.e. the gonads appears to be in fine shape but for...
  9. haidut

    The Cure For Aging Might Be The Cure For Alzheimer’s

    Almost 25 years ago, Dr. Peat himself wrote a 2-article series in which he outlined arguments in favor of the hypothesis that aging and Alzheimer Disease (AD) are just examples of a more and less systemic sign respectively of declining energy production, and that curing one would lead to a cure...
  10. haidut

    Low, Not High, Metabolism Creates Oxidative Stress

    A hugely popular tenet of the "rate of living" theory is that the higher the metabolic rate the more reactive oxygen species (ROS) an organism produces. ROS elevation has already been implicated in a host of chronic disease including diabetes, CVD, cancer, neurological conditions and even mental...
  11. haidut

    Red Light Therapy For Parkinson Disease (PD) Begins Human Trials

    A few weeks ago, I posted about a human study demonstrating reversal of age-related vision decline by staring at a red light for just a few minutes a day. The mechanism of action proposed in that study had to do with improved mitochondrial function and energy production. Now, it seems another...
  12. J

    Eating Liver Makes Me Feel Cold More Often And Faster, Why?

    On a low A diet I have less energy, can't sleep, have oily and worse skin, but my temps are higher between meals. I found I have to eat liver daily. I get great energy from it, sleep perfectly and have much better skin. But I always find it makes my temps drop faster between meals. Is this...
  13. haidut

    Progesterone - Not A Sex Hormone, But A Systemic Health Hormone

    An older study, but some great information in there. Not only does it call attention to the fallacy of progesterone being nothing more than a "sex" hormone, but it also warns about the fallacy of equating the synthetic progestins with bioidentical progesterone. At least, when it comes to...
  14. JazTee

    Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Help?

    Hi all, I recently posted a thread here: (Feeling Terrible at 22) where I basically listed all my symptoms and recieved some amazing advice for my metabolism, overall dietary health etc. I suggest reading this post first to get an insight into my lifestyle and health. (TL-DR; I basically...
  15. Scott Andrew

    Ultrasound Therapy Device?

    Anybody have a good source for a personal Ultrasound Therapy Device? I have a minor bone bruise that I want to give one a shot on.
  16. Harryedgar

    Fat Loss, PUFA, Estrogen Detox And Increased Metabolism

    So dear all - questions questions questions....theories theories theories....don't we all just love em!!! Would really appreciate any help and input here from any and all who find the topics around Peat, Fat gain, and metabolism interesting. A bit of background. I come from a varied past of...
  17. haidut

    Low Metabolism, Cellular Debris May Cause Huntington Disease (HD)

    Yet another study demonstrating the crucial role of oxidative metabolism (OXPHOS) in a chronic degenerative condition considered largely genetic in origin. Just as importantly, the study corroborates findings from other recent reports/experiments demonstrating that the presence of cellular...
  18. Mauritio

    High Altitude Benefits

    Live high:train low increases muscle buffer capacity and submaximal cycling efficiency - PubMed Showing intermittent time in altitude around 3000m having benefits ,e.g. less oxygen consumption . So even just a few hours every day at high altitude can have a good effect. Metabolic and work...
  19. S

    My Taste In Music Changes With Metabolic State

    I had had health issues before and I found Ray Peat's works. And ever since I started implementing anything that is pro metabolic, my physiology and mental state have been improving. Beside that, I noticed my test in music changed drastically. Before, I was more into modern musics that are...
  20. haidut

    Cardiolipin Supplementation May Reverse Signs Of Aging

    One of the key features of aging is the decline in mitochondrial function (metabolism), and that fact is widely recognized even by mainstream medicine. However, doctors still claim that the relationship between metabolic decline and aging has not be elucidated and a causative link cannot be...
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