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  1. BlackMolasses

    People who eat very little but seem healthy?

    Usually the people I met who ate very little had obvious signs of hypothyroidism and poor health. But there is also a category of people who eat excessively little but seem very healthy. I have a friend in her 20s who needs to eat 1000 to 1500 calories a day, mostly from very low nutrient...
  2. InChristAlone

    Dr Carl Pfeiffer Mental and Elemental Nutrients

    Here are some notes from Dr. Pfeiffer's book; "Mental and elemental nutrients : a physician's guide to nutrition and health care", it's an old book, but I think it's contributions to nutrition is still relevant. Zinc- "zinc is more precious than gold" Zinc is needed for normal growth and...
  3. J

    How Nutritious Is Animal FAT Really?

    In the paleo, keto and especially carnivore communities, people usually praise animal fat, also for it's "high nutrient-density". But all sources I've looked at show that there aren't a lot of nutrients at all. I usually use Nährwertrechner, an incredibly detailed german food database. Here's...
  4. S.Seneff

    Micronutrient Inadequacy In Short Sleep: Analysis Of The NHANES 2005–2016

    Chioma J. Ikonte, Jonathan G. Mun, [...], and Susan Hazels Mitmesser One third of U.S. adults report short sleep (<7 h), which has been linked to negative health outcomes. Inadequate intake of micronutrients across the U.S. adult population has been reported, and a relationship between sleep...
  5. CoolTweetPete

    Heat Stability Of Particular Nutrients

    I am curious if any of you folks are familiar with the amount of heat stability particular nutrients (ADEK, B-Vitamins, amino acids, etc) have. I sometimes worry that cooking (or even mildly heating) things like liver or eggs will destroy the nutrition. After reading this article, I became...
  6. K

    1.5L OJ, 1.5L goat milk, 100 gram beef, 1 egg yolk diet

    I'm thinking about how a Ray Peat diet covers the RDA guidelines. Of course, Ray Peat and people here may not agree with all those RDA guidelines, but I think that for 80% they are pretty accurate. I made this for myself, but I share it, because maybe other people find it interesting as well...
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