1. Apple

    Takuo Fujita (Calcium Paradox) passed away on November 8, 2022, (16 days before Ray Peat)

    Takuo Fujita, MD, PhD (February 10, 1929 to November 8, 2022) Ray Peat cited T. Fujita in some of his articles regarding calcium and PTH. He developed a theory which he called the ‘Calcium Paradox’, that is, the contradiction between...
  2. haidut

    Low vitamin D and HIGH (not low) PTH predict bone deterioration

    A great new study, which would hopefully trigger a re-assessment of the current approaches in treating osteoporosis/osteopenia. Namely, one of the core therapies for deteriorating bone health/density (usually associated with aging, glucocorticoid treatment, kidney disease, etc) is administration...
  3. cs3000

    Calcium carbonate works on empty stomach + optimal timing for lowering parathyroid hormone Commonly it's said that calcium carbonate should be taken with food for it to absorb properly from the acid, but this study shows it absorbs...
  4. haidut

    High PTH, low vitamin D implicated in bipolar disorder (BD)

    A great study highlighting once again the importance of calcium, vitamin D and especially the pro-inflammatory parathyroid hormone (PTH) for mental health. While there are many studies (both observational and intervention ones) examining the role of vitamin D in mental health, this is one of the...