• tca300: I understand this is off topic from what you typically teach, but I was wondering if you have run across any information or learned on your own, things that help people grieve over lost loved ones, and or fear of losing others to death? Thank you!

    Ray Peat: It activates the “helplessness” reactions in the body, stress weakening your own life, and I think it can help to get out of that if you think of your life as a continuation of theirs—the same life, though with fewer bodies.

    Rest in Paradise, Raymond Peat  October 12, 1936 - November 24 2022

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  1. Hans

    The best fat for healthy testes (and high testosterone)

    https://men-elite.com/2022/12/01/the-best-fat-for-healthy-testes-and-high-testosterone/ ---------------- TL: DR Coconut oil: Can dramatically improve the health of your testes by reducing oxidative stress, DNA damage and inflammation. Can also protect the testes against any toxin, such as heavy...
  2. haidut

    Iron drives heart failure by fattening the heart; iron chelators may prevent/cure

    Recommending high intake of iron is one of the most common dietary recommendations of registered dieticians, as well as many doctors. The fact that lipofuscin - a highly insoluble complex of iron and PUFA peroxides - increases with age is conveniently ignored in those recommendations. The...
  3. L

    Old anti-pufa researcher

    Hey. Does anyone remember the name of a Dr. (I believe but maybe a scientist) who was anti-pufa in the first half of the 20th century? I learned of him here but forget the name. Thank you!
  4. haidut

    Diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer are bioenergetic diseases; PUFA may be the cause

    The bad news for PUFA (in this case linoleic acid) just keep piling on. At this point, there is hardly a chronic condition out there that has not been linked to elevated PUFA and/or their peroxidation products. The first study below makes the argument that PUFA peroxidation byproducts (created...
  5. haidut

    PUFA damages mitochondria, blocks mitophagy, leads to heart damage

    I can't get access to the full study text, so the comments I have here are based only on the abstract of the study below. However, even just the abstract is sufficient to demonstrate once again the dangers of PUFA. Despite the study not calling PUFA out directly, it does mention lard as the food...
  6. bartu13bartu

    PUFA vs Wheat/Seeds

    I wonder what is worse for our health, eating wheat white bread or using sunflower oil for frying your food? Its hard to stick 99% to raypeat or carvinore/paleo diet when your friends and your family don't. So if you had to choose which one would be worse and why?
  7. haidut

    Pregnenolone/aspirin can block cellular estrogen uptake, PUFA promotes it

    I have posted in the past about the "obscure" estrogen estrone sulfate (E1S) and its role as a biomarker of both onset and progression of breast, colon, prostate, endometrial, and many other cancers. Despite its major role in cancer development, E1S remains known to mainstream medicine as simply...
  8. Hans

    Why the PUFA and cholesterol in eggs are not a problem

    Here is the research on why I don't think the PUFA from eggs is a problem. https://men-elite.com/2022/09/20/why-the-pufa-and-cholesterol-in-eggs-are-not-a-problem/
  9. haidut

    Aspirin may treat pancreatitis...and other fibrotic conditions

    While most of medicine's attention is focused on acute pancreatitis (AP) since AP is often deadly, rates of chronic pancreatitis (CP) have been rising over the last 2-3 decades and it is now recognized that CP is a "gateway" condition to either liver or pancreatic cancers. Officially, CP has no...
  10. j2mugs

    Reluctant to follow midfie's PUFA advice

    Hey all. My wife has had a VERY successfully pregnancy after 17 years of infertility and 7 years of peating! She has been having a pretty eventless pregnancy (first bio kid at 38 and has no GD, no preeclampsia, etc). The baby is huge too, also thanks to Ray Peat's advice! I continue to be amazed...
  11. M

    Is this how you look when you are PUFA depleted?

    I saw this clip of a couple living in the wilderness for the past 7 years and couldn´t help noticing the flawless look of the young lady. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ycgnTJ4UQA She has a strong body with beautiful hair, perfect skin and teeth also, and has a smile of a model. My...
  12. Drareg

    Index of refraction PUFA

    I found this video very interesting, something we don't speak about much is the refraction of PUFA and how this influence cells communication, I know Peat spoke about cells potentially using light to communicate, its also interesting to think about infrared light and how PUFA influences it. It...
  13. haidut

    PUFA metabolites may trigger diabetes type I

    Type I diabetes is known as an autoimmune condition. Namely, for some "unknown" reason(s) the beta-cells of the pancreas get attacked by the immune system and over time this leads to their destruction and inability to produce insulin. Of course, no such thing as an "autoimmune" disease exists...
  14. ThisWorld

    Switched to soy milk

    I switched to vegan type of milks from the alpro brand, and I digest it much better than normal whole milk which gives me massive diarrhea. According to cronometer it has less pufa than normal whole milk. Anyone with similar experiences as me?
  15. Mauritio

    Activating FXR decreases PUFA in the liver

    Very interesting study showing that activating the Farnesoid X Receptor results in lower levels of MUFA and PUFA in the liver. (Farnesoid X receptor - Wikipedia) Lowers levels of MUFA are brought on by downregulating genes like SCD1. "Elevated expression levels of SCD1 is found to be...
  16. :M :B.

    Ray Peat Interview Dr. Ray Peat, Brad Marshall on the History of PUFA and Obesity (Part 1). Show-Title: A Neighbor's Choice.

    View: https://rumble.com/v14myc7-dr.-ray-peat-brad-marshall-on-the-history-of-pufa-and-obesity-part-1.html
  17. haidut

    Lipolysis preferentially releases PUFA from adipose tissue

    ...compared to SFA and/or MUFA. This topic is considered highly controversial in Peat-land, mostly because of the dearth of studies dealing with it. I must have received hundreds of emails at this point criticizing Peat's stance on this issue and claiming that there is no evidence for...
  18. haidut

    Stearic acid (SA) is an estrogen receptor antagonist

    Over the last year or so I stumbled upon a few studies claiming both SA (C18:0) and its methyl ester are capable of binding the estrogen receptors (ER) and modulate their transcription effects. However, those studies did not evaluate if SA acted as an agonist or antagonist on those receptors...
  19. haidut

    Higher PUFA intake correlated with mental disease

    An epidemiological study, yet still useful IMO since the correlation was maintained across the various levels of PUFA intake - i.e. the higher the PUFA intake the higher the prevalence of a mental disorder such as depression, which suggests a causal link. The link was the strongest in males and...
  20. A

    Diet during early life defines testicular lipid content and sperm quality in adulthood

    https://journals.physiology.org/doi/pdf/10.1152/ajpendo.00235.2020 First published October 12, 2020; doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00235.2020.— Childhood obesity is a serious concern associated with ill health later in life. Emerging data suggest that obesity has long-term adverse effects upon male...