1. haidut

    "Reductive" stress harms cells, mitochondria protect by increasing metabolism

    Finally a study that provide me with some "ammo" during my arguments with people I know who work in the medical profession. A common topic in such arguments is the mainstream medical idea that it is almost impossible to have too much antioxidants and too little oxidation. In fact, to many...
  2. 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...
  3. haidut

    The Warburg "effect" Is, In Fact, A Direct Cause Of Cancer

    This is yet another recent study showing that medicine may finally be getting on the right track. Similar to the human study with doxycycline and breast cancer I just posted, confirms again what has been known and fraudulently suppressed for almost a century. Namely, the Warburg "effect" is as...
  4. haidut

    Vitamin D Cuts The Risk Of Colds And Flu By More Than Half

    Vitamin D was once the darling of every family doctor. It was recommended for quite a few ailments both as prevention and treatment. However, in the first decade of the 21st century, the vitamin took a beating as a few large (but poorly designed) trials failed to find benefit for a number of...
  5. haidut

    Vitamins B2 And B12 Protect Against GI Cancer

    Even though this is officially considered an epidemiological study, it was a lot more controlled than that. The patients were given vitamin supplementation and compliance was enforced as much as possible. So, you can call this an open label trial. And given that the population studied was one...
  6. haidut

    DHEA (and Other Androgens) Deplete EFA (PUFA) And Increase SFA

    A human study and as such very relevant. The dose of DHEA used was high (200mg), but androgens derived from DHEA have the same (and even more potent) effects in much lower doses, so low-dose DHEA should have similar (if not even better) effect. Yet another indication that androgens are...
  7. haidut

    Possible Explanation Of The Obesity Paradox

    I recently posted a thread on the being overweight with a BMI or 27 associated with lower mortality than being lean. Taller People Have Higher Mortality From Cancer This study claims to have found a possible explanation, and it has to with the fact that the ability to accumulate fat is an...
  8. haidut

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Is A Metabolic Disease; Vitamin K And Niacinamide May Treat It

    Ray has written so many articles on how "autoimmune conditions" like MS, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, psoriasis, etc are all metabolic diseases mostly driven by estrogen. After decades of denial by mainstream medicine, a study was just published by a team at Stanford that shows RA to be...
  9. Zachs

    Coconut Oil Reduced DHT By Inhibiting 5-ar?

    This was something I researched a bit a few years ago when first learning about Ray Peat and his affinity for coconut oil. I actually asked him this question but he seemed to not know the answer. Lauric acid among other fatty acids is known for blocking the conversion of DHT by inhibiting...
  10. P

    Reducing Intake Of Tryptophan,phenylalanine,tyrosine To Decrease Serotonin

    Acute tryptophan/phenylalanine/tyrosine depletion may be a suitable new method for rapidly decreasing serotonin and catecholamine transmission simultaneously.
  11. haidut

    Theanine May Be Better Than PCPA For Reducing Serotonin

    The compound pCPA works by inhibiting the synthesis of serotonin in the brain. Ray has written that theanine also reduces serotonin in brain but it was not known how. This study claims that theanine may actually work better than pCPA by BOTH inhibiting serotonin synthesis and also increasing its...