sugar

  1. P

    Hyperventilation from contaminated allergic sugar or sugar?

    If I use as much as 25 or more grams of white sugar with a cup of coffee and a glass of milk among other foods - it visibly suppresses my breathing resulting in brain fog. I suspect it might be because of allergic impurities in the sugar, which is absolutely possible in my case, but I don't have...
  2. U

    Progesterone use in pregnancy causes homosexuality?

    I am starting to doubt progesterone supplementing in pregnancy since I know someone who took natural progesterone and it made her spot during early pregnancy. This study claims that adults whose mothers took progesterone in pregnancy are more likely to be gay or bisexual. I was under the...
  3. D

    Anti-Peat Blood diet

    No, it's not about that popular diet by blood type) This Russian guy has his own YouTube channel. What he does is simple: he eats/drinks something, then takes his blood and looks at it through a microscope. You can judge by two parameters: the flow of blood and the state of red blood cells...
  4. haidut

    Even mainstream medicine admits many claims about sugar are myths

    It is always nice to see when a outpost of mainstream medicine tries to set the record straight on something as controversial as refined sugar. My personal favorites are the myths on sugar and causal links to diabetes / cancer. Apparently, there is solid evidence those links are myths. Yet...
  5. haidut

    Sugar (sucrose) lowers stress-induced cortisol

    Just a quick post to give some props to the much-vilified sucrose. The study below demonstrates that sucrose consumption for just 3 days prior, blunted most of the negative effects of stress, and especially the rise in plasma cortisol. The HED of sucrose was about 4g/kg, which matches closely...
  6. Mr Joe

    Weather's Original and Kinder Chocolate

    I know some guys here are eating occasionally haribo gold bear. Does anyone here have an oppinion on kinder chocolate and weather's ogirinal ? ingredients weathers : SUGAR, GLUCOSE SYRUP (WHEAT), CREAM (MILK), CONDENSED WHEY, BUTTER, CANE SUGAR SYRUP, SALT, SOY LECITHIN, ARTIFICIAL FLAVOUR...
  7. Hans

    The high sugar model did not prove to be a good model of obesity

    Excess sugar consumption doesn't necessarily make you fat, if you have sufficient nutrients to use the carbs. "but the daily caloric intake was higher in the HS group in relation to the C and HFHS groups (HS: 92 ± 2.0 vs. C: 79.2 ± 2.6 and HFHS: 77.3 ± 1.7 kcal/day, p < 0.05)." And yet...
  8. T

    Why can't I tolerate sugar on benzos? (It gives me severe physical anxiety)

    Hello all, I'm feeling so sad, I can't enjoy a nice dessert with sugar in it or any sweet beverages because the sugar gives me severe physical anxiety that remains for one and a half day atleast. Why is this and what can I do about it? I'm on 23 mg of valium. Thank you
  9. Geronimo

    Foods I Like That Like Me

    I think the fundamental goal of anyone's diet is to find nutritious foods you can afford and easily prepare that you digest well and enjoy. My new goal is to eat only things that meet all of these criteria. I know it seems so obvious, but we often forget the most obvious things because they...
  10. T

    Does Sugar Raise Adrenaline? And What Causes Hypodypsia (lack Of Thirst)

    Hey all, I have 2 questions, the first is, does sugar raise adrenaline? And the second, what could be the cause of hypodypsia (lack of thirst)? Thank you
  11. Recoen

    Masterjohn On Sugar And Covid

  12. M

    The Most OVERLOOKED Peat Quote

    "I think a person of average size should have at least 180 grams per day, maybe an average of about 250 grams." In my opinion this is the most overlooked and important of Peat quotes for people on this forum to read. Many people here experiencing health problems, or even creating new health...
  13. haidut

    High-carb (65%-85%) Diets Therapeutic In Diabetes

    Another myth of mainstream medicine continues to (slowly) crumble. The myth of diabetes as the "sugar disease" may be still alive but the evidence against it is quickly mounting. Perhaps the only thing still preventing it from collapsing overnight is the large numbers of Paleo-diet supporters...
  14. theLaw

    Ray Peat Interview 03/30/2020 - COVID-19, Losartan, Sugar, Methylene Blue & More, Q&A - Dr Ray Peat

  15. haidut

    Eating 1 Lb Of Sugar Daily Has Strikingly Positive Effects On (male) Fertility

    When I saw this news article pop up in my daily feed I immediately thought to myself "This study will never get covered by large mainstream news outlets". And of course, the websites of CNN, Fox, ABC, CNBC, USA Today, etc have no trace of an article covering the study or even just the basic...
  16. ecstatichamster

    Inhaled Sugar May Lower Inflammation

    Is sugar the key to treating lung problems? The lung environment controls alveolar macrophage metabolism and responsiveness in type 2 inflammation So type 2 immunity is the characterization of “allergies” Type 2 immunity in tissue repair and fibrosis Type 2 immunity is characterized by the...
  17. haidut

    Cancer Is NOT Addicted To Glucose, As Previously Thought

    Little by little, the lies about cancer told for over 100 years start to fall apart. One of the last strongholds of the "traditional" view on cancer is that it is "addicted" to glucose and eating a high-carb diet fuels tumor growth. Evidence to the contrary has actually been available for...
  18. Mito

    It’s Unlikely That The Glycemic Index Of A Food Or Diet Is Linked To Disease Risk

    Abstract Despite initial enthusiasm, the relationship between glycemic index (GI) and glycemic response (GR) and disease prevention remains unclear. This review examines evidence from randomized, controlled trials and observational studies in humans for short-term (e.g., satiety) and long-term...
  19. haidut

    Only Dietary Fat, Not Protein Or Sugar (sucrose), Drives Obesity

    This is a recent study that confirms another controversial one I posted on the forum more than a year ago. https://raypeatforum.com/community/threads/low-protein-high-carb-diet-healthier-than-caloric-restriction.6909/ The newer study also had some unexpected findings. For example, increasing...
  20. Mito

    The Small Intestine Converts Dietary Fructose Into Glucose And Organic Acids

    http://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131(17)30729-5 Summary Excessive consumption of sweets is a risk factor for metabolic syndrome. A major chemical feature of sweets is fructose. Despite strong ties between fructose and disease, the metabolic fate of fructose in mammals remains...
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