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  1. A.D.

    Anti-Peat VIDEO: Resurrection Of The Carnivore Diet (Fat vs Sugar - Mini Documentary)

    This new mini-documentary agrees with the dangers of PUFA, however, what seems anti-peat is the complete demonization of ALL sugar. I'm curious of everyone's thoughts.
  2. haidut

    Drinking Pepsi/Coke freely is androgenic for males, enlarges testicles, ups testosterone

    I think the sales of Coke/Pepsi are about to go through the roof. The study sounds like it was sponsored by one/both of the soda makers, but it was not, and in fact is corroborated by prior studies on (human) male fertility and sugar consumption that I posted about in the past. The study below...
  3. JCastro

    Anti-Peat Sucrose raises brain serotonin significantly more than starch in rat study

    The rats who ate 50g/kg sucrose for 2 weeks had significantly higher hippocampal serotonin and a more potent response to the serotonergic drug fenfluramine, all compared to rats who ate 50g/kg starch for 2 weeks. The starch group had longer-lasting serotoninergic effects, but the sucrose group...
  4. haidut

    Higher protein, sugar, and vitamin E consumption beneficial for health/aging

    I would say right from the start that there are obviously a very large number of dietary components that can have beneficial effect on our health. The study below cannot possibly look at all of them, but from the ones it examined those three (3) variables the title mentions gave the most benefit...
  5. A

    Best tolerated Sugar for SIBO/Candida Patients

    I have SIBO and perhaps candida issues due to being hypothyroid. This may be why I can't tolerate sugars and artificial sweeteners. I get extreme stomach bloat, back pain, scalp itch and diarrhea(from artificial sweeteners) . I have tried white and brown sugar, honey, agave, maple, stevia...
  6. Sapien

    Ideal potassium/carb ratio?

    With a lack of quality fruit juice available, refined sugar makes up a good bulk of my diet. Since it doesn’t have any potassium, I eat some (well cooked) potatoes every day for potassium. Anyone know a good K/ carb ratio to shoot for ? (for insulin managing purposes). Also, do I have to worry...
  7. haidut

    Dietary sugar can treat chronic depression

    Not much to comment on here, except to point out that the sugar "addiction" in depressed people has been recognized by medicine for at least 50 years and has always been treated as a co-morbidity of the depressed state, also in need of treatment. Doctors have been advising depressed patients to...
  8. mantq

    Carbs and Water Retention

    Hey everyone, So I've noticed that over the years, whenever I'm eating lots of carbs, I have fantastic levels of energy and never feeling hungry, as well as sleeping better. But the downside to this, is that I get a very puffy face, people always notice as in commenting 'oh you've gained weight'...
  9. RealNeat

    Prevent nutrient deficiency from processed sugar consumption

    Everything a humans does drains certain nutrients, so this is a not a demonization of sugar but as we know sugar can increase the metabolism and cause an increased demand for nutrients, like thyroid supplementation. A logical but somewhat reductionist approach is to incorporate a non caloric...
  10. DDRB

    Heavy phlegm when I drink milk or fruit juice.

    Every time I drink fruit juice (especially citrus fruits), eat these fruits or drink milk, I have to quickly go to the sink to spit up large phlegm. It happens a few sips after another. Why? Is it a gastric acid problem or something like that?
  11. JCastro

    Anti-Peat Fructose augments synthesis and release of free fatty acids and lactate

    Metabolic fate of fructose in human adipocytes: a targeted 13C tracer fate association study ”This study demonstrated that fructose stimulates anabolic processes in adipocytes robustly, including glutamate and de novo fatty acid synthesis. Furthermore, fructose also augments the release of free...
  12. mantq

    Carb Water Retention, Sub 10% Body Fat

    Hey everyone, I'm attaching a recent picture of my body to showcase the current state of my body and in order to provide an estimate for my 'low body fat', which I believe is below 10%. Anyway, I'm very lean, very fit at the moment, however, I struggle with water retention on my face. Whenever I...
  13. Rickyman

    Normal blood sugar but still diabetic, is it possible?

    Is it possible to have normal blood glucose levels 80-100 after eating, and fasting | Normal A1C below 5.7 and still have blood sugar issues? I am not sure why my body feels so odd and ill if I eat carbs. I was eating them fine before, than bam! Can't have any not even a bell pepper. Forced to...
  14. A

    Total Antioxidant Content of Alternatives to Refined Sugar

    Abstract Background Oxidative damage is implicated in the etiology of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other degenerative disorders. Recent nutritional research has focused on the antioxidant potential of foods, while current dietary recommendations are to increase the intake of...
  15. 3

    An Econ Blog on Sugar and Obesity

    No big surprise for anyone here (except maybe the corn syrup aspect), but eating sugar is not closely correlated with obesity... https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2021/11/sugar-consumption.html
  16. P

    Starch weight gain?

    I've noticed I've gained 15-20 lbs since incorporating potatoes with coconut oil into my diet daily. Have you guys experienced weight gain on starch as well? Or is it a product of just including more fat in the diet?
  17. haidut

    Protein and saturated fats beneficial, PUFA detrimental for thyroid

    A good new study, which again confirms that saturated fat is anything but detrimental to our health. Most of the studies until now demonstrating improved thyroid function from saturated fat used coconut oil, and that has led to attacks from mainstream medicine that this pro-thyroid and healthy...
  18. Eastcoast Seth

    How Much Sugar In One Meal?

    How much sugar can the body safely handle in one meal? Let’s say I ate maple syrup or honey. how much of it can my body process at once?
  19. 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...
  20. 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...