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  1. haidut

    Cortisol causes fatty liver (as well as obesity, diabetes, etc)

    Not really a surprise for most of my readers, but it is always nice to see more evidence establishing various disorders attributed to "gluttony", "weak will", "addiction", etc as actual endocrine disturbances. And since the current study implicates cortisol, we can point the finger once again at...
  2. Hans

    Fruit Juice And Triglycerides

    Hi all, A lot of people are concerned about the possibility that sugar/fructose can increase triglycerides and this is worsened when doctors tell their patients to stay away from ALL sugar when their triglycerides are elevated. I decided to write an article on whether fruit juice contributes...
  3. haidut

    Fats Cause Cause Cognitive Impairment And Insulin Resistance In The Brain

    The topic of whether fats cross the BBB is very controversial, especially in light of recent evidence that dementias like Alzheimer are simply so-called "diabetes of the brain". It is well-known in clinical circles that fats do cause insulin resistance, but the PUFA lobby is powerful enough to...
  4. Mito

    Chronic Fructose Substitution For Glucose Or Sucrose In Food Or Beverages Has Little Effect On Fasti

    Conclusions: The evidence suggests that the substitution of fructose for glucose or sucrose in food or beverages may be of benefit to individuals, particularly those with impaired glucose tolerance or type 2 diabetes. However, additional high-quality studies in these populations are required...
  5. haidut

    Transdermal Delivery Of Saturated Fat Changes Systemic Fatty Acid Profile

    I wanted to post this as it allows people who cannot tolerate coconut oil or other saturated fat orally to still inflluence their systemic SFA : PUFA balance. This study looked at the transdermal absorption of PUFA (safflower oil) and SFA (coconut oil) and found both to be rather well absorbed...
  6. haidut

    Androsterone As A Thyromimetic Treatment For Gout And CVD

    These studies are old, but I am just posting them here as further support of the thyromimetic properties of androsterone. As we know, thyroid hormone is the primary regulator of levels of uric acid and serum lipids and Ray has recommended improvement of thyroid function as the primary method for...
  7. haidut

    Androsterone - The Forgotten But Potent Thyroid Mimetic

    Androsterone is one of the 5-AR derived androgens and is a downstream metabolite of DHT. While modern medicine has almost completely forgotten about it, androsterone was well-known and widely used in the 1950s and 1960s under the commercial name Atromid - the most potent cholesterol and...
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