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weight loss

  1. antiqua

    18th Century Doctor’s Peaty Diet Advice

    So I came across this video for “milk soup”, a recipe from an 18th century doctor who specialized in weight loss. The milk soup itself is interesting. It’s like a “healthy” version of Cinnamon Toast Crunch made with high quality ingredients. And this was considered a weight loss food...
  2. M

    Dnp logs for weight loss

    Hey I started a new log with dnp instead of aspirin. Aspirin helps you lose water weight and tolerate a caloric deficit better. But it doesn't work like dnp. My source is under dosed but the dnp numbers I put up will be as if it wasn't. So when I take 500 mg it's 250 mg. Undosed to hell I know...
  3. RealNeat

    Only eat what you crave, lose weight and gain health, with caveats.

    This principle applies to me involuntarily and because I try to be very in tune with my body, it's more of an instinct than an actual decision. When I try to calorically restrict my body determines what calories are sufficient and it will drive me next to insane to ignore it. Same with food...
  4. Mauritio

    Sodium Butyrate leads to weight loss and less inflammation/endotoxin

    Very interesting study on Sodium Butyrate and weight loss/inflammation. The researchers fed mice a high fat diet(HFD) and gave some of them Sodium butyrate (I think it was 5% of the diet) as a supplement. Not only did the butyrate +HFD-mice weigh less (~20%) than the HFD-mice, they weighed...
  5. T

    Does fat loss cause Estrogen release?

    For instance, If one had started to lose weight, would estrogen stored in fat release estrogen into the system and one would have symptoms of high estrogen, such as hot flashes? After reading more of Ray's articles I was thinking maybe this new thyroid med (compounded, extended release) is...
  6. T

    Exercise causing inflammation

    Hi everyone! Wondering if some of you may be able to shed some light on a pattern I seem to go through. I’ve struggled with weight my whole life, but particularly after having kids. The only time I was really thin was when I was running 3-5kms a day. After discovering peat a while ago I’ve...
  7. M

    Aspirin to double weight loss.

    I have been taking 5 aspirins in the morning and 2 aspirins every 2 hours with vitamin C 1 gram for 5 days so far. I went from 228 to 223. Lost a pound a day. I'm on a 500-1000 calorie deficit to accomplish this. It's like dnp but with less side effects and it's lighter then caffeine is on...
  8. Doludolu

    Weight (Muscle mass) Loss post-surgery

    Hey people, Had surgeries recently, therefore will have to stay passive for some time. Do you have tips on how to preserve muscle mass during a period of about 2-3 weeks of no exercise, where I can't even do calisthenic exercises, such as lunges, squats, push-ups & etc? The only thing I can...
  9. T

    Tabrid's Log: From Surviving to Thriving

    Hello dear friends, today I decided to change my health and well-being and taking charge of my health. To be more dedicated to my life style changes I am sharing my 30 days (my first milestone) effort here with you. Things about me: -24 years old -190 cm (6'3) 120 kg (265 lb) -FMF patient...
  10. N

    High carbs for fat loss/ increase metabolic rate? Asking for some advice.

    I’ve been familiar with Ray Peat for awhile but my mental health has been very bad since the beginning of 2020 up until now. I eat all the “peat” foods, followed by binge eating junk filled with pufa, and alcohol consumption to escape. Im cutting out alcohol and processed foods. I’m finally...
  11. skuabird

    Skua's Weightloss and Health Problems Log

    7/18/2021: 252lb 5’9”, F, 34 Current/recent Problems: Blurred vision with subtle headaches sometimes becoming migraines in evening, especially during middle of menstrual cycle Feel like my blood sugar is all over, especially after high protein meal Severe fatigue, worse after any activity...
  12. Razvan

    Pufa Deplition Is Amazing

    Hello ,for the past year i ate a peat inspired diet with sometimes pufa cheats, pretty high calorie i gained some weight (muscle and fat) and a 2 weeks ago i decided to do a pufa deplition to lose some weight. I'm eating 0 fat from skim milk,bananas, homemade beetroot juice ,orange juice and...
  13. Tristan Loscha

    The Impact Of A Vegan Diet On Pregnancy Outcomes

    The impact of a vegan diet on pregnancy outcomes Tomer Avnon 1,2 ● Efrat Paz Dubinsky3 ● Inbar Lavie2 ● Tali Ben-Mayor Bashi1 ● Ronit Anbar3,4 ● Yariv Yogev1,2 Received: 21 April 2020 / Revised: 28 July 2020 / Accepted: 25 August 2020 © The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer...
  14. Re.Generate

    This Seems Weird! - Tryptophan Apparently Increases Fat Loss?

    Hey there all, Names Harry - First-time thread-er but long time reader...god I enjoy this stuff and would have been posting much much earlier were it not for my two mad kiddies! - little spare time to put it mildly! Anyway - for now - I have been doing a lot of reading lately on Tryptophan and...
  15. Philomath

    “All You Have To Do To Lose Weight. Turn Fat Into CO2 & H2O

    Just ran across this TEDx vid on YouTube. It started out sounding like it could be a very Peat-like explanation to fat loss. However, the final take was “move more, eat less and breath”. Are there nuggets to take away from this? He says the #1 question he gets is “can we just sit around and...
  16. zarrin77

    Honey Gets Much Better Results Than Sucrose

    I’ve seen a lot of talk here about using refined table sugar and pop to help increase sugar intake. Not only does this advice go against repeated long term human RCTs, but it just doesn’t make sense when there are much better options such as fruit, fruit juice, and honey. Adding sucrose to the...
  17. Tarmander

    Gut Protocol For Insulin Resistance, Metabolism, And Energy

    I wanted to share this amazing gut protocol that I have been on for the last few months (results below) I am in a unique position as a type 1 diabetic in that my pancreas produces little to no insulin on its own. This gives me an insight into what supplements and herbs do to insulin needs in...
  18. Velve921

    After 5.5 Years, I Finally Started Losing Weight. Key Has Been Strictness

    So, I know many people have been looking for more stories and understandings of weight loss through these ideas. I’ll share mine and take it for what’s worth. 6 years ago I was doing the following: Paleo Fasting High Lactic Acid Weight Lifting Consumed under 2000 calories a day Extremely low...
  19. ecstatichamster

    I'm Finally Losing Serious Weight

    I've said that I am against fast weight loss, and I am. So I wanted to update you. I was at 170 for a long time, a US size 32 or 34 waist, then in my middle age creeped up a bit. I was following low carb most of that time Then I started a Peat-inspired diet. By then I was more at 190, and I...
  20. haidut

    Personalized Diets Based On DNA/genome Analysis Are A Failure

    I am sure by now everybody has heard of the much-heralded approach of the so-called "personalized medicine" - a world in which every person will be treated uniquely based on the complete analysis of their genome/DNA. From specific drugs and dosage, to interventions like radiation, diet and...
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