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Are Blue Zones Based Upon FRAUD? New Research May Suggest…

Blue Zones

Imagine this. You were born in 1925 in a rural area in Italy and have no birth certificate. It’s now 1965, so you’re 40 years old. You know that pensions are given to those who are 60 or older. You’re […]

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How I “Fixed” My Cholesterol Levels with a Low-Carb Diet

LDL Cholesterol Low Carb Diet TL;DR

Using 100g net carbohydrates per day (85-100% of them around AM workouts), I was able to make the following lipid and metabolic changes:

Triglycerides: 41 (down from 46 and 66) HDL: 56 (down from 66 and 59)[…]

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My LDL Cholesterol is High, But I’m Not Worried. Here’s Why.

LDL Cholesterol

Note: This is part one of a three-part series on cholesterol, heart disease risk, and the start of my personal journey towards health optimization via food and dietary strategy.

On March 8, 2019, I made a post on social […]

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How Much Protein Per Meal to Build Muscle? ~50g, 4x/Day

Protein Per Meal

Gyms are filled to the brim with old-heads trying to educate newer gym rats with advice that may stretch back decades. Often, this advice has little scientific backing and only has roots in anecdotes and “broscience”. Unsurprisingly, some of the […]

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Want to Die Sooner? Then Don’t Eat Your Vegetables

Fruits Vegetables

We’ve always “known”, but now we know. In lieu of the “Standard American Diet”, eating your fruits and vegetables makes you live longer.

Or, to put it in a way that will hit closer to home, not eating vegetables […]

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The Beverage Hydration Index – Is Water the Best?

Beverage Hydration Index

Chances are you’re familiar with the Glycemic Index (GI) – a relative scale ranking (0-100) how various carbohydrate-centric foods affect blood glucose levels.[1] The lower a food’s GI rating the less it will spike blood sugar levels and affect insulin […]

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Can Sucralose / Splenda Cause Cancer or Leukemia?

Sucralose Cancer

A new research study was published in the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health titled “Sucralose administered in feed, beginning prenatally through lifespan, induces hematopoietic neoplasias in male swiss mice”.[1]

In short, male mice in certain sucralose groups […]

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BCAA Weight Loss Study by Scivation Makes Questionable Diet Claims

BCAA Weight Loss WARNING: The results from this study are under question by Alan Aragon and Brad Schoenfeld. You can read their critique here.

BCAA supplements are some of the most popular products used in the bodybuilding and fitness arena. They’re extremely […]

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No Whey?! Pea Protein Stands Toe-to-Toe with Whey

Pea Protein

If you’re supplement-savvy (and who out there reading this blog isn’t?), then you may have heard through the grapevine that Pea Protein is on the rise!

And a new study is giving it even more fuel for its recent surge […]

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