I eat a lot of beef heart. Sometimes the beef heart has a funky taste and smell to it. I have also noticed black spot in the heart, which I assume is dried blood. My hypothesis is that beef heart needs to be processed correctly in order for it... (more)
Has anyone heard of these or even used them? I'm wondering if it would be worth it to do a little experimenting and thought it would be an interesting tool to experiment with.
I've been wearing a Dexcom CGM since March 2007, the product has evolved several times in those 5 years. A CGM is very different to a standard blood glucose meter because you get the context of where your blood glucose has been and where it may... (more)
I'm getting some test kits for bloodwork such as methylation, omega 3:6 etc. and looking for home phlebotomy in Massachusetts Any recommendations or experience with this would be greatly appreciated!
Do you HAVE to drink BLOOD everyday? Have you found medical BENEFITS from drinking BLOOD? Are your friends and family WORRIED about your BLOOD DRINKING? Can you not stop the URGE to dink BLOOD? Is the rest of the world wrong about BLOOD... (more)
Hi Folks, My lipid panel just came in. The results do not look peachy. Here are the stats: Total cholesterol 309 Triglyceride 21 HDL cholesterol 104 LDL (Calculated) 201 Cholesterol to HDL Ratio 3.0 Look at that LDL. It's sky-high,... (more)
This is an interesting story Bloodletting might cut some health risks of obesity I know a lot of people here probably donate blood. Have you experienced the benefits mentioned here for obese people? a significant drop in blood pressure lower... (more)
I recently had some blood work and was found to have mildly decreased RBCs (just below the lower end of normal). Prior to this set of lab results, I'd always been in the normal range (for blood work!). I had some followup iron labs drawn and got... (more)
I have never been able to change a keto stick so I decided to get a blood ketone meter and see how that would work. Does anyone know what reading would indicate ketosis? The product insert is geared more towards "Danger diabetic! Get yourself to... (more)
got my blood test resutls: total cholesterol: 244 (high: higher than 240), "neutral fat" (TG): 28 (low: lower than 30) background: male (caucasian), around 30 y.o. / around 175 cm. height / around 60 kg weight / around 11-12% body fat / eating... (more)
-NMR Lipoprofile- LDL-P: 1118 (<1000) LCL-C: 167 (<100) HDL-C: 102 (>=40) Trigs: 46 (<150) Total Cho: 278 (<200 High) HDL-P: 48.2 nmol/L (>=30.5) Small LDL-P: 115 nmol/L (<=527) LDL Size: 21.5 nm (>20.5) Vit D: 69 ng/mL... (more)
If I eat a high carb, low fat meal my blood sugar spikes above 140, sometimes up to 160, but after the 2 hour mark my blood sugar goes down to fasting levels (80's), then by hour 3 I get painfully hungry. However, when I eat a lot of fat with... (more)
I just scheduled an appointment to donate blood next week. I'm instructed to eat beforehand, but to "avoid fatty foods for 24 hours before donating." According to the Red Cross: Eat a healthy meal before your donation. Avoid fatty foods,... (more)
In my pre-paleo days when I was 23 pounds heavier, my fasting glucose was always around 78-88 whenever I had my blood work done at the doctors. Recently, I bought a glucose monitor to make sure I was still doing alright. To my surprise, my... (more)
Hello! I began a paleo diet 2 weeks ago and am seeing steady but slow results. Walking through Walgreens today I stumbled upon a blood glucose monitoring system that also measures ketones in the blood! After doing some online searches, it... (more)
I'm glad to see somebody here bought a home blood ketone meter! I used to recommend them here and on other forums, but I stopped because nobody ever listened. My ketone meters are Precision Xtras (I own three). Until recently the Precision... (more)
I just had a physical today and the Dr. said my blood pressure was 170/? I cant remember the smaller number. I am recently down 45+ pounds, even the nurse after she weighed me said "dp you realize you lost over 40 lbs." I replied really?!? Of... (more)
Mine is always high in the doctor's office but fine when I test at the pharmacy or grocery store. White coat syndrome is very common. If I sit quietly and sort of meditate it always goes down.
Do you spread them out and eat them in small quantities or do you take in a lot in one sitting ? Do you feel any different when adding fat or not? Do you measure your blood sugar after? Have you noticed any improvement in your blood sugar from... (more)
Ok, I just got my yearly blood test results back and of course my doctor wants to talk to me asap because my overall cholesterol is high. I'm happy to see that my triglycerides are low and hdl is high, but should I be worried? I am a 39 yr. old... (more)
I just read a few websites that a big proponent against paleo diet is because the increase in saturated fats from meat caused more fats in the blood and decreased blood flow in your veins. It also caused arteries to harden. Any thoughts this is a... (more)
Have been on paleo for 17 days now, and feeling pretty good. Energy levels are consistant throughout the day, and the weight is coming off at a steady pace. Before beginning paleo i had a blood pressure reading of 150-96. Scary to say the least.... (more)
I got this info from fellow Paleo Hacks member mem who posted info from Paul Jaminet about carbs you might find interesting: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=5528
I just got the results of the blood test back. There are three numbers that seem to be in conflict with each other and with my expectations: Glucose 60mg/dl expected range 60-125 Fructosamine 1.89mmol/l expected range ... (more)