Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Questions

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by 83 · about 12 hours ago

Do you supplement Vitamin C? If so, how much, and why? If not, why not?I prefer to not supplement anything and i get about 2-300% RDA of vitamin c, but it seems there may be benefits to going higherI was doing some research on ways of reversing... (more)

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paleot 0 · June 18, 2014 at 4:15 PM

I don't do much ascorbic acid as a supplement, but I get lots of the vitamin C complex in my diet. (I probably eat a bell pepper a day with a couple lbs of plants.) If I feel like I'm fighting something or need the immune system boost, then I... (more)

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by 2626 · about 12 hours ago

Large, well-powered, high quality meta-analyses of studies on lipid intake frequently find at least some cardiovascular benefits to reducing saturated fat (SFA) and replacing it with unsaturated fat (PUFA). When they don't, the finding is that it... (more)

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Mscott 0 · July 27, 2013 at 6:25 PM

I think a big part of it is that almost all the long term controlled studies on this issue have had (as folks on both side have pointed out) decent flaws that seriously weaken them as evidence. This includes a lot of confounding factors between... (more)

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by 10 · about 12 hours ago

Hi, So I started doing a Keto diet about 3 weeks ago with the last 2 weeks being more strict. I'm basically getting around 15 carbs a day, and 65-70% of my calories coming from fat, and the rest from protein. A little background on me and what... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · July 24, 2013 at 8:13 PM

You can search for paleo-friendly doctors in your area, and find someone who can see your complete medical history and examine and monitor you. That way you'll have good advice from someone who understands your whole picture.

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by 155 · about 12 hours ago

I have watched a very interested program by the BBC (link below), it covers various methods of sub-calorific and intermittent starvation, fasting, IGF1 and aging, also the effect on cancer and heart disease. As ever a very entertaining and... (more)

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dsync 0 · September 04, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Some biases info: I am an IF follower at an 18 off / 6 on ratio. I feel compelled however to note a few things. IF at caloric surplus is completely different from IF at maint, which is completely different from IF at deficit and all of this is... (more)

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by 5828 · about 13 hours ago

What does the latest science say about how to best predict the risk of heart disease? Total cholesterol doesn't appear to be a good predictor. People discuss triglyceride levels and also the ratios of various numbers. What lab tests are the best... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · May 10, 2012 at 1:34 AM

Oxidized LDL would be much better, I believe it is due to cost that it's not used. http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/21/5/844.short http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2009/07/diet-heart-hypothesis-oxidized-ldl-part.html (more)

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by 366 · October 29, 2014 at 3:56 AM

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/11/63/abstract Results state: After multivariate adjustment, a high consumption of red meat was related to higher all-cause mortality (HR=1.14, 95% CI 1.01-1.28, 160+ vs. 10-19.9 g/day), and the... (more)

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Meaty_1 0 · March 07, 2013 at 9:51 PM

The broad-brushing of "meat" and "processed meat" together is particularly insidious, because agenda-driven asshats, such as one editor at the LA times, barf out headlines like "Another study finds association between red meat and disease." They... (more)

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by 695 · October 26, 2014 at 3:50 AM

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1357266 What do you guys think about this study? Would love to hear your thoughts.

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Mscott 0 · September 16, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Well, I was finally able to look over this analysis a bit (thanks for the Pdf, Tamara!). First of all, they included the JELIS study which accounted for 10% of the weight. I would have left it out because it didn't test omega-3 alone, but... (more)

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