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by 787 · 2 minutes ago

I noticed that in the last couple days i've developed little yellow patches symmetrically under each eye, i showed my mum and she told me it could be cholesterol, thinking she was just spouting the usual fat fear (i eat a high fat diet) i didn't... (more)

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by 0 · 2 minutes ago

When I got an insurance screen about two months ago and I had LDL of 299, but a still normal CHOL/LDL ratio. I eat a generally healthy diet with lots of protein and fruit/veggies and a very little dairy/processed foods. I do, however, eat... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 17, 2014 at 6:32 PM

I have heard that insurance companies will hammer you for high LDL and obesity, but never had it happen personally.. Unfortunately the only way I know that works to lower LDL significantly is statins. I never had any luck with the dietary... (more)

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by 0 · 3 minutes ago

Quick summary for those who don't want to read the whole thing: Dietary changes had an enormous impact on my blood cholesterol levels. As the majority opinion on the internet seems to be that dietary cholesterol has a limited, or even... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 11, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Just a few comments on an interesting experiment -The first test - call it the 80/20 - resulted in shifts similar to what I've seen posted here before. Lower trigs, higher LDL and higher HDL. -The second test - extreme Paleo - is the most... (more)

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by 0 · 3 minutes ago

I'm 27 and got my lab numbers back today. I have no other markers for cardiac disease besides cholesterol. Fasting glucose of 86. Here are the numbers Total Chol 225 HDL Chol 41 Triglycerides 77 LDL 169 Chol/HDLC Ratio... (more)

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paint94979 0 · April 05, 2014 at 2:36 PM

what foods do you eat? Quantity?

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by 30 · 3 minutes ago

I have had blood work done and got the following. I was really surprised at my LDL number. I had a finger prick cholesterol test at work and got Total cholesterol of 4.6. The following day I got bloods done at a medical centre to validate... (more)

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thyroiditis 0 · March 25, 2014 at 1:21 AM

You have lots of preconceptions about cholesterol and conventional medicine. First, your doc is not a dumbass. Throw away that finger-prick trinket. Focus on the serum results delivered by the lab. You try to save money by buying a piece... (more)

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by 384 · 3 minutes ago

My wife got a call from her Doctor after yearly checkup labwork saying that she needs to come in for an Ultrasound. When we asked why she said she can't say over the phone how much liver damage there may be but they need to check. When I... (more)

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CD 0 · March 18, 2014 at 2:06 AM

Not a doctor -- but only two things I can think are looking for fatty liver or a tumor. I find it wholly unacceptable that the doctor cannot do a better job of communicating. I would ask the doctor for a copy of your patient files and see... (more)

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by 787 · 4 minutes ago

I recently read that fat boosts testosterone, i'm wondering is it true? If so, how to best take advantage of this effect? I know when i drink a lot of olive oil, like over 50g in one go i get that 'pumped up' feeling in my muscles about... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 07, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Well, yeah, cholesterol is the building block of hormones. But it's not like if you eat a ton of fat, all of it will become hormones. Like anything else, it's a tightly controlled process - it's only when you're very low fat and consume only... (more)

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by 787 · 4 minutes ago

I've recently started eating a lot of Clarified Butter/Ghee as i tried some that was lurking in my cupboard for over a year and the energy it gave me is the best i've had from any fat, almost instant like coconut oil but it tastes better and... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · May 27, 2014 at 12:10 PM

I've never tried it. On the basis that what is in nature is best them eating the fat off the side of a piece of steak is going to better for you than anything processed even butter.

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by 0 · 4 minutes ago

I am just getting into nutrition but I eat a lot of cholesterol and fatty foods. chicken skins... eggs everyday... animal fat... and I found this. What do you think? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWAHnlpAWw (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 01, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Yup, we've been lied to. "Conventional Wisdom" is notorious for this, mostly driven by big pharma's desire to sell more statins and even get municipalities to add them to the water. I'm not sure I agree with the whole video since we make... (more)

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by 0 · 5 minutes ago

so I've been paleo for a year and just completed a Whole30. My cholesterol has gone up from 196 to 210...LDL from 119 to 143! HELP!

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tawnas 0 · February 17, 2014 at 10:57 AM

I do have hypothyroid controlled with Tirosint.

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by 0 · 5 minutes ago

-Glucose- Fasting Glucose: ~85 HbA1C: 5.1-5.6 (depends on lab) -Regular Lipid Test- TC: 240 HDL: 95 LDL Calculated:130 TG: 75 -Specifics- Apolipoprotein A1: 220 (94-176) Apolipoprotein... (more)

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theriteofway 0 · February 02, 2014 at 4:36 PM

What about the Lp(a)? I've read some sources that say it should be below 10 and some sources that say it should be below 30. The sources that say below 30 point to the fact that the statistical inflection point in CVD risk occurs at or after 30.... (more)

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by 0 · 5 minutes ago

Hi all, I am a paleo newbie who is trying to conquer constipation, elevated cholesterol (, and eliminate problems with anxiety. Fortunately, my weight is good, but I could stand to add some muscle :>) From the research I have done on... (more)

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by 2626 · 6 minutes ago

I am helping coordinate a health testing event at which we're doing free cholesterol measurements for visitors. The problem is, those cholesterol test strips are *expensive*. We can probably afford to measure HDL, LDL, *or* total cholesterol,... (more)

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thhq 0 · December 06, 2013 at 3:37 AM

This predictor for CV health shows a strong positive effect from raising HDL and a weak negative effect from raising TC. http://cvdrisk.nhlbi.nih.gov/calculator.asp In tweaking this model I found that the negative effect of LDL in raising... (more)

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by 353 · 6 minutes ago

Extract from a paper: An intuitive explanation for why high cholesterol at an early age might be correlated with Alzheimer's risk has to do with apoE-4. People with that allele are known to have high cholesterol early in life [39], and I... (more)

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Chris_B 0 · February 21, 2014 at 6:12 PM

I have actually thought of the same thing. Could the increase risk of Alzheimer's be due to lowering of the cholesterol through statins and dietary means? There is no corelation between high cholesterol and Alzheimer's but there is one with low... (more)

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by 0 · 6 minutes ago

I've had a facebook argument with an 811 today(The worst kind of vegan), and said that a good fatty cut of a grass fed steak contains little to none Omega 6(referred to as O6 from this point onwards. Respectively, omega 3 is referred to as O3)... (more)

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daz 0 · November 24, 2013 at 11:29 PM

that table is from cronometer.com, you can make it say what ever you want

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by 0 · 6 minutes ago

Hi everyone, I adopted a Paleo diet a while back and experimented with it for 2-3 months. It was basically lean meats, veges, fish oil and occasionally nuts. This gave me the following blood results (all measurements in mmol/l)... (more)

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juiop 0 · November 24, 2013 at 10:26 AM

Thanks for the responses guys! I started increasing saturated fats thanks to sources of Chris Kresser & Gaps Diet. But I now later read in another article of Chris Kressers that total cholesterol & LDL levels this high indicate a... (more)

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by 0 · 7 minutes ago

I'm a 50-year-old mom of 5. I have Type I diabetes (39 years), Grave's disease (29 years), and celiac disease (3 years). I've been fanatically gluten free since my celiac diagnosis, and began a quest to find out how to stop all this autoimmune... (more)

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O_Siodhachain 0 · November 19, 2013 at 1:13 AM

@bcdriver Perimenopause is certainly an issue, but my usual theory (though, who knows, I may be wrong) Paleo should help regulate your system so its less destructive. You've been doing this for a year, it may not be a bad idea to go to... (more)

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by 1005 · 7 minutes ago

I'm currently averaging a little over a gram a day of cholesterol. Is there a limit I should watch for? (the US Dept of Health & Human Services recommends under 300mg a day.)

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JenJen 0 · November 05, 2013 at 10:12 AM

I guess you are asking because you are concerned about heart health and also your cholesterol levels. It is my understanding that no definite correlation between dietary cholesterol and cholesterol levels in the body has been fully... (more)

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by 0 · 7 minutes ago

Hi everyone, I would greatly appreciate help on this topic as it is very personal and important to me. My father has HCM and has a mild build up of calcified plaques (Although the last scan was 8 years ago, he's going to re-test). He is... (more)

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Breefolk 0 · March 24, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Look into l-carnitine supplements. There are several case studies using this supplement along with dietary changes and there has been great improvement in patients with HCM.

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by 0 · 7 minutes ago

Been Paleo for about 2 years now, but this is my first post on here. I've dug and dug and can't find any solutions to what I'm experiencing so I'm hoping this awesome community can help. I consider myself a good paleo follower, practicing... (more)

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Bukowski 0 · October 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM

5 grams of salt/day? That is pretty low, if you say paleo diets need more salt. Paleo or not you can safely eat up to 15 grams/day. Or forget all that damaging salt phobia alltogether and just salt to taste. Also there's no evidence... (more)

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by 482 · 8 minutes ago

My father (age 73) has been adapting an 80/20 paleo diet for the past 3 months or so. I've been preparing most of his meals, and he is all for it. Enjoying the food, not missing the grains, self-reported energy gains, and neighbors comment... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · October 15, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I have many people comment on the amount of saturated fat that I consume. They say things similar to your father, like that will clog your arteries, give you heart disease, a stroke, etc, etc. Anyway, these people are just worried because this... (more)

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by 69 · 9 minutes ago

Thoughts, opinions, reactions to Paleo author/blogger Jimmy Moore and his provocative new book?

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glib 0 · September 01, 2013 at 2:08 AM

I have not read the book, but here are some uncontroversial facts: 1) in the last 60 years cholesterol consumption (per person) has decreased in the US. Heart attacks have increased. 2) Nation-by-nation studies by the WHO show that the lowest... (more)

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by 30 · 10 minutes ago

Good morning to all from London, UK. Over the last 6-7 years I have moved my diet from a relatively uncontrolled one - probably eating too much of this and that, to a 'lower-carb' and less process food diet. My key motivation for dieting is to... (more)

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scottts 0 · August 29, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Have you read "Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox"? Seems to indicate K2 is beneficial for prevention of calcium deposition in arteries and other soft tissues.

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by 1336 · 10 minutes ago

I'm currently reading Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic by Dr. Peter Green. In it he states: "Patients with active celiac disease tend to have low cholesterol levels because they are not properly absorbing cholesterol in the intestine." That... (more)

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Sataran 0 · August 18, 2013 at 3:37 AM

I can understand such peoples' lipids going back up to normal levels gradually as their villus atrophy heals and you get your villi back but why would they skyrocket to FH levels? The reason for that usually has to do with FT3 getting low or... (more)

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by 0 · 10 minutes ago

Upon a recent visit to my internist, I was a bit surprised that my numbers were not really improving. The last three months (summer), my diet hasn't been really all that tight due to vacations, lake trips, bbq's, cookouts, etc., but I've been... (more)

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Keerthy 0 · August 29, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Did you have any specific concern with your blook work? Lipid panel looks good to me. You definitely have larger more buoyant LDL, so don't worry about high ldl or high total cholesterol. Keep aiming to increase your HDL with exercise and high... (more)

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