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by 593 · about 9 hours ago

I see a few different ideologies floating around. I'm not interested in the question of whether alcohol is "paleo" right now (though I think the answer is no)... But subjectively I see an overwhelming majority of paleohackers espousing the... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · May 08, 2014 at 11:33 PM

My refrigerator is absurdly packed with beer. I enjoy buying it more than drinking it for some reason. I think collecting Ninja Turtles as a kid has something to do with that, but I digress.... Anyway, beer is actually fairly nutritious, and... (more)

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by 384 · about 9 hours ago

Right now I am severely overweight, and recently I've started to have anxiety attacks related to my weight. I've been to the doctor who says my heart is fine but every time I have some kind of chest discomfort - due to overeating, indigestion, or... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 26, 2013 at 10:24 PM

Take some babysteps. Do you get anxiety from walking around the block for 15 minutes once a day in the evenings?

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by 2688 · about 9 hours ago

OK, there are always innumerable questions on PH about hacking blood test lipid values, all, I assume, posed with the expectation that improving blood lipids will improve health or mortality. There are data like this... (more)

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Mscott 0 · February 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM

There are just so many biological variables being affected when people make changes to their lifestyle that determining a solidly casual relationship between a blood lipid change from diet trials and mortality is damn near... (more)

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by 20787 · about 10 hours ago

http://news.yahoo.com/statins-well-women-men-study-161754071.html I just saw this 'new study' study. ANyone know how they come up with this conclusion? They say, "In an analysis of 18 clinical trials, researchers found that overall, statins cut... (more)

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raydawg 0 · January 31, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Latest study claims statins are good for big pharma's profit margins. :)

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by 1689 · about 10 hours ago

Natives living in typically 'harsh' conditions: do any have low infant/child mortality rates?

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Happy_Now 0 · September 11, 2011 at 9:03 AM

"Newborns are particularly susceptible to shortfalls in caloric intake. They are dependent on their mother???s milk for calories. I know the agricultural diet is nutritionally deficient, I???m not gonna argue that it is. The farmers??? diet has... (more)

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by 2626 · October 18, 2014 at 4:06 AM

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 695 · October 18, 2014 at 3:46 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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by 3 · October 15, 2014 at 3:32 AM

Apologies for not noticing similar questions had been posted; this was my first post. Just thought I'd post a link to Chris Kresser's follow-up: ... (more)

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flonge 0 · March 14, 2012 at 5:08 PM

It's all bollocks. Have a read of this by Denise Minger on Mark Sisson's website http://www.marksdailyapple.com/will-eating-red-meat-kill-you/#axzz1p70A0zA6 (more)

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by 23 · October 15, 2014 at 3:32 AM

Possible Duplicate: Recent Longitudinal Study: Red Meat and Higher Mortality http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/archinternmed.2011.2287 From the LA times. (more)

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