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Did Weston A Price die of a heart attack?

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Created December 19, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Just watched this video that Jimmy More tweeted

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PutaZQN8R34&feature=youtu.be

What do you guys think?

Did Weston A Price really die of heart disease at age 58?

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7292 · August 01, 2013 at 2:20 PM

I love going to the wholefoods BBQ kiosk and I get 3/4 lb of burnt ends and a plate of steamed broccoli/cauliflower/squash. Sitting in the cafe area, I look around at all the Boulderites eating their tofu salads and they look emaciated. They look down at my plate of meat but I will be the fittest person in there.

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Nothing stacks up in favor of any diet if you overeat it and are sedentary. Food is enjoyable to eat but it has to be used up as it's consumed.

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:16 PM

If you were a traditional overfed South Indian veg you'd be fat. Veg is the Asian version of SAD.

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:14 PM

-1 for letting PETA do your thinking. More evidence that vegan kills grey matter just as paleos have always known.

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Less walking. I lost weight in France eating ad libitum but walking several hours a day. I gained it all back and more sedentary in the USA. Manual labor is stigmatized culturally, except when gym memberships and Nordic Tracks are being marketed.

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41341 · August 01, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Hehe, drive-by vegan propagandizing is funny. Thing is you get so much wrong, it's less funny and more pitiable. I'd love to hear more about these young and fit Paleo atheletes dropping dead.

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181 · August 01, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Also, care to share some info about your vegan diet? I've been mostly against it but your post caught my interest. What made you decide to go vegan, what do you eat, and can you provide any good resources/references?

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181 · August 01, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Hehe, yes Sisson and that Bulletproof Exec guy are both on test/HGH. I also find it ironic how they promote coffee which is very unhealthy regardless of how the hell it's processed. I remember reading an article from the Bulletproof guy about how he put on muslce and got six pack learn with 6 months of no physical exercise. What a joke. These guys are targeting their marketing to the mostly office rat crowd that seems to follow them. Can't blame them for wanting to get paid though. If you don't think for yourself you'll get shafted, doesn't matter who you 'believe'.

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11478 · January 09, 2013 at 8:42 PM

I don't know, but he should learn to pull his underpants up. No one want vegan skid marks on the sofa.

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17073 · December 21, 2012 at 12:33 PM

They probably have far less stress than us folks in the USA, probably far less pollution, a lot less exposure to crap-in-a-box food like products, eat more fish than n6 meats, likely no CAFO meats, and get lot of sunlight and fresh air.

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17073 · December 21, 2012 at 12:27 PM

VB, that's like saying you changed your stance on consuming uranium... if you prepare it right by removing the most active isotopes, it's not as harmful to ingest. I'd rather avoid it altogether, thank you.

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373 · December 21, 2012 at 12:09 PM

Did you mean "healthiest people" or "healthiest looking people"?

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373 · December 21, 2012 at 12:03 PM

I +1'ed your post based on how funny it was. This must mean that our humor comes from carbs. :)

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15400 · December 21, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Have you read "Deep Nutrition"? It is NOT about what they eat, it is about what their mothers ate while pregnant. That's how they got their good looks. And actually, they are not very good-looking according to biological concept of beauty. Plus their hair is turning gray. Nothing to be proud of. RDJ is a drug addict, for God sake.

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15400 · December 21, 2012 at 3:30 AM

I mean yes, it is true.

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15400 · December 21, 2012 at 3:30 AM

Yes - according to Daphne Miller.

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10161 · December 21, 2012 at 3:06 AM

I thought the point of paleo was to look like the Flintstones. I can do that.

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41341 · December 21, 2012 at 2:27 AM

Gray hair means nutritional deficiency? Not (likely) genetics?

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592 · December 19, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Jesus... can we not be so looks-obsessed? Sometimes it's awesome to just, y'know, FEEL good.

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56596 · December 19, 2012 at 9:42 PM

my point was to highlight the absurdity of playing beauty contest with the people in the video, when in reality none of them are that good looking and if we were picking diets based on looks we would pick neither diet.

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2506 · December 19, 2012 at 9:41 PM

I think cherry picking handsome actors and placing them against ordinary guys does not validate your argument. Why not show a picture of Nick Nolte or Mickey Rourke? In any event, I agree *arbitrarily* restrictive diets are not good in the long term. However there can be a healthy debate over what is arbitrary. A debate which does not include a beauty contest.

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10994 · December 19, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Fermented/sprouted wheat might be manageable for some, but I definitely do not think it's optimal for most.

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56596 · December 19, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Can't believe Jimmy is just driving more hits to this guy. Just goes to show Jimmy is all about the show.

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15400 · December 19, 2012 at 8:34 PM

I have changed my view on wheat. Yes, wheat is bad for you IF you do not prepare it the right way. If you sprout it and ferment it, it is okay (but still not great).

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717 · December 19, 2012 at 7:31 PM

A mental health comparison would be interesting as well. Adam Lanza apparently was a vegan (http://www.salon.com/2012/12/17/adam_lanza_was_a_vegan/). Maybe n

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2978 · December 19, 2012 at 6:41 PM

According to Wikipedia, he was 78 when he died.

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15400 · December 19, 2012 at 6:32 PM

I would love to know what he ate...

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41341 · December 19, 2012 at 7:01 PM

What a retarded video. I'm sure it's just as easy (if not easier!) to find a bunch of miserable looking veg*ns and pit them against folks like Sisson, Wolf, and the host of other new young paleo authors.

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7292 · August 01, 2013 at 2:20 PM

I love going to the wholefoods BBQ kiosk and I get 3/4 lb of burnt ends and a plate of steamed broccoli/cauliflower/squash. Sitting in the cafe area, I look around at all the Boulderites eating their tofu salads and they look emaciated. They look down at my plate of meat but I will be the fittest person in there.

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717 · December 19, 2012 at 7:31 PM

A mental health comparison would be interesting as well. Adam Lanza apparently was a vegan (http://www.salon.com/2012/12/17/adam_lanza_was_a_vegan/). Maybe n

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415 · December 21, 2012 at 1:42 AM

You can't trust anything from a vegan source whether it be The China Study book or a YouTube video. They have an agenda and that is to stop people from eating animals. Jimmy Moore's recent weight-loss scares them, which is why they're attacking him now.

Also, as Robin and Stephen pointed out, Weston Price died at the age of 78. Wolfgang Lutz died at 97 and Richard Berstein is alive and kicking as a type one diabetic at nearly 80, which is really something for a type I diabetic.

What we don't hear about though, are the causes of deaths of prominent vegans such as Andreas Moritz, who died "mysteriously" at the age of 58. What happend to him? No one will say. It's swept under the rug because it jeopardizes their cause. Animals are more important than humans. They'll sacrifice their lives AND YOURS for it.

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435 · December 19, 2012 at 9:14 PM

I'll wager that there are people who look like shit on every diet.

Even if Vegan was healthier, propaganda like that does not put me in favor of the approach. Stuff like that should make me think the worst of Vegans, but I have already seen some videos by Durian and I don't think you can get worse than that.

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1663 · December 19, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Video FAIL.

They haven't seen Mark Sisson or Robb Wolf, have they?

The vegetarians I've met in my life have all been extremely depressed and seriously overweight.

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40 · December 21, 2012 at 11:49 AM

OK I am confused. The healthiest people I have seen are Sardinians and South France people. I have lived in both areas. In those areas they eat a lot of veggie, a lot of fruit (Sardianians don't in the Winter months though) and very little meat BUT they eat red meat, pork etc. They don't eat meat regularly but when they do it's quite the spectacle. They also don't limit food. They have desert, wine etc. BUT everything is made from scratch including breads, sweets etc.

In both places I have never thought of diet or restricting my food. In Sardania I lost 17 pounds in 2 mths without even thinking about it. I walked a lot, ate tons of fruit, etc. SO what gives??? It can't be the carbs or the meat or the bread........ what it is that's making us fat in North America?

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Less walking. I lost weight in France eating ad libitum but walking several hours a day. I gained it all back and more sedentary in the USA. Manual labor is stigmatized culturally, except when gym memberships and Nordic Tracks are being marketed.

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17073 · December 21, 2012 at 12:33 PM

They probably have far less stress than us folks in the USA, probably far less pollution, a lot less exposure to crap-in-a-box food like products, eat more fish than n6 meats, likely no CAFO meats, and get lot of sunlight and fresh air.

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373 · December 21, 2012 at 12:09 PM

Did you mean "healthiest people" or "healthiest looking people"?

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56596 · December 19, 2012 at 9:31 PM

What should a health expert look like?! I guess these guys should be the top health experts ever. alt textdid-weston-a-price-die-of-a-heart-attack?did-weston-a-price-die-of-a-heart-attack?did-weston-a-price-die-of-a-heart-attack?

(they eat bread OMG and meat! and they are two hundred times better looking than anyone in that video)

Not like these skinny awkward fairly unattractive people who eat a restrictive dietdid-weston-a-price-die-of-a-heart-attack?did-weston-a-price-die-of-a-heart-attack?did-weston-a-price-die-of-a-heart-attack?

I like men with a little gray hair, but sorry, these dudes look depleted.

The moral of the story: to look good, have good genes (sorry if you didn't get these) and don't rely on arbitrarily restrictive diets to make you look good (and Christian Bale is great example of how restrictive diets can make you look skinny and awkward, though thank goodness he's recovered). All these actors? Rely on trainers that make them count calories to prepare for roles. Yeah, a lot of them use high-protein lower carb diets, but they would be out of a job if they relied on them, because unlike in diet book land, you have to actually look like your roles, you can't play a weight loss guru while packing a spare tire.

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373 · December 21, 2012 at 12:03 PM

I +1'ed your post based on how funny it was. This must mean that our humor comes from carbs. :)

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15400 · December 21, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Have you read "Deep Nutrition"? It is NOT about what they eat, it is about what their mothers ate while pregnant. That's how they got their good looks. And actually, they are not very good-looking according to biological concept of beauty. Plus their hair is turning gray. Nothing to be proud of. RDJ is a drug addict, for God sake.

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10161 · December 21, 2012 at 3:06 AM

I thought the point of paleo was to look like the Flintstones. I can do that.

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592 · December 19, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Jesus... can we not be so looks-obsessed? Sometimes it's awesome to just, y'know, FEEL good.

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56596 · December 19, 2012 at 9:42 PM

my point was to highlight the absurdity of playing beauty contest with the people in the video, when in reality none of them are that good looking and if we were picking diets based on looks we would pick neither diet.

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2506 · December 19, 2012 at 9:41 PM

I think cherry picking handsome actors and placing them against ordinary guys does not validate your argument. Why not show a picture of Nick Nolte or Mickey Rourke? In any event, I agree *arbitrarily* restrictive diets are not good in the long term. However there can be a healthy debate over what is arbitrary. A debate which does not include a beauty contest.

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1173 · December 19, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Dr Price was all about getting the maximum amount of nutrients from your diet... That's a good thing, especially for physical development of a child. His diet didn't exactly restrict foods with lots of sugar, grains, alcohol, vegetable oils and other causes of inflammation. He wasn't exactly sporting a six pack from the pictures I've seen...

So even though I believe in a lot of the things he had to say, I wouldn't be at all surprized if he died of a heart attack.

I also wouldn't give 2 cents for vegan nutritional advice nor do I give any credit to their propaganda.

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10994 · December 19, 2012 at 7:20 PM

1:52 He bashes the author of Wheat Belly. I don't care if you're vegan, vegetarian, south beach or atkins wheat is bad for you. This guy has good points in that low carb isn't necessarily going to facilitate perfect health for everyone but clearly doesn't have a grasp on what a proper diet is regardless. Also Weston Price died at 78..

Also, I watched that video twice; The tune is catchy.

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17073 · December 21, 2012 at 12:27 PM

VB, that's like saying you changed your stance on consuming uranium... if you prepare it right by removing the most active isotopes, it's not as harmful to ingest. I'd rather avoid it altogether, thank you.

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10994 · December 19, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Fermented/sprouted wheat might be manageable for some, but I definitely do not think it's optimal for most.

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15400 · December 19, 2012 at 8:34 PM

I have changed my view on wheat. Yes, wheat is bad for you IF you do not prepare it the right way. If you sprout it and ferment it, it is okay (but still not great).

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0 · August 25, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Eat a mediterranean diet, exercise a little, avoid mcdonalds and pizzahuts and all. Try to avoid stress and drugs, pharma and recreational. Youll be heathy like me.

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1040 · December 19, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Anyone know off hand how many of those veggie authors were ever obese?

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15400 · December 19, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Basically, if you look at most vegan (and even Paleo and Weston Price people) from the video - they are ALL not healthy looking. Gray hair (indicating nutritional deficiencies), inflammation, malnourishment. You want to see healthy looking people?

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15400 · December 21, 2012 at 3:30 AM

I mean yes, it is true.

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15400 · December 21, 2012 at 3:30 AM

Yes - according to Daphne Miller.

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41341 · December 21, 2012 at 2:27 AM

Gray hair means nutritional deficiency? Not (likely) genetics?

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The evidence is largely stacking up in favour of a vegan diet if health is what you desire. Mark sisson is on the testosterone and drinks coffee for his energy which isnt real energy its stimulating the adrenal glands, the heart speeds up to expel the toxin hence why it is a diuretic. High carb diets are the best for energy and health. There have been a few young fit Paleo athletes die recently and the clinical data agrees these outcomes! I started a high carb vegan diet about 6 months ago my energy is through the roof I'm fucking lean as a grey hound, my abs are hanging out more now than when i was training as a professional athlete. friends have all noticed my skin is glowing and my girlfriend who also eats the same and suffers from anemia has always had thin hair and now its thickening up. So I suggest you push yourselves out of your comfort zone and give it a try! Vegans that are fat eat WAY to many high fat foods like nuts seeds avocados olives and oils if you avoid those things you shred up fast! Good luck everyone!

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Nothing stacks up in favor of any diet if you overeat it and are sedentary. Food is enjoyable to eat but it has to be used up as it's consumed.

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:16 PM

If you were a traditional overfed South Indian veg you'd be fat. Veg is the Asian version of SAD.

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41341 · August 01, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Hehe, drive-by vegan propagandizing is funny. Thing is you get so much wrong, it's less funny and more pitiable. I'd love to hear more about these young and fit Paleo atheletes dropping dead.

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181 · August 01, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Also, care to share some info about your vegan diet? I've been mostly against it but your post caught my interest. What made you decide to go vegan, what do you eat, and can you provide any good resources/references?

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181 · August 01, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Hehe, yes Sisson and that Bulletproof Exec guy are both on test/HGH. I also find it ironic how they promote coffee which is very unhealthy regardless of how the hell it's processed. I remember reading an article from the Bulletproof guy about how he put on muslce and got six pack learn with 6 months of no physical exercise. What a joke. These guys are targeting their marketing to the mostly office rat crowd that seems to follow them. Can't blame them for wanting to get paid though. If you don't think for yourself you'll get shafted, doesn't matter who you 'believe'.

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Way to compare actors who have to look good and work towards that end, and people who could give a sh@t what they look like. Dishonest to say the least. How ugly are these vegans> http://features.peta.org/sexiest-vegetarian-2012/Winners.aspx

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10161 · August 01, 2013 at 1:14 PM

-1 for letting PETA do your thinking. More evidence that vegan kills grey matter just as paleos have always known.

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11478 · January 09, 2013 at 8:42 PM

I don't know, but he should learn to pull his underpants up. No one want vegan skid marks on the sofa.

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