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by 12174 · about 20 hours ago

There's been a lot of press recently around Dwight Lundell, MD - a retired heart surgeon who is cited in at least one traditional food blog as "an accomplished surgeon". He had a SOTT.net article in which he sounded reasonably in line with paleo... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · March 26, 2012 at 3:22 PM

I think people really need to understand that heart surgeons are not the people best qualified to talk about what causes heart disease. Doctors are not always scientists. Doctors are taught basic principles of human biology, but mainly they are... (more)

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by 3651 · about 20 hours ago

What do you think about the blog post "The State of the Paleosphere?" Saw this link on Jimmy Moore's forum- "The State of the Paleosphere" There is a lot of clique-making and I???m-taking-my-toys-and-going-home going on. I???ve been amazed... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · March 08, 2012 at 6:51 AM

If I wanted to have to go through layers of polite bureaucracy to call someone out on bullshit, I'd stick within academia. But I guess the benefit there is that most of this stuff would never have been published in the first place. I'm not sure... (more)

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by 18671 · about 21 hours ago

I've been asking people this in comments whenever it comes up, particularly in discussions of adrenal issues, but no one seems to want to answer. The only idea I can think of is that there is an assumption that gluconeogenesis is stressful. But... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · March 07, 2011 at 7:52 PM

(Edit July 2012: Please see Ketogenic Diets, Cortisol, and Stress: Part I ??? Gluconeogenesis for my updated and referenced explanation of why gluconeogenesis does not raise cortisol.) I think I have found my answer in comments from Dr. K. and... (more)