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2016 update

2016 update
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Yes, I know, I haven’t written a blog post since ‘nam. Unfortunately (for anyone looking to read a new one) I’m not about to start now. But…I do have two things to offer in the place of treatises on cholesterol (yes, I know, I didn’t finish the Straight ...

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Random finding (plus pi)

Random finding (plus pi)
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The best part of parenting (so far)? Helping your kids overcome things you struggled with. It’s at least in the top 5.

Last Saturday my daughter came home from dance class—something she normally loves—and seemed upset. A bit of prodding led to the cause: a girl in her dance class ...

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I have an idea…

I have an idea…
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You might not realize this from my dearth of blog posts over the past year, but I do miss blogging. I’ve got a few dozen ideas for great posts, in large part reflecting the ever-evolving nature of my understanding of nutrition and health, and a few other tie-in ...

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My experience with exogenous ketones

My experience with exogenous ketones
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Last year I wrote a couple of posts on the nuances and complexities of ketosis, with an emphasis on nutritional ketosis (but some discussion of other states of ketosis—starvation ketosis and diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA). To understand this post, you’ll want to at least be familiar with ...

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Success versus Failure: A stark juxtaposition

Success versus Failure: A stark juxtaposition
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In April I was part of a panel at the Milken Global Conference, the title of which was something like, “Keys to a healthier and more prosperous society.”  The panel was moderated by Michael Milken, and it was great to meet him and his rock-star staff ...

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Why we’re not wired to think scientifically (and what can be done about it)

Why we’re not wired to think scientifically (and what can be done about it)
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Two years ago I was having dinner with a good friend, Rik Ganju. Rik is one of the smartest people I know. And one of the most talented, too—a brilliant engineer, a savant-like jazz musician, a comedic writer, ...

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