Note to readers: This post was written in December of 2011. PLEASE do not ask me why I eat ‘this’ or why I don’t eat ‘that’ — as what is shown here does not necessarily reflect what or how I eat today (or ...
I know much more about cholesterol today than I did even two years ago, let alone when I was mindlessly reiterating “standard” cholesterol recommendations to patients years ago. You can’t talk about nutrition without mentioning cholesterol, but most folks (including many of the doctors who tell you yours may be too ...Continue Reading
You may have heard from your doctor that ketosis is a life-threatening condition. If so, your doctor is confusing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) with nutritional ketosis, or keto-adaptation. First, some semantics. Our body can produce, from fat and some amino acids, three ketone bodies (a “ketone” refers the chemical structure where ...Continue Reading