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What does lower back pain have in common with low carb eating?

What does lower back pain have in common with low carb eating?
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Strange question, huh? Before you get too excited, I’m not about to tell you that a low carbohydrate diet is a remedy for back pain.  Instead, I am going to explain a remarkably parallel experience I’ve had. I ...

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Would you like to help me help others?

Would you like to help me help others?
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Over the past 7 months, since I launched this blog, many of you have commented that you can’t believe I put all this time and effort into the blog without any attempt to monetize it.  In fact, I turn down about 3 or 4 ...

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How did we come to believe saturated fat and cholesterol are bad for us?

How did we come to believe saturated fat and cholesterol are bad for us?
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There aren’t too many topics that really get me riled up anymore.  I’m too old and too busy to care about debating the merits of stem cell research, the legalization of marijuana, or Proposition 8.  Sure, I have ...

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The straight dope on cholesterol – Part IX

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part IX
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Previously, across 8 parts of this series we’ve laid the groundwork to ask perhaps the most important question of all:

What should you eat to have the greatest chance of delaying the arrival of cardiovascular disease?

Before we get there, since this series has been ...

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Good science, bad interpretation

Good science, bad interpretation
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This week the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study entitled Effects of Dietary Composition on Energy Expenditure During Weight-Loss Maintenance.  While I’m guessing most readers have not read this study, I’m pretty sure most of you have heard about the results ...

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The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VIII

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VIII
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Last week the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article titled Lipid-Related Markers and Cardiovascular Disease Prediction, which you can download here.  This is quite timely as we are in the midst of our series on cholesterol and ...

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