The personal blog of Peter Attia, M.D.

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 ...

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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 as it was all ...

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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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Welcome to The Eating Academy!

Welcome to The Eating Academy!
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A little over a year ago I started sending out monthly emails to friends and family who had expressed an interest (and probably a few who didn’t but were kind enough to just silently delete the emails) in my nutritional transformation during the prior 18 months.  Within a few ...

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The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VII

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VII
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Previously, in Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V ,and Part VI of this series, we addressed these 8 concepts:

     #1What is cholesterol?

     #2What is the relationship between the cholesterol ...

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How much control should the government have over our health?

How much control should the government have over our health?
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At the risk of interrupting my series on cholesterol and delaying my launch of The Eating Academy, I couldn’t resist using the events of this week to make a few points about (my views on) the role of government ...

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