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Fats – saturated fat

Diseases

#88 – Paul Grewal, M.D.: Treating metabolic disease and strategies for long-term health

“You could say our food supply has changed more in the last 100 years than it has in the last 10,000.” — Paul Grewal

Nutritional biochemistry

#83 – Bill Harris, Ph.D.: Omega-3 fatty acids

“I don’t think [omega-6] is the evil that people think it is. The problem is that we need to get more EPA and DHA in our diet, not necessarily get all hung up on omega-6.” — Bill Harris

Treatments

#26 – AMA #3: supplements, women’s health, patient care, and more

“In case you haven’t guessed yet, there’s been a lot of drug traffic on the beach. And I’m not talking about Robitussin and No-Doze. I’m talking about the hard stuff, and a lot of it. I’ve been trying to find out who’s behind it. It hasn’t been easy. I don’t shower much.” —Irwin M. Fletcher

Personal

Random finding (plus pi)

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

Cholesterol

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

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 strong opinions on all of these topics and more, but they are just that – opinions.  Furthermore,…

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part IX

In this post we’ll address the following concept: What should you eat to have the greatest chance of delaying the arrival of cardiovascular disease?

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VIII

In this post we’ll double-click on a paper covering cholesterol and heart disease risk factors.

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VII

In this post we’ll address the following concept: Does “HDL” matter after all?

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part III

In this post we’ll address the following concept: How do we measure cholesterol?

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part II

In this post we’ll address the following concept: How does cholesterol move around our body?

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