Michael R. Eades, M.D. Blog
20 June 2019A critical look at nutritional science and anything else that strikes my fancy
I’ve noticed a lot of bloggers who write sort of potpourri posts from time to time. I think I’ve written a few in the distant past. Hard to believe I’ve been at this – at least intermittently – for over 12 years now. I want to bring everyone up to date on what’s going on […]
using diet to keep your doctor off your back.
The most common question I get asked via comments on this blog and email is how to lower cholesterol levels and/or LDL levels. People asking this question have usually just gotten a high cholesterol reading of one kind or another and have heard the pronouncement from their doctor: You need to go on a statin. […]
particularly about nutrition.
Since I’ve been writing this blog for the past 12 years, I’ve received innumerable comments and e-mails all containing the same words: Why are doctors so stupid about diet? statins? fat? saturated fat? carbohydrate restriction? low-fat diets? and on and on. I’m not sure stupid is the right word – the right word is probably […]
I think you’ll agree with me when I say that the forces arrayed against us meat eating, low-carbohydrate diet followers firmly believe the ‘fact’ that running herds of animals destroys the grasslands and ecosystem. And that’s not to mention that the methane from their belches destroys the ozone layer and worsens climate change. But is […]
I came across this short talk Dr. David Ludwig gave on some of his research on the difference between high-carb, low-carb, and slow-carb diets. The presentation is a great summary of the calories-in/calories-out way of thinking of dieting versus the alternative hypothesis, which is that carbs drive insulin, and insulin drives fat storage. Dr. Ludwig […]
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