Metabolic Syndrome Questions
Hello all,I would like to rack your brains about lipedema ( or lipoedema )This progressive fat disorder characterized by trunk-like fatty legs supposedly affects about 13% of women, which is huge, yet there seems to be only very recent interest in... (more)
You may remember me, a few months ago I decided to wean myself off Synthroid .15mg for hypothyroidism. Background: 46yo male, 5'10, retired from military in 2004. By 2006 I had gained 50lbs (to 240lbs) and firmly in the throes of metabolic... (more)
Gary Taubes has written a piece for the New York Times Magazine titled Is Sugar Toxic? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/magazine/mag-17Sugar-t.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&ref=magazine In the article, Mr Taubes winds his way through sugar as... (more)
A coworker was diagnosed with pressure behind her eyeball(s). Dr. wants more tests, etc. She has metabolic syndrome: pre-diabetic, high blood pressure, overweight, dyslipidemia (I know - it's jusr a marker for what she's eating) and NAFLD. We... (more)
Before she tries anything else, have her ask her doctor for a pachymetry test. It takes about 30 seconds in the doctor's office and is completely painless, but many eye doctors don't do it. It measures corneal thickness and a thick cornea can... (more)
According to this article the time of day that you eat your fat and carbs makes a difference in the expression of "Metabolic Syndrome". Does anyone here time their meals like this? Does it make paleosense? (more)
Study title is: Comparison of Aerobic Versus Resistance Exercise Training on Metabolic Syndrome (from the Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention Through Defined Exercise ??? STRRIDE-AR/RT) in American Journal of Cardiology 2011.... (more)
Actually, there was some discussion about this research before. My response: Yes, the types and combinations of exercise done in those with some medical issues and those with belly fat, can make a difference. I happen to think that this is... (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?