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    Your profile doesn't specify your gender, so I'm...

    Your profile doesn't specify your gender, so I'm wondering if by any chance you are female?

    Just anecdotally, it seems that women are more prone to this. I've put up a quick four question...
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    I'm certainly still at it... -PK

    I'm certainly still at it...

    -PK
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    If you have spent any amount of time in a...

    If you have spent any amount of time in a commercial building, then you are undoubtedly very familiar with emergency lighting devices, as they are ubiquitous, given that their presence is mandated by...
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    Why do you believe this source to be...

    Why do you believe this source to be authoritative?

    -PK
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    I'm not sure of the source of your protein...

    I'm not sure of the source of your protein requirements assumptions. To the best of my knowledge, the recommended intake for athletes is in the range of 1.3 to 1.5g per kg of bodyweight. The RDA is...
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    For those who want the Cahill study without...

    For those who want the Cahill study without needing to pay anything:

    http://www.med.upenn.edu/timm/documents/ReviewArticleTIMM2008-9Lazar-1.pdf

    -PK
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    This is actually well established, read the works...

    This is actually well established, read the works of George Cahill for the details.

    Fasting goes through four general phases:



    Glycogen depletion.
    Transition to ketosis.
    Steady state...
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    When it comes to Derpamix, I'm of two minds. ...

    I still feel the way it was stated as "fat causes insulin resistance" is very misleading. Basically you have expounded on a mechanism of cell signaling. That does not prove in any sense that the...
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    The main problem with the notion of metabolic...

    The main problem with the notion of metabolic advantage is that it is incoherent, expressed in a confusing manner, and lacking any workable definition, as far as I know. The first mention of the...
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    "True" T2DM? As opposed to what? I don't...

    "True" T2DM? As opposed to what? I don't suppose you have anything resembling evidence to support this claim?

    T1DM ( insulin dependent ) is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the...
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    Insulin spikes are fundamental to life, without...

    Insulin spikes are fundamental to life, without them, you die, so you should probably stop trying to minimize the insulin spike. The thing to do is to manage the frequency of insulin spikes, which...
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    Let's be perfectly clear here ... you are making...

    Let's be perfectly clear here ... you are making a claim that carbohydrates increase energy expenditure? That is, carbohydrates have a high thermic effect? Is that correct?

    -PK
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    I do apologize. When I read things like this: ...

    I do apologize. When I read things like this:



    I would like some impartial interpreter to come in and tell me that that is an inside joke between you and Derpamix, or that it is being...
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    I generally try to learn from my mistakes, and...

    I generally try to learn from my mistakes, and the last time I interacted with Derpamix, the lesson there was that it was a colossal waste of time. So in order to not repeat that, I've been biting my...
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    I'm not sure I agree with you here, but the...

    I'm not sure I agree with you here, but the argument would be esoteric and probably better suited to a different thread, if you'd care to start it. ( BTW I think you were thinking of amylin )


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    This is beneath even you, Choco. That was the...

    This is beneath even you, Choco. That was the first study in an 80+ year history of research into lipids. The fact that you pretend that it is the only such study that ever drew a similar link is...
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    When I said that I would "try to give the...

    When I said that I would "try to give the Cliff's notes of Cliff's notes version about how energy metabolism works" I was saying I was about to give the summary of summaries ... necessarily...
  18. Thread: UK Eggs

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    Free range is particularly important, insofar as...

    Free range is particularly important, insofar as it allows the chickens to eat foods that their producers deem "unsuitable", i.e. animal protein. We have the cultural notion of "the early bird...
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    Ok, I'll bite. Shockingly, it turns out Choco...

    Ok, I'll bite. Shockingly, it turns out Choco doesn't really know what he's talking about. So where did this EFA propaganda come from? The seminal paper was from 1929 entitled "A NEW DEFICIENCY...
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    I'm sorry, but where do you get this notion from?...

    I'm sorry, but where do you get this notion from? Carbs are anabolic in what sense? Perhaps to the extent that eating carbs prevents protein oxidation, but otherwise, the only thing that is...
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    Ummm ... A hypocaloric diet implies an energy...

    Ummm ...

    A hypocaloric diet implies an energy deficit.

    An energy deficit requires metabolism to become conservative with respect to energy expenditure. This necessarily implies lower...
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    I don't suppose enjoining you to deploy your...

    I don't suppose enjoining you to deploy your Wikipedia skills towards researching metabolism and or biochemistry would serve much of a purpose?

    Ok, well, no matter, let me try to give you the...
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    You need to take a step back and listen to...

    You need to take a step back and listen to yourself. You are trying to justify eating resistant starches by making reference to Inuit ( as they call themselves, as opposed to the derogatory "eater...
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    What's wrong with this logic: insulin injections...

    What's wrong with this logic: insulin injections are beneficial for a sub-segment of the population, therefore, everyone should administer subcutaneous insulin. If you think that is a loopy...
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    To paraphrase the saying, some people use...

    To paraphrase the saying, some people use research papers the way a drunk uses a light pole: not for illumination, but for support. Or to put it in other words, there is quite a difference in the...
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