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Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Re: Protein and Uric acid

Hyperuricemia is a symptom of metabolic disease, largely due to hyperinsulinemia, not caused by dietary protein intake.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-04-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,364
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Re: CrossFit better than Google???

"Nor does bottled aspirin, and yet many people take daily aspirin for pain relief and/or its cardiovascular benefits. "

Which is pretty sad, given the HIGH risk of side-effects and the fact that...
Forum: Nutrition 06-11-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
What is Gamma-O? I'm not aware of any...

What is Gamma-O?

I'm not aware of any particularly potent testosterone "boosters". Bioidentical replacement in cases of deficiency seems like the optimal solution, within the proper medical...
Forum: Nutrition 06-11-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,085
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Hi Amy, There are several compounds that will...

Hi Amy,

There are several compounds that will boost immunity in a radiotherapy (or other context).

Here is a prelimary list:

-BioStim: boosts lymphocytes
-Garlic: anti-viral
-Lactoferrin:...
Forum: Nutrition 06-11-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
"Your ancestors also lived a fraction of your...

"Your ancestors also lived a fraction of your (hopeful) lifespan. Don't get too uncritical with the Paleo assumptions."

And from current research, they suffered much less chronic disease (which...
Forum: Nutrition 06-02-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,388
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
I think the "harm" from cheat days is not from...

I think the "harm" from cheat days is not from the content of the cheat meal - but the extent to which it encourages addiction to unhealthy foods.

Now that I've gone completely paleo I never get...
Forum: Nutrition 06-02-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,003
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Hi all, I haven't posted in a while. I was...

Hi all,

I haven't posted in a while. I was running if a bunch of you were still EOD fasting?

I'd love to hear some personal accounts of how you got about it!

Cheers,

Paul
Forum: Nutrition 06-02-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,452
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Excessive carrots (beta-carotene) will make you...

Excessive carrots (beta-carotene) will make you turn orange. I think the conversion to Vitamin A (which can cause serious toxicity) isn't really a problem.
Forum: Nutrition 06-02-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,452
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Creatine is good for increasing endurance and is...

Creatine is good for increasing endurance and is purported to have additional health benefits.

The evidence I've seen suggests that you can either "load up" with 20g/day for a few days or go with...
Forum: Fitness 06-02-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,811
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
My understanding is that pulmonary function isn't...

My understanding is that pulmonary function isn't the limitation to exercise; it's muscular or cardiovascular.
Forum: Injuries 04-07-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,114
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
What kind of lung cancer, specifically?...

What kind of lung cancer, specifically? Chemotherapy's indications depend on the type of lung cancer.

There are other things definitely worth looking into:

-Sugar restriction (cancer cells use...
Forum: Injuries 03-07-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,775
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Have you been diagnosed with narcolepsy? Are you...

Have you been diagnosed with narcolepsy? Are you on Modafinil?

Extreme daytime sleepiness may be the result of an underlying disorder like sleep apnea...
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,243
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
I think Berardi is right. I also think the Paleo...

I think Berardi is right. I also think the Paleo diet/intermittent fasting/certain supplements route might be a great mimicker of Calorie Restriction, and a much funner one. :-)
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,300
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
I'd say supplements will help. Food is more...

I'd say supplements will help. Food is more important, but if you have the money, why should this be an either-or situation?

I have found that the more I supplemented, the more I was motivated to...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,051
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
What creatine doses are you guys using? "I...

What creatine doses are you guys using?

"I know this is a lot..."

This is an interesting statement. I too find myself having to justify why I use supplements, eat paleo, etc. Pretty much...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,933
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Hey Greg, so would you agree with the doubling up...

Hey Greg, so would you agree with the doubling up on non-fasting days idea?

I don't take any stimulants/depressants.
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,572
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Chris, let us know the results. :-)

Chris, let us know the results. :-)
Forum: Fitness 11-07-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,183
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
I think it's interesting how there can be such a...

I think it's interesting how there can be such a huge discrepancy between cardiovascular fitness and specific leg endurance.

I'll bet his marathon time could really improve drastically within a...
Forum: Nutrition 11-07-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,051
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Stephen, did you get a BUN/Creatinine ratio? ...

Stephen, did you get a BUN/Creatinine ratio?

LeRoy, I get my Beta-Alanine from Bulk Nutrition since it's so much cheaper and I use high quantities (5g). I dissolve it in my flavored water bottle...
Forum: Nutrition 11-06-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,051
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
well, actually, good results! And I've tried...

well, actually, good results! And I've tried quite a few supplements and ditched most of them.

I've noticed less soreness while exercising. My lungs give out before my legs now, which wasn't the...
Forum: Nutrition 11-06-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,051
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Forgot to add: Creatine Beta-Alanine

Forgot to add:

Creatine
Beta-Alanine
Forum: Nutrition 11-06-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,933
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
So for those of you who are intermittent fasting,...

So for those of you who are intermittent fasting, when do you take your supplements?

I've been thinking the most logical approach would be to double up on the supplements and take them on the...
Forum: Nutrition 11-06-2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,051
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Life Extension Mix Fish Oil Metformin Biostim

Life Extension Mix
Fish Oil
Metformin
Biostim
Forum: Nutrition 11-06-2006, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,572
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Hey Ben, interesting! Your lipid profile...

Hey Ben, interesting!

Your lipid profile certainly seems excellent.

Ideally (and we're talking about getting it near perfect), your fasting blood glucose levels could be lower.

As for the...
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,572
Posted By Paul Theodorescu
Has anyone here consistenly following the paleo...

Has anyone here consistenly following the paleo diet had blood tests?

I'd be particularly interested in seeing the impact on markers like:
Fasting glucose
Insulin
Homocysteine
C-Reactive...
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