Ben Greenfield on the 4 Dangers of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet

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Mr Ben Greendield states.... 'If you’re going to eat a high fat diet, then you need to ensure your fasted blood glucose levels are staying at around 70-90mg/dL, and your hemoglobin A1C (a 3 month “snapshot” of your glucose) is staying below 5.5. If not, your high fat diet could actually be significantly hurting you.'

Here assumption is 'The longer cholesterol circulates in your bloodstream, the higher the likelihood that it will dig its way into an endothelial wall and potentially contribute to atherosclerosis or plaque formation. '

But not specifying which cholesterol????Does he means even HDL will also dig its way into endothelial wall????

What if HDL to LDL ratio is good( which is always seen with LCHF followers) still LCHF dieter will face problem???

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  • There is so much diffetence with  Doctor and researchers in all  health  issues Totally it depends upon individuals body resistance power and  his lifestyle

  • It's amazing how many people are anxious about eating less carbohydrate and more natural fat because of 'potential' harms, based on surrogate markers. 

    Maybe they'd rather we stick to a Western diet that we know is bad for us, or healthy eating that isn't truly healthy.

  • Very true....situation is very confusing.

    But best part is that no one deny that by restriction on carbs help a diabetic to go medfree....or atleast with minimum medicines.

  • Even mainstream has agreed that dietary fat intake has no relation to serum lipid levels. 

    So the above is just a comment from someone who is against this concept but some known figure

    The world over could not concretely prove that LCHF is harmful

    They will give only their personal theories...

  • Very true....LCHF is natural diet for human....In wild he must be consuming same....animal fats and meat....fruits/vegetables.....but certainly no grains.....

    Grains were yet to be invented....also...the wild grains which were available were not modified and carbs rich.

  • "The longer cholesterol circulates in your bloodstream, the higher the likelihood that it will dig its way into an endothelial wall and potentially contribute to atherosclerosis or plaque formation. "

    Cholesterol never digs into the endothelial wall. It just plasters the damage done to the endothelium.

  • Get your LP-PLA2 Test done and realize,how much danger?

  • labtestsonline.org/understa...

    this says....Lp-PLA2 is a relatively new test that is not frequently ordered and its full clinical usefulness has yet to be established. It is intended to give additional information, not to replace cholesterol and other lipid level testing........

    Further

    .........The test is not diagnostic of CHD or ischemic stroke; it is a risk indicator. Many people with increased concentrations will not develop these conditions, and some with normal levels will.

    Haaaaaaaaaaaaa..........Bloody confusing.....

  • Metropolis India is charging Rs. 6,000/- for the test.

    But it is better indicator than hsCRP or LDL.

  • hmmmm but isn't that confusing???

  • Lower down on the blog article u will find my comments too.

    Mr Ben has removed close to 40+ comments from that blog post :)

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