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Tracking the Feldman Protocol with Heads Up

Tracking the Feldman Protocol with Heads Up

The Feldman protocol...picture this scenario.... You’ve been following a low carb or ketogenic diet. You’ve lost weight, your acid reflux is gone, your blood pressure’s normal for the first time in years, your blood sugar’s better, you’ve been able to ditch some of...

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Low-carb Lab Testing — Part 6 — Thyroid Panel

Low-carb Lab Testing — Part 6 — Thyroid Panel

Thyroid function is a hotly debated topic in the low-carb world. While most people typically experience fat loss, better energy levels, and improved overall vitality on a low-carb diet, in some individuals, measurements of thyroid-related hormones suggest that a low...

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Low-carb Lab Testing — Part 6 — Thyroid Panel

Low-carb Lab Testing – Part 5 – A Case Study

We’ve covered a lot in our low-carb lab testing series so far. At this point, we felt it was time for a real-world case study to tie everything together. In this post we will take a look at my own experience ordering fasting glucose and fasting insulin tests,...

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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer occurs when the normal cells in the breast start growing rapidly and spreading locally.  If left untreated, these cells can travel to other parts of the body and continue to grow.  Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer and...

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Low-carb Lab Testing — Part 6 — Thyroid Panel

Low-carb Lab Testing – Part 3 – HOMA-IR

This is the third installment in a series of articles exploring lab tests for people following low-carb diets, and how this way of eating requires a slightly different perspective for interpreting the results compared to results from people eating more carbohydrates....

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Tracking Body Tape Measurements

Tracking Body Tape Measurements

For many people, using periodic tape measurements is much more effective than a typical scale for tracking changes in body composition. We will cover the best practices for effectively using body tape measurements in this post. You can track your body tape...

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