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Fact-Checking “The Carnivore Code,” by Dr. Paul Saladino, Part Four: Triglycerides, HDL, and Insulin Resistance, Round Three

Welcome back to the fourth installment of this series! I plan to take a different approach for this article so that I can better answer the question of whether or not there’s a clinically meaningful correlation between the triglyceride-to-HDL ratio (TG/HDL ratio) and insulin sensitivity. (This claim is made in “The Carnivore Code” and elsewhere in the nutritionsphere and was… Read more →

Fact-Checking “The Carnivore Code,” by Dr. Paul Saladino, Part Three: Triglycerides, HDL, and Insulin Resistance, Round Two

Welcome to the third article in this series assessing claims made in “The Carnivore Code,” by Dr. Paul Saladino. If you missed parts one and two, then you can find them here and here, respectively. Of note, the first article contains an explanation of the purpose and method of this series, all of which is longer than I wish to… Read more →

Fact-Checking “The Carnivore Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Optimal Health by Returning to Our Ancestral Diet,” by Dr. Paul Saladino, Part Two: Triglycerides, HDL, and Insulin Resistance

Welcome to the second article in the ongoing series of an attempt to partially vet the claims made in “The Carnivore Code,” by Dr. Paul Saladino. If you want to learn more about the motivations and methods of this venture, then I recommend you read the first article, which also covers research and claims about the diets of the Nicoyans.… Read more →

Fact-Checking “The Carnivore Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Optimal Health by Returning to Our Ancestral Diet,” by Dr. Paul Saladino, Part One

Greetings, dedicated readers of the IHP blog (and anyone else who finds themselves here, intentionally or not)! I’m endeavoring to write a new type of blog post, one which may become a theme on the blog: a good enough (yet still likely woefully incomplete) fact-check of health-related books. The goal is to give myself and readers a better sense of… Read more →

How to Help Flatten the Curve Without Becoming an Atrophied Couch Potato, Part Two: The Pros, Cons, and How-to’s of Using Treadmill Desks While Working from Home

Coming on the heels on what seems to have been an article viewed by perhaps no more than five humans, I give to you the little-anticipated second installment of the ongoing “How to Help Flatten the Curve Without Becoming an Atrophied Couch Potato” series. I’ve heard from many friends that they have become extremely sedentary in the past month, to… Read more →

How to Help Flatten the Curve Without Becoming an Atrophied Couch Potato: On the Unique Value of Blood Flow Restriction Training While Working Out at Home

I expect that the fitness blogosphere is inundated with articles, Tweets, and Instagram posts about how to have productive workouts in the confines of one’s home. I confess that I haven’t done much to verify this assertion, since studying for board exams has been a higher priority for me, though I’d probably bet Peter’s life savings that it’s at least… Read more →

You Gon’ Learn Today: The Best Integrative Human Performance Articles from 2015

We did some of our best writing to date in 2015. Our efforts to adhere to an evidence-based approach have helped us to produce high-caliber writing that we’re proud to share with you. Some of the prominent topics from this year’s articles include movement variability and autonomic variability, how the autonomic nervous system affects performance and how you can use… Read more →

Integrative Human Performance Year In Review, Part Two: The Happenings of Rob

As short as it seems to have been since Peter’s inaugural State of the Union Address in 2015, Integrative Human Performance has enjoyed fantastic development and success in the interim. Peter and I have made remarkable advances in our understanding of physical and mental well-being, our clients have made tremendous accomplishments (which you can read about here), and our articles… Read more →

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