Tag Archive for Carnivore Code

Fact-Checking “The Carnivore Code,” by Dr. Paul Saladino, Part Five: Linoleic Acid, Coronary Artery Disease, and Why It’s Important to Read More than a Paper’s Abstract

In a deviation from the previous articles in this series, in this piece I plan to analyze a paper Dr. Paul Saladino cited in a recent podcast episode (link) with Dr. Chris Knobbe titled, “The Omega-6 Apocalypse, are seed oils to blame for diabetes, heart attacks, and chronic disease?” In the episode, Dr. Saladino referenced a 1993 paper that assessed… Read more →

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 →

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