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William Lagakos
Attended Rutgers University
Lives in Mount Laurel
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Turmeric is about 5% curcumins by weight, or it takes about 20 grams of turmeric to get 1 gram of curcumins. But you can’t go eating it by the spoonful because: 1) that’s nasty; 2) it’s messy and stains everything yellow; and 3) it’s not b
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Polish Mayor @jmmajchrowski takes steps to protect citizens from rising electromagnetic radiation; wifi, smartmeters https://t.co/Ywg0Jr7Xqw — Dr Maryanne Demasi (@MaryanneDemasi) January 12, 2017 I was bored and had a stronger-than-usual espres
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There are a lot of mysteries involving melatonin, eg, relative importance of gut vs. pineal-derived melatonin. Does brain melatonin talk to peripheral MT receptors? Does gut melatonin talk to brain MT receptors? What we do know: oral melatonin wo
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Nutritional ketosis is a normal, physiological response to carbohydrate and energy restriction. A ketogenic diet is an effective weight loss strategy for many. Ketoacidosis, on the other hand, is a pathological condition caused by insulin deficiency. Th
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Study: 12 weeks, obese men, very high fat low carb (VHFLC) vs. low fat high carb (LFHC) (Veum et al., 2016) #FATFUNC Pictorially: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It wasn’t explicitly AD LIB,
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Basically, this much is pretty obvious now: LIGHT and food in the morning + darkness after sunset = proper circadian entrainment. But the how is pretty cool; LIGHT affects different biochemical pathways at different times of the day, which is how it can e
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It takes about 3 weeks to become fully ketoadapted and you don't really get more ketoadapted thereafter, at least as per max fat oxidation rates (which seems a pretty good surrogate, imo). Important point: "Athletes who drop carbs cold turkey suddenly s
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Recent comments about FASTER have upgraded this study to “the only long-term study on fat-adaptation.” Needless to say, I disagree. Again. Side note: FASTER had no randomization or intervention (ie, confounded by selection bias, among others); they ba
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Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology
Introduction
severe allergy to green kryptonite
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13th Annual Spelling Bee Champion of the World
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  • Rutgers University
    Nutritional biochemistry and physiology
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Bill
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Scientist, Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology
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Nutrition research, writing, and consulting.
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Mount Laurel
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La Jolla - New Jersey - California