Sarcopenia

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By Matt Stone I’ve been thinking a lot about aging lately.  My grandfather, age 87 and my last living grandparent, ain’t doin’ so hot.  And yes, he’s old.  He’s falling to pieces.  He’s going to eventually die.  I’m not fighting that, and tend to look at whether it happens now or several months or even years from now as pretty inconsequential in the grand scheme of things.  Sure, he’ll miss a...

Improve Insulin Sensitivity

In 180 Degree Diabetes: Preventing and Reversing Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Type 2 Diabetes – I reveal some bold and daring information about reversing insulin resistance and thus lowering fasting and postprandial (post-meal) blood sugar readings.  It’s bold and daring because my core recommendation for improving insulin sensitivity flies in the face of every...

Aajonus Vonderplanitz

While consuming lots of raw milk, and no cooked foods whatsoever, it figures that ol’ Aajonus Vonderplanitz would have come up in the comments section. And he did. Big time. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Aajonus, consider yourself lucky. Aajonus is one hell of a weird dude, and some of the most outlandish and perverse things I’ve encountered people doing were done per the advice of...

3 Words of Wisdom for 2010

It’s almost time for a New Year.  Instead of going on a verbose rampage, searching my soul for wisdom and inspiration to impart upon the 180 cult, I give you simply a gift that was given to me this Christmas by my 7-year old niece.  She knows her Uncle Matt well.  Thanks little Abby Dunlop.  Can’t wait to eat something off of it. This is the top side of the...

Vegan Aftermath

My experiences after going on a two-week vegan escapade couldn’t be more reaffirming of the general conclusions that I’ve come to over my several years of study. It’s certainly worth sharing and pondering now that I’ve had some time to let the whole experience digest. Although I certainly enjoyed stirring things up in the low-carb community, pointing out many of the ways in which low-carb dogma...