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New Study Invalidates the Law of Thermodynamics

Hey everyone, Rob here. Recently came across an article What If Obesity Is Nobody’s Fault? I thought it was interesting and sent it over to Matt and Ari Whitten to get their take, and it ended up being pretty insightful, and right up the alley of 180D readers. Below is the lightly edited transcript of our exchanges. ROB: Hey Ari, Came across this article- ? What If Obesity Is...

Goats and Bo: The Role of Genetics vs. Diet

By Matt Stone I’ve had peculiar longings for a lifestyle overhaul of late. It’s a long story involving goats. And maybe sheep and dogs, too. Don’t ask. Okay, fine I’ll tell you. You are so nosey! I’ve been doing extensive research on breeding animals. My interest in goats in particular stems back to my hardcore mountain man days when I had once had the idea to...

Layla’s Pearly Whites

?When we saw someone with really bright skin and shiny hair we used to assume that they were eating a lot of butter.-Layla Sheikh’s remark watching me snarf up ridiculous amounts of butterRecently I crossed paths with a Somalian refugee living in political exile here in Maui. Her name is Layla Sheikh. But don’t think that she’s some poor peasant girl fresh outta the Somalian...

Excerpt from "FATZILLA!!!"

…The creation of fatzilla was flawed from the get go, and has reached the point of absurdity, confusion, and contradiction in the year 2008. Worse still is that dietary fat can be used as a fierce weapon against the increasing rates of obesity, heart disease, and a long litany of other ailments, including even mental and emotional disorders of varying degrees of severity. The megaphobia...

180 Degree Sneak Peek – Hyperinsulinemia and Friends

…Carbohydrates alone do not cause insulin resistance. Having your insulin levels rise over and over again in response to carbohydrate-rich meals does not solely lead to insulin resistance and the compensatory hyperinsulinemia that is at the core of modern diseases. Most people on the low-carb side of the fence would have you believe that our Paleolithic evolutionary genetic programming has...