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Ray Peat – Cortisol and Diabetes

“Oxidation of sugar is metabolically efficient in many ways, including sparing oxygen consumption. It produces more carbon dioxide than oxidizing fat does, and carbon dioxide has many protective functions, including increasing Krebs cycle activity and inhibiting toxic damage to proteins. The glycation of proteins occurs under stress, when less carbon dioxide is being produced, and the...

Ray Peat – Starch and Obesity

Warning all Vietnamese people! Ray Peat says that people in?countries that eat a lot of full-fat dairy products are lean, and that starch is more fattening than sugar and seems like the reason for the rising obesity rate in the United States. Put the rice down, and swap it out with Haagen Dazs ice cream or else you guys are gonna get fat! Sorry, but I had to go there. I visited Vietnam?in my...