Author Archives: Chris Masterjohn

Note: As always, if the font is too small, you can enlarge it using the control and plus buttons. This post is the second installment of “Part I” in this series.  Here we are simply obtaining a glimpse of the … Continue reading

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As always, if the font is too small you can enlarge it using the control and plus buttons. The opening of Melissa Llewelyn-Davies’ five-part 1984 documentary, Diary of a Maasai Village contains a kernel of wisdom that will form a … Continue reading

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As always, if the font is too small you can use the control and plus buttons to enlarge it. Those of us in the assortment of fat-and-cholesterol-aren’t-going-to-kill-you communities often invoke the Masai in our arguments, but quite frequently I believe … Continue reading

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In Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, Price put great emphasis on the degeneration caused by the nutritional transition to modern industrial diets.  It can be tempting for us to simplify this into the easily digestible message that tooth decay and other … Continue reading

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As I prepare for my talk in NYC this weekend, I have to tone down the blogging a bit.  So it will be back to our regularly scheduled data-packed science next week, but for now, I’d like to offer an … Continue reading

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I’ve been writing a lot about choline lately.  Most recently, my article entitled “Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Silent Epidemic of Nutritional Imbalance” contained a major section on the role of dietary choline in protecting against fatty liver disease, which … Continue reading

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The new USDA/HHS Guidelines are not entirely bad —for example, they recommend limiting added sugars, tossing the hydrogenated oils, and even limiting fruit juice, and they advocate sidewalks, parks, and safe neighborhoods as ways to provide people with opportunities to … Continue reading

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As always, if the font is too small you can increase the size by pressing ‘control’ and the ‘plus’ sign. Virtually everything we know about vitamin D and latitude might be wrong. When I wrote “Seafood to Sunshine: A New … Continue reading

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As always, if the font is too small, you can use “control +” to increase its size. In the last several weeks, two momentous occasions have occurred in the world of vitamin D. First, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released … Continue reading

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As always, if the font is too small to read, you can increase its size by pressing “control” and “+.” Lots of people find that eating a WAP-friendly traditional diet has no effect on their blood lipids or improves them, … Continue reading

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