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Dave Feldman & The Body and Cholesterol - Episode 1444

Fitness Confidential with Vinnie Tortorich

Release Date: 11/04/2019

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: Episode 1444 - Vinnie is mid-move, so please enjoy this show from 2018 featuring Dave Feldman, whose first appearance on the show was featured yesterday. On this show meant for a Friday, the two discuss the body's interaction with fat, cholesterol, over-prescribed statins, his experiments on himself, and more.




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  • Available for both rental and purchase.
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    • https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/fat-a-documentary/id1467991339
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    • https://vimeo.com/ondemand/fatadocumentary?fbclid=IwAR2etZyCtXIESlP7FnhecYIEENB15KjLz99XuJ3zcqM85MOVcHWjbfr7h84
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  • Vinnie found Dave via a low-carb conference in Breckenridge
    • Other luminaries like Fettke and Gerber attend
  • Dave has a super interesting background in software engineering and entrepreneurship
  • In fact, similarities to Ivor Cummins
    • Ivor also not from sciencey science background but a cholesterol expert
  • Dave comes largely from self-experimentation,
    • though now his fans contribute data, too!
  • Also there is an enormous amount of belief on studies that are not double-blind, random, or controlled.
    • The science believed by many is not even good science.
    • Dave is trying to change this.
  • So, with his computer science background, he tries to reverse-engineer cholesterol .
  • Dave is athletic, but had "bad" LDL numbers.
    • Realized many athletes have worse LDL numbers... wanted to figure out why.
  • Thus he decided to look into what cholesterol is and how the lipid system works.
    • More than anything else, lipid system is an energy distribution system
    • Low-density Lipoproteins (LDL) meant to distribute fat based energy
      • Cholesterol rideshares with this fat
  • Figures out ways to artificially lower cholesterol
  • Please check this video explaining some basic stuff about cholesterol .
    • There are four parts to check out
  • Dave learns more each day.
  • Check out Dave's website which is linked in the description above, and here.
  • Once you start learning a little about cholesterol, you feel the need to learn a lot.
  • Every cell in your body has relation to cholesterol.
  • If you don't take cholesterol in, your body will make it.
  • People are being prescribed statins just for having Type II diabetes.