That New Volek (& Phinney) Study: Part III ~ Science or Advocacy?
LC Biomarker Bingo OK ... before I begin on this, let me say this has languished in the draft hopper probably past it's usable publish date :-) So first, I'll give a belated shout out to Kevin Klatt over at Nutrevolve blog for taking a close look at this study and "getting it out there" in rapid time! Carbs, SFAs, and Circulating Fatty Acids . Effects of Step-Wise Increases in Dietary Carbohydrate on Circulating Saturated Fatty Acids and Palmitoleic Acid in Adults with Metabolic Syndrome I confess to skimming it b/c the last time he scooped me Kevin wrote so much of what was in my head I wasn't sure how to formulate the parts I still wanted to discuss without sounding repetitious. For me, this study and its media blitz has hit a nerve and awoken my interest in a topic I had gotten a bit side tracked from. It's almost a perfect ending to this year of what can only be described as utter insanity in the nutrition world. So, with that said,