Lipids, Cholesterol, and Heart Health with Dave Feldman

Do you, like so many others, worry about your heart health? Dave Feldman began a low-carb, high-fat diet in April 2015 and has since learned everything he could about it, with special emphasis on cholesterol. As an engineer, he spotted a pattern in the lipid system similar to distributed objects in networks. He has since learned quite a bit on the subject, both through research and experimentation, which has revealed some compelling data. With this new general theory, he's shifted his cholesterol substantially without any drugs or special supplements. (

I am so grateful to him for his research and for bringing information to light regarding cholesterol and a ketogenic diet. I learned so much during this conversation and I know you will as well.

What you'll hear:

  • Our history together (2:09)
  • Dave's background and lean mass hyper responder 6:03)
  • Cholesterol levels and statin use (11:37)
  • Lipid energy model and LDL cholesterol (15:53)
  • LDL levels, bodybuilding, and recovery (22:25)
  • Lowering cholesterol through strength training and experimentation (27:46)
  • Using Oreo cookies to drop LDL levels and the results compared to statin use (32:14)
  • Liver glycogen levels on a ketogenic diet (36:37)
  • Comparing LDL levels in lean mass hyper responders and a matched control group (41:24)
  • Heart health and plaque buildup in coronary arteries (43:54)
  • Diet and nutrition's impact on heart health (49:36)
  • CT angiogram and cardiovascular disease risk assessment (54:43)
  • Affordable and accessible blood testing (59:04)
  • Grassroots research and fundraising (1:04:32)
  • Designing a medical study (1:10:25)

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Robert Sikes


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