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Nutrition

TagLast edit: 6 Aug 2020 15:20 UTC by Gyrodiot

How to optimize your food intake for various desired outcomes; nutrition science, diets, experiments.

See also: Cooking

A Con­tam­i­na­tion The­ory of the Obe­sity Epidemic

Bob Baker25 Jul 2021 2:39 UTC
99 points
50 comments5 min readLW link

Can a Ve­gan Diet Be Healthy? A Liter­a­ture Review

Erich_Grunewald12 Mar 2021 12:47 UTC
26 points
0 comments11 min readLW link
(www.erichgrunewald.com)

Product En­dorse­ment: Food for sleep interruptions

Elizabeth31 May 2023 1:50 UTC
45 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Thoughts on seed oil

dynomight20 Apr 2024 12:29 UTC
341 points
122 comments17 min readLW link
(dynomight.net)

Missed Distinctions

jimrandomh11 Apr 2009 3:15 UTC
38 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

A Re­sponse to A Con­tam­i­na­tion The­ory of the Obe­sity Epidemic

skot52312 Aug 2021 4:23 UTC
82 points
36 comments10 min readLW link
(goodtosell.substack.com)

Per­haps vastly more peo­ple should be on FDA-ap­proved weight loss medication

25Hour14 Aug 2021 17:22 UTC
57 points
30 comments8 min readLW link

[Question] Do you like ex­ces­sive sugar?

momom29 Oct 2021 10:40 UTC
3 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

So What’s Up With PUFAs Chem­i­cally?

J Bostock27 Apr 2024 13:32 UTC
57 points
23 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] What health-re­lated tips do you have for buy­ing meat?

Adam Zerner23 Oct 2021 7:09 UTC
17 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

My cur­rent think­ing on money and low carb diets

Adam Zerner29 Oct 2021 6:50 UTC
11 points
17 comments10 min readLW link

CICO is a weird refer­ence class

Chad Nauseam23 Jan 2022 7:00 UTC
42 points
5 comments2 min readLW link

Bari­a­tric surgery seems like a no-brainer for most mor­bidly obese people

lc27 Sep 2023 1:05 UTC
11 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

Change my mind: Ve­ganism en­tails trade-offs, and health is one of the axes

Elizabeth1 Jun 2023 17:10 UTC
147 points
82 comments19 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Les­sons learned from offer­ing in-office nu­tri­tional testing

Elizabeth15 May 2023 23:20 UTC
84 points
11 comments14 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

any good ra­tio­nal­ist guides to nu­tri­tion /​ healthy eat­ing?

Ben A30 Jun 2022 0:50 UTC
7 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

Po­tato diet: A post mortem and an an­swer to SMTM’s article

Épiphanie Gédéon14 Jul 2022 23:18 UTC
47 points
34 comments16 min readLW link

Luck based medicine: an­gry el­dritch sugar gods edition

Elizabeth19 Sep 2023 4:40 UTC
74 points
14 comments9 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Re­view of Ex­am­ine.com’s vi­tamin write-ups

26 Sep 2022 23:40 UTC
60 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Luck based medicine: my re­sent­ful story of be­com­ing a med­i­cal miracle

Elizabeth16 Oct 2022 17:40 UTC
480 points
120 comments12 min readLW link3 reviews
(acesounderglass.com)

The Un­finished Mys­tery of the Shangri-La Diet

Eliezer Yudkowsky10 Apr 2009 20:30 UTC
48 points
232 comments5 min readLW link

In­ter­nal Diet Crux

Jacob Falkovich2 Apr 2018 5:05 UTC
44 points
8 comments6 min readLW link

Iron defi­cien­cies are very bad and you should treat them

Elizabeth12 Jan 2023 9:10 UTC
97 points
29 comments11 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Ve­gan Nutri­tion Test­ing Pro­ject: In­terim Report

Elizabeth20 Jan 2023 5:50 UTC
102 points
37 comments8 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Lifestyle in­ter­ven­tions to in­crease longevity

RomeoStevens28 Feb 2014 6:28 UTC
259 points
386 comments12 min readLW link

Diet Ex­per­i­ment Pr­ereg­is­tra­tion: Long-term wa­ter fast­ing + seed oil re­moval

lc23 Aug 2023 22:08 UTC
56 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Which sources do you trust the most on nu­tri­tion ad­vice for ex­er­cise?

jacobjacob16 Dec 2020 3:22 UTC
30 points
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The Good Balsamic Vinegar

jenn26 Jan 2024 19:30 UTC
51 points
4 comments2 min readLW link
(jenn.site)

[Question] Cal­ibrat­ing Ad­e­quate Food Consumption

Gunnar_Zarncke27 Mar 2021 0:00 UTC
5 points
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If calorie re­stric­tion works in hu­mans, should we have ob­served it already?

Mark_Eichenlaub24 Apr 2012 4:28 UTC
32 points
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My Effortless Weight­loss Story: A Quick Runthrough

CuoreDiVetro30 Sep 2023 23:02 UTC
119 points
77 comments9 min readLW link

En­joy­ing food more: a case study in third options

MBlume16 Mar 2011 6:23 UTC
25 points
48 comments2 min readLW link

The Four-Hour Body by Ti­mothy Fer­riss—any LWers tried it?

Eliezer Yudkowsky8 Jun 2011 22:18 UTC
30 points
60 comments1 min readLW link

An ap­peal for vi­tamin D sup­ple­men­ta­tion as a pro­phy­lac­tic for coro­n­aviruses and in­fluenza and a sim­ple evolu­tion­ary the­ory for why this is plau­si­ble.

Michael A22 Dec 2020 19:40 UTC
11 points
1 comment9 min readLW link

[Question] How can I find trust­wor­thy dietary ad­vice?

Daniel Kokotajlo17 Jan 2021 13:11 UTC
30 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

Obe­sity Epi­demic Ex­plained in 0.9 Sub­way Cookies

tinyanon12 Aug 2021 15:45 UTC
8 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Fi­nal: The Truth About Diets and Weight Loss

ChrisHallquist4 Jan 2014 5:16 UTC
25 points
88 comments8 min readLW link

Clar­ify­ing the palata­bil­ity the­ory of obesity

Matthew Barnett10 Feb 2022 19:16 UTC
87 points
19 comments10 min readLW link

Books Wor­thy of Integration

Roven Skyfal20 Feb 2022 8:03 UTC
13 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

Food man­u­fac­tur­ers are out to get you

jwray13 Mar 2022 19:36 UTC
27 points
6 comments5 min readLW link

What Diet Books Don’t Teach: A book re­view and a re­quest for more reading

Lone Pine28 Jun 2022 12:27 UTC
22 points
34 comments4 min readLW link

On akra­sia: start­ing at the bottom

seecrow1 Aug 2022 4:08 UTC
34 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

My search for a re­li­able breakfast

tomdekan18 Oct 2022 9:42 UTC
6 points
17 comments3 min readLW link
(www.tomdekan.com)

There is way too much serendipity

Malmesbury19 Jan 2024 19:37 UTC
357 points
56 comments7 min readLW link

Train­ing My Friend to Cook

lsusr29 Aug 2021 5:54 UTC
68 points
33 comments3 min readLW link

Quick ev­i­dence re­view of bulk­ing & cutting

jp4 Apr 2024 21:43 UTC
31 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

My 5-step pro­gram for los­ing weight

Nikita Sokolsky30 Jun 2024 1:05 UTC
22 points
20 comments5 min readLW link
(nsokolsky.substack.com)

Quan­topian con­test, but for food in­take and weight

Lucent8 Nov 2023 5:41 UTC
40 points
9 comments3 min readLW link

On not get­ting con­tam­i­nated by the wrong obe­sity ideas

Natália28 Jan 2023 20:18 UTC
311 points
67 comments30 min readLW link

Low hang­ing fruit: an­a­lyz­ing your nutrition

Alexei5 May 2012 5:20 UTC
15 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

Nutri­tion heuris­tic: Cy­cle healthy options

aaq17 Jul 2019 12:44 UTC
6 points
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Nutri­tion is Satisficing

aaq16 Jul 2019 16:13 UTC
18 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Me­mory, nu­tri­tion, mo­ti­va­tion, and genes

PhilGoetz26 Feb 2013 5:25 UTC
24 points
12 comments2 min readLW link

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Part 1: Main­stream Nutri­tion Science on Obesity

ChrisHallquist25 Dec 2013 18:27 UTC
24 points
102 comments2 min readLW link

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Part 2: Atk­ins Redux

ChrisHallquist30 Dec 2013 0:58 UTC
7 points
191 comments4 min readLW link

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Part 3: Did the US Govern­ment Give Us Ab­surd Ad­vice About Su­gar?

ChrisHallquist30 Dec 2013 0:58 UTC
8 points
153 comments6 min readLW link

How to use hu­man his­tory as a nu­tri­tional prior?

CasioTheSane10 Mar 2012 0:47 UTC
8 points
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Twinkie diet helps nu­tri­tion pro­fes­sor lose 27 pounds

Vive-ut-Vivas8 Nov 2010 21:42 UTC
10 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

Video (11 min): fal­la­cies in nu­tri­tion and can­cer re­search.

RomeoStevens15 Sep 2012 4:07 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Nutri­tional Sup­ple­ments: A Pot­ted Guide?

pcm5022 Apr 2019 9:51 UTC
4 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

LW’s take on nu­tri­tion?

michael_b3 Apr 2015 0:33 UTC
7 points
56 comments3 min readLW link

Op­ti­mal eat­ing (or rather, a step in the right di­rec­tion)

c_edwards19 Jan 2015 1:35 UTC
8 points
65 comments7 min readLW link

Fast­ing Mimick­ing Diet Looks Pretty Good

sarahconstantin4 Oct 2018 19:50 UTC
81 points
4 comments3 min readLW link
(srconstantin.wordpress.com)

[Question] Does freeze-dried mus­sel pow­der have good stuff that ve­gan diets don’t?

DanielFilan12 Jan 2019 3:39 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Life Ex­ten­sion through Diet Modification

Caerbannog16 May 2011 18:36 UTC
23 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

Die­tary De­bates among the Fruit Gnomes

Sherrinford3 Jun 2020 14:09 UTC
26 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Soylent Orange—Whole food open source soylent

RomeoStevens26 Mar 2013 21:20 UTC
32 points
105 comments2 min readLW link

Ad­ven­tist Health Study-2 sup­ports pesc­etar­i­anism more than veganism

Elizabeth17 Jun 2023 20:10 UTC
67 points
11 comments6 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Mushrooms

moridinamael10 Nov 2017 16:57 UTC
9 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Has Eliezer ever re­tracted his state­ments about weight loss?

CheerfulWarrior14 Oct 2020 19:04 UTC
−14 points
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Euro­pean Soylent alternatives

ChristianKl15 Aug 2016 20:22 UTC
20 points
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Knowl­edge Base 3: Shop­ping ad­vi­sor and other uses of knowl­edge base about products

iwis9 Oct 2023 11:53 UTC
0 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

What should I have for din­ner? (A case study in de­ci­sion mak­ing)

bentarm12 Aug 2010 13:29 UTC
29 points
106 comments3 min readLW link
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