Examine

Welcome to the Examine page, this is where I keep all the studies I have individually read, critiqued, taken notes on, and for each I have created a video. This library is rich with topics from skin care, fasting, nutrition, and many other subjects. Enjoy. 

[S16] Impact of a 6-week non-energy-restricted ketogenic diet on physical fitness, body composition and biochemical parameters in healthy adults

[S16] Impact of a 6-week non-energy-restricted ketogenic diet on physical fitness, body composition and biochemical parameters in healthy adults

This study investigates various health and performance measures when healthy men and women are placed on a ketogenic diet.

[S10] A Ketogenic Diet Favorably Affects Serum Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Disease in Normal-Weight Men

[S10] A Ketogenic Diet Favorably Affects Serum Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Disease in Normal-Weight Men

This study investigates the impact a low carbohydrate diet has on men's cholesterol, blood fats (triglycerides), and blood sugar, insulin. It also looks at cholesterol particle size.

[S14] Effects of a high-protein ketogenic diet on hunger, appetite, and weight loss in obese men feeding ad libitum

[S14] Effects of a high-protein ketogenic diet on hunger, appetite, and weight loss in obese men feeding ad libitum

This study investigates how a high fat, low carbohydrate diet compares against a moderate carbohydrate diet for weight loss, hunger sensation, and health markers of young, overweight men in a controlled laboratory setting

[S11] A Switch to Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Based Ketogenic Diet Improves Seizure Control in Patients with Drug-resistant Epilepsy on the Mixed Fat Ketogenic Diet: A Retrospective Open Label Trial

[S11] A Switch to Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Based Ketogenic Diet Improves Seizure Control in Patients with Drug-resistant Epilepsy on the Mixed Fat Ketogenic Diet: A Retrospective Open Label Trial

This study investigates the ketogenic diet composition and its impact on seizures, as well as some health markers, in a wide range of ages including infants to adults.

[S15] Effectiveness of a Very Low Calorie Ketogenic Diet on Testicular Function in Overweight/Obese Men

[S15] Effectiveness of a Very Low Calorie Ketogenic Diet on Testicular Function in Overweight/Obese Men

This study investigates how a calorie restricted ketogenic diet impacts overweight, middle aged men in terms of their weight, cholesterol, blood sugar, insulin, testosterone, and other values.

[S9] Very Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets Affect Fasting Lipids and
Postprandial Lipemia Differently in Overweight Men

[S9] Very Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets Affect Fasting Lipids and
Postprandial Lipemia Differently in Overweight Men

This study shows the effect of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet on overweight, but otherwise healthy, young men and their overall health markers (cholesterol, blood sugar, etc.).

[S8] An Isoenergetic Very Low Carbohydrate Diet Improves Serum HDL
Cholesterol and Triacylglycerol Concentrations, the Total Cholesterol to
HDL Cholesterol Ratio and Postprandial Lipemic Responses Compared
with a Low Fat Diet in Normal Weight, Normolipidemic Women

[S8] An Isoenergetic Very Low Carbohydrate Diet Improves Serum HDL
Cholesterol and Triacylglycerol Concentrations, the Total Cholesterol to
HDL Cholesterol Ratio and Postprandial Lipemic Responses Compared
with a Low Fat Diet in Normal Weight, Normolipidemic Women

This study investigates how a low carb diet compares against a low fat diet for cholesterol and blood fats, along with cholesterol particle size, in young, healthy women.

[S12] The Muscle Protein Synthetic Response to Meal Ingestion Following Resistance-Type Exercise

[S12] The Muscle Protein Synthetic Response to Meal Ingestion Following Resistance-Type Exercise

This scientific review aims to concentrate all of the research on protein and its effect in muscle growth across a variety of conditions.

[S6] Effects of Time-Restricted Eating on Weight Loss and Other Metabolic Parameters in Women and Men With Overweight and Obesity: The TREAT Randomized Clinical Trial

[S6] Effects of Time-Restricted Eating on Weight Loss and Other Metabolic Parameters in Women and Men With Overweight and Obesity: The TREAT Randomized Clinical Trial

This study investigates if putting people on an intermittent fasting (time restricted diet, 16 hours) protocol, without any other nutritional intervention, has any effect in weight, body fat, lean mass, metabolism, blood sugar, and other measures in overweight people.

[S5] The human metabolic response to chronic ketosis without caloric restriction: physical and biochemical adaptation

[S5] The human metabolic response to chronic ketosis without caloric restriction: physical and biochemical adaptation

This study investigates how a ketogenic diet impacts a series of health markers like cholesterol, blood sugar, and more in young men.

[S4] A Ketogenic Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat Diet Increases LDL Cholesterol in Healthy, Young, Normal-Weight Women: A Randomized Controlled Feeding Trial

[S4] A Ketogenic Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat Diet Increases LDL Cholesterol in Healthy, Young, Normal-Weight Women: A Randomized Controlled Feeding Trial

This study aims to find out how a strict ketogenic diet affects healthy women in outcomes of cholesterol, mainly.

[S3] Differential Metabolic Effects of Saturated Versus Polyunsaturated Fats in Ketogenic Diets

[S3] Differential Metabolic Effects of Saturated Versus Polyunsaturated Fats in Ketogenic Diets

This study aims to find out how a high fat, low carbohydrate diet focused on saturated or unsaturated fat affects cholesterol, blood sugar, ketones, and more.

Lipids activate skeletal muscle mitochondrial fission and quality control networks to induce insulin resistance in humans

Lipids activate skeletal muscle mitochondrial fission and quality control networks to induce insulin resistance in humans

This study aims to find out how fat in the blood stream affects mitochondria and insulin resistance.

[S2] Effect of low carbohydrate high fat diet on LDL cholesterol and gene expression in normal-weight, young adults: A randomized controlled study

[S2] Effect of low carbohydrate high fat diet on LDL cholesterol and gene expression in normal-weight, young adults: A randomized controlled study

This study aims to find out how the ketogenic diet affects cholesterol in healthy, normal weight individuals.

[S1] Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet in obese patients

[S1] Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet in obese patients

This study aims to find out how the ketogenic diet affects cholesterol in overweight individuals

Alcohol ingestion impairs maximal post-exercise rates of myofibrillar protein synthesis following a single bout of concurrent training

Alcohol ingestion impairs maximal post-exercise rates of myofibrillar protein synthesis following a single bout of concurrent training

This study aims to look at how alcohol affects protein synthesis in exercised muscle.

Ketogenic diets inhibit mitochondrial biogenesis and induce cardiac fibrosis

Ketogenic diets inhibit mitochondrial biogenesis and induce cardiac fibrosis

This study aims to investigate the impact the ketogenic diet and certain ketones have on heart fibrosis and heart cell death.

The physiological function of the agouti-related peptide gene: the control of weight and metabolic rate

The physiological function of the agouti-related peptide gene: the control of weight and metabolic rate

This study investigates the association between being overweight and brain centric hunger hormones.

Energy Metabolic Profile of Mice after Chronic Activation of Central NPY Y1, Y2, or Y5 Receptors

Energy Metabolic Profile of Mice after Chronic Activation of Central NPY Y1, Y2, or Y5 Receptors

This study looks at the affect neuropeptide Y has on metabolism, hunger, fat gain, as well as the receptor the protein functions through.

Effects of eight weeks of time-restricted feeding (16/8) on basal metabolism, maximal strength, body composition, inflammation, and cardiovascular risk factors in resistance-trained males

Effects of eight weeks of time-restricted feeding (16/8) on basal metabolism, maximal strength, body composition, inflammation, and cardiovascular risk factors in resistance-trained males

This study investigates the impact intermittent fasting has on body fat, muscle mass, inflammation, and insulin, blood sugar.

Finasteride: A Review of its Use for Male Pattern Baldness

Finasteride: A Review of its Use for Male Pattern Baldness

This scientific review investigates the evidence for finasteride for stopping and reversing hair loss.

Impact of weight loss on cortisol secretion in obese men with and without metabolic syndrome features

Impact of weight loss on cortisol secretion in obese men with and without metabolic syndrome features

This study investigates the differences in cortisol between overweight and lean individuals, as well as the impact weight loss has on cortisol levels.

The physiological function of the agouti-related peptide gene: the control of weight and metabolic rate

The physiological function of the agouti-related peptide gene: the control of weight and metabolic rate

This scientific review explains the role of Agouti related Peptide (AgRP) on hunger, mainly.

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Physiological role of somatostatin on growth hormone regulation in humans

Physiological role of somatostatin on growth hormone regulation in humans

This scientific review discusses Human Growth Hormone and how it is regulated.

Fructose and Sucrose Intake Increase Exogenous Carbohydrate Oxidation during Exercise

Fructose and Sucrose Intake Increase Exogenous Carbohydrate Oxidation during Exercise

This study investigates the effect from glucose, fructose, and sucrose (table sugar) consumption on endurance exercise metabolism and intestinal discomfort.

Leucine, glucose, and energy metabolism after 3 days of fasting in healthy human subjects

Leucine, glucose, and energy metabolism after 3 days of fasting in healthy human subjects

This study aims to find out what happens to metabolism (resting metabolism, protein breakdown, etc.), as well as hormonal changes to a strict 3 day water fast.

Insulin-dependent modulation of plasma ghrelin and leptin concentrations is less pronounced in type 2 diabetic patients

Insulin-dependent modulation of plasma ghrelin and leptin concentrations is less pronounced in type 2 diabetic patients

This study aims to investigate the effect insulin has on the hunger hormone ghrelin and the satiety/energy state sensing hormone leptin in healthy and diabetic individuals.

Oral creatine monohydrate supplementation
improves brain performance: a double-blind,
placebo-controlled, cross-over trial

Oral creatine monohydrate supplementation
improves brain performance: a double-blind,
placebo-controlled, cross-over trial

This study investigates the affect creatine supplementation has on protecting the brain after brain injury (like collision).

Garlic as a lipid lowering agent--a meta-analysis

Garlic as a lipid lowering agent--a meta-analysis

This meta analysis (grouping of several studies) looks into how consuming garlic affects our blood cholesterol levels.

Overeating Saturated Fat Promotes Fatty Liver and Ceramides Compared With Polyunsaturated Fat: A Randomized Trial

Overeating Saturated Fat Promotes Fatty Liver and Ceramides Compared With Polyunsaturated Fat: A Randomized Trial

This study investigates how saturated fat compares to unsaturated fat on fatty liver disease and cholesterol, independent of weight.

Composition of weight lost during short-term
weight reduction. Metabolic responses of obese
subjects to starvation and low-calorie ketogenic
and nonketogenic diets.

Composition of weight lost during short-term
weight reduction. Metabolic responses of obese
subjects to starvation and low-calorie ketogenic
and nonketogenic diets.

This study looks into how water fasting, ketogenic dieting, and calorie restriction (including carbohydrates) stack up in weight, fat loss, as well as other measures.

ASP enhances in situ lipoprotein lipase activity by increasing fatty acid trapping in adipocytes

ASP enhances in situ lipoprotein lipase activity by increasing fatty acid trapping in adipocytes

This study investigates what role Acylation Stimulating Hormone has on fat storage, in fat cells.