Home   |   Contact   |   Help

Get Our Newsletter
Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics, and get a FREE issue of the Performance Menu journal.

Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Nutrition > Paleo Diet

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-21-2008, 04:01 AM   #1
Gittit Shwartz
Senior Member
Gittit Shwartz's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 295
Default Cholesterol - how fast does it change?

My uncle (~50 years old) recently became concerned with his elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels. On my advice he switched to a Paleo diet (+ dairy... he lives in the Netherlands). Three months later the doctor nearly fell out of his chair when he saw my uncle's new and improved cholesterol numbers.

At that point, to add a little variety, he started eating some processed meat (salami) and munching on fresh coconut. His LDL/HDL ratio and triglycerides went up a little. I suggested dropping the salami and cutting back on the coconuts and Gouda cheese for a while and re-testing.

My question is, how fast do these things change? Would one month later give an indication of whether the new plan is working? Keep in mind I have near 100% compliance here... He's that type of person.


Radio G
Gittit Shwartz is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Receive emails with training tips, news updates, events info, sale notifications and more.

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Olympic Weightlifting Book
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
Products & Services
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator