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Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy

East Bay Area, California
Dr. B G  PharmD I bring my pharmacology background to the elite cardiovascular Track Your Plaque program. While my expertise is in the pharmaceutical world, I explore the various scientific, nutritional, and pharmacological ins and outs of optimal heart health. Like Orwell discovered,... Full Bio
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Low Carb Paleo: Weight Loss 50 Pounds by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Courtesy Shouts A couple of acknowledgements to my uber COOL blog buddies... Thank you NephroPal for being an amazing party-geek pal!! The above lovely SPOOKY grap ... Read on »
Body Fat Loss: Saturated Fat Kicks the Cr*pola Out Of Olive Oil by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Loren Cordain Is Getting Into Coconut Oil Yes. It is true. O F C O U R S E . . . From Robb, "Cordain likes coconut oil, just as a mix to a standards paleo ... Read on »
Low Carb Paleo: Nothing's Impossible by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Low Carb Paleo Why is low carb Paleo the way to go for not just heart disease reversal, but also for maximum vitality, lifespan and longevity? What is Paleo? -- ... Read on »
Case: 45 yo Female, Perfect Framingham, Perfect Cholesterol, Perfect PLAQUE PROGRESSION by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health When I see a female with Peripheral Vascular Disease (plaque in the legs) or angina/CAD (heart disease: plaque in the coronary arteries) or Chronic Kidney Disease (plaqu ... Read on »
Cardio Controversies: Lp(a) Dangerous at ANY Value by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health What the heck...? Can Lp(a) create more damage than we previously thought? Dr. Hecht has apparently showed it with his examination of lipoprotein, cardiac and metabol ... Read on »
Cardio Controversies: Dr. Harvey Hecht MD by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Figure 1: Correlation of metabolic factors and calcium percentile in asymptomatic patients with EBT showed calcified plaque (Hecht HS. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2003 ... Read on »
Shifting to Pattern ' A ' for Longevity by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Increasing Saturated Fat Intake Shifts to Pattern 'A' Krauss has shown that increasing saturated fat intake and reducing carbohydrates lowers sd-LDL and shifts to P ... Read on »
'Death Band' = sdLDL on Lipoprotein Subfractionation by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Diagrams #1, 2 Modified and Courtesy of some FDA.gov website Subfractionation of Lipoproteins 101 Let's review some subfractionation techniques. On ... Read on »
Palmitic Acid+ CARBS = Mouse Skeletal Muscle IR by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Peter at Hyperlipid and Stephan at Whole Health have dispelled yet again myths regarding the indictment of the 16:0 long-chained saturated fatty acid Palmitic Acid as the prim ... Read on »
Hot Paleo Cave Girls by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Thanks Dr. T my NephroPal. Cavegirl company... is good company. Viva la hunter-gatherers and FUR. Raquel Welch . . . One Million Years B.C. and neolithica ... Read on »
Hard Exercises: Pistols by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health From ZenPharoah Demo of the Single-Leg Squats/Pistol On an inverted Bosu... with dumbbells... (don't get dizzy with that lame camera) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R- ... Read on »
Cardio Controversies: Tale of Two Equal LDLs and 17-fold MI Risk by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Figure 2. Cox proportional hazards survival curves demonstrating time to acute MI for patients with a yearly calcium volume score change > 15% or < 15%. Callister et ... Read on »
Cardio Controversies: Dr. Superko, MD by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health “It is not good to settle into a set of opinions. At first putting forth great effort to be sure that you have grasped the basics, then practicing so that they may co ... Read on »
Benefits of High-Saturated Fat Diets (Part V): The Okinawans by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Goya Chanpuru dish courtesy ofTastyIsland According to Dr. Wilcox, Principal Investor for the Okinawa Centenarian Study that started in 1975, "Among the entire populat ... Read on »
Don't Blow Your WOD on Your First Snatch... by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health ...Or First Jerk *ahhhh* ...Or First 2 Rounds of Tabata Torture I don't know what attracted me to Crossfit first... The Paleo diet which 80-90% of all members an ... Read on »
Crestor Raises Small Dense LDL (Anti-Regressive) by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health "It takes a wise doctor to know when to prescribe, and at times the greater skill consists in not applying remedies." B. Gracian The Art Of Worldly Wisdom ... Read on »
Vitiligo: Autoimmune Silent and Non-Silent Celiac Sign by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health At my children's elementary school, I'd conservatively estimate that at least 25% of the children have vitiligo the skin condition that the late Mr. Michael Jackson suffere ... Read on »
Benefits of High-Saturated Fat Diets In Heart Patients (Part IV) by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Few studies review the benefits of high-saturated fat diets in actual heart disease patients. Perhaps, researchers worry about... M A L P R A C T I C E . . . ? Like urba ... Read on »
Living Dangerously...Like Vin Diesel by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health When I need liquid c-r-a-c-k, I do a Vin Diesel at Peet's or here Cole's (awesome CRACK, triple espresso). What is it about the XXX movie series and Mr. Diesel?!? My kids ... Read on »
Show Me Your Lipids! by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health If you have great HDLs please let me know your HDLs and lipid panel! If you have an LDL particle count, as Robb Wolf suggests getting at his Crossfit Nutrition certificat ... Read on »