The Whiton Protocol

The Whiton Protocol

A Dietary Protocol for Optimal Health, Body Composition, Longevity, and Satiety (v 1.3).[1] I’ve given in to suggestions that I name the dietary protocol I follow, so it will be easier to discuss and compare. I’ve given it the uninspiring name The Whiton Protocol because it really is just my […]

Autophagy

Autophagy

So I’ve spent the past four months putting a paleo diet firmly in place as the foundation of my health. I’m very happy with the results: my body composition is the best it’s ever been, I feel great, I really enjoy the food, and my junk food addiction is in […]

3 months on a high-fat diet

3 months on a high-fat diet

As requested (not kidding), I’m posting a picture to help track what the paleo experiment is doing to me. This is me after three months on a high-fat, low-carb, low exercise, paleo diet. Results so far are improved body composition, stable energy (no crashes), and a greater ability to resist […]

A common poisoning

A common poisoning

Paleo people keep suggesting that, aside from sugar, I consider cutting out grain and possibly legumes and dairy too. They’re too recent of developments in human history, they say, especially compared to my millions of years old genetic code. Accordingly, they work as an allergen and even as a slow […]

Exercise, for epigenetic’s sake.

Exercise, for epigenetic’s sake.

I’m heading outside now to do some sprints. Though I don’t particularly enjoy exercising two thoughts propel me: One, that it will only take 10 minutes. Two, that this small investment will send signals to my genome requesting that it express genes disposed toward better health, slower aging, and improved […]