The Man Who Cured Everything

“Macfadden’s ideas had a brief moment of popularity in the 20s and 30s but lost luster around World War II. Around the time penicillin started saving lives, alternative medicine – especially a starvation diet – didn’t seem as appealing a cure.”

The Man Who Cured Everything

Links to an excellent 35min podcast.



I was considering all the things I measure at home and thought I’d make a list.

Fat Percentage
Fasting Blood Glucose
Ketosis (monitoring whilst eating low carb)
Heart Rate
Blood Pressure
Sleep Pattern

Less often, I keep a food diary, weighing meal constituents at home to get an idea of what portion size looks like in the real world.