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SNR #32: Richard Nikoley – Fighting Against Low-Carb, Ketogenic & Paleo Dogma

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Episode 32: Richard Nikoley of FreeTheAnimal.com is on the show talking about the problems with dogmatic view around low-carb, ketogenic and Paleo diets. We also discuss the importance of the microbiome and the emergence of resistant starch and prebiotic fiber as a means to imrpove gut health. [Note: Contains explicit language.] Guest Bio Richard Nikoley Richard has been writing on his Free the Animal blog for years on a variety of topics, including: heath, fitness, finances, social interaction, and how you think about all of them. During the early 2000s, Richard lost 60 pounds on a Paleo Diet, which led …

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Sohee Lee – Reverse Dieting, Rapid Fat Loss and Messing Up

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Sohee Lee is on the show talking about rapid vs slow fat loss, rebounding, reverse dieting, restrictive dieting, messing up and the importance of making your bed! Sohee is a New York City-based coach and writer.  She is a Stanford University graduate, a nationally qualified NPC bikini competitor and is NSCA-CSCS certified. In This Show We Discuss: The events that moved Sohee from living with an eating disorder into a respected coach teaching people how to eat healthy but live life at the same time. Rapid Weight Drops vs. Slow Fat Loss: Psychology, restrictiveness & enjoying life The mentality of …

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Dr. Spencer Nadolsky – Lifestyle Medicine & the Sensible Approach to Diet

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Dr. Spencer Nadolsky, DO is on the show talking about lifestyle medicine, using evidence in practice, how to think about carbs and dietary fat. Dr. Spencer Nadolsky is an family physician who specializes in weight loss (bariatric medicine) and cholesterol (lipidology). In This Show We Discuss: Who is Dr. Nadolsky and what does he do? Spencer’s journey Lifestyle modification vs. medication The pros and cons of evidence-based medicine/nutrition/fitness Crazy vs. sensible approaches The low-carb diet trap Why Bulletproof Coffee might not be for everyone The reason why 95% of people can’t lose fat

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Eric Helms, PhD – Dieting & Critical Thinking for Physique and Strength Athletes

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Eric Helms is on the show to talk about nutrition considerations for physique athletes, body builders and strength athletes. Eric is competitive bodybuilder and powerlifter, and has a strength & conditioning based PhD. Eric’s a coach for raw powerlifters, natural bodybuilders, and serious weight lifters of all walks of life with Team 3D Muscle Journey. In This Show We Discuss: Eric’s journey, struggles, challenges and inspiration to achieve what he has. The fundamentals of nutrition that should apply to all serious trainees. Gettting leaner without seriously damaging strength levels Setting macros for body composition manipulation. The macro targets Eric prescribes …

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Liz Lipski, PhD – Inter-Individual Response to Diet

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Dr. Liz Lipski, PhD of Maryland University of Integrative Health is on the show to discuss how we can work out what diet works best for us, why we are all different and what common principles we can all use. Liz Lipski holds a doctorate in Clinical Nutrition, holds three board certifications in clinical nutrition and one in functional medicine. She is currently the Director of Academic Development and on faculty for the graduate programs in Nutrition & Integrative Health at Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is on the editorial board for Brain and Gut, published in peer reviewed …

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Mark Alexander – Why Everyone Should Do Resistance Training

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Mark Alexander of Efficient Exercise is on the show to talk about the importance of resistance training, how it can by done by anyone both efficiently and safely, and how ARX technology can play a role in that. Guest Bio Mark Alexander, Efficient Exercise & ARX Fit  Mark became active within the fitness field at a very early age as his father was a physician involved in early strength training circles. In an effort to increase his knowledge and skills, he studied sport management at the University of Texas and took a position in their athletics department.  In building upon …

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Abbie Smith-Ryan, PhD – Performance Supplementation, High Intensity Training & Chronic Low-calorie Dieting

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Episode 24: Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan is on the show to talk about performance-enhancing supplementation, high intensity training and the metabolic adaptations to chronic low-calorie dieting. Guest Bio Abbie Smith-Ryan, PhD Abbie Smith, PhD, CSCS, CISSN completed her undergraduate work at Truman State University, her MS (2008) and PhD (2011) from the University of Oklahoma. During her brief time in academia, she has published 62 peer-reviewed manuscripts, one book, 10 book chapters, and has spoken at 18 National and International Conferences. Her research interests centre around exercise and nutrition interventions to modify various aspects of body composition, cardiovascular health, and metabolic function. …

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Marc David – Psychology of Eating & Food Behaviours

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This week’s guest is Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating. We discuss why what we eat is only half the story of good nutrition. We get into topics like the effect of physiological state on digestion, attitude to food, behaviours around food, mind-body nutrition, food “addiction”, and binge eating. Marc David is the Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, and has been featured on CNN, NBC, and numerous media outlets. He’s presented at a long list of professional settings including Harvard University, The Institute for Functional Medicine and The National Institute for …

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Michael Ruscio – Probiotics, Prebiotcs and SIBO

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Michael Ruscio, BNMDP/NMCC Michael Rusio, BNMDP/NMCC gives a breakdown of all the big issues related to the gut microbiome that could be sabotaging your health. Probiotics, prebiotcs, small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), parasite infections, stomach acid, and the hygiene hypothesis are all discussed. In This Show We Discuss: What is the optimal make-up of gut bacteria? Early exposure to bacteria & the hygiene hypothesis Do probiotic supplements actually work? The importance of prebiotics Is small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) the reason so many people are having problems? The effect of very-low carbohydrate diets on the gut biome Links & Resources Dr. …

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SNR #20: Dr. Lynda Frassetto ~ Kidney Health, Blood Pressure, Chronic Disease & Nutritional Interventions

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Episode #20: Dr. Lynda Frassetto, comes on the show to talk kidney health, blood pressure, chronic illness and how nutrition can help treat these naturally. Dr. Lynda Frassetto Dr. Frassetto is a nephrologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. In this episode we discuss: Lynda’s journey to this point Kidneys & their importance for health Kidney disease Blood pressure & blood sugar: treating naturally …

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Brent Pottenger, MD – “Thinkering” and Imagining the Future of Medicine (#19)

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Brent Pottenger, MD Dr. Pottenger is a physician at Napa State Hospital and completed med school at Johns Hopkins University (note: Brent was still in med school at the time of this recording). He also has a Master of Health Administration at University of Southern California (USC). In this episode we discuss: What an “epistomecrat” is Brent’s m=1/n=1 “thinkering” concept The importance of paying attention to individuals & biochemical individuality The possible routes to improving current healthcare practice Can we bridge the gap between prevention and medical treatment The best piece of advice Brent ever received Links & Resources Brent’s …

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SNR #17: Solo Show ~ Carbohydrate Confusion

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Episode 17: On this week’s show I’m flying solo, talking about carbohydrates. Low-carb versus high-carb debates. Problems with carbohydrate restriction. The therapeutic effect of low-carbing. And a lot more. Enjoy this episode? You might get some value from these… Subscribe to the mailing list Free Macronutrient Calculator Download the Baseline Rx Manual:

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SNR #14: Dean Dwyer ~ Why you’re not making progress & how to set yourself up for success

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Episode 14: Author of Make Shift Happen, Dean Dwyer, is on the show to talk about how to create habits that will set you up for success and create a life you love. Transcript of the Show Please Share To Activate the Download Link for PDF of the show transcript. [esll id=”68468425″ description=””] Thanks For Sharing ! [/esll] Dean Dwyer For the first 45 years of his life Dean was trapped in a body he could not change, stuck in a job he did not like and living a life he did not love. He has managed to design solutions to …

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SNR #13: Pedro Bastos ~ Should We Be Consuming Dairy?

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Episode 13: Pedro Bastos is a specialist researcher in the area of dairy consumption and human health. He comes on the show to talk about the consequences of consuming different types of dairy for different types of people. Guest Bio  Pedro Bastos Pedro Carrera Bastos is a Portuguese PhD candidate in Nutrition at Lund University, Sweden (under the supervision of Dr. Staffan Lindeberg, author of the Kitava Study) and holds an MSc in Human Nutrition and Post-graduate Diplomas in Clinical Nutrition, Exercise & Health and Functional Nutrition. Professionally he is Director of Education at NutriScience (a Portuguese education and consulting company), …

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SNR #12: Dr. Mike T. Nelson – Metabolic Flexibility & Performance-Based Fat Loss

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Episode 12: Exercise physiologist Dr. Mike T. Nelson is on the show to talk about his research on metabolic flexibility and the concept of performance-based fat loss. Dr. Mike T. Nelson Mike T. Nelson has spent more than a decade of his life learning how the human body works, specifically focusing on how to properly condition it to burn fat and become stronger, more flexible, and healthier. He’s has a PhD in Exercise Physiology. He holds a BA in Natural Science, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering (Biomechanics). He’s an adjunct professor and a member of the American College of Sports …

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SNR #10: Bill Lagakos, PhD – The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie

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Episode 10: Author of The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie Dr. Bill Lagakos comes on the show to discuss exactly why the calorie topic is so complex and confusing. Guest Bio Dr. Bill Lagakos I’ll let Bill introduce himself: I have a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology with a focus on obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance (here’s a list of my publications).  My blog is about energy balance; including everything from foods and dietary patterns to hormones and weight loss… calories proper.  I’m passionate about this field and I hope you enjoy the blog. Sometimes I think faster than I type, so …

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SNR #09: Laurent Bannock ~ Nutrition education, personalisation and periodisation

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Episode 9: Director of Guru Performance and one of the UK’s leading performance nutritionists, Laurent Bannock, is on the show to talk about nutrition education, personalised nutrition and how to periodize your nutrition. Transcript of the Show Please Share To Activate the Download Link for PDF of the show transcript. [esll id=”68468425″ description=””] Thanks For Sharing ! [/esll] Laurent Bannock Laurent is one of the UK’s leading performance nutrition practitioners. He is a Certified Sports Nutritionist (with Honours) with the International Society for Sports Nutrition (ISSN), as well as being on their advisory board & the UK Ambassador – Laurent is …

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SNR #08: Jose Antonio, PhD – Nutrient Timing, High-Protein Diets & Supplement Myths

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Episode 08: Chief exec of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, Dr. Jose Antonio, is on the show to talk about nutrient timing, high-protein diets and supplementation myths. Dr. Jose Antonio Jose Antonio, Ph.D. FISSN FNSCA CSCS is the CEO and co-founder of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (www.theissn.org). He gives an occasional talk, writes a bit, and can read your mind (but only after consuming copious quantities of coffee). Dr. Antonio is an Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science at Nova Southeastern University in beautiful South Florida and an avid outrigger paddler. The International Society of Sports Nutrition …

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SNR #07: Sarah Doyle ~ Finding Happiness, Letting Go & Building a Better Life

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Episode 7: Sarah Doyle of The Better Life Project is on the show to talk about how we can find happiness, let go of things, build habits, reach our potential and start building a better life. Sarah Doyle   Sarah is the founder of The Better Life Project. She loves working with people to help them achieve their goals and loves the energy in a room when people experience that ‘light bulb’ moment. She’s not afraid to ask the tough questions and hold people accountable. She loves structure and finds comfort in knowing that she’s in control of her goals. Sarah believes that the best thing she has to …

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SNR #06: Amy Kubal ~ Overcoming an Eating Disorder & What it Teaches You

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Episode 6: Registered dietician Amy Kubal talks about her experience of living with an eating disorder and the lessons she has taken from it. Amy is part of the team at RobbWolf.com Amy Kubal Amy Kubal is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian specializing in the Paleo Diet and performance nutrition. She holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Food Science and Human Nutrition from Colorado State University. Amy works with both serious and recreational athletes as well as with individuals looking to improve their overall health and performance through diet and lifestyle. She is the consultant dietitian for Joe Friel’s TrainingBible …

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SNR #03: Brian St. Pierre – Carb Intakes for Health & Performance

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Episode 3: Brian St. Pierre of Precision Nutrition is on the show to talk carbs! What is a good intake for health and what’s a good intake for performance? Brian St. Pierre A Certified Sports Nutritionist as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Brian St. Pierre also holds a Master’s degree in human nutrition and dietetics. A clear communicator and generous mentor, Brian exudes enthusiasm for health and fitness in everything he does. As a student, Brian’s passion led him to Cressey Performance, where he worked as the high-performance athletic facility’s first intern, and subsequently as a strength …