843: Ivor Cummins Brings An Engineering Approach To Solving Health Problems

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Dublin, Ireland-based chemical engineer Ivor Cummins is our interview guest today in Episode 843 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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So many people come to the low-carb way of eating out of necessity because of a personal weight and/or health crisis. And when they do, all of the skills and experience they have gathered up to that point in their life start to kick in to provide a unique take on what actions are necessary to become healthy and fit again. That’s exactly what happened to an Irish chemical engineer named Ivor Cummins from “The Fat Emperor” blog who began having some issues with his health when a few blood tests came back as less than optimal. When Ivor put on his engineering cap to apply that methodical approach to solving his personal health problems, he researched and examined all the evidence involved in raising inflammation and cholesterol levels and what he discovered was astonishing to him. He read over 200 studies and came to the conclusion that what we have been doing to treat things like high cholesterol and metabolic syndrome have been wrong–DEAD WRONG!

THE CHOLESTEROL CONUNDRUM AND ROOT CAUSE SOLUTION

http://youtu.be/fuj6nxCDBZ0

SUGAR AS A PRIMARY ROOT CAUSE OF METABOLIC SYNDROME

http://youtu.be/xrsHqIKtXNw

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Ivor talk about how he’s always thought in a “very technical” manner, the high iron, GGT, and cholesterol levels that caught the attention of his doctors, how he started digging through the research on ferritin and GTT which he traced back to carbohydrate intake, how he got deep into looking into several hundred studies on cholesterol that intrigued him, why he started doing seminars and creating videos to help educate people about the low-carb answer to most of today’s chronic health issues, why he used to think the food quality issue wasn’t a big deal, the mass industrialization of food hasn’t occurred in Ireland yet, why his videos are very long and extremely detailed, how Dr. Robert Lustig’s 90-minute “Sugar: The Bigger Truth” video has nearly 5 million views, the response and feedback he’s received from his videos, how his health has improved and changed since going low-carb ketogenic, how he can “sense” being in ketosis, whether he will start testing ketones for a future lecture/video, predictions about when the low-carb message will be fully embraced, how Dr. Atkins was ahead of the nutritional curve decades ago, why keeping your mind open about nutritional science is critical to progressing, and the topics he has on his radar screen (including insulin) next. This is an awesome conversation!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
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- Ivor Cummins bio
- “The Fat Emperor” blog
- VIDEO: The Cholesterol Conundrum – and Root Cause Solution
- “The Cholesterol Conundrum” slide presentation
- VIDEO: SUGAR As A Primary Root Cause of Metabolic Syndrome and the Obesity/Diabetes Epidemic
- “Sugar As A Primary Root Cause Of Metabolic Syndrome And The Obesity/Diabetes Epidemic” slide presentation
- Ivor Cummins on Facebook
- Ivor Cummins on Twitter
- Ivor Cummins’ YouTube Channel

  • This Old Housewife

    the mass industrialization of food hasn’t occurred in Ireland yet

    Is THIS why Kerrygold products are so good, and often recommended?

    Have you tried their sharp aged cheddar cheese yet? I have–and it’s worth the Benadryl for the dairy allergy! My eldest cat even loves it.





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