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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
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#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

GET ON AMAZON: STANDARD or SPORT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2014

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 840
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
Dr. Ron on Twitter
Dr. Ron on Facebook

823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

#1 BESTSELLING BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING SUPPLEMENT

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 823
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Glycosolve with berberine and banaba leaf (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANKYOU)
Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

Category Archives: heart

881: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou VanHintum Using Low-Carb Diets To Optimize Health

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Cardiologist Dr. Eric Thorn and registered nurse Marylou Van Hintum are our interview guests today in Episode 881 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

One of the most exciting developments that has been happening within the medical community over the past few years is a growing tide of healthcare providers who have become frustrated by the failure of the traditional model for medicine and are willing to look outside the box in treating their patients through nutrition and lifestyle modalities as the first option rather than so quickly turning to a prescription medication. Today’s podcast interview guests certainly fit that mold. They are an Arlington, Virginia-based cardiologist and obesity medicine physician named Dr. Eric Thorn and a real food-based registered nurse named Marylou VanHintum. Together they joined forces to open the Center for Cardio-Metabolic Health and Weight Loss in September 2012 providing medically-supervised, nutritional rehabilitation to treat metabolic syndrome, promote weight loss, reduce risk for heart disease, and improve overall quality of life. The nutritional plan they incorporated with their patients is a low-carb, high-fat diet with real, whole foods that help heal the damage that has accumulated over years, even decades, and the patients receive personalized follow-up to help them with their specific individualized needs to lose weight and get healthy.

Listen in to hear Jimmy, Dr. Thorn, and Marylou share about how they came to low-carb nutrition from within the traditional medical establishment, how they came to realize how low-carb nutrition could be used as a powerful tool for promoting optimal health, why weight loss isn’t really the primary focus of their work with patients, how a cardiologist is able to talk about eating high-fat foods like bacon without getting ostracized by his colleagues, the impact of stress on your health during transitional periods in our lives (as Dr. Thorn and Marylou are currently going through parting ways but continuing their work with patients), and a whole lot more! Jimmy met these two at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) meeting a couple of years ago and this was such an intriguing discussion about the future of health and the intricate role nutrition will have to play in patient health in the coming years.

SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 881
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Dr. Deborah Penner bio
Dr. Eric Thorn bio
EricThornMD.com
Dr. Thorn on Twitter
Marylou Van Hintum
“Real Food Corner For Health & Weight Loss” Facebook group
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #111: Dr. Eric Thorn And Marylou Van Hintum Examine Saturated Fat And Heart Disease

864: Dr. William Davis – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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Cardiologist, wheat-free living advocate, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from Jimmy Moore’s new book Keto Clarity in Episode 864 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES

As we start to wind down our host Jimmy Moore’s BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in him and his coauthor Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, we are grateful for this unique opportunity to give you a front-row pass to all these best of the best experts on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Their “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity are one of the favorite parts of the book that so many readers have loved and appreciated. Tune in next week as we air the final three interviews with these bona fide gurus on all things keto! Hopefully by now you know a whole lot more about the benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis and will take that knowledge to optimize your health.

DR. DAVIS’ NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based cardiologist and perennial New York Times bestselling author Dr. William Davis. His book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health has been made a tremendous impact over the past few years with well over 1 million copies sold and counting as people have been interested in the truth about the dangers of genetically altered, high-yield wheat. Now Dr. Davis is back with the long-awaited follow-up book in 2014 entitled Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan that digs a little deeper into making your grain-free lifestyle work optimally for you. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Davis talk some ketosis stuff, why he now believes total grain elimination is necessary for most people, the kind of benefits people have seen in their health from going grain-free, why it’s not okay to have an occasional grain-based treat, the emerging area of optimizing gut health, and a whole lot more! This is a Keto Clarity expert interviews you’ll listen to more than once, so ENJOY!

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 864
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
Dr. William Davis bio
WheatBellyBlog.com
– Get Dr. Davis’ BRAND NEW 2014 BOOK: Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
KetoClarity.com
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #679: LLVLC Classic – Dr. William Davis On Low-Carb For Heart Health
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #718: Cholesterol Clarity Interview With Cardiologist Dr. William Davis

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.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 843
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
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

840: Dr. Ronesh Sinha Taking Wellness To South Asians In Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley-based internal medicine physician, health blogger, podcaster and author Dr. Ronesh Sinha is our interview guest today in Episode 840 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Primal superstar Mark Sisson has been busy lining up brand new authors for his Primal Blueprint Publishing company who have something to contribute to the health discussion. While not all of them have a claim to fame with a name everyone in the Paleo community would recognize (save Denise Minger), they all have something special and unique to contribute. That certainly describes today’s interview guest, Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He is an internal medicine physician for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation where he treats high risk patients from South Asia to help put them back on the path of wellness again. Because there is such an epidemic of excessive stress and inevitable health calamity amongst these highly-intelligent Silicon Valley technology geeks, Dr. Ron is targeting them in his brand new book from Primal Blueprint Publishing entitled The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease.

Don’t let the title of the book fool you, though. This book is chock full of information for ANYONE who is dealing with chronic weight and health issues today. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Dr. Ron have an insightful conversation about why he has such a heart for reaching the South Asian community in Silicon Valley, his own personal struggles with metabolic syndrome and how he overcame it, the epidemic of insulin resistance patients that he see in diverse populations, the health impact of working in a high-tech, sedentary job, the creative way he uses apps and other technologies to engage and motivate his patients to become well again, how stress has increased cardiovascular disease risk exponentially in Silicon Valley despite “normal” health numbers, why inflammation is the real culprit in many of the chronic health issues people in a high-stress work environment deal with, his work educating his fellow doctors, insurance companies and employers in shifting their thinking on nutrition and health, and the mobile medical van he created to go directly to companies to service the health needs of their employees. This is an incredible interview with a name we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the coming years!

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Dr. Ronesh Sinha bio
The South Asian Health Solution: A Culturally Tailored Guide to Lose Fat, Increase Energy and Avoid Disease
SouthAsianHeathSolution.org
South Asian Wellness Task Force
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823: Nina Teicholz Shares Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

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Investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Nina Teicholz is our special interview guest today in Episode 823 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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After being away from the podcast since late October 2013, our host Jimmy Moore is finally back where he belongs behind the microphone of the longest-running health podcast on the Internet today. While he’s been away writing on his next book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet set to release on August 5, 2014, we’ve been sharing so many amazing guest hosts and LLVLC Show Classic episodes for you to enjoy. But Jimmy is eager to get back to sharing some incredible new interviews with you featuring the top nutrition, health and fitness experts in the world. And with his return today, he comes back with a bang!

Today’s interview guest is an investigative journalist named Nina Teicholz who has written columns for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. After being asked by a publisher to write a book about the health impact of trans fats over a decade ago, Teicholz found a much deeper story that was more salacious and groundbreaking than even she realized at the time–the negative attention saturated fat receives as a culprit in disease was just plain wrong and the unfounded low-fat diet advice has been the most disastrous public health experiment in world history. The culmination of over a decade of research and writing has resulted in the release of her 2014 book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Nina discuss why we’ve never heard of her before now, the differences between her book and Gary Taubes’ classic Good Calories, Bad Calories, the history behind how the American Heart Association bought into the anti-saturated fat bias of Ancel Keys, how the anti-sugar work of John Yudkin was mocked and ridiculed by anti-fat proponents, the fraudulent way the Mediterranean diet was created (by Keys) and marketed as “healthy,” how the vilification of tropical oils like coconut oil actually led to the increased use of trans fats, how groups like the Center for the Science in the Public Interest led by Michal Jacobson have had such an influence with good and bad results, the problem with omega-6-rich polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils producing oxidation products when heated, and so much more! This new book from Nina Teicholz takes the message of Taubes to the next level in a narrative form that makes the notion of a high-fat diet more mainstream that it’s ever been before. The tide is turning and this book is going to be a big reason why. Jimmy’s back and better than ever!

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Nina Teicholz bio
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Jimmy Moore’s review of The Big Fat Surprise
The Big Fat Surprise official website
Nina on Twitter
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
– VIDEO: ‘The Big Fat Surprise’ Rocks the Health Food World on “Good Morning America”
– VIDEO: Nina Teicholz at TEDxEast: The Big Fat Surprise
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #139: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 1) and 140: An Interview With ‘Good Calories Bad Calories’ Author Gary Taubes (Part 2)

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