Dr. Ken Berry, a family physician and author of Lies My Doctor Told Me, joins Tom to discuss his evolution from whole grain fanatic to carnivore.
Why you must lead by example [01:21] How to avoid nutrition dogma [03:59] How the Standard American Diet came to fruition [05:08] The importance of experimenting on yourself [07:05] Why drinking milk is problematic [12:10] Why eating wheat is problematic [15:02] Are veterinarians ahead of doctors?[18:26] How nutritional research allows for bias [19:14] The biomarkers you need to track [21:58] Why elevated blood sugar is a huge problem [25:26] How to use exercise to mitigate your blood sugar response [30:23] The myth about vitamin D in breastmilk [31:44] Does sun exposure actually cause skin cancer? [33:53] Why doctors are more likely to diagnose serious diseases [35:15] Why low cholesterol is a problem [36:10] The efficacy of the carnivore diet [37:10] The only cholesterol numbers you should care about [40:18] Why you shouldn’t be scared of eating salt [42:48] What is the carnivore diet doing to your microbiome? [45:13] The one thing Ken recommends to improve your health [46:47]
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Lies My Doctor Told Me by Ken Berry: https://amzn.to/2UFkIH9
The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss: https://amzn.to/2QNsH5P
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