Optimize Paleo by Paleovalley
About This Show
Take control of your health by moving beyond the Paleo template and learning about cutting edge health strategies that really work. This podcast will give you tips and tricks from the mouths of experts and common folk alike who discovered exactly what it takes to THRIVE.
Join Chas and Autumn Smith, loving and passionate husband and wife and founders of Paleovalley.com as they guide you on the journey to cultivate vibrant health and wellness.
Most Recent Episode
EP48: The truth about Red Meat & Saturated Fat with Chris Masterjohn Ph.D.
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Chris has a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut. He completed his post-doc at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is currently Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York. And as his resume suggests, he is one smart cookie! In fact, there is truly no one more knowledgable on the subject of dietary fats. In fact, he knows so much about the topic that it may actually make your brain hurt! In a good way, of course. :) Here are some of the fascinating snippets you're in for: What symptoms made him abandon his vegan diet What research shows is the #1 most anxiolytic food Why those prone to anxiety may benefit from more protein Why he believes the recommendations to limit saturated fat will soon crumble What saturated fat is Which foods are highest in saturated fats (this will surprise you!) What the only high quality, properly controlled studies revealed about saturated fats and veggie oils The MAJOR limitation of most studies about saturated fat The major health issue vegetable oil consumption appears to cause that is seldom reported The million dollar questions that 40 years of research has STILL failed to answered Which fats our ancestors were consuming for vibrant health The health benefits of high quality saturated fat The type of saturated fat that is beneficial for mitochondria and may help reduce your risk of Parkinson's Why it's silly to micromanage our dietary saturated fat intake The fats that are beneficial