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Episode Info: Page for this episode: Make your health an act of rebellion and join the community here. Please Subscribe and Review: Apple Podcasts | RSS This episode of The Healthy Rebellion Radio is sponsored by Athletic Greens. Whether you’re taking steps towards a healthier lifestyle or you’re an athlete pushing for better performance, Athletic Greens gives you the nutrients you need for your body to thrive. Jump over to and claim my special offer today - receive 20 FREE Travel Packs with your first purchase (value $79). These travel packs make it easier to cover your nutritional bases while you’re on the road. Go check it out at and claim your special offer. Submit your questions for the podcast here   Show Notes: Our book Sacred Cow is now officially available for pre-order.  The publisher is nervous about the Covid climate, with bookstores being closed, etc. They are being excessively cautious with the print run during this time, so please go ahead and pre-order now.  ---- News topic du jour: Hippocampal-dependent appetitive control is impaired by experimental exposure to a Western-style diet 1. NOT COVID-19; INSTEAD, POO & EDEMA [10:46] Levi says: Robb, Nicki—good afternoon! Currently, I follow an intermittent-fasting, carnivore diet 85% of 71% of the time—that is, five times a week, my diet is comprised of loads of water and coffee, along with steak, bacon, chicken, eggs, whey protein shakes with a greens formula, Quest bars, and nuts; the other two days, I will eat whatever my heart pleases, which includes tacos, nachos, burgers, fries, beer, and occasionally, a few DQ Blizzards (the s'mores blizzard is back, so I have to indulge). Usually, my fasts are broken from 5:00PM-9:00PM. Honestly, this "diet" is one I have adhered to the most because of its flexibility and routine, allowing me to stay relatively lean and strong, without any major complications. However, recently, I have begun to have strange bowel movements—file this under TMI—where I have have Jeff Daniels-in-Dumb & Dumber-style poops. They are loose, watery, and dark brown to black. However, during the days I "go off the rails" with diet, my poops are "normal," in that they are solid and brown. I would love to seek assistance from an MD, but without health insurance, I am hoping to get some feedback from you. At my age, 31, with two daughters, my health and vitality is becoming increasingly more important, and I will change any variables to my diet that is suggested—I just do not know where to begin. Add vegetables? Add fruit? Ditch bacon? You tell me! Also, if you have the time and would like to answer a secondary question, I am curious why I get weird edema around my ankles after these meals that are high in carbohydrates. Here may be a helpful understanding of me and my health: I have a history of melanoma th...
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