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Seed Oil Survival: Are PUFAs Essential? Sugar vs Starch, Thoughts on Ray Peat with Tucker Goodrich

Tucker Goodrich returns to the show to look back at the Ray Peat bioenergetic paradigm while also addressing PUFA damage, qualms about Keto diet, whether Omega 6 should be avoided, sugar vs starch, and more. Read Tucker’s Substack here.

Seed Oil Survival: Suzanne Alexander Goes to Africa (Part 2)

Watch Part 1 here. Suzanne Alexander, co-author of the Ancestral Diet Revolution, picks up where she left off in her presentation of her recent and fascinating expedition to Africa. Among the dietary-centered topics, Suzanne also touches on lifestyle issues people struggle with in the West; wisdom gained from living among the Maasai and Sonjo peoples; […]

Seed Oil Survival: Brad Marshall on Low BCAA vs Ketogenic Solutions to Reductive Stress

David Gornoski is joined by Brad Marshall for a conversation on plastics in food, using emergence diet to move out of torpor, genetic vs metabolic solutions, low BCAA, saturated and unsaturated fats, keto solutions to reductive stress, starch and sugar consumption, and more. Check out Fire in a Bottle here.

Seed Oil Survival: Suzanne Alexander Goes to Africa

Suzanne Alexander returns to talk about her recent adventures in the African continent where she observed the ancestral diets of various tribes and how the food is affecting the health of these indigenous communities. How are processed foods and seed oils affecting these tribes? Do vegetable-based diets affect teeth negatively? What are the gender and […]

Seed Oil Survival: The Cellulite Scourge

David Gornoski sits down with Steve Arena for a discussion on the cause of the cellulite scourge and what we can do to remedy it. Why do skinny people have cellulite? Are flax seed oils healthy or is there something dangerous about them that we don’t know about? Are fish supplements healthy? Listen to the […]

Seed Oil Survival: Suzanne Alexander on Her Ancestral Diet Adventure

Suzanne Alexander returns to the show to talk about her experience of traveling through the Pacific islands. She gives us a look at what the indigenous people in these regions are eating and whether they are benefiting from their traditional diet. First, Suzanne describes the sweet potato diet of the Dani Tribe, and then she […]

Seed Oil Survival: Winning the Seed Oil Fight with Tucker Goodrich

David Gornoski is joined by Tucker Goodrich for a fascinating episode of Seed Oil Survival. What must be done to make the market free from high PUFA products? Are trans fats worse than linoleic acid? Did Harvard just patent a dairy trans fat? What’s the best reason to stop consuming seed oils? Should we avoid […]

Seed Oil Survival: Has Brad Marshall Solved Insulin Resistance, Obesity?

David Gornoski is joined by Brad Marshall for a deep-diving conservation on how to emerge from seed oil-inflicted state of insulin resistance, whether Keto diet should be the preferred approach to losing weight, whether gelatin helps in curing obesity, when it is appropriate to be anabolic, whether sugar is healthy, foods that the common working-class […]

Seed Oil Survival: Suzanne Alexander on Her Ancestral Diet Journey

 David Gornoski is joined by Suzanne Alexander, co-author of the Ancestral Diet Revolution, for a fascinating conversation on how shifting over to an ancestral diet cured Suzanne’s digestion problems. Also discussed are whether veganism is a suitable diet for curing digestion problems, whether red meat is harmful to the colon, whether killing animals for […]

Seed Oil Survival: Raw Egg Nationalist vs Zero Acre Farms

David Gornoski is joined by Raw Egg Nationalist who talks about his latest article on Weston Price’s observation of the transition to seed oils, whether Zero Acre Farms has the answer to the seed oil crisis, why we need to heed the warnings of the Showa Denko incident, whether regulations can help mitigate the crisis, […]