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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: Tucker Goodrich on Gallbladder Issues, Plaque Formation

David Gornoski is joined by Tucker Goodrich for a conversation on why gallbladder removal is one of the most common surgeries in America, what would solve this gallbladder problem, whether fat consumption is to blame, what causes plaque buildup, why obesity spiked in Japan, why we are becoming incapable of handling stress, the importance of […]

Seed Oil Survival: Cate Shanahan MD on Losing Weight, Mental Health

 Dr. Cate Shanahan, author of the Fatburn Fix, joins David Gornoski to comment on how we can maintain physical and mental health. What is a good first step that we can take towards losing weight? Why are processed foods so unhealthy? What are some good substitutes for unhealthy snacks? Check out Dr. Cate Shanahan’s […]

Seed Oil Survival: Brad Marshall on Seed Oils and Chronic Fatigue

Food historian, molecular biologist, and pig farmer Brad Marshall calls in to talk about why traditional dietary guidelines worked. Why were people in the 1930s and 1940s thinner than us? How do we discern the signals our bodies send with regard to the kind of fats we’re eating? What is the true cause of chronic […]

Seed Oil Survival: Watch Out for the ADA, Healing Metabolism

Tucker Goodrich joins the show for a refreshing segment of Seed Oil Survival. What is different about the weight gain that occurs after abandoning seed oils and how do we deal with it? Why does the ADA neglect the nutrition aspect of treating diabetes? Listen to the full segment to find out. Check out Tucker’s […]

Seed Oil Survival: Tucker and David Remember Ray Peat

Tucker Goodrich joins the show to comment on the legacy of Ray Peat and some of the fruits of his groundbreaking study into nutrition. How can we build on Ray Peat’s study for future generations? Listen to the full segment to find out and more. Check out Tucker Goodrich’s blog here.