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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: How Government Food Pyramid is Harming the Most Vulnerable

Tucker Goodrich calls in to talk about how Big Pharma has let down countless Americans with a failed product, the rise in myocarditis, why the government food pyramid is responsible for obesity, what makes animals get fat, and more. Check out Tucker’s blog here.

Speaker Trump?

David Gornoski comments on the latest development in the speakership race and some of the names making the rounds for that position. Why are establishment Republicans calling people “insurrectionists” for not backing Kevin McCarthy? Is it possible for Trump to become Speaker of the House? Are soda companies contributing to the obesity problem in America? […]

Will Belarus Join the Ukraine War? Tucker Goodrich: Seed Oils Linked to Lung Cancer, Obesity, Menstrual Pain

Skip past 50 minutes in the video for this hour. Sir Owen returns to the show to comment on North Korea firing rockets again, Greta Thurnberg’s reversal on Germany’s nuclear energy, the possibility of Belarus joining the Russia-Ukraine war, and more. Also in the show, Tucker Goodrich joins David Gornoski to talk about what’s driving […]

Brad Marshall, Tucker Goodrich on Obesity Causes, Reductive Stress

David Gornoski, Brad Marshall, and Tucker Goodrich get together for an investigative conversation on what exactly is causing the obesity crisis in modern society. What do we make of the idea of stearic acid as dietary fiber? Is reductive stress driving the obesity crisis? Do we get in a state of torpor after consuming linoleic […]

Georgi Dinkov, Brad Marshall on Obesity Causes and Solutions

Bioenergetic Health researcher Georgi Dinkov and Brad Marshall, author and blogger at Fire in a Bottle, join David Gornoski for a discussion on the causes of obesity and how we can solve this widespread epidemic. Georgi and Brad start by talking about how they got into their respective research and how their peers reacted to […]

What Diet is Effective for Reducing PUFA?

David Gornoski is joined by nutrition researcher Tucker Goodrich for a conversation on how to rid our bodies of excess PUFA. What kind of diets should people take up when faced with sicknesses like obesity and diabetes? Also in the show, David addresses the mass demand for more coercive power in light of tragedies like […]

Dr. Ray Peat, Brad Marshall on Reductive Stress, Solutions to PUFA Obesity (Part 2)

David Gornoski continues the discussion with Dr. Ray Peat and Brad Marshall. Is it really the seed oils driving the obesity explosion or is it other PUFA-high foods? What is reductive stress and how is it causing obesity? Is reductive stress connected to PUFAs? What are Dr. Peat and Brad’s differing solutions to this crisis? […]

Dr. Ray Peat, Brad Marshall on the History of PUFA and Obesity (Part 1)

David Gornoski sits down with Dr. Ray Peat and Brad Marshall for a fascinating discussion on the damage from high PUFA diets. What is the ideal diet for children? How are children being exposed to PUFAs in their current diets? What caused the low metabolic rates in women in the 1930s? What is causing the […]

The Science: Dr. Chris Masterjohn, Where Do We Go From Here?

In this third episode of The Science, David Gornoski sits down with nutrition science expert Chris Masterjohn, PhD. Is the CDC hiding data when it comes to mortality from the vaccinated and unvaccinated? To what extent are seed oils damaging to our health? Is there a connection between obesity and COVID? What nutritional steps can […]