EP. 48: The Truth About Red Meat & Saturated Fat with Chris Masterjohn Ph.D.

The "Real" Truth About Red Meat & Saturated Fats


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 for shifting body composition 
  • Which population may benefit from a stick of butter a day
  • Whether or my red meat is as dangerous as Americans have been lead to believe 
  • Why he thinks the WHO's recommendations about red meat are "noise in the background of science."
  • What your antioxidant status has to do with your red meat intake 
  • How to interpret your 23 & Me, DNA testing results 
  • The foods you should be eating to get the best dietary fats
  • And much more!


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