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Posted by Autumn Smith

Did you know that more than 2200 people die EACH DAY from heart disease?

That's one every 40 seconds.

Perhaps even more sobering is the fact that 1/3 of all heart attacks present as sudden cardiac death.

That means Prevention. Is. EVERYTHING!

Which is exactly why we had Dr. Wolfson, the Paleo Cardiologist, on the show so he can teach us exactly how to do just that.

He is experienced, passionate and on a mission to alter the trajectory of their health through heart disease prevention.

Given the fact that heart disease is still considered our #1 killer in America, this is NOT the episode to miss.

Here's what you'll learn:

Why current heart disease treatments and protocols are inadequate
Why getting your cholesterol as low as possible isn't the best way to prevent heart disease
The dangers of extremely low cholesterol
Why LDL cholesterol is not the disease causing culprit its believed to be
Why he says statins are not necessary in his practice at all
The population who will get ZERO benefit from statins
The mechanism by which statins harm your brain
The hypertensive drugs that increase your risk of cancer
How to lower your blood pressure naturally
The simple trick you can use to lower your risk of heart disease every day
The vitamin that helps dramatically reduce blood pressure
One of the most effective blood-pressure reducing foods
Why nitrates and nitrites aren't the disease-causing culprits they're believed to be
Why he calls aspirin "the biggest sham in pharmaceutical history!"
The one indicator that you're NOT heart healthy
Whether or not being thin, means you're heart healthy...
Why diabetes is "just a label."
Why elevated blood sugar is dangerous
The blood sugar numbers that significantly decrease your risk or pretty much all diseases
Why your insulin levels may increase after starting a paleo diet and why it's a GOOD sign
Why dysfunctional HDL affects insulin levels
What two met analyses (2010, 2015!) in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed about the link between saturated fat, cholesterol and heart disease
The incredibly important dietary strategy that most paleo adherents miss
Which supplements help prevent heart disease
The definition of an alcoholic
And much more!

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Posted by Autumn Smith

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. smile

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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Posted by Autumn Smith

Jimmy Moore is an enthusiastic American blogger and author who is best known for his "Livin' La Vida Low-Carb" blog and podcast, and more recently for his books on nutrition. He has appeared on television and radio programs promoting a high-fat, moderate protein, low carb diet plan.

He is very knowledgeable and his expertise will help you wade through the murky waters of the cholesterol controversy so don't miss out!

Here's what you'll learn.

Why cholesterol has been demonized
What the original research actually revealed about the dietary culprit in heart disease
The many important functions of cholesterol
What we should measure to prevent heart disease
Which two foods significantly increase your risk of heart disease
The devastating effects of statin drugs (could they actually increase the risk of heart disease?)
Why the standards for total cholesterol are faulty
What normal cholesterol numbers look like
The one kind of food that can lower cholesterol
The at-home test you can do to prevent heart disease
What tests to ask your doctor about to
accurately predict your risk for heart disease
And MUCH more!

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Posted by Autumn Smith

If you are adhering to our government’s dietary recommendations for a heart healthy diet, you are either an egg-white eating machine, or are severely restricting your egg intake altogether. Unfortunately, this may be harming your health.

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