This week’s podcast is an intense AMA I did for Ben Greenfield’s show which I reposting here. As you can see from the time stamps, in this monologue I cover a LOT of ground and dig into many of the common questions which arise on a carnivore diet.
8:10 Start of the podcast
9:30 How would Paul define a carnivore diet?
11:25 Spectrum of plant toxicity.
15:40 Nose to tail carnivore.
17:00 Getting enough protein on a carnivore diet.
21:10 How does a carnivore diet affect athletic performance?
21:55 Faster study.
28:25 Effect of 4 week very low carbohydrate diet on high intensity interval training responses
29:45 Keto adaptation enhances exercise performance. Body composition responses to training of endurance athletes (study).
32:20 Salt requirements on low carbohydrate diets.
34:20 Sources of iodine on a carnivore diet.
35:40 Dangers of excess iodine.
36:30 Sustainability of a carnivore diet.
40:00 Regenerative agriculture.
46:10 Hormesis and xenohormesis.
52:40 Uric acid and glutathione levels during short term cold exposure (study).
56:40 Activation of NRF2 pathways with environmental hormesis.
1:00:40 Sirtuin pathway activation and ketosis.
1:04:00 Fruit and vegetable depletion studies.
1:10:35 Negative effects of resveratrol and curcumin.(studies).
1:15:20 Can one’s PH level get too acidic on a carnivore diet due to the high protein consumption ?
1:19:10 Potential renal acid load of foods and its influence on ph (study)
1:19:50 Effect of low carbohydrate high protein diet on acid base balance, stone forming propensity, and calcium metabolism (study).
1:23:00 Essential and toxic metals in animal bone broth (study).
1:25:00 Effects of a supplement rich in alkaline minerals on acid base balance in humans (study)
1:26:20 Do ketones increase acidity in the blood?
1:27:10 Statement on high protein diets and bone health.
1:28:20 IGF1 and MTOR.
1:32:35 Carnivore diet and APOE4 gene.
1:36:00 Studies on Simonae people.
1:40:30 Case study: APOE4
1:42:40 Study on APOE4 and susceptibility to insulin resistance.
1:43:45 FTO polymorphism and a carnivore diet.
1:48:40 What Paul eats in a day.
1:50:30 Over methylation and riboflavin.
1:52:10 Paul’s lab results.
1:54:10 Lipids and the carnivore diet.
1:56:00 Are cheat days a good idea? How long do you have to be on a carnivore diet to see benefits?
1:58:00 Are chicken and eggs okay to eat?
1:58:40 Parts of the animal to avoid consuming.
1:59:00 Does Paul take supplements?
1:59:40 Women’s cycle regulation and pregnancy on carnivore and ketogenic diets.
2:02:05 Is the carnivore diet safe for kids?
2:03:50 Phospholipid forms of DHA (studies).
2:07:30 Cruciferous vegetable consumption and hypothyroidism.
2:08:40 Studies on isothiocyanate and thyroid function.