Chris has a PhD in nutritional sciences, which he earned in 2012, from the University of Connecticut. He then did a post-doctoral fellowship before serving as an assistant professor at Brooklyn College until he decided to leave academia and do research on his own. He currently produces a radical podcast, Mastering Nutrition, writes about all kinds of cool stuff at chrismasterjohnphd.com, trains BJJ and loves his liver and egg yolks.
8:49 Start of podcast
9:19 What is a carnivore diet?
7:39 Nutrition dogma/diet definition
13:15 Is the carnivore diet an ancestral diet or new dietary approach.
16:10 Latitude effect on diet.
20:15 Hunter gatherer diets/ethnographic data.
24:00 Did we get shorter due to the advent of agriculture?
26:30 Technology development.
29:00 Salivary amylase gene/do we need to eat starch?
32:10 Human evolution and salivary amylase gene.
46:00 Carnivore diet as an innovation.
52:00 Is the carnivore diet working due to elimination of all plants or specific plants?
55:50 Why the carnivore diet is the ultimate elimination diet.
57:30 People who do poorly on carnivore diets.
1:00:00 Who should try a carnivore diet?.
1:02:50 What do carnivore diets and keto diets have in common?
1:05:30 Who is a ketogenic diet for?
1:13:50 Do keto diets mimic fasting physiology?
1:17:10 NAD and NADH.
1:22:00 Is ketogenesis taxing on the liver?
1:34:20 Ketosis and longevity.
1:36:30 Why Chris doesn’t believe we should always be in a fasting state physiology.
1:39:00 Paul’s response.
1:45:30 Ketosis and oxidative stress.
2:02:10 Carbohydrates and fed state signal.
2:04:00 Faster study.
2:05:15 Studies on ketogenic diets and performance.
2:12:10 The Inuit and ketogenesis.