…just taking a moment to blog on my recent podcast with Fahad from Ketogeeks. Covered a ton of stuff, but I’ve timestamped this link to my favorite 15 minute segment:
Note I’ve used the Youtube version to enable time-stamping – full podcast options here:
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Full contents as laid out by Fahad in his post:
4:58 – Paradigm shift in cardiology
6:36 – How do practitioners respond to latest research in cardiology?
7:46 – How do regular people and cardiologists find reliable science?
9:25 – What are the challenges for physicians & cardiologists going low carb?
10:28 – What brought Ivor to the low carb lifestyle?
13:25 – What is the relevance of Cholesterol, Ferritin & GGT for heart disease?
15:57 – Why Ivor decided to go against the doctor’s advice
17:17 – Relevance of particle sizes of cholesterol?
18:43 – Various ratios and how they represent insulin sensitivity
20:23 – HOMA index and the 2-hour insulin test
23:00 – The role of blood pressure in heart conditions
25:23 – Role of insulin resistance & hyperinsulinemia in heart disease
28:44 – High fat vs. High carb in the context of insulin resistance
32:45 – Calcification test, inflammation & buildup in arteries
36:42 – How is a calcification test conducted?
38:00 – How can you have the Calcification test done?
40:31 – Mechanism and concerns with Statin drugs
43:26 – Steps to take if you have heart disease and the “Ten Commandments”
47:26 – How to fast and keep it simple?
51:40 – Can everyone become insulinemic and insulin resistant?
54:56 – Role of genetics vs. environment in driving chronic conditions & insulin
57:47 – Can chasing low insulin go too far?
1:01:36 – Type 3, Type 4 & Type 5 Diabetes XD
1:05:10 – What is IGF-1 or Insulin-like Growth Factor 1?
1:06:46 – How do vegetable oils drive inflammation in the body?
1:11:36 – American Heart Association & their BS science.
1:14:23 – How fat storage and insulin resistance works in both overweight and seemingly thin people
1:19:09 – Can an overweight but insulin sensitive person be at risk of chronic diseases?
1:23:55 – Appetite & low carb or Keto diet
1:25:49 – What kind of study would Ivor conduct in humans?
1:29:15 – How do you make sense out of anecdotes?
1:33:45 – Magical claims about keto and exogenous ketone products
1:37:00 – Final Notes & Plug