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on It Never Being Just One Thing (Quick Bites #13)

This week, four listener questions all linked by one of my principles of nutrition – that it’s never just one thing. We’ve got questions about blood glucose, biomarkers, metabolism trackers, and whey vs egg white protein.

on Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease

To understand the linkage between these three, we’re talking about Ancel Keys getting a bad rap, why black and white paradigms of good or bad food need to go, why LDL cholesterol might not be the best predictor of CVD, and more.

on Sodium Intake & Blood Pressure

How much salt is too much? That’s what we’re talking about today, diving into how sodium affects blood pressure and why it’s unlikely you need to supplement your diet with electrolyte drinks.

on Redefining Health

How is it that only 12% of Americans meet the recommended markers of metabolic health (without medication)? That’s the question we’re diving into, talking about vulnerabilities and why our definition of health needs to shift.