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Ketogeek's Podcast

Our Ketogeek podcast is a no holds bar show about health, nutrition, fitness and the low carb lifestyle. In this show we bring in prominent guests in and out of the low carb universe while helping you change yourself and be a beacon of change for others around you! 



Oct 4, 2018

While the mainstream news is focused primarily on a top-down approach towards food and health aimlessly tossing around observational studies, Gabor Erdosi and even us at Ketogeek are more focused on a bottom up approach starting from mechanistic ways in which food is metabolized and impacts the body as a whole.

Bio: Gabor Erdosi has a masters in molecular biology and is the brains behind the Facebook group "Lower Insulin". Nicknamed the "Adipose Jedi", Gabor has a unique approach of delving into complexity and understanding the inner workings of the human body.

Time Stamps:

7:32 – Background, weight loss & introduction into low carb

15:18 – Learning from thousands of scientific papers & moving beyond macro and micronutrients?

18:21 – Evolutionarily appropriate foods & finding recurring themes in successful diets

22:43 – Lowering Insulin Facebook group & focusing on high quality research

26:24 – Calorie-in Calorie-Out Model, Carbohydrate-Insulin Hypothesis and leveraging various models to troubleshoot health and address root causes

32:33 – Is it ketones or foods that promote ketosis that suppress appetite?

35:45 – How food processing can impact the body at a biochemical level

43:42 – Is Insulin Resistance a bad signaling problem?

51:10 – Feedback loops and how food processing can impact its metabolic response

55:49 – Why underfeeding and overfeeding studies may have impractical implications

58:37 – Thinking of fat gain as a protective mechanism

1:07:05 – “Compartmental Storage of Fat” and fat storage hierarchy in the body

1:012:13 – How is fat burning prioritized?

1:15:48 – Mechanistic role of intestinal barrier and gut permeability

1:20:08 – Why many conditions are acute processes going south

1:20:55 – Research you would like to see

1:22:28 – Final Plugs

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