Episode 417 – Dr. David Perlmutter – The Present and Future of Health and Nutrition

We Are back with Episode 417 of The Paleo Option Podcast. We’ve got one of my favourite guests of all time back on the series, Dr. David Perlmutter. Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling writer (writer of Grain Brain). Listen in as we discuss how the science of health and nutrition has progressed and where it is going, ketogenic diets, fasting, alzheimer’s, diabetes, medicine, and much more.

Show Notes:

00:47 — Pre-intro/Summary 2:12 — Introducing Dr. Perlmutter 3:34 — How has the science behind Grain Brain improved 8:45 — Health care crisis and important things to focus on 17:50 — How the view of dietary fat has changed in the past 5 years 21:41 — Dr. Perlmutter’s visit with Nestle 25:24 — Why ketogenic diets have become so popular 28:48 — Alzheimer’s ineffective medications 31:08 — Statin drugs raising diabetes risk 33:58 — Comparing diabetes therapy with medications vs ketogenic diet 34:23 — Diet template and paleo 38:54 — Plants able to change gut bacteria genes 42:15 — Connection 43:28 — Fasting 51:20 — Muscle loss and fasting 57:40 — Things to Know about and how to thrive on keto 59:49 — Predictions for the next 5 years 1:04:15 — Where there are Dr. Perlmutter

Website: DrPerlmutter.com

YouTube: The Empowering Neurologist

Book: Grain Brain (Revised and Updated)

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