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PMR #246: Studying Physical and Mental Resilience in Astronauts, Navy SEAL Divers, and Everyone in Between, with Dr. Dom D'Agostino

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Release Date: 01/01/2019

PMR #281: Why PMR #281: Why "cavewomen" don't get fat - looking to ancestral health for modern answers with Esther Blum

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On today’s episode, I get to have an in-depth conversation with the renowned integrative dietitian and high-performance coach, Esther Blum. Esther has helped thousands of women lose fat, eliminate the need for medication, reverse chronic illness and improve their relationship with food and their bodies, empowering them to enjoy sustained health and happiness. She also wrote a book called Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat, which listeners will get to hear more about as we talk through her holistic approach to wellness and her belief in “adding in” rather than a “taking away” when it comes...

PMR #280: Everything you need to know about the world's oldest beverage: Learning about Tea with Simon Cheng show art PMR #280: Everything you need to know about the world's oldest beverage: Learning about Tea with Simon Cheng

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On the show today we are very glad to welcome Simon Cheng the founder of Pique Tea! Simon gives us great insight into the oldest of beverages, its history, health benefits, and pervasive culture and traditions. We start off the episode with Simon's own story and how he came to find the amazing health benefits of tea through his own struggles and reoccurring issues. He tells us of the terrible ordeal he endured after a badly proposed and executed lung operation and how this led to serious changes in practice around his wellbeing. From there we chat about the essential parts of making delicious...

PMR #279: Setting Smart Goals for Health, with Chris Kresser show art PMR #279: Setting Smart Goals for Health, with Chris Kresser

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You can never really have too much inspiration or too many hot tips about setting smart goals. When it comes to goal-setting, you really want to make sure that you set the right goals in the first place. Not just things that others are doing that look trendy, or goals that others are telling you that you should do. That’s where today’s episode comes in! On the show today we are going to read the article, Setting Smart Goals for Health. This one is from the August/September issue of Paleo Magazine by functional medicine practitioner and best-selling author of Unconventional Medicine and The...

PMR #278: Are you Hangry? Sarah Fragoso can help show art PMR #278: Are you Hangry? Sarah Fragoso can help

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On today’s podcast, we have an amazing guest with us, one whom I can hardly believe hasn’t been on before! She is Sarah Fragoso: author, coach and the brilliant mind behind the Everyday Paleo book series. Sarah has been an influential person in the paleo and health and wellness scene for a long time and she’s just co-authored a new book, Hangry, that outlines five practices to balance your hormones and improve the overall quality of your life, including aspects such as self-care, mindfulness, and self

PMR #277: Choosing the Best Olive Oil show art PMR #277: Choosing the Best Olive Oil

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In this short and sweet episode, we are exploring the idea of selecting the best olive oil, the episode is based on an article from Paleo Magazine and appeared recently in the print edition. We look at the health benefits, both common and lesser-known and give a few comparisons between different types of oils and fats. The studies show how much more healthy extra virgin olive oil is than other cooking or edible oils and we explain exactly why. The article covers cooking, the effects of heat, storage and ways to spot the good stuff when you are purchasing! CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT Don't...

PMR #276: Is a Carnivore Diet the Cure for What's Ailing You? A Discussion with Dr. Paul Saladino show art PMR #276: Is a Carnivore Diet the Cure for What's Ailing You? A Discussion with Dr. Paul Saladino

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Today on Paleo Magazine Radio we are very happy to welcome Dr. Paul Saladino! Dr. Saladino is a confirmed and staunch carnivore subscriber and advocate, believing after much experimentation and self-discovery that a meat-based diet is the most healthy way for humans to eat. Paul has his own show called the Functional Health Podcast and is currently writing a book called The Carnivore Code about his ideas on nutrition. We start off our discussion with his earlier years, traveling, searching and finding ways to live that were more healthy and fulfilling. We discuss this year's KetoCon, where we...

PMR #275: The Future of Competitive Fitness with Ian Berger show art PMR #275: The Future of Competitive Fitness with Ian Berger

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In this show we're joined by Ian Berger, the president and cofounder of Altrufuel! He is here to tell us all about his life in health and exercise, how he started a CrossFit gym in New York at the age of 18, and where he sees the future of competitive fitness going. Ian opens up about the strong women in his life, and we talk a lot about CrossFit, the role it has played in his life, and how it aligned with his values and goals. The conversation then turns to the CrossFit Games, Ian's experiences taking part and what competitive fitness means to him. Lastly we hear about his company, Altrufuel...

PMR #274: Mark Sisson's 11 Lessons for Aging Well show art PMR #274: Mark Sisson's 11 Lessons for Aging Well

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This episode is dedicated to Mark Sisson's recent article in the June/July 2019 issue of Paleo Magazine titled "11 Lessons I’ve Learned About Aging Well." We're going to take a deeper look through the article and all the great wisdom that Mark shares across these 11 steps, including sleep, relationships, diet and more. Whether you get this info here on the podcast or just go straight to the source and read it in the magazine, make sure you hear what one of the greats has to say about something we all, hopefully, have to do: get older. Mark's practical attitude and learned...

PMR #273: Keto 101 show art PMR #273: Keto 101

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This quick episode is focused on the Keto 101 feature we recently ran for an issue of Paleo Magazine, and it's aimed at giving you the basic, foundational information on the ketogenic diet that you might be missing in Instagram posts and casual conversations. We break down the key concepts and the terms that you need to understand; we look at the history of the keto diet and place it in the broader discussion on fasting; we give you a brief overview of the foods that fit in with the plan and talk about what happens in the body when it enters into ketosis. The article also considers why it may...

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We wanted to start this new year off with a bang, so today we are joined by an awesome guest. Dr. Dom D’Agostino is an associate professor with tenure at the University of South Florida. He also teaches at the Morsani College of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology with a focus on topics like neuropharmacology, medical biochemistry, physiology, and neuroscience. Dr. D’Agostino is an early pioneer of exogenous ketone supplements and ketogenic therapies. Dom is also a super down-to-earth and friendly human being. In this conversation, Dom shares info on his incredible research projects with us, including working with astronauts and Navy SEAL divers at the bottom of the ocean. So if you nerd out on anything to do with nutrition, diet, and keto, this is an episode you don’t want to miss!


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Dom’s keto version of a Thanksgiving Day meal.  
  • How Dom tests out new keto foods for thorough results. 
  • An inside look into Dom’s experience on the Joe Rogan Podcast.
  • Dom’s approach to sharing his knowledge about the ketogenic diet.
  • How genetics influence your individual adaptation and response to a diet.
  • Understanding how a ketogenic diet can make a person more resilient.
  • Using nutritional ketosis as a performance resilience strategy.
  • The current studies that Dom is doing with the army and NASA.
  • Applying ketogenic principles to both hypo and hyperbaric environments.
  • The logistics and calculations of sending food to Mars.
  • Dom’s experience living underwater with astronauts for 10 days.
  • The current state of mainstream keto supplements and their value.
  • Adopting a ketogenic diet for peri- and postmenopausal women.
  • Importance of paying attention to total calorie intake on a keto diet.
  • Determining the best keto re-feed or cycling schedule for you.
  • When a ketogenic diet might not be advisable.
  • Recognizing when your body does not tolerate a high-fat diet.
  • Challenges that Dom foresee’s with the keto diet becoming so mainstream.
  • The reset benefits of going into a ketogenic state periodically.
  • And much more!


“I predict in the next few years that it will be recognized that a ketogenic diet, defined as a diet that increases your ketones, will be favorable for body composition changes and also for fat loss.” — @NutritionKeto [0:17:37.1]

“I lived underwater for 10 days and worked with astronauts.” — @NutritionKeto [0:32:37.1]

“A lot of people may obsess over different types of foods and even macronutrient ratios and things like that, but they don’t really monitor total calorie intake.” — @NutritionKeto [0:57:48.1]

“Your appetite regulation is more controllable when you are on keto.” — @NutritionKeto [0:59:26.1]

Links Mentioned in This Episode: 

Dr. Dom D’Agostino — https://www.ketonutrition.org/ 

Joe Rogan Podcasthttp://podcasts.joerogan.net/ 

Tim Ferriss Showhttps://tim.blog/podcast/ 

Bonafide Provisions, code: onlybones — https://www.bonafideprovisions.com/

Keto Nutrition Blog — https://www.ketonutrition.org/blog/ 

ButcherBox — https://www.butcherbox.com/ 

Layne Norton — https://www.biolayne.com/ 

Eric Kossoff — https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0012386/eric-kossoff 

Office of Naval Research — https://www.onr.navy.mil/ 

Kjell Lindgren — https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/kjell-n-lindgren/biography 

The Charlie Foundation — https://charliefoundation.org/ 

First Do No Harmhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118526/ 

Valter Longo Longevity Diet — https://valterlongo.com/daily-longevity-diet/ 

The Metabolic Health Summit — https://metabolichealthsummit.com/ 

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