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402: What's Worse For The Planet - Vegetarianism or Carnivore?, How To Recover From A TBI/ or Concussion Fast, The Minimal Effective Dose Of Exercise For Muscle & Much More!

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Release Date: 09/05/2019

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Q&A Episode 402

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Listener Q&A:

Bone Broth vs. Eating Bones

Kevin asks: Hi Ben, I like to eat a lot of tendons, cartilage, bone marrow and what not, as I know you like to. But I wonder if that's as effective a way of getting the nutrients as making a bone broth in the pressure cooker for 2-3 hours.

In my response, I recommend:

- Kettle & Fire Bone Broth (code GREENFIELD for 10% off)

Spot-reducing belly fat?

John asks: After being introduced to a high fat, low carb and intermittent fasting diet several years ago, I found it was easy to maintain an ideal body weight. Most of my body is pretty lean (160-170 pounds) but when I measure my stomach using a caliper, it seems to come in around 15%. I've always heard that belly fat is one of the last places men lose fat, but I'd rather not drop to 145 pounds just to see abs. There seems to be a community of people online who think you can spot-reduce fat. Do you think that's possible, and if so, what techniques would you recommend?

In my response, I recommend:
- Glycogen depletion/exercise combo protocols (e.g. Tour De France riders)
- Localized Cryo
- Localized Photobiomodulation
- Localized EMS

How To Recover From A TBI/Concussion Fast

Mark asks: A good friend of mine just got into a really serious car accident. She's been told she has some minor brain damage that's going to be permanent as well as some spinal injuries. I was thinking about some of the interviews you've had with Rhonda Patrick and other experts, and I knew there was some nutritional advice you gave regarding brain injuries. Can you give a brief summary of what you would advise for a recovery program for my friend?

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