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COVID-19 Worst Case Scenarios, Infection Fatality vs. Case Fatality Rates, Antibody Testing, and the Asian Response with Dr. Spencer Wells

The GeneFood Podcast

Release Date: 05/01/2020

Intermittent Fasting: Does Skipping Breakfast Increase Disease Risk? With Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD show art Intermittent Fasting: Does Skipping Breakfast Increase Disease Risk? With Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD

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With the purported health benefits ranging from greater mental clarity, to cardiovascular health, and even longer life, fasting is all the rage these days. Intermittent fasting, or time restricted eating, is one method of fasting commonly used as way to get started with a fasting regimen, but can intermittent fasting be done wrong? How much fasting is too much? And what about the studies which link skipping breakfast to an increased risk for several illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and cancer?  In this episode of the podcast, John and Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, Chief Nutrition...

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Omega 3 and Mental Health, Nutritional Psychology, the Protein Ammonia Link, Lectin, Mycotoxins and More With Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD show art Omega 3 and Mental Health, Nutritional Psychology, the Protein Ammonia Link, Lectin, Mycotoxins and More With Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD

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Many of us know firsthand that there is a significant link between the foods we eat and our mental health. Whether it's a food sensitivity, nutrient deficiency, or just loading up on too much of a good thing, a growing body of scientific data teaches us that food and mood are connected. The field of nutritional psychology explores how nutritional inputs change symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other common problems we face in our fast paced lives. In today's show, we are joined by Gene Food's Chief Nutrition Officer, Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, to discuss the latest research on eating for...

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DNA Diets vs. The Microbiome, The Future of Personalized Nutrition, and The Value of Simplicity with Mariette Abrahams, PHD show art DNA Diets vs. The Microbiome, The Future of Personalized Nutrition, and The Value of Simplicity with Mariette Abrahams, PHD

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The personalized nutrition revolution is here, but which factors are most important? Will nutrigenomics shape the future of a personalized approach to food or is the microbiome more important? How can we make sure clinical research takes into account underrepresented communities and people of color? We discuss all of these topics and more with our guest Mariette Abrahams, RD, PHD. Mariette is the founder of Qina, a platform dedicated to helping consumers and brands better navigate the growing world of personalized nutrition. Mariette is a sought after keynote speaker, consultant, and educator...

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Eating For Pregnancy, Vegan Meat Cravings, Choline, Apoe4, TMAO and More With Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD show art Eating For Pregnancy, Vegan Meat Cravings, Choline, Apoe4, TMAO and More With Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD

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In today's episode of the podcast, we interview Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD. Kristin served as the lead dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio for 15 years and is now a best-selling author and member of the Dr. Oz Medical Advisory Board. She has recently joined the Gene Food team as Chief Nutrition Officer. We cover a host of different topics including cravings that can develop on Vegan diets, which foods and supplements to focus on when pregnant, the health benefits of choline, eating for ApoE4, Kristin's experience using nutrigenomics at the Cleveland Clinic, and much more....

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Post Holiday Blood Draw Analysis: This is Your Blood on Cookies With John O'Connor show art Post Holiday Blood Draw Analysis: This is Your Blood on Cookies With John O'Connor

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In this episode of the Gene Food Podcast, John breaks down the results of his blood work after weeks of holiday eating. Biomarkers discussed: sdLDL, VLDL, ApoB, Lp(a), and Total Cholesterol.

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Democrats, Republicans, Vegans, Carnivores with John O'Connor show art Democrats, Republicans, Vegans, Carnivores with John O'Connor

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We know it's not polite to discuss politics, money or religion at the dinner table, but is it now taboo to discuss dinner at the dinner table? Has anyone noticed that our nutrition conversations have become a touch, well, partisan? In this episode John discusses the carnivore diet and how aggressive marketing often outpaces the science behind extreme diets. We get into the urea cycle, the system the body uses to rid itself of waste after metabolizing protein, MTHFR, blood type diets and more.

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The Fear of Food, Nietzsche, Nutrition Influencers, Fort Michilimackinac and More With John O'Connor show art The Fear of Food, Nietzsche, Nutrition Influencers, Fort Michilimackinac and More With John O'Connor

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As more and more restrictive diets explode onto the nutrition scene, a growing number of people are cutting out an increasingly long list of foods from their diets. In the latest episode of the Gene Food Podcast, we explore ideas for finding dietary balance.

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Don’t Ignore High LDL, TG/HDL Ratio, Lp(a), Cholesterol Absorption and more with Tom Dayspring, M.D. show art Don’t Ignore High LDL, TG/HDL Ratio, Lp(a), Cholesterol Absorption and more with Tom Dayspring, M.D.

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How important is TG/HDL ratio? Does LDL cause heart disease? What are the best biomarkers for measuring cardiovascular health? We get into these questions and a whole lot more with world-renowned lipid expert Tom Dayspring, M.D.

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Yes, We’re Drinking Too Much During COVID-19 with Rob Lohman show art Yes, We’re Drinking Too Much During COVID-19 with Rob Lohman

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The health impact of COVID-19 the disease has been well documented. However, less often discussed is the mental health impact. Drug use and liquor sales have skyrocketed in the past 6 months. In this episode, we talk to addiction specialist Rob Lohman about when that harmless weekly happy hour morphs into something different.

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Clean Keto, Running 100 Miles in 24 Hours, and Cultivating a Positive Body Image with Drew Manning show art Clean Keto, Running 100 Miles in 24 Hours, and Cultivating a Positive Body Image with Drew Manning

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Our guest today is Drew Manning from Fit2Fat2Fit. Drew is a fat-adapted personal trainer who deliberately gained 70 pounds, and then lost it, to better empathize with his clients. We discuss his approach to ketogenic diets, why he ran 100 miles in 24 hours for charity, and how to teach our children, and ourselves, to have a healthier body image. 

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More COVID-19 discussion. Dr. Spencer Wells returns to the show to discuss the dropping COVID-19 infection fatality rate, possible economic forecasts and the outlook for a vaccine. This is not an episode for the faint of heart!