Jul 16, 2019
Amber O’Hearn is a data scientist by profession with a background in math, computer science, linguistics, and psychology. She has been studying and experimenting with low-carb, ketogenic diets since 1997, and more recently writing and speaking about her findings. Her review on the evolutionary appropriateness and benefit of weaning babies onto a meat-based, high fat, low carb diet, was included as testimony defending Professor Tim Noakes in his recent trial. Amber has been eating a plant-free diet since 2009.
4:03 Amber O'Hearn's love of singing.
6:03 Amber's journey towards carnivore.
11:50 Pitfalls of bipolar medications.
13:50 Finding the carnivore community (zeroing in on health).
16:03 Amber's amazing mood improvements.
17:19 Had Amber tried re-introducing plants back into her diet?
18:10 The fear of losing variety in your diet.
20:13 How to cook brain.
21:43 Eating raw animal foods and food safety.
23:06 Why eating egg whites may not be a good idea.
25:00 How Amber's mood became substantially more stable.
27:49 Micronutrients in meat.
29:00 Unique nutrients in animal foods.
31:34 Eliminating plants from the diet.
33:18 Carnivory and diet dogmatism.
34:25 Humans as facultative carnivores.
37:21 Bioavailability of nutrients in animal vs. plant foods.
41:33 Other nutrients that low carb dieters do not need as much of. (Vitamin c and scurvy.)
43:13 Linus Pauling's theory.
50:57 Is the carnivore diet safe for children?
54:00 Newborns/infants and ketosis.
56:27 Ketones and cholesterol.
58:41 Ketones and improved working memory/other benefits.
59:53 Fat to protein ratio on a carnivore diet.
1:06:20 The effect of protein on insulin.
1:09:22 Does protein really have calories?
113:12 Information on where to find Amber online and her upcoming work.
Amber’s contact information:
Ancestral Supplements https://ancestralsupplements.com/ use the promo code “SaladinoMD” on the shopify site for 10% off.
My contact information:
Facebook: Paul Saladino MD
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