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Fundamental Health with Paul Saladino, MD

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.


Time stamps: 


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.

20:47 Salmonella.

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.

40:33 Fiber.

41:33 Other nutrients that low carb dieters do not need as much of. (Vitamin c and scurvy.)

43:13 Linus Pauling's theory.

50:06 Iodine.

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: 

Twitter: @ketocarnivore

Instagram: @ambimorph


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