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Fundamental Health with Paul Saladino, MD

Jan 25, 2021

Mary Ruddick is a seasoned medical nutritionist who specializes in metabolic, immune, and nervous system disorders. She is the Director of Nutrition for, Enable Your Healing, The REIGNS Method, and the Back to Joy Program, and she currently travels the globe studying traditional diets and seeing patients online via her private practice.


Time Stamps:


0:11:16 Mary's Dream Penthouse

0:13:09 Mary on the hippo turf

0:16:13 The lion hunt (No lions were harmed in the making of this podcast)

0:20:46 How separated we've become.

0:26:39 Mary Ruddick's backstory

0:39:06 How Mary beat dysautonomia

0:47:54 What the Greeks actually eat (The blue zones are a myth)

0:54:38 Sociodemographic and Lifestyle Statistics of Oldest Old People (>80 Years) Living in Ikaria Island: The Ikaria Study

0:55:08 Determinants of All-Cause Mortality and Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease (2009 to 2013) in Older Adults: The Ikaria Study of the Blue Zones

0:55:41 Simplicity, purpose, and community: the recipe for a long life

1:00:07 Mary's African adventure and lots of carnivory

1:12:42 Mary eats a raw adrenal gland

1:17:09 The diet of the Shona

1:24:47 The power of traditional diets

1:28:29 Some insight into Mary's practice

1:33:12 [Vitamin K paper]

1:37:55 The role of animal foods in fertility

1:40:15 Mary's closing remarks

1:40:46 Where to find Mary Ruddick

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