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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Mar 11, 2022

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Ede Fox (aka. Black Carnivore) is a carnivore diet guru, health coach, podcaster (host of The Black Carnivore Podcast), and she has seen great success in her own life due to her adoption of the keto/carnivore diet.

In this discussion, Tony and Ede talk about:

  • (00:05:50) Personal family history with cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke, dimensia, and cancer.
  • (00:11:20) How people make dietary decisions and how misinformation and corporate interests led to the rise of processed foods.
  • (00:20:50) The American Heart Association’s recently released statement on factors associated with cardiovascular risk reduction in adults with Type 2 Diabetes.
    • (00:33:18) Healthy dietary pattern as a component of reducing cardiovascular risk factors.
    • (00:36:44) Endorsement of the low-carb diet by the American Heart Association.
  • (00:45:30) Working with your doctor to come off of medications as health improves with a low-carb dietary approach.
  • (00:51:23) New anti-hyperglycemic agents and lifestyle interventions for improving glycemic control and reducing risk for cardiovascular events.
  • (01:06:41) Improved kidney function on low-carb.
  • (01:08:17) The American Heart Association’s statement that the absence of coronary artery calcium can reclassify certain patients with diabetes to a low risk category in which they do not need risk factor controls like statin drugs.
  • (01:12:11) Where do we go from here in light of this new statement from the American Heart Association?
  • (01:16:03) Conclusion


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