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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

May 14, 2021

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Dr. Bret Scher is a board certified cardiologist and lipidologist practicing in San Diego, California. He is a Medical Director for Diet Doctor and is the host of the Diet Doctor Podcast. His focus is preventing and reversing heart disease using natural means rather than resorting to the use of medications. He is the author of The Best Health Ever and runs his own blog and website at

In their discussion, Drs. Tony and Bret talk about what it means to ‘live well,’ how to tailor one’s lifestyle to achieve optimal health, the strength of the evidence that shows low-carb diets are the most effective for fighting metabolic disease, the benefits of time restricted eating for weight loss goals, how to intelligently evaluate the value of a given study, the role that LDL plays in metabolic health and what its value is as a marker for metabolic health, the factor of hunger in anyone’s attempt to successfully improve their metabolic health, the meaning of ‘functional medicine,’ and new developments at Diet Doctor.

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