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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Dec 2, 2022

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Joey Shwartz is a 19-year-old proponent of the carnivore diet and a strong believer in its' efficacy towards curing and preventing today's many modern health issues. He runs a YouTube channel where he shares others' anecdotal experiences, interviews with professionals, real hard sciences, and his own personal experience with the diet. He is currently enrolled as a student at UCLA and has been studying the link between nutrition and chronic disease for many years.

In this discussion, Dr. Tony and Joey talk about:

  • (02:42) How Joey became interested in the carnivore diet and nutrition research
  • (07:28) How Joey’s family reacted to his new carnivore lifestyle
  • (10:16) Joey’s studies at UCLA, education goals, and personal nutrition research
  • (17:22) Managing to follow the carnivore diet in a college environment
  • (20:04) The carnivore diet and mental stamina/energy
  • (23:25) How Joey is able to be so productive every day
  • (27:42) How to manage avoiding alcohol while remaining social in college, and how alcohol negatively effects the body
  • (31:42) The ketovore diet versus the carnivore diet
  • (34:26) The best tasting cut of meat prepared in the tastiest way, and the best meat preparation for feeling as good as possible
  • (36:17) Joey’s favorite subjects in school
  • (37:32) How Joey likes to spend his free time
  • (39:10) Theories as to how the carnivore diet could come to be more acceptable as a dietary option in the modern world

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