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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Apr 5, 2024

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Dr. Robert Lufkin is a physician/medical school professor (UCLA and USC) focusing on the applied science of health, longevity, and consciousness. After reversing chronic disease and transforming his life he is making it his mission to help others do the same. In addition to being a practicing physician, he is author of over 200 peer reviewed scientific papers and 14 books that are available in six languages. Robert has given invited lectures/keynotes around the world, and was named one of the ‘100 Most Creative People in Los Angeles’ by Buzz Magazine. His latest book “Lies I Taught In Medical School” has just been released.

In this discussion, Drs. Tony and Robert talk about:

  • (03:31) Why Dr. Robert chose to go into the field of Radiology and how he implements metabolic health in this field
  • (06:20) Dr. Robert’s own personal struggles with chronic disease and how these struggles shaped and changed his thinking on metabolic health and the root cause of disease
  • (08:37) Why Dr. Robert wrote his most recent book, Lies I Taught in Medical School
  • (13:21) Why Dr. Robert switched from vegetarianism/veganism to a more animal-based diet
  • (15:26) The most important aspects to focus on in order to avoid chronic disease risk factors
  • (17:25) The unfortunate lack of exposure that most doctors have to resources on metabolic health and dietary intervention
  • (23:19) Progress in the field of longevity and how the average person can apply the findings of this field to their own life
  • (32:25) A recent abstract from a non-peer-reviewed paper suggesting that intermittent fasting causes 91% higher risk of heart disease
  • (36:14) Lies commonly taught in medical school about treating Alzheimers patients
  • (43:16) Lies commonly taught in medical school about treating cancer
  • (46:53) Lies commonly taught in medical school about treating diabetes
  • (50:17) Lies commonly taught in medical school relating to Statin drugs
  • (53:05) Dr. Robert’s philosophy of guiding patients toward a diet that is metabolically healthy and sustainable for a given person
  • (56:27) Basic recommendations for being healthy and achieving longevity

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