Today, I am blessed to have here with me, the leading authority on nutrition and human metabolism, Dr. Cate Shanahan.
A board-certified Family Physician with over 20 years of clinical experience, and NY Times bestselling author of The FatBurn Fix, Deep Nutrition and Food Rules, her expertise is fixing the underlying problems that cause metabolic damage and inflammation, leading to autoimmunity, weight gain, diabetes, cancer and accelerated aging processes. Her passion is helping people feel their best.
After getting her BS in biology from Rutgers University, she trained in biochemistry and genetics at Cornell University’s graduate school before attending Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She practiced in Hawaii for ten years where she studied ethnobotany and her healthiest patient’s culinary habits.
She applied her learning and experiences in all these scientific fields to write Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food. Together with Dr. Tim DiFrancesco and NBA legend Gary Vitti, she created the PRO Nutrition program for the LA Lakers and helped forge a partnership between Whole Foods Market and numerous NBA teams.
In May of 2018 she begin Director of Metabolic Health for ABC Fine Wine and Spirits, a progressive, family-run company interested in saving money by the betterment of health.
In this episode, Dr. Cate reveals the details behind her health journey and nutritional career. Dr. Cate discloses what it was like to work for the LA Lakers and the diet that helped Kobe Bryant recover from a terrible ankle injury. Also, Dr. Cate explains why we need to avoid The Hateful Eight Oils and how it could be the key to reducing coronavirus deaths. Plus, we talk all about omega-3s, the problem with fish oils, and everything you need to know about our metabolisms.
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// T I M E S T A M P S
[00:30] About Dr. Cate
[09:05] How Dr. Cate Gets Her Message Out To The World
[12:50] Working For The LA Lakers
[19:00] About The Hateful Eight
[24:10] The Great Exchange
[28:55] We Need More Omega-3s Than Omega-6s
[33:40] Fish Oil Is Highly Unstable
[36:30] How To Reduce Coronavirus Deaths
[41:35] Thoughts On Peanut Oil
[45:00] The Metabolism Does Not Have Speeds
AND MUCH MORE!
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