The Daily Lipid
By Chris Masterjohn
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Chris Masterjohn has a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and is Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, NY. In this show, he cuts through the noise of sloppy science and brings you solid health and nutrition information that you can use to feel your best and get the most out of life.
||Clean031: Why You Should Manage Your Glutathione Status and How to Do It||Glutathione is central to recovery from exercise, feeling good, looking good, aging gracefully, and preventing or overcoming both infectious diseases and chronic degenerative diseases. Episode 31 covers everything you need to know about why and how...||1/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean030: Zinc Definitely Fights Colds, But You're Probably Using the Wrong Kind||In episode 30, I talk about the use of zinc lozenges to fight colds. While nutritional zinc does support the immune system and your immunity may benefit from zinc supplements or zinc-rich foods, this has nothing to do with the use of zinc lozenges to...||12/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean029: What's New With Vitamin K2||In this episode, I've extracted from The Ultimate Vitamin K2 Resource the latest developments and elaborated on them for a more in-depth discussion. I begin by telling the story of my 2007 article about Weston Price's activator X, "On...||12/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit028: Life After Academia with Guillermo Ruiz||Gullermo Ruiz of 3030Strong, a rising soon-to-be ND in the ancestral health community, interviewed me about my decision to leave academia and what I'll be doing to bring you value come January. In this episode you can find all the following and...||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean027: Career Advice, With Brady Holmer||This is a totally different type of episode. Brady Holmer, a first-year exercise science PhD student, interviews me for career advice. In this episode you can find the following: 11:50 Brady's background in exercise science...||11/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean026: When Fat People Can't Get Fat Enough and Lean People Get Fat in All the Wrong Places||In episode 25, Insulin Resistance Isn't All About Carbs and Insulin, I explained why an individual cell would "decide" to stop taking up energy. Here in episode 26, I explain tissue-level energy overload, focusing on adipose tissue and liver. At...||10/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025: Insulin Resistance Isn't All About Carbs and Insulin||In episode 23, I explained why ketogenesis isn't all about carbs and insulin. Here in episode 25, I explained why insulin resistance isn't all about carbs and insulin. If that doesn't sound crazy, let me put it this way: forget carbs; I'll even say...||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024: The Evolution of Diverse Vitamin D Requirements||Whites have higher 25(OH)D than every other racial group, and the conventional explanation is that light skin evolved to allow sufficient vitamin D synthesis far away from the equator. In episode 24, I explain why these differences may relate to...||8/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023: How I Lost 30 Pounds in Four Months, and How I Knew It Was Time.||This episode is part personal story, part practical how-to guide, and part insight. The insight I want to emphasize here is one that I think is far too often overlooked: sometimes we shouldn't be trying to lose weight because the time isn't right. But...||8/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022: Ketogenic Diets Aren't All About Carbs and Insulin||or, How to Eat a Ketogenic Diet Based on Pasta||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021: Should You Do CrossFit on a Ketogenic Diet?||In this episode, I give my take on a recent masters thesis paper by Rachel Gregory from James Madison University, which reports a study where just under 30 members of Rocktown CrossFit and Sports Performance were randomized to do CrossFit for six...||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020: How I Beat Eczema With the Right Probiotics, but Why Soap May Be Your Worst Enemy||In this episode, I tell the story of my own battle with eczema. I begin by describing my extraordinary recovery from extreme eczema using the right probiotic. I then describe how a more recent relapse led me to discover the incredible importance of...||7/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019: You Asked Me Anything About Health, Fitness, and Nutrition, Facebook Live, 07/12/16||This episode is a recording of the Facebook Live event, "Ask Chris Masterjohn, PhD, Anything About Health, Fitness, and Nutrition" that originally aired on Tuesday, July 12, at 5:00 PM eastern time. In this episode you will find all of the following...||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018: You Asked Me Anything About Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Facebook Live, 06/29/16||This episode is a recording of the Facebook Live event, "Ask Chris Masterjohn, PhD, Anything About Fat-Soluble Vitamins" that originally aired on Wednesday, June 29, at 5:00 PM eastern time. In this episode you will find all of the following and more:...||7/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017: You Asked Me Anything About Methylation, Facebook Live, 06/25/16||This episode is a recording of the 06/25/2016 Facebook Live event, "Ask Chris Masterjohn, PhD, Anything About Methylation." Among the questions answered and topics discussed in this episode are the following: An MTHFR mutation (e.g. C677T) even with...||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016: Dietary Management of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HeFH)||In this episode, I discuss dietary management of familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH). This question was asked on the Facebook Live episode from 06/16/2016, "Ask Chris Masterjohn, PhD Anything About Heart Disease," but I was unable to get to the...||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015: You Asked Me Anything About Heart Disease, Facebook Live 06/16/2016||This episode is a recording of the 06/16/2016 Facebook Live event, "Ask Chris Masterjohn, PhD Anything About Heart Disease." Among the questions answered in this episode are the following: Should we be micromanaging specific saturated fatty acids to...||6/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014: I Came LIVE on Facebook so YOU Could Ask Me Anything, and THIS is What Happened!||This is a recording of the Facebook Live episode from Saturday, June 11, 2016, where I offered you the chance to ask me anything and did my best to answer your questions. In this episode you can find the following: 2:11 Is it the saturated fat that...||6/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013: Wait a Second, Is Glycation Actually GOOD For You?||In this episode, I wrap up glycation week by discussing why glycation may play essential physiological roles in the body. In the early days of methylglyoxal research, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, who won the 1937 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine for his...||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012: What is Measuring Our Hba1c REALLY Telling Us About our Blood Glucose and Diabetes Risk?||In response to popular demand, this week is glycation week. In this episode, I discuss the strengths and limitations of using Hba1c to measure our cumulative recent exposure to blood glucose and diabetes risk. Many people will be familiar with the...||6/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011: Paleo f(x) Grab Bag: Carbs, Sex Hormones, Type 1 Diabetes, and More||In this episode, I discuss some important insights from my Paleo f(x) talk and audience responses to it, including the potential dangers of treating type 1 diabetes with a low-carb diet, the importance of carbs and bodyfat for fertility and sex...||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010: How to Know if Your Genetics Contribute to Blue Light Sensitivity and Poor Sleep — and What to Do About It||In this episode, I show you how you can determine whether your genetics are contributing to your sensitivity to blue light, poor sleep, and poor daytime alertness, and what you can do about it. Specifically, I look at the research showing that...||5/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009: Balancing Calcium and Phosphorus in the Diet, and the Importance of Measuring Parathyroid Hormone||In this episode, I answer a listener's question about whether I am worried about my phosphorus intake and whether a high phosphorus intake is ok as long as it is balanced by calcium. I describe the biochemistry and physiology of the system that...||5/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008: The Two-Minute Hack Every Computer Junkie Should Be Doing For Their Wrists||In this short episode, I describe how voodoo flossing my computer-damaged wrists has made a tremendous difference in my ability to tolerate weight lifting (especially Olympic lifting) without wrist pain. I use a protocol from Kinetics Sports Rehab...||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007: The Many Uses of Yoga Blocks Around the House, and Why a Standing Desk Isn't Enough||In this episode I describe why a set of two yoga blocks has beenone of my best low-cost investments in the last year, playing avariety of unexpected roles around my apartment, and allowing me tomake major strides in increasing the diversity of...||5/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006: Why "Glycation" Is a Bad Reason to Restrict Carbs||In this episode, I respond to a listener's question aboutwhether glycation is a good argument against a high-carbohydratediet. I agree that we should avoid refined carbs and emptycalories, but in this episode I describe why "glycation" is reallya...||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005: My Evening and Morning Routines||In this episode I describe how I have designed my evening and morning routines to maximize my quality sleep and productivity. I include the roles of blue-light deprivation using f.lux, iOS 9.3 Nightshift, blue-blocking amber fits-over glasses and...||4/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004: What I've Been Eating And How I Get It||I am often asked what I eat, so here is my answer. To simultaneously meet the goals of productivity, fat loss, and good nutrition over the last few months, I get most of my food through Thrive Market and Whole Foods via Instacart, use Epic Liver...||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003: The Sugar Conspiracy -- Trading One Nutritional Boogeyman for Another||In his April 7, 2016 piece in The Guardian, "The Sugar Conspiracy" Ian Leslie argues that the politics of nutrition has blinded us to the fact that sugar is more deserving than saturated fat of the status of dietary arch-villain and that the...||4/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: As the Cholesterol Consensus Crumbles, the Stance Against Saturated Fat Softens||Breaking News Undermines the Conventional Wisdom About Good Fats and Bad Fats||4/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001: Coffee||Why I drink coffee and won't apologize for it, but why I'm skeptical of the large body of literature associating coffee consumption with reduced disease risk. Do we drink coffee by choice? Sort of. I discuss why our genes may play a role in our coffee...||4/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Always look forward to Dr. Masterjohn’s work
Great work, as always. Thanks for posting.
Yay! Chris Masterjohn is podcasting
I love Chris Masterjohn's lectures at the Weston Price conferences and his blog, but podcast is the best format.
Yes!!!! So stoked!
I've been smitten with Masterjohn and his work for years, ever since discovering the WAPF and delving in deep! I love thinking deep and complexly about my body, food, and other substances and how they interact and affect our Human wellbeing. He leads the way with such clarity that any lay person can understand, learn and enjoy!
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