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MeatRx Carnivore Community Meeting with Chris Masterjohn PhD


Chris Masterjohn combines his scientific expertise with out-of-the-box thinking to translate complex science into new, practical ideas that you can use to help yourself on your journey toward vibrant health. You can find him at https://chrismasterjohnphd.com/ and on Instagram and Twitter as @ChrisMasterjohn. This episode is hosted by Dr. Shawn Baker MD. Find him at https://shawn-baker.com

1hr 25mins

9 Dec 2020

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Carnivore Success Story by Chris Masterjohn PhD - MeatRx


Chris Masterjohn combines his scientific expertise with out-of-the-box thinking to translate complex science into new, practical ideas that you can use to help yourself on your journey toward vibrant health. You can find him at https://chrismasterjohnphd.com/ and on Instagram and Twitter as @ChrisMasterjohn. This episode is hosted by MeatRx coach Tracy. Find her at https://meatrx.com/product/tracy-k/


8 Dec 2020

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428: Beyond Fat Loss: How To Optimize Your Nutrition For Vibrant Health With Chris Masterjohn

Legendary Life | Transform Your Body, Upgrade Your Health & Live Your Best Life

If you’ve been fixated on changing your body lately, it can be really easy to get stuck on calorie deficits, macros, and quick fixes. But, just because you’re losing fat doesn’t mean that you’re healthy—especially if you start having trouble with sleep, anxiety, skin issues, and other symptoms that indicate that your diet is “off.” That’s why I invited Nutrition and Biochemistry Expert Chris Masterjohn to discuss how to optimize your nutrition for vibrant health. Listen now!

1hr 31mins

9 Nov 2020

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Vegan Nutrition with Chris Masterjohn, PhD.

Weiss Nutrition

Chris Masterjohn, PhD. makes an excellent job at making complex science understandable by masses. He joined me in this episode to bring to you the best vegan specific nutrition advice so you can thrive! Vitamins and Minerals  101 is a comprehensive course about vitamins and minerals that anybody  can benefit from. If you are new to nutrition, this course will educate  you in a funny and easy to understand way about how to spot vitamin  deficiences, how to correct and prevent them on any kind of diet. Chris  also educates you about special conditions and interactions of various  vitamins and minerals and special considerations for example if you are a  vegan or pregnant. In this episode we cover: Chris' background and why vegan diet did not work for him connection of vegan diet and other factors on mental disorders, specifically anxiety We talk about zinc, which is a mineral that especially vegans can get deficient in and how to troubleshoot it. It might be the mineral that prevents you from building muscle even if you get enough protein! I speculate that ketogenic diet might hinder your ability to learn new things. Then we talk about Omega 3s. Do vegans and also general population need to supplement it? And we finish by talking about joint supplements for athletes. Time Stamps 00:05:15 Chris' history and experience with vegan diet and what lead him to nutrition research 00:11:30 Why some people thrive on the vegan diet while the other don't do well anxiety disorders and eating disorders predispositions that might make your health hard on the vegan diet 00:24:20 Asking the wrong questions in nutrition 00:27:20 Question: What is the relationship between cholesterol and CNS sensitivity 00:32:30 "People who think more and who engage in a lot of learning have higher need for brain related nutrients" 00:34:40 Zinc needs for creating muscle mass 00:35:20 Might ketogenic diet hinder your ability to learn? 00:40:40 Building muscle on the vegan diet and it's connection with Zinc, which is problematic in vegan diets 00:49:55 Omega 3s in vegan diet - conversion of ALA to DHA biotin, sufficient calories, protein and carbs boost conversion diabetics and overweight people hinder conversion calcium and maybe zinc impacts conversion genes impact conversion 00:56:25 Vitamins that require metabolic conversion from the plant foods: DHAs, vit. A, B3 (Niacin) B5, B6, K2, 01:01:03 Supplementing Omega 3 DHAs for general population and psychiatric 01:04:45 Joint supplements for runners If you need accountability and help losing weight and improving your nutrition for performance, apply for online coaching at https://danweiss.eu/apply For more information visit: https://www.danweiss.eu/podcast Get free guide that will teach you principles of creating highly nutritious and delicious oatmeal. https://www.subscribepage.com/oatmeal

1hr 23mins

14 May 2020

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#176 COVID19 Symptoms and Vital Nutrients for Prevention with Chris Masterjohn PhD

Siim Land Podcast

Welcome to the Body Mind Empowerment Podcast I’m your host Siim Land and our guest today is Chris Masterjohn. Chris has a PhD in nutritional sciences and he’s currently doing independent research. In this episode, we’re going to talk about what kind of nutrition and nutrients could help with the coronavirus. Chris has done a lot of research about it and he talks about only the current state of science. We’re not making any medical claims nor giving medical advice. It’s only educational purposes and the information itself could become outdated once we get more studies done in the future. Timestamps: How Has the Pandemic Affected Chris 01:53 What Will the Case Fatality Rate Be 07:43 What Is COVID19 and How It Works 15:39 Biggest Symptom of the Coronavirus 19:45 How the Immune System Responds 24:52 Predictors of Severity of COVID19 29:24 Should You Take Vitamin D 36:30 Controversy About Vitamin C 42:50 Blood Clotting Is a Major Factor 52:30 Zinc's Antiviral Effects 54:00 Is Selenium Important 57:20 Vitamin A for Cold's and Flu 58:40 Elderberry Antiviral Effects 01:00:50 Vitamin K and Blood Clotting 01:07:54 EGCG and Green Tea 01:09:10 What Does Chris Eat During Lockdown 01:12:40 And much more... Here are the links to the podcast on all platforms Link to the Audio Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher Link to the podcast on Spotify Link to the podcast on CastBox Watch the Biohacking Bootcamp Videos on Patreon Check out Chris' Food and Supplement Guide for the Coronavirus! If you want to support this podcast, then I'd greatly appreciate if you could join my Patreon community. You'll be able to get access to unique worksheets about Body Mind Empowerment, a lot of exclusive videos about my routines, biohacking workshops, and a privilege for your questions on the next Q&A. Click Here to Support the Show on Patreon!  Show Notes Food and Supplement Guide for the Coronavirus Chris Masterjohn's Free COVID19 Newsletter Chris Masterjohn Podcast #118 Chris Masterjohn Nutrition Cheat Sheet Use the Code X350 at Checkout for $50 OFF the x3 Bar! My NEW BOOK Metabolic Autophagy Metabolic Autophagy Audiobook Metabolic Autophagy Master Class Get the FULL GUIDE to INTERMITTENT FASTING FREE BOOK Get the Metabolic Autophagy Program Keto Adaptation Manual Book Watch the Biohacking Bootcamp Videos on Patreon Use the Code SIIM for a 10% discount on BluBlox Glasses Use the Code redsiim at Redlightrising.co.uk Body Mind Empowerment Handbook Keto Fit Program Keto // IF Program Stay Empowered Siim

1hr 24mins

1 May 2020

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105: Foods and Supplements That Fight COVID-19 | Chris Masterjohn, PhD

The Genius Life

Chris Masterjohn, PhD is a nutrition and micronutrient expert. He recently created The Food and Supplement Guide for the Coronavirus which contains science-based best guesses on what you could be taking that may be helping (or hurting) your risk for coronavirus infection.


20 Apr 2020

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What Is The Ideal Human Diet PHD Nutritional Science Chris Masterjohn #8

Barstarzz Podcast

"What Happens To The Human Body When You Eat Is Extremely Complex" - Chris Masterjohn  "Your Needs Are Not Mine, Mine Are Not Yours" - Chris Masterjohn  Chris earned his PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut in the summer of 2012. From September 2012 to August 2014, he served as a postdoctoral research associate in the Comparative Biosciences department of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From August 2014 to December 2016, he served as Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York. Since then he left academia to pursue a entrepreneur career  We speak about what is the Ideal human diet and if there is one. We talk about going vegan for your health. How your genome effect the way food personally impacts you.  

1hr 1min

20 Feb 2020

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Following the Path that Turns Carbs into Fat with Chris Masterjohn, PhD.

Medical Myths, Legends & Fairytales

Between the latest online fads and the crazy media headlines, it’s easier than ever to get confused about your health. If you want to make better decisions about your health today so you can feel better and live longer, you’ve come to the right place. I’m joined today by Chris Masterjohn, PhD to examine the pathway that turns carbs into fat. I admire Chris as someone who is consistently putting out good data and cutting through the hype that too often confuses too many of us. Like me, Chris does not fully endorse a low-carb or ketogenic diet, and he explains why. We talk about the circumstances under which anyone might receive high levels of of their fat from carbohydrate intake, the importance of eliminating the risk of fatty liver and the number one way you can assist your body in the decision of whether to burn carbs or fat for energy. Chris has great insights into the effectiveness of the many micronutrient testing options that are available today, and he also shares his resource for understanding and utilizing those micronutrient tests. Chris has an incredible wealth of knowledge about this topic, and I know you’ll find our conversation insightful as you continue on your journey to discover the healthiest version of you possible. Key Takeaways: [1:10] Today we’re taking a journey down the pathway that turns carbs into fat. [2:00] Introducing Chris Masterjohn, PhD., who dives right into the science and numbers behind the fat and carbs that contribute to a healthy diet. [5:15] Considerations of various disease states including insulin resistance and an altered glucose pathway. [8:30] The one circumstance that regularly contributes to lipogenesis hitting unhealthy levels is associated with eating more carbohydrates that your total caloric needs. [11:57] The most effective way to help your body decide whether to burn carbs or fat for energy. [14:58] A look at fatty liver disease, the most effective way to clear fat from the liver, and the assortment of levels in your body that change when substituting carbs with animal proteins. [23:27] An easy way to understand the pathway fuel storage and how it cycles through the body. [25:57] Specific micronutrients that are relevant to the body’s capacity to utilize and break down fats. [29:40] Dr. C. shares his experience with assays and the effectiveness and ability to replicate various testing for nutrients. [38:14] Chris offers specific insights into running the controlled tests that offer the most reliable results. [43:43] Factors you need to consider when deciding whether to take advantage of specific tests that are being offered by pharmaceutical companies. [47:37] Chris details the information you can expect to gain from his micronutrient testing cheat sheet. [52:10] Do you have a topic you’d like me to cover? Contact me on Facebook or Instagram using #medicalmyths. To learn more: www.drchristianson.com Dr. Christianson on Instagram Dr. Christianson on Facebook Integrative Healthcare Chris Masterjohn, PhD. Chris Masterjohn’s Cheat Sheet


6 Jan 2020

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Carnivore vs Omnivore Part 2 of the friendly debate with Chris Masterjohn, PhD

Fundamental Health with Paul Saladino, MD

Chris has a PhD in nutritional sciences, which he earned in 2012, from the University of Connecticut. He then did a post-doctoral fellowship before serving as an assistant professor at Brooklyn College until he decided to leave academia and do research on his own. He currently produces a radical podcast, Mastering Nutrition, writes about all kinds of cool stuff at chrismasterjohnphd.com, trains BJJ and loves his liver and egg yolks.  Chris’ contact info  Insta: @chrismasterjohnphd Twitter: @chrismasterjohnphd Web: www.chrismasterjohnphd.com Time Stamps: 8:49 Start of podcast  9:19 What is a carnivore diet?  7:39 Nutrition dogma/diet definition 13:15 Is the carnivore diet an ancestral diet or new dietary approach.  16:10 Latitude effect on diet.  20:15 Hunter gatherer diets/ethnographic data. 24:00 Did we get shorter due to the advent of agriculture? 26:30 Technology development.  29:00 Salivary amylase gene/do we need to eat starch? 32:10 Human evolution and salivary amylase gene. 46:00 Carnivore diet as an innovation. 52:00 Is the carnivore diet working due to elimination of all plants or specific plants? 55:50 Why the carnivore diet is the ultimate elimination diet. 57:30 People who do poorly on carnivore diets. 1:00:00 Who should try a carnivore diet?. 1:02:50 What do carnivore diets and keto diets have in common? 1:05:30 Who is a ketogenic diet for? 1:13:50 Do keto diets mimic fasting physiology? 1:17:10 NAD and NADH. 1:22:00 Is ketogenesis taxing on the liver? 1:34:20 Ketosis and longevity. 1:36:30 Why Chris doesn't believe we should always be in a fasting state physiology. 1:39:00 Paul's response. 1:45:30 Ketosis and oxidative stress. 1:47:20 Hormones.  2:02:10 Carbohydrates and fed state signal. 2:04:00 Faster study. 2:05:15 Studies on ketogenic diets and performance. 2:12:10 The Inuit and ketogenesis.  Ancestral Supplements https://ancestralsupplements.com/ Code SALADINOMD on the shopify site to receive 10% off. Use the code CARNIVOREMD at www.whiteoakpastures.com all month for 10% off your order! JOOVV: www.joovv.com/paul INSIDER: carnivoremd.com My contact information: PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/paulsaladinomd SOCIAL MEDIA  Instagram: @carnivoremd Website: carnivoremd.com Twitter:@carnivoremd  Facebook: Paul Saladino MD email: drpaul@carnivoremd.com

2hr 43mins

26 Nov 2019

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294: Using Targeted Nutrition to Alleviate Hormone Related Issues With Dr. Chris Masterjohn

The Wellness Mama Podcast

Chris Masterjohn is one of those people you never want to stop talking to, so although he’s been on the podcast before, my list of questions for him might be longer than the first time! Chris Masterjohn holds a PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut and his understanding of the intricate relationship …

1hr 4mins

11 Nov 2019