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Ep29 - PD Mangan On Iron Disease and Premature Death - Watch Your Ferritin Levels!

Episode 29 - Full Version! Features PD Mangan who has authored the book "Dumping Iron" and "Stop the Clock" and several others. All contain super insights for resolving health issues and achieving a longer, more productive life. In this episode we focus on the detrimental effects of iron and iron metabolism on the body. INDEX, VIDEO PODCAST and FULL TRANSCRIPT:   https://thefatemperor.com/podcast-full-ep29-pd-mangan-on-iron-disease-and-premature-death-watch-your-ferritin/ As always, you must know your disease level to know your risk - please visit and #SHARE the IHDA.ie Website for heart disease awareness and prevention!

1hr 3mins

29 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Ivor Cummins and Dave Feldman - An Engineers Data-Centric Update on Coronavirus

At the risk of being arrogant on behalf of engineers and data-centric people everywhere - this is probably one of the better discussions on Coronavirus that you may see this week.

59mins

2 Apr 2020

Rank #2

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Ep 60 Nadir Ali MD Cardiologist - Beating Heart Disease thru Understanding LDL and the Risk Factors

Please support this free podcast by going to https://ihda.ie/ and sharing the website widely - we are gaining traction in spreading the word about the crucial importance of the Calcification Scan and CAC Score - but we need your support to accelerate the message! Episode 60 is a thoughtful conversation with my great friend Nadir Ali MD, recorded last October in his Houston home. Nadir is a cardiologist who is highly motivated to achieve the best outcomes for his patients. He also manages to carry out an extraordinary level of research into all aspects of health.  Nadir has released many excellent videos where he delivers detailed lectures on lipids, glucose/insulin dynamics, atherosclerosis drivers, drug interactions and much, much more.  He runs a busy cardiology practice in Houston, TX - and also created and led the Low Carb Houston conferences in 2018/2019. Nadir's YouTube channel is here but note that many of his excellent talks are available from various conference websites where he has been on stage:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeHgajYvGU-jHgf1QCa1lbg You can also find Nadir being appropriately outspoken on Twitter, clarifying how things really work in health and metabolism:  https://twitter.com/eatmostlyfatali VIDEO PODCAST:  https://youtu.be/fgLelxrIHL0 FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE:  https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Ep-59-Nadir-Ali-MD-Cardiologist-Beating-Heart-Disease-thru-Understanding-LDL-and-the-Risk-Factors.pdf

1hr 2mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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Want to Reverse Your Calcification and Heart Disease? Here’s How! Ep21

 Want to Reverse Your Calcification and Heart Disease? Biochemist Patrick Theut put in 16,000 hours of study over many years in order to address and resolve his extensive heart disease issue. And he did it. Fat Emperor Podcast, Episode 21 reveals the solutions which enabled Patrick to reverse his calcification and disease process.   Patrick's super supplement:   http://www.k-vitamins.com/ TRANSCRIPT:  https://thefatemperor.com/want-to-reverse-your-calcification-and-heart-disease-heres-how-podcast-ep21/ VIDEO PODCAST:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4RipKub_Y8 

1hr 11mins

12 May 2019

Rank #4

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Ep7 - Ken Berry MD on the “Lies My Doctor Told Me”

Ken D Berry, MD is a Family Physician, Speaker and Author based near Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Ken has been practicing Family Medicine in rural Tennessee for over a decade. He is board certified in Family Medicine, and has been awarded the degree of Fellow, by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Having seen over 20,000 patients during his career of all ages, he is uniquely qualified to write on both acute and chronic diseases. More and more, Dr. Berry has focused on the chronic diseases caused by the Standard American Diet and Lifestyle, and has made it his mission to turn the tide on the epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes, chronic inflammation and dementia. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.dropbox.com/s/kakz5hurkozu9zf/20190313%20DR.%20KEN%20BERRY%20TRANSCRIPT.pdf?dl=0 INDEX/CONTENT 00:00:41 “Lies My Doctor Told Me” - new edition releasing 00:03:17 Wholegrains are healthy for the serfs? 00:06:19 Vegetable Oils will help population health? What about Milk and Dairy? 00:15:26 Best basic blood tests to flag our epidemics 00:30:30 Best way to assess cardiovascular risk 00:33:49 Core actions to take for health – works for almost anyone 00:48:46 The weight-loss lies – and the best exercise 00:57:55 Cholesterol put into context 00:59:12 “No matter what age, you are always an athlete” 01:04:36 The clever guys who took their own advice to age gracefully 01:08:00 Hashimoto's and thyroid, autoimmune afflictions and the immune system as “a hive of angry bees” 01:16:04 Wrapping it up – diet and nutrition is king

1hr 20mins

13 Mar 2019

Rank #5

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Sinning with Seed Oils - are Vegetable Oils Healthy? Tucker Goodrich Podcast #10

Sinning with Seed Oils - are Vegetable Oils Healthy? Tucker Goodrich Podcast #10 TRANSCRIPT: https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Sinning-with-Seed-Oils-are-Vegetable-Oils-Healthy-Tucker-Goodrich-Podcast-10.pdf Key posts by Tucker on seed / vegetable oils:  http://yelling-stop.blogspot.com/2019/03/response-to-gary-taubes-on-omega-6-fats.html

2hr 13mins

19 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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Dr. Jay Wrigley on Women's Hormonal Issues - Weightloss and More - Podcast 18

In today's podcast release we focus primarily on women's issues. Dr' Jay Wrigley is expert in treating hormonal imbalance challenges and explains the nuances involved - this stuff is not simple! We also cover many other topics during the course of the conversation - enjoy! Dr. Wrigley's website: http://drwrigley.com/ VIDEO PODCAST:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ivkkz1dYmQI Transcript/Index/Contents to follow

1hr 23mins

13 Apr 2019

Rank #7

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Ep45 Eliminating Heart Attacks – is it the Cholesterol or What?

Before enjoying this podcast, please help by subscribing for free here:  https://thefatemperor.com/subscribe/ and help us to get the message out; it only takes a second - thank you! Also please share as much if possible - the search engines and algorithms are not our friends anymore! Excellent conversation with Dr. Ross Walker Cardiologist - who has performed over 50,000 Coronary CT Scans to get that crucial CAC score for his patients. Do you think someone who worked with so much data from actually measuring the heart disease properly - knows what the hell causes it? Yes you're correct - he damn well does! Enjoy this conversation with one of the top experts in preventative cardiology - he puts most of them to shame :-) VIDEO PODCAST:  https://youtu.be/WHPA6WX-2_k FULL TRANSCRIPT:  https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Ep45-Eliminating-Heart-Attacks-%E2%80%93-is-it-the-Cholesterol-or-What.pdf

54mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Daily Bites - Dr. Jason Fung - Is Fasting Kinda Dangerous Maybe?

A quick snippit from my chat with Jason Fung in 2016...on the science of fasting - so IS fasting bad for your health?? 😉 Full version of the Video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kU5bc3Fja34 Tomorrow I release a full interview with none other than Arthur Agatston MD - author of "The South Beach Diet" and inventor of the Coronary Artery Calcium Algorithm which bears his name (the Agatston Score)!

4mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Ep50 Dr. Dale Bredesen "The End Of Alzheimer's" - Prevention and Resolution

Before enjoying this podcast, please help by subscribing for free here: https://thefatemperor.com/subscribe/ and help us to get the message out; it only takes a second - thank you! Also please share as much if possible to help the people! Are you or anybody you know afflicted with the dreadful disease that is Alzheimer's?  Well then you will not want to miss this excellent discussion with none other than Dale Bredesen MD, world authority on preventing and resolving Alzheimer's Disease.  Dale was so kind as to invite me to his beautiful home in order to record this detailed conversation. So empower yourself with the knowledge, and help yourself and others through being informed! Dale's fascinating book is available here:  https://www.amazon.com/End-Alzheimers-Program-Prevent-Cognitive-ebook/dp/B01M28ROCU INDEX: 00:39 Introduction to what Alzheimer’s really is  06:36 Alzheimer’s pathogenesis: Killing the Chief Financial Officer  08:32 Laying out the primary root causes, engineering style  18:42 The diabetes connection: “don’t worry, you’re within normal limits”  23:44 The all-important ApoE4 connection  30:55 ApoE2, E3 and E4 – and where Saturated Fat comes in  35:40 Saturated Fat versus Meat or Dairy as potential problems  39:45 The Keto question and the Fiber angle  43:39 In the future, we will view the past decades of Alzheimer’s research as “the dark ages”  45:54 Progress should accelerate – upcoming controlled trials using the ReCODE protocol  49:12 The future: fixing root causes, adding effective drugs to enhance the response TRANSCRIPT PDF:   https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Ep50-Dr.-Dale-Bredesen-The-End-Of-Alzheimers-Fat-Emperor.pdf

55mins

15 Jan 2020

Rank #10

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Ep55 Christian Assad MD, Cardiologist – Low Carb, Keto, Insulin and LDL in Heart Disease Risk

Episode 55: Short and punchy conversation today with the super-smart Christian Assad MD. He's a hard-hitting Cardiologist who gets to the core of the matter. And he doesn't take any prisoners when debating on Twitter - rightly so! ( @ChristianAssad - https://twitter.com/ChristianAssad ) Hopefully you'll enjoy this conversation as much as I did - and be informed on how to greatly lower your risk of disease... VIDEO PODCAST:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4szb3ZaAIvg&feature=youtu.be FULL TRANSCRIPT:  https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Christian-Assad-MD-Cardiologist-Explaining-the-Core-of-Keto-in-Heart-Disease.pdf

27mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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Ep23 - The Science behind Human Carnivory - Can Carnivore Cure??

 Anyone interested in the science of carnivorous regimes for potential relief of skin conditions, Arthritis, Crohn's, IBS and many other autoimmune conditions...will not want to miss Episode 23. Today's podcast features Amber O'Hearn - arguably one of the most well versed in carnivore science out there. This diet is not for everyone, but the science behind it and potential benefits need to be discussed and debated widely!  As always, for finding out your level of heart disease and potential risk, go to @IHDA.ie and share the website to help others! VIDEO PODCAST:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_16nGohXM4 TRANSCRIPT:  https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/The-Science-behind-Human-Carnivory-Can-it-Cure-Podcast-23.pdf

55mins

19 May 2019

Rank #12

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Ep35 Beating Food Addiction - with Expert Robert Cywes MD PhD

Caught up with the compelling Robert Cywes MD in Seattle a while back - what followed was a vibrant discussion on how food addiction (especially carbohydrates in processed food) - can cut us off at the knees. Our obesity and chronic disease epidemic isn't an accident. There are causes, and they entrap people in a desperate spiral. Here Robert explains the how and the why behind the enslaving of the modern population. And he goes through the top tips to get out of this prison! As always, go to IHDA.ie for the up-to-date information on identifying true heart attack risk. VIDEO PODCAST: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdjGold_RsM&feature=youtu.be TRANSCRIPT:Ep35-Beating-Food-Addiction-with-Expert-Robert-Cywes-MD-PhD.pdf 

47mins

10 Aug 2019

Rank #13

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Ep40 Dr Malcolm Kendrick the True Causes of Heart Disease are Not What You Think!

Finally got hold of the man who more than anyone, has deep-dived into the root causes of heart disease - without bias - just fixated with finding the truth. I'm of course referring to Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, who has created the 65-part (and growing) series "What Causes Heart Disease?". See index below for a gist of what we covered (hint - it was A LOT!) VIDEO PODCAST: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wkxp-l2c68 INDEX/CONTENTS: 00:00:40 Are the causes we talk about “necessary and sufficient”? 00:04:45 What does Sickle Cell Disease prove about heart disease cause? 00:09:33 Kawasaki Disease illuminates the true causes of heart disease 00:14:45 Vein/artery differences, blood pressure & turbulence - speak volumes 00:20:14 Damage and repair – it’s the imbalance that is the problem 00:24:34 Steroids, inflammation and …Cushing’s Disease – what do they say? 00:28:12 Blood glucose, insulin resistance and their effects - a pivotal axis 00:31:54 Pollution, leaded petrol – and the surprising effect of Chelation 00:35:50 Bias, homocysteine, drug treatments - and the research world behaving badly 00:46:01 LDL importance…versus blood clotting factors 00:49:40 Atherosclerosis is the result of endothelial damage & blood clotting processes –root mechanisms 00:53:08 Sun, Nitric Oxide – and taking Viagra…! 00:56:53 Magnesium, salts, nitric oxide – and why your arteries fail you 01:02:06 Blood clotting is at the very core of heart disease – deep-dive 01:09:05 LDL, Lp(a) – and what cholesterol crystals in plaque really say! 01:15:05 Lp(a0, Vitamin C and Plasminogen – putting it all together 01:22:45 Familial Hypercholesterolemia….and what’s actually occurring all along 01:25:39 The mechanisms of statins and other drugs – beyond the old LDL story 01:34:48 “Well, they can’t all be wrong, can they?” – but history has shown how often this has been the case 01:43:04 We’re building a cathedral of wisdom - at least on the root causes of heart disease!

1hr 44mins

24 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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Ep5 - Amy Berger on Alzheimer's and Insulin Related Disease

Amy Berger has a master’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is also a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS).  She is the author of “The Alzheimer’s Antidote: Using a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease, Memory Loss, and Cognitive Decline.” Her specific areas of interest include using low carb and ketogenic diets as nutritional therapies for diabetes (both type 2 and type 1), obesity, PCOS, migraines, acid reflux/GERD, cardiovascular disease, and neurological & neurodegenerative disorders (such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy). INDEX/CONTENT: 01:36 Jordan Peterson retweeting Amy’s Houston talks 02:47 Amy’s background and the genesis of her book “The Alzheimer’s Antidote” 06:10 The increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s, in younger and younger people 09:53 What’s going wrong in Alzheimer’s 14:41 Diet and glucose/insulin dynamics in the disease 19:03 Type 3 Diabetes – Diabetes of the brain 22:50 The Amyloid Angle 31:28 ApoE4 people and Alzheimer’s 42:15 Insulin dynamics in many disease 47:10 Optimum diets to prevent or alleviate Alzheimer’s 54:57 Are some people overly obsessed with diet and living to over 100? TRANSCRIPT: https://www.dropbox.com/s/yrxw2etxz1o6vjo/20190225%20Amy%20Berger%20Transcript.pdf?dl=0

1hr

9 Mar 2019

Rank #15

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Ep46 Dr. Stephen Hussey on Why is Heart Cancer so Rare? Find out here!

Before enjoying this podcast, please help by subscribing for free here:  https://thefatemperor.com/subscribe/ and help us to get the message out; it only takes a second - thank you! Also please share as much if possible to help the people! Today's podcast offers some provocative analyses on the mechanisms that lead to heart attacks. Keep in mind that the root causes remain the same, whether you focus on the plaque rupture mechanism or Dr. Stephen Hussey's intriguing metabolic models of failure. In any case a very interesting conversation, which culminates at the 36min point to answer the question: "Why is Heart Cancer so rare?" VIDEO PODCAST:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni2s06GJDYc TRANSCRIPT:  https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Ep-46-Dr.-Stephen-Hussy-on-Why-is-Heart-Cancer-so-Rare.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2BNu-Celhxdp4g8BW8mTnmZPwk36wC2HCJru-Hsza4UyWVpzAuUD-J3Yk INDEX: 00:34 Introduction: Mitochondria and Energy Management  06:06 Blockages - versus an Energy Crisis in the Heart  10:22 Oxidative Stress & Stress Response in Heart Issues  12:04   Insulin Resistance and Fat-Burning Metabolism effects  19:31 Oxidative Stress, Nitric Oxide – and the Heart burning too much Glucose  25:43   The place of Calcium Scanning – a rolled-up measure of bad things in your life   29:52   Weston Price and Evolutionary Science – Autonomic Nervous System and more   36:32 Why is Heart Cancer so rare?  43:06   The best diet and lifestyle to avoid heart attacks  51:14   A note on supplements to help avoid heart attack

53mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #16

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Bill Blanchet MD on Eliminating Heart Attacks...and Much More! Podcast #17

Bill Blanchet MD is a cardiologist, preventative intervention expert and also an exceptional expert in cardiovascular imaging.  He has near-eliminated heart attacks and repeat heart attacks in hi patients over the last 15+ years. Here we discus how he achieved this extraordinary feat - get ready for LOTS on intervention wisdom  - and some controversial ideas! :-)    Bill's webpage and details:  http://www.boulderinternalmed.com/about.php VIDEO PODCAST:  https://youtu.be/qxTIxwfCoGQ Note:  Transcript below is an interim copy which needs some cleaning up - sorry but too busy today to finish it - will do tomorrow! https://thefatemperor.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Bill-Blanchet-MD-on-Eliminating-Heart-Attacks...and-Much-More-Podcast-17.pdf

1hr 28mins

12 Apr 2019

Rank #17

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Daily Bites - Prof Noakes on Cholesterol, Cardiology and Your Liver

Please support these free podcasts by subscribing (for free) at https://thefatemperor.com/subscribe/ Another Daily Bite: a clip from Iceland FoodLoose Conference interview. Prof Noakes and I had a detailed chat about the scourge of diabetes, root causes and much else. Here Tim briefly summarizes some key points of evidence for the liver being the seat of cardiovascular disease! The full discussion is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=horIrfmLvUY

5mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #18

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Daily Bites - Nadir Ali MD Houston Conference - CAC LCHF CVD T1 and T2 Diabetes Vegan and More

Daily Bites - Nadir Ali MD Houston Conference - CAC LCHF CVD T1 and T2 Diabetes Vegan and More

22mins

13 Aug 2019

Rank #19

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Daily Bites Ted Naiman MD: What are the best Blood Tests for Health?

Please help us to deliver these free podcasts by subscribing (for free of course) at https://thefatemperor.com/subscribe/ Another Daily Bite - this one with the inimitable Ted Naiman MD. Straight to the point is our Ted, and doesn't mince words or suffer fools gladly. Here he summarizes the best tests for the majority of people in the US. Of course a CAC scan blows away all tests in its power (just see https://ihda.ie/) - but this clip in fairness is just looking at blood tests. Let's see what he thinks! The full discussion is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOoKd1QUD1c

4mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #20