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Ask The Low-Carb Experts (Episode 4): ‘How To Improve Cardio-Metabolic Health’ | Dr. Fred Pescatore

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We’re beginning to get into a pretty good groove with our brand new “Ask The Low-Carb Experts” podcast which is already doing very well on the iTunes charts being prominently featured in the “New & Noteworthy” section of Health podcasts for the past few weeks. CHECK IT OUT:

It’s been gratifying to launch this new LIVE show that airs on Thursday nights at 7PM ET focusing on specific topics of interest to the low-carb community and I am stoked about what we have lined up for you in the weeks and months to come (see below for who we have coming up as special guest “experts” on the show). In order to keep this early success going, I’d LOVE to have your help in continuing to get the word out and it’s super-simple to do: Go to the “Jimmy Moore Presents: Ask The Low-Carb Experts” podcast page on iTunes and leave us your review. It could be anything from just a few short words about what you think of the show or several paragraphs about how this is the best podcast you’ve ever heard…okay, maybe you don’t have to do that–unless you wanna! THANK YOU for helping us make this podcast another awesome addition to the low-carb podcasting universe. If you happened to miss my previous #ATLCX podcasts, be sure to listen to them as well: Episode 1 with Jackie Eberstein on “Weight Loss Obstacles” or Episode 2 with Dr. Ron Rosedale about “All Things Leptin and Episode 3 with Dr. William Davis about “Healthy Whole Grains?”

In Episode 4 of “Jimmy Moore Presents: Ask The Low-Carb Experts,” we have a worthy expert guest to draw wisdom from in Dr. Fred Pescatore, M.D. who is the author of several nutritional health books, including the New York Times bestselling book The Hampton’s Diet among many others. He is a traditionally trained physician who practices nutritional medicine and is internationally recognized as a health, nutrition and weight loss expert. You may have seen him in recent months as an expert nutrition contributor on “The Rachael Ray Show” and he is currently on the editorial board of US Weekly magazine as well as a regular contributor to In Touch, First for Women and Women’s World magazines. Dr. Pescatore also has a masters degree in public health and is deeply involved in the philanthropic community devoting his time working in hospitals in Tanzania, while also helping to support organizations in the United States. Prior to opening his own medical practice, he was the Associate Medical Director of The Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine working closely with the late great Dr. Robert C. Atkins for five years. His extensive knowledge of the role nutrition plays in improving both metabolic and cardiovascular health makes him an excellent expert to call upon to address this week’s issue of cardio-metabolic health. We were sincerely privileged to have him join us on ATLCX answering listener questions in EPISODE 4 on February 2, 2012.

Listen to Dr. Fred Pescatore on “How To Improve Cardio-Metabolic Health”:

  • What cardio-metabolic is about keeping heart and metabolism healthy
  • Why the Standard American Diet is ruining our health
  • The diabetes epidemic is a result of cardio-metabolic syndrome
  • How metabolic syndrome is impacting heart health
  • Impaired fasting blood glucose above 90 is a problem
  • Whether the Food Network celebs listen to him or not
  • Why he thinks the only reason Paula Deen announced her diabetes
  • When you deal with food, people’s lives are at stake
  • Food can kill you and food can cure you that impact health
  • What would happen if Deen came out and changed the way she eats
  • Whether chia and flax seeds have any metabolic disadvantages
  • The balance of adding healthy fats to low-sugar fruit is critical
  • Why congestive heart failure is so prevalent in modern society
  • The lack of CoQ10 and how statins deplete your body of it
  • How statin drugs are now being linked to breast cancer in women
  • When you smoke for so long, it eventually catches up to you
  • Reducing inflammation and controlling your carb intake will help
  • Why he’s jumped on the no-grain bandwagon recently
  • The nonstop TV ads on “healthy whole grains” lowering cholesterol
  • People who try to exercise without eating fat are harming themselves
  • Every study shows low-carb provides better weight loss than any other
  • How every health entity is “fighting against” low-carb
  • The “dark ages of dieting” that the low-fat diet brought on
  • Why the Scandinavian countries are seeing a low-carb explosion
  • How transparency as a governing model allows for truth to prevail
  • What steps to reverse muscle atrophy and rebuild muscle
  • Full-body weight training is the “most important thing you can do”
  • More lean muscle helps you burn more calories at rest
  • Why it is vital to “start off slowly” to build on a “foundation”
  • His new medically-assisted gym he has in his doctor’s office
  • You have to keep your mobility and flexibility going as you age
  • Why low-carb is the basis for everything in your health plan
  • Whether low-carb nutrition can help with atrial fibrillation
  • The problem with taking blood thinners and aspirin for heart health
  • How much healthier his patients are using nutritional therapy
  • Why the insurance companies don’t embrace low-carb/Paleo eating
  • The “whole system is flawed” in the realm of U.S. healthcare
  • There are more antibiotics put in cattle than in human beings
  • For people with asthma, you should eat low-carb and grain-free
  • Meat only becomes inflammatory when it is “married to carbohydrates”
  • Why low-carb is a virtual cure for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Whether athletes need to be consuming starchy carbs for recovery
  • For muscle repair, you need protein and not carbohydrates
  • When you build up glycogen stores, you may need more carbs
  • Why it is important to eat within an hour of lifting weights
  • Eating throughout the day will help weight lifters get “bigger”
  • The “big myth” of having to carb-load before a marathon
  • Whether you have to watch your salt intake with hypertension
  • Darker-skinned people are more apt to be salt-sensitive
  • Keeping arteries flexible by reducing oxidative stress
  • Sugar is sugar is sugar no matter if it is natural or not
  • If you can get rid of carbs, then you’ll be optimally healthy
  • Whether PVCs can be treated through lifestyle changes like low-carb
  • Sugar, alcohol, caffeine, stress and lacking sleep lead to PVCs
  • Why heart rhythm disturbances are treated with statins and low-fat
  • Doctors “make something up” when they prescribe what they do
  • How to lower CRP levels with food, supplements and exercise
  • The “Gym Rat” section on his web site for exercise
  • The three whole grains he thinks “aren’t that unhealthy for us”
  • Necessity of having blood tests run to see how you are doing
  • Whether you need to take niacin as long as you eat extra veggies
  • Why the no-flush niacin is virtually useless and doesn’t work
  • If niacin works, then you will feel the flushing effect
  • What somebody says to their doc who doesn’t get it on cholesterol
  • Why patients should print out information and show their doctor
  • If your doctor doesn’t respect what you want to do, fire him

    There are four ways you can listen to Episode 4:

    1. LISTEN LIVE ON THURSDAY NIGHTS AT 7PM ET by calling (712) 432-0900 or on Skype at “freeconferencing.7124320900″–whether you call or Skype, be sure to use the access code “848908.” You can listen and even participate on the topic discussion by asking your questions directly to the featured expert.

    2. Listen at the iTunes page for the podcast:

    3. Listen and comment about the show at the official web site for the podcast:

    4. Download the MP3 file of Episode 4 [65:07m]:

    If you cannot join us LIVE on the podcast on Thursday nights at 7PM ET, then you can still ask your questions of the expert guests in two ways. First, you can visit AskTheLowCarbExperts.com and fill out the form along the right-hand side of the page under “Submit Your Question” to input your name, e-mail address, the name of the expert you want to ask, and your question for them. These questions will be asked LIVE on the show airing on Thursdays. Or, for your convenience we have set up a way for you to e-mail us your questions directly to AskTheLowCarbExperts@gmail.com. Be sure to include your name, the name of the expert you want to ask your question to in the subject line, and your question on the specific topic of discussion. This is a golden opportunity for you to tap directly into the wealth of knowledge and experience on all things related to healthy low-carb living featuring the best and brightest experts in the realm of health!

    Did you have any feedback about what Dr. Fred Pescatore shared about “How To Improve Cardio-Metabolic Health?” Make your voice heard in the show notes section of Episode 4. Get a copy of The Hamptons Diet and keep up with Dr. Pescatore at DrPescatore.com. We’re excited about what we have coming up for you in EPISODE 5 next Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 7PM ET with blogger and Primal Blueprint author Mark Sisson to cover the rather controversial topic of “Ketosis: Devil or Angel?” You can start submitting your questions for Mark Sisson by using the “Submit Your Question” form (on the right-hand side of the web site) or e-mail your name, the name of the expert you want to ask your question to in the subject line, and your question on the specific topic of discussion to AskTheLowCarbExperts@gmail.com. If you have any questions related to ketone bodies, ketosis and how it affects your health, then be sure to tune in LIVE next Thursday night to ask your question directly to Mark Sisson.

    Here are the upcoming experts and topics we’ll be covering on #ATLCX:

    EPISODE 5: February 9, 2012 | Mark Sisson | “Ketosis: Devil or Angel?”
    EPISODE 6: February 16, 2012 | Chris Masterjohn | “Cholesterol 101″
    EPISODE 7: February 23, 2012 | Dr. Cate Shanahan | “Long-Term Effects Of The SAD Diet”
    EPISODE 8: March 1, 2012 | Dr. Mary Vernon | “What Questions Should I Ask My (Non-Low-Carb Friendly) Doc?”
    EPISODE 9: March 8, 2012 | Mat Lalonde | “All Things Calories (Calories 101)”
    March 15, 2012–NO PODCAST–ATTENDING PALEOFX
    EPISODE 10: March 22, 2012 | Chris Kresser | “All Things Thyroid (Thyroid 101)”
    EPISODE 11: March 29, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Volek | “Saturated Fat Is Good For You?”
    EPISODE 12: April 5, 2012 | Denise Minger | “The Fallacy Of Vegan/Vegetarian Diets”
    EPISODE 13: April 12, 2012 | Dr. Cassandra Forsythe | “Low-Carbing Women & Weight Lifting”
    EPISODE 14: April 19, 2012 | Dr. Larry McCleary | “Dietary Remedies For ADHD”
    EPISODE 15: April 26, 2012 | Dr. Eric Westman | “Exploding The Low-Carb Myths”
    5-3 and 5-10: NO PODCASTS–ON THE 5TH ANNUAL LOW-CARB CRUISE
    EPISODE 16: May 17, 2012 | Valerie Berkowitz | “Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids”

    Spread the word about this podcast: PLEASE REVIEW THE SHOW ON ITUNES!

    • Phil

      Love the show, keep up the great work.

      The download link above says “Episode 3″, shouldn’t it say “Episode 4″?

      • Anonymous

        Thanks Phil! Got it fixed. ;)