Guest: Nina Teicholz
Nina Teicholz — author of The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet — pays us a visit to discuss the saturated fat myth, why the ban on trans fats may have made things worse, and the truth about olive oil.
Here are my notes!
1:14 – Big news about the upcoming Hashimoto’s Institute!
2:53 – I’m bringing SexyBack!
6:09 – How a lifelong vegetarian landed upon the saturated fat myth.
8:52 – Is Nina’s book a rehash of Good Calories, Bad Calories?
12:40 – Did the removal of trans fats make things worse?
19:18 – Bring the beef tallow back!
23:07 – How food companies influence nutritional science and the universities that teach it.
27:27 – What will it take to CHANGE how nutritional science is taught?
31:31 – Eat Butter. How Time Magazine exposed the saturated fat.
33:00 – How a “trade war” (and good marketing) vilified coconut and palm oils.
37:42 – “Olive oil has never been shown convincingly to have any special heart disease-fighting powers.”
41:13 – What Nina eats and what her bloodwork is saying.
47:09 – Is there an upper limit of saturated fat intake?
Listen to the entire episode on BlogTalk Radio.