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The Fat Emperor Podcast

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Welcome to The Fat Emperor Podcast.Decoding the Science - Transforming Your Health.


PODCAST Ep26 - Dr Paul Mason on Advanced Cholesterol Tests and Much Much More!

PODCAST Ep26 - Full version of conversation with super well-researched Australian doctor Paul Mason @DrPaulMason - recorded in Boulder, Colorado.

We covered:  LDL-P, ApoB, Lipoprotein(a) / Lp(a), Oxidized LDL, Omega 6 Seed Oils, Gilbert's Syndrome, Antioxidants, Bilirubin, Glutathione, Carnitine versus Carnosine, Wheat Germ Agglutanin, GGT, CIMT, CAC, Glycation, Lectins, FODMAP, Magnesium, Selenium, CGM Continuous Glucose Monitors, Parkinson's Disease, and more!




00:00:23 Some insights on the new cholesterol risk factor – Lipoprotein(a) or Lp(a)

00:05:10 Discussion of the role which Oxidised LDL or oxLDL has in heart disease

00:08:32 Glycation damage to LDL – a crucial part of the heart disease problem?

00:09:52 Omega 6 vegetable or seed oils add to the inflammatory cascade of destruction

00:11:17 Oxidized LDL receptors and their place in the system

00:12:33 Gilbert’s Syndrome, Bilirubin and greatly reduced heart attack rates

00:14:50 Glycation, Antioxidants – Carnitine and Carnosine Distinction

00:18:27 The body’s master antioxidant – Glutathione – and the Importance of GGT

00:22:08 Medical school training in nutrition – sadly lacking for doctors?

00:24:23 LDL-P, ApoB100, LDL Receptor activity – the bottom lines

00:29:24 Coronary Artery Calcification (CAC) versus Intimal Media Thickness (CIMT)

00:36:08 HbA1c and Fructosamine as risk factors 00:39:26 Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) and blood glucose fluctuations

00:42:05 Insulin measurements, HOMA IR and post-prandial spikes

00:45:58 CGM and problematic medications – rather fix root cause?

00:50:16 Let’s look at Lectins – the taxing toxins from plant world foods

00:56:21 Parkinson’s Disease and the Lectin Connection

00:59:46 Dr. Steven Gundry, poisonous beans, more lectins and the toxic ricin

01:04:27 FODMAP foods, GMO fun, WGA from wheats, lots of bad actors

01:08:07 Nuts! (and Magnesium, Selenium etc.)

01:11:20 Moving forward and emphasizing the core – Pareto-style

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