THE MORNING SHOW
Dr. Jonny Bowden
World Renowned Nutritionist and Author ofSmart Fat: Eat More Fat. Lose More Weight
Most women mistakenly believe that cancer is the #1 killer, but they’re wrong—it’s cardiovascular disease. In fact, mortality rates for women show that 1out of 3 deaths of American women this year will be caused by heart disease or stroke. But these stats can be improvedsignificantly.
Bestselling author and renowned nutrition expertJonny Bowden, PhD, CNS(The Great Cholesterol Myth; and the recently releasedSmart Fat: Eat More Fat. Lose More Weight. Get Healthy Now) emphasizes proper nutrition for optimal cardiovascular health. Bowden brings a healthy dose of clarity and preventive wisdom to the table beyond the CDC’s standard recommendations for controlling risk factors,such asdiet, exercise, tobacco, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.
-The Dietary Guidelines that determine schools, hospitals, cafeterias and food policy in this country were influenced by lobbyists.
-Two mandates for USDA: provide nutritional info and protect interests of US agricultural economy (especially corn, soy, wheat, sugar). These stand in opposition to each other.
-McGovern Subcommittee on Nutrition influenced by Ancel Keys’ faulty research. Their Harvard consultants were on the payroll of the sugar industry.
-Lowering heart disease is about lowering triglycerides and raising HDL, not about cholesterol. Trig/HDL – want this ratio low. Triglycerides are made primarily from sugar. High Triglycerides is a sign of becoming insulin resistant.
-Asking your doctor about nutrition is like asking your accountant about your golf game.
-Biggest threat to women’s health is heart disease, not breast cancer.
-4 Promoters of heart disease and every major degenerative disease: Inflammation, Oxidative damage, Stress, and Sugar in diet.
-2 kinds of inflammation: acute and chronic. Acute hurts, chronic kills. Omega-3 reduces inflammation. Omega-6 is pro-inflammatory. Want 1:1 O-3 to O-6.
-Oxidative damage to cells reduced by antioxidants. Stress ages the body. Sugar is the most damaging metabolic poison ever invented.
-Need a healthy diet, but supplements can be a critical adjuvant.
-Recommends fish oil, magnesium, Vitamin D, probiotics, trans-resveratrol (Reserveage Nutrition),
curcumin, citrus bergamot, Vitamin K (K1 and K2), CoQ10.
-Lab tests to ask for: Particle LDL test, high-sensitivity CRP (want <1.0), Triglycerides (<100), Vitamin D.
johnny bowden on smart fat and longevity, january 31, 2017