Living Low Carb, Intermittent Fasting, and Increasing Longevity with Dr. Jonny Bowden – Episode 241

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

“You gotta “eat right” and take supplements if you want to look great, feel better and have tons of energy.”

Whether you’re a fitness fanatic, or a health conscious weekend warrior, almost everyone has heard this advice at some point in their lives. But, what does it actually mean to eat right? Is there one diet that everyone should follow? Are there supplements that actually work and aren’t a complete waste of your money?

After listening to this episode of the Renegade Radio Podcast with Dr. Jonny Bowden you’ll have the answers to these questions and many more.

Jonny, a nationally known expert on weight loss and health, is known as The Nutrition Myth Buster. He has earned six certifications in personal training and fitness, has a Master’s degree in psychology, a PhD in holistic nutrition and is board certified by the American College of Nutrition. He’s the best-selling author of 15 books including Living Low Carb, The Great Cholesterol Myth and his latest, Smart Fat: Eat More Fat Lose More Weight Get Healthy Now. He inspires audiences nationwide with his personal story of overcoming addiction and ill health to become one of the top nutritional gurus in the world.

If you want to learn how to use nutrition and supplementation as a gateway to a healthy new life don’t miss this episode!

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Show Notes:

  • Why did he start intermittent fasting? (6:07)
  • What does science say about intermittent fasting? (8:33)
  • Is there one best diet for everyone? (11:30)
  • What are the top 3 supplements everyone should be taking? (14:50)
  • What is energy at the cellular level? The science of why certain supplements affect people differently. (18:00)
  • How can you rapidly boost your energy levels naturally? (24:50)
  • What are the health benefits of a ketogenic diet and is it right for you? (32:00)
  • What are the best carbohydrates to eat?(41:15)
  • Should we avoid gluten or is the hype overblown? (47:10)
  • Does meat cause cancer? What’s up with the carnivore diet? (48:49)
  • What foods should you eat regularly to improve your gut health? (54:32)
  • Should men be using hormone replacement therapy? (56:50)
  • What is the #1 factor in increasing longevity? Hint: it has nothing to do with diet or exercise. (59:50)
  • What supplements can slow the aging process and increase longevity? (1:02:20)
  • What daily rituals does Jonny practice? (1:08:20)
  • What turns him on about life these days? (1:11:45)
  • His love and passion for dogs. (1:13:57)


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