Protecting Your Health During Uncertain Times with Jonny Bowden – Episode 379

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

Known as “The Nutrition Myth Buster,” Jonny Bowden is one the world’s leading experts on nutrition.  He’s also a personal trainer and, now in his mid-70’s, he’s in better shape than some men half his age.  

As Dean of the Equinox Fitness Training Institute, he began questioning the conventional wisdom on low-fat diets.  This led him to author the best-selling book, The Great Cholesterol Myth.  He has also written several other incredible books such as The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Living Low Carb, Smart Fat and The Most Effective Ways on Earth to Boost Your Energy.  

Back for his 3rd appearance on Renegade Radio, in this episode Jonny brings the fire like never before.  We discuss why the virus barely affected him and learn his biggest issue with the health advice we were given by the government.  We delve into the most effective ways you can become more resilient to the virus, the difference between healthy and unhealthy carbs and fats, tips for longevity and much more! 

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Show Notes:

  • How did the virus impact Jonny and what upset him most about the health advice we were given?  [4:30]
  • What you can do to improve your resiliency and stay healthy.  [9:39]
  • The PREVENTABLE underlying metabolic condition that is causing people to die of COVID-19.  [12:08]
  • Healthy vs unhealthy carbs and oils.  [15:46]
  • Do some people need to eat more carbs?  [27:40]
  • Is “seasonal” eating a beneficial strategy?  [31:45]
  • Thoughts on carb cycling.  [32:58]
  • Jonny’s tips for health and longevity.  [36:39]
  • The biggest health revelation Jonny has had in the last 10 years (that isn’t related to diet or exercise).  [36:39]
  • What does his daily routine look like?  [40:13]
  • A “hack” to make fasting easier and possibly more effective.  [41:22]
  • Thoughts on an “adult” policy for the use of recreational drugs.  [49:24]
  • Is a slow metabolism and poor sleep an unavoidable side effect of aging?  [52:44]
  • Foundational supplements he takes and recommends to others.  [57:07]


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