Category: Experts

Scientists and Clinical Experts

Ron Rosedale/Dean Ornish Debate from 1999

     LISTEN (30 minutes) Well over a decade ago, in 1999, Ron Rosedale and Dean Ornish agreed to meet for a debate that I recorded for KGNU Boulder/Denver about what’s healthier – a low fat, or a high fat diet.  

Steve Phinney: A Calorie is Not Just a Calorie

        LISTEN (20 Minutes) Steve Phinney, what you think about the new study from Harvard/Boston Children’s Hospital about “A Calorie is not just a Calorie.”  STEVE PHINNEY:  Well there is that (the concept that a Calorie is not just a Calorie).  That’s what grabbed a lot of the news, and that’s a…

Ron Rosedale Comments on New Harvard Study

  Ron Rosedale challenges the new Harvard Study, published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.  He says the study itself has many good points regarding the importance of noting that not all calories are equal, and reducing carbs may be more important than reducing fat.  But in press reports, he’s concerned…

Jeff Volek – Weight Lifting, Appetite & Low Carb – Part 1

Jeff Volek is the coauthor of the best-selling book, The New Atkins for a New You.  He’s also the co-author of two more recent books, with Steve Phinney, The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living, and The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance.  In addition, Jeff’s a professor at the University of Connecticutt. …

Ron Krauss – Saturated Fat? Red Meat? It Depends . . .

EDITOR’S NOTE – This conversation with Ron Krauss took place in late March 2012.  It focuses on the health questions involving saturated fat and red meat that have been in the news of late.  Ron is a Senior Scientist and Director of Atherosclerosis Research at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Adjunct Professor in the Department…

Mike Snyder – Why Study Diabetes?

In March 2012, Stanford scientist Mike Snyder published a groundbreaking study in Cell that showed the most detailed biological profile of a person ever done.  It includes two years of monthly data, meaning Snyder’s DNA, plus measurements of the constantly changing rise and fall among proteins created by his genes, many of his metabolic byproducts,…