Thu, 7 April 2016
The Paleo Diet Examined: Understanding the Role of Nutrition in Our Overall Health with Dr. Loren Cordain Author of The Paleo Diet and Dr. Lane Sebring Founder of The Sebring Clinic
Dr. Lane Sebring has practiced medicine in Wimberley, Texas, for over 21 years.
He provides patients with a comprehensive healthcare experience and a “natural pharmacy” providing nutritional and herbal remedies.
Dr. Sebring has served as a board examiner for the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Loren Cordain the author of the Paleo diet stated that Dr. Sebring is the first physician to base his practice around the Paleo Diet, which he believes is the diet humans are designed to eat.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
In this episode…
When it comes to nutrition, there is much debate in the scientific community as to the best approach to optimize health while minimizing the risk of disease. It’s clear that Dr. Loren Cordain is the foremost expert in The Paleo Diet, which is why this discussion is such an important one. Dr. Cordain shares insight into everything from the basics of Paleo to the risk factors for autoimmune diseases to the influence of our hunter-gatherer ancestors on our current nutritional choices.
Dr. Cordain offers great insight into the beginnings of the Paleo diet, the study of which was ignited by Dr. Boyd Eaton in 1985. It was Dr. Eaton that inspired Dr. Cordain to join him as an advocate for Paleo and continue studying it’s short and long-term benefits for people of all ages. Dr. Cordain sheds light on everything from dairy to legumes to carbohydrates, as well as the realities of what our bodies are designed to consume.
Dr. Lane Sebring joins the chat to have an insightful conversation with Dr. Cordain, asking many high-level questions that allow us to better understand our nutritional needs as well as the many benefits of the Paleo diet. Their discussion helps us grasp the realities of evolution and the fact that, just 300 generations ago, we weren’t consuming dairy or legumes, which is why they can create problems for many of us.
As they close out their discussion, Dr. Sebring and Dr. Cordain offer some final thoughts on Paleo and how critical it is that we increase our focus on nutrition and the massive impact it has on humanity. They believe our biggest priority must shift to nutrition in order to eliminate health as our biggest problem. Dr. Cordain also pays homage to the people who laid the foundation for the work that he’s done, most notably Dr. Boyd Eaton.
Resources Mentioned on this episode