Ep 348 - Saturated Fat, Oils, Keto Diets, Supplements, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes & Nutrition Myths w/  Dr Matthew Nagra

Aug 14th, 2023


Ep 348 - Saturated Fat, Oils, Keto Diets, Supplements, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes & Nutrition Myths w/ Dr Matthew Nagra

On this episode of RNT Fitness Radio, I’m joined by Dr Matthew Nagra from Vancouver, who comes onto the podcast to discuss a whole host of health and nutrition topics ranging from saturated fats, oils, keto diets, supplements, cardiovascular disease and diabetess. 

Dr Nagra is certified in plant-based nutrition, is a doctor of naturpathic medicine and holds a bachelor of science degree in microbiology. With a wealth of experience and knowledge in chronic disease treatment, this is an episode that’ll be worth taking notes on, and passing onto your loved ones.


2:04 - Dealing with health issues
5:38 - Key markers to look out for in a naturopathic doctor
11:23 - What does high blood pressure mean?
14:55 - Familial hypercholesterolemia and cholesterol
20:34 - What is the risk of coronary artery disease?
23:10 - Saturated fat and heart disease
30:04 - Seed oil vs. animal fats
33:22 - Seed oils vs animal based fats
35:42 - What is a healthy diet? 
41:39 - What is the most important question in nutrition?
44:54 - Ldl levels of interest in the blood
50:42 - Why soy is a good food? 
53:32 - Is it worth buying organic food?

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