Dr. Chris Knobbe joins host Doug Reynolds on the LowCarbUSA® podcast to discuss his work researching the impacts of Westernized diets and highly processed polyunsaturated vegetable oils on health. Dr. Knobbe, an internationally recognized expert on diet and health, will deliver a presentation titled “Omega-6 Apocalypse: Vegetable Oils, Overweight, and Chronic Disease – What’s the Evidence?” at the 8th Annual San Diego Symposium for Metabolic Health held August 17-20, 2023.
In this engaging interview, Dr. Knobbe talks with Doug about the seed oils and other dietary culprits behind the growing epidemic of obesity, metabolic disease, and other chronic illnesses. He discusses his research linking processed foods and vegetable oils to not only widespread chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, cancers, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, and the growing number of autoimmune diseases, but also age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of irreversible vision loss and blindness in people over the age of 50, globally.
If you’re interested in the intersection of diet and disease, or simply want to better understand the true impact of your food choices, this episode is not to be missed. Dr. Knobbe dissects the potentially catastrophic effects of modern dietary habits and offers insightful perspectives that could change the way we view our plates – and our health – forever.
Dr. Knobbe discusses the deleterious effects of seed oils, particularly their contribution to chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, coronary heart disease, and more. He argues that while refined sugars and flours are problematic, he is especially concerned with the role of seed oils in the worsening health statistics we’re seeing.
Doug pushes back on Chris’s view that seed oils may have an even bigger role in our metabolic health crisis than even sugar and other processed carbohydrates, and a fascinating discussion ensues.
Attendees of this year’s Symposium for Metabolic Health in San Diego will have the opportunity to learn science-based information about the use of carbohydrate reduction as a powerful tool in addressing and even reversing various health conditions. The conference will showcase how therapeutic carbohydrate restriction can positively impact type 2 diabetes, hypertension, fatty liver, PCOS, cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries, Alzheimer’s, neurological pathologies, mental health conditions, and much more.
This year’s event features a special session dedicated to exploring the intricate connection between cancer and metabolic disease. Experts will educate practitioners and laypersons alike on metabolic therapies that may complement traditional treatments, potentially improving outcomes while minimizing side effects.
For individuals interested in exploring the extensive evidence supporting carbohydrate reduction as a therapeutic intervention and discovering ways to enhance their metabolic health through lifestyle changes, the Symposium for Metabolic Health in San Diego is set to take place from August 17 to August 20, 2023.
Even if you can’t attend in person, signing up for the livestream is highly encouraged. The virtual platform offers an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals through the chat application and access inspiring and informative lectures from the comfort of your home or office.
One of the incredible benefits of registering for the symposium, whether in person or via livestream, is the unlimited access to replays. So, in case you miss any part of the live sessions, you will have the flexibility to watch and review the content at your convenience.
As an added benefit, there’s a discount code available on the registration page, offering savings on tickets, low-carb meals, and optional CME credits.
Don’t miss this chance to join the global community of health professionals and individuals dedicated to improving metabolic health and advocating for evidence-based approaches. Learn more and secure your spot at the 8th Annual Symposium for Metabolic Health in San Diego today.
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