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There are many people who know something about ruminant animal agriculture and the essential role it plays in meeting the needs of today’s world and the world of 2050. Their expertise may be in some aspect of soil, plant, animal or human health. Or it may be in topics related to environmental stewardship, public policy, or sustainable development. The Ruminati is my attempt to assemble them and introduce them to each other. The goal of this sodcast (see what I did there?) is to make their information more widely known. Welcome to the herd!

There are many people who know something about ruminant animal agriculture and the essential role it plays in meeting the needs of today’s world and the world of 2050. Their expertise may be in some aspect of soil, plant, animal or human health. Or it may be in topics related to environmental stewardship, public policy, or sustainable development. The Ruminati is my attempt to assemble them and introduce them to each other. The goal of this sodcast (see what I did there?) is to make their information more widely known. Welcome to the herd!

Location:

United States

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There are many people who know something about ruminant animal agriculture and the essential role it plays in meeting the needs of today’s world and the world of 2050. Their expertise may be in some aspect of soil, plant, animal or human health. Or it may be in topics related to environmental stewardship, public policy, or sustainable development. The Ruminati is my attempt to assemble them and introduce them to each other. The goal of this sodcast (see what I did there?) is to make their information more widely known. Welcome to the herd!

Language:

English


Episodes

23 - Dr. Brian Lenzkes, MD

1/21/2021
Dr. Brian Lenzkes, MD Brian has been practicing Internal Medicine since 2003. In July of 2020 he relocated to San Diego Christian College and started a Direct Primary Care and metabolic health clinic. He’s been using lifestyle changes to help patients improve their health and reduce their medications. He also hosts two podcasts (Low Carb MD and Life's Best Medicine) which are focused on helping people to live healthier and happier lives. His main focus has been on disease prevention and...

Duration:01:03:21

22 - Fred Hahn

1/19/2021
Fred Hahn Fred has been involved with exercise ever since he became a member of The Charles Atlas Club when he was 10 years old. He is professionally certified by the American Council on Exercise as a personal trainer since 1993. He began training clients in the early 1980s at several of NYC's leading health clubs, including the Equinox and New York Health and Racquet Club. Fred began developing his Slow Burn system as a physical therapy aide at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Sports...

Duration:01:07:11

21 - Jimmy Henning, PhD

1/14/2021
Extension Forage Specialist, University of Kentucky. Academic brother. Fellow forage geek. Photographer. What are "Land Grant" Universities? What's the Cooperative Extension Service? "You're a lot smarter if you listen a lot more than you talk." (I wonder what he meant by THAT? ;-) ) "When we've got an answer and nobody's doin' it, then you better ask 'Why?'." Jimmy Henning is Extension Professor and Extension Forage Specialist in the Department of Plant and Soil Science at the University...

Duration:00:57:34

20 - L Amber O'Hearn

1/12/2021
"Eat Meat, Not Too Little, Mostly Fat" L. Amber O’Hearn, Sodsister and polymath Amber has an eclectic background, with academic publications in several fields including theoretical mathematics, cognitive psychology, computational linguistics, and more recently, evolutionary nutrition and biology. She has been studying and experimenting with low-carb, ketogenic diets since 1997, and is particularly interested in evolutionary constraints and interspecies differences. Amber has been eating a...

Duration:01:16:00

19 - Ævar Austfjörð

1/7/2021
Why can't food without a label be nourishing? We can all be an agent for change. Meet Ævar Austfjörð, butcher, cook, and soon a farmer! Ævar was born in the small town of Húsavík in northern Iceland. He lived there until he moved away to learn to be a butcher. After 10 years or so, he switched to cooking. He worked mostly in steakhouses until he got into hospital cooking along with studying "special needs cooking." Ævar is qualified as a diet cook. Ævar got into the low carb living in 2012...

Duration:01:21:19

18 - Rob Cook

12/31/2020
Rob Cook, Vice Chair of National Grazing Lands Coalition Rob grew up in a small ranching and farming community in the Texas Panhandle. He received a B.S. and a M.S. in Range and Wildlife Management from Angelo State University. After graduation Rob spent 15 years consulting land managers on improving/maintaining ecological function on grazing lands across the Southern Great Plains. Currently, Rob is the Director for Business Development for Bamert Seed Company where he is responsible for...

Duration:01:02:37

17 - Belinda Fettke

12/30/2020
"It's not about the science." Belinda Fettke is a former Registered Nurse, photographer and the proud co-founder of 'Nutrition For Life' in Launceston which provides medically based nutritional care around Tasmania and Australia. Belinda is also a staunch supporter of the health benefits of Low Carb, Healthy Fat eating and in recent years has taken a more central role in advocating LCHF following the investigation of her husband, Dr. Gary Fettke, by the Australian Health Practitioner...

Duration:01:10:55

16 - Eric P. Berg, PhD

12/29/2020
Eat LIke a Pig Eric P. Berg grew up on a commercial cattle operation just outside of Kindred, ND. He received his BS degrees from NDSU in Animal Science and Ag Education and his MS degree from NDSU in Animal Science. He got his PhD degree from Purdue University., Postdoctoral fellowship at Texas A&M University. He joined the North Dakota State University Animal Sciences Department faculty in 2006. Dr. Berg is currently researching the role of meat in the human diet as a means to optimize...

Duration:01:07:36

15 - Danni Beer

12/24/2020
Grass Can Bring Us Together! Danny Beer, a 3rd generation rancher. With her husband Mike, they raise their four children while operating Beer Ranch in Keldron, South Dakota. "I'm a farm/ranch wife and mother of 4. I've lived all my life on a farm caring for cows. Currently we raise cattle and a variety of crops. "It is a great life and great way to raise children. "A few years ago, I learned about the Carnivore diet and have used it ever since. I enjoy helping other people improve their...

Duration:00:58:54

14 - Dr. Gary Fettke, MD

12/22/2020
“Once you see the benefits of LCHF, you cannot unsee them.” Dr. Gary Fettke is an Orthopaedic Surgeon practising in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He has a major interest in the preventative medicine and encourages his patients to lose weight before undergoing surgery. Although his speciality is surgery, Gary believes it is much better to help people avoid surgery by taking preventative measures, which often involves primarily altering the diet. He is an advocate of a Low Carbohydrate...

Duration:01:21:45

13 - Dr. Ted Eytan, MD

12/17/2020
Dr. Ted Eytan, MD - Physician, family medicine specialist, visual storyteller. Embrace curiosity. The decade of data over dogma. Ted believes in open leadership, sharing, and freedom from conflict of interest. He does not have any financial interest or ties to, and have not received any honoraria, meals, or other consideration from food, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, or device manufacturers. Blog: https://tedeytan.com Twitter: @tedeytan Follow Up Links Calculating your own carbon...

Duration:01:03:09

12 - Dr. Mike Eades, MD

12/15/2020
Dr. Michael R. Eades, MD, received his BS in civil engineering from California State Polytechnic University. After working for six years in engineering, he made a career change and enrolled in medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. After residency, Eades, along with his wife, Dr. Mary Dan Eades, MD, started one of the first chains of urgent care centers in the United States. During his career treating patients in urgent care facilities, Eades developed an interest...

Duration:01:12:03

11 - Dr. Jay Wortman, MD

12/10/2020
Low carb in his personal experience, family medicine, public health, and research Dr. Jay Wortman has worked in family medicine, public health, medical administration and research. He has held senior management positions in Health Canada in Ottawa and Vancouver. For almost 2 decades Jay has worked with low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet in both the research and practice settings. One of his studies was the subject of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documentary film, “My Big Fat Diet”....

Duration:00:53:32

10 - Amy Berger, MS, CNS

12/8/2020
Real People Need Real Food! Nutrition Without the Crazy. Amy Berger, MS, CNS, is a U.S. Air Force veteran and Certified Nutrition Specialist who specializes in using low-carbohydrate and ketogenic nutrition to help people reclaim their vitality through eating delicious foods, and showing them that getting well doesn’t require starvation, deprivation, or living at the gym. Her motto is, “Real people need real food!” She blogs at www.tuitnutrition.com, where she writes about a wide range of...

Duration:01:04:29

9 - Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, MD

12/3/2020
“Dudes don’t go to doctors.” Lt. Col. (Dr.) Mark Cucuzzella is a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. As a US Air Force Reservist he designs programs to promote healthier and better running with the US Air Force Efficient Running Project. Mark has presented running workshops on over 50 military bases. You can view modules on his Efficient Running website. He has been a national-level Masters runner, having competed for over 35 years with more than 100 marathon and...

Duration:01:10:34

Meet Your Herdmates Appetizer

12/2/2020
A short bite of my interview with Dr. Eric P. Berg, PhD. He's a meat scientist at North Dakota State University. What he describes in this short section was so striking that I thought it was worth posting immediately.

Duration:00:02:10

8 - Dave Feldman

12/1/2020
A software engineer looks at blood lipids. Dave Feldman is a senior software engineer and entrepreneur. He began a Low Carb, High Fat diet in April 2015. He was concerned about the substantial spike in his cholesterol numbers the followed. Since then he’s learned everything he could about the diet and blood lipids. He spotted a pattern in the lipid system that’s very similar to distributed objects in networks. He’s been conducting research and experiments which have revealed some very...

Duration:01:08:31

7 - Yogi Parker

11/26/2020
Less than half the man he used to be! Yogi Parker has already covered a lot of miles in his life and now he’s on a whole new journey. He’s played high-contact sports like football and rugby. His work history can be described as varied, or perhaps even eclectic. Bouncer, scientific diver, surf instructor, emergency medical technician, pro wrestler, and most recently as an over the road truck driver. A decent cook, he had to adapt his camp cooking schools to the life of a trucker. He learned...

Duration:00:50:27

6 - Danny Vega

11/24/2020
Strong mentally, physically and spiritually. Danny has been a collegiate athlete and coach. He has a graduate degree in Human Performance, and he still competes in sports like crossfit, powerlifting, half marathons, and, recently, rowing. Danny discovered the ketogenic lifestyle in 2016, and immediately experienced relief the injuries from years of playing on artificial turf and beating himself up with heavy lifting. He also regained control over hunger, while also finding a mental clarity...

Duration:01:08:40

5 - Vinnie Tortorich

11/19/2020
Vinnie Tortorich, Celebrity Fitness Trainer, speaker, podcaster, best-selling author of “Fitness Confidential: Adventures in the Weight-Loss Game,” and documentary producer with “Fat: A Documentary” released in 2019. Some call Vinnie “America’s ANGRIEST Trainer”. Why is he so angry? “Because your good intentions have been stolen! You have been duped! Yes, despite all your good honest efforts you just keep gaining weight and feeling worse.” If this sounds familiar, I hope you’ll learn...

Duration:00:00:38