Richard and Karen talk about cholesterol and whether cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart attack or an innocent bystander who got caught up in all the mele....
We look at particle size, genetic predisposition, diet, statins and even a reference from the movie Despicable Me 2!!
APOE Genetic Diagram
Dr Peter Attia
23 and me genetic testing
Richard and Karen talk plant-based diets. They share their opinions and look at the myths and hype that is presented to convince people to switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet, and ask the question is it really healthy for humans to eat only plants?
The story of the Human Body - Daniel Lieberman
Catching Fire - Richard Wrangham
Why Evolution is True - Jerry Coyne
Folks, This Ain't Normal - Joel Salatin
Holistic Management - Alan Savory
In episode 19 Richard and Karen talk about water fasting, what is it, how to do it safely and how it can work wonders for your body with regard to health, disease, fat loss, etc.
They also go into depth with their own anecdotal experiences regarding water fasting and how it was for them
Getting Started on a Keto Diet
Low Carb Diet
Dr. Valter Longo on fasting and Tumours
Dr. Jason Fung Videos
Dr. Jason Fung Blog
In episode 18 Richard and Karen talk about the keto diet, what is it, how to get on it and importantly how it works and a few hacks to get you into ketosis quicker.
We will also discuss reversing type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise and not drugs
In episode 17 Karen interviews her brother Chris and sister in law Heather about their positive lifestyle changes after a recent health scare.
Along with some assistance from Karen, they have taken a low carb diet approach to improving their health with some great results and improved health and blood markers
YouTube Video of the interview
In the final episode of 2017, Karen and Richard Insley discuss why people wait until the New Year (or Mondays) to start a diet and/or exercise program and the key to setting effective goals for ourselves for long-term success
RPE Fitness Blog
In episode 14 Karen and Richard discuss surviving the holiday season with some strategies for eating well at office potluck parties, company functions, family dinners, etc. We also offer suggestions on adding in some exercise to this busy time.
In episode 10 Karen and Richard discuss sleep, why you may not be able to fall asleep or why you wake in the middle of the night and also some simple techniques to help you have a nice restful night............
Karen talks about the Seven Day Shred e-Book that we launched earlier this year, what in the 98-page e-Book, how the diet plan works, how it helps not only people with gut issues like IBS, celiac, Crohn's but also the person who just wants to feel better and maybe lose a few lbs.
To get your copy go to the Seven Day Shred
This week listen to Richard and Karen discuss reasons that you may be finding it hard to lose weight. We came up with a long list and we start to pick them off one by one and address them.
Seven Day Shred
If you want to know what diet is right for you then there really are only 3 that you need to consider. Listen in to Richard and Karen discuss which one you should choose and why.
Seven Day Shred low FODMAP diet