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The Dangers of the American Diet – an Interview with Dr. Dominic D’Agostino – Episode 276

Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is on the podcast to discuss the obesity and diabetes epidemic happening in America, partially perpetuated by the dietary recommendations the FDA and American Medical Association. He talks about the intended addictive quality of engineered food and how we make our food choices. D’Agostino is one of the leading experts on ketogenic diets, and he brings his knowledge to explain how this kind of eating can improve our health.

About the guest:

Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He is also a Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC). His laboratory develops and tests nutritional strategies and metabolic-based supplements for neurological disorders, cancer and performance. He was a crew member on NASA’s Extreme Environment Mission Operations 22 (NEEMO 22) and has a personal interest in environmental medicine and methods to enhance safety and physiological resilience in extreme environments. His research is supported by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Department of Defense (DoD), private organizations and foundations.

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Also on the podcast, Chuck and Mark discuss Keith Ellison and the absurd comparison he’s making about sanctuary cities, and they debunk the arguments the left is making about DACA with actual facts (something the liberal media falls short on).

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