E19 - Scott Myslinski on The Carnivore Cast

Scott Myslinski is the host of the #1 rated carnivore podcast called The Carnivore Cast (www.carnivorecast.com/about) that focuses on the carnivore diet and lifestyle with practical advice from successful carnivores, citizen scientists, and top researchers answering your burning questions and meaty topics.

Show notes:

00:30 Beginning and development of The Carnivore Cast .

01:44 Scott's personal experience with meat-based diets and common incorrect beliefs of plant-based diets.

04:23 Lightweight rowing, cutting weight, weightlifting, and bodybuilding on meat-based diets.

05:36 Incorporating carbohydrates successfully without downsides and building muscle; gym performance with and without carbs.

08:15 Experimenting with high-fat and high-protein approaches; differences between the two and how to consider the benefits of each.

12:15 Concerns about elevated LDL levels and heart disease.

15:00 Practical advice on how to to travel as a carnivore--is it possible??

16:56 Why tracking macros can be difficult and counterproductive, how to eat intuitively, and how to simplify your diet.

22:55 Energy, sleep, metabolic, and more improvements associated with consuming meals earlier in the day instead of in the evening.

25:06 How to professionally locate and identify accurate and relevant scientific studies.

  1. Start with a book and use it to find sources.
  2. Look at the studies cited in the books.
  3. Read the abstracts of the studies to locate studies relevant to what you wish to learn about.
  4. Read the methodology and results sections to identify how the data was interpreted, how participants were created, what the interventions were, etc.

Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/ and Pub Med https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/about/ are good places to search for studies. Be sure to look for studies cited by opposing viewpoints to find what you can learn from other researchers.

29:47 Outlook, vision, and future plans for The Carnivore Cast.

32:27 Eating healthy and enjoying the holidays.

36:13 Keto and Carnivore events! How to find out about them. 

  1. The Carnivore Conference (promoted by Amber O'Hearn in Boulder, CO) The Boulder Carnivore Conference (carnivorycon.com)
  2.  KetoCon (promoted by Ketovangelist, LLC in Austin, TX) KetoCon Austin 2021 | KetoCon
  3. Low-Carb Events (promoted by lowcarbevents.com throughout the United States) Upcoming Events – Low-Carb EventsBooks referenced:

The Carnivore Code, by Paul Salidino.

keto, Maria Emmerich and Craig Emmerich.

The Carnivore Cookbook, by Maria Emmerich and Craig Emmerich.

Disclaimer: The views presented on this episode are not to be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before adopting a new diet or nutrition regime.

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