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‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 384: Registered Dietitian Annette Presley’s Fight For Consuming M

Posted Jul 27 2010 8:24am

In Episode 384 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we hear from registered dietitian Annette Presley who is the co-author of the book The Liberation Diet: Setting America Free from the Bondage of Health Misinformation! with former podcast guest Kevin Brown . She taught nutrition from the perspective of conventional wisdom for 14 years before she came across the great revolutionary work of Dr. Mary Enig on the healthfulness of consuming saturated fat. Ever since, she has become an activist sharing the truth about nutrition and its impact on health. Listen to Annette share about why it confused her to learn that nutrition is more about disease management rather than prevention, her exposure to the late, great Dr. Robert C. Atkins at a dietitian’s conference, her asthma diagnosis in 2002 which led her to find alternative nutritional therapies to taking steroids, how Dr. Enig’s book Know Your Fats radically changed her thinking on diet, the anger she felt that almost made her quit nutrition for good, why it’s so difficult for dietitians to break free from the conventional wisdom they’ve been taught, how she got hooked up with Kevin Brown and wrote The Liberation Diet with him, how her frequent letters to the editor about consuming saturated fat raised the ire of some local dietitians to the point they reported her to have her credentials revoked (she won by presenting the science), the quirky disclaimer she uses about the work she is doing now, why you have to eat processed foods to eat a low-fat diet, whether lawsuits about diet are forthcoming, how to get people to break free from their fear of fat, her high saturated fat remedy for heart disease, why fat is so delicious and nutritious in your diet, why she shared the history behind the failed low-fat diet in her book, what role exercise plays in her program, her personal negative experience eating a high-carb diet, how the Internet is leading the revolution for spreading the truth, and her quick thoughts on agave nectar, exercise for weight loss, butter vs. margarine, the so-called “healthy” foods that are anything but, and the profit motive that dominates much of the promotion of food in America.

There are three ways you can listen to Episode 384:

1. Listen at the new iTunes page for the podcast

2. Listen and comment about the show at the official web site for the podcast

3. Download the MP3 file of Episode 384 [44:54m]

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How did you like Annette Presley’s interview? Is she the kind of registered dietitian you think we need more of? Share your thoughts in the show notes section of Episode 384 . Pick up a copy of The Liberation Diet: Setting America Free from the Bondage of Health Misinformation! , read more about her at her “Find Your Weigh” web site , and check out her column at Liberation Wellness . Don’t miss listening to my interview with the other co-author of The Liberation Diet, Kevin Brown . Coming up on Thursday we’re pleased to welcome back to the show pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Larry McCleary (listen to my February 2009 interview with him) as we discuss the details about his latest book entitled Feed Your Brain Lose Your Belly (read my review of this book). He gets into the nitty gritty of the brain-belly connection and why feeding your brain the proper nutrition will help you experience amazing weight loss success. You WON’T want to miss this conversation with one of the great low-carb nutritional health experts in the world!

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