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Live Ask Me Anything #53 – Topics Covered:

Basics of Human Metabolism:

3:05 – How Your Metabolism Works

9:10 – Macronutrients and Micronutrients

11:23 – What the Human Body is made of 

14:48 – The 4 Basic Functions of Human Metabolism 

  1. Energy Creation
  2. Anabolism
  3. Catabolism
  4. Cellular Functions

21:43 – PROTEIN: A league of its own

25:35 – CARBS: the glucose train

29:28 – FATS: triglycerides, high carb, and impending metabolic disease…

34:54- Carbs decide what gets burned, and what gets stored as FAT

37:33 – Hormones run the show! 

39:40 – Insulin and Glucagon – Fat Cells Have No Limit to How Much They Can Store!!

45:30 – Basics of Blood Sugar regulation: A visual to help this all make more sense…

51:13 – Glucose and Ketones work hand-in-hand, they don’t compete! 

56:33- FB check

  • 56:38- Commenting on comments: As a nurse, we use glucagon to help choking victims (fun fact!)
  • 57:19- Commenting on comments: It’s going to take 20 times of listening to this to absorb it all
  • 58:18- Q: Is that why type 2 diabetics struggle to lose weight? Because they inject insulin? (YES!)
  • 59:30- Commenting on comments: Jillian Michaels is all over my FB bashing Keto…
  • 1:02:31- Q: How do stress and the release of cortisol affect metabolism?
  • 1:05:10- Exciting things coming to I Am Clovis
  • 1:08:37- Commenting on comments: Another cookbook would be cool
  • 1:10:39- Commenting on comments: Thank you! You’re a really great teacher!

Show Notes and Resources:

– Join The Clovis Academy for Free!

– I Am Clovis

– The Perfect Paleo Powder

– The Perfect Paleo Podcast with Justin Nault

– The Perfect Fasting Protocol by Justin Nault

– The Perfect Paleo Cookbook by Justin Nault

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