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The Natural State with Dr. Anthony Gustin

Apr 28, 2022

In this two-part episode with Tucker Goodrich and Dr. Anthony Gustin, they dive deeper into the science on vegetable oils to see what the research shows when it comes to their role in inflammation, cholesterol, chronic diseases, and more.


Tucker and Dr. Gustin also discuss the common rebuttals people make in saying that vegetable oils are good for our health and cholesterol and they talk about how they can actually increase your risk for heart disease.


Here’s a look at some of the overarching topics they cover in the episode:

  • Does consuming seed oils really lead to increased inflammation?
  • What trials on linoleic acid consumption and migraines showed
  • Aren’t seed oils better for your cholesterol?
  • What the Lyon Diet Heart study discovered as the most successful heart disease prevention strategy
  • How are seed oils connected to heart disease?
  • What forced the US to ban trans fats and is there any chance it can happen with seed oils next?
  • Is linoleic acid essential if it’s found naturally in foods?
  • How Tucker thinks we should approach seed oils
  • How seed oils sneak into the meat you’re eating
  • What Dr. Cate Shanahan believes we could have done differently with the Covid-19 pandemic and Tucker’s thoughts on this