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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
May 7, 2024

The Truth About Seed Oils and How to Avoid Them

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In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we navigate the impact of seed oils on your health and how to make healthier choices with Dr. Cate Shanahan. You’ll hear us discuss:

  • The "hateful eight" toxic seed oils impacting your health

  • The impact of seed oils on mitochondria and hormones

  • Seed oils and menopause

  • Prioritizing nutritious foods over seed oils

Dr. Cate Shanahan is a leading expert in nutrition and human metabolism with more than 20 years of clinical experience and a New York Times bestselling author of "The FatBurn Fix," "Deep Nutrition," and "Food Rules." Her specialty is addressing the root causes of metabolic damage and inflammation, which can lead to issues like autoimmunity, weight gain, diabetes, cancer, and accelerated aging. Alongside Dr. Tim DiFrancesco and NBA legend Gary Vitti, Dr. Cate created the PRO Nutrition program for the LA Lakers and helped develop a partnership between Whole Foods Market and multiple NBA teams.

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02:42 - The hidden impact of seed oils on your health

04:52 - The “hateful eight”

10:35 - Why are seed oils so popular?

20:23 - The oxidation debate around seed oils

24:42 - What are the best oils to consider for your diet?

30:08 - Breaking free from the “hateful eight”

34:27 - The foundation of menopause management

38:25 - Where can you find Dr. Cate Shanahan?

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