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Peak Human - Unbiased Nutrition Info for Optimum Health, Fitness & Living

Jun 8, 2022

Amber O’Hearn has an eclectic background, with academic publications in several fields including theoretical mathematics, cognitive psychology, computational linguistics, and more recently, evolutionary nutrition and biology. She has been studying and experimenting with low-carb, ketogenic diets since 1997, and is particularly interested in evolutionary constraints and interspecies differences. Amber has been eating a nearly plant-free diet since 2009

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  • [1:00] - Amber’s background, history, education and interests related to nutrition and a long-term carnivore lifestyle
  • [9:00] - Amber’s introduction in 2009 to keto and carnivore through pregnancy
  • [15:45] - Plant antinutrients and health
  • [24:40] - Carnivore + Fruit and Ray Peat 
  • [34:35] - “Zooming out” on Plants vs Meat studies and the risks vs costs 
  • [42:45] - Plant compounds, antioxidants and oxidative stress
  • [53:00] - Ineffectiveness of RDA’s based on individual diets and vitamin deficiencies 
  • [1:03:15] - mTOR, Valter Longo, and longevity diets
  • [1:14:30] - High fat diet vs. high protein 
  • [1:20:35] - Can the Carnivore community fall into the vegan community nutrient deficiency trap?


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