109: Dennis Bird And Michelle Matangi Question Whether Statins Help MS

109: Dennis Bird And Michelle Matangi Question Whether Statins Help MS

Weight loss success story and health podcaster Dennis Bird and weight loss success story and primal blogger Michelle Matangi join our host Dietitian Cassie along with special guest co-host Paleo blogger, podcaster and author Stefani Ruper today in Episode 109 of “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!”

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In today’s episode, our host Dietitian Cassie invites on the incredible Stefani Ruper from “Paleo For Women” and host of the “Live. Love. Eat.” iTunes podcast who recently released a stunning new book with Victory Belt Publishing entitled Sexy by Nature: The Whole Foods Solution to Radiant Health, Life-Long Sex Appeal, and Soaring Confidence (listen to her guest host Jimmy’s in Episode 802 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” podcast). These two lovely ladies are joined by Dennis Bird from “5Percenters” and the “5Percenters” iTunes podcast as well as Michelle Matangi from “Primal Journey” as they discuss the risks to your brain from casual marijuana use, what the Mayo Clinic thinks are good food substitutions, the notion that statins can improve multiple sclerosis, a new study claiming excess protein from animal sources increases your risk of Type 2 diabetes, what lack of sleep does to your body, and so much more! Plus, don’t miss the great health tips and Dennis’ homemade high-fat yogurt recipe at the end. Now it’s time to pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let’s talk!

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Sexy by Nature: The Whole Foods Solution to Radiant Health, Life-Long Sex Appeal, and Soaring Confidence
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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #802: Guest Host Stefani Ruper Reminds You That We Are All ‘Sexy By Nature’
Dennis Bird from “5Percenters”
Dennis’ “5Percenters” iTunes podcast
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Michelle Matangi from “Primal Journey”
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– SECRET HEADLINE: Casual marijuana risk may damage your brain
Mayo Clinic: A Guide to Ingredient Substitutions
Statins may help with MS
Too much animal protein tied to diabetes risk
Here’s a Surprising Look at What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body

HOMEMADE FULL FAT YOGURT by Dennis Bird

I have heard Jimmy remark on numerous occasions on how hard it is to find full fat yogurt. I have a simple recipe for yogurt that can be as full fat as you want it to be.

1. Take 4 to 6 cups of whole milk (highest quality you can buy)

2. If you want a fuller fat recipe, substitute one cup or more of the milk with heavy cream

3. Heat the milk/cream to 180 degrees, stirring constantly and take off the burner.

4. Cool the mixture to 110 degrees then add 1/2 to 1 cup of room temperature unsweetened yogurt and mix.

5. poor the mixture into a glass or plastic container and seal with a lid.

6. Place the container in a water bath in a slow cooker with a programable temp guage set for 110 degrees. (if you don’t have this type of slow cooker, I’ve heard you can turn on the light in your oven and set your yogurt inside and that will be about 110.)

7. Let it sit for 10 to 12 hours. Once the yogurt is solid you can put it in the fridge.

8. If you want a thicker yogurt, strain out the whey water using 4 layers of cheese cloth.

I’ve done this recipe many times and it’s amazing how easy it is and how good the yogurt is. I once did a batch with 4 cups of whole milk to 2 cups heavy cream. Once I strained it, it was a thick as cream cheese!

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