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#36 – Democrats, Republicans, Vegans, Carnivores with John O’Connor

We know it’s not polite to discuss politics, money or religion at the dinner table, but is it now taboo to discuss dinner at the dinner table? Has anyone noticed that our nutrition conversations have become a touch, well, partisan? In this episode John discusses the carnivore diet and how aggressive marketing often outpaces the science behind extreme diets. We get into the urea cycle, the system the body uses to rid itself of waste after metabolizing protein, MTHFR, blood type diets and more.

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Show notes:

Take the urea cycle ammonia symptom quiz: https://www.ucdincommon.com/role-of-genetics-in-urea-cycle-disorder/ornithi…

Harvard health on the urea cycle: https://www.health.harvard.edu/press_releases/urea-cycle-disorder

John O'Connor

John O'Connor is the founder of Gene Food, a nutrigenomic startup helping people all over the world personalize nutrition. John is the host of the Gene Food Podcast and a health coach trained at Duke's Integrative Medicine Program. Read his full bio here.

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