Q&A 437: Are Eggs & Salt Good Or Bad For You, Antibiotics Confusion, Gluten-Free Diets, Appetite Control, The Latest On Testosterone & Much More!

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12 thoughts on “Q&A 437: Are Eggs & Salt Good Or Bad For You, Antibiotics Confusion, Gluten-Free Diets, Appetite Control, The Latest On Testosterone & Much More!

  1. Steve says:

    Hey Ben, I checked out the article referenced in the podcast notes above that talked about the “four seconds per hour” sprints. It looks like you have to do five of them per hour totaling (40), 5-second sprints per day so you would actually have to get up every 12 minutes(?)

  2. Dani says:

    Hi Ben,

    You have mentioned the Ergonomics Desks. Would you have a link to their website?

    Thanks,
    Dani

  3. Jake Brindle says:

    G’day all,

    I’m wondering if there is a readable version of this podcast? I looked around the page, but must have not seen it?

    Cheers,

    Jake

    1. Steve says:

      Try this link. I think all you need to do to access it is to put in an email address. Worked for me

      https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/transcripts/epis…

  4. Christopher says:

    Is it just me or did the weightlifting portion get cut at minute 37:00?? I was looking forward to the full-body lifting advice!

    Great discussion points on the potatoes. It’s so true how we lump foods into the same category, independent of source, processing, or additives.

    1. Mike says:

      Yes, I noticed the same thing.
      Ben, can you recover this missing info?

  5. Chad says:

    Hi Ben – Do you know of any electrolytes that use quality salt (I.e. don’t use sodium chloride)?

  6. Adrian says:

    Thanks for the podcast, Ben!
    I was hoping you would talk more about the food combinations with eggs. Many people I know consume them with white bread. Is the amount of insulin spike the issue in cholesterol increase from eggs? Eggs on toast vs eggs on lettuce? I know insulin can cause glycation. Could that be one of the reasons for eggs bad rep?

  7. Brad says:

    The amount of trace minerals in Himalayan salt is so de minimis such that I don’t think it would affect health. For example, it would take 3.7 pounds of pink Himalayan salt to obtain the recommended daily amount of potassium, for instance. I would imagine that other exotic salts also have a de minimis amount of minerals and have similar amounts of sodium to table salt. So I don’t quite get the argument that exotic salts are substantially healthier than table salt. Does anyone have any evidence / studies to the contrary.

    1. I discuss some of this here: https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/article/nutritio… (FYI, Aztec Sea Salt has been rebranded to Colima Sea Salt: https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/ben-recommends/f…

  8. Anthony Guastella says:

    Hey Ben, in the past you said you were concerned with high amounts of leucine in eggs. Is this still a concern for you, why, or why not?

  9. Brian says:

    Hey Ben,

    Thanks for the podcast. I see one issue that’s rarely and seemingly not addressed much anywhere with any results and that’s the relationship between Total Testosterone and Bioavailable Testosterone.

    Perhaps a show on what causes low bioavailable Testosterone and how to boost it?

    Thanks,

    Brian

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