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#231: Is The Best Fat Loss Diet For People Also The Best Fat Loss Diet For Your Pet?

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Feb 27, 2013 free podcast: Is The Best Fat Loss Diet For People Also The Best Fat Loss Diet For Your Pet? Also: what to eat to prevent cold sores, can you use sodium bicarbonate for performance, what to do about calf pain, eating maple syrup for training and racing, and taking Phenocane for SI Joint pain.

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Angie says @ 00:33:41
She gets cold sores and is wondering if taking a broad spectrum amino acid supplement with L-arginine would inhibit the effectiveness of the L-lysine… or, moreover, what would use suggest for supplementation to reduce cold sores.

Daniela says @ 00:39:40
Is wondering if human weight loses strategies would work for animals? Specifically her dog. Also, she can’t make it to the Superhuman Event in March and is wondering if there are any other events that you would suggest or recommend to your listeners.

~ For dog food I recommend Primal Pet Foods. My twitter feed tells what I’m attending and also check out: Pacific Elite Fitness calendar, PaleoFX, Ancestral Health Symposium, Bulletproof Biohacking Conference.

Eliot says @ 00:55:01
He was reading about using sodium bicarbonate. He understands it can cause some major GI issues. but what about using it with the magnesium oil as a trans-dermal supplement (dissolving some baking soda and rubbing on)? Would that work? Is it legal? Would it have any effect on longer distances (the studies I have seen are shorter/middle distance stuff)? (He understands the energy system for longer distance racing is different – there may be less lactic acid build up, but assumes that in a 3hr marathon there would be some benefit)

~ In my response I talk about Transdermal magnesium oil, Transdermal bath flakes and Oxaloacetate.

Jack says @ 01:05:21
He is a 15 year old soccer player and he has a “calf burn” in his anterior and posterior calf muscles. It only happens during games – not practice or conditioning. When it flairs up, it hurts/burns like fire every time he steps. The pain is a 6 out of 9 (worse in the morning). He occasionally wears knee bands but not consistently. Soccer season is almost here and he is worried about his calves.

~ In my response to Jack, I recommend the rumble roller and also the muscletrac.

Jenna says @ 01:11:14
She is gearing up for Ironman and is wondering if she could use Maple Syrup for training and racing. It tastes so good… she is Canadian.

~ In my response I mention the Superhuman Coach Pros and Cons of Organic Maple Syrup.

Paula says @ 01:17:47
She is looking for more information regarding Phenocane especially in relation to its effect on the SI Joint.

~ In my response, I refer to Phenocane. Also my book at www.runwithnopain.com and how to self adjust SI joint.

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18 Responses to “#231: Is The Best Fat Loss Diet For People Also The Best Fat Loss Diet For Your Pet?”

  1. Ron says:

    Hi Ben,
    In the podcast, you mention taking 4 phenocane per day to help with your pulled muscle (chest). I seem to recall in the past you have said take 8-10 phenocane per day to mitigate pain. Which is best in your opinion for muscle pain from strain or overuse? Is 8-10 per day overkill? Or did I dream the 8-10 recommendation?

  2. Alex says:

    Hi Ben:
    In this and previous podcasts you talked about transdermal magnesium but never mentioned Epsom Salts. Are they a good way to get transdermal magnesium too? Tim Ferriss mentioned it in another podcast so I thought I'd ask you. Thanks.

  3. Danny says:

    Ben ( or others) can you please point us listeners towards a good oxaloacetate supplement.?
    Thanks.

  4. Daniela says:

    Wow, what an awesome and eye-opening answer to my doggy question. Thank YOU! I can’t believe we’d been doing everything wrong (following the vet’s advice).
    The family doggy loves me even more now. I’m the ‘good food’ person – haha!
    I’m back in England now, but my help at the parent’s home in Sac is always appreciated :)
    Eternally grateful,
    Daniela

  5. ReneeAnn says:

    Ben, the oxigenated magnesium sounds interesting. But, when I read the wiki on reactive oxygen species (ros), it sounds a bit scary. I wonder if you would address this when you give us your report after you try the product? I'm hoping that the medicine or poison is in the dose, not the substance itself. Love the podcast! :)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reactive_oxygen_spec

  6. Blaine says:

    Ben, I've been following your Tri-Ripped program but can only do the workouts in the morning in a fasted state. Since most of the workouts are high intensity I've been using Justin's Chocolate Hazelnut Butter prior to the workout so that I don't crash in the middle of an interval. From your response to Jenna's maple syrup question it sounds like I should discontinue this practice due to the sugar content. Would a nut butter with coconut oil mixed in be a better choice? Thanks!

  7. Near the end of the podcast, Brock had me at "cabane a sucre." Another fond childhood memory for this Canadian across the U.S. border! Nice to hear my maple syrup supply is doing me some good, too.

  8. Nice blog here! Also your site loads up fast! What host are you using?
    Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I wish my web site loaded up as quickly as yours lol

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