A no B.S. attitude towards making the world healthier, delving into the minds of world class scientists, performers and researchers, busting nutritional myths and simplifying your life in a sea of information overload. We produce premium quality food products and distill science to provide you with information that actually works. Take care of your health amidst the current health catastrophe. This podcast is self-sponsored by Ketogeek only and not for the faint of hearts! Website: www.ketogeek.com Shop & Support: https://ketogeek.com/collections
United States
57 episodes
since Apr, 2017
explicit content


Are "natural" foods really "natural"? Are organic foods better? What about preservatives, tons of health and nutrition claims and strange chemicals on food and make-up labels? The reality is, everything we eat is chemicals and processed to some extent. In this podcast we make sense of all these chemicals and claims while also touch on how many health gurus and bloggers can cause serious harm by making dangerous claims about "real" and "natural" foods while manipulating consumer naivety. Bio: James Kennedy is a British-born author and chemistry spokesperson. Kennedy is a chemistry teacher in Australia who created the All-Natural Banana poster series and founded the Sincerely, Chemicals chemistry outreach initiative in 2017, which runs live workshops with journalists and healthcare practitioners that aim to improve chemistry communications between experts and the public. Kennedy contributes to magazines, television and radio interviews to talk about chemistry-related topics with the aim of improving public perceptions of chemistry. He hosts an educational YouTube channel called Sincerely, Chemicals. Time Stamps: 0:15 - Ketogeek updates, Energy Pods updates & more! 8:33 – How did you get into chemistry, outreach and battling chemophobia 11:45 – Why did you decide to write a book about Chemophobia? 13:32 – What is chemophobia and when did we start fearing chemicals? 16:43 – Are people becoming more or less acceptable of chemicals? 17:45 – Why there is no such thing as “Natural” 22:47 – How many chemicals exist in fruits and vegetables? 25:13 – How selective breeding has chemically altered fruits and vegetables and is turning them into gummy bears 28:41 – Why promoting “Real” and “Whole” food for treating medical conditions may be a dangerous idea 31:42 – How to figure out  which foods are safe to eat? 34:38 – How a famous fitness blogger caused Subway to wrongfully give up on a chemical through fear and power of social media 39:52 – Viscosity, satiety, hunger, texture, nutritionism and why foods aren’t just nutrients 47:11 – Biggest milestones in the world of Chemistry? 48:41 – Why does plastic get so much slack? 52:08 – Is interest in Chemistry declining in schools? 53:18 – Is organic food necessarily better? 57:08 – How tell what chemicals are safe in food labels? 1:00:35 – Importance of dosage and teaching the public on how to think like a chemist Social Media: 1:03:54 – Are food preservatives safe? 1:06:08 – Recommended reading resources and people to follow 1:11:54 – Final Plugs James Kennedy Links: Fighting Chemophobia(Book):  https://www.amazon.com/Fighting-Chemophobia-marketers-capitalise-chemicals-ebook/dp/B07G6L6NT7 Website: https://jameskennedymonash.wordpress.com/ Sincerely Chemicals YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgjIYPRmQZqjByCOgOaV0_w Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamesKennedyEDU Ketogeek Links: Shop Energy Pods Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Ketogeek-Chocolate-Energy-Organic-Vanilla/dp/B07B88S36J Ketogeek Ghee on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B29HM3D Ketogeek Merchandise, Ghee & Energy Pods: https://ketogeek.com/collections Ketogeek Newsletter: https://ketogeek.com/pages/sign-up Shop Energy Pods: https://ketogeek.com/collections/energy-pods Wholesale: https://ketogeek.com/pages/wholesale References: Beverage viscosity is inversely related to postprandial hunger in humans.
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