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About Joe

Joe is a Primal Blueprint Certified Expert Health Coach and the host of The Primal Example Podcast.

PEP 49: Is Your Doctor Lying To You? – w/ Dr. Ken Berry

Topics Discussed: 2:00 – How did Dr. Berry become the doctor who exposes other doctors? 7:00 – Why most “published research” is faulty 10:15 – Why meat and saturated fat are perfectly healthy (from a Doctor’s perspective) 14:30 –  Is your HDL to LDL cholesterol ratio useless? 15:45 – Relative risk vs… Read more »

PEP 48: How to Finally Reach Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution

Topics Discussed: 1:15: *Sponsor – LonoLife: Bone Broth K-Cups* 2:10: Episode Intro 3:15: The importance of understanding WHY most people fail to acheive their New Year’s health goals 6:00: We discuss research that was published in the PLOS One Journal about grocery purchasing habits during the holiday season. 7:00: During the holiday season… Read more »

PEP 47: Why Organic Isn’t BS: Xenoestrogens, DDT & More

Is eating organic necessary? Are organic foods any healthier than non-organic foods? It depends on your definition of healthy. Research shows that non-organic foods and organic foods have similar vitamin and mineral content. For most people, the conversation ends there. For us, vitamin and mineral content isn’t the only parameter… Read more »

Papi Tips #3: Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Bedroom Habits: Don’t Use Mouthwash

Apparently Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union indulge in a little grocery time in the bedroom. Hearing this may make you want to take an extra swig of mouthwash this morning. DON”T! In installment number three or the Papi Tips YouTube series, Corner Store Papi & The Health Plug let you know why… Read more »

PEP 45: The Dopest Q&A Podcast

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Listener Q&A episode Topics discussed include: What to order at Chipotle Protein supplement timing When to readjust macros Coconut oil Healthy coffee creamer options Easy kettlebell workout Weight cutting for MMA athletes & Much more   *We will update the shownotes later this week with links to topics discussed* http://traffic.libsyn.com/primalexamplepodcast/PEP_45_-_The_Dopest_QA_Podcast.mp3Podcast:… Read more »

PEP 44: Stop Being Hungry & Learn Why Carbs are NOT the Enemy of Weight Loss

Joe and John share 3 reasons why you may be failing to lose weight while dieting. They also explain the real reason why low-carb diets are successful for weight loss. HINT: IT’S NOT MAGIC. Topics Discussed Include: – Tracking your macronutrients – How to use MyFitnessPal – Foods that people… Read more »

PEP 43: Artificial Sweeteners: An Unbiased Review of the Research

Stop me if you’ve heard this before.  “Diet soda is worse for you than regular soda.” Is it, though? Do you ask them why? Is their response logical when you ask why? When I ask “why?”, people generally cite artificial sweeteners and “chemicals” as the reasons. “Aspartame causes cancer”, they say…. Read more »

PEP 42: Vitamin N Deficiency, Shinrin-yoku & NK Cells

One of the unfortunate consequences of living in our modern, fast-paced society is that we have lost touch with mother nature. Perhaps there is no greater deficiency to the modern American than Vitamin N (nature). We wake up in our comfortable beds, drive to our office jobs and then drive… Read more »

PEP 41: Aerobic vs. Resistance Training and Q&A Part 3

There seems to a lot of confusion among fitness enthusiasts. If you search the internet for fitness guidance, you’ll likely come across three different schools of thought: 1) Cardio is king. Aerobic training such as jogging holds the key to weight loss and overall health and longevity.   2) Resistance training… Read more »