Dr. Paul Mason: The Carnivore Diet & Optimal Health


Low Carb Down Under

Dr. Paul Mason obtained his medical degree with honours from the University of Sydney, and also holds degrees in Physiotherapy and Occupational Health. He is a Specialist Sports Medicine and Exercise Physician.

Dr Mason developed an interest in low carbohydrate diets in 2011. Since then he has spent hundreds of hours reading and analysing the scientific literature.

For a number of years, Dr. Mason has been applying this knowledge in treating metabolic and arthritis patients who have achieved dramatic and sustained weight loss and reductions in joint pain.

Time Stamps:

0:33 — Dr. Paul Mason’s background

2:35 — Metabolic health, insulin resistance, and what they don’t teach in med school

8:06 — The vegan diet and animal foods

15:14 — How to detect bullshit/How science should be done

19:08 — Potential nutrient deficiency on a plant-based diet; antinutrients

23:13 — Why dietary guidelines are misleading

25:33 — Plant-based and animal-based agriculture; grass-fed jcows are carbon negative

31:19 — Red meat and vitamin C; nutrients in red meat

37:05 — The carnivore diet and health

38:44 — Cholesterol

45:02 — What tests should a person do?

51:22 — Lectins, intestinal inflammation, and auto-immune response

57:39 — Bone health, connective tissue health, and the need for protein

1:03:02 — Fatty liver disease and matrix metalloproteinase

1:06:36 — Fasting and metabolic health

1:10:24 — Athletes and animal-based diets; aged meat

1:14:02 — Taking good care of farm animals

1:18:19 — Brain health and plant-based diets; dopamine and iron; inflammation and sequestration