For the last 50 years animal fat has been demonized as the main cause of the myriad maladies suffered by modernized humans.
Efforts to reduce this component of our diets have correlated with nothing but worsening of obesity, metabolic syndrome and associated diseases, however.
This will come as no surprise to those who consider the vital role that animal fats have played in human evolution and survival throughout our existence.
This presentation will examine the often overlooked nutrients present in animal fats, and emphasize the vital importance of this food source in the diet of anyone looking to improve health, longevity and performance.
There will also be a challenge to share your #steakdance as part of this talk- anyone who wants show the world how happy eating animal foods makes them by showing off their moves should definitely attend.
Paul Saladino, MD
Throughout the course of his life Paul, has embarked on many adventures that have shaped his personal interests – including his unique, individualized approach to medicine.
After studying chemistry at the College of William and Mary, he spent 6 years traveling and exploring. Highlights included a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada, a summer in the New Zealand backcountry, and 2 years skiing and climbing in Wyoming’s Teton Mountains.
He returned to academic studies after these adventures, first becoming a physician assistant and practicing in cardiology before training at the University of Arizona, obtaining his M.D. in 2015, and completing residency at the University of Washington in 2019.
He is board certified in psychiatry, and is a certified Functional Medicine practitioner (IFMCP) through the Institute for Functional Medicine.
When he is not researching connections between nutritional biochemistry and chronic disease, he can be found in the waters of Southern California in search of the perfect wave.