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Kombat Kitchen

Kombat Kitchen

By Austin Haedicke
The Kobmat Kitchen Podcast features interviews with high performance athletes, nutrition and mental health experts, and people living radical lives. We explore animal-based nutrition, regenerative agriculture, sport performance, mental health, and the overlap therein. Our goal is to educate, empower, and inspire people to fight for their health and kick as much butt as possible in their daily lives.
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The Carnivore Hippie, Part 1 | Episode 044
The Kombat Kitchen returns with Sweta, aka @thecarnivorehippie!  We talk about a wide variety of topics centered around feeling connected to your mind, heart, body, the planet, and other people.  In no small due to overcoming things like disordered eating, PTSD, ulcers, and addiction; Sweta has made some remarkable changes and has great insight into breathing and meditation practices, not as another "thing" on an endless "to-do" list, but an embodiment and enrichment of spirit.  We also talk about her transition from low carb to keto to carnivore and the respective changes in mood and hormone balance. References: Sweta on YouTube: The Carnivore Hippie What the Bleep Do We Know The Complete Guide to Fasting Grain Brain Sacred Cow Perfect Health Stress Less, Accomplish More Crowd fund regenerative agriculture with Steward! Support the Show: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Brave Browser / BAT tips (help?): Twitter, YouTube, GitHub Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Website: https://savagezen.netlify.app Featured Music: Inhale / Exhale by Tendinite I Wanna Be A Machine by Punk Rock Opera Autoterapia by Axis Mundi
01:13:29
July 19, 2021
Animal Based Lifestyle, Part 2 | Episode 043
Max, @animalbasedlifestyle, and I continue our discussion talking about regenerative agriculture and the importance of "voting with your dollars" to avoid censorship.  We also talk about balancing "the wheel of health" that is, spiritual, community, performance, career, family, etc.  In addition we talk about addictive personalities and and the pitfalls of moderation.  Very interestingly, we talk in the end about the psychological aspects of competing in BJJ that have nothing to do with your opponent and everything to do with your supergo's judgments of yourself. ~ References: Dminder app (iOS | Android) Joovv (red light therapy) Sacred Cow (book | documentary) Kiss the Ground (documentary) The Carnivore Code by Paul Saladino (book) The Carnivore Diet by Shawn Baker (book) ~ Support the Show: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Brave Browser / BAT tips (help?): Twitter, YouTube, GitHub Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Medium: @savagezen Website: https://msha.ke/savagezen Featured Music: Inhale / Exhale by Tendinite I Wanna Be A Machine by Punk Rock Opera Autoterapia by Axis Mundi
44:07
June 28, 2021
Animal Based Lifestyle, Part 1 | Episode 042
Max, @animalbasedlifestyle, is blue belt in BJJ, but has been at it for almost a decade.  We talk about how training modalities and gyms have changed over the years and with our age.  Moreover, we talk about the misinformation and intentional misleading messages in the media, from the clothes and magazines we're being sold to the (more insidious) pharmaceutical and food industries.  Max talks about his transition from a very unhealthy lifestyle, to plant-based efforts, and eventually sticking with an animal-based lifestyle (as his handle implies). ~ References: Dminder app (iOS | Android) Joovv (red light therapy) Sacred Cow (book | documentary) Kiss the Ground (documentary) The Carnivore Code by Paul Saladino (book) The Carnivore Diet by Shawn Baker (book) ~ Support the Show: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Brave Browser / BAT tips (help?): Twitter, YouTube, GitHub Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Medium: @savagezen Website: https://msha.ke/savagezen Featured Music: Inhale / Exhale by Tendinite I Wanna Be A Machine by Punk Rock Opera Autoterapia by Axis Mundi
49:37
June 21, 2021
Greenwashing and Other Nonsense | Episode 041
What is "greenwashing"?  Simply put, it's using fictitious, misleading, or vague claims to exaggerate the environmental and / or health benefits of a product, services, or company.  In other words, lying.  In many cases the goal of greenwashing isn't to sell you a "cleaner" or better product, it's to sell you (on the belief that the company is making efforts towards your and the planet's health).  I cover several big name companies who have settled litigation from greenwashing, though I'm sure they were aware of the financial risks prior, as well as resources for you to DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH when it comes to fluffy, feel-good language, and third party testing -- be that in food, cosmetics, or cleaning products.  Catch the video version on YouTube and IGTV! References and Resources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2898878/ https://www.sustainablejungle.com/sustainable-living/what-is-greenwashing/ https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/10946-greenwashing.html https://www.clientearth.org/latest/latest-updates/stories/greenwashing-the-tipping-point/ https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&SID=bce841cb851c93a436cc50e2996cc9d4&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title16/16cfr260_main_02.tpl https://www.ewg.org/research/labeldecoder/ https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/ https://www.ewg.org/guides/cleaners/content/decoding_labels/ https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ https://www.ewg.org/guides/cleaners/ https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice https://www.ewg.org/apps/ https://www.cleaninginstitute.org/understanding-products/cleaning-product-disposal#:~:text=People%20don't%20typically%20dispose,drain%20or%20in%20the%20trash. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/M779NITZEXBW?ref_=wl_share Support the Show: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Brave Browser / BAT tips (help?): Twitter, YouTube, GitHub Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen News and Research on Medium: @savagezen
55:30
June 14, 2021
Beef Liver and Vitamin A Toxicity | Episode 040
As promised, here's my full-length review of the the response article I wrote addressing the recent buzz about Vitamin A toxicity.  The short version is that there are many confounding variables in the research (such as grain and soy consumption, "fortified" cereal / grains, un/healthy user biases, cows vs. polar bears, supplements vs. whole foods, etc.).  My biggest contention with the podcast that spurred a lot of this is that the speaker specifically stated that he's "not (excluding Vitamin A) for his health, but to prove a point."  Vegans are trying to prove a point.  Ancel Keys and Harvey Kellogg were trying to prove points.  We need to be able to separate our feelings from facts and not conflate "questioning the status quo" with dramatical click-bait and other appeals to emotion. References: YouTube Video for this episode Judy's original podcast ft. Grant Genereux My written response on Medium Reference I forgot in the article (about strength of Vitamin A supplements compared to whole food) Support the Show: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Brave Browser / BAT tips (help?): Twitter, YouTube, GitHub Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Mastodon: @savagezen Medium: @savagezen
38:55
June 6, 2021
Meat Your Potential, Part 2 | Episode 039
Maya (@meat.your.potential) continue our discussion about the negative impact of western nutritional advice on indigenous tribes (specifically regarding overfeeding and undernourishment) similarly recreating the dietetic crisis of our "civilized" world.  We also talk about research hierarchies and being able to examine things at a micro and macro level.  Of course, we talk a bit about Vitamin D, cholesterol, and sunburn risks as well.  Lastly, we discuss the "science" of behavior change and how our brains and bodies have been hijacked by artificially enhanced sources (e.g. "artificial flavors", 24/7 "news" streams, 24/7 "social" media, etc...). Resources: Sarcopenic Obesity in Africa: A Call for Diagnostic Methods and Appropriate Interventions The Transition From Undernutrition to Overnutrition Under Adverse Environments and Poverty: The Risk for Chronic Diseases Depression as a disease of modernity: explanations for increasing prevalence The Hunter-Gatherer Cure for Depression Why Eating Liver May Not Be Good: Unspoken Truths about Vitamin A (and my response on Medium) Support our sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Find me other places on the web: Instagram: @savagezen Twitter: @carnivorebjj Medium / Blog: @savagezen
44:50
May 31, 2021
Meat Your Potential, Part I | Episode 038
This week's episode features Australian carnivore and archaeologist Maya (@meat.your.potential).  We talk about her negative experiences with vegetarianism and the food pyramid as a child including the absence of nutritional considerations in psychiatry.  We briefly discuss the recent Vitamin A buzz that's been going around.  We cover, as well, the evolutionary inconsistencies of ancient tubers and modern fruits / vegetables as well as the unsustainability of gathering (without hunting).  Most interestingly we talk at length about post WWII agriculture and the negative effects of "modern" society on indigenous tribes such as the Hadza and Aborigines.  Resources: Sarcopenic Obesity in Africa: A Call for Diagnostic Methods and Appropriate Interventions The Transition From Undernutrition to Overnutrition Under Adverse Environments and Poverty: The Risk for Chronic Diseases Depression as a disease of modernity: explanations for increasing prevalence The Hunter-Gatherer Cure for Depression Why Eating Liver May Not Be Good: Unspoken Truths about Vitamin A (and my response on Medium) Support our sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Find me other places on the web: Instagram: @savagezen Twitter: @carnivorebjj Medium / Blog: @savagezen
01:05:36
May 25, 2021
Carnivore, Sleep, and Making it in America | Episode 037
Luis (@lriv214) and I continue our conversation about nutrition misconceptions that have been embedded in American culture as well as the failed paradigms that our government is married to (e.g. "a calorie is a calorie", "eat less, move more", etc.).  We also talk about Luis's performance changes on high vs. low carb eating habits and dive into a few different sleep protocols (which of course include an animal-based diet).  Lastly, we talk about balancing complicated work schedules with family and children in addition to "The Land of Opportunity." Luis's Shout Outs: @integritybjjandfitness @tribebjj_atl @brittanyriveraphotos Show Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it: 10% off code: savagezen Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Twitter: @carnivorebjj Medium / Blog: @savagezen
43:48
May 18, 2021
Concussions, Culture, and Carnivore | Episode 036
Luis (@lriv214), is a BJJ brown belt and we talk about our experiences starting MMA in the "middle ages" with plenty of sketchy promotions, concussions, and Fight Club garage gyms.  Of course, we also talk about how his nutrition has changed regarding cutting weight, but also differences and conflicts with cultural origins and family members caused by eating habits and "modernized" western influences.  Lastly we rap about the education system in the US as well as what to and when to feed kids "treats." Luis's Shout Outs: @integritybjjandfitness @tribebjj_atl @brittanyriveraphotos Show Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it: 10% off code: savagezen Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Twitter: @carnivorebjj Medium / Blog: @savagezen
58:33
May 10, 2021
"Mother Knows Best", Mere Psychotherapy, Part 3 | Episode 035
As Mother's Day approaches I present this short mini-pod reflecting on a case that illustrates that complexity and sometimes venom in our family relationships; including the symbolic relationship of supervisor and supervisee.  As the expression goes, you should count the wrinkles and scars on a man's face; because those are where decisions were made.  Sometimes we're all to noble in spite of ourselves. ~ Support our sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and Re-Lyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes. 15% off code: savagezen Heart and Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area. 10% off code: savagezen10 TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral. $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts. 10% off code: savagezen Find me other places on the web: Instagram: @savagezen Twitter: @carnivorebjj Medium / Blog: @savagezen
09:37
May 3, 2021
Healing Carnivore, Part 2 | Episode 034
Christy (@healing_carnivore) and I continue discussing her carnivore journey and get right into talking about women and lifting weights in addition to the ailments of grain (and carbohydrate) heavy diets.  We also discuss some resources for and the importance of regenerative agriculture nutritionally and ecologically.  Lastly we cover some nuanced, but highly important topics like the benefits, yes benefits of salt and what's in your tap water. Resources: @kisstheground / @kissthegroundmovie @sustainabledish (https://www.sacredcow.info/) @heartandsoilsupplements (https://heartandsoil.co/pages/land-regeneration) @trubeeforganic (https://truorganicbeef.com/pages/trubeef-is-carbon-neutral-regenerative-beef) @whiteoakpastures (https://whiteoakpastures.com/pages/about-us) Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and ReLyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes.  15% off code: savagezen TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral.  $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Heart & Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area.  10% off code: savagezen10 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts.  10% off code: savagezen Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it:  10% off code: savagezen Support the show with cryptocurrency: Use the Brave Web Browser, learn about tips, and send a donation on Twitter or YouTube. Other places on the web: Instagram: @savagezen Twitter: @carnivorebjj Medium / Blog: @savagezen
54:59
April 26, 2021
Healing Carnivore, Part 1 | Episode 033
This episode features a down to Earth, practical conversation with Christy (@healing_carnivore).  We talk about her experiences with arthritis and vegetarianism as well as serial dieting and how your bathroom scale is lying to you.  On top of that we also talk about a variety of mental health issues including the subtlety of eating disorders and addiction.  We also cover the importance of being your own advocate and the power of individual case studies and witnessing / experiencing change first (or second) hand.  Check out the notes below for resources on supplements and regenerative agriculture, plus meat-eating ass-kicking women to follow! People: Gabrielle Lyon (@drgabriellelyon) Kelly Hogan (@kelly_hogan91) Emily Penton (@carnivoreminds) Connie Nightingale (@conniebegonnie) Laura Spath (@lauraespath) Resources: @kisstheground / @kissthegroundmovie @sustainabledish (https://www.sacredcow.info/) @heartandsoilsupplements (https://heartandsoil.co/pages/land-regeneration) @trubeeforganic (https://truorganicbeef.com/pages/trubeef-is-carbon-neutral-regenerative-beef) @whiteoakpastures (https://whiteoakpastures.com/pages/about-us) Featured Sponsor: Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it:  10% off code: savagezen Other Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and ReLyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes.  15% off code: savagezen TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral.  $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Heart & Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area.  10% off code: savagezen10 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts.  10% off code: savagezen Using the Brave Web Browser? Send me a tip on Twitter (more info on BAT and Brave Tips)
52:35
April 19, 2021
Blood, Sweat, and Diapers Part 2 | Episode 032
Linzie (@blood_sweat_diapers) and I continue our discussion about women's health and misconceptions while tacking on a few bits about thyroid, broccoli, and trying to avoid ranting about immune system health and a certain respiratory illness that's been in the headlines.  We also talk about being your own advocate with your physician and the importance of doing your own homework.  Of course, I couldn't make it through the episode without talking about poop -- @dasrobbwolf would be proud!  She did ask about what (combat) sports are best for kids, and how / where to begin learning about self-defense from a family / child perspective; check the links / tags below. Linzie's Clinic: https://www.afcchiropractic.com/locations/mesa Self Defense Resources (no affiliation): @tonyblauer / @spear.system @escapethewolf Support the podcast by checking out our awesome affiliates: Heart and Soil Supplements (code: savagezen10) Redmond Real Salt and Electrolytes (code: savagezen) Tru Beef (code: savagezen25) Submission Shark (code: savagezen) Not Dead Yet Apparel (code: savagezen) Where else to find me online: Instagram @savagezen Telegram @savagezen Website: http://thekombatkitchen.com
52:07
April 12, 2021
Blood, Sweat, and Diapers Part 1 | Episode 031
What is a superhero?  Someone with four kids under four, that's who.  Meet Linzie (@blood_sweat_diapers).  In this episode we talk about her work as a PA, what she feeds her family, and where she gets her ingeniously creative workout ideas from.  Par for the course, we also talk about sport performance and mental health; but also why running may not be the best thing for your hormones nutrition, and women's health.  We also talk about stereotypes and misconceptions for and from women regarding fitness and nutrition:  BMI, weight, being "healthy / happy" at any size, etc.  We name dropped a few supplements and farms, so be sure to check out the discount codes below. Linzie's Clinic:  https://www.afcchiropractic.com/locations/mesa Dr. Petula (endocrinologist / thyroid):  https://www.restartmed.com/ Relevant Resources (no affiliation): @kneesovertoesguy @qualitycarnivore @_elleruss @drgabriellelyon Referenced Supplements / Farms: https://www.thorne.com/explore/probiotics Redmond Real Salt and Electorlytes:  15% off code: savagezen True Beef (organic, pasture raised, carbon neutral):  $25 off code: savagezen25 Heart & Soil Supplements (dehydrated beef organs): 10% off code: savagezen10 Other Sponsors: Submission Shark Apparel Not Dead Yet Apparel Where else to find me on the internet: Instagram @savagezen Telegram @savagezen Website: http://thekombatkitchen.com
56:39
April 7, 2021
The Real Food Revolution, Part 2 | Episode 030
Part two with Kelly (@therealfoodrevol) and we continue a great conversation talking about the importance of community and nature, fiber, poop, how veganism is driving a geo-political crisis and ignoring humanitarian ethics, and human trafficking. Human Trafficking Resources:   @traffick911 @deliverfund @guardiangroupus @enditmovement Resources and References: Kelly's recommended supplements for women 90% of serotonin is made in the gut Risks of over-consuming nuts 1,000 Hours Outside Vegetables by month Chris Palmer and treating schizophrenia and bipolar with a ketogenic diet Birth control pills and mate attraction (1, 2) Featured Sponsor: TruBeef:  Get 100% grass-fed beef product that are regeneratively raised and from a company who's entire operation is carbon neutral (literally from farm to fork!).  Their IG was hacked allegedly by a plant-based advocacy group, but you can still find them on their website.  Use the code "savagezen25" for $25 off your first order. Other places to find me on the web: Weekly nutrition and mental health news, plus open source nutrition testing: http://thekombatkitchen.com Instagram: @savagezen Telegram: @savagezen Join the fight for your health free on Telegram:  https://t.me/kombatkitchen
01:01:45
March 31, 2021
The Real Food Revolution, Part 1 | Episode 029
Kelly (@therealfoodrevol) is a Primal Health Coach and we of course talk about mental health and performance nutrition, but also dive into misconceptions and specifics for women wanting to lift weights and eat meat.  Other topics covered include feeding outdoor athletes, PEDs, keeping things simple, and whether you really can be healthy at any size.  You won't want to miss topics like poop, birth control, and whether or not she wears deodorant! Where else to find Kelly: The Real Food Revolution on Facebook Meat-based Female Athletes / Doctors / Coaches: @racheleatsmeatandlifts @cassie_wild @coachtaragarrison @drgabriellelyon @doctorfitandfabulous @shutup_eat @carnivore.yogi @healthcoachkait @nutritionwithjudy Resources and References: Kelly's recommended supplements for women 90% of serotonin is made in the gut Risks of over-consuming nuts 1,000 Hours Outside Vegetables by month Chris Palmer and treating schizophrenia and bipolar with a ketogenic diet Birth control pills and mate attraction (1, 2) Featured Sponsor: TruBeef:  Get 100% grass-fed beef product that are regeneratively raised and from a company who's entire operation is carbon neutral (literally from farm to fork!).  Use the code "savagezen25" for $25 off your first order. Other places to find me on the web: Weekly nutrition and mental health news, plus open source nutrition testing: http://thekombatkitchen.com Instagram: @savagezen Telegram: @savagezen Join the fight for your health free on Telegram:  https://t.me/kombatkitchen
50:50
March 24, 2021
Sleep, Performance, and Cognition | Bonus Episode
Original Article:  Sunday News: Sleep, Performance, and Cognition Find me other places on the web: Instagram: @savagezen Telegram: @savagezen Featured Sponsor: Heart & Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area.  10% off code: savagezen10
09:39
March 18, 2021
Jiu Jitsu, Self Defense, and Almost Dying | Episode 028
Kyle (@dk.cammarano) and I continue our conversation about the evolution and politics of jiujitsu, particularly in the Southeast US.  We also talk about nuances and distinctions between "sport fighting" and self defense as well as his favorite ruleset(s) and submissions.  Things get a bit heavy in the end when he asks me about "death drive" a potentially life threatening climbing incident I had several years ago (view clip on Instagram). Other people to follow: Sam Accord (@samuel_a_bjj) Integrity BJJ (@integritybjjandfitness) Tribe BJJ (@tribebjj_atl) Check me out other places on the web: Weekly nutrition and mental health news, plus open source nutrition testing: http://thekombatkitchen.com Instagram: @savagezen Telegram: @savagezen Join the fight for your health free on Telegram:  https://t.me/kombatkitchen Support Our Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and ReLyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes.  15% off code: savagezen TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral.  $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Heart & Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area.  10% off code: savagezen10 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts.  10% off code: savagezen Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it:  10% off code: savagezen Featured music by:  Tendinite Punk Rock Opera The Wrong Sister
01:14:20
March 17, 2021
Balance, Old School, and Feeding Kids Liver | Episode 027
It was a pleasure to finally sit down and record a conversation with my long time friend and training partner (once and again), Kyle Cammarano (@dk.cammarano).  We talk about our jiujitsu journeys and get deep into the weeds of jiujitsu / training philosophy, the drama in the West Georgia BJJ scene, competing, preferred rulesets, and of course Kyle's experiments with both plant-based and animal-based diets.  Interestingly enough, we also talk about animal-based nutrition for young children as well, something you can read more about on my website or e-books. Kyle's shout outs: Sam Accord (@samuel_a_bjj) Integrity BJJ (@integritybjjandfitness) Tribe BJJ (@tribebjj_atl) Join the fight for your health: Read, learn, grow:  http://thekombatkitchen.com Join the community:  https://t.me/kombatkitchen Support our Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and ReLyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes.  15% off code: savagezen TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral.  $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Heart & Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area.  10% off code: savagezen10 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts.  10% off code: savagezen Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it:  10% off code: savagezen Featured music by:  Tendinite Punk Rock Opera The Wrong Sister
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March 10, 2021
Physical Activity and Mental Health | Bonus Episode
Original Article: http://thekombatkitchen.com/2021/sunday-news-20210307/ Nutrition and Autism: http://thekombatkitchen.com/2021/sunday-news-carnivore-and-autism/ Journal: Mental Health and Physical Activity Association between engagement in physical activity and adaptive behavior in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Exercise training effects on sleep quality and symptoms of anxiety and depression in post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials Other Places on the Web: Instagram: @savagezen Telegram: @savagezen Join the fight for your health free on Telegram: https://t.me/kombatkitchen Support Our Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt and ReLyte Electrolytes: Mined in the USA, high micronutrient density and diversity, salty AF electrolytes.  15% off code: savagezen TruBeef: Regeneratively farmed, grass-fed, grass-finished, organic, certified humane beef from an entire operation that's third party tested to be carbon neutral.  $25 off your first order with code: savagezen25 Heart & Soil Supplements: Get your nose-to-tail nutrition on the run and on the go if you're traveling or don't have access to organ meats in your area.  10% off code: savagezen10 Submission Shark Apparel: Groovy and original BJJ related apparel and rash guards, no more douchey "tap, snap, or nap" t-shirts.  10% off code: savagezen Not Dead Yet Apparel: Support the fight against human trafficking, specifically child sex trafficking and get some sick nogi BJJ gear while you're at it:  10% off code: savagezen
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March 8, 2021
Carniversary Checkup 2021 | Episode 026
Did one year on a carnivore diet destroy my health?  You need vegetables right?  Find out as I look at how my biometrics stack up to the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome.  You can read the referenced print version on blog; Carniversary Checkup 2021.  You can also view screen shots of all my carnivore test data and labs on Google Photos (public album) and look at the data for many of my tests on Google Sheets (public spreadsheet) and GitHub. Join the fight for your health free on Telegram: https://t.me/kombatkitchen Support our radical sponsors: Tru Beef (regeneratively raised, grass-fed/finished beef): $25 off your first order, code: savagezen25 Redmond Real Salt and ReLyte (the greatest salt and electrolytes on Earth): 15% off code: savagezen Not Dead Yet Apparel (support stopping human trafficking): 10% off code: savagezen Submission Shark Apparel: 10% off code: savagezen Heart & Soil Supplements (nose-to-tail on the go): 10% off code: savagezen10
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March 3, 2021
Submission Shark Interview | Episode 025
I was fortunate several months ago to be contacted by Submission Shark to be featured in one of their community interviews (original article) regarding nutrition, mental health, and regenerative agriculture.  Of course, we "talked" a lot about my jiujitsu journey as well.  Submission Shark is one of the companies I'm very proud to be affiliated with for this very reason.  They are promoting and sharing the stories of "real", everyday jiujiteros/as -- rather than the latest headlines about celebrity and / or professional athletes.  They also run cool promotions from time to time like campaigning against domestic violence (#stoptheviolence).  Use the code 'savagezen' in their store and get 10% off! Weekly nutrition and mental health news plus open source nutrition testing:  http://thekombatkitchen.com Instagram: @savagezen Support Our Other Sponsors: Redmond Real Salt / Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen) Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code savagezen10) TruBeef ($25 off your first order, code: savagezen25) Not Dead Yet Apparel (10% off code: savagezen) You can also support the podcast directly on Anchor: $0.99 / month Featured music by:  Tendinite Punk Rock Opera The Wrong Sister
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February 24, 2021
Competition Review: Newbreed New Year's Open | Episode 024
Here I discuss and evaluate my performance at the recent Newbreed New Year's Open.  I talk about ways to evaluate performance independent of outcome (e.g. winning, placing, etc...).  I evaluate my last two tournament performances based on: Long Term Preparation Short Term Preparation Techniques Tactics Video edition available for members of the Kombat Kitchen on Telegram! Support Our Sponsors: TruBeef ($25 off your first order, code: 'savagezen25') Redmond Real Salt / Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen) Not Dead Yet Apparel  (10% off code: savagezen) Submission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen) Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code 'savagezen10') You can also support the podcast directly on Anchor: $0.99 / month Music:  Tendinite (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tendinite) Punk Rock Opera (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Punk_Rock_Opera) The Wrong Sister (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Wrong_Sister)
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February 17, 2021
Carnivore and Combat Sports, Part 2 | Episode 023
BJJ black belt Ralph Ospina (@ralph_ospina) and I talk about training during lockdowns, minimalist strength training, farm-strength, our favorite submissions, and IBJJF rulesets.  If you're interested in the specifics of combat sports and an animal-based diet check out Part 1. Referenced books, people, etc... The Magic Pill (documentary) Wired to Eat (book) The Paleo Solution (book) Easy Strength (book) Sacred Cow (book) Sacred Cow (documentary) The Healthy Rebellion (service) Steve Bechtel / Climbstrong (service) Kinstretch (service) Mikhaila Peterson (podcast) Dan John (@coachdanjohn) Pavel / StrongFirst (@strongfirst) Robert Degle (@robertdeglebjj) Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf) Shawn Baker (@shawnbaker1967) Paul Saladino (@carnivoremd) Join the Fight for your Health: Free challenges and giveaways: https://t.me/kombatkitchen Website:  http://thekombatkitchen.com Support Our Sponsors: Tru Beef: $25 off your first order, code savagezen25 Not Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code savagezen Redmond Real Slat / ReLyte: 15% off code savagezen Submission Shark Apparel: 10% off code savagezen Heart & Soil Supplements: 10% off code savagezen10 Or support the podcast directly on Anchor for as little as $0.99 / month
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February 8, 2021
Carnivore and Combat Sports, Part 1 | Episode 022
Taking a break from the heavy stuff, this was a super fun episode where I talked to BJJ black belt Ralph Ospina (@ralph_ospina) about carnivore, combat sports, "farm strength", growing up old school, implementing change, and much more!  We name dropped a lot of books and references, so here are a few useful resources:  The Magic Pill (documentary) Wired to Eat (book) The Paleo Solution (book) Easy Strength (book) Sacred Cow (book) Sacred Cow (documentary) The Healthy Rebellion (service) Steve Bechtel / Climbstrong (service) Kinstretch (service) Mikhaila Peterson (podcast) Dan John (@coachdanjohn) Pavel / StrongFirst (@strongfirst) Robert Degle (@robertdeglebjj) Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf) Shawn Baker (@shawnbaker1967) Paul Saladino (@carnivoremd) Join the Fight for your Health: Free challenges and giveaways: https://t.me/kombatkitchen Website:  http://thekombatkitchen.com Support Our Sponsors:     Tru Beef: $25 off your first order, code savagezen25 Not Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code savagezen Redmond Real Slat / ReLyte: 15% off code savagezen Submission Shark Apparel: 10% off code savagezen Heart & Soil Supplements: 10% off code savagezen10
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February 2, 2021
"Rainbow in the Dark", Mere Psychotherapy Part 2 | Episode 021
Continuing the Mere Psychotherapy mini-series I her I discuss how important the most subtle and seemingly benign exchanges between people leave lasting and rippling effects into their lives -- both directions. Text version: http://thekombatkitchen.com/2021/mere-psychotherapy-rainbow-in-the-dark/ Blog Post Series:  Mere Psychotherapy Join our community on Telegram for early episode releases, exclusive content, and monthly challenges and raffles! Kombat Kitchen on Telegram Support Our Sponsors:     Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code 'savagezen10')     TruBeef ($25 off your first order, code: 'savagezen25')     Submission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)     Not Dead Yet Apparel  (10% off code: savagezen)     Redmond Real Salt / Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen) Music: Inhale / Exhale by Tendinite I Wanna Be A Machine by Punk Rock Opera Cover Art: Annie Spratt via Unsplash
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January 26, 2021
"It's You I Like", Mere Psychotherapy Part 1 | Episode 020
This episode is the first in a mini-series where I reflect on landmark cases I've worked as a psychotherapist -- that is, persons and situations who have shaped my clinical practice, my approach to therapy, and how I view and interact with the world.  The series starts with the story of Jonathan and the many doubts that arise in treatment such as "am I even doing any good here?" Original article published at: http://thekombatkitchen.com/2021/its-you-i-like/ Post Series: http://thekombatkitchen.com/tags/#mere%20psychotherapy Check out our sponsors! Heart and Soil Supplements: 10% off code savagezen10 Tru Beef: $25 off your first order, 10% off subscription and 2 lbs free beef on each subscription order: code savagezen25 Submission Shark Apparel: 10% off code savagezen Not Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code savagezen Redmond Real Salt / ReLyte: 15% off code savagezen Music: Inhale / Exhale by Tendinite I Wanna Be A Machine by Punk Rock Opera Cover Image: Ksenia Makagonova via Unsplash
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January 20, 2021
Mental Health, Kanye, and Pulp Fiction | Episode 019
This is part two of my conversation with Rick. In this episode we talk about maintaining your own mental and emotional health as a care provider, and, of course share some laughs during the lightning round (ft. Kanye and Pulp Fiction) and a couple stories from our college days.Featured Sponsor:Not Dead Yet Apparel: Help the fight against human trafficking, get some rad BJJ nogi gear, and save 10% with code 'savagezen'.Other Sponsors:Heart and Soil Supplements: 10% off code 'savagezen10'TruBeef: $25 off your first order, and 2 lbs free ground beef when you subscribe (referral link).Submission Shark: BJJ related casual wear, 10% off code 'savagezen'Redmond Real Salt and Electrolytes (ReLyte): 15% off code 'savagezen'Music: Inhale/Exhale by TendiniteI Wanna Be a Machine by Punk Rock Opera
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January 11, 2021
Carnivory, Riots, and Law Enforcement | Episode 018
Rick and I have been friends for a long time and he's had an amazing health journey, gaining and losing 70 lbs over the last 10 years. In this episode we talk about animal-based nutrition (January is worldwide carnivore month by the way) and compromises for the sake of social and mental health. Fitting for the new year, we also talk about why most "resolutions" fail. Lastly, we spend a lot of time talking about law enforcement, abuse of power, and social justice campaigns. Rick is a bi-racial corrections officer in the Chicago area, so I'd like to think we keep things pretty well rounded and thinking critically about the circumstances we discuss.I want to give a special thanks to my friends at @truebeef who are always blowing up my social media and offer carbon-neutral, grass-fed beef (click the link for referral discount).Also, a holla at @notdeadyetapparel for making the sick BJJ gear I'll be wearing in my next competition and supporting Traffick911 in stopping human trafficking. Janauary is also human trafficking awareness month. 10%off code: savagezen.Other sponsors and recommendations:Nush Foods: recommended by RickRedmond Real Salt / Re-Lyte (15% off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements: (10% off code: savagezen10)Submission Shark Apparel: (10% off code: savagezen)
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January 3, 2021
Success and Struggle in 2020 | Episode 017
Following up on the the "reputation" episode I talk about the many successes I've had in what most would consider a catastrophic 2020. I'm not looking for pats on the back, so I temper the success with descriptions of some of the many struggles I encountered in 2020 as well. I harp on discipline, "making yourself", and creating your happiness. Ironically, the reverse isn't true. While you are responsible for your happiness, you're not necessarily responsible for your unhappiness. There is, nevertheless, plenty of bad shit that happens to all of us, should you choose to be condemned by it. But then, what if you simply asked yourself; now what?Music:Tendinite - Inhale / ExhalePunk Rock Opera - I wanna Be A Machine
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January 1, 2021
Reputation: Betting on Yourself | Episdoe 016
Using my experience in 2021 as a template, I review the "Reputation" chapter of the Change Maker book (by John Berardi). In short, build "unimpeachable" credentials, do awesome work, and build relationships. There will be a follow up reflection episode (as cliche as it is at the end of the year), featuring a year long challenge for 2021.~Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/AOOwMON_87M~Support Our Sponsors:Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code 'savagezen10')TruBeef ($25 off your first order)Submission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Not Dead Yet Apparel: (10% off code: savagezen) Redmond Real Salt / Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)
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December 28, 2020
Instinctive Movement, Part 2 | Episode 015
This was a fun one because Liam and I had never met before, yet through the wonders of social media our paths crossed due to similar interests in carnivorous diets, martial arts, and philosophy -- we'r both 32 as well! Liam is a health coach on MeatRx.com and is based out of El Paso , TX. Of course, we talked about our respective paths to carnivory, but we also talk about our mental health, family dynamics, and the evil maleficent people that exist in the world and developing self awareness and discipline through combat sports. We also talk about the importance of building a community staying connected to people in real life.  As usual we lighten the mood in the third segment with a lightning round and talk about the invigorating and often times overwhelming parts of starting a business.References:The Carnivore Diet by Shawn Baker The Carnivore Code by Paul SaladinoMental Health and Metabolic DisordersLies about Saturated Fat and the Sugar Fad: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/records-found-in-dusty-basement-undermine-decades-of-dietary-advice/https://www.huffpost.com/entry/a-decade-of-diet-lies_b_59832e65e4b0396a95c87516Movenat (https://movenat.com)Tony Blauer (@tonyblauer) / Spear System (@spear.system)Religion and American Dietetics:https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/secret-ingredient-kelloggs-corn-flakes-seventh-day-adventism-180964247/Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Studies (https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/aces/index.html)The Social Dilemma: (https://www.thesocialdilemma.com)Contact Liam:Instagram: @instinctivemovementBook Liam on MeatRx.comSupport Our Sponsors:Heart & Soil Supplements: 10% off code: savagezen10TruBeef: $25 off your first order, 2 lbs of free beef per order if you subscribe (referral link)Submission Shark: 10% off code: savagezenNot Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code: savagezenRedmond Real Salt / ReLyte: 15% off code: savagezenMusic: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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December 22, 2020
Instinctive Movement with Liam | Episode 014
This was a fun one because Liam and I had never met before, yet through the wonders of social media our paths crossed due to similar interests in carnivorous diets, martial arts, and philosophy -- we'r both 32 as well! Liam is a health coach on MeatRx.com and is based out of El Paso , TX. Of course, we talked about our respective paths to carnivory, but we also talk about our mental health, family dynamics, and the evil maleficent people that exist in the world and developing self awareness and discipline through combat sports. We also talk about the importance of building a community staying connected to people in real life.  As usual we lighten the mood in the third segment with a lightning round and talk about the invigorating and often times overwhelming parts of starting a business.References:The Carnivore Diet by Shawn Baker The Carnivore Code by Paul SaladinoMental Health and Metabolic DisordersLies about Saturated Fat and the Sugar Fad: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/records-found-in-dusty-basement-undermine-decades-of-dietary-advice/https://www.huffpost.com/entry/a-decade-of-diet-lies_b_59832e65e4b0396a95c87516Movenat (https://movenat.com)Tony Blauer (@tonyblauer) / Spear System (@spear.system)Religion and American Dietetics:https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/secret-ingredient-kelloggs-corn-flakes-seventh-day-adventism-180964247/Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Studies (https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/aces/index.html)The Social Dilemma: (https://www.thesocialdilemma.com)Contact Liam:Instagram: @instinctivemovementBook Liam on MeatRx.comSupport Our Sponsors:Heart & Soil Supplements: 10% off code: savagezen10TruBeef: $25 off your first order, 2 lbs of free beef per order if you subscribe (referral link)Submission Shark: 10% off code: savagezenNot Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code: savagezenRedmond Real Salt / ReLyte: 15% off code: savagezenMusic: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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December 22, 2020
The First / Next 100 Days of Your Business / Life | Episode 013
What lessons can you learn from the last 100 days of your business? What predictions, then can you make about the next 100 days? What have you accomplished and what is (going to continue to) keep you motivated and excited?~Nutrition Coaching and Research: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Check out my rad sponsors:Heart and Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10): https://heartandsoil.coRedmond Real Salt / Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen): https://redmond.lifeNot Dead Yet Apparel (10% off code: savagezen): https://notdeadyetapparel.comTru Beef ($25 off your first order): https://exe.io/Referral-TruBeefSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen): https://submissionshark.com
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December 5, 2020
Bonus Round with Josh | Episode 012
In this bonus round we try to lighten things up and talk about:Questions other guests have had,Why I started Kombat Kitchen at this point in my career,Why I don't believe in "blessings in disguise", Influential thinkers in our careers, and a few just for laughs questions at the end.~As always, check out my awesome sponsors. They're the reason you don't see my content pimped full of Google ads:Heart and Soil Supplements: 10% off code: savagezenTruBeef: $25 off your first orderRedmond Real Salt / Electrolytes: 15% off code: savagezenNot Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code: savagezenSubmission Shark Apparel: 10% off code: savagezenNutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comFollow me on Instagram: @savagezen~Josh's Peeps:Escalade Rock ClimbingBurnt Hickory BreweryGnarly NutritionRX Bars~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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November 29, 2020
Vegetarian Drawbacks and Cognitive-Emotional Benefits of a Grainless Diet | Episode 011
Josh and i talk about talk about his experience with a vegetarian diet an it's respective drawbacks regarding climbing performance. We also touch on regenerative and sustainable agriculture, Whole 30 (a neatly pre-packaged version of paleo), protein requirements and bio-availability, and cognitive and emotional benefits of a grainless whole foods diet.~Check me out:http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support Our Sponsors:Heart and Soil Supplements: 10% off code: savagezen10Not Dead Yet Apparel: 10% off code: savagezenRedmond Real Salt / Electrolytes: 15% off code: savagezenTru Beef: $25 off your first order with this link.Submission Shark Apparel: 10% off code: savagezen~Josh's Peeps:Escalade Rock ClimbingBurnt Hickory BreweryGnarly Nutrition RxBars ~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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November 22, 2020
Existentialism, Rock Climbing, and Mental Health | Episode 010
Josh is a truly admirable human being, from a a high caliber rock climber in multiple disciplines to youth climbing coach, to mental health provider, to compassionate human being, he's a friend a friend would like to have. In part one of three we talk about:our experiences as mental health cliniciansperspectives that have changed regarding our workprinciples that have stood the test of timelessons learned in the mountainsbeing liberated by facing your own mortalityIn Part 2 we'll talk about nutrition and its role in rock climbing, and in Part 3 we'll provide some entertaining "lightning round" questions.~Support Our Sponsors:Join the fight against human trafficking and get some rad nogi gear: Not Dead Yet Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Get the purest and most nutrient dense sea salt and electrolyte supplements from Redmond Real Salt (15% off code: savagezen)Nose to tail nutrition on the go from Heart and Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen)Carbon neutral, organic, grass fed beef from Tru Beef ($25 off your first order)Douche-bag free casual BJJ wear and community martial arts stories from Submission Shark (10% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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November 15, 2020
Pre-Workout Experiment 2: Caffeine and Honey | Episode 009
After looking at different "pre-workout" supplements, I found that most of them are a combination of B-vitamins, creatine, and amino acids -- all of which are found in red meat. A couple months ago there was also big stir in the carnivore community about honey and carbohydrates. With all this in mind I started 4 x 1 week experiments looking at my blood sugar and athletic performance.Part 1: Caffeine OnlyPart 2: Caffeine and HoneyPart 3: Honey and ElectrolytesPart 4: Electrolytes and Blood / Organ Supplement~As always, thanks to my rad sponsors:Heart and Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt and Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)Tru Beef ($25 off your first order)Submission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Not Dead Yet Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)
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November 11, 2020
Co-morbidities in Mental Health and Nutrition | Episode 008
Quan and I talk about practical, common sense, square one nutrition interventions including their application and relevance to mental health. Specifically, we talk about the co-morbid pathologies and treatment interventions that overlap between these two disciplines.~References:The Heart and Soul of the Therapist by Steve HowardTalk about it: changing masculinities and mental health in rural placesThe suicide gap: Why men are more likely to kill themselvesThe BIPOC ProjectNutrition and Psychiatry with Chris Palmer~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10% off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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November 1, 2020
Uncensoring and Growing as a Therapist | Episode 007
Quan is an outstanding clinician and woman who I'm truly honored to have shared the consulting room with as a co-therapist and colleague. Throughout this episode we talk about growth and changes in our styles and "non-professional" personalities throughout our careers and start to touch on the current political climate and the effects of socio-economics and geography on mental health. There is a podcast called "therapists uncensored", but I doubt they get into the grit and grist of "the person of the therapist" as we do here and as I will with other clinicians on the show.~References:The Heart and Soul of the Therapist by Steve HowardTalk about it: changing masculinities and mental health in rural placesThe suicide gap: Why men are more likely to kill themselvesThe BIPOC ProjectNutrition and Psychiatry with Chris Palmer~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10% off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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November 1, 2020
Tex Grebner Outdoors, Part II | Episode 006
Tex and I have been friends for more than half our lives. He has worked and lived on a farm his entire life which brings a unique perspective when discussing animal ethics, potential limitations of regenerative agriculture, and hunting / conservation ethics. Tex's own health journey encompasses gaining and losing about 100 lbs over the last 10 - 15 years and we talk about performance versus sustainable physique. We also get metaphysical early on talking about virtue signaling and death anxiety. Alas, there's some levity at the end with a lightning round.~Tex's Contact Info:https://www.youtube.com/user/derekgrebner87https://www.texgrebneroutdoors.com/Instagram: @texgrebneroutdoorsReferences:https://regenerationinternational.org/why-regenerative-agriculture/https://www.fws.gov/laws/lawsdigest/FAWILD.HTMLhttps://sportingclassicsdaily.com/ivan-carter-just-made-anti-hunters-an-awesome-offer/https://www.accessfund.org/open-gate-blog/the-future-of-access-fund-climber-survey-resultshttps://freakonomics.com/podcast/the-cobra-effect-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/https://www.denverpost.com/2020/06/24/colorado-wolf-reintroduce-ballot-measure/https://www.natureunited.ca/what-we-do/our-priorities/investing-in-people/conservation-victory--grizzly-bear-hunting-banned-in-bc/~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10% off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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October 27, 2020
Tex Grebner Outdoors, Part I | Episode 005
Tex and I have been friends for more than half our lives. He has worked and lived on a farm his entire life which brings a unique perspective when discussing animal ethics, potential limitations of regenerative agriculture, and hunting / conservation ethics. Tex's own health journey encompasses gaining and losing about 100 lbs over the last 10 - 15 years and we talk about performance versus sustainable physique. We also get metaphysical early on talking about virtue signaling and death anxiety. Alas, there's some levity at the end with a lightning round.~Tex's Contact Info:https://www.youtube.com/user/derekgrebner87https://www.texgrebneroutdoors.com/Instagram: @texgrebneroutdoorsReferences:https://regenerationinternational.org/why-regenerative-agriculture/https://www.fws.gov/laws/lawsdigest/FAWILD.HTMLhttps://sportingclassicsdaily.com/ivan-carter-just-made-anti-hunters-an-awesome-offer/https://www.accessfund.org/open-gate-blog/the-future-of-access-fund-climber-survey-resultshttps://.com/podcast/the-cobra-effect-a-new-freakonomics-radio-pfreakonomicsodcast/https://www.denverpost.com/2020/06/24/colorado-wolf-reintroduce-ballot-measure/https://www.natureunited.ca/what-we-do/our-priorities/investing-in-people/conservation-victory--grizzly-bear-hunting-banned-in-bc/~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10% off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
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October 14, 2020
Minimalism, Research Ethics, and Try Hard | Episode 004
Easy Hard vs. Hard Hard (00:27)Being a Good Consumer of Research (13:08)Defending Minimalism (22:10)~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10$ off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
32:27
October 9, 2020
Dairy, Drugs, and Cheat Meals | Episode 003
Do Athletes Need Drugs (2:53)Neuromuscular adaptations to trainingDangers, Benefits, and Mistakes of a Carnivore DietPED use is more prevalent than Type 1 diabetes or HIVPrevalence of PEDs by Fitnecess Center MembersPrevalence of PED use by BodybuildersPED use in High School sportsFrequency of doping in elite sportsUse of supplements and drugs by track and field athletesPros and Cons of Dairy (13:05)Ken Berry on DairyKevin Stock on DairyTim Ferriss on GOMADCheat Meals (22:10)~Original Articles:Do Athletes need DrugsPros and Cons of DiaryCheat Meals~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10$ off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
32:21
October 9, 2020
Measuring Progress, Master, and Recovery | Episode 002
Measuring Progress in BJJ (2:29)ELO Example 1ELO Example 210,000 Hours or 30,000 Submissions (12:42)The Talent Code by Daniel CoyleOutliers by Malcom GladwellWhat is Active Recovery (22:47)Original Articles:Measuring Progress in BJJ10,000 Hours or 30,000 SubmissionsWhat is Active Recovery?~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezen~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10$ off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
32:48
October 4, 2020
Carbs and Metabolic Health | Episode 001
Original Articles:Do Athletes Need CarbsWhat is Metabolic Health~Do Athletes Need Carbs (4:23)What is Metabolic Health, Part I (13:55), Part 2 (21:49)~Nutrition Coaching available at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezenTwitter: @carnivorebjj~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10$ off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
30:22
September 22, 2020
Welcome to the Kombat Kitchen | Episode 000
Kombat Kitchen is a nutritional coaching program designed to improve athletic performance (for combat sports athletes) as well as educate and empower every day people to "fight for their health." We incorporate a multi-faceted approach to heath including: mental health, fitness, nutrition, and community. This podcast will feature relevant literature reviews on the topics of mental health and performance nutrition as well as feature interviews with other (nutrition and mental health) professionals and high performing athletes.~Visit our store and read reviews at: http://thekombatkitchen.comInstagram: @savagezenTwitter: @carnivorebjj~Support our Affiliates:Not Dead Yet Apparel -- Help Stop Human Trafficking -- (10$ off code: savagezen)Heart & Soil Supplements (10% off code: savagezen10)Tru Beef $25 off your first orderSubmission Shark Apparel (10% off code: savagezen)Redmond Real Salt & Electrolytes (15% off code: savagezen)~Music: Inhale/Exhale by Tendinite
10:46
September 14, 2020