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The Carnivore Cast is a podcast focused on the carnivore diet and lifestyle with practical advice from successful carnivores, citizen scientists, and top researchers answering your burning questions and meaty topics. 

Sep 6, 2019

Sally Norton (@sknorton), MPH is an expert in oxalates - a plant toxin found in many common “health” foods such as spinach and almonds that can cause many health disorders. Sally has a degree in nutrition from Cornell University and a Masters of Public Health from the University of North Carolina. She managed a five-year, National Institute of Health-funded program at the UNC Medical School. I had the pleasure of meeting Sally at Ketofest this July in Connecticut and she’s as friendly, helpful, and excited as she is wise and ambitious.

You can find Sally on her website, LinkedIn, or Instagram!

Sally and I talk about:

  • Her background and health journey
  • How she found out about oxalates
  • What oxalates are, why they’re harmful, and how they affect our bodies
  • Problems beyond kidney stones
  • Sources of oxalates
  • Why keto dieters should be particularly concerned about oxalates
  • Oxalates vs. other toxins (vegetable oils, carbs, lectins, phytates)
  • Ways to mitigate oxalates
  • What she eats
  • And much more!

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