In life, there is no more important agenda than taking care of your body. - Udo Erasmus
Co-Founder of Udo's Choice and Author of several books including Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill, Choosing the Right Fats, and The Book on Total Sexy Health: The 8 Key Steps Designed by Nature, Udo Erasmus, joins me this week to discuss the power of being present, his own health transformation, the proper way to use healthy oils, and experience finding inner peace after a traumatic childhood.
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"Inspiration is as important as good information because without getting inspired, people won't make the life changes that they need to make." - Udo Erasmus
Udo Erasmus exposes the manufacturing processes that turn healing fats into killing fats, explains the effects of these damaged fats on human health, and discloses the knowledge you need to avoid the damaged ones and choose health-promoting oils. He also explores the therapeutic potential of flax, hemp, olive, fish, evening primrose, borage, and black currant.
Udo Erasmus is a nutritionist, lecturer, and writer specializing in fats, oils, cholesterol, and essential fatty acids. He was born in Poland during the Second World War to parents from Latvia and Estonia. His family emigrated to Canada when he was ten years old. He began his university studies at the age of sixteen and gained a B.Sc. in Zoology with a major in Psychology. This was followed by graduate studies in Biochemistry and Genetics at the University of British Columbia.
In 1980, Erasmus was poisoned by pesticides, and, as a result of the experience, began to research the relationship between nutrition and health. He gave special attention to the effects of fats and oils on human health. Erasmus had become intrigued by the fact that Eskimos consumed largely fats, such as whale blubber, yet remained relatively healthy well into later life. In his research he discovered what he considered “healthy fats”, that is fats which were beneficial rather than harmful to health. His thesis for his Ph.D. in nutrition was published with the title Fats and Oils in 1986. It was revised and expanded under the new name, Fats That Heal Fats That Kill (1993).
Udo Erasmus has partnered with natural foods company Flora Inc., of Lynden, Washington, and Burnaby, British Columbia to produce the essential fatty acid blend called Udo's Choice Oil Blend as well as a line of probiotics and nutritional supplements.
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00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction
1:15 Opening comments with Rob and Devon
2:00 About our guest for this week, Udo Erasmus
3:40 How Rob got to the place he is today with his healthy eating habits including The Official Coffee Diet.
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8:00 Introduction to Udo Erasmus, Founder of Udo's Choice
8:45 Our number one job to be present to have a good life.
10:50 How our life changes when we have children and how to set a good example by being mindful.
12:30 Udo's health transformation from focusing on science to health overall.
15:00 Why so many of us are struggling to live in the current moment.
16:40 How to find inner peace and what to do if you struggle to experience it.
17:40 The power we have to shift our current state of being and the world we live in.
19:30 Trauma and heartache he experienced as a young child during WW2 that greatly affected him and how he began to heal by rewriting his story.
26:50 How you can create your new healthy environment for greater happiness.
27:50 Why we get so comfortable fighting and creating drama even though it isn't serving us at all.
29:40 The fact that you are the only person responsible for putting the time and work into taking care of your health.
31:00 Being committed to a relationship with yourself first before you begin one with another person.
32:50 How being a pesticide sprayer for 3 years and not being careful while doing it poisoned him.
34:00 Why he began investigating how to make healthier oils for mass consumption.
36:40 Why fats are what we should be paying the closest attention for our nutrition.
37:00 Why we should never use oil to fry our foods.
41:00 His family's eating habits growing up and how that led him to follow a quite simple diet to focus on other things.
43:00 There's something comforting about being around food even if you're not eating it.
44:30 How to embrace all of the emotions that come with food and hunger and eating only when you're hungry and not by the clock.
48:00 Getting out of a food rut and embracing the feeling of being uncomfortable.
52:00 Small hacks Rob has been doing to help him get out of a health rut.
57:40 How psychedelics can help you get out of your health rut.
58:20 Neuro-Linguistic programming (NLP) skills including "the scramble" to help you re-program your mindset.
1:04:00 Why psychedelics are door openers but not necessarily a quick fix during the inner work process.
1:11:00 Closing comments with Rob and Devon
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