Ashley Tudor: Sweet Potato Power – #30

Ashley Tudor is a Design Strategist with the Spruce Street Institute where she works to create innovations in healthcare for doctors, patients and kids. She has worked with a wide range of Fortune 500 companies on a variety of projects including envisioning the future of cars, finding new ways for people to invest their money, designing ways to help food companies fight obesity, and coming up with new medical devices for primary care physicians. Ashley was named one of San Francisco’s Top Innovators in Health in 2010.

Aside from her business exploits, Ashley is the author of Sweet Potato Power, a book aimed at promoting what she believes to be one of the healthiest and most high performance foods you can eat.  Ashley comes on Bulletproof Executive Radio to talk about how you can use the power of sweet potatoes to look, feel, and perform better.

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What We Cover

  1. How did you get interested in health, especially sweet potatoes?
  2. What cultures around the world eat a lot of sweet potatoes and how healthy are they?
  3. Chapter 3 of your book is called “Calories Are Not Created Equal.”  Why not?
  4. A lot of people seem to be terrified of carbs; are all carbs created equal?
  5. Why are the carbs from sweet potatoes less fattening than those from soda?
  6. What is it about sweet potatoes that make them so special?
  7. How can you use hormones to increase your performance and be healthier?
  8. How does too much cortisol hurt your body, and what should you do about it?
  9. How does what we eat affect our gut health?
  10. If you’re going to eat sweet potatoes, should you do as much exercise as humanly possible to “burn it off.”
  11. What tests should people take to monitor their response to carbs?
  12. What happens to people’s cholesterol levels when they eat more carbs?  How should they address any changes?
  13. Won’t sweet potatoes throw you out of ketosis?
  14. What are your top three recommendations for someone who wants to be as powerful and high performance in all aspects of life?
  15. Where can people learn more about you and your work?

Links From The Show


Sweet Potato Power: Smart Carbs; Paleo and Personalized by Ashley Tudor


Twitter – @ashleytudor


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