What does a carnivore diet do to the gut microbiome? Part 1 with Vincent Pedre, MD

Dr. Vincent M. Pedre, Medical Director of Pedre Integrative Health and President of Dr. Pedre Wellness, is a Board-Certified Internist in private practice in New York City since 2004. His philosophy and practices are a blend of both Western and Eastern medical traditions. He is a Clinical Instructor in Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, as well as certified in yoga and Medical Acupuncture.

Time Stamps:

0:10:46 Dr. Vincent Pedre’s background 

0:13:17 The vastness of our microbiomes 

0:18:31The effect of GMOs on the microbiome of the soil

0:23:15 Reversing climate change through healing the soil

0:28:41 Healing the microbiome through reconnecting with nature. 

0:33:41 Saving the planet through creating ecosystems 

0:34:32 Observations of the gut microbiome of the Hadza

0:39:24 Fiber does not increase microbiome diversity 

0:40:44 Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome


0:43:35 Plant-animal subsistence ratios and macronutrient energy estimations in worldwide hunter-gatherer diets


0:45:23 The ketogenic diet influences taxonomic and functional composition of the gut microbiota in children with severe epilepsy


0:45:50 Reduced Mass and Diversity of the Colonic Microbiome in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis and Their Improvement with Ketogenic Diet


0:47:36 How to build gut bacteria diversity 

0:52:09 No fiber? No butyrate? No problem

0:57:48 The metabolic inefficiency of plant nutrition

1:03:30 Genetics and varying tolerances 

1:06:59 Metabolic flexibility 

1:13:55 The circadian rhythm of the gut microbiome 

1:16:39 Seasonality and the microbiome 

1:17:58 What wrecks your biodiversity 

1:24:37 Where to find Dr. Vincent Pedre