Angriest Trainer 268: Dr. William Lagakos and David Genecand


Vinnie and Anna talk to Dr. William Lagakos about fat adaption, lessons on mitochondria, the definition of a calorie, and the distinctions between different kinds of calories.

Buy Dr. William Lagakos’ book here: The poor, misunderstood calorie: calories proper (Volume 1).

Check out Bill’s blog here. 

Buy The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable.

Buy The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine.

Dr. Lagakos received a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology from Rutgers University where his research focused on dietary fat assimilation and integrated energy metabolism.  His postdoctoral research at the University of California, San Diego, centered on obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance.  Dr. Lagakos has authored numerous manuscripts which have been published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a non-fiction book titled The poor, misunderstood calorie which explores the concept of calories and simultaneously explains how hormones and the neuroendocrine response to foods regulate nutrient partitioning.  He is presently a nutritional sciences researcher, consultant, and blogger at

Then Vinnie and Anna talk to Swiss French entrepreneur David Genecand about his new nutrition bar Almondgy.  Like Almondgy on Facebook.

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Genecand David is passionate about energy and health. He is the founder of Almondgy ® natural energy cube: an energy snack that offers vitality and wellness. He has more  than 20 years of local & international experience in the food industry with the company Kraft Foods. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the AVIFED (Welfare Foundation of the Federation of Builders Merchants and Entrepreneurs) and Sportsmile (Foundation for children and adolescents with chronic illness or overweight). He is also an ultra-marathoner who was trained by Stu Mittleman (American Ultra Hall of Fame) in the U.S. He organizes events, lectures and coaching. He holds an MBA in business and administration from the University of Geneva…and he loves to talk about sex.

Anna and Andrea Anders at the premiere of Return To Zero:

Anna and Andrea at Return To Zero Premiere