When we meet Strike, he’s just split up with his socialite girlfriend and living scruffily in his scruffy Denmark Street premises.

If I were writing this twenty years ago, I might say it was the sort of place that needed a woman’s touch.

It’s all very Hello magazine, which, come to think of it, so would Strike be if that were his bag.

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It’s being pitched as an old-fashioned murder mystery with no gimmicks or twists and so far, that’s just what it is.

The lead's background as the one-legged ex-military son of a rock star and an It Girl is about as out there as things get.

Only he seems to have noticed the vase of flowers removed from Lula’s chic Mayfair flat after her death, for instance, or the intriguing presence of a book on Ghanaian history.

Strike clearly isn’t the only one who noticed the significance of Lulu’s pal Rochelle from rehab, however, but he is too late to save her life.

Diane Sanfilippo: Welcome to the Balanced Bites podcast.

I’m Diane; a certified nutrition consultant, and the New York Times bestselling author of , due out on January 2.Chris has been studying, practicing, and teaching alternative medicine for more than 15 years. And you guys don’t know, but I can actually see Chris on a video, even though we don’t have a video show. Chris Kresser: I was actually telling someone the other day that you, I think, were pretty instrumental in my whole, whatever you want to call it. Because at that time, I didn’t even really know about paleo and this whole world. Even though they’re not overwhelmingly long, just caught up with me. First I did a 30-day keto experiment, and the first two weeks I felt great and then felt like a train wreck the second two weeks. The natural breaks from meals; I have to find other ways to take those breaks, because then otherwise; Diane Sanfilippo: And maybe not work. We’ll kind stay alert to that, and see what’s going on. Because the US is projected to be bankrupt by 2035 if healthcare expenditures continue to grow. The average patient with chronic diseases sees multiple doctors, actually a different one for every part of the body. And they require multiple treatments, and those treatments are going to last a lifetime.He completed his undergraduate work at UC Berkley, and studied Chinese and integrative medicine at the acupuncture and integrative medicine college, also in Berkeley. And it’s nice to see him, because we connected way back in the day before. I just kind of figured it out on my own through my own experimentation. Which is not uncommon for someone with my body type and activity level. I will practitionerize you and tell you I would have never have told you to go keto . So, it’s something I hadn’t done for a long time so I just wanted to see how it worked. We have 100 million people now with diabetes and prediabetes. So our paradigm was set up for one thing, but now we’re dealing with a totally different thing.Enjoy this week’s episode, and submit your questions at watch the Balanced Bites podcast Instagram account for our weekly calls for questions. Remember our disclaimer: The materials and content within this podcast are intended as general information only, and are not to be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Before we get started, let’s hear from one of our sponsors. Diane Sanfilippo: But why don’t we just; I mean we’ve already broken the ice. But those are absolutely abnormal states for human beings. But just think about back in the 60s and 70s even, obesity was still relatively rare then.Strike (Tom Burke) isn’t an alien, psychic or savant, he’s a gruff but likeable bloke trudging his way through clues and sniffing out wrongdoing. Tom Burke (The Musketeers, War & Peace) has always been a commanding screen presence and that hasn't changed here.