Ep.#173: Dr. Garth Davis, author of the best selling book "Proteinaholic" talks animal protein myths, dispels soy and legume misinformation, why you should rethink your daily amount of protein consumption, why carbs aren't making you fat, and more


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Dr. Garth Davis, is the author of the best-selling book "Proteinaholic," and is a highly sought-after and respected physician and bariatric surgeon based in Houston, Texas. Dr. Davis joins us to discuss the following:
  • Dr. Davis discusses when a diet (even a plant-based diet) isn't enough to help those dealing with morbid obesity
  • Dr. Davis addresses those who claim plant proteins are inadequate, in terms of protein
  • Dr. Davis shares why we don't need as much protein as we think, even certain athletes
  • Dr. Davis shares where the theory of getting a certain amount of protein per kilogram/pound per day began & why we should rethink it
  • Why are carbs considered evil and why this entire idea, as well as the idea of carbs make you fat, is flawed
  • What was the turning point that led Dr. Davis to a plant-based diet, as well as prescribing it for his patients
  • Dr. Davis shares his view of ketogenic diets
  • Why chicken may be making you fat and what meat is the one Dr. Davis recommends over others, and why
  • What's Dr. Davis response to those that say a plant-based diet is omega 3 deficient
  • How does Dr. Davis respond to those that say vegans have health risks due to a B12 deficiency
  • Dr. Davis shares his view of lectins and legumes
  • Dr. Davis addresses the trend of "Fruitaphobes"
  • Why the idea of "gluten sensitivity" is often flawed
  • What is the most ideal way to ween to a plant-based diet, while addressing gas issues
  • Dr. Davis addresses the topic of soy consumption, and why it's not actually a phytoestrogen, & why the real culprit may be meat
  • Dr. Davis shares his current training and recovery regimen & discusses the benefits of sprinting
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