In today’s episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast we bust the protein myth with Dr. Garth Davis. He is the author of the well known book Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It. Dr. Davis or Dr. Darth Davis, as Shoshana always accidentally calls him, highlights some of the most persuasive research showing links between animal protein, obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and the list goes on. There are so many protein myths out there and Garth Davis dispels them all.
Dr. Garth Davis is the medical director of the Davis Clinic and is a recognized expert in initial bariatric procedures and revisional bariatric surgery. He frequently lectures on the importance of a plant-based diet. Dr. Garth Davis competes in marathons and has completed Ironman Texas, the year before Adam!
In this episode we discuss:
- Dr. Davis’ moment of gratitude
- How his career evolved
- Med school, the medical profession and nutrition
- How nutrition has changed his practice
- Is Paleo healthy?
- Protein and obesity
- His views on preventing childhood obesity
- Protein and diabetes
- Protein and cancer
- Are carbs OK?
- High carb, low protein diet
- Sugar, fruit and fiber
- What’s the deal with gluten?
- Consuming oil
Links to things we mentioned:
Easy Recipes For Busy Parents – Our New eCookbook
The Low FODMAP Diet – Stanford Hospital & Clinics
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Mary Lou Fusi
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