In today’s episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast we talk to Dr. Garth Davis, author of the book Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It – that recently hit the shelves this week. Dr. 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. Davis competes in marathons and has completed Ironman Texas, just like Adam!
This interview is quite refreshing as Dr. Davis is up-to-date with all the latest research. He backs up almost every statement he made during the show with the evidence pointing to a plant-based or vegan diet being the solution. He is a man who makes decisions based on good scientific research and experiences with his clients as well as his own health transformation.
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:
The Low FODMAP Diet – Stanford Hospital & Clinics
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