PEP 40: Deficiencies in Vegan and Ketogenic Diets & Individualized Nutrition w/ Marty Kendall

Searching the internet for health information can leave readers with more questions than answers. Between health articles on mainstream news sites, nutrition “experts” with financial agendas and supplement pushing bodybuilding folks, it’s harder than ever to find accurate health information.

On episode 40, Joe spoke with Marty Kendall from Optimising Nutrition to discuss why individualized is the future of health and disease prevention/control. Marty shares some of the nutrient deficiencies that are commonly seen in improperly followed dogmatic dietary approaches like vegan and ketogenic diets.

Should you really eat fat to lose fat?
Do ketogenic diets promote nutrient deficiencies?
Can you overcome vitamin b12 deficiency as a vegan?
Should fitness enthusiasts add more carbs and protein to their diet?
How much protein is “too much” protein?
Marty answers these questions and much more
Topics Discussed:
  • LonoLife coffee and bone broth (use promo code Primal10 for a 10% discount on your entire order)
  • 5:00 – Marty’s background story and why created the Nutrient Optimiser
  • 9:30 – Possible nutrient deficiencies in ketogenic diets  & how to minimize the keto flu
  • 13:30 – How does protein affect insulin and should you restrict protein for weight loss?
  • 17:45 – What type of amino acids are the most insulinogenic?
  • 18:00 – Does beef raise blood sugar more than fish?
  • 22:00 – Nutrient deficiencies in vegan diets & how you can overcome them
  • 23:45 – DHA conversion from vegan sources
  • 28:00 – Should you be eating fat to lose fat?
  • 31:35 – The minimum level of fat needed to support hormonal health
  • 32:30 – Foods to prioritize when trying to lose fat
  • 33:30 – Should you add more carbs into your diet if you’re exercising intensely?
  • 37:45 – The future of health approaches – where are we headed?
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Enjoy the show!

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