Episode 173: Dr. Garth Davis, is the author of the best-selling book "Proteinaholic," and is a highly sought-after and respected physician and bariatric surgeon

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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