Guys, get your notepads for this interview with Kamal Patel, director of Examine.com,who busts the "food myths" that have been confusing you for the last 30 years. A nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from John Hopkins University, Kamal dives into why gluten may not be the devil, why fish oils maybe overrated, and why Big Business makes it hard to maneuver through the nutrition research. He is a man who is filtering through the phony research to help you get to the truth about supplementation and what is needed versus what is a marketing scheme.
Kamal became interested in nutrition in college realizing he wanted to change is body. He found that nutrition, more than exercise, was the biggest factor in gaining muscle mass and having a healthier self. After receiving his degrees in public health at Johns Hopkins, he began his career in the researching the world of sleep watches. Later he moved into nutrition research before becoming the director of Examine.com. Examine.com is a website dedicated to uncovering the truth about supplement research separate from big company funding. A laid back sort of guy, Kamal is passionate in busting food myths and giving you accurate information on supplements and your health.
0:00 Open Sky Fitness Intro
1:13 Host Rob introduces Kamal Patel
4:05 Meet Kamal
7:35 Sleep watches and sleep apps
8:42 Biphasic Sleep
9:54 Getting the most out of your sleep app
13:00 How Examine.com was founded
17:30 Why many studies are not thorough
20:35 The gluten food myth…Is it bad for all of us?
23:48 Why researchers in the public eye make blanket statements
26:08 What you should be eating
28:48 80/20 Rule in other aspects of health including nutrition
32:10 Fish oil supplements are overrated.
34:00 Learn the truth about fats and how we have been brainwashed
38:21 How Big Business funds research and confuses the public about facts
43:00 PR of Big Business twisting the facts for more sales
44:19 The correlation between diet and chronic pain.
47:20 Why you should get up from working every 20-30 minutes
49:30 Nutrition uses in treating pain and the time it takes for change.
57:04 Where you can find open minded doctors
1:03:58 The problem with pharmaceuticals
1:05:58 Daily sunlight is better than drugs in treating depression
1:07:24 Water, it’s importance in public health
1:09:42 Most important supplement: Vitamin D3 and K2
1:13:00 How to connect with Kamal
1:13:30 Research Digest (8 most important studies every month)
1:14:20 Stack Guides, which supplements to take
1:14:54 Supplement-Goals Reference, all studies updated
1:17:22 Who Kamal blames for the state of our health!
1:17:55 Concluding Statements with Rob and FREE Cookbook
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