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on the Plant Paradox that Never Was

Is Stephen Gundry’s “Plant Paradox” worth reading? The short answer is no, and the full answer is our discussion this week. We’re talking about how I dissect mainstream diet books, the science around lectins, and more.

Quick Bites, #13

5 listener questions with ~5 min answers.
Questions:
1. Sugar-free: sugar alcohols vs. sweeteners 
2. Alani Nu Fit Shakes
3. Tuna and mercury consumption
4. Macro percentages on Lazy Macros®
5. Sugar highs & swimming performance

on Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease

To understand the linkage between these three, we’re talking about Ancel Keys getting a bad rap, why black and white paradigms of good or bad food need to go, why LDL cholesterol might not be the best predictor of CVD, and more.

on Caffeine’s Effect on Performance

Why is caffeine one of the few supplements I think is worth a shot for performance? That’s what we’re talking about this week, discussing dose, source, strategy, and what the data says about its potential effect on performance.