Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? with Dr. Mark Hyman – #198

Clearing Up the Confusion About Healthy Eating

Bestselling author and functional medicine pioneer Dr. Mark Hyman joins JJ in today’s episode to clear up the confusion about healthy eating once and for all! Find out the real truth behind what the food industry is telling you about nutrition, plus how to know which foods truly nurture your body and which can do real harm. Listen as Dr. Hyman breaks down the latest research to give you clear advice on foods like dairy, meat, fruits, and veggies so you can optimize your diet and take back your health!

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Main Points From Today’s Episode

  1. Manipulation of data by the food industry contributes to the confusion around food. When a study is sponsored by the food industry, the results are 8 to 50 times more likely to be positive for the industry.
  2. Paleo and vegan aren’t actually that different. The two diets have a lot in common, including a focus on low-glycemic and unprocessed foods.
  3. Dr. Hyman’s new book, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? reveals which foods protect your health and which can do real harm. Dr. Hyman sorts through conflicting science on food to give you clear advice on what you should be eating.

Episode Play-By-Play
[1:08] Dr. Mark Hyman’s career briefing.
[2:45] Why is everyone so confused about what to eat?
[3:46] Manipulation of data by the food industry contributes to the confusion around food.
[7:14] The similarities between a Paleo and vegan diet, plus what it means to be “Pegan.”
[9:31] It’s key to unprocess your diet.
[9:55] Dr. Hyman’s new book, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? reveals which foods protect your health and which foods can do real harm.
[11:19] If a food is packaged or processed by the food industry, it’s probably bad for you.
[12:05] Dr. Hyman’s story about the influence of the Dairy Council.
[15:34] There are a number of issues with the studies that claim meat causes heart disease and cancer.
[17:40] What kind of meat should you be eating?
[19:11] Be sure to eat plenty of non-starchy veggies.
[20:10] We’re in the era of personalized medicine, and bio-individuality matters.
[23:27] Get Dr. Hyman’s free toxicity quiz to connect the dots between what you’re eating and how you feel.
[24:30] Food is the most powerful medicine!
[28:11] Start by changing your diet.
[30:04] Starting your day off with the right breakfast sets the metabolic tone for your day. The perfect way to do this is with JJ’s All-In-One Paleo-Inspired Protein Shake!
[30:55] Listener’s question: How do I know the amount of carbs, protein, and fat I should be eating?
[31:23] It’s crucial to become your own personal health detective!

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JJVirgin.com/food
JJ Paleo Shake
The JJ Virgin Biome Test
The Pathway Fit
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