Does the vast amount of nutritional information available overwhelm and confuse you? Marty presents an unbiased look at optimal nutrition for individuals that is very data-driven and overall just makes sense.
An engineer by trade, Marty has helped thousands of people take control of their health through data-driven nutrition. He has an abundance of knowledge and it was a pleasure speaking with and learning from him.
What you'll learn in this episode:
How Marty became interested in data-driven nutritional optimization (2:07)
His belief that your diet or way of eating doesn't need a fancy name, just enough nutrients (4:31)
The dangers of getting hyper-focused on something tangible rather than results when it comes to health and weight-loss (7:30)
Protein's role in adequate nutrition (9:08)
The importance of enjoyment in order to maintain sustainability in any diet or fitness program (11:55)
Marty's stance on the carbohydrate insulin model of obesity (14:35)
Taking context into account when dialing in your nutritional needs (21:03)
The increase in vegetable oil consumption and the reasons and dangers associated with this (22:56)
The beginnings of Marty's data analysis with My Fitness Pal (27:20)
Prioritization of nutrient density from a satiety standpoint (30:30)
The delicate balance between protein and fat and the importance of not overdoing either (34:18)
Gluconeogenesis and Marty's opinion on the controversy surrounding that (41:35)