It was a pleasure to welcome Dr. Ted Naiman back to the podcast on today's episode. A lot has changed since we first talked at the beginning of a global pandemic in 2020, so if you haven't had a chance to check out that episode, we highly recommend giving it a listen.
Dr. Ted Naiman is a force in the keto/paleo/low carb space and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is a board certified physician and his practice focuses on diet and exercise for optimal health. As always, I learned a lot from this conversation and I'm sure you will as well.
What we discussed:
The PE Diet and its success (2:09)
Dr. Naiman's preferred social media platform and why (2:40)
An overview of The PE Diet and all its nuances (4:29)
The clinical need he saw in his practice for people who would take the proper steps towards better health, but then plateau and make no further progress (7:45)
The main issues people have found with sticking to The PE Diet and ways to mitigate them (9:27)
The importance of gradually making dietary changes instead of going all in from the start (12:00)
Proper maintenance intake of protein vs. fat in a low carbohydrate way of eating (17:47)
Protein sparing modified fast and the dangers behind it and chronically under eating in general (23:53)
Dr. Naiman's take on blood tests and how they don't tell us much regarding nutrient deficiency (28:28)
His go-to super foods and the benefits/risks to eating them in large quantities (30:16)
The logistics of the carbohydrate insulin model and its issues (37:24)
The reasons behind conflict in the nutrition industry and how the answer usually lies with what's best for each individual, not a one-size-fits-all model (47:49)
Dr. Naiman's research into mitochondrial function and what he discovered (49:00)
The importance of moving your body every day, regardless of what type of exercise you choose (52:08)
Where to find more about The PE Diet and Dr. Ted Naiman:
The PE Diet Book
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