When it comes to health news, it can literally be life or death. Many of us rely on our social media feeds or favorite podcasts for relevant, reliable health information. However, depending on where this info is coming from and how its presented, we can be lead down a path of misinformation that can have real impacts on our lives.
Have you ever seen what raw published research looks like? Most people don’t have time nor patience to decipher random numbers and endless scientific jargon. Many well-intentioned bloggers see published studies and attempt to summarize them for their followers. Unfortunately, more times than not the blogger misrepresents the data and their devoted followers take it as gospel.
Everyday people should be able to interpret health data without the danger of amateur recklessness or mainstream media-induced confusion. If you’re down for it, we at Primal Example want to be your guides through the jungle of cutting-edge research.
In episode 27, we explore the latest research around sexy questions like:
Listen in to find out how to apply the latest scientific research to your life with down-to-earth appraoches and simple hacks!
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If you venture off into the abyss of YouTube videos regarding dieting, you'll most certainly encounter arguments being had and insults being hurled between members of opposing dietary communities. Scientific information goes by the wayside as emotions and ethics cloud the health argument. Members of the vegan community despise members of the paleo community. Paleo dieters think vegans are uninformed hippies. The conversation is rarely addressed from an unbiased, unemotional standpoint.
Enter in episode 25 of The Primal Example Podcast.
In this episode, the Primal Example duo records a podcast while answering listener questions on Facebook Live. Joe and Amber also take a much needed different perspective on dieting as they discuss why vegan, paleo and ketogenic diets may not be as healthy as their followers claim.
Buckle up and let the controversy begin!
Topics discussed include:
0:30 - Intro
4:00 - Why veganism isn't inherently healthy
5:00 - Nutrients missing in a vegan diet
6:00 - 83% of vegans are deficient in vitamin b12
9:00 - Only 2-10% of vegan EPA and DHA are converted into usable forms in humans
15:50 - How to biohack veganism and cover all of your nutrient bases
20:00 - Possible problems with a paleo diet
23:15 - Why paleo nutritional bars aren't healthy
29:40 - What is a ketogenic diet and why isn't it healthy?
35:25 - Episode recap
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In this bonus episode, Joe and Amber record a podcast while answering nutrition related questions on Facebook & Instagram Live. They also share 3 of their favorite healthy snacks and explain why these snacks are superior to their conventional counterparts.
If you want to be a part of our next Facebook Live Q&A podcast, like Primal Example on Facebook and tune in to our next video!