Episode #262 – Best Foods for Building Muscle and Phytonutrients in Beef with Dr. Stephan Van Vliet

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In This Episode:

  • Find out what came out from Dr. Van Vliet’s research on isolated proteins versus whole food-based proteins [08:34]
  • Why do athletes get the majority of their daily proteins from whole food sources? [09:09]
  • Learn how the whole food matrix is impacting the muscle protein synthetic response and metabolism [12:13]
  • Understand the main difference between whole milk and skimmed milk [15:29]
  • Hear Dr. Van Vliet’s recommendations for someone who wants to optimize their muscle protein synthesis and recovery from exercise [16:30]
  • Discover the controversial role of DHA and APA in dealing with chronically elevated insulin [23:30]
  • Compare how the phytonutrients we are getting from direct consumption of plants differ from consuming plants through grass-fed animals [40:23]

Food has a direct impact on our health. Whether it’s a positive or a negative impact relies hugely on the kind of foods we are consuming day by day. Dr. Stephan Van Vliet joins Dr. Jockers in today’s episode to talk about his work which focuses on the effects of phytonutrients derived from beef on human metabolism.

He also tackles how food, coupled with physical exercise, helps in battling chronic inflammation. Tune in to learn more about the findings from his studies and research.

“AGEs accelerate the aging process. These are sticky proteins that damage the endothelial lining of our blood vessels, damage our kidneys, and damage our nerves.”

-Dr. David Jockers

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