In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk myth busting with Dr. Matt about some of the hottest topics in nutrition and find out whether they are myths or truths and why. He is a lot of fun, and after he shares his journey into a plant-based lifestyle, we hit all the hot points: is gluten-free a good thing, does soy cause infertility and will white potatoes make you fat? You may want to take notes on this one so you can walk around with crib sheets for when your friends boldly state nutrition myths. Hopefully, you will have a better understanding of how to navigate nutrition when this podcast is done so stay tuned to the very end.
In this episode we discuss:
- Naturopathics and nutrition
- Finding plant-based
- Plant-based in university
- Myths or truth about:
- Raw food
- Soy and fertility
- Vitamin C
- Potatoes will make me fat?
- Fatty liver disease
- Calcium and magnesium
- Vitamin K1+K2
- How to navigate nutrition
Links to things we mentioned:
Eating Potatoes For A Year with Andrew Spud Fit Taylor – PTP173
The Paleo Debate with Brenda Davis R.D. – PTP210
Busting The Protein Myth with Dr. Garth Davis – PTP212
Clarifying The Confusion Of Nutrition with Dr Tushar Mehta – PTP280
Busting Myths About Protein Powders with Andrew Brindle – PTP330
Leaky Gut and SIBO with James and Dahlia Marin – PTP346
Dr. Matthew Nagra is a Naturopathic Doctor in Vancouver who is passionate about evidence-based nutrition and medicine. In addition to his online and public speaking work, he employs a wide range lifestyle interventions, including plant-based nutrition, as well as physical therapies in his practice to help his patients prevent or recover from chronic illnesses and physical injuries. Holding a Plant-Based Nutrition Certification from Cornell University and the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, he has penned several articles on the topic, underlining his specialized training in nutrition.