In this video I’m speaking with nutrition researcher and Director of Examine.com, Kamal Patel. We discuss the ethics of veganism, the potential benefits of a vegan diet and its pitfalls. We also cover topics like eggs, red meat, processed meat, omega-3s, the carnivore diet, advice for vegan lifters and much more!
Check out Examine’s Supplement Guide for Vegans and Vegetarians:
2:00 Kamal Intro
4:50 Ethics of Eating Meat
8:54 Personal Struggles with Vegetarianism/Veganism
11:08 Future of Veganism and Synthetic Meats
14:30 Are there health benefits to going vegan? Gut health, heart heart, joint pain, etc
31:57 On balance, is veganism better for digestive health? (Poop discussion)
35:08 Carnivore diet discussion
38:34 Is meat bad? Processed meat? And red meat?
51:18 Why borrow nutrition advice from our ancestors?
57:28 Eggs discussion/ Vegan Gains discussion (cholesterol, heart disease, saturated fat)
1:11:01 Dietary cholesterol vs saturated fat for heart heart
1:14:37 Vegan nutrient deficiencies, supplementation and bodybuilding (omega 3, zinc, iron, B12, protein, etc)
1:34:44 Takeaway advice + elimination diet discussion
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About me: I’m a Canadian natural pro bodybuilder and internationally-qualified powerlifter with a BSc in biochemistry/chemistry and a passion for science. I’ve been training for 12 years drug-free. I’m 5’5 and fluctuate between 160 lbs (lean) and 180 lbs (bulked).
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