The Vegan Dr: The Truth About The Vegan Diet, "Eggs Are Making You Fat", "Stop Eating Cheese!" - Neal Barnard

The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett

Monday, 5 February 2024 - 1 hour 48 minutes

Could it be that what you eat is just as important as the medicines and pills you take?

Dr Neal Barnard is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and has authored more than 100 scientific publications and 20 books. He is also the Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine.

In this conversation Neal and Steven discuss topics, such as the only supplement you need, the no.1 food associated with weight loss, the dangers of drinking milk for men, and how to reverse erectile dysfunction.

(00:00) Intro

(01:35) What good do you hope your work is doing for people?

(02:13) What is the state of human health currently?

(03:33) Why do you care about human health?

(06:40) Your first experience of realising human health is in a bad place

(08:22) Why calories in vs. calories out doesn’t work

(11:55) The truth about eating bread

(15:18) If we don't eat meat, where do we get our protein?

(18:27) How do we know the vegan diet is good for us vs. another one?

(21:57) Don’t we have to supplement if we’re vegan?

(25:22) A balanced diet with meat and plants, does that work?

(28:34) Veganism is a diet for the privileged...

(31:06) The power foods we should all be eating

(38:54) Do you not just think you have a bias towards the vegan diet?

(40:22) The shocking truth about dairy products

(46:25) Drinking milk reduces sperm counts

(48:28) The carnivore diet, isn’t that just as good?

(52:45) The weight loss foods you need to start eating

(1:01:03) Why we need to understand how to balance our hormones

(1:05:20) Fertility issues have a strong connection to our weight

(1:17:02) Ads

(1:19:02) Power foods for the brain

(1:26:27) How to prevent dementia

(1:35:03) Metals, what should we be getting and what's toxic

(1:38:53) Your closing message

(1:40:05) The last guest’s question

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