Kamal Patel is a nutrition researcher and the director of Examine. He is a co-founder of Sol Orwell. He was a co-author on systematic reviews used to inform the Institute of Medicine.
https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/examinepodcast I'm a voracious consumer of knowledge. On an average week, I read 3-5 books, listen to 15-20 podcasts, and read several dozen research articles. And one of my secrets to this hyperproductive digestion of information is through the use of services, websites, journals, newsletters and, well, "digests" that disseminate information into readily accessible bite-size pieces that allow me to cut through the clutter and quickly get to the main summaries, takeaways and actionable items from all the content. For example, I'm a huge fan of the book reviews produced by gentleman such as Derek Sivers and James Clear. In addition, I stay up to date with health, medical and science news via the Stone Hearth Newsletters, exercise and nutrition research via the website Suppversity, and, for general life knowledge, I'm a recent subscriber to the Farnham Street blog for staying up-to-date with the best recently published books and articles from around the web. And - for one of the most comprehensive exercise, diet, supplement resources I have ever accessed - I am a frequent visitor to the website Examine and their monthly publication The Examine Research Digest, which is produced by today's podcast guest: Kamal Patel. Kamal is the director of Examine.com, an independent and unbiased encyclopedia on supplementation and nutrition. He is a nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and is on hiatus from a PhD in nutrition, in which he researched the link between diet and chronic pain. He has published peer-reviewed articles on vitamin D and calcium as well as a variety of clinical research topics, and in today's episode, you'll discover: -How supplement companies and the media manipulate science for their own benefits...[11:38 & 16:30] -Why Kamal thinks the "elimination diet" for nightshades is a hoax...[18:55] -The best way to know if a diet or supplement website is delivering you fake information...[29:35] -The truth about what they really feed lab rats and mice in high-fat diet studies...[31:35] -Why an extremely high percentage of the research released in medical journals is flawed or biased...[35:00] -The best way to quickly review an abstract without reading a full article, and red flags to look out for when reading an abstract...[44:50 & 48:30] -The top three most proven and researched supplements that just about everyone could benefit from...[54:56] -The surprising benefits of daily creatine intake...[61:50] -Why Kamal   doesn't take fish oil, but Ben does, and how genetics should influence supplement intake...[65:35 & 68:35] -The two supplements most people most infatuated with that Kamal thinks have very low credibility...[72:15] -The most beneficial one-two combo stack you can take for daily mental performance...[77:45] -Why you should spread your vegetable intake throughout the day to maximize your nitrate exposure...[80:48] -And much more! Resources from this episode: -Supplement Goals Reference Guide -Supplement Stack Guide -The Examine Research Digest -The SuperMemo sleep website Ben mentions -Ben's article about whether or not weed causes heart disease -The CreaPure Creatine that Ben recommends -The SuperEssentials fish oil that Ben recommends -IFOS website for testing fish oils -WellnessFX blood and biomarker testing -A 3 day gut panel for testing your bacterial balance -NaturalStacks "SmartCaffeine" caffeine/theanine blend Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Kamal or me? Leave your comments at BenGreenfieldFitness.com and one of us will reply!
This Week Guys, get your notepads for this interview with Kamal Patel, director of Examine.com,who busts the "food myths" that have been confusing you for the last 30 years.  A nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from John Hopkins University, Kamal dives into why gluten may not be the devil, why fish oils maybe overrated, and why Big Business makes it hard to maneuver through the nutrition research.  He is a man who is filtering through the phony research to help you get to the truth about supplementation and what is needed versus what is a marketing scheme. About  Kamal Kamal became interested in nutrition in college realizing he wanted to change is body.  He found that nutrition, more than exercise, was the biggest factor in gaining muscle mass and having a healthier self.  After receiving his degrees in public health at Johns Hopkins, he began his career in the researching the world of sleep watches.  Later he moved into nutrition research before becoming the director of Examine.com.  Examine.com is a website dedicated to uncovering the truth about supplement research separate from big company funding.  A laid back sort of guy, Kamal is passionate in busting food myths and giving you accurate information on supplements and your health. What You Will Hear: 0:00 Open Sky Fitness Intro 1:13 Host Rob introduces Kamal Patel 4:05 Meet Kamal 7:35 Sleep watches and sleep apps 8:42 Biphasic Sleep 9:54 Getting the most out of your sleep app 13:00 How Examine.com was founded 17:30 Why many studies are not thorough 20:35 The gluten food myth…Is it bad for all of us? 23:48 Why researchers in the public eye make blanket statements 26:08 What you should be eating 28:48 80/20 Rule in other aspects of health including nutrition 32:10 Fish oil supplements are overrated. 34:00 Learn the truth about fats and how we have been brainwashed 38:21 How Big Business funds research and confuses the public about facts 43:00 PR of Big Business twisting the facts for more sales 44:19 The correlation between diet and chronic pain. 47:20 Why you should get up from working every 20-30 minutes 49:30 Nutrition uses in treating pain and the time it takes for change. 57:04 Where you can find open minded doctors 1:03:58 The problem with pharmaceuticals 1:05:58 Daily sunlight is better than drugs in treating depression 1:07:24 Water, it’s importance in public health 1:09:42 Most important supplement: Vitamin D3 and K2 1:13:00 How to connect with Kamal 1:13:30 Research Digest (8 most important studies every month) 1:14:20 Stack Guides, which supplements to take 1:14:54 Supplement-Goals Reference, all studies updated 1:17:22 Who Kamal blames for the state of our health! 1:17:55 Concluding  Statements with Rob and FREE Cookbook 1:20:03 Closing LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:   Find Kamal Patel at: Website: Examine.comProducts for Purchase:   Research Digest Stack Guides Supplement-Goals Reference Want Rob's Free Cookbook? FREE Cookbook Ask Rob a Question or tell him what is working for you: Email Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com To leave a Review for Rob and the Open Sky Fitness Podcast CLICK NOW! Contact our amazing sound engineer Ryan? Send him an e-mail here: RyanTX2LA@gmail.com Thanks for Listening! Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below! If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post. Also if you are interested in getting some free Naked Infusions Salsa, T-shirts or tote bags please leave an honest review for The Open Sky Fitness Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and I read each and every one of them. If you have any questions (and would like to hear yourself on the Open Sky Fitness Podcast), click on the link on the right side of any page on our website that says “Send Voicemail.” And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free! Thanks for listening/reading Episode 82: Kamal Patel: “Food Myths”. We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you!
Kamal Patel is the director of examine.com, an independent nutrition website dedicated to delivering scientific, unbiased information on supplements, diet and lifestyle to athletes, coaches and every day people. Kamal, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Podcast #16: Kamal Patel of examine.com appeared first on The web’s #1 provider of rugby strength and conditioning information..
#10 Kamal Patel Examine.com   Joining us today is one of the brains behind the well known site www.examine.com Honestly, I don't believe there are many people with more knowledge than Kamal when it comes to this industry, we talk about:   - What to look out for in good studies - Why a lot of industry supplement claims are just false - What the next big supplement for muscle building is - The next big endurance supplement - Why you cannot take it personally when people hate - Why the industry needs a bit more regulation   We also have Alex Ferentinos with us one of my co-host and good friend on the show you can get in touch with Alex alex.ferentinos@gmail.com or just reply to my emails on my mailling list and I will pass any questions on. As always please leave a review and subscribe www.proteindynamix.com (OJAY20 discount code) have provided some shakers and samples for me to give out to people that subscribe to the show and my mailing list we www.bodycatchers.com Enjoy the show Ollie
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