Melissa Henig is a Health and Lifestyle Coach, with expertise in holistic wellness. She is the author of the book Raw Paleo.
Melissa Henig talks with Lindsey about the the benefits of a raw paleo diet. Melissa is a Health and Lifestyle Coach, with expertise in holistic wellness. 
https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/rawmeat My guest on today's show eats raw. And I'm not talking raw kale and carrots, but rather raw meat. She eats raw meat. A lot. Yep, that includes raw dairy, raw eggs, raw beef and even raw chicken. Her name is Melissa Henig, she is a health coach and nutrition enthusiast who leads what she calls a "raw lifestyle" and in her new book "Raw Paleo: The Extreme Advantages of Eating Paleo Foods in the Raw", she makes the claim that raw foods are powerful medicine and offer a distinct health advantage over cooked foods. During our discussion, you'll discover: -What made Melissa start eating raw meat...[8:05] -What a typical day of raw eating looks like for Melissa...[10:00] -Why Melissa says our brain and nervous system need raw fat specifically...[12:30] -How you can prepare raw chicken safely...[21:35] -If you need to be concerned about parasites in raw meat...[24:11] -Why Melissa says probiotics in raw meat are naturally detoxifiers...[27:00] -Why many probiotic capsules can have some issues...[35:35] -Whether raw meat is really higher in amino acids...[42:30] -How raw protein may be easier to digest and does not impose a load on the kidneys...[46:00] -Why Melissa eats a small cube of raw cheese through the day...[49:55] -Whether the avidin in raw egg whites depletes biotin in your body...[52:45] -Melissa's take on the idea that "cooking" is what set humans apart and allowed us to have a bigger brain and smaller gut...[41:30] -Whether Melissa cooks *any* foods...[57:05] -And much more! Resources: -Books by Aajonus Vonderplanitz -Sous vide cookers on Amazon -The Caprobiotics that Ben uses -The Reddit thread on "high meat" Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Melissa or me? Leave your comments at BenGreenfieldFitness.com and one of us will reply!
Melissa Henig is a Health and Lifestyle Coach, with expertise in holistic wellness. She is the author of the book Raw Paleo. Her coaching program gets women and men to feel sexy, strong, and motivated! Melissa’s Coaching Program helps women and men to detox, normalize their appetite, easily burn fat, have more energy, balance hormones, and have glowing skin. Detox and sculpt your body at once! Melissa Henig: http://rawpaleo.com/ Ronnie Landis: http://www.ronnielandis.net The Holistic Health Mastery: http://www.holistichealthmastery.com
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Arizona, USA
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3 hours, 11 minutes
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