Today we feature Nina Teicholz.Before taking a deep dive into researching nutritional sides for nearly a decade, Nina was a reporter for National Public Radio and also contributed to many publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, The New Yorker and The Economist.She attended Yale and Stanford where she studied biology and majored in American Studies. She has a Majors degree from Oxford University and served as Associate Director of The Centre for Globalisation and Sustainable Development at Columbia University.Listen in as I ask Nina:* How she came to write about fats.* What the scientific problem is with most of the existing research papers into diet.* How the dietary guidelines got set up.* What fats to avoid and which ones to celebrate.* Is she optimistic for change, and if so, how long is it going to take?You’ll also discover:* Why we shouldn’t be scared of all fats!* Where all this bad dietary advice comes from.* What gave rise to the obesity epidemic.* The health benefits of saturated fats.* What happens to vegetable oils when they’re heated.* How patients in a clinical trial have reversed their Type 2 Diabetes through the right diet.Nina has thought long and hard about nutrition, and her passion and knowledge jumps out with quotes like:“Truth is like a kind of justice - people need to know the truth because their lives are being taken away from them by being told lies.”“Our goal is to bring our point of view to Washington and to say we need evidence-based guidelines!”Nina lives in New York City. To find out more visit her Facebook page or check out her website https://ninateicholz.com and check out her amazing book "The Big Fat Surprise".I’d love to know your thoughts and experiences - join the conversation on my Facebook page.For more episodes of Recipes For Life, find us on iTunes at https://apple.co/2NpsIba, Spotify at https://spoti.fi/2NpSiN0, Whooskhaa at https://www.whooshkaa.com/shows/recipes-for-life-with-pete-evans, click the link on https://peteevans.com, or just look up "Recipes For Life" in your favourite podcast app.I'd love to spread the knowledge in these podcasts far and wide. If you liked this episode, I'd love it if you could share it with your friends, and perhaps even leave a review on iTunes.This podcast is proudly presented by The Institute For Integrative Nutrition, or IIN for short.I've completed this amazing health training course through IIN, and I would thoroughly recommend it for anyone wanting to start a career in the health coaching and wellness space.This course is conducted over a year long period and it's constructed in a way that if you're a full time worker or a busy parent or wherever you are in your life you'll still be able to complete all the required curriculum and modules.Please see the link included in this post on my Facebook or Instagram page or on iTunes, to access the free sample class and first module of the program, to get a great taste of the format and structure as well as utilise my special discount that I can offer you if you decide to sign up.Just go to https://geti.in/2K2QcAw, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 (212) 730-5433 outside the US, (844) 780-3300 within the US.Make sure you tell the admission team that you're part of the Pete Evans tuition savings to claim your very substantial discount. More info is at acast.com/privacy
: Episode 778 - The esteemed Nina Teicholz, author of The Big Fat Surprise, joins Vinnie today to discuss the LCHF diet, the food pyramid, and Plant Bullies. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Pure Vitamin Club Villa Cappelli Squatty Potty NINA TEICHOLZ PLANT BULLIES Please visit vinnietortorich.com for complete show notes.