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Episode 82: Kamal Patel: “Food Myths”

Released Monday, 1st February 2016
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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



Find Kamal Patel at:

Website: Examine.com
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Rob & Devon Dionne have been in the health and fitness world for over a decade. Devon is a Holistic Nutrition Counselor and GYROTONIC® Instructor. Rob is a certified personal trainer with NASM, holding advanced certification, CES, PES, MMA, and Weight Loss Specialist. He's also a level 1 Crossfit Instructor. This husband and wife team redefine what it means to be healthy in this fast pasted, hectic world we live in. The Open Sky Fitness Podcast is perfect for men and women who are trying to get back in shape after neglecting their health after years of focusing on their jobs or building a family. Remember what it was like when you were 20 years old? Diet and exercise wasn't a thing. If you worked out for a few days or stopped eating cheese burgers for a week, you'd drop ten pounds. Too bad we can't live in that reality forever. Welcome to life after 30. Rob & Devon would like to help you find the right path for this moment in your life. We don't believe in going on a diet. We don't believe there's only one way to achieving the body you want. We do believe in creating a lifestyle that allows you to have the best of both worlds...eating delicious food and being healthy at the same time. It is possible. Just listen to our show and you'll see! If you have questions you'd like us to answer on our show or via email, feel free to contact Rob. If you'd just like to write us a letter and give us your feedback, we'd love that too. Send everything to Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com Thanks for listening! Enjoy the show.
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