Diet Doctor Podcast #97:

Global Nutrient Adequacies

It may surprise you to learn how many people fail to eat a diet that is nutritionally adequate. Ty Beal, PhD, and I discuss what this means and the implications for individuals and societies.

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Do you eat a nutritionally adequate diet? You may be surprised to learn that many people in the industrialized world still fail to meet all their nutritional needs. It’s an even bigger problem in the developing world. And a move toward plant-based diets may make nutritional inadequacies even more common.

Ty Beal, PhD, specializes in global dietary inadequacies. And what he has to say about the prevalence of inadequate diets may surprise you. Are you at risk for nutritional inadequacies? And what are the foods we should focus on to make sure we get the nutrition we need to thrive? Listen in to find out.

About the video

Virtual podcast recorded in April 2022, published in May 2022.
Host: Dr. Bret Scher
Producer: Hari Dewang

Table of contents


00:00  Introduction
02:01  Nutrient deficiency: definition and implications
09:32  Protein intake and requirements for the human body
13:42  Addressing the issue with new protein products
19:16  Thoughts on growing crops for the livestocks
30:43  Simon Hill
36:00  “Protein aware” and the different protein qualities
40:05  About nutrient deficiency on plant-based protein

 

 

Table of contents

00:00  Introduction
02:01  Nutrient deficiency: definition and implications
09:32  Protein intake and requirements for the human body
13:42  Addressing the issue with new protein products
19:16  Thoughts on growing crops for the livestocks
30:43  Simon Hill
36:00  “Protein aware” and the different protein qualities
40:05  About nutrient deficiency on plant-based protein

Do you eat a nutritionally adequate diet? You may be surprised to learn that many people in the industrialized world still fail to meet all their nutritional needs. It’s an even bigger problem in the developing world. And a move toward plant-based diets may make nutritional inadequacies even more common.

Ty Beal, PhD, specializes in global dietary inadequacies. And what he has to say about the prevalence of inadequate diets may surprise you. Are you at risk for nutritional inadequacies? And what are the foods we should focus on to make sure we get the nutrition we need to thrive? Listen in to find out.

About the video

Virtual podcast recorded in April 2022, published in May 2022.
Host: Dr. Bret Scher
Producer: Hari Dewang

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