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232: What the heck is a pili nut?

by | Dec 6, 2022 | 1 comment

Tasty, filling, quick AND healthy? 

If you’re still searching for the perfect snack, this is an episode you’re going to LOVE.

My guest and I do a deep dive on pili nuts – one of the healthiest nuts on the planet – and one of my personal favorites! 

You’ll hear from Jason Thomas, the founder of Pili Hunters, a sustainable food company aiming to reshape the food industry one nut at a time.

Jason shares how he built an incredibly successful company with just 15 pounds of deep-fried pili nuts and a dream. We also discuss the benefits of pili nuts – and how having just a handful a day could support your health. 

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why eating fat does NOT make you fat (and the real culprit behind stubborn  weight gain) (5:00)
  • The essential mineral most Americans are missing from their diet (and how it can support heart and muscle function) (8:20)
  • The difference between organic and wild foods (and which is better) (10:20)  
  • How to feel full for HOURS on end (without consuming a ton of food or calories) (11:00)
  • The world’s healthiest fermented honey (and how it may help break down lectins in your body) (41:30)
  • The delicious and unique ways you can incorporate pili nuts into your diet for better health and a slimmer physique (43:50)

This episode is sponsored by PiliHunters.com but Dr. Gundry’s opinions are his own. 

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Episode Transcript:

Ep 232 Transcript

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About Dr. Gundry

Dr. Steven Gundry is a renowned heart surgeon and New York Times bestselling author of “The Plant Paradox” and “The Plant Paradox Cookbook.”