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306: Is FAKE MEAT Good for You?

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Have you ever wondered how I went from struggling with obesity, daily migraines, and wearing knee braces to experiencing a life full of vibrant health?

In this episode, I’m pulling back the curtain on the foods that were sabotaging my well-being, so you can avoid the same pitfalls! From what you eat to what you drink, I’ll cover it all—and don’t worry, I’ll also share the best alternatives to help you make the switch.

Plus, I’ll take a deep dive into the world of plant-based proteins like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger and reveal whether you should embrace them or ditch them.

Stay tuned to discover how you can transform your diet and live a longer, happier life—just like I did!

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why eating fat does NOT make you fat (0:53)
  • The WORST type of fat that could be silently hurting you (5:36)
  • How a “healthy” drink I used to enjoy daily was negatively impacting my health (6:43)
  • What reverse juicing is and why it’s far better than smoothies (7:55)
  • The shocking truth about why 90% of our crops are sprayed with a health bomb (8:37)
  • The ONLY type of protein I consume for peak health and performance (11:20)
  • Which foods you absolutely MUST buy organic for better health (12:14)
  • Why relying on artificial sweeteners to curb cravings is a big mistake (and how it can make you gain weight!) (17:55)
  • The real deal about sports drinks (and how to spot hidden sugars on the label) (20:15)
  • A fantastic alternative to sports drinks that my wife swears by (21:04)
  • The science behind why blending fruit can make you fat (and what to do instead) (22:45)
  • Why cranberry juice is NOT the best solution for UTIs (26:05)
  • The TRUTH about why drinking alcohol leads to weight gain (29:25)
  • Are fake meats healthy or harmful? (42:24)
  • My favorite healthy mock meat substitutes and why I love them (46:39)


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Episode 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.”