Food is complicated. It’s a key controller of our state of health or disease. It’s a social centerpiece for the most important moments of our lives. It’s the building blocks that creates our brain, enabling us to have thoughts, feelings, and emotions. It’s the very stuff that makes up our bodies and what we see looking back at us in the mirror. Food isn’t just food—it’s the thing that makes us who we are. So why does figuring out what to eat feel so overwhelming?
On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, I dive deep into the topic of body fat with Shawn Stevenson. We talk about why body fat is not really the culprit it’s been made out to be, how our bodies actually “burn” body-fat, and the key hormones, enzymes, and nutrients involved in this process. We talk about the surprising way that our gut bacteria controls our body weight, and the research on how food affects our relationships. We also discuss how we have an epidemic of food insecurity and health disparities in our world today, the startling data around food inequality, and what we can actually do to help fix it.
For more on Shawn Stevenson you can follow him on Instagram @ShawnModel, on Facebook @TheModelHealthShow, on Twitter @ShawnModel, on YouTube @TheShawnModel, and through his website https://themodelhealthshow.com/. Get his book, Eat Smarter: Use the Power of Food to Reboot Your Metabolism, Upgrade Your Brain, and Transform Your Life at https://eatsmarterbook.com/.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- NASA’s experiment on gravity – https://youtu.be/9-YNaN-5mnc
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