Wellness: Fact vs. Fiction

Eat the Damn Banana (if you want!) - Understanding Carbs with Kevin Hall, PhD

May 4, 2022

TW: Diet, weight     Join Dr. Danielle Belardo for part two of her fascinating conversation surrounding carbs, energy balance, and body weight with NIH nutrition and metabolism scientist, Dr. Kevin Hall. Danielle and Kevin discuss the phenomenal research Kevin and his team have done evaluating the impact of different diets and their studies in regards to the carbohydrate insulin model. They debunk myths about low carb versus low fat diets, the effects of carbs and fat on appetite, and whether keto deserves all the hype. If you have ever had anxiety about eating a banana because of the carbs, this one is for you!    Dr. Kevin Hall received his Ph.D. in Physics from McGill University and is now a tenured senior investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he is the Section Chief of Integrative Physiology. His main research interests are the regulation of food intake, macronutrient metabolism, energy balance, and body weight. Dr. Hall is the recipient of many prestigious awards including the NIH Director’s Award, and his award-winning Body Weight Planner has been used by millions of people.    They discuss myths and misconceptions in regards to:    Calories, insulin, and glucose   Social media’ newest enemy, fruit   The latest fad diets     Thank you so much for taking the time to contribute to a generation that values fact over fiction! Be sure to rate, review, and follow on your favorite podcast app and let us know which not-so-wellness trend you’d like to hear debunked. Follow your host on Instagram @daniellebelardomd and the podcast @wellnessfactvsfiction. Follow Kevin @kevinh_phd    Thank you to our sponsors for making this episode possible. Check out these deals just for you:  TALKSPACE - visit talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code drdanielle at sign-up.  DIPSEA - go to dipseastories.com/drdanielle for a free 30 day trial.  COZY EARTH - Go to cozyearth.com and enter WELLNESS at checkout to SAVE thirty-five  percent.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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