• Karina Inkster

NBSV 059: Julieanna Hever (the Plant-Based Dietitian) on "macroconfusion" and the healthspan diet

Updated: Jan 9


Julieanna Hever, know as The Plant-Based Dietitian, is the bestselling author of Plant-Based Nutrition (Idiot's Guides), The Vegiterranean Diet, the upcoming book Healthspan Solution, and she's the Nutrition Director of Efferos.

We talk about her upcoming new book, dietary restriction without malnutrition, a term she uses called "macroconfusion", and developing a healthy, well-rounded healthspan diet.

Listen below!

Important topics and points you don't want to miss:

>> "Macroconfusion": Why focusing on macronutrients is not the best way to optimize your diet, and what to do instead.

>> Dietary restriction without malnutrition.

>> Focusing on very high protein intakes (e.g. for strength training) may be at odds with research that shows longevity and healthspan are associated with lower protein intakes.

>> How to follow a healthy, well-rounded healthspan diet.

Mentioned in the episode:

>> Article: Oxidative Priority, Meal Frequency, and the Energy Economy of Food and Activity: Implications for Longevity, Obesity, and Cardiometabolic Disease. Cronise, R. J., Sinclair, D. A., & Bremer, A. A. (2017).

Connect with Julieanna:

>> Plant-Based Dietitian website

>> Plant-Based Dietitian on Facebook

>> Plant-Based Dietitian on Instagram

>> Plant-Based Dietitian on Twitter

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