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The Problem with Eating Too Much Protein

Summary: It seems like everywhere you turn, a doctor, nutritionist, or trainer is telling you to eat more protein.
Air Date: 11/28/15
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Garth Davis, MD
DavisDr. Garth Davis is the medical director of the Davis Clinic at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, and starred on the hit TLC show Big Medicine.

In addition to Proteinaholic, Dr. Davis is author of The Expert’s Guide to Weight Loss Surgery. Dr. Davis graduated from the UT in Austin where he was the Student Government President. Dr. Davis completed his surgical residency at the prestigious University of Michigan. While there, Dr. Davis underwent extensive training in general surgical disciplines, specializing in laparoscopic procedures.

Dr. Davis has been named a Texas Monthly “Super Doc” several times, most recently in 2015. Dr. Davis is a recognized expert in initial bariatric procedures as well as revisional bariatric surgery, and frequently lectures on the importance of a plant-based diet. He is dedicated to helping people discovern the foods and adopt the  behaviors that can lead to a healthy and happy life.

Now that he’s totally recovered Proteinaholic, Dr. Davis competes in marathons and Ironman triathlons. He lives in Houston with his family, a shy cat, and an absurdly large dog.
  • Book Title: PROTEINAHOLIC: How Our Obsession with Meatis Killing Us and What We Can Do About It
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/drgarth
  • Guest Twitter Account: @Drgarthdavis
The Problem with Eating Too Much Protein
It seems like everywhere you turn, a doctor, nutritionist, or trainer is telling you to eat more protein. 

Even drinks are packed with extra protein. 

But, does it really help you manage your weight, give you more energy, or help you live longer and healthier? 

In this segment, Dr. Roizen is joined by surgeon Garth Davis, MD, an expert in weight loss and author of the new book, Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession With Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It.

Dr. Davis discusses why the diet and nutrition industry has become so focused on protein, how it may be hurting us, and the proven alternatives that can put your weight and health back on track.


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