Episode 2-David Goldman


With a wealth of knowledge in performance training and nutrition, this conversation with David will lead you on a reflective journey on how to optimize your health. David has seen the research and will challenge you to strive for a more plant based diet, minimizing animal products.

Think you'll experience a drop in performance? Think it is all just a fad? Take a listen to this stimulating conversation that will leave you with a craving for more. 

David is the Director of Fitness & Nutrition at the True North Health Center and he has quite the resume (info taken from True North Health Center specializes in medically supervised water only fasting and is the largest facility of its kind in the world.

Resume Highlights:

-Masters in Applied Physiology and Nutrition (Teachers College, Columbia University)

-Registered Dietitian, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Personal Trainer 

-Worked with Columbia University Varsity Athletics in the domains of strength and conditioning as well as sports nutrition 

-Assisted in development of the nutrition program at the Facebook HQ and became their first dietitian 

-Director of Research and Education for the MealLogger app 

-Oversaw clinical research, including trials on hunger hormones and metabolic inflexibility 

-Current research focuses on medically supervised water-only fasting and a whole, exclusively plant-food diet, on disease prevention and management 

What prompted this conversation (must watch)? 

Dr. Greger visited Google NYC to discuss his new book - How Not to Die. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle.

Other Resources: 

-Nutrient timing revisited: Click here for research  

-Fueling the vegan athlete: Click here for research

-Vegan diets and life extension: Click here for research

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