Episode 20 of The Muscle Engineer Podcast is an in-depth dive into the topic of nutrient density with Marty Kendall and Vincent Sparagna.
Topics addressed with time stamps:
3:05 Marty’s intro and the Janury challenge he has put out
17:00 What is nutrient density and why is it important?
21:18 Potential issues with the nutrient density ranking
25:03 Why do some foods many consider nutrient dense (such as nuts, avocado, dairy) rank lower in Marty’s nutrient density scale?
29:21 The importance of keeping calories in mind even when focusing on nutrients
36:43 The highest ROI food sources when it comes to nutrient density
41:45 How does bioavailability influence the nutrient density of common foods?
45:48 The benefits and cons of a carnivore diet
57:15 The nutrients that are hardest to get in and might be worth supplementing with
1:02:16 Nutrient requirements for someone that is physically active vs sedentary
1:04:55 My top 3 take-aways from the episode
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