Brian Sanders is the filmmaker behind the feature-length documentary Food Lies and host of the Peak Human podcast. He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and then turned to technology and sold an app company. He’s used his technical background and love for fitness & nutrition to also work as a Health Coach and be the co-founder of the health, media, and technology company SAPIEN.

In this episode of Wellness Realness:

  • 8:45 – How Brian’s parent’s health influenced his journey
  • 17:13 – Brian’s experience cutting out grains
  • 21:30 – The two ends of the spectrum for optimal health
  • 28:50 – What is the Sapien diet?
  • 29:40 – Going full carnivore diet
  • 35:06 – Animal-based versus ketogenic
  • 42:55 – Nutrition argument against veganism
  • 47:08 – Keto or carnivore leading to high LDL cholesterol
  • 55:05 – Environmental argument & veganism
  • 1:02:55 – Ethics & veganism

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This show is produced by Soulfire Productions

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