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Peak Human - Unbiased Nutrition Info for Optimum Health, Fitness & Living

Nov 30, 2022

Ty Beal is based in Washington DC as a Research Advisor on the Knowledge Leadership team at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). In this role, he supports programmes, research, evaluation, and dissemination of knowledge to stakeholders.

He has extensive experience examining sustainable food systems, diet quality, food affordability, food supplies, micronutrient deficiencies, child growth and development, noncommunicable diseases, and global health. He obtained a PhD in Geography with emphasis in Global Nutrition from the University of California, Davis, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.




00:00- A little bit about who Ty is
01:40- Why should we care about nutrients?
06:30- Ty's studies and the 6 most important nutrients
13:40- The importance of bioavailability and anti nutrients
20:50- Why we should stop fearing animal foods
23:00- Astonishing worldwide deficiency statistics
31:15- What even is a whole grain?
32:40- The food compass
42:15- Nutrient intake and stunted growth
47:00- Discussion on the food environment
52:50- The environmental issue and the future of health
1:00:00- The Eat Lancet diet
1:08:00- The spectrum of healthy diets
1:09:15- Should you eat leafy greens?
1:19:00- Where to find Ty