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Podcast 234: The Power of a Plant-Based Diet with Simon Hill

How you eat has the power to transform how you feel, how you live, and ultimately how long you live. This week, nutritionist Simon Hill drops by to share more on the power of a plant-based diet.

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WHOOP VP of Performance Science, Principal Scientist Kristen Holmes is joined on this week's episode by nutritionist Simon Hill and author of the popular book The Proof is in the Plants, which makes a case for a plant-based, whole-food diet, drawing on all the latest nutrition research. Simon and Kristen dig into the physiological benefits of plant-based eating, protein consumption, and the societal benefits of eating less meat.

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  • 3:55 - Simon’s book and his main philosophies
  • 11:30 - Tailoring diets to the individual
  • 13:13 - Scientific research that helped shape Simon’s findings
  • 19:38 - The barrier for entry for various diets
  • 24:23 - The negative stigma around legumes and soy
  • 31:38 - Getting enough protein
  • 41:43 - Bio markers that people might see change
  • 46:33 - Dietary data from WHOOP members
  • 50:38 - How nutrition impacts sustainability and the environment


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