I’m here with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, a Washington University fellowship-trained physician in nutritional science and geriatrics, and she’s board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulation. She also walks the walk. She is in incredible shape. She’s also a mom. And has what seems to be endless energy. And she works closely with special ops military, and also, in her private practice, with leaders, innovators, and executives in their perspective fields.
I’ve researched her work extensively, and she brings unparalleled results to her patients with her personalized approach. And part of her message is the importance of dietary protein and how most of us, me included, for many, many years, are simply not getting enough. If you are listening to this, there’s a very, very high chance, probably upwards of a 90% chance that you are not getting enough protein. And she explains how much you need, how to get it even if you are a vegetarian or a vegan, and why the timing and the amount per meal is so important.
Episode Highlights With Gabrielle Lyon
- Why protein is the most important macronutrient and why you aren’t getting enough
- How much protein you should eat at each meal (hint: you aren’t eating enough)
- The reason adding more protein can drastically change your metabolism
- A quick trick: 1 ounce of meat is about 7 grams of protein
- The reason not eating enough protein ages you faster
- Her routine that keeps her in amazing shape without working out all the time
- Simple workouts that fit any lifestyle
- And more!
Resources We Mention
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- 172: How to Understand Your Genes to Personalize Your Diet With Nutrition Genome
- Guide to Healthy Protein Sources
- How to Choose a Clean Plant Based Protein Powder
- Protein-Packed Crepes Recipe (With Cottage Cheese)
- 8 Benefits of Sardines (& How to Make Them Taste Great)
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