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Dec. 6, 2018

What is (Dietary) Protein Anyway? (with Eric Helms, PhD)

What is (Dietary) Protein Anyway? (with Eric Helms, PhD)

We’re kicking this new show off by asking seemingly basic questions about diet and nutrition. First up, “What is (dietary) protein anyway?" After a quick catch up session, we talk through the “facts” of what we think we know about this...


We’re kicking this new show off by asking seemingly basic questions about diet and nutrition. First up, “What is (dietary) protein anyway?"

After a quick catch up session, we talk through the “facts” of what we think we know about this question – which, of course raises even more questions like...

How much protein do you really need?

What’s a complete protein?

How many essential amino acids are there?

Then, we bring in Eric Helms, PhD. to give us the low down.

Eric has a BS in fitness and wellness, an MS in exercise science, a second masters in sports nutrition, a PhD in strength and conditioning, and is a research fellow for AUT at the Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand.

Our ideas about the question start around 10:10.

Eric runs down the facts starting at around 20:25.

Huge thanks to Eric for being our expert. You can find him at 3DMuscleJourney.com and on Instagram: @helms3dmj

Hosted by Mike Farr (@silentmikke) and Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd).

Produced by Jim McDonald

Production assistance by Connor O’Neal.