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

Apr 25, 2023

Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor specialized in family medicine and the founder and CEO of Diet Doctor, a fast-growing health company. He graduated from medical school at Uppsala University in 2000 and spent twelve years working as a doctor, treating patients with low-carb, high-fat diets. In 2015, he quit to focus on Diet Doctor, which is completely free from ads, product sales, or industry sponsorship and is instead funded by an optional membership. Dr. Eenfeldt is also on the board of The Dietary Science Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving scientific knowledge and helping people live healthier lives.





Key Takeaways (simple version)

  • (04:12) Satiety is not just about energy balance or calories-in, calories-out, but offers a flexible approach to nutrition that can be tailored to the individual.

  • (09:12) Carbs aren’t the problem as much as the type of carbs you eat, and how many calories you consume in a day.

  • (18:40) Prioritizing satiety, particularly through the consumption of high-quality protein, ensures we don’t overeat.

  • (24:58) The satiety approach is flawed… but its flaws are few compared to virtually all the mainstream diets out there.

  • (46:53) Satiety can be thought of as an antifragile approach, in that criticism of the concept or evidence that appears to suggest the contrary only end up making the concept more robust.

  • (55:52) People tend to eat more when their energy density is high.

  • (58:21) You don’t need fiber on a low-carb diet, but one thing it does help with is satiety.

  • (1:11:01) A healthy microbiome doesn’t necessarily lead to increased metabolic health, nor is it a solution to obesity.

  • (1:14:26) Dr. Eenfeldt gives his thoughts on the recent debate between Dr. Nick Norwitz and Dr. Ted Naman on the satiety approach.