Protein Myths Revealed on the Weekly Q&A


Your questions about protiens answered on The Nutrition Heretic's Weekly Q & AOver the weekend there were some disturbing news articles that were published and these are discussed.  There are lots of myths about proteins, and what constitutes a complete protein: the building blocks of protein are revealed, as well as how to bring them into your diet.  Uncover why the body needs fat.  Also discussed is respect for the animals you consume and indigenous cultures that consider plants to be our ancestors.  Also the historical connection between tooth decay and when humanity began to move towards settlements and farming.

Your Questions Answered about Proteins:

  • What is a bad source of protein?
  • Do you need grains to survive?
  • Johnny's daughter is allergic to shellfish, chicken, some grasses, and such. She needs to get on probiotics, what else is good for her?
  • What are Adrienne's thoughts on protein supplements?
  • Vivian asks: "My 60 year-old friend is having oral surgery tomorrow. What type of protein should he take while he recovers as he won't be able to chew.
  • What about raw eggs?

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Guest Heretic Heather Dane, Co-author Of The Bone Broth Secret

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Day 26 - Are You Getting More Than Me?

With all the emphasis on exercise, it’s easy to forget how important sleep is. Since I was involved in a car accident many years ago, my sleep has suffered. Add a few kids, a move and a lengthy home renovation and it’s clear why I’ve had trouble getting back on track with my nighttime routine. However, I have to tell you that when I’m in the zone and able to implement my energy medicine routine, going to bed early enough so that I’m well-rested. How early is early enough? What are the benefits of being well-rested? Watch the video to find out.

The winter months always make me want soup. It is an ideal food that often gets overlooked in modern society. This soup was inspired by the woman I lived with in Spain some 23 years go. It has a poultry broth base, white cannelini beans, a little onion, spinach and halibut. Señora’s version would have had Swiss chard in lieu of spinach. Nourishing, warming, it’s perfect to end a busy day and slow you down for a good night’s sleep.

About Adrienne Hew


Adrienne Hew is a Certified Nutritionist and the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Host, but is best known online as an author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller 50 Ways to Eat Cock: Healthy Chicken Recipes with Balls! Receiving a certificate in Chinese dietetics in 2002 and her degree as a Certified Nutritionist in 2004, she has helped many clients and workshop attendees to decode their own health dilemmas by understanding the inconsistencies in conventional nutritional dogma. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.