Apr 28, 2020
Brad Dieter returns to The Pat Flynn show to discuss the (now infamous) debate between Gary Taubes and Stephan Guyenet on Joe Rogan's podcast over "Why We Get Fat?" Is the primary driver behind the obesity epidemic calories or carbohydrates? What questions should be asking concerning this debate? What type of evidence should we be looking for to determine who has the better model? Finally, what is Brad's position on the subject?
Brad is a scientist and entrepreneur whose goal is to bring science and industry together to improve human health and well-being through the development of new technologies. Brad is a trained Exercise Physiologist, Molecular Biologist, and Biostatistician. He received his B.A. from Washington State University and a Masters of Science in Biomechanics at the University of Idaho, and completed his PhD at the University of Idaho. He completed his a post-doctoral fellowship in translational science at Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital where he studied how metabolism and inflammation regulate molecular mechanisms disease and is involved in discovering novel therapeutics for diabetic complications. His research career has spanned the translational spectrum utilizing basic science, human trials, and machine learning in large data sets to identify and develop novel therapies and technologies. His long term career goals include leading teams of people to make major inroads in health care through the development of new technology. Brad is also passionate about scientific outreach and bringing science to the public.