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Protein is a hot topic when it comes to food. It often gets associated with high level athletes or praised by those looking to lose weight. On the other end of the spectrum, it often gets vilified by some who advocate for strict plant-based diets.
But the reality is, protein is absolutely essential for human health, and it is estimated that a large portion of the population are deficient. In fact, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimated that approximately one billion people worldwide have inadequate protein intake which contributes to impaired growth and suboptimal health.
That estimate might seem high, given that it includes approximately one-seventh of the world’s population, but actually, it is likely understated. As we will discuss, new research is showing that the benchmarks on which these estimates are based – recommended daily intakes or dietary reference intakes established by government organizations – are set far too low for most individuals.
The truth is, protein deficiency isn’t a condition confined only to third world countries. It is becoming increasingly common among the general population. This is due in part to an increase in processed, nutrient-devoid food that consists primarily of refined carbohydrates and fills a large portion of calories for the day. But it is also due to an increase in certain disease conditions that impair the body’s ability to absorb protein.
00:00 – Intro and overview
01:05 – What is protein and why do we need it?
04:26 – Addressing the myth that too much protein causes kidney damage
08:00 – All about collagen
11:07 – The “grainflammation” cycle
25:10 – How chronic inflammation compromises the immune system
28:00 – Aim for equality in your diet
29:00 – Symptoms of protein loss
32:50 – Protein requirements
40:59 – Doing the math to figure out how much protein you actually need
44:24 – Best food sources of protein
48:00 – The different qualities/levels of protein
53:40 – How protein is absorbed
1:00:00 – Q&A
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This video is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. It is strictly intended for educational purposes only. Additionally, this information is not intended to replace the advice of your physician. Dr. Osborne is not a medical doctor. He does not treat or diagnose disease. He offers nutritional support to people seeking an alternative from traditional medicine. Dr. Osborne is licensed with the Pastoral Medical Association.