#235 Alcohol, Coffee, Lectins, Organic food and Cooking Oils with Dr William Li MD

Dr William Li, New York Times Bestselling author of Eat to Beat your Diet and Eat to Beat Disease, is back on the podcast today talking about everything to do with food as medicine. 


We discuss a huge amount today, across a range of subjects including:


  • Warning signs that people have too much sugar, refined carbohydrates in their diet
  • Alcohol and whether there is any amount that is healthy in the diet
  • Coffee and whether we should be drinking alternative sources of polyphenols
  • Williams thoughts on the lectin debate and whether we should be avoiding high lectin foods
  • Why and how food can burn specific types of fat
  • Organic vs conventional produce
  • Oils for cooking and the types of oils William prefers to use in his cooking and recipes


William W. Li, MD, is an internationally renowned physician and scientist. His research has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments that impact care for more than 70 diseases including diabetes, blindness, heart disease and obesity. He is also President and Medical Director of the Angiogenesis Foundation, and he is leading global initiatives on food as medicine. 



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