Episode 2-David Goldman


With a wealth of knowledge in performance training and nutrition, this conversation with David will lead you on a reflective journey on how to optimize your health. David has seen the research and will challenge you to strive for a more plant based diet, minimizing animal products.

Think you'll experience a drop in performance? Think it is all just a fad? Take a listen to this stimulating conversation that will leave you with a craving for more. 

David is the Director of Fitness & Nutrition at the True North Health Center and he has quite the resume (info taken from http://www.healthpromoting.com/clinic-services/staff/david-goldman-rd). True North Health Center specializes in medically supervised water only fasting and is the largest facility of its kind in the world.

Resume Highlights:

-Masters in Applied Physiology and Nutrition (Teachers College, Columbia University)

-Registered Dietitian, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Personal Trainer 

-Worked with Columbia University Varsity Athletics in the domains of strength and conditioning as well as sports nutrition 

-Assisted in development of the nutrition program at the Facebook HQ and became their first dietitian 

-Director of Research and Education for the MealLogger app 

-Oversaw clinical research, including trials on hunger hormones and metabolic inflexibility 

-Current research focuses on medically supervised water-only fasting and a whole, exclusively plant-food diet, on disease prevention and management 

What prompted this conversation (must watch)? 

Dr. Greger visited Google NYC to discuss his new book - How Not to Die. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle.

Other Resources: 

-Nutrient timing revisited: Click here for research  

-Fueling the vegan athlete: Click here for research

-Vegan diets and life extension: Click here for research

Reach out to David:

True North Health Center: truenorthhealth.com

Email: david@truenorthhealth.com