Episode 61

What is an Inflammatory Diet? with Dr. Pedro C. Bastos, PhD

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In this episode of the MGC podcast, I talk to to Dr. Pedro Bastos, a world renowned nutritionist and researcher from Portugal, affiliated with Lund University in Sweden and the European University of Madrid, in Spain. He co-founded CEAN, a Spanish institution providing advanced education in Nutritional Sciences for health professionals.

Dr. Bastos lectures globally on nutrition, lifestyle, and health in four languages, and has co-authored several scientific papers in the field in high profile journals, including Nature Medicine and Nature Reviews in Cardiology.

Here are just some of the topics we address:

  • What is an inflammatory diet?
  • Chronic inflammation in the etiology of disease across the lifespan.
  • Pros and cons of the Mediterranean diet.
  • What can we learn from traditional societies.