Why We Need Ruminants with Dr. Peter Ballerstedt, PhD - Episode 2131

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Episode 2131 - On this Friday's show, Vinnie Tortorich welcomes back Dr. Peter Ballerstedt and they discuss why we need ruminants, healthy human development, dietary misinformation, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2022/06/why-we-need-ruminants-dr-peter-ballerstedt-episode-2131 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS WHY WE NEED RUMINANTS Vinnie welcomes Dr. Peter Ballerstedt, PhD., and explains how he took an interest in Peter's work. (2:55) Peter explains the process of ruminant digestion and how it benefits humans and is essential for the soil and environment. (5:23) Peter then mentions that some Oxford scientists revealed that the wrong metric has been being used to estimate global warming. (6:45) They then discuss how people have been "sold a bill of goods" about information comparing the impact of animal-source protein vs. plant-based protein. (8:43) There is no sustainable food system without livestock agriculture, especially ruminants. (15:34) Peter emphasizes that the ruminant is a "wonder of creation" and chats a bit about that. (16:46) Vinnie makes the critical point of how people have convinced themselves that we are not part of the food chain and elaborates on that point. (20:08) They go on to chat about how there is hard evidence of how people are being harmed because they are consuming too little animal protein. (22:40) Peter brings up a process of farming done in Brazil that has been beneficial. (29.:44) After further discussion of energy and the environment and why we need ruminants, Vinnie and Peter discuss human development and how it's been affected. (38:32) They chat in detail about plant protein, fiber, and the working of amino acids like lysine. (39:45) Peter also talks about dietary choices in general. (52:30) Vinnie and Peter end the show with a brief chat about upcoming speaking engagements and cowboy boots. (56:33) PURCHASE BEYOND IMPOSSIBLE The documentary launched on January 11! Order it TODAY! This is Vinnie’s third documentary in just over three years. Get it now on Apple TV (iTunes) and/or Amazon Video! Link to the film on Apple TV (iTunes): Share this link with friends, too! Link to the film on Amazon Video: It's also now available on Amazon (the USA only for now)! Visit my new Documentaries HQ to find my films everywhere: REVIEWS: Please submit your REVIEW after you watch my films. Your positive REVIEW does matter! FAT: A DOCUMENTARY 2 (2021) Visit my new Documentaries HQ to find my films everywhere: Then, please share my fact-based, health-focused documentary series with your friends and family. The more views, the better it ranks, so please watch it again with a new friend! REVIEWS: Please submit your REVIEW after you watch my films. Your positive REVIEW does matter! FAT: A DOCUMENTARY (2019) Visit my new Documentaries HQ to find my films everywhere: Then, please share my fact-based, health-focused documentary series with your friends and family. The more views, the better it ranks, so please watch it again with a new friend! REVIEWS: Please submit your REVIEW after you watch my films. Your positive REVIEW does matter!

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