SNR #242: Jake Mey, PhD, RD – How Much Sugar is Too Much?

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Guest Bio

Jacob Mey, PhD, RD

Jake is a registered dietitan and a human nutrition researcher. His work focuses on diet, muscle & metabolism.

He is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Integrated Physiology and Molecular Medicine at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. He is also a contractor in Inflammation and Immunity research at the renowned Cleveland Clinic.

In This Episode We Discuss

  • Understanding evidence-based research
  • Can sugar, without caloric excess, still have detrimental health effects?
  • Cleveland Clinic study: effect of wholegrains vs. refined grains on glucose metabolism
  • How much sugar counts as a ‘high intake’?
  • At what intakes we see issues
  • Insulin resistance, AGEs and other issues

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