#301: John Berardi, PhD – Tribalism in Nutrition

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Guest Bio

John Berardi, PhD

John Berardi, PhD is best known as the co-founder of Precision Nutrition. He is also the founder of Change Maker Academy, which is devoted to helping people turn their passion for health and fitness into a successful career. Over the last 15 years he has advised Apple, Equinox, Nike, and Titleist, as well as the San Antonio Spurs, Carolina Panthers, US Open Champ Sloane Stephens, and 2-division UFC Champ Georges St. Pierre.


In This Episode We Discuss

  • How John has made a name in the nutrition field whilst remaining relatively “nutritionally agnostic”
  • Tribes have utility, hence why they are inherently human
  • The “problem” of tribalism in nutrition: when they bias our thinking they can potentially stand in the way of finding truth.
  • Tribes are not equal
  • How some people don’t acknowledge their “luck” in being evidence-based

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