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Episode 148: Dr. Jose Antonio, Ph.D. on the benefits of creatine, high protein, glutamine, and the optimal pre-workout caffeine dose

Dr. Jose Antonio, Ph.D. is the CEO and co-founder of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He gives an occasional talk, writes a bit, and can read your mind (but only after consuming copious quantities of coffee). An expert on supplements, science-based nutrition research, and more, Dr. Antonio’s seminars are highly sought after all over North America and sometimes abroad. Dr. Antonio has also been published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications. Dr. Antonio joins us to talk supplements, sports nutrition, as well as the following:

  • Who are the worst purveyors of the effects of creatine & is it really as bad for your kidneys as it has been reported
  • How is creatine beneficial for those who DO NOT exercise
  • Dr. Antonio addresses the issue of eating too much protein and its effects on the kidneys
  • Are there any benefits to over-feeding on protein
  • What is N.E.A.T. and how does overeating protein contribute to it
  • What is Dr.Antonio’s preferred ratio of micronutrients
  • When is a loading phase for creatine the most ideal
  • How young is too young to give children supplements
  • Are there any benefits to supplementing with glutamine
  • Is there a difference between caffeine consumed from coffee/tea vs. caffeine supplements
  • How much caffeine is really “too much caffeine” and when should you cycle off caffeine
  • When is the best time to supplement with Glucosomine for joint health and how much is optimal

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