Brian Sanders


Brian Sanders is the filmmaker behind the Food Lies documentary, host of the top 5 nutrition podcast Peak Human, and an international speaker. He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He works as a Health Coach at Evolve Healthcare and co-founded the health education company Sapien. He also works to spread the awareness of regenerative agriculture and increase access to well-raised animal products through his company Nose to Tail.


Foodscape 3

Chicago, Sept. 25th 2019

Brian gave a presentation to over 500 food industry executives on why meat is healthy for people and can even benefit the environment. He then did a friendly debate with a "vegan" who ended up being someone who ate fish, eggs, and dairy. The conference was focused on plant-based diet trends, meat substitutions, and cell-based meat products.

Low Carb Denver

Colorado, March 12th 2020

Brian gave a compelling presentation on why cows are a sustainable part of our ecosystem. He argues that cattle are actually an essential part of the solution to our climate crisis. This comes as a surprise to many people who have heard that cattle are actually contributing to the climate change.

BEEF Australia 2021

Rockhampton, May 5th 2021

Brian gave a virtual presentation on why beef is actually a solution to many of the world's problems. This was a part of BEEF Australia's "Myth Busters" program. All slides and references available here.

ADAPT Conference

Long Beach, March 7th 2020

Brian discusses why we need to create restrictions due to our modern food environment, why we didn't need restrictions in the past, and what options are out there. Some of the principles of his "satiety model of obesity" are laid out here to explain why people gain weight over time.


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April 1, 2019

Wise Traditions Podcast

Food Lies Exposed

Nutrition doesn’t have to be as complicated as we’ve made it out to be. But if it’s so simple, where did we go wrong? Filmmaker Brian Sanders, of the documentary “Food Lies,” exposes the food lies that have added to our confusion and wrecked our health. In today’s conversation, he suggests we ditch dietary dogma and return to ancestral wisdom.

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December 14, 2019

The Fundamental Health Podcast

Did James Wilks win the debate with Chris Kresser in defense of the Game Changers? Not a chance.

Listen to Brian I break this one down in detail as we illustrate how he fell far short of his goal while mis representing data and using shady tactics to make Chris look bad. And guess what? I know how to read a forest plot!

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July 24, 2021

Ben Greenfield Fitness Podcast

On a recent trip to Austin, Texas, I had the pleasure of sitting down with my new friend Brian Sanders.

Brian is the filmmaker behind the feature-length documentary Food Lies and host of the Peak Human podcast. He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mechanical Engineering before turning to technology and selling an app company.

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November 7, 2018

Recipes For Life with Pete Evans

Brian Sanders is a filmmaker and the creator of Food Lies, about what humans are supposed to eat, where we went wrong in the last 60 years, and how to fix this all - featuring experts like Tim Noakes, Nina Teicholz, Ted Naiman, Shawn Baker, Amy Berger and more. Brian also has an incredible podcast called Peak Human, where he's interviewed experts, doctors and researchers, many of whom will be in the film.

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September 21, 2020

The Keto Answers

If you’re a regular listener of this podcast, you’ve seen me question our current food system with the help of a plethora of health experts I bring on the show.

Today’s guest is no exception. Brian Sanders has been questioning our current food system after his parents passed away at a young age.

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February 22, 2019

Human Performance Outliers

Episode 73: Brian Sanders

For this episode, we welcome Brian Sanders onto the show. Brian is a former engineer turned podcast host and film  documentary producer and podcast host. Brian is currently finishing a documentary called, "Food Lies." He also hosts the podcast Peak Human. If you would like to help fund the completion of, "Food Lies," check out Brian's Indiegogo page.

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August 7, 2018

Fast Keto with Vanessa Spina

Episode 32: Food Lies & Food Heroes: A New Film with Brian Sanders

Food Lies & Food Heroes: A New Film by Brian Sanders

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September 10, 2018

Body Mind Empowerment Podcast with Siim Land

FOOD LIES with Brian Sanders

Welcome to the Body Mind Empowerment Podcast. I'm your host Siim Land and our guest today is Brian Sanders. Brian is a filmmaker and an entrepreneur about nutrition. His latest documentary Food Lies talks about the fallacies and misconceptions about what's a healthy diet and what we should eat.

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July 18,2018

Livin La Vida Low Carb

1407: Filmmaker Brian Sanders Exposing ‘Food Lies’ In New Diet Documentary

Listen in today as Jimmy talks with Brian about the reason for making the film and crowdfunding the production, why this film is different from other low-carb films, the Unifying Theory of Nutrition that might bring together different approaches from keto to vegan, diet in 5 words, fitness in 5 words, why people think low carb is hard to stick to, people who say they are fine and they eat tons of carbs,  the Sapien Movement (the counterpart to veganism), the Peak Human Podcast, and more.

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November 8, 2019

Fat-Burning Man with Abel James

What are humans actually meant to eat?

It’s a very complicated question these days.

But today we’re here with my new friend, Brian Sanders, a health coach and host of the Peak Human Podcast, as well as the filmmaker behind the documentary Food Lies.

He’s here to talk about the misinformation in the world of nutrition, and what we should be doing and eating instead.

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September 18, 2018

The Carnivore Cast

010: Brian Sanders - Food Lies Movie, Meat Sustainability, Bioavailability of Plants vs. Meat

Brian Sanders (@FoodLiesOrg) is a filmmaker and the creator of Food Lies, about what humans are supposed to eat, where we went wrong in the past 60 years, and how to fix this all featuring experts like Tim Noakes, Nina Teicholz, Ted Naiman, Shawn Baker, Amy Berger, and more! Brian also has an incredible podcast, Peak Human, where he’s interviewed experts, doctors, and researchers (many of whom will be in the film).

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November 16, 2018

Athletic Fitness & Nutrition

Brian Sanders - Food Lies The Movie Ep. 124

Brian Sanders has spent the last 4 years creating the movie - Food Lies. In this episode, we discuss why he decided to risk his own money and use crowdfunding to raise the funds to make the movie. Why he was so motivated to get the out message that the nutrition guidelines we've been told for so long are not only wrong but also dangerous. We discuss how finding the diet that suits you best is the one you need to focus on and not what you read in the press. One size does not fit all Why vegetables do not need to be the main part of your diet and loads more....honestly, I probably speak too much during this interview so I apologize!

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February 18, 2019

The Red Pill Initiation Hour

Brian Sanders - Food Lies, Myths & Debunking Nutrition

Join Primal Alchemy's creator and director Chris Storey with guest Brian Sanders as they explore the last centuries greatest food lies and the impact that these myths delivered as facts have had on our state of consciousness, health and on the world as a result. 

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October 22, 2019

Fat Fueled Family Podcast

This week’s guest has been a filmmaker since middle school. He’s also built and sold a tech company, worked as a mechanical engineer, and now quit his job to devote the rest of his life to this cause. Brian Sanders has been investigating this information for many years, but after quitting his job, he’s done almost nothing but research every single aspect of diet and health for the past year-plus. He’s read dozens of books, watched dozens of films, watched hundreds of lectures and presentations, and over a thousand hours of podcast episodes on this subject. He looked at all the different approaches and figured out what the common truths are and what’s BS.

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January 7, 2021

The Better Human Podcast

On today's episode, Brian, Colin and Brent go over everything from food lies to corporate lies, from personal health to sustainable living for the entire planet, and much more. Tune in now!

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Food Lies

The sordid history of our dietary guidelines, what we should be eating, and how to do it sustainably

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Peak Human Podcast

PEAK HUMAN is an ad-free audio series with leading experts on nutrition.

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Nose to Tail

Premium Grass Finished Meat Raised in America Delivered to Your Door