Nicolette Hahn Niman - Defending Beef, Grain- vs. Grass-Finished, and Converting from 33 years Vegetarian

07.13.2022 - By The Scott Mys Show

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In her book Defending Beef, Nicolette Hahn Niman, an environmental lawyer-turned-rancher, does exactly as the title suggests by proclaiming everything that can be great about beef if it’s managed properly. Her book discusses sustainability (with a focus on soil health, carbon sequestration, and water conservation), as well as the nutritional benefits of beef, and the positive impacts of biodiversity, managed grazing techniques, and animal health. Nicolette has gone from being a vegetarian for 33 years to becoming a cattle rancher for Niman Ranch (@nimanranch) with her husband - which you’ve probably seen in your grocery store for their delicious bacon and other meats - and she’s an advocate for the role of livestock in sustainable farming systems.   This episode is brought to you by Optimal Carnivore and their new Brain Nourish.  Brain Nourish is the ultimate whole food nootropic supplement to build a better brain. They have combined Grass Fed Beef Brain and Lions mane powder in a groundbreaking formula. These two ancestral superfoods have been used for centuries as a nootropic to improve brain function and overall mental well-being. Now available for the first time together in convenient capsules. Get 10% off your order by going to and using the code: carnivore10 at checkout! (currently only shipping within the US)   LMNT is offering a free sample pack along with any regular purchase when you use my custom link . The LMNT Sample Pack includes 1 packet of every flavor. This is the perfect offer for 1) anyone who is interested in trying all of our flavors or 2) wants to introduce a friend to LMNT. Go to to claim this awesome deal!   What questions would you like answered or who would you like to hear from in the carnivore or research community?   Let me know on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.    

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