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The Science of Nutrition Podcast

Oct 31, 2017


The gluten free craze must have been at its peak sometime while I was doing my PhD. We examined this trend in a few of my classes and I was pretty well convinced that there was no support for removing gluten from the diet for most people. 

Then I started reading more books and seeking out podcasts hosted by functional...

Oct 27, 2017

Today we are going to tackle the age old question: is breakfast really the most important meal of the day. 

We talk about what break-fast really means and whether or not I think it is important to eat a traditional break-fast and I also talk about the optimal foods that I recommend for breakfast. 

To connect with me...

Oct 25, 2017

Despite medical advancements, heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the United States and this is largely driven by diet. What we eat has the power to either drive heart disease or completely reverse it. 

Because this is such a pervasive problem and it is mostly preventable, it is important to know how...

Oct 16, 2017

Ever look at those people who consistently place a high priority on their health and fitness and think "they must be really disciplined?" In this episode I want to address this myth that some people are just ultra disciplined with their health and fitness routine and I want to dig deeper about what it really takes...

Oct 13, 2017

Over 80% of all sugar in the blood is used by the muscles. So, one of  they keys in exercising to improve blood sugar control is not doing exercise that is too catabolic, aka that causes the muscle to break down. 

For this reason, long bouts of aerobic exercise are not the ideal exercise strategy for this population (or...