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The Science of Nutrition Podcast

Feb 27, 2018

Being flexible is important to your health.

I am not talking about joint flexibility, but rather metabolic flexibility. 

Metabolic flexibility is the ability of your metabolism to switch on the use of more fats for fuel when carbohydrates in the blood stream start to fall. 

This flexibility is very important for keeping...

Feb 23, 2018

There seems to be a lot of debate in the health space recently about fasting while exercising. 

Today, I am going to dig in to some of the research and hopefully clear up some confusion to help you determine if working out while fasting is right for you.

Tune in to the episode to learn more: 

Here is the link if you...

Feb 21, 2018

Grilling: the original human cooking method. 

Unfortunately we are finding out that grilling, especially grilling meats, can create harmful carcinogenic compounds in our food that we definitely want to avoid. 

Luckily, there is a solution that comes in the form of alcoholic marinades. 

A researcher from the University...

Feb 15, 2018

About half of all Americans have high blood pressure. 

High blood pressure is a culprit in nearly all heart disease cases and having high blood pressure doubles the risk of most heart related ailments which are the leading cause of death in developed countries. 

Fortunately there is A LOT that can be done from a...

Feb 14, 2018

Weight loss depends on eating less calories than you burn. 

So just eat less right? Turns out, it is not that simple. When we eat less calories for a long period of time we can send signals to the body that we are currently experiencing scarcity. 

In times of scarcity our body has very intelligent survival strategies...