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The Science of Nutrition Podcast

Nov 1, 2017

Fat is bad right? Not quite. 

Despite all of the negative press, fat is actually a very important organ that helps to keep excess fats and sugars out of our blood stream and regulate our hunger and satiety signals along with our hormones. 

In this episode, I am going to present some interesting research from Harvard...

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 11, 2017

Type 2 diabetes is a debilitating disease that affects millions. However, it doesn’t happen overnight. There is a slow and gradual process that occurs as someone goes from being completely healthy, to pre-diabetic, to full blown diabetic. The problem is that most people are not even aware that they are pre-diabetic...

Aug 4, 2017

Welcome to the very first episode of Your Nutrition Prescription!! 

My name is Adrian Chavez and I have a PhD in Nutrition and my goal is to give you short, informative episodes that you can easily add into your daily routine to help you learn about nutrition and your body to be able to take control of your...