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The Nutrition Science Podcast

May 29, 2018

Not a day goes by that I speak with someone who tells me that their doctor told them that their health issues are genetic. 

Unfortunately, that's not really how genes work, with a few exceptions. And, if that was the case, the doctor would have to have done a genetic test on you to make that determination. 

Today, I...

May 25, 2018

There is a hypothesis that insulin drives fat loss. Insulin is a hormone that is released when we eat carbohydrates and to a lesser degree when we eat protein. Insulin tells the cells to store fat and take in sugar. 

Therefore, according to the theory, when we cut carbohydrates our body will use more fat regardless of...

May 24, 2018

Resistant starches are a type of carbohydrate that resists digestion and passes through the small intestine to the colon where it is digested by bacteria that produce a beneficial short chain fatty acid called butyrate. 

Resistant starches are found in potatoes, rice, and oatmeal. Interestingly, the amount of resistant...

May 23, 2018

What if I told you that you could eat tacos all day and lose weight and get healthier? 

Does this sound appealing to you?

The truth is, if you did this strategically, it would work. 

If you want to find out more about how to eat only tacos and change your life, tune in to the show. 


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May 22, 2018

A well rounded exercise plan is one of the keys to optimal health and vitality. 

In my years of research and practice I have come up with 4 pillars of exercise training that I believe provide a strong foundation for fitness. 

Tune in to the show today as I discuss these four pillars and why they are important.