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57 – Tis the season to challenge eating myths

(duration 17:59) In this show, we address some of the myths surrounding foods and eating during the holiday season. From gaining weight to so-called food “comas,” the primary culprit is over-doing the carbs, not simply the portion sizes. Beware the marshmallow toppings and all the other sweets, which can really throw off your carbs-to-protein and …

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55 – The Twinkie diet and the mistaken calorie theory

(duration 27:26) In this show, we discuss the controversy over the so-called junk food (or twinkie or snack-cake) diet done by Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University. What looms large in this news item is the calorie theory of weight loss, which has been invalidated by the clinical and empirical …

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54 – Fitness theory to practice with guest Keith Norris

(duration 39:26) In this episode, Kevin interviews fitness enthusiast and trainer Keith Norris, and they discuss the motivational aspects of peak performance and many of the finer points of maintaining a fit body and healthy lifestyle. For example, in order to ensure that you get your workouts, train in the morning or schedule an appointed …

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51 – Tech devices for fitness, avoiding healthiness self-sabotage and happiness anxiety

(duration 24:23) In this show we discuss weight scales, heart monitors, and robots that are being used in the health community. Should we turn to technology to help us with our weight loss or fitness goals? Well, it’s important to measure body fat on occasion rather than stepping on the scale frequently. And unless you’re …

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50 – How to overcome weight loss overwhelm issues

(duration 16:30) In this show we discuss a motivated listener’s weight loss objectives and once again determine that “counting calories” is ill-advised, and that keeping your daily carb consumption under a hundred grams is a good rule of thumb. After setting goals, it’s important to focus on the process and not get oriented towards bad …

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49 – Nutritional crackpottery and HMFB podcast value

(duration 21:00) In this episode we begin with more paleo banter and its challenges (especially on the road), Kevin’s exercise regimen, including a hand-on collision with a turtle. We address one listener’s solitary journey of weight loss, amidst those who seemingly don’t care, as well as his question about who to trust…how does one know …

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48 – Freeing the animal with guest Richard Nikoley

(duration 36:28) In this show we interview Richard Nikoley, whose blog promotes “expressing our primal genes for lean health, vitality, and attractiveness.” Understanding our nature as “rational animals” entails living as individuals who can make the wisest choices for ourselves, based on evolutionary fitness insights. Low-carb higher fat and adequate protein eating is a great …

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