Nutrition has been a hot topic for decades now, but would you be surprised to hear that we've never quite gotten it right? Our bodies are very complex machines, but new research on how our bodies interact with the food we eat might be shedding some light on which aspects of nutrition we've gotten right and which ones we've gotten wrong.
In today's episode, we talk to Shawn Stevenson, author of Eat Smarter and host of The Model Health Show about what recent research has taught us about eating healthier. Spoilers: a traditional diet is not the answer!
2:16 – Fat loss and the importance of research
16:51 – Where the idea of “Calories” came from
36:06 – Inflammation
50:04 – Foods that can help reduce inflammation
1:10:10 – Shawn's “desert island” meal
1:14:59 – Shawn's book, Eat Smarter
Podcast production for this episode by The Podcast Engineer.
Rachel Scheer is a Certified Nutritionist who received her degree from Baylor University in Nutrition Science and Dietetics. Rachel has her own private nutrition and counseling practice located in McKinney, Texas. Rachel has helped clients with a wide range of nutritional needs enhance their athletic performance, improve their physical and mental health, and make positive lifelong eating and exercise behavior changes.