After Eric’s first earthquake experience, today’s episode begins with a brief discussion of natural disasters. That’s followed by Greg’s segment, which covers popular weight loss advice that may do more harm than good. While most of the ideas that catch on and get popular originate with bodybuilders and physique athletes, they are often misapplied when generalized to other populations (that is, most people). Finally, Eric presents a segment that addresses a very common question: what is the healthiest diet? This yields a discussion about evidence-based guidelines for structuring a diet that supports general health, wellbeing, and longevity, while addressing some common misconceptions along the way.
Natural disasters (1:37)
How to support the show (17:03)
Popular weight loss advice that may do more harm than good (21:16)
Characteristics of an effective long-term weight loss diet (29:56)
Rigid macro counting (31:07)
- An Evidence-Based Approach To Goal Setting And Behavior Change
- The Drawbacks of “Cheat Meals” (and More Advisable Alternatives)
Really high protein targets (50:08)
Eat bland foods (59:33)
Focus on outcome (1:11:25)
Summary and conclusions (1:23:14)
What is the healthiest diet? (1:35:35)
Major health issues that are impacted by dietary habits (1:45:14)
The purpose and value of broad dietary guidelines (1:51:12)
2015 Healthy Diet Indicator criteria (1:54:29)
- The World Health Organization’s Healthy Diet Indicator and its associated factors: A cross-sectional study in central Kinki, Japan
2020 Healthy Diet Indicator criteria (1:57:46)
- Introducing a Suite of Low-Burden Diet Quality Indicators That Reflect Healthy Diet Patterns at Population Level
General overview of healthy dietary pattern characteristics (2:04:03)
“Named” diets that meet many of the Healthy Diet Indicator criteria (2:15:11)
Popular perspectives that are unsupported by evidence (2:21:11)
Summary and conclusions (2:27:09)
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