Popular Diets and Common Nutrition Misconceptions (Part 2) (Episode 110)

In today’s episode, Eric Trexler continues his discussion about some of the advantages and disadvantages of popular diets, and explores some common misconceptions in the world of nutrition. Topics include low-fat diets, the Ornish diet, vegetarian diets, vegan diets, cleanses, detoxes, single-food diets, time-restricted feeding, intermittent fasting, the Mediterranean diet, seed oils, and the DASH diet.

Time stamps

Intro/Announcements (0:00)

Healthy diet indicator criteria (3:53)

Low-fat diet (6:54)

Ornish diet (20:47)

Vegetarian/vegan diet (25:38)

Raw vegan diet (34:29)

Cleanses and Detoxes (38:41)

Single-food diets (43:13)

Time-restricted feeding (includes breakfast skipping literature, IMO) (50:12)

Intermittent fasting (alternate-day fasting, 5:2 diet, etc) (1:01:04)

Long fasting periods for health benefits (1:06:38)

Mediterranean diet (1:11:40)

Seed oils and vegetable oils (1:15:17)

DASH diet (1:21:40)

Plant-based diets (1:23:18)

Summary and conclusions (1:29:30)

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