Carbohydrate-Insulin Model, Counting Calories, and Setting Up a Diet

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric debut a new segment called “Tech Support,” in which they discuss a few common questions and comments about MacroFactor. After that, Greg discusses a new review paper about the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity, and Eric discusses the newest Stronger by Science article about how to set up a diet. To wrap up the show, Greg and Eric select their favorites and place their bets for the upcoming Fat Bear Week.


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Time Stamps

Intro/Announcements (0:00)

Road to the Stage / Road to Enlightenment (0:56)

Feats of Strength (13:08)

Tech Support (27:05)

Research Review: Carbohydrate-insulin model versus energy balance model (1:00:54)

SBS Article Discussion: The Definitive Diet Setup Guide (1:21:42)

To Play Us Out: Fat bear week (1:51:53)

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