This episode is basically a rant about something that frustrates me that I see all the time in online low carb dieting and ketogenic diet groups. People do not realize how much of the initial weight loss with low carb diets is water weight.
This episode was inspired by Dr. William Lagakos of Calories Proper and his work on circadian rhythm and blue light. Basically I had to determine whether there was enough evidence in the literature to justify my wearing these incredibly ugly glasses. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 31: Blue Blockers”
Here we make a nice and quick pasta dish. I was heavily inspired by Kenji’s ten minute recipe below, but I significantly increased the garlic and used basil paste instead of fresh basil.
For Kenji’s technique please see here: https://www.seriouseats.com/2016/08/cherry-tomato-pasta-sauce-food-lab-video.html
Today we are discussing the cordyceps mushroom, another medicinal mushroom like the chaga mushroom, the lion’s mane, and the reishi mushroom. They all have significant and sometimes surprising health effects. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 30: Cordyceps Mushrooms”
Today’s episode is a deep dive into the science of living longer, specifically whether significantly cutting calories may help with living a longer life. There is one of my longest and most in depth episodes so buckle up and let’s go. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 29: Calorie Restriction and Longevity”
I have discussed garcinia cambogia before but figured you guys deserved a podcast about it. It is however still definitely a scam. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 28: Garcinia Cambogia is a Scam”
Today’s episode is all about nitrates. It was inspired by Meathead Goldwyn’s post over at Amazing Ribs. People have falsely linked this compound to cancer so I wanted to do some mythbusting today. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 27: Nitrates”
We are back on mushrooms again! Just like the reishi or the lion’s mane chaga mushrooms are another medicinal mushroom with really interesting potential health effects. May be an effective anti-cancer, antioxidant, immunostimulant, and more.
This episode is all about starting to teach the basics of biochemistry. In this case we are looking directly at the glycolysis pathway. If you really don’t care about the underlying science feel free to skip this episode. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 25: Glycolysis”
This was a fun one. I was bored yesterday, so I decided to free-style mix a tropical fishbowl cocktail as a form of wish-fulfillment when the weather is still this cold. Video has some problems, but this is a great recipe for a cocktail. Continue reading “How to Make a Tropical Rum and Tequila Fishbowl”