Scientific Nutrition Update 48: Saturated Fats

  I have written about saturated fats before but there are still many dietary recommendation agencies that are obsessed with them and I cannot figure out why. Script (Remember I ad-lib): For today’s episode I am going to talk about saturated fats.  That’s right, the most commonly villainized dietary fatty acids, saturated fats.  They are often claimed … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 48: Saturated Fats

Scientific Nutrition Update 42: Football and Heart Disease

Before I start what is likely going to be one of my controversial episodes, I need to make it very clear that I love football.  I played for a decade and coached for seven years.  However, there is emerging evidence of a link between football and heart disease.  On a more personal note, several of … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 42: Football and Heart Disease

Scientific Nutrition Update 39: Resveratrol

  This is my longest episode I have done so far.  In it I discuss my favorite polyphenol, resveratrol.  It is commonly found in wine and for a long time was thought to be the primary contributor to many of the health benefits of wine.  This episode is actually the main episode, which is only … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 39: Resveratrol

Scientific Nutrition Update 12: Beans and Heart Disease and Cancer and P Hacking

This is my single favorite episode of this podcast that I have ever made.  In it I discuss a recent study about beans, and use it to explain some of the problems with nutritional science.  Check this one out:   Study here Script: For today’s episode we are going to talk about the magical fruit, that’s … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 12: Beans and Heart Disease and Cancer and P Hacking