Scientific Nutrition Update 32: Low Carb Diets, Glycogen, and the Week 1 Effect

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. Script (remember I ad-lib and go off script): For today’s episode … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 32: Low Carb Diets, Glycogen, and the Week 1 Effect

Scientific Nutrition Update 28: Garcinia Cambogia is a Scam

I have discussed garcinia cambogia before but figured you guys deserved a podcast about it.  It is however still definitely a scam. Script: For today’s episode we are going to talk about garcinia cambogia, which is another one of those much-marketed weight loss supplements.  This is gonna be a quick one because it is an easy one … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 28: Garcinia Cambogia is a Scam

Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 1

So there is a new health documentary out on Netflix called What the Health and it is meant to be a treatise on the importance of diet for health.  It's not exactly that.  It is more accurately a beautifully done vegan propaganda film with shoddy science and even worse knowledge of how statistics work.  I do … Continue reading Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 1