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OptimizeMe Nutrition

Podcast

Quick Bites, #08

5 listener questions with ~5 minute answers:
1) prioritizing high-volume: low-calorie food;
2) bulking & cutting as “yo-yo dieting”;
3) elimination diets to “jump start” eating healthy;
4) GI distress on the #800gChallenge®; and
5) MyFitnessPal sugar warning and fruit consumption.

on Supplements and the Worried Well

Why do we worry about food additives but have so few issues with supplements? We’re talking about why it might be a case of misplaced vigilance, regulatory differences, and the money made on convincing us we could be “better.”

on Artificial Sweeteners and Food Additives

Should we be worried about food additives? I’m unpacking that by talking about food regulations, how many daily Diet Cokes it would take to be truly unsafe, and why the anxiety created by fear of additives isn’t helping anyone.

on Training Intensity vs Volume

How are intensity and volume related, and how do they drive body composition and performance? To answer, we’re talking about what drives performance adaptations, whether you should increase the weight or the reps, and more.