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on Practical Strategies for Dining Out

How can we enjoy dining out without derailing our nutrition? We’re talking about 1,000 calorie salads(!), why restaurants aren’t incentivized to offer healthy options, some of my favorite go-to spots, and more.

on the Supposed Benefits of Fasting

What does the research say about fasting to control weight, improve fitness, and increase performance? We’re talking about the standard fasting protocols and why controlling for the actual quantity of nutrients continues to be my go-to recommendation.

on Whether a Calorie is Just a Calorie

“Calories In Calories Out” is not an attempt to explain all psychological, environmental, or lifestyle variables that affect why we eat. Instead, it explains what happens to the macronutrients you ate regardless of why you ate them.

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on Figuring Out the Right Amount to Eat

I get lots of questions about food quantity and I thought an episode covering my best advice was warranted. We’re talking through three things to figure out: how much to eat, how to know if it’s the right amount, and why you may not be losing weight.