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The Stronger By Science Podcast

Popular Diets and Common Nutrition Misconceptions (Part 1)

The Stronger By Science Podcast
The Stronger By Science Podcast

In today’s episode, Eric Trexler discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of popular diets, and explores some common misconceptions in the world of nutrition. Topics include low-carb diets, the Zone diet, the South Beach diet, the glycemic index, continuous glucose monitors, gluten-free diets, “eating clean,” ketogenic diets, the Atkins diet, the Paleo diet, and the carnivore diet.


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Intro/Announcements (0:00)

The SBS podcast co-host union is out of control (0:49)

Healthy diet indicator criteria (5:54)

Low-carb diets (9:18)

The Zone diet (13:10)

The South Beach diet (14:39)

Glycemic index (15:39)

Continuous glucose monitors (21:44)

Gluten-free diets (27:57)

“Eating clean” (37:41)

Ketogenic diets (45:12)

The Atkins diet (55:34)

The Paleo diet (1:02:32)

The carnivore diet (1:09:59)



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