Simplifying nutrition, health, and wellbeing by breaking down the concepts and actions we can all take to live fuller, more functional lives. From EC Synkowski, founder of OptimizeMe Nutrition.
on Intuitive Eating
What does the practice of "intuitive eating" get right and where does it go off the rails? We're looking at the 10 principles that underpin the philosophy, emotional eating, why bad diets don't make all diets bad, and more.
on Weight, Health, and Worth
What is the Health At Every Size movement, what do they get right, and what do they get wrong? We're talking about weight being a poor proxy for worth, why health is multi-factorial, how much weight loss is a choice, and more.
on Reverse Dieting
Can we overfeed our system and force our metabolism to adapt to needing more calories, thereby effectively speeding it up? We're answering that today, talking about why reverse dieting might be useful, but probably not for you.
on Sodium Intake & Blood Pressure
How much salt is too much? That's what we're talking about this episode, diving into how sodium affects blood pressure and why it's unlikely you need to supplement your diet with electrolyte drinks.
Quick Bites, #03
We're back to your questions today, talking about the relationship between weight and body fat, how to work on nutrition with kids, finding good sources of protein for vegans, and more!
on Loopholes & Other Ways to Cheat on Your Diet
Why do we commit to a new diet, only to then seek out the gray areas that let us cheat without guilt? That's what we're diving into here, talking about the #800g Watermelon Challenge, epic cheat meals, and doing the work.
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I love Her approach to nutrition. She goes with facts not gimmicks and makes things easy to understand, encourages small long term changes to diet. Great for dieters, exercisers and everyone.
I enjoy every episode and really appreciate EC Synkowski’s extremely well researched and level headed discussions of various nutrition topics. I just wish everyone could hear her viewpoints and stop being confused by all of the crazy shenanigans being sold in the diet and nutrition world. Eat your fruits and veggies and protein people!
Finding the 800g challenge has been life changing. I finally found something that works well for my lifestyle. This podcast does a great job of dissecting myths and taking a common sense approach to nutrition.