Fernando Aires talks with Catharine Arnston, founder, CEO and chief scientific officer of energybits. The company specializes in plant based protien snacks, specifically algae based. They discuss the history and health benefits of algae
2:50 - Chlorella and Spirulina Algae Bits and recommended servings
5:15 - The history of these two strains of algae and they're benefits
10:29 - the singular ingrredients of these products and their compatibilty with certain diets
13:10 - the benefits of chlorophyll which is found in algae
15:59 - how it can play a role in detoxing
20:00 - the purity and safety of the product
26:34 - information and breakdown of the specific products
Fernando Aires talks with Maria Emmerich, author of "The Ketogenic Cook Book. They discuss the benefits of a high fat and low carb diet, how those meals can be delicious and also tap into how to avoid sugar and how just because something is all natural doesn't always mean it's healthy.
3:23 - how the lowfat label is misleading
8:28 - Ketogenic diet benefits, living on gluecose vs ketones
11:17 - getting your kids to eat right
17:00 - which sweeteners to avoid, which to use and how to use them
20:00 - how "natural" doesn't always mean healthy
24:50 - what's coming up next for Maria
Fernando Aires talks with Dr. Michael Mosley about The Clever Gut Diet. It turns out that your gut plays a very crucial role in your overall health and is even home to a second brain in a manner of speaking. There is more to the expression "gut feeling" than you realize. Find out how diets and eating habits work with you gut and of course, in turn, you.
5:03 - How your gut is a second brain in ways
10:44 - How certain diets and eating habits effect the "gut feeling"
15:38 - Good vs bad bacteria and the effects of junk food on your gut
19:10 - Pre and pro biotics vs real food
23:14 - How fasting can increase good bacteria in the gut
Guest host, Fernando Aires, talks with Drew Manning, New York Times best selling author of the book, Fit2Fat2Fit. In the book and this interview he discusses the reasoning and affects of his viral experiment where he gained weight on purpose to better relate to those who struggle to get or stay in shape. They also discuss the benefits of diet trends like intermittent fasting and high fat diets, as the "low fat" label can often mean the product is otherwise packed with sugar and chemicals. The further discuss the affordability of healthy vs. unhealthy food, the ketogenic diet vs. other diets like Atkins, and how to overcome personal plateaus.
[3:20] Drew summarizes his actual fit to fat to fit journey and [5:15] the statistics of said journey
[8:00] The danger of the "low fat" label
[11:40] Identifying and diagnosing an individual fitness plan
[17:08] The Ketogenic diet
[22:08] Intermittent fasting
[30:06] Useful links and social media to follow