Matt Fitzgerald is an endurance coach and the author of many books, including his most recent book entitled Diet Cults. In his book, he doesn't bash the popular fad diets, but instead makes a point that there are many different ways people can eat healthy and choose what's right for them. He talks to Jason on the Paleo diet, interval training, and the 80/20 method to endurance training.
[1:50] This year Jason started on a lightweight version of the Paleo diet.
[4:50] There is no single ideal diet for humans.
[8:10] There are positive affects to eating diary products and whole grains.
[12:40] What should people expect in Matt's Diet Cults book?
[14:50] You could say a particular diet fad is more about the community aspect than it is about the actual diet.
[19:55] Vegan and vegetarian athletes can develop muscle tone just fine.
[23:25] What does Matt think about interval training?
[28:35] Matt talks about the 80/20 method applied to endurance sports.
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Diet for A New America by John Robbins