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Episode 31 - DEBUNKING DIET FADS

with Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Are you confused about nutrition? Should you be drinking celery juice daily? Do you need collagen or fish oil supplements? Nutritionist Monica Reinagel, host of the Nutrition Diva Podcast, serves up simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits! Get ready to explore, clarify, and debunk nutrition questions about sourdough bread, kale, salt, and how to detect nutrition deficiencies.

Nutrition advice is not one that fits all, but there are plenty of things that improve most people's health and wellness. In this episode, let’s explore together so you can feel more informed and make better decisions for yourself and your health. And remember: if a food fad, diet, or service sounds too good to be true, you can assume it is.

Timestamps: 

2:02 Monica shares about why she started working in the nutrition industry

3:32 The necessity to have more protein the older you get

5:04 How do we translate ‘what we know’ into solid habits for ourselves?

7:45 Setting yourself up for success in nutrition 

9:38 Replacing bad habits with FUN good habits 

13:32 Is sourdough bread really a healthier choice?

16:32 Do we benefit more from using certain kinds of salt in our food?

18:55 Monica shares why fish oil is actually not as great for you as we originally thought

21:48 Is celery juice the cure all daily drink that its been poised as?

24:00 Monica shares that collagen supplements aren’t as effective as you might think

28:05 Should the average person be purchasing an at-home test kit to screen for nutritional deficiencies?

30:45 Is raw kale the new villain its been made out to be?

 

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Hosted by: Jill de Jong

Produced and edited by: AJ Moseley

Sound Engineering by: Steve Riekeberg