Episode Directory

Episode 19: Fiber 101

BONUS Episode: A Three Aminos Halloween

Episode 18: Nutrition Hot Topics – Part 2

In this episode we’ll discuss:

  • Collagen
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • The F-Factor Diet
  • Gluten Intolerance vs. a Gluten Allergy vs. Celiac Disease
  • Sugar Alcohols
  • Tart Cherry Juice

Episode 17: What’s the Scoop on Dairy?

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What does the research say about dairy consumption and health outcomes?
  • Dairy allergy vs. lactose intolerance?
  • What dairy-containing foods can you still eat if you’re lactose intolerant?
  • Does milk really cause increased phlegm and mucus production?
  • How can you meet your calcium needs if you do not consume dairy?
  • What do the expiration dates mean on dairy containers?
  • What is the environmental impact of consuming dairy?

Episode 16: Superfoods

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Definition of a superfood
  • We’ll discuss evidence and information about five different superfoods:
    • chia seeds
    • maca
    • adaptogens
    • spirulina
    • kale

Episode 15: Alcohol 101 – Moderate Drinking and Your Health

In this episode you’ll learn:

    • What is considered “moderate drinking?”
    • Does alcohol intake cause weight gain?
    • Are there any health benefits to drinking a glass of red wine?
    • Are there any health benefits to drinking alcohol?
    • How does the body metabolize alcohol?
    • What are our recommendations for helping with a nasty hangover?
    • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all

Episode 14: Supplement Regulation & Recommendations

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What supplements we recommend (if any)
  • How supplements are regulated. Spoiler alert: they’re not!
  • How to check if the product you’re taking is safe and reliable
  • If it’s possible to overdose on supplements
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all

Episode 13: Clean Eating, Part 2

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What happens when clean eating goes too far
  • Information about orthorexia nervosa or an obsession with proper or ‘healthful’ eating to the extent of harming one’s body and health
  • Warning signs that “healthy eating” has gone too far
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all

Episode 12: Clean Eating, Part 1

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The spectrum of definitions of “clean eating”
  • How the body naturally “detoxifies” itself
  • Are processed foods really that bad for us? What even are processed foods?
  • The privilege associated with “eating clean”
  • How dirty his our food supply?
  • Tips to help you be a more conscious consumer
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 11: Artificial Sweeteners (4/2/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

    • The difference between natural sugar, “added sugar”, sugar alcohols, and non-nutritive sweeteners (artificial sweeteners)
    • A summary of the evidence about the potential connection between non-nutrition sweeteners and potential health risks
    • Our recommendations for including sugar vs. artificial sweeteners in a dietary pattern
    • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 10: Health At Every Size® (HAES®) Revisited (3/19/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The problem with weight stigma
  • The Obesity Paradox
  • Summary of available research supporting a HAES approach to health
  • Discussion of why obesity research is flawed
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


 Episode 9: Nutrition Hot Topics – Part 1 (3/5/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Are there any benefits to sprouted grains vs whole grains?
  • How much protein do we actually need?
  • What’s the deal with apple cider vinegar?
  • Juice cleansing – any legitimacy?
  • Is whole milk really that bad for you?
  • Is organic food more nutritious than conventional?
  • Can we burn fat in specific parts of the body either with food or exercise?
  • Is red wine good for your heart?
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 8: Why We Love the Mediterranean Dietary Pattern (2/19/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is the Mediterranean Diet Pattern?
  • What evidence exists to support following the Mediterranean Dietary Pattern?
  • Why do we love it?
  • What are some limitations to following the Mediterranean Diet?
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 7: The Ketogenic Diet (2/5/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is the ketogenic diet?
  • How is it supposed to work?
  • Does it actually work?
  • Is it safe?
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 6: Introduction to Health At Every Size® (HAES®) (1/22/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is the Health at Every Size® Movement?
  • How to use weight neutral language
  • The tenants of HAES®
  • What HAES® is NOT
  • The health effects of weight bias
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 5: Intermittent Fasting (1/8/18)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is Intermittent Fasting?
  • Are there any health benefits to Intermittent Fasting?
  • Do we recommend trying Intermittent Fasting?
  • “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all


Episode 4: How Whole is the Whole 30? (12/11/17)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is the Whole 30?
  • What’s missing from the Whole 30 diet plan.
  • Why we do or do not recommend the Whole 30.
  • Our newest segment, “CHEW ON THIS” where we highlight trendy and fun food-related info for y’all

You’ll also be able to VOTE for our next episode topic HERE!


Episode 3: Why Dieting Will Always Fail You (11/27/17)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How we define the word “diet”
  • The evidence supporting WHY dieting doesn’t work
  • Set Point Theory – aka how and why your body will work to keep you at its set point weight
  • What happened to the metabolisms of 14 participants from The Biggest Loser?
  • Alternatives to dieting
  • Ways to change diet culture
  • Recommendations for the holiday season


Episode 2: A Very Brady Diet (11/13/17)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The 12 Principles of the TB12 Method
  • How to tell if you’re properly hydrated
  • How Brady’s recommendations can be applied to athletes and non-athletes
  • Evidence-based information about Nightshades, the Alkaline Diet, and the “Anti-inflammatory” Diet
  • Why Tom Brady may or may not be human


Episode 1: What the Health (10/30/17)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Our overall reflections on the Netflix documentary, “What the Health”
  • Is the vegan diet healthy? Is it possible to still be healthy as someone who follows a non-vegan diet?
  • The danger of sharing “cherry picked” statements and generalizations, especially when it comes to health
  • Reflections on the fat vs. sugar debate 
  • The answer to the question: “Are we being duped?” and “Are are our food choices secretly killing us?” [hint: they’re not!]


Episode 0: Meet the Aminos (10/16/17)

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The difference between a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist
  • Why we started this podcast
  • What we hope you get out of it
  • A little more about us as professionals and everyday humans

Listen to Episode 0: Meet the Aminos on iTunes