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The Nuchi Health Podcast

This week's episode is all about non-ketogenic, low carbohydrate dietary patterns (spoiler alert - we’re covering ketogenic diets next week!). We review some popular low carbohydrate approaches such as The Zone Diet, Atkins, South Beach, and more - discussing the history and general principles of each, what health benefits have been shown, things to watch out for when following low carb eating patterns, and how to follow them in a healthy way.  This is the fifth episode in our 8 part series all about helping you "Find your Food Fit" - a plan for how to structure your every day eating in...

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This week's episode is all about Plant-based dietary patterns: how to follow a plant-based diet, the potential health benefits, how to deal with nutrient short-falls and side-effects, practical considerations and more.  This is the fourth episode in our 8 part series all about helping you "Find your Food Fit" - a plan for how to structure your every day eating in a way that fits with your lifestyle, preferences, health goals, budget, and more. It provides practical advice to help you understand the basis for these different eating patterns, how to do them, and how they benefit...

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This week's episode is all about FASTING: What is fasting? What breaks a fast and what doesn’t? What are the health benefits and risks? What are the pros and cons of different types of fasting? We answer all of those questions and more - including the effects of fasting on male and female hormone levels. This is the third episode in our 8 part series all about helping you "Find your Food Fit" - a plan for how to structure your every day eating in a way that fits with your lifestyle, preferences, health goals, budget, and more. It provides practical advice to help you understand the...

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This week's episode is all about the Mediterranean Diet: what it is, how to do it, and what health benefits have been shown for this eating pattern. We also examine the similarities and differences between the Mediterranean, DASH and MIND diets. This is the second episode in our series all about helping you "Find your Food Fit" - a plan for how to structure your every day eating in a way that fits with your lifestyle, preferences, health goals, budget, and more. It provides practical advice to help you understand the basis for these different eating patterns, how to do them, and how they...

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The Nuchi Health Podcast

This week's episode will review some basic nutrition concepts that will be helpful for understanding a lot of the terminology in our upcoming series of episodes, all about helping you "Find your Food Fit" - a plan for how to structure your every day eating in a way that fits with your lifestyle, preferences, health goals, budget, and more. This episode also provides a sneak peak at the types of eating patterns we'll review in the next 7 episodes, to help you find your food fit.  Here are a few additional resources mentioned in today's episode. We have also posted short tutorial videos on...

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The Nuchi Health Podcast

Welcome to the Nuchi Health Channel! I'm Dr. Erin Glynn, PhD, and I've studied and researched metabolism, exercise physiology, weight management, and metabolic disease for over 20 years. My YouTube channel and podcast through Nuchi Health are here to provide credible, no-hype health and nutrition information to help people craft their own sustainable, healthy lifestyles for long-term health. We appreciate everyone here with the desire to learn and improve their health! If you find our content valuable, please subscribe and interact with us on your favorite social platform(s): Find us...

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This week's episode is all about FASTING: What is fasting? What breaks a fast and what doesn’t? What are the health benefits and risks? What are the pros and cons of different types of fasting? We answer all of those questions and more - including the effects of fasting on male and female hormone levels.

This is the third episode in our 8 part series all about helping you "Find your Food Fit" - a plan for how to structure your every day eating in a way that fits with your lifestyle, preferences, health goals, budget, and more. It provides practical advice to help you understand the basis for these different eating patterns, how to do them, and how they benefit health. 

If you'd like to show your support with a one-time or monthly donation, please visit: https://ko-fi.com/nuchihealth. I'd also like to thank @annabcalligraphy for my artwork this week. If you couldn't read it in the video, it says "Find beauty every day".

Additional resources:

How to calculate your daily caloric needs: https://youtu.be/LSu2cnduh6M

Previous Nuchi Health Podcast episode to review basic nutrition concepts: https://youtu.be/uz__2EF08-s

Episode 2 of our "Find your Food Fit" series: The Mediterranean Way https://youtu.be/EB5uqRCDsQM 

Timestamps:

(00:00:18) Episode introduction

(00:05:16) Fasting terms defined

(00:06:55) Types of intermittent fasting: Alternate day, modified alternate day, 5:2, TRE

(00:12:54) Why fast? General benefits

(00:16:00) What breaks a fast?

(00:18:49) How long to fast?

(00:20:28) Best eating window timing for TRE, circadian rhythms, 

(00:26:36) Circadian rhythms and alternate day fasting

(00:29:08) Health benefits of intermittent fasting

(00:34:40) Autophagy activation and benefits

(00:36:03) Other mechanisms underlying fasting benefits

(00:37:35) Contraindications/who should not fast

(00:42:41) Female cycles and hormones with fasting

(00:45:50) Male hormone effects of fasting

(00:46:40) Nutrition short-falls and potential side effects

(00:49:17) Putting intermittent fasting into practice

(00:55:13) Closing

 

ABOUT US:

Welcome to the Nuchi Health Channel! I'm Dr. Erin Glynn, PhD, and I've studied and researched metabolism, exercise physiology, weight management, and metabolic disease for over 20 years.

My YouTube channel and podcast through Nuchi Health are here to provide credible, no-hype health and nutrition information to help people craft their own sustainable, healthy lifestyles for long-term health. We appreciate everyone here with the desire to learn and improve their health!

If you find our content valuable, please subscribe and interact with us on your favorite social platform(s): Find us @nuchihealth on: Instagram, Threads, X (Twitter), Facebook, TikTok, and LinkedIn.

Please also visit us on our website - www.nuchihealth.com - where you can learn more and sign up for our free monthly newsletter! See our website for important disclaimers regarding use of the information from the Nuchi Health Podcast and our YouTube channel: www.nuchihealth.com/disclaimers and https://nuchihealth.com/terms-and-conditions