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The Three Aminos Podcast: Real Nutrition for Real People

May 21, 2018

We are bombarded with messages about vitamins and minerals and how we may be deficient in key nutrients. Are we really? And if so, will taking one - or several - vitamins help? In this episode, we take a look into the multi-billion dollar supplement industry. We’ll examine the history of what are now the least...


May 10, 2018

What can happen if clean eating is taken to extreme? Today, we're talking about "orthorexia" which is a term used to describe an obsession with proper or ‘healthful’ eating to the extent of harming one's body and health. In an industry that praises "healthful" eating, it's important to understand the warning signs...


Apr 23, 2018

What does it mean to eat clean? Today, we look at the research behind processed foods and consider whether or not it is possible to separate out health from life circumstance. We will discuss how dirty our food supply actually is and some easy ways to pay a little more attention to where food comes from.


Apr 2, 2018

Few ingredients in our food supply have been more vilified than artificial sweeteners. Ever since the 1970s, these additives have been implicated in a host of health concerns ranging in severity from weight gain to cancer. But how much truth exists behind the rumors? With Julian on paternity leave, Lauren and Molly...


Mar 20, 2018

In Episode 6, we discussed a growing movement among dietitians and other health practitioners called “Health at Every Size.” This approach is based on the belief that anyone can be healthy, regardless of their body type, size, or shape. Critics of this movement cite increased rates of chronic disease among those who...