Sports Nutrition with Matt Fitzgerald: Exclusive Inside Look Into ‘Diet Cults’ and Dispelling the ‘One-True-Way’ Eating Mentality

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We are joined by sports nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald again for an exclusive look into his new book, “Diet Cults” in an interview unlike any you’ve yet to hear with Matt thus far. We talk about everything from Agnostic Healthy Eating to proven secrets to successful weight loss, and much more. Get a glimpse into this hit book with Matt’s commentary.

Among the topics in this show, we discuss the following:

-Matt’s epigraph of choice and the meaning behind it: “It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.” Matthew 15:11
-The “The Myth of Natural”
-Matt’s take on Paleo and Brian MacKenzie of CrossFit Endurance.
-Matt’s take on gluten – is it ok or to be avoided?
-Pleasure aspect of food and eating
-How there’s “no one diet” that works but there are proven successful weight loss strategies and secrets
-The three common things done by people who successfully lose weight, and the one behavior they all have in common
-Raw food eating
-The “Myth of Mechanisms as Outcomes” (including talk on potatoes and starches)
-Sugar and Matt’s take on this including his “Myth of Absolutes”
-Tim Noakes discussion
-Explanation of “agnostic healthy eating”
-What Matt eats for breakfast regularly that may shock you
-and more!

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Comments (4)

  • Liz says:

    Great interview guys. Totally love the refreshing’ agnostic’ viewpoint from Matt and not being a slave to all or nothing thinking when it comes to mutrition.

    Keep up the great work Tawnee..your podcasts are brilliant! :-)

  • Gus Fonseca says:

    I had listened to this podcast yesterday & just today as I gathered food at my local supermarket I couldn’t help smiling & thanking Matt Fitzgerald. It is true that “those outside of the diet cults” sometimes felt guilty; today I could choose without remorse & still fuel my body properly after a nice swim.

    Thank you Tawnee for interviewing him; I shows great open mindedness on your side.

    I hope he becomes a show regular & not just during book tours. I read his mind-body book on running & he has lots to contribute.

    • Tawnee_Prazak says:

      Thanks Gus! It's very important to cover all view points in my opinion. Glad you liked the show! ~Tawnee

  • David Anderson says:

    Fabulous–practical and sustainable over a lifetime. A huge improvement over the usual GMO fearmongering and paleo babble. Please bring him back.

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