By Dee and Michael McCaffrey
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Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.
||CleanBone Up on Bone Broth!||When prepared the traditional way, broth made by simmering the bones of chicken, beef, lamb or fish, known as “bone broth” is like a superfood. Listen in this week as Dee talks about how a simple cup of broth can replace your bottle of suppl...||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Collagen?||Derived from the Greek word "kolla," which means "glue", collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and makes up all our connective tissues--skin, nails, hair, ligaments, bones, cartilage, and tendons.||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBring on the Brazil Nuts!||Brazil nuts are a little-known superfood, packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and heart-healthy fat. Listen in this week as Dee talks about the many benefits your body can reap from a small serving of Brazil nut,||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtra Virgin Avocado Oil - Healthy or Not?||The high oil content of avocado is what makes the fruit so healthy--but is extracting its oil the best way to eat it? Listen in this week as Dee explains how avocado oil is made and how it compares with other cooking oils.||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs "Souping" the new Juicing?||- Are you looking for a great way to cleanse and nourish your body after a season of holiday indulgences? Juicing may have it merits, but eating soups is a warmer, more satisfying way to build a better body.||1/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYikes! There's More Sugar than Iodine in Our Salt!||FDA regulations require food manufacturers to list the ingredient that weighs the most first, and the ingredient that weighs the least last. On the ingredient list of Iodized salt, dextrose is listed before iodine,||12/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransitioning to Organic Farming Just Got Easier||A new concept called "certified transitional farming" is helping to create a market for produce grown on farms that are transitioning to organic standards. Listen in this week as Dee explains how this new concept will make it easier for far...||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHomemade Vanilla Salt for the Holidays and Beyond||Good quality salt adds essential minerals to our bodies and accentuates the flavors of our foods, from savory potatoes and soups to sweet baked goods. Vanilla salt goes one step further to add the depth and hint of vanilla to your favorite recipes.||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolydextrose--Fiber or Fibber?||In 1965, research chemist Dr. Hans Rennhard created a carbohydrate compound called polydextrose, which has been used to increase the fiber content and replace sugar in foods since the 1980's.||12/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Benefit from Palm Oil and NOT Destroy the Rainforests||It is a widely known fact that the production of palm oil on big corporate plantations in Southeast Asia is destroying rainforests and the natural habitats of orangutans. Fortunately, this is not the same type of palm oil that you can purchase in natur...||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I love this podcast, and you should try it out, too! I am so tired of fad advice when it comes to nutrition and diet, and "Diet Science" is the opposite. I can't wait for each new episode. All of the information in this podcast is science-based, and will open your eyes to what you are really putting into your body. And, unlike many other podcasts, each episode contains worthwhile information, rather than a 'promo' for information you need to buy. Because of the new information I have found here, I am slowly guiding my family's diet to be more healthy. Right now we are experimenting with quinoa, and I look forward to trying flax oil next!
Great information in Dee's podcasts!
Great information presented in such a way even a "beginner" like me can understand it! "Mighty Dee" is a life-saver to me! Her podcasts have become my "bible" to healthy eating. There is so much information out there it gets so confusing just trying to figure out what and who to believe! As soon as you listen to ONE of Dee's podcasts you will become a "believer"! I have lost 15 pounds in 4 weeks using Dee's advice and guidelines. She has the education, the knowledge and personal experience and she willingly shares it all.
Stick to the topics you are educated about...
...and not those topics you are uninformed about. Your podcast on orthorexia demonstrated your lack of knowledge when it comes to eating disorders - and Michael's insensitivity towards people who suffer from this mental illness was disturbing. (Though he did "come around" towards the end of the episode.) Dee's comments clearly showed her ignorance of the topic, and were more damaging than helpful. Stick to what you "know" and do NOT dabble in content where you are uninformed/uneducated/unaware.