Why Diet Pepsi Is Dropping Aspartame (NutraSweet) and Replacing It With Splenda

In business news this morning a headline just crossed the wire saying “Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns.” Brian Rigby has been highlighting this risk for years now, so we asked him for his take. Here is what he said: “In regards to artificial...

How To Speed Up Muscle Recovery

How To Speed Up Muscle Recovery Gaining strength and improving endurance are often associated with lifting a lot of weights, pushing yourself to new limits, and “feeling the burn”. Often, pushing through pain day in and day out is seen as an advantage for muscle...

Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System

The PEERtrainer Cheat System is a simple to follow diet, that makes weight loss easier and less frustrating. The objective is to help guide you towards a way of eating that will make it easier to lose weight, give you more energy and help you feel better.  When you enter your...

Are All Carbohydrates Basically Just Sugar?

Today’s question is in answer to a statement often seen floating around on the internet: “All carbohydrates are just sugar.” Is this really true, though? And if so, then what does that mean for our health? Is it the sugar that makes some carbohydrates bad, or...

Should I Take My Probiotics With or Without Food?

Today’s episode is all about probiotics! I tackle questions about potency, survivability, and the best ways to take probiotics so they have maximum effect. I have two questions today, and I also answer a question I know many people have. Nancy writes, “Should I take...

Do Polyunsaturated Fats Decrease Thyroid Function?

We’ve all heard the benefits of consuming a diet rich in omega-3s, a type of polyunsaturated fat (PUFA for short). Some internet nutrition writers have been blasting PUFAs, though, for causing thyroid function to decrease. Want to learn the truth? Watch the video below!...

Is It Bad to Eat Before I Go to Sleep?

Is it bad to eat before you go to sleep, like so many people have heard? Or is there a metabolic advantage to going to sleep on a full stomach? Watch the video below to find out, or skip to the bulletpoints right after! Today’s question comes from Patrice. Patrice writes,...

What’s the Best Way to Intermittent Fast?

If you have a question you’d like to submit to Brian, click here to review the guidelines and submit your question! Which Type of Intermittent Fasting Is Best? Today’s question comes from Tom. Tom writes, “Hi Brian. I am 70 years old and looking to lose 20 lbs....

Vitamin D and Cancer

I got a lot of questions about vitamin D last week after I sent out an email examining the latest news! While the news was fresh, I did a show on vitamin D, most pertinently in regards to a question a received regarding vitamin D and cancer. Dak writes, “Please comment on...

Protein for Vegans, Nutrient Breakdown, Calories in Vegetables

This week I’ll be answering 3 questions, as one of them has a rather simple and short answer! Also, I’m trying out a new format this week: Audio! If you’re interested in my “long answers”, then please listen to the recording of this week’s...
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