Episode 181 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss “Flexible Dieting” with Alan Aragon MS (California State University, USA).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Origins and evolution of flexible dieting as a field-tested method for achieving optimal body composition, health and performance
  • Why the public are confused as to what we should eat, and why even experts disagree with each other
  • Why scientific literacy is necessary to navigate the minefield of misinformation
  • Why no single diet is for everyone
  • Rigid versus flexible dietary control
  • Dichotomous thinking: the backbone to rigid dietary control
  • Discretionary calories: why all foods can fit when properly moderated

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