Sept. 1, 2021

Real Food and The Science Behind Healthy Lifestyles

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#18: Foodist Darya Rose Ph.D. chats with Chris about food and the science behind healthy lifestyles. They discuss how you can lose weight without giving up everything you love, what foods to eat more of,  how to cook so food tastes better and plenty of hacks for everything along the way.

Darya Rose (@summertomato) has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCSF and degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. She is the author of Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting, and creator of the award-winning blog Summer Tomato, one of TIME's 50 Best Websites. She's also the host of the podcast The Darya Rose Show.


Selected Links From The Episode

Connect with Darya: Twitter | Instagram | Podcast | Summer Tomato Blog

Darya’s Book: Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting

How you can learn to cook without using recipes: Foodist Kitchen

Free 5-day challenge to become a more mindful eater: Mindful Meal Challenge

A recipe where cauliflower tastes just as delicious as french fries: Recipe


Full Show Notes

Who is Darya Rose Ph.D.? (episode overview).  [00:50]

Do diets actually work long term? [01:42]

How did Darya get into the world of food science and wellbeing?  [03:03]

What do people who seem effortlessly healthy their whole lives do? [04:47]

Why do people keep thinking that diets will work despite the science? [06:12]

Why do diets always fail? [07:22]

Who is a foodist and why are they different from dieters? [08:15]

How to start setting up an awesome relationship with food. [09:23]

What is REAL food? [10:35]

How can you start liking vegetables or other foods you may not like? [11:50]

Are vegetables at the farmer’s market more expensive than the grocery store? [13:55]

Easy tricks to make food way more delicious. [15:42]

Are some foods bad? [18:06]

What should you do instead of dieting? [19:49]

How to eat out and still be mindful of your health. [21:47]

How can you tame your sweet tooth? [24:22]

Two great habits can you adopt to start living a healthier lifestyle today. [27:10]

Do you need to memorize recipes to learn how to cook? [31:34]

How you can train yourself to eat smaller portions. [33:36]

How can you make your food habits automatic? [37:03]

How you can save money by making food at home. [39:19]

An easy nutritious meal you can make right now that even kids love. [40:02]

A great hack to cook meat! [41:56]

How to make food that kids keep wanting. [42:38]

Should you do intermittent fasting? [45:26]

Does the time you eat your food matter? [47:22]

How can you start leading a healthier lifestyles (what first steps should you take)?[48:20]

Are fruits a form of dessert and can you gain weight eating fruit? [49:54]

How can you find out which foods are in season right now? [51:29]

How to connect with Darya. [53:19]


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