Eggs - They seem simple enough, right? Scrambled, hard-boiled, omelette, they are an easy-to-prepare, solid source of protein almost anytime of day. But are they good for you? And if they are, are you paying more than you need to for eggs that are “cage-free”, “free-range”, or fortified with Omega-3s, or is it all just health marketing hype? In this episode, Jon discusses the latest study that might have you reconsidering how many eggs you eat these days, and also uncovers some of the most surprising things you need to know about eggs before you stock them in your fridge. (Hint: Brown eggs, while more expensive, are no more nutritious than white eggs)
Instant Pot Tips to Get You Cooking
The in the comfort of your kitchen with hardly any effort? But with every fun new tool comes a bit of a learning curve, so in this episode Jon and Megan discuss easy Instant Pot tips that can help you avoid some of the most common mishaps.
The Best Soda Alternatives
Soda - For many of us it is a staple of our daily diet that rooted itself in childhood, but today, we are becoming more aware of the ways our daily soda habit might be negatively impacting our health, waistline and fitness goals. If you have contemplated how to dial back - or completely kick - your soda habit then this episode is for you! Jon and Megan dive into some of the great alternatives hitting the shelves today that can provide a truly viable alternative to soda. From sweet and sparkling waters to carbonated cold-brews that provide a caffeinated kick, this list has something for everybody.
How to Eat Bread
Bread - It’s one of the staples of the American diet, but lately it feels more like Public Enemy Number 1. Is it all just a bad rap though? Is bread really that bad for you, the thing that’s holding you back from your weight loss goals? Turns out, Bread is not really the food villain is has been made out to be — especially if you know how to eat it! In this episode, Jon and Megan get granular on all of the ways you can still enjoy bread - guilt free!!
Diet Decoded: The Paleo Diet
Are you ready to go old school? In this episode, Jon and Megan o really old school as they continue their Diet Decoded series by throwing it way back to Paleolithic times and breaking down the Paleo Diet. They are joined by health writer Beth Lipton (@cookiepie0402), who wrote about her own shift to a paleo lifestyle on . Jon and Megan break down what most of us think the Paleo diet is all about (meat, meat….more meat), and, with Beth’s help and insights, uncover that the Paleo diet is actually far more manageable, flexible, and balanced that we thought. Is it for you? Listen to Diet Decoded: The Paleo Diet and see for yourself.