The Nutrition Blueprint Podcast

The Nutrition Blueprint Podcast

The Nutrition Blueprint podcast is a health, nutrition, and fitness show hosted by registered dietitian and sports nutrition coach Andres Ayesta. Formerly Vive Nutrition Radio, this podcast is focused on bringing the latest in nutrition and health education to help you design a better lifestyle starting with what you put on your plate. Through expert interviews and his popular chit chat series, Andres dissects common topics into digestible (pun intended) pieces that are applicable to everyone's goals. From weight loss and fat loss strategies to supplementation and life hacks, this podcast is everything you need to be the best version of you

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July 27, 2021 51 min

In today's episode, we discussed the analogy of "lowest hanging fruit" to explain where people should start in their journey to improve their health and lose fat. When you feel like you're at rock bottom in your health and nothing is going right, which habits are the most important ones to start? We discussed how to maintain consistency with your nutrition and continue to achieve amazing results over time.

 

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In today's episode, we introduced our newest podcast member and sidekick Kenzie, and we also had our very own success coach Dana sharing her experience with some of our clients. We share 3 case studies of how these 3 separate clients all lost anywhere from 15-18 lbs., discussing what strategies they used, and the challenges they faced. Each client started with a unique background and goals, and we walked through the process of ...

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In today's monthly Chit Chat series alongside with dietitians Tony Castillo and Dezy Abeyta, we covered the reality we see as nutrition professionals in the health care system in America and how we focus so much in reactive health care rather than proactive and preventive. We covered cultural differences in food, and how a lack of education is causing so many issues in people's health and weight

 

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Do you ever wonder why is it so easy to overeat Oreos or Chips? No it's not you I promise. The food industry designed them that way. Unfortunately, we live in a time where now "Health Foods" are not being produced using the same principles as things like candy no matter the amount of buzzwords (i.e. gluten-free) they have.

 

In today's episode, we covered:

 

The history behind junk foods

Reasons why eating junk and ...

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In our monthly edition of the Chit Chat Series, we covered the impact influencers, celebrities and athletes have in our nutrition decisions. This was rooted in the recent video released from one of the top paid athletes in the world Cristiano Ronaldo removing a couple of Coca-Cola bottles from a press conference and supporting water instead causing the company to lose billions overnight.

 

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How one person can in...

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In this short episode, Andres goes over simple strategies or tips to manage your nutrition during the summer including what NOT to do.

 

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In today's episode, my friend and colleague Megan went over common personality types of entrepreneurs when it comes to nutrition, health, and fitness. We discussed what most people's views on nutrition are and how they fit those personality types and strategies for each. This applies to most people! Check out the show notes below for her new book!

 

Megan (Ware) Poczekaj is a registered dietitian nutritionist in Orlando, FL...

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In this monthly edition of our Chit Chat series, I am joined by dietitians Dezi and Tony to discuss the latest. It's not every day you will see three dudes talking about baby-led weaning but today... well, we went there. We covered emotional eating, and also briefly touched upon transitioning off keto and the fear of carbs

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The Cliff Notes

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What we are up to?

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Dezi's new book that just released on Amazon "The Lose yo...

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In today's episode, we cover the finding of some recent nutrition research on different hot topics such as taurine supplementation, differences in breakfast nutritional composition, and the differences between Keto and Non-Keto Diets for fat loss and maintenance of lean mass (muscle)

 

Studies Reviewed:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32756313/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33624538/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/...

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If you are sick and tired of looking at the scale not move or go up no matter what you are doing in your weight loss journey this episode is for you. We dive into understanding what weight is and what is not, and how you can think of progress beyond the number

 

The Cliff Notes

What is weight and what does it represent

Understanding body composition and how it changes day-to-day

What the number on the scale does not tell you

How ca...

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In this episode, we talked a little more about the mindset around nutrition particularly around the topic of perfection, and why perfection a lot of time is the reason many people struggle with weight loss. During today's solo conversation, I covered the perfectionist mindset around dieting and explained how you can change it to have a more progressive and consistent lifestyle that yield bigger results over time

 

The CLIFF NOT...

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In this solo episode, we broke down another incredible study just hot off the press from last week where we explored the nutrition considerations for women through their menstrual cycle. We discussed how the time of the month for the ladies affects things like performance, muscle mass, and even the ability to lose weight.

 

The Cliff Notes

Understanding the female hormonal cycle

Differences between Follicular and Luteal Phases

What...

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In this episode we reviewed a recent study called Perspectives into the experience of successful, substantial long-term weight-loss maintenance: a systematic review that looked at the 10 factors that people who lost weight and kept it up for up to year had in common

 

The show notes

Similarities between the weight loss process and riding a bicycle

Review of the study

Factors that people that lost weight and kept it off had in commo...

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In this episode, I had the pleasure to interview on of Biolayne's nutrition coaches Noah Lee to discuss fat loss strategies he implements with his clients to help them achieve phenomenal results. We talked reverse dieting, refeeds, diet breaks, and beyond!

 

About Noah:

Noah Lee has been working with team BioLayne under Dr. Norton and Holly Baxter since August of 2018. He currently is completing his B.S. in Human Performance wi...

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In today's episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with 7x CrossFit Games Athlete Margaux Alvarez discussing everything from her drive and push for fitness, her inspiration, her nutrition and routines, and how she made it to the NBC Titan Games and American Ninja Warrior!

 

About Margaux: Small Business Owner, Winemaker, Winetrepreneur, 7x CrossFit Games Athlete, NBC Titan, Long Drive Golfer, Broadcast Analyst

 

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If you ever visited a GNC store or Vitamin Shoppe you know how overwhelming that can be. Picking the right supplement, knowing whether it's good or not, and on top of that getting the pressure from sales people to get specific kinds that benefit their commissions is too much. In today's podcast we brough Andy Holmes who works for Informed Choice, a company that tests and gives the seal of approval to supplements worldwide. ...
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In today's episode we brought in Canadian dietitian Andy De Santis, Author of 7 Books and Lover of Kale!! We dove into the topics of one his books Acid Reflux where we explored the nutritional considerations around it.   About Andy   Andy is a private practice dietitian, blogger and author from Toronto, Canada. He graduated from the University of Toronto School Of Public Health with a Master's in public health nutrition...
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February 23, 2021 34 min
In this episode, I will be walking you through some of the most common reasons people plateau in their weight loss goals and will give you the strategies and tips to overcome those plateaus   THE CLIFF NOTES   What is a weight loss plateau? Why do weight loss plateaus happen? Nutritional Considerations. Are you really eating as little as you think? Metabolic Adaptations Thinking beyond food on weight loss How to does sleep af...
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Today's episode was a special one. I got the chance to interview one of my best friends since grade school. Carol Perez is a jack of many trades but she identifies herself as a storyteller and women empowerment advocate. Carol has done it all, from working from some of the most iconic companies in the world including Twitter, Lyft and WeWork but also realizing that fulfillment didn't come from those experiences but rather t...

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Chit Chat series are back! Today we had an amazing conversation about being a parent, or planning to be a parent and how your goals and priorities change. We talked about realistic expectations in your nutrition and health goals and our top pieces of advice as 2021 gets under way

 

The Cliff Notes

  • How Tony's routines changed after having his daughter last year
  • Understanding the seasons of life and what's realistic for your ...
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