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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May 4, 2021 40 min

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

 

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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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    A recent post by Jillian Michaels made headlines in the fitness world as she provided some recommendations that were not based on sound evidence. In today's episode I reacted to this video and provided some feedback on some of her claims

     

    The cliff notes:

  • Our new group program launches February 15th (More info below)
  • Who is Jillian Michaels?
  • Recent video on protein needs
  • What are the current Protein recommendations?
  • Does protein r...
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    In today's episode I discussed some of my biggest objections around diets, why they are effective, and also why you should not do them unless you have a clear plan for after the diet. I also gave you a quick look inside our brand new Group Coaching Program the Chronic Dieting Detox that is NOW open for Enrollment

     

    The Cliff Notes

  • Dietary trends of 2021 (Most searched diets)
  • Diet trend statistics
  • Results from our surveys
  • Understan...
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    January 19, 2021 34 min

    Do you have strong morning routines? In today's episode we will dive into how to create them and what they are so important to set yourself up for success

    The cliff Notes:

  • Why morning routines are important
  • Why I avoid connecting to the world first thing in the morning
  • When did I start implementing morning routines
  • What are some of morning routines you could start implementing for yourself
  • How to get started
  • Books I read in 202...
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    January 12, 2021 36 min

    Hey Listeners! Welcome back to another NBP Chit Chat Series with yours truly Andres and our co hosts Tony and Dezi! In this episode we shared our lessons learned from 2020 and how we turned obstacles into opportunities! 

     

    Here is how you can connect to each one of the hosts 

     

    Antonio Castillo

    https://www.instagram.com/coach_tonycastillo/

    Dezi Abeyta

    https://www.instagram.com/fitdadscoach/



    TO CONNECT WITH ME 

     

    On Instagram: www...

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    We are back! Formerly Vive Nutrition Radio, this episode in the new year marks the release of our new and revamped podcast now The Nutrition Blueprint Podcast hosted by yours truly Andres! 


    We are starting this year with an episode on personal growth and positive perspective as we start the new year! 

     

    In this episode Dallen shares his most important teachings about personal growth, perspective and self mastery to live an extraord...

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    In this episode Andres talks about taking a break from podcasting and why there are big changes happening to the company in the next two months! 

    Thank you so much for being an avid listener to the show. We will be taking a break from podcasting due to unforeseen circumstances related to our company name and will be restarting in January 2021. 

    In this episode 

  • Where are we at and where we came from
  • What happened in August 2020?
  • Why ...
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    WE MADE IT TO EPISODE 100!! 

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT

    To celebrate this we are going to do an awesome GIVEAWAY of a $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD, and a T-SHIRT! 

    Here is how you can enter to win 

    Step 1: Subscribe to Vive Nutrition Radio

    Step 2: Leave a 5-Star Review and tell us why you love Vive Nutrition Radio: https://vive-nutrition.com/podcastreview

    Step 3: Email a screenshot of your review to info@vive-nutrition.com 

     

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