No BS Nutrition

No BS Nutrition

Join Registered Dietitian Hannah Magee and neuroscience PhD student Tareq Yousef every week for a one-hour food fight against diet culture and its fake science messages.

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April 14, 2021 72 min

There are TONS of protein supplements (protein powders) on the market. Whey protein, plant-based protein, collagen protein, and many variations in between. How does one go about choosing the best protein powder for their lifestyle? What should you look for in a protein powder, and what should you avoid?  Will a protein powder even benefit you and your goals? Press PLAY to find out! BS of the Week: Magnesium supplementation for bett...

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What happens to our minds when we restrict ourselves from food? Believe us: a LOT! Hannah and Tareq share seminal experiments and more recent research into the world of restriction and how it affects our psychology. From binging to feelings of guilt and the infamous binge-restrict cycle, this episode breaks it all down. The conversation ends with some recent work into calorie restriction mimetics... a new path forward or hype?

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March 31, 2021 28 min

Hannah surprises Tareq with a not BS of the week at all! This week, the No BS Nutrition duo tackle an advice question from a listener all about what to do if diets have failed you. Hannah and Tareq talk setting goals, self-love, and the kind of company you want to keep around. You won't want to miss this episode!

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This episode is all about ways to cook & prepare vegetables that are so NOT boring. Hannah & Tareq outline their favourite tips for storing, prepping, and cooking vegetables that will help them taste great and help you save on time, money, and food waste. Woohoo! They also read a super sweet listener review (shoutout Remy!).

BS of the Week: "Sarah's Program"...you have to hear this one.

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March 17, 2021 57 min

Hannah and Tareq dig deep to find out... how to pronounce Optavia (!)  while also discussing the unfavourable aspects of this crash diet. Is it safe? How is it run? What's the evidence for any efficacy? Join them this episode to find out!

BS of the Week: Wine and Egg diet

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    March 10, 2021 67 min

    Curious about Noom? Press play!

    Hannah tested out Noom and Tareq dug into the literature so that they could bring you ALL the tea about Noom. Is it really the last weight lost plan you'll ever need? Is it as "anti-diet" as it claims to be?  Is all the talk about being "psychology-based" legit or total BS? Listen and find out!

    BS of the Week: Raw Water

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    March 3, 2021 60 min

    Let's talk Diet Culture! No wait... Actually, let's not and say we didn't. Hannah and Tareq tell you all about how they deal with people bringing up diets in social situations. It can be a bother but it's something anyone can overcome with time and a little help. Pick up some tips and tricks from their conversation!

    BS of the Week: Intuitive Fasting

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    February 24, 2021 61 min

    In this highly requested episode, Hannah and Tareq and talking about WW (aka Weight Watchers re-branded). While they claim to be focused on "health and wellness" versus weight loss, is WW really any different from the weekly weigh-ins and counting points? Is it a diet or is it really a lifestyle? What constitutes a diet anyways? What does the research say regarding the sustainability of Weight Watchers? Press play to find o...

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    What's your "desert island food"? Hannah and Tareq dive their forks into potatoes, roast chickens, raw meat, and bananas. But not all at once. The Monotrophic or Mono diet has been regaining popularity. What is it? And more importantly... why is it...? Eating one thing at a time? Disordered? Lacking nutrients? Let's find out together.

    BS of the Week: Celery Juice

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    February 10, 2021 65 min

    Tareq and Hannah talk all things MEAL PLANNING & MEAL PREP. They share their favourite tips and tricks to make planning meals and prepping food a more enjoyable experience that saves you time and money throughout the week! They also discuss a FAQ: How does meal planning fit into intuitive eating? Press play to find out!

    BS of the Week:  NeuroGum, a new line of chewing gum and breath mints that claim to improve brain function.

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    No BS Nutrition is joined by Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, CDN, CSCS. Alissa is a nutrition therapist and a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. During these times when the racist history and patriarchal ideals of what our bodies ought to be are the most troubling, many of us may be turning to healthier and less problematic approaches to our relationships with food. Alissa coaches clients in this manner and is bringing her expertise to h...

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    January 27, 2021 63 min

    Captain's Log... Day 2839274. People are still out here passing off unsubstantiated claims as healthy diets.

    Hannah and Tareq get into Eat Like A Bear... a bit of OMAD... a bit of Intermittent Fasting... a bit of Keto... it's got everything! But does it have... science? Or any substance at all? What does it even mean to have a PhD anymore... Find out and listen now! BS of the Week: The demonization of processed foods.

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    January 20, 2021 72 min

    The latest celebrity weight loss success the media is raving about? Rebel Wilson. The diet she credits for her success? The Mayr Method. Celebrities like Rebel love the Mayr Method... but should you? Let's talk about it! BS of the Week: The GOLO for Life 30-90 day program. How ironic?

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    Kisses to you, Kuties! Hannah and Tareq bid adieu to the family that's kept the world going for 84 seasons (is that right?). The Kardashians have touched your lives in some form or another, we promise. Fashion, pop culture, social media, cosmetics, and of course... diet culture! There's some troubling stuff going on... bible!

    Hannah recounts the best and worst (jk all of them are worst) diet Kardashian Kulture moments from K...

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    A highly requested episode all about...THE KETO DIET. We talk about everything from the origins of keto, why people aren't *actually* achieving ketosis,  and the limitations of doing keto.

    BS of the Week: So you've heard of probiotics, but what about SYNBIOTICS? Tareq talks about Seed, the latest wellness supplement for total health that all the influencers are taking, and why it may not live up to its claims.

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    Hannah and Tareq are getting cozy before the New Year kicks in, and that means talking about New Year's Resolutions! Big goals, little goals, diet goals -- what's in and what's out? We talk sustainable and realistic resolutions and we talk capitalist sabotage of our nutrition health! That's right! Big Cashew, we're on to you!!! Is the holiday season a time for companies to further take advantage of people throug...

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    December 23, 2020 57 min

    Oat milk is TRENDING. In the last decade,  plant-based beverages (PBBs) have been rising in popularity and consequently, dairy milk consumption is declining.

    Oat milk has become the all-star of 2020, at least when it comes to milk alternatives. But is it worthy of it’s title? Why does it get so much hype? These are some of the things we chat about in this episode!

    H & T also talk about some pretty bogus pseudoscience coming from ...

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    December 16, 2020 65 min

    Hannah and Tareq get into the sirtfood diet. It's all based on promoting the activity of molecules in our body called sirtuins. Promises of weight loss... longer life.... gorgeous skin... what's new? We'll get into it. It's one of the current popular celebrity diets of choice! Should you be on it too? JK we would never recommend a fad diet. But, we WILL break one down and talk about the nutrition science behind it! ...

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    Join Tareq and Hannah for another diet review! This week, we're reviewing 75 Hard - the "mental toughness" (*insert eye-roll*) challenge that went viral on TikTok during quarantine. Is 75 hard a legit challenge worth trying or just more diet culture in disguise?

    BS of the Week: Tareq (a vision neuroscientist, after all) answers the question we've all been curious about - Do blue light-blocking glasses really help you...

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    No BS Nutrition is back for a third season! We love you and appreciate you being here! We are lucky to start off with an interview with the magnetic Ianne Fields Stewart, Founder of The Okra Project. The Okra Project is "a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them.&#...

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