Salads should be a refreshing, crisp, light, nutrient-packed meal that provides you what you need to cut calories and improve your health. Unfortunately, many of the most popular “salads” on menus today have more calories and fat that a Burger! One popular restaurant is now serving up a salad that has more than 2,000 calories and 100 grams of fat!! In this episode, Jon and Megan uncover some of these salad bombs and help you navigate the menu at your favorite restaurant by helping you know what to order instead - some swaps can even save you 1,300 calories!
Fix Your Chicken!
We’ve all been there, dry, tough, tasteless chicken dinners. In this episode, Jon and Megan help you fix your chicken dinner to go from ho-hum dinner standby to tender, juicy, tasty crowd pleaser by helping you fix some common mistakes that will double down on your kitchen skills — chicken will never be the same after this episode.
Is Your Bad Diet Killing You?
An eye-popping recent study, looking at the eating habits of people from 195 countries, recently brought to light the dramatic impact that bad diets are having on our overall mortality rates. The shocking findings? 11 million people die each year around the world because of, at least in part, of certain foods or lack of nutritious foods. Bad diets are responsible for more deaths around the world than any other risk factor. In this episode, Jon and Megan explore some of the key findings of the study and discuss ways to assess your own diet with easy tips to fix your eating habits and make a bad diet much better.
The 8 Best Foods To Detox Your Body
After the dark days of winter, or maybe just a rough weekend, many of us look for “Detox” solutions to set our bodies right so we can get back to seizing the day. However, you don’t need to turn to drastic, or sketchy, detox methods that border on extreme and probably are more likely to make a bad situation worse. Instead, Jon and Megan share the eight best foods to stock up on to truly cleanse your body the right way. So put down the vinegar and cayenne and give yourself a lift, torture free.
Diet Decoded: Whole30
Whole 30 has been around for about a decade now and its popularity parallels the growing interest in “clean eating.” It was started by Melissa Hartwig, a Certified Sports Nutritionist and co-creator of the original Whole30 program, which has now grown into a true franchise with four New York Times bestselling books. In this episode of Diet Decoded, Jon and Megan break down everything you need to know before considering if the restrictive 30-day “reset” plan is for you. You may have to give up a lot in 30 days (bye-bye grains, legumes, added sugars and alcohol), but are the short-term and long-term rewards worth it? Listen in to see for yourself.