Today's episode is a return of certified nutritionist, Erin Sparrold, CN, MET of Mind of the Athlete. Erin returns to catch up on health, nutrition, but most importantly to talk more on this "False Healthy Halo" we've been creating overtop of our health and nutritional goals. A reminder, Erin Sparrold is a sports nutritionist with a passion for improving the health and performance of athletes. She has over 20 years of nutrition coaching experience.
On This Episode You Will Hear:
[spp-timestamp time="02:00"] Erin's upcoming cooking event here in Bethlehem at Seasons Olive Oil along with what this craze is with using the terminology "Nom Nom" in relation to hunger or excitement.
[spp-timestamp time="4:55"] Puglia, Italy and the Puglia Pinch taste from the purity of Villa Cappelli Olive Oil. Use Scott's discount code "FUEL" to get 10% off your order!
[spp-timestamp time="5:55"] Erin must read the book, Extra Virginity. All USA consumers need to learn about the "Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil." There's no purity regulations to protect the consumers and a whole lot more that's going wrong.
[spp-timestamp time="12:30"] Erin's funny story on Bone Broth.
[spp-timestamp time="15:30"] Our toxic bodies and how our taste buds can become desensitized.
[spp-timestamp time="17:55"] Stripping out healthy fats, for example on our salads, may impact how our bodies absorb necessary nutrients. Certain nutrients are not as bio-available.
[spp-timestamp time="20:00"] Simplifying nutrition and biohacking.
[spp-timestamp time="22:50"] Erin's use of a False Healthy Halo to explain the improper food marketing that's happening in our industry. It's miss-educating consumers and sending us down unhealthy paths while making us think we're making healthy decisions.
[spp-timestamp time="29:15"] Blanketed "diets" can be quite unhelpful. We need to adapt and modify them to fit each unique person's lifestyle.
[spp-timestamp time="36:30"] How my own father's heart doctor was incorrectly advising him on healthy heart diets. He was telling him to eat Cheerios vs real, whole, eggs. Eggs provide essential cholesterol that our cells require.
[spp-timestamp time="37:45"] Our healthy gut microbiome.
[spp-timestamp time="40:30"] Flip our current government approved, food pyramid upside down and we'll see some amazing health improvements in this country.
[spp-timestamp time="40:00"] The history and the government subsidies that has influenced our grain production and increased recommended consumption.
[spp-timestamp time="48:50"] Erin keeps us away from the False Healthy Halo. She keeps it simple by teaching us to buy, whole, minimally processed foods.
[spp-timestamp time="57:10"] Final Words
[spp-tweet tweet="Nutritional marketing setting False Healthy Halo for people @erinsparrold @LIVETHEFUEL "]
Erin's message, her Golden Nugget, is to keep this super simple. Living a healthy lifestyle takes us time to implement. Don't expect perfection overnight and don't expect it at the finish line either, it's a constant process.