32 minutes | Jan 15, 2021

56: Top Nutrition and Fitness Myths, Part 1

There are so many crazy nutrition and fitness myths out there, it can be difficult to know what’s what. That’s why in this episode, we’re breaking down 5 common health and fitness myths and the truth behind them. From dietary sodium intake to supplement needs, strength training, and so much more, we got you covered.    In this episode you’ll learn:  -About sodium intake and its importance  -Where most people’s salt intake actually comes from  -How to know if dairy products are right for you  -The truth behind the idea that dairy is linked to common health issues  -Benefits of pasture raised dairy vs. conventional dairy products  -About myths around the common cold  -The truth about supplement needs for most people -How to choose a high quality supplement  -Which vitamins Americans are commonly low in  -How lifting weights affects the human body  -Benefits of strength training   References: Supplement brands Chris recommends: Nordic Naturals | Designs for Health | Thorne | Now Foods | ATP Lab   Studies: Sodium in highly processed foods, 2017 study - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5417577/#R3   Claims about dairy-related links to all-cause mortality, CVD, and CHD - https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-china-study-revisited/ https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10654-017-0243-1https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5143456/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26786887/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27207960/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26862005/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28374228/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27882862/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26378576/ https://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g6015 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28140321/ A 2010 clinical trial showed that school children who took vitamin D3 daily had a lower risk of contracting influenza A - https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/91/5/1255/4597253  A systematic review concluded that vitamin D provided protection against acute respiratory infection -  https://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.i6583    Other references -  ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5537775/
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