Fruits and Veggies – Part 1 – Podcast Ep. 31

Fruits and Veggies – Part 1 – Podcast Ep. 31


Welcome to the 31st episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, Debbie James, RDN, answers some questions about fruits and veggies. Can they lose nutrients if they’re frozen? Is there a difference between organic and non-organic? We even get to hear the Drake story Brittany teased us about at the end of Episode 30. 

Listen in to learn the answers to these questions and many more. Then, don’t forget to come back for Part 2! We’ll be talking about super-fruits and veggies, giving you some cooking tips, and discussing whether you can change your taste buds to make veggies taste better! You don’t want to miss it!

How Are We Doing? 


This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – Fruits and Vegetables – Podcast Ep. 31, Part 1 

Intro      

Begins at 0:01 

Introduction of Registered Dietician – Debbie James 

3:15 

What Do Fruits and Vegetables Contain That Our Bodies Need? 

3:45 

Are Any of These Nutrients More Important Than Others? 

4:34 

In General, How Many Servings Should We Eat Per Day? 

6:03 

Is There a Difference Between Organic and Non-Organic Produce? 

9:40 

Nutrional Value of Different Types of Fruits and Veggies – See Chart* 

11:22 

Do Fruits and Vegetables Lose Nutrients if They’re Not Consumed Whole? 

14:56 

Do Fruits and Vegetables Lose Nutrients if They’re Frozen? 

16:20 

Are There Certain Veggies You Can Eat to Lose Weight or Bulk Up? 

18:29 

Fruits and Vegetables – What You Can Expect in Part 2 

18:51 

Outro 

19:55 

* Image Source: The contents of this chart were originally published in the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention, Volume 8, Fruits and Vegetables. They have been edited and updated from the original for brevity and relevance. For the complete and original chart, please see the following citation: “Chapter 1: Definitions and Classifications for Fruit and Vegetables.” IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention, Volume 8, Fruit and Vegetables, by Harri Vainio, IARC Press, 2003, pp. 20–21.


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What You’ve Been Wanting to Know About Fad Diets (Paleo, Keto, and More) – Podcast Ep. 30

What You’ve Been Wanting to Know About Fad Diets (Paleo, Keto, and More) – Podcast Ep. 30


Welcome to the 30th episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness.
We’re kicking off Season 2 and we’ve got some exciting content lined up! 

On this episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, Debbie James, RDN, answers some frequently asked questions about some of the most popular fad diets: Paleo, Whole 30, Keto, Anti-Inflammatory, and Intermittent Fasting. She delves into each one to discuss the recommended foods, the Pros and Cons, and how it effects the body.

How Are We Doing? 


This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – What You’ve Been Wanting to Know About Fad Diets (Paleo, Keto, and More) – Podcast Ep. 30

Intro      

Begins at 0:01     

   Season 1 Recap  

0:10 

 Introduction of New Co-host – Brittany Welch 

1:16 

 Fad Diets – Paleo, Whole 30, Keto, Anti-Inflammatory, Intermittent Fasting 

2:04 

Introduction of LAF Registered Dietician, Debbie James 

3:09 

  How Does the Word “Diet” Mean? 

3:36 

  Are Diets Approached as Long-Term or Short-Term Changes?   

4:19 

 What is the Paleo Diet?  

5:02 

Why Do People Participate in the Paleo Diet? What Foods Should/Shouldn’t You Eat? 

5:55 

  What are the Pros of Paleo?  

6:58 

What are the Cons of Paleo?   

8:31 

Is There a Way to Incorporate Paleo into a Traditional Diet? 

9:02 

Who Would be a Good Candidate for Paleo? 

9:53 

What is the Whole 30 Diet? What Foods Should/Shouldn’t You Eat? 

10:48 

Would Paleo/Whole 30 be More Appropriate for a Body Cleanse?  

12:24 

Who Would be a Good Candidate for Whole 30? 

14:09 

What is the Ketogenic (Keto) Diet?  

14:46 

 What Foods Should/Shouldn’t You Eat While Doing Keto? 

17:15 

Can the Keto Diet be Sustained Long-Term?  

18:02 

 Can Keto be Used to Help Treat Epilepsy?  

19:46 

 Who Would be a Good Candidate for Keto?  

21:03 

 What is the Anti-Inflammatory Diet? What Foods Should/Shouldn’t You Eat? 

21:40 

 What are the Health Benefits of the Anti-Inflammatory Diet?  

23:45 

   Is the Anti-Inflammatory Diet a Prescribed Diet? 

24:45 

What is Intermittent Fasting? 

26:12 

 Rebound Eating Associated with Diets 

29:08 

Pros of Intermittent Fasting 

30:13 

Does Intermittent Fasting Have a Similar Effect on the Body as Keto? 

31:15 

Who Would be a Good Candidate for Intermittent Fasting? 

32:45 

 Actionable Advice  

33:51 

  Outro  

34:43 


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Why Metabolism Declines With Age (And How to Reverse It!) – Podcast Ep. 29

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Welcome to the 29th episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, Debbie James, RDN, talks metabolism. Why does metabolism decrease as we age and how can we prevent or reverse this? All this and more on this week’s episode!

How Are We Doing? 


This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.


Timecard Markers – Why Metabolism Declines with Age – Podcast Ep. 29 

Intro     

Begins at 0:01      

Introduction of LAF Registered Dietitian, Debbie James   

0:38  

What is Metabolism?  

0:58   

At What Age Does Metabolism Start Slowing Down?  

3:24 

Are There Ways to Help Stop Metabolism from Declining?  

3:47 

What Are Some Ways to Help Increase Your Metabolic Rate? 

6:25 

When Does Bone Mass Start Declining? 

9:20 

Is There a Way to Measure Your Metabolism? Should This Be Measured? 

9:51 

Are There Certain Foods That Help Increase/Speed Up Metabolism?  

12:32 

Are There Foods You Should Stay Away From? 

14:20 

Andrew’s Sidebar Side Salad Segment  

15:10 

What Outside Factors Affect Metabolism? How Does Stress Play a Role? 

18:48 

Does Someone with a High Metabolism Have More Energy? 

20:10 

Is There a Certain Type of Exercise That’s Best for Increasing Metabolism?  

22:46 

Green Tea and EGCG – Does This Really Help Increase Calorie Expenditure?  

23:38 

Actionable Advice 

25:13 

Outro 

27:00 


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Injuries: Back, Knee, Shoulder – Podcast Ep. 28

Injuries: Back, Knee, Shoulder – Podcast Ep. 28


Welcome to the 28th episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, the one-and-only, LA Fitness Master Trainer, Geoff Fox, joins the show to discuss how to prevent and handle back, knee and shoulder injuries. 

How Are We Doing? 


This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – Injuries: Back, Knee, Shoulder – Podcast Ep. 28  

Intro    

Begins at 0:01     

Introduction of LA Fitness Master Trainer, Geoff Fox 

0:28 

Keep in Touch with Us!  

3:01 

Part 1 – The Back 

3:40 

What Are Some of the Most Common Back Injuries?  

3:52 

Is There a Way to Help Prevent Back Injuries from Occurring?  

4:20 

Why Do Back Injuries Tend to Affect More Seasoned Adults?  

5:20 

What Are Some Go-To Machines or Exercises for Strengthening the Back? 

6:10 

What Products on the Market Help with Back Pain?  

9:06 

Is it Safe to Work Out with a Back Injury?  

10:42 

Part 2 – The Shoulders 

How Important is it to Focus on Shoulder Strengthening Exercises? 

11:30 

What Are Some of the Best Exercises for the Shoulders? 

13:36 

What Should Someone with a Shoulder Injury Do to Recover?  

16:05 

Is There a Way to Prevent Shoulder Burnout?  

17:23 

What is More Important? Muscle Health or Bone Health?  

18:35 

Part 3 – The Knees 

Is it OK to Work Out with a Knee Injury? 

19:40 

What Causes Knee Injuries to Happen?  

21:46 

What Are Some of the Best Knee Strengthening Exercises? 

23:24 

Are There Certain Injuries That Should Be Avoided by Those Susceptible to Knee Injuries? 

24:32 

Do Bodybuilders Experience Knee Issues A Lot Due to Increased Muscle Weight? 

26:31 

Actionable Advice 

27:48 

Outro 

28:52 

Goodbye to One-Half of Your Show Hosts, Candice Currie  

29:00 


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The Plant-Based Diet: What You Need to Know – Podcast Ep. 27

The Plant-Based Diet: What You Need to Know – Podcast Ep. 27


Welcome to the 27th episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of the Living Healthy Podcast, we’re discussing what a plant-based diet is, how it differs from a vegetarian diet, and whether or not you should try it!

How Are We Doing? 


This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.


Timecard Markers – PlantBased Diets – Podcast Ep. 27   

Intro    

Begins at 0:01     

Introduction of LAF Registered Dietitian, Debbie James 

0:38 

What is The Plant-Based Diet? 

1:04 

Is it Different from Following a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet? 

1:53 

Is There a Healthier Meat You Should Lean Towards Eating When Following This Plan? 

2:22 

How Often Should You Include Meat in a Plant-Based Eating Plan? 

2:45   

What Are the Benefits of Following a Plant-Based Eating Style? 

4:09 

Should All the Veggies You Eat Be Organic? 

5:19 

Where Do Potatoes Fall into This? 

6:11 

Is the Plant-Based Diet for Everyone? Can Everyone Benefit from Following This Style of Eating? 

7:15 

Do You Have to Eat More Frequently? 

8:05 

Some Plant-Based Meal Suggestions 

8:46 

Plant-Based Meats – Are These Healthy Options? 

10:36 

Would Someone Following a Plant-Based Eating Style Have to Supplement? 

14:57 

When Can You Go for More Information? 

18:42 

Actionable Advice 

20:23 

Outro 

21:10 


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