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Welcome to That’s Healthy, Right? a podcast that solves your most common fitness and nutrition questions in just a few minutes. Each episode, we separate the tricks from the truth, so you can have more clarity, master your own body, and live a healthier life.
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Can Music Actually Enhance Your Workout? – Does listening to music, something many of us do when we exercise, really do anything for your training performance? Because it’s such a popular motivator in sports and fitness, it would only make sense that it does something to help. Or, is it magical thinking that your favorite tunes make you stronger or faster? Get […]
Why Do People Think Lectins Are Toxic to Eat? – Are you one of those people that think lectins — proteins that are found in many fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, and legumes — are actually bad for you? Sadly, there’s probably one reason you might believe this misinformation, a book titled, The Plant Paradox, by Dr. Steven R. Gundry MD. In it, Gundry […]
Is Activated Charcoal Actually Good for You? – Is the detox of all detoxes really a detox that you want? This mouthful is exactly what you need to ponder when using activated charcoal. The compound — which is used in hospitals when people overdose on certain drugs — has risen to popularity. It became a hot nutritional fad in the LA restaurant scene […]
Does the Celery Juice Craze Hold Water? – According to a recent informal poll of our followers, we discovered that 64% of respondents believe celery juice has a higher nutritional value than many other healthy options out there. But, where does this belief come from? After all, we’re talking about celery. Not some exotic superfood that was just discovered. And yet, the celery […]
Does Fruit Really Make You Fat? – If sugar is bad, does that mean fruit needs to be avoided? It’s a question that has been asked thousands of times in hundreds of different ways. Because of the general fear of sugar, it’s assumed that fruit — which is, admittedly, filled with sugar — must be bad and more likely to contribute to […]
Is Blue Light Harmful to Your Health? – The digital world has created one inevitability: we all spend a lot more time in front of screens, whether it’s your computer, phone, or tablet-like device. While you could argue the dangers and downsides of what it does to your attention span, there’s a more direct issue worthy of your attention — is all of […]
Dear Dr. Oz: STOP – There is something very wrong about the idea of “canceling” a whole meal of the day, and it might not be why you think. Earlier this year, Dr. Oz shared his belief that we should “ban” breakfast. He claims that it’s “an advertising ploy.” The debate about whether or not you should eat breakfast has […]
What Happens When You Stop Working Out? – Right now, no one should be embarrassed to ask the question that’s on all of our minds about losing your fitness gains during a pandemic … “Andy: Is it true that if you don’t use it you lose it?” – The 40-Year-Old Virgin But, seriously, how long does it take before you start to when […]
Does Staying Indoors Weaken Your Immune System? – Whether you’ve chosen to wear a mask or not during the pandemic, there are some immutable truths about how your immune system works that you need to know. The human body is a highly evolved system that can be trained to fight most of the germs, viruses, and bugs that you encounter on a daily […]
The CBD Episode: Does it Really Improve Stress, Anxiety, and Workout Recovery? – CBD, the non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant, has exploded in popularity and availability recently. But, despite being the foundation of a billion-dollar industry, there’s still a lot of uncertainty as to whether it’s actually beneficial to your health. The question a lot of us are asking right now, “Does CBD work and is it […]
What Happens to Your Metabolism When You Eat At Night? – There’s a long-held belief that eating at night is a bad habit that turns those late-night calories directly into fat. The theory is simple: the later in the day, the fewer calories we burn, which means your metabolism slows down. Add that to a slower metabolism when you sleep, and it’s easy to see why […]
How Much Protein Can Your Body Digest? Testing the 20-Gram Rule – When thinking about optimizing your protein consumption, how much is too much? We’ve established that protein is a vital dietary fuel for all kinds of reasons. But, at some point, does eating protein have no additional benefit and is eating more simply “overfilling” your tank? The idea that your body has limits on how much […]
Is Heating Your Protein Killing Its Benefits? – Protein is one of the most important macronutrients you can put into your body. But, is a common method of food preparation ruining the quality — and the benefits — of protein? In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein sets the record straight about what really happens when you heat up protein […]
The Ketogenic Diet Is Not What You Think – Ketogenic diets have grown in popularity because of the overwhelming belief that they are a superior way to burn fat — but is that actually true? In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein breaks down what you can really expect from the ketogenic diet. Does it help you burn more fat? How […]
What Will a Protein Shake Really Do to Your Body? – The myth of protein as a viable weight gaining macronutrient started in the ‘80s, somewhere between The Terminator and Hair Metal. So why does the misinformation about protein and bulk persist when most protein shakes are only around 100 calories? In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein looks at the scientific differences […]
We Have Been Asking the Wrong Question About Breakfast – As a kid, you were probably indoctrinated with the same age-old nutritional wisdom that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For a moment, forget the criticisms of your typical (unhealthy) breakfast and assume that everything you’re eating for your first meal of the day is healthy. Is breakfast essential? Is it the […]
A Forensic Analysis of the Benefits of Lemon Water – Have you ever wondered whether or not the glowing health claims about lemon water are true? We sure did (as we sip on the enjoyable drink). In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein examines the science behind the 3 biggest claims to understand: Does lemon water improve digestion? Can lemon water improve […]
Everything You Know about Icing Is Wrong – It might blow your mind, but everything you think you know about icing an injury is likely incorrect. In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein digs into a reversal by the godfather of the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compression, and elevation), the latest research on the best way to manage inflammation, and […]
The Fountain of Immunity: Can You Prevent COVID-19? – During times of fear and panic, you’ll always find marketers waiting to take advantage. Unfortunately, that’s been the case during the pandemic of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). While the health of your immune system is always important, understanding how your immune system works — and what it can and can’t do to protect you from […]
The Fatal Flaw of Collagen Supplements – “Sometimes the hype is real,” and if you’ve been hearing a lot more about the importance of collagen protein recently, it’s because it’s still the hot supplement on the block. But, if you want to take collagen there are some big red flags that you need to be aware of before you purchase the pricey […]
What No One Tells You about Probiotics and the Microbiome – Have you ever wondered how your gut health affects your overall immunity, metabolism, and more? You’re not alone. Interest has surged recently … and charlatans have taken notice. In the inaugural episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein digs into the importance of the microbiome, the ecosystem that comprises your overall gut health. He […]
Teaser For That’s Healthy, Right? – Celebs and popular diet books beware. That’s Healthy, Right? is an unfiltered look at what it really takes to improve your fitness and nutrition once the marketing mind tricks have been removed. Every episode, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning health journalist Adam Bornstein takes the most common questions and beliefs and simplifies them to help you […]