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How to Lose Weight without Calorie Counting

How to Lose Weight without Calorie Counting

Could your plate of greens be the secret to shedding those stubborn pounds? 

In today’s episode on the Darin Olien Show, I talk with Dr. Neal Barnard about the science behind the weight loss wonders of a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. From a landmark 2005 study providing a fresh perspective on appetite control to metabolism-boosting recipes, we’re unveiling a world where counting calories becomes obsolete, and where foods like cinnamon and blueberries earn the title of ‘power foods.’

This conversation stands as a testament to the might of plant-based proteins and the truths about soy in men’s health. We tackle the misunderstandings head-on, debunking fears with evidence that highlights soy’s cancer-fighting properties and the real effects of dairy on our hormonal balance. Our conversation may just be the catalyst you need to re-evaluate your protein sources and embrace the multitude of benefits that come from plants.

Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, hormonal symptoms, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 100 scientific publications and 20 books for medical and lay readers, and is the editor in chief of the Nutrition Guide for Clinicians.


 What I discuss:

(00:06) Power Foods Diet and Weight Loss

(04:23) Plant-Based Diet for Weight Loss

(17:21) The Power of Plant-Based Foods

(20:55) Power Foods and Weight Loss Benefits

(35:10) Plant-Based Protein and Soy Truth

(43:25) Diet and Hormones

(56:10) Changing Food Policy Through Education

(01:09:06) Power Foods and Nutrition Journey


Find more from Dr. Neal Barnard

Book: The Power Foods Diet

Instagram: @drnealbarnard 



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