86: Justin ‘Dez’ Dessonville And Mary Trenda Share Why Health Food Is Making Us Fatter

86: Justin ‘Dez’ Dessonville And Mary Trenda Share Why Health Food Is Making Us Fatter

Weight loss and health blogger Justin “Dez” Dessonville and registered dietitian/real foodie Mary Trenda join our co-hosts Dietitian Cassie and Jimmy Moore today in Episode 86 of “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends!”

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After taking off last week for the Independence Day holiday, we’re back today with what could quite possibly be our final episode of “Low-Carb Conversations.” Because we are a listener-supported show, we need the donations of listeners like YOU to help keep it going. While a lot of people are loving the weekly look at the health headlines of the day from a real food, low-carb, Paleo outlook we provide on this podcast, the reality is we’re not getting the financial support we need to keep this show on the air as often as we’d like. To that end, we’ll be taking the next few weeks off to see if interest begins to pick up enough for us to return to the air in August. If not, then this will sadly be the final episode. Jimmy and Dietitian Cassie DEFINITELY want the show to stay alive and continue providing a sane voice of reason in response to the absurdity that tends to happen with health headlines. CLICK HERE if you want to keep hearing “Low-Carb Conversations” in the months and years to come! Your donation of ANY amount is greatly appreciated.

Today we are pleased to welcome an inspiring weight loss success story in Justin Dessonville from the “I Am Dez” blog and registered dietitian and real food advocate Mary Trenda from the “Considering You” blog to chime in with Jimmy and Dietitian Cassie on the various headlines making news in the world of health, including what’s behind the new proclamation from the so-called health “experts” that omega-6-rich vegetable oils are healthy, why triglycerides are a much bigger deal than total cholesterol in heart disease, a closer look at why cycling carbohydrates are thought of as necessary for athletic performance, a new study showing the Atkins diet produces the best long-term weight loss success, how marketing foods as “healthy” has actually led to even more obesity and disease, the paradoxical use of high-fat foods in an effective weight loss plan, a public health professor’s one-week low-carb diet experiment and so much more! Now it’s time (perhaps for the final time) to pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let’s talk!

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Justin Dessonville’s “I Am Dez” blog
Mary Trenda’s RD web site
Mary Trenda’s “Considering You” blog
Vegetable oil is good for you, experts say
Triglycerides – not cholesterol – is the bona fide risk factor for coronary heart disease
New diet rule: Play your carbs right
Study shows Atkins diet is effective for long term weight loss
Atkins and the never ending battle over carbs
Healthy Food marketing may lead to weight gain
High Fat Foods that are great for your waistline
“PS from the low carb dabbler”

  • Wenchypoo

    My own health food store is awash in alternative-grain products slathered in eco-marketing slogans, and people still buy them up. “Oh, it’s ORGANIC!”, or “it’s cleaner grain” seems to be buzzing around in their heads as they buy, but it isn’t: GRAIN IS GRAIN, and just as processed and full of empty calories. Organic Pop-Tarts, boxed cereals, frozen pizzas, and battered fish sticks are still JUNK just like their conventional counterparts.

    Remember when “organic” meant back-to-nature? How is the same old junk food made with different grains getting back to nature?

  • R108g

    Talking donations, how much do you need for an episode? I.e how far does $20, $50 or $100 go?

    • LLVLCBlog

      $100/episode covers us. THANK YOU!