BMI Is Bogus, Moving Beyond Illusion, Benefits of Longer Fasts
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 708
- Oct 27, 2015 1:00 pm
- 2:18:01 mins
Why The BMI Is Bogus (13:55) Andrea Ovard is a Registered Dietitian; she graduated from BYU with a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics and completed an internship at the University of Idaho. She is currently working at the University of Utah hospital as a clinical dietitian in the cardiac ICU and medical units. She also writes a blog titled "The Baking Dietitian". Her blog focuses on sharing healthy recipes, workouts and nutrition/health/fitness tips with her readers. Her philosophy on nutrition is simple: Everything in Moderation. She promotes living a healthy and happy lifestyle while letting yourself indulge every once in awhile. Today Andrea talks with Dr. Townsend about the pro and cons of the Body Mass Index. Moving Beyond Illusion (57:06) Brad Barton is a professional Keynote Speaker. He is NCAA academic and athletic All-American; and president of the National Speakers Association, Mountain West Chapter. He argues that we each have magic, in the power of our perception. Brad shares how to help people create and see their own “magic” Benefits of Longer Fasts (1:44:05) Dr. Ron Hager is an Associate Professor of Exercise Sciences in the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. His area of expertise is Chronic Disease Prevention. Dr. Hager and Dr. Townsend talk about new research into the benefits of longer fasts and how it might help with weight loss.