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The scale shows you a number you just can’t abide by. Or you swore you would not buy clothes one size bigger…. So you try to diet. You try to be reasonable so you eat less often. Maybe you decide to be au courant so you fast. But no matter what you do, the weight hardly comes off. Or maybe it comes off but then when you ease up, even just a little you immediately gain the weight back. What is going on?

Join us in this podcast to the answers to these and other related questions from Dan Benardot, our guest for this podcast.

Dan Benardot is an internationally-recognized expert on nutrition, especially as nutrition pertains to peak athletic performance. Dr. Benardot has served as nutritionist for a number of US Olympic teams, including Track and Field, Ice Skating and gymnastics. In recognition of this work, he received the Outstanding Educator Award following the US gymnastic team’s 1996 Gold Medal. In 1997, he became the first American appointed to the Medical Commission of the international governing body for gymnastics. Dr. Benardot served for a number of years as nutritionist for the Atlanta Falcons, culminating in the team’s 2017 National Football Conference championship. In addition to teaching, Dr. Benardot has written a number of books, co-authored the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians of Canada and the American College of Sports Medicine joint position paper on “Nutrition and Athletic Performance, and is the inventor of NutriTiming software, which assesses real-time energy balance and nutrient intake.

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