Confused about the glycemic index and what it means for your diet? You're not alone. Nutritionist Thunder Jalili joins the Who Cares guys to break down the basics of the glycemic index, its impact on your food choices, and why good nutrition goes beyond just a single number. Discover how to make informed decisions about the food you eat and learn how to balance your meals for a healthier lifestyle.
Seems like there are plenty of social media posts and ads that are insisting that inflammation caused by food is causing all of your ills. One claims they stopped eating white bread and his skin cleared up. Another says that their chronic pain disappeared after cutting out red meat. Are these claims too good to be true? Nutritionist Thunder Jalili explains what gut inflammation can actually do to the body and what foods you should—and should not—be eating.
High cholesterol levels can lead to cardiovascular disease, so it’s important to keep your levels low. What you eat can have a big impact on those numbers. But what should (and shouldn’t) you be eating to lower your cholesterol? Nutrition specialist Sharee Thompson shares the steps you should take to lower your LDL and start living a healthier life.
The rate of eating disorders among children under 12 has increased by 119% since 2020. Anorexia is the third most common chronic disorder among kids, behind asthma and obesity. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains what could be causing this increase and how to identify the most common red flags of potential eating disorders. She also talks about what steps can be taken to help your child get the care they need.
If the ads are to be believed, it seems like everyone is doing some sort of low-carb or "keto" diet. Is it just a fad diet of the moment or does ketosis actually promote weight loss? Nutritionist Thunder Jalili, PhD, joins the guys to discuss the science behind ketosis, whether he would recommend it, and the potential dangers and benefits of a strict no carb diet.