Body IO® FM #22 | Nina Teicholz

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What are trans fats and how bad are they? How did government policy start on saturated fats?
Our guest today on Body IO FM is Nina Teicholz, author of The Big Fat Surprise. We discuss myths about dietary fats and how views have changed in regards to low-fat diets.
Nina Teicholz wrote on food and nutrition science for Gourmet and Men’s Health magazines. She was a reporter for National Public Radio for years, covering Washington, D.C. and Latin America. She has also contributed, on a variety of topics, to the New Yorker, the Economist, the New York Times, and Salon, among other publications. In addition, she served as the associate director for the Center for Globalization and Sustainable Development at Columbia University.
To learn more, get Nina’s book at the following link:
1. A Big Fat Surprise


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John Kiefer


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My area of expertise includes looking at the client’s metabolic situation based on body measurements and lab values, then integrating that into a program to improve ones health. I hope to teach my clients how to improve their health.

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