EP311: The Truth About Calories & The Power of Home Cooking with Shawn Stevenson

Today almost 60% of American adult calories and 67% of our children’s calories come from ultra processed foods. 

Let that sink in. 

MOST of the foods we eat today hijack our taste buds, increase our risk of obesity and disease and were not in our diet even 100 years ago. 

Which is why this week’s podcast with bestselling author and Host of America’s #1 Health Podcast, Shawn Stevenson, provides the education and inspiration we need to bring us back in touch with the healing power of whole foods. 

And most importantly, how to make it simple and delicious. Here are some of the fascinating tidbits you’ll learn…

  • The origins (and shortcomings) of the calorie dogma
  • Epicaloric controllers and why you need to know about them
  • Your brain’s role in weight gain
  • Foods that heal brain inflammation and improve memory and sleep
  • Shawn’s top three health habits 
  • How he healed a degenerative bone disease naturally
  • His surprising first step toward weight loss (food and supplements)
  • Why and how our thoughts influence digestion
  • How our food influences our genes
  • Why he made his #1 selling cookbook
  • The power of cooking with your family
  • His favorite simple recipes
  • And so much more!

Shawn has become a dear friend over the past year and his wisdom, conviction and practical tips will blow your mind! I am literally impressed and inspired every time we talk! 

And this podcast was no exception, so do yourself a favor and tune in and share this podcast with everyone you know and love.


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Shawn Stevenson is the author of the USA Today National bestseller Eat Smarter and the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter. He’s also creator of The Model Health Show, featured as the number #1 health podcast in the U.S. with millions of listener downloads each month. A graduate of the University of Missouri–St. Louis, Shawn studied business, biology, and nutritional science and became the cofounder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance. Shawn has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, The New York Times, Muscle & Fitness, ABC News, ESPN, and many other major media outlets.


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