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The Nutrition Blueprint Podcast

The Nutrition Blueprint podcast is a health, nutrition, and fitness show hosted by registered dietitian and sports nutrition coach Andres Ayesta. Formerly Vive Nutrition Radio, this podcast is focused on bringing the latest in nutrition and health education to help you design a better lifestyle starting with what you put on your plate. Through expert interviews and his popular chit chat series, Andres dissects common topics into digestible (pun intended) pieces that are applicable to everyone's goals. From weight loss and fat loss strategies to supplementation and life hacks, this podcast is everything you need to be the best version of you

Aug 4, 2020

Have you ever wondered if alcohol is impairing your ability to lose fat? We got together to dissect a recent study that looked at the effects of BEER drinking on body composition of a group of people doing HIIT Training. 

In today’s episode we also discovered Nate got COVID and she shared a little about his experience and what he went through. 

The cliff notes

  • How Nate got COVID
  • Respiratory issues with COVID and how one night he felt he was breathing through a cocktail straw
  • Nutritional research in management of COVID and impact of inflammation in disease outcomes
  • Does alcohol affect your ability to lose weight or fat
  • The BEER study that looked at 72 subjects doing HIIT Training
  • What is alcohol moderation anyways? 
  • Problems with interpreting nutrition research



COVID-19: The Inflammation Link and the Role of Nutrition in Potential Mitigation


Study Cited

Beer or Ethanol Effects on the Body Composition Response to High-Intensity Interval Training. The BEER-HIIT Study


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