Eat to Perform with Brad Dieter, PhD

By: Ben Brown

If you’re interested in learning how to lose weight in the most effective and sustainable way possible, then definitely check out my podcast with Brad Dieter, Ph.D.


Brad is a trained exercise physiologist, molecular biologist, and biostatistician. He received his B.A. from Washington State University and a Masters of Science in biomechanics and Ph.D. at the University of Idaho. Additionally, Brad completed his post-doctoral fellowship in translational science at Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital where he studied the intersection between nutrition, exercise, and disease.


Currently, Brad is a research scientist at the Providence Medical Research Center and co-owner of Eat to Perform, an online nutrition coaching platform. He also sits on several different advisory boards and writes articles on health, nutrition, and supplementation on his website


During my our awesome podcast, Brad and I talk a lot about physical activity for weight loss, nutrition for weight loss, total caloric intake, metabolism, set point theory, intermittent fasting, the ketogenic diet and so much more. You guys are definitely going to enjoy this interview.


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In This Podcast We Also Discuss:


– How Brad got into the health and wellness space [4:11]


– The idea of set point theory and what it means for you [8:00]


– Different adaptive mechanisms our bodies use to regulate weight [14:07]


– What your body fat percentage really indicates [15:04]


– The connection between resting metabolic rate and weight loss [16:44]


– Why longterm diets are NOT beneficial [18:42]


– What dieting provides you vs. what exercise provides [21:23]


– The concept of NEAT and how to incorporate it more into your daily life [24:21]


– Brad’s Eat to Perform  coaching program and how it’s different from other weight-loss programs [32:06]


– Brad’s take on intermittent fasting [38:24]


– The TRUTH about the ketogenic diet


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You can check out Brad’s article on set point theory here.


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