What The Heck Should We Eat?

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With so many fad diets out there and so much competing advice, what the heck are we supposed to eat?

In episode four of "Food, We Need To Talk," hosts Juna Gjata and Eddie Phillips distill the state of nutrition science down to a few basics, with the help of leading experts.

One central rule: It’s not so much the amount of fat or carbs or protein you eat, it’s whether you’re eating the better sorts of each food type. And the top recommendation to improve your eating is not a food type at all. It's ...

Well, you'll have to listen to find out — and like so many solutions Juna and Eddie discuss, "It's simple, but it's not easy."

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Carey Goldberg Editor, CommonHealth
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