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Sound Bites with Melissa Joy Dobbins

Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" TM. The Sound Bites Podcast delves into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Join Melissa as she interviews experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians, nutritionists and more. Topics include: healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and other hot topics in the media. Melissa promotes sound science, smart nutrition and good food - and wants you to walk away with credible information to help you make your own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. For more info visit: www.SoundBitesRD.com
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Nov 28, 2017

Dr. James O. Hill is a Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, and Director of the Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center. Dr. Hill’s research examines factors that contribute to obesity and factors that are important in reducing obesity. He is a co-founder of the National Weight Control Registry and co-author of the book State of Slim: Fix Your Metabolism and Drop 20 Pounds in 8 Weeks on the Colorado Diet. Dr. Hill shares his insight and learnings from his work, along with the newly published research study: The Beef WISE Study: Beef’s Role in Weight Improvement, Satisfaction, and Energy. This research was conducted at the University of Colorado and adds to the growing body of evidence demonstrating lean beef can contribute to a healthy weight loss diet. Funding for this research was provided by a grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the National Center for Research Resources and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center, and the Beef Checkoff.

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Nov 7, 2017

“I think the biggest value I provide is helping people find that fine line between good science and bad science. I enjoy being able to read through scientific studies, then make them sound like English - not like a foreign language, telling people clearly why bad science is inaccurate, and furthermore cutting through the occasional bit of bad science reporting.... with a side of dirty jokes.” – SciBabe aka Yvette d’Entremont

Yvette d’Entremont (AKA SciBabe) is a scientist, writer and public speaker. She worked as an analytical chemist for years before running SciBabe full time. This platform allows her to fight myths and pseudoscience using a combination of science and humor. Yvette holds a B.S. in chemistry, a B.A. in theatre, and a Master’s degree in forensic science with a concentration in biological criminalistics. 

Yvette is partnering with SPLENDA® to develop humorous, evidence-based content that “debunks junk science” about sucralose. 

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