#9: Alan Aragon – Strategies for Long-Term Weight Loss Success

Alan Aragon

This is episode 9 of Evil Sugar Radio. In this episode, we interview LA-based fitness and nutrition expert Alan Aragon. Alan has a Masters in Nutrition and 20 years of success in the fitness field, working with several large fitness and nutrition organizations, multiple professional athletes, and serving as a nutrition adviser to Men’s Health magazine.

When you’re done with this episode, you’ll know Alan’s views on Gary Taubes, basic strategies for long-term weight loss and fitness success, a new way to look at weight loss plateaus, and which dessert he’d pick if it were the only one he could eat for the rest of his life.

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Episode 9 Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about in this episode:

  • Who is Alan Aragon?
  • What is “Alan Aragon’s Research Review”? Who is the target audience?
  • What is your most popular topic in the Research Review?
  • Alan’s thoughts on Gary Taubes and his idea of weight loss and gain
  • What are Antonio’s “Three Types of Gurus” and how do we gauge whether someone is sincere (but wrong) or preying on people’s insecurities?
  • We see a lot of people fail at weight loss. What strategies do we know work in the long-term?
  • What do you think about macronutrient ratios? Is there a hierarchy of importance?
  • Low-carb advice is pretty popular. Is there a use for low-carb? How do a person’s goals affect carb intake?
  • What about general exercise strategies for the regular people?
  • Talk about weight-loss plateaus. How do we handle them? Should we try to break through plateaus?
  • Who are healthy people around the world and what are they doing? Is it possible to enjoy food, be strong and healthy, and not turn into a nutcase about all of this?
  • If you could only eat one dessert for the rest of your life, what would it be?

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