Salad With a Side of Fries Nutrition & Wellness

by Jenn Trepeck
How do you decipher between all the “diets” out there? I know what to do but why isn’t it working? Wait, what? My diet could be making me fatter?! And does cryo-freezing your fat cells really work? Should I try acupuncture? A hypnotist? If I do, how do I know if someone’s good? Salad with a Side of Fries is the podcast that will answer all these questions and more! Talking wellness and weight loss for real life, because most of us are going to drink, eat out, skip the grocery store and who wants a life without fries or...

Nutrition Nugget: Heartburn & GERD

Nutrition Nugget! Bite-size, bonus episodes offering tips, tricks, and approachable science. This week, Jenn's talking about heartburn and GERD. It’s commonly believed that heartburn and GERD are caused by high stomach acid. However, research proves that it is actually a weakness of the lower esophageal sphincter. The amount of stomach acid doesn’t matter if the sphincter operates correctly. Therefore, antacids don’t cure heartburn and can potentially worsen underlying issues by creating too low of stomach acid, resulting in food not …

Perception vs. Reality

The Salad With a Side of Fries podcast is hosted by Jenn Trepeck, discussing wellness and weight loss for real life, clearing up the myths, misinformation, bad science & marketing surrounding our nutrition knowledge and the food industry. Let’s dive into wellness and weight loss for real life, including drinking, eating out, and skipping the grocery store. In today’s episode, Jenn discusses perception vs. reality while using social media. Many people spend a lot of time on social media, but …

Nutrition Nugget: See Food

Nutrition Nugget! Bite-size, bonus episodes offering tips, tricks, and approachable science. This week, Jenn's talking about See Food. Does anyone else feel like they see food and immediately have to have it? If you experience this, it’s often evidence of something else going on. Take a little inventory and get curious about what might be off in your body or your habits. Look at your daily fuel intake, especially in the morning, to ensure you are getting enough protein. Is …

Neuro Linguistic Programming & Saying No (feat. Suzanne Culberg)

The Salad With a Side of Fries podcast is hosted by Jenn Trepeck, discussing wellness and weight loss for real life, clearing up the myths, misinformation, bad science & marketing surrounding our nutrition knowledge and the food industry. Let’s dive into wellness and weight loss for real life, including drinking, eating out, and skipping the grocery store. I had the pleasure of talking to NLP Practitioner Suzanne Culberg. Suzanne focuses on helping over-givers and people pleasers learn to say “no” …

Nutrition Nugget: Pomegranate

Nutrition Nugget! Bite-size, bonus episodes offering tips, tricks, and approachable science. This week, Jenn's talking about Pomegranates. Pomegranates are a great fruit option for winter! They are packed full of antioxidants that can reduce inflammation and benefit brain and heart health. Research shows that they are potentially cancer-fighting and may be a helpful tool for exercise energy and recovery. Pomegranates are also excellent for immune and gut health due to their high fiber content. Add some to your salad, smoothie …

Human Design and Your Health

The Salad With a Side of Fries podcast is hosted by Jenn Trepeck, discussing wellness and weight loss for real life, clearing up the myths, misinformation, bad science & marketing surrounding our nutrition knowledge and the food industry. Let’s dive into wellness and weight loss for real life, including drinking, eating out, and skipping the grocery store. In this week's episode, Jenn discusses Human Design and how it impacts our daily living. Jenn provides an overview of the five different …

Nutrition Nugget: Oat Milk

Nutrition Nugget! Bite-size, bonus episodes offering tips, tricks, and approachable science. This week, Jenn is talking about oat milk. Many people choose oat milk as an alternative because it is creamier, froths and cooks better, and makes a delicious ice cream (if I do say so myself). Many of the nutrients in oat milk are added back in after the creation process, which leaves the nutrient density not that impressive. When choosing your oat milk, read the nutrition fact labels …

Oral Care and Total Health

The Salad With a Side of Fries podcast is hosted by Jenn Trepeck, discussing wellness and weight loss for real life, clearing up the myths, misinformation, bad science & marketing surrounding our nutrition knowledge and the food industry. Let’s dive into wellness and weight loss for real life, including drinking, eating out, and skipping the grocery store. Today’s guest is an author and the owner of Living Libations, Nadine Artemis. Nadine shares her knowledge and information about oral care and …

Nutrition Nugget: Soleus Push Ups

Nutrition Nugget! Bite-size, bonus episodes offering tips, tricks, and approachable science. This week, Jenn's talking about Soleus Push Ups. The Soleus muscle is located on the back of the leg between the calf and the Achilles tendon. It's been found that it is virtually impossible to fatigue the Soleus muscle. Fueled by blood glucose and fats, it is believed the Soleus muscle can improve metabolic health in the rest of the body. Discovered in 2022, research shows that Soleus Push …

Myth Busting

The Salad With a Side of Fries podcast is hosted by Jenn Trepeck, discussing wellness and weight loss for real life, clearing up the myths, misinformation, bad science & marketing surrounding our nutrition knowledge and the food industry. Let’s dive into wellness and weight loss for real life, including drinking, eating out, and skipping the grocery store. In today’s episode, Jenn sets out to debunk many common myths around nutrition and lifestyle habits. Walking through sixteen different myths and talking …