The Dr. Mike Show

Mike Roussell, PhD

Nutrition, weight loss, and healthy eating advice from national renowned nutrition expert Dr. Mike Roussell. Dr. Mike is a nutrition advisor for both Men’s Health and Shape Magazines and has authored multiple nutrition and weight loss books. On The Dr. Mike Show, along with his co-host Chris Dominello, Dr. Mike interviews nutrition and fitness experts and researchers from across the country - giving you the practical health, nutrition, and wellness tips that you need to optimization your health journey. Visit mikeroussell.com for links to everything mentioned in each show along with additional free nutrition and fat loss resources.

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Dr. Mike Show Episode 037: Season 1 Highlights from Friday Fuel Up
2d ago
Dr. Mike Show Episode 037: Season 1 Highlights from Friday Fuel Up
Welcome to Episode 37 of the Dr. Mike Show. This week I’ve put together for you some of my favorite snippets from season 1 of my other show - Friday Fuel Up. Friday Fuel Up was created so that I could pull nutrition and performance secrets from some of the world’s best. In these highlights you’ll hear from -Professional skier and mountain biker KC Deane about how he melds goals into actions. didn’t have access to my office to record an episode -The head of nutrition for the LA Rams, Joey Blake on how he unlocks the power of nutrition in his NFL athletes (and how you can do it too) -Legendary outdoorsman and snowboarder Jeremy Jones on his method for building and maintaining a high level of fitness. -Olympic Champion Triathletes (and Brothers), Alistair and Jonny Brownlee on the difference between theory and practice for when it comes to recovering from competitions and training. -Former NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly on one of his inspirations for his record setting 341 consecutive days in space. -Windboarding legend, Robbie Nash on how he became on of the best in the world while being allergic to setting goals. -Jordan Mazur, the Director of Nutrition: San Francisco 49ers, on the nutrition strategies that he uses with NFL players that you can put into play in your life too. Doing all these interviews was one of my highlights of the past year and I hope that you get as much out of them as I did. You can see all the episodes from Season 1 at the American Pistachio Growers (americanpistachios.org) website. ============= Thanks for tuning into the Dr. Mike Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes to leave us a rate and review. Subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode and don't forget to share your favorite episodes on social media. Be sure grab your copy of Men's Health The MetaShred Diet: Your 29-Day Rapid Fat-Loss Plan. Simple. Effective. Amazing. book or visit our website for even more tips and strategies to quickly and effectively lose weight while optimizing your health, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! =============
Dr. Mike Show Episode 037: Season 1 Highlights from Friday Fuel Up
2d ago
Dr. Mike Show Episode 037: Season 1 Highlights from Friday Fuel Up
Welcome to Episode 37 of the Dr. Mike Show. This week I’ve put together for you some of my favorite snippets from season 1 of my other show - Friday Fuel Up. Friday Fuel Up was created so that I could pull nutrition and performance secrets from some of the world’s best. In these highlights you’ll hear from -Professional skier and mountain biker KC Deane about how he melds goals into actions. didn’t have access to my office to record an episode -The head of nutrition for the LA Rams, Joey Blake on how he unlocks the power of nutrition in his NFL athletes (and how you can do it too) -Legendary outdoorsman and snowboarder Jeremy Jones on his method for building and maintaining a high level of fitness. -Olympic Champion Triathletes (and Brothers), Alistair and Jonny Brownlee on the difference between theory and practice for when it comes to recovering from competitions and training. -Former NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly on one of his inspirations for his record setting 341 consecutive days in space. -Windboarding legend, Robbie Nash on how he became on of the best in the world while being allergic to setting goals. -Jordan Mazur, the Director of Nutrition: San Francisco 49ers, on the nutrition strategies that he uses with NFL players that you can put into play in your life too. Doing all these interviews was one of my highlights of the past year and I hope that you get as much out of them as I did. You can see all the episodes from Season 1 at the American Pistachio Growers (americanpistachios.org) website. ============= Thanks for tuning into the Dr. Mike Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes to leave us a rate and review. Subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode and don't forget to share your favorite episodes on social media. Be sure grab your copy of Men's Health The MetaShred Diet: Your 29-Day Rapid Fat-Loss Plan. Simple. Effective. Amazing. book or visit our website for even more tips and strategies to quickly and effectively lose weight while optimizing your health, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! =============
Dr. Mike Show Episode 032: Are Supplements Regulated?
Aug 19 2022
Dr. Mike Show Episode 032: Are Supplements Regulated?
Welcome to Episode 32 of the Dr. Mike Show! In 2021, sales of dietary supplements worldwide topped $151.9 billion dollars. Despite this people showing up and spending literally billions of dollars, many consumers are skeptical about dietary supplements, how they are regulated, and what is actually in them. You should be! In this episode we dig into: -Exactly how supplements are regulated -How supplement regulation differs from drugs -How YOU the consumer can arm yourself to ensure what you think you are buying is actually in the bottle. Related Content: -Synthesis -NSF’s Certified for Sport® -LGC: Informed Choice program -LGC: Informed Sport -Rhode Island Senate Passes Amended Legislation Restricting Dietary Supplement Accessibility -Durbin Applauds Inclusion Of Important Dietary Supplement Provisions In Bipartisan Senate Committee's FDA User Fee Package ============= Thanks for tuning into the Dr. Mike Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes to leave us a rate and review. Subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode and don't forget to share your favorite episodes on social media. Be sure grab your copy of Men's Health The MetaShred Diet: Your 29-Day Rapid Fat-Loss Plan. Simple. Effective. Amazing. book or visit our website for even more tips and strategies to quickly and effectively lose weight while optimizing your health, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! =============
Understanding the Two Types of Hunger
Apr 2 2020
Understanding the Two Types of Hunger
In order to lose weight controlling and managing hunger is a key skill that you need to master. ⁣ Unfortunately it is very hard to tell why you are hungry. Hunger can be divided into 2 main areas - Hedonic and Physiologic. The later is due to your body actually needing calories; the former is not.⁣ ⁣ To further complicate the situation - you can’t sense how many calories you have eaten (that is a skill you lose after you leave infancy).  ⁣ Sounds bleak but I have your back with some tried and true ways to master hunger so that you can reach your weight loss goal. This episode we discuss: The difference between physiologic and hedonic hunger.Strategies for trying to tease out the difference between the two.The 6 drivers of hedonic hungerThe importance of energy density and how you can use it to hack your hunger signals. Related Content: Watch this episode on Dr. Mike's IGTV Channel Love the show? Let us know! Thanks for tuning into the Dr. Mike Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes to leave us a rate and review. Subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode and don't forget to share your favorite episodes on social media. Be sure grab your copy of Men's Health The MetaShred Diet: Your 29-Day Rapid Fat-Loss Plan. Simple. Effective. Amazing. book, join the LeanOS fitness coaching program, or visit our website for even more tips and strategies to quickly and effectively lose weight while optimizing your health, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
Anti-Resolutions
Jan 15 2019
Anti-Resolutions
Celebrating the new year often comes with making new year’s resolutions, and for decades the most popular resolution is weight loss. Since it’s the number one resolution, you can bet it’s also among the resolutions that get broken year after year.   Why do people struggle with weight loss and, more importantly, their nutrition?   What are they doing wrong on an annual basis?   In this episode, I discuss the concept of anti-resolutions and how having this mindset can help set you up for long term nutritional success. I share why the food you eat is not the entire problem when it comes to nutrition. I describe the Stages of Nutrition and at what stage most people operate best. I also explain why I’m against counting calories as well as share tips on snacking and how to prevent overeating.     “Don't date your nutrition plan; be married to it.”       This week on the Dr. Mike Show:   What are anti-resolutions?The one part of nutrition that most diets generally focus on.The Stages of Nutrition and what each stage is about.Food logistics and the changes you can apply realistically.Advice on making a diet program easier to manage.Thoughts on counting calories and getting into the details of nutrition.Preventing night-time overeating and snacks that help with food cravings.     Resources Mentioned:   Michael Hyatt EP004 – Weight loss, Meditation, and How to have 6 pack abs at 50 with special Guest Bill Hartman     Related Content:   NutritionOS       Love the show? Let us know!   Thanks for tuning into the Dr. Mike Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes to leave us a rate and review. Subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode and don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media.   Be sure grab your copy of Men’s Health The MetaShred Diet: Your 29-Day Rapid Fat-Loss Plan. Simple. Effective. Amazing. book, join the LeanOS fitness coaching program, or visit our website for even more tips and strategies to quickly and effectively lose weight while optimizing your health, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
Does Your Metabolism Tank When You Lose Weight
Oct 31 2018
Does Your Metabolism Tank When You Lose Weight
Losing weight has become synonymous with being healthy, and decades of diet and fitness trends as well as weight loss programs support this idea. The general idea a lot of programs and websites tell you is you only need to increase your metabolism to lose weight. It sounds about right until you realize we have a lot of people who go on all these crazy weight loss programs, lose a ton of weight, only to have it all come back a few years later. Does our metabolism tank after losing weight, or is it just a myth? In this episode, I share the findings of a recently published study about the effects of weight loss on our metabolism. I discuss the reasons why drastic weight loss leads not just to weight rebounds, but also hormonal repercussions. I describe the case of another study involving participants of a popular weight loss show and its mind-blowing findings. I also provide some tips on how you can lose and maintain weight without any metabolic consequences.   “How you choose your behaviors is going to impact how your metabolism changes." - Mike Roussell    This week on the Dr. Mike Show: Our resting metabolic rate and how it affects energy expenditure.How weight loss changes our metabolic rate.Adaptive Thermogenesis and why it makes weight loss efforts difficult.What a 2016 Biggest Loser study tells us about the effects of drastic weight loss on our body composition.How you can prevent your metabolism from slowing down after weight loss.The importance of knowing the type of study done to understand the research.Why body composition should not be glossed over when it comes to weight loss studies.     Resources Mentioned: EP008 – MetaShred Diet Deep Dive Part 1: Goals and Diet PhilosophyStudy: No consistent evidence of a disproportionately low resting energy expenditure in long-term successful weight-loss maintainersStudy: Persistent metabolic adaptation 6 years after The Biggest Loser competition   Related Content: NutritionOS   The Dr. Mike Show is Brought to You by Neuro Coffee   Neuro Coffee is a high octane brain supplement infused into great coffee.   It contains a patented extract from the coffee fruit, which has been clinically shown to increase levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) after taking. BDNF acts to grow and repair neurons in the brain and the body. As we age, BDNF decreases. Age-related diseases of the brain (e.g. age-related memory loss) are often associated with low levels of BDNF. Aging in general, stress, and lack of sleep also negatively impact BDNF.   Coffee drinkers never miss their morning cup of coffee, and now with Neuro Coffee, you can enjoy that morning ritual, even more, knowing that it is helping your brain health. Neuro Coffee is roasted in small batches. Click here to start getting your monthly supply of Neuro Coffee. Dr. Mike Show listeners can use the coupon code DRMIKE10 to save 10% on their first order.     Love the show? Let us know!   Thanks for tuning into the Dr. Mike Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes to leave us a rate and review. Subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode and don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media.   Be sure grab your copy of the book Men’s Health The MetaShred Diet: Your 29-Day Rapid Fat-Loss Plan. Simple. Effective. Amazing.  join the LeanOS fitness coaching program, or visit our website for even more tips and strategies to quickly and effectively lose weight while optimizing your health, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!