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Maintenance Phase

Maintenance Phase

25 Episodes By Aubrey Gordon & Michael Hobbes maintenancephase.com
Debunking the junk science behind health fads, wellness scams and nonsensical nutrition advice.
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The Food Pyramid
In the 1990s, the Food Pyramid was one of the most r... more
Nov 15 2022 51m
The Battle of the Circle and the Triangle
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Bonus: Mike's New Podcast!
Mike and Aubrey introduce Mike's new show, If B... more
Nov 8 2022 1h 18m
The Airport Books Podcast
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The Daily Harvest Food Poisoning Scandal
“Herpes is basically living the dream” — Aubrey Gord... more
Nov 1 2022 1h 1m
French Lentil Crumbles
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Mini-Sode: The Dr. Oz Campaign
Mike and Aubrey break down the policies and promises... more
Oct 18 2022 1h 13m
Ten Percent Body Weight Loss
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Paul Bragg & The Rise of Apple Cider Vinegar
Health claims about apple cider vinegar are everywhe... more
Oct 11 2022 55m
Bragg's Healthy Lifestyle
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The French Paradox
How an early-'90s newsmagazine show convinced a... more
Sep 27 2022 55m
Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health
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Goop
Do we even need to write a description? It's th... more
Sep 13 2022 59m
Gwyneth's Groceries vs. Food Stamps
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BONUS: Moon Juice Taste Test
This week's episode is running late so here&apo... more
Sep 6 2022 54m
The Taste Test.
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The Scarsdale Diet Murder feat. Sarah Marshall
In 1982 a murder captured America's imagination... more
Aug 23 2022 1h 31m
Disoxin to Judy Garland
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“French Women Don't Get Fat”
A dieting book or a how-to guide for an eating disor... more
Aug 9 2022 57m
The Leeksoup Diet.
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Pete Evans Part 2: COVID & Consequences
"Celebrity chef Pete Evans has activated his la... more
Jul 26 2022 58m
Pete Evans Gets Fired
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Pete Evans Part 1: The Paleo Way
How a beloved TV chef became one of Australia's... more
Jul 12 2022 52m
Weird Food Trend
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The Worm Wars
In 1998, a researcher rolled out an innovative appro... more
Jun 28 2022 57m
Dangers of a Silver Bullet
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Calorie Menu Labeling
This year, the UK implemented a law requiring chain ... more
Jun 7 2022 50m
Calorie Labeling on Menus
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The Trouble With Calories
Weight loss is as simple as “calories in, calories o... more
May 24 2022 52m
Dangers of 2000 Calories
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Diet Book Deep Dive: “How To Take 20 Pounds Off Your Man”
This week, Mike and Aubrey take on a manual for cree... more
May 10 2022 50m
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Zombie Statistics Spectacular!
Debunking some of the most widely repeated myths abo... more
Apr 19 2022 58m
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Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma"
How a liberal journalist entrenched a libertarian fa... more
Apr 5 2022 1h 5m
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Bonus: Fad Diets
This week's show is still in the oven so we&apo... more
Mar 29 2022 1h 11m
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Jordan Peterson Part 2: The Moscow Diaries
In 2019, Jordan Peterson disappeared from public lif... more
Mar 15 2022 54m
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Jordan Peterson Part 1: The Carnivore Diet
Oops all meat: How a '50s bodybuilder, a Gratef... more
Mar 1 2022 1h 9m
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"Super Size Me"
Aubrey thought she could swear less in this week’s e... more
Feb 15 2022 1h 2m
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"Illness Influencer" Belle Gibson
In 2015, Belle Gibson was an Australian "eco-pr... more
Feb 1 2022 1h 6m
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Diet Book Deep Dive: The Karl Lagerfeld Diet
Who’s that Bond villain stroking a cat and yelling a... more
Jan 18 2022 53m
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Fat Camps
How America's oldest fat camp — and the inspira... more
Jan 4 2022 59m
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