Brad Dieter

Brad Dieter
Brad is a trained Exercise Physiologist, Molecular Biologist, and Biostatistician. He received his B.A. from Washington State University and a Masters of Science in Biomechanics at the University of Idaho, and completed his PhD at the University of Idaho. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship in translational science at Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital where he studied how metabolism and inflammation regulate molecular mechanisms disease and was involved in discovering novel therapeutics for diabetic complications. Currently, Dr. Dieter is the Chief Scientific Advisor at Outplay Inc and Harness Biotechnologies and is active in health technology and biotechnology. In addition, he is passionate about scientific outreach and educating the public through his role on Scientific Advisory Boards and regular writing on health, nutrition, and supplementation.

Recent Posts

Fitness Behavior Change

5 Fitness Motivation Tips to Get and Stay Motivated to Workout

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Motivation is one of those “squishy” ideas. We intuitively know what we are talking about when we speak about motivation, but it can be very difficult to define and put concrete ideas around it.
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Nutrition spotlight

Vitamins and Supplements For Athletes: Providing an Athletic Edge

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Brad Dieter
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Supplements have been at the heart of athletes for millennia. There are reports of athletes consuming non-traditional food items before the competition to improve performance as far back as the original Olympic Games.
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Weight Loss Nutrition spotlight

How Many Carbs Should You Eat a Day to Lose Weight?

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Brad Dieter
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Low carbohydrate diets have become a very popular tool for weight loss over the last several decades. While much of the scientific rationale behind why they are utilized for weight loss, such as the carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis, have largely been ...
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Nutrition spotlight

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs): Do You Need to Take Them?

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Brad Dieter
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Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) have been a popular supplement for decades. It is estimated that the BCAA market supplement size is between $200 and $500 million, making it one of the most sold supplements in the world. These supplements are often ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

How Many Grams of Fat Per Day to Lose Weight?

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Brad Dieter
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Fats. They often get a bad rep. But, contrary to popular belief, they are necessary to a healthy diet. Fats are the principal storage form of energy in our body. They support cell growth, protect our vital organs, are involved in hormone production, and ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Low & High Glycemic Foods: Glycemix Index And Load Explained

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Brad Dieter
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The glycemic index is one of the most popular tools used in nutrition, especially in weight loss, glycemic control, and sports Nutrition. When you Google the term “Glycemic Index,” you will return almost 26 million hits, meaning this is one of the most ...
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wellness Nutrition Joint Health

Do Collagen Supplements Work? Here's What the Science Says

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Brad Dieter
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Collagen supplements have become a significant contender in the protein supplement market and are quickly rising to the top of the list regarding what supplements people are buying.
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Nutrition

What is a Ketogenic Diet and How do You Follow it?

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Brad Dieter
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Over the last several decades, we have seen a rise in the popularity of low-carbohydrate diets. These diets have ranged from just low-carb diets to ketogenic diets to even zero carb diets (e.g., The Carnivore Diet).
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Nutrition

What is the DASH Diet & Does it Work?

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Brad Dieter
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Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, with more than half of all deaths each year being attributed to cardiovascular disease (1).
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Nutrition Hypertrophy Behavior Change

Meals for Gaining Muscle: The Right Nutrition for Muscle Growth

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Brad Dieter
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Gaining muscle is not quite as easy as going to the gym and lifting weights. That is just one part of the equation. In reality, gaining muscle requires two main things: a stimulus for growth and the energy to grow tissue.
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