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Maintenance Phase
Maintenance Phase
Aubrey Gordon & Michael Hobbes

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 recognizable symbols in nutrition education. But where did it... more

15 Nov 2022 · 51 minutes
Bonus: Mike's New Podcast!

Mike and Aubrey introduce Mike's new show, If Books Could Kill! Find it on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, Google and wherever... more

08 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
The Daily Harvest Food Poisoning Scandal

“Herpes is basically living the dream” — Aubrey Gordon.Support us: Subscribe on PatreonDonate on PayPalGet Maintenance Phase shirts, stickers and more... more

01 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Mini-Sode: The Dr. Oz Campaign

Pennsylvania listeners check your registration here!Mike and Aubrey break down the policies and promises of Dr. Oz's Senate campaign in... more

18 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Paul Bragg & The Rise of Apple Cider Vinegar

Health claims about apple cider vinegar are everywhere. But are they true? This week, we hop into the wayback machine... more

11 Oct 2022 · 55 minutes
The French Paradox

How an early-'90s newsmagazine show convinced a generation of Americans to start drinking red wine. For the antioxidants! Special thanks... more

27 Sep 2022 · 55 minutes

Do we even need to write a description? It's the Goopisode! Support us:Hear bonus episodes on PatreonDonate on PayPalGet Maintenance Phase... more

13 Sep 2022 · 59 minutes
BONUS: Moon Juice Taste Test

This week's episode is running late so here's something to tide you over! Last year, we did an episode on... more

06 Sep 2022 · 54 minutes
The Scarsdale Diet Murder feat. Sarah Marshall

In 1982 a murder captured America's imagination. Forty years later, two podcasts joined forces to talk about it. Hear more... more

23 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
“French Women Don't Get Fat”

A dieting book or a how-to guide for an eating disorder? Pourquoi pas les deux ?Support us:Hear bonus episodes on... more

09 Aug 2022 · 57 minutes
Maintenance Phase
The Food Pyramid
Maintenance Phase