July 27 2015

PCOS: Acne, Infertility & Weight Gain

Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a complicated and complex condition that affects about 10% of women, many of whom don’t know they have it until they have fertility problems. PCOS impacts many different organs and causes problems throughout a woman’s life, anything from weight gain, acne, infertility and much more.


Research has shown that most, if not all, women with PCOS have insulin resistance. On this episode, we'll discuss how to reduce your PCOS symptoms through nutrition.

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July 20 2015

Nutrition to Support Sobriety

Guest Nancy Lindgren joins the hosts to discuss how important nutrition has been for her 34 years of sobriety. 

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July 13 2015

The Nutrition Connection to Eye Health

We all want our good sight to last as long as possible. With that in mind, this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition shares what foods to eat, and supplements to take, to combat dry or itchy eyes. 

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June 29 2015

Mastering The Habits of Our Everyday Lives with guest author Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before, joins Dishing Up Nutrition to discuss creating good habits and breaking bad ones. 

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June 22 2015

Prostate Health and Frequent Urination

One out of seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime and about four out of five men, over age of 50, start to experience prostate symptoms such as frequent urination and urgency without completely emptying the bladder. On this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition, we talk all about prostate health including prostate cancer, enlarged prostate and frequent urination. Hosts Darlene Kvist and Kate Crosby welcome special guest Greg Peterson to the show. Greg owns NutriDyn, a company that has been supplying professional grade supplements to health care practitioners for the past 30 years. Listen in and get all your prostate questions answered!

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June 14 2015

Protecting Your Health as a Caregiver

If you are a caregiver, you are not alone. Almost 40 percent of U.S. adults are caregivers and as the population ages, more Americans will become caregivers. Research shows that caregivers are more likely to have symptoms of depression or anxiety, a long-term medical problem, and spend more days sick with an infectious disease. If you are currently experiencing the ongoing stress of caregiving, you’ll want to hear this show. How do you maintain your own health when you are a caregiver? Good nutrition is critical. Hosts Darlene Kvist and Kara Carper give you some concrete ways to maintain your own health and well-being as you continue to care for others.

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June 7 2015

Living with IBS

IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Anytime the word “syndrome” is used in a diagnosis, it basically means that doctors don’t know the cause. It’s not a disease, it’s a cluster of symptoms. Instead of treating those symptoms with medications, we want to help those with IBS figure out what causes their intestinal tract to no work right. If you’re struggling with IBS symptoms, don’t miss this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition, were we talk about those causes and give you some ways to improve your gut health. Listen in with hosts Brenna Thompson, Cassie Weness and Marcie Vaske.

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May 31 2015

Mineral Deficiencies in Children and Adults

Medications, excessive heat, exercise,…these things deplete the body of important minerals. When you or your kids are deficient in certain minerals, you may experience leg and cramps, muscle spasms, racing heart, headaches, eye twitching, fatigue and more. Did you know that intense chocolate cravings may also be a sign of mineral deficiency? On this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition, hosts Darlene Kvist and Cassie Weness tell you the common causes of bodily deficiencies of iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium. Listen in as they and give you some simple solutions so you and your family get the minerals you need to start feeling better.

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May 26 2015

Falling Off and Getting Back On Track

At Nutritional Weight & Wellness, we understand eating real food sounds easy, but most of us know it isn’t always easy. Processed food is so available and usually real food requires some cooking. On this episode, we talk about when you fall off your real food eating plan and how you can get back on track. Hosts Darlene Kvist and Britni Thomas welcome special guest Nell Kauls, a nutrition counseling client who lost 90 pounds and has kept it off. Nell truly understands what it’s like to get sidetracked from a healthy eating plan and she’s got some great tips to help you.

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May 18 2015

Always Battling with Your Sinuses?

Are your allergies flaring up and causing you to have a stuffy nose, itchy and watery eyes, post nasal drip, headaches and leaving you feeling overall miserable? If this sounds like you, then tune into this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition as hosts JoAnn Ridout and Brenna Thompson talk all about allergies and sinus problems. We’ll give you nutrition tips on how to help your body stop reacting to pollen and mold along with some supplements that can help support your immune system. Listen in and start alleviating your sinus problems once and for all!

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