July 28 2014

Why Can’t I Give Up Sugar?

Are you having a hard time giving up sugar, chocolate, bread or pastries? It’s important to understand that cravings are not from a lack of willpower, but rather by biochemical imbalances. Balancing blood sugar and managing vitamin and mineral deficiencies are key to eliminating cravings. Listen in with hosts Lea Wetzell and Kate Crosby as they tell you what you can do to stop your sugar cravings.

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July 21 2014

Fertility Problems with special guest Greg Peterson

There is so much misinformation out there about fertility problems. It used to be common to think that infertility was a woman’s problem, but now we know 30-40% of infertility cases are due to the man’s infertility. What are the causes of fertility problems for both men and women? How do food choices impact fertility? And what else is causing couples problems when it comes to conceiving a healthy baby? Listen in with hosts Darlene Kvist, Brenna Thompson and special guest Greg Peterson from Nutri-Dyn as we address these infertility questions.

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July 13 2014

Nutrition to Prevent Shingles

If you have had shingles you know how painful it can be. It is a rash that begins as a cluster of small red spots that usually blister. Often times people get shingles around their waist or near the nerve by the eye. Shingles is very painful and often it lasts for several weeks. Its cause is most often blamed on stress, but did you know that what you’re eating can trigger a shingles outbreak as well? Listen in as hosts Darlene Kvist, Katie Vigesaa and JoAnn Ridout talk about a shingles prevention plan.

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June 29 2014

Postpartum Depression

Recent studies show that as many as one in five women develop symptoms of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or a combination of these, within one year after giving birth.  Women with postpartum depression experience such intense feelings of sadness, anxiety or fatigue, that they often have trouble functioning and coping with daily tasks. Listen in with hosts Kara Carper and Lea Wetzell to learn how the right nutrition can help moms feel more like themselves again after childbirth, and into the first year of baby’s life.

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June 22 2014

The Cholesterol Myth with special guest Dr. Stephen Sinatra

On this episode we are joined by special guest Dr. Stephen Sinatra. If you have questions about heart health, want to know what your cholesterol numbers mean or what tests you should ask your doctor for, this show is for you. Dr. Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is author of The Great Cholesterol Myth: Reverse Heart Disease Now and his new cookbook, The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook. Listen in with hosts Darlene Kvist and Kate Crosby as they talk to Dr. Sinatra and learn more about heart health and cholesterol.

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June 15 2014

Hair Thinning and Loss

Hair is very important to most people and thinning hair can be very stressful. If you are struggling with thinning hair, know that once you get the correct nutrients to support your body chemistry, you will set yourself up for hair growth. We dug into the research and looked at our clinical experience and we have many answers for you if you have thinning hair. Listen in with hosts Darlene Kvist, Katie Vigesaa and JoAnn Ridout.

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June 8 2014

Ask the Nutritionist June 7th, 2014

This week Darlene and Brenna answer your nutrition questions. 

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June 1 2014

The Downside of Gluten for the Brain

When you think about a person being gluten sensitive, digestive problems, Crohn’s Disease, GERD, Colitis, or IBS probably come to mind. But did you know that gluten can affect your brain? The good news is that you can reverse many of the symptoms of neurological, psychological and behavioral disorders by just going gluten free. Mood, depression, and focus can change all for the better. Listen in as Darlene Kvist and Cassie Weness teach you how to go gluten free for better brain health.

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May 26 2014

Oh, My Aching Feet (Plantar Fasciitis and Neuropathy)

Controlled blood sugar and correcting vitamin and mineral deficiencies are key to overcoming the pain of neuropathy and plantar fasciitis. In addition, avoiding neurotoxins (artificial sweeteners, flavorings and colorings) and inflammatory foods (sugar, processed carbohydrates, and damaged fats) will help stop the burning and tingling sensations. Listen in with hosts Brenna Thomson and Kara Carper to learn more and discover what you can do to resolve neuropathy and plantar fasciitis.

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May 18 2014

Five Foods to Protect Your Eyesight

Eyesight is something we usually take for granted until it starts to fail. You may be surprised to learn that something as simple as balancing your blood sugar is important for good sight. Many people believe that developing cataracts, dry eye, blurred vision, night blindness or macular degeneration is a normal part of aging, but it doesn’t have to be. There is a lot you can do to better your eyesight and avoid chronic eye issues. Tune in to learn what foods and supplements will help improve your eye health with hosts Darlene Kvist, JoAnn Ridout and Katie Haarala.
 

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