October 25 2010

Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has tripled in the past thirty years.  Thirty percent of our children are overweight and twenty percent are considered to be obese.  This week Darlene Kvist, LN, Cassie Weness, RD and Tamara Brown, RD explain how processed and fast foods play a part in this epidemic.  They also share several great tips on which foods to feed your kids.

October 19 2010

Mood Boosting Foods

Tune in this week to hear a new thought on helping with low moods, depression, anxiety, addiction, compulsive eating, and even anger.  You guessed it, nutrition.  The ladies from Dishing Up Nutrition discuss which foods boost your mood and even which foods reduce stress on your brain.

October 13 2010

Clean Water

Water is vital to a healthy life.  Dehydration can raise stress hormones and damage your brain.  Dehydration can even drop your baseline metabolism.  There are many, many reason why we should all be in the habit of drinking lots of water.  Clean, great tasting water can make a huge difference in helping develop that healthy habit.  This week Darlene Kvist, LN and Wendy Cates-Dancer, RN are joined by special guest Richard Grassie, water expert, to discuss the differences between tap water, and all the various forms of filtered water.

October 5 2010

Nutritional Support for Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 65.  Tune in this week to hear Darlene Kvist, LN and Anna Derhak, LN with special guest Tamara Brown, RD discuss how nutrition can play a huge role in preventing macular degeneration.