November 30 2014

Food, Brain Chemistry, and Eating Disorders

Do you know someone struggling with an eating disorder? Or maybe you are dealing with it yourself. On this episode, we look at the brain-gut connection to eating disorders. In people with eating disorders, an unhealthy gut leads to restrictive eating, anxiety, depression, digestive issues and long-term health issues such as osteoporosis. Tune in to discover how to get the gut healthy again as a first step toward healing someone with an eating disorder with hosts Darlene Kvist and Lea Wetzell. They are pleased to have special guest Jennifer Schmid on the show, a client who has experienced an eating disorder and exercise addition for several years, but found relief eating the Weight & Wellness Way and using key supplements.

November 24 2014

Am I Eating Enough to Lose Weight?

On this episode we spend the hour debunking the myth that to lose weight, we have to cut calories. There are several reasons why this approach doesn't work and we are going to address them on this show. Not eating enough during the day slows metabolism because the body thinks it's starving and wants to hold onto fat. Skipping meals and snacks and eating low-calorie foods leads to cravings and binge eating. Over time, a cycle of starving and binging leads to insulin resistance which slows metabolism. Are you eating enough to lose weight or are you struggling with a slow metabolism? Tune in with host Kara Carper and special guest Nell Kauls, an NWW client who has lost 90 pounds eating the Weight & Wellness way, and learn how you can start shedding the pounds.

November 16 2014

Making Better Food Choices to Prevent Breast Cancer

One in three women will develop cancer in her lifetime. In 2008, the New England Journal of Medicine reported that less than 10% of breast cancers are due to hereditary mutations. So what does cause it? The Journal of American Medical Association reported that 30% of cancers in the western world are diet related. You may be wondering how you can change your diet to avoid getting cancer and that’s what this episode is all about, specifically breast cancer and what women can do to decrease their chances of getting it. Listen in with hosts Darlene Kvist, Katie Vigesaa and JoAnn Ridout.

November 10 2014

Using Nutrition to Prevent Chronic Disease

We are honored to have Dr. Jeffrey Bland join us today to discuss his new book, The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life. Dr. Bland has been a leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 35 years. A biochemist by training, he earned dual degrees in biology and chemistry and completed his PhD in organic chemistry. He is a Fellow of the both the American College of Nutrition where he is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and the Association for Clinical Biochemistry. Most of us want a healthier, longer and happier life. We are living longer, but are we living better? Dr. Bland talks about this and more with hosts Darlene Kvist and Lea Wetzell.

November 3 2014

Nutrition to Help Female Athletes Prevent Bone Fractures

With exercise, we’ve been lead to believe that the more you do, the healthier you are. We’ve got another take on it today as we dive into health concerns for female athletes, for both women and young girls. You may be surprised when you learn the connections between diet, exercise, hormones and bone health. If you are an athletic female or have a daughter that’s active in sports, listen in for some eye-opening information. Hosts Brenna Thompson and Jamie Carlson talk about their experiences as athletes and give you important tips for how to be a healthy, fit woman.