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.

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.

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!

May 11 2015

Women and Anxiety

Did you know 40 million adult Americans are affected by anxiety? And anxiety disorder affects twice as many women compared to men. Anxiety disorders can impact relationships, jobs and quality of life. There's also a big economic burden with one-third of money spent on mental health costs going toward treating anxiety and 42 billion dollars per year being spent in the U.S. treating anxiety. On this episode, hosts Darlene Kvist, Kara Carper and Marcie Vaske talk about their personal experiences with anxiety and what they have done to have happier, calmer moods.

May 5 2015

Quality Water and Avoiding Dehydration

The human body is composed of 60 percent water so it’s important to drink plenty of it to keep your body functioning well. You may be surprised to learn that dehydration can lead to low energy, kidney stones, foggy thinking, headaches, muscle cramps, low mood and more. Are you drinking enough water each day? And is it quality water that you’re drinking? On this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition, hosts Cassie Weness and Kate Crosby welcome special guest Richard Grassie, owner of  Richard’s Custom Water Systems, to talk all about water. Listen in to learn how to stay hydrated and healthy.