Dishing Up Nutrition
Summary: Understand the connection between what you eat and how you feel. Hosted by licensed nutritionists and dietitians from Nutritional Weight & Wellness we share practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through nutrition. We’ve helped thousands of clients and listeners discover how real food can increase energy, stabilize moods, jumpstart metabolism, eliminate cravings, restore digestion, decrease inflammation and so much more. Our hosts take listeners questions and bring in expert guests for discussions on nutrition issues, trends, supplements, cooking and new research. More at weightandwellness.com
Deprivation diets don't work but yet people continue to gain weight and are more confused than ever. Two dietitians share how to eat to avoid weight gain and understand the best diet for you to follow.
What are some of the real causes of the increase in cancer rate? Is the cause of cancer from our genetics or from the environment in which we live? In today’s show, we have invited a cancer expert to join us to discuss this very important topic, including how our diet can impact our risk of cancer.
It may surprise you to learn that the stress you live with might actually be causing your weight gain. Stress increases cortisol levels and can lead to belly fat. Sometimes we can’t control our environmental or emotional stress, but we can control our food stressors. Listen in as we talk about some of the bad food habits that could be stressing your body.
If you are struggling with anxiety or depression, what are you eating? Have you ever thought about the connection between your food habits and your depression? Listen in to today’s show as we discuss some food habits that can damage your brain, leading to anxiety and depression, as well as what you can eat for better brain health.
Why has infertility become such an issue for so many couples? When we look at the research, there are direct links to toxins in our environment and to nutritional deficiencies. Listen in to today’s podcast as we discuss how food and nutrition matter when it comes to the fertility of both women and men.
Did you know that one in three women will experience osteoporosis in their lifetime, and more women die from osteoporosis-related fractures than from breast, cervical and uteran cancer combined? We want to share our nutritional recommendations for bone health, so you don’t end up being one of the 10% of people who die from a broken bone. Listen in as we talk about the foods and lifestyle factors that can help maintain strong, healthy bones.
Do you know the best types of fat and oils to buy and use for cooking? Many people don’t realize that different oils have different cooking temperatures. Listen in as we discuss the best fats and oils to use for different cooking methods, like sautéing or cooking foods over high heat.
It’s cold and flu season, which means we are going to be exposed to more germs and viruses. If you have kids, this topic is especially relevant. What are the best ways to build up your immune system so you aren’t stuck in bed with a fever, runny nose and cough this winter? Listen in as we discuss one of the best nutrition options for boosting our immune system – bone broth.
How healthy is your brain? The brain uses more energy than any other organ in the body. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, memory loss, irritability or addiction, the first thing to look at is your diet and what you are eating. Listen in to today’s Dishing Up Nutrition as we explain how what you eat affects your brain – how certain foods may boost your brain function or how certain foods may zap your brain function.
Do you have concerns about thinning hair or hair loss? Hair loss and hair growth are complex issues. Listen in to our latest Dishing Up Nutrition to learn what foods and supplements help promote hair growth and how proper nutrition can help prevent hair loss.
Do you find yourself overeating and are frustrated with feeling like you lack self control? Did you know that a high processed carb, low-fat diet often leads to compulsive eating? Listen in to today’s Dishing Up Nutrition as we tackle compulsive eating and some of the common causes. We will talk about how changing some of your lifestyle and eating habits could help put a stop to compulsive eating and weight gain.
Asthma is a long-lasting lung disorder that affects 25 million people of all ages in the U.S. About 7 million asthma sufferers are children and about 3 million of those are children as young as three years old. In today’s show, we will talk about how nutrition can help reduce asthma attacks and lung inflammation, and how one of our nutritionists put her own asthma into remission by changing what she ate.
Do you know what probiotics are and how they affect your weight, your energy and your cravings? When the gut is stripped of good bacteria by antibiotics, people often have intense sugar cravings. We have even found that the lack of good bacteria in children can lead them to become picky eaters. Listen in to today’s Dishing Up Nutrition as we talk about the importance of probiotics and prebiotics, and how a healthy gut is the key to a healthy body.
Parkinson’s disease is a complex neurodegenerative disorder without a cure that affects nearly 1 million Americans with 60,000 people diagnosed every year. In today’s Dishing Up Nutrition, we are discussing how you can protect your cells and immune system from damage to help prevent you from getting Parkinson’s disease. We will also discuss the importance of nutrition and how nutrition can both prevent and calm some of the symptoms.
There are about 45 million people who provide unpaid care to adults and children every month and 75% of those caregivers are women. Most caregivers are experiencing high amounts of stress daily. In fact, approximately 90% of caregivers say stress has the most impact on their lives and on their health. In today’s show, we will share information about why caregiver stress often leads to weight gain and other health problems, plus some solutions to control stress.