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Summary: RadioMD’s “talking” Health A-Z Interviews with experts in the world of health, including world-renowned physicians, authors and celebrities in every area of health, wellness, fitness and medicine. Learn the best ways to stay fit, stay healthy and stay well.
Make sure your children are up-to-date with vaccinations before the back-to-school rush at the pediatricians office.Are your children ready for the upcoming school year? Have you checked off your vaccination list? Required vaccinations for your child's school will vary depending on your location. However, some schools will not let your child in without the proper vaccinations. Even college kids need to be updated. Special guest, Dr. David Hill, helps you to make sure your children are up-to-date with their vaccinations before the back-to-school rush at the pediatricians office.
Learn some of the healthiest options when it comes to feeding your kids snacks.Do you find it hard to come up with snacks you don't mind feeding your children? They seem to want so many things that are unhealthy, yet would they eat healthier choices if they were available? It's a daily struggle... all the ads for junk food make those cookies, cakes and chips look so good and tasty. But they are packed full with additives, colors and preservatives, making them the absolute worst choice for your kids. Fortunately, there are healthy options you can keep around your house and even make in a flash to keep you hungry little ones satisfied - without feeding them junk. In this segment, Melanie Cole, MS, is joined by Dr. David Hill, MD, to give you some great ideas for healthy snacking for your children and the whole family.
Too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure - even in kids. Learn where most of the extra sodium is hidden.Do your kids get too much sodium in their diets? Could this be putting them at risk for high blood pressure? How much sodium is actually OK for your children? What are the most common sources of sodium in kids' foods? Do you know where so much of the extra sodium you ingest is hidden? Dr. Stephen R. Daniels, MD, expert Cardiologist and Chair of the AAP Committee on Nutrition joins Melanie Cole, MS, and shares some tips for parents to avoid too much sodium in family meals and snacks.
What is clean eating? Does it mean you clean your food before you eat it? Not quite. But it does mean a healthier lifestyle.What is clean eating? Does it mean you clean your food before you eat it? While that would certainly make sense... it's not quite right. Clean eating is primarily based on eating whole foods in their most natural state. And who better to learn about this style of eating from than internationally renowned physician, scientist, and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness, Dr Pamela Peeke? In this segment, Pamela joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share the ins and outs of clean eating so you can achieve your best and healthiest lifestyle.
Muscle milk, protein powders, bars, goo, ready-made drinks... do any of them make a difference in your results or in your workout?Have you seen all those ads for pre-workout supplements? They all seem to promise that they will make your workout easier, or more successful. Some even suggest that you'll have more energy and lose more weight. And there is no shortage of choices, coming in the varieties of Muscle Milk, protein powders, carbohydrate bars, goo, and ready-made nutrition drinks... just to name a few. But do any of them truly make a difference in your results OR in your workout? Listen as Dr. Pamela Peeke and Melanie Cole, MS, hash out the dizzying world of workout supplements and give you the real and final scoop on what works and what doesn't.
You have seen those people walking with weights. It can look odd, but you may wonder what it could do for your workout.You have seen those people walking with weights. It looks a little odd, but you may find yourself wondering, "would that make my workout harder - and therefore more beneficial?" You might also wonder if it makes any difference at all. Special guest, Teri Bladen, MS, shares her best advice on whether walking with weights will ramp up your workout or just weigh you down.
Whether you want to burn fat, build muscle or beat stress, you CAN find the perfect workout DVD.Sometimes you want to work out at home. But it isn't always easy to get that extra motivation you need to achieve a great workout. The DVD fitness arena is a $260 million dollar industry, and it's still growing. But with all the options, how do you choose a DVD that will really motivate you and get you sweating? Zumba, Booty Boot Camps, Tae Bo, Sweatin' to the Oldies, the Tracy Anderson Method, and even the good old Buns of Steel... you can get lost in the sheer number of DVDs available. Whether you want to burn fat, build muscle, or beat stress, fitness expert Teri Bladen, MS, will help you find the perfect workout DVD.
Beauty expert, Cara Brook, shares which beauty products will work best for you.Do you have favorite beauty products? If you're like most women, that answer is yes! But have you ever put them to the test or researched them? Most likely not. Or, are you confused by the mass amount of products on the market today? Cara Brook, Allure's Beauty Blogger of the Year and Beauty Inside Out's go-to beauty expert will help you take the guess work out of choosing beauty products. Through her years of experience she will share which products work the best. Will your favorite make the cut?
Vitamin C is not only for chasing away sniffles. Learn how it can help keep your skin looking young and beautiful.You have heard time and time again that when you have a cold, you should take lots of vitamin C... but now there may be another reason to take this important vitamin regularly. In fact, Vitamin C can play a huge role in helping to keep your skin healthy. David will explain the benefits of vitamin C, why you should include it as part of your regular diet, topical applications, and what you should look for when buying your supplements and vitamins.
Will facial exercises keep you wrinkle-free? Find out if this and other common beauty myths are fact or fiction.You often hear old wives tales or beauty tricks - some passed down from generation to generation. But are these myths fact or fiction? Do facial exercises keep you wrinkle-free? Will a base tan help you when going into the sun? Are organic products always safer than regular beauty products? Beauty expert, David Pollock, will put some of these common beauty myths to the test and discuss whether there is any truth to them, as well as share his suggestions on what actually works.
Celebrity beauty expert, Kerry Malouf, shares a healthy approach to your beauty routine.Here on Beauty Inside Out, we often talk about all the harmful, cancer-causing chemicals that can be found in some of your favorite beauty products. But in this segment, David’s guest, Kerry Malouf, turns those tables. Malouf is an acclaimed makeup artist for major celebrities and film crews and is well-known for her organic, green, cruelty-free approach to beauty. So, throw away those products that are not good for you and discover a healthier approach to creating true beauty inside and out.
Congratulations on your bypass surgery... now, how about a burger and fries? Should hospitals serve healthy food?Congratulations on your bypass surgery... now, how about a burger and fries? Sorry, we mean a leafy green salad with berries and a little salmon. Should hospitals serve healthier food? Should they lead by example, or give the public what it demands? This is the question being raised by hospitals around the world. But should this even be a discussion? Everything we know about nutrition points to healthy eating as the path to wellness. So why wouldn't a hospital want that for its patients?
Do your children get to school by walking or riding bikes? Or do you drive them yourself? Depending on which they choose, it could affect which college they attend.Do your children get to school by walking? Do they ride their bikes? Or, do you drive them yourself? It's an important question to ask, because depending on which option they choose, it could affect which college they attend. Researchers looked into kids who walked to school versus those who were driven and discovered something shocking. Learn why you may want to rethink your child's journey to school.
Has temptation gotten the best of you? Learn the best approach to correcting those unwanted habits such as smoking and poor food choices.Have you ever had the following conversation with yourself? "I am not going to touch that cookie. OK, I am going to touch that cookie - maybe even smell it - but not eat it. Or... a little bite won't matter. Oh my, that little bite was almost half the cookie. Might as well eat the whole thing now. After all it shouldn't go to waste. But this will be my only one of the day. Wait, does that one have a Macadamia nut in it?" In this corner standing tall is temptation, and in the other corner typically standing small is willpower. Who will win? Learn the best approach (according to science) to correcting those unwanted habits such as smoking and poor food choices.
Why do you keep losing and gaining, and losing and gaining fat? Could it be you aren't building muscle to replace the fat?Why do you keep losing and gaining, and losing and gaining fat? Could it be you aren't building muscle to replace the fat? You spend hours in the gym to burn, burn, burn the fat. But what else do you need to do when losing weight and getting fit? And, what is the key to keeping it off? Research shows that weight loss may have more to do with muscle than fat. Find out the key to not only losing weight, but also keeping it off.