Learn the connection between what you eat and how you feel. Join us each week as licensed nutritionists and dietitians from Nutritional Weight & Wellness share practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through balanced nutrition. For over 25 years, we’ve helped thousands of clients and listeners discover how real food – animal protein, healthy fat, nutrient-dense carbohydrates – can increase energy, stabilize moods, jumpstart metabolism, eliminate cravings, restore digestion, balance hormones and so much more! For recipes, articles and more, visit us at weightandwellness.com
Strong Nails, Beautiful Hair, and Radiant Skin
41:05There is a lot of misinformation online and on social media about skin, hair, and nails. It seems like everyone is trying to sell something that will be the overnight fix or the magic cure. As dietitians, we want to clear all this up for you today, because strong nails, beautiful hair, and radiant skin begin on the inside and there is always a nutrition connection. It’s not just about vanity because what we see on the outside is like a barometer of your internal health. We’ll give you ideas on what you can do to see these positive changes for your hair, skin, and nails!
Managing Dry Eyes - Ask a Nutritionist
10:58Tears are a critical component to keeping the surface of our eyes properly lubricated, clean, and healthy. So what happens if you don't produce enough tears? Dry eyes! Dry eye syndrome is a very common eye condition caused by insufficient tear production, which itself can be caused by many different things. Tune in to this weeks episode of Ask a Nutritionist with Britni to find out what you can do to keep your eyes healthy with your own natural tears.
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Eating For Good Kidney Function
40:22In honor of March being National Kidney Month and the repeated requests we’ve received for this topic, today we will discuss foods to eat for good kidney function. One in seven American adults have chronic kidney disease, but many don’t even realize it until it is in an advanced stage because the signs aren’t obvious. Early detection is the best for treating kidney issues and for preventing toxins that can lead to other health conditions such as gout, bone disease, and heart disease. Today we want to discuss the major sources for kidney disease and help you understand that what you are eating can play a part in how well your kidneys function.
All About Flour - Ask a Nutritionist
14:22Did you know that some flour is more nutritious than others? Did you know that wheat flour has many alternatives, like almond flour, coconut flour, tapioca flour and much more. Tune in to this week's episode of Ask a Nutritionist with Leah to learn all about flour.
Your Child’s Mental Health Starts In The Kitchen
43:14In this show we are going to tackle the topic of supporting the child in your life if they have emotional outbursts, mood swings, apathy, or problems focusing. Have you ever considered that their low moods, depression, anxiety, or issues related to attention or behavior, could be related to what they are eating? A lot of the emotional ups and downs are biochemical and often related to nutrition. Let’s talk about how to set up our kids’ bodies and brains so they are less reactive and more resilient to manage regular, daily growing up challenges.
Managing Cholesterol - Ask a Nutritionist
19:58What's LDL cholesterol? What about HDL cholesterol? They should both be low, right? Understanding cholesterol is an important factor to assessing health risks like developing heart disease or having a heart attack or stroke. On this week's episode of Ask a Nutritionist Brandy covers some great information on cholesterol including a few ways to lower it without taking any medications.
Losing Those Winter Pounds
38:17As spring slowly approaches, many of us are starting to think about ways to shed the weight we’ve gained that perhaps started over the holidays and continued through winter. It’s so common to gain weight during the winter season. How do we start making improvements to our diet and lifestyle habits now so that we are feeling lighter, more energized, and like the best versions of ourselves come the long-awaited springtime? Our show today is all about those habits that interfere with weight loss and healthy habits to support weight loss plus overall health. Walk away with an action plan you can start today!
Detox Your Kitchen
41:45When you hear the word ‘detox’ what comes to mind? Perhaps doing a juice cleanse, the master cleanse, a water fast, or some type of detox powder that is designed to flush toxins out of your body. But there is actually a smarter and more effective way to think about detox and we believe it starts in your kitchen! Today we are peeking inside your home to help you take the first step in detoxification. We’ll be offering many suggestions (so don’t feel overwhelmed!) from food products to cookware and you can choose the swap that feels most doable for you and your household.
Is Popcorn Healthy - Ask a Nutritionist
5:04Have you ever reached for that bag of air popped popcorn thinking you're eating a healthy snack? Contrary to popular belief, it's not a healthy snack, it's actually a carb that ends up spiking your blood sugar. Tune into this week's episode of Ask a Nutritionist to learn all about popcorn.
How To Maintain Healthy Joints [REPLAY]
42:45Do you have joint pain or stiffness? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis? Some people have mild joint pain, but for many, it can make every day activities seem very challenging. Things like cleaning the house or going grocery shopping become a burden when you are dealing with achy or stiff knees, wrists, shoulders, or back pain. Our show today is going to give natural solutions you can implement to help you with your joints, no matter what stage of joint pain or joint breakdown you are experiencing. We will discuss foods that cause inflammation and speed up the process of joint break down, as well as foods that support our joints. We’ll also mention a few key supplements for added joint support.