Learn the connection between what you eat and how you feel. We'll explain how your food choices affect your energy, focus, moods and overall health. You will hear practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through good nutrition.
There are many reasons people gain weight when they have hormonal shifts. Long-term stress causes hormonal shifts (and can lead to weight gain), many women gain weight during PMS and perimenopause. Today, we are going to focus on three major categories of hormones: blood sugar hormones, stress hormones and sex hormones and how they are connected to weight.
In today's Dishing Up Nutrition, we are interviewing Nutritional Weight & Wellness dietitian Melanie who has struggled with chronic back pain since early 2000 due to an injury. Many people might not realize that us dietitians have also experienced various health challenges and have found our way into nutrition because of the help we gained from eating the Weight & Wellness Way. That is exactly what Melanie is going to share today.
Today's Dishing Up Nutrition is all about neuropathy; which is essentially nerve damage that often causes a prickly or tingling sensation, numbness or muscle weakness in hands and feet. We'll be answering some common questions like: What causes neuropathy? What are some treatments for neuropathy? And what are some foods and supplements that may help relieve some of the symptoms? Dr. Robert Silverman will be joining us today to provide further insight into possible ways to restore and heal damage to peripheral nerves.
Have you ever considered the fact that what you eat day in and day out affects how well you age? Listen in to today's Dishing Up Nutrition as we discuss what you should do to keep healthy, strong muscles, along with great ideas for what to eat throughout the day.
Recent research from the National Institute of Health found that when subjects ate ultra-processed foods they gained 1-2 pounds a week - which could really add up over a full year. While these findings confirm what we at Nutritional Weight & Wellness have been sharing with clients, but is still news to many Americans. Listen in as we share how to navigate the aisles of processed foods and all the healthier, and tastier, real food options that can have profound benefits on your health.
Did you know that it can be more difficult to lose weight if your hormones are out of balance? Having excess levels of estrogen could be why your weight loss is slowing down or why you're having difficulty losing weight altogether. Listen in to today's Dishing Up Nutrition as we discuss some lifestyle factors that might be causing you to have increased estrogen.
Today with special guest, Dr. Becky Campbell, author of The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan we're aiming to explain (in language you'll understand) how the thyroid functions, why it is important and what it actually does for us. If you are feeling tired, having joint pain, losing your hair, feeling cold, experiencing constipation, depression or weight gain tune in, as all are signs of a thyroid issue.
Many people are surprised to learn the connection between many chronic health problems and a gluten sensitivity or Celiac Disease. Alternatively, many chronic diseases could benefit from a gluten-free diet. Tune in to learn why, from two dietitians who have experienced the relief going gluten-free can bring, and have seen many of their clients experience the same.
Do you have habits that are holding you back from your health and weight loss goals? Listen in as we discuss which eating and lifestyle habits might be holding you back, plus some new habits that can move you forward. We will also talk about some of the biochemical reasons you might be making unhealthy choices since 40% of what we do every day is based on habits and not on actual decisions we make.
In its simplest form an autoimmune disease is a disease of inflammation, which often results in some type of pain. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Graves' Disease, IBS, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Crohn's Disease, MS, Asthma, Type I Diabetes are all autoimmune diseases and the list goes on and on. Listen in as we discuss new findings that the foods we're eating may be the root cause of an autoimmune condition, and what impact eliminating those foods may have.
One question our nutritionists are frequently asked is, "Are there any supplements or certain foods I should add to my diet that will help to slow down or stop my hair loss?" If you are experiencing hair thinning, you are not alone. As many as 40% of women experience female pattern hair loss and hair thinning. One of the biggest culprits is lack of nutrients. Listen in as we discuss key nutrients we need for hair growth, who is at risk for hair thinning, along with supplement and meal ideas that might help.
"I know what I should do. I just don't know why I don't do it." Sound familiar? Listen in as Dr. Bobinet, author of Well Designed Life, 10 Lessons in Brain Science and Design Thinking for a Mindful, Healthy, and Purposeful Life shares simple techniques to help you design your life, the life you want to live. Dr. Bobinet has uniquely combined the core principle of design-thinking with the neuroscience of behavior change resulting in powerful lessons to share.
We're explaining who is more likely to develop gallbladder issues - one of the most common digestive diseases in the US - and what the gallbladder does to begin with. For those who have had their gallbladder removed, listen into the tips we share with clients about the food and supplements that help with digestion post-surgery.
Two nutritionists explain surprising triggers for these common skin issues. Listen in to learn what may be causing your symptoms, and learn how to reduce those symptoms through improved diet, nutrition and supplementation.
Melanie, a Nutritional Weight & Wellness dietitian shares the role food played during her personal journey through the discovery of her cancer to her recovery. Listen in as she shares what foods (and supplements) she's careful to include now in cancer remission and which foods she's sure to avoid. This episode is applicable for anyone who wants to prevent cancer in addition to anyone going through chemotherapy and radiation.