By Mara Fleishman, January 16, 2008
Listen to the wisdom of thirty years of experience as Dr. Jack Singh gives his top 5 recommendations for achieving weight goals. He also explains how to tell if foods are healthy and which ingredients to avoid. Jack J. Singh, N.D., H.M.D., founder and President of Organic Food Bar, is a board certified naturopathic physician, homeopathic medical doctor and nutritionist.
By Mara Fleishman, November 1, 2007
Malia Curran, licensed nutritionist, joins us to talk about how you can stay out of the cold and flu game this winter. Tune in for tips on what to eat, different herbs to take, and what to do when symptoms arise.
By Mara Fleishman, September 28, 2007
Make the switch to beauty that's more than skin deep with natural cosmetics. Learn about mineral makeup--why you should use it and how to apply it--from Mineral Fusion makeup expert Jen Gaum.
By Mara Fleishman, August 28, 2007
A lot of people, parents especially, are seeking solid information on building stronger immune systems. It’s common sense that getting the right nutrients each day plays a big role in staying healthy. Today’s topic is nutrients, what are we missing, and what are special concerns for children and teens.
Our guest, Malia Curran, is a nutrition consultant, who received her masters degrees from Tufts University. Malia has spent a lot of her career exploring natural approaches to traditional issues and currently sees patients at her practice in Arlington, MA.
By Mara Fleishman, August 15, 2007
On this podcast we continue with our focus on Back to School and what you can do to help keep your kids at their top of their game. Today we will be talking with a Naturopathic doctor about the importance of EFA’s.
By Mara Fleishman, August 1, 2007
This is the start of our focus on back to school. There are so many things that we can do to give our kids a boost up in starting the school year. On this podcast we will be talking with a naturopathic physician about probiotics and what they can do for your child.
Dr. Holly Lucille is a licensed naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues. She is the past president of the California Naturopathic Doctor’s Association.
By Jody Villecco, July 16, 2007
Continuing with our series on Superfoods, on this episode we have Whole Foods Market Nutritionist and Quality Standards Coordinator Jody Villeco.
Jody talks to us about the specifics of Superfoods, she will tell us about certain Superfoods and their makeup, where you can find them and tips on how to get more into your diet.
By Malia Curran, July 10, 2007
These days, ANTIOXIDANT is both a health buzz word AND a big reason to eat superfoods. But you may be wondering "what IS an antioxidant?" Antioxidants protect the body from wear and tear, while strengthening the immune system, muscles, bones and skin. They do this by stabilizing cell-damaging “free radicals” that form as we use energy and age. Unhealthy processed and sugary foods, stress, excessive exercise, extended sun exposure and some chemicals in our environment also spur free radical production.
By Mara Fleishman, July 5, 2007
Welcome to our series on superfoods, we are starting to hear a lot more about superfoods; blueberries, pomegranates, Goji berries to name a few. On this episode we will be talking with a nutritionist about what makes a food a superfood, and why these foods are so important for our bodies.
By Mara Fleishman, June 22, 2007
As you’ve probably noticed, many skincare products are now advertised as “natural.” Yet there is no regulated definition for that word on personal care products. Experts agree that most skincare ingredients are absorbed, so check ingredient lists. Natural skincare products are effective, and they can limit your exposure to potentially harmful substances while feeding your skin the nutrients it needs to function properly. What are some of your natural skin care favorites, and why?
Malia Curran, MS, MPH