The Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous

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Laura
 Apr 7, 2019
I love Monica's voice and delivery! She provides the pros and cons of a wealth of health and nutrition topics. She doesn't take an extreme approach to health but rather believes in a healthy balance.

Catherine
 Nov 8, 2018
very bright and well spoken. enjoy her podcast

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 Jul 24, 2018
This is an excellent source for well researched advice in a nice and short podcast that you can trust and implement. Also, Monica Reinagel has a very pleasant and soothing voice.

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Join Monica Reinagel, author of "Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet," as she serves up simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits. Sorting through conflicting information and busting popular myths, Monica takes the stress out of eating so you can enjoy food, instead of fighting it. Before you know it, you'll be eating healthier and feeling more fabulous!

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566 - The Big 8—Should You Avoid These Common Food Allergens?
00:06:57
Is there any reason to avoid foods that are common allergens even if you're not allergic to them? Just how common are the most common food allergies? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/big-8 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 31, 2020
565 - Does Drinking Milk Increase Breast Cancer Risk?
00:08:10
A new study finds that drinking milk is associated with a significant increase in breast cancer risk. How much should you worry? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/milk-breast-cancer https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 24, 2020
564 - How Nutrition Affects Immune Function
00:07:00
How do diet and nutrition affect your ability to resist infection? Nutrition Diva explains why cranking immune-boosting nutrients to 11 doesn't work. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/nutrition-and-immune-system https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 17, 2020
455 - How to Stock an Emergency Food Supply
00:07:56
Are you ready in case of an emergency? Nutrition Diva breaks down what should (and shouldn't) be in your emergency food supply kit, including what to have on hand during a viral outbreak or pandemic. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 11, 2020
563 - What to Do With Fresh Turmeric Root
00:07:23
Turmeric is trending! But if all you've ever had is the ground powder, it's time you experienced the real thing. Grab some fresh turmeric root and read on to find out what to do with this exotic ingredient. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/fresh-turmeric-root-uses Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 03, 2020
562 - Is Coffee Flour a New Fair Trade Nutritional Powerhouse?
00:07:51
Coffee flour is a new ingredient making the rounds. Nutrition Diva has the scoop on what it is, how to use it, and whether the nutrition benefits live up to the hype. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/coffee-flour | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva  
Feb 25, 2020
561 - How to Fight PCOS with Diet and Nutrition
00:09:46
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 1 in 10 women of child-bearing age, but diet and lifestyle changes can help you overcome your symptoms. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/pcos-diet | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 18, 2020
560 - Fiber 2.0—Fiber's New Science of Health-Boosting Benefits
00:11:50
Fiber is so much more than "roughage!" From your heart, to your bones, to your microbiome, the list of health benefits linked to fiber keeps getting longer. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/new-fiber-benefits | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 11, 2020
559 - The Biggest Loser is Back, But Is It Better?
00:06:45
Does rebranding The Biggest Loser reality TV show as a pursuit of wellness really lessen the health dangers of competitive weight loss? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/biggest-loser-reboot | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 04, 2020
465 - Can You Absorb Nutrients Through Your Skin?
00:09:14
With transdermal nutrition, you slap on a patch and don't need that vitamin reminder. But do these products really deliver or are they a waste of money? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/can-you-absorb-nutrients-through-your-skin Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 28, 2020
558 - Best and Worst Diets of 2020 with Jill Weisenberger
00:23:09
Registered dietitian and nutritionist Jill Weisenberg joins Nutrition Diva to share the results and an inside look at the process behind US News and World Report's annual Best Diet Rankings. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/best-diets-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 21, 2020
557 - Plenity Is the New Weight Loss Drug in Town—Does It Work?
00:12:27
Many of us are looking for the magic weight-loss bullet. Is Plenity the one? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/plenity | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 14, 2020
556 - What Are the Health Benefits of Yerba Mate?
00:10:28
The impressive health benefits of drinking yerba mate include increased energy and enhanced weight loss. Should you trade your coffee or tea for this traditional South American beverage? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/health-benefits-yerba-mate | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 07, 2020
121 - Four Secrets to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution
00:08:54
Even if you broke last year's (or every year's) resolution, this year can be different. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/4-secrets-keeping-your-new-year’s-resolution | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 31, 2019
555 - The 2019 Year in Nutrition: Hype, Game-Changers, and Snake Oil
00:13:36
What was the year's biggest nutrition breakthrough? Most innovative new product? Most ridiculous fad? Nutrition Diva rounds up the year's biggest nutrition stories. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/LINK | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 24, 2019
554 - A Better Approach to Personalized Nutrition
00:11:12
Two people can eat the same diet and have very different results. How do you find what works for you? The best diet is the healthiest one you can follow. TRANSCRIPT  https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/better-personalized-nutrition | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 17, 2019
553 - Enjoy the Holidays without Wrecking Your Diet
00:09:26
The holidays are a time for indulgence. Here are three strategies that can help you enjoy holiday eating without throwing all your healthy habits under the bus. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/healthy-holiday-eating | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 10, 2019
552 - Use the Double Dopamine Effect to Reduce Cravings
00:14:33
According to science, you can double down on your eating pleasure by skipping crave-worthy foods and making healthy choices instead. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/double-dopamine-effect | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 03, 2019
551 - Can Your Microbiome Reveal Your Ideal Diet?
00:10:36
Forget carbs and calories. Your microbiome may hold the key to better blood sugar control, and a $500 analysis may reveal your ideal diet.
Nov 26, 2019
550 - Can Meal Replacement Powders Replace Food?
00:12:41
Meal replacement products like Soylent and Huel have gained a loyal following. But are these all-in-one powders and shakes really a more optimal way to get your nutrition? TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/soylent-vs-huel Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 19, 2019
549 - Does Seed Cycling Help Balance Hormones?
00:09:18
A newly trendy nutrition practice called seed cycling is said to help balance female hormones and curb hormonal symptoms. Is there science to support the claims? TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/seed-cycling Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 12, 2019
548 - Six Myths About Type 2 Diabetes
00:08:39
Let's clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about Type 2 diabetes, a disease that affects one in ten American adults. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/type-2-diabetes-myths Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 05, 2019
547 - 3 Strategies for Eating Healthier: Which One Works Best?
00:12:20
There's new research on the most effective strategies for changing behavior. Which one can help you eat healthier? TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/strategies-eating-healthier Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 29, 2019
546 - What to Eat to Prevent Kidney Stones
00:10:03
Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you'll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/prevent-kidney-stones-diet Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 22, 2019
545 - Is Red Meat Killing Us or Making Us Stronger?
00:10:40
For years, experts have been telling us to cut back on red meat. Now, a new analysis says there's no reason to. Everyone claims to have science on their side. What's a health-conscious consumer to do? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 15, 2019
544 - Is Nutrition Research Broken?
00:25:49
USA dietary recommendations lag decades behind the emerging science on diet and nutrition. Is our nutrition guidance system broken? How can we fix it? Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/is-nutrition-research-broken-an-interview-with-dr-taylor-wallace Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 08, 2019
543 - How to End Portion Distortion, Eat Less, and Still Be Happy
00:11:25
In just 24 hours, you can reset your idea of an average-sized portion. Here's how to eat less and still be satisfied. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/eat-less-portion Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 01, 2019
542 - Is Iron Deficiency Causing Your Hair Loss?
00:09:24
Is your hair falling out? Thinning hair can be a sign of iron deficiency and other medical conditions. Reversing it starts with finding the cause. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/iron-deficiency-hair-loss Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 24, 2019
541 - Are Sports Drinks the Best Way to Replace Electrolytes?
00:12:37
You don't just lose water when you sweat; you lose electrolytes. When are sports drinks with electrolytes necessary? Nutrition Diva sat down with sports nutritionist Kelly Pritchett. Dr. Pritchett to get some answers. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/sports-drinks Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 17, 2019
540 - Healthiest and Unhealthiest Kinds of Fish
00:11:25
Fish is a great source of protein, and it's low in saturated fat. But not all fish is created equal. Nutrition Diva breaks down the healthiest and unhealthiest ways to get your recommended servings. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/best-worst-fish Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 10, 2019
418 - Is Eating Late Bad for Your Heart?
00:08:38
How and why meal timing could affect your health. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mIJw37
Sep 03, 2019
539 - Top 5 Nutrients for Postpartum Recovery
00:16:01
Registered Dietitian Melissa Mitri discusses the importance of good nutrition after giving birth and the five most important nutrients for a new mom and her baby. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/nutrients-postpartum-recovery Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 27, 2019
538 - How to Choose a Protein Bar
00:12:24
Not all protein bars are created equal. Let's examine the difference between energy bars and protein bars and talk about what to look for when choosing a protein bar. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-pick-a-protein-bar Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 20, 2019
537 - Are Probiotics Safe for Your Immune System?
00:14:55
Although their benefits may be limited, probiotic supplements are generally safe for healthy people. But there are some situations where beneficial bacteria (either from foods or supplements) can post a threat to the host. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 13, 2019
536 - Can Tart Cherries Reduce Arthritis Pain?
00:12:30
Tart (or sour) cherry juice has developed quite a reputation as an arthritis cure, anti-inflammatory agent, even an insomnia cure.  Is there enough evidence to support adding tart cherry juice to your day? Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/tart-cherry-juice Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 06, 2019
535 - Can the GAPS Diet Heal Your Brain?
00:13:02
The GAPS diet has been proposed as a treatment for conditions including autism, schizophrenia, depression, and ADHD. But is there evidence to support the use of this extreme protocol?  Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/gaps-diet-brain Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 30, 2019
534 - How Getting Sleep Can Reduce Food Cravings
00:12:14
There's a connection between sleep and hunger. Getting better quality sleep may help with appetite, cravings, and ultimately, weight loss. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/sleep-and-hunger Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 23, 2019
533 - Pros and Cons of Oat Milk
00:10:13
Is oat milk good for you? Are there any dangers of drinking oat milk? What's the bottom line on nutritional value?  Nutrition Diva has the scoop on the hottest new nondairy alternative. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/oat-milk-nutrition Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 16, 2019
532 - Can You Eat Too Much Fiber?
00:13:25
The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. But could excessive fiber block absorption of minerals from foods? Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/fiber-mineral-deficiencies Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 09, 2019
473 - Is The Beyond Burger Healthy for You? (Reissue)
00:08:52
A new generation of plant-based products are taking veggie burgers to a whole new level. This week, a look at the Beyond Burger and how it compares with beef and other meat-free options. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-the-beyond-burger-healthy-for-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 02, 2019
531 - Personalized Nutrition: The Latest on DNA-Based Diets
00:12:06
What can our genes tell us about which diet will work best for us? Before you send off your DNA sample, here's new research you need to know. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/dna-driven-diets Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 25, 2019
530 - Wellness Is Not the Enemy
00:14:01
Novelist Jessica Knoll argues that we should "Smash the Wellness Industry."  Has our toxic dieting culture co-opted wellness?  Is it possible to be happy AND healthy? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 18, 2019
529 - Is Leaky Gut a Legitimate Diagnosis?
00:24:57
Registered dietitian and digestive health specialist Tamara Duker Freuman joins Nutrition Diva to sort through the facts and fictions surrounding intestinal permeability, also known as leaky gut syndrome. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/leaky-gut-syndrome-legitimate Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 11, 2019
528 - Is Extra Virgin Olive Oil Good for High-Heat Cooking?
00:10:59
There's new research on the best oils to cook with. Here's Nutrition Diva's take! Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/extra-virgin-olive-oil-cooking Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 04, 2019
445 - Is Being Overweight Unhealthy? Reframing the Debate
00:09:30
While new science suggests there's no such thing as 'healthy obese,' think of it this way: It’s not that your weight doesn’t matter. It’s just that it’s not the only thing that matters. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11851 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 28, 2019
527 - Secrets of Successful Habit Change with Gretchen Rubin
00:25:55
Get more Nutrition Diva at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/nutrition-diva Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva LEARN MORE ABOUT GRETCHEN RUBIN http://gretchenrubin.com
May 21, 2019
526 - Is A2 Milk Better for You?
00:09:38
You may have seen a2 milk in your grocery store. This pricey designer milk comes with some big claims. Let's explore the science behind the hype.  Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/is-a2-milk-really-better-for-you/  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 14, 2019
525 - Nutrition Tips for New College Grads
00:09:21
.Eating healthy is one of many challenges new college graduates face. Nutrition Diva's handy nutrition guide will help you set up your kitchen, choose pantry staples, and start cooking simple meals like a pro in no time.
May 07, 2019
524 - Is a Vegetarian Diet Bad for Your Brain?
00:10:27
If creatine is important for brain functioning and vegetarians have lower creatine levels, could a vegetarian or vegan diet have a negative impact on cognitive function?
Apr 30, 2019
523 - Quinine: Medicine or Mixer?
00:10:46
Quinine is a bitter compound that's used in tonic water but also has a long history of medical use. Can quinine prevent leg cramps? Are there side effects to drinking it? Nutrition Diva has all the details. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/quinine-medicine-or-mixer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 23, 2019
522 - The 3 Levers of Appetite
00:12:24
Researchers have identified three distinct neural pathways that control our desire to eat. Two rely on our desire to avoid discomfort. The third is all about pleasure. Understanding these three neurological triggers may help tame an out of control appetite. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/the-3-levers-of-appetite Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 16, 2019
521 - CBD: Does the Science Support the Hype?
00:28:57
Registered Dietitian and Holistic Cannabis Practitioner, Janice Bissex, joins Nutrition Diva to explore the evidence to support CBD oil for relief of pain, insomnia, and anxiety. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/cbd-oil-does-the-science-support-the-hype Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 09, 2019
520 - Is Your Calorie Counter Lying to You?
00:14:16
Whether it's the number of calories on the Nutrition Facts label or the readout on your Fitbit, chances are those calories counts are wildly inaccurate. So, what's the point of paying attention to calories? Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/can-you-trust-your-calorie-counter Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 03, 2019
519 - Should You Eat Fewer Eggs?
00:12:15
First eggs are bad. Then they’re OK. Now they’re bad again. Nutrition Diva puts the latest study on eggs and cholesterol in perspective (and provides solid, scientifically-based advice without the hype). Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/should-you-eat-fewer-eggs Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 27, 2019
518 - Are Omega-3 Eggs as Good as Eating Fish?
00:10:05
Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids. But what if you can't eat seafood? Can omega-3 enriched eggs or peanut butter provide the same health benefits? Nutrition Diva answers a listener question. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/are-omega-3-eggs-as-good-as-eating-fish Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 19, 2019
517 - Aflatoxins in Nuts: Danger or Hype?
00:19:21
Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated or taken out of context. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns. Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/aflatoxins-in-nuts-danger-or-hype Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 12, 2019
516 - How to Do More with Dinner: An Interview with Melissa Joy Dobbins
00:23:08
Registered dietitian and creator of the Sound Bites podcast, Melissa Joy Dobbins joins Nutrition Diva to discuss strategies for connecting with your family while improving your nutrition, saving money, and time. It's not about doing more, it's about getting more. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-do-more-with-dinner-an-interview-with-melissa-joy-dobbins Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 05, 2019
515 - Are Nutritional Supplements a Waste of Money?
00:12:16
The FDA is stepping up its oversight of the $50 billion nutritional supplement industry. Hopefully, it'll help reduce the number of people who are hurt by harmful products. Unfortunately, it won't do much to reduce the amount we waste on useless ones. Nutrition Diva has the scoop on which supplements are money down the drain.
Feb 26, 2019
514 - The Setpoint Diet: Interview with Jonathan Bailor
00:22:21
Jonathan Bailor joins Nutrition Diva to talk about his new book, The Setpoint Diet. Can you change what your body wants to weigh? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 20, 2019
513 - Is Lean Protein Really Better For You?
00:11:03
We're often told to choose lean protein. But is lean protein actually healthier? Or is it long past time to retire this phrase? Nutrition Diva busts another food myth. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-lean-protein-really-better-for-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 12, 2019
512 - Should Americans Follow the Canadian Food Guide?
00:26:07
Canada recently got a new Food Guide. Dr. Yoni Freedhoff joins Nutrition Diva to discuss what might Americans have to gain from following Canada's lead. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/should-americans-follow-the-canadian-food-guide Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 05, 2019
511 - Your Brain on Cholesterol
00:09:27
Too much cholesterol can be bad for your heart. But could it be good for your brain? Nutrition Diva dives into the new research on the potential benefits of cholesterol. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/this-is-your-brain-on-cholesterol Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 29, 2019
510 - Can Fiber Cancel Out Calories?
00:09:29
Eating more fiber may help you lose weight, but not by canceling out the calories you've already eaten. Nutrition Diva explains how eating more fiber can (and can't) help you manage your weight and which foods to choose. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/can-fiber-undo-the-damage-of-a-high-fat-meal Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 22, 2019
433 - 3 Myths (and 1 Truth) About Grain-Fed Beef
00:11:25
There's a lot to consider when deciding what kind of meat to buy--or even whether to eat meat at all. The least we can do is start with accurate information.
Jan 15, 2019
509 - Is Protein Combining Necessary After All?
00:16:49
Combining complementary plant proteins was fashionable back in the 70s, dismissed in the 90s, and may now be making a comeback thanks to new research. Protein researcher Doug Paddon Jones joins me to discuss his latest study. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-protein-combining-necessary-after-all Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 08, 2019
508 - Are Some Fruits More Fattening Than Others?
00:13:02
It's time to clear up some confusion about fruit, sugar, fructose and how this all fits together into a healthy diet. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/are-some-fruits-more-fattening-than-others Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 01, 2019
394 - How Much Fat Can You Lose?
00:09:04
The faster you are losing weight, the less fat you're likely to be losing. read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cx0wEE
Dec 25, 2018
507 - Bloating: The Causes and the Cures
00:14:26
In order to find relief from bloating, you have to figure out what's causing your symptoms! Tamara Duker Freuman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, explains why there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to bloating. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 18, 2018
506 - Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?
00:11:59
A recent study claims to confirm what a lot of people felt that they already knew: eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/does-eating-organic-reduce-cancer-risk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 11, 2018
505 - Preventing E. coli Outbreaks Is Easier Than You Think
00:17:09
Food safety and technology expert Dr. Christine Bruhn explains the surprising reason that we don't use a widely-accepted technology to prevent food-borne illnesses such as the recent E. coli outbreak. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/preventing-e-coli-outbreaks-is-easier-than-you-think Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 04, 2018
504 - The Faces of Farming: Almonds
00:14:30
In the final installment of our Faces of Farming series, Nutrition Diva talks with almond grower Brian Wahlbrink about almonds, sustainability, and the future of agriculture. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-an-almond-grove Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 27, 2018
503 - The Faces of Farming: Strawberries
00:13:49
In the third installment of our Faces of Farming series, we speak with Greg France, who grows strawberries with his wife in California. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-a-cattle-ranch Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva https://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/raising-beef https://www.facebook.com/CattleEmpire/?ref=br_rs
Nov 20, 2018
BONUS: Faces of Farming: Dairy
00:15:22
In a special bonus episode, we meet fifth generation dairy farmer Tara Vander Dussen, who discusses the technology and innovation on her family's farm. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-a-dairy-farm Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 16, 2018
502 - The Faces of Farming: Beef
00:27:00
In the second episode of our Faces of Farming series, we talk to Dr. Tera Barnhardt, coordinator of animal health and welfare for Cattle Empire, about the care and technology that goes into the beef you feed your family. Learn more about raising beef and Cattle Empire at: https://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/raising-beef https://www.facebook.com/CattleEmpire/?ref=br_rs Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-a-cattle-ranch Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva https://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/raising-beef https://www.facebook.com/CattleEmpire/?ref=br_rs
Nov 13, 2018
501 - The Faces of Farming: Artichokes
00:15:22
In the first segment of our Faces of Farming miniseries, we meet vegetable farmer and VP of Artichoke Production Dale Huss. Dale explains what it takes to get all of those vegetables from the fields to our front door. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-run-a-vegetable-farm Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 06, 2018
500 - Does Intermittent Fasting Work?
00:09:31
Intermittent fasting is one of the hottest new diet trends. Proponents say it can help you lose weight, improve blood sugar metabolism and slow aging. What's the research on this new fad? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/does-intermittent-fasting-work Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 30, 2018
499 - Pesticides on Our Plates: Is Our Food Safe to Eat?
00:22:43
A new report looks at the amount of pesticides that are making their way to our plates. Nutrition Diva examines the results with toxicologist and pesticide expert Dr. Carl Winter. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/pesticides-on-our-plates-is-our-food-safe-to-eat Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 23, 2018
498 - How to Lower PSA Levels Naturally
00:09:17
Certain foods and habits have been shown to support a healthy prostate and reduce the risk of prostate cancer. But these tips are not just for men. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mens-health/how-to-lower-psa-levels-naturally Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 16, 2018
497 - Pros and Cons of the Ketogenic Diet
00:13:38
Do the pros of the ketogenic diet outweigh the cons? For me, they don’t. Here's why. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/pros-and-cons-of-the-ketogenic-diet Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 09, 2018
496 - Can You Have Too Much 'Good' (HDL) Cholesterol?
00:10:25
A new study suggests that too much "good" cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/can-you-have-too-much-good-hdl-cholesterol Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 02, 2018
495 - Do You Need a Digestive Enzyme Supplement?
00:11:08
Over the counter digestive enzymes supplements have grown increasingly popular and are marketed to help with digestive symptoms like indigestion, bloating, and gas. But can these supplements really help you digest your food better or relieve these symptoms? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 25, 2018
494 - What Are the Benefits of Drinking Aloe Juice?
00:08:00
Many people also advocate drinking aloe vera juice. What are the benefits and risks of drinking aloe juice? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/what-are-the-benefits-of-drinking-aloe-juice Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 18, 2018
493 - How Much Omega-6 Do You Need?
00:09:40
As little as four or five grams of linoleic acid is enough to prevent an omega-6 deficiency. If you are also getting the recommended one to two grams of omega-3 (and most Americans are), that also makes for a nice ratio. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/how-much-omega-6-do-you-need Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 11, 2018
492 - Mindful Eating: How We Get it Wrong
00:10:25
Mindful eating is supposed to make us healthier, happier, and more relaxed. Instead, we end up feeling stressed and guilty about not doing it. If you hate eating mindfully, you might be doing it wrong. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/mindful-eating-how-we-get-it-wrong Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 04, 2018
423 - 4 Tips for More Mindful Eating
00:11:35
These tricks can help reduce mindless overeating. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ozewQH
Aug 29, 2018
491 - Is Drinking Milk Unnatural?
00:12:19
Some claim that drinking the milk of other animals—or drinking milk beyond infancy—is both unnatural and unhealthy. How do the arguments for and against consuming milk stack up? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/is-drinking-milk-unnatural Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 22, 2018
490 - Is Butter a Healthy Fat?
00:09:20
Butter is making a comeback as a healthy fat. But are the claims for the benefits of butter for real? How does butter fit into a healthy diet? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-butter-a-healthy-fat Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 15, 2018
489 - How to Build a Better Salad in 6 Steps
00:09:42
A big salad can be the healthiest meal of your day. But it’s also possible for salads to miss the mark. Here are six steps that will help you build the perfect salad. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-build-a-better-salad-in-6-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Aug 07, 2018
488 - Can a Low-Carb Diet Cure Reflux?
00:08:24
A low FODMAP diet can bring relief from IBS and other intestinal miseries. But could it also be the answer for chronic heartburn? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/can-a-low-carb-diet-cure-reflux Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 31, 2018
487 - What Is the Cracker Test?
00:11:31
Some claim that chewing on a saltine can reveal how much carbohydrate you should eat. Nutrition Diva thinks this is completely crackers. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/what-is-the-cracker-test Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 24, 2018
486 - What Are Postbiotics?
00:07:25
Postbiotics refers to the metabolic byproducts of those probiotic bacteria, which seem to be responsible for many of the beneficial effects of probiotics. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/what-are-postbiotics Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 17, 2018
485 - What Is Gymnema Sylvestre and Can It Kill Sugar Cravings?
00:10:22
Gymnemic acid binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/what-is-gymnema-sylvestre-and-can-it-kill-sugar-cravings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 11, 2018
484 - Rethinking Drinking: Do the Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Risks?
00:09:00
Moderate alcohol consumption has been linked with a longer life. But new research questions the benefits of even moderate drinking. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/rethinking-drinking-do-the-benefits-of-alcohol-outweigh-the-risks Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 04, 2018
483 - Protein Density: How To Get More Protein for Fewer Calories
00:09:13
It can be challenging to to increase your protein intake using plant-based sources without taking in more calories than you need. This is where the concept of protein density can help. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/protein-density-how-to-get-more-protein-for-fewer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 27, 2018
482 - The Surprising Link Between Salt and Weight Gain
00:07:18
Moderating our sodium intake may help us maintain healthier gut flora, which is associated with healthier body weight. Who saw that coming? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/the-surprising-link-between-salt-and-weight-gain Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 19, 2018
481 - The Candida Diet: Separating Fact from Fiction
00:08:43
You'll find a confusing mix of true and false information about candida diet and nutrition online. Let’s sort fact from fiction. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/the-candida-diet-separating-fact-from-fiction Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 13, 2018
480 - Can Xylitol Prevent Bone Loss?
00:07:31
Xylitol can absolutely protect against bone loss and prevent osteoporosis. If you’re a rat. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/can-xylitol-prevent-bone-loss Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 05, 2018
479 - How to Increase Fiber Without Overloading on Calories
00:07:31
Many high-fiber foods are also high in calories. If you're looking to increase fiber but keep calories under control, you want foods with a high fiber density. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-increase-fiber-without-overloading-on-calories Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 29, 2018
478 - 10 Nutrition Worries You Can Stop Stressing About
00:11:03
Let's make sure we're not stressing out about things we don't actually need to worry about. As my contribution to the general well-being, here are ten nutrition concerns that you can probably cross off your list. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/10-nutrition-worries-you-can-stop-stressing-about Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 23, 2018
432 - Myths about Sulfites and Wine
00:08:40
Let’s clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about sulfites, wine, and headaches. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2s7WWIh. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 16, 2018
477 - Mushroom Coffee: The Science Behind the Trend
00:08:36
A new line of mushroom coffee promises to increase productivity, focus, energy, and much more. What's the science to support the claims? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/mushroom-coffee-the-science-behind-the-trend Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 08, 2018
476 - Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune Response?
00:08:42
Eating sugar may put your white blood cells into a temporary coma. But there’s a lot more to the story of how sugar affects our immune response. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/does-sugar-really-suppress-the-immune-system Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 01, 2018
475 - Does Sparkling Water Make You Hungry?
00:08:39
Even if carbonated drinks increase the "hunger hormone" ghrelin, these hormones are only one of many factors that contribute to our subjective experience of being hungry. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/does-sparkling-water-make-you-hungry Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 24, 2018
474 - How Fake Nutrition News Hurts Us All
00:08:49
Learning to think critically about nutrition claims can help make us better consumers of information in general. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/how-fake-nutrition-news-hurts-us-all Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 17, 2018
472 - Are the Benefits of Fish Oil Overrated?
00:10:11
Fish oil supplements are the third most popular nutritional supplement. But just how firm is the evidence to support their use? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/are-the-benefits-of-fish-oil-overrated Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Apr 03, 2018
471 - Lectins and the Plant Paradox
00:11:37
Could it be that the foods that we are constantly encouraged to eat more of, are actually making us sick? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/lectins-and-the-plant-paradox Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 27, 2018
470 - Do Calcium Supplements Raise Your Risk of Colon Cancer?
00:10:10
Doubling up on your calcium will not make your bones twice as strong. But it may increase your risk of other health problems. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/do-calcium-supplements-raise-your-risk-of-colon-cancer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 20, 2018
469 - Is the Vegan Impossible Burger Healthy for You?
00:11:24
These juicy plant-based burgers could fool even a meat lover. But are they actually healthier for us? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-the-vegan-impossible-burger-healthy-for-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 13, 2018
468 - What is Water Weight?
00:10:00
If you gain or lose three or four pounds overnight, most of that is probably due to water weight. But how and why do we gain and lose so much water? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/what-is-water-weight Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Mar 06, 2018
467 - Do Eggs Increase Diabetes Risk?
00:07:38
One study finds that eating an egg a day can triple your risk of developing diabetes. But there's more to this story. Read on to see whether you should stop eating eggs. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/do-eggs-increase-diabetes-risk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 27, 2018
466 - What to Eat to Prevent the Flu
00:10:54
Are there foods and nutrients that can help bolster your defenses against the flu? Nutrition Diva sorts the facts from fiction--plus one criticial factor that's often overlooked. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/what-to-eat-to-prevent-the-flu Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 20, 2018
464 - Can You Lose Weight by Eating More Often?
00:09:37
In the Abs Diet, David Zinczenko claims that eating more frequently helps burn more fat. Is six meals a day the secret to losing weight? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/can-you-lose-weight-by-eating-more-often Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Feb 06, 2018
463 - Should You Eliminate Oil From Your Diet?
00:09:45
Is an oil-free diet healthier? What are the arguments for and against eliminating oil from your diet? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/should-you-eliminate-oil-from-your-diet Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 30, 2018
462 - Is It Safe to Eat Freezer Burned Food?
00:07:50
What causes freezer burn and how can you prevent it? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/is-it-safe-to-eat-freezer-burned-food Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 23, 2018
461 - How to Change your Habits: An Interview with Dan Ariely
00:18:15
Behavioral economist and bestselling author Dan Ariely shares his research on what really motivates people to make positive changes and how a scale that doesn't show your weight can help you slim down. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-motivate-healthy-habits-an-interview-with-dan-ariely Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 16, 2018
460 - Why Do Antidepressants Cause Weight Gain?
00:11:20
Up to 25% of people who take antidepressants report significant weight gain. Is there anything you can do to fight back? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/why-do-antidepressants-cause-weight-gain Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jan 09, 2018
315 - 5 Healthy Habits for the New Year
00:08:33
Just in time for your New Year's Resolution, here's a round up of my best tips from the past year. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1s2Mqgo
Jan 02, 2018
459 - The Best Nutrition Ideas of 2017
00:09:01
What were the best nutrition tips, ideas, and products of the year? Nutrition Diva looks back over 2017 and picks out the highlights. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/best-nutrition-ideas-2017 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 26, 2017
458 - Is Nonstick Cookware Safe?
00:09:19
Nonstick pans allow you to cook with less oil and clean-up is a breeze. But most nonstick pans are coated with Teflon. Does that make them unsafe? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/cookingrecipes/are-nonstick-pans-safe Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 19, 2017
457 - How to Increase Breast Milk Supply
00:06:37
New moms often worry about whether they are producing enough milk for baby, and there are a slew of products that claim to help. But do they? Nutrition Diva takes a look at the evidence. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/how-to-increase-breast-milk-supply Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 12, 2017
456 - Is Meratrim Effective for Weight Loss?
00:09:04
This over the counter weight loss supplement has some solid research to back it up. But it's probably too soon to declare victory over obesity. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/does-meratrim-work-for-weight-loss Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Dec 05, 2017
311 ND 5 Ways to Save Yourself from Overeating this Thanksgiving
00:08:48
Thanksgiving is not a day to diet, but with a few tricks up your sleeve, you can avoid ending up as stuffed as the turkey. Nutrition Diva explains.
Nov 21, 2017
454 - Can Pesticides Affect Pregnancy?
00:09:06
A recent study suggests that pesticides in produce may interfere with your chances of getting pregnant. Nutrition Diva puts the news in perspective with some practical advice on how to minimize your risk without maximizing your food bill. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/can-pesticides-affect-pregnancy Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Nov 14, 2017
452 - What is Sole Water and Is It Good For You?
00:07:15
A new fad being promoted by various health and wellness gurus promises an astonishing list of benefits. Is there any truth to the hype? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/trends-fads/what-is-sole-water Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 31, 2017
451 - Stop Searching for the Perfect Sweetener
00:08:29
Sugar tastes good. But it's also bad for us. 22% of Americans are trying to reduce their sugar intake and more than half are trying to avoid artificial sweeteners like Equal and Splenda. What's the upshot? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/stop-searching-for-perfect-sweetener Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 24, 2017
450 - What is Seitan?
00:07:35
Get the 411 on seitan and its surprising secret ingredient. Is this meat substitute one to try or one to skip? Nutrition Diva Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/what-is-seitan Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 17, 2017
449 - 3 Ways to Improve Your Nutrition This Fall
00:09:28
Give your eating habits a fall tune-up by adopting these three simple habits: harvest your herbs, become a soup ninja, and become friends with fermentation. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/improve-nutrition-in-fall-autumn Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 10, 2017
448 - How to Build More Muscle with Less Protein
00:10:00
Research suggests that higher protein meals can help you lose weight, slow aging, and speed recovery. But what if you don't want to--or can't-- eat that much protein? This week's show has tips on how to get more benefit from less protein. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-build-more-muscle-with-less-protein Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Oct 03, 2017
447 - Should You Follow Tom Brady's Nutrition Advice?
00:08:35
In Tom Brady's book The TB12 Method you'll find some solid nutrition advice but you'll have to wade through an awful lot of woo to find it. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/should-you-follow-tom-brady-s-nutrition-advice Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 26, 2017
446 - The Low-Carb Craze: Are Carbohydrates Killing Us?
00:07:56
A new study seems to suggest that eating more carbs will shorten your life. The Nutrition Diva takes a closer look to find out what we can really take away from this latest research. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11906 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Sep 19, 2017
444 ND 2 Ways to Hack Your Blood Sugar
00:08:53
The usual advice is to cut back on foods that are rich in carbohydrates. But there may be a way to keep blood sugar down without eliminating carbohydrate-rich foods.
Sep 05, 2017
443 ND What Is Mycoprotein?
00:08:25
Mycoprotein is a plant-based source of protein you might not have heard much about. Here's the 411 on this alternative protein source.
Aug 30, 2017
442 ND Nutrition Tips for Beating Jet Lag
00:07:30
Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, jet lag can put a damper on things. Here are a few tricks to help your body synchronize to the local time more quickly.
Aug 22, 2017
331 ND 10 Most Nutritious Foods for the Money (Reissue)
00:07:18
You can get all the nutrients--and calories--you need for less than $5 a day. Nutrition Diva shows you how with this list of the 10 most nutritious foods for your money. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1F3ZLoO
Aug 15, 2017
441 ND Can You Be Resistant to Weight Loss?
00:21:56
Some people can't lose weight no matter what they do. What's going on?
Aug 08, 2017
440 ND Can a Gluten Free Diet Help with Thyroid Disease?
00:07:10
A lot of patient-run websites insist that eliminating gluten is essential for treating thyroid disease. What's the evidence to support this advice?
Aug 01, 2017
439 ND What Can You Do for a Fatty Liver?
00:08:38
Fatty liver disease can be a warning sign of bigger troubles ahead. Fortunately, it’s something that can be turned around with diet and lifestyle changes. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11286 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jul 26, 2017
438 ND Does Losing Weight Release Toxins?
00:08:42
Although losing weight can temporarily increase the amount of POPs in your blood, there are ways to minimize your risks.
Jul 18, 2017
437 ND "What the Health" Documentary: A Review
00:10:12
Nutrition Diva shares her thoughts on a recent food documentary, and on the food-doc genre in general.
Jul 11, 2017
337 ND Test Your Summer Nutrition Smarts
00:08:20
Test your summer nutrition savvy with this true/false quiz. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Koucwm
Jul 04, 2017
436 ND How Salty Foods Affect Hunger and Weight Loss
00:07:39
You have more in common with camels than you may have thought
Jun 27, 2017
435 ND Is Your Metabolism to Blame?
00:09:40
What can we realistically do to speed up our metabolism?
Jun 20, 2017
434 ND Pros and Cons of Keeping a Diet Log
00:10:46
Keeping a diet log has some advantages but there may also be some pitfalls. Here's how to get the most out of a diet log Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2sRj3n2 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
Jun 13, 2017
431 ND The Lifelong Benefits of Baby-Led Weaning
00:23:13
An interview with Leslie Schilling, MS, RDN, co-author of the new book Born to Eat: Whole healthy foods from baby's first bite
May 23, 2017
430 ND Coconut Milk Versus Cow's Milk
00:07:23
Which is the better choice for you will depend on your nutrition needs and priorities.
May 16, 2017
429 ND The Disease Proofing Myth
00:07:22
Healthy diet and lifestyle choices can reduce your risk of disease, but not to zero. Let's take a more realistic approach to risk reduction.
May 09, 2017
428 ND Diet Soda and Dementia: What You Need to Know
00:08:48
A recent study finds that drinking even one diet soda a day may triple your risk for developing dementia. But there's a lot more to the story. Nutrition Diva explains. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2p6fwes
May 02, 2017
427 ND Does a High Protein Diet Weaken Your Bones?
00:08:12
Contrary to urban legend, consuming more protein does not cause your bones to lose calcium. Nutrition Diva explains why. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2qzR5YK
Apr 25, 2017
426 ND 3 Nutrition Tips for Night Owls
00:07:51
If you’re a dyed-in-the-wool night owl, changing your daily rhythm may not be possible. But borrowing a couple of habits from the early birds could help you stay healthier. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ojLp7O
Apr 18, 2017
425 ND Is Protein Powder Safe for Toddlers?
00:07:54
As protein powders have become more widely used, people are asking it's OK to give protein powder to small children. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2p1lEZH
Apr 11, 2017
424 ND 3 Reasons to Try Black Rice
00:09:15
Not a brown rice fan? Black rice may make a whole grain lover out of you yet. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2p7boLi
Apr 04, 2017
422 ND Is Protein Powder Safe During Pregnancy?
00:09:02
Is It OK to Use Protein Powder While Pregnant? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2oyTyBG
Mar 21, 2017
421 ND Whole30: Elimination Diet or Nutritional Penance?
00:10:27
Last week, I reviewed some of the pros and cons of the Whole30 program. This week, we take a deeper dive into two aspects of this popular program: identifying food sensitivities and as a way to get your diet back on track. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2or1MyV
Mar 14, 2017
420 ND Pros and Cons of the Whole30
00:10:22
The Whole30 nutrition challenge is wildly popular. But can it really deliver on its promises? Nutrition Diva examines the pros, cons, and alternatives. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mKDjmh
Mar 07, 2017
419 ND Can You Get Enough Fiber on a Low Carb Diet?
00:09:55
Two different conditions with two conflicting dietary prescriptions. Nutrition Diva helps make sense of seemingly contradictory advice. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lPMa39
Feb 28, 2017
417 ND How to Start a Healthy Lunch Club
00:07:55
Six tips for forming a successful lunch coop at work. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mIRdpQ
Feb 14, 2017
416 ND Outsmarting the Hungry Brain
00:20:51
An interview with obesity researcher and author Stephan Guyenet. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2kXRO3u
Feb 07, 2017
415 ND Should You Switch to Corn Oil to Lower Cholesterol?
00:08:18
Corn oil may lower cholesterol better than olive oil. But there's some fine print to consider. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2l4Un6o
Jan 31, 2017
414 ND Brewed Cacao: A Delicious Coffee Alternative
00:09:48
All the benefits of dark chocolate without sugar, fat, caffeine or calories. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2l4X085
Jan 24, 2017
413 ND Should You Cut Fat or Carbs to Lose Weight?
00:07:10
The secret to healthy weight loss may have nothing to do with how many carbs or how much fat you eat. Read on to find the surprising factor that might make all the difference. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2klEapm
Jan 17, 2017
412 ND What Apple Cider Vinegar Can (and Can't) Do For You
00:07:53
Apple cider vinegar does have a few things going for it but its powers have been vastly over-estimated in the popular imagination. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iAM1hv
Jan 10, 2017
411 ND How to Cultivate Body Kindness
00:12:24
Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist Rebecca Scritchfield's book Body Kindness will help you get off the dieting bandwagon and onto a kinder and more sustainable path to healthy eating. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2isXQa8
Jan 03, 2017
357 ND Cool Weather Nutrition Tips
00:07:45
How to tweak your meals and menus to keep your nutrition up as the mercury dips. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RSWl2p
Dec 28, 2016
410 ND Can These 2 Nutrients Help You Keep the Weight Off?
00:10:17
New research suggests a tasty way to stop the yo-yo dieting cycle and prevent weight regain. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZTqaz
Dec 20, 2016
409 ND Can Prunes Reverse Bone Loss?
00:09:16
Several studies suggest that eating prunes every day could help prevent or even reverse bone loss and osteoporosis. Here's what you need to know about prunes and bone health. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iVTSLj
Dec 13, 2016
408 ND 4 Reasons You Need a Pressure Cooker
00:09:12
This is not your Grandma's exploding pressure cooker. Today's pressure cookers can make your life easier and your meals healthier. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iVPUCd
Dec 06, 2016
407 ND 3 Ways to Make Your Diet More Sustainable
00:09:14
There are three big factors that contribute to the sustainability of our individual and collective diets—and that one or two of these often gets overlooked. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gOqxhp
Nov 29, 2016
406 ND Diet Strategy to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle
00:09:40
Conventional wisdom tells us to eat less to lose fat and eat more to gain muscle. How should you eat if you want to do both at the same time? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gUmX5F
Nov 22, 2016
327 ND 9 Ways to Optimize Your Breakfast (Reissue)
00:09:30
The right breakfast can make or break your whole morning. Nutrition Diva offers nine tricks for getting the most out of your morning meal. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1FiSzIk
Nov 16, 2016
405 ND Can Spices Help You Lose Weight?
00:10:37
Can adding spices to your diet charge up your metabolism and speed weight loss? Nutrition Diva has the pros and cons of a new diet fad. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2g8jFdx
Nov 08, 2016
404 ND Are Probiotic Foods a Waste of Time?
00:09:17
Are you stocking the pond but starving the fish? When it comes to a healthy gut, prebiotics may be way more important than probiotics. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gzCYSh
Nov 01, 2016
302 ND What to Eat Instead of Grains (Reissue)
00:08:40
Cutting down on grains is a good way to improve your nutrition. But what should you eat instead? Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1qDq3GF
Oct 25, 2016
403 ND What Foods Deserve to Be Labeled Healthy?
00:09:18
The FDA is looking for input on how to define "healthy". Nutrition Diva has a better idea. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2eyz06x
Oct 18, 2016
402 ND Does Science Support Ayurveda?
00:12:06
Ayurvedic medicine was practiced for thousands of years before anyone invented the placebo controlled experiment. How has this ancient system held up to modern scientific scrutiny? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2em8cKm
Oct 11, 2016
401 ND Are These 2 Fears Leading You to Overeat?
00:10:17
Understanding the triggers that lead to mindless eating is the first step in eating more mindfully. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dd0fpp
Oct 04, 2016
400 ND Is It Better to Eat Seasonal Produce?
00:06:34
Eating fresh local produce is a great idea. But there's no reason to avoid fruits and vegetables because they aren't in season. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d29GXn
Sep 21, 2016
399 ND Which Nutritional Trade-Offs Are Worth It?
00:06:28
When a food has both good and bad points, how do you decide which is more important? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cE0KZ5
Sep 13, 2016
398 ND How to Slow Age-Related Muscle Loss
00:07:36
Get more benefit from the same amount of protein. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cE05qU
Sep 06, 2016
397 ND Is Intuitive Eating the Answer to Weight Loss?
00:07:56
Proponents of intuitive eating promise that you can eat whatever you want as long as you're sufficiently attuned to your body. Nutrition Diva is not so sure. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cUNZJq
Aug 30, 2016
396 ND Should You Count Net Carbs instead of Total Carbs?
00:08:43
How are Net Carbs Calculated? Are they a better for diabetics and dieters to keep track of carbs? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dciP1P
Aug 23, 2016
395 ND What Causes Brain Fog?
00:07:49
Why brain fog is not a very useful diagnosis. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cE0HwG
Aug 16, 2016
393 ND Are Saponins in Quinoa Toxic?
00:07:32
Some worry that saponins in quinoa can damage your intestines. But is there evidence to support these claims? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2diBABG
Aug 03, 2016
392 ND Are These Hidden Calories Making You Gain Weight?
00:07:57
We hear a lot about reducing added sugar but there's another source of empty calories that is often overlooked. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d9KRJq
Jul 27, 2016
391 ND How Much Salt Do You Need to Be Healthy?
00:08:14
Are there advantages to a higher sodium diet? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2duCZUZ
Jul 19, 2016
390 ND Do Artificial Sweeteners Promote Diabetes?
00:07:57
Sugar-free sweeteners would seem to be a good choice for those with diabetes or pre-diabetes, but the latest research suggests exactly the opposite. Nutrition Diva breaks down why. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cDZEMX
Jul 12, 2016
389 ND How to Reduce the Toxins in Your Blood
00:09:01
A certain amount of toxic exposure may be the price of living in the 21st century. But there may be something you can do to help reduce the level of toxins in your blood. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkNmw4
Jul 05, 2016
388 ND Can an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help PMS Sufferers?
00:07:51
A new way to fight back against PMS? Perhaps. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dsaRPN
Jun 28, 2016
387 ND How to Tell If You're Really Hungry
00:08:38
We're told to listen to our bodies. But feelings of hunger aren't always a reliable guide as to whether your body needs food. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cOgE0O
Jun 21, 2016
386 ND What's the IIFYM Diet?
00:07:23
Proponents claim it doesn't matter what you eat as long as it fits your macros. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cUMfjp
Jun 14, 2016
385 ND 3 Nutrition Tips for Cancer Survivors
00:07:42
Three things you can do to keep cancer from coming back. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dbc9Nt
Jun 07, 2016
384 ND How Does the MIND Diet Protect Against Alzheimer's?
00:09:39
Can an experimental diet keep your brain healthy as you age? Nutrition Diva takes a closer look at the evidence to support the MIND diet. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d9KApP
Jun 01, 2016
383 ND What's the Definition of Processed Meat?
00:09:09
The reason that it’s hard to find a hard and fast definition for processed meat is that there isn’t one. Nutrition DIva makes sense of the madness. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkBW70
May 24, 2016
382 ND Is Coconut Oil Good for Brain Health?
00:09:22
Is Coconut Oil Good for Brain Health? Nutrition Diva weighs in. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1YPwBW9
May 17, 2016
381 ND How to Avoid Biggest Loser Syndrome
00:08:52
As contestants on the Biggest Loser have learned the hard way, extreme weight loss can wreck your metabolism. Nutrition Diva offers strategies for preventing and restoring the damage. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1YPwkCz
May 10, 2016
380 ND The Savory Side of Chocolate
00:07:18
Get more of the health benefits of chocolate without increasing your sugar intake. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21Uy13x
May 04, 2016
379 ND Are Hydroponic Vegetables Less Nutritious?
00:07:33
Pros and cons of hydroponically grown vegetables Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1X2IARt
Apr 26, 2016
378 ND Clean Eating with Hungry Girl
00:12:38
Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien shares her latest recipes and tips on how to eat fewer calories without eating less food Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Z0Ri10
Apr 19, 2016
377 ND What Are the Health Benefits of Matcha?
00:09:19
What can this trendy superbrew do for you? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SbmuJf
Apr 12, 2016
376 ND How Diet Trackers Sabotage Weight Loss
00:09:59
Lots of people use diet and activity trackers to log their food intake and exercise. But it seems to be backfiring. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SNh44C
Apr 05, 2016
375 ND Is Saturated Fat Good For Your Heart?
00:08:36
Diets low in fat and saturated fat can actually increase your risk of heart disease. But a high fat diet isn't necessarily the solution either. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1VmIqo0
Mar 29, 2016
374 ND Why You Need More Magnesium in Your Diet
00:07:28
Two out of three people don't get enough magnesium in their diet. Why this matters and how to fix it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1WQqcsJ
Mar 22, 2016
373 ND How Does Dairy Affect Hormone Levels?
00:08:07
Does the estrogen in cow’s milk promote the growth of hormone-sensitive cancers or cause early puberty in children? Nutrition Diva investigates. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UT2vkj
Mar 15, 2016
372 ND How to Use Sensory Science to Improve Your Eating Habits
00:12:34
Food scientist Annette Hottenstein explains how you can use sensory science to eat better and lose weight. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1pn7uOf
Mar 08, 2016
371 ND Nutrition Tips for Preventing Cold Sores
00:07:54
There's no getting rid of the virus that causes cold sores. Can the right diet help prevent outbreaks? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UeQyGP
Mar 01, 2016
370 ND How to Limit Your Kid's Sugar without Starting a War
00:10:25
Mighty Mommy tells Nutrition Diva how to help control kids' sugar intakes without starting a war. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1psYPdO
Feb 23, 2016
010 SP How to Handle Food Cravings
00:13:04
Nutrition Diva invites the Savvy Psychologist to share some strategies for staving off food cravings with her listeners--because psychology and nutrition are inherently connected. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1RlFeEZ
Feb 19, 2016
225 ND Five Most Surprising Heart Healthy Foods
00:06:49
Nutrition Diva is celebrating Heart Health Month with steak, potatoes, and beer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/24o27ic
Feb 16, 2016
369 ND 4 Ways to Change Your Body Weight Setpoint
00:08:22
Why is it so hard to lose weight permanently? Are our bodies programmed to "fight back" when we try to change our weight? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1VCO56m
Feb 09, 2016
368 ND Do Cruciferous Vegetables Affect Your Thyroid?
00:06:51
Brocoli, cauliflower and other cruciferous vegetables are sometimes said to interfere with thyroid function. Could eating these veggies cause low thyroid function? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Rgx7eG
Feb 02, 2016
367 ND The DASH Diet Gets an Upgrade
00:07:46
There's no doubt that the original DASH diet was effective for reducing blood pressure and weight loss. But a tastier version may work just as well. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RgwYYS
Jan 26, 2016
366 ND Why the Dietary Guidelines Will Never Make Sense
00:09:12
An agency that exists to promote consumption of agricultural products is probably not the best one to be in charge of our national nutrition policy. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K9zpe0
Jan 20, 2016
365 ND What Is a Plant-Based Diet?
00:08:55
This trendy term seems to have many contradictory meanings. So what is a plant-based diet, and when is it important that we agree on the meaning of such terms? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1nmCTPV
Jan 12, 2016
364 ND Does Eating Meat Make PMS Worse?
00:07:23
Could hormones in meat lead to hormone imbalances? Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1RtHbQT
Jan 05, 2016
363 ND The Year in Nutrition: Top Trends of 2015
00:10:13
Nutrition Diva weighs in on the peaks and pitfalls of nutrition. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1Z6QIhr
Dec 29, 2015
362 ND How Risky Is Double Dipping?
00:07:09
The practice of double-dipping strikes most people as gross and unsanitary. But does it really increase your risk of infection? Nutrition Diva investigates the science behind the Seinfeld episode. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1VKGPFX
Dec 22, 2015
361 ND How to Find Coffee That Won't Bother Your Stomach
00:08:08
Learn what to look for in a stomach-friendly brew. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1moOzSb
Dec 15, 2015
360 ND The Surprising Good News About Your Vices: An Interview with Jeff Wilser
00:15:05
An interview with author Jeff Wilser about the virtues in every vice when it comes to nutrition and health. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NqtnUH
Dec 08, 2015
359 ND Balancing Optimal Nutrition with Sustainability
00:07:36
An all-star cast of nutrition experts gather to find the common ground in today's nutrition advice Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21WaMXZ
Dec 01, 2015
358 ND Can We Find Common Ground?
00:08:19
A few dozen of the world's leading nutrition researchers and influencers recently gathered in Boston to see what they could all agree on. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1O9cbq4
Nov 24, 2015
356 ND Grain-Free Recipes for Thanksgiving
00:17:57
An interview with Danielle Walker of Against All Grain. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1kss79W
Nov 10, 2015
355 ND What's the Difference Between Hazard and Risk?
00:06:48
When you know the difference between a hazard and a risk, you can live a more relaxed life. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Mmcf2U
Nov 03, 2015
354 ND 4 Time-Saving Tips for Eating Healthy
00:08:54
Preparing healthy, wholesome meals doesn't have to be a full time job. Nutrition Diva has 4 tips that will save you time (and money) in the kitchen. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RgU8LK
Oct 27, 2015
353 ND Raw Mushrooms: Hazardous or Harmless?
00:07:03
Several well-known experts have warned against eating raw mushrooms due to toxins they contain. Nutrition Diva investigates whether this is something you need to worry about. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1GzlZX6
Oct 20, 2015
352 ND Fitness and Nutrition FAQs: An Interview with Exercise Expert Tom Holland
00:10:15
Internationally known exercise physiologist and trainer Tom Holland answers your most frequently asked questions about exercise and fitness nutrition. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NeWLww
Oct 13, 2015
351 ND The Problem with Vegan Alternatives
00:06:51
It's getting easier to find vegan alternatives for virtually every animal product, from bacon to brie. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1ZGIhwg
Oct 06, 2015
350 ND 350th Episode: Ask Me Anything with Nutrition Diva
00:10:29
Nutrition Diva answers questions from listeners on the way to lose weight, biggest nutrition misconceptions, how to boost nutrient absorption and more. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1WLxizo
Sep 29, 2015
254 ND 3 Things Nutrition Diva Won't Eat
00:09:56
When it comes to diet, I'm neither a purist nor a perfectionist. But there is a short list of foods that will go hungry rather than eat. What are they? Click to find out. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NPHHa6
Sep 22, 2015
349 ND Are Sprouted Grains Really Better for You?
00:09:09
Products made with sprouted grains are a hot new trend. Are they really more nutritious and more digestible than regular grains? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1VdwXCX
Sep 15, 2015
348 ND Can Cavities Be Healed with Diet?
00:10:49
Can eliminating grains help remineralize your teeth? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MqbSpx
Sep 08, 2015
347 ND Should Athletes Avoid Grains?
00:07:38
Will eating grains cause you to pack on body fat? The answer, as always, depends on the context.
Sep 01, 2015
346 ND How to Recharge After Exercise Without Overeating
00:08:36
Do your workouts make you ravenous? Here's how to cope. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JLnFHP
Aug 25, 2015
345 ND 5 Healthy Reasons to Use Your Slow Cooker
00:09:06
If you're trying to eat healthy, your slow cooker may be one of the most useful -- and underused -- appliances you own. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1EwBRbK
Aug 18, 2015
344 ND How to Treat and Prevent Gestational Diabetes
00:11:12
Gestational diabetes can often be managed without drugs. Lily Nichols, RD, shares her proven approach. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1J2ubKX
Aug 11, 2015
343 ND Fat or Carbs: Which Is the Body's Preferred Fuel Source
00:06:38
Forget carb-loading. Some swear that a low-carb diet is the way to promote athletic greatness. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MbEMch
Aug 04, 2015
342 ND Should Added Sugar be on the Nutrition Facts?
00:07:35
Proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts label include a separate line for added sugars. Critics argue that all sugars are the same. Who is right? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1gaCLQ1
Jul 28, 2015
341 ND Nutrition Tips for Headache Prevention
00:07:46
Can certain foods trigger headaches? Can nutritional supplements offer drug-free relief? Read on for Nutrition Divas tips for preventing headaches with diet and lifestyle changes. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SLjWiE
Jul 21, 2015
340 ND 5 Ways to Treat a Headache Without Drugs
00:07:44
Try these alternatives next time a headache looms. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1f8QOVG
Jul 14, 2015
339 ND Have we found the ultimate cure for obesity?
00:07:40
Harvard scientists are excited about the thunder god vine. Nutrition Diva? Not so much. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1gEj0Rd
Jul 07, 2015
256 ND How Much Protein Can the Body Absorb?
00:07:21
Is there a limit to how much protein you can use at one time? Nutrition Diva examines a popular food myth. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LdsZd1
Jun 30, 2015
338 ND How to Avoid Summer Weight Gain in Kids
00:07:07
Keep your kids (and yourself) healthy this summer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1KrgY3w
Jun 24, 2015
336 ND Is Bee Pollen Good for You? Part 2
00:08:32
Can bee pollen beat allergies or make you run faster? A look at the science behind the claims. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1BgYsri
Jun 09, 2015
335 Is Bee Pollen Good for You?
00:07:02
What's the science behind this alleged miracle food? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Bl9f3D
Jun 02, 2015
334 ND Is the Mediterranean Diet All It's Cracked Up to Be?
00:08:12
Is the Mediterranean diet really overhyped and based on shabby science? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SUiai4
May 26, 2015
333 ND Can Diet Reduce Stress?
00:08:17
Nutrition Diva discusses a surprising new link between diet and your brain, and details which foods can actually help lower stress levels. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1F9rrcP
May 19, 2015
332 ND Foods to Restore Your Intestinal Flora
00:07:26
Certain drugs and medical procedures can do a number on your intestinal bacteria. Nutrition Diva explains how to replenish your gut flora with food - and which foods to avoid to help the good bacteria thrive. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1HEdkze
May 12, 2015
330 ND Benefits of Warm Lemon Water
00:07:07
Proponents claim that drinking warm lemon water in the morning will detoxify and alkalinize your body, and rev your metabolism. Nutrition Diva takes a closer look at what lemon water can (and can't) do for your health.
Apr 28, 2015
216 ND Miso: What's in it for you?
00:07:03
Find what miso is, how to use it, and how it can benefit your health. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1EwlefV
Apr 21, 2015
329 ND How Much Iced Tea Is Too Much?
00:07:11
Recently, a man went into kidney failure after drinking too much iced tea. How much iced tea is it safe to drink? Nutrition Diva explains this curious case. Reat the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OkcTv8.
Apr 14, 2015
328 ND Can Chilling Rice Cut Calories in Half?
00:07:33
Scientists announce a new way of cooking rice that could reduce calories by up to 60%. But this method may also increase your risk of food poisoning if you're not careful. Nutrition Diva reports. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1DlmrnL
Apr 07, 2015
326 ND You Don't Have to Give Up Red Meat to Be Healthy
00:06:06
The latest dietary guidelines encourage us to eat less red meat. Nutrition Diva shows you how to have your steak and eat it too. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1CbnIvV
Mar 25, 2015
325 ND Should I Drink Milk Made by Coca-Cola?
00:06:11
Coca-Cola is selling a new line of "designer milk" and everyone's been asking about it - even Doctor Oz wants to know what Nutrition Diva thinks of this new product. Read on for the Diva's take. See the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1xyX4sP
Mar 25, 2015
324 ND Are Food Additives Making Us Fat?
00:06:05
New research shows that common food additives may not be as harmless as we thought. Nutrition Diva explains how the latest research in microbiology is changing the way we think about nutrition and health. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1GFZv4W
Mar 10, 2015
323 ND Stop Worrying About the Glycemic Index
00:05:27
For years, we've been told to avoid high glycemic foods. Now, a new study shows that it may not make much difference. Of course, there is a catch. Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1zYVy3T
Mar 03, 2015
322 ND How Birth Control Pills Affect Nutritional Needs
00:07:56
Learn which foods replenish nutrients that are depleted by oral contraceptives and HRT. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1wpD3Kc.
Feb 24, 2015
321 What Is an N-of-1 Experiment?
00:08:00
Do you have what it takes to be a bio-hacker? Self-experimentation can help you find what works for you - and might help scientists too! Nutrition Diva reports on the latest in diet data. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1LfUaPY
Feb 17, 2015
320 ND Energy Density vs. Nutrient Density
00:07:40
What’s the difference between a nutrient-dense food and an energy-dense food? Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/19arkEP
Feb 10, 2015
319 ND The Truth About Moringa
00:07:01
Marketers are promoting moringa as the most nutritious food on earth. But do the facts support the claims? Nutrition Diva takes a closer look. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1zditqB
Feb 03, 2015
318 ND Latest on Gluten-Free Diet Trend
00:07:21
The gluten-free trend is still riding high. Is there any new research to support going without gluten? Nutrition Diva gives you the latest. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1CQJpmc
Jan 27, 2015
317 ND Can Melatonin Help You Sleep?
00:07:34
Melatonin is available over the counter as a nutritional supplement. Can taking melatonin help with insomnia or jet lag? Nutrition Diva reviews the evidence. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1uodwdS
Jan 20, 2015
316 ND What's Up With Bone Broth?
00:08:34
Everybody's raving about "bone broth" as the new miracle health elixir. What's actually in bone broth and what can it do for you? Nutrition Diva investigates the science behind the fad. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/14qraXa
Jan 06, 2015
229 ND Foods That Burn Belly Fat
00:07:17
Can eating the right foods really shrink your tummy? Learn the truth about "flat-belly" foods and diets. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1wlDzTu
Dec 30, 2014
314 ND Can You Lose Weight by Timing Your Meals?
00:06:11
How many hours go by between your first bite of the day and your last? If it's more than 12, you may be storing extra fat. Nutrition Diva explains how to use your watch to lose weight (without eating less). Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1z4DRPz
Dec 16, 2014
313 ND Can Zinc Lozenges Ward Off a Cold?
00:06:50
There's nothing worse than waking up with that little tickle in your throat that signals an impending cold. Can zinc lozenges or sprays help fend off a virus? Nutrition Diva investigates. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1zGh7rH
Dec 09, 2014
312 ND Does Soy Cause Early Puberty?
00:07:23
How does soy affect estrogen levels? Is it safe to let your kids drink soymilk? Nutrition Diva looks at the competing claims and misinformation about soy's effects on children's development. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1w481Xv
Dec 02, 2014
310 ND Best Nutrition Books of the Year
00:09:05
Instead of hype and hyperbole, these 5 books (hand selected by Nutrition Diva) serve up a heaping helping of common sense and sanity. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1vwAftL
Nov 18, 2014
309 ND Can Processed Food Be Healthy?
00:08:41
We hear a lot about the dangers of "processed" foods these days. But some kinds of processing can make food better for you. Nutrition Diva explains how to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1sDQnlw
Nov 12, 2014
308 ND Why Leftover Pasta Is Good for You
00:07:19
Whole wheat pasta is higher in fiber and easier on the blood sugar. But regular pasta just tastes better. Here's a simple trick that lets you have it both ways. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1xi2QD3
Nov 05, 2014
307 ND The Truth About Burning Calories
00:07:24
Why you don't have to jump rope for 45 minutes every time you eat pizza. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1wDSpH8
Oct 28, 2014
306 ND Do Americans Eat Too Much Protein?
00:07:14
Some claim that we are eating twice as much protein as we should but the facts seem to say otherwise. Nutrition Diva gets to the bottom of the controversy. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1t8wTua
Oct 21, 2014
305 ND How to Cook Vegan
00:08:56
Everyone should (and probably does) have a few vegan recipes in their repertoire. Here are some easy ways to serve dinner to a vegan guest. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1xYOaWz
Oct 14, 2014
304 ND 10 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Nutrition
00:07:01
10 easy ways to improve your nutrition without trying too hard. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/Zokiqc
Oct 07, 2014
303 ND Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain: Mystery Solved?
00:08:12
New research may finally explain how zero-calorie sweeteners could cause you to gain weight. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1vL1Eon
Sep 30, 2014
301 ND America's Eating Habits
00:06:00
There's still room for improvement, but there are some encouraging trends to report. Nutrition Diva takes a closer look. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1vu2Dcn
Sep 16, 2014
300 ND 4 Things I've Changed About My Diet
00:08:10
Since the Nutrition Diva podcast debuted in 2008, new research has challenged a lot of the conventional wisdom on nutrition. How have my eating habits evolved over the past 6 years? Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/YMRS9a
Sep 09, 2014
299 9 Signs of Disordered Eating
00:10:10
How to recognize the signs of disordered eating. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1xx9wgm
Sep 02, 2014
298 ND Pros and cons of the 80/10/10 diet
00:07:10
Is the 80/10/10 diet a good way to lose weight or improve your health? Nutrition Diva takes a look at the advantages and disadvantages of this diet trend. Visit the website to read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1opfxCd
Aug 26, 2014
297 ND The 4 Food Principles Behind Scott Leibfried's Reviver NYC
00:09:44
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Scott Leibfried talks making food healthy, balanced, and delicious with Nutrition Diva and the Clever Cookstr.
Aug 19, 2014
296 ND How Much Nutrition Do You Absorb From Food?
00:08:38
Nutrition Diva explains the many factors that affect nutrient absorption. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/VmuDAY
Aug 12, 2014
295 ND What is a Low Histamine Diet?
00:08:41
Nutrition Diva takes a look at which foods are high in histamines, and who might benefit from avoiding them
Aug 05, 2014
294 ND What is Histamine Intolerance?
00:06:40
Could histamine intolerance be the cause of your mysterious food reactions? Enter for a chance to win TWO copies of my book: http://bit.ly/1uDm5pU. See website for full details. Read this episode's full transcript: http://bit.ly/ULEHmS
Jul 29, 2014
293 ND Vitamin E: Are You Getting What You Need?
00:08:01
Only one in ten Americans gets enough Vitamin E. With Nutrition Diva's expert tips, you can be the one. Enter the Summer Book Club Sweepstakes: http://bit.ly/1p7Z8pk. See the website for the transcript: http://bit.ly/UokQdJ
Jul 22, 2014
292 ND Nutritious Options for Liquid and Soft Diets
00:07:42
Sore teeth? Nutrition Diva shows you how to get the nutrition you need--and plenty of flavor--when you can only eat soft or liquid foods.
Jul 16, 2014
291 ND Can Soylent Replace Food?
00:09:59
A new product claims to make eating a thing of the past. Are you ready for life without food? Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1jqq6Jv
Jul 08, 2014
290 ND What Does Nutrition Diva Eat?
00:09:23
Like you, Nutrition Diva lives in the real world - the one that includes surprise pizza parties and other unforeseen developments. Here's how the ultimate nutrition expert navigates through the twists and turns of real life (without deprivation or hunger). Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1ox2O1O
Jul 01, 2014
288 - Are Some Calories More Fattening Than Others?
00:07:46
Nutrition Diva's take on the quality vs. quantity debate. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1pSnPVt
Jun 17, 2014
287 ND How (Not) to Increase Your Potassium Intake
00:07:00
Most of us need to get more potassium but supplements are not the answer. Here's why....
Jun 10, 2014
286 ND What Is Fructose Malabsorption?
00:07:45
Fruit is a usually healthy choice but for those with fructose malabsorption, the wrong kind of fruit (or too much of it) can cause painful consequences. Nutrition Diva explains how to deal with fructose malabsorption.
Jun 03, 2014
285 ND What to Eat for Gorgeous Skin
00:08:24
Nutrition tips that will keep your skin looking great at any age
May 27, 2014
284 ND Hidden Sources of Pesticide Exposure
00:07:46
It's a good idea to mimimize your exposure to pesticides. But you might be surprised to find out where they are (and aren't) lurking.
May 20, 2014
283 ND How Food Affects Mood (Part 2)
00:08:08
The second part in the series on how food and mood are connected. Learn which nutrients help fight depression and how psychology can help fight obesity.
May 13, 2014
282 ND How Food Affects Mood (Part 1)
00:07:49
Can eating carbs boost your mood? How dangerous is it to "self-medicate" with food? The Savvy Psychologist joins Nutrition Diva in the first of a two-part series.
May 06, 2014
281 ND How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?
00:07:28
Pregnancy isn’t an excuse to stop paying attention to your weight—but it’s also not a time to obsess about staying thin. Nutrition Diva has your guide to gaining a healthy amount of weight (both for your and your baby's well-being)
Apr 29, 2014
280 ND Breaking News on Protein and Aging
00:06:59
Although high protein diets are all the rage, those who need protein the most aren't getting enough. Find out if you're at risk
Apr 22, 2014
279 ND The Other Side of Phytates
00:07:05
Phytates have gotten a bad reputation as "anti-nutrients." But if you're going out of your way to avoid them, you could be missing out on their cancer-fighting benefits.
Apr 15, 2014
211 ND How to Overhaul Your Diet
00:08:43
What Habits Should You Change First to Rebuild a Healthy Diet?
Apr 08, 2014
278 ND Soil-Based Organisms
00:08:46
Probiotics are all the rage these days. But some claim that the friendly bacteria found in dirt are even more beneficial than those found in foods.
Apr 02, 2014
277 ND Can Whole Milk Keep You Thin?
00:10:18
A slew of recent research suggests that the old advice to avoid high-fat dairy may be wrong. High-fat dairy products appear to help keep you leaner. Nutrition Diva takes a closer look at this apparent paradox.
Mar 25, 2014
276 ND The Carageenan Controversy
00:07:05
This natural ingredient has been used for hundreds of years and is used in many organic and vegan foods. Now, critics are calling for a ban.
Mar 20, 2014
275 ND Can the Right Diet Prevent Cancer?
00:08:17
There's no such thing as a diet that prevents cancer because diet is only one of many factors in this complex disease. There are ways to reduce your risk, however. (Surprise: Eating organic isn't one of them!)
Mar 11, 2014
274 ND Farm-Raised vs. Wild-Caught Fish
00:09:14
From nutrition to sustainability to cost to contaminants, there's a lot to consider when weighing the pros and cons of farm-raised vs. wild-caught.
Mar 04, 2014
273 ND Natto and Vitamin K: What's the Connection?
00:06:37
Natto is one of the richest sources of vitamin K2. Here's what you need to know about this little-known nutrient and even lesser-known food source.
Feb 25, 2014
272 ND Why I'm Not Afraid of Yoga Mat Chemicals in My Bread
00:09:41
Consumers have the power to change the food supply. Let's use it wisely. Nutrition Diva tackles the chemical controversy.
Feb 18, 2014
271 ND Does Coconut Oil Raise Your Cholesterol?
00:07:04
The latest research on coconut oil and cholesterol, plus some thoughts on whether it even matters.
Feb 11, 2014
270 ND Does Blending Destroy Fiber?
00:07:58
Smoothies are all the rage but how does liquefying fruits and vegetables affect their nutritional benefits? Nutrition Diva gets to the bottom of the glass.
Feb 04, 2014
269 ND Does Dairy Weaken Your Bones?
00:07:20
There's a rumor going around that dairy products contribute to osteroporosis by acidifying the body. Nutrition Diva gets to the bottom of the controversy.
Jan 28, 2014
268 ND When Doctors Drop the Ball
00:08:47
Why don't doctors refer patients to nutritionists for help with conditions that are largely driven or mitigated by diet and nutrition? How to know when it's time to consult a nutritionist.
Jan 21, 2014
267 ND Can Lutein Supplements Protect Your Eyes?
00:08:51
Marketers and doctors are pushing special supplements for your eyes. Do you need them?
Jan 14, 2014
266 ND Why Willpower Isn't Enough
00:07:48
No matter how good your intentions, research shows that willpower probably WON'T power you through your New Year's resolutions! Nutrition Diva shows you how to tip the odds in your favor.
Jan 07, 2014
219 ND Weight Loss Myths
00:06:59
New insights into the best way to lose weight and keep it off.
Jan 01, 2014
265 ND Please Don't Eat the Mistletoe!
00:05:36
Your guide to the most nutritious and delicious holiday decor
Dec 24, 2013
264 ND What Is Maca and Can it Help With Menopause?
00:09:14
Anecdotes abound, but what does science have to say about maca and menopause? Nutrition Diva dives into ancient Incan tradition to find out more about this potent plant.
Dec 17, 2013
263 ND Dinner Party Etiquette: How to Handle Dietary Restrictions?
00:10:54
Modern Manners Guy Richie Frieman joins Nutrition Diva to discuss the etiquette of dietary restrictions
Dec 10, 2013
262 ND How Nutrition Affects Male Fertility
00:07:03
Second in a two part series on how diet and nutrition can help couples get pregnant.
Dec 03, 2013
261 ND Can Diet and Nutrition Help You Get Pregnant?
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Find out if (and how) certain foods and nutrients can affect female fertility. Are there things you should eat if you want to get pregnant? Nutrition Diva explains.
Nov 26, 2013
260 ND What Are Phytosterols?
00:07:30
Phytosterols can help keep your heart and brain young. Find out which foods contain them and how much you need.
Nov 19, 2013
259 ND Which Nutrients Help Treat Restless Legs Syndrome?
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Can the right nutrients calm those jumpy legs and help you get a good night's sleep? Nutrition Diva describes 4 ways to help treat your RLS
Nov 12, 2013
258 ND 9 Tips for Reducing Food Waste
00:09:10
About a third of the food that's grown in the world each year ends up in trash. Here are 9 easy ways to cut down on the amount of food you throw away.
Nov 05, 2013
257 ND Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity for Real?
00:07:19
Many people without celiac disease feel better when they avoid gluten. But it turns out that gluten may have nothing to do with it. Nutrition Diva explores the latest research
Oct 29, 2013
178 ND Chocolate vs. Carob
00:06:30
Is carob a healthier alternative to chocolate? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Oct 23, 2013
255 ND Are Grains Killing Your Brain?
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A new book argues that eating wheat sets you up for Alzheimer's and other brain diseases. Should you go grain-free? Nutrition Diva reviews the evidence behind this latest theory.
Oct 08, 2013
253 ND Double Your Protein, Lose More Fat?
00:07:02
Recent headlines encouraging folks to double their protein intake may be misleading. Find out whether increasing your protein intake is a good idea.
Sep 24, 2013
252 ND What's the Most Nutritious Way to Eat Vegetables?
00:08:01
Can you enhance your nutrition by eating certain vegetables in certain combinations? Nutrition Diva makes it easy
Sep 17, 2013
251 ND Can You Get Too Much Omega-3?
00:08:39
Is it possible to get too much Omega-3? How do the omega-3s from various sources compare? Nutrition Diva helps sort it all out for you.
Sep 10, 2013
250 ND Benefits of Manuka Honey
00:07:00
What makes manuka honey different from regular honey? Nutrition Diva investigates the science behind the claims.
Sep 03, 2013
249 ND Does Garcinia Help With Weight Loss?
00:08:19
Does garcinia enhance weight loss or suppress appetite? Here's what you can expect.
Aug 27, 2013
248 ND Red Wine and Cholesterol
00:06:53
Does drinking red wine with red meat protect your heart? Nutrition Diva peeks behind the headlines to see what this latest research really tells us.
Aug 20, 2013
247 ND Juicing: Healthy Habit of Blood Sugar Bomb?
00:08:22
Lots of people are juicing for health and it can be a good way to get more vegetable nutrition. But could it be doing a number on your blood sugar? Nutrition Diva weighs the pros and cons.
Aug 13, 2013
246 ND Should I Take Antibiotics with Probiotics?
00:07:19
Antibiotics kill more than just bad bacteria. They can also do a number on the beneficial bacteria that reside in your digestive tract. But is taking a probiotic with your antibiotic just a waste of money?
Aug 06, 2013
245 ND Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer Risk
00:07:28
Recent studies suggest that high intake of omega-3s increases your risk of prostate cancer. Should you stop taking fish oil? Nutrition Diva takes a closer look at the pros and cons of fish oil for men.
Jul 31, 2013
244 ND What Are ORAC values?
00:06:54
Are ORAC values a better way to measure the total antioxidant capacity of foods just another marketing ploy? Learn what these numbers mean for your health.
Jul 24, 2013
243 ND What Are Electrolytes?
00:07:50
Are you getting enough electrolytes? Find out what electrolytes do for you, where you get them, and how to be sure you are getting enough.
Jul 11, 2013
242 ND Are You Getting Enough Iodine?
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Signs of iodine deficiency and best food sources | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Jul 09, 2013
035 ND Restaurant Survival Guide
00:07:46
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jul 02, 2013
241 ND Myths About Wheatgrass
00:08:53
Proponents claim that wheatgrass is higher in protein than eggs but numbers can be misleading. Nutrition Diva reveals the truth.
Jun 25, 2013
240 ND What Can Bulletproof Coffee Do For You?
00:07:44
Nutrition Diva weighs in on the claims for bulletproof coffee. Find out whether adding butter to your coffee is a good idea or just another diet fad.
Jun 18, 2013
239 ND Nutrition Tips for Men
00:06:27
In honor of Men's Health Week, foods and nutrients that keep your prostate healthy and problem-free.
Jun 11, 2013
238 ND Have We Bred the Nutrition Out of Our Food?
00:06:17
Some worry that modern agriculture really stripped the nutrition from our food supply? What this means for your salad bowl.
Jun 04, 2013
237 ND Pros and Cons of Water Fluoridation
00:07:22
Most U.S. water supplies are fluoridated to prevent tooth decay. Does this violate the precautionary principle?
May 28, 2013
236 ND What is the FODMAP diet?
00:07:12
Find out about a new diet that can eliminate bloating and other tummy travails.
May 21, 2013
235 ND Does it Matter What Time You Eat?
00:07:41
New research suggests eating earlier may help you lose weight.
May 14, 2013
234 ND Are We Programmed to Snack at Night?
00:06:16
New research shows that appetite peaks at night-exactly when weight loss experts tell us to stop eating. Should you listen to your body?
May 07, 2013
233 ND The Power of Planning
00:06:36
When it comes to eating healthy, good intentions aren't enough. Planning ahead is the secret to staying on track.
Apr 30, 2013
040 ND Earth Day Nutrition Tips
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Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Apr 23, 2013
232 ND Carnitine in Red Meat
00:07:06
What the latest research on red meat and heart disease means for your health and diet choices.
Apr 16, 2013
134 ND What's the Best Protein Powder?
00:06:24
A protein powder can be a convenient way to add a little extra protein to your diet. Does it matter which one you use? http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Apr 09, 2013
231 ND Can You Compensate for a High Sodium Diet?
00:06:19
If reducing salt isn't an option, these strategies can help offset the effects.
Apr 02, 2013
230 ND Which Diet Works Best?
00:08:11
What works for others many not be right for you. Fortunately, there's more than one way to eat healthy.
Mar 26, 2013
150 Nutrition Month: Tips for Healthy Aging
00:07:48
How nutritional needs change with age | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audible. Visit audiblepodcast.com/diva for a free e-book.
Mar 13, 2013
157 Nutrition Month: Stock a Healthy Kitchen on a Budget
00:06:55
Tips for new cooks and householders.
Mar 13, 2013
108 Nutrition Month: Tips for College Students
00:06:22
Tips for eating healthy on a budget. How to survive college food and avoid the Freshman 15. How to cook when you don't have a kitchen. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 12, 2013
096 Nutrition Month: Fuel for Young Athletes
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Sports are a great way for kids and adults to stay active and healthy. But eating the wrong foods before and after the game can undo a lot of those benefits. Here are some common mistakes parents and coaches make, and suggestions for healthier choices. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 12, 2013
042 Nutrition Month: Raising Healthy Eaters
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Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 12, 2013
228 ND Pros and Cons of the Paleo Diet
00:07:40
Eating like a caveman is all the rage. But is the Paleo diet the (only) path to better health?
Mar 12, 2013
227 ND Betting on Behavior Change
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Nutrition Diva explains how to use carrots and sticks to achieve your goals.
Mar 05, 2013
226 ND Chia vs. Hemp vs. Flax
00:07:21
Chia vs. Hemp vs. Flax: Which seeds pack the biggest nutritional punch?
Feb 26, 2013
224 ND Satiety vs. Satiation: Pt 2
00:09:12
To eat less without feeling hungry, choose foods that promote both satiety and satiation.
Feb 12, 2013
223 ND Satiety vs. Satiation: Pt 1
00:06:48
Always hungry? Nutrition Diva explains the difference between foods that make you full and those that keep you full.
Feb 05, 2013
222 ND Healthy Ideas for Your Super Bowl Party
00:06:46
Great party snacks that are actually good for your guests.
Jan 29, 2013
221 ND Can You Be Overweight and Still Be Healthy?
00:07:12
Why your BMI doesn't tell the whole story. Other tools to evaluate your health and disease risks.
Jan 22, 2013
220 ND Is Modern Wheat Making Us Sick?
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Does today's wheat really send the body into "fat storing panic mode"?
Jan 15, 2013
218 ND Nutrition in 2012
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A look back at this year's best and worst advice about nutrition.
Dec 25, 2012
217 ND Aspartame and Cancer: An Update
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New findings links diet soda to increased risk of certain cancers.
Dec 18, 2012
215 ND Mold and Your Health
00:06:16
Can mold on foods or containers harm you? What’s the best way to remove mold?
Dec 04, 2012
214 ND Plastic in Foods
00:07:24
How much plastic are we eating?
Nov 27, 2012
213 ND DHA and Your Brain
00:06:04
Does DHA protect your brain against ADHD and Alzheimer's Disease?
Nov 20, 2012
212 ND Does Soda Thin Your Bones?
00:08:04
What's the latest evidence on this controversial question?
Nov 13, 2012
155 ND The Truth About Whole Grains
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Why you shouldn't go whole hog on whole grains.
Oct 30, 2012
210 ND Frozen Yogurt: Health Food or Dessert?
00:07:20
Is TCBY's new Super Fro-Yo really a "guilt-free" indulgence?
Oct 23, 2012
209 ND Dangers of Unplanned Eating
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Four ways that unplanned eating can sabotage your diet.
Oct 16, 2012
208 ND How Much Fat Is Too Much?
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How much fat should you eat?
Oct 09, 2012
207 ND Should Fructose Content be Listed on Food Labels?
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Should fructose content be listed on food labels?
Oct 02, 2012
206 ND Why Dieters Crash and Burn, Part 2
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Nutrition Diva and Get-Fit Guy on common weight loss mistakes and how to stick with your diet and exercise plan
Sep 25, 2012
205 ND Can Green Coffee Help You Lose Weight?
00:06:13
Green coffee extracts are all the buzz. Are they a better way to rev up or slim down?
Sep 18, 2012
204 ND Folic Acid and Cancer Risk
00:07:37
Does this essential nutrient have a dark side? Understanding the two faces of folate.
Sep 11, 2012
203 ND Can Genetic Testing Reveal Your Ideal Diet?
00:06:25
Can genetic testing reveal your ideal diet? Is the field of nutrigenomics science or science fiction?
Sep 04, 2012
202 ND Is Food Intolerance Testing For Real?
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Can a simple blood test reveal hidden food sensitivities and help you lose weight?
Aug 28, 2012
201 ND What Are MCTs?
00:07:57
Medium chain triglycerides appear to boost metabolism, suppress appetite, and reduce fat stores. Can MCTs help you lose weight?
Aug 21, 2012
200 ND 200th Episode: Best of the Diva
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In honor of her 200th episode, the Nutrition Diva looks back at some of the topics that moved readers the most over the last 4 years
Aug 14, 2012
199 ND Weight Fluctuation: How Much is Normal?
00:07:46
Charting your weight with a moving average helps smooth out the ups and downs to reveal the real story.
Aug 07, 2012
198 ND Sports Nutrition: Fact or Fiction?
00:08:27
With the 2012 summer Olympics underway, the world's greatest athletes are being put to the test. What are they eating to prepare? Test your knowledge about which foods fuel athletic performance.
Jul 31, 2012
197 ND What is Spirulina?
00:05:58
Super food or expensive pond scum? Is this green food worth the greenbacks?
Jul 24, 2012
196 ND Carbs and Weight Gain
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Is it really carbs, rather than calories, that lead to weight gain?
Jul 17, 2012
195 ND What are Prebiotics?
00:07:29
Learn the difference between a probiotic and a prebiotic and why you need both in your diet.
Jul 10, 2012
054 ND Brain Freeze!
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Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jul 03, 2012
194 ND Pros and Cons of a Macrobiotic Diet
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Can a macrobiotic diet extend your life? Is there any harm in eating according to a macrobiotic philosophy?
Jun 26, 2012
193 ND The Dangers of Moderation, Part 2
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Everything in moderation: A reasonable approach or a slippery slope to excess?
Jun 19, 2012
192 ND Everything in Moderation, Part 1
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Eating healthy shouldn't become an unhealthy obsession. How striving for dietary perfection can backfire
Jun 12, 2012
191 ND Is Glycerin a Healthy Sweetener?
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Vegetable glycerin is sold as a natural skin product but some say it's also a healthy alternative to sugar. What's the story on this mystery ingredient?
Jun 05, 2012
190 ND Sugar Shock in the Schools
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With one in three children now overweight or obese, it's time to wean our schools from their addiction to candy fund-raisers.
May 29, 2012
073 ND Going Gluten-Free
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Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
May 22, 2012
189 ND Fructose Fears
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Is fructose to really to blame for rising rates of obesity? How much fructose can you safely consume?
May 15, 2012
188 ND Shift Your Focus to Make Dieting Easier
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Things are more desirable when they are off limits-just ask any 2-year-old. How to tame your inner toddler and stick to your diet.
May 08, 2012
187 ND Blood Thinners and Broccoli
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People taking anticoagulants are usually told to avoid broccoli, spinach, and other super-healthy veggies. Nutrition Diva has a better idea.
May 01, 2012
186 ND Is Fried Fish Good For You?
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Do the benefits of fish outweigh the negatives of fried foods? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: GoToMeeting.com
Apr 24, 2012
185 ND Does the Ratio of Omega-6 Fats Really Matter?
00:07:56
Some prominent experts say there's no reason to worry about it. | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Apr 17, 2012
184 ND Arsenic in Apple Juice and Brown Rice
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What you need to know about the recent arsenic scare | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Apr 10, 2012
183 ND What's Wrong with This Breakfast?
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Two common mistakes people make with the first meal of the day | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Apr 03, 2012
182 ND Is Red Meat Bad For You?
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Don't fall into the common trap of thinking of foods as "good" or "bad." | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Mar 27, 2012
181 ND Are Toxins Making Us Fat?
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Are industrial chemicals to blame for the obesity epidemic? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Mar 20, 2012
180 ND HMB Muscle Building Supplements Against Aging
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How to ensure muscle health as you age | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Mar 13, 2012
179 ND What is Homogenization?
00:07:21
How does homogenization affect milk? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Mar 06, 2012
177 ND Fish Oil Vs. Krill
00:07:48
What's the best source for omega-3 fats? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Feb 21, 2012
059 ND Mastering the Art of French Eating
00:06:02
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 14, 2012
176 ND How Important is a Varied Diet?
00:06:27
Can't you just eat the same healthy foods every day? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Feb 07, 2012
175 ND How to Overcome an Unsupportive Environment
00:07:08
Change is tougher when the people around you aren't on board | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Jan 31, 2012
174 ND Paula Deen Wastes Her Teachable Moment
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Diabetes drugs do not replace the need for a healthy lifestyle | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: http://stitcher.com.com/diva. | Use the promo code DIVA to be entered to win $1000.
Jan 24, 2012
173 ND Biggest Nutrition Traps, Part 3: Mean v. Extreme
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Your best days and worst days don't matter nearly as much as your typical day. | Get Nutrition Diva's books: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Jan 21, 2012
172 ND Biggest Nutrition Traps, Part 2: Quality v. Quantity
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Don't assume that just because something is good for you, you can consume it in unlimited quantities | Get Nutrition Diva's books: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Jan 19, 2012
171 ND Biggest Nutrition Traps, Part 1: Natural v. Healthy
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Just because it's all natural doesn't make it good for you| Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Betterment.com
Jan 17, 2012
170 ND Nutrition Tips for Night Shift Workers
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How to avoid weight gain when working nights | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Jan 10, 2012
169 ND How Alcohol is Metabolized
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What should you eat before and after drinking alcohol?
Dec 27, 2011
168 ND Protein and Carbohydrate Content in Foods
00:07:42
Best Sources of Protein and Carbs
Dec 20, 2011
167 ND How Many Calories Do You Need?
00:06:23
Can you trust online calorie calculators?
Dec 13, 2011
166 ND Diet and Breast Cancer
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Diet and nutrition tips to reduce your risk of breast cancer.| Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audible
Dec 06, 2011
165 ND Which Foods Are Highest in Pesticides?
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Other than fruits and vegetables, what foods should you buy organic? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Stack Exchange Cooking
Nov 29, 2011
164 ND Healthy Thanksgiving Eating Tips
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Does turkey really make you sleepy? What's the healthiest kind of pie? Test your holiday nutrition savvy.
Nov 22, 2011
163 ND How To Lose Weight Without Dieting
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It's official: Diets don't work. Here's a weight loss strategy that does. | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Nov 15, 2011
162 ND Do Calories Really Matter?
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Can you lose weight without counting calories? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audible
Nov 08, 2011
161 ND Cooking in Cast-Iron
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Does cast-iron cookware add iron to foods? Summary | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Stitcher Smart Radio
Nov 01, 2011
160 ND 4 Ways Your Smart Phone Can Make You Healthier
00:06:52
Using Technology to Improve your Diet | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Oct 25, 2011
159 ND Is MSG Bad For You? - Part 2
00:10:19
Does MSG cause diabetes, headaches, or obesity? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audiblepodcast.com/diva
Oct 18, 2011
158 ND Is MSG Safe? - Part 1
00:08:26
Harmless flavor enhancer or nerve toxin? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw Sponsor: Betterment.com/nutritiondiva
Oct 11, 2011
156 ND Can We Trust Industry Funded Research?
00:08:44
Who pays for our food and nutrition research?
Sep 27, 2011
154 ND What are Nightshades and Should You Avoid Them?
00:05:21
Are nightshade vegetables bad for people with arthritis?
Sep 13, 2011
153 ND How to Fight Childhood Obesity
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Four tips for raising healthier kids.
Sep 06, 2011
152 ND Is Goat Milk Better For You?
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How does it compare with cow milk?
Aug 30, 2011
149 ND Chew On This!
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How chewing leads to weight loss and improved digestion | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audible Visit Audiblepodcast.com/diva and get a free audiobook of your choice.
Aug 02, 2011
148 ND How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau
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Nothing's more frustrating than a weight loss plateau. Nutrition Diva explains how calorie cycling and other techniques can help you lose those last 5 pounds.
Jul 26, 2011
147 ND Does Grilled Meat Cause Cancer?
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Scientists warn that grilling causes carcinogens to form in meat. Here are 5 easy steps to minimize the health risks.
Jul 19, 2011
146 ND Olives and Olive Oil
00:07:32
Do they have the same benefits?
Jul 12, 2011
145 ND Phantom Carbohydrates - A Nutrition Mystery
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Solving the case of the missing calories. Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Protect your Home with ADT Security Services! Call 1-866-778-3127.
Jul 05, 2011
144 ND How to Eat Healthy When Traveling
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Tips for finding healthy options in convenience stores, airports, fast food restaurants, and strange cities. Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
Jun 28, 2011
143 ND How to Kill E. coli on Vegetables
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Can bleach, iodine, or vinegar kill E. coli on fresh produce? Is it safe to eat raw vegetables? Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: http://stitcher.com.com/diva. Use the promo code DIVA to be entered to win $1000.
Jun 21, 2011
142 ND How to Use Herbal Supplements
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3 questions to ask before taking any herbal supplement. Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Protect your Home with ADT Security Services! Call 1-866-778-3127
Jun 14, 2011
141 ND Snacking: Good or Bad?
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How to snack without sabotaging your diet or nutrition. Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Protect your Home with ADT Security Services! Call 1-866-778-3127.
Jun 07, 2011
140 ND Are Steel Cut Oats Better For You?
00:07:10
Does it matter what kind of oatmeal you eat? Find out how steel cut, regular, and instant oatmeal stack up nutritionally. Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: http://stitcher.com.com/diva. Use the promo code DIVA to be entered to win $100.
May 31, 2011
139 ND Do B Vitamins Give You Energy?
00:06:55
Energy drinks are often loaded up with B-Vitamins. Do these nutrients really pep you up or it is just window-dressing? http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
May 24, 2011
138 ND Are Pickles Nutritious?
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Are pickled vegetables a good alternative to fresh vegetables? http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
May 17, 2011
137 ND Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy
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Do you really need to avoid sushi, coffee, or peanuts when you're pregnant? http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
May 10, 2011
060 ND Is Fasting a Fast-Track to Health?
00:05:33
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
May 03, 2011
136 ND California and Florida Avocados: What's the Difference?
00:05:24
Find out the difference between California and Florida avocados and why it matters. Learn the nutritional benefits of avocados and which type makes the best guacamole. http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Apr 26, 2011
135 ND How Nutrition Affects Your Brain
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How diet and nutrition affects cognitive performance and brain function. http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Apr 19, 2011
133 ND Does Food Coloring Make Kids Hyper?
00:06:53
For now, the FDA has decided not to ban artificial colors. Did they make the right call? Monica examines the evidence linking dyes to hyperactivity. http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Apr 05, 2011
039 ND A Bum Steer
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Chicken isn't always healthier than beef.Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Mar 29, 2011
132 ND Are Grains Necessary for a Healthy Diet?
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A closer look at refined and whole grains and how they fit into a healthy diet. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Mar 22, 2011
131 ND What Are the Best Sources of Calcium?
00:06:24
Calcium is important for healthy bones, of course. But the more you can get from your diet (as opposed to supplements) the better. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Mar 15, 2011
130 ND Are You Getting Enough Calcium? Could You Be Getting Too Much?
00:05:21
Calcium does more than build strong bones. Find out what calcium does for you and find out how much you need to be healthy, both now and in the future. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
Mar 08, 2011
129 ND Will Eating Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?
00:07:13
Conventional wisdom says that eating breakfast helps you stay thin. But recent studies found that people who eat breakfast end up eating more. How does breakfast really affect weight loss? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 01, 2011
128 ND Are Free Radicals Good For You?
00:05:48
Learn how free radicals benefit your health and how to strike the perfect balance between not enough and too many antioxidants. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 22, 2011
127 ND Is Grass Fed Beef Better For You?
00:07:26
Advocates claim that grass-fed beef offers lots of nutritional advantages. Find out what is-and isn't-in grass-fed beef and whether it's healthier for you. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 15, 2011
126 ND How to Eat Less Without Feeling Hungry
00:08:12
If you're trying to lose weight, choosing foods that fill you up for fewer calories can make it easier to cut back. Three things to look for. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 08, 2011
125 ND 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
00:07:21
This week, the U.S. government releases its new and improved recommendations for what we should be eating. Are the new food rules any better than the old ones? How big an impact do the Guidelines have on American food choices? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 01, 2011
124 ND Which Oils Are Best For Cooking?
00:07:31
What happens when you heat oils? Does heating oil create toxins? Which oils should you use for cooking and which should you avoid? How should you select oils? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jan 25, 2011
123 ND Can You Reverse Diabetes with Diet?
00:07:31
What type of diet is best for people with have Type 2 Diabetes? Can Type 2 Diabetes be Cured? Learn the causes of Type 2 diabetes and how to treat it. Find out whether Type 2 diabetes can be reversed. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jan 18, 2011
122 ND Is Irradiated Food Safe?
00:08:43
What is irradiation? Does it make the food supply safer or could it be harmful? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jan 11, 2011
120 ND Is Carbonated Water Bad for You?
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Does carbonated water hurt the enamel on your teeth? Can drinking sparkling water weaken your bones or cause osteoporosis? Learn whether drinking fizzy water is bad for you. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Dec 28, 2010
119 ND How to Raise Your Good Cholesterol
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Having more HDL or "good" cholesterol in your blood reduces your risk of heart disease. Here are three ways to increase your good cholesterol level. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Dec 21, 2010
118 ND How to Cut Down on Sugar
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How much sugar should you eat? What kinds of sugars count as added sugars? How can you tell how much sugar a food contains? Is the sugar in fruit healthy? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Dec 14, 2010
117 ND Peanut Nutrition Facts
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Learn whether peanuts are good for you and the 3 main health benefits of peanuts. Find out how are peanuts different from other nuts and learn the healthiest way to eat peanuts. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Dec 07, 2010
116 ND Is Chewing Ice Bad for You?
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Can chewing ice cause anemia? Will chewing ice interfere with digestion or hurt your stomach? What should you do if you're addicted to chewing ice? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Nov 23, 2010
115 ND Is Powdered Milk Bad For You?
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What are the dangers of powdered milk and oxidized cholesterol? Does all lowfat and skim milk contain added dry milk? What is the truth about powdered milk? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Nov 23, 2010
114 ND Are Mushrooms Nutritious?
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Mushrooms are a good source of antioxidants and have cancer-fighting and immune-boosting potential. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Nov 16, 2010
113 ND What is Fasting Glucose?
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Fasting blood glucose is part of a routine blood test. What does it mean if your fasting glucose is high? Learn what to do to lower fasting glucose. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Nov 02, 2010
112 ND Is Raw Milk Good For You?
00:09:20
Does raw milk protect against allergies and asthma? Can people with lactose intolerance drink raw milk? Nutrition Diva examines the evidence supporting health benefits of raw milk? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Oct 26, 2010
111 ND Is Raw Milk Safe?
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Is raw milk safe to drink? What are the dangers of unpasteurized milk? Putting the risks of raw milk in perspective. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Oct 19, 2010
110 ND How Sugar Affects Your Health
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Learn how sugar speeds up the aging process by causing inflammation, glycation, suppressing your immune response, and upsetting hormone balance. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Oct 05, 2010
109 ND Healthy Eating Tips for College Kids: Part II
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Tips for saving time and money on food. How to cook when you don't have a kitchen. Tips for learning how to cook healthy foods. How to survive college food and avoid the Freshman 15. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Sep 28, 2010
107 ND Acrylamide in Food: Should You Be Worried?
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What are the dangers of acrylamide? What foods contain acrylamide? How much acrylamide is safe? How can you reduce your exposure to acrylamide? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Sep 14, 2010
106 ND Is Seaweed Good For You?
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Which types of seaweed are most nutritious? Is seaweed a good source of iodine? Is seaweed high in sodium? Where can you buy seaweed and how should you prepare it? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Sep 07, 2010
105 ND How to Make the Perfect Smoothie
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Tips and recipes on how to make thick creamy smoothies that are high in protein and low in sugar.
Aug 24, 2010
104 ND Can You Get Too Many Vitamins?
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Can you get too many vitamins? Can vitamin supplements cause nutrient overload? Which nutrients are easy to get too much of?
Aug 17, 2010
103 ND Does Air Conditioning Make You Fat?
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Can you lose weight, save money, and conserve energy-just by turning off the air conditioner?
Aug 10, 2010
102 ND Are There Foods That Keep Mosquitoes Away?
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Why do mosquitoes like certain people more than others? How can you keep mosquitoes from biting? Is garlic a natural mosquito repellent? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Aug 03, 2010
101 ND Do Glucosamine Supplements Work?
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Do glucosamine and chondroitin supplements reduce joint pain? Are they safe? What's the evidence on natural joint health supplements? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jul 27, 2010
100 ND Listener Questions
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Is kombucha good for you? Does eating late at night cause weight gain? Do vitamin supplements work? Your nutrition questions answered. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jul 20, 2010
099 ND What are the Benefits of a Raw Food Diet?
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Learn the benefits of a raw food diet; find out whether a raw food diet is healthy and whether cooking really destroys vitamins and enzymes as the raw food diet advocates claim. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jul 13, 2010
098 ND How Do You Know What's in Your Water?
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Is mineral water good for you? What minerals are in water and what are the health benefits of drinking mineral water? Which mineral water is best? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jul 06, 2010
097 ND Are Fruits and Vegetables Getting Less Nutritious?
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Learn whether fruits and vegetables are getting less nutritious and find out the truth about soil depletion and how that affects the nutrients in today's fruits and vegetables. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jun 22, 2010
095 ND What Kind of Salt is Healthiest?
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Depending on how or where it's harvested, salt may be finely textured or coarse; it may be white, grey, or pink; it may be kosher or iodized. What are the nutritional advantages?
Jun 01, 2010
094 ND Does High Fructose Corn Syrup Make You Fat?
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The reason that high fructose corn syrup has been singled out as the chief culprit in obesity is simply because it has become the primary source of sugar in the modern diet.
May 25, 2010
006 ND The Dehydration Myth
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Is the eight-glass-a-day of water rule an urban legend? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
May 18, 2010
093 ND Soluble and Insoluble Fiber
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Soluble and insoluble fiber play different roles in promoting health and preventing disease. Find out what do they do and which foods contain them.
May 11, 2010
092 ND Which Non-Dairy Milk is Best?
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If you don't drink cow's milk, there's plenty of non-dairy alternative to choose from. But should you choose milk made from soy, rice, almond, oat, or hemp?
May 04, 2010
091 ND Is Natural Sugar Better for You?
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We all know to avoid refined white sugar. But what about evaporated cane juice or raw sugar? Are there any advantages to these less processed sugars?
Apr 27, 2010
090 ND What's the Healthiest Type of Rice?
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The more rice you eat, the more benefit you'll get from eating brown rice, at least most of the time. If you're looking for a more nutritious kind of rice, you might want to consider adding wild rice to the mix once in a while.
Apr 20, 2010
089 ND Coconut Water
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Coconut water is a reasonably nutritious, natural beverage that appears to have health benefits similar to those available from fruits and vegetables. It doesn't replace fruits and vegetables, but there's nothing wrong with including it your diet, as well.
Apr 13, 2010
088 ND Sulfites in Food and Wine
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Sulfites are preservatives commonly found in dried fruits, wine, beer, and other foods. Find out what problems sulfites do (and don't) cause and whether you need to worry about them. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Apr 06, 2010
087 ND Herbs and Your Diet
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"Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme." Sure, it's a great tune by Simon and Garfinkle. Add a little buttermilk or some red wine vinegar and it would make a nice marinade or salad dressing. But it's also a prescription for good health. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 30, 2010
086 ND Is Fruit Good For You?
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A lot of you have written to me lately with questions about fruit: Am I getting enough? Am I getting too much? Am I getting the right kinds? Are some kinds better than others? So, let's talk about fruit and how it fits into a healthy diet. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 23, 2010
085 ND Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fats
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By now, almost everyone has heard about omega-3 fatty acids and how important they are for your health. Here's a slightly different perspective. You don't necessarily need to increase your intake in order to get the benefits. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 16, 2010
084 ND Is Pasta A Diet Disaster?
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Pasta is high in carbohydrates but that doesn't mean that it has no place on your plate. Here are some tips on how to enjoy pasta without blowing your diet or nutrition. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Mar 09, 2010
083 ND Free-Range and Omega-Fortified Eggs
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Many people assume that organic or "free-range" eggs are more nutritious than regular eggs. But that's not necessarily the case. Learn what these terms really mean and which eggs are actually the most nutritious. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 23, 2010
082 ND Is Skipping Breakfast Bad For You?
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The Diva's rules for breaking the rules. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 16, 2010
081 ND Mercury in Fish
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Learn whether you should be worried about mercury levels in fish. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 09, 2010
080 ND Hormones in Meat
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Should you be concerned about hormones in meat? Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Feb 02, 2010
079 ND What's the Best Diet, Part 5
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Learn how to design a diet that is right for you. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Jan 26, 2010