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

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

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Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous


582 - What’s Up with Monk Fruit and the Whole Food Sweetener Trend?
Aug 4 • 10 min
Everybody seems to be looking for info on monk fruit and whole food sweeteners. But are these sugar alternatives really better for you? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates.…
581 - Is Silicone Cookware Safe?
Jul 28 • 8 min
Years ago, Teflon was all the rage. Now, the chemical originally used to make it has been banned. Is nonstick silicone cookware really safer or just another time bomb waiting to explode? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows.…
580 - Organic, Gluten-Free, Vegan—Which One’s Healthiest?
Jul 21 • 8 min
Organic. Humane. Gluten-free. What's are the most important factors to consider when you choose a food brand? There's no simple answer, but getting clarity on your priorities can help. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows.…
579 - Should You Add Mineral Water to Your Diet?
Jul 14 • 9 min
Studies show mineral water may reduce heart disease. Should you make mineral water part of your diet? What's the best brand for you? What should you avoid? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for…
337 - Test Your Summer Nutrition Smarts
Jul 7 • 7 min
Test your summer nutrition savvy with this true/false quiz. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Koucwm
578 - Should You Beware of Glucose Syrup?
Jun 30 • 7 min
Is glucose syrup bad? One reference claims it's a concentrated source of sugar containing four times as many calories per tablespoon. But that data's wrong. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for…
577 - How Endurance Sports Affect Appetite
Jun 23 • 20 min
Exercising for longer periods can stimulate your appetite. Endurance athlete and coach Brock Armstrong joins me with tips on how to avoid unwanted weight gain when training for endurance sports. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips…
576 - What to Eat if You Don’t Have a Gallbladder
Jun 16 • 7 min
More people are having their gallbladders removed than ever before—and at a younger age. How does losing your gallbladder affect your diet for the rest of your life? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the…
575 - Is Powdered Milk Bad For You?
Jun 9 • 8 min
Online sources claim that powdered milk is dangerous because it contains oxidized cholesterol. Should you keep this relatively non-perishable staple in your emergency food stores? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows.…
574 - How to Eat 45,000 Extra Calories Without Gaining Weight
Jun 2 • 9 min
According to the conventional calorie math, the subjects in this over-feeding study should have gained more than a dozen pounds. Is it impossible to overeat protein? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the…
573 - What’s the Best Diet and Exercise for People Over 50?
May 26 • 22 min
How should your nutrition and fitness change as you get older? What types of foods and exercises are most important for older adults? Nutrition Diva's guest is healthy aging expert Dr. Christine Rosenbloom. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and…
572 - Do Artificial Sweeteners Promote Diabetes?
May 19 • 8 min
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 transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows.…
571 - Does Carb Backloading Help You Lose Weight? Science Says …
May 12 • 7 min
"Eat carbs in the evening to lose weight!" "Avoid carbs in the evening to keep blood sugar in check!" Research into carb backloading is a mixed bag. What should you do? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the…
570 - How is COVID-19 Affecting Our Food Supply?
May 5 • 13 min
What are the challenges facing our nation's farmers, ranchers, and fishermen, how will they affect our access to fresh food, and what can we do about it? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for…
569 - How to Get Groceries for Two Weeks in One Easy Trip
Apr 28 • 10 min
Here are some simple steps to help you get the right items and amounts at the grocery store so you can stop wasting food and save on unnecessary trips. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for…
387 - How to Tell If You’re Really Hungry
Apr 21 • 7 min
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 transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the…
568 - Pros and Cons of Air Fryers with Liz Shaw
Apr 14 • 24 min
Registered dietitian Liz Shaw is the author of the new Air Fryer Cookbook for Dummies and joins us to share her best tips and advice on getting the most out of your air fryer. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to…
567 - Can Too Much Fiber Affect Fertility?
Apr 7 • 7 min
A study suggests that eating too much fiber could interfere with your chances of getting pregnant. What does this mean for women and couples trying to conceive? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter…
566 - The Big 8—Should You Avoid These Common Food Allergens?
Mar 31 • 6 min
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…
565 - Does Drinking Milk Increase Breast Cancer Risk?
Mar 24 • 8 min
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…
564 - How Nutrition Affects Immune Function
Mar 17 • 7 min
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…
455 - How to Stock an Emergency Food Supply
Mar 10 • 7 min
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…
563 - What to Do With Fresh Turmeric Root
Mar 3 • 7 min
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…
562 - Is Coffee Flour a New Fair Trade Nutritional Powerhouse?
Feb 25 • 7 min
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 |…
561 - How to Fight PCOS with Diet and Nutrition
Feb 18 • 9 min
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…
560 - Fiber 2.0—Fiber’s New Science of Health-Boosting Benefits
Feb 11 • 11 min
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…
559 - The Biggest Loser is Back, But Is It Better?
Feb 4 • 6 min
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…
465 - Can You Absorb Nutrients Through Your Skin?
Jan 28 • 9 min
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…
558 - Best and Worst Diets of 2020 with Jill Weisenberger
Jan 21 • 23 min
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:…
557 - Plenity Is the New Weight Loss Drug in Town—Does It Work?
Jan 14 • 12 min
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…
556 - What Are the Health Benefits of Yerba Mate?
Jan 7 • 10 min
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:…
121 - Four Secrets to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution
Dec 31, 2019 • 8 min
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…
555 - The 2019 Year in Nutrition: Hype, Game-Changers, and Snake Oil
Dec 24, 2019 • 13 min
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…
554 - A Better Approach to Personalized Nutrition
Dec 17, 2019 • 11 min
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…
553 - Enjoy the Holidays without Wrecking Your Diet
Dec 10, 2019 • 9 min
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:…
552 - Use the Double Dopamine Effect to Reduce Cravings
Dec 3, 2019 • 14 min
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 |…
551 - Can Your Microbiome Reveal Your Ideal Diet?
Nov 26, 2019 • 10 min
Forget carbs and calories. Your microbiome may hold the key to better blood sugar control, and a $500 analysis may reveal your ideal diet.
550 - Can Meal Replacement Powders Replace Food?
Nov 19, 2019 • 12 min
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:…
549 - Does Seed Cycling Help Balance Hormones?
Nov 12, 2019 • 9 min
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:…
548 - Six Myths About Type 2 Diabetes
Nov 5, 2019 • 8 min
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:…
547 - 3 Strategies for Eating Healthier: Which One Works Best?
Oct 29, 2019 • 12 min
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…
546 - What to Eat to Prevent Kidney Stones
Oct 22, 2019 • 10 min
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…
545 - Is Red Meat Killing Us or Making Us Stronger?
Oct 15, 2019 • 10 min
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…
544 - Is Nutrition Research Broken?
Oct 8, 2019 • 25 min
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…
543 - How to End Portion Distortion, Eat Less, and Still Be Happy
Oct 1, 2019 • 11 min
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…
542 - Is Iron Deficiency Causing Your Hair Loss?
Sep 24, 2019 • 9 min
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…
541 - Are Sports Drinks the Best Way to Replace Electrolytes?
Sep 17, 2019 • 12 min
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…
540 - Healthiest and Unhealthiest Kinds of Fish
Sep 10, 2019 • 11 min
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…
418 - Is Eating Late Bad for Your Heart?
Sep 3, 2019 • 8 min
How and why meal timing could affect your health. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mIJw37
539 - Top 5 Nutrients for Postpartum Recovery
Aug 27, 2019 • 16 min
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…
538 - How to Choose a Protein Bar
Aug 20, 2019 • 12 min
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…
537 - Are Probiotics Safe for Your Immune System?
Aug 13, 2019 • 14 min
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…
536 - Can Tart Cherries Reduce Arthritis Pain?
Aug 6, 2019 • 12 min
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…
535 - Can the GAPS Diet Heal Your Brain?
Jul 30, 2019 • 13 min
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…
534 - How Getting Sleep Can Reduce Food Cravings
Jul 23, 2019 • 12 min
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…
533 - Pros and Cons of Oat Milk
Jul 16, 2019 • 10 min
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…
532 - Can You Eat Too Much Fiber?
Jul 9, 2019 • 13 min
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…
473 - Is The Beyond Burger Healthy for You? (Reissue)
Jul 2, 2019 • 8 min
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…
531 - Personalized Nutrition: The Latest on DNA-Based Diets
Jun 25, 2019 • 12 min
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…
530 - Wellness Is Not the Enemy
Jun 18, 2019 • 14 min
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:…
529 - Is Leaky Gut a Legitimate Diagnosis?
Jun 11, 2019 • 24 min
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…
528 - Is Extra Virgin Olive Oil Good for High-Heat Cooking?
Jun 4, 2019 • 10 min
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:…
445 - Is Being Overweight Unhealthy? Reframing the Debate
May 28, 2019 • 9 min
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…
527 - Secrets of Successful Habit Change with Gretchen Rubin
May 21, 2019 • 25 min
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526 - Is A2 Milk Better for You?
May 14, 2019 • 9 min
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:…
525 - Nutrition Tips for New College Grads
May 7, 2019 • 9 min
.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.
524 - Is a Vegetarian Diet Bad for Your Brain?
Apr 30, 2019 • 10 min
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?
523 - Quinine: Medicine or Mixer?
Apr 23, 2019 • 10 min
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…
522 - The 3 Levers of Appetite
Apr 16, 2019 • 12 min
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…
521 - CBD: Does the Science Support the Hype?
Apr 9, 2019 • 28 min
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…
520 - Is Your Calorie Counter Lying to You?
Apr 2, 2019 • 14 min
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…
519 - Should You Eat Fewer Eggs?
Mar 26, 2019 • 12 min
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…
518 - Are Omega-3 Eggs as Good as Eating Fish?
Mar 19, 2019 • 10 min
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…
517 - Aflatoxins in Nuts: Danger or Hype?
Mar 12, 2019 • 19 min
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…
516 - How to Do More with Dinner: An Interview with Melissa Joy Dobbins
Mar 5, 2019 • 23 min
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…
515 - Are Nutritional Supplements a Waste of Money?
Feb 26, 2019 • 12 min
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.…
514 - The Setpoint Diet: Interview with Jonathan Bailor
Feb 20, 2019 • 22 min
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…
513 - Is Lean Protein Really Better For You?
Feb 12, 2019 • 11 min
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…
512 - Should Americans Follow the Canadian Food Guide?
Feb 5, 2019 • 26 min
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…
511 - Your Brain on Cholesterol
Jan 29, 2019 • 9 min
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…
510 - Can Fiber Cancel Out Calories?
Jan 22, 2019 • 9 min
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…
433 - 3 Myths (and 1 Truth) About Grain-Fed Beef
Jan 15, 2019 • 11 min
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.
509 - Is Protein Combining Necessary After All?
Jan 8, 2019 • 16 min
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:…
508 - Are Some Fruits More Fattening Than Others?
Jan 1, 2019 • 13 min
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…
394 - How Much Fat Can You Lose?
Dec 25, 2018 • 9 min
The faster you are losing weight, the less fat you’re likely to be losing. read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cx0wEE
507 - Bloating: The Causes and the Cures
Dec 18, 2018 • 14 min
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…
506 - Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?
Dec 11, 2018 • 11 min
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…
505 - Preventing E. coli Outbreaks Is Easier Than You Think
Dec 4, 2018 • 17 min
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…
504 - The Faces of Farming: Almonds
Nov 27, 2018 • 14 min
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…
503 - The Faces of Farming: Strawberries
Nov 20, 2018 • 13 min
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…
BONUS: Faces of Farming: Dairy
Nov 16, 2018 • 15 min
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…
502 - The Faces of Farming: Beef
Nov 13, 2018 • 27 min
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…
501 - The Faces of Farming: Artichokes
Nov 6, 2018 • 15 min
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…
500 - Does Intermittent Fasting Work?
Oct 30, 2018 • 9 min
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…
499 - Pesticides on Our Plates: Is Our Food Safe to Eat?
Oct 23, 2018 • 22 min
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…
498 - How to Lower PSA Levels Naturally
Oct 16, 2018 • 9 min
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…
497 - Pros and Cons of the Ketogenic Diet
Oct 9, 2018 • 13 min
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:…
496 - Can You Have Too Much ‘Good’ (HDL) Cholesterol?
Oct 2, 2018 • 10 min
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…
495 - Do You Need a Digestive Enzyme Supplement?
Sep 25, 2018 • 11 min
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…
494 - What Are the Benefits of Drinking Aloe Juice?
Sep 18, 2018 • 8 min
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…
493 - How Much Omega-6 Do You Need?
Sep 11, 2018 • 9 min
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…
492 - Mindful Eating: How We Get it Wrong
Sep 4, 2018 • 10 min
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…
423 - 4 Tips for More Mindful Eating
Aug 28, 2018 • 11 min
These tricks can help reduce mindless overeating. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ozewQH
491 - Is Drinking Milk Unnatural?
Aug 21, 2018 • 12 min
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…
490 - Is Butter a Healthy Fat?
Aug 14, 2018 • 9 min
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…
489 - How to Build a Better Salad in 6 Steps
Aug 7, 2018 • 9 min
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…
488 - Can a Low-Carb Diet Cure Reflux?
Jul 31, 2018 • 8 min
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…
487 - What Is the Cracker Test?
Jul 24, 2018 • 11 min
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…
486 - What Are Postbiotics?
Jul 17, 2018 • 7 min
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…
485 - What Is Gymnema Sylvestre and Can It Kill Sugar Cravings?
Jul 10, 2018 • 10 min
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…
484 - Rethinking Drinking: Do the Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Risks?
Jul 3, 2018 • 9 min
Moderate alcohol consumption has been linked with a longer life. But new research questions the benefits of even moderate drinking. Read the transcript at…
483 - Protein Density: How To Get More Protein for Fewer Calories
Jun 26, 2018 • 9 min
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…
482 - The Surprising Link Between Salt and Weight Gain
Jun 19, 2018 • 7 min
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…
481 - The Candida Diet: Separating Fact from Fiction
Jun 12, 2018 • 8 min
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…
480 - Can Xylitol Prevent Bone Loss?
Jun 5, 2018 • 7 min
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:…
479 - How to Increase Fiber Without Overloading on Calories
May 29, 2018 • 7 min
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…
478 - 10 Nutrition Worries You Can Stop Stressing About
May 23, 2018 • 11 min
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…
432 - Myths about Sulfites and Wine
May 15, 2018 • 8 min
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…
477 - Mushroom Coffee: The Science Behind the Trend
May 8, 2018 • 8 min
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…
476 - Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune Response?
May 1, 2018 • 8 min
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…
475 - Does Sparkling Water Make You Hungry?
Apr 24, 2018 • 8 min
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…
474 - How Fake Nutrition News Hurts Us All
Apr 17, 2018 • 8 min
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…
472 - Are the Benefits of Fish Oil Overrated?
Apr 3, 2018 • 10 min
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…
471 - Lectins and the Plant Paradox
Mar 27, 2018 • 11 min
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…
470 - Do Calcium Supplements Raise Your Risk of Colon Cancer?
Mar 20, 2018 • 10 min
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…
469 - Is the Vegan Impossible Burger Healthy for You?
Mar 13, 2018 • 11 min
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…
468 - What is Water Weight?
Mar 6, 2018 • 10 min
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…
467 - Do Eggs Increase Diabetes Risk?
Feb 27, 2018 • 7 min
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…
466 - What to Eat to Prevent the Flu
Feb 20, 2018 • 10 min
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…
464 - Can You Lose Weight by Eating More Often?
Feb 6, 2018 • 9 min
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…
463 - Should You Eliminate Oil From Your Diet?
Jan 30, 2018 • 9 min
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…
462 - Is It Safe to Eat Freezer Burned Food?
Jan 23, 2018 • 7 min
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:…
461 - How to Change your Habits: An Interview with Dan Ariely
Jan 16, 2018 • 18 min
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…
460 - Why Do Antidepressants Cause Weight Gain?
Jan 9, 2018 • 11 min
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…
315 - 5 Healthy Habits for the New Year
Jan 2, 2018 • 8 min
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
459 - The Best Nutrition Ideas of 2017
Dec 26, 2017 • 9 min
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…
458 - Is Nonstick Cookware Safe?
Dec 19, 2017 • 9 min
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…
457 - How to Increase Breast Milk Supply
Dec 12, 2017 • 6 min
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…
456 - Is Meratrim Effective for Weight Loss?
Dec 5, 2017 • 9 min
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…
311 ND 5 Ways to Save Yourself from Overeating this Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2017 • 8 min
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.
454 - Can Pesticides Affect Pregnancy?
Nov 14, 2017 • 9 min
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…
452 - What is Sole Water and Is It Good For You?
Oct 31, 2017 • 7 min
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…
451 - Stop Searching for the Perfect Sweetener
Oct 24, 2017 • 8 min
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…
450 - What is Seitan?
Oct 17, 2017 • 7 min
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…
449 - 3 Ways to Improve Your Nutrition This Fall
Oct 10, 2017 • 9 min
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…
448 - How to Build More Muscle with Less Protein
Oct 3, 2017 • 10 min
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…
447 - Should You Follow Tom Brady’s Nutrition Advice?
Sep 26, 2017 • 8 min
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…
446 - The Low-Carb Craze: Are Carbohydrates Killing Us?
Sep 19, 2017 • 7 min
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…
444 ND 2 Ways to Hack Your Blood Sugar
Sep 5, 2017 • 8 min
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.
443 ND What Is Mycoprotein?
Aug 29, 2017 • 8 min
Mycoprotein is a plant-based source of protein you might not have heard much about. Here’s the 411 on this alternative protein source.
442 ND Nutrition Tips for Beating Jet Lag
Aug 22, 2017 • 7 min
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.
331 ND 10 Most Nutritious Foods for the Money (Reissue)
Aug 15, 2017 • 7 min
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
441 ND Can You Be Resistant to Weight Loss?
Aug 8, 2017 • 21 min
Some people can’t lose weight no matter what they do. What’s going on?
440 ND Can a Gluten Free Diet Help with Thyroid Disease?
Aug 1, 2017 • 7 min
A lot of patient-run websites insist that eliminating gluten is essential for treating thyroid disease. What’s the evidence to support this advice?
439 ND What Can You Do for a Fatty Liver?
Jul 26, 2017 • 8 min
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…
438 ND Does Losing Weight Release Toxins?
Jul 18, 2017 • 8 min
Although losing weight can temporarily increase the amount of POPs in your blood, there are ways to minimize your risks.
437 ND “What the Health” Documentary: A Review
Jul 11, 2017 • 10 min
Nutrition Diva shares her thoughts on a recent food documentary, and on the food-doc genre in general.
436 ND How Salty Foods Affect Hunger and Weight Loss
Jun 27, 2017 • 7 min
You have more in common with camels than you may have thought
435 ND Is Your Metabolism to Blame?
Jun 20, 2017 • 9 min
What can we realistically do to speed up our metabolism?
434 ND Pros and Cons of Keeping a Diet Log
Jun 13, 2017 • 10 min
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…
431 ND The Lifelong Benefits of Baby-Led Weaning
May 23, 2017 • 23 min
An interview with Leslie Schilling, MS, RDN, co-author of the new book Born to Eat: Whole healthy foods from baby's first bite
430 ND Coconut Milk Versus Cow’s Milk
May 16, 2017 • 7 min
Which is the better choice for you will depend on your nutrition needs and priorities.
429 ND The Disease Proofing Myth
May 9, 2017 • 7 min
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.
428 ND Diet Soda and Dementia: What You Need to Know
May 2, 2017 • 8 min
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
427 ND Does a High Protein Diet Weaken Your Bones?
Apr 25, 2017 • 8 min
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
426 ND 3 Nutrition Tips for Night Owls
Apr 18, 2017 • 7 min
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
425 ND Is Protein Powder Safe for Toddlers?
Apr 11, 2017 • 7 min
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
424 ND 3 Reasons to Try Black Rice
Apr 4, 2017 • 9 min
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
422 ND Is Protein Powder Safe During Pregnancy?
Mar 21, 2017 • 9 min
Is It OK to Use Protein Powder While Pregnant? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2oyTyBG
421 ND Whole30: Elimination Diet or Nutritional Penance?
Mar 14, 2017 • 10 min
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:…
420 ND Pros and Cons of the Whole30
Mar 7, 2017 • 10 min
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
419 ND Can You Get Enough Fiber on a Low Carb Diet?
Feb 28, 2017 • 9 min
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
417 ND How to Start a Healthy Lunch Club
Feb 14, 2017 • 7 min
Six tips for forming a successful lunch coop at work. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mIRdpQ
416 ND Outsmarting the Hungry Brain
Feb 7, 2017 • 20 min
An interview with obesity researcher and author Stephan Guyenet. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2kXRO3u
415 ND Should You Switch to Corn Oil to Lower Cholesterol?
Jan 31, 2017 • 8 min
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
414 ND Brewed Cacao: A Delicious Coffee Alternative
Jan 24, 2017 • 9 min
All the benefits of dark chocolate without sugar, fat, caffeine or calories. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2l4X085
413 ND Should You Cut Fat or Carbs to Lose Weight?
Jan 17, 2017 • 7 min
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
412 ND What Apple Cider Vinegar Can (and Can’t) Do For You
Jan 10, 2017 • 7 min
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
411 ND How to Cultivate Body Kindness
Jan 3, 2017 • 12 min
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
357 ND Cool Weather Nutrition Tips
Dec 27, 2016 • 7 min
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
410 ND Can These 2 Nutrients Help You Keep the Weight Off?
Dec 20, 2016 • 10 min
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
409 ND Can Prunes Reverse Bone Loss?
Dec 13, 2016 • 9 min
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
408 ND 4 Reasons You Need a Pressure Cooker
Dec 6, 2016 • 9 min
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
407 ND 3 Ways to Make Your Diet More Sustainable
Nov 29, 2016 • 9 min
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
406 ND Diet Strategy to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle
Nov 22, 2016 • 9 min
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
327 ND 9 Ways to Optimize Your Breakfast (Reissue)
Nov 15, 2016 • 9 min
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
405 ND Can Spices Help You Lose Weight?
Nov 8, 2016 • 10 min
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
404 ND Are Probiotic Foods a Waste of Time?
Nov 1, 2016 • 9 min
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
302 ND What to Eat Instead of Grains (Reissue)
Oct 25, 2016 • 8 min
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
403 ND What Foods Deserve to Be Labeled Healthy?
Oct 18, 2016 • 9 min
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
402 ND Does Science Support Ayurveda?
Oct 11, 2016 • 12 min
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
401 ND Are These 2 Fears Leading You to Overeat?
Oct 4, 2016 • 10 min
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
400 ND Is It Better to Eat Seasonal Produce?
Sep 20, 2016 • 6 min
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
399 ND Which Nutritional Trade-Offs Are Worth It?
Sep 13, 2016 • 6 min
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
398 ND How to Slow Age-Related Muscle Loss
Sep 6, 2016 • 7 min
Get more benefit from the same amount of protein. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cE05qU
397 ND Is Intuitive Eating the Answer to Weight Loss?
Aug 30, 2016 • 7 min
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
396 ND Should You Count Net Carbs instead of Total Carbs?
Aug 23, 2016 • 8 min
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
395 ND What Causes Brain Fog?
Aug 16, 2016 • 7 min
Why brain fog is not a very useful diagnosis. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cE0HwG
393 ND Are Saponins in Quinoa Toxic?
Aug 2, 2016 • 7 min
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
392 ND Are These Hidden Calories Making You Gain Weight?
Jul 26, 2016 • 7 min
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
391 ND How Much Salt Do You Need to Be Healthy?
Jul 19, 2016 • 8 min
Are there advantages to a higher sodium diet? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2duCZUZ
389 ND How to Reduce the Toxins in Your Blood
Jul 5, 2016 • 9 min
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
388 ND Can an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help PMS Sufferers?
Jun 28, 2016 • 7 min
A new way to fight back against PMS? Perhaps. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dsaRPN
386 ND What’s the IIFYM Diet?
Jun 14, 2016 • 7 min
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
385 ND 3 Nutrition Tips for Cancer Survivors
Jun 7, 2016 • 7 min
Three things you can do to keep cancer from coming back. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dbc9Nt
384 ND How Does the MIND Diet Protect Against Alzheimer’s?
May 31, 2016 • 9 min
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
383 ND What’s the Definition of Processed Meat?
May 24, 2016 • 9 min
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
382 ND Is Coconut Oil Good for Brain Health?
May 17, 2016 • 9 min
Is Coconut Oil Good for Brain Health? Nutrition Diva weighs in. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1YPwBW9
381 ND How to Avoid Biggest Loser Syndrome
May 10, 2016 • 8 min
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
380 ND The Savory Side of Chocolate
May 3, 2016 • 7 min
Get more of the health benefits of chocolate without increasing your sugar intake. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21Uy13x
379 ND Are Hydroponic Vegetables Less Nutritious?
Apr 26, 2016 • 7 min
Pros and cons of hydroponically grown vegetables Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1X2IARt
378 ND Clean Eating with Hungry Girl
Apr 19, 2016 • 12 min
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
377 ND What Are the Health Benefits of Matcha?
Apr 12, 2016 • 9 min
What can this trendy superbrew do for you? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SbmuJf
376 ND How Diet Trackers Sabotage Weight Loss
Apr 5, 2016 • 9 min
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
375 ND Is Saturated Fat Good For Your Heart?
Mar 29, 2016 • 8 min
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
374 ND Why You Need More Magnesium in Your Diet
Mar 22, 2016 • 7 min
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
373 ND How Does Dairy Affect Hormone Levels?
Mar 15, 2016 • 8 min
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
372 ND How to Use Sensory Science to Improve Your Eating Habits
Mar 8, 2016 • 12 min
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
371 ND Nutrition Tips for Preventing Cold Sores
Mar 1, 2016 • 7 min
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
370 ND How to Limit Your Kid’s Sugar without Starting a War
Feb 23, 2016 • 10 min
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
010 SP How to Handle Food Cravings
Feb 18, 2016 • 13 min
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
225 ND Five Most Surprising Heart Healthy Foods
Feb 16, 2016 • 6 min
Nutrition Diva is celebrating Heart Health Month with steak, potatoes, and beer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/24o27ic
369 ND 4 Ways to Change Your Body Weight Setpoint
Feb 9, 2016 • 8 min
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
368 ND Do Cruciferous Vegetables Affect Your Thyroid?
Feb 2, 2016 • 6 min
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
367 ND The DASH Diet Gets an Upgrade
Jan 26, 2016 • 7 min
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
366 ND Why the Dietary Guidelines Will Never Make Sense
Jan 19, 2016 • 9 min
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
365 ND What Is a Plant-Based Diet?
Jan 12, 2016 • 8 min
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
364 ND Does Eating Meat Make PMS Worse?
Jan 5, 2016 • 7 min
Could hormones in meat lead to hormone imbalances? Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1RtHbQT
363 ND The Year in Nutrition: Top Trends of 2015
Dec 29, 2015 • 10 min
Nutrition Diva weighs in on the peaks and pitfalls of nutrition. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1Z6QIhr
362 ND How Risky Is Double Dipping?
Dec 22, 2015 • 7 min
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
361 ND How to Find Coffee That Won’t Bother Your Stomach
Dec 15, 2015 • 8 min
Learn what to look for in a stomach-friendly brew. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1moOzSb
360 ND The Surprising Good News About Your Vices: An Interview with Jeff Wilser
Dec 8, 2015 • 15 min
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
359 ND Balancing Optimal Nutrition with Sustainability
Dec 1, 2015 • 7 min
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
358 ND Can We Find Common Ground?
Nov 24, 2015 • 8 min
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
356 ND Grain-Free Recipes for Thanksgiving
Nov 10, 2015 • 17 min
An interview with Danielle Walker of Against All Grain. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1kss79W
355 ND What’s the Difference Between Hazard and Risk?
Nov 3, 2015 • 6 min
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
354 ND 4 Time-Saving Tips for Eating Healthy
Oct 27, 2015 • 8 min
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
353 ND Raw Mushrooms: Hazardous or Harmless?
Oct 20, 2015 • 7 min
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
352 ND Fitness and Nutrition FAQs: An Interview with Exercise Expert Tom Holland
Oct 13, 2015 • 10 min
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
351 ND The Problem with Vegan Alternatives
Oct 6, 2015 • 6 min
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
350 ND 350th Episode: Ask Me Anything with Nutrition Diva
Sep 29, 2015 • 10 min
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
254 ND 3 Things Nutrition Diva Won’t Eat
Sep 22, 2015 • 9 min
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
349 ND Are Sprouted Grains Really Better for You?
Sep 15, 2015 • 9 min
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
348 ND Can Cavities Be Healed with Diet?
Sep 8, 2015 • 10 min
Can eliminating grains help remineralize your teeth? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MqbSpx
347 ND Should Athletes Avoid Grains?
Sep 1, 2015 • 7 min
Will eating grains cause you to pack on body fat? The answer, as always, depends on the context.
346 ND How to Recharge After Exercise Without Overeating
Aug 25, 2015 • 8 min
Do your workouts make you ravenous? Here’s how to cope. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JLnFHP
345 ND 5 Healthy Reasons to Use Your Slow Cooker
Aug 18, 2015 • 9 min
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
344 ND How to Treat and Prevent Gestational Diabetes
Aug 11, 2015 • 11 min
Gestational diabetes can often be managed without drugs. Lily Nichols, RD, shares her proven approach. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1J2ubKX
343 ND Fat or Carbs: Which Is the Body’s Preferred Fuel Source
Aug 4, 2015 • 6 min
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
342 ND Should Added Sugar be on the Nutrition Facts?
Jul 28, 2015 • 7 min
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
341 ND Nutrition Tips for Headache Prevention
Jul 21, 2015 • 7 min
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
340 ND 5 Ways to Treat a Headache Without Drugs
Jul 14, 2015 • 7 min
Try these alternatives next time a headache looms. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1f8QOVG
339 ND Have we found the ultimate cure for obesity?
Jul 7, 2015 • 7 min
Harvard scientists are excited about the thunder god vine. Nutrition Diva? Not so much. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1gEj0Rd
256 ND How Much Protein Can the Body Absorb?
Jun 30, 2015 • 7 min
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
338 ND How to Avoid Summer Weight Gain in Kids
Jun 24, 2015 • 7 min
Keep your kids (and yourself) healthy this summer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1KrgY3w
336 ND Is Bee Pollen Good for You? Part 2
Jun 9, 2015 • 8 min
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
335 Is Bee Pollen Good for You?
Jun 2, 2015 • 7 min
What’s the science behind this alleged miracle food? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Bl9f3D
334 ND Is the Mediterranean Diet All It’s Cracked Up to Be?
May 26, 2015 • 8 min
Is the Mediterranean diet really overhyped and based on shabby science? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SUiai4
333 ND Can Diet Reduce Stress?
May 19, 2015 • 8 min
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
332 ND Foods to Restore Your Intestinal Flora
May 12, 2015 • 7 min
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:…
330 ND Benefits of Warm Lemon Water
Apr 28, 2015 • 7 min
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.
216 ND Miso: What’s in it for you?
Apr 21, 2015 • 7 min
Find what miso is, how to use it, and how it can benefit your health. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1EwlefV
329 ND How Much Iced Tea Is Too Much?
Apr 14, 2015 • 7 min
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.
328 ND Can Chilling Rice Cut Calories in Half?
Apr 7, 2015 • 7 min
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
326 ND You Don’t Have to Give Up Red Meat to Be Healthy
Mar 25, 2015 • 6 min
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
325 ND Should I Drink Milk Made by Coca-Cola?
Mar 25, 2015 • 6 min
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
324 ND Are Food Additives Making Us Fat?
Mar 10, 2015 • 6 min
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
323 ND Stop Worrying About the Glycemic Index
Mar 3, 2015 • 5 min
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
322 ND How Birth Control Pills Affect Nutritional Needs
Feb 24, 2015 • 7 min
Learn which foods replenish nutrients that are depleted by oral contraceptives and HRT. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1wpD3Kc.
321 What Is an N-of-1 Experiment?
Feb 17, 2015 • 8 min
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
320 ND Energy Density vs. Nutrient Density
Feb 10, 2015 • 7 min
What’s the difference between a nutrient-dense food and an energy-dense food? Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/19arkEP
319 ND The Truth About Moringa
Feb 3, 2015 • 7 min
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
318 ND Latest on Gluten-Free Diet Trend
Jan 27, 2015 • 7 min
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
317 ND Can Melatonin Help You Sleep?
Jan 20, 2015 • 7 min
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
316 ND What’s Up With Bone Broth?
Jan 6, 2015 • 8 min
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
229 ND Foods That Burn Belly Fat
Dec 30, 2014 • 7 min
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
314 ND Can You Lose Weight by Timing Your Meals?
Dec 16, 2014 • 6 min
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
313 ND Can Zinc Lozenges Ward Off a Cold?
Dec 9, 2014 • 6 min
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
312 ND Does Soy Cause Early Puberty?
Dec 2, 2014 • 7 min
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
310 ND Best Nutrition Books of the Year
Nov 18, 2014 • 9 min
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
309 ND Can Processed Food Be Healthy?
Nov 12, 2014 • 8 min
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
308 ND Why Leftover Pasta Is Good for You
Nov 5, 2014 • 7 min
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
307 ND The Truth About Burning Calories
Oct 28, 2014 • 7 min
Why you don’t have to jump rope for 45 minutes every time you eat pizza. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1wDSpH8
306 ND Do Americans Eat Too Much Protein?
Oct 21, 2014 • 7 min
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
305 ND How to Cook Vegan
Oct 14, 2014 • 8 min
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
304 ND 10 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Nutrition
Oct 7, 2014 • 7 min
10 easy ways to improve your nutrition without trying too hard. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/Zokiqc
303 ND Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain: Mystery Solved?
Sep 30, 2014 • 8 min
New research may finally explain how zero-calorie sweeteners could cause you to gain weight. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1vL1Eon
301 ND America’s Eating Habits
Sep 16, 2014 • 6 min
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
300 ND 4 Things I’ve Changed About My Diet
Sep 9, 2014 • 8 min
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
299 9 Signs of Disordered Eating
Sep 2, 2014 • 10 min
How to recognize the signs of disordered eating. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1xx9wgm
298 ND Pros and cons of the 80/10/10 diet
Aug 26, 2014 • 7 min
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
297 ND The 4 Food Principles Behind Scott Leibfried’s Reviver NYC
Aug 19, 2014 • 9 min
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Scott Leibfried talks making food healthy, balanced, and delicious with Nutrition Diva and the Clever Cookstr.
296 ND How Much Nutrition Do You Absorb From Food?
Aug 12, 2014 • 8 min
Nutrition Diva explains the many factors that affect nutrient absorption. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/VmuDAY
295 ND What is a Low Histamine Diet?
Aug 5, 2014 • 8 min
Nutrition Diva takes a look at which foods are high in histamines, and who might benefit from avoiding them
294 ND What is Histamine Intolerance?
Jul 29, 2014 • 6 min
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
293 ND Vitamin E: Are You Getting What You Need?
Jul 22, 2014 • 8 min
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
292 ND Nutritious Options for Liquid and Soft Diets
Jul 16, 2014 • 7 min
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.
291 ND Can Soylent Replace Food?
Jul 8, 2014 • 9 min
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
290 ND What Does Nutrition Diva Eat?
Jul 1, 2014 • 9 min
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…
288 - Are Some Calories More Fattening Than Others?
Jun 17, 2014 • 7 min
Nutrition Diva's take on the quality vs. quantity debate. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1pSnPVt
287 ND How (Not) to Increase Your Potassium Intake
Jun 10, 2014 • 7 min
Most of us need to get more potassium but supplements are not the answer. Here’s why….
286 ND What Is Fructose Malabsorption?
Jun 3, 2014 • 7 min
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.
285 ND What to Eat for Gorgeous Skin
May 27, 2014 • 8 min
Nutrition tips that will keep your skin looking great at any age
284 ND Hidden Sources of Pesticide Exposure
May 20, 2014 • 7 min
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.
283 ND How Food Affects Mood (Part 2)
May 13, 2014 • 8 min
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.
282 ND How Food Affects Mood (Part 1)
May 6, 2014 • 7 min
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.
281 ND How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?
Apr 29, 2014 • 7 min
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)
280 ND Breaking News on Protein and Aging
Apr 22, 2014 • 6 min
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
279 ND The Other Side of Phytates
Apr 15, 2014 • 7 min
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.
211 ND How to Overhaul Your Diet
Apr 8, 2014 • 8 min
What Habits Should You Change First to Rebuild a Healthy Diet?
278 ND Soil-Based Organisms
Apr 1, 2014 • 8 min
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.
277 ND Can Whole Milk Keep You Thin?
Mar 25, 2014 • 10 min
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.
276 ND The Carageenan Controversy
Mar 19, 2014 • 7 min
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.
275 ND Can the Right Diet Prevent Cancer?
Mar 11, 2014 • 8 min
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!)
274 ND Farm-Raised vs. Wild-Caught Fish
Mar 4, 2014 • 9 min
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.
273 ND Natto and Vitamin K: What’s the Connection?
Feb 25, 2014 • 6 min
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.
272 ND Why I’m Not Afraid of Yoga Mat Chemicals in My Bread
Feb 18, 2014 • 9 min
Consumers have the power to change the food supply. Let’s use it wisely. Nutrition Diva tackles the chemical controversy.
271 ND Does Coconut Oil Raise Your Cholesterol?
Feb 11, 2014 • 7 min
The latest research on coconut oil and cholesterol, plus some thoughts on whether it even matters.
270 ND Does Blending Destroy Fiber?
Feb 4, 2014 • 7 min
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.
269 ND Does Dairy Weaken Your Bones?
Jan 28, 2014 • 7 min
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.
268 ND When Doctors Drop the Ball
Jan 21, 2014 • 8 min
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.
267 ND Can Lutein Supplements Protect Your Eyes?
Jan 14, 2014 • 8 min
Marketers and doctors are pushing special supplements for your eyes. Do you need them?
266 ND Why Willpower Isn’t Enough
Jan 7, 2014 • 7 min
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.
219 ND Weight Loss Myths
Dec 31, 2013 • 6 min
New insights into the best way to lose weight and keep it off.
265 ND Please Don’t Eat the Mistletoe!
Dec 24, 2013 • 5 min
Your guide to the most nutritious and delicious holiday decor
264 ND What Is Maca and Can it Help With Menopause?
Dec 17, 2013 • 9 min
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.
263 ND Dinner Party Etiquette: How to Handle Dietary Restrictions?
Dec 10, 2013 • 10 min
Modern Manners Guy Richie Frieman joins Nutrition Diva to discuss the etiquette of dietary restrictions
262 ND How Nutrition Affects Male Fertility
Dec 3, 2013 • 7 min
Second in a two part series on how diet and nutrition can help couples get pregnant.
261 ND Can Diet and Nutrition Help You Get Pregnant?
Nov 26, 2013 • 7 min
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.
260 ND What Are Phytosterols?
Nov 19, 2013 • 7 min
Phytosterols can help keep your heart and brain young. Find out which foods contain them and how much you need.
259 ND Which Nutrients Help Treat Restless Legs Syndrome?
Nov 12, 2013 • 6 min
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
258 ND 9 Tips for Reducing Food Waste
Nov 5, 2013 • 9 min
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.
257 ND Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity for Real?
Oct 29, 2013 • 7 min
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
178 ND Chocolate vs. Carob
Oct 22, 2013 • 6 min
Is carob a healthier alternative to chocolate? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
255 ND Are Grains Killing Your Brain?
Oct 8, 2013 • 8 min
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.
253 ND Double Your Protein, Lose More Fat?
Sep 24, 2013 • 7 min
Recent headlines encouraging folks to double their protein intake may be misleading. Find out whether increasing your protein intake is a good idea.
252 ND What’s the Most Nutritious Way to Eat Vegetables?
Sep 17, 2013 • 8 min
Can you enhance your nutrition by eating certain vegetables in certain combinations? Nutrition Diva makes it easy
251 ND Can You Get Too Much Omega-3?
Sep 10, 2013 • 8 min
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.
250 ND Benefits of Manuka Honey
Sep 3, 2013 • 7 min
What makes manuka honey different from regular honey? Nutrition Diva investigates the science behind the claims.
249 ND Does Garcinia Help With Weight Loss?
Aug 27, 2013 • 8 min
Does garcinia enhance weight loss or suppress appetite? Here’s what you can expect.
248 ND Red Wine and Cholesterol
Aug 20, 2013 • 6 min
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.
247 ND Juicing: Healthy Habit of Blood Sugar Bomb?
Aug 13, 2013 • 8 min
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.
246 ND Should I Take Antibiotics with Probiotics?
Aug 6, 2013 • 7 min
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?
245 ND Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer Risk
Jul 31, 2013 • 7 min
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.
244 ND What Are ORAC values?
Jul 23, 2013 • 6 min
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.
243 ND What Are Electrolytes?
Jul 11, 2013 • 7 min
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.
242 ND Are You Getting Enough Iodine?
Jul 9, 2013 • 6 min
Signs of iodine deficiency and best food sources | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
035 ND Restaurant Survival Guide
Jul 2, 2013 • 7 min
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
241 ND Myths About Wheatgrass
Jun 25, 2013 • 8 min
Proponents claim that wheatgrass is higher in protein than eggs but numbers can be misleading. Nutrition Diva reveals the truth.
240 ND What Can Bulletproof Coffee Do For You?
Jun 18, 2013 • 7 min
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.
239 ND Nutrition Tips for Men
Jun 11, 2013 • 6 min
In honor of Men's Health Week, foods and nutrients that keep your prostate healthy and problem-free.
238 ND Have We Bred the Nutrition Out of Our Food?
Jun 4, 2013 • 6 min
Some worry that modern agriculture really stripped the nutrition from our food supply? What this means for your salad bowl.
237 ND Pros and Cons of Water Fluoridation
May 28, 2013 • 7 min
Most U.S. water supplies are fluoridated to prevent tooth decay. Does this violate the precautionary principle?
236 ND What is the FODMAP diet?
May 21, 2013 • 7 min
Find out about a new diet that can eliminate bloating and other tummy travails.
235 ND Does it Matter What Time You Eat?
May 14, 2013 • 7 min
New research suggests eating earlier may help you lose weight.
234 ND Are We Programmed to Snack at Night?
May 7, 2013 • 6 min
New research shows that appetite peaks at night-exactly when weight loss experts tell us to stop eating. Should you listen to your body?
233 ND The Power of Planning
Apr 30, 2013 • 6 min
When it comes to eating healthy, good intentions aren't enough. Planning ahead is the secret to staying on track.
040 ND Earth Day Nutrition Tips
Apr 23, 2013 • 6 min
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
232 ND Carnitine in Red Meat
Apr 16, 2013 • 7 min
What the latest research on red meat and heart disease means for your health and diet choices.
134 ND What’s the Best Protein Powder?
Apr 9, 2013 • 6 min
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
231 ND Can You Compensate for a High Sodium Diet?
Apr 2, 2013 • 6 min
If reducing salt isn't an option, these strategies can help offset the effects.
230 ND Which Diet Works Best?
Mar 26, 2013 • 8 min
What works for others many not be right for you. Fortunately, there's more than one way to eat healthy.
150 Nutrition Month: Tips for Healthy Aging
Mar 12, 2013 • 7 min
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.
157 Nutrition Month: Stock a Healthy Kitchen on a Budget
Mar 12, 2013 • 6 min
Tips for new cooks and householders.
108 Nutrition Month: Tips for College Students
Mar 12, 2013 • 6 min
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!
096 Nutrition Month: Fuel for Young Athletes
Mar 12, 2013 • 6 min
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.…
042 Nutrition Month: Raising Healthy Eaters
Mar 12, 2013 • 6 min
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228 ND Pros and Cons of the Paleo Diet
Mar 12, 2013 • 7 min
Eating like a caveman is all the rage. But is the Paleo diet the (only) path to better health?
227 ND Betting on Behavior Change
Mar 5, 2013 • 7 min
Nutrition Diva explains how to use carrots and sticks to achieve your goals.
226 ND Chia vs. Hemp vs. Flax
Feb 26, 2013 • 7 min
Chia vs. Hemp vs. Flax: Which seeds pack the biggest nutritional punch?
224 ND Satiety vs. Satiation: Pt 2
Feb 12, 2013 • 9 min
To eat less without feeling hungry, choose foods that promote both satiety and satiation.
223 ND Satiety vs. Satiation: Pt 1
Feb 5, 2013 • 6 min
Always hungry? Nutrition Diva explains the difference between foods that make you full and those that keep you full.
222 ND Healthy Ideas for Your Super Bowl Party
Jan 29, 2013 • 6 min
Great party snacks that are actually good for your guests.
221 ND Can You Be Overweight and Still Be Healthy?
Jan 22, 2013 • 7 min
Why your BMI doesn't tell the whole story. Other tools to evaluate your health and disease risks.
220 ND Is Modern Wheat Making Us Sick?
Jan 15, 2013 • 7 min
Does today's wheat really send the body into "fat storing panic mode"?
218 ND Nutrition in 2012
Dec 25, 2012 • 9 min
A look back at this year's best and worst advice about nutrition.
217 ND Aspartame and Cancer: An Update
Dec 18, 2012 • 7 min
New findings links diet soda to increased risk of certain cancers.
215 ND Mold and Your Health
Dec 4, 2012 • 6 min
Can mold on foods or containers harm you? What’s the best way to remove mold?
214 ND Plastic in Foods
Nov 27, 2012 • 7 min
How much plastic are we eating?
213 ND DHA and Your Brain
Nov 20, 2012 • 6 min
Does DHA protect your brain against ADHD and Alzheimer's Disease?
212 ND Does Soda Thin Your Bones?
Nov 13, 2012 • 8 min
What's the latest evidence on this controversial question?
155 ND The Truth About Whole Grains
Oct 30, 2012 • 7 min
Why you shouldn’t go whole hog on whole grains.
210 ND Frozen Yogurt: Health Food or Dessert?
Oct 23, 2012 • 7 min
Is TCBY's new Super Fro-Yo really a "guilt-free" indulgence?
209 ND Dangers of Unplanned Eating
Oct 16, 2012 • 6 min
Four ways that unplanned eating can sabotage your diet.
208 ND How Much Fat Is Too Much?
Oct 9, 2012 • 6 min
How much fat should you eat?
207 ND Should Fructose Content be Listed on Food Labels?
Oct 2, 2012 • 7 min
Should fructose content be listed on food labels?
206 ND Why Dieters Crash and Burn, Part 2
Sep 25, 2012 • 7 min
Nutrition Diva and Get-Fit Guy on common weight loss mistakes and how to stick with your diet and exercise plan
205 ND Can Green Coffee Help You Lose Weight?
Sep 18, 2012 • 6 min
Green coffee extracts are all the buzz. Are they a better way to rev up or slim down?
204 ND Folic Acid and Cancer Risk
Sep 11, 2012 • 7 min
Does this essential nutrient have a dark side? Understanding the two faces of folate.
203 ND Can Genetic Testing Reveal Your Ideal Diet?
Sep 4, 2012 • 6 min
Can genetic testing reveal your ideal diet? Is the field of nutrigenomics science or science fiction?
202 ND Is Food Intolerance Testing For Real?
Aug 28, 2012 • 8 min
Can a simple blood test reveal hidden food sensitivities and help you lose weight?
201 ND What Are MCTs?
Aug 21, 2012 • 7 min
Medium chain triglycerides appear to boost metabolism, suppress appetite, and reduce fat stores. Can MCTs help you lose weight?
200 ND 200th Episode: Best of the Diva
Aug 14, 2012 • 6 min
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
199 ND Weight Fluctuation: How Much is Normal?
Aug 7, 2012 • 7 min
Charting your weight with a moving average helps smooth out the ups and downs to reveal the real story.
198 ND Sports Nutrition: Fact or Fiction?
Jul 31, 2012 • 8 min
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.
197 ND What is Spirulina?
Jul 24, 2012 • 5 min
Super food or expensive pond scum? Is this green food worth the greenbacks?
196 ND Carbs and Weight Gain
Jul 17, 2012 • 7 min
Is it really carbs, rather than calories, that lead to weight gain?
195 ND What are Prebiotics?
Jul 10, 2012 • 7 min
Learn the difference between a probiotic and a prebiotic and why you need both in your diet.
054 ND Brain Freeze!
Jul 3, 2012 • 6 min
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
194 ND Pros and Cons of a Macrobiotic Diet
Jun 26, 2012 • 7 min
Can a macrobiotic diet extend your life? Is there any harm in eating according to a macrobiotic philosophy?
193 ND The Dangers of Moderation, Part 2
Jun 19, 2012 • 7 min
Everything in moderation: A reasonable approach or a slippery slope to excess?
192 ND Everything in Moderation, Part 1
Jun 12, 2012 • 6 min
Eating healthy shouldn't become an unhealthy obsession. How striving for dietary perfection can backfire
191 ND Is Glycerin a Healthy Sweetener?
Jun 5, 2012 • 6 min
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?
190 ND Sugar Shock in the Schools
May 29, 2012 • 7 min
With one in three children now overweight or obese, it's time to wean our schools from their addiction to candy fund-raisers.
073 ND Going Gluten-Free
May 22, 2012 • 6 min
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
189 ND Fructose Fears
May 15, 2012 • 9 min
Is fructose to really to blame for rising rates of obesity? How much fructose can you safely consume?
188 ND Shift Your Focus to Make Dieting Easier
May 8, 2012 • 6 min
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.
187 ND Blood Thinners and Broccoli
May 1, 2012 • 7 min
People taking anticoagulants are usually told to avoid broccoli, spinach, and other super-healthy veggies. Nutrition Diva has a better idea.
186 ND Is Fried Fish Good For You?
Apr 24, 2012 • 5 min
Do the benefits of fish outweigh the negatives of fried foods? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: GoToMeeting.com
185 ND Does the Ratio of Omega-6 Fats Really Matter?
Apr 17, 2012 • 7 min
Some prominent experts say there's no reason to worry about it. | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
184 ND Arsenic in Apple Juice and Brown Rice
Apr 10, 2012 • 8 min
What you need to know about the recent arsenic scare | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
183 ND What’s Wrong with This Breakfast?
Apr 3, 2012 • 6 min
Two common mistakes people make with the first meal of the day | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
182 ND Is Red Meat Bad For You?
Mar 27, 2012 • 6 min
Don't fall into the common trap of thinking of foods as "good" or "bad." | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
181 ND Are Toxins Making Us Fat?
Mar 20, 2012 • 6 min
Are industrial chemicals to blame for the obesity epidemic? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
180 ND HMB Muscle Building Supplements Against Aging
Mar 13, 2012 • 6 min
How to ensure muscle health as you age | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
179 ND What is Homogenization?
Mar 6, 2012 • 7 min
How does homogenization affect milk? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
177 ND Fish Oil Vs. Krill
Feb 21, 2012 • 7 min
What's the best source for omega-3 fats? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
059 ND Mastering the Art of French Eating
Feb 14, 2012 • 6 min
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176 ND How Important is a Varied Diet?
Feb 7, 2012 • 6 min
Can't you just eat the same healthy foods every day? | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
175 ND How to Overcome an Unsupportive Environment
Jan 31, 2012 • 7 min
Change is tougher when the people around you aren't on board | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
174 ND Paula Deen Wastes Her Teachable Moment
Jan 24, 2012 • 5 min
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.
173 ND Biggest Nutrition Traps, Part 3: Mean v. Extreme
Jan 21, 2012 • 4 min
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
172 ND Biggest Nutrition Traps, Part 2: Quality v. Quantity
Jan 19, 2012 • 4 min
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
171 ND Biggest Nutrition Traps, Part 1: Natural v. Healthy
Jan 17, 2012 • 6 min
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
170 ND Nutrition Tips for Night Shift Workers
Jan 10, 2012 • 7 min
How to avoid weight gain when working nights | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
169 ND How Alcohol is Metabolized
Dec 27, 2011 • 7 min
What should you eat before and after drinking alcohol?
168 ND Protein and Carbohydrate Content in Foods
Dec 20, 2011 • 7 min
Best Sources of Protein and Carbs
167 ND How Many Calories Do You Need?
Dec 13, 2011 • 6 min
Can you trust online calorie calculators?
166 ND Diet and Breast Cancer
Dec 6, 2011 • 7 min
Diet and nutrition tips to reduce your risk of breast cancer.| Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audible
165 ND Which Foods Are Highest in Pesticides?
Nov 29, 2011 • 7 min
Other than fruits and vegetables, what foods should you buy organic? | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Stack Exchange Cooking
164 ND Healthy Thanksgiving Eating Tips
Nov 22, 2011 • 6 min
Does turkey really make you sleepy? What’s the healthiest kind of pie? Test your holiday nutrition savvy.
163 ND How To Lose Weight Without Dieting
Nov 15, 2011 • 8 min
It's official: Diets don't work. Here's a weight loss strategy that does. | Get Nutrition Diva's book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
162 ND Do Calories Really Matter?
Nov 8, 2011 • 6 min
Can you lose weight without counting calories? | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audible
161 ND Cooking in Cast-Iron
Nov 1, 2011 • 6 min
Does cast-iron cookware add iron to foods? Summary | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Stitcher Smart Radio
160 ND 4 Ways Your Smart Phone Can Make You Healthier
Oct 25, 2011 • 6 min
Using Technology to Improve your Diet | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
159 ND Is MSG Bad For You? - Part 2
Oct 18, 2011 • 10 min
Does MSG cause diabetes, headaches, or obesity? | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw SPONSOR: Audiblepodcast.com/diva
158 ND Is MSG Safe? - Part 1
Oct 11, 2011 • 8 min
Harmless flavor enhancer or nerve toxin? | Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw Sponsor: Betterment.com/nutritiondiva
156 ND Can We Trust Industry Funded Research?
Sep 27, 2011 • 8 min
Who pays for our food and nutrition research?
154 ND What are Nightshades and Should You Avoid Them?
Sep 13, 2011 • 5 min
Are nightshade vegetables bad for people with arthritis?
153 ND How to Fight Childhood Obesity
Sep 6, 2011 • 6 min
Four tips for raising healthier kids.
152 ND Is Goat Milk Better For You?
Aug 30, 2011 • 7 min
How does it compare with cow milk?
149 ND Chew On This!
Aug 2, 2011 • 7 min
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.
148 ND How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau
Jul 26, 2011 • 7 min
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.
147 ND Does Grilled Meat Cause Cancer?
Jul 19, 2011 • 7 min
Scientists warn that grilling causes carcinogens to form in meat. Here are 5 easy steps to minimize the health risks.
146 ND Olives and Olive Oil
Jul 12, 2011 • 7 min
Do they have the same benefits?
145 ND Phantom Carbohydrates - A Nutrition Mystery
Jul 5, 2011 • 6 min
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.
144 ND How to Eat Healthy When Traveling
Jun 28, 2011 • 6 min
Tips for finding healthy options in convenience stores, airports, fast food restaurants, and strange cities. Get Nutrition Diva’s book: http://ow.ly/51Flw
143 ND How to Kill E. coli on Vegetables
Jun 21, 2011 • 7 min
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.
142 ND How to Use Herbal Supplements
Jun 14, 2011 • 8 min
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
141 ND Snacking: Good or Bad?
Jun 7, 2011 • 6 min
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.
140 ND Are Steel Cut Oats Better For You?
May 31, 2011 • 7 min
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…
139 ND Do B Vitamins Give You Energy?
May 24, 2011 • 6 min
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
138 ND Are Pickles Nutritious?
May 17, 2011 • 5 min
Are pickled vegetables a good alternative to fresh vegetables? http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
137 ND Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy
May 10, 2011 • 7 min
Do you really need to avoid sushi, coffee, or peanuts when you’re pregnant? http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
060 ND Is Fasting a Fast-Track to Health?
May 3, 2011 • 5 min
Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-203-1438. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
136 ND California and Florida Avocados: What’s the Difference?
Apr 26, 2011 • 5 min
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
135 ND How Nutrition Affects Your Brain
Apr 19, 2011 • 6 min
How diet and nutrition affects cognitive performance and brain function. http://j.mp/nutritiondiva
133 ND Does Food Coloring Make Kids Hyper?
Apr 5, 2011 • 6 min
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
039 ND A Bum Steer
Mar 29, 2011 • 6 min
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
132 ND Are Grains Necessary for a Healthy Diet?
Mar 22, 2011 • 7 min
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
131 ND What Are the Best Sources of Calcium?
Mar 15, 2011 • 6 min
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
130 ND Are You Getting Enough Calcium? Could You Be Getting Too Much?
Mar 8, 2011 • 5 min
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
129 ND Will Eating Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?
Mar 1, 2011 • 7 min
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!
128 ND Are Free Radicals Good For You?
Feb 22, 2011 • 5 min
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!
127 ND Is Grass Fed Beef Better For You?
Feb 15, 2011 • 7 min
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!
126 ND How to Eat Less Without Feeling Hungry
Feb 8, 2011 • 8 min
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!
125 ND 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Feb 1, 2011 • 7 min
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…
124 ND Which Oils Are Best For Cooking?
Jan 25, 2011 • 7 min
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!
123 ND Can You Reverse Diabetes with Diet?
Jan 18, 2011 • 7 min
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…
122 ND Is Irradiated Food Safe?
Jan 11, 2011 • 8 min
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!
120 ND Is Carbonated Water Bad for You?
Dec 28, 2010 • 7 min
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…
119 ND How to Raise Your Good Cholesterol
Dec 21, 2010 • 5 min
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…
118 ND How to Cut Down on Sugar
Dec 14, 2010 • 8 min
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…
117 ND Peanut Nutrition Facts
Dec 7, 2010 • 9 min
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?…
116 ND Is Chewing Ice Bad for You?
Nov 23, 2010 • 6 min
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…
114 ND Are Mushrooms Nutritious?
Nov 16, 2010 • 6 min
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!
113 ND What is Fasting Glucose?
Nov 2, 2010 • 6 min
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…
112 ND Is Raw Milk Good For You?
Oct 26, 2010 • 9 min
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…
111 ND Is Raw Milk Safe?
Oct 19, 2010 • 7 min
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!
110 ND How Sugar Affects Your Health
Oct 5, 2010 • 8 min
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…
109 ND Healthy Eating Tips for College Kids: Part II
Sep 28, 2010 • 6 min
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…
107 ND Acrylamide in Food: Should You Be Worried?
Sep 14, 2010 • 7 min
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…
106 ND Is Seaweed Good For You?
Sep 7, 2010 • 6 min
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…
105 ND How to Make the Perfect Smoothie
Aug 24, 2010 • 7 min
Tips and recipes on how to make thick creamy smoothies that are high in protein and low in sugar.
104 ND Can You Get Too Many Vitamins?
Aug 17, 2010 • 7 min
Can you get too many vitamins? Can vitamin supplements cause nutrient overload? Which nutrients are easy to get too much of?
103 ND Does Air Conditioning Make You Fat?
Aug 10, 2010 • 5 min
Can you lose weight, save money, and conserve energy-just by turning off the air conditioner?
102 ND Are There Foods That Keep Mosquitoes Away?
Aug 3, 2010 • 5 min
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!
101 ND Do Glucosamine Supplements Work?
Jul 27, 2010 • 7 min
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!
100 ND Listener Questions
Jul 20, 2010 • 6 min
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!
099 ND What are the Benefits of a Raw Food Diet?
Jul 13, 2010 • 5 min
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!
097 ND Are Fruits and Vegetables Getting Less Nutritious?
Jun 22, 2010 • 6 min
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!
095 ND What Kind of Salt is Healthiest?
Jun 1, 2010 • 8 min
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?
094 ND Does High Fructose Corn Syrup Make You Fat?
May 25, 2010 • 7 min
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.
006 ND The Dehydration Myth
May 18, 2010 • 7 min
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!
093 ND Soluble and Insoluble Fiber
May 11, 2010 • 7 min
Soluble and insoluble fiber play different roles in promoting health and preventing disease. Find out what do they do and which foods contain them.
092 ND Which Non-Dairy Milk is Best?
May 4, 2010 • 6 min
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?
091 ND Is Natural Sugar Better for You?
Apr 27, 2010 • 5 min
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?
090 ND What’s the Healthiest Type of Rice?
Apr 20, 2010 • 6 min
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.
089 ND Coconut Water
Apr 13, 2010 • 6 min
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.
088 ND Sulfites in Food and Wine
Apr 6, 2010 • 6 min
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…
087 ND Herbs and Your Diet
Mar 30, 2010 • 5 min
“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…
086 ND Is Fruit Good For You?
Mar 23, 2010 • 6 min
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…
085 ND Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fats
Mar 16, 2010 • 6 min
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…
084 ND Is Pasta A Diet Disaster?
Mar 9, 2010 • 5 min
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…
083 ND Free-Range and Omega-Fortified Eggs
Feb 23, 2010 • 5 min
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…
082 ND Is Skipping Breakfast Bad For You?
Feb 16, 2010 • 5 min
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!
081 ND Mercury in Fish
Feb 9, 2010 • 6 min
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!
080 ND Hormones in Meat
Feb 2, 2010 • 6 min
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!
079 ND What’s the Best Diet, Part 5
Jan 26, 2010 • 6 min
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!
078 ND What’s the Best Diet, Part 4
Jan 19, 2010 • 7 min
The Mediterranean Diet and its health and weight loss benefits are explained. Send questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
077 ND Which Diet Is Best, Part 3
Jan 12, 2010 • 7 min
Learn tips to trick yourself into eating less. Questions go to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
076 ND Which Diet Is Best, Part 2
Jan 5, 2010 • 8 min
The logic behind low carb diets is examined and the question behind whether some calories are more fattening than others is answered. Send your questions to nutrition@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
075 ND Which Diet Is Best?
Dec 29, 2009 • 7 min
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074 ND Is Drinking Alcohol Good For Your Health?
Dec 22, 2009 • 7 min
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072 ND Is Nutritional Yeast Good For You?
Dec 1, 2009 • 5 min
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070 ND Resistant Starch
Nov 17, 2009 • 8 min
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069 ND Trans Fat Update
Nov 10, 2009 • 7 min
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068 ND Nitrates and Nitrites
Nov 3, 2009 • 5 min
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067 ND Protein Promises
Oct 27, 2009 • 7 min
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066 ND What’s in Your Water?
Oct 20, 2009 • 6 min
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065 ND Not Getting Your Five a Day?
Oct 13, 2009 • 6 min
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064 ND GERD Mentality
Oct 6, 2009 • 7 min
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063 ND Junk Food in Disguise
Sep 29, 2009 • 6 min
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062 ND Detoxification Nation
Sep 22, 2009 • 6 min
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061 ND Colon Clean-Up
Sep 15, 2009 • 5 min
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058 ND Organic Disappointment?
Aug 25, 2009 • 5 min
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057 ND D-ficiency
Aug 18, 2009 • 9 min
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056 ND Cereal Killer
Aug 11, 2009 • 6 min
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055 ND Put Your Best Breast Forward
Aug 4, 2009 • 6 min
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053 ND Cuckoo for Coconut Oil
Jul 21, 2009 • 6 min
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052 ND Old MacDonald Had A Drugstore
Jul 14, 2009 • 8 min
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051 ND In a Pickle
Jul 7, 2009 • 6 min
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050 ND Canola Controversy
Jun 30, 2009 • 7 min
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049 ND Reliable Sources
Jun 23, 2009 • 8 min
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048 ND Sorry, Not My Type
Jun 16, 2009 • 7 min
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047 ND Drink Your Vegetables
Jun 9, 2009 • 7 min
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046 ND Regular Folk
Jun 2, 2009 • 6 min
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045 ND Burn, Baby Burn
May 26, 2009 • 7 min
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044 ND Sweetening the Deal
May 19, 2009 • 7 min
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043 ND Sweet or Sour?
May 12, 2009 • 8 min
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041 ND An Inflammatory Situation
Apr 28, 2009 • 7 min
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038 ND Tea Time
Apr 7, 2009 • 7 min
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037 ND Darn Tootin!
Mar 31, 2009 • 7 min
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036 ND Skin Deep
Mar 24, 2009 • 5 min
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034 ND Food Segregation
Mar 10, 2009 • 7 min
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033 ND What’s the Buzz?
Mar 3, 2009 • 6 min
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032 ND Going Hungry
Feb 24, 2009 • 6 min
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031 ND Metabolism Myths
Feb 17, 2009 • 6 min
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030 ND License to Indulge (a Little)
Feb 10, 2009 • 5 min
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029 ND Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Feb 3, 2009 • 7 min
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028 ND Popping pills
Jan 27, 2009 • 7 min
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027 ND Deficit Dieting
Jan 20, 2009 • 6 min
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026 ND A Spoonful of Honey
Jan 13, 2009 • 6 min
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025 ND No Bones About It
Jan 6, 2009 • 6 min
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024 ND Just the Flax, Ma’am
Dec 30, 2008 • 5 min
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023 ND The Baby or the Bathwater?
Dec 23, 2008 • 5 min
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022 ND Sprouting Off
Dec 16, 2008 • 6 min
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021 ND Soy Story II
Dec 9, 2008 • 7 min
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020 ND Got Soy?
Dec 2, 2008 • 7 min
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019 ND Goji A-go-go
Nov 25, 2008 • 7 min
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018 ND Is Going Meatless the Answer?
Nov 18, 2008 • 6 min
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017 ND Sweetening the Deal
Nov 11, 2008 • 6 min
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016 ND Cold Play, Part 2
Nov 4, 2008 • 5 min
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015 ND Cold Play: Part One
Oct 28, 2008 • 6 min
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014 ND Olive You Most of the Time
Oct 21, 2008 • 6 min
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013 ND Dairy Dilemma
Oct 14, 2008 • 7 min
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012 ND High-Fructose Hysteria
Oct 7, 2008 • 6 min
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011 ND Organic, Schmorganic
Sep 30, 2008 • 7 min
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010 ND Salty Language
Sep 23, 2008 • 7 min
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009 ND Anti-Aging: My Guerrilla Campaign
Sep 16, 2008 • 8 min
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008 ND Going Nuts
Sep 9, 2008 • 5 min
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007 ND Calorie Counterpoint
Sep 2, 2008 • 5 min
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005 ND Search for the Whole-y Grain
Aug 19, 2008 • 4 min
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004 ND Waiter, There’s a Bug in my Food
Aug 12, 2008 • 3 min
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003 ND Pass the Guacamole
Aug 5, 2008 • 3 min
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002 ND Benefits of Fiber
Jul 29, 2008 • 4 min
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001 ND Foods That Can Prevent a Sunburn
Jul 22, 2008 • 3 min
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