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

604 - Is It Time to Stop Taking Fish Oil?

Hinzugefügt: 19. Januar 2021

Despite a recent decrease in the number of people taking it, fish oil supplements remain the third most popular nutritional supplement. But just how firm is the evidence to support their use? Read...

603 - Do Low-Carb Diets Really Boost Your Metabolism?

Hinzugefügt: 12. Januar 2021

A new analysis suggests that low-carb diets cause you to burn more calories and lose weight. But the details tell a different story. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips...

602 - Is Dried Fruit Good for You?

Hinzugefügt: 5. Januar 2021

Is dried fruit as healthy as fresh? Is it healthy for people with diabetes? For toddlers? What are the healthiest dried fruits? Read on for answers to all your dried fruit questions. Read the...

601 - 4 Myths about Sulfites and Wine Busted

Hinzugefügt: 29. Dezember 2020

Does wine give you a headache? Don't blame the sulfites. Find out what problems sulfites do (and don't) cause and whether you need to avoid them. Read the transcript. Check out all the...

357 - Cool Weather Nutrition Tips (Reissue)

Hinzugefügt: 22. Dezember 2020

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

600 - Facts About Trans Fats (and Their Replacements)

Hinzugefügt: 15. Dezember 2020

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599 - Why Am I So Hungry Before My Period?

Hinzugefügt: 8. Dezember 2020

It's common to experience an increased appetite or cravings for certain foods before your period. Understanding what's going on in your body and brain can help you cope. Read the...

598 - Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Heart Disease?

Hinzugefügt: 1. Dezember 2020

A new study links diet soda consumption to increased risk of heart disease. You don't necessarily have to give up your favorite artificially-sweetened drink, but you may want to stop seeing it...

597 - What's the Best Time to Eat Dessert?

Hinzugefügt: 24. November 2020

How long after dinner should you eat dessert? Is it best to eat it with your meal or wait a couple of hours? Turns out timing isn't the most important factor when it comes to sweet treats. Read...

596 - Making Meat Without Animals? Yes, It's Possible

Hinzugefügt: 17. November 2020

The future is (almost) here! New technology will allow us to produce real meat without breeding, feeding, or slaughtering any animals. Paul Shapiro, the author of Clean Meat, joins me for a...

595 - Are Beans a Protein or Carbohydrate?

Hinzugefügt: 11. November 2020

Most vegetarians consider beans to be a protein food. But most beans are much higher in carbohydrates than protein. Should we think of beans as a protein, a starch, or both? Read the transcript....

594 - How Sleep Affects Weight Gain—A Sleep Expert Explains

Hinzugefügt: 3. November 2020

Many people have more difficulty sleeping when they reach midlife, which is also when they start to see their weight creeping up. Sleep medicine specialist Dr. Jade Wu talks about the relationship...

593 - Does Elderberry Protect Against Colds and Flu?

Hinzugefügt: 27. Oktober 2020

As we head into cold and flu season, you might wonder whether your immune system could use a little boost. How does the research on elderberry syrup stack up? Read the transcript. Check out all the...

592 - Is Soy Healthy or Harmful?

Hinzugefügt: 20. Oktober 2020

Is soy healthy or harmful? There's lots of conflicting info. Monica puts the soy hype into perspective with the latest scientific research. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and...

591 - Processed Meat: How Much Is too Much?

Hinzugefügt: 13. Oktober 2020

What counts as processed meat? Why are the concerns about it? What's a safe amount? Registered dietitian Kathleen Zelman joins me to sort through a confusing topic. Read the transcript. Check...

590 - The Problem with Intermittent Fasting

Hinzugefügt: 6. Oktober 2020

New research suggests that the most popular form of intermittent fasting (restricting daily food intake to a 6- or 8-hour window) doesn't increase weight loss but does increase muscle loss....

589 - Do You Get Enough Fiber on a Low-FODMAP Diet?

Hinzugefügt: 29. September 2020

Following a low-FODMAP diet can relieve IBS symptoms. But it also eliminates a lot of healthy foods from your diet. Tamara Duker Frueman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, joins me to talk...

588 - Does Growing Almonds Really Waste Too Much Water?

Hinzugefügt: 22. September 2020

If your barista scowls at you when you order a latte with almond milk because almond growing consumes massive amounts of water, it's time to arm yourself with the facts! Read the transcript....

522 - The 3 Levers of Appetite (Reissue)

Hinzugefügt: 15. September 2020

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...

586 - Helping Kids Learn STEAM Skills in the Kitchen

Hinzugefügt: 1. September 2020

The benefits of teaching young kids to cook go beyond setting them up for a lifetime of healthy eating—cooking can also help them learn science, technology, engineering, and math. Nutrition Diva...