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Zorba Paster On Your Health

Wisconsin Public Radio

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Language:

English

Contact:

Zorba Paster on Your Health Wisconsin Public Radio 821 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706 800-462-7413


Episodes

Pets Can Help With Pandemic Blues, Plastics And Health Risks, Queso Fundio With Zucchini And Squash

2/6/2021
This week the hosts discuss research showing how pets can help us cope during a pandemic, and they look at the health risks of plastics in the environment. Plus, they share a delicious dip recipe for queso fundido with zucchini and squash.

Duration:00:53:14

Can We Inherit Trauma, Low Sodium Diets, Carrot, Smoked Salmon And Avocado Salad

1/30/2021
This week the hosts talk about the possibility of humans inheriting trauma from our ancestors. They also discuss if low sodium diets really are that healthy. Plus, they serve up a healthy recipe for carrot, smoked salmon and avocado salad.

Duration:00:52:59

Teaching Generosity To Our Kids, Vitamin D And Fish Oil Study, Chilaquiles Rojos

1/9/2021
This week the hosts look at research that shows children are more likely to be generous when their parents are more empathetic, and they discuss a new study that suggests Vitamin D and fish oil do not help prevent certain cardiac conditions. Plus, they share a delicious breakfast recipe for chilaquiles rojos.

Duration:00:53:14

COVID-19 And Mental Health, Tips For Good Eye Health, Baked Feta With Olives And Cherry Tomatoes

12/12/2020
This week the hosts talk about how COVID-19 is affecting our mental health, and they offer up some helpful tips for maintaining good eye health. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for baked feta with olives and cherry tomatoes.

Duration:00:53:14

Easy Ways To Be Healthier, Pandemic Reduces Air Pollution Related Deaths, Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

11/21/2020
This week the hosts discuss five easy ways to extend your life, and they look at how COVID-19 lockdowns may have prevented thousands of air pollution linked deaths. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for old-fashioned beef stew.

Duration:00:53:14

Weighted Blankets May Help With Insomnia, Exercise May Boost Memory, Juicy Lucy Burgers

10/24/2020
This week the hosts look at research that suggests using a weighted blanket may help with insomnia, and they discuss a study on how exercise may boost memory. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Juicy Lucy burgers!

Duration:00:53:14

Dish Sponges And Germs, Dementia Prevention, Spinach And Chicken Tortilla Casserole

10/17/2020
This week the hosts talk about a study that looks at the amount of bacteria in our dish sponges, and they discuss a study on potential prevention factors for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for spinach and chicken tortilla casserole!

Duration:00:53:14

Docs Prescribe Play Time, Pesticide In Our Cheerios, Miriam's Lentils

9/26/2020
This week the hosts talk about how children's play time is as important as reading to them, and they look at a study that found pesticide in some breakfast cereals. Plus, they share a special listener recipe for Miriam's Lentils!

Duration:00:53:14

Air Pollution Linked To Kids Asthma Risk, Skin Color Bias In Dermatology, Spinach And Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

9/19/2020
This week the hosts discuss a possible link between air pollution and children's asthma, and they talk about the skin color bias in the field of Dermatology. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for spinach and artichoke stuffed mushrooms.

Wisconsin Fall Membership Drive Edition - Molten Chocolate Cake

9/19/2020
This week’s membership drive edition of the show addresses new research on Vitamin D and Calcium supplements, plus a special recipe for molten chocolate cake.

Duration:00:52:59

Anti-Vax Docs, Turning Vacant Lots Green, Savory Bean And Spinach Soup

9/12/2020
This week the hosts talk about the potential consequences of doctors who dispense anti-vaccination information, and they look at a study suggesting that the greening of vacant urban lands may reduce self-reported poor mental health in community-dwelling adults . Plus, they share a tasty recipe for savory bean and spinach soup.

Duration:00:53:14

Forest Bathing, Being Single Bad For Your Health, Squash Curry With Red Lentils

9/5/2020
This week the hosts learn about the health benefits of "forest bathing", and they look at a study showing that being single may be detrimental to your health. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for squash curry with red lentils.

Duration:00:53:14

Binge Drinking Up In Seniors, Post-Surgery Brain Function Risk, Turkey Hummus Sliders

8/29/2020
This week the hosts look at a study that shows binge drinking (and pot use) is up in older Americans, and they discuss a BMJ study that shows dementia risks increase with repeated surgeries. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for turkey hummus sliders.

Duration:00:53:14

Are Plant-based Burgers Healthy?, Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels, Couscous And Cherry Salad

8/22/2020
This week the hosts discuss if new plant-based hamburgers are good for us, and they look at the new FDA-proposed cigarette warning labels that contain graphic imagery. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for couscous and cherry salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Lego Bricks For Anesthesia Training, Premature Birth Rates Down During Pandemic, Rosemary Beef Skewers

8/15/2020
This week the hosts discuss why future anesthesiologists are using Lego bricks for training, and they talk about why premature birth rates are down during this pandemic. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for rosemary beef skewers.

Duration:00:52:59

Belly Fat Risks, X-rays During Pregnancy, Avocado Potato Salad

8/8/2020
This week the hosts look at a study that examines belly circumference (not BMI) as a risk factor for obesity, and they discuss research showing you should limit x-rays during pregnancy. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for avocado potato salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Cancer And Sugary Sodas, Good News About Dementia Risks, Cold Cucumber Soup

8/1/2020
This week the hosts look at a study that links drinking sugary sodas with a cancer risk, and they discuss a study that provides good news for people who are genetically at risk for dementia. Plus, they share a refreshing recipe for cold cucumber soup.

Duration:00:53:14

Smartphones And Parenting, Eating To Lower Diabetes Risk, Mozzarella, Tomato & Orzo Salad

7/25/2020
This week the hosts discuss surprising new research showing the effects of smartphone use on parenting, and they look at a study that shows eating fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may lower diabetes risk. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for a mozzarella, tomato and orzo salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Women Diagnosed Later Than Men, Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Use, Beer Battered Smelt

7/11/2020
This week the hosts discuss research that shows women are diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases, and they look at a study that suggests low-dose aspirin may cause brain bleeding. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for beer battered smelt.

Duration:00:53:14

Death With Dignity, Lentils And Blood Sugar Study, Greek Pasta Salad

7/4/2020
This week the hosts discuss the controversial issue of assisted suicide, and they look at a study suggesting that eating lentils may lower blood sugar. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Greek pasta salad.

Duration:00:53:14