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Learn the connection between what you eat and how you feel. We'll explain how your food choices affect your energy, focus, moods and overall health. You will hear practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through good nutrition.

Learn the connection between what you eat and how you feel. We'll explain how your food choices affect your energy, focus, moods and overall health. You will hear practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through good nutrition.


Minneapolis, MN


Learn the connection between what you eat and how you feel. We'll explain how your food choices affect your energy, focus, moods and overall health. You will hear practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through good nutrition.




4/17/21 | Is Your Gut Healthy and How To Fix It

Listen in to learn what’s behind common signs of poor gut health and suggest simple health habits and foods to relieve the gas, bloating and pain. Even if you don’t struggle with those issues, did you know that having good gut health plays an important role in every part of your health, from your mood to your immune function and pretty much everything in between? Listen in!


4/10/21 | Nutrition & Mental Health

Adults and teens are struggling with anxiety and mental health. Period. On this episode of Dishing Up Nutrition we don’t just want to look at the problem; we want to offer some possible solutions with how nutrition affects mental health, without a doubt. Special guest Dr. Korn often says “Change your mood with your food.” Listen in to learn how.


4/03/21 | Have You Ever Been Told to Lose Weight for Better Cholesterol Numbers?

Two dietitians answer if your weight affects your cholesterol or is that just a myth? It does seem that every health problem is blamed on a person’s weight but today we’re aiming to help listeners understand that the cholesterol in eggs does not affect the cholesterol in your blood. The real culprit is the sugar you are eating that makes cholesterol. Listen in to learn more.


3/27/21 | Health at Every Size

Today’s show is less about physical health; instead it is more about social and emotional health at every weight. Listen in as two dietitians explore what health has to do with weight and how health really means much more than just a number on the scale. Listen in to learn more.


3/20/21 | Managing Pain & Inflammation with Food

The U.S. is seeing almost an epidemic of serious inflammation problems, which usually results in an excessive amount of pain. Inflammation can be difficult to perceive as it can show up in many ways and symptoms. From knee pain to fatigue, weight gain or diarrhea, the list can be endless. Listen in as two nutritionists explore the reasons for this widespread occurrence of inflammation and some foods and supplements we have found to be helpful.


3/13/21 | What Do My Cravings Mean?

We’re breaking down common nutrient deficiencies directly related to cravings. For example, trouble sleeping or muscle cramps (like Charlie horses) are symptoms of a magnesium deficiency which often manifests in cravings for chocolate. If you crave salt, it is a good chance you are dehydrated. Listen in for more cues your body is sending … and you may be missing entirely!


3/06/21 | Menopause Relief

Two nutritionists are sharing their first (and second, third and on!) steps to combat hot flashes, weight gain (especially weight around the middle), sleep issues, anxiety and the list goes on. You can find relief, start with step one – reduce foods containing carbs. Listen in for more steps and the why behind them.


2/21/21 | Relief for Adolescent and Adult Anxiety

Behavioral signs of anxiety can range from a whirling brain, off balance digestion, poor sleep or trouble focusing … just to name a few. In a time of unprecedented national (and global) anxiety, two nutritionists share how nutrition affects our mental health – and tips you can start implanting today to start feeling better and more relaxed.


2/20/21 | Simple, Natural Solutions for Depression

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, almost 28% of adults in the U.S. are experiencing symptoms of depression compared to 8.5% before the pandemic. Listen in as two nutritionists focus on how our food choices affect our mental health, for better or worse. In a time when so much is out of our control, learning how to feed your body and mind with healing foods is something you can control. Listen in!


2/06/21 | Avoiding Weight Gain During Stressful Times

New studies report that 1/3 of adults in the U.S. say that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to dramatic changes in their good health habits. Today two nutritionists are focusing not on the stress, but on how each of us can increase our stress management skills to support overall health, with weight loss often coming as a result.


1/30/21 | Real Food to Boost Immunity

Under these very stressful and unfamiliar circumstances, what are you doing to boost your own immune system? Are you now eating better, drinking less and sleeping more … or are you unsure of what to do and how to actually make changes? You’re not alone! Listen in as two nutritionists share their recommendations for how to boost immunity, starting in the kitchen.


1/23/21 | How to Lose Weight Without Dieting

After decades as nutritionists, two share what they’ve found to be true about long-term weight loss and management, starting with the truth that restricting calories does not work. Tune in to learn what DOES work and is a lot more enjoyable and healthful.


1/16/21 | Taking Charge of Menopause Symptoms With Food

Two nutritionists share critical information about how your food choices can and will affect menopausal symptoms. Such as alcohol at night leads to hot flashes and night sweats (sugar does too) and much more. Listen in to start relieving yourself of these uncomfortable symptoms, starting today!


1/09/21 | The Case for Keto with special guest Gary Taubes

Bestselling author Gary Taubes shares his findings from new book The Case For Keto, of why many of us need to eat fewer carbohydrates and more healthy fat to lose weight and stay healthy.


12/19/20 | Food to Help With Depression

Two nutritionists discuss not only foods that can help fight depression, but also share what foods can cause inflammation and even depression. The relationship between depression and your diet is a new connection for many, listen in.


12/12/20 | Kitchen Shortcuts

A licensed dietitian is joined by a seasoned chef to share practical, usable tips, that will cut your time in the kitchen, make that time more enjoyable, and give you the confidence to cook delicious, real foods. While many think of cooking as a hobby, it’s really a life-skill that takes a bit of practice. Let’s make this important part of life less of a chore and more efficient.


12/5/20: Food Tips for Better Eye Health

Have you ever thought about what you are eating affects how well you can see? If you’re like most people, the answer is likely no. Even more reason to listen in as two nutritionists and special guest, Dr. Chris Knobbe share what to eat – and what specific foods to avoid – in order to avoid cataracts or slow down the growth of cataracts, as you grow older.


11/21/20 | Food & Supplements to Ease Chronic Pain

Listen in as two nutritionists share what foods contribute to pain and inflammation and what can help bring relief – coincidentally those same foods weaken the immune system and accelerate aging. A triple threat best avoided to say the least. Listen in to learn more.


11/14/20 | How Probiotics Reduce Cravings & Support Weight Loss

There are many factors that impact metabolism (it is simply not “calories in, calories out”, which we have been told for decades), but until recently digestive health hasn’t been one of the first to come to mind. Listen in as two nutritionists share how probiotics improve digestive health which in turn can support weight loss and reduce cravings along the way. Could probiotics be the missing part of your weight loss puzzle? Listen in!