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Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. Their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options.

Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. Their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options.
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Rolling Meadows, IL

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Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. Their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options.

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@YourRadioMD

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English

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1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 847-577-6155


Episodes

A Chef’s Take on the Keto Diet

6/12/2018
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Gain insights on the keto diet from a chef.The ketogenic diet has been dominating nutrition headlines of late. It’s proven helpful for those with inflammatory disorders, as well as individuals hoping to slim down. Enjoying food is part of a chef’s daily life. A pre-diabetic diagnosis urged chef Gerard Viverito to rethink his personal eating habits. The body seeks its fuel from fats and sugars. By consuming less sugar, the body will start burning body fat. Avoiding unhealthy fats, sugar...

Duration:00:29:11

Benefits of CBD Hemp Oil

6/5/2018
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When it comes to powerful compounds, there are few that compare to Cannabidiol (CBD).Barlean’s, a family-owned company, has been making healthy oils for nearly 30 years. They're big believers in the power of nature, and when it comes to powerful compounds, there are few that compare to Cannabidiol (CBD). CBD is a compound that comes from the hemp plant. It is one of more than 85 unique compounds found in hemp, known as cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are known to promote health and keep...

Duration:00:23:33

Summer Teas

5/29/2018
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Break out the iced tea for summer.Summertime is perfect for enjoying a tall glass of iced tea. Cindy Bigelow recommends mixing tea flavors to create your own summer concoction. Bigelow carries a lemon ginger, lavender chamomile, and green tea that all have a probiotic available for summer. Peach green tea with turmeric and matcha green tea with turmeric also make an appearance this summer. To make iced tea, add two teabags to three or four ounces of boiling water. Let steep for a few...

Duration:00:23:55

Wonders of Aloe Vera

5/22/2018
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Aloe vera is known for its application for sunburns, but it can also provide benefits when ingested.Aloe vera is a fantastic and natural means of healing the body. Kim McClure, Director of Marketing for Natural Brands at Lily of the Desert, explains that aloe vera contains over 200 active components. These include vitamins, minerals, digestive enzymes and amino acids. People often take aloe vera for digestive issues. It helps balance the pH in the gut. Polysaccharides present in aloe...

Duration:00:17:28

Brain Health

5/15/2018
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Improve memory and brain health through nutrition.Medications have many side effects. Treating conditions with nutrients first can improve health conditions without those side effects. Throughout her medical career, Dr. Kristen Willeumier learned that obesity affects brain health. Her studies of sports concussions led to nutrient-focused treatment to improve brain health. A cocktail of these nutrients has been shown to improve brain function and healing. Support your family’s brain...

Duration:00:26:50

Healing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

5/8/2018
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Take control of your PCOS with changes in nutrition and lifestyle.Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of female infertility. It is often discovered during the fertility journey and is a metabolic endocrine disorder. Symptoms include irregular menstrual cycles, lack of ovulation, and hormonal imbalance. Amy Medling explains that the hormonal imbalance often means more androgen hormones are present. This can lead to male-pattern hair loss, hair growing in unexpected...

Duration:00:19:41

The Paleo Diabetes Solution

5/1/2018
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The Paleo diet can help anyone address blood sugar issues.The Paleo diet isn’t just about eating big hunks of meat. It’s a framework for providing the right nutrition for blood sugar control. This makes eating Paleo an option for diabetics. Jill Hillhouse points out that humans are genetically made for a diet of unprocessed, whole foods. Today’s processed foods provide cells with misinformation, activating disease in genes. Blood sugar rises in response to glucose in the blood. Glucose...

Duration:00:19:15

REVERSED: Changing Diabetics' Lives

4/24/2018
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How can you be proactive about a type-2 diabetes diagnosis?A type-2 diabetes diagnosis can be a shock, especially if you feel like you’re living a healthy lifestyle. There are 35 million Americans with diabetes. About two million cases are diagnosed every year. Charles Mattocks has learned about the business of diabetic treatment. It seems like the prescription-driven methods of busy physicians reduces patient options to address diabetes. His new documentary, The Diabetic You, addresses...

Duration:00:25:06

Encore Episode: 3-Step Plan for Cleaner Living

4/17/2018
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The human body was originally designed for abundant health and energy. But, we've since strayed from that path. How can you get back on track?The human body was originally designed for abundant health and energy. But, we’ve since strayed from that path through our sedentary lifestyles, poor diets and emotional imbalance... which in turn has left us overworked, worn out and spiritually depleted. Dr. Mark Shannan believes there’s an easy way to get us back on track. We just need to do what...

Duration:00:27:54

Encore Episode: Learning from Life's Lessons

4/10/2018
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All too often, we yearn for a more spiritual life but tell ourselves it's too difficult. But, the smallest prayer is heard and answered.All too often, we yearn for a more spiritual life but tell ourselves it's too difficult. But, the smallest prayer is heard and answered. The simplest overture meets with a loving response. Each of the prayers in Julia Cameron's new book, Life Lessons: 125 Prayers and Meditations, is a starting point. Taken collectively, they offer an approach to God that...

Duration:00:18:50

Simple Tips to Help with the Stress of Our World

4/3/2018
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With so much going on in the world today we need to learn how to navigate. Learn simple tips to help with the stress of living in this wacky world.A shaman is a conduit between the physical world and the spiritual world. Think of it as an tribal life coach. Connecting to the spiritual world is difficult in the world of technology. Here are some tips from Shaman Isabella Stoloff to navigate the modern world with children: It’s also important to learn to listen to intuition. Stop relying...

Duration:00:23:46

The Power of Simplicity

3/27/2018
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Ambition is a valuable personal quality to have, but oftentimes individuals get too wrapped up in doing more, more, more.Ambition is a valuable personal quality to have, but oftentimes individuals get too wrapped up in doing more, more, more. That was Courtney Carver's reality... until she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The stress of constantly being busy fueled her symptoms even more. It became clear that she needed to root out the physical and psychological clutter that...

Duration:00:22:00

Taking Your Natural Product to the Marketplace

3/20/2018
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Some people are just born entrepreneurs. Others need a little help. If you have something you'd like to take to market, there are a few educational pieces that can help you out.Some people are just born entrepreneurs. Others need a little help. If you have something you'd like to take to market, there are a few educational pieces that can help you out. Michael Farca has become a "serial entrepreneur" in three different industries. He offers this advice: Despite the challenges,...

Duration:00:21:38

The 411 on Probiotics

3/13/2018
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Probiotics can be confusing. Do they actually work?Probiotics can be confusing. Do they actually work? According to Kiran Krishnan, Chief Scientific Officer at Just Thrive Probiotic and Microbiome Labs, most consumer probiotics aren't doing what you think they should be doing, which leads to "doubters" of their effectiveness -- even if they've been established in the market for 15-20 years. Science has improved since those "established" products took to market. Krishnan explains that...

Duration:00:24:19

Thriving Through Uncertainty

3/6/2018
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While we all look for what will make us happy in life, we don't always make the choices we should when it comes to sustaining that happiness.There are a myriad of things you have to deal with when going through a career change. What is most difficult is deciding to make the change, especially when you are good at what you do, and wonder whether you should just stick it out in an unhappy (albeit well-paid) environment instead of taking a risk and starting over doing something you...

Duration:00:22:40

How to Kick Ass at Any Age

2/27/2018
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As Dr. Joyce Knudsen explains, "kicking ass" is not a violent action, but rather a proactive mindset.Age doesn't mean you have to stop being active or progressing in life's successes. Individuals well into their 70s, 80s and 90s are doing amazing, productive things. Similarly, kids aren't limited by their young age, either. Guest Dr. Joyce Knudsen describes the incredibly athletic feat a nine-year-old from Florida accomplished -- something many adult athletes would find challenging. As...

Duration:00:20:05

Real Mom Talk with "Hot Mess to Mindful Mom" Ali Katz

2/20/2018
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With a frenzied family schedule, it can be difficult to really turn your focus to your kids' activities, development and growth. "Hot Mess to Mindful Mom" Ali Katz offers tips to work through the chaos.With a frenzied family schedule, it can be difficult to really turn your focus to your kids' activities, development and growth. "Hot Mess to Mindful Mom" Ali Katz joins hosts Lisa and Andrea to offer tips to work through the chaos. Listen in for more insight and tips from Ali, as well as...

Duration:00:26:18

Natural Sunscreens, Essential Oils & More

2/13/2018
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You might say, "It's winter -- I don't need sunscreen!" You'd be wrong.You might say, "It's winter -- I don't need sunscreen!" Actually, it's advised to put sunscreen on every day you spend time outside, whether it's sunny and warm or not. What is the best and safest type of sunscreen to use? “Natural sunscreens have always been the better choice, but now we know it is even more important to avoid chemical sunscreens in light of recent research indicating that Oxybenzone, a harmful...

Duration:00:24:47

Encore Episode - Naturally Heal Anxiety & Other Health Concerns

2/6/2018
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Emotions affect your health in so many ways, weakening various parts of your body and manifesting as physical symptoms.A little anxiety is a good thing. It's your body's natural response to certain situations. Too much anxiety can be debilitating. Emotions affect your health in so many ways, weakening various parts of your body and manifesting as physical symptoms such as stomachaches, headaches, fatigue, shortness of breath, etc. There is also the theory of the gut-brain connection,...

Duration:00:23:45

The Diabetes-Alzheimer's Link

1/30/2018
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Dr. Teitelbuam discusses the link between diabetes, nutrition and an Alzheimer's diagnosis.Is a type-2 diagnosis optional? According to guest Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, there are dietary shifts you can make to either reverse type-2 diabetes (also known as "adult onset diabetes) -- both in food choices and nutritional supplements. Dr. Teitelbuam also discusses the link between diabetes, nutrition and an Alzheimer's diagnosis and specific nutritional supplements that may help stave off loss of...

Duration:00:22:06