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Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis, MPH discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. As ambassadors of all things natural, their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options... and to help you live your life so you too can become Naturally Savvy!

Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis, MPH discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. As ambassadors of all things natural, their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options... and to help you live your life so you too can become Naturally Savvy!

Location:

Rolling Meadows, IL

Description:

Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis, MPH discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. As ambassadors of all things natural, their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options... and to help you live your life so you too can become Naturally Savvy!

Twitter:

@YourRadioMD

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Ep 929: Maternal Mental Health in the time of COVID-19

5/28/2020
Lisa is joined by Alinne Barrera, PhD to talk about the ‘Motherload’ of stressors that all mothers with children in the home are facing during the COVID crisis. This is even more stressful for new mothers who are not able to get the needed support during the postpartum period. Dr. Barrera is a California licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty in working with Spanish-speaking and Latinx communities. Her scholarly work is focused on depression prevention, intervention adaptations, and...

Duration:00:33:17

Ep 928: The Power of Turmeric for Inflammation, Stress, & Pain

5/26/2020
Andrea is joined by Dr. Fabio Di Stefano, the doctor behind Dr. D's. He's an established chiropractor, kinesiologist and certified acupuncturist who has been practicing for more than 15 years. He and Andrea talk about After Dr. Di Stefano established PROMEDX Therapeutics Inc. (multi-disciplinary pain treatment center), he discovered that the majority of his patients were dealing with chronic pain from conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. He began to...

Duration:00:29:17

Ep 927: One Thing Alan and Suzanne Arkin Do Every Day To Stay Healthy

5/21/2020
Andrea Donsky chats with Alan Arkin and his wife Suzanne. Alan is an Academy Award-Winning Actor, Director and Screenwriter with a film career spanning seven decades. He is most recently known for his role as Norman Newlander in The Kominsky Method on Netflix. Alan and Suzanne share what they do every day to stay healthy. Suzanne also shares a little bit of her story of when she went through menopause.

Duration:00:23:48

Ep 926: Mindfulness with Jon Kabat Zinn

5/19/2020
Lisa is joined by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. who is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he founded its world-renowned Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic (in 1979), and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (in 1995). He retired from his positions at...

Duration:00:14:56

Ep 925: How to Boost Your Immune System Based on Science

5/14/2020
Andrea is joined by Dr. James Lavalle, an internationally recognized Clinical Pharmacist, Author, Board-Certified Clinical Nutritionist, and Expert and Educator in Integrative and Precision Health, explains how to boost your immune system based on science for right now and in the future. For more information visit https://www.jimlavalle.com/ and https://www.metaboliccode.com/

Duration:00:28:23

Ep. 924: Optimize Your Health with the Power of Algae!

5/12/2020
Lisa is joined by Catharine Arnston, Founder and CEO of Energybits. Catharine started ENERGYbits after her sister was diagnosed with breast cancer and advised by her oncologist that an alkaline diet would help her heal. Catharine immediately sprung into action to help her sister research alkaline foods and in the process she discovered algae. When Catharine learned that algae was the most alkaline, plant-based, nutrient-dense food in the world and had been used for fifty years in Asia to...

Duration:00:52:56

Ep. 923: Sticking with Your Dietary Restrictions During Covid-19 and Beyond.

5/7/2020
Andrea is joined by Ricki Heller, educator, writer, cookbook author, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and lover of all things canine to talk about sticking to your dietary restrictions during Covid-19 and beyond. One of Ricki's very favorite things to do is to create recipes that suit people with dietary restrictions. Whether free of gluten, grains, sugar, dairy, eggs, or something else, she revels in providing you with recipes that fit your specific diet, taste incredibly delicious, and...

Duration:00:27:15

Ep 922: The Scientific Evidence Behind Immune Boosting Supplements

5/5/2020
Andrea Donsky interviews Joel Thuna, a 4th generation master herbalist, owner of Pure- lē Natural Products, and a self-proclaimed "science geek" who reads 6-10 clinical studies every single day. Andrea asks Joel to share the science behind many popular immune boosting supplements—including vitamin C, vitamin D, oregano oil, black elderberry and chaga. They also discuss the benefits of each supplement and how much we should take.

Duration:00:45:16

Ep 921: 3 Things You Need to Know Before Transitioning to Grey

4/30/2020
Thinking about going grey? Read this before transitioning to grey. In this video, I interview Nicole Scott, Founder of Own Your Sparkle, to talk about why she decided to go grey, and how she did it. She also shares 3 important insights she learned along the way when transitioning to grey. Nicole Scott is a Holistic Nutritionist, Healthy Lifestyle Expert, Author, International Wellness speaker, Network Marketing Professional and a mom of 2 teenage girls who lives in the Greater Toronto area...

Duration:00:29:37

Ep 920: Discover the Power of Adaptogenic Herbs to Balance the Stress of Daily Life

4/25/2020
Lisa is joined by Organic India's Amy Keller who shares vital information on adaptogenic herbs to help you handle the stress of covid-19 and stress in general. ORGANIC INDIA’s tea infusions and whole herb supplements are rooted in Ayurveda, the ancient health system of India. Our products are formulated using traditional wisdom and modern science to support true wellness. Learn more at www.organicindiausa.com

Duration:00:28:58

Ep 919: Ripe: Aging with Authenticity & Grace

4/23/2020
Lisa is joined by Sherri Rosen to talk about her inspiring e-book, Ripe: 12 Nudes and Semi-Nudes on Aging with Authenticity, Grace and Aliveness. Sherri has her own publicity firm in New York City for over 12 years, giving a powerful voice to people who are doing wonderful things in the world. Her very first publicity project was on the New York Times Bestseller List for 63 weeks. She also writes blogs for different blog sites: The Gatekeepers Post, Sherri Rosen Publicity, Examiner.Com, and...

Duration:00:26:48

Ep 918: 9 Tips on How to Be Happy

4/21/2020
The Bon-Vivant Girl, Nathalie Botros joins Andrea and Lisa to share 9 tips to be happy. About Nathalie: She is a Psychotherapist, life coach, and certified holistic health coach with a specialization in hormones. But most importantly she is your “happiness fairy.” Nathalie's mission is to spread happiness dust on all of us. She was born in Lebanon, raised in Turkey and educated in Switzerland. She played and worked in Italy before eventually landing in New York city, where she lives...

Duration:00:25:04

Ep 917: The Hormone Fix with Dr. Anna Cabeca, MD

4/16/2020
Andrea and Lisa are joined by Dr. Anna Cabeca, MD to talk about her incredible book, "The Hormone Fix: Burn Fat Naturally, Boost Energy, Sleep Better, and Stop Hot Flashes, the Keto-Green Way." As women approach menopause, many start to experience the physical and emotional indignities of hormonal fluctuation: metabolic stall and weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats, insomnia, memory loss or brain fog, irritability, low libido, and painful sex. Too often, doctors tell us that these...

Duration:00:30:10

Ep 916: How Self-Esteem Affects Our Health

4/14/2020
Lisa and Andrea are joined by Dr. Joyce Knudsen, Ph.D to talk about how self-esteem affects our health. As the Founder of The ImageMaker, Inc.® Communication Group in 1985, many subsidiaries have been formed, such as the Certification Division, Fashion Division, Consulting Division, Self-Esteem & Personal Development Division, Soft Skill Division & Social Site Division. Dr Joyce had the honor of becoming a celebrated and distinguished image professional from AICI (The Association of Image...

Duration:00:22:45

Ep 915: Best Self Care Tips for Taking Care of Your Hair While in Self Isolation

4/9/2020
In this episode we discuss the best tips and products for our hair as we age, and while in self-isolation because of the virus. Andrea Donsky interviews Lana Kubrak, a hairstylist for over 20 years. Lana shares her knowledge and expertise on everyday practices we should be doing at home that will keep your hair healthy, bouncy and beautiful. She also shares her favorite new trendy products that help to nourish and style our hair. Learn more: http://www.naturallysavvy.com

Duration:00:32:23

Ep 914: Dr. David Katz, M.D.: What You Need to Know About the Virus Pandemic and Your Health.

4/9/2020
In this episode we ask Dr. David Katz M.D—a highly respected and recognized global expert in nutrition, health promotion, and the prevention of chronic disease—important questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Listen to today's podcast to learn what you need to know about the current situation and how we can combine medical science with common sense to put things into perspective. Learn more: http://www.naturallysavvy.com

Duration:00:39:48

Ep 913: End the Daily Crazy-Busy: How to Triage Your Life

3/17/2020
Learn how to prioritize daily tasks into red (critical), yellow (moderate) and green (light)."Busy" seems to be the word of the day. But, even if people say they like being busy, it may be contributing to unhealthy stress levels. Dr. Darria Long Gillespie experienced a crazy-busy schedule while going through residency training. After developing a serious health issue, she realized she had to change something. She joins host Lisa Davis to discuss how you can triage your life -- prioritize...

Duration:00:21:09

Ep 912: Covid-19: We are Resilient

3/13/2020
How to remain resilient during these challenging times.This is a stressful time for all of us, filled with fear, anxiety, uncertainty and worry as our world turns upside down. But Myra believes, as humans, we are resilient. Myra Giberovitch is an educator, social worker, consultant, author and professional speaker. She is an adjunct professor at the McGill University School of Social and author of "Recovering from Genocidal Trauma." Growing up Myra's mother used to say, “In life we never...

Duration:00:23:42

Ep 911: A New Way to Age with Suzanne Somers

3/10/2020
Are we simply passive participants in our own aging fate?We tend to accept aging as an inevitable journey upon we all must trek. Are we too comfortable with that concept? Are we simply passive participants in our own aging fate? According to Suzanne Somers, absolutely not. In her book, A New Way to Age: The Most Cutting-Edge Advances in Antiaging, Suzanne discusses a new way to grow older--with vibrancy, freedom, confidence, and a healthy libido. Listen as Suzanne joins Andrea and Lisa to...

Duration:00:36:37

Ep 910: Expanding the Conversation About Perimenopause and Menopause

3/3/2020
Dialogue is often lacking around perimenopause and menopause. Naturally Savvy hosts Andrea and Lisa want to expand the conversation.Perimenopause and menopause are inevitable in a woman's life. Unfortunately, dialogue is often lacking around this life-changing time. Women may not know what to expect -- or feel like they're on a roller-coaster of symptoms they simply cannot get under control. Naturally Savvy hosts Andrea and Lisa want to expand that dialogue. In this episode they come...

Duration:00:43:51