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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 #947: 30 Day Plan for Total Health & Weight Loss

8/6/2020
This was taped before covid19. How many times have you dieted and lost weight, only to put much or all of it back on? Now there is a radically effective approach to positive and lasting change. National Best Selling author, Kathy Freston, joins Andrea and Lisa to chat about her book and ways to keep the pounds off, The Lean: A Revolutionary (and Simple!) 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss.

Duration:00:09:41

EP #946: Bra Shopping: Everything You Need to Know About Bras.

8/4/2020
Randi and Rhonda, owners of Legs Plus Inc. and Bra Boutique in Toronto, have been selling bras for 38 years. They share their expertise on finding the right fit for your bra, bra accessories, shapewear and undergarments, the absolute do’s and don’ts when it comes to bras, bras and self confidence and the sisterhood of traveling bras- how they give back one bra at a time. #moprhus #perimenopause #menopause * Recorded before Covid-19. Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or...

Duration:00:32:44

EP #945: Menopause and Low Blood Sugar

7/30/2020
Andrea Donsky interviews Jennifer Pike, a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and expert in women's health and hormones. Andrea and Jennifer discuss the relationship between low blood sugar and the many symptoms women experience in perimenopause and menopause like: weight gain, sleep issues, joint pain, inflammation and mood swings. Included are helpful tips you should be doing everyday. Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for...

Duration:00:09:52

EP #944: Natural Ways to Help Combat the Itch of Bug Bites

7/28/2020
Lisa shares her battle with Skeeter Syndrome. It's actually less of a battle and more of an itchy situation! Andrea shares several natural remedies to help combat the itch and swelling of mosquito bites so we can all have a more comfortable summer.

Duration:00:12:03

EP #943: Andrea & Lisa Share Their Journeys to Health & the Challenges Along the Way.

7/23/2020
Andrea and Lisa share their health journeys and the challenges along the way. For Lisa, there are still ongoing health challenges which she is working on solving. No matter what your journey to healthy living, we think you will enjoy this candid conversation with the hosts of Naturally Savvy Radio.

Duration:00:18:06

EP# 942: Adrenal Fatigue, Menopause & Adaptogens

7/21/2020
In this video, Andrea Donsky interviews Jennifer Pike, a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and expert in women's health and hormones. Andrea asks Jennifer to explain how our hormones change when entering into perimenopause and menopause, adrenal fatigue, and the important role our adrenals play before, during and after menopause using adaptogens. Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions and real talk about the...

Duration:00:25:48

EP #941: Tips to Getting a Great Night's Sleep!

7/16/2020
Sleep. We all hear about how important it is for our health however it can be a challenge to make it a priority. Lisa and Andrea talk about their own sleep habits and share ways to get a better night's sleep.

Duration:00:19:49

EP# 940: Bra Shopping: Everything You Need To Know About Bras

7/14/2020
Randi and Rhonda, owners of Legs Plus Inc. and Bra Boutique in Toronto, have been selling bras for 38 years. They share their expertise on finding the right fit for your bra, bra accessories, shapewear and undergarments, the absolute do’s and don’ts when it comes to bras, bras and self confidence and the sisterhood of traveling bras- how they give back one bra at a time. #moprhus #perimenopause #menopause * Recorded before Covid-19. Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or...

Duration:00:32:46

EP# 939: Why Lisa dislikes the phrase "Anti-Aging" & ways to Age Better!

7/9/2020
Lisa and Andrea talk about the phrase anti-aging. Lisa reveals something she decided to put off doing related to that term she dislikes, anti-aging and Andrea shares some wonderful foods and supplements for better aging.

Duration:00:19:11

EP# 938: Everything You Need to Know About Aloe Vera

7/7/2020
Andrea Donsky interviews Kim McClure, the Director of Marketing at Lily of The Desert, a manufacturer of aloe vera products. Kim shares everything you need to know about aloe vera based on science from how it supports our immune system, the health benefits both internally and externally, the components of aloe and the companies growing practices. Full disclosure: Lily of the Desert is one of our partners and they are Naturally Savvy approved. To learn more about what it means to be...

Duration:00:26:21

Ep# 937 Adaptogens, Stress, and Menopause

7/2/2020
Andrea Donsky interviews Amy Keller, New Product Development and Education for Organic India. Amy explains what are adaptogens, how they work with your body and how they can help with menopause symptoms like stress and balancing your hormones. Full disclosure: Organic India is one of our partners and they are Naturally Savvy approved. To learn more about our what it means to be Naturally Savvy approved click here: https://naturallysavvy.com/eat/the-na... Want to connect with other women in...

Duration:00:35:05

Ep #936 Overcoming Body Image: Real Talk With Real Women

6/29/2020
Marci Warhaft, a Body Image Expert and Tracy Peart, a Beauty Expert and Plus Size Style Expert, get real about their own personal experiences and issues when it comes to body image. Marci has over two decades of experience on both sides of the fitness industry and is herself a survivor of an eating disorder. Tracy has both personal and professional experience in the plus size world. Each one of them offers learning tools they’ve used over the years that have helped them and others overcome...

Duration:00:20:14

Ep #935 Expert Eating Advice For Parents and Kids During Self Isolation & Beyond.

6/24/2020
Lisa and Andrea are joined by Marci Warhaft who shares some advice on how parents need to talk to their kids and teens about overeating during covid19. Marci is a published author, Personal Trainer, Body Image expert, founder of the Fit vs Fiction Body image workshops and blogger for The Huffington Post. She was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Health influencers for 2018 by Optimyz magazine. Like too many people these days, Marci struggled with body image and self-esteem issues for...

Duration:00:20:57

Ep #934: The Jagged Road to Healthy Living

6/23/2020
Many people have a fear of embarking on leading a more organic lifestyle. As guest Kyyeetha (Ky) Archinard put it, the response is typically something like, "So now I guess we're just going to eat grass." But, it doesn't have to be as rough of a road as you might imagine. Sometimes, it just takes one thing to get you on the path to healthier eating. Ky has dedicated her time to educating and coaching people on approaching this transition. Taking clients on a field trip through their...

Duration:00:25:20

Ep #933: Yoga for the Wounded Heart

6/18/2020
Orphaned in her early teens and shuttled between abusive foster homes, Tatiana Forero Puerta found herself in her early twenties in New York City, haunted by the memories of her tumultuous youth and suicidal. Following emergency hospitalization, she was advised by her doctor to take up yoga. Over days, weeks, months, and then years, she embraced yoga’s honesty and discipline -- delving more deeply into its wisdom, literature, and, vitally, its practice. In so doing, yoga healed her scars,...

Duration:00:21:19

Ep #932: Throw Back Tuesday - How to Improve Your Sexual Health Naturally!

6/16/2020
Andrea and Lisa talk about Lisa's book "Clean Eating, Dirty Sex." Here is a description of the book: Filled with humorous and heartfelt stories and science-based advice from more than fifty health experts, this is a hands-on cookbook, health guide, and memoir designed to empower readers to make enduring lifestyle changes in the kitchen and the bedroom. Lisa shares personal reflections from her own journey from dirty to clean eating and her struggles on the path to a healthy relationship...

Duration:00:13:41

Ep 932: Setting Intentions, Connecting to Your Source, & Putting it Out in the Universe.

6/11/2020
Lisa is joined by Sunni Dayz who shares how to set intentions, how to do smudging, use crystals, and how to out your intentions out into the universe.

Duration:00:32:41

Ep 931: Developing Everyday Intuition

6/9/2020
Dr. Traci Stein is a health psychologist, award-winning author, and the creator of a series of popular guided imagery, self-hypnosis, and meditation audio programs. She is also a core faculty member at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute at Teachers College, Columbia University. For over two decades, Traci has explored the interrelationship among mind, body, and spirit in health and well being. In addition to the above, Traci has formally trained in intuitive development for nearly 20...

Duration:00:33:58

Ep 930: Social Justice, Allyship, Health Disparities & Unlearning Racism.

6/4/2020
In today's episode, Lisa and Andrea talk about social justice, allyship, health disparities, and unlearning racism. With the murder of George Floyd, people all over the world are talking about systemic racism. Andrea and I were both blessed to be raised in families where we were taught early the evils of racism. If you weren't blessed in that way, please take it upon yourself to learn, listen and talk. Coming soon I will be doing a show on these issues with Sunni Dayz. I hope you will join...

Duration:00:09:43

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