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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

Nutrition & Breast Health

10/9/2018
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Learn how to improve your nutrition and reduce your risk for breast cancer.Excess weight of 15-20 pounds increases the chance of getting thirteen types of cancer. Registered dietician and nutritionist Rachel Beller recommends maintaining a healthy body weight to reduce risk of breast cancer. Women who gain weight during treatment are encouraged to lose that weight to reduce chances of cancer recurrence. Rachel suggests having 30 to 35 grams of fiber per day. Get eight to ten grams of fiber...

Duration:00:27:38

How to Live the Life You Want

10/2/2018
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Are you on the verge of change but don't know how to proceed?Embracing change can be a challenge, especially when you don’t know what actions to take. Coach Kyra Anderson found herself in a transitional period and worked with a coach to sort things out. She learned that women are either at a new stage of life and don’t know where to start, or they don’t know what they want next. Career changes, lifestyle shifts and relationships fit into these categories. Kyra suggests listening to your...

Duration:00:23:23

Fall Skincare Tips

9/25/2018
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Basic skincare is not seasonal.It’s easy to skip out on your own skincare routine when you’re dealing with back-to-school and work activities. David Pollock reminds you that basic skincare is not seasonal. Wash and moisturize your face every day to reduce breakouts and prevent pores from enlarging. Cleanse your face every morning to clear away the dead skin cells and perspiration. Proper nutrition and fitness improve skin health. The skin is your largest organ. The care you give your body...

Duration:00:24:27

Pushing for the Change You Deserve

9/18/2018
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Is a change on your horizon? Work through the change to find the happiness you deserve.Necessary changes may seem tough, but you can push yourself through it. Relationships, jobs and residences can urge to change. Motivational speaker Cornell Thomas assures that it’s okay to be human. You may experience the five stages of grief when a change is coming. Change is uncomfortable. The only way through is to push through the discomfort. It is imperative to make time for the change you want to...

Duration:00:23:41

Encore Episode: Thriving Through Uncertainty

9/11/2018
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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 love. And,...

Duration:00:22:40

Encore Episode: Simple Tips to Help with the Stress of Our World

9/4/2018
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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 on...

Duration:00:23:46

Encore Episode: How to Kick Ass at Any Age

8/28/2018
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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 Dr....

Duration:00:20:05

Supporting Loved Ones with Addiction

8/21/2018
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How can you support a loved one who is battling addiction?You can’t make someone quit an addiction. How do you know what to do to help? Psychiatrist Dr. Denise McDermott gives two keywords to remember: surrender and serenity. You must realize you are powerless over a loved one’s addiction. However, you can surrender with loving, kind and supportive responses to that loved one. Don’t get sucked in. You can’t stop taking care of yourself to focus on the addict. Don’t judge. Encourage and...

Duration:00:20:56

The Endocannabinoid System

8/14/2018
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Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how natural treatments help it rebalance your wellness.The endocannabinoid system was discovered in 1988. It plays a central role in the organization, orchestration, maintenance and balance of optimal health by providing homeostasis. Dr. Jeffrey Burke explains that the endocannabinoid system responds to cannabis-based products. This system mediates other systems, like the endocrine, digestive and nervous systems. There are two different...

Duration:00:21:32

Encore Episode: The 411 on Probiotics

8/7/2018
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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 for...

Duration:00:24:19

Give a Sh*t: Do Good. Live Better. Save the Planet.

7/31/2018
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Small steps lead to greater environmental change.Sustainability and environmental concerns are impacted by the small choices you make in daily life. Eco-evangelist Ashlee Piper urges for people to take a step beyond recycling. While recycling helps reduce overall waste, examining one’s daily garbage creation will make a bigger difference. Look at how much packaging you throw away in a day. Transitioning to a plant-based diet is good for the health of the planet. If you aren’t ready to...

Duration:00:26:26

Natural Beauty Products

7/24/2018
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Beauty products and wellness should not be mutually exclusive.Choosing between body odor and chemicals can seem like a no-win situation. It’s culturally unacceptable to stink, even though it's a result of your body purging toxins and cooling itself via sweat. Cleo&Coco founder Suzannah Raff worked to reconcile a product for body odor that wasn’t filled with talc, aluminum and other toxins. Blending essential oils with coconut-derived activated charcoal and bentonite clay resulted in a...

Duration:00:15:53

How to Stay Sane When Interacting with Social Media

7/17/2018
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Take control of your sanity with compassion on your social media feeds.The political posts online may prompt you to jump ship from social media. Everything seems so divisive. Psychiatrist Denise McDermott reminds that our thoughts, actions and intentions carry their own vibrational frequency. Internet communication demands we self-regulate and be mindful in our actions. Text messages and typed communications don’t always express the consideration and care that an actual conversation would...

Duration:00:18:55

Blessed with Energy: Mystery of Energy Medicine Explained

7/10/2018
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Bioenergetic therapy is the understanding of how the electromagnetic flow works around and through the body, how it can be disrupted, and how balance can be restored.Trauma can be held in the body. Mind, body and spirit are intertwined. Bioenergetic therapy is the understanding of how the electromagnetic flow works around and through the body, how it can be disrupted, and how balance can be restored. Bioenergetic therapist Marcy Meyers explains that environmental frequencies can influence...

Duration:00:19:57

The Joys of Aging

7/3/2018
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Aging can be a joyful experience.“Anti aging” products are marketing to make aging sound shameful. There is great pride in being healthy enough to survive decades. Dr. Joyce Knudsen advocates for addressing your physical, mental and emotional health. Taking responsibility for your past actions frees up mental energy. Reducing stress and expressing kindness will improve your health. She explains that life is filled with frustrations. However, you have to work with an understanding that...

Duration:00:19:15

Narcissistic Abuse

6/26/2018
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Beware the relationship with a narcissist.You may call your friend who posts photos for validation on social media a narcissist. In actuality, narcissism is a mental disorder in which a person’s emotional maturity hasn’t developed beyond preschool age. It is also a genetic mutation that can be spotted in the brain images for individuals who have suffered childhood abuse. Intuitive healer and empath Morgan McKean gained firsthand experience with narcissistic behavior in childhood. Empaths...

Duration:00:22:06

Brainpowered Weight Loss

6/19/2018
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Engage your brain for dieting success.So much conflicting information exists regarding diets. Opinions on the “best” diet vary from person to person. Psychotherapist Eliza Kingsford found that the emotional connection to food is often overlooked. Choosing foods or eating behaviors that best serve one’s health require mindfulness and conscious decisions. Examining the patterns that lead one to choose certain foods can help change the behavior. Make sure that the feeling of hunger is...

Duration:00:22:47

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 and...

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 people...

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. Cindi 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