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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

Mineral Sunscreen: A Safe, Effective Option

12/11/2018
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Conventional sunscreens contain dangerous chemical ingredients that can alter the body's systemic processes.Your skin is your body's largest organ, and it absorbs much of the topical items you apply to it. This includes sunscreens, which are an essential preventative measure to ward of skin cancer. Unfortunately, conventional sunscreens contain dangerous chemical ingredients that can alter the body's systemic processes. A healthier option is a mineral-based sunscreen. One brand that has...

Duration:00:23:31

Nosh with Tash

12/4/2018
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Even if you have minimal free time or culinary skills, Tash Feldman helps you be the boss of your own kitchen without having to quit your full-time job or ruin your relationship.Want to step up your cooking game but afraid of words like "deglaze" and "Julienne"? Even if you have minimal free time or culinary skills, Natasha (Tash) Feldman helps you be the boss of your own kitchen without having to quit your full-time job or ruin your relationship. She provides easy-to-follow tips, recipes,...

Duration:00:37:41

Magnesium: Calm in a Cup

11/27/2018
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Many people are deficient in magnesium, which is a crucial mineral impacting hundreds of bodily functions.Magnesium is responsible for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, but many people don't realize just how important it is. And, many people are deficient in this crucial mineral. Signs of magnesium deficiency may include muscle twitching or cramps, low energy, fatigue, high blood pressure, and even irregular heartbeat. Enlisting the help of a registered dietitian will help...

Duration:00:22:38

Clean Eating, Dirty Sex: Improving Your Health Physically, Emotionally & Sexually

11/20/2018
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The advice that’s given on every page of Lisa Davis's soon to be released book is designed to help you improve your health: physically, emotionally, and sexually.In this episode, co-hosts Andrea and Lisa get together to chat about Lisa's upcoming book, Clean Eating, Dirty Sex (debuting February 2, 2019 with Skyhorse Publishing). Filled with humorous and heartfelt stories and science-based advice from more than 50 health experts, this hands-on cookbook and health guide is designed to empower...

Duration:00:13:33

CBD: What It Is, How It Works & What to Look For

11/13/2018
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Learn some myths and misunderstandings surrounding CBD.With so many products and new cannabidiol (CBD) companies suddenly appearing on the market, it’s important to know what to look for, and whom you can trust. Barlean’s, a 30-year old family-owned maker of healthy oils in the Pacific Northwest, introduced CBD Hemp Oil in early 2018 and has been working hard to help educate retailers and consumers about CBD. For example, consumers oftentimes confuse the different sources of CBD, thinking...

Duration:00:22:16

Healing Power of Words: Mind, Body & Soul

11/6/2018
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When we share our hopes and fears with each other, we realize that none of us are ever really alone.In 2011, photographer and Hollywood executive Adrien Finkel turned her love of insightful quotes into a quest for hope and meaning. Armed with nothing but a camera and a black ink marker, she began asking friends, family, and co-workers to reveal what words moved and shaped them. The My Naked Truth Project, a photoblog celebrating self-expression and emotional healing, soon became a safe...

Duration:00:27:03

What Is Collagen & Why Do You Need It?

10/30/2018
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As you age, collagen production declines. This is when supplementation becomes crucial.Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and helps give structure to hair, skin, nails, bones, ligaments and tendons in the human body. As you age, collagen production declines. This is when supplementation becomes crucial. However, not all collagen supplements are not created equal. Listen as Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, LDN, joins host Lisa Davis to explain the different types of collagen,...

Duration:00:19:19

The Ritual of Baking for Self Care

10/23/2018
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Focus and mindfulness bring peace.Today’s busy society demands that we de-stress before we wear ourselves out. Meditation and mindfulness are buzzwords for good reason. Dr. Beth Ricanati found herself stressed when a friend recommended she bake challah bread. Making bread from scratch requires being in the moment. Creating something with your own two hands provides a relaxing sense of accomplishment. Additionally, fresh-baked challah smells heavenly when taken from the oven. Dr. Ricanati...

Duration:00:23:48

Wisdom for Living With & Moving Beyond Chronic Pain

10/16/2018
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Don't let your chronic pain trap you, and don't let others make you feel guilty for hurting.When we’re faced with pain, our impulse is to stop it and get rid of it. Sarah Anne Shockley discovered the area between her clavicle and first ribs had collapsed in 2007. She tried everything she could to rid herself of the pain, but nothing worked. With no solution in place, she focused on living life as best she could. She endured the pain and tried medications. She refused to believe that she...

Duration:00:27:42

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