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Breaking Down Nutrition: Your Digest for What Whats, What Doesn't

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Breaking Down Nutrition is your digest for what works, what doesn’t. This quick podcast is your go-to for the latest nutrition, fitness and health information. You’ll find out about the food you love, how to stay fit for life & ways to feel fabulous everyday. Hosted by Dr. Susan Mitchell, registered dietitian nutritionist and podcaster.

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Tea

9/21/2017
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Are you wondering if you should drink tea? Is it really as good for you as people say? What about the caffeine? Will it dehydrate you? There’s so much information. What do you believe? Let’s talk about five surprising benefits of tea with Dallas Texas based registered dietitian nutritionist Neva Cochran. Neva’s great at dispelling nutrition […] The post 5 Surprising Health Benefits of Tea appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:08:28


The Ketogenic Diet: Bogus or Beneficial?

9/7/2017
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PODCAST. Does the ketogenic diet really work for weight loss? What about if you have epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease or other neurological disorders? Is the diet bogus or beneficial? Joining me on the podcast via Skype from Tampa, Florida is Dr. Angela Poff, a researcher in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University […] The post The Ketogenic Diet: Bogus or Beneficial? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:07:03


Kombucha Tea: OK to Drink or Boot from Your Diet?

7/27/2017
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PODCAST. Kombucha tea whose alias is mushroom tea or Russian tea is a trendy drink to replace soda as a way to cut back on sugar. Kombu…what? Pronounced kawm-boo-chah, this tea has been around for centuries and is now mainstream. But does it have health benefits? Let’s separate the junk science from the sound science with […] The post Kombucha Tea: OK to Drink or Boot from Your Diet? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:06:05


Is it OK to use Stevia?

7/13/2017
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PODCAST. Did you know those yellow, burgundy and bronze mums that are so beautiful each fall have a cousin over in the sweetener aisle? It’s a sugar substitute called stevia. Jessica emailed and asked me to do a podcast on stevia so that’s our focus today. 100 to 300 times sweeter than sugar, stevia contains no carbohydrate […] The post Is it OK to use Stevia? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:41


Should You Go Gluten Free?

6/29/2017
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Podcast. It’s one of the most Googled diets ever. Which one is it? If you said gluten free, you’re correct. The word ‘gluten’ is tossed about in the media like a football on the field. Movie stars, sports figures and TV personalities all claim that going gluten free has made them stronger and healthier. Best-selling books claim […] The post Should You Go Gluten Free? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:10:27


Emotional Eating After Bariatric Surgery

6/15/2017
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I hope you enjoy this podcast episode, Emotional Eating After Bariatric Surgery, and if it’s not an area you need information, would you please share it with your family and friends who would benefit? Allow me to take a moment and tell you how grateful I am for your support of the Breaking Down Nutrition […] The post Emotional Eating After Bariatric Surgery appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:26:03


Your Food Label is Getting a Makeover

6/1/2017
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PODCAST. Is that pint of ice cream one serving, two or maybe four? Is the serving size realistic? For the first time in over 20 years, the updated Nutrition Facts food label will go into effect between July 2018- July 2019 depending on the size of the manufacturer. What are the five most important changes for you […] The post Your Food Label is Getting a Makeover appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:04:46


Should You Take Vitamin D?

5/18/2017
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PODCAST. Are you wondering if you should take vitamin D, how much and whether to get it from food or a supplement? In the body, vitamin D is responsible for working with the minerals calcium and phosphorus to help them absorb correctly. And as you’ve probably heard, Vitamin D prevents and treats osteoporosis or weak and […] The post Should You Take Vitamin D? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:11


Is It Now OK to Give Your Infant Peanuts?

4/20/2017
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PODCAST. Have you heard the chatter? Talk about giving peanuts to your infants now? You’re probably wondering…seriously, can I trust this information? When and how much of a peanut product can I give my infant? To dig a little deeper and give you the accurate answers you want, I’m talking with metro-Atlanta based registered dietitian nutritionist […] The post Is It Now OK to Give Your Infant Peanuts? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:09:39


Will a Low FODMAP Diet Help You? Part 2

4/6/2017
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In part 1 of the podcast Will a Low FODMAP Diet Help You, we talked about what FODMAPs are, how they trigger GI symptoms and what a low FODMAP diet is all about. I’m thrilled that Kate Scarlata is back for part two. From strawberries and walnuts to home fries and more, there is no need […] The post Will a Low FODMAP Diet Help You? Part 2 appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:10:09


Will a Low FODMAP Diet Help You? Part 1

3/23/2017
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PODCAST. Do you deal with irritable bowel syndrome or other digestive issues? Would a low FODMAP diet help you feel better? My special podcast guest is registered dietitian nutritionist, digestive health expert and Best of Boston dietitian Kate Scarlata. I heard Kate speak at a conference and her information was so helpful I couldn’t wait […] The post Will a Low FODMAP Diet Help You? Part 1 appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:08:05


Omega-3s: Help for Screen Time Dry Eyes and Memory as You Age? Part 2

3/9/2017
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PODCAST. If you have dry eyes from too much screen time, how much fish or fish oil supplement do you need to help? Did you know there are three forms of omega-3s on the market? The omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA that we talked about in part 1) in fish naturally occur. In most supplements, fish […] The post Omega-3s: Help for Screen Time Dry Eyes and Memory as You Age? Part 2 appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:56


Will Vitamin B-12 Help Your Brain?

2/8/2017
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PODCAST. Why does B-12 deficiency increase with age? A couple of reasons…often as you get older, you tend to eat less, which decreases the amount of B-12 in your diet. Up to 1/3 of people who are 50+ don’t absorb B-12 from their food because they don’t produce enough stomach acid. Here’s a smart tip: […] The post Will Vitamin B-12 Help Your Brain? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:09


Is Cinnamon Bad for My Diabetes?

1/26/2017
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PODCAST. Whether it’s sprinkled on your latte or oatmeal, cinnamon is an aromatic spice popular the world over. But it’s used for more than it’s comforting flavor. It’s popular as a supplement for type 2 diabetes. In fact, a Sydney Australia survey of complementary and alternative medicine use found that 25% of respondents use cinnamon […] The post Is Cinnamon Bad for My Diabetes? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:04


Pregnant? Should You Eat Fish?

1/11/2017
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Are you pregnant and wondering about eating fish and the dangers of mercury? Which fish should you avoid? If you avoid fish for fear of mercury exposure, I have good news to share. The Food and Drug Administration or FDA evaluated the potential concerns against the benefits of eating fish during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Their […] The post Pregnant? Should You Eat Fish? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:03:47


I’d Kill for a Cookie: 3 Tips to Conquer Emotional Eating

12/2/2016
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PODCAST. Are you so stressed that you’d kill for a cookie? Are you worried about money? Have you lost your job and concerned about paying bills? Maybe you’re going through a divorce or diagnosed with a tough medical issue. When Dr. Christie and I wrote our first book I’d Kill for a Cookie, we surveyed 1000 […] The post I’d Kill for a Cookie: 3 Tips to Conquer Emotional Eating appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:22


5 Surprising Foods that Contain Powerful Prebiotics

11/17/2016
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PODCAST. You’ve probably been consuming prebiotics every day and just didn’t realize it. They occur naturally in many foods like these 5 that may surprise you: apples, bananas, onions, garlic, and asparagus. The good news about eating whole food sources is that these foods contain beneficial nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and other fiber. Prebiotics are also […] The post 5 Surprising Foods that Contain Powerful Prebiotics appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:10


Do You Really Want Dessert? 6 Tips to Eat Mindfully

11/3/2016
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PODCAST. Eating mindfully…I blew it. A few days ago we had a bad day in the office…computers went down, podcast production was delayed, wifi was affected by the weather…you get the ugly picture. A friend had brought me a tasty snack mix of nuts and M & Ms that were sitting on my desk. What […] The post Do You Really Want Dessert? 6 Tips to Eat Mindfully appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:05:13


Does Sleep Affect My Blood Sugar and Diabetes?

10/5/2016
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Say the word diabetes and you probably think about counting carbs. Is that still the way to manage it? Certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian nutritionist Jill Weisenberger joins me on the podcast to share news you don’t want to miss. From the effect of sleep on your blood sugar to foods that help and […] The post Does Sleep Affect My Blood Sugar and Diabetes? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:10:18


Cold-Brew: Is is Beer or Coffee?

9/23/2016
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Ok, tell the truth…have you ever taken coffee that’s been sitting around way too long and added ice to make your version of iced coffee? Traditional iced coffee is regular coffee brewed hot and then cooled down. The brew we’re talking about today is cold-brew coffee, the opposite of traditional coffee. You use water that’s […] The post Cold-Brew: Is is Beer or Coffee? appeared first on Food Fit Fabulous.

Duration: 00:04:16

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