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Zorba Paster On Your Health

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Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Laughter is the best medicine! Each week, co-hosts Zorba Paster, M.D., and Tom Clark kick back with callers from around the country to talk about what's new in health and fitness, and share tips for healthy living. The hosts' irreverent humor makes this one show that's not just informative but downright fun.

Language:

English

Contact:

Zorba Paster on Your Health Wisconsin Public Radio 821 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706 800-462-7413


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Episodes

Knee Surgery & Exercise / DEA Decision on Marijuana (Chipotle & Avocado Bean Wrap)

9/16/2017
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This week we look at new research on knee meniscus surgery vs. exercise, and we discuss the DEA's decision to keep marijuana listed as a Schedule 1 drug alongside heroin and LSD. Plus, a tasty and healthy recipe for a Chipotle & Avocado Bean Wrap!

Duration: 00:53:14


Negotiating With Your Kids / New BMI Study (Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli Soup)

9/9/2017
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This week, we look at the science of negotiating with your kids, and we discuss new research on how body mass index relates to early death. Plus, a tasty and healthy recipe for Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup !

Duration: 00:52:59


A Big Breakfast is Good / Sperm Counts Are Dropping (Mary's B.L.E.A.T. Salad!)

9/2/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study that suggests eating a large breakfast is a good thing for your metabolism, and they discuss a study showing a 50 percent drop in sperm count among western men since the 1970s. Plus, they share a special listener recipe: Mary's B.L.E.A.T. Salad!

Duration: 00:53:14


Dish Sponges & Germs / Dementia Prevention (Spinach and Chicken Tortilla Casserole)

8/26/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study that looks at the amount of bacteria in our dish sponges, and they discuss a study on potential prevention factors for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe: Spinach & Chicken Tortilla Casserole!

Duration: 00:53:14


Birthday Cakes & Bacteria / Mediterranean Diet Is for Well-off People (Southwestern Tofu Scramble)

8/19/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about the bacteria on a birthday cake from blowing out the candles, and they discuss a study suggesting the Mediterranean Diet may not work for people who make less than a middle class income. Plus, they share a delicious recipe: Southwestern Tofu Scramble !

Duration: 00:53:14


How Much Water To Drink? / Children & E-Cigs (You Say...Potato Salad)

8/12/2017
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This week Tom and Zorba look at a study that revises how much water we should be drinking every day, and they discuss rising e-cigarette use among children. Plus, Zorba serves up a summer picnic recipe for You Say...Potato Salad!

Duration: 00:53:14


Takeout Food Tips / E-cigs May Help Reduce Smoking (Summer Squash with Basil and Garlic!)

8/5/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom offer up tips on how not to get sick from eating takeout food, and they discuss a study suggesting that e-cigarettes may help smoking cessation. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Summer Squash with Basil and Garlic!

Duration: 00:53:14


Outdoor Exercise Study / Showing Smoking in Movies (Chickpea Curry!)

7/29/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study suggesting we may get a better workout if we exercise outdoors, and they discuss the health effects of showing smoking in movies. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Chickpea Curry!

Duration: 00:53:14


Recording Doctor Visits / More Good News for Coffee Lovers (Tom's Asparagus!)

7/22/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about the practice of patients recording their doctor visits, and they discuss some new research on the benefits of drinking coffee. Plus, they share a special listener recipe for Tom's Asparagus!

Duration: 00:53:14


Pesticides & ALS Risk / New FDA Nutritional Labels (Salmon and Black Bean Tostadas)

7/15/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study showing a possible link between pesticides and ALS, and they weigh in on the new FDA nutritional food labels. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Salmon & Black Bean Tostadas!

Duration: 00:53:14


Grilling Tips! / Children & Napping (Pat's Summer Rolls)

7/1/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom fire up some handy grilling tips for the summer BBQ season, and they discuss a study linking napping to improved memory function for children. Plus, they announce a Hall Of Fame recipe for Pat's Summer Rolls to kick off the summer.

Duration: 00:53:14


Telemedicine / FDA & "Natural Foods" (Mediterranean Portabella Burgers)

6/24/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about how telemedicine is changing the medical care industry. And how the FDA is considering defining "natural" foods. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Mediterranean Portabella Burgers!

Duration: 00:53:14


New Sleep Recommendations / Screen vs. Paper Reading (Thai Chicken & Cashew Stir Fry)

6/17/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about the new sleep recommendations laid out by the National Sleep Foundation, and they discuss research surrounding reading a computer screen vs. reading on paper. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Thai Chicken & Cashew Stir Fry !

Duration: 00:53:14


Your Mind On The Mediterranean Diet / Exercise & Your Brain (Breakfast Pasta Frittata)

6/10/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study showing how the Mediterranean Diet may also impove brain function, and they discuss how exercise helps keep your brain young. Plus, they share a special guest author recipe for a Breakfast Pasta Frittata!

Duration: 00:53:14


Navigating The Emergency Room / NSAIDS & Heart Risk (Malaysian Potato Salad!)

6/3/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom dole out helpful tips on navigating an emergency room situation, and they discuss a new study that links NSAIDs with increased heart risks. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Malaysian Potato Salad!

Duration: 00:53:14


1-minute All-out Exercise / FDA & Opiate Guidelines (Salmon & Veggie Fajitas)

5/20/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study comparing moderate exercise to one minute of all-out vigorous exercise. And the FDA is reconsidering the guidelines for prescribing painkillers. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Salmon & Veggie Fajitas!

Duration: 00:53:14


Is Running the Best Exercise? / Diet Soda & Dementia Risk (Spicy Lentil Soup!)

5/13/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom look at a study suggesting one hour of running can add seven hours to your life, and they discuss a new study that links drinking diet soda with an increased dementia risk. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Beet Spicy Lentil Soup!

Duration: 00:53:14


Fruits & Vegetables Fight Cataracts / Sitting Is The New Smoking (Santa Fe Skillet Chicken)

4/29/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom discuss a study showing that eating fruits and veggies may help fend off cataracts, and they look at new research showing that sitting for long periods during the day may increase the risk of premature death. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious recipe for a Santa Fe Skillet Chicken!

Duration: 00:53:14


Deep Breathing / Consumer Genetic Testing (Corn & Cucumber Salad with Feta and Basil)

4/22/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom discuss a study showing how deep breathing affects our brain, and they talk about the FDA giving the green light to consumer genetic testing kits such as 23 and Me. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious recipe for Corn & Cucumber Salad with Feta & Basil!

Duration: 00:53:14


Dancing Helps The Brain / Fruit Juice Study (Salmon Teriyaki)

4/15/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom discuss a study about how dancing affects our brains, and a new study focusing on the consumption of fruit juice. Plus, they share a healthy and delicious guest author recipe for Salmon Teriyaki! Recipe is from Amy Kaneko's book, Let's Cook Japanese Food!

Duration: 00:53:14

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