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This Is Your Brain on Food
Are you struggling with conditions like brain fog, depression, anxiety, or OCD?Are you struggling with conditions like brain fog, depression, anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder, or OCD? If so, what you're eating could be to blame! Your food fuels your brain, and your brain needs the best fuel possible.Dr. Uma Naidoo is a nutritional psychiatrist, and serves as the director of nutritional & lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Naidoo is a nationally and international pioneer in the field of nutritional psychiatry, having founded the first US hospital-based clinical service in this area. She is the author of the book, "This Is Your Brain on Food." She talks in this encore episode from April 2021 about the ideal brain diet, managing stress with the food we eat, and the top foods to stop eating altogether (or at least cut back on).
Kinship Care & National Foster Care Month
May is National Foster Care Month. May is National Foster Care Month. And with 463,000 American children and youth in foster care, it's important to know how this system works, and the many types of fostering available. And to remember that no child who has been removed from their home has had it easy.Dr. Sarah Springer is a general pediatrician with Kids Plus Pediatrics, who thoroughly enjoys spending time with children. She especially enjoys caring for children with complex medical and developmental needs and partnering with their families to help those children to thrive.She joins Melanie to discuss the difference between kinship & foster care, what is expected of foster parents, and the goal of reuniting families when the biological parents are ready again.
EP 1096B - What You Must Know About Eyestrain
Do you often find yourself rubbing your eyes? After working on a display screen or reading a book, do you wind up having a headache?Do you often find yourself rubbing your eyes? After working on a display screen or reading a book, do you wind up having a headache? Do you seem to have problems focusing your vision, with or without glasses?If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you may be suffering from eyestrain—and What You Must Know About Eyestrain is the book that all of us need to have.Written by the noted optometrist and bestselling author Jeffrey Anshel, OD, this book provides you with the most up-to-date information required to identify the source of your eyestrain—whether it is your display screen, inadequate lighting, poor nutrition, or merely the process of aging—and to take the necessary steps to resolve it. He joins Dr. Roizen to talk about his work, his 20-20-20 rule, and how to keep your eyes in tip-top shape even if you're on the computer all day!
EP 1,096 News of the Week
Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know.
Emotional eating in kids, how much of it is mom's fault?
High blood pressure now affects 1 in every 7 US pregnancies
Weight loss and lifestyle interventions, how much do they ease sleep apnea?
Dangerous germs from microplastics floating in the ocean wind up on food
PLUS so much more...
"Ask the Doctor" with Dr. Friedman
In this episode of "Ask the Doctor", Dr. Friedman answers some of his listeners' most pressing questions. Listen in for all the details.In this episode of "Ask the Doctor", Dr. Friedman answers some of his listeners' most pressing questions. Listen in for all the details. This inflation is unbearable. With food prices on the rise, are there any money-saving strategies that you can share?Nancy Meadows - Schaumburg, ILI drink 1-2 glasses of red wine with dinner. Is there a specific type of red wine that's healthier or does it not matter?Eileen Mitchells - Valdosta, GA An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Are some healthier than others, and what about the sugar content in apples?Brenda O'Brien - Casper, WYI want organic pasture-raised eggs, but always doubt the ones in the grocery store are actually pasture-raised. Do I need to go to a farmers market?Kristin McCarthy - Springhill, TNI have a food intolerance to several things I used to be able to eat with no problem. Why all of a sudden am I not able to eat foods I used to love?Dolores Cohen, Tennessee I love to salt my food. Is salt really as bad as we've been led to believe?Mark Evans - Tampa, FLI suffer from candida and try all of the supplements but it always returns. Any suggestions? Ann Burkus, Sarasota, FL I'm drinking a lot of lemon water but I'm worried all of the acidity is bad for my stomach. Do you concur?Pat Richards - Raleigh, NCAre meal replacement shakes & bars ok to use instead of eating food if I want to lose weight?Fran Denison - Albuquerque, NMI suffer from migraines. Is there a supplement I can take that might help? Anna Edwards, Asheville, NCDo you have a question for Dr. Friedman? Send it to you him at AskTheDoctor@ToYourGoodHealthRadio.comIf he answers your question on the air, he’ll send you a signed copy of his award-winning, #1 bestselling book, Food Sanity: How to Eat in a World of Fads and Fiction. He’ll also include a free copy of his audiobook, “America’s Unbalanced Diet” (over a million copies sold!).To stay up to date with Dr. Friedman’s latest articles, videos, and interviews, go to DrDavidFriedman.com.You can follow him on social media:Twitter and Facebook: @DrDavidFriedmanInstagram: @DrDFriedman
Keeping Children Safe Around Pets and Other Animals
A new dog or other family pet has brought so much joy to uprooted lives during this pandemic.A new dog or other family pet has brought so much joy to uprooted lives during this pandemic. But with increased numbers of pet adoptions come more opportunities for bites, scratches, and other dog or pet woes.Dr. Alison Tothy is back on the show, she is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and a spokesperson for the AAP, and says dog bites have increased with kids being home more this past year.She tells us in this encore episode from June 2021 about this strange side effect of the pandemic, dealing with animal fears, allergies, and deciding as a family when to get a pet.