17 episodes

Nutritionist, yoga teacher, and author of The Small Change Diet Keri Gans delivers her no-nonsense, straightforward and sometimes controversial approach to what's current in the health and nutrition world. Her fun and engaging personality will leave you with a wealth of information on need-to-know hot topics for your overall well-being.

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Nutritionist, yoga teacher, and author of The Small Change Diet Keri Gans delivers her no-nonsense, straightforward and sometimes controversial approach to what's current in the health and nutrition world. Her fun and engaging personality will leave you with a wealth of information on need-to-know hot topics for your overall well-being.

    Does Irish Moss Deserve Its "Superfood" Title? - Episode 16

    Does Irish Moss Deserve Its "Superfood" Title? - Episode 16

    If this is the first time you've heard about Irish Moss, it's yet another food to get popular because of its "superfood" health claims. But what is it actually, and can the claims even be substantiated?

    In this episode, I lay out the science behind this unique ingredient, and the studies (or lack thereof) that you should know about.

    • 13 min
    Yet Another Zero-Calorie Sweetner: Monk Fruit - Episode 15

    Yet Another Zero-Calorie Sweetner: Monk Fruit - Episode 15

    It seems like we get a new zero-calorie sweetner hitting our grocery isles every month, and this week I'm breaking down Monk Fruit.

    Okay, maybe no one in the Western world really actually eats Monk Fruit, so what is this sugar-like powder that we get from it? Is it safe? What are the health claims, and how do you use it?

    • 10 min
    Weighing-In on the F Factor Diet - Episode 14

    Weighing-In on the F Factor Diet - Episode 14

    Many of you have likely heard about the F Factor Diet, even if only recently due to the headlines surrounding it. I wanted to take this episode as an opportunity to weigh in on this diet that's been around for 20 years.

    I will talk about the importance of fiber for our health and how best to consume it, whether or not it is okay to want to lose weight, and the role food intolerances may play in our choice of products.

    • 15 min
    Is Coconut Oil Really All It's Cracked Up To Be? - Episode 13

    Is Coconut Oil Really All It's Cracked Up To Be? - Episode 13

    Coconut oil has surfaced over the last couple of years, with claims that it can heal and prevent all sorts of things, from Alzheimers to cancer. These are big claims that in a society obsessed with "natural medicine", many of us can only hope to be true. In this episode I discuss numerous studies that tackle these claims to see if they really have any credibility.

    • 16 min
    Alkaline Water and Ginger Water: Are They Worth the Hype? - Episode 12

    Alkaline Water and Ginger Water: Are They Worth the Hype? - Episode 12

    Everyone knows that staying hydrated is the key ingredient to a healthy lifestyle, after all our bodies are 60% water!

    But today, I'm tackling the topic of "enhanced" waters, specifically  Alkaline Water and Ginger Water, to find out if they're really anything to write home about. Certain waters and "elixirs' claim to provide amazing benefits, like more energy and preventing bone loss, so I'm here to find out the truth.

    • 15 min
    How Does Beef Fit Into a Healthy Diet and Our Planet? - Episode 11

    How Does Beef Fit Into a Healthy Diet and Our Planet? - Episode 11

    Beef has earned a bad reputation with many health advocates around the world, but is the concern justified?

    In this episode I'm joined by registered dietitian Melissa Joy Dobbins to get to the nitty gritty about beef; a well-loved summer-time staple. Personally I love a good burger, but I am often asked about its health effects, especially with high grilling temperatures.

    We also dive into the impact of cattle farms on our environment; how harmful is or isn’t it? This episode is a juicy one!

    • 29 min

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