27 episodes

Welcome! I’m Lisa Henderson, founder and host of Vitalita Health. I'm a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a holistic, balanced approach to healthy eating which emphasizes omega-3 rich seafood and plant-based whole foods. With this podcast, my purpose is to provide you with current, high quality information about nutrition and health to support and optimize your health for the long-term. I'll also provide helpful tips on how you can start to effectively make these changes in your lifestyle - no matter where you're starting from. Whether you want to reduce your risks of having a heart attack or getting diabetes, prevent cognitive decline or simply increase your vitality and wellbeing, this is the show for you! We’ll dive into a variety of health topics - from nutrition and exercise to managing stress and emotions to weight management, sleep and beyond. Take control of your health! Listen and subscribe today. For more info and my blog, visit my website at: https://vitalitahealth.com/

Vitalita Health: Nutrition for a New Age Lisa Henderson, RDN

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Welcome! I’m Lisa Henderson, founder and host of Vitalita Health. I'm a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a holistic, balanced approach to healthy eating which emphasizes omega-3 rich seafood and plant-based whole foods. With this podcast, my purpose is to provide you with current, high quality information about nutrition and health to support and optimize your health for the long-term. I'll also provide helpful tips on how you can start to effectively make these changes in your lifestyle - no matter where you're starting from. Whether you want to reduce your risks of having a heart attack or getting diabetes, prevent cognitive decline or simply increase your vitality and wellbeing, this is the show for you! We’ll dive into a variety of health topics - from nutrition and exercise to managing stress and emotions to weight management, sleep and beyond. Take control of your health! Listen and subscribe today. For more info and my blog, visit my website at: https://vitalitahealth.com/

    Menopause Moment: Estrogen Boosting Foods

    Menopause Moment: Estrogen Boosting Foods

    Hot flashes? Insomnia? Are you a Gen-X woman who might be going through menopause or perimenopause? Listen to today's episode to gain a better understanding of what's going on with your body and how you can minimize menopausal symptoms. Certain foods contain phytoestrogens which can increase estrogen levels naturally. In this episode, discover which whole foods are good sources of phytoestrogens. Listen, learn and subscribe today!
    For more resources and info on nutrition and health, visit: https://vitalitahealth.com/



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    • 13 min
    Plant-based Cooking for Carnivores (Part 1)

    Plant-based Cooking for Carnivores (Part 1)

    Discover simple ways to shift to a more plant-based way of eating.

    In this episode, RD Lisa explains what plant-based eating is, explores the multiple benefits of a plant-based diet and gives you her best tips to help you prepare to make the transition to eating more plant-based meals.

    Also, visit our website to discover more valuable tips on nutrition and health!





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    • 15 min
    Prevent Heart Disease: Interview with Stanford cardiologist David Maron, MD

    Prevent Heart Disease: Interview with Stanford cardiologist David Maron, MD

    Today's show is a re-release from my archives of a podcast episode from September 2020.  It features my interview with Dr. David Maron, Director of Preventive Cardiology at Stanford. We discuss heart disease - how to manage it well and also how to decrease your risk of developing it. He also describes how stress and emotional distress affect the heart and your risks of a heart attack. And, he discusses interesting recent and upcoming research projects on the heart that he’s leading at Stanford.

    I am a Registered Dietitian and Health Coach. If you would like personalized assistance with improving your diet, I am available for one-on-one nutrition consultations over the phone. For more information and for my free guide on an Anti-inflammatory Diet, visit my website: https://vitalitahealth.com/
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    • 30 min
    Why Omega-3 Fats are Essential for a Healthy Body and Mind: Nutritionist Tips

    Why Omega-3 Fats are Essential for a Healthy Body and Mind: Nutritionist Tips

    Confused about which fats are healthy and want to understand why omega-3 fats are an important part of a healthy diet?  Listen as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lisa Henderson clears up the confusion with her simple, clear style. She gives a quick but thorough discussion of: their health benefits, the different types, which foods and supplements are good sources and how much you might aim to get each week. 
    Also, visit Lisa's website for more info on nutrition and health: https://vitalitahealth.com/
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch: https://www.seafoodwatch.org/
    NRDC's Smart Seafood Buying Guide: https://www.nrdc.org/stories/smart-seafood-buying-guide
    FDA's guide for eating fish for pregnancy/breastfeeding and for children: https://www.fda.gov/food/consumers/advice-about-eating-fish


    Vitalita Health/Lisa Henderson, RDN website: https://vitalitahealth.com/

    • 10 min
    Performance Nutrition: Get the Most Out of Your Workouts / Interview with Dietitian Lori Anonsen

    Performance Nutrition: Get the Most Out of Your Workouts / Interview with Dietitian Lori Anonsen

    Want to learn how to optimize your diet to get the most out of your workouts and improve your health? Today's episode is focused on performance nutrition for non-athletes, for regular Gen X adults in their 40s and 50s.

    This episode features my interview with fellow Registered Dietitian Lori Anonsen. Lori has a wealth of experience in both nutrition and fitness and has a deep understanding of Sports Nutrition. She also holds Exercise Science/Fitness certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise.

    This is a nutrient-rich episode! We talk about why it's beneficial for GenXers in their 40s and 50s to get serious about fitness at this point in their lives. And, we get into: protein needs, carbs, meal timing, recovery, supplements, electrolytes, fluid needs and more! Lori also gives clear, actionable strategies for how you can reduce the fat around your middle (your belly fat) once and for all.

    Improve Your Diet today! Book a 30-minute Speedy Session (phone session) with Host Lisa Henderson, RDN. $99 special - limited time only!
    Info/book here: https://vitalitahealth.com/health-coaching-sessions/

    Helpful resources:

    CPSDA (Sports Dietitian association) nutrition resources: https://sportsrd.org/downloadable-resources/

    ACSM nutrition resources: https://www.acsm.org/education-resources/trending-topics-resources/nutrition

    Lori Anonsen, RD is affiliated with: https://xendurance.com/ (serving elite and everyday athletes)







    Vitalita Health/Lisa Henderson, RDN website: https://vitalitahealth.com/

    • 32 min
    The Connections Between Sleep, Diet and Health / Interview with Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge

    The Connections Between Sleep, Diet and Health / Interview with Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge

    This episode features a re-release of my 2020 interview with Dr. Marie-Pierre St-Onge. Dr. St-Onge conducts research on: sleep, diet, weight and cardiometabolic health and the connections between them and she is the Center Director of the Sleep Center of Excellence at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

    In this interview, I learned a lot about the findings of current research into sleep. Many GenXers suffer from sleep problems and insomnia, so I think you’ll find this interview valuable and insightful. Enjoy!

    Dr. St-Onge: https://mr.research.columbia.edu/content/marie-pierre-st-onge

    RD Lisa's website: https://vitalitahealth.com/

    Link to book a session with RD Lisa at the special rate of $249: https://vitalitahealth.com/health-coaching-sessions/




    Vitalita Health/Lisa Henderson, RDN website: https://vitalitahealth.com/

    • 29 min

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