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August 13, 2019
Although their benefits may be limited, probiotic supplements are generally safe for healthy people. But there are some situations where beneficial bacteria (either from foods or supplements) can post a threat to the host. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
August 6, 2019
Tart (or sour) cherry juice has developed quite a reputation as an arthritis cure, anti-inflammatory agent, even an insomnia cure. Is there enough evidence to support adding tart cherry juice to your day? Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/tart-cherry-juice Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
July 30, 2019
The GAPS diet has been proposed as a treatment for conditions including autism, schizophrenia, depression, and ADHD. But is there evidence to support the use of this extreme protocol? Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/gaps-diet-brain Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
July 23, 2019
There's a connection between sleep and hunger. Getting better quality sleep may help with appetite, cravings, and ultimately, weight loss. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/sleep-and-hunger Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
July 16, 2019
Is oat milk good for you? Are there any dangers of drinking oat milk? What's the bottom line on nutritional value? Nutrition Diva has the scoop on the hottest new nondairy alternative. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/oat-milk-nutrition Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
July 9, 2019
The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. But could excessive fiber block absorption of minerals from foods? Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/fiber-mineral-deficiencies Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
July 2, 2019
A new generation of plant-based products are taking veggie burgers to a whole new level. This week, a look at the Beyond Burger and how it compares with beef and other meat-free options. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-the-beyond-burger-healthy-for-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
June 25, 2019
What can our genes tell us about which diet will work best for us? Before you send off your DNA sample, here's new research you need to know. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/dna-driven-diets Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
June 18, 2019
Novelist Jessica Knoll argues that we should "Smash the Wellness Industry." Has our toxic dieting culture co-opted wellness?  Is it possible to be happy AND healthy? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
June 11, 2019
Registered dietitian and digestive health specialist Tamara Duker Freuman joins Nutrition Diva to sort through the facts and fictions surrounding intestinal permeability, also known as leaky gut syndrome. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/leaky-gut-syndrome-legitimate Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
June 4, 2019
There's new research on the best oils to cook with. Here's Nutrition Diva's take! Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/extra-virgin-olive-oil-cooking Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 28, 2019
While new science suggests there's no such thing as 'healthy obese,' think of it this way: It’s not that your weight doesn’t matter. It’s just that it’s not the only thing that matters. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11851 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 21, 2019
Get more Nutrition Diva at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/nutrition-diva Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva LEARN MORE ABOUT GRETCHEN RUBIN http://gretchenrubin.com
May 14, 2019
You may have seen a2 milk in your grocery store. This pricey designer milk comes with some big claims. Let's explore the science behind the hype. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/is-a2-milk-really-better-for-you/  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
May 7, 2019
.Eating healthy is one of many challenges new college graduates face. Nutrition Diva's handy nutrition guide will help you set up your kitchen, choose pantry staples, and start cooking simple meals like a pro in no time.
April 30, 2019
If creatine is important for brain functioning and vegetarians have lower creatine levels, could a vegetarian or vegan diet have a negative impact on cognitive function?
April 23, 2019
Quinine is a bitter compound that's used in tonic water but also has a long history of medical use. Can quinine prevent leg cramps? Are there side effects to drinking it? Nutrition Diva has all the details. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/quinine-medicine-or-mixer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
April 16, 2019
Researchers have identified three distinct neural pathways that control our desire to eat. Two rely on our desire to avoid discomfort. The third is all about pleasure. Understanding these three neurological triggers may help tame an out of control appetite. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/the-3-levers-of-appetite Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
April 9, 2019
Registered Dietitian and Holistic Cannabis Practitioner, Janice Bissex, joins Nutrition Diva to explore the evidence to support CBD oil for relief of pain, insomnia, and anxiety. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/cbd-oil-does-the-science-support-the-hype Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
April 3, 2019
Whether it's the number of calories on the Nutrition Facts label or the readout on your Fitbit, chances are those calories counts are wildly inaccurate. So, what's the point of paying attention to calories? Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/can-you-trust-your-calorie-counter Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
March 27, 2019
First eggs are bad. Then they’re OK. Now they’re bad again. Nutrition Diva puts the latest study on eggs and cholesterol in perspective (and provides solid, scientifically-based advice without the hype). Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/should-you-eat-fewer-eggs Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
March 19, 2019
Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids. But what if you can't eat seafood? Can omega-3 enriched eggs or peanut butter provide the same health benefits? Nutrition Diva answers a listener question. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/are-omega-3-eggs-as-good-as-eating-fish Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
March 12, 2019
Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated or taken out of context. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns. Nutrition Diva explains. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/aflatoxins-in-nuts-danger-or-hype Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
March 5, 2019
Registered dietitian and creator of the Sound Bites podcast, Melissa Joy Dobbins joins Nutrition Diva to discuss strategies for connecting with your family while improving your nutrition, saving money, and time. It's not about doing more, it's about getting more. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/how-to-do-more-with-dinner-an-interview-with-melissa-joy-dobbins Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
February 26, 2019
The FDA is stepping up its oversight of the $50 billion nutritional supplement industry. Hopefully, it'll help reduce the number of people who are hurt by harmful products. Unfortunately, it won't do much to reduce the amount we waste on useless ones. Nutrition Diva has the scoop on which supplements are money down the drain.
February 20, 2019
Jonathan Bailor joins Nutrition Diva to talk about his new book, The Setpoint Diet. Can you change what your body wants to weigh? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
February 12, 2019
We're often told to choose lean protein. But is lean protein actually healthier? Or is it long past time to retire this phrase? Nutrition Diva busts another food myth. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-lean-protein-really-better-for-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
February 5, 2019
Canada recently got a new Food Guide. Dr. Yoni Freedhoff joins Nutrition Diva to discuss what might Americans have to gain from following Canada's lead. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/should-americans-follow-the-canadian-food-guide Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
January 29, 2019
Too much cholesterol can be bad for your heart. But could it be good for your brain? Nutrition Diva dives into the new research on the potential benefits of cholesterol. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/this-is-your-brain-on-cholesterol Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
January 22, 2019
Eating more fiber may help you lose weight, but not by canceling out the calories you've already eaten. Nutrition Diva explains how eating more fiber can (and can't) help you manage your weight and which foods to choose. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/can-fiber-undo-the-damage-of-a-high-fat-meal Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
January 15, 2019
There's a lot to consider when deciding what kind of meat to buy--or even whether to eat meat at all. The least we can do is start with accurate information.
January 8, 2019
Combining complementary plant proteins was fashionable back in the 70s, dismissed in the 90s, and may now be making a comeback thanks to new research. Protein researcher Doug Paddon Jones joins me to discuss his latest study. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/is-protein-combining-necessary-after-all Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
January 1, 2019
It's time to clear up some confusion about fruit, sugar, fructose and how this all fits together into a healthy diet. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/are-some-fruits-more-fattening-than-others Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
December 25, 2018
The faster you are losing weight, the less fat you're likely to be losing. read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cx0wEE
December 18, 2018
In order to find relief from bloating, you have to figure out what's causing your symptoms! Tamara Duker Freuman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, explains why there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to bloating. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
December 11, 2018
A recent study claims to confirm what a lot of people felt that they already knew: eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/does-eating-organic-reduce-cancer-risk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
December 4, 2018
Food safety and technology expert Dr. Christine Bruhn explains the surprising reason that we don't use a widely-accepted technology to prevent food-borne illnesses such as the recent E. coli outbreak. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/preventing-e-coli-outbreaks-is-easier-than-you-think Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
November 27, 2018
In the final installment of our Faces of Farming series, Nutrition Diva talks with almond grower Brian Wahlbrink about almonds, sustainability, and the future of agriculture. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-an-almond-grove Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
November 20, 2018
In the third installment of our Faces of Farming series, we speak with Greg France, who grows strawberries with his wife in California. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-a-cattle-ranch Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva https://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/raising-beef https://www.facebook.com/CattleEmpire/?ref=br_rs
November 16, 2018
In a special bonus episode, we meet fifth generation dairy farmer Tara Vander Dussen, who discusses the technology and innovation on her family's farm. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-a-dairy-farm Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
November 13, 2018
In the second episode of our Faces of Farming series, we talk to Dr. Tera Barnhardt, coordinator of animal health and welfare for Cattle Empire, about the care and technology that goes into the beef you feed your family. Learn more about raising beef and Cattle Empire at: https://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/raising-beef https://www.facebook.com/CattleEmpire/?ref=br_rs Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-work-on-a-cattle-ranch Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva https://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/raising-beef https://www.facebook.com/CattleEmpire/?ref=br_rs
November 6, 2018
In the first segment of our Faces of Farming miniseries, we meet vegetable farmer and VP of Artichoke Production Dale Huss. Dale explains what it takes to get all of those vegetables from the fields to our front door. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/whats-it-like-to-run-a-vegetable-farm Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
October 30, 2018
Intermittent fasting is one of the hottest new diet trends. Proponents say it can help you lose weight, improve blood sugar metabolism and slow aging. What's the research on this new fad? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/does-intermittent-fasting-work Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
October 23, 2018
A new report looks at the amount of pesticides that are making their way to our plates. Nutrition Diva examines the results with toxicologist and pesticide expert Dr. Carl Winter. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/pesticides-on-our-plates-is-our-food-safe-to-eat Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
October 16, 2018
Certain foods and habits have been shown to support a healthy prostate and reduce the risk of prostate cancer. But these tips are not just for men. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mens-health/how-to-lower-psa-levels-naturally Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
October 9, 2018
Do the pros of the ketogenic diet outweigh the cons? For me, they don’t. Here's why. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/weight-loss/pros-and-cons-of-the-ketogenic-diet Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
October 2, 2018
A new study suggests that too much "good" cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/can-you-have-too-much-good-hdl-cholesterol Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
September 25, 2018
Over the counter digestive enzymes supplements have grown increasingly popular and are marketed to help with digestive symptoms like indigestion, bloating, and gas. But can these supplements really help you digest your food better or relieve these symptoms? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
September 18, 2018
Many people also advocate drinking aloe vera juice. What are the benefits and risks of drinking aloe juice? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/ask-the-diva/what-are-the-benefits-of-drinking-aloe-juice Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
September 11, 2018
As little as four or five grams of linoleic acid is enough to prevent an omega-6 deficiency. If you are also getting the recommended one to two grams of omega-3 (and most Americans are), that also makes for a nice ratio. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/know-your-nutrients/how-much-omega-6-do-you-need Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW NUTRITION DIVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
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