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Jan 27, 2021

In today's episode, we focus on the DASH diet, a heart-healthy, evidence-based diet which has been shown to be effective for lowering blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. An extra bonus is that it can also be an effective strategy for weight loss - as it is both clear and easy-to-follow and high in fiber. We dive into...

Oct 25, 2020

Why consider a plant-based diet? There is a lot of evidence that a well-balanced plant-based diet can be beneficial for the heart and can also help people lose weight and maintain a healthy weight. In this episode, I interview Registered Dietitian Sharon Palmer, who is well known for her plant-based approach to...

Oct 5, 2020

Chronic inflammation is the driving force behind heart disease and atherosclerosis as well as a host of other chronic diseases. Learn which foods are anti-inflammatory and which tend to create inflammation in the body so you can gain control over your health.

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Sep 20, 2020

Join us for this week's episode which features Part 2 of my interview with Ayurveda expert, Susie Colles, PhD.

In this episode, Susie discusses:

  • Finding balance for those whose dosha is a dual-type
  • Which types of foods restore balance and which tend to create imbalance for each of the 3 dosha-types: Vata, Pitta and...

Sep 14, 2020

Today, we continue our recent theme of discussing alternative approaches to health - this time, we turn our attention to Ayurveda. This episode provides a great introduction to the principles of Ayurvedic Nutrition. It features Part 1 of Lisa's interview with Susie Colles, PhD, a dietitian and expert in this topic - her...