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Chinese Medicine, 5 Healing Flavors

Podcast: 5 Flavors in Chinese Medicine: For Your Health

The 5 flavors in Chinese medicine exists in the food we eat as well as the herbs we may take. This is perennial wisdom. Let’s bring this wisdom into the future. Chinese medicine offers us a way to understand food and its healing capacity. One of the most important elements is the therapeutic  effect that…

fat chance row, sugar, Dr. Robert Lustig

Podcast: Sugar? Fat Chance. Rowing for a Cause

Sugar is it too much? Sami and Meredith think so. Rowing 2400 miles to raise money and awareness on how sugar is detrimental to our health. Sami Inkinen and Meredith Loring are rowing from San Francisco, California to Honolulu, Hawaii as part of the inaugural Great Pacific Race as a mixed pair. Why are they…


Podcast: Sugar: Hiding in Plain Sight

Sugar is everywhere. Sugar is addictive. Sugar, sugar you are everywhere and we do not even know it. Wolfram Alderson, Executive Director of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition founded by Dr. Robert Lustig, is back on Health Currents Radio to talk about the progress made in bringing awareness to the toxic effects sugar can have…

stress reduction, stress, Dr. Samantha Brody

Podcast: Stress 2.0: New Skills for Your Health

Stress 2.0: What you can do! You are not alone, stress is part of life – sometimes it makes us stronger and sometimes it wears us down. Do we need it? Yes. Can we change how we respond to it? Yes. That is where Stress 2.0 comes in. Today we are speaking with Dr. Samantha…

ann gentry, real food daily, vegan family meals, vegan

Podcast: Vegan: To Be or Not to Be.

[Tweet “Are you considering a Vegan diet?”] Vegan? Thinking about it? From Bill Clinton, to Al Gore, to food writers and all the rest of us, 2.5% of the American population considers themselves vegan. Today we welcome back Ann Gentry who is founder and owner of the organic 100% plant based restaurant Real Food Daily…

spring detx, nutritonal cleanse, weight loss, Ellen Goldsmith

Podcast: Detox Cleanse This Spring!

To Detox or not to Detox? That is the question. Whether it is noble to detox or not is not the question. The question is do you need to revitalize the physical, mental and emotional aspects of yourself? Do you feel you need a break from the long winter? A 10-day nutritional cleanse can be…