Eat & Flourish: How Food Supports Emotional Well-Being
Drawing on the most recent science, food expert Mary Beth Albright shares how food has the power to nourish your mind and support emotional wellness. Eat & Flourishis not a diet book. It’s a whole system, whole living explanation of how nutrition, environment, psychology, biology — and even pleasure — work together to alleviate depression, anxiety, and stress.
Mary Beth redefines emotional eating and discusses the food-mood connection. The power of the gut microbiome. And the importance of understanding your gut-brain connection.
About Mary Beth Albright
Mary Beth Albright began her research while working at the Surgeon General’s office, with Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. She’s now a correspondent and editor at The Washington Post, writing for Health/Science, Food, Travel, and Book World (as she says – the things that make life good). She’s also a public health attorney with two award-winning video series, including Secret Table and Teach Dave to Cook. Her latest book, Eat & Flourish: How Food Supports Emotional Well-being.
When we’re always turned on, plugged in, burning the candle at both ends, we’re living a recipe for disaster. Making lifestyle adjustments, more aligned with nature and its changing seasons and natural rhythms, today’s guest expert says you can go from frazzled and exhausted to feeling good and living well.
Dallas Hartwig is the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Whole 30 and It Starts with Food. He’s a speaker, nutritionist, functional medicine practitioner, and physical therapist who specializes in treating lifestyle-related health issues.
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Today we discuss how it’s not just food that you need to be aware of, but also why, how, and with whom you eat it. We explore the seven root causes of overeating, and share some of the proven nutrition concepts Deborah discovered in other countries.
Coauthor (and husband) Larry Scherwitz, PhD, has a doctorate in Social Psychology, and trained at Harvard Medical School in psychophysiology. He’s published in prestigious medical journals including The Lancet and Journal of the American Medical Association.
Julie Berry joins us to discuss Lovely War and what it would like to be a young girl in love with a soldier during the Great War.
Julie holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. In the decade since she published her first novel, she has won numerous awards for her young adult fiction.
Next, if you are ever confused by conflicting information regarding diet, exercise, and nutrition, Detox Professor David Getoff joins us to clear up some common misconceptions.
David Getoff is a board certified clinical nutritionist- internationally recognized expert in nutrition, diet, the use of nutritional supplements and detoxification. He has lectured at dozens of scientific medical, nutritional, dental and agricultural conferences across the United States and is the author of Abundant Health in a Toxic World.
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Dr. Creighton is a psychologist and relationship consultant who has worked with couples and conducted communications training for more than 50 years.
Later, if you’ve ever frustrated yourself by acting (or reacting) in a way that defies your better judgement, take solace in the fact that we are all hardwired in infancy to act the way we do. Dr. Ronald J. Frederick joins us today to reveal how to rewire our brains to achieve healthy, secure relationships. Plus, you’ll learn your attachment style … secure, avoidant, anxious, or fearful-avoidant.
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Also joining us for Autism Awareness month, Joanne Lara, founder of Autism Works. Almost 80% of autistic youth graduating this year, will remain unemployed. We’ll look at solutions and discuss ways to help those with Autism create meaningful work.
An innovator in the world of autism therapy, Joanne Lara was the on-set Autism Consultant for Kiefer Sutherland’s FOX TV series “Touch” and co-produced with Temple Grandin the PBS documentary, “Generation A.”
Nora Gedgaudas is a nutritional consultant, speaker, and educator; a Board-Certified nutritional consultant, and a Board-Certified clinical Neurofeedback Specialist. In private practice in Portland, Oregon.
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Author and intuitive life coach Joanna Garzilli has helped countless clients — from top tech executives to entertainment celebrities — make over their lives in ways they feel are miraculous. Garzilli has done thousands of intuitive readings, and is often featured in the media including: BBC News, BBC Radio, CNN Money, NBC, and more.
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Catch Conversations Live with Vicki St. Clair every Monday at noon Pacific or Fridays at 6AM on KKNW 1150AM or 94.9FM HD. For exclusive updates throughout the rest of the week, like us on Facebook, and follow Vicki St. Clair on Twitter!
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Fully Engaged: Using the Practicing Mind in Daily Life builds on the concepts Thomas Sterner first presented in his bestseller The Practicing Mind. Thomas helps you to learn how to use “thought awareness training”, make peace with incompleteness, and successfully navigate confrontational situations. Thomas is the founder and CEO of The Practicing Mind Institute. He is a popular speaker who works with high-performance individuals including, athletes, industry groups and individuals, helping them to operate effectively within high-stress situations so that they can break through to new levels of mastery.
Now you can encourage children to eat more veggies and fruits in a fun, educational and positive way. Give It a Go, Eat a Rainbowuses charming illustrations by 12-year old Alexander Guylay combined with real-life photography and simple rhymes by award winning nutrition educator Kathryn Kemp Guylay to create an augmented reality that immediately draws kids in.
Catch Conversations Live with Vicki St. Clair every Monday at noon Pacific on KKNW 1150AM or 94.9FM HD. For exclusive updates throughout the rest of the week, like us on Facebook, and follow Vicki St. Clair on Twitter! Enjoy this encore broadcast of Conversations Live, Vicki returns live next week!
Give It a Go, Eat a Rainbow is not just a book; it is a multi-media resource to help parents, teachers, groups and individuals eat better and be healthier! As the founder and executive director of Nurture, author Kathryn Kemp Guylay provides free nutrition and wellness education and services to children and families. As a principal of Healthy Solutions of Sun Valley, she brings wellness solutions to organizations and corporations through speaking engagements and workshops. You can hear Kathryn’s voice on KDPI FM Ketchum when she hosts her own bi-weekly radio show on wellness topics.
Arthur Ciaramicoli EdD, PhD uses simple and realistic, yet powerful and profound techniques in he Stress Solution: Using Empathy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Anxiety and Develop Resilience to demonstrate to readers how to use empathy to perceive accurately, use cognitive behavioral therapy to correct distorted thinking, and trigger our own neurochemistry to produce calm, focused energy. Dr. Ciaramicoli is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been treating clients for more than 30 years. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Massachusetts Psychological Association. Currently in private practice, Dr. Ciaramicoli has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School for several years, and is a lecturer for the American Cancer Society among several other notable positions for various medical centers in Massachusetts.
We live in the presence of over 80,000 chemicals in the U.S. today. Medical literature links our growing exposure to these substances with an increase in chronic disease, from ADD to cancer to infertility to fibromyalgia. Health expert and author Dr. Deanna Minich says you have to detox correctly for it to be effective. Her new book Whole Detox features the detox system she pioneered and debunks the many myths involved in detoxing, such as popular juice fasts, which deprive liver enzymes of necessary proteins.
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The best medicine is to look at our health as a whole – getting rid of all toxins, including those in body, mind, and spirit. Health expert and author Dr. Deanna Minich says you have to detox correctly for it to be effective. She has pioneered a detox system that focuses on physical toxins, together with the emotional aspects, using different mind-body techniques such as deep belly breathing and engaging in creative activities that free locked-up feelings. In Whole Detox, Dr. Minich also debunks the many myths involved in detoxing, such as popular juice fasts, which deprive liver enzymes of necessary proteins. Dr. Minich is a wellness and lifestyle medicine expert who has mastered the art of integrating ancient healing traditions with modern science. Her unique “whole self” approach to nutrition looks at physiology, psychology, eating, and living within what she calls the “7 Systems of Health.”
“What is narcissism?” is one of the fastest rising searches on Google, and articles on the topic routinely go viral. Yet, the word “narcissist” seems to mean something different every time it’s uttered. People hurl the word as insult at anyone who offends them. In Rethinking Narcissim: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists, Dr. Craig Malkin shows that there’s far more to narcissism than what is seen on the surface. Dr. Malkin deconstructs healthy from unhealthy narcissism and offers clear, step-by-step guidance on how to promote healthy narcissism in our partners, our children, and ourselves. Dr. Malkin is Lecturer in Psychology for Harvard Medical School and licensed psychologist with over two decades of experience in helping couples, individuals, and families. His research on the role of relationships in psychological growth has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he is a frequent contributor to Huffington Post.