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Essentials of Healthy Living
Radio Show

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Anthony Thomas, Ph.D., will discuss the health benefits of Niagen.

Anthony Thomas, Ph.D., earned his B.A. in Nutrition, Food Science, and Dietetics from California State University Northridge, his doctorate in Nutritional Biology from the University of California at Davis, and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California at Los Angeles Larry Hillblom Islet Research Center. His primary research interests have focused on the influence of dietary and lifestyle factors on the pathogenesis of chronic cardiovascular/metabolic diseases including obesity, insulin resistance syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. He has authored/co-authored multiple peer reviewed scientific manuscripts and has served as a referee with relevant expertise in the fields of nutrition, obesity, and diabetes for multiple scientific journals.

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sponsors Pathway Xymogen Garden of Life Metagenics Jarrow Thorne Nordic Naturals

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web.

Last week's show was on two kinds of inflammation – loud or painful and obvious, and silent inflammation that can cause cancer and heart disease. Click to Listen.

5 Reasons to Exercise in the Morning
Most mornings seem rushed and chaotic. Between getting ready for work and kids off to school, it's hard to fathom squeezing in 30 minutes to exercise... but that's what I did and it feels great.The key was going to bed earlier and waking up 30 minutes earlier. Read more...

Ugly Fruit – Short on Looks, But Big on Taste and Nutrients
The next time you are at the grocery store, you may want to think twice before you pass on blemished or misshapen fruits and vegetables. Not only does cosmetic imperfection cause tons of food waste, but it is now believed that “ugly” fruits and vegetables may be more nutritious for you. Many people even say that they taste better, too. Researchers believe that blemishes could actually cause the produce to have higher antioxidant levels. Stress such as weather and pests cause fruits and vegetables to ramp up their defenses, resulting in higher health-promoting nutrients. Read more...

Dinner Tonight: Cast Iron Frittata
In last week's blog about the importance of iron, it was mentioned that one of the ways to get iron in our diet was using cast iron cookware. Personally, I believe that everyone should own at least one heavy, good quality cast iron skillet. A cast iron skillet is an oven-proof, naturally nonstick tool that will actually last you a lifetime and could be also be one of the most used items in your kitchen. Aside from helping with iron levels, a cast iron pan is free of toxins such as PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), which can be a worry with many nonstick options. Read more...

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