Latest Diet & Nutrition Shows

Seven Questions for a Dietitian

Sep 20, 2017

On this episode of Seven Questions for a Specialist, The Scope speaks with Theresa Dvorak, a registered dietitian at University of Utah Health. What's the best and worst thing you can eat? What often causes people to fail at their diet? How do you know if you're eating healthy? Hear what answers ...

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Listener Question: Should I Start With Diet or Exercise First?

Aug 30, 2017

Improving diet and exercise are the key factors to a healthier you, but which one should you focus on first? Brita Trepp, certified physiologist with University of Utah Health, answers this week's listener question with some easy things you can do to get started to a healthier you....

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Eating Healthy During Pregnancy

Aug 17, 2017

When you're pregnant and eating for two, a healthy diet becomes much more critical. Unpasteurized milk and cheese? Nope. Fish? OK. Sugars? Don't overdo it. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones helps you learn the dos and don'ts for keeping a healthy diet during pregnancy....

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Debunking Old Wives’ Tales: Juice is Good for My Kid!

Aug 14, 2017

Fruits are healthy for our kids, but that doesn't necessarily mean that 100% all-natural fruit juice is healthy for our kids. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says fruit juice is “basically liquid candy.” Learn about the myth of fruit juice health claims and what you should be giving your child ...

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What's in Your Refridgerator?

Jun 21, 2017

What's in your fridge says a lot about your health habits. Do you have plenty of veggies, fruits, milk, and fish or lean meats stocked? Are your vegetables rotting? Is your fridge packed with high-sodium sauces or sticks of margarine? We played the "Rate Your Refridgerator" game with dietitian Julie...

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Listener Question: How Many Meals Should I Be Eating Daily to Lose Weight?

Mar 30, 2017

Looking to lose some weight? You’ve probably heard that eating five small meals a day is the secret. Or maybe it’s three large ones? What does the research suggest? On this Listener Question, Theresa Dvorak, registered dietitian at University of Utah Health, clears up the confusion about meal ...

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Listener Question: Are There Any Good Fad Diets?

Mar 23, 2017

We’ve all heard the claims of fad diets. Cut carbs and lose 20 pounds. Drink nothing but smoothies and drop a dress size. Eat like a Neanderthal and get in the best shape of your life. But are any of these fad diets actually healthy, or even safe, for you to be on? Kary Woodruff, registered ...

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