Latest Diet & Nutrition Shows

Eating Disorders Can Hurt Your Teeth

Oct 1, 2015

What you eat (or don’t eat) can have an impact on your oral health. Acidic foods and sugar free sodas wear the teeth down faster than most foods, and forcing yourself to throw up can be devastating for your pearly whites. In this podcast Dr. Kirtly Jones talks with Dr. Lea Erickson about the ...

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How Good Nutrition Can Give You Independence and Functionality as You Get Older

Sep 14, 2015

As you age, your nutritional needs drastically change. Meeting those needs every day by eating the right foods and taking some supplements is important to keeping your body strong and energized. Susan Saffel-Shrier is a registered dietitian and nutritionist. In this podcast she talks about what ...

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You Might Be Pre-Diabetic—and You Probably Don’t Even Know It

Sep 11, 2015

Pre-diabetes is much more common than you might think: Diabetes expert Dr. Tim Graham says about forty percent of Americans are pre-diabetic and less than ten percent of those people even know they have it. Pre-diabetes doesn’t have any symptoms, and sometimes it affects even people with healthy ...

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Why Isn’t America’s Childhood Obesity Problem Getting Better?

Sep 10, 2015

The rate of childhood obesity has more than tripled in the last 30 years. About one third of kids are either overweight or obese. But the US ranks number fifth in the world for childhood obesity, which means this is a problem across the globe. In this podcast, Dr. Kyle Bradford Jones talks about ...

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Dehydration: When Should I Really Worry?

Aug 11, 2015

You’ve probably heard that once you feel thirsty, you’re already dehydrated. Dr. Scott Youngquist spills on daily water intake and dehydration: who’s most likely to need more water, how much you really need per day and how that can affect your day-to-day health. He talks about how dehydration ...

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New Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinic Provides Resources for Patients Struggling with Weight & Metabolism

Jul 31, 2015

The University of Utah has a new diabetes, obesity and metabolism clinic with all kinds of treatments and services for patients. Dr. Tim Graham is the medical director of the diabetes, obesity and metabolism programs at University of Utah Health Care. In this podcast he highlights many of the ...

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What is Phenylketonuria?

May 18, 2015

Babies get tested for many things right after they are born. The heel prick includes a test for phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare birth defect that causes a certain amino acid to build up in the body. Dr. Gellner talks about this disorder and what a PKU diagnosis means for you and your new baby....

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