Introduction (00:01 – 2:58)
We’re happy to have Emily back with us after a short maternity leave! Glad so hear that she’s functioning well being a mom of three!
First Segment: Trending Topics (2:59 - 11:08):
How is Global Warming Impacting our Food’s Nutrients?
We hear often about the environmental impacts of global warming effect, but did you know that it could be impacting the nutrients in our food? The ladies discuss a new study recently released that suggests that in a warming world we may have less nutritious food.
So, what will that mean for us? How does this affect our food and nutrition choices?
Microgreens, the Incredible-Hulk of Nutrition!
Microgreens or Sprouts--Aren’t they the same? No! Where sprouts germinate in water, microgreens are grown in soil. Microgreens are a great way to give a nutrition-boost to your smoothie or salads!
So, in summary—what can we to do make sure our bodies are getting the vitamins and minerals that they need in a world of declining nutrition?
1: Invest in a quality multivitamin
3: Organic Produce
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Second Segment: Audience Questions (12:10)
Nora asks, “I’m only 25 years old—why should bone health be something on my radar? Isn’t that something that we as women focus on later in life?
Kathy Carson-Rink says, “Osteoporosis is a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences”. In other words, this is a disease that starts in childhood but we don’t see the results until later in life. So yes! Bone health should be on everyone’s radar. Did you know that growing stronger bones isn’t just about increasing the amount of milk you’re drinking? Janet & Emily give some great suggestions on how to ensure your bones will last you for many years to come.
Sandra asks, “Sandra asks: “What is your take on all the different diets out there? i.e. keto, paleo,
intermittent fasting, vegan, etc. Is one better then another? Does it depend on the person or is their one
best diet for all?”
Emily & Janet touch on some of these new diets and give their thoughts on which one might be best for you and what Janet uses as her “checklist” as she assesses any new diet.
Do you have a question for Janet & Emily? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Tonight, Janet is making one of her go-to recipes!
Chicken Mulligatawny Soup