Archives: Nutrition

Wellness Wednesday: Marathon Man, Fit Pregnancy, Saturated Facts

Bumper stickers reading “26.2″ are a common sight these days. But it’s not often you’ll see one that says “1572.” That’s the number of miles in 60 marathons, and this hour we’ll talk to a man who ran all those miles and more. Then we’ll take a new look at exercise during pregnancy, and learn the history behind the country’s war on saturated fat.

Wellness Wednesday: Mammograms, Fit Cities, Nutrition Tips

By now we all know we should hit the gym, but sometimes we’d rather visit a museum or see a concert by the river. Thanks to some innovative architects, Columbus residents don’t have to choose between physical and social wellness. We’ll learn more this hour. We’ll also look at a controversial new mammogram study, and get the latest nutrition news.

Wellness Wednesday: Stressed Kids, Nutrition News, Obamacare

In the winter, it can be hard to kickstart your car’s engine. But if you’ve tried to get out of bed on a January morning, you’ve probably had trouble kickstarting yourself. This hour we’ll talk about how to fill your body with nutritional high-test. We’ll also learn how to help kids with anxiety and depression, and more on the rollout of Obamacare.

Watering the Food Desert

For years, Columbus’ east side has been a relative “food desert,” a low-income part of town where access to supermarkets and fresh produce is limited. But Saturday marks the opening of the Near East Side Cooperative Market, a member-owned grocery in Olde Town East. This hour, we’ll discuss the market model, its goals and economic viability.

Nutrition in a Down Economy

It’s easy to stop focusing on healthy foods if you’re focusing on paying bills or finding a job. Nutrition experts discuss why it’s crucial to eat well during tough economic times.

The Paleolithic Diet: Caught in the Stone Age?

Some people are choosing to emulate the dietary habits of our ancient ancestors– raw foods, meats, nuts and berries. It’s called the paleolithic – or caveman — diet. Is it easier? Is it healthy? And can it work on modern humans?

Movement to Build Sustainable Food System

A movement to build a sustainable food system that nourishes our bodies and our environment