Food Heaven Podcast

Food Heaven Podcast

United States

Registered Dietitians and BFFs. Healthy cooking and other lovely things. Join Wendy and Jess as they work towards making this world a healthier place, one meal at a time.

Episodes

Diabetes Management Part 2  

Since diabetes management is such a loaded topic, we broke things up into 2 parts. Last month, we spoke about risk factors for diabetes, signs/symptoms, getting a proper diagnosis, and the process of self-monitoring glucose (blood sugars) at home. This month, we’ll be go over diabetes-related complications, how to cope if you're diagnosed with diabetes, medication use, and lifestyle changes. Our special guest, Margarette Edouard, is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) & Registered Dietitian (RD) and will be sharing all of her expertise with us. Below is a brief overview of the topics discussed!

Diabetes Management Part 1  

Since diabetes management is such a loaded topic, we broke things up into 2 parts. This month, we'll be go over risk factors for diabetes, signs/symptoms, getting a proper diagnosis, and the process of self-monitoring glucose(blood sugars)at home. Our special guest, Margarette Edouard, is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)& Registered Dietitian (RD) and will be sharing all of her expertise with us. Next month, we'll go into potential complications of diabetes, how to cope, medication use, & lifestyle changes to better manage the condition.

Interview: Food, Cooking, & Entrepreneurship with Jeff & Kalisa  

This past week, we've been in Jamaica hosting our first ever Wellness Retreat with Jeff & Kalisa from The Runaway Jamaica. In this episode, they share their insight on food, cooking, and running a successful business with purpose. Learn more about them here: http://www.therunawayjamaica.com/ and follow them @therunawayjamaica

Starting an Exercise Routine  

In this episode, Jess talks picks the brain of certified personal trainer and registered dietitian Maxine Yeung. Maxine shares how much exercise we need for optimal health, exercises you can do without a gym and (most importantly) how to build a booty.

How You Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes  

Unfortunately, diabetes continues to be on the rise with more and more people being diagnosed. Nowadays, you either know someone who has diabetes or are yourself affected by the disease. In today's episode, we talk about things you can do to lower your risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Hope you enjoy! Get the full transcript with all studies mentioned here: http://www.foodheavenmadeeasy.com/podcast-how-you-can-prevent-type-2-diabetes/

Is Soy Safe to Eat?  

There's a lot of controversy when it comes to soy. But is it actually as bad at the internet can make it out to be? Today we look at what the science has to say, and leave you with evidenced-based recommendations on how to healthfully include soy into your diet. References: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3074428/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24586662 http://vegetariannutrition.net/docs/Soy-Safety.pdf

Nutritional & Lifestyle Interventions for PMS  

In this episode, Registered Dietitians Wendy Lopez, MS, RD and Jessica Jones, MS, RD share their personal experiences with the dreaded PMS, and talk about nutritional and lifestyle interventions to alleviate discomfort and pain. References: How to cure PMS with food video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPhcFu2d-SY Access to full transcript and studies mentioned: http://www.foodheavenmadeeasy.com/nutritional-lifestyle-interventions-for-pms-podcast-episode-4/ More info here: http://www.medicinenet.com/premenstrual_syndrome/article.htm

The Secrets to a Healthy Breakfast  

It's often touted as the most important meal of the day, but how much do we really know about breakfast? We share our top tricks for maximizing your breakfast plus our favorite breakfast ideas...with options for those that have NO time to spare.

How to Make the Healthy Transition into Being a Vegetarian  

In their second podcast episode, Registered Dietitians Wendy Lopez, MS, RD and Jessica Jones, MS, RD talk about why they became vegetarian, top mistakes people make when making the transition, and tips for making that transition healthy and smooth. References: Grow NYC www.grownyc.org How to be a Healthy Vegetarian for Beginners Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqostqeLYJ4 Food Heaven Vegetarian Starter Kit http://www.foodheavenstore.com/store/p11/Vegetarian_Starter_Kit.html

Meet Your Nutritionists + What We Eat in a Typical Day  

In their very first podcast episode, Registered Dietitians Wendy Lopez, MS, RD and Jessica Jones, MS, RD talk about how they met, easy tips for healthy eating and what they eat in a typical day. Mocha Freeze Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQotajlLTsk Spa Water Recipe: http://www.foodheavenmadeeasy.com/herb-infused-h2o/

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